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2006 publication highlights

Selected publications for 2006, alphabetically by first author.

Anggono V, Smillie KJ, Graham ME, Valova VA, Cousin MA, Robinson PJ (2006) Syndapin I is the phosphorylation-regulated dynamin I partner in synaptic vesicle endocytosis. Nature Neuroscience 9: 752-760.

Armstrong JD, Pocklington AJ, Cumiskey MA, Grant SGN (2006) Reconstructing protein complexes: From proteomics to systems biology. Proteomics 6: 4724-4731.

Armstrong JD, Texada MJ, Munjaal R, Baker DA, Beckingham KM (2006) Gravitaxis in Drosophila melanogaster: a forward genetic screen. Genes, Brain and Behavior 5:222-239.

Ashley RH, Harroun TA, Hauss T, Breen KC, Bradshaw JP (2006) Autoinsertion of soluble oligomers of Alzheimer's Abeta (1-42) peptide into cholesterol-containing membranes is accompanied by relocation of the sterol towards the bilayer surface. BMC Struct Biol 6:21.

Barnett MW, Watson RF, Vitalis T, Porter K, Komiyama NH, Stoney PN, Gillingwater TH, Grant SGN, Kind PC (2006) Synaptic Ras GTPase activating protein regulates pattern formation in the trigeminal system of mice. Journal of Neuroscience 26:1355-1365.

Bergquist F, Ruthven A, Ludwig M, Dutia MB (2006) Histaminergic and glycinergic modulation of GABA release in the vestibular nuclei of normal and labyrinthectomised rats. Journal of Physiology 577:857-868.

Brown CH, Leng G, Ludwig M, Bourque CW (2006) Endogenous activation of supraoptic nucleus kappa-opioid receptors terminates spontaneous phasic bursts in rat magnocellular neurosecretory cells. Journal of Neurophysiology 95:3235-3244.

Brunton PJ, Sabatier N, Leng G, Russell JA (2006) Suppressed oxytocin neuron responses to immune challenge in late pregnant rats: a role for endogenous opioids. European Journal of Neuroscience 23:1241-1247.

Bull PM, Brown CH, Russell JA, Ludwig M (2006) Activity-dependent feedback modulation of spike patterning of supraoptic nucleus neurons by endogenous adenosine. American Journal of Physiology-Regulatory Integrative and Comparative Physiology 291: R83-R90.

Clark IBN, Boyd J, Hamilton G, Finnegan DJ, Jarman AP (2006) D-six4 plays a key role in patterning cell identities deriving from the Drosophila mesoderm. Developmental Biology 294: 220-231.

Densmore VS, Morton NM, Mullins JJ, Seckl JR (2006) 11 beta-Hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase type 1 induction in the arcuate nucleus by high-fat feeding: A novel constraint to hyperphagia? Endocrinology 147: 4486-4495.

Fraser RM, Allan J, Simmen MW (2006) In silico approaches reveal the potential for DNA sequence-dependent histone octamer affinity to influence chromatin structure in vivo. Journal of Molecular Biology 364: 582-598.

Gencheva M, Boa S, Fraser R, Simmen MW, Whitelaw CBA, Allan J (2006) In vitro and in vivo nucleosome positioning on the ovine beta-lactoglobulin gene are related. Journal of Molecular Biology 361: 216-230.

Gillies A, Willshaw D (2006) Membrane channel interactions underlying rat subthalamic projection neuron rhythmic and bursting activity. Journal of Neurophysiology 95:2352-2365.

Gillingwater TH, Wishart TM, Chen PE, Haley JE, Robertson K, MacDonald SHF, Middleton S, Wawrowski K, Shipston MJ, Melmed S, Wyllie DJA, Skehel PA, Coleman MP, Ribchester RR (2006) The neuroprotective Wld(S) gene regulates expression of PTTG1 and erythroid differentiation regulator 1-like gene in mice and human cells. Human Molecular Genetics 15:625-635.

Hadoke PWF, Lindsay RS, Seckl JR, Walker BR, Kenyon CJ (2006) Altered vascular contractility in adult female rats with hypertension programmed by prenatal glucocorticoid exposure. Journal of Endocrinology 188:435-442.

Hall J, Whalley HC, Job DE, Baig BJ, McIntosh AM, Evans KL, Thomson PA, Porteous DJ, Cunningham-Owens DG, Johnstone EC, Lawrie SM (2006) A neuregulin 1 variant associated with abnormal cortical function and psychotic symptoms. Nature Neuroscience 9:1477-1478.

Holmes MC, Abrahamsen CT, French KL, Paterson JM, Mullins JJ, Seckl JR (2006) The mother or the fetus? 11 beta-hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase type 2 null mice provide evidence for direct fetal programming of behavior by endogenous glucocorticoids. Journal of Neuroscience 26:3840-3844.

