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Staff at EMBL

Elia Benito-Gutierrez

Research Scientist
Arendt Group

EMBL Heidelberg, MeyerhofstraƟe 1, 69117 Heidelberg, Germany

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Publications

Methods for generating year-round access to amphioxus in the laboratory. Benito-Gutierrez, E., Weber, H., Bryant, D.V. & Arendt, D. PLoS One. 2013 Aug 26;8(8):e71599. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0071599. eCollection2013. Europe PMC

Molecular analysis of the amphioxus frontal eye unravels the evolutionary origin of the retina and pigment cells of the vertebrate eye. Vopalensky, P., Pergner, J., Liegertova, M., Benito-Gutierrez, E., Arendt, D. & Kozmik, Z. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2012 Sep 18;109(38):15383-8. Epub 2012 Sep 4. Europe PMC

Amphioxus as a Model for Mechanisms in Vertebrate Development. Benito-GutiƩrrez., E. Encyclopedia of Life Sciences (2011)[DOI: 10.1002/9780470015902.a0021773].

CNS evolution: new insight from the mud. Benito-Gutierrez, E. & Arendt, D. Curr Biol. 2009 Aug 11;19(15):R640-2. Europe PMC

It's a long way from amphioxus: descendants of the earliest chordate. Garcia-Fernandez, J. & Benito-Gutierrez, E. Bioessays. 2009 Jun;31(6):665-75. Europe PMC

From the American to the European amphioxus: towards experimental Evo-Devo at the origin of chordates. Garcia-Fernandez, J., Jimenez-Delgado, S., Pascual-Anaya, J., Maeso, I., Irimia, M., Minguillon, C., Benito-Gutierrez, E., Gardenyes, J., Bertrand, S. & D'Aniello, S. Int J Dev Biol. 2009;53(8-10):1359-66. Europe PMC

The amphioxus genome illuminates vertebrate origins and cephalochordate biology. Holland, L.Z., Albalat, R., Azumi, K., Benito-Gutierrez, E., Blow, M.J., Bronner-Fraser, M., Brunet, F., Butts, T., Candiani, S., Dishaw, L.J., Ferrier, D.E., Garcia-Fernandez, J., Gibson-Brown, J.J., Gissi, C., Godzik, A., Hallbook, F., Hirose, D., Hosomichi, K., Ikuta, T., Inoko, H., Kasahara, M., Kasamatsu, J., Kawashima, T., Kimura, A., Kobayashi, M., Kozmik, Z., Kubokawa, K., Laudet, V., Litman, G.W., McHardy, A.C., Meulemans, D., Nonaka, M., Olinski, R.P., Pancer, Z., Pennacchio, L.A., Pestarino, M., Rast, J.P., Rigoutsos, I., Robinson-Rechavi, M., Roch, G., Saiga, H., Sasakura, Y., Satake, M., Satou, Y., Schubert, M., Sherwood, N., Shiina, T., Takatori, N., Tello, J., Vopalensky, P., Wada, S., Xu, A., Ye, Y., Yoshida, K., Yoshizaki, F., Yu, J.K., Zhang, Q., Zmasek, C.M., de Jong, P.J., Osoegawa, K., Putnam, N.H., Rokhsar, D.S., Satoh, N. & Holland, P.W. Genome Res. 2008 Jul;18(7):1100-11. doi: 10.1101/gr.073676.107. Epub 2008 Jun 18. Europe PMC

The amphioxus genome and the evolution of the chordate karyotype. Putnam, N.H., Butts, T., Ferrier, D.E., Furlong, R.F., Hellsten, U., Kawashima, T., Robinson-Rechavi, M., Shoguchi, E., Terry, A., Yu, J.K., Benito-Gutierrez, E.L., Dubchak, I., Garcia-Fernandez, J., Gibson-Brown, J.J., Grigoriev, I.V., Horton, A.C., de Jong, P.J., Jurka, J., Kapitonov, V.V., Kohara, Y., Kuroki, Y., Lindquist, E., Lucas, S., Osoegawa, K., Pennacchio, L.A., Salamov, A.A., Satou, Y., Sauka-Spengler, T., Schmutz, J., Shin-I, T., Toyoda, A., Bronner-Fraser, M., Fujiyama, A., Holland, L.Z., Holland, P.W., Satoh, N. & Rokhsar, D.S. Nature. 2008 Jun 19;453(7198):1064-71. Europe PMC

Insights into spawning behavior and development of the European amphioxus (Branchiostoma lanceolatum). Fuentes, M., Benito, E., Bertrand, S., Paris, M., Mignardot, A., Godoy, L., Jimenez-Delgado, S., Oliveri, D., Candiani, S., Hirsinger, E., D'Aniello, S., Pascual-Anaya, J., Maeso, I., Pestarino, M., Vernier, P., Nicolas, J.F., Schubert, M., Laudet, V., Geneviere, A.M., Albalat, R., Garcia Fernandez, J., Holland, N.D. & Escriva, H. J Exp Zool B Mol Dev Evol. 2007 Jul 15;308(4):484-93. Europe PMC

Origin and evolution of the Trk family of neurotrophic receptors. Benito-Gutierrez, E., Garcia-Fernandez, J. & Comella, J.X. Mol Cell Neurosci. 2006 Feb;31(2):179-92. Epub 2005 Oct 25. Europe PMC

A gene catalogue of the amphioxus nervous system. Benito-Gutierrez, E. Int J Biol Sci. 2006;2(3):149-60. Epub 2006 May 22. Europe PMC

Outlining the nascent nervous system of Branchiostoma floridae (amphioxus) by the pan-neural marker AmphiElav. Benito-Gutierrez, E., Illas, M., Comella, J.X. & Garcia-Fernandez, J. Brain Res Bull. 2005 Sep 15;66(4-6):518-21. Epub 2005 Apr 2. Europe PMC

The single AmphiTrk receptor highlights increased complexity of neurotrophin signalling in vertebrates and suggests an early role in developing sensory neuroepidermal cells. Benito-Gutierrez, E., Nake, C., Llovera, M., Comella, J.X. & Garcia-Fernandez, J. Development. 2005 May;132(9):2191-202. Epub 2005 Mar 30. Europe PMC

Preliminary observations on the spawning conditions of the European amphioxus (Branchiostoma lanceolatum) in captivity. Fuentes, M., Schubert, M., Dalfo, D., Candiani, S., Benito, E., Gardenyes, J., Godoy, L., Moret, F., Illas, M., Patten, I., Permanyer, J., Oliveri, D., Boeuf, G., Falcon, J., Pestarino, M., Fernandez, J.G., Albalat, R., Laudet, V., Vernier, P. & Escriva, H. J Exp Zool B Mol Dev Evol. 2004 Jul 15;302(4):384-91. Europe PMC

Isolation of AmphiCASP-3/7, an ancestral caspase from amphioxus (Branchiostoma floridae). Evolutionary considerations for vertebrate caspases. Bayascas, J.R., Yuste, V.J., Benito, E., Garcia-Fernandez, J. & Comella, J.X. Cell Death Differ. 2002 Oct;9(10):1078-89. Europe PMC