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  1. Content type: Poster presentation

    Authors: H Arts, M Schmidts, EMHF Bongers, MM Oud, LEM Duijkers, Z Yap, J Stalker, JL Yntema, A Hoischen, C Gilissen, JA Veltman, A Kutkowska-Kaźmierczak, EJ Kamsteeg, PJ Scambler, PL Beales, NVAM Knoers…

    Citation: Cilia 2012 1(Suppl 1):P80

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 1 Supplement 1

  2. Content type: Research

    Clusterin associated protein 1 (CLUAP1) was initially characterized as a protein that interacts with clusterin, and whose gene is frequently upregulated in colon cancer. Although the consequences of these observa...

    Authors: Raymond C Pasek, Nicolas F Berbari, Wesley R Lewis, Robert A Kesterson and Bradley K Yoder

    Citation: Cilia 2012 1:20

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  3. Content type: Review

    Primary cilia are present on almost all vertebrate cells, and they have diverse functions in distinct tissues. Cilia are important for sensation in multiple capacities in contexts as different as the retina, k...

    Authors: Sarah N Bay and Tamara Caspary

    Citation: Cilia 2012 1:19

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  4. Content type: Research

    Meckel-Gruber syndrome (MKS) is an autosomal recessive lethal condition that is a ciliopathy. MKS has marked phenotypic variability and genetic heterogeneity, with mutations in nine genes identified as causati...

    Authors: Katarzyna Szymanska, Ian Berry, Clare V Logan, Simon RR Cousins, Helen Lindsay, Hussain Jafri, Yasmin Raashid, Saghira Malik-Sharif, Bruce Castle, Mushtag Ahmed, Chris Bennett, Ruth Carlton and Colin A Johnson

    Citation: Cilia 2012 1:18

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  5. Content type: Research

    Changes in genes coding for ciliary proteins contribute to complex human syndromes called ciliopathies, such as Bardet-Biedl Syndrome (BBS). We used the model organism Paramecium to focus on ciliary ion channels ...

    Authors: Megan Smith Valentine, Anbazhagan Rajendran, Junji Yano, S Dilhan Weeraratne, Janine Beisson, Jean Cohen, France Koll and Judith Van Houten

    Citation: Cilia 2012 1:16

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  6. Content type: Research

    Ovarian cancer is the fourth leading cause of cancer-related deaths among women in Denmark, largely due to the advanced stage at diagnosis in most patients. Approximately 90% of ovarian cancers originate from ...

    Authors: Dorte L Egeberg, Mette Lethan, Robert Manguso, Linda Schneider, Aashir Awan, Tue S Jørgensen, Anne G Byskov, Lotte B Pedersen and Søren T Christensen

    Citation: Cilia 2012 1:15

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  7. Content type: Methodology

    Analysis of ciliary function for assessment of patients suspected of primary ciliary dyskinesia (PCD) and for research studies of respiratory and ependymal cilia requires assessment of both ciliary beat patter...

    Authors: Claire M Smith, Jana Djakow, Robert C Free, Petr Djakow, Rana Lonnen, Gwyneth Williams, Petr Pohunek, Robert A Hirst, Andrew J Easton, Peter W Andrew and Christopher O’Callaghan

    Citation: Cilia 2012 1:14

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  8. Content type: Research

    Park2-co-regulated gene (PACRG) is evolutionarily highly conserved from green algae to mammals. In Chlamydomonas and trypanosomes, the PACRG protein associates with flagella. Loss of PACRG results in shortened or...

    Authors: Thomas Thumberger, Cathrin Hagenlocher, Matthias Tisler, Tina Beyer, Nina Tietze, Axel Schweickert, Kerstin Feistel and Martin Blum

    Citation: Cilia 2012 1:13

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  9. Content type: Research

    The aim of this study was to compare beat frequency measurements of ependymal cilia made by digital high speed imaging to those obtained using the photomultiplier and modified photodiode techniques. Using high...

    Authors: Chris O'Callaghan, Kulvinder Sikand and Mark A Chilvers

    Citation: Cilia 2012 1:8

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  10. Content type: Review

    Primary cilia have recently been highlighted as key regulators in development and disease. This review focuses on current work demonstrating the broad role of cilia-related proteins in developmental signaling ...

    Authors: Helen L May-Simera and Matthew W Kelley

    Citation: Cilia 2012 1:7

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  11. Content type: Methodology

    Primary cilia are microtubule-based sensory organelles that play important roles in developmental signaling pathways. Recent work demonstrated that, in cell culture, the daughter cell that inherits the older m...

    Authors: Karolina Piotrowska-Nitsche and Tamara Caspary

    Citation: Cilia 2012 1:6

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  12. Content type: Review

    Polarized vesicle trafficking is mediated by small GTPase proteins, such as Rabs and Arls/Arfs. These proteins have essential roles in maintaining normal cellular function, in part, through regulating intracel...

    Authors: Yi-Chun Hsiao, Karina Tuz and Russell J Ferland

    Citation: Cilia 2012 1:4

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  13. Content type: Research

    The central tenet of cilia function is sensing and transmitting information. The capacity to directly contact extracellular surfaces would empower primary cilia to probe the environment for information about t...

    Authors: Carolyn Ott, Natalie Elia, Suh Young Jeong, Christine Insinna, Prabuddha Sengupta and Jennifer Lippincott-Schwartz

    Citation: Cilia 2012 1:3

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  14. Content type: Research

    Mutations in the gene for Usher syndrome 2A (USH2A) are causative for non-syndromic retinitis pigmentosa and Usher syndrome, a condition that is the most common cause of combined deaf-blindness. To gain insight i...

    Authors: Ferry FJ Kersten, Erwin van Wijk, Lisette Hetterschijt, Katharina Bauβ, Theo A Peters, Mariam G Aslanyan, Bert van der Zwaag, Uwe Wolfrum, Jan EE Keunen, Ronald Roepman and Hannie Kremer

    Citation: Cilia 2012 1:2

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