EMBL Heidelberg, Meyerhofstraße 1, 69117 Heidelberg, Germany


  • PhD 1985, Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
    Postdoctoral research at Harvard University and Whitehead Institute, MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts.
    Group leader at EMBL since 1992.
    Head of EICAT since 2005.
    Head of Unit since 2007.


Total: 94 publication(s)


Bose M, Mahamid J, Ephrussi A. (2021)

Liquid-to-solid phase transition of oskar RNP granules is essential for their function in the Drosophila germline.

bioRxivorg doi: 10.1101/2021.03.31.437848

Ronchi P, Machado P, D’Imprima E, Mizzon G, Best BT, Cassella L, Schnorrenberg S, Montero MG, Jechlinger M, Ephrussi A, Leptin M, Mahamid J, Schwab Y. (2021)

Fluorescence-based 3D targeting of FIB-SEM acquisition of small volumes in large samples.

bioRxivorg doi: 10.1101/2021.01.18.427072

Vaishali, Dimitrova-Paternoga L, Haubrich K, Sun M, Ephrussi A, Hennig J. (2021)

Validation and classification of RNA binding proteins identified by mRNA interactome capture.

bioRxivorg doi: 10.1101/2021.02.02.429302


Hampoelz B, Schwarz A, Ronchi P, Bragulat-Teixidor H, Tischer C, Gaspar I, Ephrussi A, Schwab Y, Beck M. (2019)

Nuclear pores assemble from Nucleoporin condensates during oogenesis.

Cell 179(3):671-686.e17. doi: 10.1016/j.cell.2019.09.022
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Durdevic Z, Ephrussi A. (2019)

Germ cell lineage homeostasis in Drosophila requires the Vasa RNA helicase.

Genetics 213(3):911-922. doi: 10.1534/genetics.119.302558
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Wippich F, Ephrussi A. (2019)

Transcript specific mRNP capture from Drosophila egg-chambers for proteomic analysis.

Methods 178 doi: 10.1016/j.ymeth.2019.09.001
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Obrdlik A, Lin G, Haberman N, Ule J, Ephrussi A. (2019)

The transcriptome-wide landscape and modalities of EJC binding in adult Drosophila.

Cell Rep 28(5):1219-1236.e11. doi: 10.1016/j.celrep.2019.06.088
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Heber S, Gáspár I, Tants JN, Günther J, Moya SMF, Janowski R, Ephrussi A, Sattler M, Niessing D. (2019)

Staufen2-mediated RNA recognition and localization requires combinatorial action of multiple domains.

Nat Commun 10(1) doi: 10.1038/s41467-019-09655-3
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Obrdlik A, Lin G, Haberman N, Ule J, Ephrussi A. (2018)

The transcriptome-wide landscape and modalities of EJC binding in adult Drosophila.

bioRxiv doi: 10.1101/459354

Durdevic Z, Pillai RS, Ephrussi A. (2018)

Transposon silencing in the Drosophila female germline is essential for genome stability in progeny embryos.

Life science alliance 1(5) doi: 10.26508/lsa.201800179
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Durdevic Z, Pillai RS, Ephrussi A. (2018)

Transposon silencing in the Drosophila female germline ensures genome stability in progeny embryos.

bioRxiv doi: 10.1101/363028

Gaspar I, Hövelmann F, Chamiolo J, Ephrussi A, Seitz O. (2018)

Quantitative mRNA imaging with dual channel qFIT probes to monitor distribution and degree of hybridization.

ACS Chem Biol 13(3):742-749. doi: 10.1021/acschembio.7b01007
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Gaspar I, Wippich F, Ephrussi A. (2018)

Terminal deoxynucleotidyl transferase mediated production of labeled probes for single-molecule FISH or RNA capture.

Bio Protoc 8(5) doi: 10.21769/BioProtoc.2750

Chamiolo J, Gaspar I, Ephrussi A, Seitz O. (2018)

In vivo visualization and function probing of transport mRNPs using injected FIT probes.

Methods Mol Biol 1649:273-287. doi: 10.1007/978-1-4939-7213-5_18
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Gaspar I, Wippich F, Ephrussi A. (2017)

Enzymatic production of single molecule FISH and RNA capture probes.

