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Publications

Publications of the Chair since 2009

2023[ to top ]
  • Contact chemoreception, magnetic maps, thermoregulation by a superorganism, and, thanks to Einstein, an all-time record: the Editors’ and Readers’ Choice Awards 2023. Zupanc, Günther K. H.; Rössler, Wolfgang; Warrant, Eric J.; Homberg, Uwe; Arikawa, Kentaro; Helfrich-Förster, Charlotte; Narins, Peter M.; Simmons, Andrea Megela. In Journal of Comparative Physiology A, 209(3), pp. 337–340. 2023.
  • Sleep and the circadian clock in insects☆. Bertolini, Enrico; Helfrich-Förster, Charlotte. In Encyclopedia of Sleep and Circadian Rhythms (Second Edition), C. A. Kushida (ed.), pp. 56–67. 2023.
  • Optimized design and in vivo application of optogenetically functionalized Drosophila dopamine receptors. Zhou, Fangmin; Tichy, Alexandra-Madelaine; Imambocus, Bibi Nusreen; Jimenez, Francisco J. Rodriguez; Martínez, Marco González; Jahan, Ishrat; Habib, Margarita; Wilhelmy, Nina; Bräuler, Vanessa; Lömker, Tatjana; Sauter, Kathrin; Helfrich-Förster, Charlotte; Pielage, Jan; Kadow, Ilona C. Grunwald; Janovjak, Harald; Soba, Peter. In bioRxiv. Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, 2023.
  • Drosophila ezoana uses morning and evening oscillators to adjust its rhythmic activity to different daylengths but only the morning oscillator to measure night length for photoperiodic responses. Vaze, Koustubh M.; Manoli, Giulia; Helfrich-Förster, Charlotte. In Journal of Comparative Physiology A. 2023.
  • Contribution of cryptochromes and photolyases for insect life under sunlight. Deppisch, Peter; Kirsch, Valentina; Helfrich-Förster, Charlotte; Senthilan, Pingkalai R. In Journal of Comparative Physiology A, 209(3), pp. 373–389. 2023.
  • The circadian and photoperiodic clock of the pea aphid. Colizzi, Francesca Sara; Martínez-Torres, David; Helfrich-Förster, Charlotte. In Journal of Comparative Physiology A. 2023.
  • Discovery of Paralogous GnRH and Corazonin Signaling Systems in an Invertebrate Chordate. Yanez Guerra, Luis Alfonso; Zandawala, Meet. In Genome Biology and Evolution, 15(7), p. evad108. 2023.
  • Pigment-dispersing factor is present in circadian clock neurons of pea aphids and may mediate photoperiodic signalling to insulin-producing cells. Colizzi, Francesca Sara; Veenstra, Jan A.; Rezende, Gustavo L.; Helfrich-Förster, Charlotte; Martí­nez-Torres, David. In Open Biology, 13(6), p. 230090. 2023.
  • Wolfgang Engelmann: Passionate Researcher, Teacher, and Artist (26 February 1934 to 1 July 2023). Helfrich-Förster, Charlotte. In Journal of Biological Rhythms. 2023.
  • The circadian clock is required for rhythmic lipid transport in Drosophila in interaction with diet and photic condition. Amatobi, Kelechi M.; Ozbek-Unal, Ayten Gizem; Schäbler, Stefan; Deppisch, Peter; Helfrich-Förster, Charlotte; Mueller, Martin J.; Wegener, Christian; Fekete, Agnes. In Journal of Lipid Research. 2023.
  • Biological timing: Linking the circadian clock to the season. Helfrich-Förster, Charlotte. In Current Biology, 33(4), pp. R141-R143. 2023.
  • Characterization of clock-related proteins and neuropeptides in Drosophila littoralis and their putative role in diapause. Manoli, Giulia; Zandawala, Meet; Yoshii, Taishi; Helfrich-Förster, Charlotte. In Journal of Comparative Neurology, 531(15), pp. 1525–1549. 2023.
  • Contribution of cryptochromes and photolyases for insect life under sunlight. Deppisch, Peter; Kirsch, Valentina; Helfrich-Förster, Charlotte; Senthilan, Pingkalai R. In Journal of Comparative Physiology A. 2023.
  • Behavioral state-dependent modulation of insulin-producing cells in Drosophila. Liessem, Sander; Held, Martina; Bisen, Rituja S.; Haberkern, Hannah; Lacin, Haluk; Bockemühl, Till; Ache, Jan M. In Current Biology, 33(3), pp. 449–463.e5. 2023.
  • David S. Saunders: man of insects and photoperiodism (1935--2023). Helfrich-Förster, Charlotte. In Journal of Comparative Physiology A. 2023.
2022[ to top ]
  • Endocrine cybernetics: neuropeptides as molecular switches in behavioural decisions. Nässel, Dick R; Zandawala, Meet. In Open Biol, 12(7), p. 220174. 2022.
  • Allatostatin A Signalling: Progress and New Challenges From a Paradigmatic Pleiotropic Invertebrate Neuropeptide Family. Wegener, Christian; Chen, Jiangtian. In Front Physiol, 13, p. 920529. 2022.
  • Two light sensors decode moonlight versus sunlight to adjust a plastic circadian/circalunidian clock to moon phase. Zurl, Martin; Poehn, Birgit; Rieger, Dirk; Krishnan, Shruthi; Rokvic, Dunja; Rajan, Vinoth Babu Veedin; Gerrard, Elliot; Schlichting, Matthias; Orel, Lukas; Ćorić, Aida; Lucas, Robert J.; Wolf, Eva; Helfrich-Förster, Charlotte; Raible, Florian; Tessmar-Raible, Kristin. In Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 119(22), p. e2115725119. 2022.
  • Adaptation of Drosophila melanogaster to Long Photoperiods of High-Latitude Summers Is Facilitated by the ls-Timeless Allele. Deppisch, Peter; Prutscher, Johanna M.; Pegoraro, Mirko; Tauber, Eran; Wegener, Christian; Helfrich-Förster, Charlotte. In Journal of Biological Rhythms. 2022.
  • The lateral posterior clock neurons of Drosophila melanogaster express three neuropeptides and have multiple connections within the circadian clock network and beyond. Reinhard, Nils; Bertolini, Enrico; Saito, Aika; Sekiguchi, Manabu; Yoshii, Taishi; Rieger, Dirk; Helfrich-Förster, Charlotte. In Journal of Comparative Neurology, n/a(n/a). 2022.
  • It’s all about seeing and hearing: the Editors’ and Readers’ Choice Awards 2022. Zupanc, Günther K. H.; Arikawa, Kentaro; Helfrich-Förster, Charlotte; Homberg, Uwe; Narins, Peter M.; Rössler, Wolfgang; Simmons, Andrea Megela; Warrant, Eric J. In Journal of Comparative Physiology A. 2022.
  • Receptor deorphanization in an echinoderm reveals kisspeptin evolution and relationship with {SALMFamide} neuropeptides. Escudero Castelan, Nayeli; Semmens, Dean C; Guerra, Luis Alfonso Ya{\~n}ez; Zandawala, Meet; Dos Reis, Mario; Slade, Susan E; Scrivens, James H; Zampronio, Cleidiane G; Jones, Alexandra M; Mirabeau, Olivier; Elphick, Maurice R. In BMC Biol, 20(1), p. 187. 2022.
  • The Neuronal Circuit of the Dorsal Circadian Clock Neurons in Drosophila melanogaster. Reinhard, Nils; Schubert, Frank K.; Bertolini, Enrico; Hagedorn, Nicolas; Manoli, Giulia; Sekiguchi, Manabu; Yoshii, Taishi; Rieger, Dirk; Helfrich-Förster, Charlotte. In Frontiers in Physiology, 13. 2022.
  • Behavioral state-dependent modulation of insulin-producing cells in Drosophila. Liessem, Sander; Held, Martina; Bisen, Rituja S.; Haberkern, Hannah; Lacin, Haluk; Bockemühl, Till; Ache, Jan M. In Current Biology. 2022.
  • The Gain and Loss of Cryptochrome/Photolyase Family Members during Evolution. Deppisch, Peter; Helfrich-Förster, Charlotte; Senthilan, Pingkalai R. In Genes, 13(9). 2022.
2021[ to top ]
  • Loss of p21-activated kinase Mbt/PAK4 causes Parkinson-like phenotypes in Drosophila. Pütz, Stephanie M.; Kram, Jette; Rauh, Elisa; Kaiser, Sophie; Toews, Romy; Lueningschroer-Wang, Yi; Rieger, Dirk; Raabe, Thomas. In Disease Models & Mechanisms, 14(6). 2021.
  • The Neuropeptide PDF Is Crucial for Delaying the Phase of Drosophila’s Evening Neurons Under Long Zeitgeber Periods. Vaze, Koustubh M; Helfrich-Förster, Charlotte. In J Biol Rhythms, 36(5), pp. 442–460. 2021.
