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Sakellariou, P., A. O’Neill, A.L. Mueller, G. Stadler, W.E. Wright, J.A. Roche and R.J. Bloch (2015) Neuromuscular electrical stimulation promotes development in mice of mature human muscle from immortalized human myoblasts. Skeletal Muscle 6: 4.  [PMID: 26925213; PMC4769538]

Desmond, P.F., J. Muriel, M.L. Markwardt, M.A. Rizzo and R.J. Bloch (2015) Identification of Small Ankyrin 1 as a Novel Sarco(endo)plasmic Reticulum Ca2+-ATPase 1 (SERCA1) Regulatory Protein in Skeletal Muscle. J. Biol. Chem. 290: 27854-27867. [PMID: 26405035; PMC4646913]

Roche, J.A., M.E. Tulapurkar, A.L. Mueller, N. van Rooijen, J.D. Hasday, R.M. Lovering and R.J. Bloch (2015) Myofiber Damage Precedes Macrophage Infiltration after In Vivo Injury in Dysferlin-deficient A/J Mouse Skeletal Muscle. Am. J. Pathol. 185: 1686-1698. [PMID: 25920768; PMC4450316]

Banks, G.B., A.C. Combs, G.L. Odom, R.J. Bloch and J.S. Chamberlain (2014)  Muscle Structure Influences Utrophin Expression in Mdx Mice. PLoS Genet.10:e1004431 [PMID: 24922526; PMC4055409].

Garcia-Pelagio, K., J. Muriel, A. O’Neill, P. Desmond, R. Lovering, L. Lund, M. Bond, and R.J. Bloch (2014) Myopathic Changes in Murine Skeletal Muscle Lacking Synemin. Am. J. Physiol. Cell Physiol. 308, C448-C462. [PMID: 25567810; PMC4360028].

Kerr, J.P., C.W. Ward and R.J. Bloch (2014) Dysferlin at Transverse Tubules Regulates Ca2+ Homeostasis in Skeletal Muscle. Frontiers Physiol 5, article 89 [PMID 24639655; PMC3944681].

Kerr, J.P., A.P. Ziman, A.L. Mueller, J.M. Muriel, E. Kleinhans-Welte, J.D. Gumerson, S.S. Vogel, C.W. Ward, J.A. Roche and R.J. Bloch (2013) Dysferlin Stabilizes Stress-induced Ca2+ Signaling in the Transverse Tubule Membrane. Proc. Natl. Acad. USA 110, 20831-20836. [PMID:24302765; PMC3870721].

Goodall, M.H., C.W. Ward, S.J. Pratt, R.J. Bloch and R.M. Lovering (2012) Structural and Functional Evaluation of Branched Myofibers Lacking Intermediate Filaments. Am. J. Physiol. Cell Physiol. 303, C224-C232. [PMID: 22592402; PMC3404518]

Lostal, W., M. Bartoli, C. Roudaut, N. Bourg, M. Krahn, M. Pryadkina, P. Borel, L. Suel, J.A. Roche, D. Stockholm, R.J. Bloch, N. Levy, R. Bashir, and I. Richard (2012) Lack of correlation between outcomes of membrane repair assay and correction of dystrophic changes in experimental therapeutic strategy in dysferlinopathy. PlOS One 2012, e38036. [PMID: 22666441; PMC3362551]

Reed, P., A. Densmore, and R.J. Bloch (2012) Optimization of Large Gel 2D Electrophoresis for Proteomic Studies of Skeletal Muscle. Electrophoresis 33, 1263-1270. [PMID:22589104; PMC3822429]

Willis, C.D., T. Oashi, B. Busby, A.D. MacKerell Jr., and R.J. Bloch (2012) Hydrophobic Contribution to Binding of Obscurin and Small Ankyrin 1. Mol. Memb. Biol. 29, 36-51. [PMID: 22416964; PMC3377380]

Roche, J.A., L.W. Ru, and R.J. Bloch (2012) Distinct Effects of Contraction-induced Injury In Vivo on Four Different Murine Models of Dysferlinopathy. J. Biotechnol. Biomed. 2012, 134031 [PMID:22431915; PMC3303924]

