ZFIN ID: ZDB-PERS-050506-3
Lillesaar, Christina
Email: christina.lillesaar@gsf.de
Address: Zebrafish Neurogenetics Group Development, Evolution and Plasticity of the Nervous System (DEPSN) UPR2197, CNRS Institute of Neurobiology Alfred Fessard Bâtiment 5 Avenue de la Terrasse Gif-sur-Yvette cédex, 91198 France


Lechermeier, C.G., D'Orazio, A., Romanos, M., Lillesaar, C., Drepper, C. (2020) Distribution of transcripts of the GFOD gene family members gfod1 and gfod2 in the zebrafish central nervous system. Gene expression patterns : GEP. 36:119111
Lechermeier, C.G., Zimmer, F., Lüffe, T.M., Lesch, K.P., Romanos, M., Lillesaar, C., Drepper, C. (2019) Transcript Analysis of Zebrafish GLUT3 Genes, slc2a3a and slc2a3b, Define Overlapping as Well as Distinct Expression Domains in the Zebrafish (Danio rerio) Central Nervous System. Frontiers in molecular neuroscience. 12:199
Reuter, I., Jäckels, J., Kneitz, S., Kuper, J., Lesch, K.P., Lillesaar, C. (2019) Fgf3 is crucial for the generation of monoaminergic cerebrospinal fluid contacting cells in zebrafish. Biology Open. 8(6):
Montgomery, J.E., Wahlstrom-Helgren, S., Wiggin, T.D., Corwin, B.M., Lillesaar, C., Masino, M.A. (2018) Intraspinal serotonergic signaling suppresses locomotor activity in larval zebrafish. Developmental Neurobiology.
Berger, C., Helmprobst, F., Chapouton, P., Lillesaar, C., Stigloher, C. (2017) sept8a and sept8b mRNA expression in the developing and adult zebrafish. Gene expression patterns : GEP. 25-26:8-21
Helmprobst, F., Lillesaar, C., Stigloher, C. (2017) Expression of sept3, sept5a and sept5b in the Developing and Adult Nervous System of the Zebrafish (Danio rerio).. Frontiers in Neuroanatomy. 11:6
Reuter, I., Knaup, S., Romanos, M., Lesch, K.P., Drepper, C., Lillesaar, C. (2016) Developmental exposure to acetaminophen does not induce hyperactivity in zebrafish larvae. Journal of neural transmission (Vienna, Austria : 1996). 123(8):841-8
Montgomery, J.E., Wiggin, T.D., Rivera-Perez, L.M., Lillesaar, C., Masino, M.A. (2016) Intraspinal serotonergic neurons consist of two, temporally distinct populations in developing zebrafish. Developmental Neurobiology. 76(6):673-87
Xing, L., Son, J.H., Stevenson, T.J., Lillesaar, C., Bally-Cuif, L., Dahl, T., Bonkowsky, J.L. (2015) A Serotonin Circuit Acts as an Environmental Sensor to Mediate Midline Axon Crossing through EphrinB2. The Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience. 35:14794-808
Bosco, A., Bureau, C., Affaticati, P., Gaspar, P., Bally-Cuif, L., and Lillesaar, C. (2013) Development of hypothalamic serotoninergic neurons requires Fgf signalling via the ETS-domain transcription factor Etv5b. Development (Cambridge, England). 140(2):372-384
Gaspar, P., and Lillesaar, C. (2012) Probing the diversity of serotonin neurons. Philosophical transactions of the Royal Society of London. Series B, Biological sciences. 367(1601):2382-2394
Lillesaar, C. (2011) The serotonergic system in fish. Journal of chemical neuroanatomy. 41(4):294-308
Lillesaar, C., Stigloher, C., Tannhäuser, B., Wullimann, M.F., and Bally-Cuif, L. (2009) Axonal projections originating from raphe serotonergic neurons in the developing and adult zebrafish, Danio rerio, using transgenics to visualize raphe-specific pet1 expression. The Journal of comparative neurology. 512(2):158-182
Ninkovic, J., Stigloher, C., Lillesaar, C., and Bally-Cuif, L. (2008) Gsk3{beta}/PKA and Gli1 regulate the maintenance of neural progenitors at the midbrain-hindbrain boundary in concert with E(Spl) factor activity. Development (Cambridge, England). 135(18):3137-3148
Lillesaar, C., Tannhauser, B., Stigloher, C., Kremmer, E., and Bally-Cuif, L. (2007) The serotonergic phenotype is acquired by converging genetic mechanisms within the zebrafish central nervous system. Developmental dynamics : an official publication of the American Association of Anatomists. 236(4):1072-1084