Take a Look at the Latest Research Using MBF Systems (week of 4/29/13)

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Take a Look at the Latest Research Using MBF Systems (week of 4/29/13)


Our systems were mentioned in 24 published research papers last week alone.  Take a closer look at some of the research…


  • Badura, A., Schonewille, M., Voges, K., Galliano, E., Renier, N., Gao, Z., … & De Zeeuw, C. I. (2013). Climbing Fiber Input Shapes Reciprocity of Purkinje Cell Firing. Neuron.
  • Bony, G., Szczurkowska, J., Tamagno, I., Shelly, M., Contestabile, A., & Cancedda, L. (2013). Non-hyperpolarizing GABAB receptor activation regulates neuronal migration and neurite growth and specification by cAMP/LKB1. Nature Communications4, 1800. doi:10.1038/ncomms2820
  • Booker, S. A., Gross, A., Althof, D., Shigemoto, R., Bettler, B., Frotscher, M., … & Vida, I. (2013). Differential GABAB-Receptor-Mediated Effects in Perisomatic-and Dendrite-Targeting Parvalbumin Interneurons. The Journal of Neuroscience33(18), 7961-7974.  doi: 10.1523/​JNEUROSCI.1186-12.2013
  • Corson, J. A., & Erisir, A. (2013). Monosynaptic convergence of chorda tympani and glossopharyngeal afferents onto ascending relay neurons in the nucleus of the solitary tract: A high‐resolution confocal and correlative electron microscopy approach. Journal of Comparative Neurology. doi: 10.1002/cne.23357
  • Djogo, N., Jakovcevski, I., Müller, C., Lee, H. J., Xu, J. C., Jakovcevski, M., … & Schachner, M. (2013). Adhesion molecule L1 binds to amyloid beta and reduces Alzheimer’s disease pathology in mice. Neurobiology of Disease. doi: 10.1016/j.nbd.2013.04.014                                                                       
  • Haas, C., & Fischer, I. (2013). Human astrocytes derived from glial restricted progenitors support regeneration of the injured spinal cord. Journal of Neurotrauma, (ja). doi:10.1089/neu.2013.2915
  • Kiyomoto, M., Shinoda, M., Okada-Ogawa, A., Noma, N., Shibuta, K., Tsuboi, Y., … & Iwata, K. (2013). Fractalkine Signaling in Microglia Contributes to Ectopic Orofacial Pain following Trapezius Muscle Inflammation. The Journal of Neuroscience33(18), 7667-7680. doi: 10.1523/​JNEUROSCI.4968-12.2013
  • Kumar, S., Rai, S., Hsieh, K. C., McGinty, D., Alam, M. N., & Szymusiak, R. (2013). Adenosine A2A Receptors Regulate the Activity of Sleep Regulatory GABAergic Neurons in the Preoptic Hypothalamus. American Journal of Physiology-Regulatory, Integrative and Comparative Physiology. doi: 10.​1152/​ajpregu.​00402.​2012
  • Sepulveda, B., Mesias, R., Li, X., Yue, Z., & Benson, D. L. (2013). Short-and Long-Term Effects of LRRK2 on Axon and Dendrite Growth. PLOS ONE8(4), e61986. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0061986
  • Shinohara, M., Zhu, Y., & Murakami, F. (2013). Four‐dimensional analysis of nucleogenesis of the pontine nucleus in the hindbrain. Journal of Comparative Neurology. doi: 10.1002/cne.23353
  • Sim, S., Antolin, S., Lin, C. W., Lin, Y. X., & Lois, C. (2013). Increased Cell-Intrinsic Excitability Induces Synaptic Changes in New Neurons in the Adult Dentate Gyrus That Require Npas4. The Journal of Neuroscience33(18), 7928-7940. doi: 10.1523/​JNEUROSCI.1571-12.2013

Stereo Investigator:

