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Current Topics in Pharmacology
Phcol 514
12:30 PM, Wednesday, November 5, 2003
Room T-473 HSC


Speaker: Kaori Ikeda
Topic: Neuroligins and Neurexins in Synaptogenesis

References:

  1. Dean C, Scholl FG, Choih J, DeMaria S, Berger J, Isacoff E, Scheiffele P. Neurexin mediates the assembly of presynaptic terminals. Nat Neurosci. 2003 Jul; 6(7): 708-16.

  2. Fu Z, Washbourne P, Ortinski PI, Vicini S. Functional Excitatory Synapses in HEK293 Cells Expressing Neuroligin and Glutamate Receptors. J Neurophysiol. 2003 Aug 20 [Epub ahead of print].

  3. Scheiffele P, Fan J, Choih J, Fetter R, Serafini T. Neuroligin expressed in nonneuronal cells triggers presynaptic development in contacting axons. Cell. 2000 Jun 9; 101(6): 657-69.

Reviews:

  1. Brose N. Synaptic cell adhesion proteins and synaptogenesis in the mammalian central nervous system. Naturwissenschaften. 1999 Nov; 86(11): 516-24.

  2. Cantallops I, Cline HT. Synapse formation: if it looks like a duck and quacks like a duck... Curr Biol. 2000 Sep 7; 10(17): R620-3.


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