Marcos Gonzalez-Gaitan


  • Fürthauer, Maximilian; González-Gaitán, Marcos (2009) Endocytosis and mitosis: A two-way relationship. Cell Cycle 8 (20) 3311-3318.
  • Bittig, T.; Wartlick, Ortrud; González-Gaitán, Marcos; Jülicher, Frank (2009) Quantification of growth asymmetries in developing epithelia. Eur. Phys. J. E 30 (1) 93-99.
  • Wartlick, Ortrud; Kicheva, Anna; Gonzalez-Gaitan, Marcos (2009) Morphogen Gradient Formation. Cold Spring Harbor Perspect. Biol. 1 (3) a001255-a001255.
  • Oates, Andrew C.; Gorfinkiel, Nicole; González-Gaitán, Marcos; Heisenberg, Carl-Philipp (2009) Quantitative approaches in developmental biology. Nat. Rev. Genet. 10 (8) 517-530.
  • Fürthauer, Maximilian; González-Gaitán, Marcos (2009) Tales of 1001 Functions: The Multiple Roles of Membrane Trafficking in Development. Traffic 10 (7) 781-782.
  • Fürthauer, Maximilian; González-Gaitán, Marcos (2009) Endocytosis, asymmetric cell division, stem cells and cancer: Unus pro omnibus, omnes pro uno. Mol. Oncol. 3 (4) 339-353.
  • Fürthauer, Maximilian; González-Gaitán, Marcos (2009) Endocytic Regulation of Notch Signalling During Development. Traffic 10 (7) 792-802.
  • Coumailleau, Franck; Fürthauer, Maximilian; Knoblich, J. A.; González-Gaitán, Marcos (2009) Directional Delta and Notch trafficking in Sara endosomes during asymmetric cell division. Nature 458 (7241) 1051-1055.
  • Peralta, Susana; Gómez, Yolanda; González-Gaitán, Marcos A.; Moya, Fernando; Vinós, Javier (2009) Notch down-regulation by endocytosis is essential for pigment cell determination and survival in the Drosophila retina. Mech. Dev. 126 (3-4) 256-269.



  • Dyer, Naomi; Rebollo, Elena; Dominguez, Paloma; Elkhatib, Nadia; Chavrier, Philippe; Daviet, Laurent; Gonzalez, Cayetano; Gonzalez-Gaitan, Marcos (2007) Spermatocyte cytokinesis requires rapid membrane addition mediated by ARF6 on central spindle recycling endosomes. Development 134 (24) 4437-4447.
  • Pantazis, Periklis; González-Gaitán, Marcos (2007) Localized multiphoton photoactivation of paGFP in Drosophila wing imaginal discs. J. Biomed. Opt. 12 (4) 044004.
  • Kicheva, Anna; Pantazis, Periklis; Bollenbach, Tobias; Kalaidzidis, Yannis; Bittig, Thomas; Julicher, Frank; Gonzalez-Gaitan, Marcos (2007) Kinetics of Morphogen Gradient Formation. Science 315 (5811) 521-525.
  • Bollenbach, Tobias; Kruse, K.; Pantazis, Periklis; González-Gaitán, Marcos; Jülicher, Frank (2007) Morphogen transport in epithelia. Phys. Rev. E 75 (1) 011901.


  • Bökel, Christian; Schwabedissen, Anja; Entchev, Eugeni; Renaud, Olivier; Gonzalez-Gaitan, Marcos (2006) Sara Endosomes and the Maintenance of Dpp Signaling Levels Across Mitosis. Science 314 (5802) 1135-1139.
  • Dudu, Veronica; Bittig, Thomas; Entchev, Eugeni; Kicheva, Anna; Jülicher, Frank; González-Gaitán, Marcos (2006) Erratum: Postsynaptic Mad Signaling at the Drosophila Neuromuscular Junction. Curr. Biol. 16 (12) 1256.
  • Dudu, Veronica; Bittig, Thomas; Entchev, Eugeni; Kicheva, Anna; Jülicher, Frank; González-Gaitán, Marcos (2006) Postsynaptic Mad Signaling at the Drosophila Neuromuscular Junction. Curr. Biol. 16 (7) 625-635.


  • Winkler, Sylke; Schwabedissen, Anja; Backasch, Dana; Bökel, Christian; Seidel, Claudia; Bönisch, Stefanie; Fürthauer, Maximilian; Kuhrs, Antje; Cobreros, Laura; Brand, Michael; González-Gaitán, Marcos (2005) Target-selected mutant screen by TILLING in Drosophila. Genome Res. 15 (5) 718-723.
  • Bollenbach, T.; Kruse, K.; Pantazis, P.; González-Gaitán, Marcos; Jülicher, F. (2005) Robust Formation of Morphogen Gradients. Phys. Rev. Lett. 3 (1) 01813.


