* indicates shared first authorships - click >>> for a separate list of conceptual reviews
Voelzmann, A., Liew, Y.-T., Qu, Y., Hahn, I., Melero, C., Sánchez-Soriano, N., Prokop, A. (2017). Drosophila Short stop as a paradigm for the role and regulation of spectraplakins. bioRxiv, 10.1101/122010 -- (LINK)
Qu, Y.*, Hahn, I.*, Webb, S., Pearce, S.P., Prokop, A. (2017). Periodic actin structures in neuronal axons are required to maintain microtubules. Molec Biol Cell 28, 296-308 -- (PDF; also available on bioRxiv: PDF2)
Voelzmann, A., Okenve Ramos, P., Qu, Y., Chojnowska-Monga, M., del Caño-Espinel, M., Prokop, A., Sánchez-Soriano, N. (2016). Tau and spectraplakins promote synapse formation and maintenance through JNK and neuronal trafficking. eLife 5, e14694 -- (PDF; recommended on F1000 >>>)
Prokop, A., Patel, S. (2016). Resources for communicating Drosophila research in schools and on science fairs. figshare.com, dx.doi.org/10.6084/m9.figshare.4262921.v1 -- (LINK)
Voelzmann, A., Hahn, I., Pearce, S., Sánchez-Soriano, N. P., Prokop, A. (2016). A conceptual view at microtubule plus end dynamics in neuronal axons. Brain Res Bulletin 126, 226-37 -- (PDF; also available on bioRxiv: PDF2)
de Moura, C. A., Kritz, M. V., Leal, T. F., Prokop, A. (2016). Mathematical-computational simulation of cytoskeletal dynamics (chapter 2). In "Modeling and Computational Inteligence in Engineering Applications" (O. Llanes Santiago, A. J. Silva Neto, G. N. Silva, Eds.). Springer, Berlin-Heidelberg, pp. 15-36 -- (PDF1; PDF2)
Prokop, A., Illingworth, S. (2016). Aiming for long-term, objective-driven science communication in the UK. F1000Research 5, 1540 -- (PDF)
Prokop, A. (2016). Why and how to communicate fly research (slide presentation) [v1; not peer reviewed]. F1000Research 5, 154 -- (PDF)
Prokop, A. (2016) Fruit flies in biological research. Biological Sciences Review 28.4, 10-14 -- (PDF)
Harbottle, J., Strangward, P., Alnuamaani, C., Lawes, S., Patel, S., Prokop, A. (2016) Making research fly in schools: Drosophila as a powerful modern tool for teaching Biology. School Science Review 97, 19-23 -- (PDF)
Hahn, I., Ronshaugen, M., Sánchez-Soriano, N., Prokop, A. (2016). Functional and genetic analysis of spectraplakins in Drosophila. Methods Enzymol 569, 373-405 (PDF)
Prokop, A. (2015). A comprehensive strategy to communicate Drosophila research to the public [slide presentation; v1; not peer reviewed]. F1000Research 4, 820 (PDF)
Patel, S., Prokop, A. (2015). How to develop objective-driven comprehensive science outreach initiatives aiming at multiple audiences. bioRxiv 10.1101/023838 (PDF)
Beaven, R., Dzhindzhev, N. S., Qu, Y., Hahn, I., Dajas-Bailador, F., Ohkura, H., Prokop, A. (2015). Drosophila CLIP-190 and mammalian CLIP-170 display reduced microtubule plus end association in the nervous system. Mol Biol Cell, in press (PDF)
Fostier, M., Patel, S., Clarke, S., and Prokop, A. (2015). A novel electronic assessment strategy to support applied Drosophila genetics training on university courses. G3 (Bethesda), Mol Biol Cell 26, 1491-508 (PDF)
Prokop A (2013) The intricate relationship between microtubules and their associated motor proteins during axon growth and maintenance. Neur Dev 8, 17 (PDF including TABLE OF DROSOPHILA MT MOTORS)
Prokop, A., Bergman, C. M. (2013) Photogenic flies - a review of Chyb and Gompel's Atlas of Drosophila Morphology: wild-type and classical mutants. Front Genet 4, 147 (PDF)
Prokop, A., Beaven, R., Qu, Y., and Sánchez-Soriano, N. (2013) Using fly genetics to dissect the cytoskeletal machinery of neurons during axonal growth and maintenance. J. Cell Sci. 126, 2331-41 (PDF)
Roote J, Prokop A. (2013) How to design a genetic mating scheme: a basic training package for Drosophila genetics. G3 (Bethesda) 3, 353-8 (PDF, Suppl. Mat.; see press releases/blogs: Manchester, Cambridge, Scienceomega, neurosciencestuff)
Prokop, A. (2013). A rough guide to Drosophila mating schemes (suppl. mat. 1 of Roote and Prokop, 2013, G3/Bethesda 3, 353-8) (PDF)
Sumner, J., Prokop, A. (2013). Informing the general public about cell migration - a public engagement resource (PDF/Suppl Mat)
Prokop, A. (2013). 2nd year Drosophila developmental genetics practical (PDF/Suppl Mat)
Alves-Silva, J., Sánchez-Soriano, N., Beaven, R., Klein, M., Parkin, J., Millard, T., Bellen, H., Venken, K. J. T., Ballestrem, C., Kammerer, R.A., Prokop, A. (2012). Spectraplakins promote microtubule-mediated axonal growth by functioning as structural microtubule-associated proteins and EB1-dependent +TIPs (Tip Interacting Proteins). J. Neurosci. 32, 9143-58 (PDF & suppl.mat.; featured in BBSRC Business Magazin, BBSRC Blog, WT blog)
Stephan, D., Sánchez-Soriano, N., Loschek, L.F., Gerhards, R., Gutmann, S., Storchova, Z., Prokop, A., and Grunwald Kadow, I.C. (2012). Drosophila Psidin regulates olfactory neuron number and axon targeting through two distinct molecular mechanisms. J Neurosci 32, 16080-94 (PDF)
