Scot C Kuo

Associate Professor

1983 …2016
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Research Output 1983 2016

  • 38 Article
  • 1 Conference contribution
2016

Patterning of Fibroblast and Matrix Anisotropy within 3D Confinement is Driven by the Cytoskeleton

Serbo, J. V., Kuo, S. C., Lewis, S., Lehmann, M., Li, J., Gracias, D. H. & Romer, L., Jan 1 2016, In : Advanced healthcare materials. 5, 1, p. 146-158 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Anisotropy
Fibroblasts
Cytoskeleton
Cofilin 1
Microtubules
2013

In vivo imaging of CD8+ T cell-mediated elimination of malaria liver stages

Cockburn, I. A., Amino, R., Kelemen, R. K., Kuo, S. C., Tse, S. W., Radtke, A., Mac-Daniel, L., Ganusov, V. V., Zavala, F. P. & Ménard, R., May 28 2013, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 110, 22, p. 9090-9095 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Malaria
T-Lymphocytes
Liver
Parasites
Hepatocytes
2012

Coordinated effects of microRNA-494 induce G2/M arrest in human cholangiocarcinoma

Yamanaka, S., Campbell, N. R., An, F., Kuo, S. C., Potter, J. J., Mezey, E., Maitra, A. & Selaru, F., Jul 15 2012, In : Cell cycle (Georgetown, Tex.). 11, 14, p. 2729-2738 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cholangiocarcinoma
MicroRNAs
Cell Cycle
Pituitary Neoplasms
Oncogenes

Spatio-temporal manipulation of small GTPase activity at subcellular level and on timescale of seconds in living cells.

DeRose, R., Pohlmeyer, C., Umeda, N., Ueno, T., Nagano, T., Kuo, S. C. & Inoue, T., 2012, In : Journal of Visualized Experiments. 61

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Monomeric GTP-Binding Proteins
Sirolimus
Cell membranes
Guanosine
Chemical activation
2009

Filament rigidity causes F-actin depletion from nonbinding surfaces

Fisher, C. I. & Kuo, S. C., Jan 6 2009, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 106, 1, p. 133-138 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Actins
Thermodynamics
Membranes
Phalloidine
Entropy
2008

Interactions between Myosin and Actin Crosslinkers Control Cytokinesis Contractility Dynamics and Mechanics

Reichl, E. M., Ren, Y., Morphew, M. K., Delannoy, M., Effler, J. C., Girard, K. D., Divi, S., Iglesias, P. A., Kuo, S. C. & Robinson, D., Apr 8 2008, In : Current Biology. 18, 7, p. 471-480 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Myosin Type II
Cytokinesis
cytokinesis
Myosins
myosin
2006
Myosin Type II
Dictyostelium
Actins
Cytokinesis
Chemotactic Factors
2004

Dynacortin contributes to cortical viscoelasticity and helps define the shape changes of cytokinesis

Girard, K. D., Chaney, C., Delannoy, M., Kuo, S. C. & Robinson, D., Apr 7 2004, In : The EMBO journal. 23, 7, p. 1536-1546 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cytokinesis
Viscoelasticity
Mechanical properties
Actins
Molecular Biology
2003

The force-velocity relationship for the actin-based motility of Listeria monocytogenes

McGrath, J. L., Eungdamrong, N. J., Fisher, C. I., Peng, F., Mahadevan, L., Mitchison, T. J. & Kuo, S. C., Feb 18 2003, In : Current Biology. 13, 4, p. 329-332 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Listeria
Listeria monocytogenes
actin
Actins
Tissue Extracts
2001

Erratum: (Biophysical Journal (2000) 79 (3258-3266))

Mcgrath, James, L., Hartwig, J. H. & Kuo, S. C., 2001, In : Biophysical Journal. 80, 5, p. 2487-2490 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Optical scatter imaging: Subcellular morphometry in situ with Fourier filtering

