A. Jazwinska publications

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Oudhoff H., Hisler. V, Baumgartner F., Rees L., Grepper D. and  Jaźwińska A.   (2024) Skeletal muscle regeneration after extensive cryoinjury of caudal myomeres in adult zebrafish. npj Regenerative Medicine 9, Article number: 8. doi.org/10.1038/s41536-024-00351-5.




Oudhoff H., Baumgartner F. and  Jaźwińska A.   (2023) A cryoinjury model for studying skeletal muscle regeneration of the caudal peduncle in adult zebrafish. JoVE 65491.


Pfefferli C., Bonvin M., Grepper D., Robatel S., König D., Lischer H., Bruggmann R. and  Jaźwińska A.   (2023) Parallels between oncogene-driven cardiac hyperplasia and heart regeneation in zebrafish. Development 150 (12): dev201412. https://doi.org/10.1242/dev.201412

This article was commented in Research Highlights : Development (2023) 150 (12): e150_e1201. 


Bise T., Pfefferli C., Bonvin M., Taylor L., Lischer H., Bruggmann R. and Jaźwińska A.   (2023) The regeneration-responsive element careg monitors activation of Müller glia after MNU-induced damage of photoreceptros in the zebrafish retina. Frontiers in Molecular Neuroscience. Volume 16. https://doi.org/10.3389/fnmol.2023.1160707


Rees L., König D. and Jaźwińska A.   (2023) Regeneration of the dermal skeleton and wound epidermis formation depend on BMP signaling in the caudal fin of platyfish. Frontiers in Cell and Developmental Biology. Volume 11. https://doi.org/10.3389/fcell.2023.1134451.



Rees L., König D. and Jaźwińska A.   (2022) Platyfish bypass the constraint of the caudal fin ventral identity in teleosts. Developmental Dynamics 251:1862-1879. DOI: 10.1002/dvdy.518





Pfefferli C., Moran H., Felker A., Mosimann C.    and Jaźwińska A.   (2021) Persistent ventricle partitioning in the adult zebrafish heart. J. Cardiovasc. Dev. Dis.  8(4), 41; https://doi.org/10.3390/jcdd8040041




Bise T, Sallin P, Pfefferli C, Jaźwińska A.     (2020). Multiple cryoinjuries modulate the efficiency of zebrafish heart regeneration. Scientific Reports Jul 14;10(1):11551.

doi: 10.1038/s41598-020-68200-1


Jaźwińska A. and Blanchoud S. (2020) Towards deciphering variations of heart regeneration in fish. Current Opinion in Physiology. doi.org/10.1016/j.cophys.2019.11.0072019


Dagenais P., Blanchoud A., Pury D., Pfefferli C., Aegerter-Wilmsen T., Aegerter C.   and Jaźwińska A.  (2020) Hydrodynamic stress and phenotypic plastcity of the zebrafish regenerating fin. Journal of Experimental Biology 224;  jeb.242309




Pfefferli C and Jazwinska A.  (2019) Lymphatic vessels help mend broken hearts.  eLIFE 8:e52200. DOI: 10.7554/eLife.52200 


König D, Dagenais P, Senk A, Djonov V, Aegerter C, Jazwinska A.  (2019) Distribution and restoration of serotonin-immunoreactive paraneuronal cells during caudal fin regeneration in zebrafish. Frontiers in Molecular Neuroscience,  12, 227


Bise T, JazwinskaA.  (2019) Intrathoracic Injection for the Study of Adult Zebrafish Heart. JoVE, e59724


König D., Jazwinska A.  (2019) Zebrafish fin regeneration involves transient serotonin synthesis. Wound Repair and Regeneration. doi:10.1111/wrr.12719 PDF


Bise T, de Preux Charles AS, Jazwinska A.  (2019)  Ciliary neurotrophic factor stimulates cardioprotection and the proliferative activity in the adult zebrafish heart. NPJ Regenerative Medicine doi: 10.1038/s41536-019-0064-9. eCollection 2019.




König D, Page L, Chassot B & Jazwinska A  (2018). Dynamics of actinotrichia regeneration in the adult zebrafish fin. Developmental Biology 433: 416-432 (online: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ydbio.2017.07.024)


Puri S, Aegerter-Wilmsen T, Jazwinska A & Aegerter CM (2018). In-vivo quantification of mechanical properties of caudal fins in adult zebrafish. Journal of Experimental Biology 221:jeb171777 (online: doi:10.1242/jeb.171777).




Pfefferli C. & Jazwinska A.  (2017). The careg element reveals a common regulation of regeneration in the zebrafish myocardium and fin. Nature Communications 8: #15151. (link)

Marro J, Pfefferli C, de Preux Charles AS, Bise T & Jazwinska A.   (2016). Collagen XII contributes to epicardial and connective tissues in the zebrafish heart during ontogenesis and regeneration. PLoS ONE 11(10): e0165497. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0165497.




de Preux Charles AS, Bise T, Baier F, Sallin P & Jazwinska A  (2016). Preconditioning boosts regenerative programmes in the adult zebrafish heart. Open Biol. 6: 160101 (online http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rsob.160101).


de Preux Charles AS, Bise T, Baier F, Marro J & Jazwinska A  (2016). Distinct effects of inflammation on preconditioning and regeneration of the adult zebrafish heart. Open Biol. 6: 160102 (online http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rsob.160102.


