M Yusuf Ali

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Affiliation: University of Vermont
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Myosin VI has a one track mind versus myosin Va when moving on actin bundles or at an intersection
    M Yusuf Ali
    Department of Molecular Physiology and Biophysics, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT 05405, USA
    Traffic 14:70-81. 2013
  2. pmc Myosin Va and myosin VI coordinate their steps while engaged in an in vitro tug of war during cargo transport
    M Yusuf Ali
    Department of Molecular Physiology and Biophysics, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT 05405, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 108:E535-41. 2011
  3. pmc Diffusive movement of processive kinesin-1 on microtubules
    Hailong Lu
    Department of Molecular Physiology and Biophysics, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT 05405, USA
    Traffic 10:1429-38. 2009
  4. pmc Random walk of processive, quantum dot-labeled myosin Va molecules within the actin cortex of COS-7 cells
    Shane R Nelson
    Department of Molecular Physiology and Biophysics, University of Vermont College of Medicine, Burlington, Vermont, USA
    Biophys J 97:509-18. 2009
  5. pmc Myosin V and Kinesin act as tethers to enhance each others' processivity
    M Yusuf Ali
    Department of Molecular Physiology and Biophysics, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT 05405
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 105:4691-6. 2008
  6. pmc Quantum dot labeling strategies to characterize single-molecular motors
    Shane R Nelson
    Department of Molecular Physiology and Biophysics, University of Vermont College of Medicine, Burlington, VT, USA
    Methods Mol Biol 778:111-21. 2011
  7. pmc A branched kinetic scheme describes the mechanochemical coupling of Myosin Va processivity in response to substrate
    Chong Zhang
    Department of Molecular Physiology and Biophysics, University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont, USA
    Biophys J 103:728-37. 2012
  8. pmc Myosin Va maneuvers through actin intersections and diffuses along microtubules
    M Yusuf Ali
    Department of Molecular Physiology and Biophysics, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT 05405, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 104:4332-6. 2007

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Publications8

  1. pmc Myosin VI has a one track mind versus myosin Va when moving on actin bundles or at an intersection
    M Yusuf Ali
    Department of Molecular Physiology and Biophysics, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT 05405, USA
    Traffic 14:70-81. 2013
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  2. pmc Myosin Va and myosin VI coordinate their steps while engaged in an in vitro tug of war during cargo transport
    M Yusuf Ali
    Department of Molecular Physiology and Biophysics, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT 05405, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 108:E535-41. 2011
    ..This model system emphasizes the physical communication between opposing motors bound to a common cargo and highlights the potential for modulating this interaction by changes in the cell's ionic milieu...
  3. pmc Diffusive movement of processive kinesin-1 on microtubules
    Hailong Lu
    Department of Molecular Physiology and Biophysics, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT 05405, USA
    Traffic 10:1429-38. 2009
    ..This mechanism may facilitate the ability of kinesin to pick up cargo, and/or allow the kinesin/cargo complex to stay bound after encountering obstacles...
  4. pmc Random walk of processive, quantum dot-labeled myosin Va molecules within the actin cortex of COS-7 cells
    Shane R Nelson
    Department of Molecular Physiology and Biophysics, University of Vermont College of Medicine, Burlington, Vermont, USA
    Biophys J 97:509-18. 2009
    ..Monte Carlo modeling suggests that the random nature of the trajectories represents processive myoVa motors undergoing a random walk through the dense and randomly oriented cortical actin network...
  5. pmc Myosin V and Kinesin act as tethers to enhance each others' processivity
    M Yusuf Ali
    Department of Molecular Physiology and Biophysics, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT 05405
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 105:4691-6. 2008
    ..The resulting run length enhancement likely contributes to the successful delivery of cargo in the cell...
  6. pmc Quantum dot labeling strategies to characterize single-molecular motors
    Shane R Nelson
    Department of Molecular Physiology and Biophysics, University of Vermont College of Medicine, Burlington, VT, USA
    Methods Mol Biol 778:111-21. 2011
    ..High-resolution video microscopy and single-particle tracking of a Qdot-labeled MyoVa motor molecule allow the detection of individual steps in vitro and in live cells...
  7. pmc A branched kinetic scheme describes the mechanochemical coupling of Myosin Va processivity in response to substrate
    Chong Zhang
    Department of Molecular Physiology and Biophysics, University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont, USA
    Biophys J 103:728-37. 2012
    ..This has uncovered states not normally sampled by the motor, and suggests that every transition involving substrate binding and release may be strain-dependent...
  8. pmc Myosin Va maneuvers through actin intersections and diffuses along microtubules
    M Yusuf Ali
    Department of Molecular Physiology and Biophysics, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT 05405, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 104:4332-6. 2007
    ..These features of myoVa may help ensure efficient cargo delivery from the cell center to the periphery...