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Vinculins interaction with talin is essential for mammary epithelial differentiation.

Wang P, Wu J, Wood A, Jones M, Pedley R, Li W, Ross RS, Ballestrem C, Gilmore AP, Streuli CH.

Sci Rep. 2019 Dec 5;9(1):18400. doi: 10.1038/s41598-019-54784-w.


Light-Induced Molecular Adsorption of Proteins Using the PRIMO System for Micro-Patterning to Study Cell Responses to Extracellular Matrix Proteins.

Melero C, Kolmogorova A, Atherton P, Derby B, Reid A, Jansen K, Ballestrem C.

J Vis Exp. 2019 Oct 11;(152). doi: 10.3791/60092.


GAS2-like 1 coordinates cell division through its association with end-binding proteins.

Nazgiewicz A, Atherton P, Ballestrem C.

Sci Rep. 2019 Apr 9;9(1):5805. doi: 10.1038/s41598-019-42242-6.


Photoresponsive Hydrogels with Photoswitchable Mechanical Properties Allow Time-Resolved Analysis of Cellular Responses to Matrix Stiffening.

Lee IN, Dobre O, Richards D, Ballestrem C, Curran JM, Hunt JA, Richardson SM, Swift J, Wong LS.

ACS Appl Mater Interfaces. 2018 Mar 7;10(9):7765-7776. doi: 10.1021/acsami.7b18302. Epub 2018 Feb 27.


Vinculin is required to maintain glomerular barrier integrity.

Lausecker F, Tian X, Inoue K, Wang Z, Pedigo CE, Hassan H, Liu C, Zimmer M, Jinno S, Huckle AL, Hamidi H, Ross RS, Zent R, Ballestrem C, Lennon R, Ishibe S.

Kidney Int. 2018 Mar;93(3):643-655. doi: 10.1016/j.kint.2017.09.021. Epub 2017 Dec 12.


Mechanotransduction at the cell-matrix interface.

Jansen KA, Atherton P, Ballestrem C.

Semin Cell Dev Biol. 2017 Nov;71:75-83. doi: 10.1016/j.semcdb.2017.07.027. Epub 2017 Jul 25. Review.


Low-intensity pulsed ultrasound promotes cell motility through vinculin-controlled Rac1 GTPase activity.

Atherton P, Lausecker F, Harrison A, Ballestrem C.

J Cell Sci. 2017 Jul 15;130(14):2277-2291. doi: 10.1242/jcs.192781. Epub 2017 Jun 2.


Talin gets SHANKed in the fight for integrin activation.

Atherton P, Ballestrem C.

Nat Cell Biol. 2017 Mar 31;19(4):265-267. doi: 10.1038/ncb3501.


Distinct focal adhesion protein modules control different aspects of mechanotransduction.

Stutchbury B, Atherton P, Tsang R, Wang DY, Ballestrem C.

J Cell Sci. 2017 May 1;130(9):1612-1624. doi: 10.1242/jcs.195362. Epub 2017 Mar 16.


LD Motif Recognition by Talin: Structure of the Talin-DLC1 Complex.

Zacharchenko T, Qian X, Goult BT, Jethwa D, Almeida TB, Ballestrem C, Critchley DR, Lowy DR, Barsukov IL.

Structure. 2016 Jul 6;24(7):1130-41. doi: 10.1016/j.str.2016.04.016. Epub 2016 Jun 2.


Modulation of FAK and Src adhesion signaling occurs independently of adhesion complex composition.

Horton ER, Humphries JD, Stutchbury B, Jacquemet G, Ballestrem C, Barry ST, Humphries MJ.

J Cell Biol. 2016 Feb 1;212(3):349-64. doi: 10.1083/jcb.201508080.


Vinculin controls talin engagement with the actomyosin machinery.

Atherton P, Stutchbury B, Wang DY, Jethwa D, Tsang R, Meiler-Rodriguez E, Wang P, Bate N, Zent R, Barsukov IL, Goult BT, Critchley DR, Ballestrem C.

Nat Commun. 2015 Dec 4;6:10038. doi: 10.1038/ncomms10038.


