Publications

Complete Bibliography: NCBI

Articles

Wickline ED, Dale IW, Merkel CD, Heier JA, Stolz DB, Kwiatkowski AV. Alpha-T-Catenin Is a Constitutive Actin-Binding α-Catenin That Directly Couples the Cadherin-Catenin Complex to Actin Filaments. J Biol Chem. 2016 Jul 22;291(30):15687-99. PMID: 27231342

McConnell RE, van Veen JE, Vidaki M, Kwiatkowski AV, Meyer AS, Gertler FB. A Requirement for Filopodia Extension Towards Slit During Robo-Mediated Axon Repulsion. J Cell Biol. 2016 Apr 25;213(2):261-74. PMID: 27091449

Hansen SD*, Kwiatkowski AV*, Ouyang C, Liu H, Pokutta S, Volkmann N, Hanein D, Weis WI, Mullins RD, Nelson WJ. Alpha-catenin actin binding domain alters actin filament conformation and regulates binding of nucleation and disassembly factors. Mol Biol Cell. Dec;24(23):3710-20. PMID: 24068324

Cui C, Chatterjee B, Lozito TP, Zhang Z, Francis RJ, Yagi H, Swanhart LM, Sanker S, Francis D, Yu Q, San Agustin JT, Puligilla C, Chatterjee T, Tansey T, Liu X, Kelley MW, Spiliotis ET, Kwiatkowski AV, Tuan R, Pazour GJ, Hukriede NA, Lo CW. Wdpcp, a PCP protein required for ciliogenesis, regulates directional cell migration and cell polarity by direct modulation of the actin cytoskeleton. PLoS Biol. 2013 Nov;11(11). PMID: 24302887

Miller PW, Pokutta S, Ghosh A, Almo SC, Weis WI, Nelson WJ, Kwiatkowski AV. Danio rerio αE-catenin is a monomeric F-actin binding protein with distinct properties from Mus musculus αE-catenin. J Biol Chem. 2013 Aug 2;288(31):22324-22332. PMID: 23788645

Kwiatkowski AV*, Maiden SL*, Pokutta S, Choi HJ, Nelson WJ, Weis WI, Hardin J. In vitro and in vivo reconstitution of the cadherin-catenin-actin complex from Caenorhabditis elegans. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA. 2010 Aug 17;107(33):14591-14596. PMID: 20689042

Benjamin JM*, Kwiatkowski AV*, Yang C, Korobova F, Pokutta S, Svitkina T, Weis WI, Nelson WJ. AlphaE-Catenin regulates actin dynamics independently of cadherin-mediated cell-cell adhesion. J Cell Biol. 2010 Apr 19;189(2):339-352. PMID: 20404114

Lucido AL, Sanchez FS, Thostrup P, Kwiatkowski AV, Leal Ortiz S, Gopalakrishnan G, Liazoghli D, Belkaid W, Lennox RB, Grutter P, Garner CG, Colman DR Rapid assembly of functional presynaptic boutons triggered by adhesive contacts. J Neurosci. 2009 Oct 7;29(40):12449-66. PMID: 19812321

Kwiatkowski AV, Garner CG, Nelson WJ, Gertler FB. Cell autonomous defects in cortical development revealed by two-color chimera analysis. Mol Cell Neurosci 2009 May;41(4):44 –50. PMID: 19386231

Dent EW, Kwiatkowski AV, Mebane L, Philippar U, Barzik M, Rubinson DA, Furman C, Burds AA, Alberts AS, Gertler FB. Filopodia are required for cortical neurite formation. Nat Cell Biol. 2007 Dec; 9(12):1347-1359. PMID: 18026093

Furman C, Sieminski AL, Kwiatkowski AV, Rubinson DA, Vasile E, Bronson RT, Fässler R, Gertler FB. Ena/VASP is required for endothelial barrier function in vivo. J Cell Biol. 2007 Nov 19;179(4):761-775. PMID: 17998398

Kwiatkowski AV*, Rubinson DA*, Dent EW, van Veen JE, Leslie JD, Zhang J, Mebane LM, Philippar U, Pinheiro EM, Burds AA, Bronson RT, Mori S, Fässler R, Gertler FB. Ena/VASP is required for neuritogenesis in the developing cortex. Neuron. 2007 Nov 8;56(3):441-455. PMID: 17988629

Salazar MA*, Kwiatkowski AV*, Pellegrini L, Cestra G, Butler MH, Rossman KL, Serna DM, Sondek J, Gertler FB, De Camilli P. Tuba: A novel protein containing bin/amphiphysin/Rvs (BAR) and Dbl homology domains, links dynamin to regulation of the actin cytoskeleton. J Biol Chem. 2003 Dec 5;278(49):49031-49043. PMID: 14506234

Rubinson DA, Dillon CP, Kwiatkowski AV, Sievers C, Yang L, Kopinja J, Rooney DL, Ihrig MM, McManus MT, Gertler FB, Scott ML, Van Parijs L. A lentivirus-based system to functionally silence genes in primary mammalian cells, stem cells and transgenic mice by RNA interference. Nat Genet. 2003 Mar;33(3):401-406. PMID: 12590264

Loureiro JJ, Rubinson DA, Bear JE, Baltus GA, Kwiatkowski AV, Gertler FB. Critical roles of phosphorylation and actin binding motifs, but not the central proline-rich region, for Ena/vasodilator-stimulated phosphoprotein (VASP) function during cell migration. Mol Biol Cell. 2002 Jul;13(7):2533-2546. PMID: 12134088

Lambrechts A, Kwiatkowski AV, Lanier LM, Bear JE, Vandekerckhove J, Ampe C, Gertler FB. cAMP-dependent protein kinase phosphorylation of EVL, a Mena/VASP relative, regulates its interaction with actin and SH3 domains. J Biol Chem. 2000 Nov 17;275(46):36143-36151. PMID: 10945997

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Reviews

Hansen MD, Kwiatkowski AV. Control of actin dynamics by allosteric regulation of actin binding proteins. Int Rev Cell Mol Biol. 2013;303:1-25. PMID: 23445807

Kwiatkowski AV, Weis WI, Nelson WJ. Catenins: playing both sides of the synapse. Curr. Opin. Cell Biol. 2007 Oct;19(5):551-556. PMID: 12837609

Cestra G, Kwiatkowski A, Salazar M, Gertler F, De Camilli P. Tuba, a GEF for CDC42, links dynamin to actin regulatory proteins. Methods Enzymol. 2005;404:537-45. PMID: 16413298

Kwiatkowski AV, Gertler FB, Loureiro JJ. Function and regulation of Ena/VASP proteins. Trends Cell Biol 2003 Jul;13(7):386-392. PMID: 12837609