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April 29, 2011
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"Evolutionary conserved transcriptional response toward BMP signaling in developing mouse and xenopus embryos"

Ken Cho, Ph.D.

Professor and Chair
Department of Developmental and Cell Biology
University of California Irvine

102 Jones Hall

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 Publications and Abstracts with Student Authors

1999 to 2006

 

Publications
 

Publications are listed by year and in alphabetical order, with graduate students’ names in bold and undergraduate students’ names in bold italic.


Bennett, J.W., A.M. Childress, W.J. Connick, Jr., and K.G. Wunch. 2000. Fungal compositions and methods for bioremediation. U.S. Patent #08/599,260. Issuing date: Spring, 2001.

Chen, YP, Zhang, YD, Jiang, T-X, Barlow, AJ, St.Amand, TR, Hu, YP, Heaney, S, Francis-West, P, Chuong, C-M and Maas, R. 2000. Conservation of early odontogenic signaling pathways in Aves. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 97:10044-10049.

Daftary, S.S., Boudaba, C. and Tasker, J.G. 2000. Noradrenergic regulation of parvocellular neurons in the rat hypothalamic paraventricular nucleus. Neuroscience 96: 743-751.

Fancsik, A., Linn, D.M. and Tasker, J.G. 2000. Neurosteroid modulation of GABA IPSCs is phosphorylation dependent. Journal of Neuroscience 20: 3067-3075.

Jarrell, J., T. Cal, and J.W. Bennett. 2000. The kombucha consortia of yeasts and bacteria. Mycologist 14: 166-170.

Luther, J.L. and Tasker, J.G. 2000. A slow transient outward current expressed in a subset of neurosecretory neurons of the rat hypothalamic paraventricular nucleus. Journal of Neurophysiology 84: 1814-1825.

Luther, J.L. and Tasker, J.G. 2000. Voltage-gated currents distinguish parvocellular from magnocellular neurons of the rat hypothalamic paraventricular nucleus. Journal of Physiology 523: 193-209.

Nemergut, D.R., R.M. Johnson, K.G. Wunch and J.W. Bennett. 2000. Extraction and quantification of benzo[a]pyrene in soil by reversed phase thin layer chromatography. Journal of Liquid Chromatography and Related Technologies 23: 579-586.

Nemergut, D.R., K.G. Wunch, R.M. Johnson and J.W. Bennett. 2000. Benzo[a]pyrene removal by alginate formulated Marasmiellus troyanus in soil microcosms. Journal of Industrial Microbiology and Biotechnology 25: 116-119.

St. Amand, TR, Zhang, YD, Semina, E, Hu, YP, Zhao, X, Murray, J and Chen, YP. 2000. Antagonistic signals between BMP4 and FGF8 define the expression of Pitx1 and Pitx2 in mouse tooth forming anlage. Developmental Biology 217: 323-332.

VanderHeyden, T.C., P.W. Wojtkiewicz, T.C. Voss, T.M. Mangin, Z. Harrelson, K.M. Ahlers, C.J. Phelps, and D.L. Hurley. 2000. Mouse growth hormone transcription factor Zn-16: Unique bipartite structure containing tandemly-repeated zinc finger domains not reported in rat Zn-15. Molecular and Cellular Endocrinology 159: 89-98.

Voss, T.C., T.M. Mangin and D.L. Hurley. 2000. Insulin-like Growth Factor-1 Causes a Switch-like Reduction of Endogenous Growth Hormone mRNA in the Rat MtT/S Somatotroph Cells. Endocrine 13: 71-79.

