Thomas McCoy Roberts, Ph.D.
This page shows the publications Thomas Roberts has written about Ascaris.
Role of major sperm protein (MSP) in the protrusion and retraction of Ascaris sperm. Int Rev Cell Mol Biol. 2012; 297:265-93.
Reconstitution of amoeboid motility in vitro identifies a motor-independent mechanism for cell body retraction. Curr Biol. 2011 Oct 25; 21(20):1727-31.
Dephosphorylation of major sperm protein (MSP) fiber protein 3 by protein phosphatase 2A during cell body retraction in the MSP-based amoeboid motility of Ascaris sperm. Mol Biol Cell. 2009 Jul; 20(14):3200-8.
Reconstitution in vitro of MSP-based filopodium extension in nematode sperm. Cell Motil Cytoskeleton. 2007 Apr; 64(4):235-47.
Dissection of the Ascaris sperm motility machinery identifies key proteins involved in major sperm protein-based amoeboid locomotion. Mol Biol Cell. 2003 Dec; 14(12):5082-8.
A 48 kDa integral membrane phosphoprotein orchestrates the cytoskeletal dynamics that generate amoeboid cell motility in Ascaris sperm. J Cell Sci. 2003 Jul 01; 116(Pt 13):2655-63.
Structure of MFP2 and its function in enhancing MSP polymerization in Ascaris sperm amoeboid motility. J Mol Biol. 2005 Apr 01; 347(3):583-95.
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