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Petr Kalab, Ph.D.

Selected Publications

1)  Hasegawa K, Ryu SJ, Kaláb P.
Chromosomal gain promotes formation of a steep RanGTP gradient that drives mitosis in aneuploid cells.
J. Cell Biol. [Epub ahead of print], 2013.
2)  Soderholm JF, Bird SL, Kalab P, Sampathkumar Y, Hasegawa K, Uehara-Bingen M, Weis K, Heald R.
Importazole, a Small Molecule Inhibitor of the Transport Receptor Importin-beta.
ACS Chem. Biol. 6: 700-8, 2011.
3)  Lowe AR, Siegel JJ, Kalab P, Siu M, Weis K, Liphardt JT.
Selectivity mechanism of the nuclear pore complex characterized by single cargo tracking.
Nature. [Epub ahead of print], 2010.
4)  Dumont J, Petri S, Pellegrin F, Terret ME, Bohnsack MT, Rassinier P, Georget V, Kalab P, Gruss OJ, Verlhac MH.
A centriole- and RanGTP-independent spindle assembly pathway in meiosis I of vertebrate oocytes.
J. Cell Biol. 176: 295-305, 2007.
5)  O'Connell CB, Loncarek J, Kalab P, Khodjakov A.
Relative contributions of chromatin and kinetochores to mitotic spindle assembly.
J. Cell Biol. 187: 43-51, 2009.
6)  Kalab P, Heald R.
The RanGTP gradient - a GPS for the mitotic spindle.
J. Cell. Sci. 121: 1577-86, 2008.
7)  Kalab P, Pralle A, Isacoff EY, Heald R, Weis K.
Analysis of a RanGTP-regulated gradient in mitotic somatic cells.
Nature. 440: 697-701, 2006.
8)  Kalab P, Weis K, Heald R.
Visualization of a Ran-GTP gradient in interphase and mitotic Xenopus egg extracts.
Science. 295: 2452-6, 2002.
9)  Kalab P, Pu RT, Dasso M.
The Ran GTPase regulates mitotic spindle assembly.
Curr. Biol. 9: 481-4, 1999.
10)  Halpin D, Kalab P, Wang J, Weis K, Heald R.
Mitotic Spindle Assembly around RCC1-Coated Beads in Xenopus Egg Extracts.
PLoS Biol. 9: e1001225, 2011.
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