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    Neurobiology and Genetics

    Publications

    Publications of the Chair since 2009

    2021

    • 1.
      Vaze, K. M., and Helfrich-Förster, C. (2021) The Neuropeptide PDF Is Crucial for Delaying the Phase of Drosophila’s Evening Neurons Under Long Zeitgeber Periods, Journal of Biological Rhythms.
       
    • 2.
      Colizzi, F. S., Beer, K., Cuti, P., Deppisch, P., Martínez Torres, D., Yoshii, T., and Helfrich-Förster, C. (2021) Antibodies Against the Clock Proteins Period and Cryptochrome Reveal the Neuronal Organization of the Circadian Clock in the Pea Aphid, Frontiers in Physiology 12, 988.
       
    • 3.
      Pütz, S. M., Kram, J., Rauh, E., Kaiser, S., Toews, R., Lueningschroer-Wang, Y., Rieger, D., and Raabe, T. (2021) Loss of p21-activated kinase Mbt/PAK4 causes Parkinson-like phenotypes in Drosophila, Disease Models & Mechanisms 14.
       
    • 4.
      Wehr, T. A., and Helfrich-Förster, C. (2021) Longitudinal observations call into question the scientific consensus that humans are unaffected by lunar cycles, BioEssays n/a, 2100054.
       
    • 5.
      Breitenbach, T., Helfrich-Förster, C., and Dandekar, T. (2021) An effective model of endogenous clocks and external stimuli determining circadian rhythms, Scientific Reports 11, 16165.
       
    • 6.
      Bertolini, E., and Helfrich-Förster, C. (2021) -Sleep and the Circadian Clock in Insects☆. In Reference Module in Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Psychology, Elsevier.
       
    • 7.
      Zandawala, M., Nguyen, T., Balanyà Segura, M., Johard, H. A. D., Amcoff, M., Wegener, C., Paluzzi, J.-P., and Nässel, D. R. (2021) A neuroendocrine pathway modulating osmotic stress in Drosophila, PLOS Genetics 17, 1–31.
       
    • 8.
      Ruf, F., Mitesser, O., Mungwa, S. T., Horn, M., Rieger, D., Hovestadt, T., and Wegener, C. (2021) Natural Zeitgebers Under Temperate Conditions Cannot Compensate for the Loss of a Functional Circadian Clock in Timing of a Vital Behavior in Drosophila, Journal of Biological Rhythms.
       
    • 9.
      Zandawala, M., Nguyen, T., Balanyà Segura, M., Johard, H. A. D., Amcoff, M., Wegener, C., Paluzzi, J.-P., and Nässel, D. R. (2021) A neuroendocrine pathway modulating osmotic stress in Drosophila, PLOS Genetics 17, 1–31.
       
    • 10.
      Habenstein, J., Schmitt, F., Liessem, S., Ly, A., Trede, D., Wegener, C., Predel, R., Rössler, W., and Neupert, S. (2021) Transcriptomic, peptidomic and mass spectrometry imaging analysis of the brain in the ant Cataglyphis nodus, Journal of Neurochemistry.
       
    • 11.
      Helfrich-Förster, C., Monecke, S., Spiousas, I., Hovestadt, T., Mitesser, O., and Wehr, T. A. (2021) Women temporarily synchronize their menstrual cycles with the luminance and gravimetric cycles of the Moon, Science Advances 7.
       
    • 12.
      Pauls, D., Selcho, M., Räderscheidt, J., Amatobi, K. M., Fekete, A., Krischke, M., Hermann-Luibl, C., Ozbek-Unal, A. G., Ehmann, N., Itskov, P. M., Kittel, R. J., Helfrich-Förster, C., Kühnlein, R. P., Mueller, M. J., and Wegener, C. (2021) Endocrine signals fine-tune daily activity patterns in Drosophila, Current Biology.
       

    2020

    • 1.
      Scheiner, R., Frantzmann, F., Jäger, M., Mitesser, O., Helfrich-Förster, C., and Pauls, D. (2020) A Novel Thermal-Visual Place Learning Paradigm for Honeybees (Apis mellifera), Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience 14, 56.
       
    • 2.
      Menegazzi, P., Beer, K., Grebler, V., Schlichting, M., Schubert, F. K., and Helfrich-Förster, C. (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, Frontiers in Physiology 11, 229.
       
    • 3.
      Schabler, S., Amatobi, K. M., Horn, M., Rieger, D., Helfrich-Förster, C., Mueller, M. J., Wegener, C., and Fekete, A. (2020) Loss of function in the Drosophila clock gene period results in altered intermediary lipid metabolism and increased susceptibility to starvation, Cellular and Molecular Life Sciences.
       
    • 4.
      Pegoraro, M., Flavell, L. M. M., Menegazzi, P., Colombi, P., Dao, P., Helfrich-Förster, C., and Tauber, E. (2020) The genetic basis of diurnal preference in Drosophila melanogaster, BMC Genomics 21, 596.
       
    • 5.
      Beer, K., and Helfrich-Förster, C. (2020) Post-embryonic Development of the Circadian Clock Seems to Correlate With Social Life Style in Bees, Frontiers in Cell and Developmental Biology 8, 1325.
       
    • 6.
      Fernandez-Chiappe, F., Hermann-Luibl, C., Peteranderl, A., Reinhard, N., Senthilan, P. R., Hieke, M., Selcho, M., Yoshii, T., Shafer, O. T., Muraro, N. I., and Helfrich-Förster, C. (2020) Dopamine signaling in wake promoting clock neurons is not required for the normal regulation of sleep in Drosophila, Journal of Neuroscience, Society for Neuroscience.
       
    • 7.
      Beer, K., and Helfrich-Förster, C. (2020) Model and Non-model Insects in Chronobiology, Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience 14, 221.
       
    • 8.
      Schubert, F. K., Helfrich-Förster, C., and Rieger, D. (2020) Single-cell resolution long-term luciferase imaging in cultivated <i>Drosophila</i> brains, microPublication Biology.
       
    • 9.
      Nässel, D., and Zandawala, M. (2020) Hormonal axes in Drosophila: regulation of hormone release and multiplicity of actions, Cell and Tissue Research 382.
       

    2019

    • 1.
      Megha, Wegener, C., and Hasan, G. (2019) ER-Ca2+ sensor STIM regulates neuropeptides required for development under nutrient restriction in Drosophila, PLOS ONE 14, 1–22.
       
    • 2.
      Schlichting, M., Weidner, P., Diaz, M., Menegazzi, P., Dalla-Benetta, E., Helfrich-Foerster, C., and Rosbash, M. (2019) Light-mediated circuit switching in the Drosophila neuronal clock network, bioRxiv 515478.
       
    • 3.
      Yurgel, M. E., Kakad, P., Zandawala, M., Nässel, D. R., Godenschwege, T. A., and Keene, A. C. (2019) A single pair of leucokinin neurons are modulated by feeding state and regulate sleep–metabolism interactions, PLOS Biology 17, 1–26.
       
