||Wnt Signaling & Vascularization
||The Wnt/beta-Catenin Pathway Modulates Vascular Remodeling and Specification by Upregulating Dll4/Notch Signaling
Corada et al., Dev Cell 18(6) pp. 938 - 949 (2010)
||Drosophila shroom & Apical Constriction
||Specific isoforms of Drosophila shroom define spatial requirements for the induction of apical constriction
Bolinger et al., Dev Dynamics 239:20782093 (2010)
||Biomechanical Generation of Planar Polarity
||Cell Flow Reorients the Axis of Planar Polarity in the Wing Epithelium of Drosophila
Aigouy et. al., Cell 142(5):773-786. (2010)
||Nodal Signaling and Morphogenesis
||Distinct Xenopus Nodal ligands sequentially induce mesendoderm and control gastrulation movements in parallel to the Wnt/PCP pathway
Luxardi et al, Development 2010 vol. 137 (3) pp. 417-26.
||Kibra, a Newly Identified Member of the Hippo Pathway
||Kibra Functions as a Tumor Suppressor Protein that Regulates Hippo Signaling in Conjunction with Merlin and Expanded
Yu et al., Developmental Cell 18, 288299. (2010)
||Maintenance and Activation of Stem Cells in the Olfactory Epithelium and the Hair Follicle
||Abnormal hair follicle development and altered cell fate of follicular keratinocytes in transgenic mice expressing DNp63a
Romano et al., Development 137, 1775 (2010)
||The mechanism of Wnt signal transduction and its role in anterior/posterior patterning of the vertebrate central nervous system.
||Requirement of Prorenin Receptor and Vacuolar H+ATPaseMediated Acidification for Wnt Signaling
Cruciat et al., Science 327, 459 (2010)
||Tae Joo Park
||Planar Cell Polarity & Tubulogenesis
||Serrano (Sano) Functions with the Planar Cell Polarity Genes to Control Tracheal Tube Length.
Chung et al., PLOS Genetics 5(11): e1000746. (2009)
||How are Fat atypical cadherins and planar cell polarity controlling the ellipsoid shape of the Drosophila egg?
||The cadherin Fat2 is required for planar cell polarity in the Drosophila ovary
Viktorinová et al., Development 136, 4123-4132. (2009)
||Molecular Control of Lymphatic Vessel Formations
||FOXC2 controls formation and maturation of lymphatic collecting vessels through cooperation with NFATc1
Norrmén, et al., J. Cell Biol. 185: 439 - 457. (2009)
||Myosin II Tension Cables & Morphogenesis
||Myosin II Dynamics Are Regulated by Tension in Intercalating Cells
Fernandez-Gonzalez et al. Dev Cell 17(5):736-743 (2009)
||PCP, Hedgehog, and Ciliogenesis
||Ciliogenesis defects in embryos lacking inturned or fuzzy function are associated
with failure of planar cell polarity and Hedgehog signaling
Park et al. Nature Genetics 38(3):303-311 (2006)
Dishevelled controls apical docking and planar polarization of basal bodies in ciliated
Park et al. Nature Genetics 40(7):871-879 (2008)
||Myosin, actin, and the spindle
||Myosin-10 and actin filaments are essential for mitotic spindle function.
Wooler et al., Journal of Cell Biology 182:77-88. (2008)
||Endocytosis and membrane remodeling during development.
||Local Actin-Dependent Endocytosis is Zygotically Controlled to Initiate Drosophila Cellularization.
Sokac and Wieschaus, Dev Cell 14, 775-786. (2008)
||Molecular mechanisms of vertebrate cardiovascular differentiation.
||MesP1 drives vertebrate cardiovascular differentiation through Dkk-1-mediated blockade of Wnt-signalling
David et al., Nature Cell Biology 10(3): 338-345. (2008)
The Origins of Cardiac Tissue in the Amphibian, Xenopus laevis
Mohun et al., Trends Cardiovasc Med 13:244248. (2003)
||Stem cell karma and tissue reincarnation: Adaptive homeostasis during organ self-renewal
||JNK Activity in Somatic Stem Cells Causes Loss of Tissue Homeostasis in the Aging Drosophila Gut
Biteau et al., Cell Stem Cell 3, 442-455. (2008)
||Are polarized cell-matrix interactions controlling polarized cell intercalation to shape the Drosophila egg?
||Multicellular Rosette Formation Links Planar Cell Polarity to Tissue Morphogenesis
Blankenship et al., Developmental Cell 11, 459470. (2006)
||(recent papers of interest)
||Apoptotic force and tissue dynamics during Drosophila embryogenesis.
Toyama et al., Science 19;321(5896):1683-6. (2008)
Ryk cooperates with Frizzled 7 to promote Wnt11-mediated endocytosis and is essential for Xenopus laevis convergent extension movements.
Kim et al., J Cell Bio 182(6):1073-82. (2008)
||Some curious cell behaviors in early leech embryogenesis: is actin cytoskeleton regulation by SMAD-independent TGFbeta signaling involved?
||LIM-kinase 2 and cofilin phosphorylation mediated actin cytoskeleton reorganization induced by transforming growth factor-b.
Vardouli et al., J Biol Chem 280, 11448-11457. (2005)
Cofilin activity downstream of Pak1 regulates cell protrusion efficiency by organizing lamellipodium and lamella actin networks.
Delorme et al., Dev Cell 13, 646-662. (2007)
||Directional cell movement:
signals from outside and within
|The Bmp Gradient of the Zebrafish Gastrula Guides Migrating Lateral Cells by Regulating Cell-Cell Adhesion
von der Hardt et al., Curr Biol 17, 475-487. (2007)
Wnt5a Control of Cell Polarity and Directional Movement by Polarize Redistribution of Adhesion Receptors
Witze et al., Science 320, 365-369. (2008)
||How does a polarized extracellular matrix control the elliptical shape of the Drosophila egg?
||Viscoelastic Retraction of Single Living Stress Fibers and Its Impact on Cell Shape, Cytoskeletal Organization, and Extracellular Matrix Mechanics
Kumar et al., Biophysical Journal 90: 37623773. (2006)
Integrin a5b1 and Fibronectin Regulate Polarized Cell Protrusions Required for Xenopus Convergence and Extension
Davidson et al., Curr Biol 16: 833844. (2006)
||Cortex-microtubule interactions controlling asymmetrical cell division.
||Numb Controls Integrin Endocytosis for Directional Cell Migration with aPKC and PAR-3
Nishimura and Kozo Kaibuchi, Dev Cell 13: 15-28. (2007)
||What is the function of endocytosis during Xenopus bottle cell apical constriction?
||Endosomal recycling controls plasma membrane area during mitosis
Boucrot and Kirchhausen, PNAS 104, 79397944. (2007)
Does RhoDF control filopodia merging in Ciona migrating heart precursors?