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Research Output

2019
1 Scopus citations

Body size and tissue-scaling is regulated by motoneuron-derived activinß in drosophila melanogaster

Moss-Taylor, L., Upadhyay, A., Pan, X., Kim, M. J. & O’Connor, M. B., Jan 1 2019, In : Genetics. 213, 4, p. 1447-1464 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
2 Scopus citations

Developmental Maturation: Drosophila AstA Signaling Provides a Kiss to Grow Up

Pan, X. & O'Connor, M. B., Mar 4 2019, In : Current Biology. 29, 5, p. R161-R164

Research output: Contribution to journalShort survey

1 Scopus citations
2018

Lean on Me: Cell-Cell Interactions Release TGF-β for Local Consumption Only

Peterson, A. J. & O'Connor, M. B., Jun 28 2018, In : Cell. 174, 1, p. 18-20 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalShort survey

Open Access
1 Scopus citations

Prothoracicotropic hormone modulates environmental adaptive plasticity through the control of developmental timing

Shimell, M. J., Pan, X., Martin, F. A., Ghosh, A. C., Leopold, P., O'Connor, M. B. & Romero, N. M., Mar 2018, In : Development (Cambridge). 145, 6, dev159699.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
10 Scopus citations

Regulation of neuroblast proliferation by surface glia in the Drosophila larval brain

Kanai, M. I., Kim, M. J., Akiyama, T., Takemura, M., Wharton, K., O'Connor, M. B. & Nakato, H., Dec 1 2018, In : Scientific reports. 8, 1, 3730.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
7 Scopus citations

The BMP2/4 ortholog dpp can function as an inter-organ signal that regulates developmental timing

Setiawan, L., Pan, X., Woods, A. L., O’Connor, M. B. & Hariharan, I. K., Jan 1 2018, In : Life science alliance. 1, 6, e201800216.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
1 Scopus citations

The Drosophila TGF-beta/Activin-like ligands Dawdle and Myoglianin appear to modulate adult lifespan through regulation of 26S proteasome function in adult muscle

Langerak, S., Kim, M. J., Lamberg, H., Godinez, M., Main, M., Winslow, L., O’Connor, M. B. & Zhu, C. C., Jan 1 2018, In : Biology Open. 7, 4, bio029454.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
2 Scopus citations
2017

Erratum: TGF-β Family Signaling in Drosophila

Upadhyay, A., Moss-Taylor, L., Kim, M. J., Ghosh, A. C. & O'Connor, M. B., Mar 1 2017, In : Cold Spring Harbor Perspectives in Biology. 9, 3

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

Open Access

Glue protein production can be triggered by steroid hormone signaling independent of the developmental program in Drosophila melanogaster

Kaieda, Y., Masuda, R., Nishida, R., Shimell, M. J., O'Connor, M. B. & Ono, H., Oct 1 2017, In : Developmental Biology. 430, 1, p. 166-176 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
2 Scopus citations

Mice lacking the chromodomain helicase DNA-binding 5 chromatin remodeler display autism-like characteristics

Pisansky, M. T., Young, A. E., O'Connor, M. B., Gottesman, I. I., Bagchi, A. & Gewirtz, J. C., Jun 13 2017, In : Translational psychiatry. 7, 6, p. e1152

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
6 Scopus citations

Midgut-Derived Activin Regulates Glucagon-like Action in the Fat Body and Glycemic Control

Song, W., Cheng, D., Hong, S., Sappe, B., Hu, Y., Wei, N., Zhu, C., O'Connor, M. B., Pissios, P. & Perrimon, N., Feb 7 2017, In : Cell Metabolism. 25, 2, p. 386-399 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
37 Scopus citations

Regulation of Drosophila hematopoietic sites by Activin-β from active sensory neurons

Makhijani, K., Alexander, B., Rao, D., Petraki, S., Herboso, L., Kukar, K., Batool, I., Wachner, S., Gold, K. S., Wong, C., O'Connor, M. B. & Brückner, K., Jul 27 2017, In : Nature communications. 8, 15990.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
15 Scopus citations

TGF-β family signaling in drosophila

Upadhyay, A., Moss-Taylor, L., Kim, M. J., Ghosh, A. C. & O’Connor, M. B., Sep 2017, In : Cold Spring Harbor Perspectives in Biology. 9, 9, a022152.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
21 Scopus citations
2016

A Drosophila Genome-Wide Screen Identifies Regulators of Steroid Hormone Production and Developmental Timing

Danielsen, E. T., Moeller, M. E., Yamanaka, N., Ou, Q., Laursen, J. M., Soenderholm, C., Zhuo, R., Phelps, B., Tang, K., Zeng, J., Kondo, S., Nielsen, C. H., Harvald, E. B., Faergeman, N. J., Haley, M. J., O'Connor, K. A., King-Jones, K., O'Connor, M. B. & Rewitz, K. F., Jun 20 2016, In : Developmental Cell. 37, 6, p. 558-570 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
28 Scopus citations

