Drosophila Developmental Genetics


Publication list


Kenwrick K., Mukherjee A., and Renault A.D. (2019) Hmgcr promotes a long-range signal to attract Drosophila germ cells independently of Hedgehog. Journal of Cell Science. 2019 Dec 2;132(23). (research highlights summary).

Haack T., Schneider M., Schwendele B., and Renault A.D. (2014) Drosophila heart cell movement to the midline occurs through both cell autonomous migration and dorsal closure. Developmental Biology, 396, 169-182 (audioslide summary).

Tripathy R., Kunwar P., Sano H., and Renault A.D. (2014) Transcriptional regulation of gonad formation. Developmental Biology, 392, 193-208

Mukherjee A., Neher R.A., and Renault A.D. (2013) Quantifying the range of a lipid phosphate signal in vivo. Journal of Cell Science, 126, 5453-64.

Sano H., Kunwar, P.*, Renault A.D.*, Barbosa V., Clark I., Finnegan D.J., Ishihara S., Sugimura K., and Lehmann R. (2012) The actin regulator Enabled is essential for proper gonad morphogenesis in Drosophila melanogaster, PLoS One. 7 (12):e52649   *equal contribution

Ile K.E., Tripathy R., Goldfinger V., and Renault A.D. (2012) Wunen, a Drosophila lipid phosphate phosphatase, is required for septate junction mediated barrier function. Development, 139(14):2535-46.

Renault A.D. (2012) vasa is expressed in somatic cells of the embryonic gonad in a sex-specific manner in Drosophila melanogaster. Biology Open, 1, 1043-1048

Renault A.D.*, Kunwar P.S. and Lehmann R. (2010) Lipid phosphate phosphatase activity regulates dispersal and bilateral sorting of embryonic germ cells in Drosophila. Development, 137 (11) 1815-23. *corresponding author

Renault A.D.*, Ricardo S.*, Kunwar P.S., Santos A., Starz-Gaiano M., Stein J. and Lehmann R. (2009) Hedgehog does not guide migrating Drosophila germ cells. Developmental Biology, 328 (2) 355-62. *equal contribution

Kunwar P.S., Sano H., Renault A.D., Barbosa V., Fuse N. and Lehmann R. (2008) Tre1 GPCR initiates germ cell transepithelial migration by regulating Drosophila E-cadherin. Journal of Cell Biology, 183 (1) 157-68.

Sano H., Renault A.D. and Lehmann R. (2005) Control of lateral migration and germ cell elimination by the Drosophila melanogaster lipid phosphate phosphatases Wunen and Wunen2. Journal of Cell Biology, 171 (4) 675-83.

* Renault A.D., Sigal Y., Morris A. and Lehmann R. (2004) Soma-germ line competition for lipid phosphate uptake regulates germ cell migration and survival. Science, 305 (5692) 1963-1966. * Ranked in Faculty 1000

Zhang X.H., Axton J.M., Drinjakovic J., Lorenz L., White-Cooper H. and Renault A.D. (2004) Spatial and temporal control of mitotic cyclins by the Gnu regulator of embryonic mitosis in Drosophila. Journal of Cell Science, 117 (Pt16) 3571-3578.

Renault A.D., Zhang X-H., Alphey L., Frenz L., Glover D.M., Saunders R.D. and Axton J.M. (2003) gnu is essential in the cell cycle transition from meiosis to mitosis. Development, 130 (13) 2997-3005.

Renault A.D. and Axton J.M. (2003) Identification of plu genes and cis-acting elements of PCNA in the Drosophila genus using conservation of gene order. Gene, 307 77-86.

Renault A.D., Starz-Gaiano M. and Lehmann R. (2002) Metabolism of sphingosine 1-phosphate and lysophosphatidic acid: a genome wide analysis of gene expression in Drosophila. Mechanisms of Development, 119S S293-S301.



Morris A.J., Smith S.S., Salous A.K. and Renault A.D., (2013) Book chapter “Lipid Phosphate Phosphatases: Recent Progress and Assay Methods” in Lysophospholipid Receptors: Signaling and Biochemistry, John Wiley & Sons. Editors: Hla T., Spiegel S., Moolenaar W. and Chun J.

Ile K.E. and Renault A.D. (2013) Compartmentalizing the embryo: lipids and septate junction mediated barrier function. Fly, 7 (1) 18-22.

Renault A.D. and Lehmann R. (2006) Follow the fatty brick road: extracellular lipids and cell migration. Current Opinion in Genetics and Development, 16 (4) 348-54.