Sara Aspengren

Summary

Country: Sweden

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Effects of acrylamide, latrunculin, and nocodazole on intracellular transport and cytoskeletal organization in melanophores
    Sara Aspengren
    Zoophysiology, Department of Zoology, Goteborg University, Goteborg, Sweden
    Cell Motil Cytoskeleton 63:423-36. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Noradrenaline- and melatonin-mediated regulation of pigment aggregation in fish melanophores
    Sara Aspengren
    Department of Zoology and Zoophysiology, Goteborg University, Goteborg, Sweden
    Pigment Cell Res 16:59-64. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint A role for spectrin in dynactin-dependent melanosome transport in Xenopus laevis melanophores
    Sara Aspengren
    Department of Zoology, Zoophysiology, Goteborg University, Goteborg, Sweden
    Pigment Cell Res 17:295-301. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Studies of pigment transfer between Xenopus laevis melanophores and fibroblasts in vitro and in vivo
    Sara Aspengren
    Department of Zoology, Zoophysiology, Goteborg University, Box 463, 405 30 Goteborg, Sweden
    Pigment Cell Res 19:136-45. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint The cytoskeleton in fish melanophore melanosome positioning
    Helen Nilsson Sköld
    Department of Zoophysiology, Goteborg University, Sweden
    Microsc Res Tech 58:464-9. 2002
  6. ncbi request reprint Melanophores: a model system for neuronal transport and exocytosis?
    Sara Aspengren
    Department of Zoology Zoophysiology, Goteborg University, Goteborg, Sweden
    J Neurosci Res 85:2591-600. 2007

Collaborators

  • Helen Nilsson Sköld
  • Margareta Wallin

Detail Information

Publications6

  1. ncbi request reprint Effects of acrylamide, latrunculin, and nocodazole on intracellular transport and cytoskeletal organization in melanophores
    Sara Aspengren
    Zoophysiology, Department of Zoology, Goteborg University, Goteborg, Sweden
    Cell Motil Cytoskeleton 63:423-36. 2006
    ..When combining morphological observations with qualitative and quantitative measurements of intracellular transport, melanophores provide a valuable model system for toxicological studies...
  2. ncbi request reprint Noradrenaline- and melatonin-mediated regulation of pigment aggregation in fish melanophores
    Sara Aspengren
    Department of Zoology and Zoophysiology, Goteborg University, Goteborg, Sweden
    Pigment Cell Res 16:59-64. 2003
    ..Together with cyclic adenosine 3-phosphate-fluctuations, tyrosine phosphorylation functions as a switch signal for melanosome aggregation and dispersion in these cells...
  3. ncbi request reprint A role for spectrin in dynactin-dependent melanosome transport in Xenopus laevis melanophores
    Sara Aspengren
    Department of Zoology, Zoophysiology, Goteborg University, Goteborg, Sweden
    Pigment Cell Res 17:295-301. 2004
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  4. ncbi request reprint Studies of pigment transfer between Xenopus laevis melanophores and fibroblasts in vitro and in vivo
    Sara Aspengren
    Department of Zoology, Zoophysiology, Goteborg University, Box 463, 405 30 Goteborg, Sweden
    Pigment Cell Res 19:136-45. 2006
    ..Our results show that cultured frog melanophores can not only be used for studies of rapid colour change, but also as a model system for long-term colour changes and for studies of factors that affect pigmentation...
  5. ncbi request reprint The cytoskeleton in fish melanophore melanosome positioning
    Helen Nilsson Sköld
    Department of Zoophysiology, Goteborg University, Sweden
    Microsc Res Tech 58:464-9. 2002
    ..Finally, recent data on melanosome-dependent organising of microtubules show that dynein is involved in nucleating microtubules extending from melanosome aggregates in melanophore fragments...
  6. ncbi request reprint Melanophores: a model system for neuronal transport and exocytosis?
    Sara Aspengren
    Department of Zoology Zoophysiology, Goteborg University, Goteborg, Sweden
    J Neurosci Res 85:2591-600. 2007
    ..In this review, we present an overview of the research on the pigment transport system and the potential use of pigment cells as a model system...