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Cilia: Structure and Motility, Vol 91. Methods in Cell Biology

  • ID: 1758221
  • Book
  • December 2009
  • 344 Pages
  • Elsevier Science and Technology
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Along with its companion volume on intraflagellar transport, this book provides researchers with a comprehensive and up-to-date source of methods for the analysis cilia and flagella, focusing primarily on approaches that have been devised or significantly extended since the last volume of Methods in Cell Biology on this topic (volume 47, 1995). Edited by Stephen M. King and Gregory J. Pazour, the newest installment of this highly acclaimed serial will serve as an essential addition to the study of cilia and flagella.

* Covers protocols for cilia and flagella across systems and species * Both classic and state-of-the-art methods readily adaptable across model systems, and designed to last the test of time * Relevant to clinicians interested in respiratory disease, male infertility, and other syndromes who need to learn biochemical, molecular, and genetic approaches to studying cilia, flagella, and related structures

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1. RNAi approaches to axonemal motor function in trypanosomes (Hill) 2. Homologous recombination to knock out dynein genes in Tetrahymena (Gaertig) 3. RNAi in Chlamydomonas (Cerutti) 4. Planarians as a model system for analysis of ciliary assembly/motility (Rompolas) 5. Role of nucleotides in dynein function (Shingyoji) 6. Protein modification to probe dynein interactions + purification and identification of crosslinked dynein products (Sakato) 7. Analysis of redox-sensitive dynein components (Wakabayashi) 8. Purification of dyneins from Chlamydomonas and analysis of dynein-dynein linkers (Kamiya/King) 9. Kinase/phosphatase-mediated control of dynein function (Sale) 10. Central pair MT complex and associated kinesins (Mitchell) 11. Calcium regulation of axonemal function In vitro motility assays (Smith) 12. Identification and analysis of dynein regulatory complex components (Porter) 13. Isolation and analysis of radial spoke proteins (Yang) 14. Purification of dyneins from other model organisms: Ciona, sea urchin, fish (Inaba) 15. Rescue of mutant phenotypes by protein electroporation (Kamiya Lab) 16. Tubulin/Dynein interactions (Raff) 17. Measurement of beat frequency and swimming velocity Cell model reactivation in vitro assays of dynein function (Kamiya) 18. Live imaging of ependymal cilia (Lechtreck/Witman) 19. Immunogold labeling of axonemal components in situ + flat embedding (Geimer) 20. CryoEM approaches to axonemal organization (Nicastro) 21. CryoEM of dynein-microtubule complexes (Oda/Kikkawa) 22. Bioinformatic approaches to dynein HC classification (Yagi) 23. Bioinformatics of non-motor dynein components (Asai) 24. Biophysical approaches to dynein mechanism (Sutoh) 25. Chlamydomonas flagellar beat analysis (Foster) 26. Biophysical measurements of motor function (step size/force production) SAXS of axonemes (Toba/Oiwa)

Cryo-Electron Microscope Tomography to Study Axonemal


Daniela Nicastro

2. Electron Microscopic Imaging and Analysis of Isolated

Dynein Particles

Anthony J. Roberts and Stan A. Burgess

3. Immunogold Labeling of Flagellar Components In Situ

Stefan Geimer

4. Scanning Electron Microscopy to Examine Cells and Organs

Jovenal T. SanAgustin, John A. Follit, Gregory Hendricks, and Gregory J. Pazour

5. X-ray Fiber Diffraction Studies on Flagellar Axonemes

Kazuhiro Oiwa, Shinji Kamimura, and Hiroyuki Iwamoto

6. Markers for Neuronal Cilia

Jacqueline S. Domire and Kirk Mykytyn

7. Immunofluorescence Staining of Ciliated Respiratory Epithelial Cells

Heymut Omran and Niki T. Loges

8. Immunoprecipitation to Examine Protein Complexes

Gregory J. Pazour

9. Tandem Affinity Purification of Ciliopathy-Associated Protein


Karsten Boldt, Jeroen van Reeuwijk, Christian Johannes Gloeckner,

Marius Ueffing, and Ronald Roepman

10. Crosslinking Methods: Purification and Analysis of Crosslinked Dynein Products

Miho Sakato

11. Analysis of the Ciliary/Flagellar Beating of Chlamydomonas

Kenneth W. Foster

12. Assays of Cell and Axonemal Motility in Chlamydomonas reinhardtii

Ritsu Kamiya

13. High-Speed Digital Imaging of Ependymal Cilia in the Murine Brain

Karl-Ferdinand Lechtreck, Michael J. Sanderson, and George B. Witman

14. Observation of Nodal Cilia Movement and Measurement of Nodal Flow

Yasushi Okada and Nobutaka Hirokawa

15. Modification of Mouse Nodal Flow by Applying Artificial Flow

Shigenori Nonaka

16. Measuring Cilium-Induced Ca2þ Increases in Cultured Renal Epithelia

Helle A. Praetorius

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King, Stephen M.
Pazour, Gregory J.

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