Publications and Presentations

Dr. Allikian has extensively published the results of his scientific research, including these articles:

  • Allikian MJ, Bhabha G, Dospoy P, Heydemann A, Ryder P, Earley JU, Wolf MJ, Rockman HA, McNally EM. (2007). Reduced life span with heart and muscle dysfunction in Drosophila sarcoglycan mutants. Hum Mol Genet. 16(23): 2933-43.
  • Allikian, M.J., and McNally, E.M. (2007). Processing and Assembly of the Dystrophin Glycoprotein Complex. Traffic 8(3): 177-83.
  • Allikian, M.J., Hack, A.A., Mewborn, S., Mayer, U., and McNally, E.M. (2004). Genetic compensation for sarcoglycan loss by integrin alpha7beta 1 in muscle. J Cell Sci 117, 3821-3830.
  • Bhole, D., Allikian, M.J., and Tower, J. (2004). Doxycycline-regulated over-expression of hsp22 has negative effects on stress resistance and life span in adult Drosophila melanogaster. Mech Ageing Dev 125, 651-663.
  • Wheeler, M.T., Allikian, M.J., Heydemann, A., Hadhazy, M., Zarnegar, S., and McNally, E.M. (2004). Smooth muscle cell-extrinsic vascular spasm arises from cardiomyocyte degeneration in sarcoglycan-deficient cardiomyopathy. J Clin Invest 113, 668-675.
  • McNally, E., Allikian, M., Wheeler, M.T., Mislow, J.M., and Heydemann, A. (2003).Cytoskeletal defects in cardiomyopathy. J Mol Cell Cardiol 35, 231-241.
  • Allikian, M.J., Deckert-Cruz, D., Rose, M.R., Landis, G.N., and Tower, J. (2002). Doxycycline-induced expression of sense and inverted-repeat constructs modulates phosphogluconate mutase (Pgm) gene expression in adult Drosophila melanogaster. Genome Biol 3, research0021.
  • Wheeler, M.T., Allikian, M.J., Heydemann, A., and McNally, E.M. (2002). The sarcoglycan complex in striated and vascular smooth muscle. Cold Spring Harb Symp Quant Biol 67, 389-397.
  • Allikian, M., and Tower, J. (2000) [Review]. Drosophila Studies. Encyclopedia of Stress, Ed. G. Fink, Academic Press Vol. 1: 753-55.