Publications

Butts T & Wingate RJT (2013) Transit amplification in the amniote external granule layer evolved via a delay in NeuroD1-mediated neurogenesis. (in prep).

Butts T, Modrell M, Baker CV & Wingate RJT et al. (2013) The external granule layer is absent from actinopterygian fish: evidence from the paddlefish, Polyodon spatula. (in prep).

Butts T & Graham A (2013) Old before their time: the ancient origins of the neural crest. Pigment Cell Melanoma Res. (in press).

Butts T, Wilson L & Wingate RJT (2012) Specification of Purkinje cells and granule cells. In: Manto M, Gruol D, Schmahmann J, Koibuchi N & Rossi F, Handbook of Cerebellum and Cerebellar Disorders. Heidleberg: Springer.

Broom ER, Gilthorpe JD, Butts T, Campo-Paysaa F, Wingate RJT (2012) The roof plate boundary is a bi-directional organiser of dorsal neural tube and choroid plexus development. Development 139: 4261-4270.

Butts T, Chaplin N & Wingate RJT (2011) Can clues from evolution unlock the molecular development of the cerebellum? Mol. Neurobiol. 43: 67-76.

Butts T, Holland PWH & Ferrier DEK (2010) Ancient homeobox gene loss and the evolution of chordate brain and pharynx development: deductions from amphioxus gene expression. Proc. R. Soc. B 277: 3381-3389.

Shigenobu S, Bickel RD et al. (2010) Comprehensive survey of developmental genes in the pea aphid, Acyrthosiphon pisum: frequent lineage-specific duplications and losses of developmental genes. Insect Mol Biol. 19 suppl. 2: 47-62.

International Aphid Genomics Consortium (2010) Genome sequence of the pea aphid Acyrthosiphon pisum. PLoS Biol. 23: e1000313.

Butts T, Holland PWH & Ferrier DEK (2008) The urbilaterian Super-Hox cluster. Trends Genet. 24: 259-262.

Butts T*, Takatori N*, Candiani S, Pestarino M, Ferrier DE, Saiga H, Holland PWH (2008) Comprehensive survey and classification of homeobox genes in the genome of amphioxus, Branchiostoma floridae. Dev. Genes Evol. 218: 579-590.

Putnam NH, Butts T et al. (2008) The amphioxus genome and the evolution of the chordate karyotype. Nature 453: 1064-1071.

Zhong YF, Butts T, Holland PWH (2008) HomeoDB: a database of homeobox gene diversity. Evol. Dev. 10: 516-518.

Holland LZ et al. (2008) The amphioxus genome illuminates vertebrate origins and cephalochordate biology. Genome Res. 18: 1100-1111.

Tribolium Genome Sequencing Consortium (2008) The genome of the model beetle and pest Tribolium castaneum. Nature 452: 949-955.

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