Julio L. Vergara - Publications

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Physiology University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 

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2016 DiFranco M, Kramerova I, Vergara JL, Spencer MJ. Attenuated Ca(2+) release in a mouse model of limb girdle muscular dystrophy 2A. Skeletal Muscle. 6: 11. PMID 27906053 DOI: 10.1186/s13395-016-0081-y  0.92
2016 DiFranco M, Kramerova I, Vergara JL, Spencer MJ. Attenuated Ca(2+) release in a mouse model of limb girdle muscular dystrophy 2A. Skeletal Muscle. 6: 11. PMID 26913171 DOI: 10.1186/s13395-016-0081-y  0.92
2015 Choi J, Personius KE, DiFranco M, Dansithong W, Yu C, Srivastava S, Dixon DM, Bhatt DB, Comai L, Vergara JL, Reddy S. Muscleblind-Like 1 and Muscleblind-Like 3 Depletion Synergistically Enhances Myotonia by Altering Clc-1 RNA Translation. Ebiomedicine. 2: 1034-47. PMID 26501102 DOI: 10.1016/j.ebiom.2015.07.028  0.92
2015 DiFranco M, Yu C, Quiñonez M, Vergara JL. Inward rectifier potassium currents in mammalian skeletal muscle fibres. The Journal of Physiology. 593: 1213-38. PMID 25545278 DOI: 10.1113/jphysiol.2014.283648  1
2014 DiFranco M, Quiñonez M, Shieh P, Fonarow GC, Cruz D, Deng MC, Vergara JL, Middlekauff HR. Action potential-evoked calcium release is impaired in single skeletal muscle fibers from heart failure patients. Plos One. 9: e109309. PMID 25310188 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0109309  1
2014 Zampighi GA, Serrano R, Vergara JL. A novel synaptic vesicle fusion path in the rat cerebral cortex: the "saddle" point hypothesis. Plos One. 9: e100710. PMID 24959848 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0100710  1
2014 Beltran-Parrazal L, Morgado-Valle C, Serrano RE, Manzo J, Vergara JL. Design and construction of a modular low-cost epifluorescence upright microscope for neuron visualized recording and fluorescence detection. Journal of Neuroscience Methods. 225: 57-64. PMID 24440772 DOI: 10.1016/j.jneumeth.2014.01.003  1
2014 Choi J, Personius KE, DiFranco M, Dansithong W, Yu C, Srivastava S, Dixon DM, Bhatt DB, Comai L, Vergara JL, Reddy S. Muscleblind-Like 1 and Muscleblind-Like 3 Depletion Synergistically Enhances Myotonia by Altering Clc-1 RNA Translation Ebiomedicine. DOI: 10.1016/j.ebiom.2015.07.028  1
2013 DiFranco M, Yu C, Quiñonez M, Vergara JL. Age-dependent chloride channel expression in skeletal muscle fibres of normal and HSA(LR) myotonic mice. The Journal of Physiology. 591: 1347-71. PMID 23247112 DOI: 10.1113/jphysiol.2012.246546  1
2012 DiFranco M, Quinonez M, Vergara JL. The delayed rectifier potassium conductance in the sarcolemma and the transverse tubular system membranes of mammalian skeletal muscle fibers. The Journal of General Physiology. 140: 109-37. PMID 22851675 DOI: 10.1085/jgp.201210802  1
2011 DiFranco M, Vergara JL. The Na conductance in the sarcolemma and the transverse tubular system membranes of mammalian skeletal muscle fibers. The Journal of General Physiology. 138: 393-419. PMID 21948948 DOI: 10.1085/jgp.201110682  1
2011 Ermolova N, Kudryashova E, Difranco M, Vergara J, Kramerova I, Spencer MJ. Pathogenity of some limb girdle muscular dystrophy mutations can result from reduced anchorage to myofibrils and altered stability of calpain 3 Human Molecular Genetics. 20: 3331-3345. PMID 21624972 DOI: 10.1093/hmg/ddr239  1
2011 DiFranco M, Tran P, Quiñonez M, Vergara JL. Functional expression of transgenic 1sDHPR channels in adult mammalian skeletal muscle fibres. The Journal of Physiology. 589: 1421-42. PMID 21262876 DOI: 10.1113/jphysiol.2010.202804  1
