Skop NB, Singh S, Antikainen H, Saqcena C, Calderon F, Rothbard DE, Cho CH, Gandhi CD, Levison SW, Dobrowolski R. Subacute Transplantation of Native and Genetically Engineered Neural Progenitors Seeded on Microsphere Scaffolds Promote Repair and Functional Recovery After Traumatic Brain Injury. ASN Neuro. 2019 Jan-Dec;11:1759091419830186. doi: 10.1177/1759091419830186. PubMed PMID: 30818968; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6399762.

Nnah IC, Wang B, Saqcena C, Weber GF, Bonder EM, Bagley D, De Cegli R, Napolitano G, Medina DL, Ballabio A, Dobrowolski R. TFEB-driven endocytosis coordinates MTORC1 signaling and autophagy. Autophagy. 2019 Jan;15(1):151-164. doi: 10.1080/15548627.2018.1511504. Epub 2018 Sep 10. PubMed PMID: 30145926; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6287686.

Sanghvi-Shah R, Paranjpe S, Baek J, Dobrowolski R, Weber G. A novel photoactivatable tool for intermediate filament disruption indicates a role for keratin filaments in early embryogenesis. bioRxiv. 2018 November; doi: 10.1101/484246.

Mariani RA, Paranjpe S, Dobrowolski R, Weber GF. 14-3-3 recruits keratin intermediate filaments to mechanically sensitive cell-cell contacts. bioRxiv. 2018 January; doi: 10.1101/349092.

Zhang J, Griemsmann S, Wu Z, Dobrowolski R, Willecke K, Theis M, Steinhäuser C, Bedner P. Connexin43, but not connexin30, contributes to adult neurogenesis in the dentate gyrus. Brain Res Bull. 2018 Jan;136:91-100. doi: 10.1016/j.brainresbull.2017.07.001. Epub 2017 Jul 6. PubMed PMID: 28689039.

Antikainen H, Driscoll M, Haspel G, Dobrowolski R. TOR-mediated regulation of metabolism in aging. Aging Cell. 2017 Dec;16(6):1219-1233. doi: 10.1111/acel.12689. Epub 2017 Oct 2. Review. PubMed PMID: 28971552; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5676073.

Antikainen H, Khayati K, Dobrowolski R. Amino acid metabolites, mTORC1 and aging. Aging (Albany NY). 2017 Jul 17;9(7):1641-1642. doi: 10.18632/aging.101266. PubMed PMID: 28722657; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5559164.

Kim BH, Guardia Clausi M, Frondelli M, Nnah IC, Saqcena C, Dobrowolski R, Levison SW. Age-Dependent Effects of ALK5 Inhibition and Mechanism of Neuroprotection in Neonatal Hypoxic-Ischemic Brain Injury. Dev Neurosci. 2017;39(1-4):338-351. doi: 10.1159/000477490. Epub 2017 Jun 20. PubMed PMID: 28628913; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5555313.

Khayati K, Antikainen H, Bonder EM, Weber GF, Kruger WD, Jakubowski H, Dobrowolski R. The amino acid metabolite homocysteine activates mTORC1 to inhibit autophagy and form abnormal proteins in human neurons and mice. FASEB J. 2017 Feb;31(2):598-609. doi: 10.1096/fj.201600915R. Epub 2016 Oct 25. PubMed PMID: 28148781.

Reddy K, Cusack CL, Nnah IC, Khayati K, Saqcena C, Huynh TB, Noggle SA, Ballabio A, Dobrowolski R. Dysregulation of Nutrient Sensing and CLEARance in Presenilin Deficiency. Cell Rep. 2016 Mar 8;14(9):2166-2179. doi: 10.1016/j.celrep.2016.02.006. Epub 2016 Feb 25. PubMed PMID: 26923592; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4793148.

Das S, Yu S, Sakamori R, Vedula P, Feng Q, Flores J, Hoffman A, Fu J, Stypulkowski E, Rodriguez A, Dobrowolski R, Harada A, Hsu W, Bonder EM, Verzi MP, Gao N. Rab8a vesicles regulate Wnt ligand delivery and Paneth cell maturation at the intestinal stem cell niche. Development. 2015 Jun 15;142(12):2147-62. doi: 10.1242/dev.121046. Epub 2015 May 26. PubMed PMID: 26015543; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4483769.

Nnah IC, Khayati K, Dobrowolski R. Cellular metabolism and lysosomal mTOR signaling. Cell death in therapy. 2015; 1(1).