Mechanosensitive components of integrin adhesions: Role of vinculin.

Atherton P, Stutchbury B, Jethwa D, Ballestrem C.

Exp Cell Res. 2016 Apr 10;343(1):21-27. doi: 10.1016/j.yexcr.2015.11.017. Epub 2015 Nov 24. Review.


Combining AFM and acoustic probes to reveal changes in the elastic stiffness tensor of living cells.

Nijenhuis N, Zhao X, Carisey A, Ballestrem C, Derby B.

Biophys J. 2014 Oct 7;107(7):1502-12. doi: 10.1016/j.bpj.2014.07.073.


GAS2-like proteins mediate communication between microtubules and actin through interactions with end-binding proteins.

Stroud MJ, Nazgiewicz A, McKenzie EA, Wang Y, Kammerer RA, Ballestrem C.

J Cell Sci. 2014 Jun 15;127(Pt 12):2672-82. doi: 10.1242/jcs.140558. Epub 2014 Apr 4.


Syndecan-4 phosphorylation is a control point for integrin recycling.

Morgan MR, Hamidi H, Bass MD, Warwood S, Ballestrem C, Humphries MJ.

Dev Cell. 2013 Mar 11;24(5):472-85. doi: 10.1016/j.devcel.2013.01.027. Epub 2013 Feb 28.


RIAM and vinculin binding to talin are mutually exclusive and regulate adhesion assembly and turnover.

Goult BT, Zacharchenko T, Bate N, Tsang R, Hey F, Gingras AR, Elliott PR, Roberts GC, Ballestrem C, Critchley DR, Barsukov IL.

J Biol Chem. 2013 Mar 22;288(12):8238-49. doi: 10.1074/jbc.M112.438119. Epub 2013 Feb 6.


Vinculin regulates the recruitment and release of core focal adhesion proteins in a force-dependent manner.

Carisey A, Tsang R, Greiner AM, Nijenhuis N, Heath N, Nazgiewicz A, Kemkemer R, Derby B, Spatz J, Ballestrem C.

Curr Biol. 2013 Feb 18;23(4):271-81. doi: 10.1016/j.cub.2013.01.009. Epub 2013 Jan 31.


β1 integrin NPXY motifs regulate kidney collecting-duct development and maintenance by induced-fit interactions with cytosolic proteins.

Mathew S, Lu Z, Palamuttam RJ, Mernaugh G, Hadziselimovic A, Chen J, Bulus N, Gewin LS, Voehler M, Meves A, Ballestrem C, Fässler R, Pozzi A, Sanders CR, Zent R.

Mol Cell Biol. 2012 Oct;32(20):4080-91. Epub 2012 Aug 6.


Spectraplakins promote microtubule-mediated axonal growth by functioning as structural microtubule-associated proteins and EB1-dependent +TIPs (tip interacting proteins).

Alves-Silva J, Sánchez-Soriano N, Beaven R, Klein M, Parkin J, Millard TH, Bellen HJ, Venken KJ, Ballestrem C, Kammerer RA, Prokop A.

J Neurosci. 2012 Jul 4;32(27):9143-58. doi: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.0416-12.2012.


Paxillin and Hic-5 interaction with vinculin is differentially regulated by Rac1 and RhoA.

Deakin NO, Ballestrem C, Turner CE.

PLoS One. 2012;7(5):e37990. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0037990. Epub 2012 May 22.


Multi-layer phase analysis: quantifying the elastic properties of soft tissues and live cells with ultra-high-frequency scanning acoustic microscopy.

Zhao X, Akhtar R, Nijenhuis N, Wilkinson SJ, Murphy L, Ballestrem C, Sherratt MJ, Watson RE, Derby B.

IEEE Trans Ultrason Ferroelectr Freq Control. 2012 Apr;59(4):610-20. doi: 10.1109/TUFFC.2012.2240.


The C terminus of talin links integrins to cell cycle progression.

Wang P, Ballestrem C, Streuli CH.

J Cell Biol. 2011 Oct 31;195(3):499-513. doi: 10.1083/jcb.201104128.