Shah, S.B., J.M. Love, A. O’Neill, R.M. Lovering and R.J. Bloch (2012) Influences of Desmin and Keratin 19 on Passive Biomechanical Properties of Mouse Skeletal Muscle. J. Biotechnol. Biomed. 2012, 704061. [PMID: 22287836; PMC3263816]

Lund, L.M., J.P. Kerr, J. Lupinetti, Y. Zhang, M.A. Russell, R.J. Bloch and M. Bond (2012). Synemin Isoforms Differentially Organize Cell Junctions and Desmin Filaments in Neonatal Cardiomyocytes. FASEB J. 26, 137-148. [PMID: 21982947; PMC3250239]

Roche, J.A., D.L. Ford-Speelman, L.W. Ru, A.L. Densmore, R. Roche, P.W. Reed and R.J. Bloch (2011) Physiological and Histological Changes in Skeletal Muscle Following in Vivo Gene Transfer by Electroporation. Am. J. Physiol. Cell Physiol. 301, C1239-C1250. [PMID: 21832248; PMC3213910].

Roche, J.A., L. Ru, A. O’Neill, R. Lovering and R.J. Bloch (2011) Unmasking Intracellular Dysferlin. J. Histochem. Cytochem.59, 964-975. [PMID: 22043020; PMC3213910].

Ackermann, M.A., A.P. Ziman, J. Strong, C.W. Ward, W.R. Randall, A. Kontrogianni- Konstantopoulos, and R.J. Bloch (2011) Integrity of the Network Sarcoplasmic Reticulum in Skeletal Muscle Requires Small Ankyrin 1. J. Cell Sci. 124, 3619-3630. [PMID: 22045734; PMC3215573].

DiPasquale, D., R.J. Bloch and R.M. Lovering (2011) Determinants of the Repeated Bout Effect Following Lengthening Contractions. Am. J. Phys. Med. Rehab. 90, 816-824; Erratum 91, 308. [PMID: 21862912; PMC3169747].

Busby, B., T. Oashi, C.D. Willis, M.A Ackermann, A. Kontrogianni-Konstantopoulos, A.D. MacKerell Jr. and R.J. Bloch (2011) Electrostatic Interactions Mediate Binding of Obscurin to Small Ankyrin 1: Biochemical and Molecular Modeling Studies. J. Mol. Biol. 408, 321-334 [PMID: 21333652; PMC3367564].

Lovering, R.M., A. O’Neill, J.M. Muriel, B.L. Prosser, J. Strong and R.J. Bloch (2011) Physiology, Structure, and Susceptibility to Injury of Skeletal Muscle in Mice Lacking Keratin 19- Based and Desmin-Based Intermediate Filaments. Am. J. Physiol. Cell Physiol. 300, C803-C813 [PMID: 21209367; PMC3074621]

García-Pelagio, K., R.J. Bloch, A. Ortega and H. González-Serratos (2011) Biomechanics of the Sarcolemma and Costameres in Skeletal Myofibers from Normal and Dystrophic Mice. J. Musc. Res. Cell Motil. 31, 323–336. [PMID: 21312057; PMCID: PMC4326082]

Nestor, M.W., X. Cai, M.R. Stone, R.J. Bloch and S. Thompson (2011) The Actin Binding Domain of βI-Spectrin Regulates the Morphological and Functional Dynamics of Dendritic Spines. PLoS One 6, e16197. [PMID: 21297961; PMC3031527]

Cappello, R., G. Estrada-Gutierrez, C. Irles, S. Giono, R.J. Bloch and J. Nataro (2010) Fed. Europ. Microbiol. Soc. Immunol. Med. Microbiol. 61, 301-314. [PMID: 21205005; PMC3055947]

Busby, B., C.D. Willis, M.A. Ackermann, A. Kontrogianni-Konstantopoulos and R.J. Bloch (2010). Characterization and Comparison of Two Binding Sites on Obscurin for Small Ankyrin 1. Biochem. 49, 9948-9956. [PMID: 20949908; PMC3000613]

Ziman, A.P., C.W. Ward, G.G. Rodney, W.J. Lederer, and R.J. Bloch (2010) Quantitative Measurement of Ca2+ in the Sarcoplasmic Reticulum Lumen of Mammalian Skeletal Muscle. Biophys. J. 99, 2705-2714. [PMID: 20959112; PMC2955505]

