T Kitazawa

Summary

Affiliation: Georgetown University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Reconstitution of protein kinase C-induced contractile Ca2+ sensitization in triton X-100-demembranated rabbit arterial smooth muscle
    T Kitazawa
    Department of Physiology and Biophysics, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    J Physiol 520:139-52. 1999
  2. ncbi request reprint Agonists trigger G protein-mediated activation of the CPI-17 inhibitor phosphoprotein of myosin light chain phosphatase to enhance vascular smooth muscle contractility
    T Kitazawa
    Department of Physiology and Biophysics, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    J Biol Chem 275:9897-900. 2000
  3. pmc Expression of CPI-17 and myosin phosphatase correlates with Ca(2+) sensitivity of protein kinase C-induced contraction in rabbit smooth muscle
    T P Woodsome
    Department of Physiology and Biophysics, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    J Physiol 535:553-64. 2001
  4. pmc Non-genomic mechanism of 17 beta-oestradiol-induced inhibition of contraction in mammalian vascular smooth muscle
    T Kitazawa
    Department of Physiology and Biophysics, Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington DC 20007, USA
    J Physiol 499:497-511. 1997

Collaborators

  • T P Woodsome
  • M Eto
  • A Everett
  • D L Brautigan

Detail Information

Publications4

  1. pmc Reconstitution of protein kinase C-induced contractile Ca2+ sensitization in triton X-100-demembranated rabbit arterial smooth muscle
    T Kitazawa
    Department of Physiology and Biophysics, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    J Physiol 520:139-52. 1999
    ..7. Our results indicate that PKC requires CPI-17 phosphorylation at Thr-38 but not calponin for reconstitution of the contractile Ca2+ sensitization in the demembranated arterial smooth muscle...
  2. ncbi request reprint Agonists trigger G protein-mediated activation of the CPI-17 inhibitor phosphoprotein of myosin light chain phosphatase to enhance vascular smooth muscle contractility
    T Kitazawa
    Department of Physiology and Biophysics, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    J Biol Chem 275:9897-900. 2000
    ..The results show that agonists such as histamine signal through phosphorylation of CPI-17 to produce Ca(2+) sensitization of smooth muscle contraction...
  3. pmc Expression of CPI-17 and myosin phosphatase correlates with Ca(2+) sensitivity of protein kinase C-induced contraction in rabbit smooth muscle
    T P Woodsome
    Department of Physiology and Biophysics, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    J Physiol 535:553-64. 2001
    ..This implicates CPI-17 inhibition of MLCP as an important component in modulating vascular muscle tone...
  4. pmc Non-genomic mechanism of 17 beta-oestradiol-induced inhibition of contraction in mammalian vascular smooth muscle
    T Kitazawa
    Department of Physiology and Biophysics, Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington DC 20007, USA
    J Physiol 499:497-511. 1997
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