RNA 23(10):1582-1591. doi: 10.1261/rna.061184.117
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Gáspár I, Ephrussi A. (2017)

RNA localization feeds translation.

Science 357(6357):1235-1236. doi: 10.1126/science.aao5796
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Gáspár I, Ephrussi A. (2017)

Ex vivo ooplasmic extract from developing Drosophila oocytes for quantitative TIRF microscopy analysis.

Bio Protoc 7(13):e2380. doi: 10.21769/BioProtoc.2380
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Jeske M, Müller CW, Ephrussi A. (2017)

The LOTUS domain is a conserved DEAD-box RNA helicase regulator essential for the recruitment of Vasa to the germ plasm and nuage.

Genes Dev 31(9) doi: 10.1101/gad.297051.117
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Gaspar I, Wippich F, Ephrussi A. (2017)

Enzymatic production of single molecule FISH and RNA capture probes.

bioRxivorg doi: 10.1101/107599

Gáspár I, Sysoev V, Komissarov A, Ephrussi A. (2017)

An RNA-binding atypical tropomyosin recruits kinesin-1 dynamically to oskar mRNPs.

EMBO J 36(3):319-333. doi: 10.15252/embj.201696038
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Sysoev VO, Fischer B, Frese CK, Gupta I, Krijgsveld J, Hentze MW, Castello A, Ephrussi A. (2016)

Global changes of the RNA-bound proteome during the maternal-to-zygotic transition in Drosophila.

Nat Commun 7:12128. doi: 10.1038/ncomms12128
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Halstead JM, Wilbertz JH, Wippich F, Lionnet T, Ephrussi A, Chao JA. (2016)

TRICK: a single-molecule method for imaging the first round of translation in living cells and animals.

Methods in Enzymology 572:123-157. doi: 10.1016/bs.mie.2016.02.027
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Sampath K, Ephrussi A. (2016)

CncRNAs: RNAs with both coding and non-coding roles in development.

Development 143(8):1234-1241. doi: 10.1242/dev.133298
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Hoevelmann F, Gaspar I, Chamiolo J, Kasper M, Steffen J, Ephrussi A, Seitz O. (2016)

LNA-enhanced DNA FIT-probes for multicolour RNA imaging.

Chem Sci 7(1):128-135. doi: 10.1039/c5sc03053f
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Jeske M, Bordi M, Glatt S, Müller S, Rybin V, Müller CW, Ephrussi A. (2015)

The crystal structure of the Drosophila germline inducer oskar identifies two domains with distinct Vasa helicase- and RNA-binding activities.

Cell Rep 12(4):1-12. doi: 10.1016/j.celrep.2015.06.055
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Simon B, Masiewicz P, Ephrussi A, Carlomagno T. (2015)

The structure of the SOLE element of oskar mRNA.

RNA 21(8) doi: 10.1261/rna.049601.115
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Kanke M, Jambor H, Reich J, Marches B, Gstir R, Ryu YH, Ephrussi A, Macdonald PM. (2015)

Oskar RNA plays multiple noncoding roles to support oogenesis and maintain integrity of the germline/soma distinction.

RNA 21(6) doi: 10.1261/rna.048298.114
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Medioni C, Ephrussi A, Besse F. (2015)

Live imaging of axonal transport in Drosophila pupal brain explants.

Nat Protoc 10(4):574-584. doi: 10.1038/nprot.2015.034
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Halstead JM, Lionnet T, Wilbertz JH, Wippich F, Ephrussi A, Singer RH, Chao JA. (2015)

Translation. An RNA biosensor for imaging the first round of translation from single cells to living animals.

Science 347(6228):1367-1671. doi: 10.1126/science.aaa3380
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Gaspar I, Ephrussi A. (2015)

Strength in numbers: quantitative single-molecule RNA detection assays.

Wiley Interdiscip Rev Dev Biol 4(2):135-150. doi: 10.1002/wdev.170
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Hövelmann F, Gaspar I, Loibl S, Ermilov EA, Röder B, Wengel J, Ephrussi A, Seitz O. (2014)

Brightness through local constraint-LNA-enhanced FIT hybridization probes for in vivo ribonucleotide particle tracking.

