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Bojjireddy N., Botyanszki J., Hammond G., Creech D., Peterson R., Kemp D.C., Snead M., Brown R., Morrison A., Wilson S., Harrison S.,  Moore C. and T. Balla. 2014. Pharmacological and genetic targeting of the PI4KA enzyme reveals its important role in maintaining plasma membrane phosphatidylinositol 4-phosphate and phosphatidylinositol 4,5-bisphosphate levels. J Biol Chem. 289: 6120-6132.

Cheng Y., Rodriguiz R.M, Murthy S.R.K., Senatorov V., Thouennon E., Cawley N.X., Aryal D.K., Ahn S., Lecka-Czernik B., Wetsel W.C. and Y.P. Loh. 2014. Neurotrophic factor-α1 prevents stress-induced depression through enhancement of neurogenesis and is activated by rosiglitazone. Molecular Psychiatry 1–11.

Farber C.R., Reich A., Barnes A.M., Becerra P., Rauch F., Cabral W.A., Bae A., Quinlan A., Glorieux F.H., Clemens T.L. and J.C. Marini. 2014. A novel IFITM5 mutation in severe atypical osteogenesis imperfecta type VI impairs osteoblast production of pigment epithelium‐derived factor. J Bone Miner Res. 29: 1402-1411.

Guzmán-Hernández M.L., Potter G., Egervári K., Kiss J.Z. and T. Balla. 2014. Secretion of VEGF-165 has unique characteristics, including shedding from the plasma membrane. Mol Biol Cell. 25: 1061-1072.

Hammond G.R., Machner M.P. and T. Balla. 2014. A novel probe for phosphatidylinositol 4-phosphate reveals multiple pools beyond the Golgi. J. Cell. Biol. 205: 113-126.

Lin L., Long L.K., Hatch M.M and D.A. Hoffman. 2014. DPP6 domains responsible for its localization and function. J Biol.Chem.pii: jbc.M114.578070. [Epub ahead of print]

Swift M.R., Pham V.N., Castranova D., Bell K., Poole R.J. and B.M. Weinstein. 2014. SoxF factors and Notch regulate nr2f2 gene expression during venous differentiation in zebrafish. Dev Biol. 390: 116-125.

Wang H., Kane A.W., Lee C. and S. Ahn. 2014. Gli3 repressor controls cell fates and cell adhesion for proper establishment of neurogenic niche. Cell Rep. 8: 1093-1104.


Barnes A.M., Duncan G., Weis M., Paton W., Cabral W.A., Mertz E.L., Makareeva E., Gambello M.J., Lacbawan F.L., Leikin S., Fertala A., Eyre D.R., Bale S.J. and J.C. Marini. 2013. Kuskokwim Syndrome, a Recessive Congenital Contracture Disorder, Extends the Phenotype of FKBP10 Mutations. Hum Mutat. 34: 1279-1288.

Campanac E. and D.A. Hoffman. 2013. Repeated cocaine exposure increases fast-spiking interneuron excitability in the rat medial prefrontal cortex. J Neurophysiol. 109: 2781-2792.

Cruz-Garcia D., Ortega-Bellido M., Scarpa M., Villeneuve J., Jovic M., Porzner M., Balla T., Seufferlein T. and V. Malhotra. 2013. Recruitment of arfaptins to the trans-Golgi network by PI(4)P and their involvement in cargo export. EMBO J. 32: 1717-29.

Haddad M.R., Donsante A., Zerfas P. and S.G. Kaler. 2013. Fetal Brain-directed AAV Gene Therapy Results in Rapid, Robust, and Persistent Transduction of Mouse Choroid Plexus Epithelia. Mol Ther Nucleic Acids. Jun 25;2:e101. doi: 10.1038/mtna.2013.27.

Hayes L., Ralls S., Wang H. and S. Ahn. 2013.  Duration of Shh signaling contributes to mDA neuron diversity. S. Dev Biol. 374: 115-126.

Khadra A., Tomić M., Yan Z., Zemkova H., Sherman A. and S.S. Stojilkovic. 2013. .Dual gating mechanism and function of P2X7 receptor channels. Biophys J. 104: 2612-2621.

Kucka M., Bjelobaba I., Clokie S.J., Klein D.C. and S.S. Stojilkovic. 2013. Female-specific induction of rat pituitary dentin matrix protein-1 by GnRH. Mol Endocrinol. 27: 1840-1855.

