MDC Lab Coats

Publications of the group

Publications of the Rathjen group


Matthäus, C., Langhorst, H., Schütz, L., Jüttner, R. and Rathjen, F.G. (2016) Cell-cell communication mediated by the CAR subgroup of immunoglobulin cell adhesion molecules in health and disease.  Molecular and Cellular Neuroscience S1044-7431(16)

Schmidt, H., Peters, S., Frank, K., Wen, L., Feil, R. and Rathjen, F.G. (2016) DRG axon bifurcation tolerates increased cGMP levels: the role of phosphodiesterase 2A and scavenger receptor Npr3. Europ. J. Neurosci. 44(12): 2991-3000


Ter-Avetisyan, G., Rathjen, F.G. and Schmidt, H. (2014) Bifurcation of axons from cranial sensory neurons is disabled in the absence of Npr2-induced cGMP signaling. J. Neuroscience 34: 737-747.

Matthäus, C., Schreiber, J., Jüttner, R. and Rathjen, F.G. (2014) The Ig CAM CAR is implicated in cardiac development and modulates electrical conduction in the mature heart. J. Cardiovascular Development and Disease 1:111-120

Schreiber, J., Langhorst, H., Jüttner, R. and Rathjen, F.G. (2014) The lgCAMs CAR, BT-lgSF and CLMP: structure, function and diseases. Advances in Neurobiology. Volume 8 p.21-45.

Winkelmann, A., Maggio, N., Eller, J., Caliskan, G., Semtner, M., Häussler, U., Jüttner, R., Dugladze, T., Smolinsky, B., Kowalczyk, S., Chronowska, E., Schwarz, G., Rathjen, F.G., Rechavi, G., Haas, C., Kulik, A., Gloveli, T., Heinemann, U., Meier, J. (2014) Changes in neural network homeostasis trigger neuropsychiatric symptoms. J. Clin. Invest. doi:10.1172/JCI71472.


Jüttner, R., Montag, D., Craveiro, R.B., Babich, A., Vetter, P. and Rathjen F.G. (2013) Impaired presynaptic function and elimination of synapses at premature stages during postnatal development of the cerebellum in the absence of CALEB (CSPG5/neuroglycan C). Europ. J. Neuroscience 38(9):3270-80.

Cottet, S., Jüttner, R., Voirol, N., Chambon, P., Rathjen, F.G., Schorderet, D.F. and Escher, P. (2013) Retinal degeneration in mice with targeted disruption of neuroglycan C/CALEB and Rpe65. Molecular Vision 19: 2312-2320.

Schmidt, H., Ter-Avetisyan, G. and Rathjen F.G. (2013) A Genetic Strategy for the Analysis of Individual Axon Morphologies in cGMP Signalling Mutant Mice. Methods Mol Biol. 1020: 193-204

Volkmer, H., Schreiber, J. and Rathjen F.G. (2013) Regulation of Adhesion by Flexible Ectodomains of IgCAMs. Neurochemical Research 38: 1092-1099


Ter-Avetisyan, G., Tröster, P., Schmidt, H. and Rathjen, F.G. (2012) cGMP signaling and branching of sensory axons in the spinal cord. Future Neurology 7: 639-651

Rosario, M., Schuster, S., Jüttner, R., Parthasarathy, S., Tarabykin, V. and Birchmeier, W. (2012) Neocortical dendritic complexity is controlled during development by NOMA-GAP-dependent imhibition of Cdc-42 and activation of cofilin. Genes Development 26(15)

Lee, A.W.S., Hengstler, H., Schwald, K., Berriel-Diaz, M., Loreth, D., Kirsch, M., Kretz, O., Haas, C.A., Hrabě de Angelis, M., Herzig, S., Brümmendorf, T., Klingenspor, M., Rathjen, F.G., Rozman, J., Nicholson, G., Cox, R.D. and Schäfer, M.K.E. (2012) Functional Inactivation of the Genome-wide Association Study Obesity Gene Neuronal Growth Regulator 1 in Mice Causes a Body Mass Phenotype. PLoS ONE. 7: e41537

John, A., Brylka, H., Wiegreffe, C., Simon, R., Liu, P., Jüttner, R., Crenshaw, B., Luyten, F., Jenkins, N., Copeland, N., Birchmeier, C. and Britsch, S. (2012) Bc111a is required for neuronal morphogenesis and sensory circuit formation in dorsal spinal cord development. Development. (pdf) 139: 1831-1841.

