W. James Nelson - Publications

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Molecular & Cellular Physiology Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA 

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2016 Clarke DN, Miller PW, Lowe CJ, Weis WI, Nelson WJ. Characterization of the cadherin-catenin complex of the sea anemone Nematostella vectensis and implications for the evolution of metazoan cell-cell adhesion. Molecular Biology and Evolution. PMID 27189570 DOI: 10.1093/molbev/msw084  1
2016 Nelson WJ, Weis WI. 25 Years of Tension over Actin Binding to the Cadherin Cell Adhesion Complex: The Devil is in the Details. Trends in Cell Biology. PMID 27166091 DOI: 10.1016/j.tcb.2016.04.010  0.4
2015 Bianchini JM, Kitt KN, Gloerich M, Pokutta S, Weis WI, Nelson WJ. Reevaluating αE-catenin monomer and homodimer functions by characterizing E-cadherin/αE-catenin chimeras. The Journal of Cell Biology. 210: 1065-74. PMID 26416960 DOI: 10.1083/jcb.201411080  1
2015 Benham-Pyle BW, Pruitt BL, Nelson WJ. Cell adhesion. Mechanical strain induces E-cadherin-dependent Yap1 and β-catenin activation to drive cell cycle entry. Science (New York, N.Y.). 348: 1024-7. PMID 26023140 DOI: 10.1126/science.aaa4559  1
2015 Sim JY, Moeller J, Hart KC, Ramallo D, Vogel V, Dunn AR, Nelson WJ, Pruitt BL. Spatial Distribution of Cell-Cell and Cell-ECM Adhesions Regulates Force Balance while Maintaining E-cadherin Molecular Tension in Cell Pairs. Molecular Biology of the Cell. PMID 25971797 DOI: 10.1091/mbc.E14-12-1618  1
2015 Dickinson DJ, Nelson WJ, Weis WI. Studying epithelial morphogenesis in Dictyostelium. Methods in Molecular Biology (Clifton, N.J.). 1189: 267-81. PMID 25245700 DOI: 10.1007/978-1-4939-1164-6_18  1
2014 Pruitt BL, Dunn AR, Weis WI, Nelson WJ. Mechano-transduction: from molecules to tissues. Plos Biology. 12: e1001996. PMID 25405923 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pbio.1001996  1
2014 Buckley CD, Tan J, Anderson KL, Hanein D, Volkmann N, Weis WI, Nelson WJ, Dunn AR. Cell adhesion. The minimal cadherin-catenin complex binds to actin filaments under force. Science (New York, N.Y.). 346: 1254211. PMID 25359979 DOI: 10.1126/science.1254211  1
2014 Lowndes M, Rakshit S, Shafraz O, Borghi N, Harmon RM, Green KJ, Sivasankar S, Nelson WJ. Different roles of cadherins in the assembly and structural integrity of the desmosome complex. Journal of Cell Science. 127: 2339-50. PMID 24610950 DOI: 10.1242/jcs.146316  1
2014 Cohen DJ, Nelson WJ, Maharbiz MM. Galvanotactic control of collective cell migration in epithelial monolayers. Nature Materials. 13: 409-17. PMID 24608142 DOI: 10.1038/nmat3891  1
2014 Mbom BC, Siemers KA, Ostrowski MA, Nelson WJ, Barth AI. Nek2 phosphorylates and stabilizes β-catenin at mitotic centrosomes downstream of Plk1. Molecular Biology of the Cell. 25: 977-91. PMID 24501426 DOI: 10.1091/mbc.E13-06-0349  1
2014 Dash SN, Lehtonen E, Wasik AA, Schepis A, Paavola J, Panula P, Nelson WJ, Lehtonen S. Sept7b is essential for pronephric function and development of left-right asymmetry in zebrafish embryogenesis. Journal of Cell Science. 127: 1476-86. PMID 24496452 DOI: 10.1242/jcs.138495  1
2014 Toret CP, D'Ambrosio MV, Vale RD, Simon MA, Nelson WJ. A genome-wide screen identifies conserved protein hubs required for cadherin-mediated cell-cell adhesion. The Journal of Cell Biology. 204: 265-79. PMID 24446484 DOI: 10.1083/jcb.201306082  1
2013 Miller PW, Clarke DN, Weis WI, Lowe CJ, Nelson WJ. The evolutionary origin of epithelial cell-cell adhesion mechanisms. Current Topics in Membranes. 72: 267-311. PMID 24210433 DOI: 10.1016/B978-0-12-417027-8.00008-8  1
