Journal article

The proto-oncogene Ret is required for male foetal germ cell survival

Denise C Miles, Jocelyn A van den Bergen, Stephanie I Wakeling, Richard B Anderson, Andrew H Sinclair, Patrick S Western

Developmental Biology | ACADEMIC PRESS INC ELSEVIER SCIENCE | Published : 2012


Funding Acknowledgements

We would like to thank Christine Hall and the MCRI Animal Facility staff for assistance with animal care and Matt Burton for assistance with FACS. Thanks to Hideki Enomoto, Jeff Milbrandt, Jose Pichel and Heiner Westphal for kindly allowing us to analyse the Gdnf-/- and Ret-/- mice. Thanks to Professor Yumiko Saga for providing the NANOS2 antibody and to Dagmar Wilhelm for providing the SOX9 antibody. This work was supported by funding from the ARC Centre of Excellence for Biotechnology and Development awarded to AHS, Monash University Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences funding granted to PW and the Victorian Government's Operational Infrastructure Support Program. DM is supported by a Sydney Parker Smith Postdoctoral Research Fellowship from the Cancer Council Victoria.