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Douglas (Doug) Swank

TitleAssociate Professor
InstitutionRensselaer Polytechnic Institute
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    1. Zhao C, Swank DM. An embryonic myosin isoform enables stretch activation and cyclical power in Drosophila jump muscle. Biophys J. 2013 Jun 18; 104(12):2662-70.
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    2. Eldred CC, Naber N, Pate E, Cooke R, Swank DM. Conformational changes at the nucleotide site in the presence of bound ADP do not set the velocity of fast Drosophila myosins. J Muscle Res Cell Motil. 2013 Feb; 34(1):35-42.
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    3. Swank DM. Mechanical analysis of Drosophila indirect flight and jump muscles. Methods. 2012 Jan; 56(1):69-77.
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    4. Wang Q, Zhao C, Swank DM. Calcium and stretch activation modulate power generation in Drosophila flight muscle. Biophys J. 2011 Nov 2; 101(9):2207-13.
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    5. Ramanath S, Wang Q, Bernstein SI, Swank DM. Disrupting the myosin converter-relay interface impairs Drosophila indirect flight muscle performance. Biophys J. 2011 Sep 7; 101(5):1114-22.
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    6. Clark KA, Lesage-Horton H, Zhao C, Beckerle MC, Swank DM. Deletion of Drosophila muscle LIM protein decreases flight muscle stiffness and power generation. Am J Physiol Cell Physiol. 2011 Aug; 301(2):C373-82.
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    7. Purcell TJ, Naber N, Franks-Skiba K, Dunn AR, Eldred CC, Berger CL, Málnási-Csizmadia A, Spudich JA, Swank DM, Pate E, Cooke R. Nucleotide pocket thermodynamics measured by EPR reveal how energy partitioning relates myosin speed to efficiency. J Mol Biol. 2011 Mar 18; 407(1):79-91.
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    8. Yang C, Kaplan CN, Thatcher ML, Swank DM. The influence of myosin converter and relay domains on cross-bridge kinetics of Drosophila indirect flight muscle. Biophys J. 2010 Sep 8; 99(5):1546-55.
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    9. Eldred CC, Simeonov DR, Koppes RA, Yang C, Corr DT, Swank DM. The mechanical properties of Drosophila jump muscle expressing wild-type and embryonic Myosin isoforms. Biophys J. 2010 Apr 7; 98(7):1218-26.
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    10. Miller MS, Dambacher CM, Knowles AF, Braddock JM, Farman GP, Irving TC, Swank DM, Bernstein SI, Maughan DW. Alternative S2 hinge regions of the myosin rod affect myofibrillar structure and myosin kinetics. Biophys J. 2009 May 20; 96(10):4132-43.
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    11. Yang C, Ramanath S, Kronert WA, Bernstein SI, Maughan DW, Swank DM. Alternative versions of the myosin relay domain differentially respond to load to influence Drosophila muscle kinetics. Biophys J. 2008 Dec; 95(11):5228-37.
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    12. Kronert WA, Dambacher CM, Knowles AF, Swank DM, Bernstein SI. Alternative relay domains of Drosophila melanogaster myosin differentially affect ATPase activity, in vitro motility, myofibril structure and muscle function. J Mol Biol. 2008 Jun 6; 379(3):443-56.
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    13. Swank DM, Vishnudas VK, Maughan DW. An exceptionally fast actomyosin reaction powers insect flight muscle. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2006 Nov 14; 103(46):17543-7.
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    14. Hao Y, Miller MS, Swank DM, Liu H, Bernstein SI, Maughan DW, Pollack GH. Passive stiffness in Drosophila indirect flight muscle reduced by disrupting paramyosin phosphorylation, but not by embryonic myosin S2 hinge substitution. Biophys J. 2006 Dec 15; 91(12):4500-6.
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    15. Swank DM, Braddock J, Brown W, Lesage H, Bernstein SI, Maughan DW. An alternative domain near the ATP binding pocket of Drosophila myosin affects muscle fiber kinetics. Biophys J. 2006 Apr 1; 90(7):2427-35.
