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2012 publication highlights

Selected publications for 2012, alphabetically by first author.

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Avery, M., Rooney, T.M., Pandya, J.D., Wishart, T.M., Gillingwater, T.H., Geddes, J.W., Sullivan, P. & Freeman, M.R. (2012). WldS prevents axon degeneration through increased mitochondrial flux and enhanced mitochondrial Ca2+ buffering. Current Biology 22: 596-600.

Avery et al.

Bilican, B., A. Serio, S.J. Barmad, A.L. Nishimura, G,J. Sullivan, M, Carrasco, H.P. Phatnani, C.A. Puddifoot, D. Story, J. Fletcher, I.-H. Park, B.A. Friedman, G.Q. Daley, D.J.A. Wyllie, G.E. Hardingham, I. Wilmut, S. Finkbeiner, T. Maniatis, C.E. Shaw and S. Chandrana, (2012). Mutant induced pluripotent stem cell lines recapitulate aspects of TDP-43 proteinopathies and reveal cell-specific vulnerability. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 109(15): 5803-5808.

Bilican et al.

Cheung, G. and M.A. Cousin (2012). Adaptor Protein Complexes 1 and 3 Are Essential for Generation of Synaptic Vesicles from Activity-Dependent Bulk Endosomes. Journal of Neuroscience 32(17): 6014-6023

Cheung and Cousin

Jeffries, O., L. J. Tian, H. McClafferty and M. J. Shipston (2012). "An Electrostatic Switch Controls Palmitoylation of the Large Conductance Voltage- and Calcium-activated Potassium (BK) Channel." Journal of Biological Chemistry 287(2): 1468-1477

Jeffries et al.

MacGregor, D. J. and G. Leng (2012). "Phasic Firing in Vasopressin Cells: Understanding Its Functional Significance through Computational Models." Plos Computational Biology 8(10).

MacGregor and Leng

Martel, M.A., T.J. Ryan, K.F. Bell, J.H. Fowler, A. McMahon, B. Al-Mubarak, N.H. Komiyama, K.Horsburgh, P.C. Kind, S.G. Grant, D.J. Wyllie and G.E. Hardingham. (2012). The Subtype of GluN2 C-terminal Domain Determines the Response to Excitotoxic Insults. Neuron 74(3): 543-556.

Martel et al.

McMahon, A.C., Barnett, M.W., O'Leary, T.S., Stoney, P.N., Collins, M.O., Papadia, S., Choudhary, J.S., Komiyama, N.H., Grant, S.G.N., Hardingham, G.E., Wyllie, D.J.A. and Kind, P.C. (2012) SynGAP isoforms exert opposing effects on synaptic strength. Nature Communications 3.

McMahon et al.

Newton, F.G., zur Lage, P.I., Karak, S., Moore, D.J., Gopfert, M.C. and Jarman, A.P. (2012) Forkhead Transcription Factor Fd3F Cooperates with Rfx to Regulate a Gene Expression Program for Mechanosensory Cilia Specialization. Developmental Cell 22:1221-1233.

Newton et al.

Puddifoot, C., M.A. Martel, F.X. Soriano, A. Camacho, A. Vidal-Puig, D.J.A. Wyllie and G.E. Hardingham. (2012). PGC-1 alpha Negatively Regulates Extrasynaptic NMDAR Activity and Excitotoxicity. Journal of Neuroscience 32(20): 6995-7000.

Puddifoot et al.

Quana, A; Xue, J; Wielens, J; Smillie, KJ; Anggono, V; Parker, MW; Cousin, MA; Graham, ME; Robinson, PJ (2012). "Phosphorylation of syndapin I F-BAR domain at two helix-capping motifs regulates membrane tubulation." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 109(10): 3760-3765.

Quana et al.

Tian, L.J., H. McClafferty, H.-G. Knaus, P. Ruth and M.J. Shipston. (2012). Distinct Acyl Protein Transferases and Thioesterases Control Surface Expression of Calcium-activated Potassium Channels. Journal of Biological Chemistry 287(18): 14718-14725.

Tian et al.

Till, S.M., Wijetunge, L.S., Seidel, V.G., Harlow, E., Wright, A.K., Bagni, C., Contractor, A., Gillingwater, T.H. and Kind, P.C. (2012). Altered maturation of the primary somatosensory cortex in a mouse model of fragile X syndrome. Human Molecular Genetics 21(10): 2143-2156.

Till et al.

Turban, S., Liu, X., Ramage, L., Webster, S.P., Walker, B.R., Dunbar, D.R., Mullins, J.J., Seckl, J.R., Morton, N.M. (2012). "Optimal Elevation of beta-Cell 11 beta-Hydroxysteroid Dehydrogenase Type 1 Is a Compensatory Mechanism that Prevents High-Fat Diet Induced beta-Cell Failure." Diabetes 61(3): 642-652.

Turban et al.