  • Williams, P. Huw; Hagemann, Anja; González-Gaitán, Marcos; Smith, James C. (2004) Erratum: Visualizing Long-Range Movement of the Morphogen Xnr2 in the Xenopus Embryo. Curr. Biol. 14 (24) 2312.
  • Williams, P. Huw; Hagemann, Anja; González-Gaitán, Marcos; Smith, James C. (2004) Visualizing Long-Range Movement of the Morphogen Xnr2 in the Xenopus Embryo. Curr. Biol. 14 (21) 1916-1923.
  • Kruse, Karsten (2004) Dpp gradient formation by dynamin-dependent endocytosis: receptor trafficking and the diffusion model. Development 131 (19) 4843-4856.
  • Dudu, Veronica; Pantazis, Periklis; González-Gaitán, Marcos (2004) Membrane traffic during embryonic development: epithelial formation, cell fate decisions and differentiation. Curr. Opin. Cell Biol. 16 (4) 407-414.



  • Berdnik, Daniela; Török, Tibor; González-Gaitán, Marcos; Knoblich, Juergen A. (2002) The Endocytic Protein α-Adaptin Is Required for Numb-Mediated Asymmetric Cell Division in Drosophila. Developmental Cell 3 (2) 221-231.
  • Guichet, Antoine; Wucherpfennig, Tanja; Dudu, Veronica; Etter, Sylvain; Wilsch‐Bräuniger, Michaela; Hellwig, Andrea; González‐Gaitán, Marcos; Huttner, Wieland B.; Schmidt, Anne A. (2002) Essential role of endophilin A in synaptic vesicle budding at the Drosophila neuromuscular junction. EMBO J. 21 (7) 1661-1672.
  • Entchev, Eugeni V.; González-Gaitán, Marcos A. (2002) Morphogen Gradient Formation and Vesicular Trafficking. Traffic 3 (2) 98-109.


  • Entchev, Eugeni V.; Schwabedissen, Anja; González-Gaitán, Marcos (2000) Gradient Formation of the TGF-β Homolog Dpp. Cell 103 (6) 981-992.
  • González-Gaitán, Marcos; Jäckle, Herbert (2000) Tip cell-derived RTK signaling initiates cell movements in the Drosophila stomatogastric nervous system anlage. EMBO Rep. 1 (4) 343-371.


  • González-Gaitán, Marcos; Jäckle, Herbert (1999) The range of spalt-activating Dpp signalling is reduced in endocytosis-defective Drosophila wing discs. Mech. Dev. 87 (1-2) 143-151.


  • Pearl Forjanic, Julia; Chen, Chao-Kung; Jäckle, Herbert; González-Gaitán, Marcos (1997) Genetic Analysis of Stomatogastric Nervous System Development in Drosophila Using Enhancer Trap Lines. Dev. Biol. 186 139-154.
  • González-Gaitán, Marcos; Jäckle, Herbert (1997) Role of Drosophila α-Adaptin in Presynaptic Vesicle Recycling. Cell 88 (6) 767-776.


  • Schmidt-Ott, Urs; González-Gaitán, Marcos; Technau, Gerhard M. (1995) Analysis of neural elements in head-mutant Drosophila embryos suggests segmental origin of the optic lobes. Roux\'s Arch. Dev. Biol. 205 (1-2) 31-44.
  • González-Gaitán, Marcos; Jäckle, Herbert (1995) Invagination centers within the Drosophila stomatogastric nervous system anlage are positioned by Notch-mediated signaling which is spatially controlled through wingless. Development 121 (8) 2313-2325.


  • González-Gaitán, Marcos; Rothe, M.; Wimmer, E. A.; Taubert, H.; Jackle, H. (1994) Redundant functions of the genes knirps and knirps-related for the establishment of anterior Drosophila head structures.. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 91 (18) 8567-8571.
  • Schmidt-Ott, U.; Gonzalez-Gaitan, Marcos; Jackle, H.; Technau, G. M. (1994) Number, identity, and sequence of the Drosophila head segments as revealed by neural elements and their deletion patterns in mutants. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 91 (18) 8363-8367.
  • Rothe, Mike; Wimmer, Ernst A.; Pankratz, Michael J.; González-Gaitán, Marcos; Jäckle, Herbert (1994) Identical transacting factor requirement for knirps and knirps-related gene expression in the anterior but not in the posterior region of the Drosophila embryo. Mech. Dev. 46 (3) 169-181.
  • González-Gaitán, Marcos; Capdevila, María Paz; García-Bellido, Antonio (1994) Cell proliferation patterns in the wing imaginal disc of Drosophila. Mech. Dev. 46 (3) 183-200.
  • Kühnlein, Ronald P.; Frommer, Götz; Friedrich, Markus; González-Gaitán, Marcos; Weber, Alexander; Wagner-Bernholz, Juliane F.; Gehring, Walter J.; Jäckle, Herbert; Schuh, Reinhard (1994) spalt encodes an evolutionarily conserved zinc finger protein of novel structure which provides homeotic gene function in the head and tail region of the Drosophila embryo. EMBO J. 13 (1) 168-179.



  • González-Gaitán, Marcos A.; Micol, José-Luis; García-Bellido, Antonio (1990) Developmental Genetic Analysis of Contrabithorax Mutations in Drosophila Melanogaster. Genetics 126 (1) 139-155.