Kong E., Peng S., Chandra G., Sarkar C., Zhang Z., Bagh M.B. and A.B. Mukherjee. 2013. Dynamic palmitoylation links cytosol-membrane shuttling of acyl-protein thioesterase-1 and acyl-protein thioesterase-2 with that of proto-oncogene H-ras product and growth-associated protein-43. J Biol Chem. 288: 9112-9125.

Lin L., Sun W., Throesch B., Kung F., Decoster J.T., Berner C.J., Cheney R.E., Rudy B. and D.A. Hoffman. 2013. DPP6 regulation of dendritic morphogenesis impacts hippocampal synaptic development. Nat Commun. 4: 2270. doi: 10.1038/ncomms3270

Lou H., Park J.J., Phillips A. and Y.P. Loh. 2013. γ-Adducin promotes process outgrowth and secretory protein exit from the Golgi apparatus.. J Mol Neurosci. 49: 1-10.

Sarkar C., Chandra G., Peng S., Zhang Z., Liu A., A. Mukherjee: 2013.  Neuroprotection and lifespan extension in Ppt1-/- mice by NtBuHa: therapeutic implications for INCL. Nature Neuroscience (Articles).

Subramanian J, Dye, L., Morozov A. 2013. Rap1 signaling prevents L type calcium channel dependent neurotransmitter release.
J Neuroscience. 33: 7245-7252. 


Ball, E., Matsuda, M., Dye, L., Hoffman, V., Zerfas, P., Szarek, E., Rich, A., Chitnis, A., and C. Stratakis. 2012. Ultra-structural identification of interstitial cells of Cajalin the zebrafishDaniorerio. Cell and Tissue Research. 349: 483-491

Barnes A.M., Cabral W.A., Weis M., Makareeva E., Mertz E.L., Leikin S., Eyre D., Trujillo C. and J.C. Marini. 2012. Absence of FKBP10 in recessive type XI osteogenesis imperfecta leads to diminished collagen cross-linking and reduced collagen deposition in extracellular matrix. Hum Mutat. doi: 10.1002/humu.22139. [Epub ahead of print]

Gupta N. and M. Stopfer. 2012. Functional analysis of a higher olfactory center, the lateral horn. J. Neurosci. 32: 8138-8148.

Hammond G.R., Fischer M.J., Anderson K.E., Holdich J., Koteci A., Balla T. and R.F. Irvine. 2012. PI4P and PI(4,5)P2 are essential but independent lipid determinants of membrane identity. Science. 337: 727-730.

Huang F.L. and K. P. Huang. 2012. Methylphenidate improves the behavioral and cognitive deficits of neurogranin knockout mice. Genes Brain Behav. 2012 Jul 18. doi: 10.1111/j.1601-183X.2012.00825.x. [Epub ahead of print]

Jović M., Kean M.J., Szentpetery Z., Polevoy G., Gingras A.C., Brill J.A. and T. Balla. 2012. Two phosphatidylinositol 4-kinases control lysosomal delivery of the Gaucher disease enzyme, β-glucocerebrosidase. Mol. Biol. Cell. 23: 1533-1545.

Lopez C.M., Pelkey K.A., Chittajallu R., Nakashiba T., Tóth K., Tonegawa S.and C.J. McBain. 2012. Competition from newborn granule cells does not drive axonal retraction of silenced old granule cells in the adult hippocampus. Front Neural Circuits. 2012;6:85. doi: 10.3389/fncir.2012.00085.

Lou H., Park J.J., Phillips A. and Y.P. Loh. 2012. γ-Adducin Promotes Process Outgrowth and Secretory Protein Exit from the Golgi Apparatus. J Mol Neurosci. [Epub ahead of print]

Nestor M.W. and D.A. Hoffman. 2012. Differential cycling rates of Kv4.2 channels in proximal and distal dendrites of hippocampal CA1 pyramidal neurons. Hippocampus. 22: 969-980.

Ochocinska M.J., Muñoz E.M., Veleri S., Weller J.L., Coon S.L., Pozdeyev N., Michael Iuvone P., Goebbels S., Furukawa T. and D.C. Klein. 2012. NeuroD1 is required for survival of photoreceptors but not pinealocytes: Results from targeted gene deletion studies. Journal of Neurochemistry.  (Epub  ahead of print)

Takagi M., Ishii T., Barnes A.M., Weis M., Amano N., Tanaka M., Fukuzawa R., Nishimura G., Eyre D.R., Marini J.C., and T. Hasegawa T. 2012. A novel mutation in LEPRE1 that eliminates only the KDEL ER- retrieval sequence causes non-lethal osteogenesis imperfecta. PLoS One. 7(5):e36809. Epub 2012 May 15.