Estimating local biodiversity change: a critique of papers claiming no net loss of local diversitY

Gonzalez, A. H., Cardinale, B. J., Allington, G. R. H., Byrnes, J., Endsley, K. A., Brown, D. G., Hooper, D. U., Isbell, F., Loreau, M. & O'Connor, M. I., 2016, In : Ecology. 97, 8, p. 1949-1960 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

108 Scopus citations

The Insect Prothoracic Gland as a Model for Steroid Hormone Biosynthesis and Regulation

Ou, Q., Zeng, J., Yamanaka, N., Brakken-Thal, C., O'Connor, M. B. & King-Jones, K., Jun 28 2016, In : Cell reports. 16, 1, p. 247-262 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
29 Scopus citations

The insulin-like proteins dILPs-2/5 determine diapause inducibility in Drosophila

Schiesari, L., Andreatta, G., Kyriacou, C. P., O'Connor, M. B. & Costa, R., Sep 2016, In : PloS one. 11, 9, e0163680.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

12 Scopus citations
2015

CTCF-dependent co-localization of canonical Smad signaling factors at architectural protein binding sites in D. melanogaster

Van Bortle, K., Peterson, A. J., Takenaka, N., O’Connor, M. B. & Corces, V. G., Jan 1 2015, In : Cell Cycle. 14, 16, p. 2677-2687 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Scopus citations

Forebrain-specific loss of BMPRII in mice reduces anxiety and increases object exploration

McBrayer, Z. L., Dimova, J., Pisansky, M. T., Sun, M., Beppu, H., Gewirtz, J. C. & O'Connor, M. B., Oct 7 2015, In : PloS one. 10, 10, e0139860.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Scopus citations

The Drosophila Zinc Finger Transcription Factor Ouija Board Controls Ecdysteroid Biosynthesis through Specific Regulation of spookier

Komura-Kawa, T., Hirota, K., Shimada-Niwa, Y., Yamauchi, R., Shimell, M. J., Shinoda, T., Fukamizu, A., O'Connor, M. B. & Niwa, R., Jan 1 2015, In : PLoS genetics. 11, 12, e1005712.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

16 Scopus citations

The insulator protein CTCF regulates Drosophila steroidogenesis

Fresán, U., Cuartero, S., O'Connor, M. B. & Espinàs, M. L., Jul 15 2015, In : Biology Open. 4, 7, p. 852-857 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations

UPRT, a suicide-gene therapy candidate in higher eukaryotes, is required for Drosophila larval growth and normal adult lifespan

Ghosh, A. C., Shimell, M., Leof, E. R., Haley, M. J. & O'Connor, M. B., Aug 14 2015, In : Scientific reports. 5, 13176.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Scopus citations

Vesicle-Mediated Steroid Hormone Secretion in Drosophila melanogaster

Yamanaka, N., Marqués, G. & O'Connor, M. B., Nov 5 2015, In : Cell. 163, 4, p. 907-919 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

42 Scopus citations
2014
12 Scopus citations

Photoreceptor-derived activin promotes dendritic termination and restricts the receptive fields of first-order interneurons in Drosophila

Ting, C. Y., McQueen, P. G., Pandya, N., Lin, T. Y., Yang, M., Venkateswara Reddy, O., O'Connor, M. B., McAuliffe, M. & Lee, C. H., Feb 19 2014, In : Neuron. 81, 4, p. 830-846 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

39 Scopus citations

Strategies for exploring TGF-β signaling in Drosophila

Peterson, A. J. & O'Connor, M. B., Jun 15 2014, In : Methods. 68, 1, p. 183-193 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

26 Scopus citations
44 Scopus citations

Transcriptional Control of Steroid Biosynthesis Genes in the Drosophila Prothoracic Gland by Ventral Veins Lacking and Knirps

Danielsen, E. T., Moeller, M. E., Dorry, E., Komura-Kawa, T., Fujimoto, Y., Troelsen, J. T., Herder, R., O'Connor, M. B., Niwa, R. & Rewitz, K. F., Jun 2014, In : PLoS genetics. 10, 6, e1004343.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

27 Scopus citations
2013
17 Scopus citations

Bone morphogenetic proteins signal via SMAD and mitogen activated protein (MAP) kinase pathways at distinct times during osteoclastogenesis

Broege, A., Pham, L., Jensen, E. D., Emery, A., Huang, T. H., Stemig, M., Beppu, H., Petryk, A., O'Connor, M., Mansky, K. & Gopalakrishnan, R., Dec 27 2013, In : Journal of Biological Chemistry. 288, 52, p. 37230-37240 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

31 Scopus citations

Developmental Checkpoints and Feedback Circuits Time Insect Maturation

Rewitz, K. F., Yamanaka, N. & O'Connor, M. B., 2013, Current Topics in Developmental Biology. Academic Press Inc., p. 1-33 33 p. (Current Topics in Developmental Biology; vol. 103).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

68 Scopus citations

Diapause. Delaying the developmental clock in response to a changing environment.

