Prof Andreas ProkopDiploma, Habilitation, PhD

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  1. 2019
  2. Accepted/In press

    Efa6 protects axons and regulates their growth and branching by inhibiting microtubule polymerisation at the cortex

    Qu, Y., Hahn, I., Lees, M., Parkin, J., Voelzmann, A., Dorey, K., Rathbone, A., Friel, C., Allan, V., Okenve Ramos, P., Sanchez-Soriano, N. & Prokop, A., 7 Nov 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : eLife.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  3. Published

    The model of local axon homeostasis - explaining the role and regulation of microtubule bundles in axon maintenance and pathology

    Hahn, I., Voelzmann, A., Liew, Y. T., Costa Gomes, B. & Prokop, A., 2019, In : Neural Development. 14, 11, 28 p., 10.1186/s13064-019-0134-0.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

  4. 2018
  5. Published

    Curvature-sensitive kinesin binding can explain microtubule ring formation and reveals chaotic dynamics in a mathematical model

    Pearce, S., Heil, M., Jensen, O., Jones, G. & Prokop, A., Nov 2018, In : Bulletin of mathematical biology. 80, 11, p. 3002-3022 20 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  6. Published

    Why funding fruit fly research is important for the biomedical sciences

    Prokop, A., 3 Oct 2018, In : Open Access Government. 20, p. 198-201 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  7. Published

    What is Developmental Biology – and why is it important?

    Prokop, A., 1 Feb 2018, In : Open Access Government. 17, p. 121-3 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  8. Published

    Advocating developmental biology

    Maartens, A., Prokop, A., Walwyn-Brown, K. & Pourquié, O., 2018, In : Development. 145, 12, 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

  9. 2017
  10. Published

    Drosophila Short stop as a paradigm for the role and regulation of spectraplakins

    Voelzmann, A., Liew, Y. T., Qu, Y., Hahn, I., Melero, C., Sanchez-Soriano, N. & Prokop, A., 4 Sep 2017, In : Seminars in Cell and Developmental Biology. 69, p. 40-57 YSCDB2225.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  11. Published

    Periodic actin structures in neuronal axons are required to maintain microtubules

    Qu, Y., Hahn, I., Webb, S., Pearce, S. & Prokop, A., 15 Jan 2017, In : Molecular Biology of the Cell. 28, 296-308, p. 296-308 mbc.E16-10-0727.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  12. Published

    Science communication in the field of fundamental biomedical research (editorial)

    Illingworth, S. (ed.) & Prokop, A. (ed.), 2017, In : Seminars in Cell and Developmental Biology. YSCDB_2326.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  13. Published

    The droso4schools project: long-term scientist-teacher collaborations to promote science communication and education in schools

    Patel, S., DeMaine, S., Heafield, J., Bianchi, L. & Prokop, A., 2017, In : Seminars in Cell and Developmental Biology. YSCDB-2288.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  14. Published

    The Manchester Fly Facility: Implementing an objective-driven long-term science communication initiative

    Patel, S. & Prokop, A., 2017, In : Seminars in Cell and Developmental Biology. YSCDB2237.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  15. 2016
  16. Published

    A conceptual view at microtubule plus end dynamics in neuronal axons

    Voelzmann, A., Hahn, I., Pearce, S. P., Sánchez-Soriano, N. & Prokop, A., Sep 2016, In : Brain Research Bulletin. 126, Part 3, p. 226-237 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  17. Published

    Tau and spectraplakins promote synapse formation and maintenance through Jun kinase and neuronal trafficking

    Voelzmann, A., Okenve Ramos, P., Qu, Y., Chojnowska-Monga, M., del Cano-Espinel, M., Prokop, A. & Sanchez-Soriano, N., 8 Aug 2016, In : eLife. 5, e14694.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  18. Published

    Fruit Flies in Biological Research

    Prokop, A., Apr 2016, In : BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES REVIEW. 28, 4, p. 10-14 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  19. Published

    Aiming for long-term, objective-driven science communication in the UK

    Prokop, A. & Illingworth, S., 2016, In : F1000Research. 5, 1540.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  20. Published

    Functional and genetic analysis of spectraplakins in Drosophila

    Hahn, I., Ronshaugen, M., Sanchez-Soriano, N. & Prokop, A., 2016, Methods in Enzymology: Intermediate Filament Associated Proteins. Wilson, K. L. & Sonnenberg, A. (eds.). Elsevier BV, Vol. 569. p. 373-405 35 p. (Methods in Enzymology; vol. 569).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  21. Published

