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2009 publication highlights

Selected publications for 2009, alphabetically by first author.

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Bäumer, D., Lee, S., Nicholson, G., Davies, J.L., Parkinson, N.J., Murray,L.M., Gillingwater, T.H., Ansorge, O., Davies, K.E. & Talbot, K. (2009) Alternative splicing events are a late feature of pathology in a mouse model of spinal muscular atrophy. PLoS Genetics 5(12): e1000773.

Article in PLoS Genetics

Brunton PJ, McKay AJ, Ochedalski T, Piastowska A, Rebas E, Lachowicz A & Russell JA. (2009). Central Opioid Inhibition of Neuroendocrine Stress Responses in Pregnancy in the Rat Is Induced by the Neurosteroid Allopregnanolone. Journal of Neuroscience 29: 6449-6460.

Article in Journal of Neuroscience

Calcraft PJ, Ruas M, Pan Z, Cheng XT, Arredouani A, Hao XM, Tang JS, Rietdorf K, Teboul L, Chuang KT, Lin PH, Xiao R, Wang CB, Zhu YM, Lin YK, Wyatt CN, Parrington J, Ma JJ, Evans AM, Galione A & Zhu MX. (2009). NAADP mobilizes calcium from acidic organelles through two-pore channels. Nature 459, 596-U130.

Article in Nature

Clayton EL, Anggono V, Smillie KJ, Chau N, Robinson PJ & Cousin MA. (2009). The Phospho-Dependent Dynamin-Syndapin Interaction Triggers Activity-Dependent Bulk Endocytosis of Synaptic Vesicles. Journal of Neuroscience 29, 7706-7717.

Article in Journal of Neuroscience

Dudman J, Nolan MF (2009) Stochastically Gating Ion Channels Enable Patterned Spike Firing through Activity-Dependent Modulation of Spike Probability. PLoS Computational Biology 5(2): e1000290.

Article in PLoS Computational Biology

Filis P, Lannagan T, Thomson A, Murray AA, Kind PC & Spears N. (2009). Phospholipase C-beta 1 Signaling Affects Reproductive Behavior, Ovulation, and Implantation. Endocrinology 150, 3259-3266.

Article in Endocrinology

Géranton SM, Jiménez-Díaz L, Torsney C, Tochiki KK, Stuart SA, Leith JL, Lumb BM, Hunt SP (2009) A Rapamycin-Sensitive Signaling Pathway Is Essential for the Full Expression of Persistent Pain States. Journal of Neuroscience 29: 15017-15027.

Article in Journal of Neuroscience

Greaves J, Prescott GR, Fukata Y, Fukata M, Salaun C, Chamberlain LH (2009) The Hydrophobic Cysteine-rich Domain of SNAP25 Couples with Downstream Residues to Mediate Membrane Interactions and Recognition by DHHC Palmitoyl Transferases. Molecular Biology of the Cell 20: 1845-1854.

Article in Molecular Biology of the Cell

Hannemann A, Christie JK, Flatman PW (2009) Functional Expression of the Na-K-2Cl Cotransporter NKCC2 in Mammalian Cells Fails to Confirm the Dominant-negative Effect of the AF Splice Variant. Journal of Biological Chemistry 284: 35348-35358.

Article in Journal of Biological Chemistry

Kielar C, Wishart T.M, Palmer A, Dihanich S, Wong A.M, Macauley S.L, Chun C-H, Sands M.S, Pearce D, Cooper J.D & Gillingwater TH.(2009) Molecular correlates of axonal and synaptic pathology in mouse models of Batten disease. Human Molecular Genetics 18: 4066-4080.

Article in Human Molecular Genetics

Krashes MJ, DasGupta S, Vreede A, White B, Armstrong JD, Waddell S (2009) A Neural Circuit Mechanism Integrating Motivational State with Memory Expression in Drosophila. Cell 139: 416-427.

Article in Cell

Mackenzie F, Romero R, Williams D, Gillingwater T, Hilton H, Dick J, Riddoch-Contreras J, Wong F, Ireson L, Powles- Glover N, Riley G, Underhill P, Hough T, Arkell R, Greensmith L, Ribchester R & Blanco G. (2009) Upregulation of PKD1L2 provokes a complex neuromuscular disease in the mouse. Human Molecular Genetics 18: 3553-3566.

Article in Human Molecular Genetics

Puddifoot CA, Chen PE, Schoepfer R, Wyllie DJA (2009) Pharmacological characterization of recombinant NR1/NR2A NMDA receptors with truncated and deleted carboxy termini expressed in Xenopus laevis oocytes. British Journal of Pharmacology 156: 509-518.

Article in British Journal of Pharmacology

Quinn JC, Molinek M, Mason JO, Price DJ (2009) Gli3 is required autonomously for dorsal telencephalic cells to adopt appropriate fates during embryonic forebrain development. Developmental Biology 327: 204-215.

Article in Developmental Biology

Scott V, Bishop VR, Leng G, Brown CH (2009) Dehydration-induced modulation of kappa-opioid inhibition of vasopressin neurone activity. Journal of Physiology-London 587: 5679-5689.

Article in Journal of Physiology - London

Saleem F, Rowe ICM, Shipston MJ (2009) Characterization of BK channel splice variants using membrane potential dyes. British Journal of Pharmacology 156: 143-152.

Article in British Journal of Pharmacology

Tilly JL & Telfer EE. (2009). Purification of germline stem cells from adult mammalian ovaries: a step closer towards control of the female biological clock? Molecular Human Reproduction 15, 393-398.

Article in Molecular Human Reproduction