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Carolina Figueroa

TitleInstructor
InstitutionRush University, Rush Medical College
DepartmentPhysiology and Biophysics
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    My Scopus ID is 48461187100.
    My NIH COMMONS name is LCFIGUEROA.

    My Faculty Profile at Rush University Medical Center:
    https://www.rushu.rush.edu/faculty/lourdes-carolina-figueroa-phd

    My Laboratory:
    https://www.rushu.rush.edu/research/departmental-research/physiology-and-biophysics-research/laboratory-eduardo-r%C3%ADos-phd

    My NCBI Bibliography:
    https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=Lourdes+Figueroa

    My Scopus:
    https://www.scopus.com/authid/detail.uri?authorId=48461187100

    Education:
    PhD, Instituto Venezolano de Investigaciones Cientificas, Biophysics and Physiology Program, Venezuela
    Licentiate, Universidad Central de Venezuela, Cell Biology Program, Venezuela


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    1. Manno C, Figueroa LC, Gillespie D, Fitts R, Kang C, Franzini-Armstrong C, Rios E. Calsequestrin depolymerizes when calcium is depleted in the sarcoplasmic reticulum of working muscle. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2017 Jan 24; 114(4):E638-E647. PMID: 28069951.
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    2. Ríos E, Figueroa L, Manno C, Kraeva N, Riazi S. The couplonopathies: A comparative approach to a class of diseases of skeletal and cardiac muscle. J Gen Physiol. 2015 Jun; 145(6):459-74. PMID: 26009541; PMCID: PMC4442791.
    3. Manno C, Figueroa L, Royer L, Pouvreau S, Lee CS, Volpe P, Nori A, Zhou J, Meissner G, Hamilton SL, Ríos E. Altered Ca2+ concentration, permeability and buffering in the myofibre Ca2+ store of a mouse model of malignant hyperthermia. J Physiol. 2013 Sep 15; 591(18):4439-57. PMID: 23798496; PMCID: PMC3784192.
    4. Manno C, Figueroa L, Fitts R, Ríos E. Confocal imaging of transmembrane voltage by SEER of di-8-ANEPPS. J Gen Physiol. 2013 Mar; 141(3):371-87. PMID: 23440278; PMCID: PMC3581694.
    5. Figueroa L, Shkryl VM, Blatter LA, Ríos E. Using two dyes with the same fluorophore to monitor cellular calcium concentration in an extended range. PLoS One. 2013; 8(2):e55778. PMID: 23409040; PMCID: PMC3567097.
    6. Manno C, Sztretye M, Figueroa L, Allen PD, Ríos E. Dynamic measurement of the calcium buffering properties of the sarcoplasmic reticulum in mouse skeletal muscle. J Physiol. 2013 Jan 15; 591(2):423-42. PMID: 23148320; PMCID: PMC3577525.
    7. Figueroa L, Shkryl VM, Zhou J, Manno C, Momotake A, Brum G, Blatter LA, Ellis-Davies GC, Ríos E. Synthetic localized calcium transients directly probe signalling mechanisms in skeletal muscle. J Physiol. 2012 Mar 15; 590(6):1389-411. PMID: 22310315; PMCID: PMC3382330.
    8. Sztretye M, Yi J, Figueroa L, Zhou J, Royer L, Allen P, Brum G, Ríos E. Measurement of RyR permeability reveals a role of calsequestrin in termination of SR Ca(2+) release in skeletal muscle. J Gen Physiol. 2011 Aug; 138(2):231-47. PMID: 21788611; PMCID: PMC3149434.
    9. Sztretye M, Yi J, Figueroa L, Zhou J, Royer L, Ríos E. D4cpv-calsequestrin: a sensitive ratiometric biosensor accurately targeted to the calcium store of skeletal muscle. J Gen Physiol. 2011 Aug; 138(2):211-29. PMID: 21788610; PMCID: PMC3149433.
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