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Using Amphioxus as a Basal Chordate Model to Study BMP Signaling Pathway.

Methods Mol Biol 2019 ;1891:91-114

Institute of Cellular and Organismic Biology, Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4939-8904-1_8DOI Listing
June 2019

BMP controls dorsoventral and neural patterning in indirect-developing hemichordates providing insight into a possible origin of chordates.

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 2019 Jun 12;116(26):12925-12932. Epub 2019 Jun 12.

Institute of Cellular and Organismic Biology, Academia Sinica, 11529 Taipei, Taiwan;

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1901919116DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6600983PMC
June 2019

Dorsal-ventral patterning in amphioxus: current understanding, unresolved issues, and future directions.

Int J Dev Biol 2017 ;61(10-11-12):601-610

Institute of Molecular Genetics of the Czech Academy of Sciences, Prague, Czech Republic.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1387/ijdb.170236ikDOI Listing
January 2019

Co-option of the PRDM14-CBFA2T complex from motor neurons to pluripotent cells during vertebrate evolution.

Development 2019 01 28;146(2). Epub 2019 Jan 28.

Department of Biomedical Chemistry, School of Science and Technology, Kwansei Gakuin University, Sanda, Hyogo 6691337, Japan

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1242/dev.168633DOI Listing
January 2019

Reiterative use of FGF signaling in mesoderm development during embryogenesis and metamorphosis in the hemichordate Ptychodera flava.

BMC Evol Biol 2018 08 3;18(1):120. Epub 2018 Aug 3.

Molecular and Biological Agricultural Sciences Program, Taiwan International Graduate Program, National Chung Hsing University and Academia Sinica, Taipei, 11529, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12862-018-1235-9DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6091094PMC
August 2018

Chitin-based barrier immunity and its loss predated mucus-colonization by indigenous gut microbiota.

Nat Commun 2018 08 24;9(1):3402. Epub 2018 Aug 24.

Marine Genomics Unit, Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University, 1919-1 Tancha, Onna-son, Okinawa, 904-0495, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41467-018-05884-0DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6109156PMC
August 2018

Retinoic acid signaling and neurogenic niche regulation in the developing peripheral nervous system of the cephalochordate amphioxus.

Cell Mol Life Sci 2018 07 31;75(13):2407-2429. Epub 2018 Jan 31.

Laboratoire de Biologie du Développement de Villefranche-sur-Mer, Observatoire Océanologique de Villefranche-sur-Mer, Sorbonne Universités, UPMC Université Paris 06, CNRS, 181 Chemin du Lazaret, 06230, Villefranche-sur-Mer, France.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00018-017-2734-3DOI Listing
July 2018

Conservation of BMP2/4 expression patterns within the clade Branchiostoma (amphioxus): Resolving interspecific discrepancies.

Gene Expr Patterns 2017 11 15;25-26:71-75. Epub 2017 Jun 15.

Marine Biology Research Division, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California at San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093, USA. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.gep.2017.06.004DOI Listing
November 2017

EvoDevo: Changes in developmental controls underlying the evolution of animal body plans.

Dev Biol 2017 Jul 27;427(2):177-178. Epub 2017 May 27.

Institute of Cellular and Organismic Biology, Academia Sinica, Taipei 11529, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ydbio.2017.05.023DOI Listing
July 2017

Tracing the evolutionary origin of vertebrate skeletal tissues: insights from cephalochordate amphioxus.

Curr Opin Genet Dev 2016 08 16;39:55-62. Epub 2016 Jun 16.

Institute of Cellular and Organismic Biology, Academia Sinica, Taipei 11529, Taiwan. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.gde.2016.05.022DOI Listing
August 2016

Conserved Noncoding Elements in the Most Distant Genera of Cephalochordates: The Goldilocks Principle.

Genome Biol Evol 2016 08 25;8(8):2387-405. Epub 2016 Aug 25.

Marine Biology Research Division, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego, La Jolla, California

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/gbe/evw158DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5010895PMC
August 2016

Regulatory circuit rewiring and functional divergence of the duplicate admp genes in dorsoventral axial patterning.

Dev Biol 2016 Feb 21;410(1):108-18. Epub 2015 Dec 21.

Institute of Cellular and Organismic Biology, Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan; Department of Bioscience and Biotechnology, National Taiwan Ocean University, Keelung, Taiwan. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ydbio.2015.12.015DOI Listing
February 2016

Reproductive periodicity, spawning induction, and larval metamorphosis of the hemichordate acorn worm Ptychodera flava.

J Exp Zool B Mol Dev Evol 2016 Jan 10;326(1):47-60. Epub 2015 Dec 10.

Institute of Cellular and Organismic Biology, Academia Sinica, Nankang, Taipei, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jez.b.22665DOI Listing
January 2016

Discovery of germline-related genes in Cephalochordate amphioxus: A genome wide survey using genome annotation and transcriptome data.

Mar Genomics 2015 Dec 4;24 Pt 2:147-57. Epub 2015 Apr 4.

