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Journal of Muscle Research and Cell Motility

Journal of Muscle Research and Cell Motility

Editor-in-Chief: Mathias Gautel
Executive Editor: C.C. Ashley; D.J. Manstein; A.V. Somlyo; J.R. Sellers; S.B. Marston; K. Oiwa

ISSN: 0142-4319 (print version)
ISSN: 1573-2657 (electronic version)

Journal no. 10974

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Editor in Chief:

Mathias Gautel
Randall Centre for Cell and Molecular Biophysics,
Kings College London, England, UK

Executive Editors:

Christopher C. Ashley
University of Oxford, UK

Elisabeth Ehler
Randall Centre of Cell and Molecular Biophysics, King's College London, UK

Steven Marston
National Heart & Lung Institute, Imperial College London, UK

Kazuhiro Oiwa
National Institute of Information and Communications Technology (NICT), Kobe, Japan

Michelle Peckham
School of Molecular and Cellular Biology, Faculty of Biological Sciences, University of Leeds, UK

James R. Sellers
Laboratory of Molecular Physiology, National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, Bethesda MD, USA

Avril V. Somlyo
Molecular Physiology and Biological Physics, School of Medicine, University of Virginia, Charlottesville VA, USA

Honorary Editors
C. Bagshaw, J. Spudich, E. Taylor, R.T. Tregear, D.R. Trentham, J.M. Squire

Editorial Board:

Guy M. Benian, Emory University, Atlanta GA, USA
Sanford .I. Bernstein, San Diego State University, San Diego CA, USA
Carsten G. Bönnemann, NIH, Bethesda MD, USA
Thomas Braun,  Max Planck Institute for Heart and Lung Research, Bad Nauheim, Germany
Lucie Carrier, University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendrof, Hamburg, Germany
Olivier Cazorla, University of Montpellier, France
Lynne M. Coluccio, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston MA, USA
Christine Cremo, University of Nevada, Reno NV, USA
Robert Cross, University of Warwick, Coventry, England, UK
Kristina Djinovic-Carugo, Max F. Perutz Laboratories, Vienna Biocenter, Vienna, Austria
Roberto Dominguez, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia PA, USA
Thomas T. Egelhoff, Lerner Research Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland OH, USA
Velia M. Fowler, The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla CA, USA
Clara Franzini-Armstrong, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia PA, USA
Norio Fukuda, Jikei University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
Ying Ge, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison WI, USA
Michael Geeves, University of Kent, Canterbury, England, UK
Carol C. Gregorio, College of Medicine, University of Arizona Health Sciences, Tucson AZ, USA
Kaomei Guan, TU Dresden, Germany
John A. Hammer III, National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, Bethesda MD, USA
David Hartshorne, University of Arizona, Tucson AZ, USA
Malcolm Irving, King's College London, London, UK
Shin'ichi Ishiwata, Waseda University, Tokyo, Japan
Neil Kad, University of Kent, Canterbury, England, UK
Masataka Kawai, University of Iowa, Iowa City IA, USA
Nigel G. Laing, Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research, Nedlands WA, Australia
Graham D. Lamb, La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia
Lars Larsson, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
William J. Lehman, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston MA, USA
Wolfgang A. Linke, University of Munster, Germany
Laura Machesky, University of Glasgow, Scotland, UK 
Alf Mansson, Linnaeus University, Kalmar, Sweden
Justin E. Molloy, The Francis Crick Institute, London, England, UK
Jeffrey R. Moore, Boston University, Boston MA, USA
Richard L. Moss, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison WI, USA
Kathryn H. Myburgh, Stellenbosch University, South Africa
E.Michael Ostap, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia PA, USA
Stefan Raunser, Max Planck Institute of Molecular Physiology, Dortmund, Germany
Maria Jolanta Redowicz, Nencki Institue of Experimental Biology, Warsaw, Poland
Charles Redwood, University of Oxford, England, UK
Jeffrey Robbins, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati OH, USA
Stefano Schiaffino, University of Padova, Italy
Frank Schnorrer, CNRS, UMR 7288, Aix-Marseille University, France
Vladimir P. Shirinsky, Northwestern University, Chicago IL, USA
John C. Sparrow, University of York, England, UK 
D. George Stephenson, La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia
Chiara Tesi, University of Florence, Italy
Pieter P. de Tombe, Loyola University Medical Center, Chicago IL, USA
Bjarne Udd, University of Helsinki, Finland 
Jolanda van der Velden, VUMC, Amsterdam, The Netherlands 
Claudia Veigel, Ludwig-Maximillians University of Munich, Germany
Jim O. Vigoreaux, University of Vermont, Burlington VT, USA
David M. Warshaw, University of Vermont, Burlington VT, USA
Dominic Wells, Royal Veterinary College, London, England, UK

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    The Journal of Muscle Research and Cell Motility has as its main aim the publication of original research which bears on either the excitation and contraction of muscle, the analysis of any one of the processes involved therein, the processes underlying contractility and motility of animal and plant cells, the toxicology and pharmacology related to contractility, or the formation, dynamics and turnover of contractile structures in muscle and non-muscle cells. Studies describing the impact of pathogenic mutations in genes encoding components of contractile structures in humans or animals are welcome, provided they offer mechanistic insight into the disease process or the underlying gene function. The policy of the Journal is to encourage any form of novel practical study whatever its specialist interest, as long as it falls within this broad field. Theoretical essays are welcome provided that they are concise and suggest practical ways in which they may be tested. Manuscripts reporting new mutations in known disease genes without validation and mechanistic insight will not be considered. It is the policy of the journal that cells lines, hybridomas and DNA clones should be made available by the developers to any qualified investigator. Submission of a manuscript for publication constitutes an agreement of the authors to abide by this principle.

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