Tianzhi Luo

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Affiliation: Johns Hopkins University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Understanding the cooperative interaction between myosin II and actin cross-linkers mediated by actin filaments during mechanosensation
    Tianzhi Luo
    Department of Cell Biology, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Biophys J 102:238-47. 2012
  2. pmc Molecular mechanisms of cellular mechanosensing
    Tianzhi Luo
    Department of Cell Biology, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Nat Mater 12:1064-71. 2013
  3. pmc Mechanosensing through cooperative interactions between myosin II and the actin crosslinker cortexillin I
    Yixin Ren
    Department of Cell Biology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Curr Biol 19:1421-8. 2009
  4. pmc Cytokinesis through biochemical-mechanical feedback loops
    Alexandra Surcel
    Department of Cell Biology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Semin Cell Dev Biol 21:866-73. 2010

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Publications4

  1. pmc Understanding the cooperative interaction between myosin II and actin cross-linkers mediated by actin filaments during mechanosensation
    Tianzhi Luo
    Department of Cell Biology, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Biophys J 102:238-47. 2012
    ..This mechanism is likely to be general for a range of myosin II-dependent cellular mechanosensory processes...
  2. pmc Molecular mechanisms of cellular mechanosensing
    Tianzhi Luo
    Department of Cell Biology, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Nat Mater 12:1064-71. 2013
    ..Our observations show that the accumulation kinetics of each protein may be explained by its molecular mechanisms, and that protein accumulation and the cell's viscoelastic state can explain cell contraction against mechanical load. ..
  3. pmc Mechanosensing through cooperative interactions between myosin II and the actin crosslinker cortexillin I
    Yixin Ren
    Department of Cell Biology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Curr Biol 19:1421-8. 2009
    ..For a myosin motor to experience tension, the actin filament must also be anchored...
  4. pmc Cytokinesis through biochemical-mechanical feedback loops
    Alexandra Surcel
    Department of Cell Biology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Semin Cell Dev Biol 21:866-73. 2010
    ..Though originally defined in Dictyostelium, features of the control system are recognizable in other organisms, suggesting a universal mechanism for cytokinesis regulation and contractility...