JCB's videos (68)


1526
Mar 22, 2010
Integrating the forces that fold tissues

During gastrulation, pulsed contractions of the actomyosin cytoskeleton apically constrict a strip of cells on the...

1522
May 27, 2010
A Turning Point for Macrophages

Drosophila macrophages disperse themselves around the body during embryogenesis, ready to mount an immune response at...

1317
Oct 5, 2010
Dynein and kinesin generate nuclear power

Many cellular processes, including polarization and differentiation, require the nucleus to move to a specific...

1212
Nov 2, 2010
Pulling centrosomes to the forward position

Most migrating cells place their centrosome in front of the nucleus, facing the direction in which the cell is...

1196
Aug 11, 2010
Acetylated microtubules let the ER slide

The endoplasmic reticulum is highly dynamic, although little is known about why and how its membrane tubules move....

1186
Sep 14, 2010
T Cells Rho across the endothelium

During an immune response, T cells move into tissues from the vasculature by crossing the endothelial cell layer...

1146
Jan 24, 2011
Microtubules Keep Tumor Cells Breathing Easy

The transcription factor HIF-1α is essential for a cell's response to low oxygen conditions. Carbonaro et al....

1103
Mar 22, 2011
Nup133 is a Pore Relation to the Centrosome

The centrosome remains closely associated with the nucleus throughout the cell cycle. Bolhy et al. reveal that the...

1004
Apr 20, 2011
How the ER shapes up and ships out

The endoplasmic reticulum is a complex network of interconnected membrane tubules and cisternae. West et al. use...

1001
Jun 13, 2011
Tying the Golgi Ribbon to the Centrosome

The mammalian Golgi apparatus exists as a continuous ribbon that clusters around the centrosome, but the significance...

990
Nov 29, 2010
Seeing organelles live in concert

Centrosome positioning is thought to be important for both neuronal migration and axonogenesis. To investigate...

970
Feb 23, 2011
Curbing the Killer Instinct

Natural Killer (NK) cells distinguish target cells from surrounding healthy tissue by integrating signals from a...

960
Aug 10, 2011
Nuclear envelope starts with a clean sheet

At the start of mitosis, the nuclear envelope and nuclear pore complexes break down and disperse into the endoplasmic...

947
Jul 11, 2011
Oocyte microtubules show their bias

Several mRNAs are specifically transported to the anterior and posterior regions of Drosophila oocytes by...