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17 Scopus citations

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.

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Open Access
30 Scopus citations

A Fat Body-Derived IGF-like Peptide Regulates Postfeeding Growth in Drosophila

Okamoto, N., Yamanaka, N., Yagi, Y., Nishida, Y., Kataoka, H., O'Connor, M. B. & Mizoguchi, A., Dec 15 2009, In : Developmental Cell. 17, 6, p. 885-891 7 p.

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152 Scopus citations

A frameshift mutation at the junction of an IS1 insertion within lacZ restores β-galactosidase activity via formation of an active lacZ-IS1 fusion protein

Malamy, M. H., Rahaim, P. T., Hoffman, C. S., Baghdoyan, D., O'Connor, M. B. & Miller, J. F., Feb 20 1985, In : Journal of Molecular Biology. 181, 4, p. 551-555 5 p.

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6 Scopus citations

Alternative RNA products from the Ultrabithorax domain of the bithorax complex.

O'Connor, M. B., Binari, R., Perkins, L. A. & Bender, W., Feb 1988, In : The EMBO journal. 7, 2, p. 435-445 11 p.

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76 Scopus citations

A new insertion sequence, IS121, is found on the Mu dI1(Ap lac) bacteriophage and the Escherichia coli K-12 chromosome

O'Connor, M. B. & Malamy, M. H., Dec 1 1983, In : Journal of bacteriology. 156, 2, p. 669-679 11 p.

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15 Scopus citations
12 Scopus citations

A phosphoproteomics approach to elucidate neuropeptide signal transduction controlling insect metamorphosis

Rewitz, K. F., Larsen, M. R., Lobner-Olesen, A., Rybczynski, R., O'Connor, M. B. & Gilbert, L. I., Jul 1 2009, In : Insect Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. 39, 7, p. 475-483 9 p.

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60 Scopus citations

A role for βFTZ-F1 in regulating ecdysteroid titers during post-embryonic development in Drosophila melanogaster

Parvy, J. P., Blais, C., Bernard, F., Warren, J. T., Petryk, A., Gilbert, L. I., O'Connor, M. B. & Dauphin-Villemant, C., Jun 1 2005, In : Developmental Biology. 282, 1, p. 84-94 11 p.

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91 Scopus citations

A Tissue- and Temporal-Specific Autophagic Switch Controls Drosophila Pre-metamorphic Nutritional Checkpoints

Pan, X., Neufeld, T. P. & O'Connor, M. B., Sep 9 2019, In : Current Biology. 29, 17, p. 2840-2851.e4

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2 Scopus citations

Axonal heparan sulfate proteoglycans regulate the distribution and efficiency of the repellent slit during midline axon guidance

Johnson, K. G., Ghose, A., Epstein, E., Lincecum, J., O'Connor, M. B. & Van Vactor, D., Mar 23 2004, In : Current Biology. 14, 6, p. 499-504 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

157 Scopus citations

BMP signaling in Drosophila embryogenesis

Arora, K., O'Connor, M. B. & Warrior, R., Jan 1 1996, In : Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences. 785, p. 80-97 18 p.

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7 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.

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Open Access
2 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.

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31 Scopus citations

Canonical TGF-β signaling is required for the balance of excitatory/inhibitory transmission within the hippocampus and prepulse inhibition of acoustic startle

Sun, M., Gewirtz, J. C., Bofenkamp, L., Wickham, R. J., Ge, H. & O'Connor, M. B., Apr 28 2010, In : Journal of Neuroscience. 30, 17, p. 6025-6035 11 p.

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41 Scopus citations

Characterization and relationship of dpp receptors encoded by the saxophone and thick veins genes in Drosophila

Brummel, T. J., Twombly, V., Marqués, G., Wrana, J. L., Newfeld, S. J., Attisano, L., Massagué, J., O'Connor, M. B. & Gelbart, W. M., Jul 29 1994, In : Cell. 78, 2, p. 251-261 11 p.

