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Publications (since 2009):


Fichtman, B., Harel, T., Biran, N., Zagairy, F., Applegate, C.D., Salzberg, Y., Gilboa, T., Salah, S., Shaag, A., Simanovsky, N., Ayoubieh, H., Sobreira, N., Punzi, G., Pierri, C.L., Hamosh, A., Elpeleg O., Harel, A.* and Edvardson, S. (2019). Pathogenic variants in NUP214 cause “plugged” nuclear pore channels and acute febrile encephalopathy. Am. J. Hum. Genet. 105, 48-64. (PDF)

    †equal contribution, *corresponding author.


Fichtman, B., Zagairy, F., Biran, N., Barsheshet, Y., Chervinsky, E., Ben Neriah, Z., Shaag, A., Assa, M., Elpeleg O., Harel, A.* and Spiegel, R.* (2019). Combined loss of LAP1B and LAP1C results in an early onset multisystemic nuclear envelopathy. Nature Communications 10: 605.  

    †equal contribution, *corresponding authors. (open access)      


Fahrenkrog, B. and  Harel, A. (2018). Perturbations in Traffic: Aberrant Nucleocytoplasmic Transport at the Heart of Neurodegeneration. Cells 7: 232. (PDF)


Shemesh, E., Hanf, B., Hagag, S., Attias, S., Shadkchan, Y., Fichtman, B., Harel, A., Kruger, T., Brakhage, A.A., Kniemeyer, O. and Osherov N. (2017). Phenotypic and Proteomic Analysis of the Aspergillus fumigatus ΔPrtT, ΔXprG and ΔXprG/ΔPrtT Protease-Deficient Mutants. Front. Microbiol. 8: 2490. (PDF)


Hover, T., Maya, T., Ron, S., Sandovsky, H., Shadkchan, Y., Kijner, N., Mitiagin, Y., Fichtman, B., Harel, A., Shanks, R.M.Q., Bruna, R.E., García-Véscovi, E. and Osherov, N. (2016). Analysis of mechanisms of bacterial (Serratia marcescens) attachment, migration and killing of fungal hyphae. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 82: 2585-2594. (PDF) See: Journal Cover Image


Moreira, T.G., Zhang, L., Shaulov, L., Harel, A., Kuss, S.K., Williams, J., Shelton, J., Somatilaka, B., Seemann, J., Yang, J., Sakthivel, R., Nussenzveig, D.R., Faria, A.M.C. and Fontoura, B.M.A. (2015). Sec13 regulates expression of specific immune factors involved in inflammation in vivo. Sci. Rep. 15: 17655. (PDF)


Zagairy, F., Fichtman, B. and Harel, A. (2015). The nuclear pore complex and nuclear transport. In: eLS, Cell Biology. John Wiley & Sons Ltd: Chichester, DOI: 10.1002/9780470015902.a0026034(PDF)


Anderson, F., Savulescu, A.F., Rudolph, K., Schipke, J., Cohen, I., Ibiricu, I., Rotem, A., Grünewald, K., Sodeik, B. and Harel, A. (2014). Targeting of viral capsids to nuclear pores in a cell-free reconstitution system. Traffic 15: 1266-1281. (PDF)   See also: Journal Cover Image 


Fichtman, B., Shaulov, L. and Harel, A. (2014). Imaging metazoan nuclear pore complexes by field emission scanning electron microscopy. Methods Cell Biol. 122: 41-58. (PDF)


Fichtman, B. and Harel, A. (2014). Stress and Aging at the Nuclear Gateway. Mech. Ageing Dev. 135: 24-32. (PDF)


Shaulov, L., Fichtman, B. and Harel, A. (2014). High resolution scanning electron microscopy for the imaging of nuclear pore complexes and Ran-mediated transport. Methods Mol. Biol. 1120: 253-261. (PDF) 


Weberruss, M.H., Savulescu, A.F., Jando, J., Bissinger, T., Harel, A., Glickman, M.H. and Enenkel, C. (2013). Blm10 facilitates nuclear import of proteasome core particles. EMBO J. 32: 2697-2707. (PDF)  


Shaulov, L. and Harel, A. (2012). Improved visualization of vertebrate nuclear pore complexes by field emission scanning electron microscopy. Structure 20: 407-413. (PDF)


Roscioli, E., Di Francesco, L., Bolognesi, A., Orlando, S., Giubettini, M., Harel, A., Schininà, M.E. and Lavia, P. (2012). Importin beta negatively regulates multiple aspects of mitosis including RANGAP1 recruitment to kinetochores. J. Cell Biol. 196: 435-450. (PDF)


Sabehi, G., Shaulov, L., Silver, D., Yanai, I., Harel, A. and Lindell, D. (2012). A novel lineage of myoviruses infecting marine cyanobacteria is widespread in the oceans. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 109: 2037-2042. (PDF)


Shaulov, L., Gruber, R., Cohen, I. and Harel, A. (2011). A dominant negative form of POM121 binds chromatin and disrupts the two separate modes of nuclear pore assembly. J. Cell Sci. 124: 3822-3834. (PDF)


Savulescu, A.F., Rotem, A. and Harel, A. (2011). Proteasomes crossing the nuclear border. Nucleus 2: 258-263. (PDF)  See also: Journal Cover Image 


Harel, A. and Gruenbaum, Y. (2011). Nuclear pore structure: Warming up the core. Cell 146: 191-193. (PDF)


Savulescu, A.F., Shorer, H., Kleifeld, O., Cohen, I., Gruber, R., Glickman, M.H. and Harel, A. (2011). Nuclear import of an intact preassembled proteasome particle. Mol. Biol. Cell 22: 880-891.  (PDF)


Fichtman, B., Ramos, C., Rasala, B.A., Harel, A. and Forbes D.J. (2010). Inner/outer nuclear membrane fusion in nuclear pore assembly: Biochemical demonstration and molecular analysis. Mol. Biol. Cell 21: 4197-4211.  (PDF)


Ciciarello, M., Roscioli, E., Di Fiore, B., Di Francesco, L., Sobrero, F., Bernard D., Mangiacasale, R., Harel, A., Schinina , M.E. and Lavia, P. (2010). Nuclear reformation after mitosis requires down-regulation of the Ran GTPase effector RanBP1 in mammalian cells. Chromosoma 119: 651-668.  (PDF)


Rotem, A., Gruber, R., Shorer, H., Shaulov, L., Klein, E. and Harel, A. (2009). Importin Beta regulates the seeding of chromatin with initiation sites for nuclear pore assembly. Mol. Biol. Cell 20: 4031-4042.  (PDF)


Lachish-Zalait, A., Lau, C.K., Fichtman, B., Zimmerman, E., Harel, A., Gaylord, M.R., Forbes D.J. and Elbaum, M. (2009). Transportin mediates nuclear entry of DNA in vertebrate systems. Traffic 10: 1414-1428.  (PDF)