The structure and regulation of human muscle α-actinin.
Vienna, Austria. In Cell, Jan 2015
The structure provides insight into the phosphoinositide-based mechanism controlling its interaction with sarcomeric proteins such as titin, lays a foundation for studying the impact of pathogenic mutations at molecular resolution, and is likely to be broadly relevant for the regulation of spectrin-like proteins.
Pathogenic mechanisms in centronuclear myopathies.
London, United Kingdom. In Front Aging Neurosci, 2013
The most common forms of congenital myopathies with central nuclei have been attributed to X-linked recessive mutations in the MTM1 gene encoding myotubularin ("X-linked myotubular myopathy"), autosomal-dominant mutations in the DNM2 gene encoding dynamin-2 and the BIN1 gene encoding amphiphysin-2 (also named bridging integrator-1, BIN1, or SH3P9), and autosomal-recessive mutations in BIN1, the RYR1 gene encoding the skeletal muscle ryanodine receptor, and the TTN gene encoding titin.
Chronic ischemic viable myocardium in man: Aspects of dedifferentiation.
Maastricht, Netherlands. In Cardiovasc Pathol, 1995
In the present study the expression and organizational pattern of contractile and cytoskeletal proteins such as titin, cardiotin, and α-smooth muscle actin were assessed in hibernating and normal myocardium because the expression and organization of these constituents have been related to certain stages of cardiomyocyte differentiation.