JCB's videos (68)


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May 16, 2011
Ouch! Single Cell Wound Repair in Drosophila Embryos

Individual cells must quickly repair any disruptions to their plasma membrane. Abreu-Blanco et al. describe how early...

1010
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...

1105
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...

971
Feb 23, 2011
Curbing the Killer Instinct

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

1147
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....

930
Jan 5, 2011
The Spindle's Model Behavior

Dynamic microtubules assemble into a steady state bipolar spindle structure but precisely how this is achieved is...

992
Nov 29, 2010
Seeing organelles live in concert

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

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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...

1322
Oct 5, 2010
Dynein and kinesin generate nuclear power

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

1190
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...

1199
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....

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Jul 16, 2010
Long Asters Rock The Spindle

Astral microtubules help position the cytokinetic furrow by confining actomyosin contractility to the cell equator....

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Jun 15, 2010
Laminin Adhesions Help Microtubules Reach Base

Microtubules align along the apical-basal axis of epithelial cells with their plus ends pointing to the basal side....

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May 27, 2010
A Turning Point for Macrophages

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