2016 publication highlights

Selected publications for 2016, alphabetically by first author.

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Anderson RA, Telfer EE. (2016) Replenishing the adult ovarian follicle population: a fresh look at dogma. Mol Hum Reprod.  doi: 10.1093/molehr/gaw017

Anderson et al.

Borkowska M, Millar JK, Price DJ. (2016) Altered Disrupted-in-Schizophrenia-1 Function Affects the Development of Cortical Parvalbumin Interneurons by an Indirect Mechanism. PLoS One. 2016 May 31;11(5):e0156082.

Borkowska et al.

Cachat, E.; Liu, W.; Martin, K. C.; Yuan, X.; Yin, H.; Hohenstein, P.; Davies, J. A. (2016) 2- and 3-dimensional synthetic large-scale de novo patterning by mammalian cells through phase separation. Sci. Rep. 6, 20664; doi: 10.1038/srep20664

Cachat et al.

Chadwick A, van Rossum MC, Nolan MF. (2016) Flexible theta sequence compression mediated via phase precessing interneurons. Elife. 2016 Dec 8;5. pii: e20349. doi: 10.7554/eLife.20349. [Epub ahead of print]

Costa A, Powell LM, Lowell S, Jarman AP. (2016) Atoh1 in sensory hair cell development: constraints and cofactors. Semin Cell Dev Biol. 2016 Oct 14. pii: S1084-9521(16)30326-3. Review.

Crocker-Buque A, Currie SP, Luz LL, Grant SG, Duffy KR, Kind PC, Daw MI. (2016) Altered thalamocortical development in the SAP102 knockout model of intellectual disability. Hum Mol Genet. 2016 Sep 15;25(18):4052-4061. doi: 10.1093/hmg/ddw244.

Davies JA, Cachat E. (2016) Synthetic biology meets tissue engineering. Biochem Soc Trans. 44(3):696-701.

Davies et al.

Doitsidou M, Jarriault S, Poole RJ. (2016) Next-Generation Sequencing-Based Approaches for Mutation Mapping and Identification in Caenorhabditis elegans. Genetics. 2016 Oct;204(2):451-474. Review

Dorà NJ, Crookshanks AJ, Leung KK, Simpson TI, Mason JO, Price DJ, West JD. (2016) Analysis of compound heterozygotes reveals that the mouse floxed Pax6 tm1Ued allele produces abnormal eye phenotypes. Transgenic Res. 2016 May 30. [Epub ahead of print]

Dorà et al.

Douvaras P, Dorà NJ, Mort RL, Lodge EJ, Hill RE, West JD. (2016) Abnormal corneal epithelial maintenance in mice heterozygous for the micropinna microphthalmia mutation Mp. Exp Eye Res. 2016 May 25. pii: S0014-4835(16)30124-5. doi: 10.1016/j.exer.2016.05.021. [Epub ahead of print]

Douvaras et al.

Duncan PJ, Şengül S, Tabak J, Ruth P, Bertram R, Shipston MJ. (2016) Large conductance Ca²⁺-activated K⁺ (BK) channels promote secretagogue-induced transition from spiking to bursting in murine anterior pituitary corticotrophs. J Physiol. 593(5):1197-211

Duncan et al.

Duncan PJ, Shipston MJ. (2016) BK Channels and the Control of the Pituitary. Int Rev Neurobiol. 2016;128:343-68.

Duncan et al.

Duncan PJ, Tabak J, Ruth P, Bertram R, Shipston MJ. (2016) Glucocorticoids Inhibit CRH/AVP-Evoked Bursting Activity of Male Murine Anterior Pituitary Corticotrophs. Endocrinology. 2016 Jun 2:en20161115. [Epub ahead of print]

Duncan et al.

Evans AM, Fameli N, Ogunbayo OA, Duan J, Navarro-Dorado J. (2016) From contraction to gene expression: nanojunctions of the sarco/endoplasmic reticulum deliver site- and function-specific calcium signalsSci China Life Sci. 2016 Aug;59(8):749-63. doi: 10.1007/s11427-016-5071-0. Epub 2016 Jul 4. Review.

Evans et al.