Zhang, YD*, Zhang, ZY*, Zhao, X, Yu, XY, Hu, YP, Fromm, SH and Chen, YP. 2000. A new function of BMP4: Dual role for BMP4 in regulation of Sonic hedgehog expression in the mouse tooth germ. Development127: 1431-1443. (*: co-first author)

Zhang, ZY*, Yu, XY*, Zhang, YD, Geronimo, B, Lovlie, A, Fromm, SH and Chen, YP. 2000. Targeted misexpression of constitutively active BMP receptor-IB causes bifurcation and duplication and posterior transformation of digit in mouse limb. Developmental Biology 220: 154-167. (*: equal first author)

Zhao, X.*, Zhang, ZY*, Song, YQ, Zhang, X., Zhang, YD, Hu, YP, Fromm, SH. and Chen, YP.2000.Transgenically ectopic expression of Bmp4 to the Msx1 mutant dental mesenchyme restores downstream gene expression but represses Shh and Bmp2 in the enamel knot of wild type tooth germ. Mech. Development99, 29-38. (*: co-first author)

Zile, MH, Kostetskii, I, Yuan, S, Kostetskaia, E, St. Amand, TR, Chen, YP, and Jiang,W. 2000.Retinoid signaling is required to complete vertebrate cardiac left-right asymmetry pathway. Developmental Biology 223:323-338.

Bennett, J.W., W.J. Connick Jr., D. Daigle, and K.G. Wunch. 2001. Formulation of filamentous fungi for in situ bioremediation. In: Fungi in Bioremediation, pp. 97-112. Ed., G. Gadd. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK.

Bennett, J.W., and T. Feibleman. 2001. “Fungal bacterial interactions” in: The Mycota (ed. Hock). Springer-Verlag, Berlin, Heidelberg. pp. 229-240.

Bennett, J.W., K. Wunch, and B.D. Faison. 2001. Use of fungi in bioremediation. Manual of Environmental Microbiology (2nd Edition), ed. C.J. Hurst, pp. 960-997.

Klich, M., C. Mendoza, E. Mullaney, N. Keller, and J.W. Bennett. 2001. A new sterigmatocystin-producing Emericella taxon from agricultural desert soils. Systematic and Applied Microbiology 24:131-138.

Martinez-Ceballos, E. and Burdsal, C. A. 2001. Differential Expression of Chicken CYP26 in Anterior versus Posterior Limb Bud in Response to Retinoic Acid. J. Experimental. Zoology 290: 136-147.

Schaller, S., Li, S., Ngo-Muller, V., Han, M-J., Omi, M., Anderson, R. and Muneoka, K. 2001. Cell Biology of Limb Patterning. In: International Review Cytology Volume 203: Cell Lineage Specification and Patterning of the Embryo. pp. 483-517.

Schaller, S. and Muneoka, K. 2001. Inhibition of polarizing activity in the anterior limb bud is regulated by extracellular factors. Developmental Biology 240, 443-456.

Stuart, T. C., Zhang, M. and Burdsal, C. A. 2001. The Role of PP2A During Sonic Hedgehog Mediated Signaling in the Mouse Mandible. Submitted to Mechanisms of Development.

Voss, T.C., L.R. Goldman, S.L. Seek, T.L. Miller, K.E. Mayo, A. Somogyvari-Vigh, A. Arimura and D.L. Hurley. 2001. GH mRNA Levels are Elevated by Forskolin but not GH Releasing Hormone in the GHRH Receptor-Expressing MtT/S Somatotroph Cell Line. Molecular and Cellular Endocrinology 172: 125-134.

Voss, T.C., M.P. Flynn and D.L. Hurley.  2001.  Insulin-like growth factor-1 causes an ultrasensitive reduction in GH mRNA levels via an extracellular mechanism involving insulin-like growth factor binding proteins.  Molecular Endocrinology 15: 1549-1558.

Wee, J.L., A. Sattler, W.W. Starks, L.D. Fasone, and D.L. Hurley.  2001.  ITS/5.8S DNA sequence variation in 15 isolates of Synura petersoenii Korshikov (Synurophyceae).  Behieft zur Nova Hedwigia (122) 245-258. 

Yu, XY*, St. Amand, TR*, Wang SS, Li, G, Zhang, YD, Hu, YP, Nguyen, L., Qiu, MS and Chen, YP. 2001. Differential Expression and Functional Analysis of Pitx2 Isoforms in Regulation of Heart Looping in the Chick. Development 128:1005-1013. (*: equal first author).

