Silke Berger


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Berger J, Berger S, Li M, Jacoby AS, Arner A, Bavi N, Stewart AG, Currie PD.

In vivo function of the chaperonin TRiC in α-Actin folding during sarcomere assembly.

Cell Rep. 2018 Jan 9;22(2):313-322. doi: 10.1016/j.celrep.2017.12.069.

Furtado MB, Merriner DJ, Berger S, Rhodes D, Jamsai D, O’Bryan MK.

Mutations in the Katnb1 gene cause left-right asymmetry and heart defects.

Dev Dyn. 2017 Dec;246(12):1027-1035. doi: 10.1002/dvdy.24564. Epub 2017 Sep 5.

Berger J, Berger S, Li M, Currie PD.

Myo18b is essential for sarcomere assembly in fast skeletal muscle.

Hum Mol Genet. 2017 Mar 15;26(6):1146-1156. doi: 10.1093/hmg/ddx025.

Furtado MB, Wilmanns JC, Chandran A, Tonta M, Biben C, Eichenlaub M, Coleman HA, Berger S, Bouveret R, Singh R, Harvey RP, Ramialison M, Pearson JT, Parkington HC, Rosenthal NA, Costa MW.

A novel conditional mouse model for Nkx2-5 reveals transcriptional regulation of cardiac ion channels.

Differentiation. 2016 Feb 17. pii: S0301-4681(16)00009-8. doi: 10.1016/j.diff.2015.12.003. [Epub ahead of print]

Berger J, Tarakci H, Berger S, Li M, Hall TE, Arner A, Currie PD.

Loss of Tropomodulin4 in the zebrafish mutant träge causes cytoplasmic rod formation and muscle weakness reminiscent of nemaline myopathy.

Dis Model Mech. 2014 Dec;7(12):1407-15. doi: 10.1242/dmm.017376. Epub 2014 Oct 2.

Nguyen PD, Hollway GE, Sonntag C, Miles LB, Hall TE, Berger S, Fernandez KJ, Gurevich DB, Cole NJ, Alaei S, Ramialison M, Sutherland RL, Polo JM, Lieschke GJ, Currie PD.

Haematopoietic stem cell induction by somite-derived endothelial cells controlled by meox1.

Nature. 2014 Aug 21;512(7514):314-8. doi: 10.1038/nature13678. Epub 2014 Aug 13.

Johnson JL, Hall TE, Dyson JM, Sonntag C, Ayers K, Berger S, Gautier P, Mitchell C, Hollway GE, Currie PD.

Scube activity is necessary for Hedgehog signal transduction in vivo.

Dev Biol. 2012 Aug 15;368(2):193-202. doi: 10.1016/j.ydbio.2012.05.007. Epub 2012 May 17.

Sztal T, Chung H, Berger S, Currie PD, Batterham P, Daborn PJ.

A cytochrome p450 conserved in insects is involved in cuticle formation.

PLoS One. 2012;7(5):e36544. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0036544. Epub 2012 May 4.

Bryson-Richardson R, Berger, S., Currie, P.

Atlas of Zebrafish Development.

Elsevier 2012, ISBN-13: 978-0123740168.

Sztal T, Berger S, Currie PD, Hall TE.

Characterization of the laminin gene family and evolution in zebrafish.

Dev Dyn. 2011 Feb;240(2):422-31. doi: 10.1002/dvdy.22537. Epub 2011 Jan 11.

Cole NJ, Hall TE, Don EK, Berger S, Boisvert CA, Neyt C, Ericsson R, Joss J, Gurevich DB, Currie PD.

Development and evolution of the muscles of the pelvic fin.

PLoS Biol. 2011 Oct;9(10):e1001168. doi: 10.1371/journal.pbio.1001168. Epub 2011 Oct 4.

Berger J, Berger S, Jacoby AS, Wilton SD, Currie PD.

Evaluation of exon-skipping strategies for Duchenne muscular dystrophy utilizing dystrophin-deficient zebrafish.

J Cell Mol Med. 2011 Dec;15(12):2643-51. doi: 10.1111/j.1582-4934.2011.01260.x.

Berger J, Berger S, Hall TE, Lieschke GJ, Currie PD.

Dystrophin-deficient zebrafish feature aspects of the Duchenne muscular dystrophy pathology.

Neuromuscul Disord. 2010 Dec;20(12):826-32. doi: 10.1016/j.nmd.2010.08.004. Epub 2010 Sep 17.

Jacoby AS, Busch-Nentwich E, Bryson-Richardson RJ, Hall TE, Berger J, Berger S, Sonntag C, Sachs C, Geisler R, Stemple DL, Currie PD.

The zebrafish dystrophic mutant softy maintains muscle fibre viability despite basement membrane rupture and muscle detachment.

Development. 2009 Oct;136(19):3367-76. doi: 10.1242/dev.034561.

Hollway GE, Bryson-Richardson RJ, Berger S, Cole NJ, Hall TE, Currie PD.

Whole-somite rotation generates muscle progenitor cell compartments in the developing zebrafish embryo.

Dev Cell. 2007 Feb;12(2):207-19.

Bryson-Richardson RJ, Berger S, Schilling TF, Hall TE, Cole NJ, Gibson AJ, Sharpe J, Currie PD.

FishNet: an online database of zebrafish anatomy.

BMC Biol. 2007 Aug 17;5:34.

Hall TE, Bryson-Richardson RJ, Berger S, Jacoby AS, Cole NJ, Hollway GE, Berger J, Currie PD.

The zebrafish candyfloss mutant implicates extracellular matrix adhesion failure in laminin alpha2-deficient congenital muscular dystrophy.

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2007 Apr 24;104(17):7092-7. Epub 2007 Apr 16.

Berger J, Berger S, Tuoc TC, D’Amelio M, Cecconi F, Gorski JA, Jones KR, Gruss P, Stoykova A.

Conditional activation of Pax6 in the developing cortex of transgenic mice causes progenitor apoptosis.

Development. 2007 Apr;134(7):1311-22. Epub 2007 Feb 28.

Berger J, Eckert S, Scardigli R, Guillemot F, Gruss P, Stoykova A.

E1-Ngn2/Cre is a new line for regional activation of Cre recombinase in the developing CNS.

Genesis. 2004 Dec;40(4):195-9.

Moreno S, Ferraro E, Eckert S, Cecconi F.

Apaf1 reduced expression levels generate a mutant phenotype in adult brain and skeleton.

Cell Death Differ. 2002 Mar;9(3):340-2.