Avital A Rodal

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Affiliation: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi Conformational changes in the Arp2/3 complex leading to actin nucleation
    Avital A Rodal
    Department of Biology, Rosenstiel Basic Medical Sciences Research Center, Brandeis University, Waltham, Massachusetts 02454, USA
    Nat Struct Mol Biol 12:26-31. 2005
  2. pmc Actin and septin ultrastructures at the budding yeast cell cortex
    Avital A Rodal
    Department of Biology, Rosenstiel Basic Medical Science Research Center, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA 02454, USA
    Mol Biol Cell 16:372-84. 2005
  3. pmc Nervous wreck and Cdc42 cooperate to regulate endocytic actin assembly during synaptic growth
    Avital A Rodal
    The Picower Institute for Learning and Memory, Department of Biology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139, USA
    J Neurosci 28:8316-25. 2008
  4. pmc Structural and functional dissection of the Abp1 ADFH actin-binding domain reveals versatile in vivo adapter functions
    Omar Quintero-Monzon
    Department of Biology and Rosenstiel Basic Medical Science Research Center, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA 02454, USA
    Mol Biol Cell 16:3128-39. 2005
  5. pmc A presynaptic endosomal trafficking pathway controls synaptic growth signaling
    Avital A Rodal
    Department of Biology, The Picower Institute for Learning and Memory, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA
    J Cell Biol 193:201-17. 2011
  6. pmc Formation of membrane ridges and scallops by the F-BAR protein Nervous Wreck
    Agata N Becalska
    Rosenstiel Basic Medical Sciences Research Center, Department of Biology, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA 02454, USA
    Mol Biol Cell 24:2406-18. 2013
  7. doi Synaptic endocytosis: illuminating the role of clathrin assembly
    Avital A Rodal
    Department of Biology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139, USA
    Curr Biol 18:R259-61. 2008
  8. pmc New approaches for studying synaptic development, function, and plasticity using Drosophila as a model system
    C Andrew Frank
    Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, Iowa 52242, Stanford Institute for Neuro innovation and Translational Neurosciences and Department of Neurosurgery, Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto, California 94305, Department of Molecular Cellular and Developmental Biology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109, Department of Biology, Brandeis University, Waltham, Massachusetts 02453, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, National Institute of Health, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, VIB, Center for the Biology of Disease and KU Leuven, Department for Human Genetics, 3000 Leuven, Belgium, and Department of Biology, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California 90089
    J Neurosci 33:17560-8. 2013
  9. ncbi Coordinated regulation of actin filament turnover by a high-molecular-weight Srv2/CAP complex, cofilin, profilin, and Aip1
    Heath I Balcer
    Department of Biology and Rosenstiel Basic Medical Sciences Research Center, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA 02454, USA
    Curr Biol 13:2159-69. 2003
  10. ncbi Negative regulation of yeast WASp by two SH3 domain-containing proteins
    Avital A Rodal
    Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, University of California, Berkeley, 94720, USA
    Curr Biol 13:1000-8. 2003

