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Samantha J. Pitt

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  1. Article › Research › Peer-reviewed
  2. Published

    17ß-Estradiol protects against the effects of a high fat diet on cardiac glucose, lipid and nitric oxide metabolism in rats

    Zafirovic, S., Obradovic, M., Sudar-Milovanovic, E., Jovanovic, A., Stanimirovic, J., Stewart, A. J., Pitt, S. J. & Isenovic, E. R., 5 May 2017, In : Molecular and Cellular Endocrinology. 446, p. 12-20 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  3. Published

    In vivo effects of 17β-estradiol on cardiac Na+/K+-ATPase expression and activity in rat heart

    Obradovic, M., Stewart, A. J., Pitt, S. J., Labudovic-Borovic, M., Sudar, E., Petrovic, V., Zafirovic, S., Maravic-Stojkovic, V., Vasic, V. & Isenovic, E. R., 5 May 2014, In : Molecular and Cellular Endocrinology. 388, 1-2, p. 58-68

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  4. Published

    A family of Type VI secretion system effector proteins that form ion-selective pores

    Mariano, G., Trunk, K., Williams, D. J., Monlezun, L., Strah, H., Pitt, S. J. & Coulthurst, S. J., 2 Dec 2019, In : Nature Communications. 10, p. 1-15 15 p., 5484.

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  5. Published

    A high fat diet induces sex-specific differences in hepatic lipid metabolism and nitrite/nitrate in rats

    Stanimirovic, J., Obradovic, M., Jovanovic, A., Sudar-Milovanovic, E., Zafirovic, S., Pitt, S. J., Stewart, A. J. & Isenovic, E. R., 1 Apr 2016, In : Nitric Oxide. 54, p. 51-59 9 p.

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  6. Published

    Allosteric activation of an ion channel triggered by modification of mechanosensitive nano-pockets

    Kapsalis, C., Wang, B., El Mkami, H., Pitt, S. J., Schnell, J., Smith, T. K., Lippiat, J., Bode, B. E. & Pliotas, C., 10 Oct 2019, In : Nature Communications. 10, 14 p., 4619.

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  7. Published

    Ca2+-dependent phosphorylation of RyR2 can uncouple channel gating from direct cytosolic Ca2+ regulation

    Carter, S., Pitt, S. J., Colyer, J. & Sitsapesan, R., 2011, In : Journal of Membrane Biology. 240, 1, p. 21-33

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  8. Published

    Changes in cardiac Na+/K+-ATPase expression and activity in female rats fed a high fat diet

    Jovanovic, A., Obradovic, M., Sudar-Milovanovic, E., Stewart, A. J., Pitt, S. J., Alvantic, D., Aleksic, E. & Isenovic, E. R., Dec 2017, In : Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry. 436, 1-2, p. 49-58 10 p.

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  9. Published

    Charade of the SR K+-channel: two ion-channels, TRIC-A and TRIC-B, masquerade as a single K+-channel

    Pitt, S. J., Park, K-H., Nishi, M., Urashima, T., Aoki, S., Yamazaki, D., Ma, J., Takeshima, H. & Sitsapesan, R., 2010, In : Biophysical Journal. 99, 2, p. 417-426

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  10. Published

    Dysregulated Zn2+ homeostasis impairs cardiac type-2 ryanodine receptor and mitsugumin 23 functions, leading to sarcoplasmic reticulum Ca2+ leakage

    Reilly-O'Donnell, B., Robertson, G. B., Karumbi, A., McIntyre, C., Bal, W., Nishi, M., Takeshima, H., Stewart, A. J. & Pitt, S. J., 11 Aug 2017, In : Journal of Biological Chemistry. 292, 32, p. 13361-13373 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  11. Published

    Examining a new role for zinc in regulating calcium release in cardiac muscle

    Pitt, S. J. & Stewart, A. J., 1 Jun 2015, In : Biochemical Society Transactions. 43, 3, p. 359-363

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  12. Published

    FKBP12 activates the cardiac ryanodine receptor Ca2+-release channel and is antagonised by FKBP12.6

    Galfre, E., Pitt, S. J., Venturi, E., Sitsapesan, M., Zaccai, N. R., Tsaneva-Atanasova, K., O'Neill, S. & Sitsapesan, R., 21 Feb 2012, In : PLoS ONE. 7, 2, e31956.

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  13. Published

    FKBP12.6 activates RyR1: investigating the amino acid residues critical for channel modulation

    Venturi, E., Galfre, E., O'Brien, F., Pitt, S. J., Bellamy, S., Sessions, R. B. & Sitsapesan, R., 18 Feb 2014, In : Biophysical Journal. 106, 4, p. 824-833 10 p.

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  14. Published

    From eggs to hearts: what is the link between cyclic ADP-ribose and ryanodine receptors?