2013 Hansen SD, Kwiatkowski AV, Ouyang CY, Liu H, Pokutta S, Watkins SC, Volkmann N, Hanein D, Weis WI, Mullins RD, Nelson WJ. αE-catenin actin-binding domain alters actin filament conformation and regulates binding of nucleation and disassembly factors. Molecular Biology of the Cell. 24: 3710-20. PMID 24068324 DOI: 10.1091/mbc.E13-07-0388  0.4
2013 Weis WI, Nelson WJ, Dickinson DJ. Evolution and cell physiology. 3. Using Dictyostelium discoideum to investigate mechanisms of epithelial polarity. American Journal of Physiology. Cell Physiology. 305: C1091-5. PMID 24067914 DOI: 10.1152/ajpcell.00233.2013  1
2013 Arnspang EC, Sundbye S, Nelson WJ, Nejsum LN. Aquaporin-3 and aquaporin-4 are sorted differently and separately in the trans-Golgi network. Plos One. 8: e73977. PMID 24058510 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0073977  0.32
2013 Mbom BC, Nelson WJ, Barth A. β-catenin at the centrosome: discrete pools of β-catenin communicate during mitosis and may co-ordinate centrosome functions and cell cycle progression. Bioessays : News and Reviews in Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology. 35: 804-9. PMID 23804296 DOI: 10.1002/bies.201300045  0.36
2013 Miller PW, Pokutta S, Ghosh A, Almo SC, Weis WI, Nelson WJ, Kwiatkowski AV. Danio rerio αE-catenin is a monomeric F-actin binding protein with distinct properties from Mus musculus αE-catenin. The Journal of Biological Chemistry. 288: 22324-32. PMID 23788645 DOI: 10.1074/jbc.M113.458406  1
2013 Nelson WJ, Dickinson DJ, Weis WI. Roles of cadherins and catenins in cell-cell adhesion and epithelial cell polarity. Progress in Molecular Biology and Translational Science. 116: 3-23. PMID 23481188 DOI: 10.1016/B978-0-12-394311-8.00001-7  1
2013 Mukundan V, Nelson WJ, Pruitt BL. Microactuator device for integrated measurement of epithelium mechanics. Biomedical Microdevices. 15: 117-23. PMID 22927158 DOI: 10.1007/s10544-012-9693-0  1
2012 Dickinson DJ, Nelson WJ, Weis WI. An epithelial tissue in Dictyostelium challenges the traditional origin of metazoan multicellularity. Bioessays : News and Reviews in Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology. 34: 833-40. PMID 22930590 DOI: 10.1002/bies.201100187  1
2012 Dickinson DJ, Robinson DN, Nelson WJ, Weis WI. α-catenin and IQGAP regulate myosin localization to control epithelial tube morphogenesis in Dictyostelium. Developmental Cell. 23: 533-46. PMID 22902739 DOI: 10.1016/j.devcel.2012.06.008  1
2012 Borghi N, Sorokina M, Shcherbakova OG, Weis WI, Pruitt BL, Nelson WJ, Dunn AR. E-cadherin is under constitutive actomyosin-generated tension that is increased at cell-cell contacts upon externally applied stretch. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 109: 12568-73. PMID 22802638 DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1204390109  1
2012 Caro-Gonzalez HY, Nejsum LN, Siemers KA, Shaler TA, Nelson WJ, Barth AI. Mitogen-activated protein kinase (MAPK/ERK) regulates adenomatous polyposis coli during growth-factor-induced cell extension. Journal of Cell Science. 125: 1247-58. PMID 22399805 DOI: 10.1242/jcs.095166  0.76
2011 Dickinson DJ, Weis WI, Nelson WJ. Protein evolution in cell and tissue development: going beyond sequence and transcriptional analysis. Developmental Cell. 21: 32-4. PMID 21763606 DOI: 10.1016/j.devcel.2011.06.004  1
2011 Hu Q, Nelson WJ. Ciliary diffusion barrier: the gatekeeper for the primary cilium compartment. Cytoskeleton (Hoboken, N.J.). 68: 313-24. PMID 21634025 DOI: 10.1002/cm.20514  0.44