Chassot B, Pury D & Jazwinska A  (2016). Zebrafish fin regeneration after cryoinjury-induced tissue damage. Biology Open 5: 819-828 (online DOI: 10.1242/bio.016865).


Sallin P & Jazwinska A  (2016). Acute stress is detrimental to heart regeneration in zebrafish. Open Biology 6:160012 (online http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rsob.160012).


Hlushchuk R, Brönnimann D, Correa Shokiche C, Schaad L, Triet R, Jazwinska A, Tschanz SA & Djonov V (2016). Zebrafish caudal fin angiogenesis assay—advanced quantitative assessment including 3-Way correlative microscopy. PLoS ONE 11(3): e0149281, DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0149281.




Jazwinska A  & Sallin P (2015). Regeneration versus scarring in vertebrate appendages and heart. Journal of Pathology 238: 233-246.


Thorimbert V, König D, Marro J, Ruggiero F & Jazwinska A  (2015). Bone morphogenetic protein signaling promotes morphogenesis of blood vessels, wound epidermis, and actinotrichia during fin regeneration in zebrafish. FASEB J. 29: 4299-4312.


Pfefferli C & Jazwinska A  (2015). The art of fin regeneration in zebrafish. Regeneration 2: 72-83. (online DOI: 10.1002/reg2.33).


Hollbach N, Tappeiner C, Jazwinska A, Enzmann V & Tschopp M (2015). Photopic and scotopic spatiotemporal tuning of adult zebrafish vision. Frontiers in Systems Neuroscience 9: article 20 (online DOI:10.3389/fnsys.2015.00020).


Sallin P & Jazwinska A  (2015). Gamma-tubulin is differentially expressed in mitotic and non-mitotic cardiomyocytes in regenerating zebrafish heart. Data in Brief 3: 71-77.


Sallin P, de Preux-Charles AS, Duruz V, Pfefferli C & Jazwinska A  (2015). A dual epimorphic and compensatory mode of heart regeneration in zebrafish. Developmental Biology 399: 27-40 (online doi:10.1016/j.ydbio.2014.12.002).




Pfefferli C, Müller F, Jazwinska A  & Wicky C  (2014). Specific NuRD components are required for fin regeneration in zebrafish. BMC Biology 12:30 (online doi:10.1186/1741-7007-12-30). 




Tappeiner C, Balmer J, Iglicki M, Schuerch K, Jazwinska A, Enzmann V & Tschopp M (2013). Characteristics of rod regeneration in a novel zebrafish retinal degeneration model using N-methyl-N-nitrosourea (MNU). PLoS ONE 8(8):e71064 (doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0071064).




Tappeiner C, Gerber S, Enzmann V, Balmer J, Jazwinska A, Tschopp M (2012) Visual acuity and contrast sensitivity of adult Zebrafish. Frontiers in Zoology 9:10  (doi:10.1186/1742-9994-9-10) 


Chablais F & Jazwinska A  (2012) Induction of myocardial infarction in adult zebrafish using cryoinjury. J. Vis. Exp. (62), e3666, DOI: 10.3791/3666.  Click here for the video presentation.


Chablais F & Jazwinska A  (2012) The regenerative capacity of the zebrafish heart is dependent on TGFβ signaling. Development 139:1921-1930.  




Chablais F, Veit J, Rainer G & Jazwinska A  (2011). The zebrafish heart regenerates after cryoinjury-induced myocardial infarction. BMC Developmental Biology 11: 21. 




Chablais F & Jazwinska A  (2010) IGF signaling between blastema and wound epidermisis essential for fin regeneration. Development 137: 871-9. (this article was featured on the cover).




Jazwinska A , Badakov R. & Keating MT (2007) Activin-beta A signaling is required for fin regeneration. Current Biology 17:1390-1395.




Badakov R & Jazwinska A  (2006) Efficient transfection of primary zebrafish fibroblasts by nucleofection. Cytotechnology 51: 105-110.




Jazwinska A & Affolter M (2004) A family of genes encoding for Zona Pellucida (ZP) domain proteins is expressed in various epithelial tissues during Drosophila embryogenesis. Gene Expression Patterns 4: 413-21.




Jazwinska A, Ribeiro C & Affolter M (2003) Epithelial tube morphogenesis during Drosophila tracheal development requires Piopio, a lumenal ZP protein. Nature Cell Biology 5: 895-901.


Jazwinska A, Ehler E & Hughes  S (2003) Intermediate filament-associated moleculeswith myosin heavy chain epitopes define distinct cellular domains in hair follicles and epidermis. BMC Cell Biology 4: 10.




Affolter M, Marty T, Vigano MA & Jazwinska A (2001) Nuclear interpretation of Dpp signaling in Drosophila. EMBO J. 20: 3298-3305.




Jazwinska A, Rushlow C & Roth S (1999) The role of brinker in mediating the graded response to Dpp in early Drosophila embryos. Development 126: 3323-3334.


Jazwinska A, Kirow N, Wieschaus E, Roth S & Rushlow C (1999) The Drosophila gene brinker reveals a novel mechanism of Dpp target gene regulation. Cell 96: 563-573.