Hellmann, H., Jüttner, R., Roth, C., Bajbouj, M., Kirste, I., Heuser, I., Gertz, K., Endres, M. and Kronenberg, G. (2012) Repetitive magnetic stimulation of humanderived neuron-like cells activates cAMP-CREB pathway. Eur. Arch. Psychiatry Clin. Neurosci. 262: 87-91


Schmidt, H. and Rathjen, F.G. (2011) DiI-labeling of DRG neurons to study axonal branching in a whole mount preparation of mouse embryonic spinal cord. J. Vis. Exp. (58), e3667 (pdf) (video)

Grantyn, R., Henneberger, C., Jüttner, R., Meier, J.C. and Kirischuk, S. (2011) Functional hallmarks of GABAergic synapse maturation and the diverse roles of neurotrophins.Front. Cell. Neurosci. 5(13): 1-12


Schmidt, H. and Rathjen, F.G. (2010) Signalling mechanisms regulating axonal branching in vivo. BioEssays 32: 977-985

Patzke, C., Max, K., Behlke, J., Schreiber, J., Schmidt, H., Dorner, A., Kröger, S., Henning, M., Otto, A., Heinemann, U. and Rathjen, F.G. (2010) The Coxsackie-Adenovirus receptor (CAR) reveals complex homophilic and heterophilic binding activities on neural cells. J. Neurosci. (pdf) 30(8): 2897-2910

Auer, S., Stürzebecher, A.S., Jüttner, R., Santos-Torres, J., Hanack, C., Frahm, S., Liehl, B. and Ibañez-Tallon, I. (2010) Silencing neurotransmission with membrane-tethered toxins. Nature Methods 7(3): 229-236

Schäfer, M.K., Nam, Y.C., Moumen, A., Keglowich, L., Bouché, E., Küffner, M., Bock, H.H., Rathjen, F.G., Raoul, C., Frotscher, M. (2010) L1 syndrome mutations impair neuronal L1 function at different levels by divergent mechanisms. Neurobiol Dis. 40: 222-237

Kronenberg, G., Gertz, K., Baldinger, T., Kirste, I., Eckart, S., Yildirim, F., Ji, S., Heuser, I., Schröck, H., Hörtnagl, H., Sohr, R. Djoufack, C.P., Jüttner, R., Glass, R., Przesdzing, I., Kumar, J., Freyer, D., Hellweg, R., Kettenmann, H., Fink, K.B. and Endres, M. (2010) Impact of actin filament stabilization on adult hippocampal and olfactory bulb neurogenesis. J. Neurosci. 30(9): 3419-3431

Förstera, B., Belaidi, A.A., Jüttner, R., Bernert, C., Tsokos, M., Lehmann, T.N., Horn, P., Dehnicke, C., Schwarz, G. and Meier, J.C. (2010) Irregular RNA splicing curtails postsynaptic gephyrin in the cornu ammonis of epilepsy patients. Brain 133: 3778-3794


Schmidt, H., Stonkute, A., Jüttner, R., Kösling, D., Friebe, A. and Rathjen, F.G. (2009)

C-type natriuretic peptide (CNP) is a bifurcation factor for sensory neurons. PNAS (pdf) 106(39):16847-16854

Eichler, S.A., Förstera, B., Smolinsky, B., Jüttner, R., Lehmann, T.N., Fähling, M. Schwarz, G., Legendre, P. and Meier, J.C. (2009) Splice-specific roles of glycine receptor A3 in the hippocampus. Europ. J. Neurosci. 30(6): 1077-1091

Legendre, P., Förstera, B., Jüttner, R. and Meier, J.C. (2009) Glycine receptors caught between genome and proteome – Functional implications of RNA editing and splicing. Frontiers in Molecular Neuroscience 2 (23):1-8


Chatterjee, N., Stegmüller, J., Schätzle, P., Karram, K., Koroll, M., Werner, H.B., Nave, K.A., Trotter, J. (2008) Interaction of syntenin-1 and the NG2 proteoglycan in migratory oligodendrocyte precursor cells. J. Biol. Chem. 283(13): 8310-7