Slováková, J., Speicher, S., Sánchez-Soriano, N., Prokop, A., and Carmena, A. (2012). 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. J. Neurosci. 32, 10035-44 (PDF)
Koper, A., Schenck, A., Prokop, A. (2012) Analysis of adhesion molecules and basement membrane contributions to synaptic adhesion at the Drosophila embryonic NMJ. PLoS One 7, e36339 (PDF)
Prokop, A., Küppers-Munther, B., and Sánchez-Soriano, N. (2012) Using primary neuron cultures of Drosophila to analyse neuronal circuit formation and function. In "The making and un-making of neuronal circuits in Drosophila" (B. A. Hassan, Ed.). Springer Science + Business Media, New York, pp. 225-47 (PDF)
Reichardt, L., and Prokop, A. (2011). The role of extracellular matrix in nervous system development and maintenance. Dev. Neurobiol. 71, 883-8. (PDF)
Broadie K, Baumgartner S, Prokop A. 2011. Extracellular matrix and its receptors in Drosophila neural development. Dev. Neurobiol. 71, 1102-30. PDF
Prokop, A., Sánchez-Soriano, N., Gonçalves-Pimentel, C., Molnár, I., Kalmár, T., and Mihály, J. (2011). DAAM family members leading a novel path into formin research. Commun. Integr. Biol. 4, 538-42. PDF
Gonçalves-Pimentel, C., Sánchez-Soriano, N., Gombos, R., Mihály, J., Prokop, A. (2011) Dissecting regulatory networks of filopodia formation in a Drosophila growth cone model. PLoS ONE 6, e18340. PDF
Lone, M., Kungl, T., Koper, A., Bottenberg, W., Kammerer, R., Klein, M., Sweeney, S., Auburn, R., O'Kane, C., and Prokop, A. (2010). The nuclear protein Waharan is required for endosomal-lysosomal trafficking in Drosophila. J. Cell Sci. 123, 2369-2374. PDF/suppl.mat.
Sánchez-Soriano, N., Gonçalves-Pimentel, C., Beaven, R., Haessler, U., Ofner, L., Ballestrem, C., and Prokop, A. (2010). Drosophila growth cones: a genetically tractable platform for the analysis of axonal growth dynamics. Dev. Neurobiol. 70, 58-71. PDF/suppl.mat.
Bottenberg, W., Sánchez-Soriano, N., Alves-Silva, J., Hahn, I., Mende, M., and Prokop, A. (2009). Context-specific requirements of functional domains of the Spectraplakin Short stop in vivo. Mech. Dev. 126, 489-502. PDF/suppl.mat.
Sánchez-Soriano, N., Travis, M., Dajas-Bailador, F., Gonçalves-Pimentel, C., Whitmarsh, A. J., and Prokop, A. (2009). Mouse ACF7 and Drosophila Short stop modulate filopodia formation and microtubule organisation during neuronal growth. J. Cell Sci. 122, 2534-42. PDF
Matusek, T., Gombos, R., Szécsényi, A., Sánchez-Soriano, N., Czibula, A., Pataki, C., Gedai, A., Prokop, A., Raskó, I., and Mihály, J. (2008). Formin proteins of the DAAM subfamily play a role during axon growth. J. Neurosci. 28, 13310-9. PDF
Alves-Silva, J., Hahn, I., Huber, O., Mende, M., Reissaus, A., and Prokop, A. (2008). Prominent actin fibre arrays in Drosophila tendon cells represent architectural elements different from stress fibres. Mol. Biol. Cell. 10, 4287-97. PDF
Sánchez-Soriano, N., Tear, G., Whitington, P. M., and Prokop, A. (2007). Drosophila as a genetic and cellular model for studies on axonal growth. Neural Dev. 2, 9. PDF - MOST ACCESSED OF ALL TIME (~40K)
Prokop, A., and Bottenberg, W. (2006). Spektraplakine: Giganten der Zellarchitektur und -dynamik. BIOspektrum 06.06, 596-598. PDF
Budnik, V., Gorczyca, M., and Prokop, A. (2006). Selected methods for the anatomical study of Drosophila embryonic and larval neuromuscular junctions. Int. Rev. Neurobiol. 75, 323-365. >>>
Prokop, A. (2006). Organization of the efferent system and structure of neuromuscular junctions in Drosophila. Int. Rev. Neurobiol. 75, 71-90. >>>
Prokop, A. and Meinertzhagen, I.A. (2006) Development and structure of synaptic contacts in Drosophila. Semin. Cell Dev. Biol. 17, 20-30. >>>/suppl.mat.
Sánchez-Soriano, N., Löhr, R., Bottenberg, W., Haessler, U., Kerassoviti, A., Knust, E., Fiala, A., and Prokop, A. (2005) Are dendrites in Drosophila homologous to vertebrate dendrites? Dev. Biol. 288, 126-138. >>>/suppl.mat.
Sánchez-Soriano, N., and Prokop, A. (2005) The influence of pioneer neurons on a growing motor nerve in Drosophila requires the neural cell adhesion homolog FasciclinII. J. Neurosci. 25, 78-87. >>>
Boekel, C., Prokop, A., and Brown, N. (2005) Papillote and Piopio: Drosophila ZP-domain proteins required for cell adhesion to the apical extracellular matrix and microtubule organization. J. Cell Sci. 118, 633-642. >>>
van Roessel, P., Elliott, D. A., Robinson, I. M., Prokop, A., and Brand, A. H. (2004) Independent regulation of synaptic size and activity by the anaphase-promoting complex. Cell 119, 707-718. >>>
Küppers-Munther, B., Letzkus, J., Lüer, K., Technau, G., Schmidt, H., and Prokop, A. (2004). A new culturing strategy optimises Drosophila primary cell cultures for structural and functional analyses. Dev. Biol. 269, 459-478. >>>/suppl.mat.

