Past Publications

Daniels, R., Rusan, N. M., Wilbuer, A. K., Norkin, L. C., Wadsworth, P., and Hebert, D. N. (2006). Simian virus 40 late proteins possess lytic properties that render them capable of permeabilizing cellular membranes. Journal of Virology, 80, 6575-6587.

Tulu, U. S., Fagerstrom, C., Ferenz, N. P., and Wadsworth, P. (2006). Molecular requirements for kinetochore-associated microtubule formation in mammalian cells. Curr. Biol., 16, 536-541.

Murthy, K. and Wadsworth, P. (2005). Myosin-II-dependent localization and dynamics of F-actin during cytokinesis. Curr. Biol., 15, 724-731.

Rusan, N. M. and Wadsworth, P. (2005). Centrosome fragments and microtubules are released and transported asymetrically away from division plane in anaphase.

Salaycik, K. J., Fagerstrom, C. J., Murthy, K., Tulu, U. S., and Wadsworth, P. (2005). Quantification of microtubule nucleation, growth and dynamics in wound-edge cells. J. Cell Sci., 118, 4113-4122.

Wadsworth, P., Rusan, N. M., Tulu, U. S., and Fagerstrom, C. (2005). Stable expression of fluorescently tagged proteins for studies of mitosis in mammalian cells. Nature Methods, 2, 981-987.

Wadsworth, P. (2005). Cytokinesis: Rho marks the spot. Curr. Biol., 15, R871-874.

Goodson, H. V. and Wadsworth, P. (2004). Methods for expressing and analyzing GFP-tubulin and GFP-microtubule associated proteins. In Live Cell Imaging: A laboratory manual, eds. D. L. Spector and R. D. Goldman), Chapter 31, pages 1-17. Woodbury, N.Y.: Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press.

Piehl, M., Tulu, U. S., Wadsworth, P., and Cassimeris, L. (2004). Centrosome maturation: measurement of microtubule nucleation throughout the cell cycle using GFP-tagged EB1. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, 101, 1584.

Wadsworth, P. (2004). Studying mitosis in cultured mammalian cells. In Live Cell Imaging: A laboratory Manual, eds. D. L. Spector and R. D. Goldman). Cold Spring Harbor, N.Y.: Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press.

Wadsworth, P. and Khodjakov, A. (2004). E pluribus unum: toward a universal mechanism for spindle assembly. Trends in Cell Bio., 14, 413-419.

Wadsworth, P. and Rusan, N. (2004). Mechanics of Mitosis. In Encyclopedia of Biological Chemistry, vol. 2 eds. W. J. Lennarz and M. D. Lane), pp. 743-747. San Diego: Academic Press/Elsevier.

Tulu, U. S., Rusan, N. M., and Wadsworth, P. (2003). Peripheral, non-centrosome-associated microtubules contribute to spindle formation in centrosome-containing cells. Curr. Biol., 13, 1894-1899.

Landen, J. W., Lang, R., McMahon, S. J., Rusan, N., Yvon, A. C., Adams, A. W., Sorcinelli, M., Campbell, R., Bonaccorsi, P., Wadsworth, P., Archer, D. R., Ansel, J., Armstrong, C. A., and Joshi, H. (2002). The tubulin binding agent noscapine for the treatment of murine melanoma. Cancer Research, 62, 4109-4114.

Rusan, N. M., Tulu, U. S., Fagerstrom, C., and Wadsworth, P. (2002). Reorganization of the microtubule array in prophase/prometaphase requires cytoplasmic dynein-dependent microtubule transport. J. Cell Biol., 158, 997-1003.

Yvon, A. C., Walker, J. W., Danowski, B. A., Fagerstrom, C., Khojakov, A., and Wadsworth, P. (2002). Centrosome reorientation in wound-edge cells is cell type specific. Mol. Biol. Cell, 13, 1871-1880.

Danowski, B. A., Khodjakov, A., and Wadsworth, P. (2001). Centrosome behavior in motile HGF-treated PtK2 cells expressing GFP-gamma tubulin. Cell Motil. Cytoskel., 50, 59-68.

Rusan, N. M., Fagerstrom, C. J., Yvon, A. C., and Wadsworth, P. (2001). Cell cycle-dependent changes in microtubule dynamics in living cells expressing GFP-alpha tubulin. Mol. Biol. Cell, 12, 971-980. J. Cell Biol., 168, 21-28.

Yvon, A. C., Gross, D. J., and Wadsworth, P. (2001). Antagonistic forces generated by myosin II and cytoplasmic dynein regulate microtubule turnover, movement, and organization in interphase cells. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, 98, 8656-8661. Full-text available (PDF,674KB).

Yvon, A. C. and Wadsworth, P. (2000). Region-specific microtubule transport in motile cells. J. Cell Biol., 151, 1003-1012. Full-text available (PDF,472KB).

Danowski, B. A., Khodjakov, A., and Wadsworth, P. (1999). Does the centrosome lead the way in motile HGF-treated cells? An investigation using GFP-g-tubulin. Mol. Biol. Cell, 10, 380a.

Wadsworth, P. (1999). Regional regulation of microtubule dynamics in polarized, motile cells. Cell Motil. Cytosk., 42, 48-59.

Wadsworth, P. (1999). Microinjection of Mitotic Cells. Methods in Cell Bio., 61, 219-231.

Yvon, A. C. and Wadsworth, P. (1999). Contribution of actomyosin to microtubule transport in motile and non-motile cells. Mol. Biol. Cell, 10, 258a.

McMeekan, J. and Wadsworth, P. (1998). Functional Assays to Identify and Characterize Regulators of Microtubule Behavior. BioTechniques, 24, 870-876.

