ZFIN ID: ZDB-PERS-960805-34
Argenton, Francesco
Email: francesco.argenton@unipd.it
URL: http://www.bio.unipd.it/argenton/
Affiliation: Argenton Lab
Address: Department of Biology University of Padova Via U. Bassi 58/B Padova, 35131 Italy
Country: Italy
Phone: 39-049-827-6229
Fax: 39-049-827-6300
ORCID ID: 0000-0002-0803-8236

I'm very much interested in cellular decisions making process: whether a cell decide to live or die, proliferate or differentiate, shape or move is a matter of biological signals converging their activities (mostly) at the transcriptional level.

Barazzuol, L., Cieri, D., Facchinello, N., Calì, T., Washbourne, P., Argenton, F., Pizzo, P. (2023) Unraveling Presenilin 2 Functions in a Knockout Zebrafish Line to Shed Light into Alzheimer's Disease Pathogenesis. Cells. 12(3):
Risato, G., Celeghin, R., Brañas Casas, R., Dinarello, A., Zuppardo, A., Vettori, A., Pilichou, K., Thiene, G., Basso, C., Argenton, F., Visentin, S., Cosmi, E., Tiso, N., Beffagna, G. (2022) Hyperactivation of Wnt/β-catenin and Jak/Stat3 pathways in human and zebrafish foetal growth restriction models: Implications for pharmacological rescue. Frontiers in cell and developmental biology. 10:943127
Alhashem, Z., Feldner-Busztin, D., Revell, C., Alvarez-Garcillan Portillo, M., Camargo-Sosa, K., Richardson, J., Rocha, M., Gauert, A., Corbeaux, T., Milanetto, M., Argenton, F., Tiso, N., Kelsh, R., Prince, V.E., Bentley, K., Linker, C. (2022) Notch controls the cell cycle to define leader versus follower identities during collective cell migration. eLIFE. 11:
Dinarello, A., Tesoriere, A., Martini, P., Fontana, C.M., Volpato, D., Badenetti, L., Terrin, F., Facchinello, N., Romualdi, C., Carnevali, O., Dalla Valle, L., Argenton, F. (2022) Zebrafish Mutant Lines Reveal the Interplay between nr3c1 and nr3c2 in the GC-Dependent Regulation of Gene Transcription. International Journal of Molecular Sciences. 23(5):
Peron, M., Dinarello, A., Meneghetti, G., Martorano, L., Betto, R.M., Facchinello, N., Tesoriere, A., Tiso, N., Martello, G., Argenton, F. (2021) Y705 and S727 are required for mitochondrial import and transcriptional activities of STAT3 and regulate proliferation of embryonic and tissue stem cells. Development (Cambridge, England). 148(17):
Naef, V., Marchese, M., Ogi, A., Fichi, G., Galatolo, D., Licitra, R., Doccini, S., Verri, T., Argenton, F., Morani, F., Santorelli, F.M. (2021) Efficient Neuroprotective Rescue of Sacsin-Related Disease Phenotypes in Zebrafish. International Journal of Molecular Sciences. 22(16):
Laquatra, C., Sanchez-Martin, C., Dinarello, A., Cannino, G., Minervini, G., Moroni, E., Schiavone, M., Tosatto, S., Argenton, F., Colombo, G., Bernardi, P., Masgras, I., Rasola, A. (2021) HIF1α-dependent induction of the mitochondrial chaperone TRAP1 regulates bioenergetic adaptations to hypoxia. Cell Death & Disease. 12:434
Facchinello, N., Laquatra, C., Locatello, L., Beffagna, G., Brañas Casas, R., Fornetto, C., Dinarello, A., Martorano, L., Vettori, A., Risato, G., Celeghin, R., Meneghetti, G., Santoro, M.M., Delahodde, A., Vanzi, F., Rasola, A., Dalla Valle, L., Rasotto, M.B., Lodi, T., Baruffini, E., Argenton, F., Tiso, N. (2021) Efficient clofilium tosylate-mediated rescue of POLG-related disease phenotypes in zebrafish. Cell Death & Disease. 12:100
Dinarello, A., Licciardello, G., Fontana, C.M., Tiso, N., Argenton, F., Dalla Valle, L. (2020) Glucocorticoid receptor activities in the zebrafish model: a review. The Journal of endocrinology. 247:R63-R82