    • 4.
      Odekunle, E. A., Semmens, D. C., Martynyuk, N., Tinoco, A. B., Garewal, A. K., Patel, R. R., Blowes, L. M., Zandawala, M., Delroisse, J., Slade, S. E., Scrivens, J. H., Egertová, M., and Elphick, M. R. (2019) Ancient role of vasopressin/oxytocin-type neuropeptides as regulators of feeding revealed in an echinoderm, BMC Biology 17, 60-.
       
    • 5.
      Cederroth, C. R., Albrecht, U., Bass, J., Brown, S. A., Dyhrfjeld-Johnsen, J., Gachon, F., Green, C. B., Hastings, M. H., Helfrich-Förster, C., Hogenesch, J. B., Lévi, F., Loudon, A., Lundkvist, G. B., Meijer, J. H., Rosbash, M., Takahashi, J. S., Young, M., and Canlon, B. (2019) Medicine in the Fourth Dimension, Cell Metabolism 30, 238–250.
       
    • 6.
      Nässel, D. R., Zandawala, M., Kawada, T., and Satake, H. (2019) Tachykinins: Neuropeptides That Are Ancient, Diverse, Widespread and Functionally Pleiotropic, Frontiers in Neuroscience 13, 1262.
       
    • 7.
      Schlichting, M., Menegazzi, P., Rosbash, M., and Helfrich-Förster, C. (2019) A distinct visual pathway mediates high light intensity adaptation of the circadian clock in Drosophila, Journal of Neuroscience.
       
    • 8.
      Lyutova, R., Selcho, M., Pfeuffer, M., Segebarth, D., Habenstein, J., Rohwedder, A., Frantzmann, F., Wegener, C., Thum, A. S., and Pauls, D. (2019) Reward signaling in a recurrent circuit of dopaminergic neurons and peptidergic Kenyon cells, Nature Communications 10, 3097-.
       
    • 9.
      Helfrich-Förster, C. (2019) Light input pathways to the circadian clock of insects with an emphasis on the fruit fly Drosophila melanogaster, Journal of Comparative Physiology A 1–14.
       
    • 10.
      Helfrich-Förster, C. (2019) Polarization Vision: Targets of Polarization-Sensitive Photoreceptors in the Drosophila Visual System, Current Biology 29, R839 - R842.
       
    • 11.
      Nagy, D., Cusumano, P., Andreatta, G., Anduaga, A. M., Hermann-Luibl, C., Reinhard, N., Gesto, J., Wegener, C., Mazzotta, G., Rosato, E., Kyriacou, C. P., Helfrich-Förster, C., and Costa, R. (2019) Peptidergic signaling from clock neurons regulates reproductive dormancy in Drosophila melanogaster, PLOS Genetics 15, 1–25.
       
    • 12.
      Bertolini, E., Schubert, F. K., Zanini, D., Sehadová, H., Helfrich-Förster, C., and Menegazzi, P. (2019) Life at High Latitudes Does Not Require Circadian Behavioral Rhythmicity under Constant Darkness, Current Biology.
       
    • 13.
      Horn, M., Mitesser, O., Hovestadt, T., Yoshii, T., Rieger, D., and Helfrich-Förster, C. (2019) The Circadian Clock Improves Fitness in the Fruit Fly, Drosophila melanogaster, Frontiers in Physiology 10, 1374.
       
    • 14.
      Nässel, D. R., Pauls, D., and Huetteroth, W. (2019) Neuropeptides in modulation of Drosophila behavior: how to get a grip on their pleiotropic actions, Current Opinion in Insect Science 36, 1–8.
       
    • 15.
      Senthilan, P. R., Grebler, R., Reinhard, N., Rieger, D., and Helfrich-Förster, C. (2019) Role of Rhodopsins as Circadian Photoreceptors in the Drosophila melanogaster, Biology 8, 6.
       
    • 16.
      Helfrich-Förster, C. (2019) Flies’ colour preferences depend on the time of day, Nature 574, 43–44.
       
    • 17.
      Pauls, D., Hamarat, Y., Trufasu, L., Schendzielorz, T. M., Gramlich, G., Kahnt, J., Vanselow, J. T., Schlosser, A., and Wegener, C. (2019) Drosophila carboxypeptidase D (SILVER) is a key enzyme in neuropeptide processing required to maintain locomotor activity levels and survival rate, European Journal of Neuroscience.
       
    • 18.
      Nässel, D. R., and Zandawala, M. (2019) Recent advances in neuropeptide signaling in Drosophila, from genes to physiology and behavior, Progress in Neurobiology 179, 101607.
       

    2018

    • 1.
      Schubert, F. K., Hagedorn, N., Yoshii, T., Helfrich-Förster, C., and Rieger, D. (2018) Neuroanatomical details of the lateral neurons of Drosophila melanogaster support their functional role in the circadian system, J Comp Neurol 526, 1209–1231.
       
    • 2.
      Beck, S., Yu-Strzelczyk, J., Pauls, D., Constantin, O. M., Gee, C. E., Ehmann, N., Kittel, R. J., Nagel, G., and Gao, S. (2018) Synthetic Light-Activated Ion Channels for Optogenetic Activation and Inhibition, Frontiers in Neuroscience 12, 643.
       
    • 3.
      Zandawala, M., Marley, R., Davies, S. A., and Nässel, D. R. (2018) Characterization of a set of abdominal neuroendocrine cells that regulate stress physiology using colocalized diuretic peptides in Drosophila, Cellular and Molecular Life Sciences 75, 1099–1115.
       
    • 4.
      Zandawala, M., Tian, S., and Elphick, M. R. (2018) The evolution and nomenclature of GnRH-type and corazonin-type neuropeptide signaling systems., General and comparative endocrinology 264, 64–77.
       
    • 5.
      Zandawala, M., Yurgel, M. E., Texada, M. J., Liao, S., Rewitz, K. F., Keene, A. C., and Nässel, D. R. (2018) Modulation of Drosophila post-feeding physiology and behavior by the neuropeptide leucokinin, PLOS Genetics 14, 1–31.
       
    • 6.
      Schlichting, M., Rieger, D., Cusumano, P., Grebler, R., Costa, R., Mazzotta, G., and Helfrich-Förster, C. (2018) Cryptochrome interacts with actin and enhances eye-mediated light sensitivity of the circadian clock in Drosophila melanogaster, Frontiers in Molecular Neuroscience 11, 238.
       
    • 7.
      Beck, K., Hovhanyan, A., Menegazzi, P., Helfrich-Förster, C., and Raabe, T. (2018) Drosophila RSK Influences the Pace of the Circadian Clock by Negative Regulation of Protein Kinase Shaggy Activity, Frontiers in Molecular Neuroscience 11, 122.
       
    • 8.
      Beauchamp, M., Bertolini, E., Deppisch, P., Steubing, J., Menegazzi, P., and Helfrich-Förster, C. (2018) Closely Related Fruit Fly Species Living at Different Latitudes Diverge in Their Circadian Clock Anatomy and Rhythmic Behavior, Journal of Biological Rhythms 33, 602–613.
       