Institute of Cellular and Organismic Biology, Academia Sinica, 128 Academia Road, Section 2, Nankang, Taipei, 11529, Taiwan; Institute of Oceanography, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.margen.2015.03.010DOI Listing
December 2015

The Nodal signaling pathway controls left-right asymmetric development in amphioxus.

Evodevo 2015 17;6. Epub 2015 Feb 17.

Institute of Cellular and Organismic Biology, Academia Sinica, 128 Academia Road, Section 2, Nankang, Taipei 11529 Taiwan ; Institute of Oceanography, National Taiwan University, 1 Roosevelt Road, Section 4, Taipei, 10617 Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/2041-9139-6-5DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4423147PMC
May 2015

Evolution of the new vertebrate head by co-option of an ancient chordate skeletal tissue.

Nature 2015 Feb 8;518(7540):534-7. Epub 2014 Dec 8.

Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado 80309, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/nature14000DOI Listing
February 2015

On a possible evolutionary link of the stomochord of hemichordates to pharyngeal organs of chordates.

Genesis 2014 Dec 4;52(12):925-34. Epub 2014 Nov 4.

Marine Genomics Unit, Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University, Onna, Okinawa, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/dvg.22831DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5673098PMC
December 2014

The transcriptome of an amphioxus, Asymmetron lucayanum, from the Bahamas: a window into chordate evolution.

Genome Biol Evol 2014 Sep 19;6(10):2681-96. Epub 2014 Sep 19.

Marine Biology Research Division, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California, San Diego

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/gbe/evu212DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4224339PMC
September 2014

Sequencing and analysis of the transcriptome of the acorn worm Ptychodera flava, an indirect developing hemichordate.

Mar Genomics 2014 Jun 11;15:35-43. Epub 2014 May 11.

Institute of Cellular and Organismic Biology, Academia Sinica, 128 Academia Road, Section 2, Nankang, Taipei 11529, Taiwan; Institute of Oceanography, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.margen.2014.04.010DOI Listing
June 2014

Genome-wide survey and expression analysis of the bHLH-PAS genes in the amphioxus Branchiostoma floridae reveal both conserved and diverged expression patterns between cephalochordates and vertebrates.

Evodevo 2014 3;5:20. Epub 2014 Jun 3.

Institute of Cellular and Organismic Biology, Academia Sinica, 128 Academia Road, Section 2, Nankang, Taipei 11529, Taiwan ; Institute of Oceanography, National Taiwan University, Taipei 10617, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/2041-9139-5-20DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4066832PMC
June 2014

A new copepod with transformed body plan and unique phylogenetic position parasitic in the acorn worm Ptychodera flava.

Biol Bull 2014 Feb;226(1):69-80

Institute of Cellular and Organismic Biology, Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan;

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1086/BBLv226n1p69DOI Listing
February 2014

A novel N-terminal motif is responsible for the evolution of neural crest-specific gene-regulatory activity in vertebrate FoxD3.

Dev Biol 2014 Jan 16;385(2):396-404. Epub 2013 Nov 16.

Graduate School of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba 305-8572, Japan. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ydbio.2013.11.010DOI Listing
January 2014

Evolution of bilaterian central nervous systems: a single origin?

Evodevo 2013 Oct 7;4(1):27. Epub 2013 Oct 7.

Marine Biology Research Division, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California at San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093-0202, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/2041-9139-4-27DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3856589PMC
October 2013

Expression of germline markers in three species of amphioxus supports a preformation mechanism of germ cell development in cephalochordates.

Evodevo 2013 Jun 18;4(1):17. Epub 2013 Jun 18.

Institute of Cellular and Organismic Biology, Academia Sinica, 128 Academia Road, Section 2, Nankang, Taipei, 11529, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/2041-9139-4-17DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3735472PMC
June 2013

BMP and Delta/Notch signaling control the development of amphioxus epidermal sensory neurons: insights into the evolution of the peripheral sensory system.

Development 2012 Jun 25;139(11):2020-30. Epub 2012 Apr 25.

Institute of Cellular and Organismic Biology, Academia Sinica, 128 Academia Road, Section 2, Nankang, Taipei, 11529, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1242/dev.073833DOI Listing
June 2012

EST and transcriptome analysis of cephalochordate amphioxus--past, present and future.

Brief Funct Genomics 2012 Mar 4;11(2):96-106. Epub 2012 Feb 4.

Institute of Information Science, Academia Sinica, College of Life Science, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/bfgp/els002DOI Listing
March 2012

Asymmetric localization of germline markers Vasa and Nanos during early development in the amphioxus Branchiostoma floridae.

Dev Biol 2011 May 24;353(1):147-59. Epub 2011 Feb 24.

Institute of Cellular and Organismic Biology, Academia Sinica, 128 Academia Road, Section 2, Nankang, Taipei 11529, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ydbio.2011.02.014DOI Listing
May 2011

Opposing Nodal/Vg1 and BMP signals mediate axial patterning in embryos of the basal chordate amphioxus.