Unsoeld, T., Stradomska, A.M., Wang, R., Rathjen, F.G. and Jüttner, R. (2008) Early maturation of GABAergic synapses in mouse retinal ganglion cells. Int. J. Dev. Neurosci. 26(2): 233-238

Park, T.J., Lu, Y.*, Jüttner, R.*, Smith, E.St.J.*, Hu, J., Brand, A., Wetzel, C., Erdmann, B. Heppenstall, P.A., Laurito, C.E., Wilson, S.P., and Lewin, G.R. (2008) Selective Inflammatory Pain Insensitivity in the African Naked Mole-Rat (Heterocephalus glabor). PLoS Biol. 6(1): e13 (*equally contributed)

Eichler, S.A., Kirischuk, S., Jüttner, R., Schäfermeier, P.K., Legendre, P., Lehmann, T.N., Gloveli, T., Grantyn, R. and Meier, J.C. (2008) Glycinergic tonic inhibition of hippocampal neurons with depolarising GABAergic transmission elicits histopathological signs of temporal lobe epilesy. J. Cell. Mol. Med. 12(6b): 2848-2866

Lisewski, U., Shi, Y., Wrackmeyer, U., Fischer, R., Chen, C., Schirdewan, A., Jüttner, R., Rathjen, F.G., Poller, W., Radke, M.H., and Gotthartd, M. (2008) The tight junction protein CAR regulates cardic conduction and cell-cell communication. J. Exp. Med. 205(10):2369-79


Schmidt, H., Stonkute, A., Jüttner, R., Schäffer, S., Buttgereit, J., Feil, R., Hofmann, F. and Rathjen, F.G. (2007) The receptor guanylyl cyclase Npr2 is essential for sensory axon bifurcation within the spinal cord . J. Cell Biol. (pdf) 179: 331-340

Goswami, C., Schmidt, H., and Hucho, F. (2007) TRPV1 at nerve endings regulates growth cone morphology and movement through cytoskeleton reorganization. FEBS J. 274: 760-772


Zacharias, U. and Rauch, U. (2006) Competition and cooperation between tenascin-R, lecticans and contactin 1 regulate neurite growth and morphology. J. Cell Science 119: 3456-3466


Jüttner, R., Moré, M.I., Das, D., Babich, A., Meier, J., Henning, M., Erdmann, B., Müller, E.C. Otto,A., Grantyn, R. and Rathjen, F.G. (2005). Impaired synapse function during postnatal development in the absence of CALEB, an EGF-like protein processed by neuronal activity. Neuron (pdf) 46 (2): 233-245

Schäfer, M., Bräuer, A.U., Savaskan, N.E., Rathjen, F.G. and Brümmendorf, T. (2005) Neurotractin/kilon promotes outgrowth and is expressed on reactive astrocytes after entorhinal cortex lesion. Molecular and Cellular Neuroscience 29, 580-590

Jüttner, R. and Rathjen, F.G. (2005) Molecular analysis of axonal target specificity and synapse formation. Cellular and Molecular Life Sciences (pdf) 62: 2811-2827

Dorner, A.A. , Wegmann, F., Butz, S., Wolburg-Buchholz, K., Wolburg, H., Mack, A., Nasdala, I., August, B., Westermann, J., Rathjen, F.G. and Vestweber, D., Coxsackievirus-Adenovirus Receptor (CAR) is essential for early embryonic cardiac development. Journal of Cell Science (pdf) 118: 3509-3521, 2005

Asher, D., Finberg, R., Wegman, F., Butz, S., Rathjen, F.G., Wolburg-Buchholz, K., Wolburg, H., Vestweber, D. (2005) CAR might provide a survival signal for myocardial cells. J. Cell Sci. 118, 5679-5680. (Commentary).

Kirischuk, S., Jüttner, R., and Grantyn, R. (2005). Time-matched pre- and postsynaptic changes of GABAergic synaptic transmission in the developing mouse superior colliculus. J. Physiol. London 563, 795-807.


Schmidt, H., und Rathjen, F.G. (2004). Aktivitätsunabhängige und –abhängige Prozesse steuern synaptische Verschaltungen im Nervensystem. Zellbiologie aktuell 30/1, 9-12.

Ohno, K., Koroll, M., El Far, O., Scholze, P., Gomeza, J., and Betz, H. (2004). The neuronal glycine transporter 2 interacts with the PDZ domain protein syntenin-1. Mol. Cell. Neurosci., 26, 518-529.