Fluorescence recovery after photobleaching.

Carisey A, Stroud M, Tsang R, Ballestrem C.

Methods Mol Biol. 2011;769:387-402. doi: 10.1007/978-1-61779-207-6_26.


Characterization of G2L3 (GAS2-like 3), a new microtubule- and actin-binding protein related to spectraplakins.

Stroud MJ, Kammerer RA, Ballestrem C.

J Biol Chem. 2011 Jul 15;286(28):24987-95. doi: 10.1074/jbc.M111.242263. Epub 2011 May 11.


Kinectin-mediated endoplasmic reticulum dynamics supports focal adhesion growth in the cellular lamella.

Zhang X, Tee YH, Heng JK, Zhu Y, Hu X, Margadant F, Ballestrem C, Bershadsky A, Griffiths G, Yu H.

J Cell Sci. 2010 Nov 15;123(Pt 22):3901-12. doi: 10.1242/jcs.069153. Epub 2010 Oct 27.


Vinculin, an adapter protein in control of cell adhesion signalling.

Carisey A, Ballestrem C.

Eur J Cell Biol. 2011 Feb-Mar;90(2-3):157-63. doi: 10.1016/j.ejcb.2010.06.007. Epub 2010 Jul 23. Review.


Focal adhesions are sites of integrin extension.

Askari JA, Tynan CJ, Webb SE, Martin-Fernandez ML, Ballestrem C, Humphries MJ.

J Cell Biol. 2010 Mar 22;188(6):891-903. doi: 10.1083/jcb.200907174. Epub 2010 Mar 15.


The Rac activator STEF (Tiam2) regulates cell migration by microtubule-mediated focal adhesion disassembly.

Rooney C, White G, Nazgiewicz A, Woodcock SA, Anderson KI, Ballestrem C, Malliri A.

EMBO Rep. 2010 Apr;11(4):292-8. doi: 10.1038/embor.2010.10. Epub 2010 Mar 12.


The kinetics of force-induced cell reorganization depend on microtubules and actin.

Goldyn AM, Kaiser P, Spatz JP, Ballestrem C, Kemkemer R.

Cytoskeleton (Hoboken). 2010 Apr;67(4):241-50. doi: 10.1002/cm.20439.


Drosophila growth cones: a genetically tractable platform for the analysis of axonal growth dynamics.

Sánchez-Soriano N, Gonçalves-Pimentel C, Beaven R, Haessler U, Ofner-Ziegenfuss L, Ballestrem C, Prokop A.

Dev Neurobiol. 2010 Jan;70(1):58-71. doi: 10.1002/dneu.20762.


Force-induced cell polarisation is linked to RhoA-driven microtubule-independent focal-adhesion sliding.

Goldyn AM, Rioja BA, Spatz JP, Ballestrem C, Kemkemer R.

J Cell Sci. 2009 Oct 15;122(Pt 20):3644-51. doi: 10.1242/jcs.054866.


Regulation of microtubule dynamics by inhibition of the tubulin deacetylase HDAC6.

Zilberman Y, Ballestrem C, Carramusa L, Mazitschek R, Khochbin S, Bershadsky A.

J Cell Sci. 2009 Oct 1;122(Pt 19):3531-41. doi: 10.1242/jcs.046813. Epub 2009 Sep 8.


An integrin-alpha4-14-3-3zeta-paxillin ternary complex mediates localised Cdc42 activity and accelerates cell migration.

Deakin NO, Bass MD, Warwood S, Schoelermann J, Mostafavi-Pour Z, Knight D, Ballestrem C, Humphries MJ.

J Cell Sci. 2009 May 15;122(Pt 10):1654-64. doi: 10.1242/jcs.049130. Epub 2009 Apr 28.


Vinculin controls focal adhesion formation by direct interactions with talin and actin.

Humphries JD, Wang P, Streuli C, Geiger B, Humphries MJ, Ballestrem C.

J Cell Biol. 2007 Dec 3;179(5):1043-57.


Mammalian diaphanous-related formin Dia1 controls the organization of E-cadherin-mediated cell-cell junctions.

