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Doctor of Science, UniversitéCatholique de Louvain

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Projects 2001 2019

Research Output 1989 2018

  • 2637 Citations
  • 21 h-Index
  • 36 Article

Deletion of Maged1 in mice abolishes locomotor and reinforcing effects of cocaine

De Backer, J-F., Monlezun, S., Detraux, B., Gazan, A., Vanopdenbosch, L., Cheron, J., Cannazza, G., Valverde, S., Cantacorps, L., Nassar, M., Venance, L., Valverde, O., Faure, P., Zoli, M., De Backer, O., Gall, D., Schiffmann, S. N. & de Kerchove d'Exaerde, A., 1 Sep 2018, In : EMBO J.. 19, 9, e45089.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Melanoma-Specific Antigens
Prefrontal Cortex
Corpus Striatum

Serine 392 phosphorylation modulates p53 mitochondrial translocation and transcription-independent apoptosis

Castrogiovanni, C., Waterschoot, B., De Backer, O. & Dumont, P., Jan 2018, In : Cell death and differentiation. 25, 1, p. 1-14 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle


Polyhydramnios, Transient Antenatal Bartter's Syndrome, and MAGED2 Mutations

Laghmani, K., Beck, B. B., Yang, S-S., Seaayfan, E., Wenzel, A., Reusch, B., Vitzthum, H., Priem, D., Demaretz, S., Bergmann, K., Duin, L. K., Göbel, H., Mache, C., Thiele, H., Bartram, M. P., Dombret, C., Altmüller, J., Nürnberg, P., Benzing, T., Levtchenko, E. & 13 others, Seyberth, H. W., Klaus, G., Yigit, G., Lin, S-H., Timmer, A., de Koning, T. J., Scherjon, S. A., Schlingmann, K. P., Bertrand, M. J. M., Rinschen, M. M., de Backer, O., Konrad, M. & Kömhoff, M., 2016, In : The New England journal of medicine.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bartter Syndrome
Melanoma-Specific Antigens
31 Downloads (Pure)

TMEM45A Is Dispensable for Epidermal Morphogenesis, Keratinization and Barrier Formation

Hayez, A., Roegiers, E., Malaisse, J., Balau, B., Sterpin, C., Achouri, Y., Lambert De Rouvroit, C., Poumay, Y., Michiels, C. & De Backer, O., 2016, In : PLoS ONE. 11, 1, p. e0147069

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
epidermis (animal)
59 Downloads (Pure)

Application of CRISPR/cas9-Directed Homologous Recombination to the Generation of Human Tumor Cells with Conditional Knockout of an X-Linked MicroRNA Locus

Van Tongelen, A., Loriot, A., De Backer, O. & De Smet, C., 20 Jul 2015, In : Gene Technology. 2015, 4:124

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Clustered Regularly Interspaced Short Palindromic Repeats
Homologous Recombination
Guide RNA


A role for Maged1 in skeletal myogenic differentiation and muscle regeneration

Author: Nguyen, H. N. T., 18 Aug 2010

Supervisor: De Backer, O. (Supervisor), Poumay, Y. (President), Caron, N. (Jury), Raymackers, J. (External person) (Jury) & Muscatelli, F. (External person) (Jury)

Student thesis: Doc typesDoctor of Biomedical and Pharmaceutical Sciences

Caractérisation de l'expression et des fonctions de TMEM45A dans les kératinocytes épidermiques humains normaux

Author: Hayez, A., 29 Sep 2015

Supervisor: Poumay, Y. (Supervisor), Michiels, C. (Co-Supervisor), Chainiaux, F. (Jury), De Backer, O. (President), Hamer, I. (Jury), Dumoutier, L. (External person) (Jury) & Lamartine, J. (External person) (Jury)

Student thesis: Doc typesDoctor of Biomedical and Pharmaceutical Sciences

Caractérisation de Skp1 chez la levure de fission Schizosaccharomyces pombe

Author: Bamps, S., 2003

Supervisor: Vandenhaute, J. (Supervisor), Arnould, C. (Jury), De Backer, O. (Jury) & ANDRE, B. (External person) (Jury)

Student thesis: Doc typesDoctor of Sciences

Caractérisation de TMEM45A, une protéine impliquée dans la chimiorésistance

Author: Roegiers, E., 30 Sep 2015

Supervisor: Michiels, C. (Supervisor), De Backer, O. (Co-Supervisor), Poumay, Y. (President), Hamer, I. (Jury), GRAUX, C. (External person) (Jury) & Magnaldo, T. (External person) (Jury)

Student thesis: Doc typesDoctor of Sciences

Cloning and preliminary characterization of candidate genes involved in Reelin signaling and brain development

Author: Kyuvbashieva, A., 2005

Supervisor: De Backer, O. (Supervisor), Goffinet, A. (External person) (Co-Supervisor), De Plaen, E. (External person) (Jury), SIMONNEAU, M. (External person) (Jury), Poumay, Y. (Jury) & Mertens, I. (Jury)

Student thesis: Doc typesDoctor of Sciences