Erdmann, B., Kirsch, F.P., Rathjen, F.G., and Moré, M.I. (2003) N-cadherin is essential for retinal lamination in the zebrafish. Dev. Dyn., 226, 570-577.

Brümmendorf, T. (2003) Molekulare Mechanismen von Zell-Zell-Wechselwirkungen. In: Grundlagen der Molekularen Medizin. 213-252. Ganten, D. and Ruckpaul, K. (Eds.) 2nd Edition, Springer Verlag, Berlin

Alberts, P., Rudge, R., Hinners, I., Muzerelle, A., Martinez-Arca, S., Irinopoulou, T., Marthiens, V., Tooze, S., Rathjen, F., Gaspar, P., and Galli, T. (2003) Cross-talk between tetanus neurotoxin-insensitive vesicle-associated membrane protein-mediated transport and L1-mediated adhesion. Mol. Biol. Cell. 14, 4207-4220.


H. Schmidt, M. Werner, P.A. Heppenstall, M. Henning, M.I. Moré, S. Kühbandner, G.R. Lewin, F. Hofmann, R. Feil and F.G. Rathjen (2002) cGMP-mediated signalling via cGKIa is required for the guidance and connectivity of sensory axons. Journal of Cell Biology 159: 489-498

U. Zacharias, R. Leuschner, U. Nörenberg and F.G. Rathjen; Tenascin-R induces actin-rich microprocesses and branches along neurite shafts. Molecular and Cellular Neuroscience21 626-633, 2002

Bixby, J.L., Baerwald, K.D., Wang, C., Rathjen, F.G. and Rüegg, M.A. (2002) A neuronal inhibitory domain in the N-terminal half of agrin, J. Neurobiol. 50, 164-179.


M.I. Moré, F. Kirsch and F.G. Rathjen; Targeted ablation of NrCAM or ankyrin-B results in disorganized lens fibres leading to cataract formation. Journal of Cell Biology 154: 187-196, 2001

Schumacher, S., Jung, M., Nörenberg, U., Dorner, A., Chiquet-Ehrismann, R., Stuermer, C.A.O., and Rathjen, F.G. (2001) CALEB Binds via its Acidic Stretch to the Fibrinogen-like Domain of Tenascin-C or Tenascin-R and its Expression Is Dynamically Regulated after Optic Nerve Lesion. J. Biol. Chem. 276, 7337-7345.

Koroll, M., Rathjen, F.G. and Volkmer, H (2001) The neural cell recognition molecule neurofascin interacts with syntenin-1 but not with syntenin-2, both of which reveal self-associating activity, J. Biol. Chem. 276, 10646-10654.

F.E. Perrin, F.G. Rathjen and E.T. Stoeckli; Distinct subpopulations of sensory afferents require F11 or axonin-1 to growth to their target layers within the spinal cord of the chick. ScienceDirect 707-723, 2001

Wintergerst, E.S., Rathjen, F.G., Schwaller, B., Eggli P., Celio, M.R. (2001) Tenascin-R associates extracellularly with parvalbumin immunoreactive neurones but is synthesised by another neuronal population in the adult rat cerebral cortex. SpringerLinks 30, 293-301.

Brümmendorf, T. and Lemmon, V. (2001) IgSF receptors: cis-interactions, intracellular adapters and alternative splicing. Curr.Opin. ScienceDirect 13, 611-618.

De Angelis, E., Watkins, A., Schäfer, M., Brümmendorf, T. and Kenwrick, S. (2001) Diseaseassociated mutations in L1-CAM interfere with ligand interactions and cell surface expression. Hum.Mol.Genet. 11, 1-12.

Plagge, A., Sendtner-Voelderndorff, L., Sirim, P., Rader, C., Freigang, J., Sonderegger, P. and Brümmendorf, T. (2001) The contactin-related protein FAR2 defines Purkinje cell clusters and labels subpopulations of climbing fibers in the developing cerebellum. ScienceDirect 18, 91-107.

De Angelis, E., Brümmendorf, T., Cheng, L., Lemmon, V. and Kenwrick, S. (2001) Alternative use of a mini exon of the L1 gene affects L1 binding to neural ligands. J.Biol.Chem. 276, 32738-32742.


