Publications

1.  Mayilvahanan Shanmugam, Cristina E. Molina, Shumin Gao, Renaud Severac-Bastide, Rodolphe Fischmeister and Gopal J. Babu. (2011). Decreased sarcolipin protein expression and enhanced sarco(endo)plasmic reticulum Ca2+ uptake in human atrial fibrillation. Biochem. Biophys. Res. Comm. 410: 97-101. PMID: 21640081

2.  Zhenghang Zhao, Nadezhda Fefelova, Mayilvahanan Shanmugam, Peter Bishara, Gopal J. Babu, Lai-Hua Xie (2011). Angiotensin II Induces afterdepolarizations via reactive oxygen species and calmodulin kinase II signaling. J. Mol. Cell. Cardiol. 50(1):128-136. PMID: 2105933.

3.  Mayilvahanan Shanmugam, Shumin Gao, Chull Hong, Nadezhda Fefelova, Martha C. Nowycky, Lai-Hua Xie, Muthu Periasamy, and Gopal J. Babu. (2011). Ablation of Phospholamban and Sarcolipin Results in Cardiac Hypertrophy and Decreased Cardiac Contractility. Cardiovas. Res. 89(2):353-361 PMID: 20833651

4.  Poornima Bhupathy, Gopal J. Babu, Makoto Ito and Muthu Periasamy. (2009). Threonine 5 at the N-terminus can modulate sarcolipin function in cardiac myocytes. J Mol. Cell. Cardiol. 47(5):723-729.

5.  Muthu Periasamy, Poornima Bhupathy and Gopal J. Babu. (2008). Regulation of Sarcoplasmic reticulum Ca2+ ATPase pump expression and its relevance to cardiac muscle physiology and pathology. Cardiovas. Res. 77 (2): 265-273.

6.  Gopal J. Babu*, Poornima Bhupathy, Valeriy Timofeyev, Natalia N Petrashevskaya, Peter J Reiser, Nipavan Chiamvimonvat and Muthu Periasamy. (2007). Ablation of sarcolipin enhances sarcoplasmic reticulum calcium transport and atrial contractility. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA. 104: 17867-17872.

7.  Gopal J. Babu, Poornima Bhupathy, Cynthia A. Carnes, George E. Billman and Muthu Periasamy. (2007). Differential expression of sarcolipin protein during muscle development and cardiac pathophysiology. J Mol Cell Cardiol. 43(2):215-22.

8.  Poornima Bhupathy, Gopal J. Babu and Muthu Periasamy. (2007). Sarcolipin and phospholamban as regulators of cardiac sarcoplasmic reticulum Ca2+ ATPase. J Mol. Cell. Cardiol. 42(5):903-11