Publications

Applied Health Sciences - Kinesiology




Publications

  • Gittings W, Aggarwal H, Stull JT and Vandenboom, R.  The force dependence of isometric and concentric contractions in mouse muscles with and without myosin light chain kinase. Canadian Journal of Physiology and Pharmacolgy (In Press) 
  • Vandenboom R, Gittings W, Smith IC, Grange RW and JT Stull. Myosin Phosphorylation and Force Potentiation in Skeletal Muscle: Evidence from Animal Models. Journal of Muscle Research and Cell Motility 34(5-6): 317-332, 2013.
  • Smith IC, Gittings W, Huang J, Bloemberg E, Quadrilatero J, Tupling AR and Vandenboom R. Potentiation in Mouse Lumbrical Muscle Without Myosin Light Chain Phosphorylation: Is Resting Calcium Responsible? Journal of General Physiology 141(3): 297-308, 2013 
  • Gittings W, Huang J and Vandenboom R. Tetanic Force Potentiation of Mouse Fast Muscle is Shortening Speed  Dependent. Journal of Muscle Research and Cell Motility 33(5): 359-368, 2012.
  • Caterini D, Gittings W, Huang J and Vandenboom R. The Effect of Work Cycle Frequency on Potentiation of Dynamic Function in Mouse Fast Muscle. Journal of Experimental Biology 214: 3915-3923, 2011.
  • Xeni J, Gittings W, Caterini D, Quadrilatero J, Houston ME, Grange RW and Vandenboom R. Myosin Light Chain Phosphorylation and Potentiation of Dynamic Function. Pflugers Archive 462: 349-358, 2011.
  • Inglis G, Howard J, Gabriel DG and Vandenboom R. Decreased Motor Unit Firing Rates in the Potentiated Human Tibalis Anterior Muscle. Acta Physiologica 201: 483-492, 2011.
  • Stull JT, Kamm, C and Vandenboom, R. Myosin Light Chain Kinase and the Role of Myosin Light Chain Phosphorylation in Skeletal Muscle. Archives of Biochemistry and Biophysics 510: 120-128, 2011.
  • Gittings W, Huang J, Smith I, Quadrilatero J and Vandenboom R. The Effect of Myosin Light Chain Kinase Gene Ablation on the Fatigability of Mouse Fast Muscle. Journal of Muscle Research and Cell Motility 31: 337-348, 2011.
  • Vandenboom R, Herron T, Favre E, Albaya F and Metzger JM. Gene Transfer, Expression and Sarcomeric Incorporation of a Headless Myosin Molecule in Cardiac Myocytes: Evidence for a Reserve in Myofilament Motor Function. American Journal of Physiology (Heart and Circulation) 300: 574-582, 2011.
  • Smith IC, Huang J, Quadrilatero J, Tupling AR and Vandenboom R. Force Potentiation in the MDX mouse. Journal of Muscle Research and Cell Motility 31(4): 267-277, 2010.
  • Herron TJ, Vandenboom R, Fomicheva E, Mundada L, Edwards T and Metzger JM. Calcium-Independent Negative Inotropy by β - Myosin Heavy Chain Gene Transfer in Cardiac Myocytes. Circulation Research 100(8): 1182 - 1190, 2007.
  • Vandenboom R, Weihe E and Hannon JD. Dynamics of Crossbridge-Mediated Activation in the Heart. Journal Muscle Research Cell Motility, 26: 247 - 257, 2005.
  • Vandenboom R. The Myofibrillar Complex and Fatigue: A Review. Canadian Journal of Applied Physiology. 29(3): 330-356, 2004.
  • Vandenboom R, Hannon JD and Sieck GC. Isotonic Force Modulates Force Redevelopment Rate of Intact Frog Skeletal Muscle Fibers: Evidence for Cross-Bridge Induced Thin Filament Activation. Journal of Physiology 543:555-566, 2002.
  • Vandenboom R, Claflin DR and Julian F. The Effects of Rapid Shortening on Rate of Force Regeneration and Myoplasmic Calcium in Intact Frog Skeletal Muscle Fibers. Journal of Physiology 511:171-180, 1998.
a portrait of Rene Vandenboom
Rene Vandenboom

Associate Professor
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