Biophysics of the Cytoskeleton



15. Shekhar S.
Microfluidics-assisted TIRF imaging to study single actin filament dynamics
Current Protocols in Cell Biology

14. Shekhar S. and Carlier MF.
Enhanced Depolymerization of Actin Filaments by ADF/Cofilin and Monomer Funneling by Capping Protein Cooperate to Accelerate Barbed-End Growth.
Current Biology

13. Carlier MF. and Shekhar S.
Global treadmilling coordinates actin turnover and controls the size of actin networks.
Nature Reviews Molecular Cell Biology


12. Shekhar S., Subramaniam V. and Kanger J.S.
Intracellular manipulation of phagosomes using magnetic tweezers.
Methods in Molecular Biology

11. Shekhar S., Pernier J. and Carlier MF.
Regulators of actin filament barbed ends at a glance.
Journal of Cell Science

10. Pernier J.*, Shekhar S.*, Jegou A., Guichard B., Carlier MF.
Profilin interaction with actin filament barbed end controls dynamic instability, capping, branching and motility.
Developmental Cell (*=Co-first author).

9. Shekhar S. and Carlier MF.
Single filament kinetic studies provide key insights into regulation of actin-based motility.
Molecular Biology of the Cell


8. Shekhar S., Kerleau M., Kuhn S., Pernier J., Romet-Lemonne G., Jegou A., Carlier MF.
Formin and Capping Protein together embrace the actin filament in a “ménage à trois”.
Nature Communications

7. Carlier MF., Pernier J., Montaville P., Shekhar S., Kühn S.
Control of polarized assembly of actin filaments in cell motility.
Cellular and Molecular Life Sciences


6. Shekhar S., Zhu L., Mazutis L., Sgro A.E., Fai T.G., Podolski M.
Quantitative biology: where modern biology meets physical sciences.
Molecular Biology of the Cell

5. Pereira A., Tudor C., Pouille P.A., Shekhar S., Kanger J.S., Subramaniam V., Martin-Blanco E.
Plasticity of the MAPK Signaling Network in Response to Mechanical Stress.


4. Van den Dries K., Meddens M., de Keijzer S., Shekhar S., Subramaniam V., Figdor C.G. and Cambi A.
Interplay between myosin IIA-mediated contractility and actin network integrity orchestrates podosome composition and oscillations.
Nature Communications


3. Shekhar S., Figdor C.G., Cambi A., Subramaniam V., & Kanger J.S.
A method for spatially resolved local intracellular mechanochemical sensing and organelle manipulation.
Biophysical Journal
Highlighted as an “Emerging Biophysical Technology” of the year 2012 by Biophysical Journal.


2. Shekhar S., Klaver A., Figdor C.G., Subramaniam V., & Kanger J.S.
Spatially resolved local intracellular chemical sensing using magnetic particles.
Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical


1. Delatour V., Shekhar S., Reymann A-C., Didry D., Lê K.H.D, Romet-Lemonne G., Helfer E., Carlier M-F.
Actin-based propulsion of functionalized hard versus fluid spherical objects.
New Journal of Physics