Publications since 2006

Fuchs, Christiane; Gawlas, Sonja; Heher, Philipp; Nikouli, Sofia; Paar, Hannah; Ivankovic, Mario; Schultheis, Martina; Klammer, Julia; Gottschamel, Teresa; Capetanaki, Yassemi; Weitzer, Georg (2016). Desmin enters the nucleus of cardiac stem cells and modulates Nkx2.5 expression by participating in transcription factor complexes that interact with the nkx2.5 gene. Biology open;5(2):140-53. PMID: 26787680
Mike, Agnes K; Koenig, Xaver; Koley, Moumita; Heher, Philipp; Wahl, Gerald; Rubi, Lena; Schnürch, Michael; Mihovilovic, Marko D; Weitzer, Georg; Hilber, Karlheinz (2014). Small molecule cardiogenol C upregulates cardiac markers and induces cardiac functional properties in lineage-committed progenitor cells. Cell. Physiol. Biochem.;33(1):205-21. PMID: 24481283
Hoebaus, Julia; Heher, Philipp; Gottschamel, Teresa; Scheinast, Matthias; Auner, Harmen; Walder, Diana; Wiedner, Marc; Taubenschmid, Jasmin; Miksch, Maximilian; Sauer, Thomas; Schultheis, Martina; Kuzmenkin, Alexey; Seiser, Christian; Hescheler, Juergen; Weitzer, Georg (2013). Embryonic Stem Cells Facilitate the Isolation of Persistent Clonal Cardiovascular Progenitor Cell Lines and Leukemia Inhibitor Factor Maintains Their Self-Renewal and Myocardial Differentiation Potential in vitro. Cells Tissues Organs;197(4):249-68. PMID: 23343517
Buta, Christiane; David, Robert; Dressel, Ralf; Emgård, Mia; Fuchs, Christiane; Gross, Ulrike; Healy, Lyn; Hescheler, Jürgen; Kolar, Roman; Martin, Ulrich; Mikkers, Harald; Müller, Franz-Josef; Schneider, Rebekka K; Seiler, Andrea E M; Spielmann, Horst; Weitzer, Georg (2013). Reconsidering pluripotency tests: Do we still need teratoma assays? Stem cell research.;11(1):552-562. PMID: 23611953
Lozano-Núñez, Ana; Ikeda, Kyojiro N; Sauer, Thomas; de Graffenried, Christopher L (2013). An analogue-sensitive approach identifies basal body rotation and flagellum attachment zone elongation as key functions of PLK in Trypanosoma brucei. MOL BIOL CELL;24(9):1321-33. PMID: 23447704
Koley, M., Mike, A.K., Heher, P., Koenig, X., Schon, M., Schnurch, M., Hilber, K., Weitzer, G., and Mihovilovic, M.D. (2013). VUT-MK142 : a new cardiomyogenic small molecule promoting the differentiation of pre-cardiac mesoderm into cardiomyocytes. MedChemComm.;4(8):1189-1195. PMID: 25045463
Fuchs, Christiane; Scheinast, Matthias; Pasteiner, Waltraud; Lagger, Sabine; Hofner, Manuela; Hoellrigl, Alexandra; Schultheis, Martina; Weitzer, Georg (2012). Self-Organization Phenomena in Embryonic Stem Cell-Derived Embryoid Bodies: Axis Formation and Breaking of Symmetry during Cardiomyogenesis. Cells Tissues Organs;195(5):377-9. PMID: 21860211
Taubenschmid, Jasmin; Weitzer, Georg (2012). Mechanisms of cardiogenesis in cardiovascular progenitor cells. INT REV CEL MOL BIO;293:195-267. PMID: 22251563
Zupkovitz, Gordin; Grausenburger, Reinhard; Brunmeir, Reinhard; Senese, Silvia; Tischler, Julia; Jurkin, Jennifer; Rembold, Martina; Meunier, Dominique; Egger, Gerda; Lagger, Sabine; Chiocca, Susanna; Propst, Fritz; Weitzer, Georg; Seiser, Christian (2010). The cyclin-dependent kinase inhibitor p21 is a crucial target for histone deacetylase 1 as a regulator of cellular proliferation. MOL CELL BIOL. PMID: 20028735
Lagger, Sabine; Meunier, Dominique; Mikula, Mario; Brunmeir, Reinhard; Schlederer, Michaela; Artaker, Matthias; Pusch, Oliver; Egger, Gerda; Hagelkruys, Astrid; Mikulits, Wolfgang; Weitzer, Georg; Muellner, Ernst W; Susani, Martin; Kenner, Lukas; Seiser, Christian (2010). Crucial function of histone deacetylase 1 for differentiation of teratomas in mice and humans. EMBO J. PMID: 20967026
Hofner, Manuela; Höllrigl, Alexandra; Puz, Sonja; Stary, Martina; Weitzer, Georg (2007). Desmin stimulates differentiation of cardiomyocytes and up-regulation of brachyury and nkx2.5. DIFFERENTIATION. PMID: 17381547
Höllrigl, Alexandra; Hofner, Manuela; Stary, Martina; Weitzer, Georg (2007). Differentiation of cardiomyocytes requires functional serine residues within the amino-terminal domain of desmin. DIFFERENTIATION. PMID: 17381546
Weitzer, G (2006). Embryonic stem cell-derived embryoid bodies: an in vitro model of eutherian pregastrulation development and early gastrulation. Handb Exp Pharmacol. PMID: 16370323
Stary, Martina; Schneider, Mikael; Sheikh, Søren P; Weitzer, Georg (2006). Parietal endoderm secreted S100A4 promotes early cardiomyogenesis in embryoid bodies. BIOCHEM BIOPH RES CO. PMID: 16554030