Holmes MC, Sangra M, French KL, Whittle IR, Paterson J, Mullins JJ, Seckl JR (2006) 11 beta-Hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase type 2 protects the neonatal cerebellum from deleterious effects of glucocorticoids. Neuroscience 137:865-873.

Johnstone LE, Fong TM, Leng G (2006) Neuronal activation in the hypothalamus and brainstem during feeding in rats. Cell Metabolism 4:313-321.

Kerrigan MJP, Hook CSV, Qusous A, Hall AC (2006) Regulatory volume increase (RVI) by in situ and isolated bovine articular chondrocytes. Journal of Cellular Physiology 209:481-492.

Kleinjan DA, Seawright A, Mella S, Carr CB, Tyas DA, Simpson TI, Mason JO, Price DJ, van Heyningen V (2006) Long-range downstream enhancers are essential for Pax6 expression. Developmental Biology 299:563-581.

Kokay IC, Bull PM, Davis RL, Ludwig M, Grattan DR (2006) Expression of the long form of the prolactin receptor in magnocellular oxytocin neurons is associated with specific prolactin regulation of oxytocin neurons. American Journal Of Physiology-Regulatory Integrative And Comparative Physiology 290:R1216-R1225.

Ludwig M, Leng G (2006) Dendritic peptide release and peptide-dependent behaviours. Nature Reviews Neuroscience 7:126-136.

Lyst MJ, Nan XS, Stancheva I (2006) Regulation of MBD1-mediated transcriptional repression by SUMO and PIAS proteins. Embo Journal 25:5317-5328.

McGurk L, Tzolovsky G, Spears N, Bownes M (2006) The temporal and spatial expression pattern of Myosin Va, Vb and VI in the mouse ovary. Gene Expression Patterns 6: 900-907.

MacLullich AMJ, Ferguson KJ, Wardlaw JM, Starr JM, Deary IJ, Seckl JR (2006) Smaller left anterior cingulate cortex volumes are associated with impaired hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis regulation in healthy elderly men. Journal Of Clinical Endocrinology And Metabolism 91:1591-1594.

Mullins LJ, Bailey MA, Mullins JJ (2006) Hypertension, kidney, and transgenics: A fresh perspective. Physiological Reviews 86:709-746.

Opay AL, Mouton CR, Mullins JJ, Mitchell KD (2006) Cyclooxygenase-2 inhibition normalizes arterial blood pressure in CYP1A1-REN2 transgenic rats with inducible ANG II-dependent malignant hypertension. American Journal of Physiology-Renal Physiology 291:F612-F618.

Pickard BS, Pieper AA, Porteous DJ, Blackwood DH, Muir WJ (2006) The NPAS3 gene - emerging evidence for a role in psychiatric illness. Annals of Medicine 38:439-448.

Pocklington AJ, Cumiskey M, Armstrong JD, Grant SGN (2006) The proteomes of neurotransmitter receptor complexes form modular networks with distributed functionality underlying plasticity and behaviour. Molecular Systems Biology 2: 2006.0023 (e-pub).

Pratt T, Conway CD, Tian N, Price DJ, Mason JO (2006) Heparan sulphation patterns generated by specific heparan sulphotransferase enzymes direct distinct aspects of retinal axon guidance at the optic chiasm. Journal of Neuroscience 26: 6911-6923.

Russell JA, Brunton PJ (2006) Neuroactive steroids attenuate oxytocin stress responses in late pregnancy. Neuroscience 138:879-889.

Sabatier N, Leng G (2006) Presynaptic actions of endocannabinoids mediate alpha-MSH-induced inhibition of oxytocin cells. American Journal Of Physiology-Regulatory Integrative And Comparative Physiology 290:R577-R584.

Singh H, Ashley RH (2006) Redox regulation of CLIC1 by cysteine residues associated with the putative channel pore. Biophysical Journal 90:1628-1638.

Tian LJ, Chen L, McClafferty H, Sailer CA, Ruth P, Knaus HG, Shipston MJ (2006) A noncanonical SH3 domain binding motif links BK channels to the actin cytoskeleton via the SH3 adapter cortactin. Faseb Journal 20:2588-2590.

Watson RF, Abdel-Majid RM, Barnett MW, Willis BS, Katsnelson A, Gillingwater TH, McKnight GS, Kind PC, Neumann PE (2006) Involvement of protein kinase A in patterning of the mouse somatosensory cortex. Journal of Neuroscience 26:5393-5401.

Willshaw D (2006) Analysis of mouse EphA knockins and knockouts suggests that retinal axons programme target cells to form ordered retinotopic maps. Development 133:2705-2717.