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Yang, T., Jia, Z., Bryant-Pike, W., Chandrasekhar, A., Murray, J. C., Fritzsch, B. and Bassuk, A. G. (2014) Analysis of PRICKLE1 in human cleft palate and mouse development demonstrates rare and common variants involved in human malformations. Molecular Genetics and Genomic Medicine  2(2): 138-151.

Pan, X., Sittaramane, V., Gurung, S., Chandrasekhar, A. (2014) Structural and temporal requirements of Wnt/PCP protein Vangl2 function for convergence and extension movements and facial branchiomotor neuron migration in zebrafishMechanisms of Development 131(1): 1-14.


Sittaramane, V., Pan, X., Glasco, D.M., Huang, P., Gurung, S., Bock, A., Li, S., Wang, H., Kawakami, K., Matise, M.P., Chandrasekhar, A. (2013) The PCP protein Vangl2 regulates migration of hindbrain motor neurons by acting in floor plate cells, and independently of cilia functionDevelopmental Biology 382 (2): 400-412.


Glasco, D.M., Sittaramane, V., Bryant, W., Fritzsch, B., Sawant, A., Paudyal, A., Stewart, M., Andre, P., Cadete Vilhais-Neto, G., Yang, Y., Song, M.-R., Murdoch, J.N., Chandrasekhar, A. (2012). The mouse Wnt/PCP protein Vangl2 is necessary for migration of facial branchiomotor neurons, and functions independently of DishevelledDevelopmental Biology 369(2): 211-222.

Thoby-Brisson, M., Bouvier, J., Glasco, D.M., Stewart, M.E., Dean, C., Murdoch, J.N., Champagnat, J., Fortin, G., Chandrasekhar, A. (2012). Brainstem respiratory oscillators develop independently of neuronal migration defects in the WNT/PCP mouse mutant looptailPLoS ONE 7(2): e31140.


Burroughs-Garcia, J., Sittaramane, V., Chandrasekhar, A., Waters, S.T. (2011) Evolutionarily conserved function of Gbx2 in anterior hindbrain developmentDevelopmental Dynamics 240(4): 828-838.


Bingham. S., Sittaramane, V., Mapp, O., Patil, S., Prince, V., and Chandrasekhar, A. (2010) Multiple mechanisms mediate motor neuron migration in the zebrafish hindbrain. Developmental Neurobiology 70: 87-99.

Bouvrette, D., Sittaramane, V., Heidel, J., Chandrasekhar, A. and Bryda, E. (2010) Knock-down of Bicaudal C in the zebrafish causes cystic kidneys: A new non-mammalian model of polycystic kidney disease. Journal of Comparative Medicine 60: 96-106.

Qu, Y.*, Glasco, D. M.*, Zhou, L., Sawant, A., Ravni, A., Fritzsch, B., Dumrau, C., Murdoch, J. N., Evans, S., Pfaff, S. L., Formstone, C., Goffinet, A., Chandrasekhar, A.* and Tissir, F.*  (2010)  Atypical cadherins Celsr1-3 differentially regulate migration of facial branchiomotor neurons in mice. Journal of Neuroscience 30(28): 9392-9401.


Sittaramane, V., Sawant, A., Wolman, M., Maves, L., Halloran, M. and Chandrasekhar, A. (2009) The cell adhesion molecule Tag1, transmembrane protein Stbm/Vangl2, and Laminina1 exhibit genetic interactions during migration of facial branchiomotor neurons in zebrafish. Developmental Biology 325: 363-373.


Sittaramane, V. and Chandrasekhar, A. (2008) Expression of unconventional myosin genes during neuronal development in zebrafish. Gene Expression Patterns 8: 161-170.

Wolman, M., Sittaramane, V., Essner, J., Yost, H., Chandrasekhar, A. and Halloran, M. (2008) Transient axonal glycoprotein-1 (TAG-1) and laminin-alpha1 regulate dynamic growth cone behaviors and initial axon direction in vivo. Neural Development 3: 6-20.


Vanderlaan G., Tyurina O, Karlstrom R. and Chandrasekhar, A. (2005) Gli function is essential for motor neuron induction in zebrafish. Developmental Biology 282: 550-570. PDF

Bingham, S., Touissant, G., and Chandrasekhar, A. (2005) Neuronal development and migration in zebrafish hindbrain explants. Journal of Neuroscience Methods 149: 42-49.


Chandrasekhar, A. (2004) Turning heads: Development of vertebrate branchiomotor neurons. Developmental Dynamics 229: 143-161.

Teraoka, H., Russell, C., Regan, J., Chandrasekhar, A., Concha, M. L., Yokoyama, R., Higashi, K., Takeuchi, M., Dong, W., Hiraga, T., Holder, N. and Wilson, S. W. (2004) Hedgehog and Fgf signaling pathways regulate the development of tphR-expressing serotonergic raphe neurons in zebrafish embryos. Journal of Neurobiology 60: 275-288.


Bingham, S., Chaudhari, S., Vanderlaan, G., Itoh, M., Chitnis, A. and Chandrasekhar, A. (2003) The neurogenic phenotype of mind bomb mutants leads to severe patterning defects in the zebrafish hindbrain. Developmental Dynamics 228: 451-463.


Bingham, S., Higashijima, S., Okamoto, H. and Chandrasekhar, A. (2002) The zebrafish trilobite gene is essential for tangential migration of branchiomotor neurons. Developmental Biology 242: 149-160.

Jessen, J. R., Topczewski, J., Bingham, S., Sepich, D.S., Marlow, F., Chandrasekhar, A. and Solnica-Krezel, L. (2002) Zebrafish trilobite reveals new roles for Strabismus in gastrulation and neuronal movements. Nature Cell Biology :4: 610-615.


Bingham, S., Nasevicius, A., Ekker, S.C. and Chandrasekhar, A. (2001) Sonic hedgehog and tiggy-winkle hedgehog cooperatively induce zebrafish branchiomotor neurons. Genesis 30: 170-174.


Warren, J. T., Jr., Chandrasekhar, A., Kanki, J. P., Rangarajan, R., Furley, A. and Kuwada, J. Y., (1999) Molecular cloning and developmental expression of a zebrafish axonal glycoprotein similar to TAG-1. Mechanisms of Development 80: 197-201.

Yee, C.S., Chandrasekhar, A., Halloran, M.C.,Shoji, W., Warren, J. T., Jr. and Kuwada, J.Y., (1999) Molecular analysis, expression, and activity of zebrafish semaphorin Z1a. Brain Research Bulletin 48: 581-593.

Chandrasekhar, A., Schauerte, H., Haffter, P. and Kuwada, J. Y. (1999) The zebrafish detour gene is essential for cranial but not spinal motor neuron induction. Development 126: 2727-2737.


Chandrasekhar, A., Warren, J. T., Jr., Takahashi, K., Schauerte, H., van Eeden, F. J. M., Haffter, P. and Kuwada, J. Y., (1998) Role of sonic hedgehog in branchiomotor neuron induction in zebrafish. Mechanisms of Development 76: 101-115.


Chandrasekhar, A., Moens, C. B., Warren, J. T., Jr., Kimmel, C. B. and Kuwada, J. Y., (1997) Development of branchiomotor neurons in zebrafish. Development 124: 2633-2644.