ZFIN ID: ZDB-PERS-061002-1
Minchin, James
Email: james.minchin@ed.ac.uk
URL: http://minchinlab.org
Affiliation: Minchin Lab
Address: BHF Centre for Cardiovascular Science University of Edinburgh The Queen's Medical Research Institute 47 Little France Crescent Edinburgh Scotland, UK EH16 4TJ
Phone: +44 (0)131 242 7930
ORCID ID: 0000-0003-2316-1010


Loh, N.Y., Minchin, J.E.N., Pinnick, K.E., Verma, M., Todorčević, M., Denton, N., Moustafa, J.E., Kemp, J.P., Gregson, C.L., Evans, D.M., Neville, M.J., Small, K.S., McCarthy, M.I., Mahajan, A., Rawls, J.F., Karpe, F., Christodoulides, C. (2020) RSPO3 impacts body fat distribution and regulates adipose cell biology in vitro. Nature communications. 11:2797
Elemans, L.M.H., Cervera, I.P., Riley, S.E., Wafer, R., Fong, R., Tandon, P., Minchin, J.E.N. (2019) Quantitative analyses of adiposity dynamics in zebrafish. Adipocyte. 8:330-338
van der Klaauw, A.A., Croizier, S., Mendes de Oliveira, E., Stadler, L.K.J., Park, S., Kong, Y., Banton, M.C., Tandon, P., Hendricks, A.E., Keogh, J.M., Riley, S.E., Papadia, S., Henning, E., Bounds, R., Bochukova, E.G., Mistry, V., O'Rahilly, S., Simerly, R.B., INTERVAL, UK10K Consortium, Minchin, J.E.N., Barroso, I., Jones, E.Y., Bouret, S.G., Farooqi, I.S. (2019) Human Semaphorin 3 Variants Link Melanocortin Circuit Development and Energy Balance. Cell. 176(4):729-742.e18
Minchin, J.E.N., Scahill, C.M., Staudt, N., Busch-Nentwich, E.M., Rawls, J.F. (2018) Deep phenotyping in zebrafish reveals genetic and diet-induced adiposity changes that may inform disease risk. Journal of Lipid Research. 59(8):1536-1545
Minchin, J.E.N., Rawls, J.F. (2017) Elucidating the role of plexin D1 in body fat distribution and susceptibility to metabolic disease using a zebrafish model system. Adipocyte. 6(4):277-283
Minchin, J.E., Rawls, J.F. (2017) A classification system for zebrafish adipose tissues. Disease models & mechanisms. 10(6):797-809
Wafer, R., Tandon, P., Minchin, J.E.N. (2017) The Role of Peroxisome Proliferator-Activated Receptor Gamma (PPARG) in Adipogenesis: Applying Knowledge from the Fish Aquaculture Industry to Biomedical Research.. Frontiers in endocrinology. 8:102
Minchin, J.E., Rawls, J.F. (2017) In vivo imaging and quantification of regional adiposity in zebrafish. Methods in cell biology. 138:3-27
Minchin, J.E., Dahlman, I., Harvey, C.J., Mejhert, N., Singh, M.K., Epstein, J.A., Arner, P., Torres-Vazquez, J., Rawls, J.F. (2015) Plexin D1 determines body fat distribution by regulating the type V collagen microenvironment in visceral adipose tissue. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 112(14):4363-8
Minchin, J.E., Williams, V.C., Hinits, Y., Low, S., Tandon, P., Fan, C.M., Rawls, J.F., and Hughes, S.M. (2013) Oesophageal and sternohyal muscle fibres are novel Pax3-dependent migratory somite derivatives essential for ingestion. Development (Cambridge, England). 140(14):2972-2984
McMenamin, S.K., Minchin, J.E., Gordon, T.N., Rawls, J.F., and Parichy, D.M. (2013) Dwarfism and Increased Adiposity in the gh1 Mutant Zebrafish vizzini. Endocrinology. 154(4):1476-87
Minchin, J.E., and Rawls, J.F. (2011) In vivo Analysis of White Adipose Tissue in Zebrafish. Methods in cell biology. 105:63-86
Minchin, J.E., and Hughes, S.M. (2008) Sequential actions of Pax3 and Pax7 drive xanthophore development in zebrafish neural crest. Developmental Biology. 317(2):508-522
Hammond, C.L., Hinits, Y., Osborn, D.P., Minchin, J.E., Tettamanti, G., and Hughes, S.M. (2007) Signals and myogenic regulatory factors restrict pax3 and pax7 expression to dermomyotome-like tissue in zebrafish. Developmental Biology. 302(2):504-521