Martin Wühr

Summary

Country: Germany

Publications

  1. pmc Evidence for an upper limit to mitotic spindle length
    Martin Wühr
    Department of Systems Biology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Curr Biol 18:1256-61. 2008
  2. pmc How does a millimeter-sized cell find its center?
    Martin Wühr
    Department of Systems Biology, Harvard Medical School, 200 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115 USA
    Cell Cycle 8:1115-21. 2009
  3. pmc A model for cleavage plane determination in early amphibian and fish embryos
    Martin Wühr
    Department of Systems Biology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Curr Biol 20:2040-5. 2010
  4. doi request reprint Mitosis: new roles for myosin-X and actin at the spindle
    Martin Wühr
    Department of Systems Biology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Curr Biol 18:R912-4. 2008
  5. pmc Growth, interaction, and positioning of microtubule asters in extremely large vertebrate embryo cells
    Timothy Mitchison
    Department of Systems Biology, Harvard Medical School and Marine Biological Laboratory, Woods Hole, Massachusetts, USA
    Cytoskeleton (Hoboken) 69:738-50. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Pronuclear migration: no attachment? No union, but a futile cycle!
    Phuong A Nguyen
    Department of Systems Biology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Curr Biol 22:R409-11. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Size and speed go hand in hand in cytokinesis
    Martin Wühr
    Department of Systems Biology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Cell 137:798-800. 2009

Detail Information

Publications7

  1. pmc Evidence for an upper limit to mitotic spindle length
    Martin Wühr
    Department of Systems Biology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Curr Biol 18:1256-61. 2008
    ..We conclude that early mitotic spindle length in Xenopus laevis is uncoupled from cell length, reaching an upper bound determined by mechanisms that are intrinsic to the spindle...
  2. pmc How does a millimeter-sized cell find its center?
    Martin Wühr
    Department of Systems Biology, Harvard Medical School, 200 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115 USA
    Cell Cycle 8:1115-21. 2009
    ....
  3. pmc A model for cleavage plane determination in early amphibian and fish embryos
    Martin Wühr
    Department of Systems Biology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Curr Biol 20:2040-5. 2010
    ..Dynein anchored in the cytoplasm then generates length-dependent pulling forces, which move and orient centrosomes...
  4. doi request reprint Mitosis: new roles for myosin-X and actin at the spindle
    Martin Wühr
    Department of Systems Biology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Curr Biol 18:R912-4. 2008
    ....
  5. pmc Growth, interaction, and positioning of microtubule asters in extremely large vertebrate embryo cells
    Timothy Mitchison
    Department of Systems Biology, Harvard Medical School and Marine Biological Laboratory, Woods Hole, Massachusetts, USA
    Cytoskeleton (Hoboken) 69:738-50. 2012
    ..Studying these problems in extremely large cells is starting to reveal how general principles of cell organization scale with cell size...
  6. doi request reprint Pronuclear migration: no attachment? No union, but a futile cycle!
    Phuong A Nguyen
    Department of Systems Biology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Curr Biol 22:R409-11. 2012
    ..How do pronuclei migrate towards each other? The zebrafish futile cycle gene is shown to encode a maternally expressed membrane protein required for nuclear attachment and migration along the sperm aster...
  7. doi request reprint Size and speed go hand in hand in cytokinesis
    Martin Wühr
    Department of Systems Biology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Cell 137:798-800. 2009
    ..2009) show in embryos of the worm Caenorhabditis elegans that the rate of ring constriction during cytokinesis is proportional to the initial cell perimeter, ensuring that the duration of cytokinesis is cell-size independent...