Pharmacology 514:
Current Topics in Pharmacology
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Current Topics in Pharmacology
Phcol 514
12:30 PM, Wednesday, June 3, 1998
Room T-530/530A HSC

Speaker: Kristen Belmonte
Topic: Neuronal Survival: Non neuron is an island unto itself...


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  2. Acheson A, Conover JC, Fandl JP, DeChiara TM, Russell M, Thadani A, Squinto SP, Yancopoulos GD, Lindsay RM. A BDNF autocrine loop in adult sensory neurons prevents cell death. Nature 1995 Mar 30;374(6521):450-453.

  3. Meyer-Franke A, Kaplan MR, Pfrieger FW, Barres BA. Characterization of the signaling interactions that promote the survival and growth of developing retinal ganglion cells in culture. Neuron 1995 Oct;15(4):805-819.

  4. Pfrieger FW, Barres BA. Synaptic efficacy enhanced by glial cells in vitro. Science 1997 Sep 12;277(5332):1684-1687.

  5. Kaplan MR, Meyer-Franke A, Lambert S, Bennett V, Duncan ID, Levinson SR, Barres BA. Induction of sodium channel clustering by oligodendrocytes. Nature 1997 Apr 17;386(6626):724-728.


  1. Pfrieger FW, Barres BA. New views on synapse-glia interactions. Curr Opin Neurobiol 1996 Oct;6(5):615-621.

  2. Lewin GR, Barde YA. Physiology of the neurotrophins. Annu Rev Neurosci 1996;19:289-317.

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