Lübkemeier I, Andrié R, Lickfett L, Bosen F, Stöckigt F, Dobrowolski R, Draffehn AM, Fregeac J, Schultze JL, Bukauskas FF, Schrickel JW, Willecke K. The Connexin40A96S mutation from a patient with atrial fibrillation causes decreased atrial conduction velocities and sustained episodes of induced atrial fibrillation in mice. J Mol Cell Cardiol. 2013 Dec;65:19-32. doi: 10.1016/j.yjmcc.2013.09.008. Epub 2013 Sep 21. PubMed PMID: 24060583.

Lübkemeier I, Requardt RP, Lin X, Sasse P, Andrié R, Schrickel JW, Chkourko H, Bukauskas FF, Kim JS, Frank M, Malan D, Zhang J, Wirth A, Dobrowolski R, Mohler PJ, Offermanns S, Fleischmann BK, Delmar M, Willecke K. Deletion of the last five C-terminal amino acid residues of connexin43 leads to lethal ventricular arrhythmias in mice without affecting coupling via gap junction channels. Basic Res Cardiol. 2013 May;108(3):348. doi: 10.1007/s00395-013-0348-y. Epub 2013 Apr 5. PubMed PMID: 23558439; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3678986.

Frank M, Wirth A, Andrié RP, Kreuzberg MM, Dobrowolski R, Seifert G, Offermanns S, Nickenig G, Willecke K, Schrickel JW. Connexin45 provides optimal atrioventricular nodal conduction in the adult mouse heart. Circ Res. 2012 Dec 7;111(12):1528-38. doi: 10.1161/CIRCRESAHA.112.270561. Epub 2012 Sep 14. PubMed PMID: 22982984.

Dobrowolski R, Vick P, Ploper D, Gumper I, Snitkin H, Sabatini DD, De Robertis EM. Presenilin deficiency or lysosomal inhibition enhances Wnt signaling through relocalization of GSK3 to the late-endosomal compartment. Cell Rep. 2012 Nov 29;2(5):1316-28. doi: 10.1016/j.celrep.2012.09.026. Epub 2012 Nov 1. PubMed PMID: 23122960; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3538832.

Degen J, Dublin P, Zhang J, Dobrowolski R, Jokwitz M, Karram K, Trotter J, Jabs R, Willecke K, Steinhäuser C, Theis M. Dual reporter approaches for identification of Cre efficacy and astrocyte heterogeneity. FASEB J. 2012 Nov;26(11):4576-83. doi: 10.1096/fj.12-207183. Epub 2012 Aug 2. PubMed PMID: 22859373.

Torres A, Wang F, Xu Q, Fujita T, Dobrowolski R, Willecke K, Takano T, Nedergaard M. Extracellular Ca²⁺ acts as a mediator of communication from neurons to glia. Sci Signal. 2012 Jan 24;5(208):ra8. doi: 10.1126/scisignal.2002160. PubMed PMID: 22275221; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3548660.

Dobrowolski R, De Robertis EM. Endocytic control of growth factor signalling: multivesicular bodies as signalling organelles. Nat Rev Mol Cell Biol. 2011 Nov 23;13(1):53-60. doi: 10.1038/nrm3244. Review. PubMed PMID: 22108513; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3374592.

Lübkemeier I, Machura K, Kurtz L, Neubauer B, Dobrowolski R, Schweda F, Wagner C, Willecke K, Kurtz A. The connexin 40 A96S mutation causes renin-dependent hypertension. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2011 Jun;22(6):1031-40. doi: 10.1681/ASN.2010101047. Epub 2011 May 19. PubMed PMID: 21597036; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3103723.

Taelman VF, Dobrowolski R, Plouhinec JL, Fuentealba LC, Vorwald PP, Gumper I, Sabatini DD, De Robertis EM. Wnt signaling requires sequestration of glycogen synthase kinase 3 inside multivesicular endosomes. Cell. 2010 Dec 23;143(7):1136-48. doi: 10.1016/j.cell.2010.11.034. PubMed PMID: 21183076; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3022472.

Frank M, Eiberger B, Janssen-Bienhold U, de Sevilla Müller LP, Tjarks A, Kim JS, Maschke S, Dobrowolski R, Sasse P, Weiler R, Fleischmann BK, Willecke K. Neuronal connexin-36 can functionally replace connexin-45 in mouse retina but not in the developing heart. J Cell Sci. 2010 Oct 15;123(Pt 20):3605-15. doi: 10.1242/jcs.068668. PubMed PMID: 20930146.