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Publications11

  1. ncbi Conformational changes in the Arp2/3 complex leading to actin nucleation
    Avital A Rodal
    Department of Biology, Rosenstiel Basic Medical Sciences Research Center, Brandeis University, Waltham, Massachusetts 02454, USA
    Nat Struct Mol Biol 12:26-31. 2005
    ..We conclude that WASp stabilizes p35-dependent closure of the complex, holding Arp2 and Arp3 closer together to nucleate an actin filament...
  2. pmc Actin and septin ultrastructures at the budding yeast cell cortex
    Avital A Rodal
    Department of Biology, Rosenstiel Basic Medical Science Research Center, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA 02454, USA
    Mol Biol Cell 16:372-84. 2005
    ..These images provide the first high-resolution views of septin organization in cells...
  3. pmc Nervous wreck and Cdc42 cooperate to regulate endocytic actin assembly during synaptic growth
    Avital A Rodal
    The Picower Institute for Learning and Memory, Department of Biology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139, USA
    J Neurosci 28:8316-25. 2008
    ..Together, our results suggest that synaptic growth activated by growth factor signaling is controlled at an endosomal compartment via coordinated Nwk and Cdc42-dependent actin assembly...
  4. pmc Structural and functional dissection of the Abp1 ADFH actin-binding domain reveals versatile in vivo adapter functions
    Omar Quintero-Monzon
    Department of Biology and Rosenstiel Basic Medical Science Research Center, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA 02454, USA
    Mol Biol Cell 16:3128-39. 2005
    ..Together, our data provide the first structural and functional view of the Abp1-actin interaction and show that Abp1 has distinct cellular roles as an adapter, linking different sets of ligands for each function...
  5. pmc A presynaptic endosomal trafficking pathway controls synaptic growth signaling
    Avital A Rodal
    Department of Biology, The Picower Institute for Learning and Memory, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA
    J Cell Biol 193:201-17. 2011
    ..Our results define a presynaptic trafficking pathway mediated by SNX16, NWK, and the ESCRT complex that functions to control synaptic growth signaling at the interface between endosomal compartments...
  6. pmc Formation of membrane ridges and scallops by the F-BAR protein Nervous Wreck
    Agata N Becalska
    Rosenstiel Basic Medical Sciences Research Center, Department of Biology, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA 02454, USA
    Mol Biol Cell 24:2406-18. 2013
    ..These findings expand the repertoire of F-BAR domain mediated membrane deformation and suggest that unique modes of higher-order assembly can define how these proteins sculpt the membrane. ..
  7. doi Synaptic endocytosis: illuminating the role of clathrin assembly
    Avital A Rodal
    Department of Biology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139, USA
    Curr Biol 18:R259-61. 2008
    ....
  8. pmc New approaches for studying synaptic development, function, and plasticity using Drosophila as a model system
    C Andrew Frank
    Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, Iowa 52242, Stanford Institute for Neuro innovation and Translational Neurosciences and Department of Neurosurgery, Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto, California 94305, Department of Molecular Cellular and Developmental Biology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109, Department of Biology, Brandeis University, Waltham, Massachusetts 02453, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, National Institute of Health, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, VIB, Center for the Biology of Disease and KU Leuven, Department for Human Genetics, 3000 Leuven, Belgium, and Department of Biology, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California 90089
    J Neurosci 33:17560-8. 2013
    ..We will review some of the fresh insights into synaptic development, function, and plasticity that have recently emerged in Drosophila with an emphasis on the unique advantages of this model system. ..
  9. ncbi Coordinated regulation of actin filament turnover by a high-molecular-weight Srv2/CAP complex, cofilin, profilin, and Aip1
    Heath I Balcer
    Department of Biology and Rosenstiel Basic Medical Sciences Research Center, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA 02454, USA
    Curr Biol 13:2159-69. 2003
    ..Xenopus Aip1 forms a cofilin-dependent cap at filament barbed ends. It has been unclear how these diverse activities are coordinated in vivo...
  10. ncbi Negative regulation of yeast WASp by two SH3 domain-containing proteins
    Avital A Rodal
    Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, University of California, Berkeley, 94720, USA
    Curr Biol 13:1000-8. 2003
    ..Some WASp family members are autoinhibited until bound by activating ligands; however, regulation of the budding yeast WASp homolog (Las17/Bee1) has not yet been explored...
  11. ncbi An actin nucleation mechanism mediated by Bni1 and profilin
    Isabelle Sagot
    Department of Pediatric Oncology, The Dana Farber Cancer Institute Harvard Medical School, 44 Binney Street, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Nat Cell Biol 4:626-31. 2002
    ..Thus, formin and profilin mediate actin nucleation by an Arp2/3-independent mechanism. These findings suggest that distinct actin nucleation mechanisms may underlie the assembly of different actin cytoskeletal structures...