Christina Karatzaferi

Position:      Post-doctoral Fellow
Specialty:    Biophysics, Mathematics, Physiology,
                     Electron Paramagnetic Resonance
Phone:         (415) 476-1975
Fax:             (415) 476-1902

Research Interests:
- Muscle Mechanisms
    - Muscle fatigue

Selected Publications:

  • 1. Karatzaferi, C., Myburgh K.H., Chinn, M.C., Franks-Skiba, K., and Cooke, R. The Effect Of An ADP Analog On Isometric Force And ATPase Activity Of Active Muscle Fibers. Am. J. Physiology, 284:C816-825 (2003).
  • 2. Karatzaferi, C., Chinn, M.K., and Cooke, R. The Force Exerted By A Muscle Crossbridge Depends Directly On The Strength Of the Actomyosin Bond. Biophysical J. 87:2532-2544 (2004)/li>
  • 3. Vinogradova, M.V., Stone, D.B., Malanina, G.G., Karatzaferi, C., Cooke, R., Mendelson R., Fletterick R. J., How troponin works and how it can be regulated. Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci. 102(14):5038-43 (2005)./li>
  • 4. Karatzaferi, C. Franks-Skiba, K., Cooke, R. The Inhibition Of Shortening Velocity Of Skinned Skeletal Muscle Fibers In Conditions That Mimic Fatigue. Am J. Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol. 294:948-955 (2008).



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