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Bruce H Appel

TitleProfessor
InstitutionUniversity of Colorado Denver - Anschutz Medical Campus
DepartmentSOM-PEDS
Phone303/724-3465

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    F32HD007658     (APPEL, BRUCE H)Oct 20, 1993
    NIH/NICHD
    SPECIFICATION OF MOTONEURON DEVELOPMENT IN ZEBRAFISH
    Role: Principal Investigator

    R01HD038118     (APPEL, BRUCE H)Jul 8, 1999 - Jun 30, 2005
    NIH/NICHD
    GENETIC ANALYSIS OF MIDLINE CELL FATE SPECIFICATION
    Role: Principal Investigator

    R01NS046668     (APPEL, BRUCE H)Jul 1, 2003 - Feb 29, 2020
    NIH/NINDS
    Genetic Analysis of Oligodendrocyte Specification
    Role: Principal Investigator

    R03MH076346     (APPEL, BRUCE H)Sep 15, 2005 - Sep 14, 2006
    NIH/NIMH
    A Screen For Drugs:Promote Oligodendrocyte Formatio(RMI)
    Role: Principal Investigator

    R01NS062717     (APPEL, BRUCE H)May 1, 2009 - Apr 30, 2014
    NIH/NINDS
    Genetic Analysis of Peripheral Nerve Development
    Role: Principal Investigator

    R01NS065788     (APPEL, BRUCE H)Aug 1, 2009 - Jul 31, 2014
    NIH/NINDS
    Genetic Screen for Zebrafish Neural Defect Mutants
    Role: Principal Investigator

    R01NS095679     (APPEL, BRUCE H)Sep 15, 2015 - May 31, 2020
    NIH/NINDS
    Mechanisms guiding axon selection for myelination in vivo
    Role: Principal Investigator

