Publications

  • Sokac AM. (2019) Mechanical networks have robustness built into their topology, too. Dev Cell. 50:527-528. PMID 31505172.
  • Figard LR, Zheng L, Biel N, Xue Z, Seede H, Coleman S, Golding I, Sokac AM. (2019) Cofilin-mediated Actin Stress Response is maladaptive in heat stressed embryos. Cell Reports. 26:3493-3501. PMID 30917306.
  • contributor to Branchaw J, et al. (2019) Entering Research, 2nd Edition, Macmillan Learning. New York, NY.
  • Sokac AM. (2017) Seeing a coastline paradox in membrane reservoirs. Dev Cell. 43:541-542. PMID 29207254.
  • Xue Z, Sokac AM. (2016) Back-to-back mechanisms drive actomyosin ring contraction during Drosophila embryo cleavage.  J Cell Biol. 215:335-344. PMID 27799369.
  • Xu H, Sepulveda LA, Sokac AM, Golding I. (2016) Stochastic kinetics of nascent RNA.  Phys Rev Lett. 117:pii128101. PMID 27667861.
  • Figard LR, Wang M, Zheng L, Golding I, Sokac AM. (2016) Membrane supply and demand regulates F-actin in a cell surface reservoir. Dev Cell. 37:267-278.  PMID 27165556.
  • Xu H, Sepulveda LA, Figard LR, Sokac AM, Golding I. (2015) Combining protein and mRNA quantification to decipher transcriptional regulation.  Nat Methods. 12:739-742. PMID: 26098021.
  • Figard LR, Sokac AM. (2014) Invited Review – A membrane reservoir at the cell surface: Unfolding the plasma membrane to drive cell shape change.  Bioarchitecture. 4:39-46. PMID 24844289.
  • Iannotti MJ, Figard LR, Sokac AM, Sifers RN. (2014) A Golgi-localized mannosidase (MAN1B1) plays a non-enzymatic gatekeeper role in protein biosynthetic quality control. J Biol Chem. 289:11844-11858.  PMID 24627495.
  • Figard L, Xu H, Garcia HG, Golding I, Sokac AM. (2013) The plasma membrane flattens out to fuel cell surface growth during Drosophila cellularization.  Dev Cell. 27:648-655. PMID 24316147.
  • Zheng L, Sepulveda LA, Lua RC, Lichtarge O, Golding I, Sokac AM. (2013) The maternal-to-zygotic transition targets actin to promote robustness during morphogenesis. PLoS Genet. 9:e1003901.  PMID 24244181.
  • Figard LR, Sokac AM. (2011) Imaging cell shape change in living Drosophila embryos.  J. of Vis. Exp. 49. pii: 2503 doi: 10.3791/2503.  PMID 21490577.
  • LeBlanc-Straceski JM, Sokac AM, Bement W, Sobrado P, Lemoine L. (2009) Developmental expression of Xenopus Myosin 1d and identification of a Myo1d tail homology that overlaps TH1. Dev Growth Differ. 51:443-451. PMID: 19382939.
  • Sokac AM, Wieschaus E. (2008) Local actin-dependent endocytosis is zygotically controlled to initiate Drosophila cellularization.  Dev Cell. 14:775-786.  PMID: 18477459.
  • Sokac AM, Wieschaus E. (2008) Zygotically controlled F-actin establishes cortical compartments to stabilize furrows during Drosophila cellularization. J Cell Sci. 121:1815-1824. PMID: 18460582.
  • Sokac AM, Schietroma C, Gundersen CB, Bement WM. (2006) Myosin-1c couples assembling actin to membranes to drive compensatory endocytosis. Dev Cell. 11:629-640. PMID: 17084356.
  • Sokac AM, Bement WM. (2006) Kiss-and-coat and compartment mixing: Coupling exocytosis to signal generation and local actin assembly. Mol Biol Cell. 17:1495-1502. Review. PMID: 16436510.
  • Weber KL, Sokac AM, Berg JS, Cheney RE, Bement WM. (2004) A microtubule-binding myosin required for nuclear anchoring and spindle assembly. Nature. 431:325-329.  PMID: 15372037.
  • Sokac AM, Co C, Taunton J, Bement W. (2003) Cdc42-dependent actin polymerization during compensatory endocytosis in Xenopus eggs. Nat Cell Biol. 5:727-732. PMID: 12872130.
  • Bement WM, Sokac AM, Mandato CA. (2003) Four-dimensional imaging of cytoskeletal dynamics in Xenopus oocytes and eggs. Differentiation.  71:518-527. Review. PMID: 14686949.
  • Sokac AM, Bement WM. (2000) Regulation and expression of metazoan unconventional myosins. Int Rev Cytol. 200:197-304. Review. PMID: 10965469.
  • Batterham P, Crew JR, Sokac AM, Andrews JR, Pasquini GM, Stocker RF, Pollock JA. (1996) Genetic analysis of the lozenge gene complex in Drosophila melanogaster: adult visual system. J Neurogenet. 104:193-220. PMID: 8923295.