Tanaka N., Suzuki, E., Dye, L., Ejima, A., and M. Stopfer. 2012.  Dye-fills reveal additional olfactory tracts in the protocerebrum of wild-type Drosophila. Journal of Comparative Neurology. 520: 4131-4140.

Yi L., Donsante A., Kennerson M.L., Mercer J.F., Garbern J.Y. and S.G. Kaler. 2012. Altered intracellular localization and valosin-containing protein (p97 VCP) interaction underlie ATP7A-related distal motor neuropathy. Hum Mol Genet. 2012 Apr 15;21(8):1794-807. Epub 2011 Dec 30.


Cawley N.X., Portela-Gomes G., Lou H. And Y.P. Loh. 2011. Yapsin 1 immunoreactivity in alpha cells of human pancreatic islets: implications for the processing of human proglucagon by mammalian aspartic proteases. J Endocrinol. 210: 181-187.

Cea-del Rio C.A., Lawrence J.J., Erdelyi F., Szabo G. and C.J. McBain. 2011. Cholinergic modulation amplifies the intrinsic oscillatory properties of CA1 hippocampal cholecystokinin-positive interneurons. J. Physiol. 589: 609-627.

Hayes, L., Zhang, Z., Albert, P., Zervas, M., and S. Ahn. 2011. The timing of Sonic hedgehog and Gli1 expression segregates midbrain dopamine neurons, J Comp Neurol 519, 3001-3018.

Huang K.P., Huang F.L. and P.K. Shetty. 2011. Stimulation-mediated translocation of calmodulin and neurogranin from soma to dendrites of mouse hippocampal CA1 pyramidal neurons. Neuroscience. 2011. Jan 20. [Epub ahead of print]

Huang K.P. and F.L. Huang. 2011. Calcium-Sensitive Translocation of Calmodulin and Neurogranin between Soma and Dendrites of Mouse Hippocampal CA1 Neurons. A.C.S. Chem. Neurosci. 2: 223-230.

Kim Y.J., Guzman-Hernandez M.L. and T. Balla. 2011. A highly dynamic ER-derived phosphatidylinositol-synthesizing organelle supplies phosphoinositides to cellular membranes. Dev. Cell. 21: 813-824.

Komlosh M.E., Özarslan E., Lizak M.J., Horkay F., Schram V., Shemesh N., Cohen Y. and P.J. Basser. 2011. Pore diameter mapping using double pulsed-field gradient MRI and its validation using a novel glass capillary array phantom. J. Magn. Reson. 208: 128-135.

Li S., Bjelobaba I., Yan Z., Kucka M., Tomic M. and S.S. Stojilkovic. 2011. Expression and roles of pannexins in ATP release in the pituitary gland. Endocrinology. 152: 2342-2352.

Liu M. and M.V. Eiden. 2011. The receptors for gibbon ape leukemia virus and amphotropic murine leukemia virus are not down-regulated in productively infected cells.  Retrovirology. 5: 8:53.

Liu X.H., Xu W., Russ J., Eiden L.E. and M.V. Eiden. 2011. The host range of gammaretroviruses and gammaretroviral vectors includes post-mitotic neural cells. PLoS One. 6:e18072

Neddens J., Fish K.N., Tricoire L., Vullhorst D., Shamir A., Chung W., Lewis D.A., McBain C.J. and A. Buonanno. 2011. Conserved Interneuron-Specific ErbB4 Expression in Frontal Cortex of Rodents, Monkeys, and Humans: Implications for Schizophrenia. Biol. Psychiatry. [Epub ahead of print].

Nestor M.W. and D.A. Hoffman. 2011. Differential cycling rates of Kv4.2 channels in proximal and distal dendrites of hippocampal CA1 pyramidal neurons. Hippocampus. doi: 10.1002.

Park J.J., Gondré-Lewis M.C., Eiden L.E. and Y.P. Loh. 2011. A distinct trans-Golgi network subcompartment for sorting of synaptic and granule proteins in neurons and neuroendocrine cells. J. Cell. Sci. 124: 735-744.

