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  1. Salvi S. S., Kumar R. P., Ramachandra N. B., Sparrow J. C., Nongthomba U., 2012.  Mutations in Drosophila myosin rod cause defects in myofibril assembly.  Journal of Molecular Biology 419: 22–40.  PMID:22370558
  2. Shah A. P., Nongthomba U., Tanaka K. K. K, Denton M. L. B.,  Meadows S. M., Bancroft N., Molina M. R. and Cripps R. M., 2011.  Cardiac remodelling in Drosophila arises from changes in actin gene expression and a contribution of lymph gland-like cells to the heart musculature. Mechanisms of Development 128: 222–233. PMID:21237266
  3. Haigh S., Salvi S. S., Sevdali M., Stark M., Goulding D., Clayton J. D., Bullard B., Sparrow J. C. and Nongthomba U., 2010.  Drosophila indirect flight muscle specific Act88F actin mutants as a model system for studying human congenital myopathies of the ACTA1 skeletal actin gene.  Neuromuscular Disorders 20: 363–374. PMID:20452215
  4. Gautam R., Nongthomba U. and Umapathy S., 2010.  Raman spectroscopic study of muscles related disorders using Drosophila melanogaster as a model system.  American Institute of Physics Conference Proceedings 1267: 402.
  5. Nongthomba U., Ansari M., Thimmaiya D., Stark M. and Sparrow J. C., 2007.  Aberrant splicing of a novel exon in the Drosophila troponin-T gene affects flight muscle development.  Genetics 177: 295–306.
  6. Ansari M, Nongthomba U., Cummins M. and Sparrow, J. C., 2007.  A mutation in the tropomyosin gene is possibly responsible for suppressing the effects of troponin-I mutation in the Drosophila melanogaster muscles.  International Journal of Biology and Biotechnology 4: 315–328.
  7. Ansari M., Nongthomba U. and Sparrow J. C., 2007.  Phenotypic affects of Troponin-T mutation up1 on Drosophila melanogaster behaviour.  International Journal of Biology and Biotechnology 4: 2–3.
  8. Middleton C. A., Nongthomba U., Parry K., Sweeney S. T., Sparrow J. C. and Elliott C. J. H., 2006.  Neuromuscular organization and aminergic modulation of contractions in the Drosophila ovary.  BMC Biology 4: 17.
  9. Zumstein N., Forman O., Nongthomba U., Sparrow J. C. and Elliott C. J. H., 2004.  Distance and force production during jumping in wild type and mutant Drosophila melanogasterJournal of Experimental Biology 207: 3515–3522.
  10. Nongthomba U., Ansari M., Stark M., and Sparrow, J. C., 2004.  TnI is required for myofibrillogenesis and sarcomere formation.  Journal of Cell Science 117: 1795–1805.
  11. Nongthomba U., Cummins M., Vigoreaux J. and Sparrow J. C., 2003.  Suppression of muscle hypercontraction by mutations in the myosin heavy chain gene of Drosophila melanogasterGenetics 164: 209–222.
  12. Nongthomba U., Clayton J., Pasalodos-Sanchez S. and Sparrow J. C., 2001.  Expression and function of the Drosophila ACT88F actin isoform is not restricted to the indirect flight muscles.  Journal of Muscle Research and Cell Motility 22: 111–119.
  13. Naimi B., Harrison A, Cummins A., Nongthomba U., Clark S., Canal I., Ferrus A. and Sparrow J. C., 2001.  A tropomyosin-2 mutation suppresses a troponin I myopathy in DrosophilaMolecular Biology of the Cell 12: 1529–1539.
  14. Schmitz S., Clayton J., Nongthomba U., Prinz H., Veigel C., Geeves M. and Sparrow J. C., 2000.  Drosophila ACT88F indirect flight muscle-specific actin is not N-terminally acetylated: A mutation in N-terminal processing affects actin function.  Journal Molecular Biology 295: 1201–1210.
  15. Nongthomba U. and Ramachandra, N. B., 1999.  A direct screen identifies new flight muscle mutants on the Drosophila second chromosome.  Genetics 153: 261–274.
  16. Nongthomba U., and Ramachandra, N. B., 1997.  Isolation of an allele of yellow body mutation in Drosophila melanogaster by an unusual pattern of inheritance.  Drosophila Information Service 80: 102–103.
  17. Nongthomba U. and Ramachandra, N. B., 1997.  Induction and isolation of chromosome specific flight muscle mutations in Drosophila melanogasterDrosophila Information Service 80: 45–46.