2011 DiFranco M, Herrera A, Vergara JL. Chloride currents from the transverse tubular system in adult mammalian skeletal muscle fibers. The Journal of General Physiology. 137: 21-41. PMID 21149546 DOI: 10.1085/jgp.201010496  1
2010 Capote J, DiFranco M, Vergara JL. Excitation-contraction coupling alterations in mdx and utrophin/dystrophin double knockout mice: a comparative study. American Journal of Physiology. Cell Physiology. 298: C1077-86. PMID 20130206 DOI: 10.1152/ajpcell.00428.2009  1
2009 DiFranco M, Quinonez M, Capote J, Vergara J. DNA transfection of mammalian skeletal muscles using in vivo electroporation Journal of Visualized Experiments : Jove. PMID 19841615 DOI: 10.3791/1520  1
2008 DiFranco M, Woods CE, Capote J, Vergara JL. Dystrophic skeletal muscle fibers display alterations at the level of calcium microdomains. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 105: 14698-703. PMID 18787128 DOI: 10.1073/pnas.0802217105  1
2008 Morgado-Valle C, Beltran-Parrazal L, DiFranco M, Vergara JL, Feldman JL. Somatic Ca2+ transients do not contribute to inspiratory drive in preBötzinger Complex neurons. The Journal of Physiology. 586: 4531-40. PMID 18635649 DOI: 10.1113/jphysiol.2008.154765  1
2007 Faas GC, Schwaller B, Vergara JL, Mody I. Resolving the fast kinetics of cooperative binding: Ca2+ buffering by calretinin. Plos Biology. 5: e311. PMID 18044987 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pbio.0050311  1
2007 DiFranco M, Capote J, Quiñonez M, Vergara JL. Voltage-dependent dynamic FRET signals from the transverse tubules in mammalian skeletal muscle fibers. The Journal of General Physiology. 130: 581-600. PMID 18040060 DOI: 10.1085/jgp.200709831  1
2006 Vergara JL, Difranco M. Modulation by caffeine of calcium-release microdomains in frog skeletal muscle fibers. Biological Research. 39: 567-81. PMID 17106587  1
2006 Gómez J, Neco P, DiFranco M, Vergara JL. Calcium release domains in mammalian skeletal muscle studied with two-photon imaging and spot detection techniques. The Journal of General Physiology. 127: 623-37. PMID 16735751 DOI: 10.1085/jgp.200509475  1
2006 DiFranco M, Neco P, Capote J, Meera P, Vergara JL. Quantitative evaluation of mammalian skeletal muscle as a heterologous protein expression system. Protein Expression and Purification. 47: 281-8. PMID 16325422 DOI: 10.1016/j.pep.2005.10.018  1
2005 DiFranco M, Capote J, Vergara JL. Optical imaging and functional characterization of the transverse tubular system of mammalian muscle fibers using the potentiometric indicator di-8-ANEPPS. The Journal of Membrane Biology. 208: 141-53. PMID 16645743 DOI: 10.1007/s00232-005-0825-9  1
2005 Woods CE, Novo D, DiFranco M, Capote J, Vergara JL. Propagation in the transverse tubular system and voltage dependence of calcium release in normal and mdx mouse muscle fibres. The Journal of Physiology. 568: 867-80. PMID 16123111 DOI: 10.1113/jphysiol.2005.089318  1
2005 Faas GC, Karacs K, Vergara JL, Mody I. Kinetic properties of DM-nitrophen binding to calcium and magnesium. Biophysical Journal. 88: 4421-33. PMID 15778435 DOI: 10.1529/biophysj.104.057745  1
2004 Woods CE, Novo D, DiFranco M, Vergara JL. The action potential-evoked sarcoplasmic reticulum calcium release is impaired in mdx mouse muscle fibres. The Journal of Physiology. 557: 59-75. PMID 15004213 DOI: 10.1113/jphysiol.2004.061291  1
2003 Novo D, DiFranco M, Vergara JL. Comparison between the predictions of diffusion-reaction models and localized Ca2+ transients in amphibian skeletal muscle fibers. Biophysical Journal. 85: 1080-97. PMID 12885654 DOI: 10.1016/S0006-3495(03)74546-9  1
