Norman K. Wessells - Publications

Affiliations: 
1962-1988 Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA 
 1988-1999 Biology University of Oregon, Eugene, OR, United States 
Area:
Development Biology

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1988 Spudich A, Wrenn JT, Wessells NK. Unfertilized sea urchin eggs contain a discrete cortical shell of actin that is subdivided into two organizational states. Cell Motility and the Cytoskeleton. 9: 85-96. PMID 3356047 DOI: 10.1002/cm.970090109  1
1986 Akers RM, Phillips CR, Wessells NK. Expression of an epidermal antigen used to study tissue induction in the early Xenopus laevis embryo. Science (New York, N.Y.). 231: 613-6. PMID 3945801  1
1985 Stopak D, Wessells NK, Harris AK. Morphogenetic rearrangement of injected collagen in developing chicken limb buds. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 82: 2804-8. PMID 3857616  1
1984 Wrenn JT, Wessells NK. The early development of mystacial vibrissae in the mouse. Journal of Embryology and Experimental Morphology. 83: 137-56. PMID 6502072  1
1984 Barald KF, Wessells NK. Differential antigen adhesivity used to select spleen cells for the production of monoclonal antibodies to embryonic neurons. Journal of Immunological Methods. 73: 1-15. PMID 6491293 DOI: 10.1016/0022-1759(84)90026-7  1
1984 Goldin GV, Hindman HM, Wessells NK. The role of cell proliferation and cellular shape change in branching morphogenesis of the embryonic mouse lung: analysis using aphidicolin and cytochalasins. The Journal of Experimental Zoology. 232: 287-96. PMID 6438270 DOI: 10.1002/jez.1402320216  1
1983 Tosney KW, Wessells NK. Neuronal motility: the ultrastructure of veils and microspikes correlates with their motile activities. Journal of Cell Science. 61: 389-411. PMID 6885943  1
1980 Blatt MR, Wessells NK, Briggs WR. Actin and cortical fiber reticulation in the siphonaceous alga Vaucheria sessilis. Planta. 147: 363-75. PMID 24311088 DOI: 10.1007/BF00379846  1
1980 Wessells NK, Letourneau PC, Nuttall RP, Ludueña-Anderson M, Geiduschek JM. Responses to cell contacts between growth cones, neurites and ganglionic non-neuronal cells. Journal of Neurocytology. 9: 647-64. PMID 7441306 DOI: 10.1007/BF01205031  1
1980 Johnston RN, Wessells NK. chapter 5 Regulation of the Elongating Nerve Fiber Current Topics in Developmental Biology. 16: 165-206. DOI: 10.1016/S0070-2153(08)60156-8  1
1979 Goldin GV, Wessells NK. Mammalian lung development: the possible role of cell proliferation in the formation of supernumerary tracheal buds and in branching morphogenesis. The Journal of Experimental Zoology. 208: 337-46. PMID 490122 DOI: 10.1002/jez.1402080310  1
1979 Nuttall RP, Wessells NK. Veils, mounds, and vesicle aggregates in neurons elongating in vitro. Experimental Cell Research. 119: 163-74. PMID 104875 DOI: 10.1016/0014-4827(79)90345-8  1
1978 Wessells NK, Nuttall RP. Normal branching, induced branching, and steering of cultured parasympathetic motor neurons. Experimental Cell Research. 115: 111-22. PMID 680003 DOI: 10.1016/0014-4827(78)90408-1  1
1978 Wessells NK, Johnson SR, Nuttall RP. Axon initiation and growth cone regeneration in cultured motor neurons. Experimental Cell Research. 117: 335-45. PMID 569064 DOI: 10.1016/0014-4827(78)90147-7  1
1978 Spooner BS, Ash JF, Wessells NK. Actin in embryonic organ epithelia. Experimental Cell Research. 114: 381-7. PMID 567125 DOI: 10.1016/0014-4827(78)90496-2  1
1978 Helfand SL, Riopelle RJ, Wessells NK. Non-equivalence of conditioned medium and nerve growth factor for sympathetic, parasympathetic, and sensory neurons. Experimental Cell Research. 113: 39-45. PMID 25192 DOI: 10.1016/0014-4827(78)90085-X  1
1976 Helfand SL, Smith GA, Wessells NK. Survival and development in culture of dissociated parasympathetic neurons from ciliary ganglia. Developmental Biology. 50: 541-7. PMID 1278600 DOI: 10.1016/0012-1606(76)90174-3  1
1976 Kersey YM, Wessells NK. Localization of actin filaments in internodal cells of characean algae. A scanning and transmission electron microscope study. The Journal of Cell Biology. 68: 264-75. PMID 1245548  1
1976 Wessells NK, Nuttall RP, Wrenn JT, Johnson S. Differential labeling of the cell surface of single ciliary ganglion neurons in vitro. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 73: 4100-4. PMID 1069297  0.44
1976 Kersey YM, Hepler PK, Palevitz BA, Wessells NK. Polarity of actin filaments in Characean algae. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 73: 165-7. PMID 1061112  1
