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Maria Vartiainen

  • PL 56 (Viikinkaari 5)

    00014

    Finland

  • Viikinkaari 5, Biocenter 2

    00790 Helsinki

    Finland

20012019
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Publications 2001 2019

2019

Cytoskeletal proteins in the cell nucleus: a special nuclear actin perspective

Percipallea, P. & Vartiainen, M., 15 Jul 2019, In : Molecular Biology of the Cell. 30, 15, p. 1781-1785 5 p.

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Nuclear actin interactome analysis links actin to KAT14 histone acetyl transferase and mRNA splicing

Viita, T., Kyheroinen, S., Prajapati, B., Virtanen, J., Frilander, M. J., Varjosalo, M. & Vartiainen, M. K., Apr 2019, In : Journal of Cell Science. 132, 8, 16 p., 226852.

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2018

Myosin-1C uses a novel phosphoinositide-dependent pathway for nuclear localization

Nevzorov, I., Sidorenko, E., Wang, W., Zhao, H. & Vartiainen, M. K., Feb 2018, In : EMBO Reports. 19, 2, p. 290-304 15 p.

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Nuclear actin is required for transcription during Drosophila Oogenesis

Sokolova, M., Moore, H. M., Prajapati, B., Dopie, J., Meriläinen, L., Honkanen, M., Matos, R. C., Poukkula, M., Hietakangas, V. & Vartiainen, M. K., 15 Oct 2018, In : iScience. 9, p. 63-+ 16 p.

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2017

Diverse functions for different forms of nuclear actin

Virtanen, J. A. & Vartiainen, M. K., Jun 2017, In : Current Opinion in Cell Biology. 46, p. 33-38 6 p.

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F-actin organizes the nucleus

Moore, H. M. & Vartiainen, M. K., Dec 2017, In : Nature Cell Biology. 19, 12, p. 1386-1388 4 p.

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From Cytoskeleton to Gene Expression: Actin in the Nucleus

Viita, T. K. & Vartiainen, M. K., 2017, The Actin Cytoskeleton. Jockusch, B. M. (ed.). 1 ed. Springer, Vol. 235. p. 311-329 18 p. (Handbook of Experimental Pharmacology; vol. 235).

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The actin binding cytoskeletal protein Moesin is involved in nuclear mRNA export

Kristo, I., Bajusz, C., Borsos, B. N., Pankotai, T., Dopie, J., Jankovics, F., Vartiainen, M. K., Erdelyi, M. & Vilmos, P., Oct 2017, In : Biochimica et Biophysica Acta. Molecular Cell Research. 1864, 10, p. 1589-1604 16 p.

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2016

Energy-Dependent Intranuclear Movements: Role of Nuclear Actin and Myosins

Huet, G. & Vartiainen, M. K., 18 Oct 2016, The Functional Nucleus. Bazett-Jones, D. P. & Dellaire, G. (eds.). Springer, p. 1-513 14 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientificpeer-review

Nuclear actin modulates cell motility via transcriptional regulation of adhesive and cytoskeletal genes

Sharili, A. S., Kenny, F. N., Vartiainen, M. K. & Connelly, J. T., 21 Sep 2016, In : Scientific Reports. 6, 9 p., 33893.

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2015

Genome-wide RNAi screen for nuclear actin reveals a network of cofilin regulators

Dopie, J., Rajakylä, E. K., Joensuu, M. S., Huet, G., Ferrantelli, E., Xie, T., Jäälinoja, H., Jokitalo, E. & Vartiainen, M. K., 1 Jul 2015, In : Journal of Cell Science. 128, 13, p. 2388-2400 13 p.

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RNA export factor Ddx19 is required for nuclear import of the SRF coactivator MKL1

Rajakylä, E. K., Viita, T., Kyheröinen, S., Huet, G., Treisman, R. & Vartiainen, M. K., Jan 2015, In : Nature Communications. 6, 13 p., 5978.

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2014

Directional Cell Migration, but Not Proliferation, Drives Hair Placode Morphogenesis

Ahtiainen, L., Lefebvre, S., Lindfors, P. H., Renvoise, E., Shirokova, V., Vartiainen, M. K., Thesleff, I. & Mikkola, M. L., 10 Mar 2014, In : Developmental Cell. 28, 5, p. 588-602 15 p.

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ER sheet persistence is coupled to myosin 1c-regulated dynamic actin filament arrays.

Joensuu, M. S., Belevich, I., Rämö, O., Nevzorov, I., Vihinen, H., Puhka, M. K., Witkos, T., Lowe, M., Vartiainen, M. & Jokitalo, E., 1 Apr 2014, In : Molecular Biology of the Cell. 25, 7, p. 1111-26 16 p.

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Rho, nuclear actin, and actin-binding proteins in the regulation of transcription and gene expression

Rajakylä, E. & Vartiainen, M., 2014, In : Small GTPases. 5, 1, 15 p., e27539.

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2013

Actin as a model for the study of nucleocytoplasmic shuttling and nuclear dynamics

Skarp, K-P. F. & Vartiainen, M., 2013, In : Methods in molecular biology. 1042, p. 245-55 11 p.

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Actin-regulated feedback loop based on Phactr4, PP1 and cofilin maintains the actin monomer pool

Huet, G., Rajakylä, E. K., Viita, T., Skarp, K-P., Crivaro, M., Dopie, J. & Vartiainen, M. K., 15 Jan 2013, In : Journal of Cell Science. 126, 2, p. 497-507 11 p.