Park JJ, Loh YP. 2011. Visualization of peptide secretory vesicles in living nerve cells. Methods Mol Biol. 789: 137-145.

Sarkar C., Zhanga Z. and A.B. Mukherjee. 2011. Stop codon read-through with PTC124 induces palmitoyl-protein thioesterase-1 activity, reduces thioester load and suppresses apoptosis. Mol. Genet. Metab. doi:10.1016/j.ymgme.2011.05.021

Subramanian J. and A. Morozov. 2011. Erk1/2 inhibit synaptic vesicle exocytosis through L-type calcium channels. J Neurosci. 31: 4755-4764.

Tanaka N.K., Dye L. and M.J. Stopfer. 2011. Dual-labeling method for electron microscopy to characterize synaptic connectivity using genetically encoded fluorescent reporters in Drosophila. Neurosci. Methods. 194: 312-315.

Tricoire L., Pelkey K.A., Erkkila B.E., Jeffries B.W., Yuan X. and C.J. McBain. 2011. A blueprint for the spatiotemporal origins of mouse hippocampal interneuron diversity. J. Neurosci. 31: 10948-10970.

Valli M., Barnes A.M., Gallanti A., Cabral W., Viglio S., Weis M., Makareeva E., Eyre D., Leikin S., Antoniazzi F., Marini J.C. and M. Mottes. 2011. Deficiency of CRTAP in non-lethal recessive osteogenesis imperfecta reduces collagen deposition into matrix. Clin Genet. 2011 Sep 28. doi: 10.1111/j.1399-0004.2011.01794.x. [Epub ahead of print]

Wang, H., Ge, G., Uchida, Y., Luu, B., and S. Ahn. 2011. Gli3 is required for maintenance and fate specification of cortical progenitors, J Neurosci 31, 6440-6448.

Wang P.M., Kachel D.L., Cesta M.F. and W.J. Martin. 2011. Direct leukocyte migration across pulmonary arterioles and venules into the perivascular interstitium of murine lungs during bleomycin injury and repair. Am. J. Pathol. 178: 2560-2572.

Wei H., Zhang Z., Saha A., Peng S., Chandra G., Quezado Z. and A.B. Mukherjee. 2011. Disruption of adaptive energy metabolism and elevated ribosomal p-S6K1 levels contribute to INCL pathogenesis: partial rescue by resveratrol. Hum. Mol. Genet. 20: 1111-1121.


Barnes A.M., Carter E.M., Cabral W.A., Weis M., Chang W., Makareeva E., Leikin S., Rotimi C.N., Eyre D.R., Raggio C.L. and J.C. Marini. 2010. Lack of cyclophilin B in osteogenesis imperfecta with normal collagen folding. New Engl. J. Med. 362: 521-528.

Cea-del Rio C.A., Lawrence J.J., Tricoire L., Erdelyi F., Szabo G. and C.J. McBain. 2010. M3 muscarinic acetylcholine receptor expression confers differential cholinergic modulation to neurochemically distinct hippocampal basket cell subtypes. J. Neurosci. 30: 6011-6024.

Chang W., Barnes A.M., Cabral W.A., Bodurtha J.N. and J.C. Marini. 2010. Prolyl 3-hydroxylase 1 and CRTAP are mutually stabilizing in the endoplasmic reticulum collagen prolyl 3-hydroxylation complex. Hum. Mol. Genet. 19: 223-234.

Han S., Makareeva E., Kuznetsova N.V., DeRidder A.M., Sutter M.B., Losert W., Phillips C.L., Visse R., Nagase H. and S. Leikin. 2010. Molecular mechanism of type I collagen homotrimer resistance to mammalian collagenases. J. Biol. Chem. 285: 22276-22281.

Kino T., Hurt D.E., Ichijo T., Nader N. and G.P. Chrousos. 2010. Noncoding RNA gas5 is a growth arrest- and starvation-associated repressor of the glucocorticoid receptor. Sci. Signal. 3: 1-7.

Korzeniowski M.K., Manjarrés I.M., Varnai P. and T. Balla. 2010. Activation of STIM1-Orai1 involves an intramolecular switching mechanism. Sci. Signal. 3: ra82.

Koshimizu H., Kim T., Cawley N.X. and Y.P. Loh. 2010. Chromogranin A: a new proposal for trafficking, processing and induction of granule biogenesis. Regul. Pept. 160: 153-159.

