Research Groups

Publications

2020

Petra Kiesel, Gonzalo Alvarez Viar, Nikolai Tsoy, Riccardo Maraspini, Peter Gorilak, Vladimir Varga, Alf Honigmann, Gaia Pigino
The molecular structure of mammalian primary cilia revealed by cryo-electron tomography.
Nat Struct Mol Biol, Art. No. doi: 10.1038/s41594-020-0507-4 (2020)
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Elisabeth Nüske, Guendalina Marini, Doris Richter, Weihua Leng, Aliona Bogdanova, Titus Franzmann, Gaia Pigino, Simon Alberti
Filament formation by the translation factor eIF2B regulates protein synthesis in starved cells.
Biol Open, 9(7) Art. No. bio.046391 (2020)
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Guendalina Marini, Elisabeth Nüske, Weihua Leng, Simon Alberti, Gaia Pigino
Reorganization of budding yeast cytoplasm upon energy depletion.
Mol Biol Cell, 31(12) 1232-1245 (2020)
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2019

Clyde Savio Pinto, Ameya Khandekar, Rajasekaran Bhavna, Petra Kiesel, Gaia Pigino, Mahendra Sonawane
Microridges are apical epithelial projections formed of F-actin networks that organize the glycan layer.
Sci Rep, 9(1) Art. No. 12191 (2019)
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Adrian Pascal Nievergelt, Gonzalo Alvarez Viar, Gaia Pigino
Towards a mechanistic understanding of cellular processes by cryoEM.
Curr. Opin. Struct. Biol., 58 149-158 (2019)
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Guendalina Marini, Gaia Pigino
Yeast membraneless compartments revealed by correlative light microscopy and electron tomography.
Methods Cell Biol, 152 103-117 (2019)
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Thomas Müller-Reichert, Gaia Pigino
Three-dimensional electron microscopy.
(Methods in cell biology ; 152)Cambridge, MA, Academic Press, an imprint of Elsevier (2019), 289 S.
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Mareike A Jordan, Gaia Pigino
In situ cryo-electron tomography and subtomogram averaging of intraflagellar transport trains.
Methods Cell Biol, 152 179-195 (2019)
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Tim-Oliver Buchholz, Alexander Krull, Réza Shahidi, Gaia Pigino, Gáspár Jékely, Florian Jug
Content-aware image restoration for electron microscopy.
Methods Cell Biol, 152 277-289 (2019)
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2018

Mareike A Jordan, Dennis R Diener, Ludek Stepanek, Gaia Pigino
The cryo-EM structure of intraflagellar transport trains reveals how dynein is inactivated to ensure unidirectional anterograde movement in cilia.
Nat Cell Biol, 20(11) 1250-1255 (2018)
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2017

Gaia Pigino, Stephen M King
Switching dynein motors on and off.
Nat Struct Mol Biol, 24(7) 557-559 (2017)
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Gaia Pigino, Antonina Roll-Mecak
Microtubule dynamics: 50 years after the discovery of tubulin and still going strong.
Mol Biol Cell, 28(6) 705-706 (2017)
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Ludek Stepanek, Gaia Pigino
Millisecond time resolution correlative light and electron microscopy for dynamic cellular processes.
Methods Cell Biol, 140 1-20 (2017)
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2016

Ludek Stepanek
Structure and Dynamics of Intraflagellar Transport Trains
Ph.D. Thesis,Technische Universität Dresden, Dresden, Germany (2016)
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Gerard W Dougherty, Niki T Loges, Judith A Klinkenbusch, Heike Olbrich, Petra Pennekamp, Tabea Menchen, Johanna Raidt, Julia Wallmeier, Claudius Werner, Cordula Westermann, Christian Ruckert, Virginia Mirra, Rim Hjeij, Yasin Memari, Richard Durbin, Anja Kolb-Kokocinski, Kavita Praveen, Mohammad A Kashef, Sara Kashef, Fardin Eghtedari, Karsten Häffner, Pekka Valmari, György Baktai, Micha Aviram, Lea Bentur, Israel Amirav, Erica E Davis, Nicholas Katsanis, Martina Brueckner, Artem Shaposhnykov, Gaia Pigino, Bernd Dworniczak, Heymut Omran
DNAH11 Localization in the Proximal Region of Respiratory Cilia Defines Distinct Outer Dynein Arm Complexes.
Am J Respir Cell Mol Biol, 55(2) 213-224 (2016)
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Ludek Stepanek, Gaia Pigino
Microtubule doublets are double-track railways for intraflagellar transport trains.
Science, 352(6286) 721-724 (2016)
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2015

Ana Diaz, Barbora Malkova, Mirko Holler, Manuel Guizar-Sicairos, Enju Lima, Valérie Panneels, Gaia Pigino, Anne Greet Bittermann, Larissa Wettstein, Takashi Tomizaki, Oliver Bunk, Gebhard Schertler, Takashi Ishikawa, Roger Wepf, Andreas Menzel
Three-dimensional mass density mapping of cellular ultrastructure by ptychographic X-ray nanotomography.
J Struct Biol, 192(3) 461-469 (2015)
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Ismo Vartiainen, Christian Holzner, Istvan Mohacsi, Petri Karvinen, Ana Diaz, Gaia Pigino, Christian David
Artifact characterization and reduction in scanning X-ray Zernike phase contrast microscopy.
Opt express, 23(10) 13278-13293 (2015)
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2013

Gaia Pigino, Francesca Cantele, Elisa Vannuccini, Salvatore Lanzavecchia, Eugenio Paccagnini, Pietro Lupetti
Electron tomography of IFT particles.
In: Cilia, Part A. (Eds.) Wallace F. Marshall Methods in Enzymology ; 524.,Amsterdam, Netherlands,Elsevier (2013),325-342 Ch. 18