Zacharias, U., Nörenberg, U. and Rathjen, F.G. (1999) Functional interactions of the immunoglobulin superfamily member F11 are differentially regulated by the extracellular matrix glycoproteins tenascin-R and tenascin-C. J. Biol. Chem. 274, 24357-24365.

A. Marg, P. Sirim, F. Spaltmann, A. Plagge, G. Kauselmann, F. Buck, F.G. Rathjen and T. Brümmendorf; Neurotractin, a novel neurite outgrowth-promoting Ig-like protein that interacts with CEPU-1 and LAMP. The Journal of Cell Biology 145: 865-876, 1999

E. De Angelis, J. MacFarlane, J.-S. Du, G. Yeo, R. Hicks, F.G. Rathjen, S. Kenwrick and T. Brümmendorf; Pathological missense mutations of neural cell adhesion molecule L1 affect homophilic and heterophilic binding activities. The EMBO Journal 18: 4744-4753, 1999


Volkmer, H., Zacharias, U., Nörenberg, U. and Rathjen, F.G. (1998) Dissection of complex molecular interactions of neurofascin with axonin-1, F11 and tenascin-R which promote attachment and neurite formation of tectal cells. J. Cell Biol. 142, 1083-1093.

Brümmendorf, T., and Rathjen, F. G. (1998): Molecular interactions involving immunoglobulin superfamily adhesion proteins. In: Ig superfamily molecules in the nervous system, P. Sonderegger, ed. (Harwood Academic Publishers, Amsterdam), 23-56.

Brümmendorf, T., Kenwrick, S. and Rathjen, F.G. (1998) Neural cell recognition molecule L1: from cell biology to human hereditary brain malformations. Current Opin.  ScienceDirect 8, 87-97.


Schumacher, S., Volkmer, H., Buck, F., Otto, A., Tarnók, A., Roth, S., and Rathjen, F. G. (1997): CALEB a neural member of the EGF family of differentiation factors is implicated in neurite formation. J. Cell Biol. 136, 805-906.

Hassel, B., Rathjen, F. G. and Volkmer, H. (1997) Organization of the neurofascin gene and analysis of developmentally regulated alternative splicing. J. Biol. Chem. 272, 28742-28749.

Volkmer, H., and Rathjen, F. G. (1997): Cell surface and extracellular matrix glycoproteins implicated in the movements of growth cones and neural cells and in synaptogenesis in the vertebrate nervous system. In: Molecular Biology of the Neuron, W. Davies and B. Morris, eds. (Bios Scientific Publisher, Oxford), 269-298.

Willbold, E., Brümmendorf, T., Rathjen, F. G., Schwarz, H., Weiss, B., and Layer, P. G. (1997): The neural cell recognition molecule F11 is expressed on Müller cells and Schwann cells in vitro, J. Brain Res. 38, 71-80.

Schumacher, S., Volkmer, H. and Rathjen, F. G. (1997) The novel differentiation factor CALEB is implicated in neurite growth. In: Molecular basis of axon growth and nerve pattern formation. H. Fujisawa, ed. (Taniguchi Symposia on Brain Science No. 20, Karger, Basel), 121-132.

Drescher, U., Faissner, A., Klein, R., Rathjen, F.G. and Stürmer, C. (1997) Axonal growth and pathfinding: from phenomena to molecules. Cell Tissue Res.290, 187-188.


Volkmer, H., Leuschner, Zacharias, U. and Rathjen, F. G. (1996): Neurofascin induces neurites by heterophilic interactions with axonal NrCAM while NrCAM requires F11 on the axonal surface to extend neurites. J. Cell Biol. 135, 1059-1069.

Brümmendorf, T., and Rathjen, F.G. (1996): Structure to function relationships of axon-associated adhesion receptors of the IgSF. Current Opinion Neurobiol. 6, 584-593.

Nörenberg, U., Hubert, M., and Rathjen, F. G. (1996) Structural and functional characterization of Tenascin-R (Restrictin), an extracellular Matrix Glycoprotein of glial cells and Neurons. Int. J. Devl Neurosc. 14, 217-231.

Wintergerst, E.S., Weisenhorn, D.M.V., Rathjen, F.G., Riederer, B.M., Lambert, S., and Celio, M.R. (1996) Temporal and spatial appearance of the membrane cytoskeleton and perineuronal nets in the rat neocortex. Neurosc. Letters 209, 173-176.