Alappat, S. R., Zhang, M., Alliegro, M. A., Alliegro, M. C., and Burdsal, C. A. 2002. Mouse pigpen encodes a nuclear protease whose expression is developmentally regulated during craniofacial morphogenesis. Developmental Dynamics 228, 59-71.

Belousov A.B., Hunt N.D., Raju R.P., and Denisova J.V.  2002.  Calcium-dependent regulation of cholinergic cell phenotype in the hypothalamus in vitro. Journal of Neurophysiology 88 (3): 1352-1362. 

Linask, KK, Yu, XY, Chen, YP, and Han, MD.  2002.  Directionality of heart looping:  Effects of Pitx2c mixexpression on flectin asymmetry and midline structures.  Developmental Biology 246, 407-417. 

Luther, J.L., Daftary, S.S., Boudaba, C., Gould, G.C., Halmos, K.Cs. and Tasker, J.G.  2002.  Neurosecretory and non-neurosecretory parvocellular neurons of the hypothalamic paraventricular nucleus express distinct electrophysiological properties. Journal of Neuroendocrinology 14:929-932, 2002.

Shibley, H. and Smith, B.N.  2002.  Pilocarpine-induced status epilepticus results in mossy fiber sprouting and spontaneous seizures in C57BL/6 and CD-1 mice. Epilepsy Res., 49:109-120.

Smith, B.N., Davis, S.F., van den Pol, A.N., and Xu, W.  2002.  Selective enhancement of excitatory synaptic activity in the rat nucleus tractus solitarius by hypocretin 2. Neuroscience, 115:707-714, 2002.

Wojtkiewicz, P.W., C.J. Phelps and D.L. Hurley.  2002. Transcript abundance in mouse pituitaries with altered GH expression quantified by RT-PCR implicates transcription factor Zn-16 in gene regulation in vivo.  Endocrine (18):  67-74.

Yu, X, Wang, S, Chen, YP.  2002.  Expression and function of Pitx2 in chick heart looping.  In The Molecular Mechanisms of Rieger Syndrome, Ed. B.A. Amendt, R.G. Landes, Austin, TX.  In press. 

Zhang, ZY, Song, YQ, Zhao, X., Zhang, X, Fermin, C and Chen, YP.  2002.  Rescue of cleft palate in Msx-1-deficient mice by transgenic Bmp4 reveals a network of BMP and SHH signaling in the regulation of mammalian palatogenesis.  Development 129: 4135-4146. 

Beadle, J., M. Wright, L. McNeely, and J. W. Bennett. 2003. Electrophoretic karyotype analysis in fungi.  Advances Applied Microbiology 53: 243-270, 2003.

Davis, S.F., Williams, K.W., Xu, W., Glatzer, N.R., and Smith, B.N. 2003. Selective enhancement of synaptic inhibition by hypocretin (orexin) in rat vagal motor neurons: Implications for autonomic regulation. Journal of Neuroscience, 23:3844-3854, 2003. 

Di, S., Malcher-Lopes, R., Halmos, K.Cs. and Tasker, J.G. 2003. Non-genomic glucocorticoid inhibition via endocannabinoid release in the hypothalamus: a fast feedback mechanism Journal of Neuroscience 23:4850-4857, 2003.

Glatzer, N.R., Hasney, C.P., Bhaskaran, M.D., and Smith, B.N. 2003. Synaptic and morphological properties in vitro of premotor rat nucleus tractus solitarius neurons labeled transneuronally from the stomach.  J. Comp. Neurol., 464:525-539, 2003. 

Kale, S. ., J. W. Cary, C. Baker, D. Walker, D. Bhatnagar, and J. W. Bennett. 2003. Genetic analysis of morphological variants of Aspergillus parasiticus deficient in secondary metabolite production. Mycological Research 107: 831-840, 2003.

Zhang, YD., Wang, SS., Song, YQ., Han, J., Chai, Y., and Chen, YP. 2003. Timing of odontogenic neural crest cell migration and tooth-forming capability in mice. Developmental Dynamics 226, 713-718.