Dobrowolski R, Hertig G, Lechner H, Wörsdörfer P, Wulf V, Dicke N, Eckert D, Bauer R, Schorle H, Willecke K. Loss of connexin43-mediated gap junctional coupling in the mesenchyme of limb buds leads to altered expression of morphogens in mice. Hum Mol Genet. 2009 Aug 1;18(15):2899-911. doi: 10.1093/hmg/ddp227. Epub 2009 May 12. PubMed PMID: 19439426.

Auth T, Schlüter S, Urschel S, Kussmann P, Sonntag S, Höher T, Kreuzberg MM, Dobrowolski R, Willecke K. The TSG101 protein binds to connexins and is involved in connexin degradation. Exp Cell Res. 2009 Apr 1;315(6):1053-62. doi: 10.1016/j.yexcr.2008.12.025. Epub 2009 Jan 13. PubMed PMID: 19210987.

Kreuzberg MM, Liebermann M, Segschneider S, Dobrowolski R, Dobrzynski H, Kaba R, Rowlinson G, Dupont E, Severs NJ, Willecke K. Human connexin31.9, unlike its orthologous protein connexin30.2 in the mouse, is not detectable in the human cardiac conduction system. J Mol Cell Cardiol. 2009 Apr;46(4):553-9. doi: 10.1016/j.yjmcc.2008.12.007. Epub 2008 Dec 29. PubMed PMID: 19168070.

Sonntag S, Söhl G, Dobrowolski R, Zhang J, Theis M, Winterhager E, Bukauskas FF, Willecke K. Mouse lens connexin23 (Gje1) does not form functional gap junction channels but causes enhanced ATP release from HeLa cells. Eur J Cell Biol. 2009 Feb;88(2):65-77. doi: 10.1016/j.ejcb.2008.08.004. Epub 2008 Oct 11. PubMed PMID: 18849090; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2719720.

Dobrowolski R, Willecke K. Connexin-caused genetic diseases and corresponding mouse models. Antioxid Redox Signal. 2009 Feb;11(2):283-95. doi: 10.1089/ars.2008.2128. Review. PubMed PMID: 18831677.

Malan D, Reppel M, Dobrowolski R, Roell W, Smyth N, Hescheler J, Paulsson M, Bloch W, Fleischmann BK. Lack of laminin gamma1 in embryonic stem cell-derived cardiomyocytes causes inhomogeneous electrical spreading despite intact differentiation and function. Stem Cells. 2009 Jan;27(1):88-99. doi: 10.1634/stemcells.2008-0335. PubMed PMID: 18927478.

Elzarrad MK, Haroon A, Willecke K, Dobrowolski R, Gillespie MN, Al-Mehdi AB. Connexin-43 upregulation in micrometastases and tumor vasculature and its role in tumor cell attachment to pulmonary endothelium. BMC Med. 2008 Jul 22;6:20. doi: 10.1186/1741-7015-6-20. PubMed PMID: 18647409; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2492868.

Gallitzendoerfer R, Abouzied MM, Hartmann D, Dobrowolski R, Gieselmann V, Franken S. Hepatoma-derived growth factor (HDGF) is dispensable for normal mouse development. Dev Dyn. 2008 Jul;237(7):1875-85. doi: 10.1002/dvdy.21589. PubMed PMID: 18570251.

Dobrowolski R, Sasse P, Schrickel JW, Watkins M, Kim JS, Rackauskas M, Troatz C, Ghanem A, Tiemann K, Degen J, Bukauskas FF, Civitelli R, Lewalter T, Fleischmann BK, Willecke K. The conditional connexin43G138R mouse mutant represents a new model of hereditary oculodentodigital dysplasia in humans. Hum Mol Genet. 2008 Feb 15;17(4):539-54. doi: 10.1093/hmg/ddm329. Epub 2007 Nov 13. PubMed PMID: 18003637; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2847779.

Dobrowolski R, Sommershof A, Willecke K. Some oculodentodigital dysplasia-associated Cx43 mutations cause increased hemichannel activity in addition to deficient gap junction channels. J Membr Biol. 2007 Oct;219(1-3):9-17. doi: 10.1007/s00232-007-9055-7. Epub 2007 Aug 9. PubMed PMID: 17687502.

Schnichels M, Wörsdörfer P, Dobrowolski R, Markopoulos C, Kretz M, Schwarz G, Winterhager E, Willecke K. The connexin31 F137L mutant mouse as a model for the human skin disease erythrokeratodermia variabilis (EKV). Hum Mol Genet. 2007 May 15;16(10):1216-24. doi: 10.1093/hmg/ddm068. Epub 2007 Apr 19. PubMed PMID: 17446259.


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