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  • Tatyana M. Svitkina, Alexander B. Verkhovsky, Kyle M. McQuade, Gary G Borisy
  • Medicine, Biology
  • The Journal of cell biology
  • 1997 (First Publication: 20 October 1997)
  • While the protrusive event of cell locomotion is thought to be driven by actin polymerization, the mechanism of forward translocation of the cell body is unclear. To elucidate the mechanism of cellExpand
  • Antonina Y Alexandrova, Katya Arnold, +4 authors Alexander B. Verkhovsky
  • Medicine, Chemistry
  • PloS one
  • 2008 (First Publication: 18 September 2008)
  • Dynamic actin network at the leading edge of the cell is linked to the extracellular matrix through focal adhesions (FAs), and at the same time it undergoes retrograde flow with different dynamics inExpand
  • Henrik Grimm, Alexander B. Verkhovsky, Alexander Mogilner, J.-J. Meister
  • Medicine, Chemistry
  • European Biophysics Journal
  • 2003 (First Publication: 1 October 2003)
  • Leading edge protrusion is one of the critical events in the cell motility cycle and it is believed to be driven by the assembly of the actin network. The concept of dendritic nucleation of actinExpand
  • Alexander B. Verkhovsky, Tatyana M. Svitkina, Gary G. Borisy
  • Medicine, Biology
  • The Journal of cell biology
  • 1995 (First Publication: 1 November 1995)
  • The morphogenesis of myosin II structures in active lamella undergoing net protrusion was analyzed by correlative fluorescence and electron microscopy. In rat embryo fibroblasts (REF 52)Expand
  • Sebastien Schaub, Sophie Bohnet, Valérie M. Laurent, Jean-Jacques Meister, Alexander B. Verkhovsky
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Molecular biology of the cell
  • 2007 (First Publication: 1 October 2007)
  • To understand the mechanism of cell migration, one needs to know how the parts of the motile machinery of the cell are assembled and how they move with respect to each other. Actin and myosin II areExpand