  • Longitudinal observations call into question the scientific consensus that humans are unaffected by lunar cycles. Wehr, Thomas A.; Helfrich-Förster, Charlotte. In BioEssays, n/a(n/a), p. 2100054. 2021.
  • Antibodies Against the Clock Proteins Period and Cryptochrome Reveal the Neuronal Organization of the Circadian Clock in the Pea Aphid. Colizzi, Francesca Sara; Beer, Katharina; Cuti, Paolo; Deppisch, Peter; Martínez Torres, David; Yoshii, Taishi; Helfrich-Förster, Charlotte. In Frontiers in Physiology, 12, p. 988. 2021.
  • Natural Zeitgebers Under Temperate Conditions Cannot Compensate for the Loss of a Functional Circadian Clock in Timing of a Vital Behavior in Drosophila. Ruf, Franziska; Mitesser, Oliver; Mungwa, Simon Tii; Horn, Melanie; Rieger, Dirk; Hovestadt, Thomas; Wegener, Christian. In J Biol Rhythms, 36(3), pp. 271–285. 2021.
  • Endocrine signals fine-tune daily activity patterns in Drosophila. Pauls, Dennis; Selcho, Mareike; Räderscheidt, Johanna; Amatobi, Kelechi M; Fekete, Agnes; Krischke, Markus; Hermann-Luibl, Christiane; Ozbek-Unal, Ayten Gizem; Ehmann, Nadine; Itskov, Pavel M; Kittel, Robert J; Helfrich-Förster, Charlotte; Kühnlein, Ronald P; Mueller, Martin J; Wegener, Christian. In Curr Biol, 31(18), pp. 4076–4087.e5. 2021.
  • The Pigment-Dispersing Factor neuronal network systematically grows in developing honey bees. Beer, Katharina; Härtel, Stephan; Helfrich-Förster, Charlotte. In Journal of Comparative Neurology, 530(9), pp. 1321–1340. 2021.
  • Natural Zeitgebers Under Temperate Conditions Cannot Compensate for the Loss of a Functional Circadian Clock in Timing of a Vital Behavior in Drosophila. Ruf, Franziska; Mitesser, Oliver; Mungwa, Simon Tii; Horn, Melanie; Rieger, Dirk; Hovestadt, Thomas; Wegener, Christian. In Journal of Biological Rhythms. 2021.
  • Women temporarily synchronize their menstrual cycles with the luminance and gravimetric cycles of the Moon. Helfrich-F{\"o}rster, C.; Monecke, S.; Spiousas, I.; Hovestadt, T.; Mitesser, O.; Wehr, T. A. In Science Advances, 7(5). 2021.
  • A neuroendocrine pathway modulating osmotic stress in Drosophila. Zandawala, Meet; Nguyen, Thomas; Balanyà Segura, Marta; Johard, Helena A. D.; Amcoff, Mirjam; Wegener, Christian; Paluzzi, Jean-Paul; Nässel, Dick R. In PLOS Genetics, 17(3), pp. 1–31. 2021.
  • An effective model of endogenous clocks and external stimuli determining circadian rhythms. Breitenbach, Tim; Helfrich-Förster, Charlotte; Dandekar, Thomas. In Scientific Reports, 11(1), p. 16165. 2021.
  • -Sleep and the Circadian Clock in Insects☆. Bertolini, Enrico; Helfrich-Förster, Charlotte. In Reference Module in Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Psychology. Elsevier, 2021.
  • Transcriptomic, peptidomic, and mass spectrometry imaging analysis of the brain in the ant Cataglyphis nodus. Habenstein, Jens; Schmitt, Franziska; Liessem, Sander; Ly, Alice; Trede, Dennis; Wegener, Christian; Predel, Reinhard; R{\"o}ssler, Wolfgang; Neupert, Susanne. In J Neurochem, 158(2), pp. 391–412. 2021.
2020[ to top ]
  • Hormonal axes in Drosophila: regulation of hormone release and multiplicity of actions. Nässel, Dick; Zandawala, Meet. In Cell and Tissue Research, 382. 2020.
  • The genetic basis of diurnal preference in Drosophila melanogaster. Pegoraro, Mirko; Flavell, Laura M. M.; Menegazzi, Pamela; Colombi, Perrine; Dao, Pauline; Helfrich-F{\"o}rster, Charlotte; Tauber, Eran. In BMC Genomics, 21(1), p. 596. 2020.
  • A Novel Thermal-Visual Place Learning Paradigm for Honeybees (Apis mellifera). Scheiner, Ricarda; Frantzmann, Felix; Jäger, Maria; Mitesser, Oliver; Helfrich-Förster, Charlotte; Pauls, Dennis. In Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience, 14, p. 56. 2020.
  • Post-embryonic Development of the Circadian Clock Seems to Correlate With Social Life Style in Bees. Beer, Katharina; Helfrich-Förster, Charlotte. In Frontiers in Cell and Developmental Biology, 8, p. 1325. 2020.
  • Single-cell resolution long-term luciferase imaging in cultivated Drosophila brains.. Schubert, Frank K.; Helfrich-Förster, Charlotte; Rieger, Dirk. 2020.
  • Model and Non-model Insects in Chronobiology. Beer, Katharina; Helfrich-Förster, Charlotte. In Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience, 14, p. 221. 2020.
  • Dopamine signaling in wake promoting clock neurons is not required for the normal regulation of sleep in Drosophila. Fernandez-Chiappe, Florencia; Hermann-Luibl, Christiane; Peteranderl, Alina; Reinhard, Nils; Senthilan, Pingkalai R.; Hieke, Marie; Selcho, Mareike; Yoshii, Taishi; Shafer, Orie T.; Muraro, Nara I.; Helfrich-F{\"o}rster, Charlotte. In Journal of Neuroscience. Society for Neuroscience, 2020.
  • A Functional Clock Within the Main Morning and Evening Neurons of D. melanogaster Is Not Sufficient for Wild-Type Locomotor Activity Under Changing Day Length. Menegazzi, Pamela; Beer, Katharina; Grebler, Verena; Schlichting, Matthias; Schubert, Frank K.; Helfrich-Förster, Charlotte. In Frontiers in Physiology, 11, p. 229. 2020.
  • Loss of function in the Drosophila clock gene period results in altered intermediary lipid metabolism and increased susceptibility to starvation. Schäbler, Stefan; Amatobi, Kelechi M.; Horn, Melanie; Rieger, Dirk; Helfrich-Förster, Charlotte; Mueller, Martin J.; Wegener, Christian; Fekete, Agnes. In Cellular and Molecular Life Sciences, 77, pp. 4939–4956. 2020.
2019[ to top ]
  • Reward signaling in a recurrent circuit of dopaminergic neurons and peptidergic Kenyon cells. Lyutova, Radostina; Selcho, Mareike; Pfeuffer, Maximilian; Segebarth, Dennis; Habenstein, Jens; Rohwedder, Astrid; Frantzmann, Felix; Wegener, Christian; Thum, Andreas S.; Pauls, Dennis. In Nature Communications, 10(1), p. 3097-. 2019.
  • ER-Ca2+ sensor STIM regulates neuropeptides required for development under nutrient restriction in Drosophila. Megha; Wegener, Christian; Hasan, Gaiti. In PLOS ONE, 14(7), pp. 1–22. 2019.
  • Peptidergic signaling from clock neurons regulates reproductive dormancy in Drosophila melanogaster. Nagy, Dóra; Cusumano, Paola; Andreatta, Gabriele; Anduaga, Ane Martin; Hermann-Luibl, Christiane; Reinhard, Nils; Gesto, Joao; Wegener, Christian; Mazzotta, Gabriella; Rosato, Ezio; Kyriacou, Charalambos P; Helfrich-Förster, Charlotte; Costa, Rodolfo. In PLoS Genet, 15(6), p. e1008158. 2019.
  • Life at High Latitudes Does Not Require Circadian Behavioral Rhythmicity under Constant Darkness. Bertolini, Enrico; Schubert, Frank K.; Zanini, Damiano; Sehadová, Hana; Helfrich-Förster, Charlotte; Menegazzi, Pamela. In Current Biology, 29(22), pp. 3928–3936.e3. 2019.
  • Flies’ colour preferences depend on the time of day. Helfrich-Förster, Charlotte. In Nature, 574(7776), pp. 43–44. 2019.
  • Medicine in the Fourth Dimension. Cederroth, Christopher R.; Albrecht, Urs; Bass, Joseph; Brown, Steven A.; Dyhrfjeld-Johnsen, Jonas; Gachon, Frederic; Green, Carla B.; Hastings, Michael H.; Helfrich-Förster, Charlotte; Hogenesch, John B.; Lévi, Francis; Loudon, Andrew; Lundkvist, Gabriella B.; Meijer, Johanna H.; Rosbash, Michael; Takahashi, Joseph S.; Young, Michael; Canlon, Barbara. In Cell Metabolism, 30(2), pp. 238–250. 2019.