    Making research fly in schools: Drosophila as a powerful modern tool for teaching Biology

    Harbottle, J., Strangward, P., Alnuamaani, C., Lawes, S., Patel, S. & Prokop, A., 2016, In : School Science Review. 97, 361, p. 18-22 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  22. Accepted/In press

    Mathematical-computational simulation of cytoskeletal dynamics

    De Moura, C. A., Kritz, M. V., Lial, T. F. & Prokop, A., 2016, (Accepted/In press) Modeling and Computational Intelligence in Engineering Applications. Springer Nature, 21 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  23. 2015
  24. Published
  25. Published

    How to develop objective-driven comprehensive science outreach initiatives aiming at multiple audiences

    Patel, S. & Prokop, A., 5 Aug 2015, In : bioRxiv.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  26. Published

    A novel electronic assessment strategy to support applied Drosophila genetics training on university courses

    Fostier, M., Patel, S., Clarke, S. & Prokop, A., 18 Feb 2015, In : G3: Genes, Genomes, Genetics. 5, 5, p. 689-698 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  27. Published

    Drosophila CLIP-190 and mammalian CLIP-170 display reduced microtubule plus end association in the nervous system

    Beaven, R., Dzhindzhev, N. S., Qu, Y., Hahn, I., Dajas-Bailador, F., Ohkura, H. & Prokop, A., 2015, In : Mol Biol Cell. 28, 16, p. 1491-1508 18 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  28. 2013
  29. Published

    The intricate relationship between microtubules and their associated motor proteins during axon growth and maintenance

    Prokop, A., 8 Sep 2013, In : Neural Development. 8, 1, 17.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  30. Published

    Using fly genetics to dissect the cytoskeletal machinery of neurons during axonal growth and maintenance

    Prokop, A., Beaven, R., Qu, Y. & Sanchez-Soriano, N., Jun 2013, In : Journal of Cell Science. 126, 11, p. 2331-2341 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  31. Published

    How to design a genetic mating scheme: a basic training package for Drosophila genetics.

    Roote, J. & Prokop, A., Feb 2013, In : G3: Genes, Genomes, Genetics. 3, 2, p. 353-358 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  32. Published

    2nd year Drosophila developmental genetics practical

    Prokop, A., 2013, http://dx.doi.org/10.6084/m9.figshare.156395: figshare .

    Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

  33. Published

    Informing the general public about cell migration - a public engagement resource

    Sumner, J. & Prokop, A., 2013, http://dx.doi.org/10.6084/m9.figshare.741264: figshare .

    Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

  34. Published

    Photogenic flies-A review of chyb and gompel's atlas of drosophila morphology: Wild-type and classical mutants

    Prokop, A. & Bergman, C. M., 2013, In : Frontiers in Genetics. 4, Article 147.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  35. 2012
  36. Published

    Drosophila psidin regulates olfactory neuron number and axon targeting through two distinct molecular mechanisms

    Stephan, D., Sanchez-Soriano, N., Loschek, L. F., Gerhards, R., Gutmann, S., Storchova, Z., Prokop, A. & Grunwald Kadow, I. C., 14 Nov 2012, In : Journal of Neuroscience. 32, 46, p. 16080-16094 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  37. Published

    The actin-binding protein Canoe/AF-6 forms a complex with Robo and is required for Slit-Robo signaling during axon pathfinding at the CNS midline

    Slováková, J., Speicher, S., Sanchez-Soriano, N., Prokop, A. & Carmena, A., 18 Jul 2012, In : Journal of Neuroscience. 32, 29, p. 10035-10044 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  38. Published

    Spectraplakins promote microtubule-mediated axonal growth by functioning as structural microtubule-associated proteins and EB1-dependent + TIPs (tip interacting proteins)

    Alves-Silva, J., Sanchez-Soriano, N., Beaven, R., Klein, M., Parkin, J., Millard, T. H., Bellen, H. J., Venken, K. J. T., Ballestrem, C., Kammerer, R. & Prokop, A., 4 Jul 2012, In : Journal of Neuroscience. 32, 27, p. 9143-9158 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  39. Published