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    1. Mathews ES, Appel B. Cholesterol Biosynthesis Supports Myelin Gene Expression and Axon Ensheathment through Modulation of P13K/Akt/mTor Signaling. J Neurosci. 2016 Jul 20; 36(29):7628-39. PMID: 27445141; PMCID: PMC4951573 [Available on 01/20/17].
    2. Appel B. Myelination: Both Mindful and Mindless? Curr Biol. 2016 Jun 06; 26(11):R468-70. PMID: 27269724.
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    3. Hudish LI, Galati DF, Ravanelli AM, Pearson CG, Huang P, Appel B. miR-219 regulates neural progenitors by dampening apical Par protein-dependent Hedgehog signaling. Development. 2016 Jul 01; 143(13):2292-304. PMID: 27226318; PMCID: PMC4958328 [Available on 07/01/17].
    4. Hughes EG, Appel B. The cell biology of CNS myelination. Curr Opin Neurobiol. 2016 Aug; 39:93-100. PMID: 27152449; PMCID: PMC4987163 [Available on 08/01/17].
    5. Mathews ES, Appel B. Oligodendrocyte differentiation. Methods Cell Biol. 2016; 134:69-96. PMID: 27312491.
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    6. Ravanelli AM, Appel B. Motor neurons and oligodendrocytes arise from distinct cell lineages by progenitor recruitment. Genes Dev. 2015 Dec 01; 29(23):2504-15. PMID: 26584621; PMCID: PMC4691953.
    7. Kearns CA, Ravanelli AM, Cooper K, Appel B. Fbxw7 Limits Myelination by Inhibiting mTOR Signaling. J Neurosci. 2015 Nov 04; 35(44):14861-71. PMID: 26538655; PMCID: PMC4635133.
    8. Hines JH, Ravanelli AM, Schwindt R, Scott EK, Appel B. Neuronal activity biases axon selection for myelination in vivo. Nat Neurosci. 2015 May; 18(5):683-9. PMID: 25849987; PMCID: PMC4414883.
    9. Hudish LI, Appel B. microRNA regulation of neural precursor self-renewal and differentiation. Neurogenesis (Austin). 2014; 1(1):e976018. PMID: 27502270; PMCID: PMC4973589.
    10. Quintana AM, Geiger EA, Achilly N, Rosenblatt DS, Maclean KN, Stabler SP, Artinger KB, Appel B, Shaikh TH. Hcfc1b, a zebrafish ortholog of HCFC1, regulates craniofacial development by modulating mmachc expression. Dev Biol. 2014 Dec 01; 396(1):94-106. PMID: 25281006; PMCID: PMC4391465.
    11. Mathews ES, Mawdsley DJ, Walker M, Hines JH, Pozzoli M, Appel B. Mutation of 3-hydroxy-3-methylglutaryl CoA synthase I reveals requirements for isoprenoid and cholesterol synthesis in oligodendrocyte migration arrest, axon wrapping, and myelin gene expression. J Neurosci. 2014 Feb 26; 34(9):3402-12. PMID: 24573296; PMCID: PMC3935092.
    12. Wang Y, Pan L, Moens CB, Appel B. Notch3 establishes brain vascular integrity by regulating pericyte number. Development. 2014 Jan; 141(2):307-17. PMID: 24306108; PMCID: PMC3879812.
    13. Hudish LI, Blasky AJ, Appel B. miR-219 regulates neural precursor differentiation by direct inhibition of apical par polarity proteins. Dev Cell. 2013 Nov 25; 27(4):387-98. PMID: 24239515; PMCID: PMC3862977.
    14. Langworthy MM, Appel B. Schwann cell myelination requires Dynein function. Neural Dev. 2012 Nov 20; 7:37. PMID: 23167977; PMCID: PMC3520773.
    15. Snyder JL, Kearns CA, Appel B. Fbxw7 regulates Notch to control specification of neural precursors for oligodendrocyte fate. Neural Dev. 2012 May 03; 7:15. PMID: 22554084; PMCID: PMC3404928.
    16. Simmons T, Appel B. Mutation of pescadillo disrupts oligodendrocyte formation in zebrafish. PLoS One. 2012; 7(2):e32317. PMID: 22384214; PMCID: PMC3285679.
    17. Jao LE, Appel B, Wente SR. A zebrafish model of lethal congenital contracture syndrome 1 reveals Gle1 function in spinal neural precursor survival and motor axon arborization. Development. 2012 Apr; 139(7):1316-26. PMID: 22357925; PMCID: PMC3294435.
    18. Zannino DA, Sagerström CG, Appel B. olig2-Expressing hindbrain cells are required for migrating facial motor neurons. Dev Dyn. 2012 Feb; 241(2):315-26. PMID: 22275004; PMCID: PMC3292684.
    19. Tep C, Kim ML, Opincariu LI, Limpert AS, Chan JR, Appel B, Carter BD, Yoon SO. Brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF) induces polarized signaling of small GTPase (Rac1) protein at the onset of Schwann cell myelination through partitioning-defective 3 (Par3) protein. J Biol Chem. 2012 Jan 06; 287(2):1600-8. PMID: 22128191; PMCID: PMC3256919.
