ZFIN ID: ZDB-PERS-001110-12
Knaut, Holger
Email: knaut@saturn.med.nyu.edu
Affiliation: Knaut Lab
Address: Developmental Genetics Program Skirball Institute of Biomolecular Medicine New York University Medical Center 4th Floor; Lab 15 540 First Avenue New York, NY 10016 USA
Country: United States
Phone: (212) 263-1908
Fax: (212) 263-7760


Yamaguchi, N., Zhang, Z., Schneider, T., Wang, B., Panozzo, D., Knaut, H. (2022) Rear traction forces drive adherent tissue migration in vivo. Nature cell biology. 24:194-204
Levic, D.S., Yamaguchi, N., Wang, S., Knaut, H., Bagnat, M. (2021) Knock-in tagging in zebrafish facilitated by insertion into non-coding regions. Development (Cambridge, England). 148(19):
Kinney, B.A., Al Anber, A., Row, R.H., Tseng, Y.J., Weidmann, M.D., Knaut, H., Martin, B.L. (2020) Sox2 and Canonical Wnt Signaling Interact to Activate a Developmental Checkpoint Coordinating Morphogenesis with Mesoderm Fate Acquisition. Cell Reports. 33:108311
Tsai, T.Y., Sikora, M., Xia, P., Colak-Champollion, T., Knaut, H., Heisenberg, C.P., Megason, S.G. (2020) An adhesion code ensures robust pattern formation during tissue morphogenesis. Science (New York, N.Y.). 370:113-116
Lau, S., Feitzinger, A., Venkiteswaran, G., Wang, J., Lewellis, S.W., Koplinski, C.A., Peterson, F.C., Volkman, B.F., Meier-Schellersheim, M., Knaut, H. (2020) A negative-feedback loop maintains optimal chemokine concentrations for directional cell migration. Nature cell biology. 22(3):266-273
Colak-Champollion, T., Lan, L., Jadhav, A.R., Yamaguchi, N., Venkiteswaran, G., Patel, H., Cammer, M., Meier-Schellersheim, M., Knaut, H. (2019) Cadherin-Mediated Cell Coupling Coordinates Chemokine Sensing across Collectively Migrating Cells. Current biology : CB. 29:2570-2579.e7
Yamaguchi, N., Colak-Champollion, T., Knaut, H. (2019) zGrad is a nanobody-based degron system that inactivates proteins in zebrafish. eLIFE. 8:
Schneider, J.A., Craven, T.W., Kasper, A.C., Yun, C., Haugbro, M., Briggs, E.M., Svetlov, V., Nudler, E., Knaut, H., Bonneau, R., Garabedian, M.J., Kirshenbaum, K., Logan, S.K. (2018) Design of Peptoid-peptide Macrocycles to Inhibit the β-catenin TCF Interaction in Prostate Cancer. Nature communications. 9:4396
Wang, J., Yin, Y., Lau, S., Sankaran, J., Rothenberg, E., Wohland, T., Meier-Schellersheim, M., Knaut, H. (2018) Anosmin1 Shuttles Fgf to Facilitate Its Diffusion, Increase Its Local Concentration, and Induce Sensory Organs. Developmental Cell. 46(6):751-766.e12
Kozlovskaja-Gumbrienė, A., Yi, R., Alexander, R., Aman, A., Jiskra, R., Nagelberg, D., Knaut, H., McClain, M., Piotrowski, T. (2017) Proliferation-independent regulation of organ size by Fgf/Notch signaling. eLIFE. 6
Fuentes, F., Reynolds, E., Lewellis, S.W., Venkiteswaran, G., Knaut, H. (2016) A Plasmid Set for Efficient Bacterial Artificial Chromosome (BAC) Transgenesis in Zebrafish. G3 (Bethesda). 6(4):829-34
Nagelberg, D., Wang, J., Su, R., Torres-Vazquez, J., Targoff, K.L., Poss, K.D., Knaut, H. (2015) Origin, specification and plasticity of the great vessels of the heart.. Current biology : CB. 25:2099-2110
