All Publications Before 2015

34)Azevedo, A.R., Pinho, M.J., Silva, J., Sá, R., Thorsteinsdóttir, S., Barros A. & Sousa M. 2014. Molecular cytogenetics of human single pronucleated zygotes. Reproductive Sciences, 21(12): 1472-1482. (IF=2,230)

33)  Rutkowski, A., Bonnemann, C., Brown, S., Thorsteinsdóttir, S., Dominov, J., Ruegg, M.A., Matter, M.L., Guttridge, D., Crosbie-Watson, R.H., Kardon, G., Nagaraju, K. & Burkin, D.J. 2013. Meeting report: Report on the Myomatrix Conference April 22-24, 2012, University of Nevada, Reno, Nevada, USA. Neuromuscular Disorders 23: 188-191. (IF=3.464)

32)  Marques, L. & Thorsteinsdóttir, S. 2013. Dynamics of Akt activation during mouse embryo development: distinct subcellular patterns distinguish proliferating versus differentiating cells. Differentiation, 86: 48-56. (IF=2.855)

31)  Rifes, P. & Thorsteinsdóttir, S. 2012. Extracellular matrix assembly and 3D organization during paraxial mesoderm development in the chick embryo. Developmental Biology, 368(2): 370-381. (IF=3.868)

30) Vaz, R., Martins, G.G., Thorsteinsdóttir, S. & Rodrigues G. 2012. Fibronectin promotes migration, alignment and fusion in an in vitro myoblast cell model. Cell and Tissue Research, 348(3): 569-578. (IF=3.677)

29)Deries, M., Gonçalves, A.B., Vaz, R., Martins, G.G., Rodrigues, G. & Thorsteinsdóttir, S. 2012. Extracellular matrix remodelling accompanies axial muscle development and morphogenesis in the mouse. Developmental Dynamics, 241(2): 350–364 (IF=2.590).

28) Thorsteinsdóttir, S., Deries, M., Cachaço, A.S. & Bajanca, F. 2011. The extracellular matrix dimension of skeletal muscle development. Developmental Biology, 354(2): 191–207. (IF=4.069)

27) Sato, T., Rocancourt, D., Marques, L., Thorsteinsdóttir, S. & Buckingham, M. 2010. A Pax3/Dmrt2/Myf5 regulatory cascade functions at the onset of myogenesis. PLoS Genetics, 6(4): e1000897. (IF=9.543)

26)Anderson, C., Thorsteinsdóttir, S. & Boryck, A-G. 2009.  Sonic hedgehog-dependent synthesis of laminin α1 controls basement membrane assembly in the myotome. Development, 136: 3495-3504. (IF=7.194)

25) Fournier-Thibault, C., Blavet, C., Jarov, A., Bajanca, F., Thorsteinsdóttir, S. & Duband, J.-L. 2009. Sonic hedgehog regulates integrin activity, cadherin contacts and cell polarity to orchestrate neural tube morphogenesis. Journal of Neuroscience, 29(40): 12506-12520. (IF=7.178)

24) Martins, G.G., Rifes, P., Amândio, R., Rodrigues, G., Palmeirim, I. & Thorsteinsdóttir, S. 2009. Dynamic 3D cell rearrangements guided by a fibronectin matrix underlie somitogenesis. PLoS ONE, 4(10): e7429. (IF=4.31)

23) Pala I., Schartl M., Thorsteinsdóttir, S. & Coelh,o M.M. 2009. Sex determination in the Squalius alburnoides complex: an initial characterization of sex cascade elements in the context of a hybrid polyploid genome. PLoS ONE, 4(7): e6401. (IF=4.351)

22) Thorsteinsdóttir, S., Rodrigues, G. & Crespo, E.G. 2009. Teaching and research on Developmental Biology in Portugal. International Journal of Developmental Biology, 53(8-10): 1235-1243. (IF=2.161)

21) Pala, I., Klüver, N., Thorsteinsdóttir, S., Schartl, M. & Coelho, M.M. 2008. Expression pattern of anti-Müllerian hormone (amh) in the hybrid fish complex of Squalius alburnoides. Gene, 410(2): 249-258. (IF=2.578)

20) Palmeirim, J.M., Champion, A., Naikatini, A., Niukula, J., Tuiwawa, M., Fisher, M., Yabaki-Gounder, M., Qalovaki, S., Thorsteinsdóttir, S. & Dunn, T. 2007. Distribution, status and conservation of bats in the Fiji Islands. Oryx, 41(4): 509-519. (IF=1.037)

19)Pascoal, S., Carvalho, C., Rodriguez-León, J., Delphini, M.C., Duprez ,D., Thorsteinsdóttir, S. & Palmeirim, I. 2007. A molecular clock operates during chick autopod proximal-distal outgrowth. Journal of Molecular Biology, 368(2): 303-309.  (IF=4.472)

18)Rifes, P., Carvalho, L., Lopes, C., Andrade, R., Rodrigues, G., Palmeirim, I. & Thorsteinsdóttir, S. 2007. Redefining the role of ectoderm in somitogenesis: a player in the formation of the fibronectin matrix of presomitic mesoderm. Development, 134(17): 3155-3165. (IF=7.293)

