Ridwan, Sharif M; Twillie, Autumn; Poursaeid, Samaneh; Beard, Emma Kristine; Bener, Muhammed Burak; Antel, Matthew; Cowan, Ann E; Matsuda, Shinya; Inaba, Mayu 
Nature communications 2024 Feb;15(1):1166

Drosophila CG17003/leaky (lky) is required for microtubule acetylation in early germ cells in Drosophila ovary

Matthew Antel, Taylor Simao, Muhammed Burak Bener, Mayu Inaba

PLoS One . 2022 Nov 7;17(11):e0276704.

Interchromosomal interaction of homologous Stat92E alleles regulates transcriptional switch during stem-cell differentiation

Matthew Antel, Romir Raj, Madona Y. G. Masoud, Ziwei Pan, Sheng Li, Barbara G. Mellone & Mayu Inaba.

Nature Communications 13, Article number: 3981, 2022

Mad dephosphorylation at the nuclear pore is essential for asymmetric stem cell division

Sardi J, Bener MB, Simao T, Descoteaux AE, Slepchenko BM, Inaba M.

PNAS 2021 Vol. 118 No. 13 e2006786118

Self-limiting stem-cell niche signaling through degradation of a stem-cell receptor

Ladyzhets S, Antel M, Simao T, Gasek N, Cowan AE, Inaba M.

PLoS Biol. 2020 Dec 14;18(12):e3001003.

Specialized Intercellular Communications via Cytonemes and Nanotubes

Yamashita YM, Inaba M, Buszczak M.

Annual Review of Cell and Developmental Biology Vol. 34, 2018

Merlin is required for coordinating proliferation of two stem cell lineages in the Drosophila testis.

M. Inaba, D. R. Sorenson, M. Kortus, V. Salzmann and  Y. M. Yamashita. Scientific Reports 7: 2502, DOI:10.1038/s41598-017-02768-z. May 2017.

Evaluation of the Asymmetric Division of Drosophila Male Germline Stem Cells.

M. Inaba and Y. M. Yamashita, Methods Mol. Biol., vol. 1463, pp. 49–62, 2017.

Keeping stem cells under control: New insights into the mechanisms that limit niche-stem cell signaling within the reproductive system.

M. Inaba, Y. M. Yamashita, and M. Buszczak, Mol. Reprod. Dev., vol. 83, no. 8, pp. 675–83, Aug. 2016.

Signaling by Cellular Protrusions: Keeping the Conversation Private.

M. Buszczak, M. Inaba, and Y. M. Yamashita, Trends Cell Biol., vol. 26, no. 7, pp. 526–34, Jul. 2016.

Nanotubes mediate niche-stem-cell signalling in the Drosophila testis.

M. Inaba, M. Buszczak, and Y. M. Yamashita, Nature, vol. 523, no. 7560, pp. 329–332, Jul. 2015.

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Lineage tracing quantification reveals symmetric stem cell division in drosophila male germline stem cells.

V. Salzmann, M. Inaba, J. Cheng, and Y. M. Yamashita, Cell. Mol. Bioeng., vol. 6, no. 4, pp. 441–448, 2013.

Asymmetric stem cell division: Precision for robustness

M. Inaba and Y. M. Yamashita, Cell Stem Cell, vol. 11, no. 4. pp. 461–469, 2012.

String (Cdc25) regulates stem cell maintenance, proliferation and aging in Drosophila testis.

M. Inaba, H. Yuan, and Y. M. Yamashita, Development, vol. 138, no. 23. pp. 5079–5086, 2011.

E-Cadherin Is Required for Centrosome and Spindle Orientation in Drosophila Male Germline Stem Cells.

M. Inaba, H. B. Yuan, V. Salzmann, M. T. Fuller, and Y. M. Yamashita, PLoS One, vol. 5, no. 8, p. e12473, Jan. 2010.