Giunco, S., Zangrossi, M., Dal Pozzolo, F., Celeghin, A., Ballin, G., Petrara, M.R., Amin, A., Argenton, F., Godinho Ferreira, M., De Rossi, A. (2020) Anti-Proliferative and Pro-Apoptotic Effects of Short-Term Inhibition of Telomerase In Vivo and in Human Malignant B Cells Xenografted in Zebrafish. Cancers. 12(8):
Peron, M., Dinarello, A., Meneghetti, G., Martorano, L., Facchinello, N., Vettori, A., Licciardello, G., Tiso, N., Argenton, F. (2020) The stem-like STAT3-responsive cells of zebrafish intestine are WNT/β-catenin dependent. Development (Cambridge, England). 147(12):
Furlan, S., Campione, M., Murgia, M., Mosole, S., Argenton, F., Volpe, P., Nori, A. (2020) Calsequestrins New Calcium Store Markers of Adult Zebrafish Cerebellum and Optic Tectum. Frontiers in Neuroanatomy. 14:15
Herkenne, S., Ek, O., Zamberlan, M., Pellattiero, A., Chergova, M., Chivite, I., Novotná, E., Rigoni, G., Fonseca, T.B., Samardzic, D., Agnellini, A., Bean, C., Di Benedetto, G., Tiso, N., Argenton, F., Viola, A., Soriano, M.E., Giacomello, M., Ziviani, E., Sales, G., Claret, M., Graupera, M., Scorrano, L. (2020) Developmental and Tumor Angiogenesis Requires the Mitochondria-Shaping Protein Opa1. Cell Metabolism. 31(5):987-1003.e8
Guglielmi, L., Bühler, A., Moro, E., Argenton, F., Poggi, L., Carl, M. (2020) Temporal control of Wnt signaling is required for habenular neuron diversity and brain asymmetry. Development (Cambridge, England). 147(6):
Adusumilli, L., Facchinello, N., Teh, C., Busolin, G., Le, M.T., Yang, H., Beffagna, G., Campanaro, S., Tam, W.L., Argenton, F., Lim, B., Korzh, V., Tiso, N. (2020) miR-7 Controls the Dopaminergic/Oligodendroglial Fate through Wnt/β-catenin Signaling Regulation. Cells. 9(3):
Morbiato, E., Frigato, E., Dinarello, A., Maradonna, F., Facchinello, N., Argenton, F., Carnevali, O., Dalla Valle, L., Bertolucci, C. (2019) Feeding Entrainment of the Zebrafish Circadian Clock Is Regulated by the Glucocorticoid Receptor. Cells. 8(11):
Costa, R., Peruzzo, R., Bachmann, M., Montà, G.D., Vicario, M., Santinon, G., Mattarei, A., Moro, E., Quintana-Cabrera, R., Scorrano, L., Zeviani, M., Vallese, F., Zoratti, M., Paradisi, C., Argenton, F., Brini, M., Calì, T., Dupont, S., Szabò, I., Leanza, L. (2019) Impaired Mitochondrial ATP Production Downregulates Wnt Signaling via ER Stress Induction. Cell Reports. 28:1949-1960.e6
Martorano, L., Peron, M., Laquatra, C., Lidron, E., Facchinello, N., Meneghetti, G., Tiso, N., Rasola, A., Ghezzi, D., Argenton, F. (2019) The zebrafish orthologue of the human hepatocerebral disease gene MPV17 plays pleiotropic roles in mitochondria. Disease models & mechanisms. 12(3):
Astone, M., Lai, J.K.H., Dupont, S., Stainier, D.Y.R., Argenton, F., Vettori, A. (2018) Zebrafish mutants and TEAD reporters reveal essential functions for Yap and Taz in posterior cardinal vein development. Scientific Reports. 8:10189
Giorgio, V., Schiavone, M., Galber, C., Carini, M., Da Ros, T., Petronilli, V., Argenton, F., Carelli, V., Acosta Lopez, M.J., Salviati, L., Prato, M., Bernardi, P. (2018) The idebenone metabolite QS10 restores electron transfer in complex I and coenzyme Q defects. Biochimica et biophysica acta. 1859(9):901-908
Diquigiovanni, C., Bergamini, C., Evangelisti, C., Isidori, F., Vettori, A., Tiso, N., Argenton, F., Costanzini, A., Iommarini, L., Anbunathan, H., Pagotto, U., Repaci, A., Babbi, G., Casadio, R., Lenaz, G., Rhoden, K.J., Porcelli, A.M., Fato, R., Bowcock, A., Seri, M., Romeo, G., Bonora, E. (2018) Mutant MYO1F alters the mitochondrial network and induces tumor proliferation in thyroid cancer. International Journal of Cancer. 143(7):1706-1719