1975 Sidman RL, Wessells NK. Control of direction of growth during the elongation of neurites. Experimental Neurology. 48: 237-51. PMID 810362 DOI: 10.1016/0014-4886(75)90176-4  1
1974 Letourneau PC, Wessells NK. Migratory cell locomotion versus nerve axon elongation. Differences based on the effects of lanthanum ion Journal of Cell Biology. 61: 56-69. PMID 4824787  1
1974 Letourneau PC, Wessells NK. Migratory cell locomotion versus nerve axon elongation: differences based on the effects of lanthanum ion. The Journal of Cell Biology. 61: 56-69. PMID 4819307  1
1974 Grainger RM, Wessells NK. Does RNA pass from mesenchyme to epithelium during an embryonic tissue interaction? Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 71: 4747-51. PMID 4531014  1
1974 Wessells NK, Ludueña MA, Letourneau PC, Wrenn JT, Spooner BS. Thorotrast uptake and transit in embryonic glia, heart fibroblasts and neurons in vitro. Tissue & Cell. 6: 757-76. PMID 4477415 DOI: 10.1016/0040-8166(74)90014-7  1
1974 Spooner BS, Ludueña MA, Wessells NK. Membrane fusion in the growth cone-microspike region of embryonic nerve cells undergoing axon elongation in cell culture. Tissue & Cell. 6: 399-409. PMID 4372747 DOI: 10.1016/0040-8166(74)90034-2  1
1973 Strassman RJ, Letourneau PC, Wessells NK. Elongation of axons in an agar matrix that does not support cell locomotion. Experimental Cell Research. 81: 482-7. PMID 4796638 DOI: 10.1016/0014-4827(73)90539-9  1
1973 Ash JF, Spooner BS, Wessells NK. Effects of papaverine and calcium-free medium on salivary gland morphogenesis. Developmental Biology. 33: 463-9. PMID 4789614 DOI: 10.1016/0012-1606(73)90151-6  1
1973 Taylor EL, Wessells NK. Cytochalasin B: alterations in salivary gland morphogenesis not due to glucose depletion. Developmental Biology. 31: 421-5. PMID 4787209 DOI: 10.1016/0012-1606(73)90277-7  1
1973 Yamada KM, Wessells NK. Cytochalasin B: effects on membrane ruffling, growth cone and microspike activity, and microfilament structure not due to altered glucose transport. Developmental Biology. 31: 413-20. PMID 4787208 DOI: 10.1016/0012-1606(73)90276-5  1
1973 Strassman RJ, Wessells NK. Orientational preferences shown by microspikes of growing nerve cells in vitro. Tissue & Cell. 5: 401-12. PMID 4744679  1
1973 Ludueña MA, Wessells NK. Cell locomotion, nerve elongation, and microfilaments. Developmental Biology. 30: 427-40. PMID 4703680 DOI: 10.1016/0012-1606(73)90100-0  1
1973 Spooner BS, Ash JF, Wrenn JT, Frater RB, Wessells NK. Heavy meromyosin binding to microfilaments involved in cell and morphogenetic movements. Tissue & Cell. 5: 37-46. PMID 4571550  1
1972 Spooner BS, Wessells NK. An analysis of salivary gland morphogenesis: role of cytoplasmic microfilaments and microtubules. Developmental Biology. 27: 38-54. PMID 5009494 DOI: 10.1016/0012-1606(72)90111-X  1
1971 Estensen RD, Rosenberg M, Sheridan JD, Wessells NK, Spooner BS, Ash JF, Ludueña MA, Wrenn JT. Cytochalasin B: microfilaments and "contractile" processes. Science (New York, N.Y.). 173: 356-9. PMID 17809222 DOI: 10.1126/science.173.3994.356  1
1971 Wessells NK, Spooner BS, Ash JF, Bradley MO, Luduena MA, Taylor EL, Wrenn JT, Yamada K. Microfilaments in cellular and developmental processes. Science (New York, N.Y.). 171: 135-43. PMID 5538822  1
1971 Yamada KM, Wessells NK. Axon elongation. Effect of nerve growth factor on microtubule protein. Experimental Cell Research. 66: 346-52. PMID 5104872 DOI: 10.1016/0014-4827(71)90687-2  1
1971 Wessells NK. How living cells change shape. Scientific American. 225: 77-82. PMID 5094960  1
1971 Spooner BS, Yamada KM, Wessells NK. Microfilaments and cell locomotion. The Journal of Cell Biology. 49: 595-613. PMID 4933470  1
1971 Yamada KM, Spooner BS, Wessells NK. Ultrastructure and function of growth cones and axons of cultured nerve cells. The Journal of Cell Biology. 49: 614-35. PMID 4326456  1
1970 Wessells NK. Mammalian lung development: interactions in formation and morphogenesis of tracheal buds. The Journal of Experimental Zoology. 175: 455-66. PMID 5501463 DOI: 10.1002/jez.1401750405  1
1970 Spooner BS, Wessells NK. Mammalian lung development: interactions in primordium formation and bronchial morphogenesis. The Journal of Experimental Zoology. 175: 445-54. PMID 5501462 DOI: 10.1002/jez.1401750404  1
1970 Wessells NK. Herman Beerman Lecture. Some thoughts on embryonic inductions in relation to determination. The Journal of Investigative Dermatology. 55: 221-5. PMID 5471886  1
