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TOSTIVINT Hervé

Position: 
Professor
Affiliation: 
Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle (MNHN) - Sorbonne Universités
Localisation: 
Paris
Phone number: 
+33 1 40 79 36 19
Fax: 
+33 1 40 79 36 18

Research topics

Our research is articulated around two complementary axes:

  • the molecular evolution of neuropeptide families in metazoans
  • the roles of neuropeptides during vertebrate development by using zebrafish as a model. 

References

H. Tostivint Evolution of the gonadotropin-releasing hormone (GnRH) gene family in relation to vertebrate tetraploidizations. General and Comparative Endocrinology 170 (2011) 575-581.
C. Parmentier, E. Hameury, C. Dubessy, F.B. Quan, D. Habert, A. Calas, H. Vaudry, I. Lihrmann, H. Tostivint Occurrence of two distinct urotensin II-related peptides in zebrafish provides new insight into the evolutionary history of the urotensin II gene family. Endocrinology 152 (2011) 2330-2341.
F.B. Quan, M. Bougerol, F. Rigour, N.B. Kenigfest, H. Tostivint Characterization of the true ortholog of the  urotensin II-related peptide (URP) in teleosts. General and Comparative Endocrinology. 177 (2012) 205-212.
J. Pasquier, A.G. Lafont, S.R. Jeng, M. Morini, R. Dirks, G. van den Thillart, J. Tomkiewicz, H. Tostivint, C.F. Chang, K. Rousseau, S. Dufour Multiple kisspeptin receptors in early osteichthyans provide new insights into the evolution of this receptor family. PLoS One 7 (2012) e48931.
D. Dupré, H. Tostivint Evolution of the gastrin-cholecystokinin gene family revealed by synteny analysis. General and Comparative Endocrinology. 195 (2014) 164-173.