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cytoskeleton, microtubules, molecular motors, Optical molecular imaging, plant biology

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Ram Dixit

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Molecular mechanisms of cytoskeleton organization and function

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Zhu C and Dixit R.  Functions of the Arabidopsis kinesin superfamily of microtubule-based motor proteins. Protoplasma 2011 Oct 25. [Epub ahead of print].  DOI 10.1007/s00709-011-0343-9
Zhu C and Dixit R. Single molecule analysis of the Arabidopsis FRA1 kinesin shows that it is a functional motor protein with unusually high processivity. Molecular Plant 2011 4: 879-885.
Sun F, Zhu C, Dixit R and Cavalli V.  Sunday Driver /JIP3 binds kinesin heavy chain directly and enhances its motility. EMBO J, 2011 30:3416-3429.
Eren EC, Dixit R and Gautam N. A three-dimensional computer simulation model reveals the mechanisms for self-organization of plant cortical microtubules into oblique arrays. Molecular Biology of the Cell 2010 21:2674-84.
Dixit R, Barnett B, Lazarus JE, Tokito M, Goldman YE and Holzbaur ELF. Microtubule plus-end tracking by CLIP-170 requires EB1. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (USA) 2009 106: 492-497.
Dixit R, Ross J, Goldman YE and Holzbaur ELF. Differential regulation of dynein and kinesin motor proteins by tau. Science 2008 319: 1086-1089.
Dixit R, Chang E and Cyr RJ. Establishment of polarity during organization of the acentrosomal plant cortical microtubule array. Molecular Biology of the Cell 2006 17: 1298-1305.
Dixit R and Cyr RJ.  Encounters between dynamic cortical microtubules promote ordering of the cortical array through angle-dependent modifications of microtubule behavior. Plant Cell 2004 16: 3274-3284.

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