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Clifford Brangwynne

Selected Publications

  1. Brangwynne CP, Eckmann CR, Courson DS, Rybarska A, Hoege C, Gharakhani J, Jülicher F, Hyman AA. Germline P granules are liquid droplets that localize by controlled dissolution/condensation. Science. 2009 324:1729-1732
  2. Greenan G, Brangwynne CP, Jaensch S, Gharakhani J, Jülicher F, Hyman AA. Centrosome size sets mitotic spindle length in Caenorhabditis elegans embryos. Current Biology. 2010 20(4) 353-8
  3. Brangwynne CP, Koenderink GH, MacKintosh FC, Weitz DA. Cytoplasmic diffusion: molecular motors mix it up. Journal of Cell Biology. 2008 183(4):583-7.
  4. Brangwynne CP, Koenderink GH, MacKintosh FC, Weitz DA. Nonequilibrium microtubule fluctuations in a model cytoskeleton. Physical Review Letters. 2008 100(11):118104
  5. Brangwynne CP, MacKintosh FC, Weitz DA. Force fluctuations and polymerization dynamics of intracellular microtubules. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA. 2007 104(41):16128-33
  6. Brangwynne CP, Koenderink GH, Barry E, Dogic Z, MacKintosh FC, Weitz DA. Bending dynamics of fluctuating biopolymers probed by automated high-resolution filament tracking. Biophysical Journal. 2007 91(1):346-359
  7. Brangwynne CP, MacKintosh FC, Kumar S, Geisse NA, Talbot J, Mahadevan L, Parker KK, Ingber DE, Weitz DA. Microtubules can bear enhanced compressive loads in living cells because of lateral reinforcement. Journal of Cell Biology. 2006 173(5): 733-741
  8. Huang S, Brangwynne CP, Parker KK, Ingber DE. Symmetry-breaking in mammalian cell cohort migration during tissue pattern formation: Role of random-walk persistence. Cell Motility and the Cytoskeleton. 2005 61(4):201-21