Mogessie Lab Publications

Dunkley S,  Mogessie B. Actin limits egg aneuploidies associated with female reproductive aging. Sci Adv. 2023 Jan 20;9(3):eadc9161.

Dunkley S, Scheffler K, Mogessie B. Cytoskeletal form and function in mammalian oocytes and zygotes. Curr Opin Cell Biol. 2022 Apr;75:102073.

Scheffler K, Giannini F, Lemonnier T, Mogessie B. The prophase oocyte nucleus is a homeostatic G-actin buffer. J Cell Sci. 2022 Mar 15;135(6):jcs259807.

Scheffler K, Uraji J, Jentoft I, Cavazza T, Mönnich E, Mogessie B, Schuh M. Two mechanisms drive pronuclear migration in mouse zygotes. Nature Communications. 2021 Feb 5;12(1):841.

Scheffler K, Giannini F, Mogessie B. The prophase oocyte nucleus is a homeostatic G-actin buffer. bioRxiv. 2020. doi:

Mogessie B. Advances and surprises in a decade of oocyte meiosis research. Essays in Biochemistry. 2020 Sep 4;64(2):263-275.

Mogessie B. Visualization and Functional Analysis of Spindle Actin and Chromosome Segregation in Mammalian Oocytes. Methods in Molecular Biology. 2020 ;2101:267-295.

Mogessie B. Conducting Chromatin Motion: Actin Dynamizes Contents of the Oocyte Nucleus. Developmental Cell. 2019 Oct 21;51(2):133-134.

Mogessie Bϯ, Scheffler Kϯ, Schuh M. Assembly and positioning of the oocyte meiotic spindle. Annual Review of Cell and Developmental Biology. 2018 Oct 6;34:381-403. ϯEqual contribution authors.

Clift D, McEwan WA, Labzin LI, Konieczny V, Mogessie B, James LC, Schuh M. A method for the acute and rapid degradation of endogenous proteins. Cell. 2017 Dec 14;171(7):1692-1706.e18.

Mogessie B, Schuh M. Actin protects mammalian eggs against chromosome segregation errors. Science. 2017 Aug 25;357(6353). pii: eaal1647.

Mogessie B, Roth D, Rahil Z, Straube A. A novel isoform of MAP4 organises the paraxial microtubule array required for muscle cell differentiation. Elife. 2015 Apr 21;4:e05697.

Mogessie B, Schuh M. Nuclear envelope breakdown: actin’ quick to tear down the wall. Curr Biol. 2014;24(13):R605-7.

Montaville P, Jégou A, Pernier J, Compper C, Guichard B, Mogessie B, Schuh M, Romet-Lemonne G, Carlier MF. Spire and Formin 2 synergize and antagonize in regulating actin assembly in meiosis by a ping-pong mechanism. PLoS Biol. 2014;12(2):e1001795.

Hawkins TL, Sept D, Mogessie B, Straube A, Ross JL. Mechanical properties of doubly stabilized microtubule filaments. Biophys J. 2013;104(7):1517-28.

Samora CPϯ, Mogessie Bϯ, Conway L, Ross JL, Straube A, McAinsh AD. MAP4 and CLASP1 operate as a safety mechanism to maintain a stable spindle position in mitosis. Nat Cell Biol. 2011;13(9):1040-50. ϯEqual contribution authors.