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1) Product Images from "Microtubule structures underlying the sarcoplasmic reticulum support peripheral coupling sites to regulate smooth muscle contractility"
Article Title: Microtubule structures underlying the sarcoplasmic reticulum support peripheral coupling sites to regulate smooth muscle contractility
Journal: Science signaling
Figure Legend Snippet: Depolymerization of microtubules decreases the number of BKα and RyR2 colocalization sites. ( A ) Wide-field image of a freshly isolated arterial myocyte immunolabeled for BKα ( n = 12 cells, n = 3 animals). Red box indicates the area where superresolution images were obtained. Scale bar, 10 μm. ( B ) Superresolution localization map obtained after immunolabeling with anti-BKμ (green) and anti-RyR2 (red) antibodies ( n = 12 cells, n = 3 animals). Scale bar, 3 μm. ROIs (yellow boxes) are shown in magnified view (I) and (II) below. Scale bars, 0.2 μm. ( C ) Cluster size distribution histograms of RyR2 and BKα ( n = 11,005 or n = 11,940 particles for RyR2 and BKα, respectively; 12 cells, n = 3 animals). ( D ) Summary of object-based analysis to determine the number of BKα protein cluster centroids per cell that overlay with RyR2 protein clusters in control cells, cells in which a random BKα distribution has been simulated, and cells treated with nocodazole (10 μM). * P ≤ 0.05 compared to control ( n =12 cells per group, 3 animals). Coloc., colocalization.
Techniques Used: Isolation, Immunolabeling
2) Product Images from "G9a Is Essential for Epigenetic Silencing of K+ Channel Genes in Acute-to-Chronic Pain Transition"
Article Title: G9a Is Essential for Epigenetic Silencing of K+ Channel Genes in Acute-to-Chronic Pain Transition
Journal: Nature neuroscience
Figure Legend Snippet: Inhibition of G9a activity normalizes K + channel gene expression in the DRG diminished by nerve injury ( a-d) Effects of intrathecal treatments with vehicle (n = 10), SAHA (50 μg, n = 9), UNC0638 (10 μg, n = 8), GSK503 (5 μg, n = 10), SAHA plus GSK503 (n = 8), SAHA plus UNC0638 (n = 9) or UNC0638 plus GSK503 (n = 8) on the mRNA levels of Kcna4 ( a ), Kcnd2 ( b ), Kcnq2 ( c ), and Kcnma1 ( d ) in the DRG obtained from SNL rats 28 days after surgery. Data from sham control rats were plotted as the control (n = 6 rats). ( e,f ) Effects of nerve injury and UNC0638 on the protein levels of Kv1.4, Kv4.2, Kv7.2 and BKα1 in the L5 and L6 DRG (n = 6 rats in each group). ( g,h ) Effect of G9a-specific siRNA on the G9a and H3K9me2 protein levels in the DRG obtained from SNL rats 24 h after the last injection (n = 5 in each group). ( i,j ) Effects of G9a-specific siRNA on the mRNA levels of G9a, Ezh2, Kcna4, Kcnd2, Kcnq2 and Kcnma1 in the DRG obtained from SNL ( i ) and sham control ( j ) rats 24 h after the last injection (n = 10 in each group). Data are presented as mean ± s.e.m. Statistical analysis was performed using two-way ANOVA followed by Bonferroni’s post hoc tests ( a-d ), one-way ANOVA ( f,h,i ), or Mann-Whitney test ( j ). * P
Techniques Used: Inhibition, Activity Assay, Expressing, Injection, MANN-WHITNEY