    20. Takada N, Appel B. swap70 promotes neural precursor cell cycle exit and oligodendrocyte formation. Mol Cell Neurosci. 2011 Nov; 48(3):225-35. PMID: 21875669; PMCID: PMC3538131.
    21. Takada N, Appel B. Identification of genes expressed by zebrafish oligodendrocytes using a differential microarray screen. Dev Dyn. 2010 Jul; 239(7):2041-7. PMID: 20549738.
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    22. Takada N, Kucenas S, Appel B. Sox10 is necessary for oligodendrocyte survival following axon wrapping. Glia. 2010 Jun; 58(8):996-1006. PMID: 20229602; PMCID: PMC3639140.
    23. Zhao X, He X, Han X, Yu Y, Ye F, Chen Y, Hoang T, Xu X, Mi QS, Xin M, Wang F, Appel B, Lu QR. MicroRNA-mediated control of oligodendrocyte differentiation. Neuron. 2010 Mar 11; 65(5):612-26. PMID: 20223198; PMCID: PMC2855245.
    24. Kucenas S, Wang WD, Knapik EW, Appel B. A selective glial barrier at motor axon exit points prevents oligodendrocyte migration from the spinal cord. J Neurosci. 2009 Dec 02; 29(48):15187-94. PMID: 19955371; PMCID: PMC2837368.
    25. Roberts RK, Appel B. Apical polarity protein PrkCi is necessary for maintenance of spinal cord precursors in zebrafish. Dev Dyn. 2009 Jul; 238(7):1638-48. PMID: 19449304; PMCID: PMC2829461.
    26. Zannino DA, Appel B. Olig2+ precursors produce abducens motor neurons and oligodendrocytes in the zebrafish hindbrain. J Neurosci. 2009 Feb 25; 29(8):2322-33. PMID: 19244509; PMCID: PMC2720165.
    27. Kim H, Shin J, Kim S, Poling J, Park HC, Appel B. Notch-regulated oligodendrocyte specification from radial glia in the spinal cord of zebrafish embryos. Dev Dyn. 2008 Aug; 237(8):2081-9. PMID: 18627107; PMCID: PMC2646814.
    28. Kucenas S, Snell H, Appel B. nkx2.2a promotes specification and differentiation of a myelinating subset of oligodendrocyte lineage cells in zebrafish. Neuron Glia Biol. 2008 May; 4(2):71-81. PMID: 19737431; PMCID: PMC2821284.
    29. McFarland KA, Topczewska JM, Weidinger G, Dorsky RI, Appel B. Hh and Wnt signaling regulate formation of olig2+ neurons in the zebrafish cerebellum. Dev Biol. 2008 Jun 01; 318(1):162-71. PMID: 18423594; PMCID: PMC2474464.
    30. Qu X, Jia H, Garrity DM, Tompkins K, Batts L, Appel B, Zhong TP, Baldwin HS. Ndrg4 is required for normal myocyte proliferation during early cardiac development in zebrafish. Dev Biol. 2008 May 15; 317(2):486-96. PMID: 18407257; PMCID: PMC2800102.
    31. Kucenas S, Takada N, Park HC, Woodruff E, Broadie K, Appel B. CNS-derived glia ensheath peripheral nerves and mediate motor root development. Nat Neurosci. 2008 Feb; 11(2):143-51. PMID: 18176560; PMCID: PMC2657597.
    32. Sarmah B, Winfrey VP, Olson GE, Appel B, Wente SR. A role for the inositol kinase Ipk1 in ciliary beating and length maintenance. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2007 Dec 11; 104(50):19843-8. PMID: 18056639; PMCID: PMC2148385.
    33. Park HC, Shin J, Roberts RK, Appel B. An olig2 reporter gene marks oligodendrocyte precursors in the postembryonic spinal cord of zebrafish. Dev Dyn. 2007 Dec; 236(12):3402-7. PMID: 17969181.
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    34. Shin J, Poling J, Park HC, Appel B. Notch signaling regulates neural precursor allocation and binary neuronal fate decisions in zebrafish. Development. 2007 May; 134(10):1911-20. PMID: 17442701.
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    35. Kirby BB, Takada N, Latimer AJ, Shin J, Carney TJ, Kelsh RN, Appel B. In vivo time-lapse imaging shows dynamic oligodendrocyte progenitor behavior during zebrafish development. Nat Neurosci. 2006 Dec; 9(12):1506-11. PMID: 17099706.
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    36. Latimer AJ, Appel B. Notch signaling regulates midline cell specification and proliferation in zebrafish. Dev Biol. 2006 Oct 15; 298(2):392-402. PMID: 16876779.
