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Publications:  Dr Nuria Gavara

Keeling MC, Gavara N(2020). Withaferin-a can be used to modulate the keratin network of intermediate filaments in human epidermal keratinocytes. International Journal of Molecular Sciences vol. 21, (12) 1-11.
10.3390/ijms21124450
Zhang, Flores, Keeling, Sliogeryte, Gavara(2020). Ezrin Phosphorylation at T567 Modulates Cell Migration, Mechanical Properties, and Cytoskeletal Organization. International Journal of Molecular Sciences vol. 21, (2) 435-435.
10.3390/ijms21020435
https://qmro.qmul.ac.uk/xmlui/handle/123456789/62383
Flores LR, Keeling MC, Zhang X, Sliogeryte K, Gavara N(2019). Author Correction: Lifeact-TagGFP2 alters F-actin organization, cellular morphology and biophysical behaviour (Scientific Reports, (2019), 9, 1, (3241), 10.1038/s41598-019-40092-w). Scientific Reports vol. 9, (1)
10.1038/s41598-019-45276-y
Gavara N, Sliogeryte K(2019). Vimentin plays a crucial role in fibroblast ageing by regulating biophysical properties and cell migration. Cells
10.3390/cells8101164
https://qmro.qmul.ac.uk/xmlui/handle/123456789/60028
Blowes LM, Sliogeryte K, Gavara N, Connelly J (2019). Geometry-dependent chromatin remodelling in keratinocytes is altered by cell-cell adhesions. JOURNAL OF INVESTIGATIVE DERMATOLOGY. vol. 139, S260-S260.
10.1016/j.jid.2019.07.269
GAVARA N, Flores L, KEELING M, ZHANG X, SLIOGERYTE K(2019). Lifeact-GFP alters F-actin organization, cellular morphology and biophysical behaviour. Scientific Reports
10.1038/s41598-019-40092-w
https://qmro.qmul.ac.uk/xmlui/handle/123456789/56308
Xu J, Nyga A, Li W, Zhang X, Gavara N, Knight MM, Shelton JC(2018). Cobalt ions stimulate a fibrotic response through matrix remodelling, fibroblast contraction and release of pro-fibrotic signals from macrophages. European Cells and Materials vol. 36, 142-155.
10.22203/eCM.v036a11
https://qmro.qmul.ac.uk/xmlui/handle/123456789/46044
Gonzalez-Molina J, Zhang X, Borghesan M, Mendonça da Silva J, Awan M, Fuller B, Gavara N, Selden C(2018). Extracellular fluid viscosity enhances liver cancer cell mechanosensing and migration. Biomaterials vol. 177, 113-124.
10.1016/j.biomaterials.2018.05.058
https://qmro.qmul.ac.uk/xmlui/handle/123456789/42009
Keeling MC, Flores LR, Dodhy AH, Murray ER, Gavara N(2017). Actomyosin and vimentin cytoskeletal networks regulate nuclear shape, mechanics and chromatin organization. Scientific Reports vol. 7, (1)
10.1038/s41598-017-05467-x
https://qmro.qmul.ac.uk/xmlui/handle/123456789/24662
MATA A, Azevedo HS, Botto L, Gavara N, Su L(2017). New Bioengineering Breakthroughs and Enabling Tools in Regenerative Medicine. Current Stem Cell Reports
10.1007/s40778-017-0081-9
https://qmro.qmul.ac.uk/xmlui/handle/123456789/22499
Gavara N(2017). A beginner's guide to atomic force microscopy probing for cell mechanics. Microscopy Research and Technique vol. 80, (1) 75-84.
10.1002/jemt.22776
https://qmro.qmul.ac.uk/xmlui/handle/123456789/15697
Akhtar R, Graham HK, Derby B, Sherratt MJ, Trafford AW, Chadwick RS, Gavara N(2016). Frequency-modulated atomic force microscopy localises viscoelastic remodelling in the ageing sheep aorta. Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials vol. 64, 10-17.
10.1016/j.jmbbm.2016.07.018
https://qmro.qmul.ac.uk/xmlui/handle/123456789/15917
Gavara N(2016). Combined strategies for optimal detection of the contact point in AFM force-indentation curves obtained on thin samples and adherent cells. Scientific Reports vol. 6,
10.1038/srep21267
https://qmro.qmul.ac.uk/xmlui/handle/123456789/12054
Sliogeryte K, Thorpe SD, Wang Z, Thompson CL, Gavara N, Knight MM(2016). Differential effects of LifeAct-GFP and actin-GFP on cell mechanics assessed using micropipette aspiration. Journal of Biomechanics vol. 49, (2) 310-317.
10.1016/j.jbiomech.2015.12.034
https://qmro.qmul.ac.uk/xmlui/handle/123456789/35743
Mao X, Gavara N, Song G(2015). Nuclear Mechanics and Stem Cell Differentiation. Stem Cell Reviews and Reports vol. 11, (6) 804-812.
10.1007/s12015-015-9610-z
https://qmro.qmul.ac.uk/xmlui/handle/123456789/11426
Gavara N, Chadwick RS(2015). Relationship between cell stiffness and stress fiber amount, assessed by simultaneous atomic force microscopy and live-cell fluorescence imaging. Biomech Model Mechanobiol vol. 15, (3) 511-523.