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250 Scopus citations

Characterization of tolloid-related-1: A BMP-1-like productthat is required during larval and pupal stages of drosophila development

Nguyen, T., Jamal, J., Shimell, M. J., Arora, K. & O’Connor, M. B., Dec 1994, In : Developmental Biology. 166, 2, p. 569-586 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

65 Scopus citations

Construction of large DNA segments in Escherichia coli

O'Connor, M., Peifer, M. & Bender, W., Jan 1 1989, In : Science. 244, 4910, p. 1307-1312 6 p.

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147 Scopus citations

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.

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11 Scopus citations

Defects in glucuronate biosynthesis disrupt Wingless signaling in Drosophila

Haerry, T. E., Heslip, T. R., Marsh, J. L. & O'Connor, M. B., Sep 25 1997, In : Development. 124, 16, p. 3055-3064 10 p.

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174 Scopus citations

Developmental territories created by mutual antagonism between wingless and decapentaplegic

Theisen, H., Haerry, T. E., O'Connor, M. B. & Lawrence Marsh, J., Dec 1 1996, In : Development. 122, 12, p. 3939-3948 10 p.

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114 Scopus citations

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.

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13 Scopus citations

Discrete Polycomb-binding sites in each parasegmental domain of the bithorax complex

Chiang, A., O'Connor, M. B., Paro, R., Simon, J. & Bender, W., Jan 1 1995, In : Development. 121, 6, p. 1681-1689 9 p.

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100 Scopus citations

Discrete pulses of molting hormone, 20-hydroxyecdysone, during late larval development of Drosophila melanogaster: Correlations with changes in gene activity

Warren, J. T., Yerushalmi, Y., Shimell, M. J., O'Connor, M. B., Restifo, L. L. & Gilbert, L. I., Feb 1 2006, In : Developmental Dynamics. 235, 2, p. 315-326 12 p.

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106 Scopus citations

DNA-binding domain mutations in SMAD genes yield dominant-negative proteins or a neomorphic protein that can activate WG target genes in Drosophila

Takaesu, N. T., Herbig, E., Zhitomersky, D., O'Connor, M. B. & Newfeld, S. J., Nov 1 2005, In : Development. 132, 21, p. 4883-4894 12 p.

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20 Scopus citations

Drosophila activin-β and the activin-like product Dawdle function redundantly to regulate proliferation in the larval brain

Zhu, C. C., Boone, J. Q., Jensen, P. A., Hanna, S., Podemski, L., Locke, J., Doe, C. Q. & O'Connor, M. B., Feb 1 2008, In : Development. 135, 3, p. 513-521 9 p.

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51 Scopus citations

Drosophila Dpp signaling is mediated by the punt gene product: A dual ligand-binding type II receptor of the TGFβ receptor family

Letsou, A., Arora, K., Wrana, J. L., Simin, K., Twombly, V., Jamal, J., Staehling-Hampton, K., Hoffmann, F. M., Gelbart, W. M., Massagué, J. & O'Connor, M. B., Mar 24 1995, In : Cell. 80, 6, p. 899-908 10 p.

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225 Scopus citations

Drosophila histone deacetylase-3 controls imaginal disc size through suppression of apoptosis

Zhu, C. C., Bornemann, D. J., Zhitomirsky, D., Miller, E. L., O'Connor, M. B. & Simon, J. A., Feb 1 2008, In : PLoS genetics. 4, 2

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17 Scopus citations

dSno facilitates baboon signaling in the drosophila brain by switching the affinity of medea away from Mad and toward dSmad2

Takaesu, N. T., Hyman-Walsh, C., Ye, Y., Wisotzkey, R. G., Stinchfield, M. J., O'Connor, M. B., Wotton, D. & Newfeld, S. J., Nov 29 2006, In : Genetics. 174, 3, p. 1299-1313 15 p.

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30 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.

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42 Scopus citations

Elements of the Drosophila bithorax complex that mediate repression by polycomb group products

Simon, J., Chiang, A., Bender, W., Shimell, M. J. & O’connor, M., Jul 1993, In : Developmental Biology. 158, 1, p. 131-144 14 p.

