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NARC Publications

Recent Publications from the NARC Laboratories

(NARC faculty shown in bold face type.)

  • Fuentes Medel, Y.F. and Gardner, P.D. (2007) Transcriptional repression by a conserved intronic sequence in the nicotinic receptor 3 subunit gene. J. Biol. Chem. 282:19062-19070.

  • Schroeder, F.A., Penta, K.L., Matevossian, A., Jones, S.R., Konradi, C., Tapper, A.R. and Akbarian, S.(2008) Drug-induced activation of dopamine D1 receptor signaling and inhibition of class I/II histone deacetylase induces chromatin remodeling in reward circuitry and modulates cocaine-related behaviors. Neuropsychopharmacol. 33(12):2981-92.

  • Boudanova, E., Navaroli, D.M. and Melikian, H.E. (2008) Amphetamine-induced decreases in dopamine transporter surface expression are protein kinase C-dependent. Neuropharmacol. 54(3):605-612.

  • Zhang, N., Zhu, X.H., Liu, Z., He, B. and Chen, W. (2008) Quantitatively interpreting fMRI signal. Conf. Proc. IEEE Eng. Med. Biol. Soc. 2008:4415-4418.

  • Mellios, N., Huang, H.S., Grigorenko, A., Rogaev, E. and Akbarian, S. (2008) A set of differentially expressed miRNAs, including miR-30a-5p, act as post-transcriptional inhibitors of BDNF in prefrontal cortex. Hum. Mol. Genet. 17(19):3030-3042.

  • Shields, J. and King, J.A. (2008) The role of 5-HT1A receptors in the behavioral responses associated with innate fear. Behav. Neurosci. 122(3):611-617.

  • Boudanova, E., Navaroli, D.M., Stevens, Z. and Melikian, H.E. (2008) Dopamine transporter endocytic determinants: carboxy terminal residues critical for basal and PKC-stimulated internalization. Mol. Cell. Neurosci. 39(2):211-217.

  • Martin, G.E., Hendrickson, L.M., Penta, K.L., Friesen, R.M., Pietrzykowski, A., Puig, S., Tapper, A.R*. and Treistman, S.N.* (2008) Identification of a BK channel auxiliary protein controlling molecular and behavioral tolerance to alcohol. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 105(45):17543-8. *co-senior authors.

  • Hendrickson, L.M., Zhao-Shea, R. and Tapper, A.R. (2009) Modulation of ethanol drinking-in-the-dark by mecamylamine and nicotinic acetylcholine receptor agonists in C57BL/6J mice. Psychopharmacol. (Berl) 204(4):563-572.

  • Mou, Z., Tapper, A.R. and Gardner, P.D. (2009) The Armadillo-repeat-containing protein ARMCX3, physically and functionally interacts with the developmental regulatory factor Sox10. J. Biol. Chem. 284:13629-13640.

  • Conner, C.M., Guo, Y. and Akbarian, S. (2009) Cingulate white matter neurons in schizophrenia and bipolar disorder. Biol. Psychiatry, Epub ahead of print.

  • Chen, W., Shields, J., Huang, W. and King, J.A. (2009) Female fear: influence of estrous cycle on behavioral response and neuronal activation. Behav. Brain Res. 201(1):8-13.

  • Zhang, N., Yacoub, E., Zhu, X.H., Ugurbil, K. and Chen, W. (2009) Linearity of blood-oxygenation-level dependent signal at microvasculature. Neuroimage, Epub ahead of print.

  • Zhao-Shea, R., Cohen, B.N., Just, H., McClure-Begley, T., Whiteaker, P., Grady, S.R., Salminen, O., Gardner, P.D., Lester, H.A. and Tapper, A.R. (2009) Dopamine D2 receptor activation elicits Parkinsonian-like symptoms in mice expressing hypersensitive α4 nicotinic receptors via a cholinergic-dependent mechanism, FASEB J. in press.