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Photoperiod-induced neurotransmitter plasticity declines with aging: An epigenetic regulation?

J Comp Neurol 2019 Jul 25. Epub 2019 Jul 25.

Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, California.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/cne.24747DOI Listing
July 2019

Neuronal activity regulates neurotransmitter switching in the adult brain following light-induced stress.

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 2018 05 23;115(20):5064-5071. Epub 2018 Apr 23.

Neurobiology Section, Division of Biological Sciences and Center for Neural Circuits and Behavior, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093-0357;

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1801598115DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5960321PMC
May 2018

Neurotransmitter Switching Regulated by miRNAs Controls Changes in Social Preference.

Neuron 2017 Sep 31;95(6):1319-1333.e5. Epub 2017 Aug 31.

Neurobiology Section, Division of Biological Sciences and Center for Neural Circuits and Behavior, Kavli Institute for Brain and Mind, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093-0357, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.neuron.2017.08.023DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5893310PMC
September 2017

Differences in Number of Midbrain Dopamine Neurons Associated with Summer and Winter Photoperiods in Humans.

PLoS One 2016 18;11(7):e0158847. Epub 2016 Jul 18.

Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health, The University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria, 3010, Australia.

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http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0158847PLOS
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4948786PMC
July 2017

Neurotransmitter Switching in the Developing and Adult Brain.

Annu Rev Neurosci 2017 07 6;40:1-19. Epub 2017 Mar 6.

Neurobiology Section, Division of Biological Sciences, Kavli Institute for Brain and Mind, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, California 92093-0357; email:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1146/annurev-neuro-072116-031204DOI Listing
July 2017

DEVELOPMENTAL NEUROSCIENCE. Neurotransmitter-tailored dendritic trees.

Science 2015 Oct;350(6260):510-1

Neurobiology Section, Division of Biological Sciences and Kavli Institute for Brain and Mind, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1126/science.aad4876DOI Listing
October 2015

Editorial: Dynamics of cyclic nucleotide signaling in neurons.

Front Cell Neurosci 2015 3;9:296. Epub 2015 Aug 3.

Neurobiology Section, Division of Biological Sciences & Kavli Institute for Brain and Mind, University of California San Diego La Jolla, CA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fncel.2015.00296DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4522550PMC
August 2015

Neurotransmitter Switching? No Surprise.

Neuron 2015 Jun;86(5):1131-44

Neurobiology Section, Division of Biological Sciences & Kavli Institute for Brain and Mind, UCSD, La Jolla, CA 92093, USA. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.neuron.2015.05.028DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4458710PMC
June 2015

Non-cell-autonomous mechanism of activity-dependent neurotransmitter switching.

Neuron 2014 Jun;82(5):1004-16

Neurobiology Section, Division of Biological Sciences and Center for Neural Circuits and Behavior, Kavli Institute for Brain and Mind, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093-0357, USA. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.neuron.2014.04.029DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4072120PMC
June 2014

Development of GABA circuitry of fast-spiking basket interneurons in the medial prefrontal cortex of erbb4-mutant mice.

J Neurosci 2013 Dec;33(50):19724-33

Institute of Neuroscience, Key Laboratory of Medical Neurobiology of the Ministry of Health, Zhejiang Province Key Laboratory of Neurobiology, Zhejiang University School of Medicine, Hangzhou, Zhejiang, China, 310058, Neurobiology Section, Division of Biological Sciences and Center for Neural Circuits and Behavior, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, California 92093-0357, and Soft Matter Research Center, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, Zhejiang, China, 310058.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1523/JNEUROSCI.1584-13.2013DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6618765PMC
December 2013

Imaging and manipulating calcium transients in developing Xenopus spinal neurons.

Cold Spring Harb Protoc 2013 Jul 1;2013(7):653-64. Epub 2013 Jul 1.

Neurobiology Section and Center for Molecular Genetics, Kavli Institute for Brain and Mind, Division of Biological Sciences, University of California at San Diego, La Jolla, California 92093, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1101/pdb.prot066803DOI Listing
July 2013

Neurotransmitter switching in the adult brain regulates behavior.