Schiesari, L. & O'Connor, M. B., 2013, Current Topics in Developmental Biology. Academic Press Inc., p. 213-246 34 p. (Current Topics in Developmental Biology; vol. 105).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

21 Scopus citations

Dynamic feedback circuits function as a switch for shaping a maturation-inducing steroid pulse in Drosophila

Moeller, M. E., Thomas Danielsen, E., Herder, R., O'Connor, M. B. & Rewitz, K. F., Dec 1 2013, In : Development (Cambridge). 140, 23, p. 4730-4739 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

41 Scopus citations

Ecdysone control of developmental transitions: Lessons from drosophila research

Yamanaka, N., Rewitz, K. F. & O'Connor, M. B., Jan 7 2013, In : Annual review of entomology. 58, p. 497-516 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

255 Scopus citations

Extremes of lineage plasticity in the drosophila brain

Lin, S., Marin, E. C., Yang, C. P., Kao, C. F., Apenteng, B. A., Huang, Y., O'Connor, M. B., Truman, J. W. & Lee, T., Oct 7 2013, In : Current Biology. 23, 19, p. 1908-1913 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

24 Scopus citations

Neuroendocrine control of Drosophila larval light preference

Yamanaka, N., Romero, N. M., Martin, F. A., Rewitz, K. F., Sun, M., O'Connor, M. B. & Léopold, P., Jan 1 2013, In : Science. 341, 6150, p. 1113-1116 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

54 Scopus citations

Preface

Rougvie, A. E. & O'Connor, M. B., Aug 23 2013, In : Current topics in developmental biology. 105

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

Tolloid (Drosophila)

Serpe, M. & O'Connor, M. B., Aug 29 2013, Handbook of Proteolytic Enzymes. Elsevier Ltd, Vol. 1. p. 932-936 5 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2012

Diet and energy-sensing inputs affect TorC1-mediated axon misrouting but not TorC2-directed synapse growth in a Drosophila model of tuberous sclerosis

Dimitroff, B., Howe, K., Watson, A., Campion, B., Lee, H. G., Zhao, N., O'Connor, M. B., Neufeld, T. P. & Selleck, S. B., Feb 3 2012, In : PloS one. 7, 2, e30722.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

13 Scopus citations

R-smad competition controls activin receptor output in drosophila

Peterson, A. J., Jensen, P. A., Shimell, M. J., Stefancsik, R., Wijayatonge, R., Herder, R., Raftery, L. A. & O'Connor, M. B., May 1 2012, In : PloS one. 7, 5, e36548.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

25 Scopus citations

You're going to need a bigger (glass bottom) boat

Peterson, A. J. & O'Connor, M. B., Apr 3 2012, In : Science Signaling. 5, 218, pe14.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

1 Scopus citations
2011

Apiology: Royal secrets in the queen's fat body

Yamanaka, N. & O'Connor, M. B., Jul 12 2011, In : Current Biology. 21, 13, p. R510-R512

Research output: Contribution to journalShort survey

1 Scopus citations

Glia instruct developmental neuronal remodeling through TGF-Î 2 signaling

Awasaki, T., Huang, Y., O'Connor, M. B. & Lee, T., Jul 1 2011, In : Nature neuroscience. 14, 7, p. 821-823 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

76 Scopus citations

Glycosylation oftwisted gastrulation is required for BMP binding and activity during craniofacial development

Billington, C. J., Fiebig, J. E., Forsman, C., Pham, L., Burbach, N., Sun, M., Jaskoll, T., Mansky, K., Gopalakrishnan, R., O'Connor, M. B., Mueller, T. D. & Petryk, A., Dec 1 2011, In : Frontiers in Physiology. 2 SEP, Article 59.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Scopus citations

Involvement of twisted gastrulation in T cell-independent plasma cell production

Tsalavos, S., Segklia, K., Passa, O., Petryk, A., O'Connor, M. B. & Graf, D., Jun 15 2011, In : Journal of Immunology. 186, 12, p. 6860-6870 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

13 Scopus citations

Neuroendocrine regulation of Drosophila metamorphosis requires TGFβ/Activin signaling

Gibbens, Y. Y., Warren, J. T., Gilbert, L. I. & O'Connor, M. B., Jul 1 2011, In : Development. 138, 13, p. 2693-2703 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

96 Scopus citations

Nitric oxide directly regulates gene expression during Drosophila development: Need some gas to drive into metamorphosis?

Yamanaka, N. & O'Connor, M. B., Jul 15 2011, In : Genes and Development. 25, 14, p. 1459-1463 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

15 Scopus citations

Shaping BMP Morphogen Gradients through Enzyme-Substrate Interactions

Peluso, C. E., Umulis, D., Kim, Y. J., O'Connor, M. B. & Serpe, M., Aug 16 2011, In : Developmental Cell. 21, 2, p. 375-383 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

27 Scopus citations