Evans AM, Mahmoud AD, Moral-Sanz J, Hartmann S (2016). The emerging role of AMPK in the regulation of breathing and oxygen supply. Biochem J. 2016 Sep 1;473(17):2561-72. doi: 10.1042/BCJ20160002.

Alastair S Garfield, Bhavik P Shah, Christian R Burgess, Monica M Li, Chia Li et al. (2016) Dynamic GABAergic afferent modulation of AgRP neurons. Nat Neurosci.19(12):1628-1635. doi: 10.1038/nn.4392.

Gillingwater TH. (2016) Dawn of a new therapeutic era for spinal muscular atrophy. Lancet. 2016 Dec 6. pii: S0140-6736(16)32390-X. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(16)32390-X. [Epub ahead of print]

Gonzalez-Sulser A, Nolan MF. (2016) Grid cells' need for speed. Nat Neurosci. 2016 Dec 27;20(1):1-2. doi: 10.1038/nn.4460.

Gordon SL, Cousin MA. (2016) The iTRAPs: Guardians of Synaptic Vesicle Cargo Retrieval During Endocytosis. Front Synaptic Neurosci. 8:1. Review.

Gordon and Cousin

Gordon SL, Harper CB, Smillie KJ, Cousin MA. (2016) A Fine Balance of Synaptophysin Levels Underlies Efficient Retrieval of Synaptobrevin II to Synaptic Vesicles. PLoS One.;11(2):e0149457.

Gordon et al.

Hume C, Jachs B, Menzies J. (2016) Homeostatic responses to palatable food consumption in satiated rats. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2016 Oct;24(10):2126-32. doi: 10.1002/oby.21606. Epub 2016 Aug 20.

Hunter G, Powis RA, Jones RA, Groen EJ, Shorrock HK, Lane FM, Zheng Y, Sherman DL, Brophy PJ, Gillingwater TH. (2016) Restoration of SMN in Schwann cells reverses myelination defects and improves neuromuscular function in spinal muscular atrophy. Hum Mol Genet. 2016 Jul 1;25(13):2853-2861.

Jones RA, Reich CD, Dissanayake KN, Kristmundsdottir F, Findlater GS, Ribchester RR, Simmen MW, Gillingwater TH. (2016) NMJ-morph reveals principal components of synaptic morphology influencing structure-function relationships at the neuromuscular junction. Open Biol. 2016 Dec;6(12). pii: 160240.

Karim A, Hall, AC. (2016) Chondrocyte Morphology in Stiff and Soft Agarose Gels and the Influence of Fetal Calf Serum. J Cell Physiol. 2016 Jul 29. doi: 10.1002/jcp.25507. [Epub ahead of print]

Karim and Hall

Karim A, Hall AC. (2016) Hyperosmolarity normalises serum-induced changes to chondrocyte properties in a model of cartilage injury. Eur Cell Mater. 2016 Mar 29;31:205-20.

Krashes MJ, Lowell BB, Garfield AS. (2016) Melanocortin-4 receptor-regulated energy homeostasis. Nat Neurosci. 19(2):206-219.

Krashes et al.

Leng G, Sabatier N. (2016) Measuring Oxytocin and Vasopressin: Bioassays, Immunoassays and Random Numbers. J Neuroendocrinol. 2016 Oct;28(10). Review

Leng and Sabatier

Le Tissier PR, Mollard P. (2016) Bisphenol A Effects on Gonadotroph Function: Disruption of Pituitary Cell-Cell Communication? Endocrinology. 2016 Apr;157(4):1324-5. doi: 10.1210/en.2016-1117.

Le Tissier and Mollard

Livesey MR, Magnani D, Cleary EM, Vasistha NA, James OT, Selvaraj BT, Burr K, Story D, Shaw CE, Kind PC, Hardingham GE, Wyllie DJ, Chandran S. (2016) Maturation and electrophysiological properties of human pluripotent stem cell-derived oligodendrocytes. Stem Cells. 2016 Apr;34(4):1040-53. doi: 10.1089/zeb.2015.1212.

Livesey MR, Magnani D, Hardingham GE, Chandran S, Wyllie DJ. (2016) Functional properties of in vitro excitatory cortical neurons derived from human pluripotent stem cells. J Physiol. 2016 Nov 15;594(22):6573-6582. doi: 10.1113/JP270660. Epub 2015 Dec 30. Review.