Science 2013 Apr;340(6131):449-53

Neurobiology Section, Division of Biological Sciences and Center for Neural Circuits and Behavior, University of California-San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093-0357, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1126/science.1234152DOI Listing
April 2013

Brain awareness week and beyond: encouraging the next generation.

J Undergrad Neurosci Educ 2009 15;8(1):A61-5. Epub 2009 Oct 15.

Society for Neuroscience, Washington, DC, 20005;

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3592700PMC
March 2013

Activity-dependent competition regulates motor neuron axon pathfinding via PlexinA3.

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 2013 Jan 9;110(4):1524-9. Epub 2013 Jan 9.

Neurobiology Section and Center for Neural Circuits and Behavior, Division of Biological Sciences, Kavli Institute for Brain and Mind, University of California at San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1213048110DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3557035PMC
January 2013

Reserve pool neuron transmitter respecification: Novel neuroplasticity.

Dev Neurobiol 2012 Apr;72(4):465-74

Neurobiology Section, Division of Biological Sciences and Center for Neural Circuits and Behavior, Kavli Institute for Brain and Mind, University of California-San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/dneu.20920DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3192250PMC
April 2012

Neurotransmitter phenotype plasticity: an unexpected mechanism in the toolbox of network activity homeostasis.

Dev Neurobiol 2012 Jan;72(1):22-32

Neurobiology Section, Division of Biological Sciences, Kavli Institute for Brain and Mind, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, California 92093, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/dneu.20909DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3209552PMC
January 2012

Activity-dependent neurotransmitter respecification.

Nat Rev Neurosci 2012 Jan 18;13(2):94-106. Epub 2012 Jan 18.

Neurobiology Section, Division of Biological Sciences, Kavli Institute for Brain and Mind, University of California at San Diego, La Jolla, California 92093, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/nrn3154DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4352171PMC
January 2012

Calcium signaling in neuronal development.

Cold Spring Harb Perspect Biol 2011 Oct 1;3(10):a004259. Epub 2011 Oct 1.

Neurobiology Section, Division of Biological Sciences, Kavli Institute for Brain and Mind, University of California at San Diego, La Jolla, California 92093, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1101/cshperspect.a004259DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3179332PMC
October 2011

Spatial and temporal second messenger codes for growth cone turning.

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 2011 Aug 27;108(33):13776-81. Epub 2011 Jul 27.

Neurobiology Section, Division of Biological Sciences, Kavli Institute for Brain and Mind, University of California at San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1100247108DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3158175PMC
August 2011

Improved molecular toolkit for cAMP studies in live cells.

BMC Res Notes 2011 Jul 20;4:241. Epub 2011 Jul 20.

Neurobiology Section, Division of Biological Sciences, Kavli Institute for Brain and Mind, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1756-0500-4-241DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3152522PMC
July 2011

Contexts for dopamine specification by calcium spike activity in the CNS.

J Neurosci 2011 Jan;31(1):78-88

Neurobiology Section, Division of Biological Sciences and Center for Neural Circuits, Kavli Institute for Brain and Mind, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, California 92093-0357, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1523/JNEUROSCI.3542-10.2011DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3080040PMC
January 2011

Phenotypic checkpoints regulate neuronal development.

Trends Neurosci 2010 Nov 21;33(11):485-92. Epub 2010 Sep 21.

Institut de Neurobiologie de la Méditerranée (INMED), Institut National de la Santé et de la Recherche Médicale (INSERM) Unité 901, Parc Scientifique de Luminy, Marseille CEDEX 09, France.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tins.2010.08.005DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2963711PMC
November 2010

cJun integrates calcium activity and tlx3 expression to regulate neurotransmitter specification.

Nat Neurosci 2010 Aug 27;13(8):944-50. Epub 2010 Jun 27.

