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ZFIN ID: ZDB-PERS-970909-9
Reifers, Frank
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Address: Department of Neurobiology University of Heidelberg Im Neuenheimer Feld 345 Heidelberg, 69120 Germany
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Phone: 49-6221-544861
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BIOGRAPHY AND RESEARCH INTERESTS


PUBLICATIONS
Jászai, J., Reifers, F., Picker, A., Langenberg, T., and Brand, M. (2003) Isthmus-to-midbrain transformation in the absence of midbrain-hindbrain organizer activity. Development (Cambridge, England). 130(26):6611-6623
Fürthauer, M., Reifers, F., Brand, M., Thisse, B., and Thisse, C. (2001) sprouty4 acts in vivo as a feedback-induced antagonist of FGF signaling in zebrafish. Development (Cambridge, England). 128(12):2175-2186
Reifers, F., Adams, J., Mason, I.J., Schulte-Merker, S., and Brand, M. (2000) Overlapping and distinct functions provided by fgf17, a new zebrafish member of the Fgf8/17/18 subgroup of Fgfs. Mechanisms of Development. 99(1-2):39-49
Shanmugalingam, S., Houart, C., Picker, A., Reifers, F., Macdonald, R., Barth, A., Griffin, K., Brand, M., and Wilson, S.W. (2000) Ace/Fgf8 is required for forebrain commissure formation and patterning of the telencephalon. Development (Cambridge, England). 127(12):2549-2561
Reifers, F., Walsh, E.C., Léger, S., Stainier, D.Y.R., and Brand, M. (2000) Induction and differentiation of the zebrafish heart requires fibroblast growth factor 8 (fgf8/acerebellar). Development (Cambridge, England). 127(2):225-235
Brand, M., Lun, K., Reifers, F., Thisse, B., Thisse, C., Amores, A., Yan, Y.-L., and Postlethwait, J. (2000) Subdivision of the early zebrafish neural primordium in response to posteriorizing signals. The European journal of neuroscience. 12:60
Picker, A., Brennan, C., Reifers, F., Clarke, J.D., Holder, N., and Brand, M. (1999) Requirement for the zebrafish mid-hindbrain boundary in midbrain polarisation, mapping and confinement of the retinotectal projection. Development (Cambridge, England). 126(13):2967-2978
Reifers, F., Bohli, H., Walsh, E.C., Crossley, P.H., Stainier, D.Y., and Brand, M. (1998) Fgf8 is mutated in zebrafish acerebellar (ace) mutants and is required for maintenance of midbrain-hindbrain boundary development and somitogenesis. Development (Cambridge, England). 125:2381-2395

NON-ZEBRAFISH PUBLICATIONS
1996
Kreuzer J, Denger S, Reifers F, Beisel C, Haack K, Gebert J, Kubler W.
Adenovirus-assisted lipofection: efficient in vitro gene transfer of luciferase and cytosine deaminase to human smooth muscle cells.
Atherosclerosis 124: 49-60.

1995
Reifers F, Kreuzer J.
Current aspects of gene therapy: implications for vascular interventions.
J Mol Med 73: 595-602.