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Beane WS, Morokuma J, Lemire J, Levin M. (2013) Bioelectric signaling regulates head and organ size during planarian regeneration. Development. Jan;140(2):313-322.    View PDF


Beane WS, Tseng A, Morokuma J, Lemire J, Levin M. (2012) Inhibition of planar cell polarity extends neural growth during regeneration, homeostasis and development. Stem Cells Dev. 2012 Aug 10;21(12):2085-94. View PDF [Cover Image]



Lobo D, Beane WS, Levin M. (2012) Modeling planarian regeneration: a primer for reverse-engineering the worm. PLoS Comput Biol. 8(4) e1002481.  View PDF  [Featured Image]

Beane WS, Morokuma J, Adams DS, Levin M. (2011) A chemical genetics approach revels H,K-ATPase-mediated membrane voltage is required for planarian head regeneration.  Chem Biol (Cell Press). Jan 28;18(1):77-89. View PDF

Stevenson CG and Beane WS  (2010) A low percent ethanol method for immobilizing planarians. PLoS One. Dec 14;5(12):e15310. View PDF

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Tseng AS, Beane WS, Lemire JM, Masi A, Levin M (2010). Induction of vertebrate regeneration by a transient sodium current.  J Neurosci. Sep 29;30(39):13192-200. View PDF  [Cover Image]


Oviedo NJ and Beane WS (2009).  Regeneration: The origin of cancer or a possible cure? Semin Cell Dev Biol. Jul;20(5):557-64. View PDF

Bradham CA, Foltz KR, Beane WS, Arnone MI, Rizzo F, Coffman JA, Mushegian A, Goel M, Morales J, Geneviere A-M, Lapraz F, Robertson AJ, Kelkar H, Loza-Coll M, Townley IK, Raisch M, Roux MM, Lapage T, Gache C, McClay DR, Manning G (2006). The sea urchin kinome: a first look. Dev Biol. Dec 1; 300(1):180-193.

Morales J, Mulner-Lorillon O, Cosson B, Morin E, Bellé R, Bradham CA, Beane WS, Cormier P (2006). Translational control genes in the sea urchin genome. Dev Biol. Dec 1; 300(1):293-307.

Beane WS, Voronina E, Wessel GM, McClay DR (2006). Lineage-specific expansions provide genomic complexity among sea urchin GTPases. Dev Biol. Dec 1; 300(1):165-179.

The Sea Urchin Genome Sequencing Consortium (2006). The genome of the sea urchin Strongylocentrotus purpuratus.  Science. Nov 10;314(5801):941-952.  (My data Fig. 4.)

Beane WS, Gross JM, McClay DR (2006)  RhoA regulates initiation of invagination, but not convergent extension, during sea urchin gastrulation. Dev Biol. Apr 1;292(1):213-25.

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