The Larochelle Lab
at Clark University

Selected Publications

Mana-Capelli,S., R. Gräf and D.A. Larochelle.(2010). Dictyostelium centrin B localization during cell cycle progression. Communicative & Interactive Biology 3:1, 1-3: January/February 2010; Landes Bioscience

Mana-Capelli, S., R. Gräf, and D.A. Larochelle. (2009). Dictyostelium discoideum CenB is a bona fide centrin essential for nuclear architecture and centrosome stability. Eukaryotic Cell 8:

Hiong, H., F. Rivero, U. Euteneuer, S. Mondal, S. Mana-Capelli, D.A. Larochelle, Vogel, B. Gassen, and A. Noegel. (2008). Sun-1 connects the centrosome to chromatin and ensures genome stability. Traffic 9:1-17.

Agarwal, M., N. Guerin, and D.A. Larochelle (2004). Chimeric analysis of the small GTPase RacE in cytokinesis signaling in Dictyostelium discoideum. Experimental Cell Research 295:226-235.

Abysalh, J.C., L.L. Kuchnicki and D.A. Larochelle (2003) The identification of Pats1, a novel gene locus required for cytokinesis in Dictyostelium discoideum. Molecular Biology of the Cell.

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Guerin, N. and D.A. Larochelle (2003). A user's guide to restriction enzyme-mediated integration in Dictyostelium. Appeared in a special issue of the Journal of Muscle Research and Cell Motility dedicated to Dictyostelium research.

Agarwal, M., D.J.Nelson, and D.A. Larochelle (2002). The three dimensional model of Dictyostelium discoideum RacE based on the humanRhoA-GDP crystal structure. Submitted to the Journal of Molecular Graphics and Modeling 21:3-18.

Neicu, T., A.Pradham, D.A. Larochelle, and A. Kudrolli (2000). Extinction transition in bacterial colonies under forced convection. Physical Review E62(1):1059-1062.

Larochelle, D.A., N. Gerald, and A. De Lozanne (2000). Molecular analysis of racE function in Dictyostelium. Microscopy Research and Techniques-The Biology of Cytokinesis 49(2):145-151.

Kwak E., N. Gerald, D.A. Larochelle, K.K. Vithalani, M. Niswonger, and A. De Lozanne (1999). LvsA, a protein related to the mouse beige protein, is essential for cytokinesis in Dictyostelium. Molecular Biology of the Cell 10:4429-4439.

Vithalani, K.K., C.A. Parent, E.M. Thorn, M. Penn, D.A. Larochelle, P.N. Devreotes, and A. De Lozanne (1998). Identification of Darlin, a Dictyostelium protein with Armadillo-like repeats that binds to small GTPases and is important for the proper aggregation of developing cells. Molecular Biology of the Cell 9:3095-3106.

Larochelle, D.A., K.K. Vithalani and A. De Lozanne (1997). The role of Dictyostelium racE in cytokinesis: Mutational analysis and localization studies by use of green fluorescent protein. Molecular Biology of the Cell 8:935-944.

Larochelle, D.A., K. Vithalani and A. De Lozanne (1996). A novel member of the rho family of small GTP-binding proteins is specifically required for cytokinesis. J. Cell Biology 133:1321- 1329.

Burns, C.G., D.A. Larochelle, H. Erickson, M. Reedy and A. De Lozanne (1995). Single-headed myosin II acts as a dominant negative mutation in Dictystelium. Proc. Natl. Acad. .Sci. USA 92:8244-8248.

Larochelle, D.A. and D. Epel (1993). Myosin heavy chain dephosphorylation during cytokinesis in dividing sea urchin embryos. Cell Motility and the Cytoskeleton 25(3):369-380.

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