Publications

González-Morales N, and Schöck F. The insect perspective of Z-disc biology. Review in preparation.


35. Liao KA, González-Morales N, and Schöck F (2020). Characterizing the actin-binding ability of Zasp52 and its contribution to myofibril assembly. PLoS ONE 15(7), e0232137. PMID: [Impact factor: 3.3]


34. Marescal O, Schöck F, and González-Morales N (2020). Bimolecular fluorescence complementation (BiFC) for studying sarcomeric protein interactions in Drosophila. Bio-protocol 10(7), e3569. PMID:


33. González-Morales N, and Schöck F (2020). Commentary: Nanoscopy reveals the layered organization of the sarcomeric H-zone and I-band complexes. Frontiers in Cell and Developmental Biology 8:74. PMID: 32117994 [Impact factor: 5.2]


32. González-Morales N, Xiao YS, Schilling MA, Marescal O, Liao KA, and Schöck F (2019). Myofibril diameter is set by a finely tuned mechanism of protein oligomerization in Drosophila. eLife 8, e50496. PMID: 31746737 [Impact factor: 7.6]

➤  highlighted as an “eLife digest”


31. Katzemich A, Long JY, Panneton V, Fisher LAB, Hipfner D, and Schöck F (2019). Slik phosphorylation of talin T152 is crucial for proper talin recruitment and maintenance of muscle attachment in Drosophila. Development 146(20), dev176339. PMID: 31511253 [Impact factor: 6.3]


30. González-Morales N, Marsh TW, Katzemich A, Marescal O, Xiao YS, and Schöck F (2019). Different evolutionary trajectories of two insect-specific paralogous proteins involved in stabilizing muscle myofibrils. Genetics 212, 743-755. PMID: 31123042. [Impact factor: 4.6]


29. Xiao YS, Schöck F, and González-Morales N (2017). Rapid IFM dissection for visualizing fluorescently tagged sarcomeric proteins. Bio-protocol 7(22), e2606. PMID: 29423427


28. González-Morales N, Holenka TK, and Schöck F (2017). Filamin actin-binding and titin-binding fulfill distinct functions in Z-disc cohesion. PLoS Genetics 13(7), e1006880. PMID: 28732005. [Impact factor: 7.1]


27. Liao KA, Gonzáles-Morales N, and Schöck F (2016). Zasp52, a core Z-disc protein in Drosophila indirect flight muscles, interacts with alpha-actinin via an extended PDZ domain. PLoS Genetics 12(10), e1006400. PMID: 27783625. [Impact factor: 7.5]


26. Fernandes I and Schöck F (2014). The nebulin repeat protein Lasp regulates I-band architecture and filament spacing in myofibrils. Journal of Cell Biology 206, 559-572. PMID: 25113030. [Impact Factor: 10.4]

➤  with cover; highlighted in “In this issue”; most-read J Cell Biol research article (#9) in September 2014; image from this work was a finalist in the GE Life Sciences Cell Imaging competition 2013.

➤ recommended by Faculty of 1000


25. Ellis SJ, Goult BT, Fairchild MJ, Harris NJ, Long J, Lobo P, Czerniecki S, van Petegem F, Schöck F, Peifer M, and Tanentzapf G (2013). Talin autoinhibition is required for morphogenesis. Current Biology 23, 1825-1833. PMID: 24012314. [Impact factor: 10.4]

➤ recommended by Faculty of 1000


24. Katzemich A, Liao KA, Czerniecki S, and Schöck F (2013). Alp/Enigma family proteins cooperate in Z-disc formation and myofibril assembly. PLoS Genetics 9(3), e1003342. PMID: 23505387. [Impact factor: 9.4]


23. Bouaouina M, Jani K, Long JY, Czerniecki S, Morse EM, Ellis SJ, Tanentzapf G, Schöck F*, and Calderwood DA* (2012). Zasp regulates integrin activation. Journal of Cell Science 125, 5647-5657. PMID: 22992465. [Impact factor: 6.4]

➤ *corresponding authors; most-read J Cell Sci research article (#14) in September 2012; mentioned on the cover and highlighted in “In this issue”.


22. Katzemich A, Kreisköther N, Alexandrovich A, Elliott C, Schöck F, Leonard K, Sparrow J, and Bullard B (2012). The function of the M-line protein, obscurin, in controlling the symmetry of the sarcomere in Drosophila flight muscle. Journal of Cell Science 125, 3367-3379. PMID: 22467859. [Impact factor: 6.4]

➤ highlighted in “In this issue”.


21. Katzemich A, Long JY, Jani K, Lee BR, and Schöck F (2011). Muscle type-specific expression of Zasp52 isoforms in Drosophila. Gene Expression Patterns 11, 484-490. PMID: 21867777. [Impact factor: 2.2]


20. Rohn, JL, Sims D, Liu T, Federova M, Schöck F, Vartiainen M, Dopie J, Kiger A, Perrimon N, and Baum B (2011). Comparative RNAi screening identifies a conserved core metazoan actinome by phenotype. Journal of Cell Biology 194, 789-805. PMID: 21893601. [Impact Factor: 10.1]

➤ featured in “Editorial: New Tools for JCB”.