  • The Circadian Clock Improves Fitness in the Fruit Fly, Drosophila melanogaster. Horn, Melanie; Mitesser, Oliver; Hovestadt, Thomas; Yoshii, Taishi; Rieger, Dirk; Helfrich-Förster, Charlotte. In Front Physiol, 10, p. 1374. 2019.
  • A distinct visual pathway mediates high light intensity adaptation of the circadian clock in Drosophila. Schlichting, M.; Menegazzi, P.; Rosbash, M.; Helfrich-Förster, C. In Journal of Neuroscience, 39(9), pp. 1621–1630. 2019.
  • Role of Rhodopsins as Circadian Photoreceptors in the Drosophila melanogaster. Senthilan, Pingkalai R.; Grebler, Rudi; Reinhard, Nils; Rieger, Dirk; Helfrich-Förster, Charlotte. In Biology, 8(1), p. 6. 2019.
  • Light input pathways to the circadian clock of insects with an emphasis on the fruit fly Drosophila melanogaster. Helfrich-Förster, Charlotte. In Journal of Comparative Physiology A, pp. 1–14. 2019.
  • Neuropeptides in modulation of Drosophila behavior: how to get a grip on their pleiotropic actions. Nässel, Dick R; Pauls, Dennis; Huetteroth, Wolf. In Current Opinion in Insect Science, 36, pp. 1–8. 2019.
  • Drosophila carboxypeptidase D (SILVER) is a key enzyme in neuropeptide processing required to maintain locomotor activity levels and survival rate. Pauls, Dennis; Hamarat, Yasin; Trufasu, Luisa; Schendzielorz, Tim M.; Gramlich, Gertrud; Kahnt, Jörg; Vanselow, Jens T.; Schlosser, Andreas; Wegener, Christian. In European Journal of Neuroscience. 2019.
  • Ancient role of vasopressin/oxytocin-type neuropeptides as regulators of feeding revealed in an echinoderm. Odekunle, Esther A.; Semmens, Dean C.; Martynyuk, Nataly; Tinoco, Ana B.; Garewal, Abdullah K.; Patel, Radhika R.; Blowes, Liisa M.; Zandawala, Meet; Delroisse, Jérôme; Slade, Susan E.; Scrivens, James H.; Egertová, Michaela; Elphick, Maurice R. In BMC Biology, 17(1), p. 60-. 2019.
  • Light-mediated circuit switching in the Drosophila neuronal clock network. Schlichting, Matthias; Weidner, Patrick; Diaz, Madelen; Menegazzi, Pamela; Dalla-Benetta, Elena; Helfrich-Foerster, Charlotte; Rosbash, Michael. In Current Biology, 29(19), pp. 3266–3276.e3. 2019.
  • Polarization Vision: Targets of Polarization-Sensitive Photoreceptors in the Drosophila Visual System. Helfrich-Förster, Charlotte. In Current Biology, 29(17), pp. R839 - R842. 2019.
  • Tachykinins: Neuropeptides That Are Ancient, Diverse, Widespread and Functionally Pleiotropic. Nässel, Dick R.; Zandawala, Meet; Kawada, Tsuyoshi; Satake, Honoo. In Frontiers in Neuroscience, 13, p. 1262. 2019.
  • The Circadian Clock Improves Fitness in the Fruit Fly, Drosophila melanogaster. Horn, Melanie; Mitesser, Oliver; Hovestadt, Thomas; Yoshii, Taishi; Rieger, Dirk; Helfrich-Förster, Charlotte. In Frontiers in Physiology, 10, p. 1374. 2019.
  • A single pair of leucokinin neurons are modulated by feeding state and regulate sleep–metabolism interactions. Yurgel, Maria E.; Kakad, Priyanka; Zandawala, Meet; Nässel, Dick R.; Godenschwege, Tanja A.; Keene, Alex C. In PLOS Biology, 17(2), pp. 1–26. 2019.
  • Recent advances in neuropeptide signaling in Drosophila, from genes to physiology and behavior. Nässel, Dick R.; Zandawala, Meet. In Progress in Neurobiology, 179, p. 101607. 2019.
2018[ to top ]
  • The CCHamide1 neuropeptide expressed in the anterior dorsal neuron 1 conveys a circadian signal to the ventral lateral neurons in Drosophila melanogaster. Fujiwara, Yuri; Hermann-Luibl, Christiane; Katsura, Maki; Sekiguchi, Manabu; Ida, Takanori; Helfrich-Förster, Charlotte; Yoshii, Taishi. In Frontiers in physiology, 9, p. 1276. 2018.
  • Metabolic Labeling to Quantify Drosophila Neuropeptides and Peptide Hormones. Kunz, Thomas Otto; Chen, Jiangtian; Megha; Wegener, Christian. In Peptidomics: Methods and Strategies, M. Schrader, L. Fricker (eds.), pp. 175–185. 2018.
  • The evolution and nomenclature of GnRH-type and corazonin-type neuropeptide signaling systems. Zandawala, Meet; Tian, Shi; Elphick, Maurice R. In General and comparative endocrinology, 264, pp. 64–77. 2018.
  • Sleep in Insects. Helfrich-Förster, Charlotte. In Annual Review of Entomology, 63(1). 2018.
  • Synthetic Light-Activated Ion Channels for Optogenetic Activation and Inhibition. Beck, Sebastian; Yu-Strzelczyk, Jing; Pauls, Dennis; Constantin, Oana M.; Gee, Christine E.; Ehmann, Nadine; Kittel, Robert J.; Nagel, Georg; Gao, Shiqiang. In Frontiers in Neuroscience, 12, p. 643. 2018.
  • Cryptochrome interacts with actin and enhances eye-mediated light sensitivity of the circadian clock in Drosophila melanogaster. Schlichting, Matthias; Rieger, Dirk; Cusumano, Paola; Grebler, Rudi; Costa, Rodolfo; Mazzotta, Gabriella; Helfrich-Förster, Charlotte. In Frontiers in Molecular Neuroscience, 11, p. 238. 2018.
  • Drosophila {RSK} Influences the Pace of the Circadian Clock by Negative Regulation of Protein Kinase Shaggy Activity. Beck, Katherina; Hovhanyan, Anna; Menegazzi, Pamela; Helfrich-Förster, Charlotte; Raabe, Thomas. In Frontiers in Molecular Neuroscience, 11, p. 122. 2018.
  • Modulation of Drosophila post-feeding physiology and behavior by the neuropeptide leucokinin. Zandawala, Meet; Yurgel, Maria E.; Texada, Michael J.; Liao, Sifang; Rewitz, Kim F.; Keene, Alex C.; Nässel, Dick R. In PLOS Genetics, 14(11), pp. 1–31. 2018.
  • Neuroanatomical details of the lateral neurons of Drosophila melanogaster support their functional role in the circadian system. Schubert, F K; Hagedorn, N; Yoshii, T; Helfrich-Förster, C; Rieger, D. In J Comp Neurol, 526(7), pp. 1209–1231. 2018.
  • The characterization of the circadian clock in the olive fly Bactrocera oleae (Diptera: Tephritidae) reveals a Drosophila-like organization. Bertolini, Enrico; Kistenpfennig, Christa; Menegazzi, Pamela; Keller, Alexander; Koukidou, Martha; Helfrich-Förster, Charlotte. In Sci Reports, 8(1), p. 816. 2018.
  • A comprehensive anatomical map of the peripheral octopaminergic/tyraminergic system of Drosophila melanogaster. Pauls, Dennis; Blechschmidt, Christine; Frantzmann, Felix; el Jundi, Basil; Selcho, Mareike. In Scientific Reports, 8(1), p. 15314. 2018.
  • Closely Related Fruit Fly Species Living at Different Latitudes Diverge in Their Circadian Clock Anatomy and Rhythmic Behavior. Beauchamp, Marta; Bertolini, Enrico; Deppisch, Peter; Steubing, Jonathan; Menegazzi, Pamela; Helfrich-Förster, Charlotte. In J Biol Rhythms, 33(6), pp. 602–613. 2018.
  • The Circadian Clock of the Ant Camponotus floridanus Is Localized in Dorsal and Lateral Neurons of the Brain. Kay, Janina; Menegazzi, Pamela; Mildner, Stephanie; Roces, Flavio; Helfrich-Förster, Charlotte. In Journal of biological rhythms, 33(3), pp. 255–271. 2018.
  • Neuropeptidomics of the Bed Bug Cimex lectularius. Predel, Reinhard; Neupert, Susanne; Derst, Christian; Reinhardt, Klaus; Wegener, Christian. In Journal of Proteome Research, 17(1), pp. 440–454. 2018.
  • Flies as models for circadian clock adaptation to environmental challenges. Helfrich-Förster, Charlotte; Bertolini, Enrico; Menegazzi, Pamela. In European Journal of Neuroscience, 51(1), pp. 116–181. 2018.