    • 9.
      Helfrich-Förster, C., Bertolini, E., and Menegazzi, P. (2018) Flies as models for circadian clock adaptation to environmental challenges, European Journal of Neuroscience.
       
    • 10.
      Pauls, D., Blechschmidt, C., Frantzmann, F., el Jundi, B., and Selcho, M. (2018) A comprehensive anatomical map of the peripheral octopaminergic/tyraminergic system of Drosophila melanogaster, Scientific Reports 8, 15314.
       
    • 11.
      Fujiwara, Y., Hermann-Luibl, C., Katsura, M., Sekiguchi, M., Ida, T., Helfrich-Förster, C., and Yoshii, T. (2018) The CCHamide1 neuropeptide expressed in the anterior dorsal neuron 1 conveys a circadian signal to the ventral lateral neurons in Drosophila melanogaster, Frontiers in physiology 9, 1276.
       
    • 12.
      Kay, J., Menegazzi, P., Mildner, S., Roces, F., and Helfrich-Förster, C. (2018) The Circadian Clock of the Ant Camponotus floridanus Is Localized in Dorsal and Lateral Neurons of the Brain, Journal of biological rhythms 33, 255–271.
       
    • 13.
      Helfrich-Förster, C. (2018) Sleep in Insects, Annual Review of Entomology 63.
       
    • 14.
      Schubert, F. (2018) The circadian clock network of Drosophila melanogaster, PhD Thesis, University of Wuerzburg.
       
    • 15.
      Bertolini, E., Kistenpfennig, C., Menegazzi, P., Keller, A., Koukidou, M., and Helfrich-Förster, C. (2018) The characterization of the circadian clock in the olive fly Bactrocera oleae (Diptera: Tephritidae) reveals a Drosophila-like organization, Sci Reports 8, 816.
       
    • 16.
      Beer, K. (2018) A comparison of the circadian clock of highly social bees (Apis mellifera) and solitary bees (Osmia spec.): Circadian clock development, behavioral rhythms and neuroanatomical characterization of two central clock components (PER and PDF), PhD Thesis, University of Wuerzburg.
       
    • 17.
      Kay, J. (2018) The circadian clock of the carpenter ant Camponotus floridanus, PhD Thesis, University of Wuerzburg.
       
    • 18.
      Selcho, M., Mühlbauer, B., Hensgen, R., Shiga, S., Wegener, C., and Yasuyama, K. (2018) Anatomical characterization of PDF-Tri neurons and peptidergic neurons associated with eclosion behavior in Drosophila, Journal of Comparative Neurology 526, 1307–1328.
       
    • 19.
      Selkrig, J., Mohammad, F., Ng, S. H., Chua, J. Y., Tumkaya, T., Ho, J., Chiang, Y. N., Rieger, D., Pettersson, S., Helfrich-Foerster, C., and others. (2018) The Drosophila microbiome has a limited influence on sleep, activity, and courtship behaviors, Scientific reports 8, 10646.
       
    • 20.
      Beer, K., Kolbe, E., Kahana, N. B., Yayon, N., Weiss, R., Menegazzi, P., Bloch, G., and Helfrich-Förster, C. (2018) Pigment-Dispersing Factor-expressing neurons convey circadian information in the honey bee brain, Open Biology 8, 170224.
       
    • 21.
      Pilorz, V., Helfrich-Förster, C., and Oster, H. (2018) The role of the circadian clock system in physiology, Pflügers Archiv - European Journal of Physiology.
       
    • 22.
      Predel, R., Neupert, S., Derst, C., Reinhardt, K., and Wegener, C. (2018) Neuropeptidomics of the Bed Bug Cimex lectularius, Journal of Proteome Research 17, 440–454.
       
    • 23.
      Kunz, T. O., Chen, J., Megha, and Wegener, C. (2018) Metabolic Labeling to Quantify Drosophila Neuropeptides and Peptide Hormones. In Peptidomics: Methods and Strategies (Schrader, M., and Fricker, L., Eds.), pp. 175–185.
       

    2017

    • 1.
      Zotzmann, S., Steinbrink, A., Schleich, K., Frantzmann, F., Xoumpholphakdy, C., Spaeth, M., Moro, C. V., Mavingui, P., and Klimpel, S. (2017) Bacterial diversity of cosmopolitan Culex pipiens and invasive Aedes japonicus from Germany, Parasitology Research 116, 1899–1906.
       
    • 2.
      Kistenpfennig, C., Grebler, R., Ogueta, M., Hermann-Luibl, C., Schlichting, M., Stanewsky, R., Senthilan, P. R., and Helfrich-Förster, C. (2017) A new Rhodopsin influences light-dependent daily activity patterns of fruit flies, Journal of biological rhythms 32, 406–422.
       
    • 3.
      Zandawala, M., Moghul, I., Yañez Guerra, L. A., Delroisse, J., Abylkassimova, N., Hugall, A. F., O’Hara, T. D., and Elphick, M. R. (2017) Discovery of novel representatives of bilaterian neuropeptide families and reconstruction of neuropeptide precursor evolution in ophiuroid echinoderms, Open Biology 7, 170129.
       
    • 4.
      Yeoh, J. G., Pandit, A. A., Zandawala, M., Nässel, D. R., Davies, S.-A., and Dow, J. A. (2017) DINeR: Database for Insect Neuropeptide Research, Insect Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 86, 9–19.
       
    • 5.
      Benna, C., Helfrich-Förster, C., Rajendran, S., Monticelli, H., Pilati, P., Nitti, D., and Mocellin, S. (2017) Genetic variation of clock genes and cancer risk: a field synopsis and meta-analysis, Oncotarget.
       
    • 6.
      Menegazzi, P., Benetta, E. D., Beauchamp, M., Schlichting, M., Steffan-Dewenter, I., and Helfrich-Förster, C. (2017) Adaptation of circadian neuronal network to photoperiod in high-latitude European Drosophilids, CURR BIOL 27, 833–839.
       
    • 7.
      Ruf, F. (2017) The circadian regulation of eclosion in Drosophila melanogaster, PhD Thesis, University of Wuerzburg.
       
    • 8.
      Berlandi, J., Lin, F.-J., Ambrée, O., Rieger, D., Paulus, W., and Jeibmann, A. (2017) Swing Boat: Inducing and Recording Locomotor Activity in a Drosophila melanogaster Model of Alzheimer’s Disease, Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience 11, 159.
       
    • 9.
      Beer, K., Joschinski, J., Arrazola Sastre, A., Krauss, J., and Helfrich-Förster, C. (2017) A damping circadian clock drives weak oscillations in metabolism and locomotor activity of aphids (Acyrthosiphon pisum), Sci Rep 7, 14906–14906.
       
    • 10.
      Schmitt, F., Vanselow, J. T., Schlosser, A., Wegener, C., and Rössler, W. (2017) Neuropeptides in the desert ant Cataglyphis fortis: Mass spectrometric analysis, localization, and age-related changes, J Comp Neurol 525, 901–918.
       
