Dr. Andrew Somlyo
Dr. Andrew Somlyo
Los Angeles, CA
I specialize in
Internal Medicine - Nephrology & Dialysis
I have been in practice
My answers and insights have
Helped 20 people
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I am located at
2276 Duane Ave
Los Angeles , CA 90039
Seattle , WA 98122-4201
11011 Meridian Ave. N., Suite 200
Seattle , WA 98133-8967
Accepted Insurance Plans
Premera Blue Cross
I was educated and trained at
Medical / Graduate School
Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
Automated electron tomography with scanning transmission electron microscopy.
J Microsc., Dec;228(Pt 3):406-12 (2007)
Crossbridge cycle in smooth muscle: kinetics assessed with flash photolysis and fluorescent probes.
J. Muscle Res. Cell. Motil., 25(8):611-2 (2004)
Telokin mediates Ca2+-desensitization through activation of myosin phosphatase in phasic and tonic smooth muscle.
J. Muscle Res. Cell. Motil., 25(8):657-65 (2004)
Signal transduction through the RhoA/Rho-kinase pathway in smooth muscle.
J. Muscle Res. Cell. Motil., 25(8):613-5 (2004)
Smooth muscle myosin: regulation and properties.
Philos. Trans. R. Soc. Lond., B, Biol. Sci., Dec;359(1452):1921-30 (2004)
Uncoupling of GPCR and RhoA-induced Ca2+-sensitization of chicken amnion smooth muscle lacking CPI-17.
FEBS Lett., Dec;578(1-2):73-9 (2004)
The crystal structure of RhoA in complex with the DH/PH fragment of PDZRhoGEF, an activator of the Ca(2+) sensitization pathway in smooth muscle.
Structure., Nov;12(11):1955-65 (2004)
Myosin regulatory light chain phosphorylation and strain modulate adenosine diphosphate release from smooth muscle Myosin.
Biophys. J., Apr;86(4):2318-28 (2004)
Modulation of Ca2+ sensitivity by cyclic nucleotides in smooth muscle from protein kinase G-deficient mice.
J. Biol. Chem., Feb;279(7):5146-51 (2004)
Ca2+ sensitivity of smooth muscle and nonmuscle myosin II: modulated by G proteins, kinases, and myosin phosphatase.
Physiol. Rev., Oct;83(4):1325-58 (2003)
Time-resolved measurements of phosphate release by cycling cross-bridges in portal vein smooth muscle.
Biophys. J., Dec;75(6):3031-40 (1998)
Inhibition of RhoA translocation and calcium sensitization by in vivo ADP-ribosylation with the chimeric toxin DC3B.
Mol. Biol. Cell., Dec;8(12):2437-47 (1997)
Arachidonic acid and diacylglycerol release associated with inhibition of myosin light chain dephosphorylation in rabbit smooth muscle.
J. Physiol. (Lond.)., Jul;486 ( Pt 1):113-22 (1995)
Problem-based learning: is it worth it?
Acad Med., May;70(5):341 (1995)
A high-sensitivity CCD system for parallel electron energy-loss spectroscopy (CCD for EELS).
J Microsc., Aug;175(Pt 2):100-7 (1994)
Smooth muscle: excitation-contraction coupling, contractile regulation, and the cross-bridge cycle.
Alcohol. Clin. Exp. Res., Feb;18(1):138-43 (1994)
Promises and problems of biological atomic force microscopy.
J Microsc., Sep;171(Pt 3):183-98 (1993)
Kinetics of Ca2+ release and contraction induced by photolysis of caged D-myo-inositol 1,4,5-trisphosphate in smooth muscle. The effects of heparin, procaine, and adenine nucleotides.
J. Biol. Chem., Nov;267(31):22316-22 (1992)
Modulation of voltage-dependent Ca channel current by arachidonic acid and other long-chain fatty acids in rabbit intestinal smooth muscle.
J. Gen. Physiol., Jul;100(1):27-44 (1992)
Pharmacomechanical coupling: the role of G-proteins in Ca(2+)-release and modulation of Ca(2+)-sensitivity.
Jpn. J. Pharmacol., 58 Suppl 2:54P-59P (1992)
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