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2020

Calcium-dependent titin–thin filament interactions in muscle: observations and theory

Nishikawa, K., Dutta, S., DuVall, M., Nelson, B., Gage, M. J. & Monroy, J. A., Mar 1 2020, In : Journal of Muscle Research and Cell Motility. 41, 1, p. 125-139 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations

Effects of a titin mutation on force enhancement and force depression in mouse soleus muscles

Tahir, U., Monroy, J. A., Rice, N. A. & Nishikawa, K. C., 2020, In : Journal of Experimental Biology. 223, 2, jeb197038.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
3 Scopus citations
2019

Optimal length, calcium sensitivity and twitch characteristics of skeletal muscles from mdm mice with a deletion in N2A titin

Hessel, A. L., Joumaa, V., Eck, S., Herzog, W. & Nishikawa, K. C., 2019, In : Journal of Experimental Biology. 222, 12, jeb200840.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
5 Scopus citations

Severe thermoregulatory deficiencies in mice with a deletion in the titin gene TTN

Miyano, C. A., Orezzoli, S. F., Loren Buck, C. & Nishikawa, K. C., Jan 1 2019, In : Journal of Experimental Biology. 222, 9, jeb198564.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
1 Scopus citations
2018

Calcium increases titin N2A binding to F-actin and regulated thin filaments

Dutta, S., Tsiros, C., Sundar, S. L., Athar, H., Moore, J., Nelson, B. A., Gage, M. J. & Nishikawa, K. C., Dec 1 2018, In : Scientific Reports. 8, 1, 14575.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

18 Scopus citations

Case study: A bio-inspired control algorithm for a robotic foot-ankle prosthesis provides adaptive control of level walking and stair ascent

Tahir, U., Hessel, A. L., Lockwood, E. R., Tester, J. T., Han, Z., Rivera, D. J., Covey, K. L., Huck, T. G., Rice, N. A. & Nishikawa, K. C., Jan 1 2018, In : Frontiers Robotics AI. 5, APR, 36.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations

Muscle function from organisms to molecules

Nishikawa, K. C., Monroy, J. A. & Tahir, U., 2018, In : Integrative and Comparative Biology. 58, 2, p. 194-206 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Scopus citations
2017

Effects of activation on the elastic properties of intact soleus muscles with a deletion in titin

Monroy, J. A., Powers, K. L., Pace, C. M., Uyeno, T. & Nishikawa, K. C., Mar 1 2017, In : Journal of Experimental Biology. 220, 5, p. 828-836 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

16 Scopus citations

Effects of a titin mutation on negative work during stretch-shortening cycles in skeletal muscles

Hessel, A. L. & Nishikawa, K. C., Nov 15 2017, In : Journal of Experimental Biology. 220, 22, p. 4177-4185 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Scopus citations

The effects of a skeletal muscle titin mutation on walking in mice

Pace, C. M., Mortimer, S., Monroy, J. A. & Nishikawa, K. C., Jan 1 2017, In : Journal of Comparative Physiology A: Neuroethology, Sensory, Neural, and Behavioral Physiology. 203, 1, p. 67-76 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations

The evolution of bite force in horned lizards: The influence of dietary specialization

Meyers, J. J., Nishikawa, K. C. & Herrel, A., Jan 1 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Anatomy.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Scopus citations

The Hip-twist Jump: A Unique Mechanism for Jumping in Lungless Salamanders

Hessel, A. L. & Nishikawa, K. C., Dec 1 2017, In : Journal of Herpetology. 51, 4, p. 461-467 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations

Titin force enhancement following active stretch of skinned skeletal muscle fibres

Powers, K., Joumaa, V., Jinha, A., Kuan Moo, E., Smith, I. C., Nishikawa, K. C. & Herzog, W., Sep 1 2017, In : Journal of Experimental Biology. 220, 17, p. 3110-3118 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

14 Scopus citations
2016

Decreased force enhancement in skeletal muscle sarcomeres with a deletion in titin

Powers, K., Nishikawa, K., Joumaa, V. & Herzog, W., May 1 2016, In : Journal of Experimental Biology. 219, 9, p. 1311-1316 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

32 Scopus citations
2015

Does short-term provisioning of resources to prey result in behavioral shifts by rattlesnakes?