    • 11.
      Ruf, F., Fraunholz, M., Öchsner, K., Kaderschabek, J., and Wegener, C. (2017) WEclMon--A simple and robust camera-based system to monitor Drosophila eclosion under optogenetic manipulation and natural conditions, PloS one 12, e0180238.
       
    • 12.
      Frenkel, L., Muraro, N. I., González, A. N. B., Marcora, M. S., Bernabó, G., Hermann-Luibl, C., Romero, J. I., Helfrich-Förster, C., Castaño, E. M., Marino-Busjle, C., Calvo, D. J., and Ceriani, M. F. (2017) Organization of Circadian Behavior Relies on Glycinergic Transmission, Cell Reports 19, 72–85.
       
    • 13.
      Helfrich-Förster, C. (2017) The Drosophila Clock System. In Biological Timekeeping: Clocks, Rhythms and Behaviour (Kumar, V., Ed.), pp. 133–176, Springer India, New Delhi.
       
    • 14.
      Grebler, R., Kistenpfennig, C., Rieger, D., Bentrop, J., Schneuwly, S., Senthilan, P. R., and Helfrich-Förster, C. (2017) Drosophila Rhodopsin 7 can partially replace the structural role of Rhodopsin 1, but not its physiological function, Journal of Comparative Physiology A 1–11.
       
    • 15.
      Kistenpfennig, C., Nakayama, M., Nihara, R., Tomioka, K., Helfrich-Förster, C., and Yoshii, T. (2017) A Tug-of-War between Cryptochrome and the Visual System Allows the Adaptation of Evening Activity to Long Photoperiods in Drosophila melanogaster., Journal of biological rhythms 33, 24–34.
       
    • 16.
      Fuchikawa, T., Beer, K., Linke-Winnebeck, C., Ben-David, R., Kotowoy, A., Tsang, V., Warman, G., Winnebeck, E., Helfrich-Förster, C., and Bloch, G. (2017) Neuronal circadian clock protein oscillations are similar in behaviourally rhythmic forager honeybees and in arrhythmic nurses, Open Biology 7, 170047.
       
    • 17.
      Selcho, M., Millán, C., Palacios-Muñoz, A., Ruf, F., Ubillo, L., Chen, J., Bergmann, G., Ito, C., Silva, V., Wegener, C., and others. (2017) Central and peripheral clocks are coupled by a neuropeptide pathway in Drosophila, Nature Communications 8, 8:15563.
       
    • 18.
      Martelli, C., Pech, U., Kobbenbring, S., Pauls, D., Bahl, B., Sommer, M. V., Pooryasin, A., Barth, J., Arias, C. W. P., Vassiliou, C., Luna, A. J. F., Poppinga, H., Richter, F. G., Wegener, C., Fiala, A., and Riemensperger, T. (2017) SIFamide Translates Hunger Signals into Appetitive and Feeding Behavior in Drosophila, Cell Reports 20, 464–478.
       
    • 19.
      Widmann, A., Eichler, K., Selcho, M., Thum, A. S., and Pauls, D. (2017) Odor-taste Learning in Drosophila Larvae, Journal of Insect Physiology.
       
    • 20.
      Volberg, G., Chockley, A., and Greenlee, M. (2017) Do graphemes attract spatial attention in grapheme-color synesthesia?, Neuropsychologia 99, 101–111.
       

    2016

    • 1.
      Yoshii, T., Hermann-Luibl, C., and Helfrich-Förster, C. (2016) Circadian light-input pathways in Drosophila, Commun Integr Biol 9, e1102805.
       
    • 2.
      Jones, C. E., Zandawala, M., Semmens, D. C., Anderson, S., Hanson, G. R., Janies, D. A., and Elphick, M. R. (2016) Identification of a neuropeptide precursor protein that gives rise to a “cocktail” of peptides that bind Cu(II) and generate metal-linked dimers, Biochimica et Biophysica Acta (BBA) - General Subjects 1860, 57–66.
       
    • 3.
      Fischer, R., Helfrich-Förster, C., and Peschel, N. (2016) GSK-3 Beta does not stabilize cryptochrome in the circadian clock of Drosophila, PLOS ONE 11, 1–17.
       
    • 4.
      Lee, H.-R., Zandawala, M., Lange, A. B., and Orchard, I. (2016) Isolation and characterization of the corticotropin-releasing factor-related diuretic hormone receptor in Rhodnius prolixus, Cellular Signalling 28, 1152–1162.
       
    • 5.
      Eck, S. (2016) The impact of thermogenetic depolarizations of specific clock neurons on Drosophila melanogaster’s ciecadian clock., PhD Thesis, University of Wuerzburg.
       
    • 6.
      Koch, C. E., Bartlang, M. S., Kiehn, J. T., Lucke, L., Naujokat, N., Helfrich-Förster, C., Reber, S. O., and Oster, H. (2016) Time-of-day-dependent adaptation of the HPA axis to predictable social defeat stress, J Endocrinol 231, 209–221.
       
    • 7.
      Tian, S., Zandawala, M., Beets, I., Baytemur, E., Slade, S. E., Scrivens, J. H., and Elphick, M. R. (2016) Urbilaterian origin of paralogous GnRH and corazonin neuropeptide signalling pathways, Scientific Reports 6, 28788-.
       
    • 8.
      Kubrak, O. I., Lushchak, O. V., Zandawala, M., and Nässel, D. R. (2016) Systemic corazonin signalling modulates stress responses and metabolism in <i>Drosophila</i>, Open Biology 6, 160152.
       
    • 9.
      Mayorova, T. D., Tian, S., Cai, W., Semmens, D. C., Odekunle, E. A., Zandawala, M., Badi, Y., Rowe, M. L., Egertová, M., and Elphick, M. R. (2016) Localization of Neuropeptide Gene Expression in Larvae of an Echinoderm, the Starfish Asterias rubens, Frontiers in Neuroscience 10, 553.
       
    • 10.
      Widmann, A., Artinger, M., Biesinger, L., Boepple, K., Peters, C., Schlechter, J., Selcho, M., and Thum, A. S. (2016) Genetic Dissection of Aversive Associative Olfactory Learning and Memory in Drosophila Larvae, PLOS Genetics 12, 1–32.
       
    • 11.
      Joschinski, J., Beer, K., Helfrich-Förster, C., and Krauss, J. (2016) Pea aphids (Hemiptera: Aphididae) have diurnal rhythms when raised independently of a host plant, J Insect Sci 16, 31.
       
    • 12.
      Beer, K., Steffan-Dewenter, I., Härtel, S., and Helfrich-Förster, C. (2016) A new device for monitoring individual activity rhythms of honey bees reveals critical effects of the social environment on behavior, J Comp Physiol A 202, 555–565.
       
    • 13.
      Eck, S., Helfrich-Förster, C., and Rieger, D. (2016) The timed depolarization of morning and evening oscillators phase shifts the circadian clock of Drosophila, J Biol Rhythms 31, 428–442.
       
