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Brewster Lab
PI/Director: Brewster, Rachel
Contact Person: Brewster, Rachel
Address: Department of Biological Sciences University of Maryland 1000 Hilltop Circle Baltimore, MD 21250 USA
Country: United States
Phone: 410-455-3570
Fax: 410-455-3875
Line Designation: mbc


Morphogenesis of the neural tube

McFarland, Rebecca Post-Doc Chalasani, Kavita Graduate Student Harrington, Michael Graduate Student
Hilton, Tia Fish Facility Staff

Werner, J.M., Negesse, M.Y., Brooks, D.L., Caldwell, A.R., Johnson, J.M., Brewster, R.M. (2021) Hallmarks of primary neurulation are conserved in the zebrafish forebrain. Communications biology. 4:147
Brown, S., Jayachandran, P., Negesse, M., Olmo, V., Vital, E., Brewster, R. (2019) Rgma-induced Neo1 proteolysis promotes neural tube morphogenesis. The Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience. 39(38):7465-7484
Nesmith, J.E., Hostelley, T.L., Leitch, C.C., Matern, M.S., Sethna, S., McFarland, R., Lodh, S., Westlake, C.J., Hertzano, R., Ahmed, Z.M., Zaghloul, N.A. (2019) Genomic knockout of alms1 in zebrafish recapitulates Alström syndrome and provides insight into metabolic phenotypes. Human molecular genetics. 28:2212-2223
Montasser, M.E., O'Hare, E.A., Wang, X., Howard, A.D., McFarland, R., Perry, J.A., Ryan, K.A., Rice, K., Jaquish, C.E., Shuldiner, A.R., Miller, M., Mitchell, B.D., Zaghloul, N.A., Chang, Y.C. (2018) An APOO Pseudogene on Chromosome 5q is Associated with LDL-C Levels. Circulation. 138(13):1343-1355
McFarland, R.J., Brown, S.P., Vital, E., Werner, J.M., Brewster, R.M. (2017) Use of Immunolabeling to Analyze Stable, Dynamic, and Nascent Microtubules in the Zebrafish Embryo. Journal of visualized experiments : JoVE. (127)
O'Hare, E.A., Yang, R., Yerges-Armstrong, L., Sreenivasan, U., McFarland, R., Leitch, C.C., Wilson, M.H., Narina, S., Gorden, A., Ryan, K., Shuldiner, A.R., Farber, S.A., Wood, G.C., Still, C.D., Gerhard, G.S., Robishaw, J.D., Sztalryd, C., Zaghloul, N.A. (2017) TM6SF2 rs58542926 impacts lipid processing in liver and small intestine. Hepatology (Baltimore, Md.). 65(5):1526-1542
Jayachandran, P., Olmo, V.N., Sanchez, S.P., McFarland, R.J., Vital, E., Werner, J.M., Hong, E., Sanchez-Alberola, N., Molodstov, A., Brewster, R.M. (2016) Microtubule-associated protein 1b is required for shaping the neural tube. Neural Development. 11:1
Chalasani, K., and Brewster, R.M. (2011) N-cadherin-mediated cell adhesion restricts cell proliferation in the dorsal neural tube. Molecular biology of the cell. 22(9):1505-1515
Jayachandran, P., Hong, E., and Brewster, R. (2010) Labeling and Imaging Cells in the Zebrafish Hindbrain. Journal of visualized experiments : JoVE. (41)
Hong, E., Jayachandran, P., and Brewster, R. (2010) The polarity protein Pard3 is required for centrosome positioning during neurulation. Developmental Biology. 341(2):335-345
Harrington, M.J., Chalasani, K., and Brewster, R. (2010) Cellular mechanisms of posterior neural tube morphogenesis in the zebrafish. Developmental dynamics : an official publication of the American Association of Anatomists. 239(3):747-762
Harrington, M.J., Hong, E., Fasanmi, O., and Brewster, R. (2007) Cadherin-mediated adhesion regulates posterior body formation. BMC Developmental Biology. 7(1):130
Hong, E., and Brewster, R. (2006) N-cadherin is required for the polarized cell behaviors that drive neurulation in the zebrafish. Development (Cambridge, England). 133(19):3895-3905
Brewster, R. and Dahmane, N. (1999) Getting a-head of the organizer: anterior-posterior patterning of the forebrain. BioEssays : news and reviews in molecular, cellular and developmental biology. 21(8):631-636