Nowak, E. M., Schuett, G. W., Theimer, T. C., Sisk, T. D. & Nishikawa, K., Apr 1 2015, In : Journal of Wildlife Management. 79, 3, p. 357-372 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations

Shiver me titin! Elucidating titin's role in shivering thermogenesis

Taylor-Burt, K. R., Monroy, J., Pace, C., Lindstedt, S. L. & Nishikawa, K. C., Mar 1 2015, In : Journal of Experimental Biology. 218, 5, p. 694-702 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

12 Scopus citations
2014

The scaling of tongue projection in the veiled chameleon, Chamaeleo calyptratus

Herrel, A., Redding, C. L., Meyers, J. J. & Nishikawa, K. C., Aug 2014, In : Zoology. 117, 4, p. 227-236 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Scopus citations

Titin force is enhanced in actively stretched skeletal muscle

Powers, K., Schappacher-Tilp, G., Jinha, A., Leonard, T., Nishikawa, K. & Herzog, W., Oct 1 2014, In : Journal of Experimental Biology. 217, 20, p. 3629-3636 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

65 Scopus citations
2013

Phenomenological models of the dynamics of muscle during isotonic shortening

Yeo, S. H., Monroy, J. A., Kristopher Lappin, A., Nishikawa, K. C. & Pai, D. K., Sep 27 2013, In : Journal of Biomechanics. 46, 14, p. 2419-2425 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Scopus citations
2012

Is titin a 'winding filament'? A new twist on muscle contraction

Nishikawa, K. C., Monroy, J. A., Uyeno, T. E., Yeo, S. H., Pai, D. K. & Lindstedt, S. L., 2012, In : Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. 279, 1730, p. 981-990 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

111 Scopus citations
2010

Aquatic feeding in pipid frogs: The use of suction for prey capture

Carroño, C. A. & Nishikawa, K. C., Jun 15 2010, In : Journal of Experimental Biology. 213, 12, p. 2001-2008 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

30 Scopus citations
2009
6 Scopus citations
2008

Electromyography and the evolution of motor control: Limitations and insights

Herrel, A., Schaerlaeken, V., Ross, C., Meyers, J., Nishikawa, K., Abdala, V., Manzano, A. & Aerts, P., Aug 1 2008, In : Integrative and Comparative Biology. 48, 2, p. 261-271 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

26 Scopus citations
2007

Neuromechanics: An integrative approach for understanding motor control

Nishikawa, K., Biewener, A. A., Aerts, P., Ahn, A. N., Chiel, H. J., Daley, M. A., Daniel, T. L., Full, R. J., Hale, M. E., Hedrick, T. L., Lappin, A. K., Nichols, T. R., Quinn, R. D., Satterlie, R. A. & Szymik, B., Jul 2007, In : Integrative and Comparative Biology. 47, 1, p. 16-54 39 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

138 Scopus citations
2006

Morphological correlates of ant eating in horned lizards (Phrynosoma)

Meyers, J. J., Herrel, A. & Nishikawa, K. C., Sep 1 2006, In : Biological Journal of the Linnean Society. 89, 1, p. 13-24 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

21 Scopus citations

Storage and recovery of elastic potential energy powers ballistic prey capture in toads

Lappin, A. K., Monroy, J. A., Pilarski, J. Q., Zepnewski, E. D., Pierotti, D. J. & Nishikawa, K. C., Jul 2006, In : Journal of Experimental Biology. 209, 13, p. 2535-2553 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

73 Scopus citations
2005

Schema-based learning of adaptable and flexible prey-catching in anurans I. The basic architecture

Corbacho, F., Nishikawa, K. C., Weerasuriya, A., Liaw, J. S. & Arbib, M. A., Dec 1 2005, In : Biological Cybernetics. 93, 6, p. 391-409 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Scopus citations

Schema-based learning of adaptable and flexible prey- catching in anurans II. Learning after lesioning

Corbacho, F., Nishikawa, K. C., Weerasuriya, A., Liaw, J. S. & Arbib, M. A., Dec 1 2005, In : Biological Cybernetics. 93, 6, p. 410-425 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations
2004

Mechanism of tongue protraction in microhylid frogs

Meyers, J. J., O'Reilly, J. C., Monroy, J. A. & Nishikawa, K. C., Jan 2004, In : Journal of Experimental Biology. 207, 1, p. 21-31 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

15 Scopus citations
2002
9 Scopus citations

Convergence: Obstacle or opportunity?