Weinman, E.J., D. Steplock, Y. Zhang, R. Biswas, R.J. Bloch and S. Shenolikar (2010) Cooperativity between the Phosphorylation of Thr95 and Ser77 of NHERF-1 in the Hormonal Regulation of Renal Phosphate Transport. J. Biol. Chem. 285, 25134-25138. [PMID: 20571032; PMC2919075]

Zhang, Y., W.G. Resneck, P.C. Lee, D.H. Catino, D. Ford-Speelman, W.R. Randall, R.J. Bloch and J.A. Ursitti (2010) Characterization and Expression of a Heart-Specific, Alternatively Spliced Variant of αII-Spectrin, Cardi+, during Development in the Rat. J. Mol. Cell. Cardiol. 48, 1050-1059. Epub 2010 Jan 28. [Commentary: T.J Hund, P.J. Mohler, J. Mol. Cell. Cardiol. 48, 1031-1032. Epub 2010 Feb 6]. [PMID: 20114050; PMC3537504]

Roche, J.A., R.M. Lovering, R. Vanapalli, P.W. Reed and R.J. Bloch (2010) Extensive Mononuclear Infiltration and Myogenesis Characterize the Recovery of Dysferlin-Null Skeletal Muscle from Contraction-Induced Injuries. Am. J. Physiol. Cell Physiol. 298, C298-C312. [PMID: 19923419; PMC2822489]

Ziman A.P., N.L. GómZez-Viquez, R.J. Bloch and W.J. Lederer (2010) Excitation-Contraction Coupling Changes during Postnatal Cardiac Development. J. Mol. Cell. Cardiol. 48, 379-386. [PMID:19818794; PMC3097073]

Millay, D.P., M. Maillet, J.A. Roche, M.A. Sargent, E.M. McNally, R.J. Bloch, and J.D. Molkentin (2009) Genetic Manipulation of Dysferlin Expression in Skeletal Muscle: Novel Insights into Muscular Dystrophy. Am. J. Pathol. 175, 1817-1823. Epub 2009 Oct 15. [PMID:19834057; PMC2774048]

Ford-Speelman, D.L., A.L. Bowman, and R.J. Bloch (2009) The RhoGEF Domain of Obscurin Activates RhoA Signaling in Skeletal Muscle. Mol. Biol. Cell 20, 3905-3917. [PMID: 19605563; PMC2735489]

Kontrogianni-Konstantopoulos, A., M.A. Ackermann, A.L. Bowman, S.L. Yap and R.J. Bloch (2009) Muscle Giants: Molecular Scaffolds in Sarcomerogenesis. Physiol. Rev. 89, 1217-1267. [PMID: 19789381; PMC3076733]

Tang, W., R.M. Lovering, J.A. Roche, N.K. Neerchal, R.J. Bloch and U. Tasch. (2009) Gait Analysis of Locomotory Impairment in Rats Before and After Neuromuscular Injury. J. Neurosci. Meth. 181, 249-256. [PMID: 19433107; PMC3526839]

Ackermann, M.A., L-Y.R. Hu, A.L. Bowman, R.J. Bloch and A. Kontrogianni-Konstantopoulos (2009) Obscurin Interacts with a Novel Isoform of MyBP-C at the Periphery of the Sarcomeric M-Band and Regulates Thick Filament Assembly. Mol. Biol. Cell 20, 2963-2978. [PMID: 19403693; PMC2695803]

Roche, J.A., R.M. Lovering and R.J. Bloch (2008) Impaired Recovery of Dysferlin-null Skeletal Muscle after Contraction-Induced Injury In Vivo. NeuroReport 19, 1579-1584. [PMID: 19433107; PMC2662728]

Bowman, A.L., D. Catino, W.R. Randall, A. Kontrogianni-Konstantopoulos and R.J. Bloch (2008) The Rho-GEF Domain of Obscurin Binds to RanBP9 and Regulates Assembly of Titin at the Z-line. Mol. Biol. Cell 19, 3782-3792. [PMID: 18579686; PMC2526693]