Facchinello, N., Skobo, T., Meneghetti, G., Colletti, E., Dinarello, A., Tiso, N., Costa, R., Gioacchini, G., Carnevali, O., Argenton, F., Colombo, L., Valle, L.D. (2018) Author Correction: nr3c1 null mutant zebrafish are viable and reveal DNA-binding-independent activities of the glucocorticoid receptor. Scientific Reports. 8:4445
Giuliodori, A., Beffagna, G., Marchetto, G., Fornetto, C., Vanzi, F., Toppo, S., Facchinello, N., Santimaria, M., Vettori, A., Rizzo, S., Della Barbera, M., Pilichou, K., Argenton, F., Thiene, G., Tiso, N., Basso, C. (2018) Loss of cardiac Wnt/β-catenin signalling in Desmoplakin-deficient AC8 zebrafish models is rescuable by genetic and pharmacological intervention. Cardiovascular research. 114(8):1082-1097
Oltová, J., Barton, C., Certal, A.C., Argenton, F., Varga, Z.M. (2018) 10th European Zebrafish Meeting 2017, Budapest: Husbandry Workshop Summary. Zebrafish.
Schiavone, M., Zulian, A., Menazza, S., Petronilli, V., Argenton, F., Merlini, L., Sabatelli, P., Bernardi, P. (2017) Alisporivir rescues defective mitochondrial respiration in Duchenne muscular dystrophy. Pharmacological research. 125(Pt B):122-131
Vettori, A., Greenald, D., Wilson, G.K., Peron, M., Facchinello, N., Markham, E., Sinnakaruppan, M., Matthews, L.C., McKeating, J.A., Argenton, F., van Eeden, F.J.M. (2017) Glucocorticoids promote Von Hippel Lindau degradation and Hif-1α stabilization. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 114(37):9948-9953
Facchinello, N., Tarifeño-Saldivia, E., Grisan, E., Schiavone, M., Peron, M., Mongera, A., Ek, O., Schmitner, N., Meyer, D., Peers, B., Tiso, N., Argenton, F. (2017) Tcf7l2 plays pleiotropic roles in the control of glucose homeostasis, pancreas morphology, vascularization and regeneration. Scientific Reports. 7:9605
Giorgio, V., Burchell, V., Schiavone, M., Bassot, C., Minervini, G., Petronilli, V., Argenton, F., Forte, M., Tosatto, S., Lippe, G., Bernardi, P. (2017) Ca2+ binding to F-ATP synthase β subunit triggers the mitochondrial permeability transition.. EMBO reports. 18(7):1065-1076
Facchinello, N., Skobo, T., Meneghetti, G., Colletti, E., Dinarello, A., Tiso, N., Costa, R., Gioacchini, G., Carnevali, O., Argenton, F., Colombo, L., Dalla Valle, L. (2017) nr3c1 null mutant zebrafish are viable and reveal DNA-binding-independent activities of the glucocorticoid receptor. Scientific Reports. 7:4371
Kim, H.R., Greenald, D., Vettori, A., Markham, E., Santhakumar, K., Argenton, F., van Eeden, F. (2017) Zebrafish as a model for von Hippel Lindau and hypoxia-inducible factor signaling. Methods in cell biology. 138:497-523
Bergamin, G., Cieri, D., Vazza, G., Argenton, F., Mostacciuolo, M.L. (2016) Zebrafish Tg(hb9:MTS-Kaede): a new in vivo tool for studying the axonal movement of mitochondria. Biochimica et biophysica acta. General subjects. 1860(6):1247-55
Furlan, S., Mosole, S., Murgia, M., Nagaraj, N., Argenton, F., Volpe, P., Nori, A. (2016) Calsequestrins in skeletal and cardiac muscle from adult Danio rerio. Journal of muscle research and cell motility. 37(1-2):27-39
Pozzobon, T., Facchinello, N., Bossi, F., Capitani, N., Benagiano, M., Di Benedetto, G., Zennaro, C., West, N., Codolo, G., Bernardini, M., Baldari, C.T., D'Elios, M.M., Pellegrini, L., Argenton, F., de Bernard, M. (2016) Treponema pallidum (syphilis) antigen TpF1 induces angiogenesis through the activation of the IL-8 pathway. Scientific Reports. 6:18785
Facchinello, N., Schiavone, M., Vettori, A., Argenton, F., Tiso, N. (2016) Monitoring Wnt Signaling in Zebrafish Using Fluorescent Biosensors. Methods in molecular biology (Clifton, N.J.). 1481:81-94
