2008

paper F Anton-Erxleben, A Thomas, J Wittlieb, S Fraune, and TCG Bosch (2008). Plasticity of epithelial cell shape in response to upstream signals: a whole-organism study using transgenic Hydra. Zoology, 112(3): 185-194

paper K Khalturin, F Anton-Erxleben, S Sassmann, J Wittlieb, G Hemmrich, and TCG Bosch (2008). A novel gene family controls species-specific morphological traits in Hydra. PLoS Biology 6 (11): e278 see also the  “Tentacles test tenets of evolution” commentary in “The Scientist” Featured as “Research highlights” in Nature Reviews Genetics January 2009 Volume 10 Number 1

book Bosch TCG (2008) The Path Less Explored: Innate Immune Reactions in Cnidarians. In: H. Heine (ed.), Innate Immunity of Plants, Animals, and Humans. Nucleic Acids and Molecular Biology 21. Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg. Review.

book Khalturin K, U Kürn, and TCG Bosch (2008) Immune Reactions in the Vertebrates’ Closest Relatives, the Urochordates. In: H. Heine (ed.), Innate Immunity of Plants, Animals, and Humans. Nucleic Acids and Molecular Biology 21. Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg. Review.

Review Hemmrich G and Bosch TCG (2008) Compagen, a comparative genomics platform for early branching metazoan animals, reveals early origins of genes regulating stem cell differentiation. BioEssays 20(10), 1010-1018

paper Schwarz RS, Bosch TCG and Cadavid LF (2008) Evolution of polydom-like molecules: Identification and characterization of cnidarian polydom (Cnpolydom) in the basal metazoan Hydractinia Dev Comp Immun. 32, 1192-1210

book Bosch Thomas C. G. (Ed.) (2008) “Stem Cells: From Hydra to Man”. 192 pages. Springer Netherlands (2008) ISBN-10: 1402082738; ISBN-13: 978-1402082733