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Nicetto, D., Hahn, M., Jung, J., Schneider, T.D., Straub, T., David, R., Schotta, G., and Rupp, R.A. (2013). Suv4-20h histone methyltransferases promote neuroectodermal differentiation by silencing the pluripotency-associated oct-25 gene. PLoS Genetics 9, e1003188.

Kriegmair, M.C., Frenz, S., Dusl, M., Franz, W.M., David, R., and Rupp, R.A. (2013). Cardiac differentiation in Xenopus is initiated by mespa. Cardiovascular Research 97, 454-463.

Schneider, T.D., Arteaga-Salas, J.M., Mentele, E., David, R., Nicetto, D., Imhof, A., and Rupp, R.A. (2011). Stage-specific histone modification profiles reveal global transitions in the Xenopus embryonic epigenome. PloS ONE 6, e22548.

David, R., Brenner, C., Stieber, J., Schwarz, F., Brunner, S., Vollmer, M., Mentele, E., Muller-Hocker, J., Kitajima, S., Lickert, H., Rupp, R.A. and Franz, W.-M. (2008). MesP1 drives vertebrate cardiovascular differentiation through Dkk-1-mediated blockade of Wnt-signalling. Nat Cell Biol 10, 338-345.

Linder, B., Mentele, E., Mansperger, K., Straub, T., Kremmer, E., and Rupp, R.A. (2007). CHD4/Mi-2beta activity is required for the positioning of the mesoderm/neuroectoderm boundary in Xenopus. Genes Dev 21, 973-983.

 

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Nicetto, D., Hahn, M., Jung, J., Schneider, T.D., Straub, T., David, R., Schotta, G., and Rupp, R.A. (2013). Suv4-20h histone methyltransferases promote neuroectodermal differentiation by silencing the pluripotency-associated oct-25 gene. PLoS Genetics 9, e1003188.

Kriegmair, M.C., Frenz, S., Dusl, M., Franz, W.M., David, R., and Rupp, R.A. (2013). Cardiac differentiation in Xenopus is initiated by mespa. Cardiovascular Research 97, 454-463.

Armstrong, N.J., Fagotto, F., Prothmann, C., and Rupp, R.A. (2012). Maternal Wnt/beta-catenin signaling coactivates transcription through NF-kappaB binding sites during Xenopus axis formation. PloS ONE 7, e36136.

Schneider, T.D., Arteaga-Salas, J.M., Mentele, E., David, R., Nicetto, D., Imhof, A., and Rupp, R.A. (2011). Stage-specific histone modification profiles reveal global transitions in the Xenopus embryonic epigenome. PloS ONE 6, e22548.

David, R., Brenner, C., Stieber, J., Schwarz, F., Brunner, S., Vollmer, M., Mentele, E., Muller-Hocker, J., Kitajima, S., Lickert, H., et al. (2008). MesP1 drives vertebrate cardiovascular differentiation through Dkk-1-mediated blockade of Wnt-signalling. Nat Cell Biol 10, 338-345.

Koenig, S.F., Lattanzio, R., Mansperger, K., Rupp, R.A., Wedlich, D., and Gradl, D. (2008). Autoregulation of XTcf-4 depends on a Lef/Tcf site on the XTcf-4 promoter. Genesis 46, 81-86.

Linder, B., Mentele, E., Mansperger, K., Straub, T., Kremmer, E., and Rupp, R.A. (2007). CHD4/Mi-2beta activity is required for the positioning of the mesoderm/neuroectoderm boundary in Xenopus. Genes Dev 21, 973-983.

Bielen, H., Oberleitner, S., Marcellini, S., Gee, L., Lemaire, P., Bode, H.R., Rupp, R., and Technau, U. (2007). Divergent functions of two ancient Hydra Brachyury paralogues suggest specific roles for their C-terminal domains in tissue fate induction. Development 134, 4187-4197.

Linder, B., Cabot, R.A., Schwickert, T., and Rupp, R.A. (2004). The SNF2 domain protein family in higher vertebrates displays dynamic expression patterns in Xenopus laevis embryos. Gene 326, 59-66.

Prothmann, C., Armstrong, N.J., Roth, S., and Rupp, R.A. (2006). Vertebrate Rel proteins exhibit Dorsal-like activities in early Drosophila embryogenesis. Dev Dyn 235, 949-957.

Rupp, R.A., and Becker, P.B. (2005). Gene regulation by histone H1: new links to DNA methylation. Cell 123, 1178-1179.

Geng, X., Xiao, L., Lin, G.F., Hu, R., Wang, J.H., Rupp, R.A., and Ding, X. (2003). Lef/Tcf-dependent Wnt/beta-catenin signaling during Xenopus axis specification. FEBS Lett 547, 1-6.