2011 Kitt KN, Nelson WJ. Rapid suppression of activated Rac1 by cadherins and nectins during de novo cell-cell adhesion. Plos One. 6: e17841. PMID 21412440 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0017841  1
2011 Dickinson DJ, Nelson WJ, Weis WI. A polarized epithelium organized by beta- and alpha-catenin predates cadherin and metazoan origins. Science (New York, N.Y.). 331: 1336-9. PMID 21393547 DOI: 10.1126/science.1199633  1
2010 Bahmanyar S, Guiney EL, Hatch EM, Nelson WJ, Barth AI. Formation of extra centrosomal structures is dependent on beta-catenin. Journal of Cell Science. 123: 3125-35. PMID 20736306 DOI: 10.1242/jcs.064782  0.76
2010 Harris ES, Nelson WJ. VE-cadherin: at the front, center, and sides of endothelial cell organization and function. Current Opinion in Cell Biology. 22: 651-8. PMID 20708398 DOI: 10.1016/j.ceb.2010.07.006  1
2010 Kwiatkowski AV, Maiden SL, Pokutta S, Choi HJ, Benjamin JM, Lynch AM, Nelson WJ, Weis WI, Hardin J. In vitro and in vivo reconstitution of the cadherin-catenin-actin complex from Caenorhabditis elegans. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 107: 14591-6. PMID 20689042 DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1007349107  0.84
2010 Borghi N, Lowndes M, Maruthamuthu V, Gardel ML, Nelson WJ. Regulation of cell motile behavior by crosstalk between cadherin- and integrin-mediated adhesions. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 107: 13324-9. PMID 20566866 DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1002662107  1
2010 Hu Q, Milenkovic L, Jin H, Scott MP, Nachury MV, Spiliotis ET, Nelson WJ. A septin diffusion barrier at the base of the primary cilium maintains ciliary membrane protein distribution. Science (New York, N.Y.). 329: 436-9. PMID 20558667 DOI: 10.1126/science.1191054  1
2010 Harris ES, Nelson WJ. Adenomatous polyposis coli regulates endothelial cell migration independent of roles in beta-catenin signaling and cell-cell adhesion. Molecular Biology of the Cell. 21: 2611-23. PMID 20519433 DOI: 10.1091/mbc.E10-03-0235  1
2010 Benjamin JM, Kwiatkowski AV, Yang C, Korobova F, Pokutta S, Svitkina T, Weis WI, Nelson WJ. AlphaE-catenin regulates actin dynamics independently of cadherin-mediated cell-cell adhesion. The Journal of Cell Biology. 189: 339-52. PMID 20404114 DOI: 10.1083/jcb.200910041  1
2009 Bahmanyar S, Nelson WJ, Barth AI. Role of APC and its binding partners in regulating microtubules in mitosis. Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology. 656: 65-74. PMID 19928353  0.76
2009 Sivasankar S, Zhang Y, Nelson WJ, Chu S. Characterizing the initial encounter complex in cadherin adhesion. Structure (London, England : 1993). 17: 1075-81. PMID 19646884 DOI: 10.1016/j.str.2009.06.012  1
2009 Kwiatkowski AV, Garner CC, Nelson WJ, Gertler FB. Cell autonomous defects in cortical development revealed by two-color chimera analysis. Molecular and Cellular Neurosciences. 41: 44-50. PMID 19386231 DOI: 10.1016/j.mcn.2009.01.008  1
2009 Nejsum LN, Nelson WJ. Epithelial cell surface polarity: the early steps. Frontiers in Bioscience (Landmark Edition). 14: 1088-98. PMID 19273117  0.32
2009 Zhang Y, Sivasankar S, Nelson WJ, Chu S. Resolving cadherin interactions and binding cooperativity at the single-molecule level. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 106: 109-14. PMID 19114658 DOI: 10.1073/pnas.0811350106  1
2008 Mellman I, Nelson WJ. Coordinated protein sorting, targeting and distribution in polarized cells. Nature Reviews. Molecular Cell Biology. 9: 833-45. PMID 18946473 DOI: 10.1038/nrm2525  1
2008 Hu Q, Nelson WJ, Spiliotis ET. Forchlorfenuron alters mammalian septin assembly, organization, and dynamics. The Journal of Biological Chemistry. 283: 29563-71. PMID 18713753 DOI: 10.1074/jbc.M804962200  1