  • Characterization of a set of abdominal neuroendocrine cells that regulate stress physiology using colocalized diuretic peptides in Drosophila. Zandawala, Meet; Marley, Richard; Davies, Shireen A.; Nässel, Dick R. In Cellular and Molecular Life Sciences, 75(6), pp. 1099–1115. 2018.
  • The role of the circadian clock system in physiology. Pilorz, Violetta; Helfrich-F{\"o}rster, Charlotte; Oster, Henrik. In Pfl{\"u}gers Archiv - European Journal of Physiology. 2018.
  • The Drosophila microbiome has a limited influence on sleep, activity, and courtship behaviors. Selkrig, Joel; Mohammad, Farhan; Ng, Soon Hwee; Chua, Jia Yi; Tumkaya, Tayfun; Ho, Joses; Chiang, Yin Ning; Rieger, Dirk; Pettersson, Sven; Helfrich-Foerster, Charlotte; others. In Scientific reports, 8(1), p. 10646. 2018.
  • Anatomical characterization of PDF-Tri neurons and peptidergic neurons associated with eclosion behavior in Drosophila. Selcho, Mareike; Mühlbauer, Barbara; Hensgen, Ronja; Shiga, Sakiko; Wegener, Christian; Yasuyama, Kouji. In Journal of Comparative Neurology, 526, pp. 1307–1328. 2018.
2017[ to top ]
  • Odor-taste Learning in Drosophila Larvae. Widmann, Annekathrin; Eichler, Katharina; Selcho, Mareike; Thum, Andreas S; Pauls, Dennis. In Journal of Insect Physiology. 2017.
  • DINeR: Database for Insect Neuropeptide Research. Yeoh, Joseph G.C.; Pandit, Aniruddha A.; Zandawala, Meet; Nässel, Dick R.; Davies, Shireen-Anne; Dow, Julian A.T. In Insect Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, 86, pp. 9–19. 2017.
  • Bacterial diversity of cosmopolitan Culex pipiens and invasive Aedes japonicus from Germany. Zotzmann, Sina; Steinbrink, Antje; Schleich, Kathrin; Frantzmann, Felix; Xoumpholphakdy, Chinhda; Spaeth, Manuela; Moro, Claire Valiente; Mavingui, Patrick; Klimpel, Sven. In Parasitology Research, 116(7), pp. 1899–1906. 2017.
  • Do graphemes attract spatial attention in grapheme-color synesthesia?. Volberg, G.; Chockley, A.S.; Greenlee, M.W. In Neuropsychologia, 99, pp. 101–111. 2017.
  • A damping circadian clock drives weak oscillations in metabolism and locomotor activity of aphids (Acyrthosiphon pisum). Beer, K; Joschinski, J; Arrazola Sastre, A; Krauss, J; Helfrich-Förster, C. In Sci Rep, 7(1), pp. 14906–14906. 2017.
  • Neuronal circadian clock protein oscillations are similar in behaviourally rhythmic forager honeybees and in arrhythmic nurses. Fuchikawa, T; Beer, K; Linke-Winnebeck, C; Ben-David, R; Kotowoy, A; Tsang, VWK; Warman, GR; Winnebeck, EC; Helfrich-Förster, C; Bloch, G. In Open Biology, 7(6), p. 170047. 2017.
  • Organization of Circadian Behavior Relies on Glycinergic Transmission. Frenkel, Lia; Muraro, Nara I.; González, Andrea N. Beltrán; Marcora, María S.; Bernabó, Guillermo; Hermann-Luibl, Christiane; Romero, Juan I.; Helfrich-Förster, Charlotte; Castaño, Eduardo M.; Marino-Busjle, Cristina; Calvo, Daniel J.; Ceriani, M. Fernanda. In Cell Reports, 19(1), pp. 72–85. 2017.
  • Adaptation of circadian neuronal network to photoperiod in high-latitude European Drosophilids. Menegazzi, Pamela; Benetta, Elena Dalla; Beauchamp, Marta; Schlichting, Matthias; Steffan-Dewenter, Ingolf; Helfrich-Förster, Charlotte. In CURR BIOL, 27, pp. 833–839. 2017.
  • A new Rhodopsin influences light-dependent daily activity patterns of fruit flies. Kistenpfennig, Christa; Grebler, Rudi; Ogueta, Maite; Hermann-Luibl, Christiane; Schlichting, Matthias; Stanewsky, Ralf; Senthilan, Pingkalai R; Helfrich-Förster, Charlotte. In Journal of biological rhythms, 32(5), pp. 406–422. 2017.
  • Swing Boat: Inducing and Recording Locomotor Activity in a Drosophila melanogaster Model of Alzheimer’s Disease. Berlandi, Johannes; Lin, Fang-Ju; Ambrée, Oliver; Rieger, Dirk; Paulus, Werner; Jeibmann, Astrid. In Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience, 11, p. 159. 2017.
  • A Tug-of-War between Cryptochrome and the Visual System Allows the Adaptation of Evening Activity to Long Photoperiods in Drosophila melanogaster. Kistenpfennig, C; Nakayama, M; Nihara, R; Tomioka, K; Helfrich-F{\"o}rster, C; Yoshii, T. In Journal of biological rhythms, 33, pp. 24–34. 2017.
  • WEclMon--A simple and robust camera-based system to monitor Drosophila eclosion under optogenetic manipulation and natural conditions. Ruf, Franziska; Fraunholz, Martin; {\"O}chsner, Konrad; Kaderschabek, Johann; Wegener, Christian. In PloS one, 12(6), p. e0180238. 2017.
  • Neuropeptides in the desert ant Cataglyphis fortis: Mass spectrometric analysis, localization, and age-related changes. Schmitt, Franziska; Vanselow, Jens T; Schlosser, Andreas; Wegener, Christian; Rössler, Wolfgang. In J Comp Neurol, 525, pp. 901–918. 2017.
  • The Drosophila Clock System. Helfrich-F{\"o}rster, Charlotte. In Biological Timekeeping: Clocks, Rhythms and Behaviour, V. Kumar (ed.), pp. 133–176. Springer India, New Delhi, 2017.
  • Central and peripheral clocks are coupled by a neuropeptide pathway in Drosophila. Selcho, Mareike; Millán, Carola; Palacios-Mu{\~n}; Munoz, Angelina; Ruf, Franziska; Ubillo, Lilian; Chen, Jiangtian; Bergmann, Gregor; Ito, Chihiro; Silva, Valeria; Wegener, Christian; Ewer, John. In Nature Communications, 8, p. 8:15563. 2017.
  • Genetic variation of clock genes and cancer risk: a field synopsis and meta-analysis. Benna, C; Helfrich-Förster, C; Rajendran, S; Monticelli, H; Pilati, P; Nitti, D; Mocellin, S. In Oncotarget. 2017.
  • Drosophila Rhodopsin 7 can partially replace the structural role of Rhodopsin 1, but not its physiological function. Grebler, Rudi; Kistenpfennig, Christa; Rieger, Dirk; Bentrop, Joachim; Schneuwly, Stephan; Senthilan, Pingkalai R.; Helfrich-Förster, Charlotte. In Journal of Comparative Physiology A, pp. 1–11. 2017.
  • Discovery of novel representatives of bilaterian neuropeptide families and reconstruction of neuropeptide precursor evolution in ophiuroid echinoderms. Zandawala, Meet; Moghul, Ismail; Yañez Guerra, Luis Alfonso; Delroisse, Jérôme; Abylkassimova, Nikara; Hugall, Andrew F.; O’Hara, Timothy D.; Elphick, Maurice R. In Open Biology, 7(9), p. 170129. 2017.
2016[ to top ]
  • Pea aphids (Hemiptera: Aphididae) have diurnal rhythms when raised independently of a host plant. Joschinski, Jens; Beer, Katharina; Helfrich-Förster, Charlotte; Krauss, Jochen. In J Insect Sci, 16(1), p. 31. 2016.
  • Circadian light-input pathways in Drosophila. Yoshii, Taishi; Hermann-Luibl, Christiane; Helfrich-Förster, Charlotte. In Commun Integr Biol, 9(1), p. e1102805. 2016.
  • Unique features of a global human ectoparasite identified through sequencing of the bed bug genome. Benoit, Joshua B; Adelman, Zach N; Reinhardt, Klaus; Dolan, Amanda; Poelchau, Monica; Jennings, Emily C; Szuter, Elise M; Hagan, Richard W; Gujar, Hemant; Shukla, Jayendra Nath; Menegazzi, Pamela; Wegener, Christian; Peschel, Nicolai et al. In Nat Commun, 7:10165. 2016.
  • A neural network underlying circadian entrainment and photoperiodic adjustment of sleep and activity in Drosophila. Schlichting, Matthias; Menegazzi, Pamela; Lelito, Katharine R; Yao, Zepeng; Buhl, Edgar; Dalla Benetta, Elena; Bahle, Andrew; Denike, Jennifer; Hodge, James John; Helfrich-Förster, Charlotte; others. In J Neurosci, 36(35), pp. 9084–9096. 2016.
