335 Powell-Focht Bioengineering Hall
Electrical Engineering, Instituto Tecnologico de Tijuana, 1985
I am interested in the molecular basis of erythrocyte membrane skeleton biomechanics, specifically the contribution of tropomyosin and tropomodulin to junctional complexes architecture and their implication on the erythrocyte functional properties.
Vera, C., Sood, A., Gao, K.-M., Yee, L., Lin, J., and Sung, L.A. (2000). Tropomodulin-binding site mapped to residues 7-14 at the N-terminal heptad repeats of tropomyosin isoform 5. Arch. Biochem. Biophys. 378, 16-24.
Chu, X., J. Chen, M. C. Reedy, C. Vera, K. L. Sung and L. A. Sung. E-Tmod capping of actin filaments at the slow-growing end is required to establish mouse embryonic circulation. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 284:H1827-38, 2003.