    Using primary neuron cultures of Drosophila to analyse neuronal circuit formation and function

    Prokop, A., Küppers-Munther, B., Sanchez-Soriano, N. & Hassan, B. A. (ed.), Jul 2012, The making and un-making of neuronal circuits in Drosophila. 1st ed. New York: Springer Nature

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  40. Published

    Analysis of adhesion molecules and basement membrane contributions to synaptic adhesion at the Drosophila embryonic NMJ

    Koper, A., Schenck, A. & Prokop, A., 30 Apr 2012, In : PLoS ONE. 7, 4, e36339.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  41. 2011
  42. Published

    Extracellular matrix and its receptors in drosophila neural development

    Broadie, K., Baumgartner, S. & Prokop, A., Nov 2011, In : Developmental Neurobiology. 71, 11, p. 1102-1130 28 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  43. Published

    Introduction: The role of extracellular matrix in nervous system development and maintenance

    Reichardt, L. & Prokop, A., Nov 2011, In : Developmental Neurobiology. 71, 11, p. 883-888 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  44. Published

    DAAM family members leading a novel path into formin research

    Prokop, A., Sanchez-Soriano, N., Gonçalves-Pimentel, C., Molnár, I., Kalmár, T. & Mihály, J., Sep 2011, In : Communicative and Integrative Biology. 4, 5, p. 538-542 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  45. Published

    Dissecting regulatory networks of Filopodia formation in a Drosophila Growth Cone Model

    Gonçalves-Pimentel, C., Gombos, R., Mihály, J., Sanchez-Soriano, N. & Prokop, A., 2011, In : PLoS ONE. 6, 3, e18340.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  46. 2010
  47. Published

    The nuclear protein Waharan is required for endosomal-lysosomal trafficking in Drosophila

    Lone, M., Kungl, T., Koper, A., Bottenberg, W., Kammerer, R., Klein, M., Sweeney, S. T., Auburn, R. P., O'Kane, C. J. & Prokop, A., 15 Jul 2010, In : Journal of Cell Science. 123, 14, p. 2369-2374 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  48. Published

    Drosophila growth cones: A genetically tractable platform for the analysis of axonal growth dynamics

    Sanchez-Soriano, N., Gonçalves-Pimentel, C., Beaven, R., Haessler, U., Ofner-Ziegenfuss, L., Ballestrem, C. & Prokop, A., Jan 2010, In : Developmental Neurobiology. 70, 1, p. 58-71 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  49. 2009
  50. Published

    Mouse ACF7 and Drosophila Short stop modulate filopodia formation and microtubule organisation during neuronal growth

    Sanchez-Soriano, N., Travis, M., Dajas-Bailador, F., Gonçalves-Pimentel, C., Whitmarsh, A. J. & Prokop, A., 15 Jul 2009, In : Journal of Cell Science. 122, 14, p. 2534-2542 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  51. Published

    Context-specific requirements of functional domains of the Spectraplakin Short stop in vivo

    Bottenberg, W., Sanchez-Soriano, N., Alves-Silva, J., Hahn, I., Mende, M. & Prokop, A., Jul 2009, In : Mechanisms of Development. 126, 7, p. 489-502 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  52. 2008
  53. Published

    Formin proteins of the DAAM subfamily play a role during axon growth

    Matusek, T., Gombos, R., Szécsényi, A., Sanchez-Soriano, N., Czibula, Á., Pataki, C., Gedai, A., Prokop, A., Raskó, I. & Mihály, J., 3 Dec 2008, In : Journal of Neuroscience. 28, 49, p. 13310-13319 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  54. Published

    Prominent actin fiber arrays in Drosophila tendon cells represent architectural elements different from stress fibers

    Alves-Silva, J., Hahn, I., Huber, O., Mende, M., Reissaus, A. & Prokop, A., Oct 2008, In : Molecular Biology of the Cell. 19, 10, p. 4287-4297 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  55. 2007
  56. Published

    Drosophila as a genetic and cellular model for studies on axonal growth

    Sanchez-Soriano, N., Tear, G., Whitington, P. & Prokop, A., 2007, In : Neural Development. 2, 1, 9.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  57. 2006
  58. Published

    Organisation of the efferent system and structure of neuromuscular junctions in Drosophila