Lee T.K., Murthy S.R., Cawley N.X., Dhanvantari S., Hewitt S.M., Lou H., Lau T., Ma S., Huynh T., Wesley R.A., Ng I.O., Pacak K., Poon R.T. and Y.P. Loh. 2010. An N-terminal truncated carboxypeptidase E splice isoform induces tumor growth and is a biomarker for predicting future metastasis in human cancers. J. Clin. Invest. doi: 10.1172 / JCI40433.

Lin L., Sun W., Wikenheiser A.M., Kung F. and D.A. Hoffman. 2010. KChIP4a regulates Kv4.2 channel trafficking through PKA phosphorylation. Mol. Cell. Neurosci. 43: 315-325.

Lou H., Park J.J., Cawley N.X., Sarcon A., Sun L., Adams T. and Y.P. Loh. 2010. Carboxypeptidase E cytoplasmic tail mediates localization of synaptic vesicles to the pre-active zone in hypothalamic pre-synaptic terminals. J. Neurochem. 114: 886-896.

Nader N., Bachrach B.E., Hurt D.E., Gajula S., Pittman A., Lescher R. and T. Kino. 2010. A novel point mutation in helix 10 of the human glucocorticoid receptor causes generalized glucocorticoid resistance by disrupting the structure of the ligand-binding domain. J. Clin. Endocrinol. Metab. 95: 2281-2285.

Neddens J. and A. Buonanno. 2010. Selective populations of hippocampal interneurons express ErbB4 and their number and distribution is altered in ErbB4 knockout mice. Hippocampus. 20: 724-744.

Saha A., Lee Y.C., Zhang Z., Chandra G., Su S.B. and A.B. Mukherjee. 2010. Lack of an endogenous anti-inflammatory protein in mice enhances colonization of B16F10 melanoma cells in the lungs. J. Biol. Chem. 285: 10822-10831.

Shamir A. and A. Buonanno. 2010. Molecular and cellular characterization of Neuregulin-1 type IV isoforms. J. Neurochem. 113: 1163-1176.

Szentpetery Z., Várnai P. and T. Balla. 2010. Acute manipulation of Golgi phosphoinositides to assess their importance in cellular trafficking and signaling.Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA. 107: 8225-8230.

Tricoire L., Pelkey K.A., Daw M.I., Sousa V.H., Miyoshi G., Jeffries B., Cauli B., Fishell G. and C.J. McBain. 2010. Common origins of hippocampal Ivy and nitric oxide synthase expressing neurogliaform cells. J. Neurosci. 30: 2165-2176.


Atkin S.D., Patel S., Kocharyan A., Holtzclaw L.A., Weerth S.H., Schram V., Pickel J. and J.T. Russell. 2009. Transgenic mice expressing a cameleon fluorescent Ca2+ indicator in astrocytes and Schwann cells allow study of glial cell Ca2+ signals in situ and in vivo. J. Neurosci. Methods. 181: 212-226.

Balla T. and Várnai P. 2009. Visualization of cellular phosphoinositide pools with GFP-fused protein-domains. Curr. Protoc. Cell. Biol. 24: 24-44.

Besser L., Chorin E., Sekler I., Silverman W.F., Atkin S., Russell J.T. and M. Hershfinkel. 2009. Synaptically released zinc triggers metabotropic signaling via a zinc-sensing receptor in the hippocampus. J. Neurosci. 29: 2890-2901.

Campa F., Yoon H.Y., Ha V.L., Szentpetery Z. and T. Balla. 2009. A pH domain in the Arf GTPase-activating protein (GAP) ARAP1 binds phosphatidylinositol 3,4,5-trisphosphate and regulates Arf GAP activity independently of recruitment to the plasma membranes. J. Biol. Chem. 284: 28069-28083.

Daw M.I., Tricoire L., Erdelyi F., Szabo G. and C.J. McBain. 2009. Asynchronous transmitter release from cholecystokinin-containing inhibitory interneurons is widespread and target-cell independent. J. Neurosci. 29: 11112-11122.

Fisahn A., Neddens J., Yan L. and A. Buonanno. 2009. Neuregulin-1 modulates hippocampal gamma oscillations: implications for schizophrenia. Cereb. Cortex. 19: 612-618.

Hwang Y.S., Luo T., Xu Y. and T.D. Sargent. 2009. Myosin-X is required for cranial neural crest cell migration in Xenopus laevis. Dev. Dyn. 238: 2522-2529.