Stone, M.R., A. O’Neill, R.M. Lovering, P.W. Reed, J. Strong, W.G. Resneck, P.C. Lee, D.M. Toivola, J.A. Ursitti, M.B. Omary and R. J. Bloch (2007) Absence of Keratin 19 in Mice Causes Skeletal Myopathy with Mitochondrial and Sarcolemmal Reorganization. J. Cell Sci. 120, 3999-4008. [PMID: 17971417]

Borzok, M.A., D.H. Catino, J.D. Nicholson, A. Kontrogianni-Konstantopoulos and R.J. Bloch (2007) Mapping the Binding Site on Small Ankyrin 1 for Obscurin. J. Biol. Chem. 282, 32384- 32396. [PMID:17720975]

Lovering, R.M., A. O’Neill, J. Roche and R.J. Bloch (2007) Identification of Mutants of Skeletal Muscle in Neonatal Mice by Immunofluorescence Studies of Tail Snips. Biotechniques 42, 702-704. [PMID: 17612291]

Reed, P.W., A.M. Corse, N.C. Porter, K.M. Flanigan and R.J. Bloch (2007) Abnormal Expression of mu-Crystallin in Facioscapulohumeral Muscular Dystrophy. Exp. Neurol. 205, 583-586. [PMID: 17451686]

Capetanaki, Y., R.J. Bloch, A. Kouloumenta, M. Mavroidis and S. Psarras (2007) Muscle Intermediate Filaments and their Links to Membranes and Membranous Organelles. Exp. Cell Res. 313, 2063-2076. [PMID: 17509566]

Bowman, A.L., A. Kontrogianni-Konstantopoulos, S.B. Geisler, H. Gonzalez-Serratos, M.W. Russell and R.J. Bloch (2007) Different Obscurin Isoforms Localize to Distinct Sites at Sarcomeres. FEBS Lett. 581, 1549-1554. [PMID: 17382936; PMC1899168]

Lovering, R.M., J.A. Roche, R.J. Bloch, and P.G. De Deyne (2007) Recovery of Function In Skeletal Muscle Following 2 Different Contraction-induced Injuries. Arch. Phys. Med. Rehab. 88, 617-625. [PMID: 17466731]

Ursitti, J.A., B.G. Petrich, P.C. Lee, X. Ye, J. Yang, W.R. Randall, R.J. Bloch, and Y. Wang (2007) Role of an Alternatively Spliced Form of AlphaII-Spectrin in Localization of Connexin 43 in Cardiomyocytes and Regulation by Strain-Activated Protein Kinase. J. Mol. Cell. Cardiol. 42, 572-581. [PMID: 17276456; PMC1983066]

Antolik, C., D.H. Catino, A. O’Neill, W.G. Resneck, J.A. Ursitti and R.J. Bloch (2007) The Actin-Binding Domain of ACF7 Binds Directly to the Tetratricopeptide Repeats of Rapsyn. Neurosci. 145, 56-65. [PMID: 17222516; PMC1868462]

Antolik, C., D.H. Catino, W.G. Resneck and R.J. Bloch (2006) The Tetratricopeptide Repeat Domains of Rapsyn Bind Directly to Cytoplasmic Sequences of the Muscle-Specific Kinase. Neurosci. 141, 87-100. [PMID: 16675143]

Kontrogianni-Konstantopoulos, A., D.H. Catino, J.C. Strong, S. Sutter, D.W. Pumplin, M.W. Russell and R.J. Bloch (2006) Obscurin Modulates the Assembly and Organization of Sarcomeres and the Sarcoplasmic Reticulum. FASEB J. 20, 2102-2111. [PMID: 17012262]

Reed, P., N.C. Porter, J. Strong, D.W. Pumplin, A.M. Corse, P.W. Luther, K.M. Flanigan, and R.J. Bloch (2006). Sarcolemmal Reorganization in Facioscapulohumeral Muscular Dystrophy. Ann. Neurol. 59, 289-297. [PMID: 16437580]

Kontrogianni-Konstantopoulos, A., D. Catino, J. Strong, and R.J. Bloch (2006) De novo Myofibrillogenesis in C2C12 Cells: Evidence for the Independent Assembly of M-lines and Z- disks. Am. J. Physiol. Cell Physiol. 290, C626-637. [PMID:16207790]

 

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