Pharmacology 514:
Current Topics in Pharmacology
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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


  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.


  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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