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Julio Vergara, Ph.D. [ Edit Your Profile ]

Email Address: jvergara@mednet.ucla.edu

Lab Number: 310-206-8160
Office Phone Number: 310-825-9307

Work Address:
School of Medicine
Los Angeles, CA 90095 School of Medicine
Los Angeles, CA 90095

Work
Position/Title
Professor, Physiology

Education:
Degrees:
Ph.D.

Publications
DiFranco Marino, Vergara Julio L, The Na conductance in the sarcolemma and the transverse tubular system membranes of mammalian skeletal muscle fibers. The Journal of general physiology. 2011; 138(4): 393-419.
Ermolova Natalia, Kudryashova Elena, DiFranco Marino, Vergara Julio, Kramerova Irina, Spencer Melissa J, Pathogenity of some limb girdle muscular dystrophy mutations can result from reduced anchorage to myofibrils and altered stability of calpain 3. Human molecular genetics. 2011; 20(17): 3331-45.
DiFranco Marino, Tran Philip, Quiñonez Marbella, Vergara Julio L, Functional expression of transgenic 1sDHPR channels in adult mammalian skeletal muscle fibres. The Journal of physiology. 2011; 589(Pt 6): 1421-42.
DiFranco Marino, Herrera Alvaro, Vergara Julio L, Chloride currents from the transverse tubular system in adult mammalian skeletal muscle fibers. The Journal of general physiology. 2011; 137(1): 21-41.
Capote Joana, DiFranco Marino, Vergara Julio L, Excitation-contraction coupling alterations in mdx and utrophin/dystrophin double knockout mice: a comparative study. American journal of physiology. Cell physiology. 2010; 298(5): C1077-86.
DiFranco Marino, Quinonez Marbella, Capote Joana, Vergara Julio, DNA transfection of mammalian skeletal muscles using in vivo electroporation. Journal of visualized experiments : JoVE. 2009; 298(32): .
DiFranco Marino, Capote Joana, Quiñonez Marbella, Vergara Julio L, Voltage-dependent dynamic FRET signals from the transverse tubules in mammalian skeletal muscle fibers. J. Gen. Physiol. 2007; 130(6): 581-600.
Faas Guido C, Schwaller Beat, Vergara Julio L, Mody Istvan, Resolving the fast kinetics of cooperative binding: Ca2+ buffering by calretinin. PLoS Biol. 2007; 5(11): e311.
Gómez José, Neco Patricia, DiFranco Marino, Vergara Julio L, Calcium release domains in mammalian skeletal muscle studied with two-photon imaging and spot detection techniques. J. Gen. Physiol. 2006; 127(6): 623-37.
DiFranco Marino, Neco Patricia, Capote Joana, Meera Pratap, Vergara Julio L, Quantitative evaluation of mammalian skeletal muscle as a heterologous protein expression system. Protein Expr. Purif. 2006; 47(1): 281-8.
Woods Christopher E, Novo David, DiFranco Marino, Capote Joana, Vergara Julio L, Propagation in the transverse tubular system and voltage dependence of calcium release in normal and mdx mouse muscle fibres. J. Physiol. (Lond.). 2005; 568(Pt 3): 867-80.
Faas Guido C, Karacs Kinga, Vergara Julio L, Mody Istvan, Kinetic properties of DM-nitrophen binding to calcium and magnesium. Biophys. J. 2005; 88(6): 4421-33.
Woods Christopher E, Novo David, DiFranco Marino, Vergara Julio L, The action potential-evoked sarcoplasmic reticulum calcium release is impaired in mdx mouse muscle fibres. J. Physiol. (Lond.). 2004; 557(Pt 1): 59-75.