Boustany, N. N., Kuo, S. C. & Thakor, N. V., Jul 15 2001, In : Optics Letters. 26, 14, p. 1063-1065 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

image contrast
numerical aperture
cells
imaging techniques
spatial resolution

Optical scatter imaging for in situ subcellular morphometry

Boustany, N. N., Thakor, N. V. & Kuo, S. C., 2001, In : Optics and Photonics News. 12, 12, p. 15 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

imaging techniques
field of view
light scattering
microscopes
microscopy

Using optics to measure biological forces and mechanics

Kuo, S. C., 2001, In : Traffic. 2, 11, p. 757-763 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Optical Tweezers
Optical tweezers
Mechanics
Optics
Cytology
2000
Calcium
Microscopic examination

Mechanics of F-actin microenvironments probed by Brownian particles

McGrath, J., Hartwig, J. & Kuo, S. C., 2000, In : Annals of Biomedical Engineering. 28, SUPPL. 1

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Particles (particulate matter)
Mechanics
Gels

Mechanics of living cells measured by laser tracking microrheology

Yamada, S., Wirtz, D. & Kuo, S. C., Apr 2000, In : Biophysical Journal. 78, 4, p. 1736-1747 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mechanics
Lasers
Cytoplasm
Epithelial Cells
Kidney

Molecular resolution of listeria monocytogenes motion during actin-based motility

Kuo, S. C. & McGrath, J., 2000, In : Annals of Biomedical Engineering. 28, SUPPL. 1

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Listeria
Lasers

Steps and fluctuations of Listeria monocytogenes during actin-based motility

Kuo, S. C. & McGrath, J. L., Oct 26 2000, In : Nature. 407, 6807, p. 1026-1029 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Listeria monocytogenes
Actins
Listeria
Periodicity
Polymerization

The mechanics of F-actin microenvironments depend on the chemistry of probing surfaces

McGrath, J. L., Hartwig, J. H. & Kuo, S. C., Dec 2000, In : Biophysical Journal. 79, 6, p. 3258-3266 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mechanics
Actins
Surface Properties
Rheology
Organelles
1999

Diffusing wave spectroscopy microrheology of actin filament networks

Palmer, A., Mason, T. G., Xu, J., Kuo, S. C. & Wirtz, D., 1999, In : Biophysical Journal. 76, 2, p. 1063-1071 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Actin Cytoskeleton
Actins
Spectrum Analysis
Elastic Modulus
Cell Surface Extensions

Erratum: Diffusing wave spectroscopy microrheology of actin filament networks (Biophysical Journal (1999) 76 (1063-1071))

Palmer, A., Xu, J., Kuo, S. C. & Wirtz, D., 1999, In : Biophysical Journal. 76, 4, p. 2317 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Actin Cytoskeleton
Spectrum Analysis

Motile properties of the kinesin-related Cin8p spindle motor extracted from Saccharomyces cerevisiae cells

Gheber, L., Kuo, S. C. & Hoyt, M. A., Apr 2 1999, In : Journal of Biological Chemistry. 274, 14, p. 9564-9572 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Kinesin
Microtubules
Yeast
Saccharomyces cerevisiae
Cells

Nanoparticle mediated oral gene delivery for DNA vaccination

Roy, K., Chu, W., McGrath, J., Kuo, S. C., Huang, S. K. & Leong, K. W., 1999, In : Proceedings of the Controlled Release Society. 26, p. 161-162 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Nanoparticles
Vaccination
DNA
Genes
1998

A simple assay for local heating by optical tweezers.

Kuo, S. C., 1998, In : Methods in Cell Biology. 55, p. 43-45 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Micromanipulation
Optical Tweezers
Stearates
Heating
Lasers
1997

Particle tracking microrheology of complex fluids

Mason, T. G., Ganesan, K., Van Zanten, J. H., Wirtz, D. & Kuo, S. C., Oct 27 1997, In : Physical Review Letters. 79, 17, p. 3282-3285 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Einstein equations
photodiodes
polyethylenes
purity
deoxyribonucleic acid
1995

