Matthew Lord

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Affiliation: University of Vermont
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Cytoskeletal regulation: sorting out stress fibers with tropomyosin
    Matthew Lord
    Department of Molecular Physiology and Biophysics, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT 05405, USA
    Curr Biol 21:R255-7. 2011
  2. doi request reprint A calmodulin-related light chain from fission yeast that functions with myosin-I and PI 4-kinase
    Matthew R Sammons
    Department of Molecular Physiology and Biophysics, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT 05405, USA
    J Cell Sci 124:2466-77. 2011
  3. pmc Tropomyosin and myosin-II cellular levels promote actomyosin ring assembly in fission yeast
    Benjamin C Stark
    Department of Molecular Physiology and Biophysics, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT 05405, USA
    Mol Biol Cell 21:989-1000. 2010
  4. pmc Fission yeast Cyk3p is a transglutaminase-like protein that participates in cytokinesis and cell morphogenesis
    Luther W Pollard
    Department of Molecular Physiology and Biophysics, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT 05405, USA
    Mol Biol Cell 23:2433-44. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Differential regulation of unconventional fission yeast myosins via the actin track
    Joseph E Clayton
    Department of Molecular Physiology and Biophysics, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT 05405, USA
    Curr Biol 20:1423-31. 2010
  6. pmc Regulation of fission yeast myosin-II function and contractile ring dynamics by regulatory light-chain and heavy-chain phosphorylation
    Thomas E Sladewski
    Department of Molecular Physiology and Biophysics, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT 05405, USA
    Mol Biol Cell 20:3941-52. 2009
  7. pmc Functional adaptation between yeast actin and its cognate myosin motors
    Benjamin C Stark
    Department of Molecular Physiology and Biophysics, University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont 05405, USA
    J Biol Chem 286:30384-92. 2011
  8. pmc Fission yeast tropomyosin specifies directed transport of myosin-V along actin cables
    Joseph E Clayton
    Department of Molecular Physiology and Biophysics, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT 05405
    Mol Biol Cell 25:66-75. 2014
  9. pmc Essential features of the class V myosin from budding yeast for ASH1 mRNA transport
    Carol S Bookwalter
    Department of Molecular Physiology and Biophysics, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT 05405, USA
    Mol Biol Cell 20:3414-21. 2009
  10. pmc UCS protein Rng3p is essential for myosin-II motor activity during cytokinesis in fission yeast
    Benjamin C Stark
    Department of Molecular Physiology and Biophysics, University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 8:e79593. 2013

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Publications11

  1. doi request reprint Cytoskeletal regulation: sorting out stress fibers with tropomyosin
    Matthew Lord
    Department of Molecular Physiology and Biophysics, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT 05405, USA
    Curr Biol 21:R255-7. 2011
    ..An interesting new study now sheds some light on this topic by examining the role of tropomyosin in stress fiber organization...
  2. doi request reprint A calmodulin-related light chain from fission yeast that functions with myosin-I and PI 4-kinase
    Matthew R Sammons
    Department of Molecular Physiology and Biophysics, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT 05405, USA
    J Cell Sci 124:2466-77. 2011
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  3. pmc Tropomyosin and myosin-II cellular levels promote actomyosin ring assembly in fission yeast
    Benjamin C Stark
    Department of Molecular Physiology and Biophysics, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT 05405, USA
    Mol Biol Cell 21:989-1000. 2010
    ..This mode of regulation reflects a role for tropomyosin in specifying and stabilizing actomyosin interactions, which facilitates contractile ring assembly in the fission yeast system...
  4. pmc Fission yeast Cyk3p is a transglutaminase-like protein that participates in cytokinesis and cell morphogenesis
    Luther W Pollard
    Department of Molecular Physiology and Biophysics, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT 05405, USA
    Mol Biol Cell 23:2433-44. 2012
    ..We suggest that the proposed evolution of animal transglutaminase cross-linking activity from ancestral bacterial thiol proteases was accompanied by the emergence of a subclass whose function does not depend on enzymatic activity...
  5. doi request reprint Differential regulation of unconventional fission yeast myosins via the actin track
    Joseph E Clayton
    Department of Molecular Physiology and Biophysics, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT 05405, USA
    Curr Biol 20:1423-31. 2010
    ..Here we used a combination of in vivo and in vitro approaches to investigate how changes in the actin track influence the motor activity and spatial regulation of these myosins...
  6. pmc Regulation of fission yeast myosin-II function and contractile ring dynamics by regulatory light-chain and heavy-chain phosphorylation
    Thomas E Sladewski
    Department of Molecular Physiology and Biophysics, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT 05405, USA
    Mol Biol Cell 20:3941-52. 2009
    ..Although in vitro studies indicated that phosphorylation at Ser-1444 is not needed for Myo2p motor activity, phosphorylation at this site promotes the initiation of contractile ring constriction...
  7. pmc Functional adaptation between yeast actin and its cognate myosin motors
    Benjamin C Stark
    Department of Molecular Physiology and Biophysics, University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont 05405, USA
    J Biol Chem 286:30384-92. 2011
    ..Our study also highlights the importance of native actin isoforms when considering the function of myosins...
  8. pmc Fission yeast tropomyosin specifies directed transport of myosin-V along actin cables
    Joseph E Clayton
    Department of Molecular Physiology and Biophysics, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT 05405
    Mol Biol Cell 25:66-75. 2014
    ..Our findings outline a mechanism by which tropomyosin facilitates sorting of transport to specific actin tracks within the cell by switching on myosin processivity...
  9. pmc Essential features of the class V myosin from budding yeast for ASH1 mRNA transport
    Carol S Bookwalter
    Department of Molecular Physiology and Biophysics, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT 05405, USA
    Mol Biol Cell 20:3414-21. 2009
    ..Our results show that the most important feature for correct localization is the retention of coupling between all the members of the complex (Myo4p-She3p-She2p-ASH1 mRNA), which is aided by She3p being a tightly bound subunit of Myo4p...
  10. pmc UCS protein Rng3p is essential for myosin-II motor activity during cytokinesis in fission yeast
    Benjamin C Stark
    Department of Molecular Physiology and Biophysics, University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 8:e79593. 2013
    ..Thus, while Rng3p is specific to myosin-II, UCS proteins are adaptable and can respond to changes in the stability of other myosin motors. ..
  11. pmc Yeast UCS proteins promote actomyosin interactions and limit myosin turnover in cells
    Matthew Lord
    Department of Molecular Physiology and Biophysics, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT 05405, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 105:8014-9. 2008
    ..Thus, a fraction of this yeast myosin can fold de novo in the absence of UCS proteins, but UCS proteins promote myosin stability and interactions with actin...