Selected Publications Prof. Dr. R. Martini

Original papers:

Fischer S, Weishaupt A, Troppmair J, Martini R (2008)
Increase of MCP-1 (CCL2) in myelin mutant Schwann cells is mediated by MEK-ERK signaling pathway.
Glia 56:836-843.

Kroner A, Ip CW, Thalhammer J, Nave KA, Martini R (2010)
Ectopic T-cell specificity and absence of perforin and granzyme B alleviate neural damage in oligodendrocyte mutant mice.
Am J Pathol, 176, 549-555.

Kohl B, Fischer S, Groh J, Wessig C, Martini R (2010)
MCP-1/CCL2 modifies axon properties in a PMP22-overexpressing mouse model for Charcot-Marie-Tooth 1A neuropathy.
Am J Pathol, 176, 1390-1399.

Groh J, Heinl, K, Kohl B, Wessig C, Greeske J, Fischer S, Martini R (2010)
Attenuation of MCP-1/CCL2 expression ameliorates neuropathy in a mouse model for Charcot-Marie-Tooth 1X.
Hum Mol Genet 19, 3530-3543.

Moldovan M, Alvarez S, Pinchenko V, Klein D, Nielsen FC, Wood, JN, Martini R*, Krarup C* (2011)
NaV1.8 channelopathy in mutants deficient for myelin protein zero is detrimental for motor axons.
Brain 134, 585-601

Groh J, Weis J, Zieger H, Stanley ER, Heuer H, Martini R (2012)
Colony-stimulating factor-1 mediates macrophage-related neural damage in a model for Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease type 1X.
Brain 135, 88-104.

Ip CW, Kroner A, Groh J, Huber M, Klein D, Spahn I, Diem R, Williams SK, Nave KA, Edgar JM, Martini R (2012)
Neuroinflammation by cytotoxic T-lymphocytes impairs retrograde axonal transport in an oligodendrocyte mutant mouse.
PLoS ONE 2012;7(8):e42554.

Groh J, Kuhl TG, Ip CW, Nelvagal HR, Sri S, Duckett S, Mirza M, Langmann T, Cooper JD, Martini R (2013)
Immune cells perturb axons and impair neuronal survival in a mouse model of infantile neuronal ceroid lipofuscinosis.
Brain 136:1083-1101.

Klein D, Groh J, Wettmarshausen J, Martini R (2014)
Nonuniform molecular features of myelinating Schwann cells in models for CMT1: Distinct disease patterns are associated with NCAM and c-Jun upregulation.
Glia 62:736-750.

Estrada V, Brazda N, Schmitz C, Heller S, Blazyca H, Martini R, Muller HW (2014)
Long-lasting significant functional improvement in chronic severe spinal cord injury following scar resection and polyethylene glycol implantation.
Neurobiology of disease 67C:165-179.

Groh J, Stadler D, Buttmann M, Martini R (2014)
Non-invasive assessment of retinal alterations in mouse models of infantile and juvenile neuronal ceroid lipofuscinosis by spectral domain optical coherence tomography.
Acta Neuropathologica Communications 2, 54.


Martini, R., Toyka, K.V
Immune-mediated components of hereditary demyelinating neuropathies: lessons from animal models and patients.
Lancet Neurol 3, 457-465, 2004.

Ip, C.W., Kroner, A., Fischer, S., Berghoff, M., Kobsar, I., Mäurer, M., Martini, R.
Role of immune cells in animal models for inherited peripheral neuropathies.
Neuromol. Med. 8,175-189, 2006.

Martini, R., Fischer, S., Lopez-Vales, R., David, S.
Interactions between Schwann cells and macrophages in injury and inherited demyelinating disease.
Glia 56,1566-1577, 2008.

Martini R, Klein D, Groh J (2013)
Similarities between Inherited Demyelinating Neuropathies and Wallerian Degeneration: An Old Repair Program May Cause Myelin and Axon Perturbation under Nonlesion Conditions.
Am J Pathol 183:655-660.

Book Chapters

Martini R, Groh J, Bartsch U (2010)
Comparative Biology of Schwann cells and Oligodendrocytes. in: P. J. Armati and E. K. Mathey, The Biology of the Oligodendrocyte,
Cambridge University Press. p 19–48.

Martini R, Patzko A (2012)
Schwann cells and myelin. in: H. Kettenmann, B. Ransom, Neuroglia,
3. Edition. p 74-85.