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The following articles and abstracts include data obtained at the Facility for Confocal Microscopy: 

Ceraul SM, Chung A, Sears KT, Popov VL, Beier-Sexton M, Rahman MS, Azad AF (2011) A Kunitz protease inhibitor from Dermacentor variabilis, a vector for spotted fever group rickettsiae, limits Rickettsia montanensis invasion. Infect Immun. 79:321-329.

Lovering RM, O’Neill A, Muriel JM, Prosser BL, Strong J and Bloch RJ (2011) Physiology, structure, and susceptibility to injury of skeletal muscle in mice lacking keratin 19-based and desmin-based intermediate filaments. Cell Physiol. 300: C803-C813.

Ma D, Taneja TK, Hagen BM, Kim BY, Ortega B, Lederer WJ, Welling PA (2011) Golgi export of the Kir2.1 channel is driven by a trafficking signal located within its tertiary structure. Cell 145:1102-1115.

Wang H, Sreenevasan U, Hu H, Saladino A, Polster BM, Lund LM, Gong DW, Stanley WC, Sztalryd C (2011) Perilipin 5, lipid droplet associated protein provides physical and metabolic linkage to mitochondria. J Lipid Res Aug 31. [Epub ahead of print].

Weinman EJ, Steplock D, Shenolikar S, Blanpied TA (2011) Dynamics of PTH-induced disassembly of Npt2a/NHERF-1 complexes in living OK cells. Am J Physiol Renal Physiol. 300:F231-235.

Cao C, Edwards A, Sendeski M, Lee-Kwon W, Cui L, Cai CY, Patzak A, Pallone TL (2010) Intrinsic nitric oxide and superoxide production regulates descending vasa recta contraction. Am J Physiol Renal Physiol. 299:F1056-1064.

Ding SY, Tribble ND, Kraft CA, Markwardt M, Gloyn AL and Rizzo M (2010) Naturally occurring glucokinase mutations are associated with defects in posttranslational S-nitrosylation. Mol Endocrinol 24: 171-177.

Jiang H, Jans R, Xu W, Rorke EA, Lin CY, Chen YW, Fang S, Zhong Y, Eckert RL (2010). Type I transglutaminase accumulation in the endoplasmic reticulum may be an underlying cause of autosomal recessive congenital ichthyosis. J Biol Chem 285:31634-31646.

Zhang Y, Resneck WG, Lee PC, Catino DH, Ford-Speelman D, Randall WR, Bloch RJ and Ursitti JA (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.

Ziman AP, Ward CW, Rodney GG, Lederer WJ, and Bloch RJ (2010) Quantitative measurement of Ca2+ in the sarcoplasmic reticulum lumen of mammalian skeletal muscle. Biophys. J. 99, 2705-2714.

Obata F, Obrig T (2010) Distribution of Gb(3) immunoreactivity in the mouse central nervous system. Toxins, 2:1997-2006.

Strauman MC, Harper JM, Harrington SM Juncker Boll E and Nataro JP (2010) Enteroaggregative Escherichia coli disrupts epithelial cell tight junctions. Infection and Immunity, 78:4958-4964.

Frost NA, Shroff H, Kong H, Betzig E, Blanpied TA (2010) Single-molecule discrimination of discrete perisynaptic and distributed sites of actin filament assembly within dendritic spines. Neuron, 67:86-99.

Gunsollya C, James D. Nicholson JD, 1, Samuel J. Listwakb, Dolena Ledeec, Peggy Zelenkac, Daniela Verthelyid, Svetlana Chapovale, Achsah Keegane, Leonardo H. Tonellia (2010) Expression and regulation in the brain of the chemokine CCL27 gene locus. Journal of Neuroimmunology 225:82-90.

Yu D, Zhang H, Blanpied TA, Smith E, Zhan X (2010) Cortactin is implicated in murine zygotic development. 316:848-858.