    Venturi, E., Pitt, S. J., Galfre, E. & Sitsapesan, R., 2012, In : Cardiovascular Therapeutics. 30, 2, p. 109-16

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  15. Published

    High intracellular chloride slows the decay of glycinergic currents

    Pitt, S. J., Sivilotti, L. G. & Beato, M. B., Nov 2008, In : The Journal of Neuroscience. 28, 45, p. 11454-11467

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  16. Published

    Influence of a high-fat diet on cardiac iNOS in female rats

    Jovanovic, A., Sudar-Milovanovic, E., Obradovic, M., Pitt, S. J., Stewart, A. J., Zafirovic, S., Stanimirovic, J., Radak, D. & Isenovic, E. R., 2017, In : Current Vascular Pharmacology. 15, 5, p. 491-500 10 p.

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  17. Published

    Intracellular zinc modulates cardiac ryanodine receptor-mediated calcium release

    Woodier, J., Rainbow, R. D., Stewart, A. J. & Pitt, S. J., 10 Jul 2015, In : Journal of Biological Chemistry. 290, 28, p. 17599-17610 12 p.

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  18. Published

    Lack of evidence for functional ADP-activated human P2X1 receptors supports a role for ATP during hemostasis and thrombosis.

    Vial, C., Pitt, S. J., Roberts, J. A., Rolf, M. G., Mahaut-Smith, M. P. & Evans, R. J., 2003, In : Blood. 102, 10, p. 3646-51

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  19. Published

    Mitsugumin 23 forms a massive bowl-shaped assembly and cation-conducting channel.

    Venturi, E., Mio, K., Nishi, M., Ogura, T., Moriya, T., Pitt, S. J., Okuda, K., Kakizawa, S., Sitsapesan, R., Sato, C. & Takeshima, H., 2011, In : Biochemistry. 50, 13, p. 2623-32

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  20. Published

    Modulation of the Neisseria gonorrhoeae drug efflux conduit MtrE

    Tamburrino, G., Llabrés, S., Vickery, O., Pitt, S. J. & Zachariae, U., 6 Dec 2017, In : Scientific Reports. 7, 10 p., 17091.

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  21. Published

    Potentiation of P2Y receptors by physiological elevations of extracellular K+ via a mechanism independent of Ca2+ influx.

    Pitt, S. J., Martinez-Pinna, J., Barnard, E. A. & Mahaut-Smith, M. P., 2005, In : Molecular Pharmacology. 67, 5, p. 1705-13

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  22. Published

    Reconstituted human TPC1 is a proton-permeable ion channel and is activated by NAADP or Ca2+

    Pitt, S. J., Lam, A. K. M., Rietdorf, K., Galione, A. & Sitsapesan, R., 20 May 2014, In : Science Signaling. 7, 326, ra46.

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  23. Forthcoming

    Reduced plasma magnesium levels in type-1 diabetes associate with prothrombotic changes in fibrin clotting and fibrinolysis

    Sobczak, A. I. S., Phoenix, F. A., Pitt, S. J., Ajjan, R. A. & Stewart, A. J., 11 Nov 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Thrombosis and Haemostasis.

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  24. Published

    TPC2 is a novel NAADP-sensitive Ca2+ release channel, operating as a dual sensor of luminal pH and Ca2+

    Pitt, S. J., Funnell, T. M., Sitsapesan, M., Venturi, E., Rietdorf, K., Ruas, M., Ganesan, A., Gosain, R., Churchill, G. C., Zhu, M. X., Parrington, J., Galione, A. & Sitsapesan, R., 5 Nov 2010, In : Journal of Biological Chemistry. 285, 45, p. 35039-35046

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  25. Published

    TRIC-B channels display labile gating: evidence from the TRIC-A knockout mouse model

    Venturi, E., Matyjaszkiewicz, A., Pitt, S. J., Tsaneva-Atanasova, K., Nishi, M., Yamazaki, D., Takeshima, H. & Sitsapesan, R., Aug 2013, In : Pflügers Archiv: European Journal of Physiology. 465, 8, p. 1135-1148

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  26. Published

    Total plasma magnesium, zinc, copper and selenium concentrations in type-I and type-II diabetes

    Sobczak, A. I. S., Stefanowicz, F., Pitt, S. J., Ajjan, R. A. & Stewart, A. J., Feb 2019, In : BioMetals. 32, 1, p. 123-138 16 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  27. Published

    Zinc controls RyR2 activity during excitation-contraction coupling

    Stewart, A. J. & Pitt, S. J., Sep 2015, In : Channels. 9, 5, p. 223-225

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  28. Article › Research › Not peer-reviewed
  29. Published

    Plasma non-esterified fatty acids contribute to increased coagulability in type-2 diabetes through altered plasma zinc speciation

    Sobczak, A. I. S., Katundu, K. G. H., Phoenix, F. A., Khazaipoul, S., Yu, R., Lampiao, F., Stefanowicz, F., Blindauer, C. A., Pitt, S. J., Smith, T. K., Ajjan, R. A. & Stewart, A. J., 28 Aug 2019, In : biorxiv. 38 p.

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