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Crustacean leg regeneration restores complex microanatomy and cell diversity

Almazan, Çevrim, Musser, Averof, Paris

Science Advances, vol. 8, 2022, pp. eabn9823

Distinct gene expression dynamics in developing and regenerating limbs

Sinigaglia, Almazan, Lebel, Sémon, Gillet, Hughes, Edsinger, Averof, Paris

Proc Natl Acad Sci USA, vol. 119, 2022, pp. e2119297119

Tracking cell lineages in 3D by incremental deep learning

Sugawara, Çevrim, Averof

eLife, vol. 11, 2022, pp. e69380

The multifaceted role of nerves in animal regeneration.

Sinigaglia, Averof

Current Opinion in Genetics and Development, vol. 57, 2019, pp. 98–105

Live imaging reveals the progenitors and cell dynamics of limb regeneration

Alwes, Enjolras, Averof

eLife, vol. 5, 2016, pp. e19766

Old questions, new models: unraveling complex organ regeneration with new experimental approaches.

Grillo, Konstantinides, Averof

Current Opinion in Genetics and Development, vol. 40, 2016, pp. 23-31

A common cellular basis for muscle regeneration in arthropods and vertebrates

Konstantinides, Averof

Science, vol. 343, 2014, pp. 788-791

New tools and emerging systems

The crustacean Parhyale


Nature Methods, vol. 19, 2022, pp. 1015–1016

The crustacean model Parhyale hawaiensis

Paris, Wolff, Patel, Averof

Current Topics in Developmental Biology, vol. 147, 2022, pp. 199-230

CeLaVi: an interactive cell lineage visualisation tool

Salvador-Martinez, Grillo, Averof, Telford

Nucleic Acids Research, vol. 49, 2021, pp. W80–W85

Introduction to emerging systems

Averof, Sinigaglia

EvoDevo, vol. 11, 2020, p. 8

Clonal analysis by tunable CRISPR-mediated excision

Gilles, Schinko, Schacht, Enjolras, Averof

Development, vol. 146, 2019, pp. dev170969

Is it possible to reconstruct an accurate cell lineage using CRISPR recorders?

Salvador-Martinez, Grillo, Averof, Telford

eLife, vol. 8, 2019, pp. e40292

The genome of the crustacean Parhyale hawaiensis, a model for animal development, regeneration, immunity and lignocellulose digestion

Kao, Lai, Stamataki, Rošić, Konstantinides, Jarvis, Di Donfrancesco, Pouchkina-Stancheva, Sémon, Grillo, Bruce, Kumar, Siwanowicz, Le, Lemire, Eisen, Extavour, Browne, Wolff, Averof, Patel, Sarkies, Pavlopoulos, Aboobaker

eLife, vol. 5, 2016, pp. e20062

Efficient CRISPR-mediated gene targeting and transgene replacement in the beetle Tribolium castaneum

Gilles, Schinko, Averof

Development, vol. 142, 2015, pp. 2832-2839

A versatile strategy for gene trapping and trap conversion in emerging model organisms

Kontarakis, Pavlopoulos, Kiupakis, Konstantinides, Douris, Averof

Development, vol. 138, 2011, pp. 2625-2630

Functionality of the GAL4/UAS system in Tribolium requires the use of endogenous core promoters

Schinko, Weber, Viktorinová, Kiupakis, Averof, Klingler, Wimmer, Bucher

BMC Developmental Biology, vol. 10, 2010, p. 53

Establishing genetic transformation for comparative developmental studies in the crustacean Parhyale hawaiensis

Pavlopoulos, Averof

Proc Natl Acad Sci USA, vol. 102, 2005, pp. 7888-7893

Efficient transformation of the beetle Tribolium castaneum using the Minos transposable element

Pavlopoulos, Berghammer, Averof, Klingler

Genetics, vol. 167, 2004, pp. 737-746

Hox genes and body plan evolution

Evolution of new appendage types by gradual changes in Hox gene expression: the case of crustacean maxillipeds

Averof, Pavlopoulos, Kontarakis

Paleodiversity, 3 suppl, 2010, pp. 141-145

Knockdown of Parhyale Ultrabithorax recapitulates evolutionary changes in crustacean appendage morphology

