Review Khalturin K and Bosch TCG (2006) Self / nonself discrimination at the basis of chordate evolution: limits on molecular conservation. Curr. Opin. Immunol. 18:1-6

paper Kürn U, Sommer F, Hemmrich G, Bosch TCG and Khalturin K (2006) Allorecognition in urochordates: identification of a highly variable complement receptor-like protein expressed in follicle cells of Ciona. Dev. Comp. Immun. 31(4):360-71

paper Augustin R, Franke A, Khalturin K, Kiko R, Siebert S, Hemmrich G and Bosch TCG (2006) Dickkopf related genes are components of the positional value gradient in Hydra. Dev. Biol. 296: 62-70

paper Wittlieb J, Khalturin K, Lohmann JU, Anton-Erxleben F and Bosch TCG (2006) Transgenic Hydra allow in vivo tracking of individual stem cells during morphogenesis. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 103;16: 6208-6211 see also the commentary “Trembley´s polyps go transgenic” in PNAS 103 (17): 6415-6416

paper Genikhovich G, Kürn U, Hemmrich G and Bosch TCG (2006) Discovery of genes expressed in Hydra embryogenesis. Dev. Biol. 15;289(2): 466-81

paper Thomsen S and Bosch TCG (2006) Foot differentiation and genomic plasticity in Hydra: lessons from the PPOD gene family. Dev. Genes and Evol. 216(2):57-68