DFG Priority Programme SPP 1464


Vinzenz, M., Nemethova, M., Schur, F., Mueller, J., Narita, A., Urban, E., Winkler, C., Schmeiser, C., Köstler, S.A., Rottner, K., Resch, G.P., Maeda, Y., Small, J.V. (2012) Actin branching in the initiation and maintenance of lamellipodia. J Cell Sci, in press.
Pubmed link: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22431015
Additional link: http://cellix.imba.oeaw.ac.at/9-lamellipodium-in-3d

Breitsprecher, D., Koestler, S.A., Chizhov, I., Nemethova, M., Mueller, J., Goode, B.L., Small, J.V. Rottner, K., Faix, J. (2011) Cofilin cooperates with fascin to disassemble filopodial actin filaments. J Cell Sci, 124(19):3305-18.
Pubmed link: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21940796

Rottner, K., Stradal, T.E.B. (2011) Actin Dynamics and Turnover in Cell Motility. Curr Opin Cell Biol, 23(5):569-78.
Pubmed link: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21807492

Oelkers, J.M., Vinzenz, M., Nemethova, M., Jacob, S., Lai, F.P.L., Block, J., Szczodrak, M., Kerkhoff, E., Backert, S., Schlüter, K., Stradal, T.E.B., Small, J.V., Koestler, S.A., Rottner, K. (2011) Microtubules as platforms for assaying actin polymerization in vivo. PLOS One, 6(5):e19931.
Open access link: http://www.plosone.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0019931
Pubmed link:       http://www.ncbi.nim.nih.gov/pubmed?term=21603613

Koch D, Spiwoks-Becker I, Sabanov V, Sinning A, Dugladze T, Stellmacher A, Ahuja R, Grimm J, Schüler S, Müller A, Angenstein F, Ahmed T, Diesler A, Moser M, Tom Dieck S, Spessert R, Boeckers TM, Fässler R, Hübner CA, Balschun D, Gloveli T, Kessels MM, Qualmann B (2011). Proper synaptic vesicle formation and neuronal network activity critically rely on syndapin I. EMBO J 30, 4955-4969
Pubmed link: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed?term=21926968

Qualmann B, Koch D, Kessels MM (2011). Let's go bananas: revisiting the endocytic BAR code. EMBO J 30, 3501-3515
Pubmed link: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed?term=21878992

Schwintzer L, Koch N, Ahuja R, Grimm J, Kessels MM, Qualmann B (2011). The functions of the actin nucleator Cobl in cellular morphogenesis critically depend on syndapin I. EMBO J 30, 3147-3159
Pubmed link: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed?term=21725280

Imaging Motile Malaria Parasites. How an ancient eukaryote can serve as a Motile Model Cell
G.I.T. Imaging & Microskopy 4/2011
Link: http://www.imaging-git.com/science/light-microscopy/imaging-motile-malaria-parasites?page=1

Singer M, Frischknecht F. Methods Enzymol. 2012; 506:19-33. Understanding parasite transmission through imaging approaches.
Pubmed link: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed?term=22341217

Field CM, Lénart P. Bulk Cytoplasmic actin and its functions. Curr Biol. 2011 Oct 11;21(19):R825-30
Pubmed link: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed?term=21996509

Mori M, Monnier N, Daigle N, Bathe M, Ellenberg J, Lénart P. Intracellular transport by an anchored homogeneously contracting F-actin meshwork. Curr Biol. 2011 Apr 12;21(7):606-11.
Pubmed link: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed?term=21439825

Pfender S, Kuznetsov V, Pleiser S, Kerkhoff E, Schuh M. Curr Biol. 2011 Jun 7;21(11):955-60. Epub 2011 May 27. Spire-type actin nucleators cooperate with Formin-2 to drive asymmetric oocyte division.
Pubmed Link: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed?term=21620703

