Publications

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Found 66 Results
Title Research Area Disease Model System/Component Year
On a coupled electro-chemomechanical model of gastric smooth muscle contraction General Physiology N/A
800A/805A: in-vitro Muscle Apparatus 2020
Exercise promotes satellite cell contribution to myofibers in a load-dependent manner Exercise & Metabolism N/A
800A/805A: in-vitro Muscle Apparatus 2020
Shortening the thick filament by partial deletion of titin’s C-zone alters cardiac function by reducing the operating sarcomere length range Cardiology N/A
2022
A high-whey-protein diet does not enhance mechanical and structural remodeling of cardiac muscle in response to aerobic exercise in rats Cardiology N/A
2022
One-to-one innervation of vocal muscles allows precise control of birdsong General Physiology N/A
2021
SIRT1 regulates nuclear number and domain size in skeletal muscle fibers Molecular Biology and Pharmacology N/A
2018
Influence of residual force enhancement and elongation of attached cross-bridges on stretch-shortening cycle in skinned muscle fibers General Physiology N/A
2017
Cortical Responses to Touch Reflect Subcortical Integration of LTMR Signals Pain/Touch N/A
300C-I: Dual-Mode Indenters 2021
Intermittent Failure of Spike Propagation in Primary Afferent Neurons during Tactile Stimulation Pain/Touch N/A
300C-I: Dual-Mode Indenters 2019
The signaling lipid sphingosine 1-phosphate regulates mechanical pain Pain/Touch N/A
300C-I: Dual-Mode Indenters 2018
Influence of weighted downhill running training on serial sarcomere number and work loop performance in the rat soleus Exercise & Metabolism N/A
615A: Dynamic Muscle Control and Analysis Software 2022
Influence of external forces on actin-dependent T cell protrusions during immune synapse formation Artificial Muscle Physiological Tissue N/A
400B: Force Transducers 2021
USH2A is a Meissner’s corpuscle protein necessary for normal vibration sensing in mice and humans Pain/Touch N/A
300C-I: Dual-Mode Indenters 2021
Store-Operated Ca2+ Entry in Skeletal Muscle Contributes to the Increase in Body Temperature during Exertional Stress Exercise & Metabolism N/A
1200A: Isolated Muscle System for Mice 2022
High-Fat Diet Impairs Muscle Function and Increases the Risk of Environmental Heatstroke in Mice Exercise & Metabolism N/A
1200A: Isolated Muscle System for Mice 2022
The road not taken: Evolution of tetrodotoxin resistance in the Sierra garter snake (Thamnophis couchii) by a path less traveled General Physiology N/A
800A/805A: in-vitro Muscle Apparatus 2022
Optogenetic activation of muscle contraction in vivo Neuromuscular N/A
1300A: 3-in-1 Whole Animal System for Mice 2021
Influence of external forces on actin-dependent T cell protrusions during immune synapse formation Artificial Muscle Physiological Tissue N/A
400B: Force Transducers 2021
USH2A is a Meissner’s corpuscle protein necessary for normal vibration sensing in mice and humans Pain/Touch N/A
300C-I: Dual-Mode Indenters 2021
In vitro virtual reality: an anatomically explicit musculoskeletal simulation powered by in vitro muscle using closed-loop tissue–software interaction General Physiology N/A
300C: Dual-Mode Muscle Levers 2020
Meissner corpuscles and their spatially intermingled afferents underlie gentle touch perception Pain/Touch N/A
300C-I: Dual-Mode Indenters 2020
Controllable Cell Deformation Using Acoustic Streaming for Membrane Permeability Modulation Artificial Muscle Physiological Tissue N/A
400B: Force Transducers 2020
Improved volatile cargo retention and mechanical properties of capsules via sediment-free in situ polymerization with cross-linked poly(vinyl alcohol) as an emulsifier Nanomaterials MEMS N/A