    • 14.
      Benoit, J. B., Adelman, Z. N., Reinhardt, K., Dolan, A., Poelchau, M., Jennings, E. C., Szuter, E. M., Hagan, R. W., Gujar, H., Shukla, J. N., Menegazzi, P., Wegener, C., and Peschel, N. et al. (2016) Unique features of a global human ectoparasite identified through sequencing of the bed bug genome, Nat Commun 7:10165.
       
    • 15.
      Senthilan, P. R., and Helfrich-Förster, C. (2016) Rhodopsin 7--The unusual Rhodopsin in Drosophila, PeerJ 4, e2427.
       
    • 16.
      Vaze, K. M., and Helfrich-Förster, C. (2016) Drosophila ezoana uses an hour-glass or highly damped circadian clock for measuring night length and inducing diapause, Physiol Entomol 41, 378–389.
       
    • 17.
      Mena, W., Diegelmann, S., Wegener, C., and Ewer, J. (2016) Stereotyped responses of Drosophila peptidergic neuronal ensemble depend on downstream neuromodulators, eLife 5, e19686.
       
    • 18.
      Chen, J., Reiher, W., Hermann-Luibl, C., Sellami, A., Cognigni, P., Kondo, S., Helfrich-Förster, C., Veenstra, J. A., and Wegener, C. (2016) Allatostatin a signalling in Drosophila regulates feeding and sleep and is modulated by PDF, PLOS Genet 12, e1006346.
       
    • 19.
      Schlichting, M., Menegazzi, P., Lelito, K. R., Yao, Z., Buhl, E., Dalla Benetta, E., Bahle, A., Denike, J., Hodge, J. J., Helfrich-Förster, C., and others. (2016) A neural network underlying circadian entrainment and photoperiodic adjustment of sleep and activity in Drosophila, J Neurosci 36, 9084–9096.
       

    2015

    • 1.
      Schlichting, M., Menegazzi, P., and Helfrich-Förster, C. (2015) Normal vision can compensate for the loss of the circadian clock, Proc R Soc Lond B: Biol Sci 282, 20151846.
       
    • 2.
      Paluzzi, J.-P. V., Bhatt, G., Wang, C.-H. J., Zandawala, M., Lange, A. B., and Orchard, I. (2015) Identification, functional characterization, and pharmacological profile of a serotonin type-2b receptor in the medically important insect, Rhodnius prolixus, Frontiers in Neuroscience 9, 175.
       
    • 3.
      Schmitt, F., Vanselow, J. T., Schlosser, A., Kahnt, J., Rössler W., and Wegener, C. (2015) Neuropeptidomics of the carpenter ant Camponotus floridanus, J Proteome Res 14, 1504–1514.
       
    • 4.
      Rohwedder, A., Selcho, M., Chassot, B., and Thum, A. S. (2015) Neuropeptide F neurons modulate sugar reward during associative olfactory learning of Drosophila larvae, J Comp Neurol 523, 2637–2664.
       
    • 5.
      Selcho, M., and Wegener, C. (2015) Immunofluorescence and Genetic Fluorescent Labeling Techniques in the Drosophila Nervous System, Immunocytochemistry and Related Techniques 39–62.
       
    • 6.
      Wegener, C., and Veenstra, J. A. (2015) Chemical identity, function and regulation of enteroendocrine peptides in insects, Curr Opin Insect Sci 11, 8–13.
       
    • 7.
      Johnsson, A., Helfrich-Förster, C., and Engelmann, W. (2015) How light resets circadian clocks. In Photobiology, pp. 243–297.
       
    • 8.
      Gellerer, A., Franke, A., Neupert, S., Predel, R., Zhou, X., Liu, S., Reiher, W., Wegener, C., and Homberg, U. (2015) Identification and distribution of SIFamide in the nervous system of the desert locust Schistocerca gregaria, J Comp Neurol 523, 108–125.
       
    • 9.
      Schlichting, M. (2015) Light entrainment of the circadian clock: the importance of the visual system for adjusting Drosophila melanogaster’s activity pattern, PhD Thesis, University of Wuerzburg.
       
    • 10.
      Grebler, R. (2015) Investigation of Rhodopsin 7 and Cryptochrome in Drosophila melanogaster vision, PhD Thesis, University of Wuerzburg.
       
    • 11.
      Zandawala, M., Haddad, A. S., Hamoudi, Z., and Orchard, I. (2015) Identification and characterization of the adipokinetic hormone/corazonin-related peptide signaling system in Rhodnius prolixus, The FEBS Journal 282, 3603–3617.
       
    • 12.
      Zandawala, M., Poulos, C., and Orchard, I. (2015) Structure–activity relationships of two Rhodnius prolixus calcitonin-like diuretic hormone analogs, Peptides 68, 211–213.
       
    • 13.
      Kmoch, S., Majewski, J., Ramamurthy, V., Cao, S., Fahiminiya, S., Ren, H., MacDonald, I. M., Lopez, I., Sun, V., Keser, V., Khan, A., Stránecký, V., Hartmannová, H., Přistoupilová, A., Hodaňová, K., Piherová, L., Kuchař, L., Baxová, A., Chen, R., Barsottini, O. G., Pyle, A., Griffin, H., Splitt, M., Sallum, J., Tolmie, J. L., Sampson, J. R., Chinnery, P., Canada, C., Banin, E., Sharon, D., Dutta, S., Grebler, R., Helfrich-Foerster, C., Pedroso, J. L., Kretzschmar, D., Cayouette, M., and Koenekoop, R. K. (2015) Mutations in PNPLA6 are linked to photoreceptor degeneration and various forms of childhood blindness, Nat Commun 6, 5614–5614.
       
    • 14.
      Zandawala, M., Hamoudi, Z., Lange, A. B., and Orchard, I. (2015) Adipokinetic hormone signalling system in the Chagas disease vector, Rhodnius prolixus, Insect Molecular Biology 24, 264–276.
       
    • 15.
      Ahmed, Z., Mayr, M., Zeeshan, S., Dandekar, T., Mueller, M. J., and Fekete, A. (2015) Lipid-Pro: a computational lipid identification solution for untargeted lipidomics on data-independent acquisition tandem mass spectrometry platforms, Bioinformatics 31, 1150–1153.
       
    • 16.
      Zandawala, M., and Orchard, I. (2015) Identification and functional characterization of FGLamide-related allatostatin receptor in Rhodnius prolixus, Insect Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 57, 1–10.
       
    • 17.
      Pauls, D., von Essen, A., Lyutova, R., van Giesen, L., Rosner, R., Wegener, C., and Sprecher, S. G. (2015) Potency of transgenic effectors for neurogenetic manipulation in Drosophila larvae, Genetics 199, 25–37.
       
    • 18.
      Hermann-Luibl, C., and Helfrich-Förster, C. (2015) Clock network in Drosophila, Curr Opin Insect Sci 7, 65–70.
       
