Publications


In Progress/Submitted

"Arterial Aging in the Fischer 344/NNiaHSd X Brown Norway /BiNia Rat: A Promising Model of Human Vascular Aging"

"Aging-related Changes in Dystrophin Glycoprotein Complex Structure And Function in the F344XBN Rat Heart"

"Assembly and function of Myosin II on UV/ozone patterned trimethylchlorosilane substrates"

2012


Novel applications of acetaminophen. Eric R. Blough and Miaozong Wu. Acetaminophen: Properties, clinical uses and adverse effects. Nova Publishing. (In press). 2012.

2011


Acetaminophen: beyond pain and Fever-relieving. Blough ER, Wu M. Front Pharmacol. 2011;2:72. Epub 2011 Nov 9. PMID:22087105[PubMed] Free PMC Article

Intratracheal instillation of cerium oxide nanoparticles induces hepatic toxicity in male Sprague-Dawley rats. Nalabotu SK, Kolli MB, Triest WE, Ma JY, Manne ND, Katta A, Addagarla HS, Rice KM, Blough ER. Int J Nanomedicine. 2011;6:2327-35. Epub 2011 Oct 14. PMID:22072870[PubMed - in process] Free PMC Article

Submicron bioactive glass tubes for bone tissue engineering. Xie J, Blough ER, Wang CH. Acta Biomater. 2012 Feb;8(2):811-9. Epub 2011 Sep 10. PMID:21945829[PubMed - in process]

Long-Term Efficacy of Deferasirox in Preventing Cardiovascular Complications in the Iron-Overloaded Gerbil. Al-Rousan RM, Manzoor K, Paturi S, Arvapalli RK, Laurino JP, Darnon L, Walker EM, Blough ER. J Cardiovasc Pharmacol Ther. 2011 May 18. [Epub ahead of print] PMID:21593444[PubMed - as supplied by publisher]

Deferasirox protects against iron-induced hepatic injury in Mongolian gerbil. Al-Rousan RM, Rice KM, Katta A, Laurino J, Walker EM, Wu M, Triest WE, Blough ER. Transl Res. 2011 Jun;157(6):368-77. Epub 2011 Jan 13. PMID:21575921[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Transport of single cells using an actin bundle-myosin bionanomotor transport system. Takatsuki H, Tanaka H, Rice KM, Kolli MB, Nalabotu SK, Kohama K, Famouri P, Blough ER. Nanotechnology. 2011 Jun 17;22(24):245101. Epub 2011 Apr 20. PMID:21508464[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Iron-induced cardiac damage: role of apoptosis and deferasirox intervention. Wang Y, Wu M, Al-Rousan R, Liu H, Fannin J, Paturi S, Arvapalli RK, Katta A, Kakarla SK, Rice KM, Triest WE, Blough ER. J Pharmacol Exp Ther. 2011 Jan;336(1):56-63. Epub 2010 Oct 14. PMID:20947636[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE] Free Article

2010


Impaired overload-induced hypertrophy is associated with diminished mTOR signaling in insulin-resistant skeletal muscle of the obese Zucker rat. Katta A, Kundla S, Kakarla SK, Wu M, Fannin J, Paturi S, Liu H, Addagarla HS, Blough ER. Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol. 2010 Dec;299(6):R1666-75. Epub 2010 Oct 6. PMID:20926758[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE] Free PMC Article

Acetaminophen improves protein translational signaling in aged skeletal muscle. Wu M, Liu H, Fannin J, Katta A, Wang Y, Arvapalli RK, Paturi S, Karkala SK, Rice KM, Blough ER.Rejuvenation Res. 2010 Oct;13(5):571-9. Epub 2010 Sep 6. PMID:20818934[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Akt/protein kinase B in skeletal muscle physiology and pathology. Wu M, Falasca M, Blough ER. J Cell Physiol. 2011 Jan;226(1):29-36. Review. PMID:20672327[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

