Michael Yaffe

TitleEmeritus Professor
InstitutionUniversity of California San Diego
DepartmentCell and Developmental Biology
Address9500 Gilman Drive #0347
La Jolla CA 92093
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    Mechanisms of Mitochondrial Division and Inheritance
    NIH/NIGMS R01GM044614Apr 1, 1993 - Mar 31, 2006
    Role: Principal Investigator
    NIH/NIGMS R01GM035315Jul 1, 1985 - Jun 30, 1988
    Role: Principal Investigator

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    1. Yaffe MP, Noggle SA, Solomon SL. Raising the standards of stem cell line quality. Nat Cell Biol. 2016 Mar; 18(3):236-7. PMID: 26911906.
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    2. Dewitt ND, Yaffe MP, Trounson A. Building stem-cell genomics in California and beyond. Nat Biotechnol. 2012 Jan 09; 30(1):20-5. PMID: 22231086.
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    3. Area-Gomez E, de Groof AJ, Boldogh I, Bird TD, Gibson GE, Koehler CM, Yu WH, Duff KE, Yaffe MP, Pon LA, Schon EA. Presenilins are enriched in endoplasmic reticulum membranes associated with mitochondria. Am J Pathol. 2009 Nov; 175(5):1810-6. PMID: 19834068; PMCID: PMC2774047.
    4. Chiron S, Bobkova A, Zhou H, Yaffe MP. CLASP regulates mitochondrial distribution in Schizosaccharomyces pombe. J Cell Biol. 2008 Jul 14; 182(1):41-9. PMID: 18606849; PMCID: PMC2447910.
    5. Gourley PL, Hendricks JK, McDonald AE, Copeland RG, Yaffe MP, Naviaux RK. Reactive biomolecular divergence in genetically altered yeast cells and isolated mitochondria as measured by biocavity laser spectroscopy: rapid diagnostic method for studying cellular responses to stress and disease. J Biomed Opt. 2007 Sep-Oct; 12(5):054003. PMID: 17994891.
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    6. Sesaki H, Dunn CD, Iijima M, Shepard KA, Yaffe MP, Machamer CE, Jensen RE. Ups1p, a conserved intermembrane space protein, regulates mitochondrial shape and alternative topogenesis of Mgm1p. J Cell Biol. 2006 Jun 05; 173(5):651-8. PMID: 16754953; PMCID: PMC2063882.
    7. Meisinger C, Rissler M, Chacinska A, Szklarz LK, Milenkovic D, Kozjak V, Schönfisch B, Lohaus C, Meyer HE, Yaffe MP, Guiard B, Wiedemann N, Pfanner N. The mitochondrial morphology protein Mdm10 functions in assembly of the preprotein translocase of the outer membrane. Dev Cell. 2004 Jul; 7(1):61-71. PMID: 15239954.
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    8. Weir BA, Yaffe MP. Mmd1p, a novel, conserved protein essential for normal mitochondrial morphology and distribution in the fission yeast Schizosaccharomyces pombe. Mol Biol Cell. 2004 Apr; 15(4):1656-65. PMID: 14767070; PMCID: PMC379264.
    9. Yaffe MP, Stuurman N, Vale RD. Mitochondrial positioning in fission yeast is driven by association with dynamic microtubules and mitotic spindle poles. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2003 Sep 30; 100(20):11424-8. PMID: 12972644; PMCID: PMC208773.
    10. Yaffe MP. The cutting edge of mitochondrial fusion. Nat Cell Biol. 2003 Jun; 5(6):497-9. PMID: 12776123.
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    11. Sesaki H, Southard SM, Yaffe MP, Jensen RE. Mgm1p, a dynamin-related GTPase, is essential for fusion of the mitochondrial outer membrane. Mol Biol Cell. 2003 Jun; 14(6):2342-56. PMID: 12808034; PMCID: PMC194884.
    12. Yaffe MP. The machinery of mitochondrial inheritance and behavior. Science. 1999 Mar 05; 283(5407):1493-7. PMID: 10066164.
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    13. Yaffe MP. Mitochondrial morphogenesis: fusion factor for fly fertility. Curr Biol. 1997 Dec 01; 7(12):R782-3. PMID: 9382824.
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