Venkiteswaran, G., Lewellis, S.W., Wang, J., Reynolds, E., Nicholson, C., and Knaut, H. (2013) Generation and Dynamics of an Endogenous, Self-Generated Signaling Gradient across a Migrating Tissue. Cell. 155(3):674-687
Lewellis, S.W., Nagelberg, D., Subedi, A., Staton, A., Leblanc, M., Giraldez, A., and Knaut, H. (2013) Precise SDF1-mediated cell guidance is achieved through ligand clearance and microRNA-mediated decay. The Journal of cell biology. 200(3):337-355
Staton, A.A., Knaut, H., and Giraldez, A.J. (2011) miRNA regulation of Sdf1 chemokine signaling provides genetic robustness to germ cell migration. Nature Genetics. 43(3):204-211
Knaut, H., and Schier, A.F. (2008) Clearing the path for germ cells. Cell. 132(3):337-339
Miyasaka, N., Knaut, H., and Yoshihara, Y. (2007) Cxcl12/Cxcr4 chemokine signaling is required for placode assembly and sensory axon pathfinding in the zebrafish olfactory system. Development (Cambridge, England). 134(13):2459-2468
Knaut, H., Blader, P., Strähle, U., and Schier, A.F. (2005) Assembly of trigeminal sensory Ganglia by chemokine signaling. Neuron. 47(5):653-666
Gilmour, D., Knaut, H., Maischein, H.M., and Nüsslein-Volhard, C. (2004) Towing of sensory axons by their migrating target cells in vivo. Nature Neuroscience. 7(5):491-492
Knaut, H., Werz, C., Geisler, R., The Tübingen 2000 Screen Consortium, Nüsslein-Volhard, C. (2003) A zebrafish homologue of the chemokine receptor Cxcr4 is a germ-cell guidance receptor. Nature. 421(6920):279-282
Ciruna, B., Weidinger, G., Knaut, H., Thisse, B., Thisse, C., Raz, E., and Schier, A.F. (2002) Production of maternal-zygotic mutant zebrafish by germ-line replacement. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 99(23):14919-14924
Knaut, H., Steinbeisser, H., Schwarz, H., and Nüsslein-Volhard, C. (2002) An evolutionary conserved region in the vasa 3'UTR targets RNA translation to the germ cells in the zebrafish. Current biology : CB. 12(6):454-466
Knaut, H., Pelegri, F., Bohmann, K., Schwarz, H., and Nüsslein-Volhard, C. (2000) Zebrafish vasa RNA but not its protein is a component of the germ plasm and segregates asymmetrically before germline specification. The Journal of cell biology. 149(4):875-888
Pelegri, F., Knaut, H., Maischein, H.M., Schulte-Merker, S., and Nüsslein-Volhard, C. (1999) A mutation in the zebrafish maternal-effect gene nebel affects furrow formation and vasa RNA localization. Current biology : CB. 9(24):1431-1440
Geisler, R., Rauch, G.J., Baier, H., van Bebber, F., Brobeta, L., Dekens, M.P., Finger, K., Fricke, C., Gates, M.A., Geiger, H., Geiger-Rudolph, S., Gilmour, D., Glaser, S., Gnugge, L., Habeck, H., Hingst, K., Holley, S., Keenan, J., Kirn, A., Knaut, H., Lashkari, D., Maderspacher, F., Martyn, U., Neuhauss, S., Neumann, C., Nicolson, T., Pelegri, F., Ray, R., Rick, J.M., Roehl, H., Roeser, T., Schauerte, H.E., Schier, A.F., Schönberger, U., Schönthaler, H.-B., Schulte-Merker, S., Seydler, C., Talbot, W.S., Weiler, C., Nüsslein-Volhard, C., and Haffter, P. (1999) A radiation hybrid map of the zebrafish genome. Nature Genetics. 23(1):86-89