2002 DiFranco M, Novo D, Vergara JL. Characterization of the calcium release domains during excitation-contraction coupling in skeletal muscle fibres. PflüGers Archiv : European Journal of Physiology. 443: 508-19. PMID 11907817 DOI: 10.1007/s004240100719  1
2001 DiGregorio DA, Negrete O, Jeromin A, Peng HB, Vergara JL. Contact-dependent aggregation of functional Ca2+ channels, synaptic vesicles and postsynaptic receptors in active zones of a neuromuscular junction. The European Journal of Neuroscience. 14: 533-46. PMID 11553303 DOI: 10.1046/j.0953-816X.2001.01670.x  1
2001 Pattillo JM, Yazejian B, DiGregorio DA, Vergara JL, Grinnell AD, Meriney SD. Contribution of presynaptic calcium-activated potassium currents to transmitter release regulation in cultured Xenopus nerve-muscle synapses. Neuroscience. 102: 229-40. PMID 11226687 DOI: 10.1016/S0306-4522(00)00453-X  1
2001 Vergara JL, DiFranco M, Novo D. Dimensions of calcium release domains in frog skeletal muscle fibers Proceedings of Spie - the International Society For Optical Engineering. 4259: 133-143. DOI: 10.1117/12.432488  1
2000 Nägerl UV, Novo D, Mody I, Vergara JL. Binding kinetics of calbindin-D(28k) determined by flash photolysis of caged Ca(2+) Biophysical Journal. 79: 3009-18. PMID 11106608 DOI: 10.1016/S0006-3495(00)76537-4  1
2000 Cifuentes F, Vergara J, Hidalgo C. Sodium/calcium exchange in amphibian skeletal muscle fibers and isolated transverse tubules American Journal of Physiology - Cell Physiology. 279: C89-C97. PMID 10898720  1
1999 DiGregorio DA, Peskoff A, Vergara JL. Measurement of action potential-induced presynaptic calcium domains at a cultured neuromuscular junction. The Journal of Neuroscience : the Official Journal of the Society For Neuroscience. 19: 7846-59. PMID 10479687  1
1999 DiFranco M, Quiñonez M, DiGregorio DA, Kim AM, Pacheco R, Vergara JL. Inverted double-gap isolation chamber for high-resolution calcium fluorimetry in skeletal muscle fibers. PflüGers Archiv : European Journal of Physiology. 438: 412-8. PMID 10398875 DOI: 10.1007/s004240050929  1
1998 Kim AM, Vergara JL. Supercharging accelerates T-tubule membrane potential changes in voltage clamped frog skeletal muscle fibers. Biophysical Journal. 75: 2098-116. PMID 9746552 DOI: 10.1016/S0006-3495(98)77652-0  1
1998 Kim AM, Vergara JL. Fast voltage gating of Ca2+ release in frog skeletal muscle revealed by supercharging pulses. The Journal of Physiology. 511: 509-18. PMID 9706027 DOI: 10.1111/j.1469-7793.1998.509bh.x  1
1997 DiGregorio DA, Vergara JL. Localized detection of action potential-induced presynaptic calcium transients at a Xenopus neuromuscular junction. The Journal of Physiology. 505: 585-92. PMID 9457637 DOI: 10.1111/j.1469-7793.1997.585ba.x  1
1997 Escobar AL, Velez P, Kim AM, Cifuentes F, Fill M, Vergara JL. Kinetic properties of DM-nitrophen and calcium indicators: rapid transient response to flash photolysis. PflüGers Archiv : European Journal of Physiology. 434: 615-31. PMID 9242727 DOI: 10.1007/s004240050444  1
1997 Yazejian B, DiGregorio DA, Vergara JL, Poage RE, Meriney SD, Grinnell AD. Direct measurements of presynaptic calcium and calcium-activated potassium currents regulating neurotransmitter release at cultured Xenopus nerve-muscle synapses. The Journal of Neuroscience : the Official Journal of the Society For Neuroscience. 17: 2990-3001. PMID 9096135  1
1997 Vélez P, Györke S, Escobar AL, Vergara J, Fill M. Adaptation of single cardiac ryanodine receptor channels Biophysical Journal. 72: 691-697. PMID 9017196  1
1996 Kim AM, DiFranco M, Vergara JL. A gap isolation method to investigate electrical and mechanical properties of fully contracting skeletal muscle fibers. Biophysical Journal. 71: 924-31. PMID 8842232 DOI: 10.1016/S0006-3495(96)79296-2  1
