Publications

  • Saxena M, Liu S, Bo Y, Hajal C, Changede R, Hu J, Wolfenson H*, Hone J*, Sheetz MP*. EGFR and HER2 activate rigidity sensing only on rigid matrices. Nature Materials (Published online May 1st 2017, doi:10.1038/nmat4893 (2017). (*Co-corresponding author).
  • Yang B, Lieu ZZ, Wolfenson H, Hameed FM, Bershadsky AD & Sheetz MP. Mechanosensing Controlled Directly by Tyrosine Kinases. Nano Lett 16, 5951-5961, doi:10.1021/acs.nanolett.6b02995 (2016).
  • Meacci G*, Wolfenson H*, Stachowiak MR, Iskratsch T, Liu S, Mathur A, Ghassemi S, Gauthier N, Tabdanov E, Gondarenko A, Chander AC, O’Shaughnessy B, Hone J & Sheetz MP (2016). Alpha‐actinin links rigidity‐sensing contractile units with periodic cell edge retractions. Mol Biol Cell, doi:10.1091/mbc.E16-02-0107 (2016). (*Equal Contribution)
  • Cai H, Wolfenson H, Depoil D, Dustin ML, Sheetz MP & Wind SJ (2016). Molecular occupancy of nanodot arrays. ACS Nano 10, 4173‐4183.
  • Wolfenson H, Meacci G, Liu S, Stachowiak MR, Iskratsch T, Ghassemi S, Roca‐Cusachs P, O’Shaughnessy B, Hone J & Sheetz MP (2016). Tropomyosin controls sarcomere‐like contractions for rigidity sensing and suppressing growth on soft matrices. Nat Cell Biol 18, 33‐42.
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  • Wolfenson H, Iskratsch T & Sheetz MP (2014). Early events in cell spreading as a model for quantitative analysis of biomechanical events. Biophys J 107, 2508‐2514.
  • Iskratsch T*, Wolfenson H* & Sheetz MP (2014). Appreciating force and shape‐the rise of mechanotransduction in cell biology. Nat Rev Mol Cell Biol 15, 825‐833. (*Equal Contribution).
  • Lavelin I, Wolfenson H, Patla I, Henis YI, Medalia O, Volberg T, Livne A, Kam Z, Geiger B (2013). Differential effect of actomyosin relaxation on the dynamic properties of focal adhesion proteins. PLoS ONE 8, e73549.
  • Wolfenson H, Lavelin I, Geiger B. (2013). Dynamic regulation of the structure and functions of integrin adhesions. Dev Cell 24, 447‐458.
  • Berkovich R*, Wolfenson H*, Eisenberg S, Ehrlich M, Weiss M, Klafter J, Henis YI, Urbakh M (2011). Accurate Quantification of Diffusion and Binding Kinetics of Non‐integral Membrane Proteins by FRAP. Traffic 12, 1648‐1657. (*Equal Contribution).
  • Wolfenson H, Bershadsky AD, Henis YI, Geiger B (2011). Actomyosin‐generated tension controls the molecular kinetics of focal adhesions. J Cell Sci 124, 1425‐1432. The mostread research paper in J Cell Sci in 2011
  • Wolfenson H, Henis YI, Geiger B, Bershadsky AD (2009). The heel and the toe of the cell’s foot: a multifaceted approach for understanding structure and dynamics of focal adhesions. Cell Motil Cytoskeleton 66, 1017‐1029.
  • Wolfenson H, Lubelski A, Regev T, Klafter J, Henis YI, Geiger B (2009). A role for the juxtamembrane cytoplasm in the molecular dynamics of focal adhesions. PLoS ONE 4, e4304.
  • Gilead S, Wolfenson H, Gazit E (2006). Molecular mapping of the recognition interface between the islet amyloid polypeptide and insulin. Angew Chem Int Ed Engl  45, 6476‐6480.