Research articles

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Tree of FsxAs, surface charge and environments.Moi D., Nishio S., Li X., Valansi C., Langleib M., Brukman N.G., Flyak K., Dessimoz C., de Sanctis D., Tunyasuvunakool K., Jumper J., Grana M., Romero H., Aguilar P.S., Jovine L., Podbilewicz P. (2021) "Archaeal origins of gamete fusion" bioRxiv (preprint). Link
Neuron tracing and quantitative analyses of dendritic architecture reveal symmetrical three-way-junctions and phenotypes of git-1 in C. elegansYuval O., Iosilevskii Y., Meledin A., Podbilewicz B., Shemesh T. (2021) "Neuron tracing and quantitative analyses of dendritic architecture reveal symmetrical three-way-junctions and phenotypes of git-1 in C. elegans" PLoS Comput Biol 17(7): e1009185. Link
EFF-1 promotes muscle fusion, paralysis and retargets infection by AFF-1-coated viruses in C. elegansMeledin A., Li X., Matveev E., Gildor B., Katzir O. & Podbilewicz B. (2020). "EFF-1 promotes muscle fusion, paralysis and retargets infection by AFF-1-coated viruses in C. elegans".
bioRxiv (Preprint).
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Sensory experience controls dendritic structure and behavior by distinct pathways involving degenerinsInberg, N., Iosilevskii Y. & Podbilewicz, B. (2018). "Sensory experience controls dendritic structure and behavior by distinct pathways involving degenerins".
bioRxiv 436758 (Preprint).
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The fusogen AFF-1 can rejuvenate the regenerative potentialKravtsov, V., Oren-Suissa, M., & Podbilewicz, B. (2017). "AFF-1 fusogen can rejuvenate the regenerative potential of adult dendritic trees via self-fusion". Development, dev-150037.PDF
Arabidopsis HAP2/GCS1 is a gamete fusion protein homologous to somatic and viral fusogensValansi, C., D. Moi, E. Leikina, E. Matveev, M. GraƱa, L. V. Chernomordik, H. Romero, P. S. Aguilar and B. Podbilewicz (2017). "Arabidopsis HAP2/GCS1 is a gamete fusion protein homologous to somatic and viral fusogens." The Journal of Cell Biology.PDF
Extrinsic Repair of Injured Dendrites as a Paradigm for Regeneration by Fusion in Caenorhabditis elegans.Oren-Suissa, M., Gattegno, T., Kravtsov, V., Podbilewicz, B. (2017).Extrinsic Repair of Injured Dendrites as a Paradigm for Regeneration by Fusion in Caenorhabditis elegans.
Genetics Early online March 10, 2017; DOI: 10.1534/genetics.116.196386
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ksenia2016Smurova, K. and Podbilewicz, B. (2016) RAB-5-and DYNAMIN-1-Mediated Endocytosis of EFF-1 Fusogen Controls Cell-Cell Fusion. Cell reports, 14(6), pp.1517-1527.PDF
Dendritic tree extraction from noisy maximum intensity projection images in C. elegansGreenblum, A., Sznitman, R., Fua, P., Arratia, P.E., Oren, M., Podbilewicz, B., and Sznitman, J. (2014). Dendritic tree extraction from noisy maximum intensity projection images in C. elegans. Biomedical engineering online 13, 74.PDF
Structural basis of eukaryotic cell-cell fusionPerez-Vargas, J., Krey, T., Valansi, C., Avinoam, O., Haouz, A., Jamin, M., Raveh-Barak, H., Podbilewicz, B., and Rey, F.A. (2014). Structural basis of eukaryotic cell-cell fusion. Cell 157, 407-419.PDF
Axon regrowth during development and regeneration following injury share molecular mechanismsYaniv, S.P., Issman-Zecharya, N., Oren-Suissa, M., Podbilewicz, B., and Schuldiner, O. (2012). Axon regrowth during development and regeneration following injury share molecular mechanisms. Current biology : CB 22, 1774-1782.PDF