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. Engl. 53(42):11370-11375. doi: 10.1002/anie.201406022
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Bassett AR, Akhtar A, Barlow DP, Bird AP, Brockdorff N, Duboule D, Ephrussi A, Ferguson-Smith AC, Gingeras TR, Haerty W, Higgs DR, Miska EA, Ponting CP. (2014)

Considerations when investigating lncRNA function in vivo.

Elife (Cambridge) 3:e03058. doi: 10.7554/elife.03058
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Gaspar I, Yu YV, Cotton SL, Kim DH, Ephrussi A, Welte MA. (2014)

Klar ensures thermal robustness of oskar localization by restraining RNP motility.

J. Cell Biol. 206(2):199-215. doi: 10.1083/jcb.201310010
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Ghosh S, Obrdlik A, Marchand V, Ephrussi A. (2014)

The EJC binding and dissociating activity of PYM is regulated in Drosophila.

PLoS Genet. 10(6):e1004455. doi: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1004455
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Xiol J, Spinelli P, Laussmann MA, Homolka D, Yang Z, Cora E, Couté Y, Conn S, Kadlec J, Sachidanandam R, Kaksonen M, Cusack S, Ephrussi A, Pillai RS. (2014)

RNA clamping by vasa assembles a piRNA amplifier complex on transposon transcripts.

Cell 157(7):1698-1711. doi: 10.1016/j.cell.2014.05.018
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Jambor H, Mueller S, Bullock SL, Ephrussi A. (2014)

A stem-loop structure directs oskar mRNA to microtubule minus ends.

RNA 20(4):429-439. doi: 10.1261/rna.041566.113
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Medioni C, Ramialison M, Ephrussi A, Besse F. (2014)

Imp promotes axonal remodeling by regulating profilin mRNA during brain development.

Curr. Biol. 24(7):793-800. doi: 10.1016/j.cub.2014.02.038
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Hövelmann F, Gaspar I, Ephrussi A, Seitz O. (2013)

Brightness enhanced DNA FIT-probes for wash-free RNA imaging in tissue.

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 135(50):19025-19032. doi: 10.1021/ja410674h
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Telley IA, Gáspár I, Ephrussi A, Surrey T. (2013)

A single Drosophila embryo extract for the study of mitosis ex vivo.

Nat Protoc 8(2):310-324. doi: 10.1038/nprot.2013.003
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Leibfried A, Müller S, Ephrussi A. (2013)

A Cdc42-regulated actin cytoskeleton mediates Drosophila oocyte polarization.

Development 140(2):362-371. doi: 10.1242/dev.089250
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Telley IA, Gáspár I, Ephrussi A, Surrey T. (2012)

Aster migration determines the length scale of nuclear separation in the Drosophila syncytial embryo.

J. Cell Biol. 197(7):887-895. doi: 10.1083/jcb.201204019
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Ghosh S, Marchand V, Gáspár I, Ephrussi A. (2012)

Control of RNP motility and localization by a splicing-dependent structure in oskar mRNA.

Nat. Struct. Mol. Biol. 19(4):441-449. doi: 10.1038/nsmb.2257
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Marchand V, Gaspar I, Ephrussi A. (2012)

An intracellular transmission control protocol: assembly and transport of ribonucleoprotein complexes.

Curr. Opin. Cell Biol. 24(2):202-210. doi: 10.1016/j.ceb.2011.12.014
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Jambor H, Brunel C, Ephrussi A. (2011)

Dimerization of oskar 3' UTRs promotes hitchhiking for RNA localization in the Drosophila oocyte.

RNA 17(12):2049-2057. doi: 10.1261/rna.2686411
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Fan SJ, Marchand V, Ephrussi A. (2011)

Drosophila Ge-1 promotes P body formation and oskar mRNA localization.

PLoS ONE 6(5):e20612. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0020612
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Trucco A, Gaspar I, Ephrussi A. (2010)

Retraction notice to: assembly of endogenous oskar mRNA particles for motor-dependent transport in the Drosophila oocyte.

Cell 143(3) doi: 10.1016/j.cell.2010.10.011
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Trucco A, Gaspar I, Ephrussi A. (2009)

Assembly of endogenous oskar mRNA particles for motor-dependent transport in the Drosophila oocyte.