Zhang, ZY., Zhang, X., Avniel, WA., Song, YQ., Jones, SM., Jones, TA., Fermin, C. and Chen, YP. 2003. The malleal processus brevis is dispensable for normal hearing in mice. Developmental Dynamics 227, 69-77.

Zhang, ZY., Song, YQ., Zhang, X., Tang, J., Chen, J. and Chen, YP. 2003. Msx1/Bmp4 genetic pathway regulates mammalian alveolar bone formation via induction of Dlx5 and Cbfa1. Mech. Dev. 120, 1469-1479.

Belousov A.B., Arumugam H., Denisova J.V. 2004.  Noncholinergic excitation in neurons after a chronic glutamate receptor blockade. NeuroReport, 15 (1): 113-117, 2004.

Davis, S.F., Derbenev, A.V., Williams, K.W., Glatzer, N.R., and Smith, B.N.  2004.  Excitatory and inhibitory local circuit input to the rat dorsal motor nucleus of the vagus originating from the nucleus tractus solitarius. Brain Res., 1017:208-217, 2004. 

Ngo-Muller, V., Li, S., Schaller, S.A., Han M., Farrington, J., Omi, M., Anderson, R., & Muneoka, K. 2004. FGF4 and Skeletal Morphogenesis. In: The Skeleton, Biochemical, Genetic, and Molecular Interactions in Development and Homeostasis (E.J. Massaro, J.M. Rogers, Eds), Humana Press, Totowa, New Jersey. pp 131-145.

Tasker, J.G., Di, S. and Malcher-Lopes, R.  2004. Rapid glucocorticoid effects in the brain: evidence for membrane G protein-coupled corticosteroid receptors. Journal of Integrative and Comparative Biology (in press). 

Wang, SS., Yu, XY., Zhang, T., Zhang, XY., Zhang, ZY., Chen, YP. 2004. Chick Pcl2 regulates the left-right asymmetry by repressing Shh expression in Hensen’s node. Development 131, 4381-4391.

Winokur, R.S., Kubal, T., Liu, D., Davis, S.F., and Smith, B.N.  2004.  Recurrent excitation in the dentate gyrus of a murine model of temporal lobe epilepsy. Epilepsy Res. 58:93-105, 2004. 

Yu, XY., Wang, SS., Chen, YP. 2004. Expression and function of Pitx2 in chick heart looping. In The Molecular Mechanisms of Axenfeld-Rieger Syndrome Ed. B.A. Amendt, R.G. Landes, Austin, TX. p67-75.

Arumugam H., Liu X., Colombo P.J., Corriveau R.A., Belousov A.B.  2005.  NMDA receptors regulate developmental gap junction uncoupling via CREB signaling. Nature Neuroscience 8: 1720-1726, 2005.

Di, S., Boudaba, C., Popescu, I.R., Weng, F.-J., Harris, C., Marcheselli, V.L., Bazan, N.G. and Tasker, J.G.  2005. Activity-dependent release and actions of endocannabinoids in the rat hypothalamic supraoptic nucleus. Journal of Physiology 569:751-760.

Di, S, Malcher-Lopes, R., Marcheselli, V.L., Bazan, N.G. and Tasker, J.G.  2005.  Rapid glucocorticoid-mediated endo-cannabinoid release and opposing regulation of glutamate and GABA inputs to hypothalamic magnocellular neurons. Endocrinology 146:4292-4301.

Tasker, J.G., Di, S. and Malcher-Lopes, R.  2005.  Rapid central corticosteroid effects: evidence for membrane glucocorticoid receptors in the brain. Journal of Integrative and Comparative Biology 45:665-671.

Glatzer, N.R. and Smith, B.N. 2005. Modulation of synaptic transmission in the rat nucleus of the solitary tract by endomorphin-1. J. Neurophysiol. 93:2530-2540

Malcher-Lopes, R., Di, S., Marcheselli, V.L., Weng, F.-J., Stuart, C.T., Bazan, N.G. and Tasker, J.G. 2006. Opposing crosstalk between leptin and glucocorticoids rapidly modulates synaptic excitation via endocannabinoid release. Journal of Neuroscience 26:6643-6650.