Brümmendorf, T., and Rathjen, F.G. (1995): Cell adhesion molecules 1: Immunoglobulin superfamily, Protein Profile 2 no.9, 963-1108.

Schumacher, S., Hubert, M. und Rathjen, F. G. (1995): Molekulare Analyse des axonalen Wachstums während der Embryonalentwicklung. Neuroforum 3, 17-30.


Nörenberg, U., Hubert, M., Brümmendorf, T., Tárnok, A, and Rathjen, F.G. (1995): Characterization of functional domains of the tenascin-R (restrictin) polypeptide: cell attachment site, binding with F11 and enhancement of F11 mediated neurite outgrowth by tenascin-R, J. Cell Biol. 130, 473-484.

Weikert, T., Rathjen, F.G., Layer, P.G. (1994): Use of ELISA to G4 antigen to quantitate neurite outgrowth in the chick both in vivo and in vitro, J. Neurochem. 62, 1570-1577.

Brümmendorf, T., and Rathjen, F.G. (1994): Cell adhesion molecules 1: Immunoglobulin superfamily, Protein Profile 1 no.9, 951-1058.


Brümmendorf, T., Hubert, M., Treubert, U., Leuschner, R., Tárnok, A., and Rathjen, F.G. (1993): The axonal recognition molecule F11 is a multifunctional protein: Specific domains mediate interactions with NgCAM and restrictin, Neuron 10, 711-727

Morales, G., Hubert, M., Brümmendorf, T., Treubert, U., Tárnok, A., and Rathjen, F.G. (1993): Induction of axonal growth by heterophilic interactions between the cell surface recognition proteins F11 and NrCAM/Bravo, Neuron 11, 1113-1122.

Rathjen, F.G., (1993): Neurofascin, In: Guidebook to the Extracellular Matrix and Adhesion Proteins, T. Kreis and R. Vale, eds. (Oxford University Press, Oxford), 160-161.

Rathjen, F.G. (1993): F11, In: Guidebook to the Extracellular Matrix and Adhesion Proteins, T. Kreis and R. Vale, eds. (Oxford University Press, Oxford), 139-140.

Rathjen, F.G. (1993): Restrictin, In: Guidebook to the Extracellular Matrix and Adhesion Proteins, T. Kreis and R. Vale, eds. (Oxford University Press, Oxford), 87-88.

Brümmendorf, T., and Rathjen, F.G.(1993): Axonal glycoproteins with immunoglobulin- and fibronectin type III-related domains in vertebrates: structural features, binding activities and signal transduction, J. Neurochem., 61, 1207-1219.


Nörenberg, U., Wille, H., Wolff, J.M., Frank, R., and Rathjen, F.G. (1992): The chicken neural extracellular matrix molecule restrictin: Similarity with EGF-, fibronectin type III-, and fibrinogen-like motifs, Neuron 8, 849-863.

Volkmer, H., Hassel, B., Wolff, J.M., Frank, R., and Rathjen, F.G. (1992): Structure of the axonal surface recognition molecule neurofascin and its relationship to a neural subgroup of the immunoglobulin superfamily, J. Cell Biol. 118, 149-161.

Sonderegger, P., and Rathjen, F.G. (1992): Regulation of axonal growth in the vertebrate nervous system by interactions between glycoproteins belonging to two subgroups of the immunoglobulin superfamily, J. Cell Biol. 119, 1387-1394.

Rathjen, F.G., Nörenberg, U., and Volkmer, H. (1992): Glycoproteins implicated in neural cell adhesion and axonal growth, Biochem. Soc. Trans. 20, 405-409.


Rathjen, F.G., Wolff, J.M., and Chiquet-Ehrismann, R. (1991): Restrictin: an extracellular matrix protein involved in cell attachment co-purifies with the cell recognition molecule F11, Development 113, 151-164.

Rathjen, F.G., ed.(1991): Neural cell contact and recognition, Seminars in Neurosciences 3:4, 263-350.

Rathjen, F.G., and Jessell, T.(1991): Glycoproteins that regulate the growth and guidance of vertebrate axons: domains and dynamics of the immunoglobulin/fibronectin type III subfamily, Seminars in Neurosciences 3:4, 297-307.