Zizioli, D., Tiso, N., Guglielmi, A., Saraceno, C., Busolin, G., Giuliani, R., Khatri, D., Monti, E., Borsani, G., Argenton, F., Finazzi, D. (2016) Knock-down of pantothenate kinase 2 severely affects the development of the nervous and vascular system in zebrafish, providing new insights into PKAN disease. Neurobiology of disease. 85:35-48
Astone, M., Pizzi, M., Peron, M., Domenichini, A., Guzzardo, V., Töchterle, S., Tiso, N., Rugge, M., Meyer, D., Argenton, F., Vettori, A. (2015) A GFP-Tagged Gross Deletion on Chromosome 1 Causes Malignant Peripheral Nerve Sheath Tumors and Carcinomas in Zebrafish. PLoS One. 10:e0145178
Roy, S., Šileikytė, J., Schiavone, M., Neuenswander, B., Argenton, F., Aubé, J., Hedrick, M.P., Chung, T.D., Forte, M.A., Bernardi, P., Schoenen, F.J. (2015) Discovery, Synthesis, and Optimization of Diarylisoxazole-3-carboxamides as Potent Inhibitors of the Mitochondrial Permeability Transition Pore. ChemMedChem. 10(10):1655-71
Zancan, I., Bellesso, S., Costa, R., Salvalaio, M., Stroppiano, M., Hammond, C., Argenton, F., Filocamo, M., Moro, E. (2015) Glucocerebrosidase deficiency in zebrafish affects primary bone ossification through increased oxidative stress and reduced Wnt/β-catenin signaling. Human molecular genetics. 24(5):1280-94
Casari, A., Schiavone, M., Facchinello, N., Vettori, A., Meyer, D., Tiso, N., Moro, E., Argenton, F. (2014) A Smad3 transgenic reporter reveals TGF-beta control of zebrafish spinal cord development. Developmental Biology. 396(1):81-93
Zulian, A., Rizzo, E., Schiavone, M., Palma, E., Tagliavini, F., Blaauw, B., Merlini, L., Maraldi, N.M., Sabatelli, P., Braghetta, P., Bonaldo, P., Argenton, F., Bernardi, P. (2014) NIM811, a cyclophilin inhibitor without immunosuppressive activity, is beneficial in collagen VI congenital muscular dystrophy models. Human molecular genetics. 23(20):5353-63
Kalogirou, S., Malissovas, N., Moro, E., Argenton, F., Stainier, D.Y., Beis, D. (2014) Intracardiac Flow Dynamics Regulate Atrioventricular Valve Morphogenesis. Cardiovascular research. 104(1):49-60
Kizil, C., Küchler, B., Yan, J.J., Özhan, G., Moro, E., Argenton, F., Brand, M., Weidinger, G., Antos, C.L. (2014) Simplet/Fam53b is required for Wnt signal transduction by regulating β-catenin nuclear localization. Development (Cambridge, England). 141:3529-39
Benato, F., Colletti, E., Skobo, T., Moro, E., Colombo, L., Argenton, F., Dalla Valle, L. (2014) A living biosensor model to dynamically trace glucocorticoid transcriptional activity during development and adult life in zebrafish. Molecular and Cellular Endocrinology. 392(1-2):60-72
Schiavone, M., Rampazzo, E., Casari, A., Battilana, G., Persano, L., Moro, E., Liu, S., Leach, S.D., Tiso, N., Argenton, F. (2014) Zebrafish reporter lines reveal in vivo signaling pathway activities involved in pancreatic cancer. Disease models & mechanisms. 7(7):883-94
Wehner, D., Cizelsky, W., Vasudevaro, M.D., Özhan, G., Haase, C., Kagermeier-Schenk, B., Röder, A., Dorsky, R.I., Moro, E., Argenton, F., Kühl, M., and Weidinger, G. (2014) Wnt/β-Catenin Signaling Defines Organizing Centers that Orchestrate Growth and Differentiation of the Regenerating Zebrafish Caudal Fin. Cell Reports. 6(3):467-481
Corallo, D., Schiavinato, A., Trapani, V., Moro, E., Argenton, F., and Bonaldo, P. (2013) Emilin3 is required for notochord sheath integrity and interacts with Scube2 to regulate notochord-derived Hedgehog signals. Development (Cambridge, England). 140(22):4594-4601
Demir, K., Kirsch, N., Beretta, C.A., Erdmann, G., Ingelfinger, D., Moro, E., Argenton, F., Carl, M., Niehrs, C., and Boutros, M. (2013) RAB8B is required for activity and caveolar endocytosis of LRP6. Cell Reports. 4(6):1224-1234
