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Selected Publications

Valanne, S., Vesala, L. and Rämet, M. (2018). Commentary: Drosophila GATA Factor Serpent Establishes Phagocytic Ability of Embryonic Macrophages. Front Immunol. 2018 Jul 6;9:1582. [Abstract] [pdf]
Shlyakhover, E., Shklyar, B., Hakim-Mishnaevski, K., Levy-Adam, F. and Kurant, E. (2018). Drosophila GATA Factor Serpent Establishes Phagocytic Ability of Embryonic Macrophages. Front Immunol. 2018 Mar 8;9:266. [Abstract] [pdf]
Hilu‐Dadia, R., Hakim‐Mishnaevski, K., Levy‐Adam, F. and Kurant, E. (2018). Draper-mediated JNK signaling is required for glial phagocytosis of apoptotic neurons during Drosophila metamorphosis. Glia. 2018 Jul;66(7):1520-1532. [Abstract] [pdf]
Shklover, J., Levy-Adam, F. and Kurant, E. (2015). Apoptotic cell clearance in development. Curr Top Dev Bio, 114, 297-334. [Abstract] [pdf]
 
Shklover, J., Levy-Adam, F. and Kurant, E. (2015). The role of Drosophila TNF Eiger in developmental and damage-induced neuronal apoptosis. FEBS Letters, Mar 6; pii: S0014-5793(15)00124-6. (Highlighted article). [Abstract] [pdf]
 
Shklover, J., Mishnaevski, K., Levy-Adam, F. and Kurant, E. (2015). JNK pathway activation is able to synchronize neuronal death and glial phagocytosis in Drosophila. Cell Death Dis, Feb 19;6:e1649. [Abstract] [pdf]
 
Shklyar, B., Levy-Adam, F. and Kurant, E. (2014). Drosophila Model for Studying Phagocytosis Following Neuronal Cell Death. Neuronal Cell Death – Methods in Molecular Biology, 1254, 359-368. [Abstract]
 
Shklyar, B., Sellman, Y., Shklover, J., Mishnaevski, K., Levy-Adam, F. and Kurant, E. (2014). Developmental regulation of glial cell phagocytic function during Drosophila embryogenesis. Dev. Biology, 393(2), 255-69. (COVER). [Abstract] [pdf]
 
Shklyar, B., Levy-Adam, F., Mishnaevski, K. and Kurant, E. (2013). Caspase Activity is Required for Engulfment of Apoptotic Cells. Molecular and Cellular Biology, 33, 3191-3201. [Abstract] [pdf]
 
Shklyar, B., Shklover, J. and Kurant, E. (2013). Live imaging of apoptotic cell clearance during Drosophila embryogenesis. J Vis Exp. 18. [Abstract] [pdf]
 
Kurant, E. (2011). Keeping the CNS clear: glial phagocytic functions in Drosophila. Glia 59, 1304-1311. [Abstract]
 
Kurant, E., Axelrod, S., Leaman, D. and Gaul, U. (2008). Six-microns-under acts upstream of Draper in the glial phagocytosis of apoptotic neurons. Cell 133, 498-509. [Abstract] [pdf]
 
Kurant, E., Eytan, D. and Salzberg, A. (2001). Mutational analysis of the Drosophila homothorax gene. Genetics 157, 689-698. [Abstract] [pdf]
 
Pai, C. Y., Kou, T. S., Jaw, T. J., Kurant, E., Chen, C. T., Bessarab, D. A., Salzberg, A. and Sun, H. Y. (1998). The Homothorax homeoprotein activates the nuclear localization of another homeoprotein, Extradenticle, and suppresses eye development in Drosophila. Genes and Development 12, 435-446. [Abstract] [pdf]
 
Kurant E, Pai CY, Sharf R, Halachmi N, Sun YH, Salzberg A. (1998) Dorsotonals/homothorax, the Drosophila homologue of meis1, interacts with extradenticle in patterning of the embryonic PNS. Development. Mar;125(6):1037-48. [Abstract] [pdf]