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InstitutionBaylor College of Medicine
DepartmentDepartment of Molecular Physiology & Biophysics
DivisionMolecular Physiology & Biophysics
AddressBaylor College of Medicine
One Baylor Plaza
Houston TX 77030
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    1. Pal R, Bondar VV, Adamski CJ, Rodney GG, Sardiello M. Inhibition of ERK1/2 Restores GSK3? Activity and Protein Synthesis Levels in a Model of Tuberous Sclerosis. Sci Rep. 2017 Jun 23; 7(1):4174. PMID: 28646232.
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    2. Palmieri M, Pal R, Nelvagal HR, Lotfi P, Stinnett GR, Seymour ML, Chaudhury A, Bajaj L, Bondar VV, Bremner L, Saleem U, Tse DY, Sanagasetti D, Wu SM, Neilson JR, Pereira FA, Pautler RG, Rodney GG, Cooper JD, Sardiello M. Corrigendum: mTORC1-independent TFEB activation via Akt inhibition promotes cellular clearance in neurodegenerative storage diseases. Nat Commun. 2017 Jun 13; 8:15793. PMID: 28607479.
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    3. Lee CS, Hanna AD, Wang H, Dagnino-Acosta A, Joshi AD, Knoblauch M, Xia Y, Georgiou DK, Xu J, Long C, Amano H, Reynolds C, Dong K, Martin JC, Lagor WR, Rodney GG, Sahin E, Sewry C, Hamilton SL. A chemical chaperone improves muscle function in mice with a RyR1 mutation. Nat Commun. 2017 Mar 24; 8:14659. PMID: 28337975.
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    4. Palmieri M, Pal R, Nelvagal HR, Lotfi P, Stinnett GR, Seymour ML, Chaudhury A, Bajaj L, Bondar VV, Bremner L, Saleem U, Tse DY, Sanagasetti D, Wu SM, Neilson JR, Pereira FA, Pautler RG, Rodney GG, Cooper JD, Sardiello M. mTORC1-independent TFEB activation via Akt inhibition promotes cellular clearance in neurodegenerative storage diseases. Nat Commun. 2017 Feb 06; 8:14338. PMID: 28165011.
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    5. Giudice J, Loehr JA, Rodney GG, Cooper TA. Alternative Splicing of Four Trafficking Genes Regulates Myofiber Structure and Skeletal Muscle Physiology. Cell Rep. 2016 Nov 15; 17(8):1923-1933. PMID: 27851958.
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    6. Loehr JA, Stinnett GR, Hernández-Rivera M, Roten WT, Wilson LJ, Pautler RG, Rodney GG. Eliminating Nox2 reactive oxygen species production protects dystrophic skeletal muscle from pathological calcium influx assessed in vivo by manganese-enhanced magnetic resonance imaging. J Physiol. 2016 Nov 01; 594(21):6395-6405. PMID: 27555555.
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    7. Rodney GG, Pal R, Abo-Zahrah R. Redox regulation of autophagy in skeletal muscle. Free Radic Biol Med. 2016 Sep; 98:103-12. PMID: 27184957; PMCID: PMC4975974 [Available on 09/01/17].
    8. Pal R, Bajaj L, Sharma J, Palmieri M, Di Ronza A, Lotfi P, Chaudhury A, Neilson J, Sardiello M, Rodney GG. NADPH oxidase promotes Parkinsonian phenotypes by impairing autophagic flux in an mTORC1-independent fashion in a cellular model of Parkinson's disease. Sci Rep. 2016; 6:22866. PMID: 26960433; PMCID: PMC4785399.
    9. Wang Q, Wang W, Wang G, Rodney GG, Wehrens XH. Crosstalk between RyR2 oxidation and phosphorylation contributes to cardiac dysfunction in mice with Duchenne muscular dystrophy. J Mol Cell Cardiol. 2015 Dec; 89(Pt B):177-84. PMID: 26555638.