Carramusa L, Ballestrem C, Zilberman Y, Bershadsky AD.

J Cell Sci. 2007 Nov 1;120(Pt 21):3870-82. Epub 2007 Oct 16.


Syndecan-4-dependent Rac1 regulation determines directional migration in response to the extracellular matrix.

Bass MD, Roach KA, Morgan MR, Mostafavi-Pour Z, Schoen T, Muramatsu T, Mayer U, Ballestrem C, Spatz JP, Humphries MJ.

J Cell Biol. 2007 May 7;177(3):527-38.


Molecular mapping of tyrosine-phosphorylated proteins in focal adhesions using fluorescence resonance energy transfer.

Ballestrem C, Erez N, Kirchner J, Kam Z, Bershadsky A, Geiger B.

J Cell Sci. 2006 Mar 1;119(Pt 5):866-75. Epub 2006 Feb 14.


Assembly and mechanosensory function of focal adhesions: experiments and models.

Bershadsky AD, Ballestrem C, Carramusa L, Zilberman Y, Gilquin B, Khochbin S, Alexandrova AY, Verkhovsky AB, Shemesh T, Kozlov MM.

Eur J Cell Biol. 2006 Apr;85(3-4):165-73. Epub 2005 Dec 19. Review.


Measurement of protein tyrosine phosphorylation in cell adhesion.

Iyer VV, Ballestrem C, Kirchner J, Geiger B, Schaller MD.

Methods Mol Biol. 2005;294:289-302.


Cell behaviour on micropatterned substrata: limits of extracellular matrix geometry for spreading and adhesion.

Lehnert D, Wehrle-Haller B, David C, Weiland U, Ballestrem C, Imhof BA, Bastmeyer M.

J Cell Sci. 2004 Jan 1;117(Pt 1):41-52.


Early molecular events in the assembly of matrix adhesions at the leading edge of migrating cells.

Zaidel-Bar R, Ballestrem C, Kam Z, Geiger B.

J Cell Sci. 2003 Nov 15;116(Pt 22):4605-13.


Alpha-smooth muscle actin is crucial for focal adhesion maturation in myofibroblasts.

Hinz B, Dugina V, Ballestrem C, Wehrle-Haller B, Chaponnier C.

Mol Biol Cell. 2003 Jun;14(6):2508-19. Epub 2003 Feb 21.


Marching at the front and dragging behind: differential alphaVbeta3-integrin turnover regulates focal adhesion behavior.

Ballestrem C, Hinz B, Imhof BA, Wehrle-Haller B.

J Cell Biol. 2001 Dec 24;155(7):1319-32. Epub 2001 Dec 24.


JAM-2, a novel immunoglobulin superfamily molecule, expressed by endothelial and lymphatic cells.

Aurrand-Lions M, Duncan L, Ballestrem C, Imhof BA.

J Biol Chem. 2001 Jan 26;276(4):2733-41. Epub 2000 Oct 25.


PECAM-1/CD31 trans-homophilic binding at the intercellular junctions is independent of its cytoplasmic domain; evidence for heterophilic interaction with integrin alphavbeta3 in Cis.

Wong CW, Wiedle G, Ballestrem C, Wehrle-Haller B, Etteldorf S, Bruckner M, Engelhardt B, Gisler RH, Imhof BA.

Mol Biol Cell. 2000 Sep;11(9):3109-21.


Actin-dependent lamellipodia formation and microtubule-dependent tail retraction control-directed cell migration.

Ballestrem C, Wehrle-Haller B, Hinz B, Imhof BA.

Mol Biol Cell. 2000 Sep;11(9):2999-3012.


Endocytic vesicles move at the tips of actin tails in cultured mast cells.

Merrifield CJ, Moss SE, Ballestrem C, Imhof BA, Giese G, Wunderlich I, Almers W.

Nat Cell Biol. 1999 May;1(1):72-4. No abstract available.


Actin dynamics in living mammalian cells.

Ballestrem C, Wehrle-Haller B, Imhof BA.

J Cell Sci. 1998 Jun;111 ( Pt 12):1649-58.

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