Landgraf, M.*, Sánchez-Soriano, N.*, Technau, A. Urban, J., and Prokop, A. (2003) Charting the Drosophila neuropile: a strategy for the standardised characterisation of genetically amenable neurites. Dev. Biol. 260, 207-225. >>>

Subramanian, A., Prokop, A., Yamamoto, M., Sugimura, K., Uemura, T., Betschinger, J., Knoblich, J. A. and Volk, T. (2003) Shortstop recruits EB1/APC1 and promotes microtubule assembly at the muscle-tendon junction. Curr. Biol. 13, 1086-1095. >>>

Kueppers, B.*, Sánchez-Soriano, N.*, Letzkus, J., Technau, G., and Prokop, A (2003) The onset of GABA production is tightly regulated during the development of Drosophila neurons. J. Neurochem. 84, 939-951. >>>

Loehr, R., Godenschwege, T., Buchner, E., and Prokop, A. (2002) Compartmentalisation of central neurons in Drosophila: a new strategy of mosaic analysis reveals localisation of pre-synaptic sites to specific segments of neurites. J. Neurosci. 22, 10357-10367. >>>

Landgraf, M., Roy, S., Prokop, A., VijayRaghavan, K. and Bate, M. (1999) even-skipped determines the dorsal growth of motor axons in Drosophila. Neuron 22, 43-52. (PDF)

