Mafia Papers for Fall 2002 and Spring 2003

Month of May 2003 (Selected by Zach Perlman)

Mercedes Pardo and Paul Nurse. 2003. Equatorial Retention of the Contractile Actin Ring by Microtubules During Cytokinesis. Science. 1569-1574.


Month of April 2003 (Selected by Zach Perlman)

Adam Gromley, Agata Jurczyk, James Sillibourne, Ensar Halilovic, Mette Mogensen, Irina Groisman, Maureen Blomberg, and Stephen Doxsey. 2003. A novel human protein of the maternal centriole is required for the final
stages of cytokinesis and entry into S phase
Journal of Cell Biology. 161: 535-545.


Month of March 2003 (Selected by Julie C. Canman)
Aaron F. Straight, Amy Cheung, John Limouze, Irene Chen, Nick J. Westwood, James R. Sellers, and Timothy J. Mitchison. 2003. Dissecting Temporal and Spatial Control of Cytokinesis with a Myosin II Inhibitor.
Science. 1743-1747.


Month of February 2003 (Selected by Samantha Zeitlin)

Zhaohua Tang, Linda L. Mandel, Shyue-Lee Yean, Cindy X. Lin, Tina Chen, Mitsuhiro Yanagida and Ren-Jang Lin. 2003. Kic1 kinase of S. pombe is a CLK/STY orthologue that regulates cell-cell separation. Experimental Cell Research. 283: 101-115.


Month of January 2003 (Selected by Huifei Liu)
Somers WG, Saint R. 2003. A RhoGEF and Rho Family GTPase-Activating Protein Complex Links the Contractile Ring to Cortical Microtubules at the Onset of Cytokinesis. Developmental Cell. 4(1):29-39.


Month of December 2002 (Selected by Wallace Marshall)
Kinoshita M, Field CM, Coughlin ML, Straight AF, Mitchison TJ. 2002. Self- and actin-templated assembly of Mammalian septins. Developmental Cell.


Month of November 2002 (Selected by Katie B. Shannon)
Mark C. Surka, Christopher W. Tsang, and William S. Trimble. 2002. The Mammalian Septin MSF Localizes with Microtubules and Is Required for Completion of Cytokinesis. Molecular Biology of the Cell. 13 3532-3545.


Month of October 2002 (Selected by Chris O'Connell)
Maki Murata-Hori and Yu-li Wang. 2002. Both midzone and astral microtubules are involved in the delivery of cytokinesis signals: insights from the mobility of aurora B. Journal of Cell Biology. 159: 45-53.


Month of September 2002 (Selected by Karen Oegema)
Robert J. Pelham and Fred Chang. 2002. Actin dynamics in the contractile ring during cytokinesis in fission yeast. Nature. 419: 82 - 86.



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