MEDIA APPEARANCES

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12. Stu Borman. CHEMICAL BIOLOGY OF THE CELL. "Science & Technology" of C&EN 84(50): 34-35 (2006).

In this article, Stu highlighted Nature Chemical Biology Symposium held at the Science Museum in Boston in November 2006, and quoted Aki's presentation (right column on p. 34).
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11. Nicole LeBrasseur. Sizing up actin fences. "In this Issue" of J. Cell Biol. 174(6):737 (2006).

In this article, Nikki highlighted the following article, published in the same issue.
N. Morone, T. Fujiwara, K. Murase, R. S. Kasai, H. Ike, S. Yuasa, J. Usukura, and A. Kusumi. Three-dimensional reconstruction of the membrane skeleton at the plasma membrane interface by electron tomography. J Cell Biol. 174(6):851-62. (2006)
An electron micrograph by Morone et al. was adopted for the cover image of this issue of the Journal of Cell Biology.

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10. Alison Abbott. Hopping Fences. Nature 433(17): 680-682 (2005).

9. Alison Abbott. Hopping Fences. Nature Digest (Japanese Edition) 2(4): 18-21 (2005).

In these articles, Alison introduced our research, focussing on the paradigm shift of the plasma membrane structure and molecular dynamics, from continuous fluid to the plasma membrane parceled up into apposed domains.
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8. Hank Hogan. Getting the local --and whole -- picture. A mask with tiny holes aids in image correction.@Biophotonic Intl. Apr: 52-53 (2005).

In this article, Hank highlighted the following paper published in Biophysical Journal.
I. Koyama-Honda, K. Ritchie, T. Fujiwara, R. Iino, H. Murakoshi, R. S. Kasai, and A. Kusumi. Fluorescence imaging for monitoring the colocalization of two single molecules in living cells. Biophys. J. 88, 2126-2136 (2005).
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7. Mike May. Following activation in signal transduction. Biophotonic Intl. Aug: 53-55 (2004).

In this article, Mike highlighted the following paper, published in PNAS.
H. Murakoshi, R. Iino, T. Kobayashi, T. Fujiwara, C. Ohshima, A. Yoshimura, and A. Kusumi. Single-molecule imaging analysis of Ras activation in living cells. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S. A. 101, 7317-7322 (2004).
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6. Eric C. Lai. Lipid rafts make for slippery platforms. J. Cell Biol. 162(3):365-370 (2003).

This Ericfs review of the membrane raft is very interesting to read and has a lot to teach. In this review, Eric made several references to our work and quoted the comments Aki made.
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5. Nancy D. Lamontagne. Single-Molecule Techniques Reveal Diffusion Barrier in Neuron Membrane. Biophotonic Intl. Sep: 49-50 (2003).

4. C. G. Dotti and M. M. Poo. Neuronal polarization: building fences for molecular segregation. Nat. Cell Biol. 5(7): 591-594 (2003).

3. William A. Wells. Nervous picket fences. "Research Roundup" J. Cell Biol. 162(2): 168 (2003).

2. T. Boiko, B. Winckler. Picket and other fences in biological membranes. Dev. Cell 5(2): 191-192 (2003).

1. Stella M. Hurtley. Picket fences. "Editor's Choice" Science 301: 143 (2003).

These articles all highlighted the following paper published in Nat. Cell Biol.
C. Nakada, K. Ritchie, Y. Oba, M. Nakamura, Y. Hotta, R. Iino, R.S.Kasai, K. Yamaguchi, T. Fujiwara, and A. Kusumi. Accumulation of anchored proteins forms membrane diffusion barriers as neurons develop polarization. Nat. Cell Biol. 5(7): 626-632 (2003).
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