Conserved eukaryotic fusogens can fuse viral envelopes to cellsAvinoam, O., Fridman, K., Valansi, C., Abutbul, I., Zeev-Ben-Mordehai, T., Maurer, U.E., Sapir, A., Danino, D., Grunewald, K., White, J.M., et al. (2011). Conserved eukaryotic fusogens can fuse viral envelopes to cells. Science 332, 589-592PDF
The fusogen EFF-1 controls sculpting of mechanosensory dendritesOren-Suissa, M., Hall, D.H., Treinin, M., Shemer, G., and Podbilewicz, B. (2010). The fusogen EFF-1 controls sculpting of mechanosensory dendrites. Science 328, 1285-1288.PDF
Fusion-pore expansion during syncytium formation is restricted by an actin networkChen, A., Leikina, E., Melikov, K., Podbilewicz, B., Kozlov, M.M., and Chernomordik, L.V. (2008). Fusion-pore expansion during syncytium formation is restricted by an actin network. Journal of cell science 121, 3619-3628.PDF
Changing of the cell division axes drives vulva evolution in nematodesKolotuev, I., and Podbilewicz, B. (2008). Changing of the cell division axes drives vulva evolution in nematodes. Developmental biology 313, 142-154.PDF
Trends, stasis, and drift in the evolution of nematode vulva developmentKiontke, K., Barriere, A., Kolotuev, I., Podbilewicz, B., Sommer, R., Fitch, D.H., and Felix, M.A. (2007). Trends, stasis, and drift in the evolution of nematode vulva development. Current biology : CB 17, 1925-1937.PDF
Barrier to autointegration factor blocks premature cell fusion and maintains adult muscle integrity in C. elegansMargalit, A., Neufeld, E., Feinstein, N., Wilson, K.L., Podbilewicz, B., and Gruenbaum, Y. (2007). Barrier to autointegration factor blocks premature cell fusion and maintains adult muscle integrity in C. elegans. The Journal of cell biology 178, 661-673.PDF
AFF-1, a FOS-1-regulated fusogen, mediates fusion of the anchor cell in C. elegans.Sapir, A., Choi, J., Leikina, E., Avinoam, O., Valansi, C., Chernomordik, L.V., Newman, A.P., and Podbilewicz, B. (2007). AFF-1, a FOS-1-regulated fusogen, mediates fusion of the anchor cell in C. elegans. Developmental cell 12, 683-698.PDF
Genetic control of fusion pore expansion in the epidermis of Caenorhabditis elegansGattegno, T., Mittal, A., Valansi, C., Nguyen, K.C., Hall, D.H., Chernomordik, L.V., and Podbilewicz, B. (2007). Genetic control of fusion pore expansion in the epidermis of Caenorhabditis elegans. Molecular biology of the cell 18, 1153-1166.PDF
The C. elegans developmental fusogen EFF-1 mediates homotypic fusion in heterologous cells and in vivo. Podbilewicz, B., Leikina, E., Sapir, A., Valansi, C., Suissa, M., Shemer, G., and Chernomordik, L.V. (2006). The C. elegans developmental fusogen EFF-1 mediates homotypic fusion in heterologous cells and in vivo. Developmental cell 11, 471-481.PDF
ceh-16/engrailed patterns the embryonic epidermis of Caenorhabditis elegansCassata, G., Shemer, G., Morandi, P., Donhauser, R., Podbilewicz, B., and Baumeister, R. (2005). ceh-16/engrailed patterns the embryonic epidermis of Caenorhabditis elegans. Development 132, 739-749.PDF
EFF-1 is sufficient to initiate and execute tissue-specific cell fusion in C. elegansShemer, G., Suissa, M., Kolotuev, I., Nguyen, K.C., Hall, D.H., and Podbilewicz, B. (2004). EFF-1 is sufficient to initiate and execute tissue-specific cell fusion in C. elegans. Current biology : CB 14, 1587-1591.PDF
The small ubiquitin-like modifier (SUMO) is required for gonadal and uterine-vulval morphogenesis in Caenorhabditis elegansBroday, L., Kolotuev, I., Didier, C., Bhoumik, A., Gupta, B.P., Sternberg, P.W., Podbilewicz, B., and Ronai, Z. (2004a). The small ubiquitin-like modifier (SUMO) is required for gonadal and uterine-vulval morphogenesis in Caenorhabditis elegans. Genes & development 18, 2380-2391.PDF
