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Nicotinic Manipulation of the Hippocampus

Institution: University of California, San Diego
Investigator(s): Darwin Berg, Ph.D.
Award Cycle: 2007 (Cycle 16) Grant #: 16RT-0167 Award: $420,000
Subject Area: Nicotine Dependence
Award Type: Research Project Awards
Abstracts
Publications

Multiple cell adhesion molecules shaping a complex nicotinic synapse on neurons.
Periodical: Molecular and Cellular Neuroscience Index Medicus:
Authors: Triana-Baltzer, GB; Lui, Z; Gounko, NV; and Berg, DK ART
Yr: 2008 Vol: Nbr: 39 Abs: Pg: 74-82

Silent synapses sit and wait for a better day.
Periodical: Neuron Index Medicus:
Authors: Berg, DK ART
Yr: 2009 Vol: Nbr: 61 Abs: Pg: 157-159

Postsynaptic scaffolds for nicotinic receptors on neurons.
Periodical: Acta Pharmacol Sin Index Medicus:
Authors: Nef, RA; Gomez-Varela, D; Fernandes, CC; and Berg, DK ART
Yr: 2009 Vol: Nbr: Abs: Pg:

Lateral diffusion of nicotini acetylcholine receptors on neurons depends on subunit composition and local domain.
Periodical: Society for Neuroscience Abstracts Index Medicus:
Authors: Fernandes, CC; Berg, DK; and Gomez-Varela, D ABS
Yr: 2009 Vol: Nbr: 19 Abs: 10 Pg: 17-21

Nicotinic activity determines the number and location of glutamate synapses formed in the early postnatal hippocampus.
Periodical: Society for Neuroscience Abstracts Index Medicus:
Authors: Halff, A; Gounko, NV; Duan, J-J; Berg, DK; and Lozada, AF. ABS
Yr: 2009 Vol: Nbr: 10 Abs: 09 Pg: 17-21