Cell 139(5):983-998. doi: 10.1016/j.cell.2009.10.012
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Krauss J, López de Quinto S, Nüsslein-Volhard C, Ephrussi A. (2009)

Myosin-V regulates oskar mRNA localization in the Drosophila oocyte.

Curr. Biol. 19(12):1058-1063. doi: 10.1016/j.cub.2009.04.062
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Martin KC, Ephrussi A. (2009)

mRNA localization: gene expression in the spatial dimension.

Cell 136(4):719-730. doi: 10.1016/j.cell.2009.01.044
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Besse F, López de Quinto S, Marchand V, Trucco A, Ephrussi A. (2009)

Drosophila PTB promotes formation of high-order RNP particles and represses oskar translation.

Genes Dev. 23(2):195-207. doi: 10.1101/gad.505709
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Suyama R, Jenny A, Curado S, Pellis-van Berkel W, Ephrussi A. (2009)

The actin-binding protein Lasp promotes Oskar accumulation at the posterior pole of the Drosophila embryo.

Development 136(1):95-105. doi: 10.1242/dev.027698
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Besse F, Ephrussi A. (2008)

Translational control of localized mRNAs: restricting protein synthesis in space and time.

Nat. Rev. Mol. Cell Biol. 9(12):971-980. doi: 10.1038/nrm2548
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Sung HH, Telley IA, Papadaki P, Ephrussi A, Surrey T, Rørth P. (2008)

Drosophila ensconsin promotes productive recruitment of Kinesin-1 to microtubules.

Dev. Cell 15(6):866-876. doi: 10.1016/j.devcel.2008.10.006
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Besse F, Mertel S, Kittel RJ, Wichmann C, Rasse TM, Sigrist SJ, Ephrussi A. (2007)

The Ig cell adhesion molecule Basigin controls compartmentalization and vesicle release at Drosophila melanogaster synapses.

J. Cell Biol. 177(5):843-855. doi: 10.1083/jcb.200701111
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Coutelis JB, Ephrussi A. (2007)

Rab6 mediates membrane organization and determinant localization during Drosophila oogenesis.

Development 134(7):1419-1430. doi: 10.1242/dev.02821
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Vanzo N, Oprins A, Xanthakis D, Ephrussi A, Rabouille C. (2007)

Stimulation of endocytosis and actin dynamics by Oskar polarizes the Drosophila oocyte.

Dev. Cell 12(4):543-555. doi: 10.1016/j.devcel.2007.03.002
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Anne J, Ollo R, Ephrussi A, Mechler BM. (2007)

Arginine methyltransferase Capsuleen is essential for methylation of spliceosomal Sm proteins and germ cell formation in Drosophila.

Development 134(1):137-146. doi: 10.1242/dev.02687
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Jenny A, Hachet O, Závorszky P, Cyrklaff A, Weston MD, Johnston DS, Erdélyi M, Ephrussi A. (2006)

A translation-independent role of oskar RNA in early Drosophila oogenesis.

Development 133(15):2827-2833. doi: 10.1242/dev.02456
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Chekulaeva M, Hentze MW, Ephrussi A. (2006)

Bruno acts as a dual repressor of oskar translation, promoting mRNA oligomerization and formation of silencing particles.

Cell 124(3):521-533. doi: 10.1016/j.cell.2006.01.031
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Staudt N, Molitor A, Somogyi K, Mata J, Curado S, Eulenberg K, Meise M, Siegmund T, Häder T, Hilfiker A, Brönner G, Ephrussi A, Rørth P, Cohen SM, Fellert S, Chung HR, Piepenburg O, Schäfer U, Jäckle H, Vorbrüggen G. (2005)

Gain-of-function screen for genes that affect Drosophila muscle pattern formation.

PLoS Genet. 1(4):e55. doi: 10.1371/journal.pgen.0010055
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Vaccari T, Rabouille C, Ephrussi A. (2005)

The Drosophila PAR-1 spacer domain is required for lateral membrane association and for polarization of follicular epithelial cells.

Curr. Biol. 15(3):255-261. doi: 10.1016/j.cub.2005.01.033
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Riechmann V, Ephrussi A. (2004)

Par-1 regulates bicoid mRNA localisation by phosphorylating Exuperantia.