Lopes F, Smith R, Nash S, Mitchell RT, Spears N. (2016) Irinotecan metabolite SN38 results in germ cell loss in the testis but not in the ovary of prepubertal mice. Mol Hum Reprod. 2016 Jul 28. [Epub ahead of print]

Lopes et al.

Louros SR, Osterweil EK. (2016) Perturbed proteostasis in autism spectrum disorders. J Neurochem. 2016 Dec;139(6):1081-1092. doi: 10.1111/jnc.13723. Review.

Mahmoud, A. D., Lewis, S., Juricic, L., Udoh, U. A., Hartmann, S., Jansen, M. A., Ogunbayo, O. A., Puggioni, P., Holmes, A. P., Kumar, P., Navarro-Dorado, J., Foretz, M., Viollet, B., Dutia, M. B., Marshall, I. and Evans, A. M. (2016) AMP-activated Protein Kinase Deficiency Blocks the Hypoxic Ventilatory Response and Thus Precipitates Hypoventilation and Apnea. Am J Respir Crit Care Med.;193(9):1032-43 

Mahmoud et al.

Márkus NM, Hasel P, Qiu J, Bell KF, Heron S, Kind PC, Dando O, Simpson TI, Hardingham GE. (20146) Expression of mRNA Encoding Mcu and Other Mitochondrial Calcium Regulatory Genes Depends on Cell Type, Neuronal Subtype, and Ca2+ Signaling. PLoS One. 11(2):e0148164.

Márkus et al.

Marland JR, Hasel P, Bonnycastle K, Cousin MA. (2016) Mitochondrial Calcium Uptake Modulates Synaptic Vesicle Endocytosis in Central Nerve Terminals. J Biol Chem. 2016 Jan 29;291(5):2080-6.

Marland et al.

Marland JR, Smillie KJ, Cousin MA. (2016) Synaptic Vesicle Recycling Is Unaffected in the Ts65Dn Mouse Model of Down Syndrome. PLoS One.;11(1)

Marland et al.

Mason JO, Price DJ. (2016) Building brains in a dish: Prospects for growing cerebral organoids from stem cells. Neuroscience. 2016 Aug 6. pii: S0306-4522(16)30363-3.  [Epub ahead of print] Review.

Mason and Price

McLaughlin M, Kelsey TW, Wallace WH, Anderson RA, Telfer EE. (2016) Non-growing follicle density is increased following adriamycin, bleomycin, vinblastine and dacarbazine (ABVD) chemotherapy in the adult human ovary. Hum Reprod. 2016 Dec 5. [Epub ahead of print]

Moral-Sanz J, Mahmoud AD, Ross FA, Eldstrom J, Fedida D, Hardie DG, Evans AM. (2016) AMP-activated protein kinase inhibits K<sub>v</sub> 1.5 channel currents in pulmonary arterial smooth muscle and HEK 293 cells. J Physiol. 2016 Apr 8. doi: 10.1113/JP272032. [Epub ahead of print]

Moral-Sanz et al.

Nicholson-Fish JC, Smillie KJ, Cousin MA. (2016) Monitoring activity-dependent bulk endocytosis with the genetically-encoded reporter VAMP4-pHluorin. J Neurosci Methods. 2016 Mar 22. pii: S0165-0270(16)30017-6. doi: 10.1016/j.jneumeth.2016.03.011. [Epub ahead of print]

Nicholson-Fish et al.

Nicholson-Fish JC, Cousin MA, Smillie KJ. (2016) Phosphatidylinositol 3-Kinase Couples Localised Calcium Influx to Activation of Akt in Central Nerve Terminals. Neurochem Res. 2016 Mar;41(3):534-43.

Nicholson-Fish et al.

Nolan MF. (2016) Neural mechanisms for spatial computation. J Physiol. 2016 Nov 15;594(22):6487-6488. doi: 10.1113/JP273087

Pakan JM, Lowe SC, Dylda E, Keemink SW, Currie SP, Coutts CA, Rochefort NL. (2016) Behavioral-state modulation of inhibition is context-dependent and cell type specific in mouse visual cortex. Elife. 2016 Aug 23;5. pii: e14985. doi: 10.7554/eLife.14985. [Epub ahead of print]

Pakan et al.