10.1007/s10237-015-0706-9
Szarama KB, Gavara N, Petralia RS, Chadwick RS, Kelley MW(2013). Thyroid hormone increases fibroblast growth factor receptor expression and disrupts cell mechanics in the developing organ of corti. BMC Dev Biol vol. 13,
10.1186/1471-213X-13-6
Szarama KB, Stepanyan R, Petralia RS, Gavara N, Frolenkov GI, Kelley MW, Chadwick RS(2012). Fibroblast growth factor receptor 3 regulates microtubule formation and cell surface mechanical properties in the developing organ of Corti. Bioarchitecture vol. 2, (6) 214-219.
10.4161/bioa.22332
Szarama KB, Gavara N, Petralia RS, Kelley MW, Chadwick RS(2012). Cytoskeletal changes in actin and microtubules underlie the developing surface mechanical properties of sensory and supporting cells in the mouse cochlea. Development (Cambridge) vol. 139, (12) 2187-2197.
10.1242/dev.073734
Petrie RJ, Gavara N, Chadwick RS, Yamada KM(2012). Nonpolarized signaling reveals two distinct modes of 3D cell migration. Journal of Cell Biology vol. 197, (3) 439-455.
10.1083/jcb.201201124
Manoussaki D, Shin W, Gavara NC, Chadwick RS, Waterman C (2012). A hybrid confocal & atomic force microscope for probing biophysical properties of migrating cells. MOLECULAR BIOLOGY OF THE CELL. vol. 23,
Petrie R, Gavara N, Chadwick RS, Yamada KM (2012). Actomyosin cytoskeletal organization distinguishes lobopodia from lamellipodia. MOLECULAR BIOLOGY OF THE CELL. vol. 23,
Gavara N, Chadwick RS(2012). Determination of the elastic moduli of thin samples and adherent cells using conical atomic force microscope tips. Nature Nanotechnology vol. 7, (11) 733-736.
10.1038/nnano.2012.163
Gavara N, Manoussaki D, Chadwick RS(2011). Auditory mechanics of the tectorial membrane and the cochlear spiral. Curr Opin Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg vol. 19, (5) 382-387.
10.1097/MOO.0b013e32834a5bc9
Gavara N, Chadwick RS(2010). Noncontact microrheology at acoustic frequencies using frequency-modulated atomic force microscopy. Nature Methods vol. 7, (8) 650-654.
10.1038/nmeth.1474
Cortijo J, Milara J, Mata M, Donet E, Gavara N, Peel SE, Hall IP, Morcillo EJ(2010). Nickel induces intracellular calcium mobilization and pathophysiological responses in human cultured airway epithelial cells. Chem Biol Interact vol. 183, (1) 25-33.
10.1016/j.cbi.2009.09.011
Puig F, Gavara N, Sunyer R, Carreras A, Farré R, Navajas D(2009). Stiffening and contraction induced by dexamethasone in alveolar epithelial cells. Experimental Mechanics vol. 49, (1) 47-55.
10.1007/s11340-007-9072-6
Gavara N, Chadwick RS(2009). Collagen-based mechanical anisotropy of the tectorial membrane: implications for inter-row coupling of outer hair cell bundles. PLoS One vol. 4, (3)
10.1371/journal.pone.0004877
Gavara N, Roca-Cusachs P, Sunyer R, Farré R, Navajas D(2008). Mapping cell-matrix stresses during stretch reveals inelastic reorganization of the cytoskeleton. Biophys J vol. 95, (1) 464-471.
10.1529/biophysj.107.124180
Abad E, Lorente G, Gavara N, Morales M, Gual A, Gasull X(2008). Activation of store-operated Ca(2+) channels in trabecular meshwork cells. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci vol. 49, (2) 677-686.
10.1167/iovs.07-1080
Gavara N, Chadwick RS (2008). Measurement of anisotropic mechanical properties of the tectorial membrane. Concepts and Challenges in the Biophysics of Hearing - Proceedings of the 10th International Workshop on the Mechanics of Hearing, MoH 2008. 276-282.
10.1142/9789812833785_0043
Roca-Cusachs P, Almendros I, Sunyer R, Gavara N, Farré R, Navajas D(2006). Rheology of passive and adhesion-activated neutrophils probed by atomic force microscopy. Biophys J vol. 91, (9) 3508-3518.
10.1529/biophysj.106.088831
Gavara N, Sunyer R, Roca-Cusachs P, Farré R, Rotger M, Navajas D(2006). Thrombin-induced contraction in alveolar epithelial cells probed by traction microscopy. J Appl Physiol (1985) vol. 101, (2) 512-520.
10.1152/japplphysiol.00185.2006
Trepat X, Puig F, Gavara N, Fredberg JJ, Farre R, Navajas D(2006). Effect of stretch on structural integrity and micromechanics of human alveolar epithelial cell monolayers exposed to thrombin. Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol vol. 290, (6) L1104-L1110.
10.1152/ajplung.00436.2005
Rico F, Roca-Cusachs P, Gavara N, Farré R, Rotger M, Navajas D(2005). Probing mechanical properties of living cells by atomic force microscopy with blunted pyramidal cantilever tips. Physical Review E - Statistical, Nonlinear, and Soft Matter Physics vol. 72, (2)
10.1103/PhysRevE.72.021914
Rico F, Roca-Cusachs P, Gavara N, Farré R, Rotger M, Navajas D(2005). Probing mechanical properties of living cells by atomic force microscopy with blunted pyramidal cantilever tips. Phys Rev E Stat Nonlin Soft Matter Phys vol. 72, (2 Pt 1)
10.1103/PhysRevE.72.021914
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