Development 131(23):5897-5907. doi: 10.1242/dev.01515
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Chekulaeva M, Ephrussi A. (2004)

Drosophila development: RNA interference ab ovo.

Curr. Biol. 14(11):R428-30. doi: 10.1016/j.cub.2004.05.036
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Yano T, López de Quinto S, Matsui Y, Shevchenko A, Shevchenko A, Ephrussi A. (2004)

Hrp48, a Drosophila hnRNPA/B homolog, binds and regulates translation of oskar mRNA.

Dev. Cell 6(5):637-648. doi: 10.1016/s1534-5807(04)00132-7
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Hachet O, Ephrussi A. (2004)

Splicing of oskar RNA in the nucleus is coupled to its cytoplasmic localization.

Nature 428(6986):959-963. doi: 10.1038/nature02521
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Yoshida S, Müller HA, Wodarz A, Ephrussi A. (2004)

PKA-R1 spatially restricts Oskar expression for Drosophila embryonic patterning.

Development 131(6):1401-1410. doi: 10.1242/dev.01034
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Ephrussi A, St Johnston D. (2004)

Seeing is believing: the bicoid morphogen gradient matures.

Cell 116(2):143-152. doi: 10.1016/s0092-8674(04)00037-6
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Teixeira L, Rabouille C, Rørth P, Ephrussi A, Vanzo NF. (2003)

Drosophila Perilipin/ADRP homologue Lsd2 regulates lipid metabolism.

Mech. Dev. 120(9):1071-1081. doi: 10.1016/s0925-4773(03)00158-8
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Castagnetti S, Ephrussi A. (2003)

Orb and a long poly(A) tail are required for efficient oskar translation at the posterior pole of the Drosophila oocyte.

Development 130(5):835-843. doi: 10.1242/dev.00309
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Filardo P, Ephrussi A. (2003)

Bruno regulates gurken during Drosophila oogenesis.

Mech. Dev. 120(3):289-297. doi: 10.1016/s0925-4773(02)00454-9
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Vaccari T, Ephrussi A. (2002)

The fusome and microtubules enrich Par-1 in the oocyte, where it effects polarization in conjunction with Par-3, BicD, Egl, and dynein.

Curr. Biol. 12(17):1524-1528. doi: 10.1016/s0960-9822(02)01079-5
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Vanzo NF, Ephrussi A. (2002)

Oskar anchoring restricts pole plasm formation to the posterior of the Drosophila oocyte.

Development 129(15):3705-3714.
Europe PMC

Riechmann V, Gutierrez GJ, Filardo P, Nebreda AR, Ephrussi A. (2002)

Par-1 regulates stability of the posterior determinant Oskar by phosphorylation.

Nat. Cell Biol. 4(5):337-342. doi: 10.1038/ncb782
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Tazuke SI, Schulz C, Gilboa L, Fogarty M, Mahowald AP, Guichet A, Ephrussi A, Wood CG, Lehmann R, Fuller MT. (2002)

A germline-specific gap junction protein required for survival of differentiating early germ cells.

Development 129(10):2529-2539.
Europe PMC


Hachet O, Ephrussi A. (2001)

Drosophila Y14 shuttles to the posterior of the oocyte and is required for oskar mRNA transport.

Curr. Biol. 11(21):1666-1674. doi: 10.1016/s0960-9822(01)00508-5
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Riechmann V, Ephrussi A. (2001)

Axis formation during Drosophila oogenesis.

Curr. Opin. Genet. Dev. 11(4):374-383. doi: 10.1016/s0959-437x(00)00207-0
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Tomancak P, Piano F, Riechmann V, Gunsalus KC, Kemphues KJ, Ephrussi A. (2000)

A Drosophila melanogaster homologue of Caenorhabditis elegans par-1 acts at an early step in embryonic-axis formation.

Nat. Cell Biol. 2(7):458-460. doi: 10.1038/35017101
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Mata J, Curado S, Ephrussi A, Rørth P. (2000)

Tribbles coordinates mitosis and morphogenesis in Drosophila by regulating string/CDC25 proteolysis.

