Publications

2021

Cell cycle-dependent and independent mating blocks ensure fungal zygote survival and ploidy maintenance
Vještica A*, Bérard M, Liu G, Merlini L, Nkosi PJ, and Martin SG*
PLoS Biol. 2021 Jan 6;19(1):e3001067
PubMed
Cell patterning by secretion-induced plasma membrane flows.
Gerganova V *, Lamas I *, Rutkowski DM, Vještica A, Gallo Castro D, Vincenzetti V, Vavylonis D, Martin SG
BioRxiv doi.org/10.1101/2020.12.18.423457
PubMed

2020

A toolbox of stable integration vectors in the fission yeast Schizosaccharomyces pombe
Vještica A*, Marek M, Nkosi PJ, Merlini L, Liu G, et al.
J Cell Sci. 2020;133(1).
PubMed

Optogenetics reveals Cdc42 local activation by scaffold-mediated positive feedback and Ras GTPase
Lamas I, Merlini L, Vještica A*, Vincenzetti V, Martin SG*
PLOS Biol. 2020;18(1):e3000600.
PubMed

* corresponding authors

2018

Gamete fusion triggers bipartite transcription factor assembly to block re-fertilization
Vještica A, Merlini L, Nkosi PJ, Martin SG
Nature. 2018. 560(7718):397-400
PubMed

2017

Live Cell Imaging of the Schizosaccharomyces pombe Sexual Life Cycle
Merlini L, Vještica A, Dudin O, Bendezú F, Martin SG
Cold Spring Harb Protoc. 2017;2017(10):pdb.prot090225.
PubMed

2016

Microscopy of Fission Yeast Sexual Lifecycle
Vještica A, Merlini L, Dudin O, Bendezu FO, Martin SG
J Vis Exp. 2016;(109):e53801–e53801.
PubMed

2013

Hsp70-Hsp40 chaperone complex functions in controlling polarized growth by repressing Hsf1-driven heat stress-associated transcription.
Vještica A, Zhang D, Liu J, Oliferenko S
PLoS Genet. 2013;9(10):e1003886.
PubMed
Remodeling of the secretory pathway and cell polarity machinery in dividing and environmentally stressed Schizosaccharomyces pombe cells
Vještica A
National University of Singapore PhD Thesis Repository. 2013.
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2012

Nuclear geometry: mitotic nucleus flares out when arrested.
Vještica A, Oliferenko S
Curr Biol. 2012;22(12):R489-91.
PubMed
Plasma membrane tethering of the cortical ER necessitates its finely reticulated architecture.
Zhang D, Vještica A, Oliferenko S
Curr Biol. 2012;22(21):2048–52.
PubMed

2010

The cortical ER network limits the permissive zone for actomyosin ring assembly.
Zhang D, Vještica A, Oliferenko S
Curr Biol. 2010;20(11):1029–34.
PubMed

2009

Nucleocytoplasmic shuttling of the TACC protein Mia1p/Alp7p is required for remodeling of microtubule arrays during the cell cycle.
Ling YC, Vještica A, Oliferenko S
PLoS One. 2009;4(7):e6255.
PubMed

2008

The actomyosin ring recruits early secretory compartments to the division site in fission yeast.
Vještica A, Tang X-Z, Oliferenko S
Mol Biol Cell. 2008;19(3):1125–38.
PubMed

2006

Up-regulation of ectonucleotidase activity after cortical stab injury in rats
Nedeljkovic N, Bjelobaba I, Subasic S, Lavrnja I, Pekovic S, Stojkov D, et al.
Cell Biol Int. 2006;30(6):541–6.
PubMed