The role of DHEA in relation to problem solving and academic performance. Wemm S, Koone T, Blough ER, Mewaldt S, Bardi M. Biol Psychol. 2010 Sep;85(1):53-61. Epub 2010 May 26. PMID:20562010[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Important roles of Akt/PKB signaling in the aging process. Wu M, Wang B, Fei J, Santanam N, Blough ER. Front Biosci (Schol Ed). 2010 Jun 1;2:1169-88. Review. PMID:20515848[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Chronic acetaminophen attenuates age-associated increases in cardiac ROS and apoptosis in the Fischer Brown Norway rat. Kakarla SK, Fannin JC, Keshavarzian S, Katta A, Paturi S, Nalabotu SK, Wu M, Rice KM, Manzoor K, Walker EM Jr, Blough ER. Basic Res Cardiol. 2010 Jul;105(4):535-44. Epub 2010 Apr 21. PMID:20407780[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Application of poly(amidoamine) dendrimers for use in bionanomotor systems. Kolli MB, Day BS, Takatsuki H, Nalabotu SK, Rice KM, Kohama K, Gadde MK, Kakarla SK, Katta A, Blough ER. Langmuir. 2010 May 4;26(9):6079-82. PMID:20355744[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Deferasirox decreases age-associated iron accumulation in the aging F344XBN rat heart and liver. Arvapalli RK, Paturi S, Laurino JP, Katta A, Kakarla SK, Gadde MK, Wu M, Rice KM, Walker EM, Wehner P, Blough ER. Cardiovasc Toxicol. 2010 Jun;10(2):108-16. PMID:20229123[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Fluprostenol-induced MAPK signaling is independent of aging in Fischer 344/NNiaHSd x Brown Norway/BiNia rat aorta. Rice KM, Walker EM, Kakarla SK, Paturi S, Wu M, Narula S, Blough ER. Ann Clin Lab Sci. 2010 Winter;40(1):26-31. PMID:20124327[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Utilization of myosin and actin bundles for the transport of molecular cargo. Takatsuki H, Rice KM, Asano S, Day BS, Hino M, Oiwa K, Ishikawa R, Hiratsuka Y, Uyeda TQ, Kohama K, Blough ER. Small. 2010 Feb 5;6(3):452-7. PMID:20082357[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Possible molecular mechanisms underlying age-related cardiomyocyte apoptosis in the F344XBN rat heart. Kakarla SK, Rice KM, Katta A, Paturi S, Wu M, Kolli M, Keshavarzian S, Manzoor K, Wehner PS, Blough ER. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2010 Feb;65(2):147-55. Epub 2010 Jan 7. PMID:20056683[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE] Free PMC Article

Shear stress activates Akt during vascular smooth muscle cell reorientation. Rice KM, Kakarla SK, Mupparaju SP, Paturi S, Katta A, Wu M, Harris RT, Blough ER. Biotechnol Appl Biochem. 2010 Feb 18;55(2):85-90. PMID:20055757[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Effect of aging on cellular mechanotransduction. Wu M, Fannin J, Rice KM, Wang B, Blough ER. Ageing Res Rev. 2011 Jan;10(1):1-15. Epub 2009 Nov 20. Review. PMID:19932197[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE] Free PMC Article

2009


Impaired overload-induced hypertrophy in obese Zucker rat slow-twitch skeletal muscle. Paturi S, Gutta AK, Kakarla SK, Katta A, Arnold EC, Wu M, Rice KM, Blough ER. J Appl Physiol. 2010 Jan;108(1):7-13. Epub 2009 Sep 24. PMID:19779156[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE] Free Article

Aging-associated dysfunction of Akt/protein kinase B: S-nitrosylation and acetaminophen intervention. Wu M, Katta A, Gadde MK, Liu H, Kakarla SK, Fannin J, Paturi S, Arvapalli RK, Rice KM, Wang Y, Blough ER. PLoS One. 2009 Jul 29;4(7):e6430. PMID:19641606[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE] Free PMC Article

Altered regulation of contraction-induced Akt/mTOR/p70S6k pathway signaling in skeletal muscle of the obese Zucker rat. Katta A, Kakarla S, Wu M, Paturi S, Gadde MK, Arvapalli R, Kolli M, Rice KM, Blough ER. Exp Diabetes Res. 2009;2009:384683. Epub 2010 Mar 30. PMID:20368999[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE] Free PMC Article

Aortic aging in the Fischer 344 / NNiaHSd x Brown Norway / BiNia Rat. Rice KM, Wu M, Blough ER. J Pharmacol Sci. 2008 Dec;108(4):393-8. PMID:19098384[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE] Free Article

Deferasirox removes cardiac iron and attenuates oxidative stress in the iron-overloaded gerbil. Al-Rousan RM, Paturi S, Laurino JP, Kakarla SK, Gutta AK, Walker EM, Blough ER. Am J Hematol. 2009 Sep;84(9):565-70. PMID:19650117[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Acetaminophen combinations protect against iron-induced cardiac damage in gerbils. Walker EM Jr, Morrison RG, Dornon L, Laurino JP, Walker SM, Studeny M, Wehner PS, Rice KM, Wu M, Blough ER. Ann Clin Lab Sci. 2009 Fall;39(4):378-85. PMID:19880766[PubMed - in process]

Wu M, Desai DH, Kakarla SK, Katta A, Paturi S, Gutta AK, Rice KM, Walker EM Jr, Blough ER. Acetaminophen prevents aging-associated hyperglycemia in aged rats: effect of aging-associated hyperactivation of p38-MAPK and ERK1/2. Diabetes Metab Res Rev. 2009 Mar;25(3):279-86.

