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The Jennifer Zallen Lab: Publications

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Paré AC, Vichas A, Fincher CT, Mirman Z, Farrell DL, Mainieri A, Zallen JA. A positional Toll receptor code directs convergent extension in Drosophila. Nature. 2014.

Kasza KE, Farrell DL, Zallen JA. Spatiotemporal control of epithelial remodeling by regulated myosin phosphorylation. PNAS. 2014; 111(32):11732-11737.

Simões S, Mainieri A, Zallen JA. Rho GTPase and Shroom direct planar polarized actomyosin contractility during convergent extension. J Cell Biol. 2014; 204(4):575-89.

Fernandez-Gonzalez R, Zallen JA. Wounded cells drive rapid epidermal repair in the early Drosophila embryo. Mol Biol Cell. 2013; 24(20):3227-3237.

Marcinkevicius E, Zallen JA. Regulation of cytoskeletal organization and junctional remodeling by the atypical cadherin Fat. Development. 2013; 140(2):433-43.

Tamada M, Farrell DL, Zallen JA. Abl Regulates Planar Polarized Junctional Dynamics through β-Catenin Tyrosine Phosphorylation. Dev Cell. 2012; 22:309-319.

Vichas A, Zallen JA. Translating cell polarity into tissue elongation. Semin Cell Dev Biol. 2011; 22(8):858-64.

Fernandez-Gonzalez R, Zallen JA. Oscillatory behaviors and hierarchical assembly of contractile structures in intercalating cells.Phys Biol. 2011;8(4):045005.

Nance J, Zallen JA. Elaborating polarity: PAR proteins and the cytoskeleton. Development. 2011;138:799-809.

Kasza KE, Zallen JA. Dynamics and regulation of contractile actin-myosin networks in morphogenesis. Curr Opin Cell Biol. 2011;23:30-38.

Simoes SD, Blankenship JT, Weitz O, Farrell DL, Tamada M, Fernandez-Gonzalez R, Zallen JA. Rho-kinase directs Bazooka/Par-3 planar polarity during Drosophila axis elongation. Developmental Cell 2010;19,377-388.

Wirtz-Peitz F, Zallen JA. Junctional trafficking and epithelial morphogenesis. Curr Opin Genet Dev. 2009;19:350-356.

Fernandez-Gonzalez R, Simoes Sde M, Röper JC, Eaton S, Zallen JA. Myosin II dynamics are regulated by tension in intercalating cells. Dev Cell. 2009;17:736-743.

Marcinkevicius E, Fernandez-Gonzalez R, Zallen JA. Quantitative approaches to planar polarity and tissue organization. J Biol. 2009;8:103.

Vichas A, Zallen JA. Deciphering the genetic code of morphogenesis using functional genomics. J Biol. 2009;8:76.

Fernandez-Gonzalez R, Zallen JA. Cell mechanics and feedback regulation of actomyosin networks. Sci Signal. 2009;2:pe78.

Zallen JA, Blankenship JT. Multicellular dynamics during epithelial elongation. Seminars in Cell and Developmental Biology. 2008;19:263-270.

Zallen JA. Planar polarity and tissue morphogenesis. Cell. 2007;129:1051-1063

Blankenship JT, Fuller MT, and Zallen JA. The Drosophila homolog of the Exo84 exocyst subunit promotes apical epithelial identity. J Cell Sci. 2007;120:3099-3110.

Blankenship JT, Backovic SB, Sanny JSP, Weitz O, and Zallen JA. Multicellular rosette formation links planar cell polarity to tissue morphogenesis. Dev Cell. 2006;11:459-470.

Zallen JA and Zallen R. Cell-pattern disordering during convergent extension in Drosophila. Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter. 2004;16:S5073-S5080.

Zallen JA and Wieschaus E. Patterned gene expression directs bipolar planar polarity in Drosophila. Dev Cell. 2004;6:343-355.

Zallen JA, Cohen Y, Hudson AM, Cooley L, Wieschaus E, and Schejter ED. SCAR is a primary regulator of Arp2/3-dependent morphological events in Drosophila. J Cell Biol. 2002;146:689-701.

Zallen JA, Peckol EL, Tobin DM, and Bargmann CI. Neuronal cell shape and neurite initiation are regulated by the Ndr kinase SAX-1, a member of the Orb6/COT-1/warts serine/threonine kinase family. Mol Biol Cell. 2000;11:3177-3190.

Peckol EL, Zallen JA, Yarrow JC, and Bargmann CI. Sensory activity affects sensory axon development in C. elegans. Development. 1999;126:1891-1902.

Zallen JA, Kirch SA, and Bargmann CI. Genes required for axon pathfinding and extension in the C. elegans nerve ring. Development. 1999;126:3679-3692.

Zallen JA, Yi BA, and Bargmann CI. The conserved immunoglobulin superfamily member SAX-3/Robo directs multiple aspects of axon guidance in C. elegans. Cell. 1998;92:217-227.