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  • Urbanski, M; Kingsbury, L; Moussouros, D; Kassim, I; Mehjabeen, S; Paknejad, N; Melendez-Vasquez, C.V (2016) Myelinating glia differentiation is regulated by extracellular matrix elasticity.Sci Rep. Sep 20;6:33751. doi: 10.1038/srep33751.
  • Lim, H., Sharoukhov, D., Kassim, I., Zhang, Y., Salzer, J.L., Melendez-Vasquez, C.V., Label-free imaging of Schwann cell myelination by third harmonic generation microscopy. Proc Natl Acad Sci. 2014 111(50):18025-30. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1417820111. Epub 2014 Dec 1
  • Rusielewicz T, Nam J, Damanakis E, John GR, Raine CS, Melendez-Vasquez CV. Accelerated repair of demyelinated CNS lesions in the absence of non-muscle myosin IIB. Glia. 2014 Apr;62(4):580-91. doi: 10.1002/glia.22627. Epub 2014 Jan 28. PMID: 24470341.
  • Dutta D, Zameer A, Mariani JN, Zhang J, Asp L, Huynh J, Mahase S, Laitman BM, Argaw AT, Melendez-Vasquez CV, Casaccia P, Hayot F, Bottinger EP, Brown CW and GR John. Combinatorial actions of Tgfβ and Activin ligands promote oligodendrocyte development and CNS myelination. Development 2014 (12):2414-28. doi: 10.1242/dev.106492. PMID: 24917498
  • Wang, H., Rusielewicz T., Leitman, A, Tewari, A., Einhenber, Steve Melendez-Vasquez C Myosin IIB is a negative regulator of oligodendrocyte differentiation (2012). J Neurosci Res 90:1547-1556. PMID: 22437915
  • Leitman E., Tewari A., Horn, M., Urbanski M., Damanakis, E., Einheber S., Salzer J., de Lanerolle P., Melendez-Vasquez, C.V. (2011) MLCK regulates Schwann cell cytoskeletal organization, differentiation and myelination. J Cell Sci 124: 3784-96. PMID: 22100921.
  • Zhang J, Kramer E, Asp L, Dutta D, Navrazhina K, Pham T, Mariani J, Argaw A, Melendez-Vasquez CV, John GR. Promoting myelin repair and return of function in multiple sclerosis (2011). FEBS Letters 585:3813-20. PMID: 21864535.
  • He, Y, Kim JY, Dupree J, Tewari A, Melendez-Vasquez, C, Svaren J, Cassacia, P (2010) Yy1: a molecular link between neuregulin and transcriptional regulation of peripheral myelination. Nat Neurosci 2010 13:1472-80. PMID: 21864535.
  • Wang, H, Tewari A., Einheber S., Salzer J. and Melendez-Vasquez, Carmen V. (2008) Myosin II has distinct roles during PNS and CNS myelin sheath formation. J Cell Biol 182:1171-84
  • Zhang Y., Taveggia C., Melendez-Vasquez, CV., Einheber S., Raine C S., Salzer J L., Brosnan C F and Gareth R. John (2006) Interleukin-11 potentiates oligodendrocyte survival and maturation, and myelin formation J.Neurosci 26: 12174-12185
  • Melendez-Vasquez, C.V., Carey D., Zanazzi, G., Reizes, O., Maurel P., Salzer J.L. (2005) Differential expression of proteoglycans at central and peripheral Nodes of Ranvier Glia 52:301-308.
  • John GR, Chen L, Rivieccio MA, Melendez-Vasquez CV, Hartley A, Brosnan CF.(2004) Interleukin-1beta induces a reactive astroglial phenotype via deactivation of the Rho GTPase-Rock axis. J Neurosci. 24: 2837-2845.
  • Melendez -Vasquez, C.V., Einheber S., Salzer J.L (2004) Rho kinase regulates Schwann cell myelination and formation of associated axonal domains. J.Neurosci. 24:3953-3963
  • Melendez-Vasquez, C.V., Rios, J.C., Zanazzi, G., Lambert, S., Bretscher, A. & Salzer, J. (2001) Nodes of Ranvier form in association with ERM (ezrin-radixin-moesin)-positive Schwann cell processes. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. 98:1235-1240
  • Rios, J.C.*, Melendez -Vasquez, C.V*., Einheber, S., Lustig,M., Grumet, M., Gollan, L., Peles, E., Hemperly, J.J. & Salzer, J.L. (2000) Caspr and contactin co-localize in the paranodal and internodal membranes of myelinated axons. J. Neuroscience 20: 8354-8364. (*equal contribution).

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