Wednesday, July 11, 2012

Drosophila as a model of Tauopathies. Reviews.

Below is a partial list of review articles on modeling tauopathies in Drosophila.
Wondering what's a tauopathy? Try starting at Wikipedia.

Gistelinck M, Lambert JC, Callaerts P, Dermaut B, Dourlen P. Drosophila models of tauopathies: what have we learned? Int J Alzheimers Dis. 2012;2012:970980. Epub 2012 Jun 4. PubMed PMID: 22701808; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3373119.

Cowan CM, Sealey MA, Quraishe S, Targett MT, Marcellus K, Allan D, Mudher A. Modelling tauopathies in Drosophila: insights from the fruit fly. Int J Alzheimers Dis. 2011;2011:598157. Epub 2011 Dec 29. PubMed PMID: 22254145; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3255107.

Papanikolopoulou K, Skoulakis EM. The power and richness of modelling tauopathies in Drosophila. Mol Neurobiol. 2011 Aug;44(1):122-33. Epub 2011 Jun 17. Review. PubMed PMID: 21681411.

Wentzell J, Kretzschmar D. Alzheimer's disease and tauopathy studies in flies and worms. Neurobiol Dis. 2010 Oct;40(1):21-8. Epub 2010 Mar 17. Review. PubMed PMID: 20302939; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2894260.

Iijima-Ando K, Iijima K. Transgenic Drosophila models of Alzheimer's disease and tauopathies. Brain Struct Funct. 2010 Mar;214(2-3):245-62. Epub 2009 Dec 5. Review. PubMed PMID: 19967412; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2849836.

Khurana V. Modeling Tauopathy in the fruit fly Drosophila melanogaster. J Alzheimers Dis. 2008 Dec;15(4):541-53. Review. Erratum in: J Alzheimers Dis. 2009 Mar;16(3):667-8. PubMed PMID: 19096155.

Mudher A, Newman TA, Chee F, Shepherd D. Using Drosophila models to unravel pathogenic mechanisms that underlie neurodegeneration in tauopathies. SEB Exp Biol Ser. 2008;60:25-38. Review. PubMed PMID: 18309785.

Rockenstein E, Crews L, Masliah E. Transgenic animal models of neurodegenerative diseases and their application to treatment development. Adv Drug Deliv Rev. 2007 Sep 30;59(11):1093-102. Epub 2007 Aug 17. Review. PubMed PMID: 17869376.

Götz J, Deters N, Doldissen A, Bokhari L, Ke Y, Wiesner A, Schonrock N, Ittner LM. A decade of tau transgenic animal models and beyond. Brain Pathol. 2007 Jan;17(1):91-103. Review. PubMed PMID: 17493043.

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