19. Haghayeghi A, Sarac A, Czerniecki S, Grosshans J, and Schöck F (2010). Pellino enhances innate immunity in Drosophila. Mechanisms of Development 127, 301-307. PMID: 20117206. [Impact factor: 3.2]

➤ recommended by Faculty of 1000


18. Jani K and Schöck F (2009). Molecular mechanisms of mechanosensing in muscle development. Developmental Dynamics 238, 1526-1534. PMID: 19441055. [review; Impact factor: 3.1]


17. Sparrow JC and Schöck F (2009). The initial steps of myofibril assembly: integrins pave the way. Nature Reviews Molecular Cell Biology 10, 293-298. PMID: 19190670. [review; Impact factor: 34.2]

➤ An influential review resulting in a flurry of publications analyzing the role of formins in muscle thin filament assembly.


16. Lee S, Zhou L, Kim J, Kalbfleisch S and Schöck F (2008). Lasp anchors the Drosophila male stem cell niche and mediates spermatid individualization. Mechanisms of Development 125, 768-776. PMID: 18655828. [Impact factor: 3.4]


15. Jani K and Schöck F (2007). Zasp is required for the assembly of functional integrin adhesion sites. Journal of Cell Biology 179, 1583-1597. PMID: 18166658. [Impact Factor: 9.8]

➤ A highly cited publication presented as a selected Talk at the American Society for Cell Biology Annual Meeting and the Annual Drosophila Research Conference.


14. Reed BH, Wilk R, Schöck F, and Lipshitz HD (2004). Integrin-dependent apposition of Drosophila extra-embryonic membranes promotes morphogenesis and prevents anoikis. Current Biology 14, 372-380. PMID: 15028211. [Impact factor: 11.5]

➤ recommended by Faculty of 1000


Prior Publications

13. Schöck F and Perrimon N (2003). Retraction of the Drosophila germ band requires cell-matrix interaction. Genes & Development 17(5), 597-602. [Impact factor: 18.8]

12. Schöck F and Perrimon N (2002). Cellular processes associated with germ band retraction in Drosophila. Developmental Biology 248(1), 29-39. [with cover; Impact factor: 5.6]

11. Schöck F and Perrimon N (2002). Molecular mechanisms of epithelial morphogenesis. Annual Review of Cell and Developmental Biology 18, 463-493. [review; Impact factor: 27.1]

10. Hrdlicka L, Gibson M, Kiger A, Micchelli C, Schober M, Schöck F and Perrimon N (2002). Analysis of twenty-four Gal4 lines in Drosophila melanogaster. Genesis 34, 51-57. [Impact factor: 3.3]

9. Treichel D, Schöck F, Jäckle, H, Gruss P, and Mansouri A (2003). mBtd is required to maintain signaling during murine limb development. Genes & Development 17, 2630-2635. [Impact factor: 18.8]

8. Schöck F, Reischl J, Wimmer E, Taubert H, Purnell BA and Jäckle H (2000). buttonhead prevents phenotypic suppression of empty spiracles. Nature 405, 351-354. [Impact factor: 29.5]

7. Schöck F, Sauer F, Jäckle H and Purnell BA (1999). Drosophila head segmentation factor Buttonhead interacts with the same TATA box-binding protein-associated factors and in vivo targets as human Sp1 but executes a different biological program. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 96, 5061-5065. [Impact factor: 9.8]

6. Schöck F, Purnell BA, Wimmer EA and Jäckle H (1999). Common and diverged functions of the Drosophila gene pair D-Sp1 and buttonhead. Mechanisms of Development 89, 125-132. [Impact factor: 4.9]

5. Niessing D, Rivera-Pomar R, La Rosée A, Häder T, Schöck F, Purnell, BA and Jäckle H (1997). A cascade of transcriptional control leading to axis determination in Drosophila. Journal of Cellular Physiology 173, 162-167. [review; Impact factor: 3.8]

4. Bürklen L, Schöck F und Dahl MK (1998) Molecular analysis of the interaction between the Bacillus subtilis trehalose repressor TreR and the tre operator. Molecular & General Genetics 260, 48-55. [Impact factor: 2.9]

3. Schöck F, Gotsche S and Dahl MK (1996). Vectors using the phospho-alpha-(1,1)-glucosidase-encoding gene treA of Bacillus subtilis as a reporter. Gene 170, 77-80. [Impact factor: 2.3]

2. Schöck F and Dahl MK (1996). Analysis of DNA flanking the treA gene of Bacillus subtilis reveals genes encoding a putative specific enzyme IITre and a potential regulator of the trehalose operon. Gene 175, 59-63. [Impact factor: 2.3]

1. Schöck F and Dahl MK (1996). Expression of the tre operon of Bacillus subtilis 168 is regulated by the repressor TreR. Journal of Bacteriology 178, 4576-4581. [Impact factor: 3.3]