    • 19.
      Schlichting, M., Grebler, R., Menegazzi, P., and Helfrich-Förster, C. (2015) Twilight dominates over moonlight in adjusting Drosophila’s activity pattern, J Biol Rhythms 30, 117–128.
       
    • 20.
      Schlichting, M., and Helfrich-Förster, C. (2015) Photic entrainment in Drosophila assessed by locomotor activity recordings. In Methods Enzymol, pp. 105–123.
       
    • 21.
      Bartlang, M. S., Oster, H., and Helfrich-Förster, C. (2015) Repeated Psychosocial Stress at Night Affects the Circadian Activity Rhythm of Male Mice, J Biol Rhythms 30, 228–241.
       
    • 22.
      Yoshii, T., Hermann-Luibl, C., Kistenpfennig, C., Schmid, B., Tomioka, K., and Helfrich-Förster, C. (2015) Cryptochrome-Dependent and -Independent Circadian Entrainment Circuits in Drosophila, J Neurosci 35, 6131–6141.
       
    • 23.
      Chouhan, N., Wolf, R., Helfrich-Förster, C., and Heisenberg, M. (2015) Flies remember the time of day, CURR BIOL 25, 1619–1624.
       
    • 24.
      Schlichting, M., and Helfrich-Förster, C. (2015) Chapter Five - Photic Entrainment in Drosophila Assessed by Locomotor Activity Recordings. In Circadian Rhythms and Biological Clocks, Part B (Sehgal, A., Ed.), pp. 105–123.
       

    2014

    • 1.
      Ahmed, Z., Zeeshan, S., Huber, C., Hensel, M., Schomburg, D., Münch, R., Eylert, E., Eisenreich, W., and Dandekar, T. (2014) ‘Isotopo’a database application for facile analysis and management of mass isotopomer data, Database, Oxford University Press 2014, bau077.
       
    • 2.
      Ahmed, Z. (2014) Ant-App-Database towards neural, behavioral research on deserts ants and approximate solar estimations, Neuroinformatics 93.
       
    • 3.
      Hermann-Luibl, C., Yoshii, T., Senthilan, P. R., Dircksen, H., and Helfrich-Förster, C. (2014) The ion transport peptide is a new functional clock neuropeptide in the fruit fly Drosophila melanogaster, J Neurosci 34, 9522–9536.
       
    • 4.
      Bartlang, M. S., Savelyev, S. A., Johansson, A.-S., Reber, S. O., Helfrich-Förster, C., and Lundkvist, G. B. (2014) Repeated psychosocial stress at night, but not day, affects the central molecular clock, Chronobiol Int 31, 996–1007.
       
    • 5.
      Ahmed, Z., Zeeshan, S., Fleischmann, P., Rössler, W., and Dandekar, T. (2014) Ant-App-DB: a smart solution for monitoring arthropods activities, experimental data management and solar calculations without GPS in behavioral field studies, F1000Research, Faculty of 1000 Ltd 3.
       
    • 6.
      Helfrich-Förster, C. (2014) From neurogenetic studies in the fly brain to a concept in circadian biology, J Neurogenet 28, 329–347.
       
    • 7.
      Dandekar, T., Fieselmann, A., Majeed, S., and Ahmed, Z. (2014) Software applications toward quantitative metabolic flux analysis and modeling, Briefings in bioinformatics, Oxford Univ Press 15, 91–107.
       
    • 8.
      Wegener, C. (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), Mitt Dtsch Ges Allg Angew Entomol 19, 265–268.
       
    • 9.
      Schlichting, M., Grebler, R., Peschel, N., Yoshii, T., and Helfrich-Förster, C. (2014) Moonlight detection by Drosophila’s endogenous clock depends on multiple photopigments in the compound eyes, J Biol Rhythms 29, 75–86.
       
    • 10.
      Ahmed, Z., Zeeshan, S., and Dandekar, T. (2014) Developing sustainable software solutions for bioinformatics by the “Butterfly” paradigm, F1000Research, Faculty of 1000 Ltd 3.
       
    • 11.
      Selcho, M., Pauls, D., Huser, A., Stocker, R. F., and Thum, A. S. (2014) Characterization of the octopaminergic and tyraminergic neurons in the central brain of Drosophila larvae, J Comp Neurol 522, 3485–3500.
       
    • 12.
      Pauls, D., Chen, J., Reiher, W., Vanselow, J. T., Schlosser, A., Kahnt, J., and Wegener, C. (2014) Peptidomics and processing of regulatory peptides in the fruit fly Drosophila, EuPA Open Proteomics 3, 114–127.
       
    • 13.
      Dusik, V., Senthilan, P. R., Mentzel, B., Hartlieb, H., Wülbeck, C., Yoshii, T., Raabe, T., and Helfrich-Förster, C. (2014) The MAP kinase p38 is part of Drosophila melanogaster’s circadian clock, PLoS genetics 10, e1004565.
       

    2013

    • 1.
      Vaze, K. M., Nikhil, K., and Sharma, V. K. (2013) Genetic architecture underlying morning and evening circadian phenotypes in fruit flies Drosophila melanogaster, Heredity 111, 265–274.
       
    • 2.
      Zandawala, M., and Orchard, I. (2013) Post-feeding physiology in Rhodnius prolixus: The possible role of FGLamide-related allatostatins, General and Comparative Endocrinology 194, 311–317.
       
    • 3.
      Vaze, K. M., and Sharma, V. K. (2013) On the adaptive significance of circadian clocks for their owners, Chronobiol Int 30, 413–433.
       
    • 4.
      Redondo, B. B., Bunz, M., Halder, P., Sadanandappa, M. K., Mühlbauer, B., Erwin, F., Hofbauer, A., Rodrigues, V., VijayRaghavan, K., Ramaswami, M., Rieger, D., Wegener, C., Helfrich-Förster, C., and Buchner, E. (2013) Identification and structural characterization of interneurons of the Drosophila brain by monoclonal antibodies of the Würzburg Hybridoma Library, PLOS ONE 8, 1–9.
       
    • 5.
      Ahmed, Z., and Helfrich-Förster, C. (2013) DroLIGHT: real time embedded system towards endogenous clock synchronization of drosophila. In Front Neuroinform Conference Abstract: Neuroinformatics.
       
    • 6.
      Karsai, G., Pollák, E., Wacker, M., Vömel, M., Selcho, M., Berta, G., Nachman, R. J., Isaac, R. E., Molnár, L., and Wegener, C. (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, Front Neural Circuits 7, 127.
       
    • 7.
      Ahmed, Z., Helfrich-Förster, C., and Dandekar, T. (2013) Integrating Formal UML Designs and HCI Patterns with Spiral SDLC in DroLIGHT Implementation, Recent Patents on Computer Science 6, 85–98.
       
    • 8.
      Zandawala, M., Li, S., Hauser, F., Grimmelikhuijzen, C. J. P., and Orchard, I. (2013) Isolation and Functional Characterization of Calcitonin-Like Diuretic Hormone Receptors in Rhodnius prolixus, PLOS ONE, Public Library of Science 8, null.
       
