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Erika Piedras-Renteria
Erika Piedras-Renteria
Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Cell and Molecular Physiology
Publications
Perissinotti,P. P.; Ethington,E. G.; Cribbs,L.; Koob,M. D.; Martin,J.; Piedras-Renteria,E. S.Down-regulation of endogenous KLHL1 decreases voltage-gated calcium current density Cell calcium 2014 ; :
Aromolaran,K. A.; Benzow,K. A.; Cribbs,L. L.; Koob,M. D.; Piedras-Renteria,E. S.Elimination of the actin-binding domain in kelch-like 1 protein induces T-type calcium channel modulation only in the presence of action potential waveforms Journal of signal transduction 2012 ;2012:505346
Shankarappa,S. A.; Piedras-Renteria,E. S.; Stubbs,E. B.,JrForced-exercise delays neuropathic pain in experimental diabetes: effects on voltage-activated calcium channels. Journal of neurochemistry 2011 ;118(2):224-236
Aromolaran,K. A.; Benzow,K. A.; Cribbs,L. L.; Koob,M. D.; Piedras-Renteria,E. S.T-type current modulation by the actin-binding protein Kelch-like 1. American Journal of Physiology - Cell Physiology 2010 ;298(6):1353-1362
Aromolaran,K. A.; Benzow,K. A.; Cribbs,L. L.; Koob,M. D.; Piedras-Renteria,E. S.Kelch-like 1 protein upregulates T-type currents by an actin-F dependent increase in alpha(1H) channels via the recycling endosome Channels (Austin, Tex.) 2009 ;3(6):402-412
Snopko,R. M.; Ramos-Franco,J.; Di Maio,A.; Karko,K. L.; Manley,C.; Piedras-Renteria,E. S.; Mejia-Alvarez,R.Ca2+ sparks and cellular distribution of ryanodine receptors in developing cardiomyocytes from rat. Journal of Molecular & Cellular Cardiology 2008 ;44(6):1032-1044
Aromolaran,K. A.; Benzow,K. A.; Koob,M. D.; Piedras-Renteria,E. S.The Kelch-like protein 1 modulates P/Q-type calcium current density. Neuroscience 2007 ;145(3):841-850
Chen,H.; Piedras-Renteria,E. S.Altered frequency-dependent inactivation and steady-state inactivation of polyglutamine-expanded alpha1A in SCA6. American Journal of Physiology - Cell Physiology 2007 ;292(3):1078-1086
Piedras-Renteria,E. S.; Pyle,J. L.; Diehn,M.; Glickfeld,L. L.; Harata,N. C.; Cao,Y.; Kavalali,E. T.; Brown,P. O.; Tsien,R. W.Presynaptic homeostasis at CNS nerve terminals compensates for lack of a key Ca2+ entry pathway. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 2004 ;101(10):3609-3614
Cao,Y. Q.; Piedras-Renteria,E. S.; Smith,G. B.; Chen,G.; Harata,N. C.; Tsien,R. W.Presynaptic Ca2+ channels compete for channel type-preferring slots in altered neurotransmission arising from Ca2+ channelopathy. Neuron 2004 ;43(3):387-400
Anstrom,K.; Bergles,D.; Bradley,K.; Cao,Y.; Cestnick,L.; Lee,S.; Piedras-Renteria,E. S.; Savoie,K.; Smith,S. M.15th Annual Spring Brain Conference, March 10-13, 2004, summary report. Somatosensory & motor research 2004 ;21(2):137-143
Urbano,F. J.; Piedras-Renteria,E. S.; Jun,K.; Shin,H. S.; Uchitel,O. D.; Tsien,R. W.Altered properties of quantal neurotransmitter release at endplates of mice lacking P/Q-type Ca2+ channels. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 2003 ;100(6):3491-3496
Thiagarajan,T. C.; Piedras-Renteria,E. S.; Tsien,R. W.alpha- and betaCaMKII. Inverse regulation by neuronal activity and opposing effects on synaptic strength. Neuron 2002 ;36(6):1103-1114
Piedras-Renteria,E. S.; Watase,K.; Harata,N.; Zhuchenko,O.; Zoghbi,H. Y.; Lee,C. C.; Tsien,R. W.Increased expression of alpha 1A Ca2+ channel currents arising from expanded trinucleotide repeats in spinocerebellar ataxia type 6. Journal of Neuroscience 2001 ;21(23):9185-9193
Education
Biography
Primary fields of interest: Neuronal excitability, voltage-gated calcium channel function and dysfunction, calcium channel biophysics
Languages
Spanish
Interests & Hobbies
Pottery
Art History
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