  • Rhodopsin 7--The unusual Rhodopsin in Drosophila. Senthilan, Pingkalai R; Helfrich-Förster, Charlotte. In PeerJ, 4, p. e2427. 2016.
  • Allatostatin a signalling in Drosophila regulates feeding and sleep and is modulated by PDF. Chen, Jiangtian; Reiher, Wencke; Hermann-Luibl, Christiane; Sellami, Azza; Cognigni, Paola; Kondo, Shu; Helfrich-Förster, Charlotte; Veenstra, Jan A; Wegener, Christian. In PLOS Genet, 12(9), p. e1006346. 2016.
  • Urbilaterian origin of paralogous GnRH and corazonin neuropeptide signalling pathways. Tian, Shi; Zandawala, Meet; Beets, Isabel; Baytemur, Esra; Slade, Susan E.; Scrivens, James H.; Elphick, Maurice R. In Scientific Reports, 6(1), p. 28788-. 2016.
  • Identification of a neuropeptide precursor protein that gives rise to a “cocktail” of peptides that bind Cu(II) and generate metal-linked dimers. Jones, Christopher E.; Zandawala, Meet; Semmens, Dean C.; Anderson, Sarah; Hanson, Graeme R.; Janies, Daniel A.; Elphick, Maurice R. In Biochimica et Biophysica Acta (BBA) - General Subjects, 1860(1, Part A), pp. 57–66. 2016.
  • Stereotyped responses of Drosophila peptidergic neuronal ensemble depend on downstream neuromodulators. Mena, Wilson; Diegelmann, S{\"o}ren; Wegener, Christian; Ewer, John. In eLife, 5, p. e19686. 2016.
  • A new device for monitoring individual activity rhythms of honey bees reveals critical effects of the social environment on behavior. Beer, Katharina; Steffan-Dewenter, Ingolf; Härtel, Stephan; Helfrich-Förster, Charlotte. In J Comp Physiol A, 202(8), pp. 555–565. 2016.
  • GSK-3 Beta does not stabilize cryptochrome in the circadian clock of Drosophila. Fischer, Robin; Helfrich-Förster, Charlotte; Peschel, Nicolai. In PLOS ONE, 11(1), pp. 1–17. 2016.
  • Localization of Neuropeptide Gene Expression in Larvae of an Echinoderm, the Starfish Asterias rubens. Mayorova, Tatiana D.; Tian, Shi; Cai, Weigang; Semmens, Dean C.; Odekunle, Esther A.; Zandawala, Meet; Badi, Yusef; Rowe, Matthew L.; Egertová, Michaela; Elphick, Maurice R. In Frontiers in Neuroscience, 10, p. 553. 2016.
  • Genetic Dissection of Aversive Associative Olfactory Learning and Memory in Drosophila Larvae. Widmann, Annekathrin; Artinger, Marc; Biesinger, Lukas; Boepple, Kathrin; Peters, Christina; Schlechter, Jana; Selcho, Mareike; Thum, Andreas S. In PLOS Genetics, 12(10), pp. 1–32. 2016.
  • Systemic corazonin signalling modulates stress responses and metabolism in Drosophila.. Kubrak, Olga I.; Lushchak, Oleh V.; Zandawala, Meet; Nässel, Dick R. In Open Biology, 6(11), p. 160152. 2016.
  • The timed depolarization of morning and evening oscillators phase shifts the circadian clock of Drosophila. Eck, Saskia; Helfrich-Förster, Charlotte; Rieger, Dirk. In J Biol Rhythms, 31(5), pp. 428–442. 2016.
  • Isolation and characterization of the corticotropin-releasing factor-related diuretic hormone receptor in Rhodnius prolixus. Lee, Hae-Ri; Zandawala, Meet; Lange, Angela B.; Orchard, Ian. In Cellular Signalling, 28(9), pp. 1152–1162. 2016.
  • Time-of-day-dependent adaptation of the {HPA} axis to predictable social defeat stress. Koch, C E; Bartlang, M S; Kiehn, J T; Lucke, L; Naujokat, N; Helfrich-Förster, C; Reber, S O; Oster, H. In J Endocrinol, 231(3), pp. 209–221. 2016.
  • Drosophila ezoana uses an hour-glass or highly damped circadian clock for measuring night length and inducing diapause. Vaze, Koustubh M; Helfrich-Förster, Charlotte. In Physiol Entomol, 41(4), pp. 378–389. 2016.
2015[ to top ]
  • Identification, functional characterization, and pharmacological profile of a serotonin type-2b receptor in the medically important insect, Rhodnius prolixus. Paluzzi, Jean-Paul V.; Bhatt, Garima; Wang, Chang-Hui J.; Zandawala, Meet; Lange, Angela B.; Orchard, Ian. In Frontiers in Neuroscience, 9, p. 175. 2015.
  • Twilight dominates over moonlight in adjusting Drosophila’s activity pattern. Schlichting, Matthias; Grebler, Rudi; Menegazzi, Pamela; Helfrich-Förster, Charlotte. In J Biol Rhythms, 30(2), pp. 117–128. 2015.
  • Clock network in Drosophila. Hermann-Luibl, Christiane; Helfrich-Förster, Charlotte. In Curr Opin Insect Sci, 7, pp. 65–70. 2015.
  • Normal vision can compensate for the loss of the circadian clock. Schlichting, Matthias; Menegazzi, Pamela; Helfrich-Förster, Charlotte. In Proc R Soc Lond B: Biol Sci, 282(1815), p. 20151846. 2015.
  • Immunofluorescence and Genetic Fluorescent Labeling Techniques in the Drosophila Nervous System. Selcho, Mareike; Wegener, Christian. In Immunocytochemistry and Related Techniques, pp. 39–62. 2015.
  • Chemical identity, function and regulation of enteroendocrine peptides in insects. Wegener, Christian; Veenstra, Jan A. In Curr Opin Insect Sci, 11, pp. 8–13. 2015.
  • Lipid-Pro: a computational lipid identification solution for untargeted lipidomics on data-independent acquisition tandem mass spectrometry platforms. Ahmed, Zeeshan; Mayr, Michel; Zeeshan, Saman; Dandekar, Thomas; Mueller, Martin J.; Fekete, Agnes. In Bioinformatics, 31(7), pp. 1150–1153. 2015.
  • Structure–activity relationships of two Rhodnius prolixus calcitonin-like diuretic hormone analogs. Zandawala, Meet; Poulos, Constantine; Orchard, Ian. In Peptides, 68, pp. 211–213. 2015.
  • Neuropeptide F neurons modulate sugar reward during associative olfactory learning of Drosophila larvae. Rohwedder, Astrid; Selcho, Mareike; Chassot, B{\’e}r{\’e}nice; Thum, Andreas S. In J Comp Neurol, 523(18), pp. 2637–2664. 2015.
  • Cryptochrome-Dependent and -Independent Circadian Entrainment Circuits in Drosophila. Yoshii, Taishi; Hermann-Luibl, Christiane; Kistenpfennig, Christa; Schmid, Benjamin; Tomioka, Kenji; Helfrich-Förster, Charlotte. In J Neurosci, 35(15), pp. 6131–6141. 2015.
  • Photic entrainment in Drosophila assessed by locomotor activity recordings. Schlichting, Matthias; Helfrich-Förster, Charlotte. In Methods Enzymol, pp. 105–123. 2015.
  • Flies remember the time of day. Chouhan, Nitin S.; Wolf, Reinhard; Helfrich-Förster, Charlotte; Heisenberg, Martin. In CURR BIOL, 25(12), pp. 1619–1624. 2015.
  • Identification and distribution of SIFamide in the nervous system of the desert locust Schistocerca gregaria. Gellerer, Alina; Franke, Aileen; Neupert, Susanne; Predel, Reinhard; Zhou, Xin; Liu, Shanlin; Reiher, Wencke; Wegener, Christian; Homberg, Uwe. In J Comp Neurol, 523(1), pp. 108–125. 2015.
  • Mutations in PNPLA6 are linked to photoreceptor degeneration and various forms of childhood blindness. Kmoch, S; Majewski, J; Ramamurthy, V; Cao, S; Fahiminiya, S; Ren, H; MacDonald, I M; Lopez, I; Sun, V; Keser, V; Khan, A; Str{\’a}necký, V; Hartmannov{\’a}, H; Přistoupilov{\’a}, A; Hodaňov{\’a}, K; Piherov{\’a}, L; Kuchař, L; Baxov{\’a}, A; Chen, R; Barsottini, O G; Pyle, A; Griffin, H; Splitt, M; Sallum, J; Tolmie, J L; Sampson, J R; Chinnery, P; {Care4Rare Canada}; Banin, E; Sharon, D; Dutta, S; Grebler, R; Helfrich-Foerster, C; Pedroso, J L; Kretzschmar, D; Cayouette, M; Koenekoop, R K. In Nat Commun, 6, pp. 5614–5614. 2015.
