PUBLICATIONS

Mechanobiology of neural development

Abuwarda H, Pathak MM

Current Opinion in Cell Biology, 66:104-111 (2020)

doihttps://doi.org/10.1016/j.ceb.2020.05.012 PDF

Myosin-II mediated traction forces evoke localized Piezo1-dependent Ca2+ flickers

Ellefsen K*, Holt JR*, Chang A*, Nourse JL*, Arulmoli J, Mekhdijan A, Abuwarda H, Flanagan LA, Dunn AR, Parker I, Pathak MM

Communications Biology 2, Article number: 298 (2019) 

doihttps://doi.org/10.1038/s42003-019-0514-3 PDF

Mechanosensitive Ion Channel Piezo1 Regulates Diet-Induced Adipose Inflammation and Systemic Insulin Resistance

Zhao C, Sun Q, Tang L, Cao Y, Nourse JL, Pathak MM, Lu X, Yang Q

Front Endocrinol (Lausanne). 10:373. (2019)

doi: https://doi.org/10.3389/fendo.2019.00373 PDF

How cells channels their stress: Interplay between Piezo1 and the Cytoskeleton.
Nourse JL, Pathak MM.               

Seminars in Cell and Development Biology. 71:3-12. (2017). PDF

 

The Hv1 proton channel responds to mechanical stimuli.
Pathak MM*, Tran T*, Hong L, Morris CE, Tombola F.
Journal of General Physiology. 148(5):405-418. (2016). 
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Combination scaffolds of salmon fibrin, hyaluronic acid, and laminin for human neural stem cell and vascular tissue engineering.
Arulmoli J, Wright HJ, Phan Duc TT, Sheth U, Que RA, Botten GA, Keating M, Botvinick EL, Pathak Medha M, Zarembinski TI, Yanni DS, Razorenova OV, Hughes CCW, Flanagan LA.
Acta Biomaterialia. 43:122-38. (2016). 
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Reflectin as a Material for Neural Stem Cell Growth.
Phan L*, Kautz R*, Arulmoli J, Kim I, Le DT, Shenk MA, Pathak MM†, Flanagan LA†, Tombola F†, Gorodetsky AA†.  
ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces. 13;8(1):278-84. (2016). 
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Before 2016

Static stretch affects neural stem cell differentiation in an extracellular matrix-dependent manner.
Arulmoli J, Pathak MM, McDonnell LP, Nourse JL, Tombola F, Earthman JC, Flanagan LA.

Scientific Reports. 5:8499. (2015). PDF
 

Stretch-activated ion channel Piezo1 directs lineage choice in human neural stem cells. 

Pathak MM†, Nourse JL, Tran T, Hwe J, Arulmoli J, Le DTT, Bernardis E, Flanagan LA, Tombola F†.
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 111(45):16148-53. (2014). 
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Evidence for functional diversity between the voltage-gated proton channel Hv1 and its closest related protein HVRP1.
Kim IH, Hevezi P, Varga C, Pathak MM, Hong L, Ta D, Tran CT, Zlotnik A, Soltesz I, Tombola F.
PLoS One. 9(8):e105926. (2014). 
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Membrane biophysics define neuron and astrocyte progenitors in the neural lineage. 

Nourse JL*, Prieto JL*, Dickson AR, Lu J, Pathak MM, Tombola F, Demetriou M, Lee AP, Flanagan LA.
Stem Cells. 32(3):706-16. (2014). 
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Voltage-sensing domain of voltage-gated proton channel Hv1 shares mechanism of block with pore domains.
Hong L, Pathak MM, Kim IH, Ta D, Tombola F.
Neuron. 77(2):274-87. (2013).

Commentary: Kalia & Schwartz. Common principles of voltage-dependent gating for Hv and Kv channels.

Neuron. 77(2):214-6. (2013). PDF

Closing in on the resting state of the Shaker K+ channel.
Pathak MM*, Yarov-Yarovoy V*, Roux B, Agarwal G, Kohout S, Barth P, Tombola F, Isacoff EY.
Neuron. 56(1):124-40. (2007). 
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The twisted ion-permeation pathway of a resting voltage-sensing domain.
Tombola F, Pathak MM, Gorostiza P, Isacoff EY.
Nature. 445(7127):546-9. (2007). 
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How does voltage open an ion channel?
Tombola F, Pathak MM, Isacoff EY.
Annual Review of Cell and Developmental Biology. 22:23-52. (2006).
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How far will you go to sense voltage?
Tombola F, Pathak MM, Isacoff EY.
Neuron. 48:719-25. (2005). 
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Voltage-sensing arginines in a potassium channel permeate and occlude cation-selective pores.

Tombola F, Pathak MM, Isacoff EY.
Neuron. 45:379-88. (2005). 
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The cooperative voltage sensor motion that gates a potassium channel.
Pathak MM, Kurtz L, Tombola F, Isacoff EY.
Journal of General Physiology. 125:57-69. (2005). 
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