L G Smith

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc IRREGULAR TRICHOME BRANCH1 in Arabidopsis encodes a plant homolog of the actin-related protein2/3 complex activator Scar/WAVE that regulates actin and microtubule organization
    Xiaoguo Zhang
    Department of Botany and University of Florida Genetics Institute, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida 32611 8526, USA
    Plant Cell 17:2314-26. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Divide and conquer: cytokinesis in plant cells
    L G Smith
    Department of Biology, Section of Cell and Developmental Biology, University of California at San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093 0116, USA
    Curr Opin Plant Biol 2:447-53. 1999
  3. pmc Tangled1: a microtubule binding protein required for the spatial control of cytokinesis in maize
    L G Smith
    Section of Cell and Developmental Biology, University of California at San Diego, La Jolla, California 92093, USA
    J Cell Biol 152:231-6. 2001
  4. ncbi request reprint Plant cell division: building walls in the right places
    L G Smith
    Section of Cell and Developmental Biology, University of California at San Diego, 9500 Gilman Drive, La Jolla, California 92093 0116, USA
    Nat Rev Mol Cell Biol 2:33-9. 2001
  5. ncbi request reprint Plant cytokinesis: motoring to the finish
    Laurie G Smith
    Section of Cell and Developmental Biology, University of California at San Diego, 9500 Gilman Drive, La Jolla, CA 92093 0116, USA
    Curr Biol 12:R206-8. 2002
  6. ncbi request reprint Cytoskeletal control of plant cell shape: getting the fine points
    Laurie G Smith
    Section of Cell and Developmental Biology, Division of Biology, University of California San Diego, 9500 Gilman Drive, La Jolla 92093 0116, USA
    Curr Opin Plant Biol 6:63-73. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint Spatial control of cell expansion by the plant cytoskeleton
    Laurie G Smith
    Section of Cell and Developmental Biology, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, California 92093 0116, USA
    Annu Rev Cell Dev Biol 21:271-95. 2005
  8. pmc Arabidopsis TANGLED identifies the division plane throughout mitosis and cytokinesis
    Keely L Walker
    Section of Cell and Developmental Biology, University of California, San Diego, 9500 Gilman Drive, La Jolla, California 92093 0116, USA
    Curr Biol 17:1827-36. 2007
  9. doi request reprint Tangled localization at the cortical division site of plant cells occurs by several mechanisms
    Carolyn G Rasmussen
    University of California, San Diego, Section of Cell and Developmental Biology, 9500 Gilman Dr, La Jolla, CA 92093 0116, USA
    J Cell Sci 124:270-9. 2011
  10. ncbi request reprint Two kinesins are involved in the spatial control of cytokinesis in Arabidopsis thaliana
    Sabine Muller
    Section of Cell and Developmental Biology, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, California 92093, USA
    Curr Biol 16:888-94. 2006

