Ehrhardt et al., Stanford, United States. In Curr Biol, Dec 2014
By imaging the dynamics of individual nucleation events in Arabidopsis, we found that a conserved peripheral protein of the γ-TuRC, GCP-WD/NEDD1, associated with motile γ-TuRCs and localized to nucleation events.
Marikawa et al., Honolulu, United States. In Biol Reprod, 2013
Here, to gain insight into the mechanisms of the spindle disappearance and regeneration, we examined the status of spindle microtubules as well as the key components of the microtubule-organizing center (MTOC), specifically gamma-Tubulin, NEDD1, and Pericentrin, in mature (metaphase II) mouse oocytes at different steps of vitrification, a major cryopreservation technique.
The mice treated with small interfering (si) RNA targeting NEDD1, which encodes a gamma-tubulin ring complex-binding protein, by the atelocollagen-mediated delivery system showed a significantly prolonged survival.
Morrison et al., Galway, Ireland. In Plos One, 2012
Interestingly, we found that overexpression of the centrin interactor POC5 leads to the assembly of linear, centrin-dependent structures that recruit other centrosomal proteins such as PCM-1 and NEDD1.
Functional fusions of GIP1a with green fluorescent protein (GFP) were used to purify GIP1a-containing complexes from Arabidopsis plants, which contained all the subunits (except NEDD1) previously identified in the Arabidopsis γ-tubulin complexes.
Rhee et al., Seoul, South Korea. In J Cell Biol, 2012
Phosphoresistant point mutants of PCNT did not recruit centrosomal proteins, such as CEP192, GCP-WD (γ-complex protein with WD repeats), γ-tubulin, Aurora A, and PLK1, into the centrosome during mitosis.
Data suggest that sequential phosphorylation of Nedd1 by Cdk1 and Plk1 plays a role in targeting gamma tubulin ring complex to the centrosome by promoting the interaction of Nedd1 with the gammaTuRC component gamma-tubulin, during mitosis.