Balzer EM, Whipple RA, Cho EH, Matrone MA, Martin SS (2009) Antimitotic chemotherapeutics promote adhesive responses in detached and circulating tumor cells. Breast Cancer Res Treat. 121: 65-78.

Ford-Speelman DL, Bowman AL, Bloch RJ (2009) The RhoGEF domain of obscurin activates RhoA signaling in skeletal muscle. Mol. Biol. Cell 20, 3905-3917.

Li M, Sun Y, Simard JM, Wang JY, Chai TC (2009) Augmented bladder urothelial polyamine signaling and block of BK channel in the pathophysiology of overactive bladder syndrome. Am J Physiol Cell Physiol. 297:C1445-1451.

Psotka MA, Obata F, Kolling GL, Gross LK, Saleem MA, Satchell SC, Mathieson PW, Obrig TG. 2009. Shiga toxin 2 targets the murine renal collecting duct epithelium. Infect Immun. 77:959-969.

Roche JA, Lovering RM, Vanapalli R, Reed PW, Bloch RJ (2009) Extensive mononuclear infiltration and myogenesis characterize the recovery of dysferlin-null skeletal muscle from contraction-Induced injuries. Am. J. Physiol. Cell Physiol. 298:C298-312.

Tully BT, Li M, Sun Y, Berkowitz J, Chai TC (2009) Defects in muscarinic receptor cell signaling in bladder urothelial cancer cell lines. Urology 74:467-473.

Wang H, Hu L, Dalen K, Dorward H, Marcinkiewicz A, Russell D, Gong D, Londos C, Yamaguchi T, Holm C, Rizzo MA, Brasaemle D, Sztalryd C (2009) Activation of hormone-sensitive lipase requires two steps, protein phosphorylation and binding to the PAT-1 domain of lipid droplet coat proteins. J Biol Chem 284: 32116-321125.

Weinman EJ, Steplock D, Cha B, Kovbasnjuk O, Frost NA, Cunningham R, Shenolikar S, Blanpied TA, Donowitz M (2009) PTH transiently increases the percent mobile fraction of Npt2a in OK cells as determined by FRAP. Am J Physiol Renal Physiol 297:F1560-1565.

Piao W, Song C, Chen H, Diaz MA, Wahl LM, Fitzgerald KA, Li L, Medvedev AE (2009) Endotoxin tolerance dysregulates MyD88- and Toll/IL-1R domain-containing adapter inducing IFN-β-dependent pathways and increases expression of negative regulators of TLR signaling. Journal of Leukocyte Biology 86:863-875.

Psotka MA, Obata F, Kolling GL, Gross LK, Saleem MA, Satchell SC, Mathieson PW, Obrig TG (2009) Shiga toxin 2 targets the murine renal collecting duct epithelium. Infec Immun. 77:959-969.

Zhang J, Hamlyn JM, Karashima E, Raina H, Mauban JR, Izuka M, Berra-Romani R, Zulian A, Wier WG, Blaustein MP(2009) Low-dose ouabain constricts small arteries from ouabain-hypertensive rats: implications for sustained elevation of vascular resistance. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 297:H1140-H1150.

Bell M, Wang H, Chen H, McLenithan JC, Gong DW, Yang RZ, Yu D, Fried SK, Quon MJ, Londos C, Sztalryd C (2008) Consequences of lipid droplet coat protein downregulation in liver cells: abnormal lipid droplet metabolism and induction of insulin resistance.Diabetes 57:2037-2045.

Kolling GL, Obata F, Gross LK, Obrig TG (2008) Immunohistologic techniques for detecting the glycolipid Gb(3) in the mouse kidney and nervous system. Histochem Cell Biol.130:157-164.

Obata F, Tohyama K, Bonev AD, Kolling GL, Keepers TR, Gross LK, Nelson MT, Sato S, Obrig TG (2008) Shiga toxin 2 affects the central nervous system through receptor globotriaosylceramide localized to neurons. J Infect Dis, 198:1398-1406.

