Department of Biology

Albert K. Harris References


Harris, Albert K. (2014). Connective Tissue Development, in Cell and Matrix Mechanics, eds. R.R. Kaunas and A. Zemel, Taylor and Francis Group, Boca Raton FL.

Beloussov, L. (2006). An interview with Albert Harris. Direct physical formation of anatomical structures by cell traction forces. Int. J. Dev. Biol. 50: 93-101.
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Harris, A.K. (2004). Review of Embryologist: My Eight Decades in Developmental Biology, by John Philip Trinkaus. Quart. Rev. Biol. 79: 78.

Harris, A.K. (1999). [In Russian] Cellular forces and the shaping of anatomical structures. In: Mechanics of Growth and Morphogenesis (Mechanika Rosta i Morfogeneza), edited by L.V. Beloussov and A.A. Stein; Volume 10 of Modern Problems of Biomechanics, Moscow University Press.

Harris, A.K. (1998). Polarity and polarization of fibroblasts in culture. In: Cell Polarity, edited by J.R. Bartles; JAI Press Inc., Greenwich, CT.

Harris, A.K. (1998). A dozen questions about how tissue cells crawl. In: Cell Behavior: Control and Mechanism, Biochemical Society Symposium No. 65, edited by J.M. Lackie; Portland Press Inc., London. pp. 315-341.
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Crenshaw, H.C., J.H. Allen, V. Skeen, A.K. Harris, and E.D. Salmon (1996). Hydrostatic pressure has different effects on the assembly of tubulin, actin, myosin II, vinculin, talin, vimentin and cytokeratin in mammalian tissue cells. Exp. Cell Res. 227: 285-297.
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Harris, A.K. (1994). The locomotion of tissue culture cells, considered in relation to amoeboid locomotion. International Review of Cytology 150: 35-67.

Harris, A.K. (1994). Cytokinesis: The mechanism of formation of the contractile ring in cytokinesis. In: Biomechanics of Active Movements and Division of Cells, edited by N. Akkas; Springer Verlag, Berlin. pp. 37-66.

Harris, A.K. (1994). Multicellular mechanics in the creation of anatomical structures. In: Biomechanics of Active Movements and Division of Cells, edited by N. Akkas; Springer Verlag, Berlin. pp. 87-129.

Harris, A.K. (1991). Physical force and pattern formation in limb development. In: Developmental pattterning of the vertebrate limb, edited by J.R. Hinchliffe, J.M. Hurle and D. Summerbell; NATO ASI Series A, Vol 205. Plenum, New York. pp. 203-210.

Harris, A K. (1990). Testing cleavage mechanisms by comparing computer simulations to actual experimental results. In: Cytokinesis: Mechanisms of Furrow Formation During Cell Division, edited by G. W. Conrad and T. E. Schroeder; Ann. New York Acad. Sci. 582: 60-77.

Harris, A.K., N.K. Pryer, and D. Paydarfar (1990). Effects of electric fields on fibroblast contractility and cytoskeleton. J. Exp. Zool. 253: 163-176.
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Harris, A.K. (1990). Protrusive activity of the cell surface and the movements of tissue cells. In:Biomechanics of Active Movement and Deformation of Cells, edited by N. Akkas; NATO ASI Series H, Vol 42. pp. 249-294.

Harris, A.K., and S. Gewalt (1989). Stimulation testing of mechanisms for the formation of the contractile ring in cytokinesis. J. Cell Biol. 109: 2215-2223.
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Harris, A.K. (1988). Methods for study of fibroblasts. Meth. Enzymol. 163: 623-642.

Danowski, B.A. and A.K. Harris (1988). Changes in fibroblast contractility, morphology and adhesion in response to a phorbol ester tumor promoter. Exp. Cell Res. 177: 47-59.
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Bond, C., and A.K. Harris (1988). Locomotion of sponges and its physical mechanism. J. Exp. Zool. 246: 271-284.
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Harris, A.K. (1987). Cell motility and the problem of anatomical homeostasis. J. Cell Sci. Supp. 8: 121-140.
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Harris, A.K. (1986). Cell traction in relationship to morphogenesis and malignancy. In: Developmental Biology, Vol. 3, edited by M. S. Steinberg; Plenum Publishing Co.