1970 Yamada KM, Spooner BS, Wessells NK. Axon growth: roles of microfilaments and microtubules. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 66: 1206-12. PMID 5273449  1
1970 Spooner BS, Wessells NK. Effects of cytochalasin B upon microfilaments involved in morphogenesis of salivary epithelium. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 66: 360-1. PMID 5271169  1
1970 Wrenn JT, Wessells NK. Cytochalasin B: effects upon microfilaments involved in morphogenesis of estrogen-induced glands of oviduct. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 66: 904-8. PMID 5269252  1
1970 Bernfield MR, Wessells NK. Intra- and extracellular control of epithelial morphogenesis. The Symposium / the Society For Developmental Biology. Society For Developmental Biology. Symposium. 29: 195-249. PMID 4125734  1
1969 Wessells NK, Rutter WJ. Phases in cell differentiation. Scientific American. 220: 36-44. PMID 5766876  1
1969 Wrenn JT, Wessells NK. An ultrastructural study of lens invagination in the mouse. The Journal of Experimental Zoology. 171: 359-67. PMID 5348626 DOI: 10.1002/jez.1401710310  1
1968 Wessells NK, Evans J. The ultrastructure of oriented cells and extracellular materials between developing feathers. Developmental Biology. 18: 42-61. PMID 5669503  1
1968 Wessells NK, Evans J. Ultrastructural studies of early morphogenesis and cytodifferentiation in the embryonic mammalian pancreas. Developmental Biology. 17: 413-46. PMID 5650009  1
1968 Wessells NK, Cohen JH. Effects of collagenase on developing epithelia in vitro: lung, ureteric bud, and pancreas. Developmental Biology. 18: 294-309. PMID 4300435  1
1967 Wessells NK, Cohen JH. Early Pancreas Organogenesis: Morphogenesis, Tissue Interactions, and Mass Effects. Developmental Biology. 15: 237-70. PMID 24340698  1
1967 Kallman F, Evans J, Wessells NK. Anchor filament bundles in embryonic feather germs and skin. The Journal of Cell Biology. 32: 236-40. PMID 10976217  1
1967 Kallman F, Evans J, Wessells NK. Normal epidermal basal cell behavior in the absence of basement membrane. The Journal of Cell Biology. 32: 231-6. PMID 10976216  1
1967 Kallman F, Wessells NK. Periodic repeat units of epithelial cell tonofilaments. The Journal of Cell Biology. 32: 227-31. PMID 10976215  1
1967 Wessells NK. Differentiation of epidermis and epidermal derivatives. The New England Journal of Medicine. 277: 21-33. PMID 5338531 DOI: 10.1056/NEJM196707062770107  1
1966 Wessells NK, Cohen JH. The influence of collagen and embryo extract on the development of pancreatic epithelium. Experimental Cell Research. 43: 680-4. PMID 5957760  1
1965 Wessells NK, Roessner KD. Nonproliferation in dermal condensations of mouse vibrissae and pelage hairs. Developmental Biology. 12: 419-33. PMID 5884353  1
1965 Wessells NK. Morphology and proliferation during early feather development. Developmental Biology. 12: 131-53. PMID 5833108  1
1964 WESSELLS NK. TISSUE INTERACTIONS AND CYTODIFFERENTIATION. The Journal of Experimental Zoology. 157: 139-55. PMID 14220210  1
1964 WESSELLS NK. SUBSTRATE AND NUTRIENT EFFECTS UPON EPIDERMAL BASAL CELL ORIENTATION AND PROLIFERATION. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 52: 252-9. PMID 14206587  1
1964 RUTTER WJ, WESSELLS NK, GROBSTEIN C. CONTROL OF SPECIFIC SYNTHESIS IN THE DEVELOPING PANCREAS. National Cancer Institute Monograph. 13: 51-65. PMID 14143237  1
1964 WESSELLS NK. DNA SYNTHESIS, MITOSIS, AND DIFFERENTIATION IN PANCREATIC ACINAR CELLS IN VITRO. The Journal of Cell Biology. 20: 415-33. PMID 14128046  1
1964 WESSELLS NK. ACQUISITION OF ACTINOMYCIN D INSENSITIVITY DURING DIFFERENTIATION OF PANCREAS EXOCRINE CELLS. Developmental Biology. 9: 92-114. PMID 14118787  1
1963 WESSELLS NK. Effects of extra-epithelial factors on the incorporation of thymidine by embryonic epidermis. Experimental Cell Research. 30: 36-55. PMID 14000080  1
1962 WESSELLS NK. Tissue interactions during skin histodifferentiation. Developmental Biology. 4: 87-107. PMID 14006278  1
1961 WESSELLS NK. Thyroxine initiation of epidermal differentiation as studied in vitro in chemically defined medium. Experimental Cell Research. 24: 131-42. PMID 13784562  1
1961 WESSELLS NK. An analysis of chick epidermal differentiation in situ and in vitro in chemically defined media. Developmental Biology. 3: 355-89. PMID 13784561  1
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