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Verbrugghe KJ, JN Bembenek, J Khanikar, G Csankovszki and RC Chan. Condensin I and the spindle midzone prevent cytokinesis failure induced by chromatin bridges in C. elegans embryos. Curr Biol. 2013 Jun 3;23(11):937-46. PMID: 23684975.

Clark AG, Sider JR, Verbrugghe K, Fenteany G, von Dassow G, Bement WM. Identification of small molecule inhibitors of cytokinesis and single cell wound repair. Cytoskeleton (Hoboken). 2012 Nov;69(11):1010-20. PMID: 23125193

Bassi ZI, KJ Verbrugghe, L Capalbo, E Montembault, S Gregory, DM Glover and PP D’Avino. Sticky/Citron kinase maintains a focused zone of RhoA at the cleavage site during cytokinesis. J. Cell Biol. 2011 Nov 14; 195: 595-603. PMID: 22084308

Verbrugghe KJC and RC Chan. Imaging C. elegans Embryos using an Epifluorescent Microscope and Open Source Software. doi: 10.3791/2625. J Vis Exp. 49 (2011). PMID: 21490567.

von Dassow G, KJ Verbrugghe, AL Miller, JR Sider, and WM Bement.  Action at a distance during cytokinesis. J. Cell Biol. 2009 Dec 14; 187: 831-845. PMID: 20008563.

Heallen TR, HP Adams, T Furuta, KJ Verbrugghe, and JM Schumacher. An Afg2/Spaf-related Cdc48-like AAA ATPase is a bi-functional inhibitor of the C. elegans Aurora B kinase AIR-2. Dev Cell. 2008 Oct;15(4): 603-16. PMID: 18854144.

Verbrugghe KJ and JG White. Cortical centralspindlin and G∝ have parallel roles in furrow initiation in early C. elegans embryos.  J. Cell Sci. 2007 May 15; 120(10): 1772-8. PMID: 17456550.

Verbrugghe KJ and JG White. SPD-1 is required for the formation of the spindle midzone but is not essential for the completion of cytokinesis in C. elegans embryos. Curr Biol 2004 Oct 5; 14(19): 1755-1760. PMID: 15458647.

Vernooy SY, V Chow, J Su, K Verbrugghe, J Yang, S Cole, MR Olson, BA Hay. Drosophila bruce can potently suppress rpr- and grim-dependent but not hid-dependent cell death.  Curr Biol 2002 Jul 9; 12(13): 1164-8. PMID: 12121627.


Otegui M1, KJ Verbrugghe1 and AR Skop.  Midbodies and phragmoplasts; analogous structures required for cytokinesis. Trend In Cell Biology. 2005 Aug;15(8):404-13 PMID: 16009554.  1Contributed Equally


Verbrugghe KJC. The Role of SPD-1 and the spindle midzone in cytokinesis in the early Caenorhabiditis elegans embryo. August 2006.