Moro, E., Vettori, A., Porazzi, P., Schiavone, M., Rampazzo, E., Casari, A., Ek, O., Facchinello, N., Astone, M., Zancan, I., Milanetto, M., Tiso, N., and Argenton, F. (2013) Generation and application of signaling pathway reporter lines in zebrafish. Molecular genetics and genomics : MGG. 288(5-6):231-242
Kaslin, J., Kroehne, V., Benato, F., Argenton, F., and Brand, M. (2013) Development and specification of cerebellar stem and progenitor cells in zebrafish: from embryo to adult. Neural Development. 8(1):9
Rampazzo, E., Persano, L., Pistollato, F., Moro, E., Frasson, C., Porazzi, P., Della Puppa, A., Bresolin, S., Battilana, G., Indraccolo, S., Te Kronnie, G., Argenton, F., Tiso, N., and Basso, G. (2013) Wnt activation promotes neuronal differentiation of Glioblastoma. Cell Death & Disease. 4:e500
Porazzi, P., Marelli, F., Benato, F., de Filippis, T., Calebiro, D., Argenton, F., Tiso, N., and Persani, L. (2012) Disruptions of Global and Jagged1-Mediated Notch Signaling Affect Thyroid Morphogenesis in the Zebrafish. Endocrinology. 153(11):5645-5658
Jusuf, P.R., Albadri, S., Paolini, A., Currie, P.D., Argenton, F., Higashijima, S., Harris, W.A., and Poggi, L. (2012) Biasing Amacrine Subtypes in the Atoh7 Lineage through Expression of Barhl2. The Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience. 32(40):13929-13944
Wang, X., Kopinke, D., Lin, J., McPherson, A.D., Duncan, R.N., Otsuna, H., Moro, E., Hoshijima, K., Grunwald, D.J., Argenton, F., Chien, C.B., Murtaugh, L.C., and Dorsky, R.I. (2012) Wnt signaling regulates postembryonic hypothalamic progenitor differentiation. Developmental Cell. 23(3):624-636
Artuso, L., Romano, A., Verri, T., Domenichini, A., Argenton, F., Santorelli, F.M., and Petruzzella, V. (2012) Mitochondrial DNA metabolism in early development of zebrafish (Danio rerio). Biochim. Biophys. Acta Bio-Energetics. 1817(7):1002-1011
Dodge, M.E., Moon, J., Tuladhar, R., Lu, J., Jacob, L.S., Zhang, L.S., Shi, H., Wang, X., Moro, E., Mongera, A., Argenton, F., Karner, C.M., Carroll, T.J., Chen, C., Amatruda, J.F., and Lum, L. (2012) Diverse Chemical Scaffolds Support Direct Inhibition of the Membrane-bound O-Acyltransferase Porcupine. The Journal of biological chemistry. 287(27):23246-23254
Moro, E., Özhan, G., Mongera, A., Beis, D., Wierzbicki, C., Young, R.M., Bournele, D., Domenichini, A., Valdivia, L.E., Lum, L., Chen, C., Amatruda, J.F., Tiso, N., Weidinger, G., and Argenton, F. (2012) In vivo Wnt signaling tracing through a transgenic biosensor fish reveals novel activity domains. Developmental Biology. 366(2):327-340
Valdivia, L.E., Young, R.M., Hawkins, T.A., Stickney, H.L., Cavodeassi, F., Schwarz, Q., Pullin, L.M., Villegas, R., Moro, E., Argenton, F., Allende, M.L., and Wilson, S.W. (2011) Lef1-dependent Wnt/β-catenin signalling drives the proliferative engine that maintains tissue homeostasis during lateral line development. Development (Cambridge, England). 138(18):3931-3941
Robinson, B.W., Germano, G., Song, Y., Abrams, J., Scott, M., Guariento, I., Tiso, N., Argenton, F., Basso, G., Rhodes, J., Kanki, J.P., Look, A.T., Balice-Gordon, R.J., and Felix, C.A. (2011) mll ortholog containing functional domains of human MLL is expressed throughout the zebrafish lifespan and in haematopoietic tissues. British journal of haematology. 152(3):307-321
Domenichini, A., Dadda, M., Facchin, L., Bisazza, A., and Argenton, F. (2011) Isolation and Genetic Characterization of Mother-of-Snow-White, a Maternal Effect Allele Affecting Laterality and Lateralized Behaviors in Zebrafish. PLoS One. 6(10):e25972
