Selected publications:

Dasgupta A., Merkel M., Clark M. J., Jacob A. E., Dawson J. E., Manning M. L. and Amack J. D. (2018) Cell volume changes contribute to epithelial morphogenesis in zebrafish Kupffer’s vesicle. eLifeJan 29;7.

Jacob A. E., Amack J. D. and Turner C. E. (2017) Paxillin genes and actomyosin contracility regulate myotome morphogenesis in zebrafish. Developmental Biology, 425(1):70-84.

Dasgupta A. and Amack J. D. (2016) Cilia in vertebrate left-right patterning. Philosopical Transactions of the Royal Society of London Series B Biological Sciences19; 371(1710).

Ji Y., Buel S. M. and Amack J. D. (2016) Mutations in zebrafish pitx2 model congenital malformations in Axenfeld-Rieger syndrome but do not disrupt left-right placement of visceral organs. Developmental Biology, 416(1):69-81.

Gokey J. J., Ji Y.,  Tay H. G., Litts B. and Amack J. D. (2016) A Kupffer’s vesicle size threshold for robust left-right patterning of the zebrafish embryo. Developmental Dynamics, 245(1):22-33.

Gokey J. J., Dasgupta A. and Amack J. D. (2015) The V-ATPase accessory protein Atp6ap1b mediates dorsal forerunner cell proliferation and left-right asymmetry in zebrafish. Developmental Biology, 407(1):115-30.

Fox C., Manning M. L. and Amack J. D. (2015) Quantitative description of fluid flows produced by left-right cilia in zebrafish. Methods in Cell Biology,127:175-87. 

Amack J. D. (2014) Salient features of the ciliated organ of asymmetry. Bioarchitecture,1;4(1):6-15. 

Jin D., Ni T. T., Sun J., Wan H., Amack J. D., Yu G., Fleming J., Chiang C., Li W., Papierniak A., Cheepala S., Conseil G., Cole S. P., Zhou B., Drummond I. A., Schuetz J. D., Malicki J. and Zhong T.P. (2014) Prostaglandin signalling regulates ciliogenesis by modulating intraflagellar transport. Nature Cell Biology,16(9):841-51. 

Wang W. J., Tay H. G., Soni R., Perumal G. S., Goll M. G., Macaluso F. P., Asara J. M., Amack J. D. and Tsou M. F. (2013) CEP162 is an axoneme-recognition protein promoting ciliary transition zone assembly at the cilia base. Nature Cell Biology, 15:591-601.

Tay H. G., Schulze S. K., Compagnon J., Foley F. C., Heisenberg C. P., Yost H. J., Abdelilah-Seyfried S., and Amack J. D. (2013) Lethal giant larvae 2 regulates development of the ciliated organ Kupffer’s vesicle. Development, 140(7): 1550-9.

Amack J. D. and Manning M. L. (2012) Knowing the boundaries: extending the differential adhesion hypothesis in embryonic cell sorting. Science, 338(6104): 212-5.

Wang G., Manning M. L. and Amack J. D. (2012) Regional cell shape changes control form and function of Kupffer’s vesicle in the zebrafish embryo. Developmental Biology, 370(1): 52-62.

French V., van de Laar I., Wessels, M. W., Rohe, C., Roos-Hesselink, J. W., Frohn-Mulder, I., Severijnen, L., de Graaf, B. M., Wang G., Schot R., Breedveld G., Mientjes E., van Tienhoven M., Jadot E., Jiang Z., Verkerk A., Swagemakers S., Venselaar H., Rahimi Z., Najmabadi H., Meijers-Heijboer H., de Graaff E., Helbing W. A., Willemsen R., Devriendt K., Belmont J. W., Oostra B. A., Amack J. D. and Bertoli-Avella A. M. (2012) NPHP4 variants are associated with pleiotropic heart malformations. Circulation Research, 110(12): 1564-74. 

Wang G., Cadwallader A. B., Jang D. S., Tsang M., Yost H. J. and Amack J. D. (2011) The Rho kinase Rock2b establishes anteroposterior asymmetry of the ciliated Kupffer’s vesicle in zebrafish. Development, 138(1), 45-54. 

Neugebauer J. M., Amack J. D., Peterson, A. G., Bisgrove, B. W. and Yost H. J. (2009) FGF signalling during embryo development regulates cilia length in diverse epithelia. Nature, 458(7238), 651-4.

Essner J. J., Amack J. D., Nyholm M. K., Harris E. B. and Yost H. J. (2005) Kupffer's vesicle is a ciliated organ of asymmetry in the zebrafish embryo that initiates left-right development of the brain, heart and gut. Development, 132 (6), 1247-60.

Amack J. D. and Yost H. J. (2004) The T box transcription factor no tail in ciliated cells controls zebrafish left-right asymmetry. Current Biology, 14(8), 685-90.

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