RONG contact LI

Summary

Publications

  1. pmc Myosin-II puts the squeeze on asymmetric cell division
    Rong Li
    Stowers Institute for Medical Research 1000 E 50 th Street, Kansas City, MO 64112, USA
    Dev Cell 19:639-40. 2010
  2. doi request reprint The art of choreographing asymmetric cell division
    Rong Li
    Stowers Institute for Medical Research, 1000 East 50th Street, Kansas City, MO 64110, USA
    Dev Cell 25:439-50. 2013
  3. doi request reprint The road to maturation: somatic cell interaction and self-organization of the mammalian oocyte
    Rong Li
    Stowers Institute for Medical Research, 1000 East 50th Street, Kansas City, Missouri 64110, USA
    Nat Rev Mol Cell Biol 14:141-52. 2013
  4. pmc Symmetry breaking in biology
    Rong Li
    Stowers Institute for Medical Research, 1000 East 50th Street, Kansas City, Missouri 64110, USA
    Cold Spring Harb Perspect Biol 2:a003475. 2010
  5. pmc Symmetry breaking in the life cycle of the budding yeast
    Brian D Slaughter
    Stowers Institute for Medical Research, 1000 East 50th Street, Kansas City, Missouri 64110, USA
    Cold Spring Harb Perspect Biol 1:a003384. 2009
  6. pmc Toward quantitative "in vivo biochemistry" with fluorescence fluctuation spectroscopy
    Brian D Slaughter
    Stowers Institute for Medical Research, Kansas City, MO 64110, USA
    Mol Biol Cell 21:4306-11. 2010
  7. doi request reprint Beyond polymer polarity: how the cytoskeleton builds a polarized cell
    Rong Li
    The Stowers Institute for Medical Research, 1000 East 50th Street, Kansas City, Missouri 64110, USA
    Nat Rev Mol Cell Biol 9:860-73. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Toward a molecular interpretation of the surface stress theory for yeast morphogenesis
    Brian Slaughter
    The Stowers Institute for Medical Research, 1000 E 50th St Kansas City, Missouri 64110, USA
    Curr Opin Cell Biol 18:47-53. 2006
  9. pmc Dual modes of cdc42 recycling fine-tune polarized morphogenesis
    Brian D Slaughter
    Stowers Institute for Medical Research, 1000 East 50 th Street, Kansas City, MO 64110, USA
    Dev Cell 17:823-35. 2009
  10. doi request reprint Actin-driven chromosomal motility leads to symmetry breaking in mammalian meiotic oocytes
    Hongbin Li
    Stowers Institute for Medical Research, 1000 E 50th Street, Kansas City, MO 64110, USA
    Nat Cell Biol 10:1301-8. 2008

Collaborators

  • BRUCE A BOWERMAN
  • GREGG GUNDERSEN
  • Brian D Slaughter
  • Norman Pavelka
  • Stephanie C Wai
  • Boris Rubinstein
  • Hongbin Li
  • Manqi Deng
  • Brian Slaughter
  • Anita Saraf
  • Jin Zhu
  • Giulia Rancati
  • Brian W Sanderson
  • William D Bradford
  • Gaye L Hattem
  • Laurence Florens
  • Scott A Gerber
  • Arupratan Das
  • Sarah E Smith
  • Joel W Schwartz
  • Fengli Guo
  • Richard M Schultz
  • Praveen Suraneni

