L M Lanier
Affiliation: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
- Actin cytoskeleton: thinking globally, actin' locallyL M Lanier
Department of Biology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 77 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139, USA
Curr Biol 10:R655-7. 2000..Local release of PIP2 controls actin dynamics in specific subcellular regions and plays a critical role in regulating actin-based cell motility and morphogenesis...
- From Abl to actin: Abl tyrosine kinase and associated proteins in growth cone motilityL M Lanier
Biology Department, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA
Curr Opin Neurobiol 10:80-7. 2000..These findings suggest that Abl and its associated proteins may regulate cell adhesion and actin polymerization, thereby regulating growth cone motility during axonogenesis...
- Mena is required for neurulation and commissure formationL M Lanier
Department of Biology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge 02139, USA
Neuron 22:313-25. 1999..Mena-deficient mice that are heterozygous for a Profilin I deletion die in utero and display defects in neurulation, demonstrating an important functional role for Mena in regulation of the actin cytoskeleton...