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  • Somite-independent regeneration of the axolotl primary body axis. 
    Masselink W#, Gerber T, Falcon Chavez F-J, Deshayes T, Papadopoulos S-C, Pende M, Jamwal VS, Taniguchi-Sugiura Y, Lin T-Y,  Kurth T, Wang J-K, Detlev A, Fei J-F, Treutlein B, Tanaka EM#, Murawala P#
    BioRxiv (2024) Doi: 10.1101/2024.01.31.577464
  • A chromatin code for limb segment identity in axolotl limb regeneration.
    Kawaguchi A*, Wang J-K*, Knapp D, Murawala P, Nowoshilow S, Masselink W, Taniguchi-Sugiura Y, Fei J-F, Tanaka EM#
    Developmental Cell (2024) 59, 1-15. First published as a preprint on BioRxiv (2022) Doi: 10.1101/2022.11.14.516253 
  • Collagen IV of basement membranes: I. Origin and diversification of COL4 genes enabling animal evolution.   
    Page-McCaw PS#, Pokidysheva EN, Darris CE, Chetyrkin S, Fidler AL, Murawala P, Gallup J, Aspirnauts, Hudson JK, Hudson BG# 
    BioRxiv (2023) Doi: 10.1101/2023.10.18.563013
  • Collagen IV of basement membranes: II. Emergence of collagen IVα345 enabled the assembly of a compact GBM as an ultrafilter in mammalian kidneys. 
    Pokidysheva EN#, Redhair N, Ailsworth O, Page-McCaw P, Rollins-Smith L, Jamwal VS, Ohta Y, Bächinger HP, Murawala P, Flajnik M, Fogo A, Abrahamson D, Hudson JK, Boudko S, Hudson BG
    Journal of Biological Chemistry (2023) 299(12) 105459. Doi: 10.1016/j.jbc.2023.105459
  • Baculovirus production and infection in axolotls.  
    Murawala P#, Oliviera CR, Okulski H, Yun MH, Tanaka EM# 

    Methods in Molecular Biology  (2023) 2562:369-387. Doi: 10.1007/978-1-0716-2659-7_24
  • Chromatin states at homeoprotein loci distinguish axolotl limb segments prior to regeneration.
    Kawaguchi A*, Wang J-K*, Knapp D, Murawala P, Nowoshilow S, Masselink W, Taniguchi-Sugiura Y, Fei J-F, Tanaka EM#
    BioRxiv (2022) Doi: 10.1101/2022.11.14.516253 
  • Muscles are barely required for the patterning and cell dynamics in axolotl limb regeneration. 
    Hu Y*, Pan X*, Shi Y, Qiu Y, Wang L, Murawala P, Liu Y, Xing W#, Tanaka EM#, Fei J-F#
    Frontiers in Genetics (2022) 13:1036641. Doi: 10.3389/fgene.2022.1036641 
  • Inducible and tissue-specific cell labelling in CreERT2 transgenic Xenopus lines. 
    Lin TY, Taniguchi-Sugiura Y, Murawala P, Hermann S, Tanaka EM#
    Development, Growth and Differentiation (2022) 64, 243–253. Doi: 10.1111/dgd.12791
  • A hybrid open-top light-sheet microscope for multi-scale imaging of cleared tissue. 
    Glaser AK#, Bishop KW, Barner LA, Susaki EA, Kubota SI, Gao G, Serafin RB, Balaram P, Turschak E, Nicovich PR, Lai H, Lucas LAG, Yi Y, Nichols EK, Huang H, Reder NP, Wilson JJ, Sivakumar R, Shamskhou E, Stoltzfus CR, Wei X, Hempton AK, Pende M, Murawala P, Dodt HU, Imaizumi T, Shendure J, Beliveau BJ, Gerner MY, Xin L, Zhao H, True LD, Reid RC, Chandrashekar J, Ueda HR, Svoboda K, Liu JTC#
    Nature Methods (2022) 19(5), 613-619. Doi: 10.1038/s41592-022-01468-5 (Featured as a cover image – May 2022)
  • Gene and transgenics nomenclature for the laboratory axolotl – Ambystoma mexicanum. 
    Nowoshilow S, Fei J-F#, Voss SR#Tanaka EM#, Murawala P#
    Developmental Dynamics (2022) 251(6), 913-921 (Featured as a cover image – June 2021)
  • The use of transgenics in the laboratory axolotl.  
    Tilley L*, Papadopoulos S-C*, Pende M, Fei J-F, Murawala P#
    Developmental Dynamics (2022) 251(6), 942-956. (doi/10.1002/dvdy.357
  • Regeneration in anamniotic vertebrates. (Book Chapter) 
    Murawala P#, Knapp D#
    Stem cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine (2022) 243-271. Editor: Charles Durand & Pierre Charbord, Publisher: River Publishers.
  • Fibr­­­­oblast dedifferentiation as a determinant of successful regeneration. 