Yang, J., Mei, W., Otto, A., Xiao, L., Tao, Q., Geng, X., Rupp, R.A., and Ding, X. (2002). Repression through a distal TCF-3 binding site restricts Xenopus myf-5 expression in gastrula mesoderm. Mech Dev 115, 79-89.

Rupp, R.A., Singhal, N., and Veenstra, G.J. (2002). When the embryonic genome flexes its muscles. Eur J Biochem 269, 2294-2299.

Mei, W., Yang, J., Tao, Q., Geng, X., Rupp, R.A., and Ding, X. (2001). An interferon regulatory factor-like binding element restricts Xmyf-5 expression in the posterior somites during Xenopus myogenesis. FEBS Lett 505, 47-52.

Prothmann, C., Armstrong, N.J., and Rupp, R.A. (2000). The Toll/IL-1 receptor binding protein MyD88 is required for Xenopus axis formation. Mech Dev 97, 85-92.

Steinbach, O.C., Wolffe, A.P., and Rupp, R.A. (2000). Histone deacetylase activity is required for the induction of the MyoD muscle cell lineage in Xenopus. Biol Chem 381, 1013-1016.

Wittenberger, T., Steinbach, O.C., Authaler, A., Kopan, R., and Rupp, R.A. (1999). MyoD stimulates delta-1 transcription and triggers notch signaling in the Xenopus gastrula. Embo J 18, 1915-1922.

Steinbach, O.C., and Rupp, R.A. (1999). Quantitative analysis of mRNA levels in Xenopus embryos by reverse transcriptase-polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR). Methods Mol Biol 127, 41-56.

Steinbach, O.C., Ulshofer, A., Authaler, A., and Rupp, R.A. (1998). Temporal restriction of MyoD induction and autocatalysis during Xenopus mesoderm formation. Dev Biol 202, 280-292.

Vermaak, D., Steinbach, O.C., Dimitrov, S., Rupp, R.A., and Wolffe, A.P. (1998). The globular domain of histone H1 is sufficient to direct specific gene repression in early Xenopus embryos. Curr Biol 8, 533-536.

Steinbach, O.C., Wolffe, A.P., and Rupp, R.A. (1997). Somatic linker histones cause loss of mesodermal competence in Xenopus. Nature 389, 395-399.

Rupp, R.A., Snider, L., and Weintraub, H. (1994). Xenopus embryos regulate the nuclear localization of XMyoD. Genes Dev 8, 1311-1323.

Grewal, T., Theisen, M., Borgmeyer, U., Grussenmeyer, T., Rupp, R.A., Stief, A., Qian, F., Hecht, A., and Sippel, A.E. (1992). The -6.1-kilobase chicken lysozyme enhancer is a multifactorial complex containing several cell-type-specific elements. Mol Cell Biol 12, 2339-2350.

Rupp, R.A., and Weintraub, H. (1991). Ubiquitous MyoD transcription at the midblastula transition precedes induction-dependent MyoD expression in presumptive mesoderm of X. laevis. Cell 65, 927-937.

Weintraub, H., Davis, R., Tapscott, S., Thayer, M., Krause, M., Benezra, R., Blackwell, T.K., Turner, D., Rupp, R., Hollenberg, S., et al. (1991). The myoD gene family: nodal point during specification of the muscle cell lineage. Science 251, 761-766.

Rupp, R.A., Kruse, U., Multhaup, G., Gobel, U., Beyreuther, K., and Sippel, A.E. (1990). Chicken NFI/TGGCA proteins are encoded by at least three independent genes: NFI-A, NFI-B and NFI-C with homologues in mammalian genomes. Nucleic Acids Res 18, 2607-2616.

Rupp, R.A., and Sippel, A.E. (1987). Chicken liver TGGCA protein purified by preparative mobility shift electrophoresis (PMSE) shows a 36.8 to 29.8 kd microheterogeneity. Nucleic Acids Res 15, 9707-9726.

Leegwater, P.A., van der Vliet, P.C., Rupp, R.A., Nowock, J., and Sippel, A.E. (1986). Functional homology between the sequence-specific DNA-binding proteins nuclear factor I from HeLa cells and the TGGCA protein from chicken liver. Embo J 5, 381-386.

Nowock, J., Borgmeyer, U., Puschel, A.W., Rupp, R.A., and Sippel, A.E. (1985). The TGGCA protein binds to the MMTV-LTR, the adenovirus origin of replication, and the BK virus enhancer. Nucleic Acids Res 13, 2045-2061.

Nowock, J., Borgmeyer, U., Puschel, A.W., Rupp, R.A., and Sippel, A.E. (1985). The TGGCA protein binds to the MMTV-LTR, the adenovirus origin of replication, and the BK virus enhancer. Nucleic Acids Res 13, 2045-2061.