Cora-Ann Schoenenberger

Institution: Department of Chemistry/University of Basel


Klingelbergstrasse 80 4056 Basel


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Phone: 0041612673846

Research interests:

-Structure and function of the actin cytoskeleton in health and disease, in particular with respect to -cell polarity -nenomechanical behavior -cell signaling -tumorigenic transformation

Selected publications:

• Silván U, Jockusch BM, Schoenenberger CA. (2013). Unconventional actin configurations are stepping into the limelight. Adv Protein Chem Struct Biol. 90, 151-77. doi: 10.1016/B978-0-12-410523-2.00005-5. • Plodinec, M, Loparic, M, Monnier CA, Obermann EC, Zanetti-Dallenbach R, Oertle P, Hyotyla JT, Aebi U, Bentires-Alj M, Lim RY, Schoenenberger CA. (2012). The nanomechanical signature of breast cancer. Nature Nanotech. 7, 757-65. doi:10.1038/nnano.2012.167. • Plodinec M, Loparic M, Suetterlin R, Herrmann H, Aebi U, Schoenenberger CA. (2011). The nanomechanical properties of rat fibroblasts are modulated by interfering with the vimentin intermediate filament system. J Struct Biol 743, 476-84. • Hoh JH, Schoenenberger CA. (1994). Surface morphology and mechanical properties of MDCK monolayers by atomic force microscopy. J Cell Sci 107, 1105-14 • Schoenenberger CA, Hoh, JH. (1994). Slow cellular dynamics in MDCK and R5 cells monitored by time-lapse atomic force microscopy. Biophys J 67, 929-36. • Schoenenberger CA, Zuk A, Zinkl, GM, Kendall, D, Matlin, KS. (1994). Integrin expression and localization in normal MDCK cells and transformed MDCK cells lacking apical polarity. J Cell Sci 107, 527-41.

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