Yvon, A. C., Wadsworth, P., and Jordan, M. A. (1998). Taxol suppresses dynamics of individual microtubules in living human tumor cells. Molec. Biol. Cell, 10, 947-959.

Yvon, A. C., Wadsworth, P., and Jordan, M. A. (1998). Taxol suppresses dynamics of individual microtubules in living human tumor cells. Molec. Biol. Cell, 10, 947-959.

Yvon, A. C. and Wadsworth, P. (1998). Evidence for microtubule transport and flux in motile cells. Mol. Biol. Cell, 9, 413a.

Yvon, A. C. and Wadsworth, P. (1997). Non-centrosomal microtubule formation and measurement of minus end microtubule dynamics in A498 cells. J. Cell Sci., 110, 2391-2401. Full-text available (PDF,818KB).

McMeekan, J. and Wadsworth, P. (1996). In vitro assays to identify regulators of microtubule dynamic instability. Mol. Biol. Cell, 7, 400a.

Shelden, E. and Wadsworth, P. (1996). Stimulation of microtubule dynamic turnover in living cells treated with okadaic acid. Cell Motil. Cyto., 35, 24-34.

Vasquez, R. J., Howell, B., Yvon, A. C., Wadsworth, P., and Cassimeris, L. (1996). Nanomolar concentrations of nocodazole alter microtubule dynamic instability in vivo and in vitro. Mol. Biol. Cell, 8, 973-985.

Wadsworth, P. and Bottaro, D. (1996). Microtubule dynamic turnover is suppressed during polarization and stimulated in HGF scattered MDCK epithelial cells. Cell Motil. Cytosk., 35, 225-236.

Dhamodharan, R. and Wadsworth, P. (1995). Modulation of microtubule dynamic instability in vivo by brain microtubule associated proteins. J. Cell Sci., 108, 1679-1689.

Dhamodharan, R., Jordan, M. A., Thrower, D., Wilson, L., and Wadsworth, P. (1995). Vinblastine suppresses dynamics of individual microtubules in living interphase cells. Mol. Biol. of the Cell, 6, 1215-1229.

Hush, J. M., Wadsworth, P., Callaham, D. A., and Hepler, P. K. (1994). Quantification of microtubule dynamics in living plant cells using fluorescence redistribution after photobleaching. J. Cell Sci., 107, 775-784.

Hepler, P. K., Cleary, A. L., Gunning, B. E. S., Wadsworth, P., Wasteneys, G. O., and Zhang, D. H. (1993). Cytoskeletal dynamics in living plant cells. Cell Biol. Int., 17, 127-142.

Shelden, E. and Wadsworth, P. (1993). Observation and quantification of individual microtubule behavior in vivo: Microtubule dynamics are cell-type specific. J. Cell Biol., 120, 935-945.

Wadsworth, P. (1993). Mitosis: spindle assembly and chromosome motion. Curr. Opin. Cell Biol., 5, 123-128.

Zhang, D., Wadsworth, P., and Hepler, P. K. (1993). Dynamics of microfilaments are similiar, but distinct from microtubules during cytokinesis in living, dividing plant cells. Cell Motil. Cytosk., 24, 151-155.

Shelden, E. and Wadsworth, P. (1992). Injection of biotin-tubulin into anaphase cells induces transient elongation of kinetochore microtubules and reversal of chromosome-to-pole motion. J. Cell Biol., 116, 1409-1420.

Zhang, D. H., Wadsworth, P., and Hepler, P. K. (1992). Modulation of anaphase spindle microtubule structure in stamen hair cells of Tradescantia by calcium and related agents. J. Cell Sci., 102, 79-89.

Amin-Hanjani, S. and Wadsworth, P. (1991). Inhibition of spindle elongation by taxol. Cell Motil. Cytosk., 20, 136-144.

Wise, D., Cassimeris, L., Rieder, C. L., Wadsworth, P., and Salmon, E. D. (1991). Chromosome fiber dynamics and congression oscillations in metaphase PtK2 cells at 23 C. Cell Motil. Cytosk., 18, 131-142.

Shelden, E. and Wadsworth, P. (1990). Interzonal microtubules are dynamic during spindle elongation. J. Cell Sci., 97, 273-281.

Wadsworth, P. and McGrail, M. (1990). Interphase microtubule dynamics are cell type-specific. J. Cell Sci., 95, 23-32.

Zhang, D., Wadsworth, P., and Hepler, P. K. (1990). Microtubule dynamics in living dividing plant cells: confocal imaging of microinjected fluorescent brain tubulin. Proc. Nat'l. Acad. Sci. USA, 87, 8820-8824.

Wadsworth, P., Shelden, E., Rupp, G., and Rieder, C. L. (1989). Biotin tubulin incorporates into kinetochore fiber microtubules during early but not late anaphase. J. Cell Biol., 109, 2257-2266.

Cassimeris, L. U., Wadsworth, P., and Salmon, E. D. (1986). Dynamics of microtubule depolymerization in monocytes. J. Cell Biol., 102, 2023-2032.

Wadsworth, P. and Salmon, E. D. (1986). Microtubule dynamics in mitotic spindles of living cells. , 466, 580-592.

Wadsworth, P. and Salmon, E. D. (1986). Analysis of the treadmilling model during metaphase of mitosis using fluorescence recovery after photobleaching. J. Cell Biol., 102, 1032-1038.

Wadsworth, P. and Sloboda, R. D. (1983). Microinjection of fluorescent tubulin into dividing sea urchin cells. J. Cell Biol., 97, 1249-1254.


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