List of Publications

Mittmann, B., Ungerer, P., Klann, M., Stollewerk, A., Wolff, C. (2014). Development and staging of the water flea Daphnia magna (Straus, 1820; Cladocera, Daphniidae) based on morphological landmarks. EvoDevo, in press.

Biffar, L., Stollewerk, A. (2014). Evolutionary modifications in neuroblast expression patterns in insects. Dev. Biol., in press.

Brenneis, G., Stollewerk, A., Scholtz, G. (2013). Embryonic neurogenesis in Pseudopallene sp. (Arthropoda, Pycnogonida) includes two subsequent phases with similarities to different arthropod groups. EvoDevo 4, 32.

Eriksson, P., Ungerer, B.J. and Stollewerk, A. (2013). The function of Notch signalling in segment formation in the crustacean Daphnia magna (Branchiopoda). Dev. Biol., 383, 321-30.

Ungerer, P., Eriksson, B.J. and Stollewerk, A. (2012). Unravelling the evolution of neural stem cells in arthropods: Notch signalling in neural stem cell development in the crustacean Daphnia magna. Dev. Biol. 371, 302-311

Linne, V., Eriksson, B.J. and Stollewerk, A. (2012). Single-minded and the evolution of the arthropod midline. Dev. Biol. 364, 66-76.

Ungerer, P., Eriksson, B.J. and Stollwerk, A. (2011). Neurogenesis in the water flea Daphnia magna (Crustacea, Branchiopoda)suggests different mechanisms of neuroblast formation in insects and crustaceans. Dev. Biol. 357(1):42-52. 

Linne, V. and Stollewerk, A. (2011). Conserved and novel functions for Netrin in the formation of the axonal scaffold and glial sheath cells in spiders. Dev. Biol. 353, 134-146.

Ayyar, S., Negre, B., Simpson, P. and Stollewerk, A. (2010). An arthropod cis-regulatory element functioning in sensory organ precursor development dates back to the Cambrian. BMC Biology 8(1):127.

Eriksson, B.J. and Stollewerk, A. (2010). Expression patterns of neural genes in Euperipatoides kanangrensis suggest divergent evolution of onychophoran and euarthropod neurogenesis. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 107(52):22576-81.

Eriksson, B.J. and Stollewerk, A. (2010). Morphological and molecular processes of onychophoran brain development show unique features that are neither comparable to insects nor to chelicerates. Arthropod Struct. & Dev., Special Issue ‘Evolution of patterning mechanism’, 39(6):478-90.

Doeffinger, C. and Stollewerk, A. (2010) How can conserved gene expression allow for variation? Lessons from the dorso-ventral patterning gene muscle segment homeobox. Dev. Biol. 345, 105-16.

Doeffinger, C.,Hartenstein, V., Stollewerk, A. (2010) Compartmentalization of the precheliceral neuroectoderm in the spider Cupiennius salei: Development of the arcuate body, optic ganglia, and mushroom body. J. Comp. Neurol. 518, 2612-32.

Gold, K., Cotton, J.A. and Stollewerk, A. (2009). The role of Notch signalling and numb function in mechanosensory organ formation in the spider Cupiennius salei. Dev. Biol. 327, 121-131.

Stollewerk, A. and Seyfarth, E.A. (2008). Evolutionary changes in sensory precursor formation in arthropods: embryonic development of leg sensilla in the spider Cupiennius salei. Dev. Biol. 313, 659-673.

Pioro, H. and Stollewerk, A. (2006). The expression pattern of genes involved in early neurogenesis suggests distinct and conserved functions in the diplopod Glomeris marginata. Dev. Genes Evol. 216, 417-430.

Chipman, A.D. and Stollewerk, A. (2006): Specification of neural precursor identity in the geophilomorph centipede Strigamia maritima. Dev. Biol. 290, 337-350.

Stollewerk, A., (2004). Secondary neurons are arrested in an immature state by formation of epithelial vesicles during neurogenesis of the spider Cupiennius salei. Front. Zool. 1:3.

Kadner, D. and Stollewerk, A., (2004).  Neurogenesis in the chilopod Lithobius forficatus suggests more similarities to chelicerates than to insects. Dev. Genes Evol. 214(8), 367-379.

Stollewerk, A., Schoppmeier, M. and Damen, W.G.M. (2003). Involvement of Notch and Delta genes in spider segmentation. Nature 423, 863-865.

Stollewerk, A., Tautz, D. and Weller, M. (2003). Neurogenesis in the spider: new insights from comparative analysis of morphological processes and gene expression patterns. Arthropod Struct. & Dev. 32, 5-16.

Dove, H. and Stollewerk, A. (2003). Comparative analysis of neurogenesis in the myriapod Glomeris marginata (Diplopoda) suggests more similarities to chelicerates than to insects.
Development 130, 2161-2171.

Stollewerk, A. (2002). Recruitment of cell groups through Delta/Notch signalling during spider neurogenesis. Development 129, 5339-5348.

Stollewerk, A., Weller, M. and Tautz, D. (2001). Neurogenesis in the spider Cupiennius salei.
Development 128, 2673-2688.

Stollewerk, A. (2000). Changes in cell shape in the ventral neuroectoderm of Drosophila melanogaster depend on the activity of the achaete-scute complex genes.  Dev. Genes Evol. 210, 190-199

Granderrath, S., Stollewerk, A., Greig, S., Goodman, C.S., O´Kane, C.J. and Klämbt, C. (1999). Loco encodes an RGS protein required for Drosophila glial differentiation. Development 126 (8), 1781-1791.

Stollewerk, A. and Klämbt, C. (1997). The midline glial cells are required for regionalization of commissural axons in the embryonic CNS of Drosophila. Dev. Genes Evol. 207, 402-409.

Giesen, K., Hummel, T., Stollewerk, A., Harrison, S., Travers, A. and Klämbt, C. (1997). Glial development in the Drosophila CNS requires concomitant activation of glial and repression of neuronal differentiation genes. Development 124 (12), 2307-2316.

Stollewerk, A., Klämbt, C. and Cantera, R. (1996). Electron microscopic analysis of Drosophila midline glia during embryogenesis and larval development using ß-galactosidase expression as endogenous cell marker. MRT 35, 294-306.

Klämbt, C., Hummel, T., Sadlowski, E., Scholz, H. and Stollewerk, A. (1996). Development and function of embryonic central nervous system glial cells in Drosophila. Dev. Gen. 18, 40-49.

Klaes, A., Menne, T., Stollewerk, A., Scholz, H. and Klämbt, C. (1994). The ets transcription factors encoded by the Drosophila gene pointed direct glial cell differentiation in the embryonic CNS. Cell 78, 149-160.

Reviews and Book chapters

Stollewerk, A. (2010). The water flea Daphnia – a ‘new’ model system for ecology and evolultion? J. Biol. 9(2):21.

Stollewerk, A. (2010). Evolution of patterning mechanisms.  Arthropod Struct. & Dev. 39(6),397-8. (Editorial)

Stollewerk, A. (2008).  Evolution of neurogenesis in arthropods. In: ‘Evolving pathways’. (eds. A. Minelli and G. Fusco) Cambridge University Press, Cambridge.

Stollewerk, A. and Chipman, A.D. (2006). Neurogenesis in myriapods and chelicerates and its importance for understanding arthropod relationships. Integrative Comp. Biol. 46, 195-206.

Stollewerk, A. and Simpson, P. (2005). Evolution of early development of the nervous system: a comparison between arthropods. BioEssays 27, 874-883.