The Markus Lab

Molecular motors and mitosis

 

Relevant Publications:

MoviesMovies.html
HomeHome.html

Publications

ResearchResearch.html
PeoplePeople.html

Ecklund KH, Morisaki T, Lammers LG, Marzo MG, Stasevich TJ, and Markus SM. She1 affects dynein through direct interactions with the microtubule and the dynein microtubule-binding domain. Nature Communications, 8, Article number: 2151 (2017). (Download PDF)


Heasley LR, Markus SM, and DeLuca JG. “Wait anaphase”

signals are not confined to the mitotic spindle. Mol Biol Cell.

2017 May 1; 28(9): 1186-94. (Download PDF)

        Featured on the cover!


Lammers LG and Markus SM. The dynein cortical anchor Num1 activates dynein motility by relieving Pac1/LIS1-mediated inhibition. J Cell Biol. 2015 Oct 26; 211(2): 309-322. (Download PDF)

        Highlighted in J Cell Biol!


Markus SM, Omer S, Baranowski K, and Lee WL. Improved Plasmids for Fluorescent Protein Tagging of Microtubules in Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Traffic. 2015 Jul; 16(7):773-86. (Download PDF)


Markus SM, Kalutkiewicz KA and Lee WL. Astral microtubule asymmetry provides directional cues for spindle positioning in budding yeast. Exp Cell Res. 2012 Jul; 318(12): 1400-06. (Download PDF)


Markus SM, Kalutkiewicz KA, and Lee WL. She1-mediated inhibition of dynein motility along astral microtubules promotes unidirectional spindle movements. Curr Biol, 2012, 22: 2221-2230. (Download PDF)


Markus SM, Plevock KM, St. Germain BJ, Punch JJ, Meaden CW, Lee WL. Quantitative Analysis of Pac1/LIS1-mediated Dynein Targeting: Implications for Regulation of Dynein Activity in Budding Yeast. Cytoskeleton. 2011 Mar; 68(3): 157-74. (Download PDF)


Markus SM and Lee WL. Regulated Offloading of Cytoplasmic Dynein from Microtubule Plus Ends to the Cortex. Dev Cell. 2011 May; 20(5):639-651. (Download PDF)


Markus SM and Lee WL. Microtubule-dependent Path to the Cell Cortex for Cytoplasmic Dynein in Mitotic Spindle Orientation. Bioarchitecture. 2011 September/October; 1(5): 209-215. (Download PDF)


Markus SM, Punch JJ, Lee WL. Motor and Tail Dependent Targeting of Dynein to Microtubule Plus-Ends and the Cell Cortex. Curr Biol. 2009 Jan; 19(3):196-205. (Download PDF)


Vorvis C, Markus SM, Lee WL. Photoactivatable GFP tagging cassettes for protein-tracking studies in the budding yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Yeast. 2008 Sep; 25(9):651-9. (Download PDF)