optogenetic tools for cell biology

Aonbangkhen A, Zhang H, Wu DZ, Lampson MA*, Chenoweth DM*. 2018. Reversible Control of Protein Localization in Living Cells using a Photocaged-Photocleavable Chemical Dimerizer. Journal of the American Chemical Society. In press. pdf

Akera T, Chenoweth DM, Lampson MA. 2018. Optogenetic manipulation of mouse oocytes. In Mouse Oocyte Development: Methods and Protocols. Ed. M. Terret and M. Verlhac. Methods in Molecular Biology. Humana Press. pdf

Zhang H, Chenoweth DM, Lampson MA. 2018. Optogenetic control of mitosis with photocaged chemical dimerizers. In Mitosis and Meiosis. Ed. H. Maiato and M. Schuh. Methods in Cell Biology. Elsevier. pdf

Zhang H, Aonbangkhen C, Tarasovetc E, Ballister ER, Chenoweth DM, Lampson MA. 2017. Optogenetic control of kinetochore function. Nature Chemical Biology 3(10):1096-1101. pdf and see News & Views by Figueiredo and Maiato and Highlight in Nature Methods.

Ballister ER, Ayloo S, Chenoweth DM, Lampson MA*, Holzbaur EL*. 2015. Optogenetic control of organelle transport using a photocaged chemical inducer of dimerization. Current Biology 25(10):R407-8. *Shared corresponding authors. pdf

Ballister ER, Aonbangkhen C, Mayo AM, Lampson MA*, Chenoweth DM*. 2014. Localized light-induced protein dimerization in living cells using a photocaged dimerizer. Nature Communications 5:5475. *Shared corresponding authors. pdf