Review Articles, Opinions and Protocols


Jacquemet G, Hamidi H, Ivaska J (2019) Filopodia Quantification Using FiloQuant. Methods Mol Biol. 2040:359-373. PMID:31432487. Book Chapter,

Kechagia J, Ivaska J* and Roca-Cusachs P* (2019) Integrins as biomechanical sensors of the microenvironment.  Nat Rev Mol Cell Biol  [In Press]. Review. *=corresponding authors

Isomursu A, Lerche M, Taskinen ME, Ivaska J, Peuhu E (2019) Integrin signaling and mechanotransduction in regulation of somatic stem cells.  Exp. Cell Res. pii: S0014-4827(18)30993-5. 378(2):217-225.PMID:30817927

Moreno-Layseca P, Icha J, Hamidi H, Ivaska J (2019) Integrin trafficking in cells and tissues.  Nat. Cell Biol.  21(2):122-132. PMID:30602723


Hamidi H, Ivaska J (2018) Every step of the way: integrins in cancer progression and metastasis.  Nature Reviews Cancer  18(9):533-548. PMID:30002479

Lilja J, Ivaska J (2018) Integrin activity in neuronal connectivity.  J Cell Sci 131(12). pii: jcs212803. PMID:29907643

Jacquemet G, Ivaska J (2018) Mitosis-Resistant Adhesions Provide Molecular Memory to Dividing Cells.Dev Cell  45(1):5-7. PMID:29634936

2006 - 2017

Kaukonen R, Jacquemet G, Hamidi H, Ivaska J (2017) Cell-derived matrices for studying cell proliferation and directional migration in a complex 3D microenvironment.  Nat Protoc 12(11):2376-2390. PMID:29048422

Georgiadou M, Ivaska J (2017) Tensins: Bridging AMP-Activated Protein Kinase with Integrin Activation.  Trends Cell Biol  pii: S0962-8924(17)30103-4

Hamidi H, Ivaska J (2017) Vascular Morphogenesis: An Integrin and Fibronectin Highway.  Curr Biol 27(4):R158-R161. PMID:28222298

Hamidi H, Pietilä M, Ivaska J (2016) The complexity of integrins in cancer and new scopes for therapeutic targeting. Br J Cancer 115:1017-1023. PMID: 27685444

Alanko J, Ivaska J (2016) Endosomes: Emerging Platforms for Integrin-Mediated FAK Signalling.  Trends Cell Biol 26(6):391-8. PMID:26944773

De Franceschi N, Ivaska J (2015) Integrin bondage: filamin takes control.  Nat Struct Mol Biol 22(5):355-7.

Jacquemet G, Hamidi H, Ivaska J (2015) Filopodia in cell adhesion, 3D migration and cancer cell invasion.  Curr Opin Cell Biol 36:23-31.

Saharinen P, Ivaska J (2015) Blocking integrin inactivation as an anti-angiogenic therapy.  EMBO J 34(10):1293-5.

De Franceschi N, Hamidi H, Alanko J, Sahgal P, Ivaska J (2015) Integrin traffic - the update.  J Cell Sci 128(5):839-852.

Bouvard D, Pouwels J, De Franceschi N, Ivaska J (2013) Integrin inactivators: balancing cellular functions in vitro and in vivo.  Nat Rev Mol Cell Biol 14(7):430-42.

Westermarck J, Ivaska J, Corthals GL (2013) Identification of protein interactions involved in cellular signaling.  Mol Cell Proteomics 12(7):1752-63.

Ivaska J (2012) Unanchoring integrins in focal adhesions.  Nat Cell Biol 14(10):981-3.

Pouwels J, Nevo J, Pellinen T, Ylänne J, Ivaska J (2012) Negative regulators of integrin activity. J Cell Sci 125(Pt 14):3271-80.

Arjonen A, Kaukonen R, Ivaska J (2011) Filopodia and adhesion in cancer cell motility.  Cell Adh Migr 5(5):421-30.

Ivaska J, Heino J (2011) Cooperation between integrins and growth factor receptors in signaling and endocytosis.  Annu Rev Cell Dev Biol 27:291-320.

Mattila E, Ivaska J (2011) High-throughput methods in identification of protein tyrosine phosphatase inhibitors and activators. Anticancer Agents Med Chem 11(1):141-50.

Ivaska J (2011) Vimentin: Central hub in EMT induction?  Small GTPases 2(1):51-53.

Ivaska J, Heino J (2010) Interplay between cell adhesion and growth factor receptors: from the plasma membrane to the endosomes.  Cell Tissue Res 339(1):111-20.

Selivanova G, Ivaska J (2009) Integrins and mutant p53 on the road to metastasis. Cell 139(7):1220-2. PMID:20064366

Ivaska J, Pallari HM, Nevo J, Eriksson JE (2007) Novel functions of vimentin in cell adhesion, migration, and signaling.  Exp Cell Res 313(10):2050-62.

Pellinen T, Ivaska J (2006)  Integrin traffic.  J Cell Sci 119(Pt 18):3723-31.