Optical Tweezers: A Practical Guide

Kuo, S. C., 1995, In : Microscopy and Microanalysis. 1, 2, p. 65-74 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Optical tweezers
primers
Displacement measurement
displacement measurement
Force measurement

Single kinesin molecules stressed with optical tweezers

Kuo, S. C., Ramanathan, K. & Sorg, B., 1995, In : Biophysical Journal. 68, 4 SUPPL.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Optical Tweezers
Kinesin
Microtubules
Glass
1993

Force of single kinesin molecules measured with optical tweezers

Kuo, S. C. & Sheetz, M. P., Apr 9 1993, In : Science. 260, 5105, p. 232-234 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Optical Tweezers
Kinesin
Microtubules
Microspheres
Decapodiformes

Tracking nanometer movements of single motor molecules.

Sheetz, M. P. & Kuo, S. C., 1993, In : Methods in Cell Biology. 39, p. 129-136 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Dyneins
Kinesin
Video Recording
Microtubules
Glass
1992

Measurements of plasma membrane architecture during hypoxia using multiple fluorescent spectroscopic techniques

Wang, X. F., Kuo, S. C., Lemasters, J. J. & Herman, B., 1992, Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering. Publ by Int Soc for Optical Engineering, Vol. 1640. p. 301-308 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

hypoxia
Cell membranes
Lipids
lipids
membranes

Optical tweezers in cell biology

Kuo, S. C. & Sheetz, M. P., 1992, In : Trends in Cell Biology. 2, 4, p. 116-118 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1991

A model for kinesin movement from nanometer-level movements of kinesin and cytoplasmic dynein and force measurements

Kuo, S. C., Gelles, J., Steuer, E. & Sheetz, M. P., 1991, In : Journal of Cell Science. 98, SUPPL. 14, p. 135-138 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cytoplasmic Dyneins
Kinesin
Tubulin
Microtubules
Head

Lateral movements of membrane glycoproteins restricted by dynamic cytoplasmic barriers

Edidin, M. A., Kuo, S. C. & Sheetz, M. P., Nov 29 1991, In : Science. 254, 5036, p. 1379-1382 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Optical Tweezers
Membrane Glycoproteins
Major Histocompatibility Complex
Cell Membrane
Glycosylphosphatidylinositols

Preferential attachment of membrane glycoproteins to the cytoskeleton at the leading edge of lamella

Kucik, D. F., Kuo, S. C., Elson, E. L. & Sheetz, M. P., Sep 1991, In : Journal of Cell Biology. 114, 5, p. 1029-1036 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Membrane Glycoproteins
Optical Tweezers
Cytoskeleton
Cell Movement
Cytochalasin D
1989

Multiple kinetic states for the flagellar motor switch

Kuo, S. C. & Koshland, D. E., 1989, In : Journal of Bacteriology. 171, 11, p. 6279-6287 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Phosphotransferases
Escherichia coli
Genes
Direction compound
1987

Roles of cheY and cheZ gene products in controlling flagellar rotation in bacterial chemotaxis of Escherichia coli

Kuo, S. C. & Koshland, D. E., 1987, In : Journal of Bacteriology. 169, 3, p. 1307-1314 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bacterial Genes
Flagella
Chemotactic Factors
Chemotaxis
Membrane Proteins
1986

Sequence of the flaA (cheC) locus of Escherichia coli and discovery of a new gene

Kuo, S. C. & Koshland, D. E., 1986, In : Journal of Bacteriology. 166, 3, p. 1007-1012 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Reading Frames
Flagella
Chemotaxis
Escherichia coli
Peptides
1985

The E. coli cheC gene and a new adjacent flagellar gene: Sequence and behavioral data

Kuo, S. C. & Koshland, D. E., 1985, In : Federation proceedings. 44, 5

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1983

Evidence that inhibitors of anion exchange induce a transmembrane conformational change in band 3.

Macara, I. G., Kuo, S. C. & Cantley, L. C., Feb 10 1983, In : Journal of Biological Chemistry. 258, 3, p. 1785-1792 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Anions
Quenching
Tryptophan
Fluorescence
Eosine Yellowish-(YS)