- Distinct alpha- and beta-tubulin isotypes are required for the positioning, differentiation and survival of neurons: new support for the 'multi-tubulin' hypothesisMax A Tischfield
Department of Neurology and Ophthalmology, Manten Center for Orphan Disease Research, Children s Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School, MA, USA
Biosci Rep 30:319-30. 2010....
- Human TUBB3 mutations perturb microtubule dynamics, kinesin interactions, and axon guidanceMax A Tischfield
Department of Neurology, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, MA 02115, USA
Cell 140:74-87. 2010..These findings demonstrate that normal TUBB3 is required for axon guidance and maintenance in mammals...
- An inherited TUBB2B mutation alters a kinesin-binding site and causes polymicrogyria, CFEOM and axon dysinnervationGustav Y Cederquist
Department of Neurology, Boston Children s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
Hum Mol Genet 21:5484-99. 2012..Together with previous studies, these findings highlight that β-tubulin isotypes function in both conserved and divergent ways to support proper human nervous system development...