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Research Publications

Backues, S.K. and Bednarek, S.Y. (2010). Arabidopsis Dynamin-Related Protein 1A polymers bind, but do not tubulate, liposomes. Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun. 393, 734-739 [PDF]

Konopka, C. A. and Bednarek, S. Y. (2008). Comparison of the Dynamics and Functional Redundancy of the Arabidopsis Dynamin-Related Isoforms DRP1A and DRP1C during Plant Development. Plant Physiol. 147, 1590-1602. [PDF]

Konopka, C. A., Backues, S. K. and Bednarek, S. Y. (2008). Dynamics of Arabidopsis Dynamin-Related Protein 1C and a Clathrin Light Chain at the Plasma Membrane. Plant Cell 20, 1363-1380. [PDF]

Park, S., Rancour, D.M., and Bednarek, S.Y. (2008). In Planta analysis of the cell cycle-dependent localization of AtCDC48A and its critical roles in cell division, expansion and differentiation.  Plant Phys. 148, 246-258 [PDF]

Park, S., Rancour, D.M., and Bednarek, S.Y. (2007). Protein domain-domain interactions and requirements for the negative regulation of Arabidopsis CDC48/P97 by the Plant Ubiquitin Regulatory X (UBX) Domain-containing protein, PUX1.  J. Biol. Chem 282, 5217-5224 [PDF]

Konopka, C.A., and Bednarek, S.Y. (2007).  Variable-angle epifluoresence microscopy: a new way to look at protein dynamics in the plant cell cortex.  Plant. J. 53, 186-196 [PDF]

Rancour, D.M., Park, S., Knight, S.D. and Bednarek, S.Y. (2004). The plant UBX domain-containing protein 1, PUX1, regulates the oligomeric structure and activity of Arabidopsis CDC48.  J. Biol. Chem. 279, 54264-54274. [PDF]

Kang, B. H., Rancour, D. M. and Bednarek, S. Y. (2003). The Dynamin-Like Protein ADL1C is Essential for Plasma Membrane Maintenance during Pollen Maturation. Plant J. 35, 1-15. [PDF]

Kang, B. H., Busse, J. S. and Bednarek, S. Y. (2003). Members of the Arabidopsis Dynamin-Like Gene Family, ADL1, are Essential for Plant Cytokinesis and Polarized Cell Growth. Plant Cell 15, 899-913. [PDF]

Falbel, T. G., Koch, L. M., Nadeau, J.A., Segui-Simmaro, J.M., Sack, F.D., and Bednarek, S.Y. (2003). SCD1 is required for cytokinesis and polarized cell expansion in Arabidopsis Thaliana.  Development 130, 4011-4024. [PDF]
Rancour, D.M., Dickey, C.E., Park, S., and Bednarek, S.Y. (2002). Characterization of AtCDC48. Evidence for multiple membrane fusion mechanisms at the plane of cell division in plants. Plant Physiol. 130, 1241-53. [PDF]

Kang, B. H., Busse, J. S., Dickey, C., Rancour, D. M. and Bednarek, S. Y. (2001). The Arabidopsis Cell Plate-Associated Dynamin-Like Protein, ADL1Ap, is Required for Multiple Stages of Plant Growth and Development. Plant Physiol. 126, 47-68. [PDF]


Bednarek, S.Y., and Backues, S.K., (2010) Plant dynamin-related protein families DRP1 and DRP2 in plant development.  Biochem. Soc. Trans. 38, 797-806 [PDF]

Backues, S.K., Konopka, C.A., McMichael, C.M., and Bednarek, S.Y. (2007). Bridging the divide between cytokinesis and cell expansion. Curr. Opin. Plant Biol. 10, 607-615. [PDF]

Konopka, C. A., Schleede, J. B., Skop, A. R. and Bednarek, S. Y. (2006). Dynamin and Cytokinesis. Traffic 7, 239-247. [PDF]

Bednarek, S.Y., and Falbel, T.G. (2002). Membrane trafficking during plant cytokinesis. Traffic 3, 621-9. [PDF]


Backues, Steven K. (2010). Analysis of Dynamin-Related Protein 1 and 2 (DRP1 and DRP2) Families. PhD Thesis [PDF]

Konopka, Catherine A.  (2008). In vivo dynamics and functional redundancy of the Arabidopsis dynamin related protein 1 family. PhD Thesis [PDF]

Park, Sookhee (2006). Characterization of Arabidopsis CDC48 function and regulation. PhD Thesis [PDF]