Dev Biol 2010 Aug 19;344(1):377-89. Epub 2010 May 19.

Marine Biology Research Division, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093-0202, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ydbio.2010.05.016DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4781670PMC
August 2010

The evolutionary origin of the vertebrate neural crest and its developmental gene regulatory network--insights from amphioxus.

Authors:
Jr-Kai Sky Yu

Zoology (Jena) 2010 Jan 24;113(1):1-9. Epub 2009 Nov 24.

Institute of Cellular and Organismic Biology, Academia Sinica, 128 Academia Road, Section 2, Nankang, Taipei 11529, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.zool.2009.06.001DOI Listing
January 2010

The origin and migration of the earliest-developing sensory neurons in the peripheral nervous system of amphioxus.

Evol Dev 2009 Mar-Apr;11(2):142-51

Marine Biology Research Division, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California at San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92037-0202, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1525-142X.2009.00315.xDOI Listing
August 2009

Evolution of genetic networks underlying the emergence of thymopoiesis in vertebrates.

Cell 2009 Jul 25;138(1):186-97. Epub 2009 Jun 25.

Department of Developmental Immunology, Max-Planck Institute of Immunobiology, Stuebeweg 51, D-79108 Freiburg, Germany.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cell.2009.04.017DOI Listing
July 2009

The Fox genes of Branchiostoma floridae.

Dev Genes Evol 2008 Dec 5;218(11-12):629-38. Epub 2008 Sep 5.

Institute of Cellular and Organismic Biology, Academia Sinica, Nankang, Taipei 11529, Taiwan, Republic of China.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00427-008-0229-9DOI Listing
December 2008

A cDNA resource for the cephalochordate amphioxus Branchiostoma floridae.

Dev Genes Evol 2008 Dec 5;218(11-12):723-7. Epub 2008 Sep 5.

Institute of Cellular and Organismic Biology, Academia Sinica, Nankang, Taipei 11529, Taiwan, Republic of China.

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http://link.springer.com/10.1007/s00427-008-0228-x
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00427-008-0228-xDOI Listing
December 2008

Insights from the amphioxus genome on the origin of vertebrate neural crest.

Genome Res 2008 Jul 18;18(7):1127-32. Epub 2008 Jun 18.

Division of Biology 139-74, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, California 91125, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1101/gr.076208.108DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2493401PMC
July 2008

Axial patterning in cephalochordates and the evolution of the organizer.

Nature 2007 Feb 21;445(7128):613-7. Epub 2007 Jan 21.

Marine Biology Research Division, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, La Jolla, California 92037-0202, USA.

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http://www.nature.com/articles/nature05472
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/nature05472DOI Listing
February 2007

Retinoic acid signaling acts via Hox1 to establish the posterior limit of the pharynx in the chordate amphioxus.

Development 2005 Jan 2;132(1):61-73. Epub 2004 Dec 2.

Ecole Normale Supérieure de Lyon, Laboratoire de Biologie Moléculaire de la Cellule, CNRS-UMR5161/INRA-UMR1237, 46, allée d'Italie, 69364 Lyon Cedex 07, France.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1242/dev.01554DOI Listing
January 2005

Tissue-specific expression of FoxD reporter constructs in amphioxus embryos.

Dev Biol 2004 Oct;274(2):452-61

Marine Biology Research Division, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093-0202, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ydbio.2004.07.010DOI Listing
October 2004

Phylogenetic relationships of the Fox (Forkhead) gene family in the Bilateria.

Gene 2003 Oct;316:79-89

School of Animal and Microbial Sciences, The University of Reading, P.O. Box 228 Whiteknights, RG6 6AJ Reading, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/s0378-1119(03)00741-8DOI Listing
October 2003

An amphioxus nodal gene (AmphiNodal) with early symmetrical expression in the organizer and mesoderm and later asymmetrical expression associated with left-right axis formation.

Evol Dev 2002 Nov-Dec;4(6):418-25

Marine Biology Research Division, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California at San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093-0202, USA.

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May 2003

AmphiFoxQ2, a novel winged helix/forkhead gene, exclusively marks the anterior end of the amphioxus embryo.

Dev Genes Evol 2003 Mar 30;213(2):102-5. Epub 2003 Jan 30.

Marine Biology Research Division, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California at San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093-0202, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00427-003-0302-3DOI Listing
March 2003

An amphioxus winged helix/forkhead gene, AmphiFoxD: insights into vertebrate neural crest evolution.

Dev Dyn 2002 Nov;225(3):289-97

Marine Biology Research Division, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California at San Diego, La Jolla, California 92093-0202, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/dvdy.10173DOI Listing
November 2002

AmphiFoxE4, an amphioxus winged helix/forkhead gene encoding a protein closely related to vertebrate thyroid transcription factor-2: expression during pharyngeal development.

Evol Dev 2002 Jan-Feb;4(1):9-15

Marine Biology Research Division, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, La Jolla, CA 92093-0202, USA.

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August 2002