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Lamin A/C and emerin regulate MKL1-SRF activity by modulating actin dynamics

Ho, C. Y., Jaalouk, D. E., Vartiainen, M. K. & Lammerding, J., 2013, In : Nature. 497, 7450, p. 507-511 7 p.

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Steady-State Nuclear Actin Levels are Determined by Export Competent Actin Pool

Skarp, K-P., Huet, G. & Vartiainen, M. K., Oct 2013, In : Cytoskeleton. 70, 10, p. 623-634 12 p.

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To be or not to be assembled: progressing into nuclear actin filaments

Grosse, R. & Vartiainen, M. K., Nov 2013, In : Nature Reviews. Molecular Cell Biology. 14, 11, p. 693-697 5 p.

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2012

Active maintenance of nuclear actin by importin 9 supports transcription

Dopie, J., Skarp, K-P., Rajakylä, E. K., Tanhuanpää, K. & Vartiainen, M. K., 28 Feb 2012, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 109, 9, p. E544-E552 9 p.

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Nuclear actin levels as an important transcriptional switch.

Huet, G., Skarp, K-P. F. & Vartiainen, M. K., 1 Aug 2012, In : Transcription. 3, 5, p. 1-5 5 p.

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Nucleo-cytoplasmic actin relationships in Stockholm.

Vartiainen, M., 2012, In : Nucleus. 3, 2, p. 123 - 125 3 p.

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2011

Comparative RNAi screening identifies a conserved core metazoan actinome by phenotype

Rohn, J. L., Sims, D., Liu, T., Fedorova, M., Schöck, F., Dopie, J., Vartiainen, M. K., Kiger, A. A., Perrimon, N. & Baum, B., 2011, In : European Journal of Cell Biology. 194, 5, p. 789-805 17 p.

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Nuclear transport of the serum response factor coactivator MRTF-A is downregulated at tensional homeostasis

McGee, K. M., Vartiainen, M. K., Khaw, P. T., Treisman, R. & Bailly, M., 2011, In : EMBO Reports. 12, p. 963-970 8 p.

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Twinfilin-2a Is Dispensable for Mouse Development

Nevalainen, E. M., Braun, A., Vartiainen, M. K., Serlachius, M., Andersson, L. C., Moser, M. & Lappalainen, P., 2011, In : PLoS One. 6, 8, p. e22894 7 p.

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2010

Actin on DNA: An Ancient and Dynamic Relationship

Skarp, K-P. & Vartiainen, M. K., 2010, In : Cell Motility and the Cytoskeleton. 67, 8, p. 487-495 9 p.

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An actin-regulated importin alpha/beta-dependent extended bipartite NLS directs nuclear import of MRTF-A

Pawlowski, R., Rajakylä, E., Vartiainen, M. K. & Treisman, R., 2010, In : EMBO Journal. 29, p. 3448-3458 11 p.

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2008

Nuclear actin dynamics: From form to function

Vartiainen, M. K., 2008, In : FEBS Letters. 582, 14, p. 2033-2040 8 p.

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RPEL motifs link the serum response factor cofactor MAL but not myocardin to Rho signaling via actin binding

Guettler, S., Vartiainen, M. K., Miralles, F., Larijani, B. & Treisman, R., 2008, In : Molecular and Cellular Biology. 28, p. 732-742 11 p.

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2007

Nuclear actin regulates dynamic subcellular localization and activity of the SRF cofactor MAL

Vartiainen, M. K., Guettler, S., Larijani, B. & Treisman, R., 2007, In : Science. 316, p. 1749-1752 4 p.

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2005
2004

The WASP-Arp2/3 pathway: genetic insights

Vartiainen, MK. & Machesky, LM., Apr 2004, In : Current Opinion in Cell Biology. 16, 2, p. 174-181 8 p.

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2003

Mammals have two twinfilin isoforms whose subcellular localizations and tissue distributions are differentially regulated

Vartiainen, M. K., Sarkkinen, E. M., Matilainen, T., Salminen, M. & Lappalainen, P., 2003, In : Journal of Biological Chemistry. 278, 36, p. 34347-34355 9 p.

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Regulation of the actin cytoskeleton by PI(4,5)P2 and PI(3,4,5)P3

Hotulainen, P., Vartiainen, M. & Lappalainen, P., 2003, In : Current Topics in Microbiology and Immunology. 282, p. 117-163

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2002

Endogenous plasma membrane t-SNARE syntaxin 4 is present in rab11 positive endosomal membranes and associates with cortical actin cytoskeleton

Band, AM., Ali, H., Vartiainen, M., Welti, S., Lappalainen, P., Olkkonen, VM. & Kuismanen, E., 20 Nov 2002, In : FEBS Letters. 531, 3, p. 513-519 7 p., PII S0014-5793(02)03605-0.

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The two ADF-H domains of twinfilin play functionally distinct roles in interactions with actin monomers

Ojala, PJ., Paavilainen, VO., Vartiainen, MK., Tuma, R., Weeds, AG. & Lappalainen, P., Nov 2002, In : Molecular Biology of the Cell. 13, 11, p. 3811-3821 11 p.

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2001

Twinfilin is required for actin-dependent developmental processes in Drosophila

Wahlstrom, G., Vartiainen, M., Yamamoto, L., Mattila, PK., Lappalainen, P. & Heino, TI., 26 Nov 2001, In : Journal of Cell Biology. 155, 5, p. 787-795 9 p.

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Twinfilin is required for actin dependent processes in Drosophila

Wahlström, G. M., Vartiainen, M., Yamamoto, L., Mattila, P., Lappalainen, P. & Heino, T., 2001, In : Journal of Cell Biology. 155, 5, p. 787-796 10 p.

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