Publications for Elizabeth Chen, Ph.D.

Shi, J.*, Bi, P.*, Pei, J., Li, H., Grishin, N.V., Bassel-Duby, R., Chen, E.H.#, and Olson, E.N.# (2017) Requirement of the fusogenic micropeptide myomixer for muscle formation in zebrafish. PNAS [Epub ahead of print] *Co-first author, #Corresponding Author[pdf]

Kim, J.H., Ren, Y, Ng, W.P., Li, S., Kee, Y.S., Son, S., Zhang, S., Zhang, G., Fletcher, D.A., Robinson, D.N., and Chen, E.H. (2015) Mechanical tension drives cell membrane fusion. Dev. Cell 32, 561-73.[pdf]

Chen E., Sedwick C. (2014) Elizabeth Chen Fusing cells press closer. J Cell Biol. 206(5), 576-7.[pdf]

Shilagardi, K., Li, S., Luo, F., Marikar, F., Duan, R., Jin, P., Kim, J., Murnen, K., and Chen, E.H. (2013) Actin-propelled invasive membrane protrusions promote fusogenic protein engagement during cell-cell fusion. Science 340, 359-63.[pdf]

Duan, R., Jin, P., Luo, F., Zhang, G., Anderson, N., Chen, E.H. (2012) Group I PAKs function downstream of Rac to promote podosome invasion during myoblast fusion in vivo. J Cell Biol. 199, 169-85.[pdf]

Chen, E.H. (2011) Invasive podosomes and myoblast fusion. In Membrane Fusion, L. V. hernomordik and M. M. Kozlov, eds. (Elsevier, USA), pp. 235-258.[pdf]

Jin, P., Duan, R., Luo, F., Zhang, G., Hong, N., and Chen, E.H. (2011) Competition between Blown fuse and WASP for WIP binding regulates the dynamics of WASP-dependent actin polymerization in vivo. Dev. Cell 20, 623-638.[pdf]

Sens, K.L., Zhang, S., Jin, P., Duan, R., Zhang, G., Luo, F., Parachini, L., and Chen, E.H. (2010) An invasive podosome-like structure promotes fusion pore formation during myoblast fusion. J. Cell Biol. 191, 1013-1027.[pdf]

Zhang, S., and Chen, E.H. (2008) Ultrastructural analysis of myoblast fusion in Drosophila. In Cell Fusion, E. H. Chen ed. (the Humana Press Inc., New Jersey), pp. 275-297.[pdf]

Kim, S., Shilagardi, K., Zhang, S., Hong, S.N., Sens, K.L., Bo, J., Gonzalez, G.A., and Chen, E.H. (2007) A critical function for the actin cytoskeleton in targeted exocytosis of prefusion vesicles during myoblast fusion. Dev. Cell 12, 571-586.[pdf]

Chen, E.H., Grote, E., Mohler, W.A., and Vignery, A. (2007) Cell-cell fusion. FEBS Letters 581, 2181-2193.[pdf]

Chen, E.H., and Olson, E.N. (2005) Unveiling the mechanisms of cell-cell fusion. Science 308, 369-373.[pdf] 

Chen, E.H., and Olson, E.N. (2004) Toward a molecular pathway of myoblast fusion in Drosophila. Trends in Cell Biology 14, 452-460.[pdf]

Chen, E.H., Pryce, B.A., Tzeng J.A., Gonzalez, G.A., and Olson, E.N. (2003) Control of myoblast fusion by a guanine nucleotide exchange factor, Loner, and its effector ARF6. Cell 114, 751-762.[pdf]

Chen, E.H., and Olson, E.N. (2001) Antisocial, an intracellular adaptor protein, is required for myoblast fusion in Drosophila. Dev. Cell 1, 705-715.[pdf]