Rios-Barrera, LD., Sigurbjornsdottir, S., Baer, M. and Leptin, M. (2017)
Dual function for Tango1 in secretion of bulky cargo and in ER-Golgi morphology

Belmonte, J., Leptin, M. and Nédélec, F. (2017)
A theory that predicts behaviors of disordered cytoskeletal networks
Molecular Systems Biology (2017) 13, 941. doi: 10.15252/msb.20177796.

Kuri P, Schieber NL, Thumberger T, Wittbrodt J, Schwab Y, Leptin M. (2017)
Dynamics of in vivo ASC speck formation.
J Cell Biol Jul 216(9):2891-2909. doi: 10.1083/JCB.20170310308302017c PMID: 28904000

Gilmour D, Rembold M, Leptin M. (2017)
From morphogen to morphogenesis and back.
Nature. 2017 Jan 18;541(7637):311-320. doi: 10.1038/nature21348.

Kuri P, Ellwanger K, Kufer TA, Leptin M, Bajoghli B. (2016)
A high-sensitivity, bi-directional reporter to monitor NF-κB activity in cell culture and zebrafish in real-time.
J Cell Sci. 2016 Dec 15. pii: jcs.196485. PMID: 27980067

Ding X, Bloch W, Iden S, Rüegg MA, Hall MN, Leptin M, Partridge L, Eming SA. (2016)
mTORC1 and mTORC2 regulate skin morphogenesis and epidermal barrier formation.
Nat Commun. 2016 Oct 27;7:13226. doi: 10.1038/ncomms13226. PMID: 27807348

Kakanj P, Moussian B, Grönke S, Bustos V, Eming SA, Partridge L, Leptin M. (2016)
Insulin and TOR signal in parallel through FOXO and S6K to promote epithelial wound healing.
Nat Commun. 2016 Oct 7;7:12972. doi: 10.1038/ncomms12972. PMID: 27713427

Misra M, Edmund H, Ennis D, Schlueter MA, Marot JE, Tambasco J, Barlow I, Sigurbjornsdottir S, Mathew R, Vallés AM, Wojciech W, Roth S, Davis I, Leptin M, GavisER. (2016)
A Genome-Wide Screen for Dendritically Localized RNAs Identifies Genes Required for Dendrite Morphogenesis.
G3 (Bethesda) Aug 9;6(8):2397-405. doi: 10.1534/g3.116.030353. PMID: 27260999

Berg JM, Bhalla N, Bourne PE, Chalfie M, Drubin DG, Fraser JS, Greider CW, Hendricks M, Jones C, Kiley R, King S, Kirschner MW, Krumholz HM, Lehmann R, Leptin M, Pulverer B, Rosenzweig B, Spiro JE, Stebbins M, Strasser C, Swaminathan S, Turner P, Vale RD, Vijay Raghavan K, Wolberger C.(2016)
SCIENTIFIC COMMUNITY. Preprints for the life sciences.
Science. 2016 May 20;352(6288):899-901. doi: 10.1126/science.aaf9133. PMID: 27199406

Howe K., Schiffer P. H., Zielinski J., Wiehe T., Laird G. K., Marioni J. C., Soylemez O., Kondrashov F., LeptinM. (2016).
Structure and evolutionary history of a large family of NLR proteins in the zebrafish.
Open Biology Published 27 April 2016.DOI: 10.1098/rsob.160009 PMID: 27248802

Rauzi M, Krzic U, Saunders TE, Krajnc M, Ziherl P, Hufnagel L, Leptin M. (2015)
Embryo-scale tissue mechanics during Drosophila gastrulation movements.
Nat Commun. 2015 Oct 26;6:8677. doi: 10.1038/ncomms9677. PMID: 26497898

Bajoghli B, Kuri P, Inoue D, Aghaallaei N, Hanelt M, Thumberger T, Rauzi M, Wittbrodt J, Leptin M. (2015)
Noninvasive In Toto Imaging of the Thymus Reveals Heterogeneous Migratory Behavior of Developing T Cells.
J Immunol. 2015 Sep 1;195(5):2177-86. doi: 10.4049/jimmunol.1500361. PMID: 26188059

Sigurbjörnsdóttir S, Mathew R, Leptin M. (2014).
Molecular mechanisms of de novo lumen formation.
Nat Rev Mol Cell Biol. 2014 Oct;15(10):665-76. doi: 10.1038/nrm3871. Epub 2014 Sep 4. Review. PMID: 25186133

Ukken FP, Aprill I, JayaNandanan N, Leptin M. (2014)
Slik and the receptor tyrosine kinase Breathless mediate localized activation of Moesin in terminal tracheal cells.
PLoS One. 2014 Jul 25;9(7):e103323. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0103323. eCollection 2014. PMID: 25061859

