This collection showcases the journal articles and other publications authored by researchers in the Witman Lab in the Department of Cell and Developmental Biology at the University of Massachusetts Medical School.

Submissions from 1986

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Purification and characterization of Chlamydomonas flagellar dyneins, Stephen M. King, Tim Otter, and George B. Witman (Methods in enzymology)

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Isolation of Chlamydomonas flagella and flagellar axonemes, George B. Witman (Methods in enzymology)

Submissions from 1985

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Basal bodies and associated structures are not required for normal flagellar motion or phototaxis in the green alga Chlorogonium elongatum, Harold J. Hoops and George B. Witman (The Journal of cell biology)

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Characterization of monoclonal antibodies against Chlamydomonas flagellar dyneins by high-resolution protein blotting, Stephen M. King, Tim Otter, and George B. Witman (Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America)

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Labeling of Chlamydomonas 18 S dynein polypeptides by 8-azidoadenosine 5'-triphosphate, a photoaffinity analog of ATP, K. Kevin Pfister, Boyd E. Haley, and George B. Witman (The Journal of biological chemistry)

Submissions from 1984

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Flagellar waveform and rotational orientation in a Chlamydomonas mutant lacking normal striated fibers, Harold J. Hoops, Robin L. Wright, Jonathan W. Jarvik, and George B. Witman (The Journal of cell biology)

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Submicromolar levels of calcium control the balance of beating between the two flagella in demembranated models of Chlamydomonas, Ritsu Kamiya and George B. Witman (The Journal of cell biology)

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The photoaffinity probe 8-azidoadenosine 5'-triphosphate selectively labels the heavy chain of Chlamydomonas 12 S dynein, K. Kevin Pfister, Boyd E. Haley, and George B. Witman (The Journal of biological chemistry)

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Subfractionation of Chlamydomonas 18 S dynein into two unique subunits containing ATPase activity, K. Kevin Pfister and George B. Witman (The Journal of biological chemistry)

Submissions from 1983

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Outer doublet heterogeneity reveals structural polarity related to beat direction in Chlamydomonas flagella, Harold J. Hoops and George B. Witman (The Journal of cell biology)

Submissions from 1982

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Purification and polypeptide composition of dynein ATPases from Chlamydomonas flagella, K. Kevin Pfister, Rose B. Fay, and George B. Witman (Cell motility)

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Synthesis, transport, and utilization of specific flagellar proteins during flagellar regeneration in Chlamydomonas, Stephen P. Remillard and George B. Witman (The Journal of cell biology)

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Role of calmodulin in the flagellar axoneme: effect of phenothiazines on reactivated axonemes of Chlamydomonas, George B. Witman and N. Minervini (Progress in clinical and biological research)

Submissions from 1981

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Functionally significant central-pair rotation in a primitive eukaryotic flagellum, Charlotte K. Omoto and George B. Witman (Nature)

Submissions from 1980

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Calcium control of waveform in isolated flagellar axonemes of Chlamydomonas, Matthew Bessen, Rose B. Fay, and George B. Witman (The Journal of cell biology)

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Purification of calmodulin from Chlamydomonas: calmodulin occurs in cell bodies and flagella, Stephen E. Gitelman and George B. Witman (The Journal of cell biology)

Submissions from 1978

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Effects of adenylyl imidodiphosphate, a nonhydrolyzable adenosine triphosphate analog, on reactivated and rigor wave sea urchin sperm, Stephen M. Penningroth and George B. Witman (The Journal of cell biology)

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Chlamydomonas flagellar mutants lacking radial spokes and central tubules. Structure, composition, and function of specific axonemal components, George B. Witman, J. Plummer, and Greta Sander (The Journal of cell biology)

Submissions from 1976

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Tubulin requires tau for growth onto microtubule initiating sites, George B. Witman, Don W. Cleveland, Murray D. Weingarten, and Marc W. Kirschner (Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America)

Submissions from 1975

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The site of in vivo assembly of flagellar microtubules, George B. Witman (Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences)

Submissions from 1974

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Directionality of brain microtubule assembly in vitro, William L. Dentler, Sandra Granett, George B. Witman, and Joel L. Rosenbaum (Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America)

Submissions from 1972

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Chlamydomonas flagella. I. Isolation and electrophoretic analysis of microtubules, matrix, membranes, and mastigonemes, George B. Witman, K. Carlson, J. Berliner, and Joel L. Rosenbaum (The Journal of cell biology)

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Chlamydomonas flagella. II. The distribution of tubulins 1 and 2 in the outer doublet microtubules, George B. Witman, K. Carlson, and Joel L. Rosenbaum (The Journal of cell biology)

Submissions from 1971

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Comparison of the microtubule proteins of neuroblastoma cells, brain, and Chlamydomonas flagella, Joanna B. Olmsted, George B. Witman, K. Carlson, and Joel L. Rosenbaum (Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America)