Interaction and feedback between cell mechanics and fate specification in vertebrate gastrulation

Project Period: 2017-07-01 – 2022-06-30
Externally Funded
Acronym
Mecspec
Principal Investigator
Carl-Philipp J Heisenberg
Department(s)
Heisenberg Group
Grant Number
742573
Funding Organisation
EC/H2020

16 Publications

2020 | Journal Article | IST-REx-ID: 7888 | OA
Zebrafish embryonic explants undergo genetically encoded self-assembly
A. Schauer, D.C. Nunes Pinheiro, R. Hauschild, C.-P.J. Heisenberg, ELife 9 (2020).
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2019 | Journal Article | IST-REx-ID: 5789 | OA
Fluidization-mediated tissue spreading by mitotic cell rounding and non-canonical Wnt signalling
N. Petridou, S. Grigolon, G. Salbreux, E.B. Hannezo, C.-P.J. Heisenberg, Nature Cell Biology 21 (2019) 169–178.
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2019 | Journal Article | IST-REx-ID: 6025 | OA
Light-activated Frizzled7 reveals a permissive role of non-canonical wnt signaling in mesendoderm cell migration
D. Capek, M. Smutny, A.M. Tichy, M. Morri, H.L. Janovjak, C.-P.J. Heisenberg, ELife 8 (2019).
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2019 | Journal Article | IST-REx-ID: 6980 | OA
Tissue rheology in embryonic organization
N. Petridou, C.-P.J. Heisenberg, The EMBO Journal 38 (2019).
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2020 | Book Chapter | IST-REx-ID: 7227
Zebrafish gastrulation: Putting fate in motion
D.C. Nunes Pinheiro, C.-P.J. Heisenberg, in:, Gastrulation: From Embryonic Pattern to Form, Elsevier, 2020, pp. 343–375.
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2022 | Journal Article | IST-REx-ID: 10766 | OA
Tension-dependent stabilization of E-cadherin limits cell-cell contact expansion in zebrafish germ-layer progenitor cells
J. Slovakova, M.K. Sikora, F.N. Arslan, S. Caballero Mancebo, G. Krens, W. Kaufmann, J. Merrin, C.-P.J. Heisenberg, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 119 (2022).
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2019 | Journal Article | IST-REx-ID: 6087 | OA
Lateral inhibition in cell specification mediated by mechanical signals modulating TAZ activity
P. Xia, D.J. Gütl, V. Zheden, C.-P.J. Heisenberg, Cell 176 (2019) 1379–1392.e14.
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2019 | Journal Article | IST-REx-ID: 6601 | OA
Mechanochemical feedback loops in development and disease
E.B. Hannezo, C.-P.J. Heisenberg, Cell 178 (2019) 12–25.
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2020 | Journal Article | IST-REx-ID: 8680 | OA
An adhesion code ensures robust pattern formation during tissue morphogenesis
T.Y.-C. Tsai, M.K. Sikora, P. Xia, T. Colak-Champollion, H. Knaut, C.-P.J. Heisenberg, S.G. Megason, Science 370 (2020) 113–116.
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2021 | Journal Article | IST-REx-ID: 8966 | OA
Reassembling gastrulation
A. Schauer, C.-P.J. Heisenberg, Developmental Biology 474 (2021) 71–81.
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2021 | Book Chapter | IST-REx-ID: 9245
Quantifying tissue tension in the granulosa layer after laser surgery
P. Xia, C.-P.J. Heisenberg, in:, R. Dosch (Ed.), Germline Development in the Zebrafish, Humana, 2021, pp. 117–128.
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2021 | Journal Article | IST-REx-ID: 9316 | OA
Rigidity percolation uncovers a structural basis for embryonic tissue phase transitions
N. Petridou, B. Corominas-Murtra, C.-P.J. Heisenberg, E.B. Hannezo, Cell 184 (2021) 1914–1928.e19.
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2020 | Preprint | IST-REx-ID: 9750 | OA
Tension-dependent stabilization of E-cadherin limits cell-cell contact expansion
J. Slovakova, M.K. Sikora, S. Caballero Mancebo, G. Krens, W. Kaufmann, K. Huljev, C.-P.J. Heisenberg, BioRxiv (2020).
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2021 | Journal Article | IST-REx-ID: 9999 | OA
Apical contacts stemming from incomplete delamination guide progenitor cell allocation through a dragging mechanism
E. Pulgar, C. Schwayer, N. Guerrero, L. López, S. Márquez, S. Härtel, R. Soto, C.P. Heisenberg, M.L. Concha, ELife 10 (2021).
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2019 | Journal Article | IST-REx-ID: 6508 | OA
Bulk actin dynamics drive phase segregation in zebrafish oocytes
S. Shamipour, R. Kardos, S. Xue, B. Hof, E.B. Hannezo, C.-P.J. Heisenberg, Cell 177 (2019) 1463–1479.e18.
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2019 | Journal Article | IST-REx-ID: 7001 | OA
Mechanosensation of tight junctions depends on ZO-1 phase separation and flow
C. Schwayer, S. Shamipour, K. Pranjic-Ferscha, A. Schauer, M. Balda, M. Tada, K. Matter, C.-P.J. Heisenberg, Cell 179 (2019) 937–952.e18.
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