Cell 101(5):511-522. doi: 10.1016/s0092-8674(00)80861-2
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Castagnetti S, Hentze MW, Ephrussi A, Gebauer F. (2000)

Control of oskar mRNA translation by Bruno in a novel cell-free system from Drosophila ovaries.

Development 127(5):1063-1068.
Europe PMC

Jiménez G, Guichet A, Ephrussi A, Casanova J. (2000)

Relief of gene repression by torso RTK signaling: role of capicua in Drosophila terminal and dorsoventral patterning.

Genes Dev. 14(2):224-231.
Europe PMC


Gunkel N, Yano T, Markussen FH, Olsen LC, Ephrussi A. (1998)

Localization-dependent translation requires a functional interaction between the 5' and 3' ends of oskar mRNA.

Genes Dev. 12(11):1652-1664. doi: 10.1101/gad.12.11.1652
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Tomancak P, Guichet A, Zavorszky P, Ephrussi A. (1998)

Oocyte polarity depends on regulation of gurken by Vasa.

Development 125(9):1723-1732.
Europe PMC


Glotzer JB, Ephrussi A. (1997)

Analysis of RNA distribution during Drosophila oogenesis using fluorescent in situ hybridization.

In: Richter JD (ed.), A Comparative Methods Approach to the Study of Oocytes and Embryos. Oxford University Press, New York.

Glotzer JB, Saffrich R, Glotzer M, Ephrussi A. (1997)

Cytoplasmic flows localize injected oskar RNA in Drosophila oocytes.

Curr. Biol. 7(5):326-337. doi: 10.1016/s0960-9822(06)00156-4
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Florence B, Guichet A, Ephrussi A, Laughon A. (1997)

Ftz-F1 is a cofactor in Ftz activation of the Drosophila engrailed gene.

Development 124(4):839-847.
Europe PMC

Guichet A, Copeland JW, Erdélyi M, Hlousek D, Závorszky P, Ho J, Brown S, Percival-Smith A, Krause HM, Ephrussi A. (1997)

The nuclear receptor homologue Ftz-F1 and the homeodomain protein Ftz are mutually dependent cofactors.

Nature 385(6616):548-552. doi: 10.1038/385548a0
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Markussen FH, Breitwieser W, Ephrussi A. (1997)

Efficient translation and phosphorylation of Oskar require Oskar protein and the RNA helicase Vasa.

Paper presented at the Cold Spring Harbor Symposium on Quantitative Biology - Pattern Formation During Development, PLAINVIEW, NEW YORK, 1997.Cold Spring Harb. Symp. Quant. Biol. 62:13-17.
Europe PMC


Breitwieser W, Markussen FH, Horstmann H, Ephrussi A. (1996)

Oskar protein interaction with Vasa represents an essential step in polar granule assembly.

Genes Dev. 10(17):2179-2188. doi: 10.1101/gad.10.17.2179
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Glotzer JB, Ephrussi A. (1996)

mRNA localization and the cytoskeleton.

Semin. Cell Dev. Biol. 7(3):357-365.
Europe PMC


Markussen FH, Michon AM, Breitwieser W, Ephrussi A. (1995)

Translational control of oskar generates short OSK, the isoform that induces pole plasma assembly.

Development 121(11):3723-3732.
Europe PMC

Erdélyi M, Michon AM, Guichet A, Glotzer JB, Ephrussi A. (1995)

Requirement for Drosophila cytoplasmic tropomyosin in oskar mRNA localization.

Nature 377(6549):524-527. doi: 10.1038/377524a0
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Lehmann R, Ephrussi A. (1994)

Germ plasm formation and germ cell determination in Drosophila.

Paper presented at the Symposium on Germline Development, LONDON, ENGLAND, JUL 20-22, 1993.Ciba Found. Symp. 182:282-96; discussion 296-300.
Europe PMC


Ephrussi A, Lehmann R. (1992)

Induction of germ cell formation by oskar.

Nature 358(6385):387-392. doi: 10.1038/358387a0
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Ephrussi A, Dickinson LK, Lehmann R. (1991)

Oskar organizes the germ plasm and directs localization of the posterior determinant nanos.

Cell 66(1):37-50. doi: 10.1016/0092-8674(91)90137-n
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