Pearl Y. Akamine

Assistant Professor
Ph.D., 2002; University of California, San Diego.
Academic Department(s)
Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Research Area
Research Interest
Role of myosin in budding yeast cell division                 
G Pagán-Mercado, E Santiago-Cartagena, P Akamine, JR Rodríguez-Medina. (In Press) Functional and genetic interactions of TOR in the budding yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae with myosin type II deficiency (myo1Δ). BMC Cell Biology.

ME Rivera-Ruiz, JF Rodríguez-Quiñones, P Akamine, JR Rodríguez-Medina. (2010) Post-transcriptional regulation in the myo1Δ mutant of Saccharomyces cerevisiae. BMC Genomics 11:690

S Badireddy, G Yunfeng, M Ritchie, P Akamine, J Wu, CW Kim, SS Taylor, L Qingsong, K Swaminathan, GS Anand. (2010) Cyclic AMP analog blocks kinase activation by stabilizing inactive conformation: Conformational selection highlights a new concept in allosteric inhibitor design. Mol Cell Proteomics. Nov 16. [Epub ahead of print].

ER Kunji, M Harding, PJ Butler, P Akamine. (2008) Determination of the molecular mass and dimensions of membrane proteins by size exclusion chromatography. Methods. 46(2):62-72.

IH Greger, P Akamine, L Khatri, EB Ziff. (2006) Developmentally regulated, combinatorial RNA processing modulates AMPA receptor biogenesis. Neuron. 51(1):85-97.

Contact Information
Universidad Central del Caribe
P.O. Box 60327
Bayamón, PR 00960-6032