  • How light resets circadian clocks. Johnsson, Anders; Helfrich-F{\"o}rster, Charlotte; Engelmann, Wolfgang. In Photobiology, pp. 243–297. 2015.
  • Potency of transgenic effectors for neurogenetic manipulation in Drosophila larvae. Pauls, Dennis; von Essen, Alina; Lyutova, Radostina; van Giesen, Lena; Rosner, Ronny; Wegener, Christian; Sprecher, Simon G. In Genetics, 199(1), pp. 25–37. 2015.
  • Adipokinetic hormone signalling system in the Chagas disease vector, Rhodnius prolixus. Zandawala, M.; Hamoudi, Z.; Lange, A. B.; Orchard, I. In Insect Molecular Biology, 24(2), pp. 264–276. 2015.
  • Neuropeptidomics of the carpenter ant Camponotus floridanus. Schmitt, Franziska; Vanselow, Jens T; Schlosser, Andreas; Kahnt Jörg; Rössler Wolfgang; Wegener, Christian. In J Proteome Res, 14(3), pp. 1504–1514. 2015.
  • Identification and characterization of the adipokinetic hormone/corazonin-related peptide signaling system in Rhodnius prolixus. Zandawala, Meet; Haddad, Amir S.; Hamoudi, Zina; Orchard, Ian. In The FEBS Journal, 282(18), pp. 3603–3617. 2015.
  • Identification and functional characterization of FGLamide-related allatostatin receptor in Rhodnius prolixus. Zandawala, Meet; Orchard, Ian. In Insect Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, 57, pp. 1–10. 2015.
  • Repeated Psychosocial Stress at Night Affects the Circadian Activity Rhythm of Male Mice. Bartlang, Manuela S.; Oster, Henrik; Helfrich-Förster, Charlotte. In J Biol Rhythms, 30(3), pp. 228–241. 2015.
  • Chapter Five - Photic Entrainment in Drosophila Assessed by Locomotor Activity Recordings. Schlichting, Matthias; Helfrich-Förster, Charlotte. In Circadian Rhythms and Biological Clocks, Part B, Vol. 552, A. Sehgal (ed.), pp. 105–123. 2015.
2014[ to top ]
  • Moonlight detection by Drosophila’s endogenous clock depends on multiple photopigments in the compound eyes. Schlichting, M; Grebler, R; Peschel, N; Yoshii, T; Helfrich-Förster, C. In J Biol Rhythms, 29(2), pp. 75–86. 2014.
  • Developing sustainable software solutions for bioinformatics by the “Butterfly” paradigm. Ahmed, Zeeshan; Zeeshan, Saman; Dandekar, Thomas. In F1000Research, 3. Faculty of 1000 Ltd, 2014.
  • The MAP kinase p38 is part of Drosophila melanogaster’s circadian clock. Dusik, Verena; Senthilan, Pingkalai R; Mentzel, Benjamin; Hartlieb, Heiko; Wülbeck, Corinna; Yoshii, Taishi; Raabe, Thomas; Helfrich-Förster, Charlotte. In PLoS genetics, 10(8), p. e1004565. 2014.
  • Characterization of the octopaminergic and tyraminergic neurons in the central brain of Drosophila larvae. Selcho, Mareike*; Pauls, Dennis*; Huser, Annina; Stocker, Reinhard F; Thum, Andreas S. In J Comp Neurol, 522(15), pp. 3485–3500. 2014.
  • Peptide profiling of the retrocerebral complex and identification of an adipokinetic hormone and short neuropeptide F peptides in diapausing and non-diapausing cherry fruit flies Rhagoletis cerasi (Diptera: Tephritidae). Wegener, Christian. In Mitt Dtsch Ges Allg Angew Entomol, 19, pp. 265–268. 2014.
  • ‘Isotopo’a database application for facile analysis and management of mass isotopomer data. Ahmed, Zeeshan; Zeeshan, Saman; Huber, Claudia; Hensel, Michael; Schomburg, Dietmar; M{\"u}nch, Richard; Eylert, Eva; Eisenreich, Wolfgang; Dandekar, Thomas. In Database, 2014, p. bau077. Oxford University Press, 2014.
  • From neurogenetic studies in the fly brain to a concept in circadian biology. Helfrich-Förster, C. In J Neurogenet, 28(3-4), pp. 329–347. 2014.
  • Ant-App-Database towards neural, behavioral research on deserts ants and approximate solar estimations. Ahmed, Zeeshan. In Neuroinformatics, p. 93. 2014.
  • Ant-App-DB: a smart solution for monitoring arthropods activities, experimental data management and solar calculations without GPS in behavioral field studies. Ahmed, Zeeshan; Zeeshan, Saman; Fleischmann, Pauline; R{\"o}ssler, Wolfgang; Dandekar, Thomas. In F1000Research, 3. Faculty of 1000 Ltd, 2014.
  • Repeated psychosocial stress at night, but not day, affects the central molecular clock. Bartlang, Manuela S; Savelyev, Sergey A; Johansson, Anne-Sofie; Reber, Stefan O; Helfrich-F{\"o}rster, Charlotte; Lundkvist, Gabriella BS. In Chronobiol Int, 31(9), pp. 996–1007. 2014.
  • Peptidomics and processing of regulatory peptides in the fruit fly Drosophila. Pauls, Dennis; Chen, Jiangtian; Reiher, Wencke; Vanselow, Jens T; Schlosser, Andreas; Kahnt, Jörg; Wegener, Christian. In EuPA Open Proteomics, 3, pp. 114–127. 2014.
  • Software applications toward quantitative metabolic flux analysis and modeling. Dandekar, Thomas; Fieselmann, Astrid; Majeed, Saman; Ahmed, Zeeshan. In Briefings in bioinformatics, 15(1), pp. 91–107. Oxford Univ Press, 2014.
  • The ion transport peptide is a new functional clock neuropeptide in the fruit fly Drosophila melanogaster. Hermann-Luibl, C; Yoshii, T; Senthilan, P R; Dircksen, H; Helfrich-Förster, C. In J Neurosci, 34(29), pp. 9522–9536. 2014.
2013[ to top ]
  • Drosophila clock neurons under natural conditions. Menegazzi, Pamela; Vanin, Stefano; Yoshii, Taishi; Rieger, Dirk; Hermann, Christiane; Dusik, Verena; Kyriacou, Charalambos P; Helfrich-Förster, Charlotte; Costa, Rodolfo. In J Biol Rhythms, 28(1), pp. 3–14. 2013.
  • Integrating Formal UML Designs and HCI Patterns with Spiral SDLC in DroLIGHT Implementation. Ahmed, Zeeshan; Helfrich-Förster, Charlotte; Dandekar, Thomas. In Recent Patents on Computer Science, 6(2), pp. 85–98. 2013.
  • Diverse in-and output polarities and high complexity of local synaptic and non-synaptic signaling within a chemically defined class of peptidergic Drosophila neurons. Karsai, Gergely; Poll{\’a}k, Edit; Wacker, Matthias; V{\"o}mel, Matthias; Selcho, Mareike; Berta, Gergely; Nachman, Ronald J; Isaac, R Elwyn; Moln{\’a}r, L{\’a}szl{\’o}; Wegener, Christian. In Front Neural Circuits, 7, p. 127. 2013.
  • Genetic architecture underlying morning and evening circadian phenotypes in fruit flies Drosophila melanogaster. Vaze, Koustubh M; Nikhil, KL; Sharma, Vijay Kumar. In Heredity, 111(4), pp. 265–274. 2013.
  • Identification and structural characterization of interneurons of the Drosophila brain by monoclonal antibodies of the Würzburg Hybridoma Library. Redondo, Beatriz Blanco; Bunz, Melanie; Halder, Partho; Sadanandappa, Madhumala K.; Mühlbauer, Barbara; Erwin, Felix; Hofbauer, Alois; Rodrigues, Veronica; VijayRaghavan, K.; Ramaswami, Mani; Rieger, Dirk; Wegener, Christian; Helfrich-Förster, Charlotte; Buchner, Erich. In PLOS ONE, 8(9), pp. 1–9. 2013.
  • Fly cryptochrome and the visual system. Mazzotta, Gabriella; Rossi, Alessandro; Leonardi, Emanuela; Mason, Moyra; Bertolucci, Cristiano; Caccin, Laura; Spolaore, Barbara; Martin, Alberto JM; Schlichting, Matthias; Grebler, Rudi; Helfrich-Förster, Charlotte; others. In Proc Natl Acad Sci, 110(15), pp. 6163–6168. 2013.
  • The circadian clock network in the brain of different Drosophila species. Hermann, Christiane; Saccon, Rachele; Senthilan, Pingkalai R; Domnik, Lilith; Dircksen, Heinrich; Yoshii, Taishi; Helfrich-Förster, Charlotte. In J Comp Neurol, 521(2), pp. 367–388. 2013.
  • Post-feeding physiology in Rhodnius prolixus: The possible role of FGLamide-related allatostatins. Zandawala, Meet; Orchard, Ian. In General and Comparative Endocrinology, 194, pp. 311–317. 2013.