Rathjen, F.G.(1991): Neural cell contact and axonal growth, Current Opinions in Cell Biology 3:6, 992-1000

Patel, K., Kiely, F., Phimister, E., Melino, G., Rathjen, F.G., and Kemshead, J.T. (1991): The 220/240 kDa antigen recognized by monoclonal antibody (MAb) UJ 127.11 on neural tissues and tumours is human L1 adhesion molecule, Hybridoma 4, 481-491.

Kuhn, T.B., Stoeckli, E.T., Rathjen, F.G., and Sonderegger, P. (1991): Neurite outgrowth on immobilized axonin-1 is mediated by a heterophilic interaction with L1(G4), J. Cell Biol. 115, 1113-1126.


Rathjen, F.G., Wolff, J.M., Chang, S., and Raper J.A., (1990): Membrane glycoproteins involved in neuriteneurite interactions, Acta Histochemica 38, 59-63.

Chang, S., Rathjen, F.G., and Raper, J.A. (1990): The neurite outgrowth promoting activity of G4 and its inhibition by monoclonal antibodies, J. Neurosc. Res. 25, 180-186.

Weikert, T., Rathjen, F.G., and Layer, P.G. (1990): Developmental maps of acetycholinesterase and G4antigen of the early chicken brain: postmitotic enzyme production precedes growth of long distance neurites, J.Neurobiol. 21, 482-498.


Brümmendorf, T., Wolff, J.M., Frank, R., and Rathjen, F.G., (1989): Neural cell recognition molecule F11: homology with fibronectin type III and immunoglobulin type C domains, Neuron 2, 13511361.

Wolff, J.M., Brümmendorf, T., and Rathjen, F.G. (1989): Neural cell recognition molecule F11: membrane interaction by covalently attached phosphatidylinositol, Biochem. Biophys. Res. Comm. 161, 931938.


Rathjen, F.G., (1988): A neurite outgrowth promoting molecule in developing fiber tracts, Trends Neurosci. 11, 183184.

Wolff, J.M., Frank, R., Mujoo, K., Spiro, R.C., Reisfeld, R.A., and Rathjen, F.G., (1988): A human brain glycoprotein related to the mouse cell adhesion molecule L1, J. Biol. Chem. 263, 1194311947.

Raper, J.A., Chang, S., Kapfhammer, J.P., and Rathjen, F.G., (1988): Growth cone guidance and labelled axons. In: The making of the nervous system, J. Parnavelas, C.D. Stern and R.V. Stirling (eds.), Oxford University Press, pp. 188203.

Layer, P.G., Alber, R., and Rathjen, F.G., (1988): Sequential activation of butyrylcholinesterase in rostral halfsomites, and acetylcholinesterase in motoneurons and myotomes preceding growth of motor axons, Development 102, 387396.


Rathjen, F.G., Wolff, J.M., Chang, S., Bonhoeffer, F., and Raper, J.A., (1987): Neurofascin: a novel chick cell surface glycoprotein involved in neuriteneurite interactions, Cell 51, 841849.

Rathjen, F.G., Wolff, J.M., Frank, R., Bonhoeffer, F., and Rutishauser, U., (1987): Membrane glycoproteins involved in neurite fasciculation, J. Cell Biol., 104, 343353.

Chang, S., Rathjen, F.G., and Raper, J.A., (1987): Extension of neurites on axons is impaired by antibodies against specific neural cell surface glycoproteins, J. Cell Biol., 104, 355362.

Wolff, J.M., Rathjen, F.G., Frank, R., and Roth S., (1987): Biochemical characterization of polypeptide components involved in neurite fasciculation and elongation, Eur. J. Biochem., 168, 551561.


Rathjen, F.G., and Schachner, M. (1984): Immunocytological and biochemical characterization of a new neuronal cell surface component (L1 antigen) which is involved in cell adhesion, EMBO J. 3, 110.

Rathjen, F.G., and Schachner, M. (1984): Monolclonal antibody L1 recognizes neuronal cell surface glycoproteins mediating cellular adhesion, In: Neuroimmunology, P. Behan and F. Spreafico (eds.), Raven Press, New York, pp. 7988.

Rathjen, F.G., and Rutishauser, U. (1984): Comparison of two cell surface molecules involved in neural cell adhesion, EMBO J., 3, 461465.


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