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Publications19

  1. pmc IRREGULAR TRICHOME BRANCH1 in Arabidopsis encodes a plant homolog of the actin-related protein2/3 complex activator Scar/WAVE that regulates actin and microtubule organization
    Xiaoguo Zhang
    Department of Botany and University of Florida Genetics Institute, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida 32611 8526, USA
    Plant Cell 17:2314-26. 2005
    ..Our results extend the evidence that the Scar/WAVE pathway of Arp2/3 complex regulation exists in plants and plays an important role in regulating cell expansion...
  2. ncbi request reprint Divide and conquer: cytokinesis in plant cells
    L G Smith
    Department of Biology, Section of Cell and Developmental Biology, University of California at San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093 0116, USA
    Curr Opin Plant Biol 2:447-53. 1999
    ..Newly discovered mutations have identified a variety of genes required for cytokinesis or its spatial regulation...
  3. pmc Tangled1: a microtubule binding protein required for the spatial control of cytokinesis in maize
    L G Smith
    Section of Cell and Developmental Biology, University of California at San Diego, La Jolla, California 92093, USA
    J Cell Biol 152:231-6. 2001
    ..These results suggest that TAN1 protein participates in the orientation of cytoskeletal structures in dividing cells through an association with MTs...
  4. ncbi request reprint Plant cell division: building walls in the right places
    L G Smith
    Section of Cell and Developmental Biology, University of California at San Diego, 9500 Gilman Drive, La Jolla, California 92093 0116, USA
    Nat Rev Mol Cell Biol 2:33-9. 2001
    ..Experiments using various approaches are now building on classical studies to shed light on the mechanisms underlying the spatial control of cytokinesis...
  5. ncbi request reprint Plant cytokinesis: motoring to the finish
    Laurie G Smith
    Section of Cell and Developmental Biology, University of California at San Diego, 9500 Gilman Drive, La Jolla, CA 92093 0116, USA
    Curr Biol 12:R206-8. 2002
    ..Recent studies have identified kinesin-like proteins that appear to play a variety of roles in plant cytokinesis...
  6. ncbi request reprint Cytoskeletal control of plant cell shape: getting the fine points
    Laurie G Smith
    Section of Cell and Developmental Biology, Division of Biology, University of California San Diego, 9500 Gilman Drive, La Jolla 92093 0116, USA
    Curr Opin Plant Biol 6:63-73. 2003
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Spatial control of cell expansion by the plant cytoskeleton
    Laurie G Smith
    Section of Cell and Developmental Biology, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, California 92093 0116, USA
    Annu Rev Cell Dev Biol 21:271-95. 2005
    ..Nevertheless, many important questions remain to be answered...
  8. pmc Arabidopsis TANGLED identifies the division plane throughout mitosis and cytokinesis
    Keely L Walker
    Section of Cell and Developmental Biology, University of California, San Diego, 9500 Gilman Drive, La Jolla, California 92093 0116, USA
    Curr Biol 17:1827-36. 2007
    ..A variety of observations suggest that expanding phragmoplasts are actively guided to the former PPB site, but little is known about how plant cells "remember" this site after PPB disassembly...
  9. doi request reprint Tangled localization at the cortical division site of plant cells occurs by several mechanisms
    Carolyn G Rasmussen
    University of California, San Diego, Section of Cell and Developmental Biology, 9500 Gilman Dr, La Jolla, CA 92093 0116, USA
    J Cell Sci 124:270-9. 2011
    ..We propose a new model in which TAN is actively recruited to the CDS by several mechanisms, indicating that the CDS is dynamically modified from prophase through to the completion of cytokinesis...
  10. ncbi request reprint Two kinesins are involved in the spatial control of cytokinesis in Arabidopsis thaliana
    Sabine Muller
    Section of Cell and Developmental Biology, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, California 92093, USA
    Curr Biol 16:888-94. 2006
    ..We propose that POK1 and POK2 participate in the spatial control of cytokinesis, perhaps via an interaction with the A. thaliana TAN1 homolog, ATN...
  11. doi request reprint Determination of symmetric and asymmetric division planes in plant cells
    Carolyn G Rasmussen
    Section of Cell and Developmental Biology, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, California 92093, USA
    Annu Rev Plant Biol 62:387-409. 2011
    ..Recent work is beginning to shed light on polarization mechanisms in asymmetrically dividing cells, with receptor-like proteins and potential downstream effectors emerging as important players in this process...
  12. ncbi request reprint BRICK1/HSPC300 functions with SCAR and the ARP2/3 complex to regulate epidermal cell shape in Arabidopsis
    Stevan Djakovic
    Section of Cell and Developmental Biology, Division of Biological Sciences, University of California San Diego, 9500 Gilman Drive, La Jolla, CA 92093 0116, USA
    Development 133:1091-100. 2006
    ..BRK1 is required for accumulation of SCAR1 protein in vivo, potentially explaining the apparently essential role of BRK1 in ARP2/3 complex function...
  13. ncbi request reprint Three Brick genes have distinct functions in a common pathway promoting polarized cell division and cell morphogenesis in the maize leaf epidermis
    Mary J Frank
    Section of Cell and Developmental Biology, UC San Diego, 9500 Gilman Drive, La Jolla, CA 92093 0116, USA
    Development 130:753-62. 2003
    ..Recent work demonstrating a function for the mammalian homolog of BRK1 (HSPC300) in activation of Arp2/3-dependent actin polymerization implicates the Brk pathway in local regulation of actin polymerization in plant cells...
  14. pmc discordia1 and alternative discordia1 function redundantly at the cortical division site to promote preprophase band formation and orient division planes in maize
    Amanda J Wright
    Section of Cell and Developmental Biology, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, California 92093 0116, USA
    Plant Cell 21:234-47. 2009
    ....
  15. ncbi request reprint A small, novel protein highly conserved in plants and animals promotes the polarized growth and division of maize leaf epidermal cells
    Mary J Frank
    Section of Cell and Developmental Biology, University of California at San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093 0116, USA
    Curr Biol 12:849-53. 2002
    ..The Brk1 gene encodes a novel, 8 kD protein that is highly conserved in plants and animals, suggesting that BRK1-related proteins may function in actin-dependent aspects of cell polarization in a wide spectrum of eukaryotic organisms...
  16. pmc Activation of Arp2/3 complex-dependent actin polymerization by plant proteins distantly related to Scar/WAVE
    Mary Frank
    Section of Cell and Developmental Biology, University of California at San Diego, 9500 Gilman Drive, La Jolla, CA 92093 0116, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 101:16379-84. 2004
    ..Thus, AtSCAR proteins are likely to function in association with AtBRK1, and perhaps other Arabidopsis homologs of WAVE complex components, to regulate activation of the Arp2,3 complex in vivo...
  17. doi request reprint PAN1: a receptor-like protein that promotes polarization of an asymmetric cell division in maize
    Heather N Cartwright
    Section of Cell and Developmental Biology, University of California San Diego, 9500 Gilman Drive, San Diego, CA 92093 0116, USA
    Science 323:649-51. 2009
    ..Our findings implicate PAN1 in the transmission of an extrinsic signal that polarizes asymmetric SMC divisions toward GMCs...
  18. ncbi request reprint Actin polymerization: riding the wave
    Laurie G Smith
    Section of Cell and Developmental Biology, Universityof California San Diego, La Jolla, 92093, USA
    Curr Biol 14:R109-11. 2004
    ..WAVE/SCAR has long been known to activate the actin-nucleating Arp2/3 complex in a Rac-dependent manner. Recent biochemical and genetic studies have revealed important roles for four WAVE-associated proteins in regulating WAVE function...
  19. ncbi request reprint Investigation of the role of cell-cell interactions in division plane determination during maize leaf development through mosaic analysis of the tangled mutation
    Keely L Walker
    Section of Cell and Developmental Biology, U C San Diego, 9500 Gilman Drive, La Jolla, CA 92093 0116, USA
    Development 129:3219-26. 2002
    ..These observations argue against the idea that the division planes of proliferatively dividing maize leaf epidermal cells are governed by short-range communication with their nearest neighbors...