Katta A, Karkala SK, Wu M, Meduru S, Desai DH, Rice KM, Blough ER. Lean and obese Zucker rats exhibit different patterns of p70s6 kinase regulation in the tibialis anterior muscle in response to high-force muscle contraction. Muscle Nerve. 2009 Apr;39(4):503-11.

2008


Rice KM, Uddemarri S, Desai DH, Morrison RG, Harris R, Wright GL, Blough ER. PGF2α- associated vascular smooth muscle hypertrophy is ROS dependent and involves the activation of mTOR, p70S6k, and PTEN. Prostaglandins Other Lipid Mediat. 2008 Feb;85(1-2):49-57. Epub 2007 Nov 17.

Rice KM, Wu M, Blough ER. Aortic aging in the Fischer 344 / NNiaHSd x Brown Norway / BiNia Rat. J Pharmacol Sci. 2008 Dec;108(4):393-8.

Katta A, Preston DL, Karkala SK, Asano S, Meduru S, Mupparaju SP, Yokochi E, Rice KM, Desai DH, Blough ER. Diabetes alters contraction-induced mitogen activated protein kinase activation in the rat soleus and plantaris. Exp Diabetes Res. 2008;2008:738101.

2007


Rice KM, Desai DH, Preston DL, Wehner PS, Blough ER. Uniaxial Stretch-Induced Regulation of MAP Kinase, Akt and p70 S6 Kinase in the Aging Fischer 344 X Brown Norway Rat Aorta. Exp Physiol. 2007 May 25.

Blough ER, Rice KM, Desai DH, Wehner P, Wright GL. Aging alters mechanical and contractile properties of the Fisher 344/Nnia X Norway/Binia rat aorta. Biogerontology. 2007 Jun;8(3):303-13. Epub 2006 Dec 13.

Rice KM, Desai DH, Kinnard RS, Harris R, Wright GL, Blough ER. Load-induced focal adhesion mechanotransduction is altered with aging in the Fischer 344/NNiaHSd x Brown Norway/BiNia rat aorta. Biogerontology. 2007 Jun;8(3):257-67. Epub 2006 Nov 29.

Walker EM Jr, Epling CP, Parris C, Cansino S, Ghosh P, Desai DH, Morrison RG, Wright GL, Wehner P, Mangiarua EI, Walker SM, Blough ER. Acetaminophen protects against iron-induced cardiac damage in gerbils. Ann Clin Lab Sci. 2007 Winter;37(1):22-33.

Asano S, Rice KM, Kakarla S, Katta A, Desai DH, Walker EM, Wehner P, Blough ER. Aging influences multiple indices of oxidative stress in the heart of the Fischer 344/NNia x Brown Norway/BiNia rat. Redox Rep. 2007;12(4):167-80.

2006


S. Kakarla, K. M. Rice, D. H. Desai, P. S. Wehner, and E. R. Blough. Altered dystrophin-glycoprotein complex composition in the aging rat heart. American College of Sports Medicine, September, 2006.

Rice KM, Preston DL, Neff D, Norton M, Blough ER. Age-related dystrophin-glycoprotein complex structure and function in the rat extensor digitorum longus and soleus muscle. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2006 Nov;61(11):1119-29.

Walker EM Jr, Nillas MS, Mangiarua EI, Cansino S, Morrison RG, Perdue RR, Triest WE, Wright GL, Studeny M, Wehner P, Rice KM, Blough ER. Age-associated changes in hearts of male Fischer 344/Brown Norway F1 rats. Ann Clin Lab Sci. 2006 Autumn;36(4):427-38.

B. M. Hill, K. M. Rice, D. H. Desai, S. E. Thatcher, G. L. Wright, R. T. Harris, and E. R. Blough. Phorbol-ester induced contraction of the rat aorta is ERK1/2 and p38-MAPK independent. American College of Sports Medicine, September, 2006.