2008 Barth AI, Caro-Gonzalez HY, Nelson WJ. Role of adenomatous polyposis coli (APC) and microtubules in directional cell migration and neuronal polarization. Seminars in Cell & Developmental Biology. 19: 245-51. PMID 18387324 DOI: 10.1016/j.semcdb.2008.02.003  0.76
2008 Pokutta S, Drees F, Yamada S, Nelson WJ, Weis WI. Biochemical and structural analysis of alpha-catenin in cell-cell contacts. Biochemical Society Transactions. 36: 141-7. PMID 18363554 DOI: 10.1042/BST0360141  0.68
2008 Spiliotis ET, Hunt SJ, Hu Q, Kinoshita M, Nelson WJ. Epithelial polarity requires septin coupling of vesicle transport to polyglutamylated microtubules. The Journal of Cell Biology. 180: 295-303. PMID 18209106 DOI: 10.1083/jcb.200710039  1
2008 Perez TD, Tamada M, Sheetz MP, Nelson WJ. Immediate-early signaling induced by E-cadherin engagement and adhesion. The Journal of Biological Chemistry. 283: 5014-22. PMID 18089563 DOI: 10.1074/jbc.M705209200  1
2008 Bahmanyar S, Kaplan DD, Deluca JG, Giddings TH, O'Toole ET, Winey M, Salmon ED, Casey PJ, Nelson WJ, Barth AI. beta-Catenin is a Nek2 substrate involved in centrosome separation. Genes & Development. 22: 91-105. PMID 18086858 DOI: 10.1101/gad.1596308  1
2008 Benjamin JM, Nelson WJ. Bench to bedside and back again: molecular mechanisms of alpha-catenin function and roles in tumorigenesis. Seminars in Cancer Biology. 18: 53-64. PMID 17945508 DOI: 10.1016/j.semcancer.2007.08.003  0.84
2007 Kwiatkowski AV, Weis WI, Nelson WJ. Catenins: playing both sides of the synapse. Current Opinion in Cell Biology. 19: 551-6. PMID 17936606 DOI: 10.1016/j.ceb.2007.08.005  0.4
2007 Hunt SJ, Nelson WJ. Fabrication of a dual substrate display to test roles of cell adhesion proteins in vesicle targeting to plasma membrane domains. Febs Letters. 581: 4539-43. PMID 17803993 DOI: 10.1016/j.febslet.2007.08.037  0.32
2007 Halbleib JM, Sääf AM, Brown PO, Nelson WJ. Transcriptional modulation of genes encoding structural characteristics of differentiating enterocytes during development of a polarized epithelium in vitro. Molecular Biology of the Cell. 18: 4261-78. PMID 17699590 DOI: 10.1091/mbc.E07-04-0308  1
2007 Sääf AM, Halbleib JM, Chen X, Yuen ST, Leung SY, Nelson WJ, Brown PO. Parallels between global transcriptional programs of polarizing Caco-2 intestinal epithelial cells in vitro and gene expression programs in normal colon and colon cancer. Molecular Biology of the Cell. 18: 4245-60. PMID 17699589 DOI: 10.1091/mbc.E07-04-0309  1
2007 Yamada S, Nelson WJ. Localized zones of Rho and Rac activities drive initiation and expansion of epithelial cell-cell adhesion. The Journal of Cell Biology. 178: 517-27. PMID 17646397 DOI: 10.1083/jcb.200701058  0.68
2007 Nejsum LN, Nelson WJ. A molecular mechanism directly linking E-cadherin adhesion to initiation of epithelial cell surface polarity. The Journal of Cell Biology. 178: 323-35. PMID 17635938 DOI: 10.1083/jcb.200705094  0.32
2007 Yamada S, Nelson WJ. Synapses: sites of cell recognition, adhesion, and functional specification. Annual Review of Biochemistry. 76: 267-94. PMID 17506641 DOI: 10.1146/annurev.biochem.75.103004.142811  0.68
2007 Tamada M, Perez TD, Nelson WJ, Sheetz MP. Two distinct modes of myosin assembly and dynamics during epithelial wound closure. The Journal of Cell Biology. 176: 27-33. PMID 17200415 DOI: 10.1083/jcb.200609116  1
2006 Halbleib JM, Nelson WJ. Cadherins in development: cell adhesion, sorting, and tissue morphogenesis. Genes & Development. 20: 3199-214. PMID 17158740 DOI: 10.1101/gad.1486806  1
