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aPKCλ controls epidermal homeostasis and stem cell fate through regulation of division orientation

A1 NIESSENpublicationsNiessen MT, Scott J, Zielinski JG, Vorhagen S, Sotiropoulou PA, Blanpain C, Leitges M, Niessen CM; J Cell Biol. 2013 Sep 16;202(6):887-900. doi: 10.1083/jcb.201307001. Epub 2013 Sep 9.

PMID: 24019538   Abstract The atypical protein kinase C (aPKC) is a key regulator of polarity and cell fate in lower organisms. However, whether...   Read More

Montagna Symposium 2012: Keeping it all together–adhesion, the cytoskeleton, and signaling in morphogenesis and tissue function

A1 NIESSENA5 BRÜNING/NIESSENpublicationsGreen KJ, Niessen CM, Godsel LM, Kulesz-Martin MF; J Invest Dermatol. 2013 May;133(5):1124-8. doi: 10.1038/jid.2013.59.

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Analysis of bulge stem cells from the epidermis using flow cytometry

Villani RM, Akyuz MD, Niessen MT, Niessen CM Methods Mol. Biol. 2013;989:33-43 PMID: 23483385 Abstract The epidermis is a multilayered epithelium consisting of multiple...   Read More

Cadherin-based intercellular adhesions organize epithelial cell-matrix traction forces

A1 NIESSENpublicationsMertz AF, Che Y, Banerjee S, Goldstein JM, Rosowski KA, Revilla SF, Niessen CM, Marchetti MC, Dufresne ER, Horsley V; Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2013 Jan 15;110(3):842-7. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1217279110. Epub 2012 Dec 31.

Abstract Cell-cell and cell-matrix adhesions play essential roles in the function of tissues. There is growing evidence for the importance of cross talk between...   Read More

Experimental analysis of risk factors for ulcerative dermatitis in mice

A1 NIESSENA5 BRÜNING/NIESSENpublicationsNeuhaus, B., Niessen C.M., Mesaros A., Withers D.J., Krieg T. and Partridge L., Exp Dermatol. 2012 Sep;21(9):712-3. doi: 10.1111/j.1600-0625.2012.01558.x.

Abstract Ulcerative dermatitis (UD) is a severe inflammatory skin disorder with an unknown aetiology. Recently, insulin receptor substrate 1 KO mice were shown to...   Read More

The in vivo function of mammalian cell and tissue polarity regulators–how to shape and maintain the epidermal barrier

A1 NIESSENpublications Niessen MT, Iden S, Niessen CM, J Cell Sci. 2012 Aug 1;125(Pt 15):3501-10. Epub 2012 Aug 30.

Abstract The establishment and maintenance of cell and tissue polarity is crucial for a range of biological processes, such as oriented division, migration, adhesion...   Read More

Classical and desmosomal cadherins at a glance

A1 NIESSENpublications Saito M, Tucker DK, Kohlhorst D, Niessen CM, Kowalczyk AP, J Cell Sci. 2012 Jun 1;125(Pt 11):2547-52. doi: 10.1242/jcs.066654.

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Adherens junctions in Mammalian development, homeostasis and disease: lessons from mice

A1 NIESSENpublications Boggetti B, Niessen CM, Subcell Biochem. 2012;60:321-55. doi: 10.1007/978-94-007-4186-7_14.

Abstract Mice have proven to be a particularly powerful model to study molecular mechanisms of development and disease. The reason for this is the...   Read More

Cadherin-dependent differential cell adhesion in Xenopus causes cell sorting in vitro but not in the embryo

A1 NIESSENpublicationsNinomiya, H., David, R., Dam, E.W., Fagotto, F., Niessen, C.M. and Winklbauer, R., J Cell Sci. 2012 Apr 15;125(Pt 8):1877-83. doi: 10.1242/jcs.095315. Epub 2012 Feb 10.

Abstract Adhesion differences between cell populations are in principle a source of strong morphogenetic forces promoting cell sorting, boundary formation and tissue positioning, and...   Read More

Vascular endothelial insulin/IGF-1 signaling controls skin wound vascularization

A1 NIESSENA5 BRÜNING/NIESSENpublications Aghdam SY, Eming SA, Willenborg S, Neuhaus B, Niessen CM, Partridge L, Krieg T, Bruning JC, Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 2012 May 4;421(2):197-202. doi: 10.1016/j.bbrc.2012.03.134. Epub 2012 Apr 4.

Abstract Type 2 diabetes mellitus affects 6% of western populations and represents a major risk factor for the development of skin complications, of which...   Read More

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