Publications

A large-scale, in vivo transcription factor screen defines bivalent chromatin as a key property of regulatory factors mediating Drosophila wing development

Schertel, C., Albarca, M., Rockel-Bauer, C., Kelley, N.W., Bischof, J., Hens, K., van Nimwegen, E., Basler, K., Deplancke, B. (2015)

Genome Res 25: 514-23

A yeast one-hybrid and microfluidics-based pipeline to map mammalian gene regulatory networks

Gubelmann, C., Waszak, S. M., Isakova, A., Holcombe, W., Hens, K., Iagovitina, A., Feuz, J. D., Raghav, S. K., Simicevic, J., Deplancke, B. (2013)

Mol Syst Biol 9: 682

iSLIM: a comprehensive approach to mapping and characterizing gene regulatory networks

Rockel, S., Geertz, M., Hens, K., Deplancke, B., Maerkl, S. J. (2013)

Nucleic Acids Res 41: e52

A high-throughput gateway-compatible Yeast one-hybrid screen to detect protein-DNA interactions

Hens, K., Feuz, J. D., Deplancke, B. (2012)

Methods Mol Biol 786: 335-355

Genomic variation and its impact on gene expression in Drosophila melanogaster

Massouras, A., Waszak, S. M., Monica, A., Hens, K., Holcombe, W., Ayroles, J. F., Dermitzakis, E. T., Stone, E. A., Jensen, J. D., Mackay, T. F. C., Deplancke, B. (2012)

PLoS Genet 8(11): e1003055

Topology and dynamics of the zebrafish segmentation clock core circuit

Schroter, C., Ares, S., Morelli, L. G., Isakova, A., Hens, K., Soroldoni, D., Gajewski, M., Julicher, F., Maerkl, S. J., Deplancke, B., Oates, A. C. (2012)

PLoS Biol 10: e1001364

Automated protein-DNA interaction screening of Drosophila regulatory elements

Hens, K., Feuz, J. D., Isakova, A., Iagovitina, A., Massouras, A., Bryois, J., Callaerts, P., Celniker, S. E., Deplancke, B. (2011)

Nat Methods 8(12): 1065-1070

GETPrime: a gene- or transcript-specific primer database for quantitative real-time PCR

Gubelmann, C., Gattiker, A., Massouras, A., Hens, K., David, F., Decouttere, F., Rougemont, J., Deplancke, B. (2011)

Database 2011: bar040

Primer-initiated sequence synthesis to detect and assemble structural variants

Massouras, A.*, Hens, K.*, Gubelmann, C., Uplekar, S., Decouttere, F., Rougemont, J., Cole, S. T., Deplancke, B. (2010)

Nat Methods 7: 485-486

WebPrInSeS: automated full-length clone sequence identification and verification using high-throughput sequencing data

Massouras, A., Decouttere, F., Hens, K., Deplancke, B. (2010)

Nucleic Acids Res 38(2): W378-W384

Mutational analysis of the eyeless gene and phenotypic rescue reveal that an intact Eyeless protein is necessary for normal eye and brain development in Drosophila

Clements, J.*, Hens, K.*, Merugu, S., Dichtl, B., de Couet, H. G., Callaerts, P. (2009)

Dev Biol 334(2): 503-512

Conserved role for the Drosophila Pax6 homolog Eyeless in differentiation and function of insulin-producing neurons

Clements, J., Hens, K., Francis, C., Schellens, A., Callaerts, P. (2008)

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 105(42): 16183-16188

Pax6 and eye development in Arthropoda

Callaerts, P., Clements, J., Francis, C., Hens, K. (2006)

Arthropod Struct Dev 35, 379-391

Cyclorraphan yolk proteins and lepidopteran minor yolk proteins originate from two unrelated lipase families

Hens, K., Lemey, P., Macours, N., Francis, C., Huybrechts, R. (2004)

Insect Mol Biol 13(6): 615-623

Cloning and expression of the yolk protein of the tsetse fly Glossina morsitans morsitans

Hens, K., Macours, N., Claeys, I., Francis, C., Huybrechts, R. (2004)

Insect Biochem Mol Biol 34: 1281-1287

Zinc-metalloproteases in insects: ACE and ECE

Macours, N., Hens, K. (2004)

Insect Biochem Mol Biol 34: 501-510

Angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibition studies by natural leech inhibitors by capillary and competition assay

Deloffre, L., Sautiere, P. E., Huybrechts, R., Hens, K., Vieau, D., Salzet, M. (2004)

Eur J Biochem 271: 2101-2106

Isolation of angiotensin converting enzyme from testes of Locusta migratoria (Orthoptera)

Macours, N., Vandingenen, A., Gielens, C., Hens, K., Baggerman, G., Schoofs, L., Huybrechts, R. (2003)

Eur J Entomol 100: 467-474

An endothelin-converting enzyme homologue in the locust, Locusta migratoria: functional activity, molecular cloning and tissue distribution

Macours, N., Poels, J., Hens, K., Luciani, N., De Loof, A., Hubrechts, R. (2003)

Insect Mol Biol 12(3): 233-240

Search for peptidic molecular markers in hemolymph of crowd- (gregarious) and isolated-reared (solitary) desert locusts, Schistocerca gregaria

Rahman, M. M., Vanden Bosch, L., Baggerman, G., Clijnen, E., Hens, K., Hoste, B., Meylaers, K., Vercammen, T., Schoofs, L., De Loof, A., Breuer, M. (2002)

Peptides 23(11): 1907-1914

Isolation and characterization of an angiotensin converting enzyme substrate from vitellogenic ovaries of Neobellieria bullata

Vandingenen, A., Hens, K., Baggerman, G., Macours, N., Schoofs, L., De Loof, A., Huybrechts, R. (2002)

Peptides23(10): 1853-1863

Characterization of four substrates emphasizes kinetic similarity between insect and human C-domain angiotensin-converting enzyme

Hens, K., Vandingenen, A., Macours, N., Baggerman, G., Carmona, A.K., Schoofs, L., De Loof, A., Huybrechts, R. (2002)

Eur J Biochem 269(14): 3522-3530

Presence of angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) interactive factors in ovaries of the grey fleshfly Neobellieria bullata

Vandingenen, A., Hens, K., Macours, N., Schoofs, L., De Loof, A., Huybrechts, R. (2002)

Comp Biochem Physiol B Biochem Mol Biol 132: 27-35

New insights in Adipokinetic Hormone (AKH) precursor processing in Locusta migratoria obtained by capillary liquid chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry

Baggerman, G., Huybrechts, J., Clynen, E., Hens, K., Harthoorn, L., Van der Horst, D., Poulos, C., De Loof, A., Schoofs, L. (2002)

Peptides 23(4): 635-644

Captopril, a specific inhibitor of angiotensin converting enzyme, enhances both trypsin and vitellogenin titers in the grey fleshfly Neobellieria bullata

Vandingenen, A., Hens, K., Macours, N., Zhu, W., Janssen, I., Breuer, M., De Loof, A., Huybrechts, R. (2001)

Arch Insect Biochem Physiol 47(3): 161-167