  • On the adaptive significance of circadian clocks for their owners. Vaze, Koustubh M; Sharma, Vijay Kumar. In Chronobiol Int, 30(4), pp. 413–433. 2013.
  • DroLIGHT-2: real time embedded and data management system for synchronizing circadian clock to the light-dark cycles. Ahmed, Zeeshan; Helfrich-F{\"o}rster, Charlotte. In Recent Patents on Computer Science, 6(3), pp. 191–205. 2013.
  • GABA(B) receptors play an essential role in maintaining sleep during the second half of the night in Drosophila melanogaster. Gmeiner, F; Kołodziejczyk, A; Yoshii, T; Rieger, D; Nässel, D R; Helfrich-Förster, C. In J Exp Biol, 216(Pt 20), pp. 3837–3843. 2013.
  • Chronobiology by moonlight. Kronfeld-Schor, Noga; Dominoni, Davide; de la Iglesia, Horacio; Levy, Oren; Herzog, Erik D; Dayan, Tamar; Helfrich-Forster, Charlotte. In Proc R Soc Lond B: Biol Sci, 280(1765), p. 20123088. 2013.
  • Isolation and Functional Characterization of Calcitonin-Like Diuretic Hormone Receptors in Rhodnius prolixus. Zandawala, Meet; Li, Shizhong; Hauser, Frank; Grimmelikhuijzen, Cornelis J. P.; Orchard, Ian. In PLOS ONE, 8(11), p. null. Public Library of Science, 2013.
  • DroLIGHT: real time embedded system towards endogenous clock synchronization of drosophila. Ahmed, Zeeshan; Helfrich-Förster, C. In Front Neuroinform Conference Abstract: Neuroinformatics, Vol. 10. 2013.
2012[ to top ]
  • Phase-shifting the fruit fly clock without cryptochrome. Kistenpfennig, Christa; Hirsh, Jay; Yoshii, Taishi; Helfrich-Förster, Charlotte. In J Biol Rhythms, 27(2), pp. 117–125. 2012.
  • Pigment-dispersing factor is involved in age-dependent rhythm changes in Drosophila melanogaster. Umezaki, Yujiro; Yoshii, Taishi; Kawaguchi, Tomoaki; Helfrich-Förster, Charlotte; Tomioka, Kenji. In J Biol Rhythms, 27(6), pp. 423–432. 2012.
  • Neuropeptide F immunoreactive clock neurons modify evening locomotor activity and free-running period in Drosophila melanogaster. Hermann, Christiane; Yoshii, Taishi; Dusik, Verena; Helfrich-Förster, Charlotte. In J Comp Neurol, 520(5), pp. 970–987. 2012.
  • Chapter 4 - Two clocks in the brain: An update of the morning and evening oscillator model in Drosophila. Yoshii, Taishi; Rieger, Dirk; Helfrich-Förster, Charlotte. In The Neurobiology of Circadian Timing, Vol. 199, M. M. {Andries Kalsbeek, R. G. Foster (eds.), pp. 59–82. 2012.
  • Calcitonin-like diuretic hormones in insects. Zandawala, Meet. In Insect Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, 42(10), pp. 816–825. 2012.
  • The serotonergic central nervous system of the Drosophila larva: anatomy and behavioral function. Huser, Annina; Rohwedder, Astrid; Apostolopoulou, Anthi A; Widmann, Annekathrin; Pfitzenmaier, Johanna E; Maiolo, Elena M; Selcho, Mareike; Pauls, Dennis; von Essen, Alina; Gupta, Tripti; others. In PLoS One, 7(10), p. e47518. 2012.
  • Laboratory versus Nature The Two Sides of the Drosophila Circadian Clock. Menegazzi, Pamela; Yoshii, Taishi; Helfrich-Förster, Charlotte. In J Biol Rhythms, 27(6), pp. 433–442. 2012.
  • Unexpected features of Drosophila circadian behavioural rhythms under natural conditions. Vanin, Stefano; Bhutani, Supriya; Montelli, Stefano; Menegazzi, Pamela; Green, Edward W; Pegoraro, Mirko; Sandrelli, Federica; Costa, Rodolfo; Kyriacou, Charalambos P. In Nature, 484(7394), pp. 371–375. 2012.
  • Chronotype differences in Drosophila are enhanced by semi-natural conditions. Vaze, Koustubh M; Kannan, Nisha N; Abhilash, L; Sharma, Vijay Kumar. In Naturwissenschaften, 99(11), pp. 967–971. 2012.
  • The ability to entrain to long photoperiods differs between 3 Drosophila melanogaster wild-type strains and is modified by twilight simulation. Rieger, Dirk; Peschel, Nicolai; Dusik, Verena; Glotz, Silvia; Helfrich-Förster, Charlotte. In J Biol Rhythms, 27(1), pp. 37–47. 2012.
  • Flies in the north: Locomotor behavior and clock neuron organization of Drosophila montana. Kauranen, Hannele; Menegazzi, Pamela; Costa, Rodolfo; Helfrich-Förster, Charlotte; Kankainen, Annaliisa; Hoikkala, Anneli. In J Biol Rhythms, 27(5), pp. 377–387. 2012.
  • Human cryptochrome-1 confers light independent biological activity in transgenic Drosophila correlated with flavin radical stability. Vieira, Jacqueline; Jones, Alex R; Danon, Antoine; Sakuma, Michiyo; Hoang, Nathalie; Robles, David; Tait, Shirley; Heyes, Derren J; Picot, Marie; Yoshii, Taishi; Helfrich-Förster, Charlotte; others. In PLoS One, 7(3), p. e31867. 2012.
  • Functional significance of the copper transporter ATP7 in peptidergic neurons and endocrine cells in Drosophila melanogaster. Sellami, Azza; Wegener, Christian; Veenstra, Jan A. In Letters, 586(20), pp. 3633–3638. 2012.
  • Cloning of the cDNA, localization, and physiological effects of FGLamide-related allatostatins in the blood-gorging bug, Rhodnius prolixus. Zandawala, Meet; Lytvyn, Yuliya; Taiakina, Daria; Orchard, Ian. In Insect Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, 42(1), pp. 10–21. 2012.
  • The Role of octopamine and tyramine in Drosophila larval locomotion. Selcho, Mareike*; Pauls, Dennis*; el Jundi, Basil; Stocker, Reinhard F.; Thum, Andreas S. In J Comp Neurol, 520(16), pp. 3764–3785. 2012.
  • Two clocks in the brain. Yoshii, Taishi; Rieger, Dirk; Helfrich-Förster, Charlotte. In Progress in Brain Research, pp. 59–82. Elsevier {BV}, 2012.
  • The dual-oscillator system of Drosophila melanogaster under natural-like temperature cycles. Bywalez, Wolfgang; Menegazzi, Pamela; Rieger, Dirk; Schmid, Benjamin; Helfrich-Förster, Charlotte; Yoshii, Taishi. In Chronobiol Int, 29(4), pp. 395–407. 2012.
  • Drosophila auditory organ genes and genetic hearing defects. Senthilan, Pingkalai R.; Piepenbrock, David; Ovezmyradov, Guvanch; Nadrowski, Björn; Bechstedt, Susanne; Pauls, Stephanie; Winkler, Margret; Möbius, Wiebke; Howard, Jonathon; Göpfert, Martin C. In Cell, 150(5), pp. 1042–1054. 2012.
  • Peptidomics of the agriculturally damaging larval stage of the cabbage root fly Delia radicum (Diptera: Anthomyiidae). Zoephel, Judith; Reiher, Wencke; Rexer, Karl-Heinz; Kahnt, J{\"o}rg; Wegener, Christian. In PloS one, 7, p. e41543. 2012.
  • Early-and late-emerging Drosophila melanogaster fruit flies differ in their sensitivity to light during morning and evening. Vaze, Koustubh M; Sharma, Vijay Kumar. In Chronobiol Int, 29(6), pp. 674–682. 2012.
  • Time matters: pathological effects of repeated psychosocial stress during the active, but not inactive, phase of male mice. Bartlang, Manuela S; Neumann, Inga D; Slattery, David A; Uschold-Schmidt, Nicole; Kraus, Dominik; Helfrich-Förster, Charlotte; Reber, Stefan O. In J Endocrinol, 215(3), pp. 425–437. 2012.
2011[ to top ]
  • Insect circadian clock outputs. Helfrich-Förster, Charlotte; Nitabach, Michael N; Holmes, Todd C. In Essays Biochem, 49, pp. 87–101. 2011.
  • Isolation and characterization of the cDNA encoding DH31 in the kissing bug, Rhodnius prolixus. Zandawala, Meet; Paluzzi, Jean-Paul; Orchard, Ian. In Molecular and Cellular Endocrinology, 331(1), pp. 79–88. 2011.
