Selected publications

Okuchi Y, Reeves J, Ng SS, Doro DH, Junyent S, Liu KJ, El Haj AJ, and  Habib S.J (2021) Wnt-modified materials mediate asymmetric stem cell division to direct human osteogenic tissue formation for bone repair. Nature Materials Jan;20(1):108-118

Junyent S, Reeves J, Gentleman E, and  Habib S.J (2021) Pluripotency state regulates cytoneme selectivity and self-organization of embryonic stem cells. Journal of Cell Biology 220 (4): e202005095

Bordeu I*., Garcin C., Habib S.J*., and Pruessner G (2020) Effective Potential Description of the Interaction between Single Stem Cells and Localized Ligands Physical Review X;10, 041022 (* corresponding authors)


Ma B., Trieu T., Habib S.J and Xin Chen (2020) Protocol for establishing mouse embryonic stem cells as a system to study Histone inheritance pattern at single cell resolution. STAR Protocols; 1, 100178

Ma B, Trieu TJ, Cheng J, Zhou S, Tang Q, Xie J, Liu JL, Zhao K, Habib SJ, Chen X (2020) Histone Distribution Patterns in Induced Asymmetrically Dividing Mouse Embryonic Stem Cells. Cell Rep. 11;32(6):108003

Junyent S., Garcin CL., Szczerkowski JLA., Trieu TJ., Reeves J and S.J Habib  (2020) Specialized Cytonemes Induce Self-Organization of Stem Cells. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 31;117(13):7236-7244

Junyent S., Reeves J., Szczerkowski JLA, Garcin CL., Trieu TJ., Wilson M., and Habib S.J (2020) Wnt- and Glutamate-receptors orchestrate Wnt-stem cell dynamics and asymmetric cell division. BioRixv

Mills KM., Szczerkowski JLA and S.J Habib (2017) Wnt ligand presentation and reception: from the stem cell niche to tissue engineering. Open Biology DOI:10.1098/rsob.170140

Lowndes M., S Junynet and S.J. Habib (2017)  Constructing cellular niche properties by localized presentation of Wnt proteins on synthetic surfaces. Nature protocols12(7):1498-1512 

Garcin CL., and S.J. Habib (2017)  A comparative perspective on Wnt/β-catenin signalling in cell fate determination. Results Probl Cell Differ. 61:323-350

Lowndes M., M. Rotherham, J. Price, A.J. El Haj and S.J. Habib (2016) Immobilized WNT proteins act as a stem cell niche for tissue engineering. Stem Cell Reports. 12;7(1):126-37

Habib S.J., B. Chen, F. Tsai, K. Anastassiadis, T. Meyer, E. Betzig and R. Nusse (2013) A Localized Wnt signal orients asymmetric stem cell division in vitro. Science. 22;339(6126):1445-8


Fuerer C., S.J. Habib and R. Nusse (2010) A study on the interaction between heparan sulfate proteoglycans and Wnt proteins. Dev Dynamics. 293(1): 184-190


Hildenbeutel M., S.J. Habib, J.M. Herrmann and D. Rapaport (2008) New insights into the mechanism of precursor protein insertion into the mitochondrial membranes. Int Rev Cell Mol Biol. 268: 147-190


Kemper C., S.J. Habib, G. Engel, P. Heckmeyer, K.S. Dimmer and D. Rapaport (2008) Integration of tail-anchored proteins into the mitochondria outer membrane does not require any known import components. J. Cell Sci. 121: 1990-1998


Habib S.J., T. Waizenegger, A. Niewienda, S.A. Paschen, W. Neupert and D. Rapaport (2007) The N-terminal domain of Tob55 has a receptor-like function in the biogenesis of mitochondrial β-barrel proteins. J. Cell. Biol. 176(1): 77-88


Habib S.J., W. Neupert and D. Rapaport (2006) Analysis and prediction of mitochondrial targeting signals. Methods Cell Biol. Methods Cell Biol. 80: 761-781


Habib S.J., T. Waizenegger, M. Lech, W. Neupert and D. Rapaport (2004) Assembly of the TOB complex of mitochondria. J. Biol. Chem. 280(8): 6434-6440


Waizenegger T., Habib SJ, M. Lech, D. Mokranjac, S.A. Paschen, K. Hell, W. Neupert and D. Rapaport (2004) Tob38, a novel essential component in the biogenesis of β-barrel proteins of mitochondria. EMBO Rep. 5(7): 704-709


Vasiljev A., U. Ahting, F.E. Nargang, N.E. Go, S.J. Habib , C. Kozany, V. Panneels, I. Sinning, H. Prokisch, W. Neupert, S. Nussberger and D. Rapaport (2004) Reconstituted TOM core complex and Tim9/Tim10 complex of mitochondria are sufficient for translocation of the ADP/ATP carrier across membranes. Mol. Biol. Cell. 15: 1445-1458


Habib S.J., , A. Vasiljev, W. Neupert and D. Rapaport (2003) Multiple functions of tail-anchor domains of mitochondrial outer membrane proteins. FEBS Lett. 555: 511-515

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