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Lee Ligon

TitleAssociate Professor
InstitutionRensselaer Polytechnic Institute
DepartmentBiology
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    1. McLane JS, Schaub NJ, Gilbert RJ, Ligon LA. Electrospun nanofiber scaffolds for investigating cell-matrix adhesion. Methods Mol Biol. 2013; 1046:371-88.
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    2. Apostolopoulou M, Ligon L. Cadherin-23 mediates heterotypic cell-cell adhesion between breast cancer epithelial cells and fibroblasts. PLoS One. 2012; 7(3):e33289.
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    3. Quinones GB, Danowski BA, Devaraj A, Singh V, Ligon LA. The posttranslational modification of tubulin undergoes a switch from detyrosination to acetylation as epithelial cells become polarized. Mol Biol Cell. 2011 Apr; 22(7):1045-57.
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    4. Wang Y, Zhang H, Ligon LA, McGown LB. Association of insulin-like growth factor 2 with the insulin-linked polymorphic region in cultured fetal thymus cells. Biochemistry. 2009 Sep 1; 48(34):8189-94.
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    5. Dixit R, Levy JR, Tokito M, Ligon LA, Holzbaur EL. Regulation of dynactin through the differential expression of p150Glued isoforms. J Biol Chem. 2008 Nov 28; 283(48):33611-9.
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    6. Ligon LA, Holzbaur EL. Microtubules tethered at epithelial cell junctions by dynein facilitate efficient junction assembly. Traffic. 2007 Jul; 8(7):808-19.
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    7. Combs J, Kim SJ, Tan S, Ligon LA, Holzbaur EL, Kuhn J, Poenie M. Recruitment of dynein to the Jurkat immunological synapse. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2006 Oct 3; 103(40):14883-8.
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    8. Levy JR, Sumner CJ, Caviston JP, Tokito MK, Ranganathan S, Ligon LA, Wallace KE, LaMonte BH, Harmison GG, Puls I, Fischbeck KH, Holzbaur EL. A motor neuron disease-associated mutation in p150Glued perturbs dynactin function and induces protein aggregation. J Cell Biol. 2006 Feb 27; 172(5):733-45.
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    9. Ligon LA, Shelly SS, Tokito MK, Holzbaur EL. Microtubule binding proteins CLIP-170, EB1, and p150Glued form distinct plus-end complexes. FEBS Lett. 2006 Feb 20; 580(5):1327-32.
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    10. Ligon LA, LaMonte BH, Wallace KE, Weber N, Kalb RG, Holzbaur EL. Mutant superoxide dismutase disrupts cytoplasmic dynein in motor neurons. Neuroreport. 2005 Apr 25; 16(6):533-6.
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    11. Ligon LA, Tokito M, Finklestein JM, Grossman FE, Holzbaur EL. A direct interaction between cytoplasmic dynein and kinesin I may coordinate motor activity. J Biol Chem. 2004 Apr 30; 279(18):19201-8.
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    12. Ligon LA, Shelly SS, Tokito M, Holzbaur EL. The microtubule plus-end proteins EB1 and dynactin have differential effects on microtubule polymerization. Mol Biol Cell. 2003 Apr; 14(4):1405-17.
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    13. Karki S, Ligon LA, DeSantis J, Tokito M, Holzbaur EL. PLAC-24 is a cytoplasmic dynein-binding protein that is recruited to sites of cell-cell contact. Mol Biol Cell. 2002 May; 13(5):1722-34.
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    14. Ligon LA, Karki S, Tokito M, Holzbaur EL. Dynein binds to beta-catenin and may tether microtubules at adherens junctions. Nat Cell Biol. 2001 Oct; 3(10):913-7.
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    15. Holleran EA, Ligon LA, Tokito M, Stankewich MC, Morrow JS, Holzbaur EL. beta III spectrin binds to the Arp1 subunit of dynactin. J Biol Chem. 2001 Sep 28; 276(39):36598-605.
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    16. Ligon LA, Steward O. Role of microtubules and actin filaments in the movement of mitochondria in the axons and dendrites of cultured hippocampal neurons. J Comp Neurol. 2000 Nov 20; 427(3):351-61.
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    17. Ligon LA, Steward O. Movement of mitochondria in the axons and dendrites of cultured hippocampal neurons. J Comp Neurol. 2000 Nov 20; 427(3):340-50.
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