Vettori, A., Bergamin, G., Moro, E., Vazza, G., Polo, G., Tiso, N., Argenton, F., and Mostacciuolo, M.L. (2011) Developmental defects and neuromuscular alterations due to mitofusin 2 gene (MFN2) silencing in zebrafish: A new model for Charcot-Marie-Tooth type 2A neuropathy. Neuromuscular disorders : NMD. 21(1):58-67
Azzolin, L., Basso, E., Argenton, F., and Bernardi, P. (2010) Mitochondrial Ca(2+) transport and permeability transition in zebrafish (Danio rerio). Biochimica et biophysica acta. Gene regulatory mechanisms. 1797(11):1775-1779
Brennan, C., Dosch, R., Haramis, A.P., Luckenbacher, T., Martinez-Morales, J.R., Moro, E., Polok, B., Ramesh, T.M., Russell, C., Argenton, F., and Strähle, U. (2010) Report of the European Zebrafish Principal Investigator Meeting in Padua, Italy, March 18-22, 2010. Zebrafish. 7(3):305-310
Vaccari, E., Deflorian, G., Bernardi, E., Pauls, S., Tiso, N., Bortolussi, M., and Argenton, F. (2010) prep1.2 and aldh1a2 participate to a positive loop required for branchial arches development in zebrafish. Developmental Biology. 343(1-2):94-103
Dadda, M., Domenichini, A., Piffer, L., Argenton, F., and Bisazza, A. (2010) Early differences in epithalamic left-right asymmetry influence lateralization and personality of adult zebrafish. Behavioural brain research. 206(2):208-215
Ragvin, A., Moro, E., Fredman, D., Navratilova, P., Drivenes, O., Engström, P.G., Alonso, M.E., Mustienes, E.D., Gomez Skarmeta, J.L., Tavares, M.J., Casares, F., Manzanares, M., van Heyningen, V., Molven, A., Njølstad, P.R., Argenton, F., Lenhard, B., and Becker, T.S. (2010) Long-range gene regulation links genomic type 2 diabetes and obesity risk regions to HHEX, SOX4, and IRX3. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 107(2):775-780
Moro, E., Tomanin, R., Friso, A., Modena, N., Tiso, N., Scarpa, M., and Argenton, F. (2010) A novel functional role of iduronate-2-sulfatase in zebrafish early development. Matrix biology : journal of the International Society for Matrix Biology. 29(1):43-50
Tiso, N., Moro, E., and Argenton, F. (2009) Zebrafish Pancreas Development. Molecular and Cellular Endocrinology. 312(1-2):24-30
Moro, E., Gnügge, L., Braghetta, P., Bortolussi, M., and Argenton, F. (2009) Analysis of beta cell proliferation dynamics in zebrafish. Developmental Biology. 332(2):299-308
Tiso, N., Filippi, A., Benato, F., Negrisolo, E., Modena, N., Vaccari, E., Driever, W., and Argenton, F. (2009) Differential expression and regulation of olig genes in zebrafish. The Journal of comparative neurology. 515(3):378-396
Facchin, L., Argenton, F., and Bisazza, A. (2009) Lines of Danio rerio selected for opposite behavioural lateralization show differences in anatomical left-right asymmetries. Behavioural brain research. 197(1):157-165
Milanetto, M., Tiso, N., Braghetta, P., Volpin, D., Argenton, F., and Bonaldo, P. (2008) Emilin genes are duplicated and dynamically expressed during zebrafish embryonic development. Developmental Dynamics : an official publication of the American Association of Anatomists. 237(1):222-232
Manzoni, M., Colombi, P., Papini, N., Rubaga, L., Tiso, N., Preti, A., Venerando, B., Tettamanti, G., Bresciani, R., Argenton, F., Borsani, G., and Monti, E. (2007) Molecular cloning and biochemical characterization of sialidases from zebrafish (Danio rerio). The Biochemical journal. 408(3):395-406
Pauls, S., Zecchin, E., Tiso, N., Bortolussi, M., and Argenton, F. (2007) Function and regulation of zebrafish nkx2.2a during development of pancreatic islet and ducts. Developmental Biology. 304(2):875-890