The LIM domain protein UNC-95 is required for the assembly of muscle attachment structures and is regulated by the RING finger protein RNF-5 in C. elegans. Broday, L., Kolotuev, I., Didier, C., Bhoumik, A., Podbilewicz, B., and Ronai, Z. (2004b). The LIM domain protein UNC-95 is required for the assembly of muscle attachment structures and is regulated by the RING finger protein RNF-5 in C. elegans. The Journal of cell biology 165, 857-867.PDF
Pristionchus pacificus vulva formation: polarized division, cell migration, cell fusion, and evolution of invagination. Kolotuev, I., and Podbilewicz, B. (2004). Pristionchus pacificus vulva formation: polarized division, cell migration, cell fusion, and evolution of invagination. Developmental biology 266, 322-333.PDF
Control of vulval competence and centering in the nematode Oscheius sp. 1 CEW1Louvet-Vallee, S., Kolotuev, I., Podbilewicz, B., and Felix, M.A. (2003). Control of vulval competence and centering in the nematode Oscheius sp. 1 CEW1. Genetics 163, 133-146PDF
IN-39/Hox triggers cell division and represses EFF-1/fusogen-dependent vulval cell fusionShemer, G., and Podbilewicz, B. (2002). LIN-39/Hox triggers cell division and represses EFF-1/fusogen-dependent vulval cell fusion. Genes & development 16, 3136-3141.PDF
The type I membrane protein EFF-1 is essential for developmental cell fusionMohler, W.A., Shemer, G., del Campo, J.J., Valansi, C., Opoku-Serebuoh, E., Scranton, V., Assaf, N., White, J.G., and Podbilewicz, B. (2002). The type I membrane protein EFF-1 is essential for developmental cell fusion. Developmental cell 2, 355-362.PDF
Temperature-controlled microscopy for imaging living cells: apparatus, thermal analysis and temperature dependency of embryonic elongation in Caenorhabditis elegansRabin, Y., and Podbilewicz, B. (2000). Temperature-controlled microscopy for imaging living cells: apparatus, thermal analysis and temperature dependency of embryonic elongation in Caenorhabditis elegans. Journal of microscopy 199, 214-223.PDF
Ring formation drives invagination of the vulva in Caenorhabditis elegans: Ras, cell fusion, and cell migration determine structural fatesShemer, G., Kishore, R., and Podbilewicz, B. (2000). Ring formation drives invagination of the vulva in Caenorhabditis elegans: Ras, cell fusion, and cell migration determine structural fates. Developmental biology 221, 233-248.PDF
Formation of the vulva in Caenorhabditis elegans: a paradigm for organogenesisSharma-Kishore, R., White, J.G., Southgate, E., and Podbilewicz, B. (1999). Formation of the vulva in Caenorhabditis elegans: a paradigm for organogenesis. Development 126, 691-699.PDF
ADM-1, a protein with metalloprotease- and disintegrin-like domains, is expressed in syncytial organs, sperm, and sheath cells of sensory organs in Caenorhabditis elegans. Podbilewicz, B. (1996). ADM-1, a protein with metalloprotease- and disintegrin-like domains, is expressed in syncytial organs, sperm, and sheath cells of sensory organs in Caenorhabditis elegans. Molecular biology of the cell 7, 1877-1893.PDF
Cell fusions in the developing epithelial of C. elegansPodbilewicz, B., and White, J.G. (1994). Cell fusions in the developing epithelial of C. elegans. Developmental biology 161, 408-424.PDF
ATP and cytosol requirements for transferrin recycling in intact and disrupted MDCK cellsPodbilewicz, B., and Mellman, I. (1990). ATP and cytosol requirements for transferrin recycling in intact and disrupted MDCK cells. The EMBO journal 9, 3477-3487.PDF