    Prokop, A., 1 Dec 2006, Int. Rev. Neurobiol.. Elsevier BV, Vol. 75. p. 71-91

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  59. Published

    Spektraplakine: Giganten der zellarchitektur und -dynamik

    Prokop, A. & Bottenberg, W., Oct 2006, In : BioSpektrum. 12, 6, p. 596-598 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  60. Published

    Development and structure of synaptic contacts in Drosophila

    Prokop, A. & Meinertzhagen, I. A., Feb 2006, In : Seminars in Cell and Developmental Biology. 17, 1, p. 20-30 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  61. Published

    Selected Methods for the Anatomical Study of Drosophila Embryonic and Larval Neuromuscular Junctions

    Budnik, V., Gorczyca, M. & Prokop, A., 2006, International Review of Neurobiology|Int. Rev. Neurobiol.. Elsevier BV, Vol. 75. p. 323-365 42 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  62. 2005
  63. Published

    Are dendrites in Drosophila homologous to vertebrate dendrites?

    Sanchez-Soriano, N., Bottenberg, W., Fiala, A., Haessler, U., Kerassoviti, A., Knust, E., Löhr, R. & Prokop, A., 1 Dec 2005, In : Developmental Biology. 288, 1, p. 126-138 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  64. Published

    Papillote and piopio: Drosophila ZP-domain proteins required for cell adhesion to the apical extracellular matrix and microtubule organization

    Bökel, C., Prokop, A. & Brown, N. H., 1 Feb 2005, In : Journal of Cell Science. 118, 3, p. 633-642 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  65. Published

    The influence of pioneer neurons on a growing motor nerve in Drosophila requires the neural cell adhesion molecule homolog fasciclinII

    Sanchez-Soriano, N. & Prokop, A., 5 Jan 2005, In : Journal of Neuroscience. 25, 1, p. 78-87 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  66. 2004
  67. Published

    Independent regulation of synaptic size and activity by the anaphase-promoting complex

    Van Roessel, P., Elliott, D. A., Robinson, I. M., Prokop, A. & Brand, A. H., 24 Nov 2004, In : Cell. 119, 5, p. 707-718 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  68. Published

    A new culturing strategy optimises Drosophila primary cell cultures for structural and functional analyses

    Küppers-Munther, B., Letzkus, J. J., Lüer, K., Technau, G., Schmidt, H. & Prokop, A., 15 May 2004, In : Developmental Biology. 269, 2, p. 459-478 19 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  69. 2003
  70. Published

    Charting the Drosophila neuropile: A strategy for the standardised characterisation of genetically amenable neurites

    Landgraf, M., Sanchez-Soriano, N., Technau, G. M., Urban, J. & Prokop, A., 1 Aug 2003, In : Developmental Biology. 260, 1, p. 207-225 18 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  71. Published

    Shortstop recruits EB1/APC1 and promotes microtubule assembly at the muscle-tendon junction

    Subramanian, A., Prokop, A., Yamamoto, M., Sugimura, K., Uemura, T., Betschinger, J., Knoblich, J. A. & Volk, T., 1 Jul 2003, In : Current Biology. 13, 13, p. 1086-1095 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  72. Published

    In developing Drosophila neurones the production of γ-amino butyric acid is tightly regulated downstream of glutamate decarboxylase translation and can be influenced by calcium

    Küppers, B., Sanchez-Soriano, N., Letzkus, J., Technau, G. M. & Prokop, A., Mar 2003, In : Journal of neurochemistry. 84, 5, p. 939-951 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  73. 2002
  74. Published

    Compartmentalization of central neurons in Drosophila: A new strategy of mosaic analysis reveals localization of presynaptic sites to specific segments of neurites

    Löhr, R., Godenschwege, T., Buchner, E. & Prokop, A., 1 Dec 2002, In : Journal of Neuroscience. 22, 23, p. 10357-10367 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  75. 1999
  76. Published

    A role for PS integrins in morphological growth and synaptic function at the postembryonic neuromuscular junction of Drosophila

    Beumer, K. J., Rohrbough, J., Prokop, A. & Broadie, K., Dec 1999, In : Development. 126, 24, p. 5833-5846 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  77. Published

    even-skipped determines the dorsal growth of motor axons in Drosophila

    Landgraf, M., Roy, S., Prokop, A., VijayRaghavan, K. & Bate, M., Jan 1999, In : Neuron. 22, 1, p. 43-52 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  78. Published

