A current list of publications on PudMed can be found here.

Intracellular scaling mechanisms (review). S. Reber and N.W. Goehring. Cold Spring Harbor Perspectives in Biology. (2015).  Web

PAR polarity: From complexity to design principles (review). N.W. Goehring. Experimental Cell Research. 328(2):258-266 (2014). Web

Parameter-space topology of models for cell polarity.  P. Khuc Trong, E.M. Nicola, N.W. Goehring, K.V. Kumar and S.W. Grill.  New Journal of Physics. 16:065009 (2014).  Web

Cell polarity: Mechanochemical patterning (Review).  N.W. Goehring and S.W. Grill.  Trends in Cell Biology. 23(2):72-80 (2013). Web

Organelle growth control through limiting pools of cytoplasmic components (Review).  N.W. Goehring and A.A. Hyman.  Current Biology. 22(9):R330-9 (2012).  Web

Polarization of PAR proteins by advective triggering of a pattern-forming system.  N.W. GoehringP. Khuc Trong, J.S. Bois, D. Chowdhury, E.M. Nicola, A.A. Hyman, and S.W. Grill.  Science. 334(6059):1137-1141 (2011).  Web

See Going with the flow: an elegant model for symmetry breaking and Cell polarization: Mechanical switch for a chemical reaction


PAR diffuse freely across the anterior-posterior boundary in polarized C. elegans embryos.  N.W. Goehring, C. Hoege, S.W. Grill, and A.A. Hyman.  Journal of Cell Biology. 193(3):583-594 (2011).  Web / PDF

See In Focus: PAR proteins cross the boundary.


FRAP analysis of membrane-associated proteins: lateral diffusion and membrane-cytoplasmic exchange.  N.W. Goehring, D. Chowdhury, A.A. Hyman, and S.W. Grill.  Biophysical Journal. 99(8):2443-2452 (2010).  Web / PDF

Current version of FRAP analysis software available here.


Membrane invaginations reveal cortical sites that pull on mitotic spindles in one-cell C. elegans embryos.  S. Redemann, J. Pecreaux, N.W. Goehring, K. Khairy, E.H.K. Stelzer, A.A. Hyman and J. Howard.  PLOS One. 5(8): e12301 (2010).  WebPDF


LGL can partition the cortex of the one-cell Caenorhabditis elegans embryos into two domains.  C. Hoege, A.T. Constantinescu, A. Schwager, N.W. Goehring, P. Kumar, and A.A. Hyman.  Current Biology. 20(14):1296-1303 (2010).  Web / PDF

See Cell polarity: Keeping worms LeGaL.

Rapid β-lactam-induced lysis requires successful assembly of the cell division machinery.  H.S. Chung*, Z. Yao*, N. W. Goehring*, R. Kishony, J. Beckwith and D. Kahne. PNAS 106(51):21872-21877 (2009). *Equal contribution.  WebPDF

Artificial septal targeting of Bacillus subtilis cell division proteins in Escherichia coli: an interspecies approach to the study of protein-protein interactions in multiprotein complexes.  C. Robichon, G. F. King, N. W. Goehring and J. Beckwith.  Journal of Bacteriology 190(18):6048-59 (2008).  PDF

Role for the nonessential N terminus of FtsN in divisome assembly.  N. W. Goehring, C. Robichon and J. Beckwith.  Journal of Bacteriology 189(2):646-9 (2007).  PDF

Mutants, suppressors, and wrinkled colonies: mutant alleles of the cell division gene ftsQ point to functional domains in FtsQ and a role for domain 1C of FtsA in divisome assembly.  N. W. Goehring, I. Petrovska, D. Boyd and J. Beckwith.  Journal of Bacteriology 189(2):633-45 (2007).  PDF

Premature targeting of cell division proteins to midcell reveals hierarchies of protein interactions involved in divisome assembly.  N. W. Goehring, M. D. Gonzalez and J. Beckwith.  Molecular Microbiology 61(1):33-45 (2006).  PDF

See  The order of the ring: Assembly of Escherichia coli cell division components.

Diverse paths to midcell: assembly of the bacterial cell division machinery (Review).  N. W. Goehring and J. Beckwith.  Current Biology 15(13):R514-26 (2005).  PDF

IcsA, a polarly localized autotransporter with an atypical signal peptide, uses the Sec apparatus for secretion, although the Sec apparatus is circumferentially distributed.  L.D. Brandon, N. Goehring, A. Janakiraman, A. W. Yan, T. Wu, J. Beckwith and M. B. Goldberg.  Molecular Microbiology 50(1):45-60 (2003).  PDF

Proteophosphoglycans of Leishmania mexicana. Identification, purification, structural and ultrastructural characterization of the secreted promastigote proteophosphoglycan pPPG2, a stage-specific glycoisoform of amastigote aPPG.  C. Klein, U. Göpfert, N. Goehring, Y. D. Stierhof and T. Ilg.  Biochemical Journal 344:775-86(1999).  

Proteophosphoglycans of Leishmania mexicana. Molecular cloning and characterization of the Leishmania mexicana ppg2 gene encoding the proteophosphoglycans aPPG and pPPG2 that are secreted by amastigotes and promastigotes.  U. Göpfert, N. Goehring, C. Klein and T. Ilg.  Biochemical Journal 344:787-95 (1999).  PDF

Percussive Foraging: Stimuli for Prey Location by Aye-Ayes (Daubentonia madagascariensis).  C. J. Erickson, S. Nowicki, L. Dollar and N. Goehring.  International Journal of Primatology. (1998).

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