1995 Matsuyama SS, Yamaguchi DT, Vergara J, Jarvik LF. Tetraethylammonium-lnduced calcium concentration changes in skin fibroblasts from patients with Alzheimer disease Dementia and Geriatric Cognitive Disorders. 6: 241-244. PMID 8528369 DOI: 10.1159/000106953  1
1995 Escobar AL, Cifuentes F, Vergara JL. Detection of Ca(2+)-transients elicited by flash photolysis of DM-nitrophen with a fast calcium indicator. Febs Letters. 364: 335-8. PMID 7758592 DOI: 10.1016/0014-5793(95)00425-9  1
1994 Sanchez JA, Vergara J. Modulation of Ca2+ transients by photorelease of caged nucleotides in frog skeletal muscle fibers. The American Journal of Physiology. 266: C1291-300. PMID 8203494  1
1994 Escobar AL, Monck JR, Fernandez JM, Vergara JL. Localization of the site of Ca2+ release at the level of a single sarcomere in skeletal muscle fibres. Nature. 367: 739-41. PMID 8107869 DOI: 10.1038/367739a0  1
1994 Monck JR, Robinson IM, Escobar AL, Vergara JL, Fernandez JM. Pulsed laser imaging of rapid Ca2+ gradients in excitable cells. Biophysical Journal. 67: 505-14. PMID 7948669 DOI: 10.1016/S0006-3495(94)80554-5  1
1993 Compagnon D, Lagos N, Vergara J. Phosphoinositides in giant barnacle muscle fibers: A quantitative analysis at rest and following electrical stimulation Biochimica Et Biophysica Acta (Bba)/Lipids and Lipid Metabolism. 1167: 94-101. PMID 8384885 DOI: 10.1016/0005-2760(93)90222-U  1
1991 Vergara J, DiFranco M, Compagnon D, Suarez-Isla BA. Imaging of calcium transients in skeletal muscle fibers. Biophysical Journal. 59: 12-24. PMID 2015378 DOI: 10.1016/S0006-3495(91)82193-2  1
1991 Sánchez X, Carrasco MA, Vergara J, Hidalgo C. Inositol 1,4,5-trisphosphate activity in membranes isolated from amphibian skeletal muscle Febs Letters. 279: 58-60. PMID 1995344 DOI: 10.1016/0014-5793(91)80250-7  1
1991 Asotra K, Lagos N, Vergara J. Synthesis of polyphosphoinositides in transverse tubule and sarcoplasmic reticulum membranes of frog skeletal muscle Biochimica Et Biophysica Acta (Bba)/Lipids and Lipid Metabolism. 1081: 229-237. PMID 1847832 DOI: 10.1016/0005-2760(91)90030-L  1
1991 Vergara J, DiFranco M. Imaging of calcium transients during excitation-contraction coupling in skeletal muscle fibers Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology. 311: 227-236. PMID 1529756  1
1991 Sánchez X, Carrasco MA, Vergara J, Hidalgo C. Inositol 1,4,5,-triphosphate activity in membranes isolated from amphibian skeletal muscle Febs Letters. 284: 142.  1
1990 Lagos N, Vergara J. Phosphoinositides in frog skeletal muscle: A quantitative analysis Biochimica Et Biophysica Acta (Bba)/Lipids and Lipid Metabolism. 1043: 235-244. PMID 2157489 DOI: 10.1016/0005-2760(90)90022-P  1
1987 Vergara J, Asotra K, Delay M. A chemical link in excitation-contraction coupling in skeletal muscle Society of General Physiologists Series. 42: 133-151. PMID 2850607  1
1986 Delay M, Ribalet B, Vergara J. Caffeine potentiation of calcium release in frog skeletal muscle fibres The Journal of Physiology. 375: 535-559. PMID 3795067 DOI: 10.1113/jphysiol.1986.sp016132  1
1986 Vergara J, Delay M. A transmission delay and the effect of temperature at the triadic junction of skeletal muscle Proceedings of the Royal Society of London - Biological Sciences. 229: 97-110. PMID 2878439  1
1985 Vergara J, Delay M. The use of metallochromic Ca indicators in skeletal muscle Cell Calcium. 6: 119-132. PMID 3893725 DOI: 10.1016/0143-4160(85)90039-9  1
1985 Ashcroft FM, Heiny JA, Vergara J. Inward rectification in the transverse tubular system of frog skeletal muscle studied with potentiometric dyes The Journal of Physiology. 359: 269-291. PMID 3873536 DOI: 10.1113/jphysiol.1985.sp015585  1
