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  • Eibes, S., Gallisà-Suñé, N., Rosas-Salvans, M., Martínez- Delgado, P., Vernos, I. and Roig,J. (2017) Nek9 phosphorylation defines a new role for TPX2 in Eg5- dependent centrosome separation before nuclear envelope breakdown. Curr. Biol. Dec 13. pii: S0960-9822(17)31528-2. Pubmed
  • Cota, R.R., Teixidó-Travesa, N., Ezquerra, A., Eibes, S., Lacasa, C., Roig, J. and Lüders, J. (2017) MZT1 regulates microtubule nucleation by linking γTuRC assembly to adapter-mediated targeting and activation. J. Cell. Sci. 130:406-419. Pubmed
  • Haq, T., Richards, M.W., Burgess, S.G., Gallego, P., Yeoh, S., O'Regan, L., Reverter, D., Roig, J., Fry, A.M. and Bayliss, R. (2105) Mechanistic basis of Nek7 activation through Nek9 binding and induced dimerization. Nat. Commun. 2, 6:8771. PubMed
  • Januschke, J., Reina, J., Llamazares, S., Bertran, T., Rossi, F., Roig, J. and Gonzalez, C. (2013) Centrobin controls mother-daughter centriole asymmetry in Drosophila neuroblasts. Nat. Cell. Biol., 15, 241-8. PubMed
  • Gallego, P., Velazquez-Campoy, A., Regue, L., Roig, J. and Reverter, D. (2013) Structural analysis of the regulation of the DYNLL/LC8 binding to Nek9 by phosphorylation. J. Biol. Chem. 288, 12283-12294. PubMed (featured in the ALBA Synchrotron and IRB pages)
  • Sdelci, S., Schutz, M., Pinyol, R., Bertran, M.T., Regué, L., Caelles, C. Vernos, I. and Roig, J. (2012). Nek9 phosphorylation of NEDD1/GCP-WD contributes to Plk1 control of γ-tubulin recruitment to the mitotic centrosome. Curr. Biol. 22, 1516-1523. PubMed (Artículo del mes, Spanish Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, SEBBM)
  • Bertran, M.T., Sdelci, S., Regué, L., Avruch, J., Caelles, C. and Roig, J. (2011). Nek9 is a Plk1-activated kinase that controls early centrosome separation through Nek6/7 and Eg5. EMBO J. 30, 263-2647. PubMed (Featured in Cell Cycle, see below)
  • Regué, L., Sdelci, S., Bertran, M.T., Caelles, C., Reverter, D. and Roig, J. (2011). DYNLL/LC8 controls signal transduction through the Nek9/Nek6 signaling module by regulating Nek6 binding to Nek9. J. Biol. Chem. 286, 18118-18129. PubMed
  • Teixidó-Travesa, N., Villén, J., Lacasa, C., Bertran, M.T., Archinti, M., Gygi, S., Caelles, C., Roig, J. and Jens Lüders (2010). The γTuRC revisited: a comparative analysis of interphase and mitotic human γTuRC re-defines the set of core components and identifies the novel subunit GCP8. Mol. Biol. Cell. 21, 3963-3972. PubMed
  • Rapley, J., Nicolàs, M., Groen, A., Regué, L., Bertran, M.T., Caelles, C., Avruch, J. and Roig, J. (2008). The NIMA-family kinase Nek6 phosphorylates the kinesin Eg5 at a novel site necessary for mitotic spindle formation. J. Cell Sci. 121, 3912-21. PubMed

Comments, Reviews and Book Chapters:

  • Fry, A., Bayliss, R. and Roig, J. Mitotic regulation by NEK kinase networks. Front. Cell Dev. Biol., 01 December 2017 | Link
  • Eibes, S. and Roig, J. (2016) MCRS1: Not only ran. Cell Cycle. 15, 2693-4. Pubmed 
  • Teixidó-Travesa, N., Roig, J. and Lüders, J. (2012) The where, when and how of microtubule nucleation – one ring to rule them all. J Cell Sci 125: 4445-4456.  PubMed
  • Sdelci, S., Bertran, M.T. and Roig, J. (2011) Nek9, Nek6, Nek7 and the separation of centrosomes. Cell Cycle. 10, 3816-7.  PubMed
  • Roig, J. (2010). Nek6. UCSD-Nature Molecule Pages. doi:10.1038/mp.a003029.01.  Link
  • Roig, J. (2010). Nek7. UCSD-Nature Molecule Pages. doi:10.1038/mp.a003428.01.  Link
  • Roig, J. (2010). Nek9. UCSD-Nature Molecule Pages. doi:10.1038/mp.a003631.01.  Link

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