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Douglas M. Swank

Dept. of Biology and Center for Biotechnology and Interdisciplinary Studies

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Troy, NY 12180


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  • Dept. of Biology and Center for Biotechnology and Interdisciplinary Studies, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY 12180. 2006 - 2011


  1. Deletion of Drosophila muscle LIM protein decreases flight muscle stiffness and power generation. Clark, K.A., Lesage-Horton, H., Zhao, C., Beckerle, M.C., Swank, D.M. Am. J. Physiol., Cell Physiol. (2011) [Pubmed]
  2. An alternative domain near the ATP binding pocket of Drosophila myosin affects muscle fiber kinetics. Swank, D.M., Braddock, J., Brown, W., Lesage, H., Bernstein, S.I., Maughan, D.W. Biophys. J. (2006) [Pubmed]
  3. An exceptionally fast actomyosin reaction powers insect flight muscle. Swank, D.M., Vishnudas, V.K., Maughan, D.W. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. (2006) [Pubmed]
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