400B: Force Transducers 2020
Long-Stroke Rolling Diaphragm Actuators For Haptic Display of Forces in Teleoperation Biomaterials Polymers N/A
300C: Dual-Mode Muscle Levers 2019
Electrostatic flapping-wing actuator with improved lift force by the pivot-spar bracket design Biomaterials Polymers N/A
400B: Force Transducers 2018
Incubation with sodium nitrite attenuates fatigue development in intact single mouse fibres at physiological Exercise & Metabolism N/A
1500A: Isolated Muscle System – Microscope Mountable 2019
Fabrication of a Miniature Paper-Based Electroosmotic Actuator Biomaterials Polymers N/A
300C: Dual-Mode Muscle Levers 2016
Composite microcapsules with enhanced mechanical stability and reduced active ingredient leakage Nanomaterials MEMS N/A
400B: Force Transducers 2016
Effects of temperature and force requirements on muscle work and power output Comparative Physiology N/A
800A/805A: in-vitro Muscle Apparatus 2017
Influence of residual force enhancement and elongation of attached cross-bridges on stretch-shortening cycle in skinned muscle fibers General Physiology N/A
802D: Permeabilized Fiber Apparatus – Microscope Mountable 2017
Hypothermia Decreases O2 Cost for ex vivo Contraction in Mouse Skeletal Muscle Exercise & Metabolism N/A
1500A: Isolated Muscle System – Microscope Mountable 2018
Mathematical model for isometric and isotonic muscle contractions. Exercise & Metabolism N/A
615A: Dynamic Muscle Control and Analysis Software 2017
The active force-length relationship is invisible during extensive eccentric contractions in skinned skeletal muscle fibres. General Physiology N/A
901D: High-Speed Video Sarcomere Length 2017
MgADP activation contributes to force enhancement during fast stretch of isolated skeletal myofibrils. Molecular Biology and Pharmacology N/A
1700A: Myofibril System – Microscope Mountable 2015
Viscoelastic characterization of the primate finger pad in vivo by microstep indentation and three-dimensional finite element models for tactile sensation studies . Pain/Touch N/A
300C-I: Dual-Mode Indenters 2015
Modeling Bioactive Materials. Biomaterials Polymers N/A
615A: Dynamic Muscle Control and Analysis Software 2015
Gamma-sarcoglycan is required for the response of archvillin to mechanical stimulation in skeletal muscle. Pain/Touch N/A
701C: Electrical Stimulator 2015
Disruption of KATP Channel Expression in Skeletal Muscle by Targeted Oligonucleotide Delivery Promotes Activity-linked Thermogenesis. Exercise & Metabolism N/A
809C: in-situ Mouse Apparatus 2015
Sarcolemmal ATP-sensitive potassium channels modulate skeletal muscle function under low-intensity workloads. Exercise & Metabolism N/A
809C: in-situ Mouse Apparatus 2014
Arsenic induces sustained impairment of skeletal muscle and muscle progenitor cell ultrastructure and bioenergetics. Exercise & Metabolism N/A
809C: in-situ Mouse Apparatus 2014
Method and apparatus for measuring cantilever deflection in constrained spaces. General Physiology N/A
1700A: Myofibril System – Microscope Mountable 2014
Arginylation of Myosin Heavy Chain Regulates Skeletal Muscle Strength. Molecular Biology and Pharmacology N/A
1700A: Myofibril System – Microscope Mountable 2014
Encoding properties of the mechanosensory neurons in the Johnston’s organ of the hawk moth, Manduca sexta. Pain/Touch N/A
300C-I: Dual-Mode Indenters 2014
A somatosensory circuit for cooling perception in mice. Pain/Touch N/A
300C-I: Dual-Mode Indenters 2014
Thermal effects on the performance, motor control and muscle dynamics of ballistic feeding in the salamander Eurycea guttolineata. Comparative Physiology N/A
800A/805A: in-vitro Muscle Apparatus 2014
