Publications and Presentations


Paulomi Sanghavi, Ashwin D’Souza, Ashim Rai, Arpan Rai, Ranjith Padinhatheeri and Roop Mallik. Coin-tossing explains the Activity of Opposing Microtubule Motors on Phagosomes. Current Biology 28, 1460–1466 (2018)

Priyanka Rai, Mukesh Kumar, Geetika Sharma, Pradeep Barak, Saumitra Das, Siddhesh S. Kamat and Roop Mallik. A Kinesin dependent Mechanism for Controlling Triglyceride Secretion from the Liver. PNAS 114, 12958–12963 (2017).

Kritika Sadh, Priyanka Rai and Roop Mallik. Feeding-Fasting dependent recruitment of Membrane Microdomain proteins to Lipid Droplets purified from the Liver. PLoS ONE 12(8): e0183022 (2017)

Divya Pathak and Roop Mallik. Lipid-Motor Interactions: Soap Opera or Symphony? Current opinion in Cell Biology (2016)

Ashwin D’Souza, Paulomi Sanghavi, Ashim Rai, Divya Pathak and Roop Mallik. Isolation of phagosomes from Dictyostelium for in vitro motility assays. Bio-protocol 6(23): e2056 (2016)

Ashim Rai, Divya Pathak, Shreyasi Thakur, Shampa Singh, Alok Kumar Dubey and R. MallikDynein clusters into Lipid Microdomains on Phagosomes to drive Rapid Transport towards Lysosomes. Cell 164, 722–734 (2016)

Pradeep Barak, Ashim Rai, Alok Kumar Dubey, Priyanka Rai and Roop Mallik. Reconstitution of microtubule-dependent organelle transport. Methods in Enzymology 540, 231–248 (2014)

R. Mallik, Arpan K. Rai, Pradeep Barak, Ashim Rai and Ambarish Kunwar. Teamwork in Microtubule Motors. Trends in Cell Biology 23, 575-582 (2013)  

Arpan K. Rai, Ashim Rai, Avin J. Ramaiya, Rupam Jha and R. Mallik. Molecular adaptations allow Dynein to generate large collective forces inside cells. Cell 152, 172–182 (2013)

Pradeep Barak, Ashim Rai, Priyanka Rai and R. Mallik. Quantitative optical trapping on single organelles in cell extract. Nature Methods 10, 68–70 (2013)  

V Soppina, A K Rai, A J Ramaiya, P Barak and R Mallik. Tug-of-war between Dissimilar Teams of Microtubule Motors Regulates Transport and Fission of Endosomes. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, USA 106, 19381 (2009).

V. Soppina, A. Rai and R. Mallik. Simple non-fluorescent polarity labeling of Microtubules for Molecular Motor assays. Biotechniques 46, 297 (2009)