Parish EV, Mason JO, Price DJ. (2016) Expression of Barhl2 and its relationship with Pax6 expression in the forebrain of the mouse embryo. BMC Neurosci.;17(1):76. DOI: 10.1186/s12868-016-0311-6

Paterson SI, Eltawil NM, Simpson AH, Amin AK, Hall AC. (2016) Drying of open animal joints in vivo subsequently causes cartilage degeneration. Bone Joint Res. 2016, 5(4):137-44.

Paterson et al.

Paiva L, Sabatier N, Leng G, Ludwig M. (2016) Effect of Melanotan-II on brain Fos immunoreactivity and oxytocin neuronal activity and secretion in rats. J Neuroendocrinol. 2016 Dec 23. doi: 10.1111/jne.12454. [Epub ahead of print]

Perkins EM, Suminaite D, Clarkson YL, Lee SK, Lyndon AR, Rothstein JD, Wyllie DJ, Tanaka K, Jackson M. (2016) Posterior cerebellar Purkinje cells in an SCA5/SPARCA1 mouse model are especially vulnerable to the synergistic effect of loss of β-III spectrin and GLAST. Hum Mol Genet. 2016 Aug 15. pii: ddw274. [Epub ahead of print]

Perkins et al.

Perkins E, Suminaite D, Jackson M. (2016) Cerebellar ataxias: β-III spectrin's interactions suggest common pathogenic pathways. J Physiol. 2016 Aug 15;594(16):4661-76. doi: 10.1113/JP271195. Epub 2016 Apr 24. Review.

Pineda R, Plaisier F, Millar RP, Ludwig M. (2016) Amygdala Kisspeptin Neurons: Putative Mediators of Olfactory Control of the Gonadotropic Axis. Neuroendocrinology. Apr 8. [Epub ahead of print]

Powis RA, Karyka E, Boyd P, Côme J, Jones RA, Zheng Y, Szunyogova E, Groen EJ, Hunter G, Thomson D, Wishart TM, Becker CG, Parson SH, Martinat C, Azzouz M, Gillingwater TH. (2016) Systemic restoration of UBA1 ameliorates disease in spinal muscular atrophy. JCI Insight. 2016 Jul 21;1(11):e87908.

Powis  et al.

Rzechorzek NM, Connick P, Livesey MR, Borooah S, Patani R, Burr K, Story D, Wyllie DJ, Hardingham GE, Chandran S. (2016) Hypothermic Preconditioning Reverses Tau Ontogenesis in Human Cortical Neurons and is Mimicked by Protein Phosphatase 2A Inhibition. EBioMedicine.;3:141-54.

Rzechorzek et al.

Shipston-Sharman O, Solanka L, Nolan MF. (2016) Continuous attractor network models of grid cell firing based on excitatory-inhibitory interactions. J Physiol. 2016 Nov 15;594(22):6547-6557. doi: 10.1113/JP270630.

Shipston MJ, Tian L. (2016) Chapter Three – Posttranscriptional and Posttranslational Regulation of BK Channels. Int Rev Neurobiol. 2016;128:91-126

Shipston et al.

Somers E, Lees RD, Hoban K, Sleigh JN, Zhou H, Muntoni F, Talbot K, Gillingwater TH, Parson SH. (2016) Vascular Defects and Spinal Cord Hypoxia in Spinal Muscular Atrophy. Ann Neurol. 79(2):217-30.

Somers et al.

Stefansdottir A, Johnston ZC, Powles-Glover N, Anderson RA, Adams IR, Spears N. (2016) Etoposide damages female germ cells in the developing ovary. BMC Cancer. 2016 Aug 11;16(1):482.

Stefansdottir et al.

Tsuji T, Tsuji C, Ludwig M, Leng G. (2016) The rat suprachiasmatic nucleus: The master clock ticks at 30 Hz. J Physiol. 2016 Apr 9. doi: 10.1113/JP272331. [Epub ahead of print]

Tsuji et al.