Deborah E Leckband

Additional Campus Affiliations

Professor, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
Professor, Chemistry
Reid T. Milner Professor, School of Chemical Sciences
Professor, Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology
Professor, Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology
Professor, Micro and Nanotechnology Lab
Professor, Bioengineering

Recent Publications

Kruse, K., Lee, Q. S., Sun, Y., Klomp, J., Yang, X., Huang, F., ... Komarova, Y. A. (2019). N-cadherin signaling via Trio assembles adherens junctions to restrict endothelial permeability. Journal of Cell Biology, 218(1), 299-316. https://doi.org/10.1083/jcb.201802076

Ishiyama, N., Sarpal, R., Wood, M. N., Barrick, S. K., Nishikawa, T., Hayashi, H., ... Ikura, M. (2018). Force-dependent allostery of the α-catenin actin-binding domain controls adherens junction dynamics and functions. Nature Communications, 9(1), [5121]. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41467-018-07481-7

Kisley, L., Serrano, K. A., Davis, C. M., Guin, D., Murphy, E. A., Gruebele, M. H. W., & Leckband, D. E. (2018). Soluble Zwitterionic Poly(sulfobetaine) Destabilizes Proteins. Biomacromolecules, 19(9), 3894-3901. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.biomac.8b01120

Sehgal, P., Kong, X., Wu, J., Sunyer, R., Trepat, X., & Leckband, D. E. (2018). Epidermal growth factor receptor and integrins control forcedependent vinculin recruitment to E-cadherin junctions. Journal of Cell Science, 131(6), [jcs206656]. https://doi.org/10.1242/jcs.206656

Barrick, S., Li, J., Kong, X., Ray, A., Tajkhorshid, E., & Leckband, D. (2018). Salt bridges gate ?-catenin activation at intercellular junctions. Molecular biology of the cell, 29(2), 111-122. https://doi.org/10.1091/mbc.E17-03-0168

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