    • 9.
      Ahmed, Z., and Helfrich-Förster, C. (2013) DroLIGHT-2: real time embedded and data management system for synchronizing circadian clock to the light-dark cycles, Recent Patents on Computer Science 6, 191–205.
       
    • 10.
      Mazzotta, G., Rossi, A., Leonardi, E., Mason, M., Bertolucci, C., Caccin, L., Spolaore, B., Martin, A. J., Schlichting, M., Grebler, R., Helfrich-Förster, C., and others. (2013) Fly cryptochrome and the visual system, Proc Natl Acad Sci 110, 6163–6168.
       
    • 11.
      Kronfeld-Schor, N., Dominoni, D., de la Iglesia, H., Levy, O., Herzog, E. D., Dayan, T., and Helfrich-Forster, C. (2013) Chronobiology by moonlight, Proc R Soc Lond B: Biol Sci 280, 20123088.
       
    • 12.
      Hermann, C., Saccon, R., Senthilan, P. R., Domnik, L., Dircksen, H., Yoshii, T., and Helfrich-Förster, C. (2013) The circadian clock network in the brain of different Drosophila species, J Comp Neurol 521, 367–388.
       
    • 13.
      Menegazzi, P., Vanin, S., Yoshii, T., Rieger, D., Hermann, C., Dusik, V., Kyriacou, C. P., Helfrich-Förster, C., and Costa, R. (2013) Drosophila clock neurons under natural conditions, J Biol Rhythms 28, 3–14.
       
    • 14.
      Gmeiner, F., Kołodziejczyk, A., Yoshii, T., Rieger, D., Nässel, D. R., and Helfrich-Förster, C. (2013) GABA(B) receptors play an essential role in maintaining sleep during the second half of the night in Drosophila melanogaster, J Exp Biol 216, 3837–3843.
       

    2012

    • 1.
      Selcho, M., Pauls, D., el Jundi, B., Stocker, R. F., and Thum, A. S. (2012) The Role of octopamine and tyramine in Drosophila larval locomotion, J Comp Neurol 520, 3764–3785.
       
    • 2.
      Yoshii, T., Rieger, D., and Helfrich-Förster, C. (2012) Two clocks in the brain. In Progress in Brain Research, pp. 59–82, Elsevier BV.
       
    • 3.
      Vieira, J., Jones, A. R., Danon, A., Sakuma, M., Hoang, N., Robles, D., Tait, S., Heyes, D. J., Picot, M., Yoshii, T., Helfrich-Förster, C., and others. (2012) Human cryptochrome-1 confers light independent biological activity in transgenic Drosophila correlated with flavin radical stability, PLoS One 7, e31867.
       
    • 4.
      Zandawala, M. (2012) Calcitonin-like diuretic hormones in insects, Insect Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 42, 816–825.
       
    • 5.
      Hermann, C., Yoshii, T., Dusik, V., and Helfrich-Förster, C. (2012) Neuropeptide F immunoreactive clock neurons modify evening locomotor activity and free-running period in Drosophila melanogaster, J Comp Neurol 520, 970–987.
       
    • 6.
      Bywalez, W., Menegazzi, P., Rieger, D., Schmid, B., Helfrich-Förster, C., and Yoshii, T. (2012) The dual-oscillator system of Drosophila melanogaster under natural-like temperature cycles, Chronobiol Int 29, 395–407.
       
    • 7.
      Kauranen, H., Menegazzi, P., Costa, R., Helfrich-Förster, C., Kankainen, A., and Hoikkala, A. (2012) Flies in the north: Locomotor behavior and clock neuron organization of Drosophila montana, J Biol Rhythms 27, 377–387.
       
    • 8.
      Bartlang, M. S., Neumann, I. D., Slattery, D. A., Uschold-Schmidt, N., Kraus, D., Helfrich-Förster, C., and Reber, S. O. (2012) Time matters: pathological effects of repeated psychosocial stress during the active, but not inactive, phase of male mice, J Endocrinol 215, 425–437.
       
    • 9.
      Huser, A., Rohwedder, A., Apostolopoulou, A. A., Widmann, A., Pfitzenmaier, J. E., Maiolo, E. M., Selcho, M., Pauls, D., von Essen, A., Gupta, T., and others. (2012) The serotonergic central nervous system of the Drosophila larva: anatomy and behavioral function, PLoS One 7, e47518.
       
    • 10.
      Umezaki, Y., Yoshii, T., Kawaguchi, T., Helfrich-Förster, C., and Tomioka, K. (2012) Pigment-dispersing factor is involved in age-dependent rhythm changes in Drosophila melanogaster, J Biol Rhythms 27, 423–432.
       
    • 11.
      Zandawala, M., Lytvyn, Y., Taiakina, D., and Orchard, I. (2012) Cloning of the cDNA, localization, and physiological effects of FGLamide-related allatostatins in the blood-gorging bug, Rhodnius prolixus, Insect Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 42, 10–21.
       
    • 12.
      Vaze, K. M., Kannan, N. N., Abhilash, L., and Sharma, V. K. (2012) Chronotype differences in Drosophila are enhanced by semi-natural conditions, Naturwissenschaften 99, 967–971.
       
    • 13.
      Rieger, D., Peschel, N., Dusik, V., Glotz, S., and Helfrich-Förster, C. (2012) The ability to entrain to long photoperiods differs between 3 Drosophila melanogaster wild-type strains and is modified by twilight simulation, J Biol Rhythms 27, 37–47.
       
    • 14.
      Kistenpfennig, C., Hirsh, J., Yoshii, T., and Helfrich-Förster, C. (2012) Phase-shifting the fruit fly clock without cryptochrome, J Biol Rhythms 27, 117–125.
       
    • 15.
      Zoephel, J., Reiher, W., Rexer, K.-H., Kahnt, J., and Wegener, C. (2012) Peptidomics of the agriculturally damaging larval stage of the cabbage root fly Delia radicum (Diptera: Anthomyiidae), PloS one 7, e41543.
       
    • 16.
      Sellami, A., Wegener, C., and Veenstra, J. A. (2012) Functional significance of the copper transporter ATP7 in peptidergic neurons and endocrine cells in Drosophila melanogaster, Letters 586, 3633–3638.
       
    • 17.
      Yoshii, T., Rieger, D., and Helfrich-Förster, C. (2012) Chapter 4 - Two clocks in the brain: An update of the morning and evening oscillator model in Drosophila. In The Neurobiology of Circadian Timing (Andries Kalsbeek, M. M., and Foster, R. G., Eds.), pp. 59–82.
       
    • 18.
      Vanin, S., Bhutani, S., Montelli, S., Menegazzi, P., Green, E. W., Pegoraro, M., Sandrelli, F., Costa, R., and Kyriacou, C. P. (2012) Unexpected features of Drosophila circadian behavioural rhythms under natural conditions, Nature 484, 371–375.
       