S. P. Mupparaju, D. H. Desai, K. M. Rice, S. K. Kakarla, and E. R. Blough. Shear stress activates Akt in cultured A7R5 aortic smooth muscle cells. American College of Sports Medicine, September, 2006.

Rice KM, Blough ER. Sarcopenia-related apoptosis is regulated differently in fast- and slow-twitch muscles of the aging F344/N x BN rat model. Mech Ageing Dev. 2006 Aug;127(8):670-9. Epub 2006 May 4.

Blough ER, Rice KM, Desai DH, Wehner P, Wright GL. Aging alters mechanical and contractile properties of the Fisher 344/Nnia X Norway/Binia rat aorta. Biogerontology. 2007 Jun;8(3):303-13. Epub 2006 Dec 13.

Rice KM, Desai DH, Kinnard RS, Harris R, Wright GL, Blough ER. Load-induced focal adhesion mechanotransduction is altered with aging in the Fischer 344/NNiaHSd x Brown Norway/BiNia rat aorta. Biogerontology. 2007 Jun;8(3):257-67. Epub 2006 Nov 29.

Rice KM, Desai DH, Kakarla SK, Katta A, Preston DL, Wehner P, Blough ER. Diabetes alters vascular mechanotransduction: pressure-induced regulation of mitogen activated protein kinases in the rat inferior vena cava. Cardiovasc Diabetol. 2006 Sep 8;5:18.

S. Meduru, D. H. Desai, K. M. Rice, M. T. Gill, P. S. Wehner, and E. R. Blough. Diabetes is associated with alterations in the dystrophin glycoprotein complex composition in the heart muscle. American College of Sports Medicine, September, 2006.

Rice KM, Preston DL, Walker EM, Blough ER. Aging influences multiple incidices of oxidative stress in the aortic media of the Fischer 344/NNiaxBrown Norway/BiNia rat. Free Radic Res. 2006 Feb;40(2):185-97.

Eifler RL, Blough ER, Dehlin JM, Haut Donahue TL. Oscillatory fluid flow regulates glycosaminoglycan production via an intracellular calcium pathway in meniscal cells. J Orthop Res. 2006 Mar;24(3):375-84.

R. S. Shaik, K. M. Rice, D. H. Desai, E. R. Blough, and R. T. Harris. Resveratrol affects stretch-induced reorientation of A7R5 cells in culture. American College of Sports Medicine, 2006.

K. M. Rice, D. L. Preston, P. Wehner, and E. R. Blough. Uniaxial stretch induced regulation of mitogen activate protein kinase phosphorylation in aging rat aorta. American College of Sports Medicine, September, 2006.

A. Katta, K. M. Rice, D. L. Preston, S. K. Karkala, E. Yokochi, B. Armstrong, and E. R. Blough. High force contraction-induced mitogen activated protein kinase signaling in the rat muscle is altered in diabetes. American College of Sports Medicine, September, 2006.

D. H. Desai, K. M. Rice, S. K. Kakarla, A. Katt, D. L. Preston, E. M. Walker, P. S. Wehner, and E. R. Blough. Pressure-induced regulation of mitogen activated protein kinases in the rate inferior vena cava. American College of Sports Medicine, September, 2006.

S. Asano, K. M. Rice, P. S. Wehner, E. M. Walker, and E. R. Blough. Heat shock proteins are altered with aging associated increases in oxidative stress in the heart of the Fischer 344/NNia X Brown Norway/BiNia rat. American College of Sports Medicine, September, 2006.

K. M. Rice, D. Desai, D. L. Preston, E. M. Walker and E. R. Blough. Diabetes alters pressure-induced regulation of MAPKs in the rat inferior vena cava. American Association of Clinical Scientists, May, 2006.

E.M. Walker, E. R. Blough, R.G. Morrison, K. M. Rice, S. Cansino, G.L. Wright, and P. Wehner. Synergistic effects of acetaminophen and deferoxamine against iron-induced cardiac damage in gerbils. American Association of Clinical Scientists, May, 2006.

2005


M. Nillas, E. M. Walker, P. S. Wehner, E. R. Blough, G. Wright, W. E. Triest, M. A. Studney, E. I. Mangiarua, S. Cansino. Evaluation of age-associated changes in male Fischer 344/Brown Norway F1 Rat Hearts and Aortas. American College of Cardiology Foundation. November, 2005.