Tasker J.G., Di, S. and Malcher-Lopes, R.  2006.  Rapid Glucocorticoid Signalling via Membrane-Associated Receptors. Endocrinology 147:5549-5556.


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Abstracts

 

Abstracts are listed by year and in alphabetical order, with graduate students’ names in bold and undergraduate students’ names in bold italic.

 

Chen, YP., St. Amand, TR., Zhang, Y., Semina, E., Zhao, X., Hu, Y., Nguyen, L., Murray, J. 1999. Antagonistic signals between BMP4 and FGF8 define the expression of Pitx1 and Pitx2 in mouse tooth forming anlage. 11th Tulane Health Research Day, April 28-29, 1999.

Daigle, D., K.G. Wunch, R.M. Johnson, J.W. Bennett and W.J. Connick. 1999. Production and formulation of Marsmiellus troyanus for bioremediation. Society for Industrial Microbiology.

Fancsik, A. and Tasker, J.G. 1999. Neurosteroid modulation of GABAergic IPSCs is phosphorylation dependent. Soc Neurosci Abstr 25:967.

Hurley, D.L. and P.W. Wojtkiewicz. 1999. GH transcription factor ZN-16 mRNA levels change in parallel with GH mRNA levels in pituitaries from GH -excess or -deficient mice. Endocrine Society Annual Meeting, abstract P1-78.

Luther, J.A., Halmos, K.Cs. and Tasker, J.G. 1999. Neurosecretory and preautonomic parvocellular neurons of the hypothalamic paraventricular nucleus express different electrophysiological properties. Society for Neuroscience Abstracts 25:1903.

Martinez-Ceballos, E. and Burdsal, C. A. 1999. Cloning and Expression of Chicken CYP26, a Retinoic Acid-Inducible Cytochrome P450. Molec. Biology Cell 10, 105a.

St. Amand, TR., Yu, X., Hu, Y., Nguyen, L. and Chen, YP.1999. Differential expression and functional analysis of Pitx2 isoforms during chick embryogenesis. 11th Tulane Health Research Day, April 28-29, 1999; also at Weistein Cardiovascular Development Conference, Tucson, Arizona, May 20-23, 1999. 

Stuart, T. C. and Burdsal, C. A. 1999. Cloning Expression and Function of PP2Ac During Mouse Development. Molecular Cell Biology 10: 366a.

Voss, T.C., T.M. Mangin and D.L. Hurley. 1999. Insulin-like growth factor-1 (IGF-1) reduces GH mRNA levels in the MtT/S somatotroph cell line via the IGF-1 receptor but independently of known IGF-1 receptor signaling pathways. Endocrine Society Annual Meeting, abstract P1-77.

Yu, X., Zhang, Z., Zhang, Y., Geromino, B., Lovlie, A., Fromm, SH. and Chen, YP. 1999. Targeted misexpression of constitutively active BMP receptor-IB causes bifurcation and duplication and posterior transformation of digit in mouse limb. 11th Tulane Health Research Day, April 28-29, 1999.

Zhang, Y., Zhang, Z., Zhao, X., Yu, X., Hu, Y., Geronimo, B., Fromm, SH. and Chen, YP.1999. A new function of BMP4: BMP4 positively and negative regulates Sonic hedgehog expression in the mouse tooth germ. 11th Tulane Health Research Day, April 28-29, 1999.

Zile, MH., Kostetskii, I., Yuan, S., Kostetskaia, E., St.Amand, TR., Jiang, W. and Chen, YP.1999.Retinoid requirement for heart asymmetry specification during avian cardiogenesis. Weinstein Cardiovascular Development Conference, Tucson, Arizona, May 20-23, 1999.

Alappat, S.R., Zhang, M., Zhou, X., Alliegro, M.A., Alliegro, M.C. and Burdsal, C.A. 2000. Mouse pigpen encodes a nuclear protein whose expression is developmentally regulated during craniofacial morphogenesis. Molecular Biology Cell 11: 55a.

