Publications

Here you will find a link to all my publications, ordered by date. You can download all my papers but by doing so you agree in using those contents only for academic/research purposes. Copyright and all rights therein are maintained by the authors or by other copyright holders, notwithstanding that they have offered their works here electronically.

Pires-daSilva, A., and Parihar, M. (2013). Evo-devo of the germline and somatic gonad in nematodes. Sexual Development 7:163-170. doi: 10.1159/000337960.

The Spider Mite Consortium (among 55 authors). (2011) The genome of Tetranychus urticae reveals herbivorous pest adaptations. Nature 479: 487-492.

Chaudhuri, J., Kache, V., Pires-daSilva, A. (2011) Regulation of sexual plasticity in a nematode that produces males, females and hermaphrodites. Current Biology, 21: 1548-1551.
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Shakes, D., Neva, B., Chaudhuri, J., Huynh, H., Pires-daSilva, A. (2011) Asymmetric spermatocyte divisions as a mechanism for skewed sex ratios. Nature Communications 2, 157. doi: 10.1038/ncomms1160.

Chaudhuri, J., Parihar, M., Pires-daSilva, A. (2011) An introduction to worm lab: from culturing worms to mutagenesis. J Vis Exp 47, doi: 10.3791/2293.

Meik, J.M., Lawing, M, and Pires-daSilva, A. (2010) Phenotypic evolution in insular speckled rattlesnakes (Viperidae: Crotalus mitchellii). PLoS ONE 5: e9524.

Long, T., and Pires-daSilva, A. (2009) The snake box: a novel approach for safely restraining venomous snakes. Herpetological Bulletin 108: 34-35.

Meik, J. M. and Pires-daSilva, A. (2009). Evolutionary morphology of the rattlesnake style. BMC Evol Biol 9: 35.

Click, A., Savaliya, C. H., Kienle, S., Herrmann, M. and Pires-daSilva, A. (2009). Natural variation of outcrossing in the hermaphroditic nematode Pristionchus pacificus. BMC Evol Biol 9: 75.

Balastik, M., Ferraguti, F., Pires-daSilva, A., Lee, T. H., Alvarez-Bolado, G., Lu, K. P. and Gruss, P. (2008). Deficiency in ubiquitin ligase TRIM2 causes accumulation of neurofilament light chain and neurodegeneration. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 105, 12016-21.

Pires-daSilva, A. (2007) Evolution of the control of sexual identity in nematodes. Seminars in Cell & Developmental Biology 18: 362-370.

Pires-daSilva, A. (2006) Pristionchus pacificus genetic protocols (July 17, 2006), WormBook, ed. The C. elegans Research Community, WormBook, doi/10.1895/wormbook.1.114.1.

Carvalho, S., Barriere, A., Pires-daSilva, A. (2006) The world of a worm: a framework for Caenorhabditis evolution. EMBO Reports 7: 981-984.

Pires-daSilva, A. and Sommer, R. J. (2004) Conservation of the global sex determination gene tra-1 in distantly related nematodes. Genes & Development 18 (10): 1198-1208.

Pires-daSilva, A. and Sommer, R. J. (2003) Finally, worm Polycomb-like genes meet Hox regulation. Developmental Cell 4, 1-2.

Pires-daSilva, A. and Sommer, R. J. (2003) The evolution of signalling pathways in animal development. Nature Reviews Genetics 4, 39-49.

Srinivasan, J., Sinz, W., Lanz, C., Brand, A., Nandakumar, R., Raddatz, G., Witte, H., Keller, H., Kipping, I., Pires-daSilva, A., Jesse, T., Millare, J., De Both, M., Schuster, S. C. and Sommer, R. J. (2002) A Bacterial Artificial Chromosome-based genetic linkage map of the nematode Pristionchus pacificus. Genetics 162 (1), 129-134.

Jungblut B, Pires-daSilva, A., Sommer RJ. (2001) Formation of the egg-laying system in Pristionchus pacificus requires complex interactions between gonadal, mesodermal and epidermal tissues and does not rely on single cell inductions. Development 128 (18): 3395-3404.

Srinivasan, J.,* Pires-daSilva, A.* Gutierrez, A.*, Zheng, M., Jungblut, B., Witte, H., Schlak, I. and Sommer, R. J. (2001). Microevolutionary analysis of the nematode genus Pristionchus suggests a recent evolution of redundant developmental mechanisms during vulva formation. Evolution & Development 3, 229-40.
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Pires-daSilva, A., Nayernia, K., Engel, W., Torres, M., Stoykova, A., Chowdhury, K. and Gruss, P. (2001). Mice deficient for spermatid perinuclear RNA-binding protein show neurologic, spermatogenic, and sperm morphological abnormalities. Developmental Biology 233, 319-28.

Sommer, R.J., Carmi, I., Eizinger, A., Grandien, K., Junbglut, B., Lee, K.-L., Nguyen, H., Pires-daSilva, A., Schlak, I., Sigrist, C.B., Srinivasan, J. (2000) Pristionchus pacificus: a satellite organism in evolutionary developmental biology. Nematology 2:81-88.

Pires-daSilva, A. and Gruss, P. (1998) Gene trap insertion into a novel gene expressed during mouse limb development. Developmental Dynamics 212: 318-325.