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    37. Ng AN, de Jong-Curtain TA, Mawdsley DJ, White SJ, Shin J, Appel B, Dong PD, Stainier DY, Heath JK. Formation of the digestive system in zebrafish: III. Intestinal epithelium morphogenesis. Dev Biol. 2005 Oct 01; 286(1):114-35. PMID: 16125164.
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    38. Park HC, Boyce J, Shin J, Appel B. Oligodendrocyte specification in zebrafish requires notch-regulated cyclin-dependent kinase inhibitor function. J Neurosci. 2005 Jul 20; 25(29):6836-44. PMID: 16033893.
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    39. Sarmah B, Latimer AJ, Appel B, Wente SR. Inositol polyphosphates regulate zebrafish left-right asymmetry. Dev Cell. 2005 Jul; 9(1):133-45. PMID: 15992547.
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    40. Latimer AJ, Shin J, Appel B. her9 promotes floor plate development in zebrafish. Dev Dyn. 2005 Apr; 232(4):1098-104. PMID: 15739223.
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    41. Park HC, Shin J, Appel B. Spatial and temporal regulation of ventral spinal cord precursor specification by Hedgehog signaling. Development. 2004 Dec; 131(23):5959-69. PMID: 15539490.
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    42. Garg R, Geng CD, Miller JL, Callens S, Tang X, Appel B, Xu B. Molecular cloning and characterization of the catalytic domain of zebrafish homologue of the ataxia-telangiectasia mutated gene. Mol Cancer Res. 2004 Jun; 2(6):348-53. PMID: 15235110.
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    43. Appel B, Marasco P, McClung LE, Latimer AJ. lunatic fringe regulates Delta-Notch induction of hypochord in zebrafish. Dev Dyn. 2003 Oct; 228(2):281-6. PMID: 14518000.
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    44. Park HC, Appel B. Delta-Notch signaling regulates oligodendrocyte specification. Development. 2003 Aug; 130(16):3747-55. PMID: 12835391.
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    45. Shin J, Park HC, Topczewska JM, Mawdsley DJ, Appel B. Neural cell fate analysis in zebrafish using olig2 BAC transgenics. Methods Cell Sci. 2003; 25(1-2):7-14. PMID: 14739582.
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    46. Park HC, Mehta A, Richardson JS, Appel B. olig2 is required for zebrafish primary motor neuron and oligodendrocyte development. Dev Biol. 2002 Aug 15; 248(2):356-68. PMID: 12167410.
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    47. Latimer AJ, Dong X, Markov Y, Appel B. Delta-Notch signaling induces hypochord development in zebrafish. Development. 2002 Jun; 129(11):2555-63. PMID: 12015285.
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    48. Appel B, Chitnis A. Neurogenesis and specification of neuronal identity. Results Probl Cell Differ. 2002; 40:237-51. PMID: 12353479.
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    49. Appel B, Givan LA, Eisen JS. Delta-Notch signaling and lateral inhibition in zebrafish spinal cord development. BMC Dev Biol. 2001; 1:13. PMID: 11495630; PMCID: PMC37243.
    50. Appel B. Zebrafish neural induction and patterning. Dev Dyn. 2000 Oct; 219(2):155-68. PMID: 11002336.
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    51. Appel B, Fritz A, Westerfield M, Grunwald DJ, Eisen JS, Riley BB. Delta-mediated specification of midline cell fates in zebrafish embryos. Curr Biol. 1999 Mar 11; 9(5):247-56. PMID: 10074451.
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    52. Appel B, Eisen JS. Regulation of neuronal specification in the zebrafish spinal cord by Delta function. Development. 1998 Feb; 125(3):371-80. PMID: 9425133.
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    53. Moens CB, Yan YL, Appel B, Force AG, Kimmel CB. valentino: a zebrafish gene required for normal hindbrain segmentation. Development. 1996 Dec; 122(12):3981-90. PMID: 9012518.
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    54. Appel B, Korzh V, Glasgow E, Thor S, Edlund T, Dawid IB, Eisen JS. Motoneuron fate specification revealed by patterned LIM homeobox gene expression in embryonic zebrafish. Development. 1995 Dec; 121(12):4117-25. PMID: 8575312.
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