1985 Vergara J, Tsien RY, Delay M. Inositol 1,4,5-trisphosphate: A possible chemical link in excitation-contraction coupling in muscle Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 82: 6352-6356. PMID 2994073  1
1984 López JR, Alamo L, Caputo C, Vergara J, DiPolo R. Direct measurement of intracellular free magnesium in frog skeletal muscle using magnesium-selective microelectrodes Bba - Molecular Cell Research. 804: 1-7. PMID 6609720 DOI: 10.1016/0167-4889(84)90091-0  1
1984 Heiny JA, Vergara J. Dichroic behavior of the absorbance signals from dyes NK2367 and WW375 in skeletal muscle fibers Journal of General Physiology. 84: 805-837. PMID 6334719  1
1983 Dipolo R, Rojas H, Vergara J, Lopez R, Caputo C. Measurements of intracellular ionized calcium in squid giant axons using calcium-selective electrodes Bba - Biomembranes. 728: 311-318. PMID 6824660 DOI: 10.1016/0005-2736(83)90500-X  1
1983 Palade P, Vergara J. Stoichiometries of arsenazo III-Ca complexes Biophysical Journal. 43: 355-369. PMID 6626673  1
1983 Vergara J, Caputo C. Effects of tetracaine on charge movements and calcium signals in frog skeletal muscle fibers Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 80: 1477-1481. PMID 6600842  1
1983 Heiny JA, Ashcroft FM, Vergara J. T-system optical signals associated with inward rectification in skeletal muscle Nature. 301: 164-166. PMID 6296689  1
1982 Heiny JA, Vergara J. Optical signals from surface and T system membranes in skeletal muscle fibers. Experiments with the potentiometric dye NK2367 Journal of General Physiology. 80: 203-230. PMID 6981683  1
1982 Palade P, Vergara J. Arsenazo III and antipyrylazo III calcium transients in single skeletal muscle fibers Journal of General Physiology. 79: 679-707. PMID 6802933  1
1982 Bezanilla F, Vergara J, Taylor RE. 10. Voltage Clamping of Excitable Membranes Methods in Experimental Physics. 20: 445-511. DOI: 10.1016/S0076-695X(08)60159-3  1
1979 Caputo C, Vergara J, Bezanilla F. Local anaesthetics inhibit tension development and Nile blue fluorescence signals in frog muscle fibres. Nature. 277: 400-2. PMID 317836 DOI: 10.1038/277400a0  1
1978 Nassar-Gentina V, Passonneau JV, Vergara JL, Rapoport SI. Metabolic correlates of fatigue and of recovery from fatigue in single frog muscle fibers. The Journal of General Physiology. 72: 593-606. PMID 310867  1
1978 Vergara J, Bezanilla F, Salzberg BM. Nile blue fluorescence signals from cut single muscle fibers under voltage or current clamp conditions. The Journal of General Physiology. 72: 775-800. PMID 310445  1
1977 Vergara JL, Rapoprot SI, Nassar-Gentina V. Fatigue and posttetanic potentiation in single muscle fibers of the frog. The American Journal of Physiology. 232: C185-90. PMID 300990  1
1976 Vergara J, Bezanilla F. Fluorescence changes during electrical activity in frog muscle stained with merocyanine. Nature. 259: 684-6. PMID 1250422  1
1974 Vergara JL, Rapoport SI. Fatigue in frog single muscle fibres. Nature. 252: 727-8. PMID 4548158  1
1974 Atwater I, Rojas E, Vergara J. Calcium influxes and tension development in perfused single barnacle muscle fibres under membrane potential control The Journal of Physiology. 243: 523-551. PMID 4449073 DOI: 10.1113/jphysiol.1974.sp010765  1
1973 Keynes RD, Rojas E, Taylor RE, Vergara J. Calcium and potassium systems of a giant barnacle muscle fibre under membrane potential control. The Journal of Physiology. 229: 409-55. PMID 4724831 DOI: 10.1113/jphysiol.1973.sp010146  1
1973 Bezanilla F, Rojas E, Vergara J. Excitation contraction coupling in barnacle muscle fibres under membrane potential control Acta Physiologica Latino-Americana. 23: 497-501.  1
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