Pharmacology 514:
Current Topics in Pharmacology
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Current Topics in Pharmacology
Phcol 514
12:30 PM, Wednesday, October 9, 2002
Room T-473 HSC

Speaker: Eiron Cudaback
Topic: Adhesion Molecules in Synaptogenesis and CNS Specific Connectivity


  1. Biederer T, Sara Y, Mozhayeva M, Atasoy D, Liu X, Kavalali ET, and Sudhof TC. SynCAM, a synaptic adhesion molecule that drives synapse assembly. Science. August 30, 2002; 297(5586): 1525-31.

  2. Yamagata M, Weiner JA, and Sanes JR. Sidekicks: synaptic adhesion molecules that promote lamina-specific connectivity in the retina. Cell. September 6, 2002; 110(5): 649-660.

  1. Kullander K and Klein R. Mechanisms and functions of Eph and Ephrin signalling. Nature Reviews Molecular Cell Biology. July 2002; 3(7): 475-486.

  2. Benson DL, Colman DR, and Huntley GW. Molecules, maps and synapse specificity. Nature Reviews Neuroscience. December 2001; 2(12): 899-909.

  3. Yu TW and Bargmann CI. Dynamic regulation of axon guidance. Nature Neuroscience. November 2001; 4 Suppl: 1169-76.

  4. Tepass U, Truong K, Godt D, Ikura M, and Peifer M. Cadherins in embryonic and neural morphogenesis. Nature Reviews Molecular Cell Biology. November 2000; 1(2): 91-100.

  5. Murase S and Schuman E. The role of cell adhesion molecules in synaptic plasticity and memory. Current Opinion in Cell Biology. October 1999; 11(5): 549-53.

  6. Sanes J and Yamagata M. Formation of lamina-specific synaptic connections. Current Opinion in Neurobiology. February 1999; 9(1): 79-87.

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