K. M. Rice, G. L. Wright, E. M. Walker Jr., S. Uddemaari, P. Wehner, and E. R. Blough. Age-related aortic mechanotransduction. Ann. Clin. Lab. Sci. 35(2):222-223, 2005.

Rice KM, Linderman JK, Kinnard RS, Blough ER. The Fischer 344/NNiaHSd X Brown Norway/BiNia is a better model of sarcopenia than the Fischer 344/NNiaHSd: a comparative analysis of muscle mass and contractile properties in aging male rat models. Biogerontology. 2005;6(5):335-43.

Mylabathula DB, Rice KM, Wang Z, Uddemarri S, Kinnard RS, Blough ER. Age-associated changes in MAPK activation in fast- and slow-twitch skeletal muscle of the F344/NNiaHSD X Brown Norway/BiNia rat model. Exp Gerontol. 2006 Feb;41(2):205-14. Epub 2005 Dec 27.

Rice KM, Kinnard RS, Harris R, Wright GL, Blough ER. Effects of aging on pressure-induced MAPK activation in the rat aorta. Pflugers Arch. 2005 Jun;450(3):192-9. Epub 2005 May 5.

M. S. Nillas, E. M. Walker Jr., S. Cansino, G. L. Wright, E. R. Blough, R. Perdue, W.E. Triest, E. I. Mangiarua, and P. Wehner. Cardiovascular effects of selected heavy metals. Ann. Clin. Lab. Sci. 35(2), 223:2005.

D. H. Desai, R. H. Harris, G. L. Wright, K. M. Rice, D. B. Mylabathula, and E. R. Blough. Comparison between stretch-induced p44/p42 MAPK signaling in rat aortic smooth muscle and A7R5 vascular cells. American College of Sports Medicine, June, 2005.

Rice KM, Kinnard RS, Wright GL, Blough ER. Aging alters vascular mechanotransduction: pressure-induced regulation of p70S6k in the rat aorta. Mech Ageing Dev. 2005 Nov;126(11):1213-22.

Kinnard RS, Mylabathula DB, Uddemarri S, Rice KM, Wright GL, Blough ER. Regulation of p70S6k, GSK-3beta, and calcineurin in rat striated muscle during aging. Biogerontology. 2005;6(3):173-84.

K. M. Rice, S. Uddemaari, D. H. Desai, R. S. Kinnard, R. H. Harris, G. L. Wright, and E. R. Blough. ERK 1/2 and p38 MAPK signaling in the A7R5 cell line following fluprostnol stimulation. American College of Sports Medicine. June, 2005.

S. Uddemaari, K. M. Rice, R. S. Kinnard, R. H. Harris, G. L. Wright, and E. R. Blough. The PGF-2α analog fluprostenol activates mTOR and GSK-3β in the A7R5 smooth muscle cell line. American College of Sports Medicine. June, 2005.

E. I. Mangiarua, R. G. Morrison, T. Green, E. R. Blough, P. S. Wehner, and W. D. McCumbee.12-Lipoxygenase in obesity-associated hypertension. American Heart Association Meeting, March, 2005.

K. M. Rice, G. L. Wright, E. M. Walker Jr. S. Uddemaari, P. Wehner, and E. R Blough. Age-related aortic mechanotransduction. Ann. Clin. Lab Sci. 35(2):222-223, 2005.

M. S. Nillas, E. M. Walker Jr., S. Casino, G. L. Wright, E. R. Blough, K. M. Rice, R. Perdue, W. E. Triest, E. I. Mangiarua, and P. Wehner. Cardiovascular effects of selected heavy metals. Ann. Clin. Lab Sci. 35(2), 223: 2005.

2004


S. Uddemaari, D. B. Mylabathula, and E. R. Blough. Differential expression of p70 ribosomal s-6 kinase and glycogen synthase kinase 3B with aging in soleus and extensor digitorum longus. American Physiological Society, October, 2004

D. B. Mylabathula, Z. Wang, and E. R. Blough. Soleus and extensor digitorum longus stretch induced p38 activation is altered with aging. American Physiological Society, October, 2004.

Z. Wang, D. B. Mylabathula, and E. R. Blough. Differential effects of aging on basal expression level and stretch-induced activation of ERK1/2 in rat soleus and EDL muscles. American Physiological Society, October, 2004

R. S. Kinnard, D. B. Mylabathula,, O. Boskovic, and E. R. Blough. The expression of Traf-2 bcl-2 and bax is altered differently with aging in fast- and slow-twitch skeletal muscles. American Physiological Society, October, 2004

1993-2002


Linderman, J. K., and E. R. Blough. Aging does not attenuate plantaris muscle hypertrophy in male Fischer 344 rats. Med. Sci. Sports Exerc., Vol 34, No. 7, pp. 1115-1119, 2002.