Cunningham R, Esmaili A, Brown E, Biswas RS, Murtazina R, Donowitz M, Dijkman HB, van der Vlag J, Hogema BM, De Jonge HR, Shenolikar S, Wade JB, Weinman EJ (2008) Urine electrolyte, mineral, and protein excretion in NHERF-2 and NHERF-1 null mice. Renal Physiology, 294:F1001-F1007.

Reed P, Porter NC, Strong J, Pumplin DW, Corse AM, Luther PW, Flanigan KM, Bloch RJ (2006). Sarcolemma Reorganization in FSHD. In: Facioscapulohumeral Ann Neurol 59:289-297.

Zhang CO, Wang JY, Koch KR, Keay S (2005) Regulation of tight junction proteins and bladder epithelial paracellular permeability by an antiproliferative factor from patients with interstitial cystitis. J Urol 174:2382-2387.

Weinman EJ, Bodetti A, Akom M, Cunningham R, Wang F, Wang Y, Li, J, Steplock D, Shenolikar S, Wade JB (2003) NHERF-1 is required for renal adaptation to a low phosphate diet. Am. J. Physiol. Renal Physiol. 285:F1225-F1232.

Jansen AM, Lockatell CV, Johnson DE, Mobley HLT (2003) Visualization of proteus mirabilis morphotypes in the urinary tract: The elongated swarmer cell is rarely observed in ascending urinary tract infection. Infect. Immun. 71:3607-3613.

Wade JB, Liu J, Coleman RA, Cunningham R, Steplock DA, Lee-Kwon W, Pallone TL, Shenolikar S, Weinman EJ(2003) Localization and interaction of NHERF isoforms in the renal proximal tubule of the mouse. Am. J. Physiol. Cell Physiol. 285:C1494-C1503.

Lovering R, De Deyne PG (2003) Contractile function, sarcolemma integrity, and the loss of dystrophin after skeletal muscle eccentric contraction-induced injury. Am. J. Physiol. Cell Physiol. 286:C230-C238.

Yoo D, Kim BY, Campo C, Nance L, King A, Maouyo D, Welling PA. 2003. Cell surface expression of the ROMK (Kir 1.1) channel is regulated by the aldosterone-induced kinase, SGK-1, and protein kinase A. J Biol Chem. 278(25):23066-75.

Sui BQ, Dutta PR, Nataro JP (2003) Intracellular espression of the plasmid-encoded toxin from enteroaggrgative E. coli. Inf. Immun. 71:5364-5370.

Weinman EJ, Lakkis J, Akom M, Wali RK, Drachenberg CB, Coleman RA, Wade JB (2003) Expression of NHERF-1, NHERF-2, PDGFR-alpha, and PDGFR-beta in normal human kidneys and in renal transplant rejection. Pathobiology 70:314323.

Kontrogianni-Konstantopoulos A, Jones EM, Van Rossum DB, Bloch RJ (2003) Obscurin is a Ligand for Small Ankyrin 1 in Skeletal Muscle. Molec. Biol. Cell 14:1138-1148.

Kontrogianni-Konstantopoulos A, Bloch RJ (2003) The hydrophilic domain of small ankyrin 1 interacts with the two NH2-terminal immunoglobulin domains of titin. J. Biol. Chem. 238:3985-3991

Kirk MM, Izu LT, Chen-Izu Y, McCulle SL, Wier WG, Balke CW, Shorofsky SR. (2003) Role of the transverse- axial tubule system in generating calcium sparks and calcium transients in rat atrial myocytes. J Physiol 547.2:441-451.

Antolik C, De Deyne PG, Bloch RJ (2003) Biolistic transfection of myotubes in culture. Science STKE 2003:l-11.

Gover TD, Kao JP, Weinreich D (2003) Calcium signaling in single peripheral sensory nerve terminals. J. Neuroscience 23912:4793-4797.

Bloch RJ, Gonzalez-Serratos H (2003) Lateral force transmission across costameres in skeletal muscle. Exerc. Sports Sci. Rev. 31:73-78.