    Lin T*, Gerber T*, Taniguchi-Sugiura Y*, Murawala P, Herrmann S, Grosser L, Shibata E, Treutlein B#, Tanaka EM# 
    Developmental Cell (2021), 56(10), 1541-1551 (Featured as a cover image – May 2021)
  • A versatile depigmentation, clearing and labeling method for exploring nervous system diversity.
    Pende M*#, Vadiwala K*, Schmidbaur H, Stockinger A, Murawala P, Saghafi S, Dekens MPS, Becker K, Revilla-iDomingo R, Papadopoulos SC, Zurl M, Pasierbek P, Simakov O, Tanaka EM, Raible F#, Dodt HU.
    Science Advances (2020), 6(22), eaba0365

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  • The Prrx1 limb enhancer marks an adult population of injury-responsive, multipotent dermal fibroblasts.
    Currie JD, Grosser L, Murawala P, Schuez M, Michel M, Tanaka EM, Sandoval-Guzmán T#.  
    Biology Open
    (2019), 8(7), bio.043711
  • Broad applicability of a streamlined Ethyl Cinnamate based clearing procedure.
    Masselink W*, Reumann D*, Murawala P, Pasierbek P, Taniguchi Y, Knoblich J#, Tanaka EM#.  
    (2019), 146(3), dev166884
  • Application and optimization of CRISPR/Cas9-mediated genome engineering in axolotl (Ambystoma mexicanum). 
    Fei J, Lou WP, Knapp D, Murawala P, Gerber T, Taniguchi Y, Khattak S, Tanaka EM#. 
    Nature Protocols
    (2018), 13, 2908-2943
  • Pseudotyped baculovirus is an effective gene expression tool for studying molecular function during axolotl limb regeneration.
    Oliveira CR, Lemaitre R, Murawala P, Tazaki A, Drechsel D, Tanaka EM#. 
    Developmental Biology
     (2018) 433(2), 262-275
  • Single-cell transcriptomics uncovers molecular funneling of cell identities during axolotl limb regeneration.
    Gerber T *, Murawala P*#, Knapp D*, Masselink W, Schuez M, Hermann S, Gac-Santel M, Nowoshilow S, Kagejama J, Khattak S, Currie J, Camp JG, Tanaka EM#, Treutlein B#.  
    (2018),362(6413), eaaq0681 
    • Spotlight by Morris SA and Rivera-Gonzalez GC, Developmental Cell (2018) 47, 675-677
    • Highlighted in Science Breakthrough of the Year (#BOTY18) article. Science (2018)
  • A right-handed signalling pathway drives heart looping in vertebrates.
    Ocaña OH, Coskun H, Minguillon C, Murawala P, Tanaka EM, Galceran J, Muñoz-Chapuli R, Nieto MA#.  
    (2017) 549, 86-90
  • Tissue and time-directed electroporation of CAS9 protein-gRNA complexes in vivo yields efficient multigene knockout for studying gene function in regeneration.
    Fei J, Knapp D, Schuez M, Murawala P, Zou Y, Drechsel D, Singh S, Tanaka EM#.  
    Nature Regenerative Medicine 
    (2016)1, 16002
  • Optimized axolotl husbandry, breeding, metamorphosis, transgenesis and tamoxifen-mediated recombination.
    Khattak S, Murawala P, Andreas H, Kappert V, Schuez M, Crawford K, Tanaka EM#.  
    Nature Protocols (2014) 9 (3), 529-540 (Featured as a cover image – March 2014)
  • Is salamander hindlimb regeneration similar to that of the forelimb? Anatomical and morphogenetic analysis of hindlimb muscle regeneration in GFP‐transgenic axolotls as a basis for regenerative and developmental studies.
    Diogo R, Murawala P, Tanaka EM#.  
    Journal of Anatomy (2014) 224 (4), 459-468
  • Nup358 interacts with Dishevelled and aPKC to regulate neuronal polarity.
    Vyas P, Singh A, Murawala P, Joseph J.  
    Biology Open 
    (2013) 2 (11), 1270-1278
  • Wnt signalling antagonizes stress granule assembly through a Dishevelled-dependent mechanism.
    Sahoo PK, Murawala P, Sawale PT, Sahoo MR, Tripathi MM, Gaikwad SR, Seshadri V, Joseph J.  
    Biology Open 
    (2011) 000, 1–11
  • Repression of mineral phosphate solubilizing phenotype in the presence of weak organic acids in plant growth promoting fluorescent pseudomonads.
    Patel DK, Murawala P, Archana G, Kumar GN. 
    Bioresource Technology 
    (2011) 102 (3), 3055-3061
  • Nup358 interacts with APC and plays a role in cell polarization.
    Murawala P, Tripathi MM, Vyas P, Salunke A, Joseph J.  
    Journal of Cell Science 
    (2009) 122 (17), 3113-312