Publications


Self-assembly enhances the strength of fibres made from vimentin intermediate filament proteins.- Nicole Pinto, Fei-Chi Yang, Atsuko Negishi, Maikel C. Rheinstadter, Todd E. Gillis, and Douglas S. Fudge
View abstract Biomacromolecules 2014
Chronic Hypoxia Exposure of Trout Embryos Alters Swimming Performance and Cardiac Gene Expression in Larvae.- Elizabeth F. Johnston, Sarah L. Alderman and Todd E. Gillis
View abstract Physiological and Biochemical Zoology, 86:567–575. 2013.
Effect of cold acclimation on troponin I isoform expression in striated muscle of rainbow trout.- Sarah L. Alderman, Jordan M. Klaiman, Courtney A. Deck and Todd E. Gillis
View abstract American Journal of Physiology, (2012) R168-R176
Evolution of the regulatory control of the vertebrate heart: the role of the contractile proteins.- Todd E. Gillis
View abstract Ontogeny and Phylogeny of the Vertebrate Heart
The Production of Fibers and Films from Solubilized Hagfish Slime Thread Proteins.- Atsuko Negishi, Clare L. Armstrong, Laurent Kreplak, Maikel C. Rheinstadter, Loong-Tak Lim, Todd E. Gillis, and Douglas S. Fudge
View abstract Biomacromolecules 2012
Nucleus-localized 21.5-kDa myelin basic protein promotes oligodendrocyte proliferation and enhances neurite outgrowth in coculture, unlike the plasma membrane-associated 18.5-kDa isoform. - G.S.T. Smith; B. Samborska, S. P. Hawley, J. M. Klaiman, T. E. Gillis, N. Jones, J. M. Boggs, G. Harauz
View abstract Journal of neuroscience research (2012)
Maintaining immunocompetence under inbreeding: MHC diversity in a selfish fish.  Ellison, A., Allainguillaume, J., Girdwood, S., Pachebat, J., Wright, P. and Consuegra, S.  Proc. Roy. Soc. Lond. B  279, 5004-5013.
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The influence of PKA treatment on the Ca2+ activation of force generation by trout cardiac muscle Todd E. Gillis and Jordan M. Klaiman
View abstract The Journal of Experimental Biology (2011) 214, 1989-1996
The influence of trout cardiac troponin I and PKA phosphorylation on the Ca2+ affinity of the cardiac troponin complex Kelly P. Kirkpatrick, Andrew S. Robertson, Jordan M. Klaiman and Todd E. Gillis
View abstract The Journal of Experimental Biology (2011) 214, 1981-1988
The ontogeny of regulatory control of the rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) heart and how this is influenced by chronic hypoxia exposure Silvana C. Miller, Todd E. Gillis, and Patricia A. Wright
View abstract The Journal of Experimental Biology (2011) 214, 2065-2072.pdf
Cardiac Excitation–Contraction Coupling: Calcium and the Contractile Element Todd E. Gillis
View abstract Encyclopedia of Fish Physiology:From Genome to Environment, 2011, Vol 2, 1054-1059
Cardiac Remodeling in Fish: Strategies to Maintain Heart Function during Temperature Change   Jordan M. Klaiman, Andrew J. Fenna, Holly A. Shiels, Joseph Macri, Todd E. Gillis
View abstract PLoS ONE (2011) 6(9):e24464, 11 pages
Evolution of the regulatory control of vertebrate striated muscle: the roles of troponin I and myosin binding protein-C Justin F. Shaffer and Todd E. Gillis
View abstract Physiological Genomics (2010) 42: 406–419.