Neurobiology Section, Division of Biological Sciences and Center for Neural Circuits, Kavli Institute for Brain and Mind, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, California, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/nn.2582DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2910808PMC
August 2010

Activity-dependent expression of Lmx1b regulates specification of serotonergic neurons modulating swimming behavior.

Neuron 2010 Jul;67(2):321-34

Neurobiology Section, Division of Biological Sciences, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093-0357, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.neuron.2010.06.006DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2913149PMC
July 2010

Target-dependent regulation of neurotransmitter specification and embryonic neuronal calcium spike activity.

J Neurosci 2010 Apr;30(16):5792-801

Neurobiology Section, Division of Biological Sciences, Kavli Institute for Brain and Mind, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, California 92093-0357, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1523/JNEUROSCI.5659-09.2010DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2871059PMC
April 2010

How GABA generates depolarization.

J Physiol 2010 Mar;588(Pt 5):757-8

Neurobiology Section, Kavli Institute for Brain and Mind, UCSD, La Jolla, CA 92093-0357, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1113/jphysiol.2009.183574DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2834934PMC
March 2010

Spontaneous calcium spike activity in embryonic spinal neurons is regulated by developmental expression of the Na+, K+-ATPase beta3 subunit.

J Neurosci 2009 Jun;29(24):7877-85

Department of Bioengineering and Neurobiology Section, Division of Biological Sciences, Kavli Institute for Brain and Mind, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, California 92093-0357, USA.

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http://www.jneurosci.org/cgi/doi/10.1523/JNEUROSCI.4264-08.2
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1523/JNEUROSCI.4264-08.2009DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3090545PMC
June 2009

Neuroscience: A bar code for differentiation.

Nature 2009 Apr;458(7240):843-4

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/458843aDOI Listing
April 2009

We've got NERVE: a call to arms for neuroscience education.

J Neurosci 2009 Mar;29(11):3337-9

Neuroscience Institute, Georgia State University, Atlanta, Georgia 30302, Society for Neuroscience, Washington, DC 20005, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1523/JNEUROSCI.0001-09.2009DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6665258PMC
March 2009

Illumination controls differentiation of dopamine neurons regulating behaviour.

Nature 2008 Nov;456(7219):195-201

Neurobiology Section, Division of Biological Sciences and Center for Molecular Genetics, Kavli Institute for Brain and Mind, UCSD La Jolla, California 92093-0357, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/nature07569DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2803045PMC
November 2008

A Rosetta stone for analysis of human membrane protein function.

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 2008 Aug 31;105(31):10641-2. Epub 2008 Jul 31.

Neurobiology Section, Division of Biological Sciences, Center for Molecular Genetics, and Kavli Institute for Brain and Mind, University of California at Sand Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1073/pnas.0806110105DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2504841PMC
August 2008

Implications of activity-dependent neurotransmitter-receptor matching.

Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 2008 Apr;363(1495):1393-9

Neurobiology Section, Division of Biological Sciences, Center for Molecular Genetics, Kavli Institute for Brain and Mind, UCSD, La Jolla, CA 92093, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rstb.2007.2257DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2610128PMC
April 2008

Embryonically expressed GABA and glutamate drive electrical activity regulating neurotransmitter specification.

J Neurosci 2008 Apr;28(18):4777-84

Neurobiology Section, Division of Biological Sciences and Center for Molecular Genetics, Kavli Institute for Brain and Mind, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, California 92093-0357, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1523/JNEUROSCI.4873-07.2008DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3318922PMC
April 2008

Calcium: first messenger.

Nat Neurosci 2008 Mar;11(3):243-4

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/nn0308-243DOI Listing
March 2008

Neurite outgrowth and in vivo sensory innervation mediated by a Ca(V)2.2-laminin beta 2 stop signal.

J Neurosci 2008 Mar;28(10):2366-74

Neurobiology Section, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, California 92093-0357, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1523/JNEUROSCI.3828-07.2008DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6671202PMC
March 2008

Activity-dependent neurotransmitter-receptor matching at the neuromuscular junction.