Liubicich, Serano, Pavlopoulos, Kontarakis, Protas, Kwan, Chatterjee, Tran, Averof, Patel

Proc Natl Acad Sci USA , vol. 106, 2009, pp. 13892-13896

Probing the evolution of appendage specialization by Hox gene mis-expression in an emerging model crustacean

Pavlopoulos, Kontarakis, Liubicich, Serano, Akam, Patel, Averof

Proc Natl Acad Sci USA, vol. 106, 2009, pp. 13897-13902

Arthropod Hox genes: insights on the evolutionary forces that shape gene functions.


Current Opinion in Genetics and Development, vol. 12, 2002, pp. 386-392

Evolutionary biology: origin of the spider's head


Nature, vol. 395, 1998, pp. 436-437

Arthropod evolution: same Hox genes, different body plans


Current Biology, vol. 7, 1997, pp. R634-636

Crustacean appendage evolution associated with changes in Hox gene expression

Averof, Patel

Nature, vol. 388, 1997, pp. 682-686

Diversification of arthropod Hox genes as a paradigm for the evolution of gene functions

Averof, Dawes, Ferrier

Seminars in Cell and Developmental Biology, vol. 4, 1996, pp. 539-551

Hox genes and the diversification of insect and crustacean body plans

Averof, Akam

Nature, vol. 376, 1995, pp. 420-423

Origin of evolutionary novelties

Repeated co-option of a conserved gene regulatory module underpins the evolution of the crustacean carapace, insect wings and other flat outgrowths

Shiga, Kato, Aragane-Nomura, Haraguchi, Saridaki, Watanabe, Iguchi, Yamagata, Averof

bioRxiv, 2017

Development: a deep breath for endocrine organ evolution

Grillo, Casanova, Averof

Current Biology, vol. 24, 2014, pp. R38-R40

Association of tracheal placodes with leg primordia in Drosophila and implications for the origin of insect tracheal systems

Franch-Marro, Martín, Averof, Casanova

Development, vol. 133, 2006, pp. 785-790

Evolutionary origin of insect wings from ancestral gills

Averof, Cohen

Nature, vol. 385, 1997, pp. 627-630

Insect-crustacean relationships: insights from comparative developmental and molecular studies

Averof, Akam

Phil Trans Roy Soc B, vol. 347, 1995, pp. 293-303

Early development, body axis formation and segmentation

MicroRNAs act as cofactors in Bicoid-mediated translational repression

Rödel, Gilles, Averof

Current Biology, vol. 23, 2013, pp. 1579-1584

A segmentation clock with two-segment periodicity in insects

Sarrazin, Peel, Averof

Science, vol. 336, 2012, pp. 338-341

EGF signaling and the origin of axial polarity among the insects

Lynch, Peel, Drechsler, Averof, Roth

Current Biology, vol. 20, 2010, pp. 1042-1047

Expression of hunchback during trunk segmentation in the branchiopod crustacean Artemia franciscana

Kontarakis, Copf, Averof

Development, Genes and Evolution, vol. 216, 2006, pp. 89-93

Ancestral role of caudal genes in axis elongation and segmentation.

Copf, Schröder, Averof

Proc Natl Acad Sci USA, vol. 101, 2004, pp. 17711-17715

Specification of left-right asymmetry in the embryonic gut of Drosophila.

Ligoxygakis, Strigini, Averof

Development, vol. 128, 2001, pp. 1171-1174

Molecular evolution

Evidence for multiple independent origins of trans-splicing in Metazoa.

Douris, Telford, Averof

Molecular Biology and Evolution, vol. 27, 2010, pp. 684-693

Evidence for a high frequency of simultaneous double-nucleotide substitutions.

Averof, Rokas, Wolfe, Sharp

Science, vol. 287, 2000, pp. 1283-1286

DNA sequence evolution: the sounds of silence.

Sharp, Averof, Lloyd, Matassi, Peden

Philosophical transactions of the Royal Society of London. Series B, Biological sciences, vol. 349, 1995, pp. 241-247

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