Detail Information

Publications13

  1. pmc Myosin-II puts the squeeze on asymmetric cell division
    Rong Li
    Stowers Institute for Medical Research 1000 E 50 th Street, Kansas City, MO 64112, USA
    Dev Cell 19:639-40. 2010
    ..Ou et al. (2010) now report in Science a mechanism of asymmetric midzone positioning driven by a polarized cortical distribution of the contractile motor myosin-II...
  2. doi request reprint The art of choreographing asymmetric cell division
    Rong Li
    Stowers Institute for Medical Research, 1000 East 50th Street, Kansas City, MO 64110, USA
    Dev Cell 25:439-50. 2013
    ....
  3. doi request reprint The road to maturation: somatic cell interaction and self-organization of the mammalian oocyte
    Rong Li
    Stowers Institute for Medical Research, 1000 East 50th Street, Kansas City, Missouri 64110, USA
    Nat Rev Mol Cell Biol 14:141-52. 2013
    ..Meiotic chromatin provides key instructive signals while being 'chauffeured' by both cytoskeletal systems...
  4. pmc Symmetry breaking in biology
    Rong Li
    Stowers Institute for Medical Research, 1000 East 50th Street, Kansas City, Missouri 64110, USA
    Cold Spring Harb Perspect Biol 2:a003475. 2010
    ..Symmetry breaking is essential for cell movement, polarity, and developmental patterning. Amplification of initial asymmetry is key to the conserved mechanisms involved...
  5. pmc Symmetry breaking in the life cycle of the budding yeast
    Brian D Slaughter
    Stowers Institute for Medical Research, 1000 East 50th Street, Kansas City, Missouri 64110, USA
    Cold Spring Harb Perspect Biol 1:a003384. 2009
    ..Spatial cues, such as bud scars and pheromone gradients, orient cell polarity by modulating the regulation of the Cdc42 GTPase cycle, thereby biasing the site of asymmetry amplification...
  6. pmc Toward quantitative "in vivo biochemistry" with fluorescence fluctuation spectroscopy
    Brian D Slaughter
    Stowers Institute for Medical Research, Kansas City, MO 64110, USA
    Mol Biol Cell 21:4306-11. 2010
    ..Along the way, we describe briefly a few recent examples where these analyses have helped address important biological questions...
  7. doi request reprint Beyond polymer polarity: how the cytoskeleton builds a polarized cell
    Rong Li
    The Stowers Institute for Medical Research, 1000 East 50th Street, Kansas City, Missouri 64110, USA
    Nat Rev Mol Cell Biol 9:860-73. 2008
    ..Crosstalk coordinates the functions of the two cytoskeletal systems...
  8. ncbi request reprint Toward a molecular interpretation of the surface stress theory for yeast morphogenesis
    Brian Slaughter
    The Stowers Institute for Medical Research, 1000 E 50th St Kansas City, Missouri 64110, USA
    Curr Opin Cell Biol 18:47-53. 2006
    ....
  9. pmc Dual modes of cdc42 recycling fine-tune polarized morphogenesis
    Brian D Slaughter
    Stowers Institute for Medical Research, 1000 East 50 th Street, Kansas City, MO 64110, USA
    Dev Cell 17:823-35. 2009
    ....
  10. doi request reprint Actin-driven chromosomal motility leads to symmetry breaking in mammalian meiotic oocytes
    Hongbin Li
    Stowers Institute for Medical Research, 1000 E 50th Street, Kansas City, MO 64110, USA
    Nat Cell Biol 10:1301-8. 2008
    ..Symmetry breaking of the actin cloud relative to chromosomes, and net chromosome translocation toward the cortex require actin turnover...
  11. pmc Multisite phosphorylation of the guanine nucleotide exchange factor Cdc24 during yeast cell polarization
    Stephanie C Wai
    Stowers Institute for Medical Research, Kansas City, MO, USA
    PLoS ONE 4:e6563. 2009
    ..Previous studies have suggested an important role for phosphorylation of Cdc24, which may regulate activity or function of the protein, representing a key step in the symmetry breaking process...
  12. pmc Aneuploidy confers quantitative proteome changes and phenotypic variation in budding yeast
    Norman Pavelka
    Stowers Institute for Medical Research, 1000 East 50th Street, Kansas City, Missouri 64110, USA
    Nature 468:321-5. 2010
    ....
  13. ncbi request reprint The Ran GTPase mediates chromatin signaling to control cortical polarity during polar body extrusion in mouse oocytes
    Manqi Deng
    Stowers Institute for Medical Research, Kansas City, MO 64110, USA
    Dev Cell 12:301-8. 2007
    ..We hypothesize that a Ran(GTP) gradient serves as a molecular ruler to interpret the asymmetric position of the meiotic chromatin...

Research Grants27

  1. ACTIN ASSEMBLY DURING YEAST POLARIZED CELL GROWTH
    Rong Li; Fiscal Year: 2006
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  2. Studying the control of Cytokinesis as an Evolved Complex System
    RONG contact LI; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Nature 437, 1043-1047 (2005). 3. Strome, S. Generation of cell diversity during early embryogenesis in the nematode Caenorhabditis elegans embryos. Int. Rev. Cyt. 114, 81-123 (1989). ..
  3. The Mechanism and Regulation of Cytokinesis in Yeast
    Rong Li; Fiscal Year: 2006
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  4. Mechanisms of cell polarization in yeast
    Rong Li; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..2) To elucidating the mechanism of Cdc42 recycling during cell polarization. 3) To investigating the dynamic organization of the polar cortex through genome-wide FRAP analysis of polar cap components. ..
  5. Studying the control of Cytokinesis as an Evolved Complex System
    Rong Li; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Nature 437, 1043-1047 (2005). 3. Strome, S. Generation of cell diversity during early embryogenesis in the nematode Caenorhabditis elegans embryos. Int. Rev. Cyt. 114, 81-123 (1989). ..
  6. Mechanisms of cell polarization in yeast
    Rong Li; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..2) To elucidating the mechanism of Cdc42 recycling during cell polarization. 3) To investigating the dynamic organization of the polar cortex through genome-wide FRAP analysis of polar cap components. ..
  7. ACTIN ASSEMBLY DURING YEAST POLARIZED CELL GROWTH
    Rong Li; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..The analysis of Bee1 may shed light on the decease mechanism of Wiskott-Aldrich syndrome, a severe immunodeficiency that correlates with defects in blood cell morphogenesis. ..
  8. REGULATION OF CYTOKINESIS IN BUDDING YEAST
    Rong Li; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Because most of these proteins have mammalian homologs, our findings should facilitate studies of similar processes in other eukaryotic organisms. ..
  9. ACTIN ASSEMBLY DURING YEAST POLARIZED CELL GROWTH
    Rong Li; Fiscal Year: 2003
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