Eisthen, H. L. & Nishikawa, K. C., Sep 23 2002, In : Brain, Behavior and Evolution. 59, 5-6, p. 235-239 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Scopus citations
32 Scopus citations
2001

Functional implications of supercontracting muscle in the chameleon tongue retractors

Herrel, A., Meyers, J. J., Aerts, P. & Nishikawa, K. C., 2001, In : Journal of Experimental Biology. 204, 21, p. 3621-3627 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

27 Scopus citations

Morphology and histochemistry of the hyolingual apparatus in chameleons

Herrel, A., Meyers, J. J., Nishikawa, K. C. & De Vree, F., 2001, In : Journal of Morphology. 249, 2, p. 154-170 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

22 Scopus citations

The evolution of feeding motor patterns in lizards: modulatory complexity and possible constraints'

Herrel, A., Meyers, J. J., Nishikawa, K. C. & De Vree, F., Jan 1 2001, In : American Zoologist. 41, 6, p. 1311-1320 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
37 Scopus citations
2000
27 Scopus citations

The mechanics of prey prehension in chameleons

Herrel, A., Meyers, J. J., Aerts, P. & Nishikawa, K. C., 2000, In : Journal of Experimental Biology. 203, 21, p. 3255-3263 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

49 Scopus citations
1999
12 Scopus citations

Do arm postures vary with the speed of reaching?

Nishikawa, K. C., Murray, S. T. & Flanders, M., Jan 1 1999, In : Journal of Neurophysiology. 81, 5, p. 2582-2586 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

77 Scopus citations

Morphology and mechanics of tongue movement in the African pignosed frog Hemisus marmoratum: A muscular hydrostatic model

Nishikawa, K. C., Kier, W. M. & Smith, K. K., Apr 1999, In : Journal of Experimental Biology. 202, 7, p. 771-780 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

34 Scopus citations

Neuromuscular control of prey capture in frogs

Nishikawa, K. C., May 29 1999, In : Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. 354, 1385, p. 941-954 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

47 Scopus citations
1998

Distribution of hypoglossal motor neurons innervating the prehensile tongue of the African pig-nosed frog, Hemisus marmoratum

Anderson, C. W., Nishikawa, K. C. & Keifer, J., Mar 6 1998, In : Neuroscience Letters. 244, 1, p. 5-8 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Scopus citations

Geographical variation in agonistic behaviour in a ring species of salamander, Ensatina eschscholtzii

Wiltenmuth, E. B. & Nishikawa, K. C., Jun 1998, In : Animal Behaviour. 55, 6, p. 1595-1606 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

13 Scopus citations
1997
30 Scopus citations

Evolution of forelimb movement patterns for prey manipulation in anurans

Gray, L. A., O'Reilly, J. C. & Nishikawa, K. C., Apr 15 1997, In : Journal of Experimental Zoology. 277, 6, p. 417-424 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

42 Scopus citations

Genome size, secondary simplification, and the evolution of the brain in salamanders

Roth, G., Nishikawa, K. C. & Wake, D. B., Jan 1 1997, In : Brain, behavior and evolution. 50, 1, p. 50-59 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

72 Scopus citations
28 Scopus citations

The evolution of insect flight: Implications for the evolution of the nervous system

Nishikawa, K. C., Jan 1 1997, In : Brain, Behavior and Evolution. 50, 1, p. 8-12 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

19 Scopus citations

The functional anatomy and evolution of hypoglossal afferents in the leopard frog, Rana pipiens

Anderson, C. W. & Nishikawa, K. C., Oct 17 1997, In : Brain Research. 771, 2, p. 285-291 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

16 Scopus citations