Ito I., Bazhenov M., Ong R.C., Raman B. and M. Stopfer. 2009. Frequency transitions in odor-evoked neural oscillations. Neuron. 64: 692-706.

Kino T., Manoli I., Kelkar S., Wang Y., Su Y.A. and G.P. Chrousos. 2009. Glucocorticoid receptor (GR) Beta has intrinsic, GRa-independent transcriptional activity. Biochem. Biophys. Res. Com. 381: 671--675.

Korzeniowski M.K., Szanda G., Balla T and A. Spät. 2009. 2009. Store-operated Ca2+ influx and subplasmalemmal mitochondria. Cell Calcium. 46: 49-55.

Koshimizu H., Senatorov V, Loh Y.P. and I. Gozes. 2009. Neuroprotective protein and carboxypeptidase E. J. Mol. Neurosci. 39: 1-8.

Ma H., Blake T., Chitnis A., Liu P. and T. Balla. 2009. Crucial role of phosphatidylinositol 4-kinase III alpha in development of zebrafish pectoral fin is linked to phosphoinositide 3-kinase and FGF signaling. J. Cell Sci. 122: 4303-4310.

Neddens J. and A. Buonanno. 2009. Selective populations of hippocampal interneurons express ErbB4 and their number and distribution is altered in ErbB4 knockout mice. Hippocampus.

Park J.J., Koshimizu H. and Y.P. Loh. 2009. Biogenesis and transport of secretory granules to release site in neuroendocrine cells. J. Mol. Neurosci. 37: 151-159.

Rafikova E., Melikov K., Ramos C., Dye L. and L. Chernomordik. 2009. Transmembrane protein-free membranes fuse into Xenopus nuclear envelope and promote assembly of functional pores. J. Biol. Chem. 284: 29847-29859.

Samoshkin S., Arnaoutov A., Jansen L., Ouspenski I., Dye L., Karpova T., McNally J., Dasso M., Cleveland D. and A. Strunnikov. 2009. Human Condensin Function Is Essential for Centromeric Chromatin Assembly and Proper Sister Kinetochore Orientation. PLoS ONE 4: e6831.

Szentpetery Z., Balla A., KimY.J., Lemmon M.A. and T. Balla. 2009. Live cell imaging with protein domains capable of recognizing phosphatidylinositol 4,5-bisphosphate; a comparative study. BMC Cell Biology, 10: 67-87.

Tanaka N., Ito K., and M. Stopfer. 2009. Odor-Evoked Neural Oscillations in Drosophila Are Mediated by Widely Branching Interneurons. The Journal of Neuroscience. 29: 8595-8603.

Uveges T.E., Kozloff K.M., Ty J.M., Ledgard F., Raggio C.L., Gronowicz G., Goldstein S.A. and J.C. Marini. 2009. Alendronate Treatment of Brtl Osteogenesis Imperfecta Mouse Improves Femoral Geometry and Load Response Before Fracture but Decreases Predicted Material Properties and Has Detrimental Effects on Osteoblasts and Bone Formation. J. Bone Miner. Res. 24: 849-859.

Vullhorst D., Neddens J., Karavanova I., Tricoire L., Petralia R.S., McBain C.J. and A. Buonanno. 2009. Selective expression of ErbB4 in interneurons, but not pyramidal cells, of the rodent hippocampus. J. Neurosci. 29: 12255-12564.

Wollert T., Wunder C., Lippincott-Schwartz J. and J.H. Hurley. 2009. Membrane scission by the ESCRT-III complex. Nature. 458: 172-177.


Arnaoutova I., Cawley N.X., Patel N., Kim T., Rathod T. and Y.P. Loh. 2008. Aquaporin 1 is important for maintaining secretory granule biogenesis in endocrine cells. Mol. Endocrinol. 22: 1924-1934.

Baldwin G.S., Nicholas J.B., Robson R.E., Wynveen A., Goldar A., Leikin S., Seddon J.M. and A.A. Kornyshev. 2008. DNA Double Helices Recognize Mutual Sequence Homology in a Protein Free Environment. J. Phys. Chem. B, 112: 1060-1064.

Balla A., Kim Y.J., Varnai P., Szentpetery Z., Knight Z., Shokat K.M. and T. Balla. 2008. Maintenance of hormone-sensitive phosphoinositide pools in the plasma membrane requires phosphatidylinositol 4-kinase III alpha. Mol. Biol. Cell. 19: 711-721.