Zecchin, E., Filippi, A., Biemar, F., Tiso, N., Pauls, S., Ellertsdottir, E., Gnugge, L., Bortolussi, M., Driever, W., and Argenton, F. (2007) Distinct delta and jagged genes control sequential segregation of pancreatic cell types from precursor pools in zebrafish. Developmental Biology. 301(1):192-204
Moro, E., Maran, C., Slongo, M.L., Argenton, F., Toppo, S., and Onisto, M. (2007) Zebrafish spata2 is expressed at early developmental stages. The International journal of developmental biology. 51(3):241-246
Romano, A., Kottra, G., Barca, A., Tiso, N., Maffia, M., Argenton, F., Daniel, H., Storelli, C., and Verri, T. (2006) The high-affinity peptide transporter PEPT2 (SLC15A2) of the zebrafish Danio rerio: functional properties, genomic organization and expression analysis. Physiological Genomics. 24(3):207-217
Mavropoulos, A., Devos, N., Biemar, F., Zecchin, E., Argenton, F., Edlund, H., Motte, P., Martial, J.A., and Peers, B. (2005) sox4b is a key player of pancreatic alpha cell differentiation in zebrafish. Developmental Biology. 285(1):211-223
Zecchin, E., Conigliaro, A., Tiso, N., Argenton, F., and Bortolussi, M. (2005) Expression analysis of jagged genes in zebrafish embryos. Developmental Dynamics : an official publication of the American Association of Anatomists. 233(2):638-645
Mathieu, M., Trombino, S., Argenton, F., Larhammar, D., and Vallarino, M. (2005) Developmental Expression of NPY/PYY Receptors zYb and zYc in Zebrafish. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences. 1040:399-401
Filippi, A., Tiso, N., Deflorian, G., Zecchin, E., Bortolussi, M., and Argenton, F. (2005) The basic helix-loop-helix olig3 establishes the neural plate boundary of the trunk and is necessary for development of the dorsal spinal cord. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 102(12):4377-4382
Zecchin, E., Mavropoulos, A., Devos, N., Filippi, A., Tiso, N., Meyer, D., Peers, B., Bortolussi, M., Argenton, F. (2004) Evolutionary conserved role of ptf1a in the specification of exocrine pancreatic fates. Developmental Biology. 268(1):174-184
Argenton, F., Giudici, S., Deflorian, G., Cimbro, S., Cotelli, F., and Beltrame, M. (2004) Ectopic expression and knockdown of a zebrafish sox21 reveal its role as a transcriptional repressor in early development. Mechanisms of Development. 121(2):131-142
Deflorian, G., Tiso, N., Ferretti, E., Meyer, D., Blasi, F., Bortolussi, M., and Argenton, F. (2004) Prep1.1 has essential genetic functions in hindbrain development and cranial neural crest cell differentiation. Development (Cambridge, England). 131(3):613-627
Verri, T., Kottra, G., Romano, A., Tiso, N., Peric, M., Maffia, M., Boll, M., Argenton, F., Daniel, H., and Storelli, C. (2003) Molecular and functional characterisation of the zebrafish (Danio rerio) PEPT1-type peptide transporter. FEBS letters. 549(1-3):115-122
Tiso, N., Filippi, A., Pauls, S., Bortolussi, M., and Argenton, F. (2002) BMP signalling regulates anteroposterior endoderm patterning in zebrafish. Mechanisms of Development. 118(1-2):29-37
Devos, N., Deflorian, G., Biemar, F., Bortolussi, M., Martial, J.A., Peers, B., and Argenton, F. (2002) Differential expression of two somatostatin genes during zebrafish embryonic development. Mechanisms of Development. 115(1-2):133-137
Biemar, F., Argenton, F., Schmidtke, R., Epperlein, S., Peers, B., and Driever, W. (2001) Pancreas development in zebrafish: early dispersed appearance of endocrine hormone expressing cells and their convergence to form the definitive islet. Developmental Biology. 230(2):189-203