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    10. Pham K, Pal R, Qu Y, Liu X, Yu H, Shiao SL, Wang X, O'Brian Smith E, Cui X, Rodney GG, Cheng N. Nuclear glutaredoxin 3 is critical for protection against oxidative stress-induced cell death. Free Radic Biol Med. 2015 Aug; 85:197-206. PMID: 25975981.
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    11. Lee CS, Dagnino-Acosta A, Yarotskyy V, Hanna A, Lyfenko A, Knoblauch M, Georgiou DK, Poché RA, Swank MW, Long C, Ismailov II, Lanner J, Tran T, Dong K, Rodney GG, Dickinson ME, Beeton C, Zhang P, Dirksen RT, Hamilton SL. Ca(2+) permeation and/or binding to CaV1.1 fine-tunes skeletal muscle Ca(2+) signaling to sustain muscle function. Skelet Muscle. 2015; 5:4. PMID: 25717360; PMCID: PMC4340672.
    12. Loehr JA, Abo-Zahrah R, Pal R, Rodney GG. Sphingomyelinase promotes oxidant production and skeletal muscle contractile dysfunction through activation of NADPH oxidase. Front Physiol. 2014; 5:530. PMID: 25653619; PMCID: PMC4300905.
    13. Pal R, Palmieri M, Loehr JA, Li S, Abo-Zahrah R, Monroe TO, Thakur PB, Sardiello M, Rodney GG. Src-dependent impairment of autophagy by oxidative stress in a mouse model of Duchenne muscular dystrophy. Nat Commun. 2014; 5:4425. PMID: 25028121; PMCID: PMC4101811.
    14. Pal R, Monroe TO, Palmieri M, Sardiello M, Rodney GG. Rotenone induces neurotoxicity through Rac1-dependent activation of NADPH oxidase in SHSY-5Y cells. FEBS Lett. 2014 Jan 31; 588(3):472-81. PMID: 24374334; PMCID: PMC3932663.
    15. Pal R, Basu Thakur P, Li S, Minard C, Rodney GG. Real-time imaging of NADPH oxidase activity in living cells using a novel fluorescent protein reporter. PLoS One. 2013; 8(5):e63989. PMID: 23704967; PMCID: PMC3660327.
    16. Lanner JT, Georgiou DK, Dagnino-Acosta A, Ainbinder A, Cheng Q, Joshi AD, Chen Z, Yarotskyy V, Oakes JM, Lee CS, Monroe TO, Santillan A, Dong K, Goodyear L, Ismailov II, Rodney GG, Dirksen RT, Hamilton SL. AICAR prevents heat-induced sudden death in RyR1 mutant mice independent of AMPK activation. Nat Med. 2012 Feb; 18(2):244-51. PMID: 22231556; PMCID: PMC3274651.
    17. Ziman AP, Ward CW, Rodney GG, Lederer WJ, Bloch RJ. Quantitative measurement of Ca²(+) in the sarcoplasmic reticulum lumen of mammalian skeletal muscle. Biophys J. 2010 Oct 20; 99(8):2705-14. PMID: 20959112; PMCID: PMC2955505.
    18. Michaelson LP, Shi G, Ward CW, Rodney GG. Mitochondrial redox potential during contraction in single intact muscle fibers. Muscle Nerve. 2010 Oct; 42(4):522-9. PMID: 20730875; PMCID: PMC3015179.
    19. Rodney GG. Calmodulin in adult mammalian skeletal muscle: localization and effect on sarcoplasmic reticulum Ca2+ release. Am J Physiol Cell Physiol. 2008 May; 294(5):C1288-97. PMID: 18322139; PMCID: PMC2657847.
    20. Ward CW, Rodney GG. Does a lack of RyR3 make mammalian skeletal muscle EC coupling a 'spark-less' affair? J Physiol. 2008 Jan 15; 586(2):313-4. PMID: 18192614; PMCID: PMC2375586.