    • 19.
      Senthilan, P., Piepenbrock, D., Ovezmyradov, G., Nadrowski, B., Bechstedt, S., Pauls, S., Winkler, M., Möbius, W., Howard, J., and Göpfert, M. (2012) Drosophila auditory organ genes and genetic hearing defects, Cell 150, 1042–1054.
       
    • 20.
      Vaze, K. M., and Sharma, V. K. (2012) Early-and late-emerging Drosophila melanogaster fruit flies differ in their sensitivity to light during morning and evening, Chronobiol Int 29, 674–682.
       
    • 21.
      Menegazzi, P., Yoshii, T., and Helfrich-Förster, C. (2012) Laboratory versus Nature The Two Sides of the Drosophila Circadian Clock, J Biol Rhythms 27, 433–442.
       

    2011

    • 1.
      Reiher, W., Shirras, C., Kahnt, J., Baumeister, S., Isaac, R. E., and Wegener, C. (2011) Peptidomics and Peptide Hormone Processing in the Drosophila Midgut, J Proteome Res 10, 1881–1892.
       
    • 2.
      Nässel, D. R., and Wegener, C. (2011) A comparative review of short and long neuropeptide F signaling in invertebrates: Any similarities to vertebrate neuropeptide Y signaling?, Peptides 32, 1335–1355.
       
    • 3.
      Wegener, C., Herbert, H., Kahnt, J., Bender, M., and Rhea, J. M. (2011) Deficiency of prohormone convertase dPC2 (AMONTILLADO) results in impaired production of bioactive neuropeptide hormones in Drosophila, J Neurochem 118, 581–595.
       
    • 4.
      von Essen, A. M., Pauls, D., Thum, A. S., and Sprecher, S. G. (2011) Capacity of visual classical conditioning in Drosophila larvae., Behav Neurosci 125, 921.
       
    • 5.
      Zandawala, M., Paluzzi, J.-P., and Orchard, I. (2011) Isolation and characterization of the cDNA encoding DH31 in the kissing bug, Rhodnius prolixus, Molecular and Cellular Endocrinology 331, 79–88.
       
    • 6.
      Schleyer, M., Saumweber, T., Nahrendorf, W., Fischer, B., von Alpen, D., Pauls, D., Thum, A., and Gerber, B. (2011) A behavior-based circuit model of how outcome expectations organize learned behavior in larval Drosophila, Learn Mem 18, 639–653.
       
    • 7.
      Schmid, B., Helfrich-Förster, C., and Yoshii, T. (2011) A new ImageJ plug-in “ActogramJ” for chronobiological analyses, J Biol Rhythms 26, 464–467.
       
    • 8.
      Helfrich-Förster, C., Nitabach, M. N., and Holmes, T. C. (2011) Insect circadian clock outputs, Essays Biochem 49, 87–101.
       
    • 9.
      Peschel, N., and Helfrich-Förster, C. (2011) Setting the clock--by nature: circadian rhythm in the fruitfly Drosophila melanogaster, FEBS letters 585, 1435–1442.
       
    • 10.
      Thum, A., Leisibach, B., Gendre, N., Selcho, M., and Stocker, R. (2011) Diversity, variability, and suboesophageal connectivity of antennal lobe neurons in D. melanogaster larvae, The Journal of Comparative Neurology, Wiley Subscription Services, Inc., A Wiley Company 519, 3415–3432.
       

    2010

    • 1.
      Yoshii, T., Hermann, C., and Helfrich-Förster, C. (2010) Cryptochrome-positive and-negative clock neurons in Drosophila entrain differentially to light and temperature, J Biol Rhythms 25, 387–398.
       
    • 2.
      Ritz, T., Yoshii, T., Helfrich-Förster, C., and Ahmad, M. (2010) Cryptochrome: A photoreceptor with the properties of a magnetoreceptor?, Commun Integr Biol 3, 24–27.
       
    • 3.
      Pauls, D., Pfitzenmaier, J. E., Krebs-Wheaton, R., Selcho, M., Stocker, R. F., and Thum, A. S. (2010) Electric shock-induced associative olfactory learning in Drosophila larvae, Chem Senses 35, 335–346.
       
    • 4.
      Schachtner, J., Wegener, C., Neupert, S., and Predel, R. (2010) Direct peptide profiling of brain tissue by MALDI-TOF mass spectrometry., Methods Mol Biol 615, 129–135.
       
    • 5.
      Benna, C., Bonaccorsi, S., Wülbeck, C., Helfrich-Förster, C., Gatti, M., Kyriacou, C. P., Costa, R., and Sandrelli, F. (2010) Drosophila timeless2 is required for chromosome stability and circadian photoreception, CURR BIOL 20, 346–352.
       
    • 6.
      Sidyelyeva, G., Wegener, C., Schoenfeld, B., Bell, A., Baker, N., McBride, S., and Fricker, L. (2010) Individual carboxypeptidase D domains have both redundant and unique functions in Drosophila development and behavior, Cell Mol Life Sci 67, 2991–3004.
       
    • 7.
      Helfrich-Förster, C. (2010) Das neuronale Netzwerk der Inneren Uhr, Neuroforum 16, 151.
       
    • 8.
      Wegener, C., Neupert, S., and Predel, R. (2010) Direct MALDI-TOF Mass Spectrometric Peptide Profiling of Neuroendocrine Tissue of Drosophila. In Peptidomics: Methods and Protocols (Soloviev, M., Ed.), pp. 117–127.
       
    • 9.
      Rhea, J. M., Wegener, C., and Bender, M. (2010) The proprotein convertase encoded by amontillado (amon) is required in Drosophila corpora cardiaca endocrine cells producing the glucose regulatory hormone AKH, PLoS Genet 6, e1000967.
       
    • 10.
      Pauls, D., Selcho, M., Gendre, N., Stocker, R. F., and Thum, A. S. (2010) Drosophila larvae establish appetitive olfactory memories via mushroom body neurons of embryonic origin, J Neurosci 30, 10655–10666.
       

    2009

    • 1.
      Wülbeck, C., Grieshaber, E., and Helfrich-Förster, C. (2009) Blocking endocytosis in Drosophila’s circadian pacemaker neurons interferes with the endogenous clock in a PDF-dependent way, Chronobiol Int 26, 1307–1322.
       
    • 2.
      Yoshii, T., Vanin, S., Costa, R., and Helfrich-Förster, C. (2009) Synergic entrainment of Drosophila’s circadian clock by light and temperature, J Biol Rhythms 24, 452–464.
       
    • 3.
      Selcho, M., Pauls, D., Han, K.-A., Stocker, R. F., and Thum, A. S. (2009) The role of dopamine in Drosophila larval classical olfactory conditioning, PLoS ONE 4, e5897.
       
    • 4.
      Johard, H. A., Yoishii, T., Dircksen, H., Cusumano, P., Rouyer, F., Helfrich-Förster, C., and Nässel, D. R. (2009) Peptidergic clock neurons in Drosophila: ion transport peptide and short neuropeptide F in subsets of dorsal and ventral lateral neurons, J Comp Neurol 516, 59–73.
       
    • 5.
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