Gore A.V., Lampugnani, M.G., Dye L., Dejana, E. and B. Weinstein. 2008. Combinatorial interaction between CCM pathway genes precipitates hemorrhagic stroke. Dis. Model Mech. 1: 275--281.

Han S., McBride D.J., Losert W. and S. Leikin. 2008. Segregation of type I collagen homo- and heterotrimers in fibrils. J. Mol. Biol. 383: 122-132.

Ito I., Ong R.C., Raman B. and M. Stopfer. 2008. Sparse odor representation and olfactory learning. Nat. Neurosci. 11: 1177-1184.

Jung S.C., Kim J. and D.A. Hoffman. 2008. Rapid, bidirectional remodeling of synaptic NMDA receptor subunit composition by A-type K+ channel activity in hippocampal CA1 pyramidal neurons. Neuron. 60: 657-671.

Kim S.J., Zhang Z., Sarkar C., Tsai, P.C., Lee Y.C., Dye L. and A. Mukherjee. 2008. Palmitoyl protein thioesterase-1 deficiency impairs synaptic vesicle recycling at nerve terminals, contributing to neuropathology in humans and mice. J. Clin. Investigation. 118: 3075-3086.

Kwon O.B., Paredes D., Gonzalez C.M., Neddens J., Hernandez L., Vullhorst D. and A. Buonanno. 2008. Neuregulin-1 regulates LTP at CA1 hippocampal synapses through activation of dopamine D4 receptors. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. 105: 15587-15592.

Park J.J., Cawley N.X. and Y.P. Loh. 2008. Carboxypeptidase E cytoplasmic tail-driven vesicle transport is key for activity-dependent secretion of peptide hormones. Mol. Endocrinol. 22: 989-1005.

Park J.J., Cawley N.X. and Y.P. Loh. 2008. A bi-directional carboxypeptidase E-driven transport mechanism controls BDNF vesicle homeostasis in hippocampal neurons. Mol. Cell Neurosci. 39: 63-73.

Porrás A., Kozar S., Russanova V., Salpea P., Hirai T., Sammons N., Mittal P., Kim J.Y., Ozato K., Romero R. and B.H. Howard. 2008. Developmental and epigenetic regulation of the human TLR3 gene. Mol. Immunol. 46: 27-36.

Stefanovic B., Hutchinson E., Yakovleva V., Schram V., Russell J.T., Belluscio L., Koretsky A.P. and A.C. Silva. 2008. Functional reactivity of cerebral capillaries. J. Cereb. Blood Flow Metab. 28: 961-972.

Szaszák M., Chen H.D., Chen H.C., Baukal A., Hunyady L. and K.J.J Catt. 2008. Identification of the invariant chain (CD74) as an angiotensin AGTR1-interacting protein. Endocrinol. 199: 165-176.

Woronowicz A., Koshimizu H., Chang S.Y., Cawley N.X., Hill J.M., Rodriguiz R.M., Abebe D., Dorfman C., Senatorov V., Zhou A., Xiong Z.G., Wetsel W.C. and Y.P. Loh. 2008. Absence of carboxypeptidase E leads to adult hippocampal neuronal degeneration and memory deficits. Hippocampus. 18: 1051-1063.

Zemkova H.W., Bjelobaba I., Tomic M., Zemkova H. and S.S. Stojilkovic.2008. Molecular, pharmacological and functional properties of GABAA receptors in anterior pituitary cells. J. Physiol 586: 3097--3111.


Forlino A., Kuznetsova N.V., Marini J.C. and S. Leikin. 2007. Selective retention and degradation of molecules with a single mutant alpha1(I) chain in the Brtl IV mouse model of OI. Matrix Biol. 26: 604-614.

Hatae N., Aksentijevich N., Zemkova H.W., Kretschmannova K., Tomic M. and S.S. Stojilkovic. 2007. Cloning and functional identification of novel endothelin receptor type A isoforms in pituitary. Mol. Endocrinol. 21: 1192-1204.

Karavanova I., Vasudevan K., Cheng J. and A. Buonanno. 2007. Novel regional and developmental NMDA receptor expression patterns uncovered in NR2C subunit-beta-galactosidase knock-in mice. Mol. Cell. Neurosci. 34: 468-480.

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