17) Pascoal, S., Carvalho, C., Rodriguez-León, J., Delphini, M.C., Duprez, D., Thorsteinsdóttir, S. & Palmeirim, I. 2007. A molecular clock operates during chick autopod proximal-distal outgrowth. Journal of Molecular Biology, 368: 303-309. (IF=4.472)

16) Bajanca, F., Luz M., Raymond, K., Martins, G.G., Sonnenberg, A., Tajbakhsh, S., Buckingham, M. & Thorsteinsdóttir, S. 2006. Integrin a6b1-laminin interactions regulate early myotome formation in the mouse embryo. Development, 133: 1635-1644. (IF=7.764)

15) Cachaço, A.S., Pereira, C.S., Pardal, R.G, Bajanca, F. & Thorsteinsdóttir, S. 2005. The integrin repertoire on myogenic cells changes during the course of primary myogenesis in the mouse. Developmental Dynamics, 232: 1069-1078. (IF=3.333)

14) Bajanca, F., Luz, M., Duxson, M.J. & Thorsteinsdóttir, S. 2004. Integrins in the mouse myotome: developmental changes and differences between the epaxial and hypaxial lineage. Developmental Dynamics, 231: 402-415. (IF=2.868).

13) Cachaço, A.S., Chuva de Sousa Lopes, S.M., Kuikman, I., Bajanca, F., Abe, K., Baudoin, C., Sonnenberg, A., Mummery, C.L. & Thorsteinsdóttir, S. 2003. Knock-in of integrin β1D affects primary but not secondary myogenesis in mice. Development, 130: 1659-1671. (IF=7.663)

12) Bajanca, F. & Thorsteinsdóttir, S. 2002. Integrin expression patterns during early limb muscle development in the mouse. Mechanisms of Development, 119(suppl 1): S131-S134. (IF=3.462)

11)  Venters, S., Thorsteinsdóttir, S. & Duxson, M.J. 1999. Early development of the myotome in the mouse. Developmental Dynamics, 216: 219-232. (IF= 3.131)

10)  van der Neut, R., Cachaço, A.S., Thorsteinsdóttir, S., Janssen, H., Prins, D., Bulthuis, J., van der Valk, M., Calafat, J. & Sonnenberg, A. 1999. Rescue of epithelial phenotype in integrin 4 null mice by a keratin-5 promoter driven human integrin 4 transgene. Journal of Cell Science, 112:   3911-3922. (IF= 5.996)

9)  Thorsteinsdóttir, S., Roelen, B.A.J., Goumans, M.-J., Ward-van Oostwaard, D., Gaspar, A.C. & Mummery, C.L. 1999. Expression of the 6A integrin splice variant in developing mouse embryonic stem cell aggregates and correlation with cardiac muscle differentiation. Differentiation, 64: 173-184. (IF=2.353)

8)  van der Flier, A., Gaspar, A.C., Thorsteinsdóttir, S., Baudoin, C., Groeneveld, E., Mummery, C.L. & Sonnenberg, A. 1997. Spatial and temporal expression of the 1D integrin during mouse development. Developmental Dynamics, 210: 472-486. (IF=3.131)

7) Thorsteinsdóttir, S., Roelen, B.A.J., Freund, E., Gaspar, A.C., Sonnenberg, A. & Mummery, C.L. 1995. Expression patterns of laminin receptor splice variants a6Ab1 and a6Bb1 suggests different roles in mouse development. Developmental Dynamics, 204: 240-258. (IF=3.131)

6) Hierck, B., Thorsteinsdóttir, S., Niessen, C., Freund, E., Iperen, L., Feyen, A., Hogervorst, F., Poelmann, R., Mummery, C.L. & Sonnenberg, A. 1993. Variants of the a6b1 laminin receptor in early murine development: distribution, molecular cloning and chromosomal localization of the mouse integrin a6 subunit. Cell Adhesion and Communication, 1: 33-53. (IF=2.485)

5) Thorsteinsdóttir, S. 1992. Basement membrane and fibronectin matrix are distinct entities in the developing mouse blastocyst. Anatomical Record, 232: 141-149. (IF=1.288)

4) Cidadão, A.J., Thorsteinsdóttir, S. & David-Ferreira, J.F. 1990. Immunocytochemical study of tissue distribution and hormonal control of chondroitin-, dermatan- and keratan sulfates from rodent uterus. European Journal of Cell Biology, 52: 105-116. (IF=2.801)

3) Cidadão, A.J., Thorsteinsdóttir, S. & David-Ferreira, J.F. 1988. Immunocytochemical study of fibronectin distribution in tissues: A re-evaluation of fibronectin-collagen interactions. Journal of Histochemistry and Cytochemistry, 36: 639-648.  (IF=2.551)

2) Frost, S.K., Robinson, S.J., Carson, M.K., Thorsteinsdóttir, S. & Giesler, J. 1987. Effects of exogenous guanosine on chromatophore differentiation in the axolotl. Pigment Cell Research, 1: 37-43. (IF=1.866)

1) Frost, S.K., Borchert, M.E. & Thorsteinsdóttir, S. 1986. A rapid and sensitive TLC assay procedure for measuring xanthine dehydrogenase activity from tissue extracts. Journal of Chromatography, 382: 314-320. (IF=2.551)