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Dr Branko V. Latinkic  -  PhD

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Abir Yamak , Branko V Latinkic , Rola Dali , Rana Temsah , Mona Nemer, Cyclin D2 is a GATA4 Cofactor in Cardiogenesis Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 111(4): 1415-20 doi: 10.1073/pnas.1312993111.Epub 2014 Jan 13(highlighted in Sci. Signal., 4 February 2014 Vol. 7, Issue 311, p. ec34)

Gallagher JM, Komati H., Roy E., Nemer M., and B.V. Latinkić (2012) Dissociation of cardiogenic and postnatal myocardial activities of GATA4 Mol. Cell. Biol. 32(12): 2214-23

Samuel LJ and Latinkić BV (2009) Early activation of FGF and nodal pathways mediates cardiac specification independently of Wnt/beta-catenin signaling. PLoS One 4(10):e7650.

Walters ZS, Haworth KE and Latinkić BV (2009) NKCC1 (SLC12a2) induces a secondary axis in Xenopus laevis embryos independently of its co-transporter function. Journal of Physiology 587(Pt 3):521-9.   

Haworth KE and Latinkić B (2009) Expression of Xenopus tropicalis HNF6/Onecut-1. International Journal of Developmental Biology 53(1):159-162. 

Haworth KE, Kotecha, S, Mohun TJ and Latinkić BV (2008) GATA4 and GATA5 are essential for heart and liver development in Xenopus embryos. BMC Developmental Biology 8:74

Smith S, Fairclough L, Latinkić BV, Sparrow D and Mohun T (2006) Xenopus laevis transgenesis by sperm nuclear injection. Nature Protocols 1(5):2195-2203.

Mercurio S, Latinkić B, Itasaki N, Krumlauf R and Smith JC (2004) Connective-tissue growth factor modulates WNT signalling and interacts with the WNT receptor complex. Development 131(9):2137-2147.

Latinkić BV, Cooper B, Smith S, Towers N, Kotecha S, Sparrow D and Mohun TJ (2004) Transcriptional regulation of the cardiac-specific MLC2 gene during Xenopus embryonic development. Development 131(3):669-679.

Latinkić BV,  Kotecha S and Mohun TJ (2003) Induction of cardiomyocytes in Xenopus embryo explants by GATA4. Development 130(16):3865-76.

Latinkić BV, Mercurio S, Bennett B, Hirst E, Xu Q, Lau LF, Mohun TJ and Smith JC (2003) Xenopus cyr61 regulates gastrulation movements and modulates Wnt signalling. Development 130(11):2429-41

Latinkić BV, Cooper B, Towers N,  Sparrow D, Kotecha S and Mohun TJ (2002) Distinct enhancers regulate skeletal and cardiac muscle-specific expression programs of the a-cardiac actin gene in Xenopus embryos. Development Biology 245(1):57-70.