Selected publications

Cogliati S*, Calvo E*, Loureiro M, Guaras AM, Nieto-Arellano R, Garcia-Poyatos C, Ezkurdia I, Mercader N, Vazquez J*, Enriquez JA* (SC and EC contributed equally; JV and JAE are co-corresponding authors) Mechanism of super-assembly of respiratory complexes III and IV. Nature (2016) 539:579-82
Bednarek D, Gonzalez-Rosa JM, Guzman-Martinez G, Gutierrez-Gutierrez O, Aguado T, Sanchez-Ferrer C, Marques IJ, Galardi-Castilla M, de Diego I, Gomez MJ, Cortes A, Zapata A, Jimenez-Borreguero LJ, Mercader N*, Flores I*. (NM and IF are co-corresponding authors) Telomerase Is Essential for Zebrafish Heart Regeneration. Cell Rep (2015) 12:1691-703
Hermann M, Stillhard P, Wildner H, Seruggia D, Kapp V, Sánchez-Iranzo H, Mercader N, Montoliu L, Zeilhofer HU, Pelczar P Binary recombinase systems for high-resolution conditional mutagenesis. Nucleic Acids Res (2014) 42:3894-807
Peralta M*, González-Rosa JM*, Marques IJ, Mercader N (MP and JMGR contributed equally) The Epicardium in the Embryonic and Adult Zebrafish J Dev Biol (2014) 2:101-16
Peralta M, Steed E, Harlepp S, González-Rosa JM, Monduc F, Ariza-Cosano A, Cortés A, Rayón T, Gómez-Skarmeta JL, Zapata A, Vermot J, Mercader N. Heartbeat-Driven Pericardiac Fluid Forces Contribute to Epicardium Morphogenesis. Curr Biol (2013) 23:1726-35
Espín R, Roca FJ, Candel S, Sepulcre MP, González-Rosa JM, Alcaraz-Pérez F, Meseguer J, Cayuela ML, Mercader N, Mulero V. TNF receptors regulate vascular homeostasis through a caspase-8, caspase-2 and P53 apoptotic program that bypasses caspase-3. Dis Model Mech (2013) 6:383-95
Cavodeassi F, Bene FD, Fürthauer M, Grabher C, Herzog W, Lehtonen S, Linker C, Mercader N, Mikut R, Norton W, Strähle U, Tiso N, Foulkes NS. Report of the Second European Zebrafish Principal Investigator Meeting in Karlsruhe, Germany, March 21-24, 2012. Zebrafish (2013) 10:119-23
Kovacic JC, Mercader N, Torres M, Boehm M, Fuster V. Epithelial-to-Mesenchymal and Endothelial-to-Mesenchymal Transition: From Cardiovascular Development to Disease. Circulation (2012) 125:1795-808
González-Rosa JM, Martín V, Peralta M, Torres M, Mercader N. Extensive scar formation and regression during heart regeneration after cryoinjury in zebrafish. Development (2011) 138:1663-74
González-Rosa JM, Padrón-Barthe L, Torres M, Mercader N. [Lineage tracing of epicardial cells during development and regeneration] Rev Esp Cardiol (2010) 63:36-48
Mercader N, Selleri L, Criado LM, Pallares P, Parras C, Cleary ML, Torres M. Ectopic Meis1 expression in the mouse limb bud alters P-D patterning in a Pbx1-independent manner Int J Dev Biol (2009) 53:1483-94
Gonzalez-Rosa JM, Mercader N. The epicardium: development, differentiation and its role during heart regeneration Nat Rev Cardiol (CNIC Edition) (2009) 6:67-72
Mercader N, Tanaka EM, Torres M. Proximodistal identity during vertebrate limb regeneration is regulated by Meis homeodomain proteins. Development (2005) 132:4131-42
Mercader N, Leonardo E, Piedra ME, Martínez-A C, Ros MA, Torres M. Opposing RA and FGF signals control proximodistal vertebrate limb development through regulation of Meis genes. Development (2000) 127:3961-70
Hagedorn L, Paratore C, Brugnoli G, Baert JL, Mercader N, Suter U, Sommer L. The Ets domain transcription factor Erm distinguishes rat satellite glia from Schwann cells and is regulated in satellite cells by neuregulin signaling. Dev Biol (2000) 219:44-58
Mercader N, Leonardo E, Azpiazu N, Serrano A, Morata G, Martínez C, Torres M. Conserved regulation of proximodistal limb axis development by Meis1/Hth. Nature (1999) 402:425-9