Prokop, A. (1999) Integrating bits and pieces - synapse formation in Drosophila embryos. Cell Tissue Res. 297, 169-186. (PDF)

Beumer, K.J., Rohrbough, J., Prokop, A., Broadie, K.S. (1999) A Role for PS Integrins in morphological growth and synaptic function at the postembryonic neuromuscular junction of Drosophila. Development 126, 5833-5846. (PDF)

Wu, M. N., Littleton, T., Bhat, M. A., Prokop, A. and Bellen, H. J. (1998) ROP, the Drosophila Sec1 homolog, interacts with syntaxin and regulates neurotransmitter release in a dosage dependent manner. EMBO J. 17, 127-139. (PDF)

Artero, R.*, Prokop, A.*, Paricio, N., Begemann, G., Pueyo, I., Mlodzik, M., Perez-Alonso, M. and Baylies, M. K. (1998) The muscleblind gene participates in the organization of Z-bands and epidermal attachments of Drosophila muscles and is regulated by Dmef2. Dev. Biol. 195, 131-143. (PDF)

Prokop, A., Martín-Bermudo, M. D., Bate, M. and Brown, N. (1998) Absence of PS integrins or laminin A affects extracellular adhesion, but not intracellular assembly, of hemiadherens and neuromuscular junctions in Drosophila embryos. Dev. Biol. 196, 58-76. (PDF)

Prokop, A., Bray, S., Harrison, E. and Technau, G. M. (1998) Homeotic regulation of segment-specific differences in neuroblast numbers and proliferation in the Drosophila central nervous system. Mech. Dev. 74, 99-110. (PDF)

Prokop, A., Uhler, J., Roote, J. and Bate, M. C. (1998) The kakapo mutation affects terminal arborisation and central dendritic sprouting of Drosophila motorneurons. J. Cell Biol. 143, 1283-1294. (PDF)

Prokop, A., Landgraf, M., Rushton, E., Broadie, K. and Bate, M. (1996) Presynaptic development at the Drosophila neuromuscular junction: The assembly and localisation of presynaptic active zones. Neuron 17, 617-626. (PDF)

Baumgaertner, S., Littleton, J. T., Broadie, K., Bhat, M. A., Harbecke, R., Lengyel, J. A., Chiquet-Ehrismann, R., Prokop, A. and Bellen, H. J. (1996) A Drosophila Neurexin is Required for the Formation and Function of Septate Junctions. Cell 87, 1059-1068. (PDF)

Broadie, K.S.*, Prokop, A.*, Bellen, H. J., O'Kane, C. J., Schulze, K. L. and Sweeny, S. T. (1995) Syntaxin or synaptobrevin function downstream of vesicle docking in Drosophila. Neuron 15, 663-673. (PDF)

Prokop, A. and Technau, G. (1994) BrdU incorporation reveals DNA replication in non dividing glial cells in the larval abdominal CNS of Drosophila. Roux's Arch. Dev. Biol. 204, 54-61. (PDF)

Prokop, A. and Technau, G.M. (1994) Normal function of the mushroom body defect gene of Drosophila is required for the regulation of the number and proliferation of neuroblasts. Dev. Biol. 161, 321-337. (PDF)

Prokop, A. and Technau, G. (1994) Early tagma-specific commitment of Drosophila CNS progenitor NB1-1. Development 120, 2567-2578. (PDF)

Prokop, A. and Technau, G.M. (1993) Cell transplantation. In: Cellular Interactions in Development: A Practical Approach (ed. D. Hartley). Oxford University Press, pp.33-57. (PDF)

Udolph, G.*, Prokop, A.*, Bossing, T. and Technau, G.M. (1993) A common precursor for glia and neurons in the embryonic CNS of Drosophila gives rise to segment-specific lineage variants. Development 118, 765-775. (PDF)

Prokop, A. and Technau, G.M. (1991) The origin of postembryonic neuroblasts in the ventral nerve cord of Drosophila melanogaster. Development 111, 79-88. (PDF)
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Doctoral theses