  • Benskey, M., Lee, K. Y., Parikh, K., Lookingland, K. J., & Goudreau, J. L. (2013). Sustained resistance to acute MPTP toxicity by hypothalamic dopamine neurons following chronic neurotoxicant exposure is associated with sustained up-regulation of parkin protein. NeuroToxicology. doi: 10.1016/j.neuro.2013.04.002
  • Bienkowski, M. S., Wendel, E. S., & Rinaman, L. (2013). Organization of multisynaptic circuits within and between the medial and central extended amygdala. Journal of Comparative Neurology. doi: 10.1002/cne.23356
  • Cui, D., Wang, L., Jiang, W., Qi, A., Zhou, Q., & Zhang, X. (2013). Propofol prevents cerebral ischemia-triggered autophagy activation and cell death in the rat hippocampus through the NF-κB/p53 signaling pathway. Neuroscience. doi: 10.1016/j.neuroscience.2013.04.054
  • Depboylu, C., Maurer, L., Matusch, A., Hermanns, G., Windolph, A., Béhé, M., … & Höglinger, G. U. (2013). Effect of long-term treatment with pramipexole or levodopa on presynaptic markers assessed by longitudinal [123I] FP-CIT SPECT and histochemistry. NeuroImage. doi: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2013.04.076
  • Hansen, C., Björklund, T., Petit, G. H., Lundblad, M., Murmu, R. P., Brundin, P., & Li, J. Y. (2013). A novel α-synuclein-GFP mouse model displays progressive motor impairment, olfactory dysfunction and accumulation of α-synuclein-GFP. Neurobiology of Disease.
  • Healy-Stoffel, M., Ahmad, S. O., Stanford, J. A., & Levant, B. (2013). Altered Nucleolar Morphology in Substantia Nigra Dopamine Neurons Following 6-Hydroxydopamine Lesion in Rats. Neuroscience Letters. doi: 10.1016/j.neulet.2013.04.033
  • Mak, G. K., Antle, M. C., Dyck, R. H., & Weiss, S. (2013). Bi-Parental Care Contributes to Sexually Dimorphic Neural Cell Genesis in the Adult Mammalian Brain. PLOS ONE8(5), e62701. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0062701
  • Mowery, T. M., Walls, S. M., & Garraghty, P. E. (2013). AMPA and GABA A/B Receptor Subunit Expression in the Cortex of Adult Squirrel Monkeys during Peripheral Nerve Regeneration. Brain Research. doi: 10.1016/j.brainres.2013.04.032
  • O’Connell, L. A., Rigney, M. M., Dykstra, D. W., & Hofmann, H. A. (2013). Neuroendocrine Mechanisms Underlying Sensory Integration of Social Signals.Journal of neuroendocrinology. doi: 10.1111/jne.12045
  • Roland, J. J., Janke, K. L., Servatius, R. J., & Pang, K. C. H. GABAergic neurons in the medial septum-diagonal band of Broca (MSDB) are important for acquisition of the classically conditioned eyeblink response. Brain Structure and Function, 1-7. doi: 10.1007/s00429-013-0560-4
  • Schenker-Ahmed, N. M., & Annese, J. (2013). Cortical Mapping by Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) and Quantitative Cytological Analysis in the Human Brain: A Feasibility Study in the Fusiform Gyrus. Journal of Neuroscience Methods. doi: 10.1016/j.jneumeth.2013.04.018
  • Velazquez, R., Ash, J. A., Powers, B. E., Kelley, C. M., Strawderman, M., Luscher, Z. I., … & Strupp, B. J. (2013). Maternal choline supplementation improves spatial learning and adult hippocampal neurogenesis in the Ts65Dn mouse model of Down syndrome. Neurobiology of Disease. doi: 10.1016/j.nbd.2013.04.016


  • Ranade, S. C., Nawaz, S., Chakrabarti, A., Gressens, P., & Mani, S. (2013). Spatial memory deficits in maternal iron deficiency paradigms are associated with altered glucocorticoid levels. Hormones and Behavior. doi: 10.1016/j.yhbeh.2013.04.005