Li B. , Denisova J.V., and Belousov A.B. 2000. Gap junctions contribute to the propagation of acetylcholine-mediated activity in the hypothalamus in vitro. Society for Neuroscience Abstracts 26 (part 2), p. 2140.

Linn, D.M., Fáncsik, A. and Tasker, J.G. 2000. Constitutive phosphorylation is not required for synaptic GABAA receptor function in hypothalamic magnocellular neurons. Society for Neuroscience Abstracts 26:1392.

Martinez-Ceballos, E., and Burdsal, C. A. 2000. Differential Expression of Chicken CYP26 in Anterior Versus Posterior Limb Bud in Response to Retinoic Acid. Presented at the 12th Tulane Health Sciences Research Days, April 26-27, 2000.

Raju R.P.,Denisova J.V., Belousov A.B. 2000. Calcium mechanisms of glutamate-dependent acetylcholine plasticity in the hypothalamus in vitro. Society for Neuroscience Abstracts 26 (part 2), p. 1396.

Schaller, S.A. and Muneoka, K. 2000. Regulation of anterior identity and ZPA signaling by extracellular matrix and FGF8. Developmental Dynamics, 219, 431.

Voss, T.C., M.P. Flynn and D.L. Hurley. 2000. Growth hormone mRNA expression in rat MtT/s somatotroph cells is decreased by insulin-like growth factor-1 in a switch-like manner via an extracellular mechanism of ultrasensitive kinetics. Endocrine Society Annual Meeting, abstract P659.

Wang, S., Yu, X., Zhang, Y., Zhao, X., Hu, Y. and Chen, YP.  2000. Cloning and identification of two chick new genes expressed asymmetrically in Hensen’s node of developing embryo. 12th Tulane Health Sciences Research Days, April 26-27, 2000.

Yu, X., Zhang, Y., Zhang, Z., Wang, S., Hu, Y. and Chen, YP. 2000. A critical stage for a role of Shh in the outgrowth of chick limb bud. 12th Tulane Health Sciences Research Days, April 26-27, 2000.

Belousov A.B., Hunt N.D., Raju R.P., Denisova J.V. 2001. Calcium-dependent regulation of cholinergic phenotype in hypothalamic neurons in vitro. Society for Neuroscience Abstracts, Abstract #921.10.  (http://sfn.ScholarOne.com/itin2001/)

Chen, YP., Zhang, Z., Song, Y., Zhao, X., Zhang, X. 2001. Rescue of cleft palate in Msx1-deficient mice by transgenic Bmp4 reveals a network of BMP and SHH signaling in the regulation of mammalian palatogenesis. 14th International Congress of Developmental Biology, Kyoto, Japan, 2001.

Chen, YP., Zhang, Z., Song, Y., Zhao, X., Zhang, X. 2001. Transgenic Bmp4 rescue cleft palate in Msx1-deficient mice. 30th Annual Meeting of the American Association of Dental Research, Chicago, March 7-10, 2001. (Oral presentation)

Flynn, M.P. and D.L. Hurley. 2001. Genomic structure of mouse and human Zn-16 is compact and conserved. Endocrine Society Annual Meeting, abstract P3-303.

Glatzer, N.R., C.P. Hasney, W. Xu, and B.N. Smith. 2001. Synaptic and morphological properties of gastric-related ratnucleus tractus solitarius neurons identified by retrograde transneuronal viral labeling. Society for Neuroscience Abstracts 27:839.2.

Raju R.P., Hunt N.D., Denisova J.V., Belousov A.B. 2001. Amantadine and dextromethorphan induce cholinergic properties in hypothalamic neurons in vitro. Society for Neuroscience Abstracts, Abstract #921.11.  (http://sfn.ScholarOne.com/itin2001/)

Song, Y., Zhang, Z., Yu, X., Zhang, X. and Chen, YP. 2001. In vitro generation of mouse teeth from cultured dental mesenchymal cells. 13rd Tulane Health Sciences Research Days, April 25-26, 2001.

Xu, W. and B.N. Smith. 2001. Hypocretin-mediated enhancement of synaptic inhibition in stomach projecting vagal neurons identified by a retrograde viral label reporting GFP. Society for Neuroscience Abstracts 27:839.1.