Qu, Y. (2015). Novel concepts of microtubule regulation during axon growth and maintenance. In "Faculty of Life Sciences", Vol. PhD, pp. 205. The University of Manchester, Manchester
Beaven, R. (2012). Molecular mechanisms of +TIPs in axonal extension. In "Faculty of Life Sciences", Vol. PhD, pp. 177. The University of Manchester, Manchester
Gonçalves-Pimentel, C. S. (2010). Investigations of mechanisms underlying growth cone advance and guidance in the model organism Drosophila melanogaster. In "Faculty of Sciences and Technology", pp. 174. University of Coimbra, Coimbra.
Bottenberg, W. (2006). Neuronal differentiation and epithelial integrity: the role of Drosophila Short Stop. In "Fachbereich Biologie", pp. 166. Johannes Gutenberg University, Mainz.
Lone, M. (2006). Detailed analyses of mutations affecting structural formation of neuromuscular synapses in Drosophila melanogaster. In "Fachbereich Biologie", pp. 171. Johannes Gutenberg-Universitaet Mainz.
Mende, M. (2004) Analysing the role of Short Stop during the formation of synaptic terminals in Drosophila melanogaster. In "Inst. Genetics", pp. 163. Johannes Gutenberg-University, Mainz.
Küppers-Munther, B. (2004). Optimierung und Verwendung embryonaler Primärkulturen von Drosophila zur Untersuchung der Bildung, Struktur und Funktion von Synapsen. In "Inst. Genetics", pp. 108. Johannes Gutenberg-University, Mainz.
(engl.: Optimisation and use of embryonic primary cell cultures of Drosophila for the investigation of the formation, structure and function of synapses)
Löhr, R. (2002). Lokalisation und Verteilung von Synapsen auf identifizierten Zellen im Zentralen Nervensystem von Drosophila melanogaster. In "Inst. Genetics", pp. 181. Johannes Gutenberg-University, Mainz.
(engl.: Localisation and distribution of synapses of identified cells in the central nervous system of Drosophila melanogaster)
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Overview of conceptual reviews

Voelzmann, A., Liew, Y.-T., Qu, Y., Hahn, I., Melero, C., Sánchez-Soriano, N., Prokop, A. (2017). Drosophila Short stop as a paradigm for the role and regulation of spectraplakins. bioRxiv, 10.1101/122010 -- (LINK)
Voelzmann, A., Hahn, I., Pearce, S., Sánchez-Soriano, N. P., Prokop, A. (2016). A conceptual view at microtubule plus end dynamics in neuronal axons. Brain Res Bulletin 126, 226-37 -- (PDF; available as preprint on bioRxiv: PDF2)
Patel, S., Prokop, A. (2015). How to develop objective-driven comprehensive science outreach initiatives aiming at multiple audiences. bioRxiv 10.1101/023838 (PDF)
Prokop, A., Beaven, R., Qu, Y., and Sánchez-Soriano, N. (2013) Using fly genetics to dissect the cytoskeletal machinery of neurons during axonal growth and maintenance. J. Cell Sci. 126, 2331-41 (PDF)
Prokop A (2013) The intricate relationship between microtubules and their associated motor proteins during axon growth and maintenance. Neur Dev 8, 17 (PDF including TABLE OF DROSOPHILA MT MOTORS)
Reichardt, L., and Prokop, A. (2011). The role of extracellular matrix in nervous system development and maintenance. Dev. Neurobiol. 71, 883-8. PDF
Broadie K, Baumgartner S, Prokop A. 2011. Extracellular matrix and its receptors in Drosophila neural development. Dev. Neurobiol. 71, 1102-30. PDF
Prokop, A., Sánchez-Soriano, N., Gonçalves-Pimentel, C., Molnár, I., Kalmár, T., and Mihály, J. (2011). DAAM family members leading a novel path into formin research. Commun. Integr. Biol. 4, 538-42. (PDF)
Sánchez-Soriano, N., Tear, G., Whitington, P. M., and Prokop, A. (2007). Drosophila as a genetic and cellular model for studies on axonal growth. Neural Dev. 2, 9. PDF - MOST ACCESSED OF ALL TIME (~40K)
Prokop, A., and Bottenberg, W. (2006). Spektraplakine: Giganten der Zellarchitektur und -dynamik. BIOspektrum 06.06, 596-598. PDF
Prokop, A. (2006). Organization of the efferent system and structure of neuromuscular junctions in Drosophila. Int. Rev. Neurobiol. 75, 71-90. >>>
Prokop, A. and Meinertzhagen, I.A. (2006) Development and structure of synaptic contacts in Drosophila. Semin. Cell Dev. Biol. 17, 20-30. >>>/suppl.mat.

Prokop, A. (1999) Integrating bits and pieces - synapse formation in Drosophila embryos. Cell Tissue Res. 297, 169-186. (PDF)