Selected Ohlstein Lab Publications


Lucchetta, E.M., and Ohlstein, B. (2017). Amitosis of Polyploid Cells Regenerates Functional Stem Cells in the Drosophila Intestine. ​Cell Stem Cell 20, 609-620. (PubMed)


Guo, Z., Lucchetta, E., Rafel, N., and Ohlstein, B. (2016). Maintenance of the adult Drosophila intestine: all roads lead to homeostasis. Curr Opin Genet Dev. 40, .81-86. (PubMed)


Guo, Z., and Ohlstein, B. (2015). Bidirectional Notch signaling regulates Drosophila intestinal stem cell multipotency. Science 350, aab0988. (PubMed)


Driver, I., and Ohlstein, B. (2014). Specification of regional intestinal stem cell identity during Drosophila metamorphosis. Development 141, 1848-1856. (PubMed)


Guo, Z., Driver, I., and Ohlstein, B. (2013). Injury-induced BMP signaling negatively regulates Drosophila midgut homeostasis. J Cell Biol. 201, 945-961. (PubMed)


Lucchetta, E.M., and Ohlstein, B. (2012). The Drosophila midgut: a model for stem cell driven tissue regeneration. Wiley Interdiscip Rev Dev Biol.  1, 781-788. (PubMed)


Nardi, J.B., Bee, C.M., Miller, L.A., Mathur, D., and Ohlstein, B. (2011). Cell renewal in adjoining intestinal and tracheal epithelia of Manduca. J Insect Physiol. 57,487-493. (PubMed)

Choi, N.H., Lucchetta, E., and Ohlstein, B. (2011). Nonautonomous regulation of Drosophila midgut stem cell proliferation by the insulin-signaling pathway. Proc Natl Acad Sci. 08, 18702-18707. (PubMed)


Mathur, D., Bost, A., Driver, I., and Ohlstein, B. (2010). A transient niche regulates the specification of Drosophila intestinal stem cells. Science 327, 210-213. (PubMed)


Ohlstein, B., and Spradling, A. (2007). Multipotent Drosophila intestinal stem cells specify daughter cell fates by differential notch signaling. Science 315, 988-992. (PubMed)

Buszczak, M., Paterno, S., Lighthouse, D., Bachman, J., Planck, J., Owen, S., Skora, A.D., Nystul, T.G., Ohlstein, B., Allen, A., and Wilhelm, J.E. (2007). The carnegie protein trap library: a versatile tool for Drosophila developmental studies. Genetics 175, 1505-1531. (PubMed)


Ohlstein, B., and Spradling, A. (2006). The adult Drosophila posterior midgut is maintained by pluripotent stem cells. Nature 439, 470-474. (PubMed)


Ohlstein, B., Kai, T., Decotto, E., and Spradling, A. (2004). The stem cell niche: theme and variations. Curr Opin Cell Biol. 16, 693-699. (PubMed)