Blough ER, J.K. Linderman. Lack of skeletal muscle hypertrophy in very aged male Fischer 344 x Brown Norway rats. Journal of Applied Physiology. 2000 Apr;88(4):1265-70.

Esser, K., T. Nelson, V. Lupa-Kimball and E. R. Blough. The CACC box and myocyte enhancer factor-2 sites within the myosin light chain 2 slow promoter cooperate in regulating nerve-specific transcription in skeletal muscle. The Journal of Biological Chemistry. Vol. 274, No. 17, 12095-12102, 1999.

Baar, K., E. R. Blough, B. Dineen and K. A. Esser. Transcriptional regulation in response to exercise. Exercise and Sport Sciences Reviews. Vol. 27 P. 333-379, 1999.

Mulroy S, E. R. Blough, E. K. Mehta, M. Myhal, and J. K. Linderman. E ffects of gender and functional overload on plantaris muscle morphology in the dwarf. (HsdOla:dw-4) Lewis rat. Life Sciences. 1999, 65(23):2489-96.

Blough, E. R. and K. A. Esser. The CACC box and MEF-2 sites regulate nerve-specific transcription of the myosin light chain 2 slow promoter. Muscle satellite cell workshop- Growth, Regeneration and Muscle Disease. Vol. 1, No. 1, 1999.

Blough, E. R., B. Dineen and K. A. Esser. Extraction of nuclear proteins from striated muscle tissue. Biotechniques. 26:202-206, 1999.

Hutchinson, K., E. R. Blough, J. K. Linderman, and D. M. Basso. Effects of experimental spinal injury on hindlimb skeletal muscle in rats. Society for Neuroscience. Pg. 2190, 1997.

Blough, E. R., E. K. Mehta, M. Myhal and J. K. Linderman. Aged mammalian skeletal muscle is incapable of muscle hypertrophy. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise. 29 (Supplement 5), 1997.

Linderman, J. K. and E. R. Blough. Comparative effects of aging on skeletal muscle in male Fischer 344 and F1 rats. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise. 29 (Supplement 5), 1997.

Myhal, M., E. R. Blough, E. K. Mehta and J. K. Linderman. Differential effects of age on testosterone, GH and IGF-I in male Fischer 344 and F1 rats. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise. 29 (Supplement 5), 1997.

Blough, E. R., Mehta, E. K. and J. K. Linderman. Attenuation of fast muscle hypertrophy in aged Fischer 344 and F1 hybrid rats. The Physiologist. 39(5): #38, 1996.

Blough, E. R., E. R. Rennie, F. Zhang and P. J. Reiser. Enhanced separation and resolution of myosin heavy chains in mammalian and avian skeletal muscles. Journal of Analytical Biochemistry. 233:31-35, 1996.

Blough, E. R., E. R. Rennie, P. J. Reiser and S. E. Alway. Developmental myosin expression in fast quail muscle after wing weighting and unweighting. American College of Sports Medicine. E-17. Vol.67. No. 2, Pt. 2 of 2, 1995.

Alway, S. E. and E. R. Blough. Contractile characteristics of quail twitch muscle after stretch-overload. Federation of American Society of Experimental Biology. A-13, Vol. 26, 1995.

Cheng, K., E. R. Blough and S. E. Alway. Effect of stretch on the Japanese quail patagialis. American College of Sports Medicine. E-20. Vol. 67. No. 2, Pt. 2 of 2, 1995.

Blough, E. R., F. Zhang and P. J. Reiser. Improved resolution of avian and mammalian myosin heavy chains using SDS-PAGE. Biophysics Journal A-75. Vol. 66. No. 2, Part 2 of 2, 1994.

Blough, E. R., P. J. Reiser and S. E. Alway. Myosin expression after stretch overload and unweighting in quail skeletal muscle. American College of Sports Medicine. A-940. Vol. 26. No. 5, Supplement, 1994.

Blough, E. R. and M. D. Becque. The effect of caffeine on the concentric and eccentric force-velocity characteristics of high strength and low strength college age males. American College of Sports Medicine. A-599. Vol. 25, No. 4, Supplement, 1993.

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