Mezher, M., Dumbali, S., Fenn, I., Lamb, C., Miller, C., Sharmin, S., Cabe, J. I., Bejar-Padilla, V., Conway, D., and Maruthamuthu, V. (2023) Vinculin is Essential For Sustaining Normal Levels of Endogenous Forces at Cell-Cell Contacts. Biophys J. 122, 4518-4527.

Patel, A., Bhavanam, B., Keenan, T., and Maruthamuthu, V. (2023) Integrating Shear Flow and Trypsin Treatment to Assess Cell Adhesion Strength. Biointerphases, 18, 061002.

Bush, J., Cabe, J. I., Conway, D., Maruthamuthu, V. (2023) E-cadherin adhesion dynamics as revealed by an accelerated force ramp are dependent upon the presence of α-catenin. Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun. 682, 308-315.

Bejar-Padilla, V., Cabe, J. I., Lopez, S., Narayanan, V., Mezher, M., Maruthamuthu, V., Conway, D. E. (2022) α-catenin-dependent Vinculin Recruitment to Adherens Junctions is Antagonistic to Focal Adhesions. Mol. Biol. Cell 33:ar93:1.

Eftekharjoo, M.*, Mezher, M.*, Siddharth, C., and Maruthamuthu, V. (2022) Epithelial Cell-like Elasticity Modulates Actin-Dependent E-cadherin Adhesion Organization. ACS Biomater. Sci. Eng.8 2455-62. *equal contribution.

Imamoto, A., Ki, S., Li, L., Iwamoto, K., Maruthamuthu, V., Devany, J., Lu, O., Kanazawa, T., Zhang, S., Yamada, T., Hirayama, A., Fukuda, S., Suzuki, Y., and Okada-Hatakeyama, M. (2020) Essential role of the Crk family-dosage in DiGeorge-like anomaly and metabolic homeostasis. Life Science Alliance 3 : e201900635.

Bush, J., Maruthamuthu, V. (2019) In Situ Determination of Exerted Forces in Magnetic Pulling Cytometry. AIP Advances 9: 035221.

Eftekharjoo, M., Palmer, D., McCoy, B., and Maruthamuthu, V. (2019) Fibrillar Force Generation by Fibroblasts depends on Formin. Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun. 510: 72-77.

Bashirzadeh, Y., Dumbali, S., Qian S. and Maruthamuthu, V. (2019) Mechanical response of an epithelial island subject to uniaxial stretch on a hybrid silicone substrate. Cell. Mol. Bioeng. 12: 33-40.

Park, S., Lui, C., Jung, W.-H., Maity, D., Ong, C. S., Bush, J., Maruthamuthu, V., Hibino, N., Chen, Y. (2018) Mechanical characterization of hiPSCs-derived cardiac tissues for quality control. Adv. Biosyst. 2: 1800251.

Mohan, A., Schlue, K., Kniffin, A., Duke, A., Narayanan, V., Arsenovic, P., Dumbali,S., Maruthamuthu, V. and Conway, D. (2018) Spatial proliferation of epithelial cells is regulated by E-cadherin force. Biophys. J. 115: 853-864.

Bashirzadeh, Y.*, Chatterji, S.*, Palmer, D.*, Dumbali, S. P.*, Qian S. and Maruthamuthu, V. (2018) Stiffness Measurement of Soft Silicone Substrates for Mechanobiology Studies Using a Widefield Fluorescence Microscope. J. Vis. Exp. 137, e57797

Bashirzadeh, Y., Poole, J., Qian S. and Maruthamuthu, V. (2018) Effect of Pharmacological Modulation of Actin and Myosin on Collective Cell Electrotaxis. Bioelectromagnetics 39: 289-298

Bashirzadeh, Y., Qian S. and Maruthamuthu, V. (2018) Non-intrusive Measurement of Wall Shear Stress in Flow Channels. Sensors and Actuators A: Physical 271: 118-123.

Dumbali, S. P., Mei, L., Qian S. and Maruthamuthu, V. (2017) Endogenous Sheet-averaged Tension within a Large Epithelial Cell Colony. J. Biomech. Eng. 139: 101008-1-5.

Mohades, S., Laroussi, M., and Maruthamuthu, V. (2017) Moderate Plasma Activated Media Suppresses Proliferation and Migration of MDCK Epithelial Cells. J. Phys. D: Appl. Phys. 50: 185205-185213.

Muhamed, I., Chowdhury, F., and Maruthamuthu, V. (2017) Biophysical tools to study cellular mechanotransduction. Bioengineering. 4: 12-38.

Bashirzadeh, Y., Maruthamuthu, V. and Qian, S. (2016) Electrokinetic phenomena in pencil lead-based microfluidics. Micromachines. 7: 235-247.

Mohades, S., Barekzi, N., Razavi, H., Maruthamuthu, V. and Laroussi, M. (2016) Temporal Evaluation of the Anti-Tumor Efficiency of Plasma Activated Media. Plasma Process. Polym. 13: 1206-1211.

Maruthamuthu, V. and Gardel, M. L. (2014) Protrusive Activity Modulates Changes in Cell- Cell Tension During Epithelial Cell Scattering. Biophys J. 107: 555-563.

Maruthamuthu, V., Sabass, B., Schwarz, U.S. and Gardel, M.L. (2011). Cell-ECM Traction Force Modulates Endogenous Tension at Cell-Cell Contacts. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA. 108: 4708-4713.
(Chosen as a ‘Faculty of 1000’ Recommended and Must Read article)

Maruthamuthu, V., Aratyn-Schaus, Y., and Gardel, M.L. (2010). Conserved F-actin Dynamics and Force Transmission at Cell Adhesions. Curr Op Cell Biol. 22: 583-588.

Borghi, N., Lowndes, M., Maruthamuthu, V., Gardel, M.L., and Nelson, W.J. (2010). Regulation of Cell Motile Behavior by Crosstalk between Cadherin- and Integrin-mediated Adhesions. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA. 107: 13324-13329.
(Accompanying commentary)

Shi, Q.*, Maruthamuthu, V.*, Li, F., and Leckband, D.E. (2010). Allosteric Cross Talk between Cadherin Extracellular Domains. Biophys J. 99: 95-104.
*co-first author

Leckband, D.E., and Maruthamuthu, V. (2010) Biophysical Methods for Investigating the Adhesive Function of Classic Cadherins. In Molecular and Functional Diversities of Cadherins and Protocadherins K. Yoshida, Ed., Research Signpost: Trivandrum.

Maruthamuthu, V., Schulten, K., and Leckband, D.E. (2009) Elasticity and Rupture of a Multi-domain Cell Adhesion Complex. Biophys J. 96: 3005-3014.

Prakasam, A.K., Maruthamuthu, V., and Leckband, D.E. (2006) Similarities between Heterophilic and Homophilic Cadherin Adhesion. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA. 103: 15434-15439.

Prakasam, A., Chien, Y.H., Maruthamuthu, V., and Leckband, D.E. (2006) Calcium Site Mutations in Cadherin: Impact on Adhesion and Evidence of Cooperativity. Biochemistry. 45: 6930-6939.