Yu, X., St.Amand, T., Wang, S., Li, G., Zhang, Y. Hu, Y., Nguyen, L., Qiu, M. and Chen, YP. 2001. Differential expression and functional analysis of Pitx2 isoforms in regulation of heart looping in the chick. 13th Tulane Health Sciences Research Days, April 25-26, 2001.

Zhang, Z., Song, Y., Zhao, X., Zhang, X., Chen, YP. 2001. Rescue of cleft palate in Msx1-deficient mice by transgenic Bmp4 reveals a network of BMP and SHH signaling in the regulation of mammalian palatogenesis. 60th Annual Meeting of Society for Developmental Biology, Seattle, WA, 2001. 

Zhang, Z., Song, Y., Zhao, X., Zhang, X. and Chen, YP. 2001.  Rescue of cleft palate in Msx1-deficient mice by transgenic Bmp4 reveals a role of BMP and Shh signaling in mammalian palatogenesis. 13th Tulane Health Sciences Research Days, April 25-26, 2001.

Belousov A.B., Hunt N.D., and Denisova J.V.  2002.  Signal transduction in the regulation of cholinergic phenotype in hypothalamic neurons in vitro. Society for Neuroscience Abstracts, Abstract # 413.1.

Belousov A.B., Hunt N.D., Raju R.P., and Denisova J.V. 2002.  Calcium-dependent regulation of cholinergic phenotype in hypothalamic neurons in vitro. Experimental Biology (Meeting), Abstract # 651.1, 2002.

Chen, YP., Zhang, Z., Song, Y., Zhang, X. 2002. Growth factor signaling and palatogenesis along the anterior-posterior axis. 31st Annual Meeting of the American Association of Dental Research, San Diego, 2002. (Oral presentation).

Gu S., Song, Y., Zhang, Z. and Chen, YP. 2002. Isolation and identification of potential dental pulp stem cells from adult rat.  14th Annual Tulane Health Sciences Research Days, May 1-2, 2002.  Also presented at 61st Annual Meeting of Society for Developmental Biology, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, July 21-25, 2002, and Society for Development Biology Southwest & Gulf Regional Meeting, New Orleans LA, Sept. 20-22, 2002. 

Davis, S.F., Williams, K.W., and Smith, B.N.  2002. An inhibitory connection between sensory and motor nuclei of the rat vagal complex is enhanced by hypocretin. Society for Neuroscience Abstracts 28:637.13. 

Glatzer, N. R. and Smith, B.N.  2002.  Endomorphins reduce solitary tract-evoked and spontaneous synaptic activity in the rat nucleus tractus solitarius. Society for Neuroscience Abstracts 28:643.16, 2002.

Hunt N.D., Raju R.P., Denisova J.V., and Belousov A.B.  2002.  Clinical NMDA receptor antagonists, amantadine and dextromethorphan, induce cholinergic properties in hypothalamic neurons in vitro. Experimental Biology (Meeting), Abstract # 651.2, 2002.

Lopes-Malcher, R., and Tasker, J.G.  2002.  Opposing effects of leptin and glucorticoids on synaptic inputs to magnocellular neurons of the hypothalamic paraventricular nucleus.  Society for Neuroscience Abstracts 573:7. 

Wang, S.*, Yu, X., Chen, YP. 2002. A role for Polycomblike gene CPcl2 in the regulation of establishment of left-roght asymmetry. 14th Annual Tulane Health Sciences Research Days, May 1-2, 2002.  Also presented at Weinstein 2002 Cardiovascular Development conference, Salt Lake City, May 16-19, 2002. (Oral presentation), 61st Annual Meeting of Society for Developmental Biology, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, July 21-25, 2002, and Society for Development Biology Southwest & Gulf Regional Meeting, New Orleans LA, Sept. 20-22, 2002. (*: winner of best poster). 

