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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

A selected list of 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.