Selected Publications
Henry M. Colecraft, PhD

1. Sharma, V.K., Colecraft, H.M., Wang, D.X., Levey, A.I., Grigorenko, E.V., Yeh, H.H., and Sheu, S-S. 1996. Molecular and functional identification of m1 muscarinic receptors in rat ventricular myocytes. Circ. Res. 79:86-93.
2. Sharma, V.K., Colecraft, H.M., Rubin, L.E., and Sheu, S-S. 1997. Does mammalian heart contain only the m2 muscarinic receptor subtype? Life Sciences 60:1023-1029.
3. Colecraft, H.M., Egamino, J.P., Sharma, V.K., and Sheu, S-S. 1998. Signaling Mechanisms Underlying Muscarinic Receptor-mediated Increase in Contraction Rate in Cultured Heart Cells. J. Biol. Chem. 273:32158-66.
4. Wei, S.K., Colecraft, H.M., DeMaria, C.D., Peterson, B.Z., Zhang, R., Kohout, T.A., Rogers, T.B., and Yue, D.T. 2000. Calcium-channel modulation by recombinant auxiliary beta subunits expressed in young adult heart cells. Circ. Res. 86:175-184.
5. Colecraft, H.M., Patil, P.G., and Yue, D.T. 2000. Differential occurrence of reluctant openings in G-protein-inhibited N and P/Q-type calcium channels. J. Gen. Physiol. 115:175-192.
6. Colecraft, H.M., Brody, D.L., and Yue, D.T. 2001. G-protein inhibition of N- and P/Q-type calcium channels: Distinctive elementary mechanisms and their functional impact. J. Neurosci., 21:1137-1147.


Alseikhan, B.A., DeMaria, C.D., Colecraft, H.M., and Yue, D.T. 2002. Engineered calmodulins reveal the unexpected eminence of Ca2+ channel inactivation in controlling heart excitation. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci.
8. Colecraft, M.H., Alseikhan, B., Takahashi, S. X., Chaudhuri, D., Mittman, Yegnasubramanian V., Alvania, R.S., Johns, D.C., Marbán, E., and Yue, D.T. 2002. Novel functional properties of Ca2+ channel subunits revealed by their expression in adult rat heart cells
J. Physiol. (Lond) 541: 435-452.
9. Takahashi, S.X., Mittman, S., and Colecraft, H.M. 2003. Distinctive Modulatory Effects of Five Human Auxiliary ß2 Subunit Splice Variants on L-Type Calcium Channel Gating. Biophys. J. 84:3007-3021.

Agler, H.L., Evans, J.E., Colecraft, H.M., and Yue, D.T. (2003) Custom distinctions in the interaction of G-protein ß subunits with N-type (CaV2.2) versus P/Q-type (CaV2.1) calcium channels. J. Gen. Physiol. , 121:495-510.


Takahashi, S.X., Miryala, J., and Colecraft, H.M. (2004) Membrane-associated guanylate kinase-like properties of ß subunits required for modulation of voltage-dependent Ca2+ channels. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. , 101: 7193-98.

12. Ganesan A.N., O’Rourke, B., Maack, C., Colecraft, H.M., Sidor, A., Johns, D.C. 2005.  Reverse engineering the L-type Ca2+ channel a1C subunit in adult cardiomyocytes using novel adenoviral vectors. Biochem. Biophys. Res. Comm. 329:749-54.
13. Agler, H.L., Evans, J., Tay, L-H., Anderson, M.J., Colecraft, H.M., and Yue D.T. 2005.  G-protein gated inhibitory module of N-type (CaV2.2) Ca2+ channels. Neuron, 46:891-904.
14. Dalton, S., Takahashi, S.X., Miriyala, J., and Colecraft, H.M. 2005. A single CaVb can reconstitute both trafficking and macroscopic conductance of voltage-dependent calcium channels. J. Physiol., 567:757-769.
15. Takahashi, S.X., Miriyala, J., Tay, L.H., Yue, D.T., and Colecraft, H.M. 2005.  A CaVb SH3-GK interaction regulates multiple properties of voltage-gated Ca2+ channels. J. Gen. Physiol., 126:365-377.

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