Zeth K, Pechlivanis M, Samol A, Pleiser S, Vonrhein C, Kerkhoff E. Molecular basis of actin Nucleation factor cooperativity: crystal structure of the Spir-1 kinase non-catalytic C-lobe domain (KIND)formin-2 formin SPIR interaction motiv (FSI) complex. J Biol Chem 286(35) 30732-9
Pubmed link: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed?term=21705804

Kerkhoff E. Actin dynamics at intracellular membranes: the Spir/formin nucleator complex. Eur J Cell Biol. 2011 Nov;90(11):922-5. Epub 2010 Dec 3
Pubmed link: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed?term=21129813

Dames SA, Junemann A, Sass HJ, Schönichen A, Stopschinski BE, Grzesiek S, Faix J, Geyer M. (2011). Structure, dynamics, lipid binding, and physiological relevance of the putative GTPase-binding domain of Dictyostelium formin C. J Biol Chem. 286, 36907-36920
Pubmed link: http://www.ncbi.nim.nih.gov/pubmed?term=218469333

Crevenna AH, Naredi-Rainer N, Lamb DC, Wedlich-Soldner R, Dzubiella J (2012) Effects of Hofmeister Ions on the alpha-Helical Structure of Proteins. Biophys J 102: 907-915.
Pubmed link: http://www.ncbi.nim.nih.gov/pubmed?term=22385862

Schmoller KM, Kohler S, Crevenna A, Bausch A (2012) Modulation of cross-linked actin networks by pH. Soft Matter 8: 9685-9690.

Köhler S, Schmoller KM, Crevenna AH, Bausch AR (2012) Regulating Contractility of the Actomyosin Cytoskeleton by pH. Cell Reports 2: 433-439.
Pubmed link: http://www.ncbi.nim.nih.gov/pubmed?term=22999933

Block, J., Breitsprecher, D., Kühn, S., Winterhoff, M., Kage, F., Geffers, R., Duwe, P., Rohn, J.L., Baum, B., Brakebusch, C., Geyer, M., Stradal, T.E.B., Faix, J., Rottner, K. (2012) FMNL2 drives actin-based protrusion and migration downstream of Cdc42. Curr Biol, 22(11):1005-12.
Pubmed link: http://www.ncbi.nim.nih.gov/pubmed?term=22608513

Haag N, Schwintzer L, Ahuja R, Koch N, Grimm J, Heuer H, Qualmann B, Kessels MM (accepted).
The actin nucleator Cobl is crucial for Purkinje cell development and works in close conjunction with the F-actin binding protein Abp1. J. Neurosci.

Koch D, Westermann M, Kessels MM, Qualmann B (2012).
Ultrastructural freeze-fracture immunolabeling identifies plasma membrane-localized syndapin II as a crucial factor in shaping caveolae.
Histochem Cell Biol 138, 215-230.
Pubmed link:http://www.ncbi.nim.nih.gov/pubmed?term=22718246

Cervero, P., Panzer, L., Linder, S. (2013). Podosome reformation in macrophages: assays and analysis. Methods Mol. Biol., in press

Fascin controls neuronal class-specific dendrite arbor morphology.
Nagel J, Delandre C, Zhang Y, Förstner F, Moore AW, Tavosanis G. Development. 2012 Aug;139(16):2999-3009. Epub 2012 Jul 4.
Pubmed link: http://www.ncbi.nim.nih.gov/pubmed?term=22764047

Dendritic structural plasticity.
G Tavosanis; Dev. Dev Neurobiol. 2012 Jan;72(1):73-86. doi: 10.1002/dneu.20951.
Pubmed link: http://www.ncbi.nim.nih.gov/pubmed?term=21761575

Narita A, Mueller J, Urban E, Vinzenz M, Small JV, Maéda Y Direct determination of actin polarity in the cell. J Mol Biol. 2012 Jun 22;419(5):359-68. Epub 2012 Mar 26
Pubmed link: http://www.ncbi.nim.nih.gov/pubmed?term=22459261

Xenja Naj, Ann-Kathrin Hoffmann, Mirko Himmel, Stefan Linder, The formins FMNL1 and mDia1 regulate coiling phagocytosis of Borrelia burgdorferi by primary human macrophages