Banerjee, S. & Leptin, M. (2014)
Systemic response to UV involves induction of leukocytic IL-1beta and inflammation in zebrafish
J Immunol. 2014 Aug 1;193(3):1408-15. doi: 10.4049/jimmunol.1400232. PMID: 24965777

Rembold M, Ciglar L, Yáñez-Cuna JO, Zinzen RP, Girardot C, Jain A, Welte MA, Stark A, Leptin M, Furlong EE .(2014)
A conserved role for Snail as a potentiator of active transcription.
Genes Dev. 2014 Jan 15;28(2):167-81. doi: 10.1101/gad.230953.113. PMID: 24402316

Schäfer G, Narasimha M, Vogelsang E, Leptin M. (2014)
Cadherin switching during the formation and differentiation of the Drosophila mesoderm - implications for epithelial-to-mesenchymal transitions.
J.Cell Sci. 2014 Apr 1;127(Pt 7):1511-22. doi: 10.1242/jcs.139485. Epub 2014 Feb 4.PMID: 24496448

N. JayaNandanan, R. Mathew, M. Leptin (2014)
Guidance of subcellular tubulogenesis by cortical actin under the control of a synaptotagmin-like protein and Moesin
Nat Commun. 2014;5:3036. doi: 10.1038/ncomms4036. PMID: 24413568

Rauzi M, Hočevar Brezavšček A, Ziherl P, Leptin M (2013).
Physical models of mesoderm invagination in Drosophila embryo.
Biophys J. 2013 Jul 2;105(1):3-10. PMID: 23823218

Baer MM, Palm W, Eaton S, Leptin M, Affolter M. (2012)
Microsomal triacylglyceroltransfer protein (MTP) is required cell autonomously to expand tracheal lumen in Drosophila.
J Cell Sci. 2012 Nov 6. PubMed PMID: 23132924.

Hočevar Brezavšček A, Rauzi M, Leptin M, Ziherl P. (2012)
A model of epithelial invagination driven by collective mechanics of identical cells.
Biophys J. 2012 Sep 5;103(5):1069-77.

Leptin M. (2012)
Open access--pass the buck.
Science. 2012 Mar 16;335(6074):1279.

Mathew, SJ, Rembold, M and and Leptin, M.  (2011)
A role for Traf4 in polarizing adherens junctions as a prerequisite for efficient cell shape changes
Mol Cell Biol. 2011 Oct 10. [Epub ahead of print]

Clark IB, Muha V, Klingseisen A, Leptin M, Müller HA (2011)
Fibroblast growth factor signalling controls successive cell behaviours during mesoderm layer formation in Drosophila.
Development 138, 2705-2715

Jayanandanan N, Gavis ER, Riechmann V, Leptin M. (2011)
A genetic in vivo system to detect asymmetrically distributed RNA.
EMBO Rep. 2011 Sep 16

Aggad, D., Stein, C., Sieger, D., Mazel, M., Boudinot, P., Herbomel, P.,  Levraud, JP., Lutfalla, G. & Leptin, M. (2010)
In vivo analysis of Ifn-_1 and Ifn-_2 signaling in zebrafish
J Immunol. 2010 Dec 1;185(11):6774-6782.

Csiszar, A., Vogelsang, E., Beug, H. and Leptin, M. (2010)
A novel conserved phosphotyrosine motif in the Drosophila FGF-signalling adaptor Dof with a redundant role in signal transmission
Mol Cell Biol. 30(8): 2017-27

Baer MM, Bilstein A, Caussinus E, Csiszar A, Affolter M, Leptin M. (2010)
The role of apoptosis in shaping the tracheal system in the Drosophila embryo
Mechanisms of Development, 127: 28-35

Sieger, D., Stein, C., Neifer, D., van der Sar, A.M., Leptin, M. (2009)
The role of gamma interferon signalling in the zebrafish embryo
Disease Models and Mechanisms, 2(11-12):571-81

Mathew SJ, Haubert D, Krönke M, Leptin M. (2009)
Looking beyond death: a morphogenetic role for the TNF signalling pathway.
J Cell Sci. 2009 Jun 15;122(Pt 12):1939-46.

Leptin, M. (2008),
"Regulation of gastrulation in Drosophila", in Bier, E. (ed.), The Legacy of Drosophila Genetics: From 'defining the gene' to 'analyzing genome function', The Biomedical & Life Sciences Collection, Henry Stewart Talks Ltd, London.

