Muroyama, A., Gong, Y., Hartman, K.S., Bergmann, D.C. (2023) Cortical polarity ensures its own asymmetric inheritance in the stomatal lineage to pattern the leaf surface. Science. Jul 7;381(6653):54-59. DOI: 10.1126/science.add6162.   |   link

Highlighted in: Gold, C. & Caillaud, M-C. (2023) Maintaining asymmetry in cell division. Science. Jul 7;381(6653):27-28. DOI:10.1126/science.adi6664.  |   link

Associated UC San Diego Today piece.

Associated Stanford News piece.


Hartman, K.S. & Muroyama, A. (2023) Polarizing to the challenge: New insights into polarity-mediated division orientation in plant development. Curr. Opin. Plant Biol. Jun 5;74:102383. DOI: 10.1016/j.pbi.2023.102383.   |   link 


Gong, Y., Alassimone, J., Muroyama, A., Amador, G., Varnau, R., Liu, A., Bergmann, D. (2021) The Arabidopsis stomatal polarity protein BASL mediates distinct processes before and after cell division to coordinate cell size and fate asymmetries. Development. 148(18):dev199919. DOI: 10.1242/dev.199919.   |   link


Ning, W., Muroyama, A., Li, H. Lechler, T. (2021) Mechanical Regulation of Stem Cell Proliferation and Fate Decisions by their Differentiated Daughters. Cell Stem Cell. 28(3):436-452. DOI:10.1016/j.stem.2020.11.002.   |   link


Muroyama, A., Gong, Y., Bergmann, D. (2020) Opposing, polarity-driven nuclear migrations underpin asymmetric divisions to pattern Arabidopsis stomata. Curr. Biol. 30(22): 4467-4475. DOI: 10.1016/j.cub.2020.08.100.   |   link

Previewed in: Ashraf, M.A. & Facette, M. (2020) Plant Biology: BASL Gives the Plant Nucleus a Sense of Direction. Curr. Biol. 30(22): R1375-1377. DOI:10.1016/j.cub.2020.09.009   |   link

Associated Stanford News interview


Muroyama, A. & Bergmann, D. (2019) Plant Cell Polarity: Generating Diversity from Inside the Box. Annu. Rev. Cell Dev. Biol. 35;309-336. doi:10.1146/annurev-cellbio-100818-125211.   |   link


Before 2019

Muroyama, A., Terwilliger, M., Dong, B., Suh, H., Lechler, T. (2018) Genetically induced microtubule disruption in the mouse intestine impairs intracellular organization and transport. Mol. Biol. Cell 29(13):1533-1541. DOI: 10.1091/mbc.E18-01-0057.   |   link


Muroyama, A. & Lechler, T. (2017) A transgenic toolkit for visualizing and perturbing microtubules reveals unexpected functions in the epidermis. eLife 6; pii: e29834. DOI: 10.7554/eLife.29834.   |   link


Muroyama, A. & Lechler, T. (2017) Microtubule organization, dynamics and functions in differentiated cells. Development 144(17): 3012-3021. DOI: 10.1242/dev.153171.   |   link


Muroyama, A., Seldin, L., Lechler, T. (2016) Divergent regulation of functionally distinct γ -tubulin complexes during differentiation. J Cell. Biol. 213(6); 679-692. DOI: 10.1083/jcb.201601099.   |   link

Previewed in: Conduit, P. Microtubule organization: A complex solution. J Cell. Biol. 213(6): 609-612. DOI: 10.1083/jcb.201606008.   |   link


Seldin, L., Muroyama, A., Lechler, T. (2016) NUMA-microtubule interactions are critical for spindle orientation and the morphogenesis of diverse epidermal structures. eLife 5; pii: e12504. DOI: 10.7554/eLife.12504.   |   link


Monen, J., Hattersley, N., Muroyama, A., Stevens, D., Oegema, K., Desai, A. (2015) Separase cleaves the N-tail of CENP-A Related Protein CPAR-1 at the Meiosis I Metaphase-Anaphase Transition in C. elegans. PLoS One 10(4); e0125382. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0125382.   |   link


Zhou, K.*, Muroyama, A.*, Underwood, J., Leylek, R., Ray, S., Soderling, S., Lechler, T. (2013) Actin-related protein 2/3 complex regulates tight junctions and terminal differentiation to promote epidermal barrier formation. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 110(40); E3820-E3829. DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1308419110. *Co-first author.  |   link


Muroyama, A. & Lechler, T. (2012) Polarity and stratification of the epidermis. Semin. Cell Dev. Biol. 23(8); 890-896. DOI: 10.1016/j.semcdb.2012.08.008.   |   link


Gassmann, R.*, Rechtsteiner, A.*, Yuen, KW.*, Muroyama, A., Egelhofer, T., Gaydos, L., Barron, F., Maddox, P., Essex, A., Monen, K., Ercan, S., Lieb, JD., Oegema, K., Strome, S., Desai, A. (2012) An inverse relationship to germline transcription defines centromeric chromatin in C. elegans. Nature 484(7395); 534-537. DOI: 10.1038/nature10973.   |   link


Gerstein et al., (2010) Integrative Analysis of the Caenorhabditis elegans genome by the modENCODE project. Science 330(6012); 1775-1787. DOI: 10.1126/science.1196914.   |   link


Kumar, V., Yap, J., Muroyama, A., Malhotra, S. (2009) Highly Efficient Method for C-5 Halogenation of Pyrimidine-Based Nucleosides in Ionic Liquids. Synthesis 23; 3957-3962. DOI: 10.1055/s-0029-1217042.   |   link