ZFIN ID: ZDB-PERS-060511-1
Jontes, James
Email: jontes.1@osu.edu
Affiliation: Jontes Lab
Address: Center for Molecular Neurobiology Ohio State University 119 Rightmire Hall 1060 Carmack Road Columbus, OH 43210 USA
Country: United States
Phone: (614) 292-6606
Fax: (614) 292-5379


Light, S.E.W., Jontes, J.D. (2019) Multiplane calcium imaging reveals disrupted development of network topology in zebrafish pcdh19 mutants. eNeuro. 6(3):
Cooper, S.R., Jontes, J.D., Sotomayor, M. (2016) Structural determinants of adhesion by Protocadherin-19 and implications for its role in epilepsy. eLIFE. 5
Cooper, S.R., Emond, M.R., Duy, P.Q., Liebau, B.G., Wolman, M.A., Jontes, J.D. (2015) Protocadherins control the modular assembly of neuronal columns in the zebrafish optic tectum. The Journal of cell biology. 211:807-14
Ortiz-Medina, H., Emond, M.R., Jontes, J.D. (2015) Zebrafish Calsyntenins mediate homophilic adhesion through their amino-terminal cadherin repeats. Neuroscience. 286:87-96
Hao, L.T., Phan, D.Q., Jontes, J.D., Beattie, C.E. (2015) Motoneuron development influences dorsal root ganglia survival and Schwann cell development in a vertebrate model of spinal muscular atrophy. Human molecular genetics. 24(2):346-60
Biswas, S., Duy, P.Q., Hao le, T., Beattie, C.E., and Jontes, J.D. (2014) Protocadherin-18b interacts with Nap1 to control motor axon growth and arborization in zebrafish. Molecular biology of the cell. 25(5):633-42
Hao, L.T., Duy, P.Q., Jontes, J.D., Wolman, M., Granato, M., and Beattie, C.E. (2013) Temporal requirement for SMN in motoneuron development. Human molecular genetics. 22(13):2612-25
Biswas, S., Emond, M.R., and Jontes, J.D. (2012) The clustered protocadherins Pcdh alpha and Pcdh gamma form a heteromeric complex in zebrafish. Neuroscience. 219:280-289
Jontes, J.D., and Emond, M.R. (2012) Fluorescence Imaging of Transgenic Zebrafish Embryos. Cold Spring Harbor protocols. 2012(5):pdb.prot069245
Jontes, J.D., and Emond, M.R. (2012) In Vivo Imaging of Synaptogenesis in Zebrafish. Cold Spring Harbor protocols. 2012(5):pdb.top069237
Blevins, C., Emond, M.R., Biswas, S., and Jontes, J.D. (2011) Differential expression, alternative splicing, and adhesive properties of the zebrafish delta1-protocadherins. Neuroscience. 199:523-34
Emond, M.R., Biswas, S., Blevins, C.J., and Jontes, J.D. (2011) A complex of Protocadherin-19 and N-cadherin mediates a novel mechanism of cell adhesion. The Journal of cell biology. 195(7):1115-1121
Biswas, S., Emond, M.R., and Jontes, J.D. (2010) Protocadherin-19 and N-cadherin interact to control cell movements during anterior neurulation. The Journal of cell biology. 191(5):1029-1041
Emond, M.R., Biswas, S., and Jontes, J.D. (2009) Protocadherin-19 is essential for early steps in brain morphogenesis. Developmental Biology. 334(1):72-83
Biswas, S., and Jontes, J.D. (2009) Cloning and characterization of zebrafish protocadherin-17. Development genes and evolution. 219(5):265-271
Emond, M.R., and Jontes, J.D. (2008) Inhibition of protocadherin-alpha function results in neuronal death in the developing zebrafish. Developmental Biology. 321(1):175-187
Jontes, J.D. and Smith, S.J. (2006) In vivo imaging of synaptogenesis in embryonic zebrafish. Cold Spring Harbor, NY, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory. :137
Jontes, J.D., Emond, M.R., and Smith, S.J. (2004) In vivo trafficking and targeting of N-cadherin to nascent presynaptic terminals. The Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience. 24(41):9027-9034
Jontes, J.D., and Smith, S.J. (2000) Filopodia, spines, and the generation of synaptic diversity. Neuron. 27(1):11-14
Jontes, J.D., Buchanan, J., and Smith, S.J. (2000) Growth cone and dendrite dynamics in zebrafish embryos: early events in synaptogenesis imaged in vivo. Nature Neuroscience. 3(3):231-237

Jontes, J.D. and Phillips, G.R. (2006) Selective stabilization and synaptic specificity: a new cell-
biological model. Trends in Neurosci. 29, 186-191.