Stein C, Caccamo M, Laird G, Leptin M. (2007)
Conservation and divergence of gene families encoding components of innate immune response systems in zebrafish.
Genome Biol. 27;8(11):R251

Chanut-Delalande H, Jung AC, Lin L, Baer MM, Bilstein A, Cabernard C, Leptin M, Affolter M. (2007)
A genetic mosaic analysis with a repressible cell marker screen to identify genes involved in tracheal cell migration during Drosophila air sac morphogenesis.
Genetics. 176(4):2177-87.

Baer MM, Bilstein A, Leptin M. (2007)
A clonal genetic screen for mutants causing defects in larval tracheal morphogenesis in Drosophila.
Genetics. 176(4):2279-91.

Seher TC, Narasimha M, Vogelsang E, Leptin M. (2007)
Analysis and reconstitution of the genetic cascade controlling early mesoderm morphogenesis in the Drosophila embryo.
Mech Dev.124(3):167-79.

Kölsch V, Seher T, Fernandez-Ballester GJ, Serrano L, Leptin M. (2007)
Control of Drosophila gastrulation by apical localization of adherens junctions and RhoGEF2.
Science. 19;315(5810):384-6.

Bekpen C, Hunn JP, Rohde C, Parvanova I, Guethlein L, Dunn DM, Glowalla E, Leptin M, Howard JC. (2005)
The interferon-inducible p47 (IRG) GTPases in vertebrates: loss of the cell autonomous resistance mechanism in the human lineage.
Genome Biol. 6(11):R92.

Zhu MY, Wilson R, Leptin M. (2005)
A screen for genes that influence fibroblast growth factor signal transduction in Drosophila.
Genetics. 170(2):767-77.

Leptin M. (2005)
Gastrulation movements: the logic and the nuts and bolts.
Dev Cell. 8(3):305-20. Review.

Wilson R, Vogelsang E, Leptin M. (2005)
FGF signalling and the mechanism of mesoderm spreading in Drosophila embryos.
Development. 132(3):491-501. Epub 2005 Jan 5.

Leptin M, Affolter M. (2004)
Drosophila gastrulation: identification of a missing link.
Curr Biol. 14(12):R480-2. Review.

Wilson R, Battersby A, Csiszar A, Vogelsang E, Leptin M. (2004)
A functional domain of Dof that is required for fibroblast growth factor signaling.
Mol Cell Biol. 24(6):2263-76.

Irion U, Leptin M, Siller K, Fuerstenberg S, Cai Y, Doe CQ, Chia W, Yang X. (2004)
Abstrakt, a DEAD box protein, regulates Insc levels and asymmetric division of neural and mesodermal progenitors.
Curr Biol. 14(2):138-44.

Battersby A, Csiszár A, Leptin M, Wilson R. (2003)
Isolation of proteins that interact with the signal transduction molecule Dof and identification of a functional domain conserved between Dof and vertebrate BCAP.
J Mol Biol. 329(3):479-93.

Wilson R, Leptin M. (2000)
Fibroblast growth factor receptor-dependent morphogenesis of the Drosophila mesoderm.
Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci. 355(1399):891-5. Review.

Frasch M, Leptin M. (2000)
Mergers and acquisitions: unequal partnerships in Drosophila myoblast fusion.
Cell. 102(2):127-9. Review. No abstract available.

Leptin M. (2000)
The future in our hands.
Curr Biol. 10(11):R395. No abstract available.

Seher TC, Leptin M. (2000)
Tribbles, a cell-cycle brake that coordinates proliferation and morphogenesis during Drosophila gastrulation.
Curr Biol. 10(11):623-9.

Narasimha M, Leptin M. (2000)
Cell movements during gastrulation: come in and be induced.
Trends Cell Biol. 10(5):169-72. Review.

Irion U, Leptin M. (1999)
Developmental and cell biological functions of the Drosophila DEAD-box protein abstrakt.
Curr Biol. 9(23):1373-81.

Leptin M. (1999)
Gastrulation in Drosophila: the logic and the cellular mechanisms.
EMBO J. 18(12):3187-92. Review.

Vincent S, Wilson R, Coelho C, Affolter M, Leptin M. (1998)
The Drosophila protein Dof is specifically required for FGF signaling.
Mol Cell. 2(4):515-25.
Erratum in: Mol Cell 1999 3(4):following 540.

Riechmann V, Rehorn KP, Reuter R, Leptin M. (1998)
The genetic control of the distinction between fat body and gonadal mesoderm in Drosophila.
Development. 125(4):713-23.

Barrett K, Leptin M, Settleman J. (1997)
The Rho GTPase and a putative RhoGEF mediate a signaling pathway for the cell shape changes in Drosophila gastrulation.
Cell. 91(7):905-15.

Riechmann V, Irion U, Wilson R, Grosskortenhaus R, Leptin M. (1997)
Control of cell fates and segmentation in the Drosophila mesoderm.
Development. 124(15):2915-22.