Stopak, D., N.K. Wessells and A.K. Harris (1985). Morphogenetic rearrangement of injected collagen in developing limb buds. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 82: 2804-2808.
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Harris, A.K., D. Stopak, and P. Warner (1984). Generation of spatially periodic patterns by a mechanical instability: a mechanical alternative to the Turing model. J. Emb. Exp. Morph. 80: 1-20.
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Harris, A.K. (1984). Cell traction and the generation of anatomical structure. In: Lecture Notes in Biomathematics Vol. 55; Modeling of Patterns in Space and Time edited by W. Jager and J.D. Murray; Springer, Berlin. pp. 103-122

Harris, A K. (1984). Tissue culture cells on deformable substrata: biomechanical implications. J. Biomech. Eng. 106: 19-24.
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Harris, A.K. (1983). Cell migration and its directional guidance. In: Cell Interactions and Development: Molecular Mechanisms, edited by K. Yamada; J. Wiley & Sons, New York

Leader, W.M., D. Stopak, and A.K. Harris (1983). Increased contractile strength and tightened adhesions to the substratum result from reverse transformation of CHO cells by dibutyryl cyclic adenosine monophosphate. J. Cell Sci. 64: 1-11.
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Murray, J D., G.F. Oster, and A.K. Harris (1983) A mechanical model for mesenchymal morphogenesis. J. Mathematical Biology 17: 125-129.
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Oster, G.F., J.D. Murray, and A.K. Harris (1983). Mechanical aspects of mesenchymal morphogenesis. J. Emb. Exp. Morph. 78: 83-125.
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Stopak, D., and A.K. Harris (1982). Connective tissue morphogenesis by fibroblast traction I. Tissue culture observations. Dev. Biol. 90: 383-398.
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Rich, A., and A.K. Harris (1981). Anomalous preferences of macrophages for roughened and hydrophobic substrata. J. Cell Sci. 50: 1-7.
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Dembo, M., and A.K. Harris (1981). Motion of particles adhering to the leading lamella of crawling cells. J. Cell Biol. 91: 528-536.
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Harris, A.K., P. Wild, and D. Stopak (1980). Silicone rubber substrata: a new wrinkle in the study of cell locomotion. Science 208: 177-179.
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Harris, A.K., D. Stopak and P. Wild (1980). Fibroblast traction as a mechanism for collagen morphogenesis. Nature 290: 249-251.
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Harris, A.K. (1976). Is cell sorting caused by differences in the work of intracellular adhesion? A critique of the Steinberg hypothesis. J. Theor. Biol. 61: 267-285.
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Harris, A.K. (1976). Recycling of dissolved membrane components as an explanation of the capping phenomenon. Nature 263: 781-783.
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Harris, A K. (1974). Contact inhibition of cell locomotion. In: Cell Communication, edited by R. Cox; J. Wiley & Sons, New York. pp. 147-185

Harris, A K. (1973). Cell surface movements related to cell locomotion. In: Locomotion of Tissue Cells, Ciba Foundation Symposium, Elsevier, Amsterdam. pp. 3-26.

Harris, A.K. (1973). Behavior of cultured cells on substrata of variable adhesiveness. Exp. Cell Res. 77: 285-297.
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Harris, A K. (1973). Location of cellular adhesions to solid substrata. Dev. Biol. 35: 97-114.
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Harris, A.K., and G.A. Dunn (1972). Centripetal transport of attached particles on both surfaces of moving fibroblasts. Exp. Cell Res. 73: 519-523.
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Also see: Bond, Calhoun. (1998). Keeping up with the sponges. Natural History Magazine, January issue 1998, pages 22-25.


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