Publications

Zhang Y, Moeini-Naghani I, Bai J, Santos-Sacchi J, Navaratnam DS: Tyrosine motifs are required for prestin basolateral membrane targeting. Biol Open. 2015 Jan 16; 2015 Jan 16. PMID: 25596279

Surguchev A, Bai JP, Joshi P, Navaratnam D: Hair cell BK channels interact with RACK1, and PKC increases its expression on the cell surface by indirect phosphorylation. Am J Physiol Cell Physiol. 2012 Jul 15; 2012 Apr 25. PMID: 22538239

Bai JP, Surguchev A, Joshi P, Gross L, Navaratnam D: CDK5 interacts with Slo and affects its surface expression and kinetics through direct phosphorylation. Am J Physiol Cell Physiol. 2012 Mar 1; 2011 Nov 16. PMID: 22094329

Frucht CS, Uduman M, Kleinstein SH, Santos-Sacchi J, Navaratnam DS: Gene expression gradients along the tonotopic axis of the chicken auditory epithelium. J Assoc Res Otolaryngol. 2011 Aug; 2011 Mar 12. PMID: 21399991

Frucht CS, Santos-Sacchi J, Navaratnam DS: MicroRNA181a plays a key role in hair cell regeneration in the avian auditory epithelium. Neurosci Lett. 2011 Apr 8; 2011 Feb 21. PMID: 21316421

Bai JP, Surguchev A, Navaratnam D: β4-subunit increases Slo responsiveness to physiological Ca2+ concentrations and together with β1 reduces surface expression of Slo in hair cells. Am J Physiol Cell Physiol. 2011 Mar; 2010 Dec 22. PMID: 21178105

Bian S, Bai JP, Chapin H, Le Moellic C, Dong H, Caplan M, Sigworth FJ, Navaratnam DS: Interactions between β-catenin and the HSlo potassium channel regulates HSlo surface expression. PLoS One. 2011; 2011 Dec 14. PMID: 22194818

Bian S, Koo BW, Kelleher S, Santos-Sacchi J, Navaratnam DS: A highly expressing Tet-inducible cell line recapitulates in situ developmental changes in prestin's Boltzmann characteristics and reveals early maturational events. Am J Physiol Cell Physiol. 2010 Oct; 2010 Jul 14. PMID: 20631244

Frucht CS, Uduman M, Duke JL, Kleinstein SH, Santos-Sacchi J, Navaratnam DS: Gene expression analysis of forskolin treated basilar papillae identifies microRNA181a as a mediator of proliferation. PLoS One. 2010 Jul 9; 2010 Jul 9. PMID: 20634979

Bai JP, Surguchev A, Bian S, Song L, Santos-Sacchi J, Navaratnam D: Combinatorial cysteine mutagenesis reveals a critical intramonomer role for cysteines in prestin voltage sensing. Biophys J. 2010 Jul 7. PMID: 20655836

Bai JP, Surguchev A, Ogando Y, Song L, Bian S, Santos-Sacchi J, Navaratnam D: Prestin surface expression and activity are augmented by interaction with MAP1S, a microtubule-associated protein. J Biol Chem. 2010 Jul 2; 2010 Apr 23. PMID: 20418376

Brown MR, Kronengold J, Gazula VR, Chen Y, Strumbos JG, Sigworth FJ, Navaratnam D, Kaczmarek LK: Fragile X mental retardation protein controls gating of the sodium-activated potassium channel Slack. Nat Neurosci. 2010 Jul; 2010 May 30. PMID: 20512134

Bai JP, Surguchev A, Montoya S, Aronson PS, Santos-Sacchi J, Navaratnam D: Prestin's anion transport and voltage-sensing capabilities are independent. Biophys J. 2009 Apr 22. PMID: 19383462

Navaratnam DS: Yeast two-hybrid screening to test for protein-protein interactions in the auditory system. Methods Mol Biol. 2009. PMID: 18839352

Bai JP, Navaratnam D, Samaranayake H, Santos-Sacchi J: En block C-terminal charge cluster reversals in prestin (SLC26A5): effects on voltage-dependent electromechanical activity. Neurosci Lett. 2006 Sep 1; 2006 Jul 12. PMID: 16839688

Santos-Sacchi J, Rybalchenko V, Bai JP, Song L, Navaratnam D: On the temperature and tension dependence of the outer hair cell lateral membrane conductance GmetL and its relation to prestin. Pflugers Arch. 2006 Jun; 2006 Mar 7. PMID: 16521020

Navaratnam D, Bai JP, Samaranayake H, Santos-Sacchi J: N-terminal-mediated homomultimerization of prestin, the outer hair cell motor protein. Biophys J. 2005 Nov; 2005 Aug 19. PMID: 16113116

Samaranayake H, Saunders JC, Greene MI, Navaratnam DS: Ca(2+) and K(+) (BK) channels in chick hair cells are clustered and colocalized with apical-basal and tonotopic gradients. J Physiol. 2004 Oct 1; 2004 Jul 22. PMID: 15272029