Keller Lab Bibliography (and associated timelapse sequences):

If there are papers you want that are either not here, or that you cannot download, please contact David Shook (drs6j <at> virginia <dot> edu).

Yen WW, Williams M, Periasamy A, Conaway M, Burdsal C, Keller R, Lu X, Sutherland A.
PTK7 is essential for polarized cell motility and convergent extension during mouse gastrulation.
Development. 136:2039-48.

Rolo A, Skoglund P, Keller R.
Morphogenetic movements driving neural tube closure in Xenopus require myosin IIB.
Dev Biol. 327:327-38.

Skoglund P, Rolo A, Chen X, Gumbiner BM, Keller R.   2008
Convergence and extension at gastrulation require a myosin IIB-dependent cortical actin network.
Development. 135:2435-44

Keller, R. and D. Shook.  2008
Dynamic determinations: patterning the cell behaviours that close the amphibian blastopore.
Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 363: 1317-32.  (pub med)

Keller, R., D. Shook and P. Skoglund. 2008
The forces that shape embryos: physical aspects of convergent extension by cell intercalation.
Phys Biol 5: 15007.  (pub med)

Shook, D. R. and R. Keller. 2008
Epithelial type, ingression, blastopore architecture and the evolution of chordate mesoderm morphogenesis
J Exp Zoolog B Mol Dev Evol 310: 85-110.  (pub med)

Shook, D. R. and R. Keller. 2008
Morphogenic machines evolve more rapidly than the signals that pattern them: lessons from amphibians
J Exp Zoolog B Mol Dev Evol 310: 111-35. (pub med)

Skoglund P, Keller R. 
Xenopus fibrillin regulates directed convergence and extension.
Dev Biol.  301:404-16.

Ezin AM, Skoglund P, Keller R.
The presumptive floor plate (notoplate) induces behaviors associated with convergent extension in medial but not lateral neural plate cells of Xenopus.
Dev Biol. 300:670-86.

Skoglund P, Dzamba B, Coffman CR, Harris WA, Keller R.  2006
Xenopus fibrillin is expressed in the organizer and is the earliest component of matrix at the developing notochord-somite boundary.
Dev Dyn. 235:1974-83.

Davidson LA, Marsden M, Keller R, Desimone DW.  2006
Integrin alpha5beta1 and fibronectin regulate polarized cell protrusions required for Xenopus convergence and extension.
Curr Biol.  16:833-44.

Goto T, Davidson L, Asashima M, Keller R.  2005
Planar cell polarity genes regulate polarized extracellular matrix deposition during frog gastrulation.
Curr Biol.  15:787-93.

Shook, D. R., Majer, C., and Keller, R. 2004.
Pattern and morphogenesis of presumptive superficial mesoderm in two closely related species, Xenopus laevis and X. tropicalis.
Developmental Biology 270: 163-185.
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Keller, R., Davidson, L. A., and Shook, D. R. 2003.
How We Are Shaped: The Biomechanics of Gastrulation.
Differentiation 71: 171-205.

Shook, D. R., and R. Keller. 2003.
Mechanisms, mechanics and function of epithelial mesenchymal transitions in early development.
Mechanisms of Development 120: 1351-1383.

Ezin AM, Skoglund P, Keller R. 
The midline (notochord and notoplate) patterns the cell motility underlying convergence and extension of the Xenopus neural plate.
Dev Biol. 256:100-14.

Keller R.
Shaping the vertebrate body plan by polarized embryonic cell movements.
Science.  Dec 6;298(5600):1950-4.
Polarized Cell Movements Review
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Davidson LA, Ezin AM, Keller R. (2002)
Embryonic wound healing by apical contraction and ingression in Xenopus laevis.
Cell Motil Cytoskeleton. 2002 Nov;53(3):163-76.
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Shook DR, Majer C, Keller R. (2002)
Urodeles remove mesoderm from the superficial layer by subduction through a bilateral primitive streak.
Dev Biol. 2002 Aug 15;248(2):220-39.
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Goto T, Keller R. (2002)
The planar cell polarity gene strabismus regulates convergence and extension and neural fold closure in Xenopus.
Dev Biol. 2002 Jul 1;247(1):165-81.

Wallingford JB, Goto T, Keller R, Harland RM. (2002)
Cloning and expression of Xenopus Prickle, an orthologue of a Drosophila planar cell polarity gene.
Mech Dev. 2002 Aug;116(1-2):183-6.

Davidson LA, Hoffstrom BG, Keller R, DeSimone DW. (2002)
Mesendoderm extension and mantle closure in Xenopus laevis gastrulation: combined roles for integrin alpha(5)beta(1), fibronectin, and tissue geometry.
Dev Biol. 2002 Feb 15;242(2):109-29.
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Keller R, Davidson L, Edlund A, Elul T, Ezin M, Shook D, Skoglund P.(2000)
Mechanisms of convergence and extension by cell intercalation.
Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci. 2000 Jul 29;355(1399):897-922.

Elul T, Keller R. (2000)
Monopolar protrusive activity: a new morphogenic cell behavior in the neural plate dependent on vertical interactions with the mesoderm in Xenopus.
Dev Biol. 2000 Aug 1;224(1):3-19.
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Davidson LA, Keller RE. (1999)
Neural tube closure in Xenopus laevis involves medial migration, directed protrusive activity, cell intercalation and convergent extension.
Development. 1999 Oct;126(20):4547-56.
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Keller R, Poznanski A, Elul T. (1999)
Experimental embryological methods for analysis of neural induction in the amphibian.
Methods Mol Biol. 1999;97:351-92.

Elul T, Koehl MA, Keller RE. (1998)
Patterning of morphogenetic cell behaviors in neural ectoderm of Xenopus laevis.
Ann N Y Acad Sci. 1998 Oct 23;857:248-51.

Elul T, Koehl MA, Keller R. (1997)
Cellular mechanism underlying neural convergent extension in Xenopus laevis embryos.
Dev Biol. 1997 Nov 15;191(2):243-58.