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    16. Miller BM, Zhang S, Suggs JA, Swank DM, Littlefield KP, Knowles AF, Bernstein SI. An alternative domain near the nucleotide-binding site of Drosophila muscle myosin affects ATPase kinetics. J Mol Biol. 2005 Oct 14; 353(1):14-25.
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    17. Liu H, Miller MS, Swank DM, Kronert WA, Maughan DW, Bernstein SI. Paramyosin phosphorylation site disruption affects indirect flight muscle stiffness and power generation in Drosophila melanogaster. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2005 Jul 26; 102(30):10522-7.
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    18. Swank DM, Kronert WA, Bernstein SI, Maughan DW. Alternative N-terminal regions of Drosophila myosin heavy chain tune muscle kinetics for optimal power output. Biophys J. 2004 Sep; 87(3):1805-14.
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    19. Swank DM, Knowles AF, Kronert WA, Suggs JA, Morrill GE, Nikkhoy M, Manipon GG, Bernstein SI. Variable N-terminal regions of muscle myosin heavy chain modulate ATPase rate and actin sliding velocity. J Biol Chem. 2003 May 9; 278(19):17475-82.
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    20. Swank DM, Maughan DW. Rates of force generation in Drosophila fast and slow muscle types have opposite responses to phosphate. Adv Exp Med Biol. 2003; 538:459-67; discussion 467-8.
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    21. Littlefield KP, Swank DM, Sanchez BM, Knowles AF, Warshaw DM, Bernstein SI. The converter domain modulates kinetic properties of Drosophila myosin. Am J Physiol Cell Physiol. 2003 Apr; 284(4):C1031-8.
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    22. Swank DM, Knowles AF, Suggs JA, Sarsoza F, Lee A, Maughan DW, Bernstein SI. The myosin converter domain modulates muscle performance. Nat Cell Biol. 2002 Apr; 4(4):312-6.
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    23. Swank DM, Rome LC. The influence of thermal acclimation on power production during swimming. II. Mechanics of scup red muscle under in vivo conditions. J Exp Biol. 2001 Feb; 204(Pt 3):419-30.
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    24. Rome LC, Swank DM. The influence of thermal acclimation on power production during swimming. I. In vivo stimulation and length change pattern of scup red muscle. J Exp Biol. 2001 Feb; 204(Pt 3):409-18.
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    25. Swank DM, Bartoo ML, Knowles AF, Iliffe C, Bernstein SI, Molloy JE, Sparrow JC. Alternative exon-encoded regions of Drosophila myosin heavy chain modulate ATPase rates and actin sliding velocity. J Biol Chem. 2001 May 4; 276(18):15117-24.
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    26. Swank DM, Wells L, Kronert WA, Morrill GE, Bernstein SI. Determining structure/function relationships for sarcomeric myosin heavy chain by genetic and transgenic manipulation of Drosophila. Microsc Res Tech. 2000 Sep 15; 50(6):430-42.
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    27. Swank DM, Rome LC. The influence of temperature on power production during swimming. I. In vivo length change and stimulation pattern. J Exp Biol. 2000 Jan; 203(Pt 2):321-31.
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    28. Rome LC, Swank DM, Coughlin DJ. The influence of temperature on power production during swimming. II. Mechanics of red muscle fibres in vivo. J Exp Biol. 2000 Jan; 203(Pt 2):333-45.
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    29. Swank DM, Zhang G, Rome LC. Contraction kinetics of red muscle in scup: mechanism for variation in relaxation rate along the length of the fish. J Exp Biol. 1997 May; 200(Pt 9):1297-307.
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    30. Zhang G, Swank DM, Rome LC. Quantitative distribution of muscle fiber types in the scup Stenotomus chrysops. J Morphol. 1996 Jul; 229(1):71-81.
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    31. Rome LC, Swank D, Corda D. How fish power swimming. Science. 1993 Jul 16; 261(5119):340-3.
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    32. Rome LC, Swank D. The influence of temperature on power output of scup red muscle during cyclical length changes. J Exp Biol. 1992 Oct; 171:261-81.
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