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Raul Alejandro Padron Crema PhD

InstitutionUniversity of Massachusetts Medical School
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Worcester MA 01655
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    Central University of Venezuela, Caracas, , VenezuelaBSEngineering
    MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Cambridge, U.K.Postdoctoral Fellow
    Venezuelan Institute for Science Research -Caracas, Caracas, , VenezuelaMSBiology
    Venezuelan Institute for Science Research -Caracas, Caracas, , VenezuelaDR.SBiology
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    2018Elected International Member, National Academy of Sciences (NAS) U.S.A.
    2004Elected Member, The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS)
    2002Elected Member, Latin American Academy of Sciences (ACAL)

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    1. Weikang Ma, Sebastian Duno-Miranda, Thomas Irving, Roger Craig, and Raul Padron. Relaxed tarantula skeletal muscle has two ATP energy-saving mechanisms. J Gen Physiology. 2021; 153(3):e202012780.
    2. Yang S, Tiwari P, Lee KH, Sato O, Ikebe M, Padrón R, Craig R. Cryo-EM structure of the inhibited (10S) form of myosin II. Nature. 2020 Dec 02. PMID: 33268893.
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    3. Padrón R, Ma W, Duno-Miranda S, Koubassova N, Lee KH, Pinto A, Alamo L, Bolaños P, Tsaturyan A, Irving T, Craig R. The myosin interacting-heads motif present in live tarantula muscle explains tetanic and posttetanic phosphorylation mechanisms. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2020 May 22. PMID: 32444484.
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    4. Padrón, R., Ma, W., Duno-Miranda, S., Koubassova, N., Lee, K. H., Pinto, A., Alamo, L., Bolaños, P., Tsaturyan, A., Irving, T. and Craig, R. . The myosin interacting-heads motif present in live tarantula muscle explains tetanic and post-tetanic phosphorylation mechanisms. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences May 2020, 201921312; DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1921312117. 2020.
    5. Toepfer CN, Garfinkel AC, Venturini G, Wakimoto H, Repetti G, Alamo L, Sharma A, Agarwal R, Ewoldt JF, Cloonan P, Letendre J, Lun M, Olivotto I, Colan S, Ashley E, Jacoby D, Michels M, Redwood CS, Watkins HC, Day SM, Staples JF, Padrón R, Chopra A, Ho CY, Chen CS, Pereira AC, Seidman JG, Seidman CE. Myosin Sequestration Regulates Sarcomere Function, Cardiomyocyte Energetics, and Metabolism, Informing the Pathogenesis of Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy. Circulation . 2020.
    6. Sulbarán G, Biasutto A, Méndez F, Pinto A, Alamo L, Padrón R. . 18O labeling on Ser45 but not on Ser35 supports the cooperative phosphorylation mechanism on tarantula thick filament activation. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 2020.
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