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2011 publication highlights

Selected publications for 2011, alphabetically by first author.

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Bell KF, Al-Mubarak B, Fowler JH, Baxter PS, Gupta K, Tsujita T, Chowdhry S, Patani R, Chandran S, Horsburgh K, Hayes JD, Hardingham GE (2011) Mild oxidative stress activates Nrf2 in astrocytes, which contributes to neuroprotective ischemic preconditioning. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 108:E1-E2.

Bell et al.

Berry R, Harewood L, Pei LM, Fisher M, Brownstein D, Ross A, Alaynick WA, Moss J, Hastie ND, Hohenstein P, Davies JA, Evans RM, FitzPatrick DR (2011) Esrrg functions in early branch generation of the ureteric bud and is essential for normal development of the renal papilla. Human Molecular Genetics 20:917-926.

Berry et al.

Cachero S, Simpson TI, Lage PIZ, Ma LN, Newton FG, Holohan EE, Armstrong JD, Jarman AP (2011) The Gene Regulatory Cascade Linking Proneural Specification with Differentiation in Drosophila Sensory Neurons. Plos Biology 9.

Cachero et al.

Cocas LA, Georgala PA, Mangin JM, Clegg JM, Kessaris N, Haydar TF, Gallo V, Price DJ, Corbin JG (2011) Pax6 Is Required at the Telencephalic Pallial-Subpallial Boundary for the Generation of Neuronal Diversity in the Postnatal Limbic System. Journal of Neuroscience 31:5313-5324.

Cocas et al.

Comley LH, Fuller HR, Wishart TM, Mutsaers CA, Thomson D, Wright AK, Ribchester RR, Morris GE, Parson SH, Horsburgh K, Gillingwater TH (2011) ApoE isoform-specific regulation of regeneration in the peripheral nervous system. Human Molecular Genetics 20:2406-2421.

Comley et al.

Comley, L.H., Wishart, T.M., Baxter, B., Murray, L.M., Nimmo, A., Thomson, D., Parson, S.H. & Gillingwater, T.H. (2011) Induction of cell stress in neurons from transgenic mice expressing yellow fluorescent protein: Implications for neurodegeneration research. PLoS One 6: e17639.

Comley et al.

Cousin MA, Evans GJO (2011) Activation of silent and weak synapses by cAMP-dependent protein kinase in cultured cerebellar granule neurons. Journal of Physiology-London 589:1943-1955.

Cousin and Evans

Dodson PD, Pastoll H, Nolan MF (2011) Dorsal-ventral organization of theta-like activity intrinsic to entorhinal stellate neurons is mediated by differences in stochastic current fluctuations. Journal of Physiology-London 589:2993-3008.

Dodson et al.

Essafi A, Webb A, Berry RL, Slight J, Burn SF, Spraggon L, Velecela V, Martinez-Estrada OM, Wiltshire JH, Roberts SGE, Brownstein D, Davies JA, Hastie ND, Hohenstein P (2011) A wt1-controlled chromatin switching mechanism underpins tissue-specific wnt4 activation and repression. Developmental Cell 21:559-574.

Essafi et al.

Ganeva V, Unbekandt M, Davies JA (2011) An improved kidney dissociation and reaggregation culture system results in nephrons arranged organotypically around a single collecting duct system. Organogenesis 7:83-87.

Ganeva et al.

Greaves J, Chamberlain LH (2011) Differential palmitoylation regulates intracellular patterning of SNAP25. Journal of Cell Science 124:1351-1360.

Greaves and Chamberlain

Hannemann A, Flatman PW (2011) Phosphorylation and Transport in the Na-K-2Cl Cotransporters, NKCC1 and NKCC2A, Compared in HEK-293 Cells. Plos One 6, e17992.

Hannemann and Flatman

Harding SD, Armit C, Armstrong J, Brennan J, Cheng Y, Haggarty B, Houghton D, Lloyd-MacGilp S, Pi XJ, Roochun Y, Sharghi M, Tindal C, McMahon AP, Gottesman B, Little MH, Georgas K, Aronow BJ, Potter SS, Brunskill EW, Southard-Smith EM, Mendelsohn C, Baldock RA, Davies JA, Davidson D (2011) The GUDMAP database - an online resource for genitourinary research. Development 138:2845-2853.