    21. Brown LD, Rodney GG, Hernández-Ochoa E, Ward CW, Schneider MF. Ca2+ sparks and T tubule reorganization in dedifferentiating adult mouse skeletal muscle fibers. Am J Physiol Cell Physiol. 2007 Mar; 292(3):C1156-66. PMID: 17065203; PMCID: PMC2654399.
    22. Zhang Y, Rodney GG, Schneider MF. Effects of azumolene on Ca2+ sparks in skeletal muscle fibers. J Pharmacol Exp Ther. 2005 Jul; 314(1):94-102. PMID: 15831441.
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    23. Rodney GG, Wilson GM, Schneider MF. A calmodulin binding domain of RyR increases activation of spontaneous Ca2+ sparks in frog skeletal muscle. J Biol Chem. 2005 Mar 25; 280(12):11713-22. PMID: 15640144.
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    24. Schneider MF, Rodney GG, Ward CW. Local Ca2+ release events in skeletal muscle. J Muscle Res Cell Motil. 2004; 25(8):587-9. PMID: 16118845.
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    25. Schneider MF, Rodney GG. Peptide and protein modulation of local Ca2+ release events in permeabilized skeletal muscle fibers. Biol Res. 2004; 37(4):613-6. PMID: 15709689.
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    26. Rodney GG, Schneider MF. Calmodulin modulates initiation but not termination of spontaneous Ca2+ sparks in frog skeletal muscle. Biophys J. 2003 Aug; 85(2):921-32. PMID: 12885639; PMCID: PMC1303213.
    27. Xiong LW, Newman RA, Rodney GG, Thomas O, Zhang JZ, Persechini A, Shea MA, Hamilton SL. Lobe-dependent regulation of ryanodine receptor type 1 by calmodulin. J Biol Chem. 2002 Oct 25; 277(43):40862-70. PMID: 12185083.
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    28. Rodney GG, Krol J, Williams B, Beckingham K, Hamilton SL. The carboxy-terminal calcium binding sites of calmodulin control calmodulin's switch from an activator to an inhibitor of RYR1. Biochemistry. 2001 Oct 16; 40(41):12430-5. PMID: 11591164.
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    29. Pate P, Mochca-Morales J, Wu Y, Zhang JZ, Rodney GG, Serysheva II, Williams BY, Anderson ME, Hamilton SL. Determinants for calmodulin binding on voltage-dependent Ca2+ channels. J Biol Chem. 2000 Dec 15; 275(50):39786-92. PMID: 11005820.
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    30. Rodney GG, Moore CP, Williams BY, Zhang JZ, Krol J, Pedersen SE, Hamilton SL. Calcium binding to calmodulin leads to an N-terminal shift in its binding site on the ryanodine Receptor. J Biol Chem. 2001 Jan 19; 276(3):2069-74. PMID: 11035044.
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    31. Rodney GG, Williams BY, Strasburg GM, Beckingham K, Hamilton SL. Regulation of RYR1 activity by Ca(2+) and calmodulin. Biochemistry. 2000 Jul 4; 39(26):7807-12. PMID: 10869186.
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    32. Moore CP, Rodney G, Zhang JZ, Santacruz-Toloza L, Strasburg G, Hamilton SL. Apocalmodulin and Ca2+ calmodulin bind to the same region on the skeletal muscle Ca2+ release channel. Biochemistry. 1999 Jun 29; 38(26):8532-7. PMID: 10387100.
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    33. Zhang JZ, Wu Y, Williams BY, Rodney G, Mandel F, Strasburg GM, Hamilton SL. Oxidation of the skeletal muscle Ca2+ release channel alters calmodulin binding. Am J Physiol. 1999 Jan; 276(1 Pt 1):C46-53. PMID: 9886919.
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    34. Bisnett T, Anzueto A, Andrade FH, Rodney GG, Napier WR, Levine SM, Maxwell LC, Mureeba P, Derdak SD, Grisham MB, Jenkinson SG. Effect of nitric oxide synthase inhibitor on diaphragmatic function after resistive loading. Comp Biochem Physiol A Mol Integr Physiol. 1998 Jan; 119(1):185-90. PMID: 11253784.
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