Winokur, R.S., Davis, S.F., and Smith, B.N.  2002.  Mossy fiber sprouting and recurrent excitatory circuit formation in the dentate gyrus of C57BL/6 and CD1 mice after pilocarpine-induced seizures. Epilepsia 43:1.048.

Zhang, Z., Song, Y., Zhang, X. and Chen, YP. 2002. Msx1 controls alveolar bone formation through Bmp4, Dlx5 and Cbfa1. 14th Annual Tulane Health Sciences Research Days, May1-2, 2002.  Also presented at 61st Annual Meeting of Society for Developmental Biology, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, July 21-25, 2002.

Zhang, YD, Wang, S, Han, J, Chai, Y, and Chen, YP. 2002. Evidence for pre-patterned odontogenic neural crest. 61st Annual Meeting of Society for Developmental Biology, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, July 21-25, 2002.

Zhang, Z., Zhang, X., Avniel, W., Song, Y., Jones, SM., Jones, TA., Fermin, C., Chen, YP. 2002. The malleal processus brevis is dispensable for normal hearing in mice. Society for Development Biology Southwest & Gulf Regional Meeting, New Orleans, LA, Sept. 20-22, 2002. (oral presentation).

Glatzer, N.R. and Smith, B.N.  2003.  Endomorphins reduce evoked and spontaneous synaptic activity in the rat dorsal motor nucleus of the vagus in vitro. Society for Neuroscience Abstracts 29:502.11, 2003.

Stuart, T.C., Gallagher, K.L., Turenius, C.I., and Smith, B.N.  2003.  Identification of divergent autonomic neural circuits linking the stomach and the duodenum. Society for Neuroscience Abstracts 29:502.2, 2003.

Williams, K.W. and Smith, B.N. 2003. Inhibition of nucleus tractus solitarius neurons by leptin.  Society for Neuroscience Abstracts 29:502.16, 2003.

Arumugam, H., X. Liu, R.A. Corriveau, and A.B. Belousov. 2004. Glutamate regulates developmental gap junction uncoupling. Society for Neuroscience (abstracts), Abstract #974.8, 2004.

Baker C., Chen W., Inglis F.M., 2004.  Inhibition of CaMKIIa alters dendritic morphology of developing motor neurons. Society for Neuroscience Abstracts, 27, 384.14, 2004.

Belousov, A.B., H. Arumugam, X. Liu, and R.A.Corriveau. 2004.NMDAR1 knockout prevents developmental gap junction uncoupling and connexin 36 down-regulation in the hypothalamus. Society for Neuroscience (abstracts), Abstract # 155.15, 2004.

Gao, H., Glatzer, N.R., and Smith, B.N. 2004. Properties of neurons in the dorsal motor nucleus of the vagus nerve retrogradely labeled after PRV152 inoculation of gastric vagal terminals. Society for Neuroscience Abstracts 30:891.2, 2004.

Glatzer, N.R., Derbenev, A.V., and Smith, B.N. 2004.  Endomorphin-1 reduces the activity of identified GABA neurons in the nucleus of the solitary tract in vitro. Society for Neuroscience Abstracts 30:891.19, 2004.

Leininger, E.J. and A.B. Belousov.  2004.  Partial recovery of excitatory activity after chronic glutamate receptor blockade in the hippocampus in vitro. Society for Neuroscience (abstracts), Abstract #283.7, 2004.

Malcher-Lopes, R. and Tasker, J.G. 2004. Leptin inhibits endocannabinoid release in the hypothalamus by blocking membrane glucocorticoid receptor signaling. Endocrine Society Abstracts.

Malcher-Lopes, R. and Tasker, J.G. 2004. Leptin inhibits glucocorticoid-induced retrograde release of endocannabinoids in the hypothalamus by blocking membrane glucocorticoid receptor signaling. Federation European Neuroscience Societies Abstracts vol.2, A056.9.

Malcher Lopes, R., Di, S., Marcheselli, N.S., Bazan, N.G. and Tasker, J.G. 2004. Regulation of Endocannabinoid Release in the Hypothalamus by Convergent Glucocorticoid- and Activity-Dependent Mechanisms. Society for Neuroscience Abstracts 892.15.

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