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Re-examining the role of Drosophila Sas-4 in centrosome assembly using two-colour-3D-SIM FRAP. Conduit PT, Wainman A, Novak ZA, Weil TT, Raff JW. (2015). eLife DOI:

Conduit PT, Wainman A,  Raff JW. (2015). Centrosome function and assembly in animal cells. Nature Reviews Molecular Cell Biology, doi:10.1038/nrm4062.

Conduit PT and Raff JW. (2015). Different Drosophila cell types exhibit important differences in mitotic centrosome assembly dynamics. Current Biology, 25: pR650-R651.

Conduit PT, Hayward D, Wakefield JG (2015). Microinjection techniques for studying centrosome function in Drosophila melanogaster syncytial embryos. Methods Cell Biol. 2015;129:229-49. doi:10.1016/bs.mcb.2015.03.007.

Conduit PT, Richens JH, Wainman A, Holder J, Vicente CC, Pratt MB, Dix CI, Novak ZA, Dobbie I, Schermelleh L, Raff JW. (2014). A molecular mechanism of mitotic centrosome assembly in DrosophilaeLife doi:10.7554/eLife.03399.

Conduit PT, Feng V, Richens JH, Baumbach J, Wainman A, Bakshi SD, Dobbelaere J, Johnson S, Lea SM, Raff JW. (2014). The centrosome specific phosphorylation of Cnn by Polo/Plk1 drives Cnn scaffold assembly and centrosome maturation. Developmental Cell 28: 659-669.

Conduit PT. (2013). The dominant force of Centrobin in centrosome asymmetry. Nature Cell Biology. 15: 235-237.

Conduit PT and Raff JW. (2010). Cnn dynamics drive centrosome size asymmetry to ensure daughter centriole retention in Drosophila neuroblasts. Current Biology. 20: 2187-2192.

Conduit PT, Brunk K, Dobbelaere J, Dix CI, Lucas EP, Raff JW. (2010). Centrioles regulate centrosome size by controlling the rate of Cnn incorporation into the PCM. Current Biology. 20: 2178-2186.


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