A Desai

Summary

Affiliation: European Molecular Biology Laboratory
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Kin I kinesins are microtubule-destabilizing enzymes
    A Desai
    Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics, University of California, San Francisco 94143, USA
    Cell 96:69-78. 1999
  2. ncbi request reprint Microtubule polymerization dynamics
    A Desai
    Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics, University of California, San Francisco 94143, USA
    Annu Rev Cell Dev Biol 13:83-117. 1997
  3. pmc A method that allows the assembly of kinetochore components onto chromosomes condensed in clarified Xenopus egg extracts
    A Desai
    Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0448, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 94:12378-83. 1997
  4. ncbi request reprint XKCM1: a Xenopus kinesin-related protein that regulates microtubule dynamics during mitotic spindle assembly
    C E Walczak
    Department of Cellular and Molecular Pharmacology, University of California, San Francisco 94143 0450, USA
    Cell 84:37-47. 1996
  5. pmc Implication of a novel multiprotein Dam1p complex in outer kinetochore function
    I M Cheeseman
    Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
    J Cell Biol 155:1137-45. 2001
  6. ncbi request reprint Purification and assay of a septin complex from Drosophila embryos
    K Oegema
    Department of Cellular and Molecular Pharmacology, University of California, San Francisco 94143, USA
    Methods Enzymol 298:279-95. 1998

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Publications6

  1. ncbi request reprint Kin I kinesins are microtubule-destabilizing enzymes
    A Desai
    Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics, University of California, San Francisco 94143, USA
    Cell 96:69-78. 1999
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint Microtubule polymerization dynamics
    A Desai
    Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics, University of California, San Francisco 94143, USA
    Annu Rev Cell Dev Biol 13:83-117. 1997
    ..In this review, we first describe progress toward understanding the mechanism of dynamic instability of pure tubulin and then discuss the function and regulation of microtubule dynamic instability in living cells...
  3. pmc A method that allows the assembly of kinetochore components onto chromosomes condensed in clarified Xenopus egg extracts
    A Desai
    Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0448, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 94:12378-83. 1997
    ..Extension of this assay for the analysis of other components should help to dissect the protein-protein interactions involved in kinetochore assembly and function...
  4. ncbi request reprint XKCM1: a Xenopus kinesin-related protein that regulates microtubule dynamics during mitotic spindle assembly
    C E Walczak
    Department of Cellular and Molecular Pharmacology, University of California, San Francisco 94143 0450, USA
    Cell 84:37-47. 1996
    ..XKCM1 thus exhibits a novel activity for a kinesin-related protein by promoting microtubule depolymerization during mitotic spindle assembly...
  5. pmc Implication of a novel multiprotein Dam1p complex in outer kinetochore function
    I M Cheeseman
    Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
    J Cell Biol 155:1137-45. 2001
    ..These and other analyses implicate the four newly identified subunits and the Dam1p complex as a whole in outer kinetochore function where they are well positioned to facilitate the association of chromosomes with spindle microtubules...
  6. ncbi request reprint Purification and assay of a septin complex from Drosophila embryos
    K Oegema
    Department of Cellular and Molecular Pharmacology, University of California, San Francisco 94143, USA
    Methods Enzymol 298:279-95. 1998