Casal J, Leptin M. (1996)
Identification of novel genes in Drosophila reveals the complex regulation of early gene activity in the mesoderm.
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 93(19):10327-32.

Knust E, Leptin M. (1996)
Adherens junctions in the Drosophila embryo: the role of E-cadherin in their establishment and morphogenetic function.
Bioessays. 18(8):609-12. Review.

Straub KL, Stella MC, Leptin M. (1996)
The gelsolin-related flightless I protein is required for actin distribution during cellularisation in Drosophila.
J Cell Sci. 109 ( Pt 1):263-70.

Leptin M. (1995)
Drosophila gastrulation: from pattern formation to morphogenesis.
Annu Rev Cell Dev Biol. 11:189-212. Review.

Kispert A, Herrmann BG, Leptin M, Reuter R. (1994)
Homologs of the mouse Brachyury gene are involved in the specification of posterior terminal structures in Drosophila, Tribolium, and Locusta.
Genes Dev. 8(18):2137-50.

Leptin M. (1994)
Morphogenesis. Control of epithelial cell shape changes.
Curr Biol. 4(8):709-12. Review.

Stella MC, Schauerte H, Straub KL, Leptin M. (1994)
Identification of secreted and cytosolic gelsolin in Drosophila.
J Cell Biol. 125(3):607-16.

Reuter R, Leptin M. (1994)
Interacting functions of snail, twist and huckebein during the early development of germ layers in Drosophila.
Development. 120(5):1137-50.

Leptin M, Roth S. (1994)
Autonomy and non-autonomy in Drosophila mesoderm determination and morphogenesis.
Development. 120(4):853-9.

Reuter R, Grunewald B, Leptin M. (1993)
A role for the mesoderm in endodermal migration and morphogenesis in Drosophila.
Development. 119(4):1135-45.

Leptin M, Grunewald B, Stein D. (1992)
No effect of RDGS peptides.
Nature. 355(6363):777. No abstract available.

Leptin M, Casal J, Grunewald B, Reuter R. (1992)
Mechanisms of early Drosophila mesoderm formation.
Dev Suppl. 1992:23-31.

Leptin M. (1991)
twist and snail as positive and negative regulators during Drosophila mesoderm development.
Genes Dev. 5(9):1568-76.

Kam Z, Minden JS, Agard DA, Sedat JW, Leptin M. (1991)
Drosophila gastrulation: analysis of cell shape changes in living embryos by three-dimensional fluorescence microscopy.
Development. 112(2):365-70.

Leptin M, Grunewald B. (1990)
Cell shape changes during gastrulation in Drosophila.
Development. 110(1):73-84.

Wilcox M, DiAntonio A, Leptin M. (1989)
The function of PS integrins in Drosophila wing morphogenesis.
Development. 107(4):891-7.

Leptin M, Bogaert T, Lehmann R, Wilcox M. (1989)
The function of PS integrins during Drosophila embryogenesis.
Cell. 56(3):401-8.

Leptin M, Aebersold R, Wilcox M. (1987)
Drosophila position-specific antigens resemble the vertebrate fibronectin-receptor family.
EMBO J. 6(4):1037-43.

Melchers F, Erdei A, Corbel C, Leptin M, Schulz T, Dierich MP. (1986)
Cell cycle control of activated, synchronized murine B lymphocytes--roles of macrophages and complement C3.
Mol Immunol. 23(11):1173-6.

Leptin M. (1986)
The fibronectin receptor family.
Nature. 321(6072):728. No abstract available.

Leptin M. (1985)
Monoclonal antibodies specific for murine IgM. II. Activation of B lymphocytes by monoclonal antibodies specific for the four constant domains of IgM.
Eur J Immunol. 15(2):131-7.

Melchers F, Corbel C, Leptin M, Lernhardt W. (1985)
Activation and cell cycle control of murine B lymphocytes.
J Cell Sci Suppl. 3:77-82. Review.

Leptin M, Potash MJ, Grützmann R, Heusser C, Shulman M, Köhler G, Melchers F. (1984)
Monoclonal antibodies specific for murine IgM I. Characterization of antigenic determinants on the four constant domains of the mu heavy chain.
Eur J Immunol. 14(6):534-42.

Leptin M, Melchers F. (1983)
A monoclonal antibody with specificity for murine mu heavy chain which inhibits the formation of antigen-specific direct IgM plaques.
J Immunol Methods. 59(1):53-61.

Melchers F, Andersson J, Corbel C, Leptin M, Lernhardt W, Gerhard W, Zeuthen J. (1982)
Regulation of B lymphocyte replication and maturation.
J Cell Biochem. 19(4):315-32. Review. No abstract available.

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