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Clarissa A. Henry


Ph.D. in Zoology, University of Washington, 2000

Current position

Associate Professor, School of Biology and Ecology, University of Maine

Publications (since 2005)

  1. Goody, M. F., Kelly, M. W., Reynolds, C. J., Khalil, A., Crawford, B. D. and Henry, C. A. (2012). NAD+ biosynthesis ameliorates a zebrafish model of muscular dystrophy. PLoS Biol 10(10): e1001409.
  2. Goody, M. F., Kelly, M. W., Lessard, K. N., Khalil, A. and Henry, C. A. (2010). Nrk2b-mediated NAD+ production regulates cell adhesion and is required for muscle morphogenesis in vivo: Nrk2b and NAD+ in muscle morphogenesis. Dev Biol 344(2): 809-826.
  3. Peterson, M. T. and Henry, C. A. (2010). Hedgehog signaling and laminin play unique and synergistic roles in muscle development. Dev Dyn 239(3): 905-913.
  4. Snow, C. J. and Henry, C. A. (2009). Dynamic formation of microenvironments at the myotendinous junction correlates with muscle fiber morphogenesis in zebrafish. Gene Expr Patterns 9(1): 37-42.
  5. Snow, C. J., Goody, M., Kelly, M. W., Oster, E. C., Jones, R., Khalil, A. and Henry, C. A. (2008). Time-lapse analysis and mathematical characterization elucidate novel mechanisms underlying muscle morphogenesis. PLoS Genet 4(10): e1000219.
  6. Snow, C. J., Peterson, M. T., Khalil, A. and Henry, C. A. (2008). Muscle development is disrupted in zebrafish embryos deficient for fibronectin. Dev Dyn 237(9): 2542-2553.
  7. Kok, F. O., Oster, E., Mentzer, L., Hsieh, J. C., Henry, C. A. and Sirotkin, H. I. (2007). The role of the SPT6 chromatin remodeling factor in zebrafish embryogenesis. Dev Biol 307(2): 214-226.
  8. Henry, C. A., McNulty, I. M., Durst, W. A., Munchel, S. E. and Amacher, S. L. (2005). Interactions between muscle fibers and segment boundaries in zebrafish. Dev Biol 287(2): 346-360.
  9. Henry, C. A., Poage, C. T., McCarthy, M. B., Campos-Ortega, J. and Cooper, M. S. (2005). Regionally autonomous segmentation within zebrafish presomitic mesoderm. Zebrafish 2(1): 7-18.
Protocols by Clarissa A. Henry
  1. Phalloidin Staining and Immunohistochemistry of Zebrafish Embryos
  2. Motility Assay for Zebrafish Embryos