PUBLICATIONS

The publications listed are those since 2003 related to monarch butterfly migration. A full list of publications is here. Please note that the available publications listed below are for personal use and not for further distribution. All applicable copyright claims remain with the authors and publishers.

Zhan S, Zhang W, Niitepõld K, Hsu J, Haeger F, Zalucki MP, Altizer S, de Roode JC, Reppert SM, Kronforst MR (2014). The genetics of monarch butterfly migration and warning coloration. Nature 514:317-321. (Link) (News & Views).

Guerra PA, Gegear RJ, Reppert SM (2014).  A magnetic compass aids monarch butterfly migration. Nat Commun 5:4164. (Link) (PDF) Editor's choice in Nature and Science.

Guerra PA, Reppert SM (2013).  Coldness triggers northward flight in remigrant monarch butterflies. Curr Biol 23:419-423. (Link) (PDF) (Supplemental) (Dispatch)

Zhan S, Reppert SM (2013). MonarchBase: the monarch butterfly genome database. Nucl Acid Res doi: 10.1093/nar/gks1057       (Link) (PDF)

Merlin C, Beaver LE, Taylor OR, Wolfe SA, Reppert SM (2013). Efficient targeted mutagenesis in the monarch butterfly using zinc finger nucleases. Genome Res 23:169-180. (Link) (PDF) (Cover) (Supplemental)

Heinze S, Florman J, Asokaraj S, el Jundi B, Reppert SM (2013). Anatomical basis of sun compass navigation II: The neuronal composition of the central complex of the monarch butterfly. J Comp Neurol 521:267-298.                                                                               (Link) (PDF) (Cover)

Guerra PA, Merlin C, Gegear RJ, Reppert SM (2012). Discordant timing between antennae disrupts sun compass orienation in migratory monarch butterflies. Nat Commun 3:958.                                           (Link) (PDF)

Heinze S, Reppert SM (2012). Anatomical basis of sun compass navigation I: The general layout of the monarch butterfly brain. J Comp Neurol 520:1599-1628.                                                             (Link) (PDF) (Cover)

Merlin C, Heinze S, Reppert SM (2012). Unraveling navigational mechanisms in migratory insects. Curr Opin Neurobiol 22:353-361. (Link) (PDF)        

Zhan S, Merlin C, Boore JL, Reppert SM (2011). The monarch butterfly genome yields insights into long-distance migration. Cell 147:1171-1185. (Link(PDF(Tables) (Cover) (Preview)

Foley LE, Gegear RJ, Reppert SM (2011). Human cryptochrome exhibits light-dependent magnetosensitivity. Nat Commun 2:356. 
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Heinze S, Reppert SM (2011). Sun compass integration of skylight cues in migratory monarch butterflies. Neuron 69:345-358.(Link) (PDF) (Supplemental) (Video Abstract)

Reppert SM, Gegear RJ, Merlin C (2010). Navigational mechanisms of migrating monarch butterflies. Trends Neurosci 33:399-406.
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Gegear RJ, Foley LE, Casselman A, Reppert SM (2010). Animal cryptochromes mediate magnetoreception by an unconventional photochemical mechanism. Nature 463:804-807.
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Merlin C, Gegear RJ, Reppert SM (2009). Antennal Circadian Clocks Coordinate Sun Compass Orientation in Migratory Monarch Butterflies. Science 325:1700-1704.
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Zhu H, Gegear RJ, Casselman A, Kanginakudru S, Reppert SM (2009). Defining behavioral and molecular differences between summer and migratory monarch butterflies. BMC Biol 7:14.
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Gegear RJ, Casselman A, Waddell S, Reppert SM. (2008). Cryptochrome mediates light-dependent magnetosensitivity in Drosophila. Nature 454:1014-1018.
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Zhu H, Sauman I, Yuan Q, Casselman A, Emery-Le M, Emery P, Reppert SM (2008). Cryptochromes define a novel circadian clock mechanism in monarch butterflies that may underlie sun compass navigation. PLoS Biol 6:e4.
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Zhu H, Casselman A, Reppert SM (2008). Chasing migration genes: A brain expressed sequence tag resource for summer and migratory butterflies (Danaus plexippus). PLoS ONE 3:e1345.
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Reppert SM (2007). The ancestral circadian clock of monarch butterflies: Role in time-compensated sun compass orientation. Cold Spring Harb Symp Quant Biol 72:113-118.
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Song S-H, Ozturk N, Denaro TR, Arat NO, Kao Y-T, Zhu H, Zhong D, Reppert SM, Sancar A (2007). Formation and function of flavin anion radical in cryptochrome 1 blue-light photoreceptor of monarch butterfly.  J Biol Chem 282:17608-17612.
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Yuan Q, Metterville D, Briscoe AD, Reppert SM (2007). Insect cryptochromes: Gene duplication and loss define diverse ways to construct insect circadian clocks. Mol Biol Evol 24:948-955.
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Reppert, S.M. (2006). A colorful model of the circadian clock. Cell 124:233-236.
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Zhu H, Yuan Q, Briscoe AD, Froy O, Casselman A, Reppert SM (2005). The two CRYs of the butterfly. Curr Biol 15:R953-R954.
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Sauman, I., Briscoe, A.D., Zhu, H., Shi, D., Froy, O., Stalleichen, J., Yuan, Q., Casselman, A., Reppert, S.M. (2005). Connecting the navigational clock to sun compass input in monarch butterfly brain. Neuron 46:457-467.
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Reppert, S.M., Zhu, H., White, R. (2004). Polarized light helps monarch butterflies navigate. Curr Biol 14: 155-158.
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Froy, O, Gotter AL, Casselman AL, Reppert SM (2003). Illuminating the circadian clock in monarch butterfly migration. Science 300:1303-1305.
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