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 2007 Jan 26;104(1):335-40. Epub 2006 Dec 26.

Neurobiology Section, Division of Biological Sciences and Center for Molecular Genetics, Kavli Institute for Brain and Mind, University of California at San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1073/pnas.0607450104DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1749326PMC
January 2007

Electrical activity in early neuronal development.

Nature 2006 Dec;444(7120):707-12

Neurobiology Section, Division of Biological Sciences and Centre for Molecular Genetics, Kavli Institute for Brain and Mind, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, California 92093-0357, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/nature05300DOI Listing
December 2006

Second messenger pas de deux: the coordinated dance between calcium and cAMP.

Sci STKE 2006 May 23;2006(336):pe22. Epub 2006 May 23.

Neurobiology Section, Kavli Institute for Brain and Mind, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1126/stke.3362006pe22DOI Listing
May 2006

Local calcium transients contribute to disappearance of pFAK, focal complex removal and deadhesion of neuronal growth cones and fibroblasts.

Dev Biol 2005 Nov 3;287(1):201-12. Epub 2005 Oct 3.

Neurobiology Section, Division of Biological Sciences, UCSD, La Jolla, CA 92093-0357, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ydbio.2005.09.006DOI Listing
November 2005

Homeostatic activity-dependent paradigm for neurotransmitter specification.

Cell Calcium 2005 May;37(5):417-23

Neurobiology Section, Division of Biological Sciences and Center for Molecular Genetics, UCSD, La Jolla, CA 92093-0357, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ceca.2005.01.021DOI Listing
May 2005

Nature and nurture in brain development.

Trends Neurosci 2004 Jul;27(7):361

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tins.2004.05.007DOI Listing
July 2004

Orchestrating neuronal differentiation: patterns of Ca2+ spikes specify transmitter choice.

Trends Neurosci 2004 Jul;27(7):415-21

Neurobiology Section and Center for Molecular Genetics, Division of Biological Sciences, UCSD, La Jolla, CA 92093, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tins.2004.05.003DOI Listing
July 2004

Activity-dependent homeostatic specification of transmitter expression in embryonic neurons.

Nature 2004 Jun;429(6991):523-30

Neurobiology Section, Division of Biological Sciences and Center for Molecular Genetics, UCSD, La Jolla, California 92093-0357, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/nature02518DOI Listing
June 2004

Coincidence detection enhances appropriate wiring of the nervous system.

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 2004 Apr 5;101(15):5311-2. Epub 2004 Apr 5.

Neurobiology Section and Center for Molecular Genetics, Division of Biological Sciences, University of California at San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093-0357, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1073/pnas.0401270101DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC397370PMC
April 2004

Calcium transients regulate patterned actin assembly during myofibrillogenesis.

Dev Dyn 2004 Feb;229(2):231-42

Department of Biological Sciences, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, Arkansas, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/dvdy.10428DOI Listing
February 2004

Dynamic interactions of cyclic AMP transients and spontaneous Ca(2+) spikes.

Nature 2002 Jul;418(6893):93-6

Department of Physics, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, California 92093, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/nature00835DOI Listing
July 2002

Outside and in: development of neuronal excitability.

Curr Opin Neurobiol 2002 Jun;12(3):315-23

Neurobiology Section 0357, Biology Division, University of California San Diego, 9500 Gilman Drive, La Jolla, California 92093-0357, USA.

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June 2002

Adaptation in the chemotactic guidance of nerve growth cones.

Nature 2002 May 1;417(6887):411-8. Epub 2002 May 1.

Division of Biology, University of California at San Diego, La Jolla, California 92093, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/nature745DOI Listing
May 2002

Activity-dependent neuronal differentiation prior to synapse formation: the functions of calcium transients.

J Physiol Paris 2002 Jan-Mar;96(1-2):73-80

Neurobiology Section 0357, Division of Biology and Center for Molecular Genetics, UCSD, 9500 Gilman Drive, La Jolla, CA 92093-0357, USA.

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April 2002