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223 Scopus citations

Enhancer point mutation results in a homeotic transformation in drosophila

Shimell, M. J., Simon, J., Bender, W. & O'Connor, M. B., Jan 1 1994, In : Science. 264, 5161, p. 968-971 4 p.

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69 Scopus citations

Enhancer traps in the Drosophila bithorax complex mark parasegmental domains

McCall, K., O'Connor, M. B. & Bender, W., Jan 1 1994, In : Genetics. 138, 2, p. 387-399 13 p.

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44 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.

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108 Scopus citations

Expression of TAK1, a mediator of TGF-β and BMP signaling, during mouse embryonic development

Jadrich, J. L., O'Connor, M. B. & Coucouvanis, E., May 1 2003, In : Gene Expression Patterns. 3, 2, p. 131-134 4 p.

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26 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.

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26 Scopus citations

Facilitated transport of a Dpp/Scw heterodimer by Sog/Tsg leads to robust patterning of the Drosophila blastoderm embryo

Shimmi, O., Umulis, D., Othmer, H. & O'Connor, M. B., Mar 25 2005, In : Cell. 120, 6, p. 873-886 14 p.

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215 Scopus citations

Fetal iron deficiency disrupts the maturation of synaptic function and efficacy in area CA1 of the developing rat hippocampus

Jorgenson, L. A., Sun, M., O'Connor, M. B. & Georgieff, M. K., Dec 1 2005, In : Hippocampus. 15, 8, p. 1094-1102 9 p.

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105 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.

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9 Scopus citations

Functional analysis of repressor binding sites in the iab-2 regulatory region of the abdominal-A homeotic gene

Shimell, M. J., Peterson, A. J., Burr, J., Simon, J. A. & O'Connor, M. B., Feb 1 2000, In : Developmental Biology. 218, 1, p. 38-52 15 p.

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70 Scopus citations

Functional reconstruction of trans regulation of the Ultrabithorax promoter by the products of two antagonistic genes, trithorax and Polycomb

Chang, Y. L., King, B. O., O'Connor, M., Mazo, A. & Huang, D. H., Dec 1995, In : Molecular and cellular biology. 15, 12, p. 6601-6612 12 p.

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41 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.

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76 Scopus citations

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.

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Open Access
2 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.

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6 Scopus citations

Highwire regulates presynaptic BMP signaling essential for synaptic growth

McCabe, B. D., Hom, S., Aberle, H., Fetter, R. D., Marques, G., Haerry, T. E., Wan, H., O'Connor, M. B., Goodman, C. S. & Haghighi, A. P., Mar 25 2004, In : Neuron. 41, 6, p. 891-905 15 p.

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163 Scopus citations

Hippocampus specific iron deficiency alters competition and cooperation between developing memory systems

Carlson, E. S., Fretham, S. J. B., Unger, E., O'Connor, M. B., Petryk, A., Schallert, T., Rao, R., Tkac, I. & Georgieff, M. K., May 6 2010, In : Journal of neurodevelopmental disorders. 2, 3, p. 133-143 11 p.

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27 Scopus citations

Histone methyltransferase activity of a Drosophila Polycomb group repressor complex

Müller, J., Hart, C. M., Francis, N. J., Vargas, M. L., Sengupta, A., Wild, B., Miller, E. L., O'Connor, M. B., Kingston, R. E. & Simon, J. A., Oct 18 2002, In : Cell. 111, 2, p. 197-208 12 p.

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1076 Scopus citations

Identification of a Drosophila activin receptor

Childs, S. R., Wrana, J. L., Arora, K., Attisano, L., O'Connor, M. B. & Massagué, J., Oct 15 1993, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 90, 20, p. 9475-9479 5 p.

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91 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.

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13 Scopus citations

Iron is essential for neuron development and memory function in mouse hippocampus 1-3

Carlson, E. S., Tkac, I., Magid, R., O'Connor, M. B., Andrews, N. C., Schallert, T., Gunshin, H., K.Georgieff, M. & Petryk, A., Apr 1 2009, In : Journal of Nutrition. 139, 4, p. 672-679 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

111 Scopus citations