  • Setting the clock--by nature: circadian rhythm in the fruitfly Drosophila melanogaster. Peschel, Nicolai; Helfrich-Förster, Charlotte. In FEBS letters, 585(10), pp. 1435–1442. 2011.
  • Deficiency of prohormone convertase dPC2 (AMONTILLADO) results in impaired production of bioactive neuropeptide hormones in Drosophila. Wegener, Christian; Herbert, Henrik; Kahnt, Jörg; Bender, Michael; Rhea, Jeanne M. In J Neurochem, 118, pp. 581–595. 2011.
  • A behavior-based circuit model of how outcome expectations organize learned behavior in larval Drosophila. Schleyer, Michael; Saumweber, Timo; Nahrendorf, Wiebke; Fischer, Benjamin; von Alpen, D{\’e}sir{\’e}e; Pauls, Dennis; Thum, Andreas; Gerber, Bertram. In Learn Mem, 18(10), pp. 639–653. 2011.
  • A new ImageJ plug-in “ActogramJ” for chronobiological analyses. Schmid, Benjamin; Helfrich-Förster, Charlotte; Yoshii, Taishi. In J Biol Rhythms, 26(5), pp. 464–467. 2011.
  • Capacity of visual classical conditioning in Drosophila larvae. von Essen, Alina MHJ; Pauls, Dennis; Thum, Andreas S; Sprecher, Simon G. In Behav Neurosci, 125(6), p. 921. 2011.
  • Diversity, variability, and suboesophageal connectivity of antennal lobe neurons in D. melanogaster larvae. Thum, A.S.; Leisibach, B.; Gendre, N.; Selcho, M.; Stocker, R.F. In The Journal of Comparative Neurology, 519(17), pp. 3415–3432. Wiley Subscription Services, Inc., A Wiley Company, 2011.
  • A comparative review of short and long neuropeptide F signaling in invertebrates: Any similarities to vertebrate neuropeptide Y signaling?. Nässel, Dick R.; Wegener, Christian. In Peptides, 32(6), pp. 1335–1355. 2011.
  • Peptidomics and Peptide Hormone Processing in the Drosophila Midgut. Reiher, Wencke; Shirras, Christine; Kahnt, Jörg; Baumeister, Stefan; Isaac, R. Elwyn; Wegener, Christian. In J Proteome Res, 10(4), pp. 1881–1892. 2011.
2010[ to top ]
  • Das neuronale Netzwerk der Inneren Uhr. Helfrich-Förster, Charlotte. In Neuroforum, 16(1), p. 151. 2010.
  • Direct peptide profiling of brain tissue by MALDI-TOF mass spectrometry. Schachtner, J.; Wegener, C.; Neupert, S.; Predel, R. In Methods Mol Biol, 615, pp. 129–135. 2010.
  • The proprotein convertase encoded by amontillado (amon) is required in Drosophila corpora cardiaca endocrine cells producing the glucose regulatory hormone AKH. Rhea, Jeanne M; Wegener, Christian; Bender, Michael. In PLoS Genet, 6(5), p. e1000967. 2010.
  • Cryptochrome-positive and-negative clock neurons in Drosophila entrain differentially to light and temperature. Yoshii, Taishi; Hermann, Christiane; Helfrich-Förster, Charlotte. In J Biol Rhythms, 25(6), pp. 387–398. 2010.
  • Cryptochrome: A photoreceptor with the properties of a magnetoreceptor?. Ritz, Thorsten; Yoshii, Taishi; Helfrich-Förster, Charlotte; Ahmad, Margaret. In Commun Integr Biol, 3(1), pp. 24–27. 2010.
  • Direct MALDI-TOF Mass Spectrometric Peptide Profiling of Neuroendocrine Tissue of Drosophila. Wegener, Christian; Neupert, Susanne; Predel, Reinhard. In Peptidomics: Methods and Protocols, M. Soloviev (ed.), pp. 117–127. 2010.
  • Drosophila larvae establish appetitive olfactory memories via mushroom body neurons of embryonic origin. Pauls, Dennis*; Selcho, Mareike*; Gendre, Nanae; Stocker, Reinhard F; Thum, Andreas S. In J Neurosci, 30(32), pp. 10655–10666. 2010.
  • Electric shock-induced associative olfactory learning in Drosophila larvae. Pauls, Dennis*; Pfitzenmaier, Johanna ER*; Krebs-Wheaton, Rebecca; Selcho, Mareike; Stocker, Reinhard F; Thum, Andreas S. In Chem Senses, 35(4), pp. 335–346. 2010.
  • Drosophila timeless2 is required for chromosome stability and circadian photoreception. Benna, Clara; Bonaccorsi, Silvia; W{\"u}lbeck, Corinna; Helfrich-Förster, Charlotte; Gatti, Maurizio; Kyriacou, Charalambos P; Costa, Rodolfo; Sandrelli, Federica. In CURR BIOL, 20(4), pp. 346–352. 2010.
  • Individual carboxypeptidase D domains have both redundant and unique functions in Drosophila development and behavior. Sidyelyeva, Galyna; Wegener, Christian; Schoenfeld, BrianP.; Bell, AaronJ.; Baker, NicholasE.; McBride, SeanM.J.; Fricker, LloydD. In Cell Mol Life Sci, 67, pp. 2991–3004. 2010.
2009[ to top ]
  • The neuropeptide pigment-dispersing factor adjusts period and phase of Drosophila’s clock. Yoshii, Taishi; Wülbeck, Corinna; Sehadova, Hana; Veleri, Shobi; Bichler, Dominik; Stanewsky, Ralf; Helfrich-Förster, Charlotte. In J Neurosci, 29(8), pp. 2597–2610. 2009.
  • Synergic entrainment of Drosophila’s circadian clock by light and temperature. Yoshii, Taishi; Vanin, Stefano; Costa, Rodolfo; Helfrich-Förster, Charlotte. In J Biol Rhythms, 24(6), pp. 452–464. 2009.
  • The nocturnal activity of fruit flies exposed to artificial moonlight is partly caused by direct light effects on the activity level that bypass the endogenous clock. Kempinger, Lena; Dittmann, Rainer; Rieger, Dirk; Helfrich-Förster, Charlotte. In Chronobiol Int, 26(2), pp. 151–166. 2009.
  • Cryptochrome mediates light-dependent magnetosensitivity of Drosophila’s circadian clock. Yoshii, Taishi; Ahmad, Margaret; Helfrich-Förster, Charlotte. In PLoS Biol, 7(4), p. e1000086. 2009.
  • Peptidergic clock neurons in Drosophila: ion transport peptide and short neuropeptide F in subsets of dorsal and ventral lateral neurons. Johard, Helena AD; Yoishii, Taishi; Dircksen, Heinrich; Cusumano, Paola; Rouyer, Francois; Helfrich-Förster, Charlotte; N{\"a}ssel, Dick R. In J Comp Neurol, 516(1), pp. 59–73. 2009.
  • The role of PDF in the circadian clock. Helfrich-Förster, Charlotte; Yoshii, Taishi; Vanin, Stefano; Costa, Rodolfo. In Sleep Biol Rhythms, 7, pp. 130–143. 2009.
  • Period gene expression in four neurons is sufficient for rhythmic activity of Drosophila melanogaster under dim light conditions. Rieger, Dirk; Wülbeck, Corinna; Rouyer, Francois; Helfrich-Förster, Charlotte. In J Biol Rhythms, 24(4), pp. 271–282. 2009.
  • A map of octopaminergic neurons in the Drosophila brain. Busch, Sebastian; Selcho, Mareike; Ito, Kei; Tanimoto, Hiromu. In J Comp Neurol, 513(6), pp. 643–667. 2009.
  • Neuropeptide PDF plays multiple roles in the circadian clock of Drosophila melanogaster. Helfrich-Förster, Charlotte. In Sleep Biol Rhythms, 7(3), pp. 130–143. 2009.
  • Macht die innere Uhr “mondsüchtig”?. Helfrich-Förster, Charlotte. In BIOspektrum, 5, pp. 491–492. 2009.
  • Blocking endocytosis in Drosophila’s circadian pacemaker neurons interferes with the endogenous clock in a PDF-dependent way. Wülbeck, Corinna; Grieshaber, Eva; Helfrich-Förster, Charlotte. In Chronobiol Int, 26(7), pp. 1307–1322. 2009.
  • Does the morning and evening oscillator model fit better for flies or mice?. Helfrich-Förster, Charlotte. In J Biol Rhythms, 24(4), pp. 259–270. 2009.
  • Using Drosophila for studying fundamental processes in hearing. Lu, Qianhao; Senthilan, Pingkalai R.; Effertz, Thomas; Nadrowski, Björn; Göpfert, Martin C. In Integr Comp Biol, 49(6), pp. 674–680. 2009.
  • The role of dopamine in Drosophila larval classical olfactory conditioning. Selcho, Mareike*; Pauls, Dennis*; Han, Kyung-An; Stocker, Reinhard F; Thum, Andreas Stephan. In PLoS ONE, 4(6), p. e5897. 2009.