Boggetti, B., Argenton, F., Haffter, P., Bianchi, M.E., Cotelli, F., and Beltrame, M. (2000) Cloning and expression pattern of a zebrafish homolog of forkhead activin signal transducer (FAST), a transcription factor mediating Nodal-related signals. Mechanisms of Development. 99(1-2):187-190
Rimini, R., Beltrame, M., Argenton, F., Szymczak, D., Cotelli, F., and Bianchi, M.E. (1999) Expression patterns of zebrafish sox11A, sox11B and sox21. Mechanisms of Development. 89(1-2):167-171
Argenton, F., Zecchin, E., and Bortolussi, M. (1999) Early appearance of pancreatic hormone-expressing cells in the zebrafish embryo. Mechanisms of Development. 87(1-2):217-221
Asch, W.S., Leake, D., Canger, A.K., Passini, M.A., Argenton, F., and Schechter, N. (1998) Cloning of zebrafish neurofilament cDNAs for Plasticin and Gefiltin: increased mRNA expression in ganglion cells after optic nerve injury. Journal of neurochemistry. 71:20-32
Verri, T., F. Argenton, M. Scarpa, C. Storelli, R. Costa, L. Colombo, and M. Bortolussi (1997) The bacteriophage T7 binary system activates transient transgene expression in zebrafish (Danio rerio) embryos. Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications. 237(3):492-495
Argenton, F., Walker, M.D., Colombo, L., and Bortolussi, M. (1997) Functional characterization of the trout insulin promoter: implications for fish as a favorable model of pancreas development. FEBS letters. 407(2):191-196
Argenton, F., Arava, Y., Aronheim, A., and Walker, M.D. (1996) An activation domain of the helix-loop-helix transcription factor E2A shows cell type preference in vivo in microinjected zebrafish embryos. Molecular and cellular biology. 16(4):1714-1721

Argenton F, Vianello S, Bernardini S, Lopreiato R, Colombo L, Bortolussi M. Trout GH promoter analysis reveals a modular pattern of regulation consistent with the diversification of GH gene control and function in vertebrates. Mol Cell Endocrinol. 2002 Mar 28;189(1-2):11-23.

Serena Bernardini, Francesco Argenton, Silvia Vianello, Lorenzo Colombo and Marino Bortolussi (1999). Regulatory regions in the promoter and third intron of the growth hormone gene in rainbow trout Oncorhynchus mykiss Walbaum. General and comparative endocrinology Gen Comp Endocrinol. 116:261-271.

Belaid Sekkali, Hassan Brim, Marc Muller, Francesco Argenton, Marino Bortolussi, Lorenzo Colombo, Alexandra Belayew and Joseph A. Martial (1999). Structure and functional analysis of a tilapia (Oreochromis mossambicus) growth hormone gene: activation and repression by the pituitary transcription factor Pit-1. DNA Cell Biol.18:489-502.

Argenton F., Ramoz N., Charlet N., Bernardini S., Colombo L., Bortolussi M. (1996). Mechanisms of Transcriptional Activation of the promoter of the Rainbow Trout Prolactin Gene by GHF1/Pit1 and Glucocorticoid. Biochem. Biophys. Res. Comm. 224: 57-66.

Argenton F., Bernardini S., Puttini S., Colombo L., Bortolussi M. (1996). An TGACG motif mediates GHF1/Pit-1-dependent cAMP regulation of the rainbow trout growth hormone promoter. Eur. J. Biochem. 238: 591-598.

Argenton F., De Mas S., Malocco C., Dalla Valle L., Giorgetti G., Colombo L. (1996) Use of random DNA amplification to generate specific molecular probes for hybridization test and PCR-based diagnosis of Yersinia ruckeri. Dis. Aquat. Org. 24: 121-127.

Argenton F., Vianello S., Bernardini S., Jacquemin P., Martial J., Belayew A., Colombo L. and Bortolussi M. (1993). The transcriptional regulation of growth hormone gene is conserved in vertebrate evolution. Biochem. Biophys Res. Comm. 192: 1360-1366.

Marin G., Argenton F. (1990). Centrosome competition: a possibility ? Exp. Cell. Res. 187: 1-3.