    Integrating bits and pieces: Synapse structure and formation in Drosophila embryos

    Prokop, A., 1999, In : Cell and Tissue Research. 297, 2, p. 169-186 17 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  79. 1998
  80. Published

    The kakapo mutation affects terminal arborization and central dendritic sprouting of Drosophila motorneurons

    Prokop, A., Uhler, J., Roote, J. & Bate, M., 30 Nov 1998, In : Journal of Cell Biology. 143, 5, p. 1283-1294 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  81. Published

    Homeotic regulation of segment-specific differences in neuroblast numbers and proliferation in the Drosophila central nervous system

    Prokop, A., Bray, S., Harrison, E. & Technau, G. M., Jun 1998, In : Mechanisms of Development. 74, 1-2, p. 99-110 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  82. Published

    Absence of PS integrins or laminin a affects extracellular adhesion, but not intracellular assembly, of hemiadherens and neuromuscular junctions in Drosophila embryos

    Prokop, A., Martín-Bermudo, M. D., Bate, M. & Brown, N. H., 1 Apr 1998, In : Developmental Biology. 196, 1, p. 58-76 18 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  83. Published

    The muscleblind gene participates in the organization of Z-bands and epidermal attachments of Drosophila muscles and is regulated by Dmef2

    Artero, R., Prokop, A., Paricio, N., Begemann, G., Pueyo, I., Mlodzik, M., Perez-Alonso, M. & Baylies, M. K., 15 Mar 1998, In : Developmental Biology. 195, 2, p. 131-143 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  84. Published

    ROP, the Drosophila Sec1 homolog, interacts with syntaxin and regulates neurotransmitter release in a dosage-dependent manner

    Wu, M. N., Littleton, J. T., Bhat, M. A., Prokop, A. & Bellen, H. J., 2 Jan 1998, In : EMBO Journal. 17, 1, p. 127-139 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  85. 1996
  86. Published

    A Drosophila neurexin is required for septate junction and blood-nerve barrier formation and function

    Baumgartner, S., Littleton, J. T., Broadie, K., Bhat, M. A., Harbecke, R., Lengyel, J. A., Chiquet-Ehrismann, R., Prokop, A. & Bellen, H. J., 13 Dec 1996, In : Cell. 87, 6, p. 1059-1068 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  87. Published

    Presynaptic development at the Drosophila neuromuscular junction: Assembly and localization of presynaptic active zones

    Prokop, A., Landgraf, M., Rushton, E., Broadie, K. & Bate, M., Oct 1996, In : Neuron. 17, 4, p. 617-626 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  88. 1995
  89. Published

    Syntaxin and synaptobrevin function downstream of vesicle docking in Drosophila.

    Broadie, K., Prokop, A., Bellen, HJ., O"Kane, CJ., Schulze, KL. & Sweeney, ST., 1995, In : Neuron. 15, 3

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  90. 1994
  91. Published

    BrdU incorporation reveals DNA replication in non dividing glial cells in the larval abdominal CNS of Drosophila

    Prokop, A. & Technau, G. M., Oct 1994, In : Roux's Archives of Developmental Biology. 204, 1, p. 54-61 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  92. Published

    Early tagma-specific commitment of Drosophila CNS progenitor NB1-1

    Prokop, A. & Technau, G. M., Sep 1994, In : Development. 120, 9, p. 2567-2578 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  93. Published

    Normal function of the mushroom body defect gene of Drosophila is required for the regulation of the number and proliferation of neuroblasts

    Prokop, A. & Technau, G. M., 1994, In : Developmental Biology. 161, 2, p. 321-337 16 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  94. 1993
  95. Published

    A common precursor for glia and neurons in the embryonic CNS of Drosophila gives rise to segment-specific lineage variants

    Udolph, G., Prokop, A., Bossing, T. & Technau, G. M., Jul 1993, In : Development. 118, 3, p. 765-775 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  96. Published

    Cell transplantation

    Prokop, A., Technau, G. & Hartley, D. (ed.), 1 Jun 1993, Cellular Interactions in Development: A Practical Approach. Oxford University Press, p. 33-57

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  97. 1991
  98. Published

    The origin of postembryonic neuroblasts in the ventral nerve cord of Drosophila melanogaster

    Prokop, A. & Technau, G. M., Jan 1991, In : Development. 111, 1, p. 79-88 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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