2006 Weis WI, Nelson WJ. Re-solving the cadherin-catenin-actin conundrum. The Journal of Biological Chemistry. 281: 35593-7. PMID 17005550 DOI: 10.1074/jbc.R600027200  0.4
2006 Wodarz A, Stewart DB, Nelson WJ, Nusse R. Wingless signaling modulates cadherin-mediated cell adhesion in Drosophila imaginal disc cells. Journal of Cell Science. 119: 2425-34. PMID 16720643 DOI: 10.1242/jcs.02973  1
2006 Spiliotis ET, Nelson WJ. Here come the septins: novel polymers that coordinate intracellular functions and organization. Journal of Cell Science. 119: 4-10. PMID 16371649 DOI: 10.1242/jcs.02746  1
2005 Nelson WJ, Drees F, Yamada S. Interaction of cadherin with the actin cytoskeleton. Novartis Foundation Symposium. 269: 159-68; discussion 1. PMID 16358407  0.68
2005 Drees F, Pokutta S, Yamada S, Nelson WJ, Weis WI. Alpha-catenin is a molecular switch that binds E-cadherin-beta-catenin and regulates actin-filament assembly. Cell. 123: 903-15. PMID 16325583 DOI: 10.1016/j.cell.2005.09.021  0.68
2005 Yamada S, Pokutta S, Drees F, Weis WI, Nelson WJ. Deconstructing the cadherin-catenin-actin complex. Cell. 123: 889-901. PMID 16325582 DOI: 10.1016/j.cell.2005.09.020  0.68
2005 Perez TD, Nelson WJ, Boxer SG, Kam L. E-cadherin tethered to micropatterned supported lipid bilayers as a model for cell adhesion. Langmuir : the Acs Journal of Surfaces and Colloids. 21: 11963-8. PMID 16316139 DOI: 10.1021/la052264a  1
2005 Reilein A, Yamada S, Nelson WJ. Self-organization of an acentrosomal microtubule network at the basal cortex of polarized epithelial cells. The Journal of Cell Biology. 171: 845-55. PMID 16314429 DOI: 10.1083/jcb.200505071  0.68
2005 Votin V, Nelson WJ, Barth AI. Neurite outgrowth involves adenomatous polyposis coli protein and beta-catenin. Journal of Cell Science. 118: 5699-708. PMID 16303851 DOI: 10.1242/jcs.02679  0.76
2005 Reilein A, Nelson WJ. APC is a component of an organizing template for cortical microtubule networks. Nature Cell Biology. 7: 463-73. PMID 15892196  0.52
2005 Spiliotis ET, Kinoshita M, Nelson WJ. A mitotic septin scaffold required for Mammalian chromosome congression and segregation. Science (New York, N.Y.). 307: 1781-5. PMID 15774761 DOI: 10.1126/science.1106823  1
2005 Drees F, Reilein A, Nelson WJ. Cell-adhesion assays: fabrication of an E-cadherin substratum and isolation of lateral and Basal membrane patches. Methods in Molecular Biology (Clifton, N.J.). 294: 303-20. PMID 15576920  0.68
2004 Nelson WJ, Rodriguez-Boulan E. Unravelling protein sorting. Nature Cell Biology. 6: 282-4. PMID 15057238 DOI: 10.1038/ncb0404-282  1
2004 Vogelmann R, Amieva MR, Falkow S, Nelson WJ. Breaking into the epithelial apical-junctional complex--news from pathogen hackers. Current Opinion in Cell Biology. 16: 86-93. PMID 15037310 DOI: 10.1016/j.ceb.2003.12.002  1
2004 Nelson WJ, Nusse R. Convergence of Wnt, beta-catenin, and cadherin pathways. Science (New York, N.Y.). 303: 1483-7. PMID 15001769 DOI: 10.1126/science.1094291  1
2004 Louie RK, Bahmanyar S, Siemers KA, Votin V, Chang P, Stearns T, Nelson WJ, Barth AI. Adenomatous polyposis coli and EB1 localize in close proximity of the mother centriole and EB1 is a functional component of centrosomes. Journal of Cell Science. 117: 1117-28. PMID 14970257 DOI: 10.1242/jcs.00939  1
2004 Yeaman C, Ayala MI, Wright JR, Bard F, Bossard C, Ang A, Maeda Y, Seufferlein T, Mellman I, Nelson WJ, Malhotra V. Protein kinase D regulates basolateral membrane protein exit from trans-Golgi network. Nature Cell Biology. 6: 106-12. PMID 14743217 DOI: 10.1038/ncb1090  1
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