Arsenic induces sustained impairment of skeletal muscle and muscle progenitor cell ultrastructure and bioenergetics. Exercise & Metabolism N/A
1300A: 3-in-1 Whole Animal System for Mice 2014
Effects of spatiotemporal stimulus properties on spike timing correlations in owl monkey primary somatosensory cortex. Pain/Touch N/A
300C-I: Dual-Mode Indenters 2012
Serotonin as an integrator of leech behavior and muscle mechanical performance. Comparative Physiology N/A
604A | 604D | 604E: Data Acquisition Signal Interface 2012
Thermal effects on motor control and in vitro muscle dynamics of the ballistic tongue apparatus in chameleons. Comparative Physiology N/A
604A | 604D | 604E: Data Acquisition Signal Interface 2012
Sustained release of bone morphogenetic protein-4 in adult rabbit extraocular muscle results in decreased force and muscle size: potential for strabismus treatment. Muscle Pathology & Wasting N/A
1205A: Isolated Muscle System for Rats 2011
Reactive oxygen species formation during tetanic contractions in single isolated Xenopus myofibers. Comparative Physiology N/A
1500A: Isolated Muscle System – Microscope Mountable 2011
Optical detection system for probing cantilever deflections parallel to a sample surface. General Physiology N/A
1700A: Myofibril System – Microscope Mountable 2011
The ADP receptor P2Y1 is necessary for normal thermal sensitivity in cutaneous polymodal nociceptors. Pain/Touch N/A
300C-I: Dual-Mode Indenters 2011
Synthesizing microcapsules with controlled geometrical and mechanical properties with microfluidic double emulsion technology. Biomaterials Polymers N/A
400B: Force Transducers 2009
Fiber-type dependence of stretch-induced force enhancement in rat skeletal muscle. Exercise & Metabolism N/A
1200A: Isolated Muscle System for Mice 2010
Effect of MicroRNA Modulation on Bioartificial Muscle Function. Artificial Muscle Physiological Tissue N/A
1500A: Isolated Muscle System – Microscope Mountable 2010
Striated Muscles: From Molecules to Cells. Molecular Biology and Pharmacology N/A
1700A: Myofibril System – Microscope Mountable 2010
Analysing force-pCa curves. General Physiology N/A
315D/322D: High-Speed Length Controllers 2010
Micromechanical characterization of hydrogel-based contact lens. Biomaterials Polymers N/A
400B: Force Transducers 2010
Dihydrotestosterone activates the MAPK pathway and modulates maximum isometric force through the EGF receptor in isolated intact mouse skeletal muscle fibres. Molecular Biology and Pharmacology N/A
825A: Thermocouple Meter / TEC Controller 2010
Clenbuterol and formoterol decrease force production in isolated intact mouse skeletal muscle fiber bundles through a beta2-adrenoceptor-independent mechanism. Molecular Biology and Pharmacology N/A
825A: Thermocouple Meter / TEC Controller 2010
Encoding of compressive stress during indentation by group III and IV muscle mechano-nociceptors in rat gracilis muscle. Pain/Touch N/A
300C-I: Dual-Mode Indenters 2003
Three-dimensional load analysis of indentation stimulators. Pain/Touch N/A
300C-I: Dual-Mode Indenters 2003
Effects of buthionine sulfoximine treatment on diaphragm contractility and SR Ca2+ pump function in rats. Molecular Biology and Pharmacology N/A
605A: Dynamic Muscle Data Acquisition and Analysis System 2007
904-Plat Critical Sarcomere Length Extension and Phase Transition Of Force During Lengthening Of Skeletal Muscle Myofibrils. Molecular Biology and Pharmacology N/A
1700A: Myofibril System – Microscope Mountable 2008
Mechanical characterization of biomimetic membranes by micro-shaft poking. Biomaterials Polymers N/A
400B: Force Transducers 2008
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