Oxygen concentration in the water boundary layer next to rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) embryos is influenced by hypoxia exposure time, metabolic rate and water flow  Silvana C. Miller, Shannon E. Reeb, Patricia A. Wright and Todd E. Gillis
View abstract Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences (2008) 65:2170-2177
Familial hypertrophic cardiomyopathy-related cardiac troponin C mutation L29Q affects Ca2+ binding and myofilament contractility Bo Liang, Franca Chung, Yang Qu, Dmitri Pavlov, Todd E. Gillis, Svetlana B. Tikunova, Jonathan P. Davis and Glen F. Tibbits
View abstract Physiological Genomics (2008) 33: 257-266
Functional and evolutionary relationships of troponin C Todd E. Gillis, Christian R.Marshall and Glen F. Tibbits
View abstract Physiological Genomics (2007) 32: 16-27
Investigation of thin filament near-neighbour regulatory unit interactions during force development in skinned cardiac and skeletal muscle Todd E. Gillis, Donald A. Martyn, Anthony J. Rivera and Michael Regnier
View abstract J Physiol (2007) 580:561-76
  Influence of enhanced troponin C Ca2+-binding affinity on cooperative thin filament activation in rabbit skeletal muscle Kareen L. Kreutziger, Todd E. Gillis, Jonathan P. Davis, Svetlana B. Tikunova and Michael Regnier
View abstract J Physiol (2007) 583:337-50
Thin-filament regulation of force redevelopment kinetics in rabbit skeletal muscle fibres Alicia Moreno-Gonzalez, Todd E. Gillis, Anthony J. Rivera, P. Bryant Chase, Donald A. Martyn and Michael Regnier
View abstract J Physiol, (2007) 579:313-26.
Increasing mammalian cardiomyocyte contractility with residues identified in trout troponin C Todd E. Gillis, Bo Liang, Franca Chung and Glen F. Tibbits
View abstract Physiological Genomics, (2005) 22:1-7
Effect of temperature on the structure of trout troponin C Tharin M. A. Blumenschein, Todd E. Gillis, Glen F. Tibbits, and Brian D. Sykes
View abstract Biochemistry (2004) 43:4955-63
Effect of Temperature and the F27W Mutation on the Ca2+ Activated Structural Transition of Trout Cardiac Troponin C Todd E. Gillis, Tharin M. A. Blumenschein, Brian D. Sykes, and Glen F. Tibbits
View abstract Biochemistry, (2003) 42, 6418 -6426
Sequence mutations in teleost cardiac troponin C that are permissive of high Ca2+ affinity of site II Todd E. Gillis, Chris D. Moyes, and Glen F. Tibbits
View abstract Am J Physiol Cell Physiol. (2003) 284:C1176-84.
Beating the cold: the functional evolution of troponin C in teleost fish Todd E. Gillis and Glen F. Tibbits
View abstract Comp Biochem Physiol A Mol Integr Physiol.(2002) 132:763-72
Ca2+ binding to cardiac troponin C: effects of temperature and pH on mammalian and salmonid isoforms Todd E. Gillis, Christian R. Marshall, Xiao-Hua Xue, Thor J. Borgford, and Glen F. Tibbits
View abstract Am J Physiol (2000) 279:R1707-15.
Influences of subzero thermal acclimation on mitochondrial membrane composition of temperate zone marine bivalve mollusks Todd E. Gillis, James S. Ballantyne
View abstract Lipids (1999) 34:59-66
Mitochondrial membrane composition of two Arctic marine bivalve mollusks, Serripes groenlandicus and Mya truncata Todd E. Gillis, James S. Ballantyne
View abstract Lipids (1999) 34:53-7
Compositional correlates of metabolic depression in the mitochondrial membranes of estivating snails Jeff A. Stuart, Todd E. Gillis, and James S. Ballantyne
View abstract Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol (1998) 275: R1977-R1982
Remodeling of phospholipid fatty acids in mitochondrial membranes of estivating snails Jeff A. Stuart, Todd E. Gillis, James S. Ballantyne
View abstract Lipids (1998) 33:787-93
Effects of starvation on plasma free amino acids and glucose concentrations in Lake Sturgeon, Acipenser fulvescens Todd E. Gillis, James S. Ballantyne  
View abstract Journal of Fish Biology, 49:1306-1316 (1996)
Metabolic organization of liver and somatic muscle of landlocked sea lamprey, Petromyzon marinus, during spawning migration Paul J. Leblanc, Todd E. Gillis, Martin F. Gerrits, & James S. Ballanatyne Canadian Journal of Zoology (1995) 73: 916-923
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