Harding et al.

Ikematsu, N., M.L. Dallasb, F.A. Rossa, R.W. Lewisc, J.N. Rafferty, J.A. David, R. Suman, C. Peers, D.G. Hardiea and A.M. Evans (2011). "Phosphorylation of the voltage-gated potassium channel Kv2.1 by AMP-activated protein kinase regulates membrane excitability." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 108(44): 18132-18137.

Ikematsu et al.

Ma L, Jarman AP (2011) Dilatory is a Drosophila protein related to AZI1 (CEP131) that is located at the ciliary base and required for cilium formation. Journal of Cell Science 124:2622-2630

Ma and Jarman

Murray LM, Comley LH, Gillingwater TH, Parson SH (2011) The response of neuromuscular junctions to injury is developmentally regulated. Faseb Journal 25:1306-1313.

Murray et al.

Mutsaers, C.A., T.M. Wishart, D.J. Lamont, M. Riessland, J. Schreml, L.H. Comley, L.M. Murray, S.H. Parson, H. Lochm├╝ller, B. Wirth, K. Talbot & T.H. Gillingwater (2011). "Reversible molecular pathology of skeletal muscle in spinal muscular atrophy." Human Molecular Genetics 20(22): 4334-4344.

Mutsaers et al.

O'Leary, T. and D.J.A. Wyllie (2011). "Neuronal homeostasis: time for a change?" Journal of Physiology-London 589(20): 4811-4826.

O'Leary et al.

Patani, R., Hollins, A.J., Wishart, T.M., Puddifoot, C.A., Alvarez, S., de Lera, A.R., Wyllie, D.J.A., Compston, D.A.S., Pedersen, R.A., Gillingwater, T.H., Hardingham, G.E., Allen, N.D & Chandran, S. (2011) Retinoid independent motor neurogenesis from human embryonic stem cells reveals a medial columnar ground state. Nature Communications 2: 214.

Patani et al.

Ross FA, Rafferty JN, Dallas ML, Ogunbayo O, Ikematsu N, McClafferty H, Tian LJ, Widmer H, Rowe ICM, Wyatt CN, Shipston MJ, Peers C, Hardie DG, Evans AM (2011) Selective Expression in Carotid Body Type I Cells of a Single Splice Variant of the Large Conductance Calcium- and Voltage-activated Potassium Channel Confers Regulation by AMP-activated Protein Kinase. Journal of Biological Chemistry 286(14): 11929-11936..

Ross et al.

Selvadurai HJ, Mason JO (2011) Wnt/beta-catenin Signalling Is Active in a Highly Dynamic Pattern during Development of the Mouse Cerebellum. Plos One 6.

Selvadurai and Mason

Torsney C (2011) Inflammatory Pain Unmasks Heterosynaptic Facilitation in Lamina I Neurokinin 1 Receptor-Expressing Neurons in Rat Spinal Cord. Journal of Neuroscience 31:5158-5168.

Torsney C

Wacker DW, Tobin VA, Noack J, Bishop VR, Duszkiewicz AJ, Engelmann M, Meddle SL, Ludwig M (2011) Expression of early growth response protein 1 in vasopressin neurones of the rat anterior olfactory nucleus following social odour exposure. Journal of Physiology-London 588:4705-4717.

Wacker et al.

Xue J, Graham ME, Novelle AE, Sue N, Gray N, McNiven MA, Smillie KJ, Cousin MA, Robinson PJ (2011) Calcineurin Selectively Docks with the Dynamin Ixb Splice Variant to Regulate Activity-dependent Bulk Endocytosis. Journal of Biological Chemistry 286:30295-30303.

Xue et al.

Zonta B, Desmazieres A, Rinaldi A, Tait S, Sherman DL, Nolan MF, Brophy PJ (2011) A Critical Role for Neurofascin in Regulating Action Potential Initiation through Maintenance of the Axon Initial Segment. Neuron 69:945-956.

Zonta et al.