Scientific publications that reference Sensapex

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Vladimir A Martínez-Rojas, Aura M Jiménez-Garduño, Daniela Michelatti, Laura Tosatto, Marta Marchioretto, Daniele Arosio, Manuela Basso, Maria Pennuto, Carlo Musio. ClC-2-like Chloride Current Alterations in a Cell Model of Spinal and Bulbar Muscular Atrophy, a Polyglutamine Disease. J Mol Neurosci. 2020 Aug 28. doi: 10.1007/s12031-020-01687-5.

Koselski M, Wasko P, Derylo K, Tchorzewski M, Trebacz K. Glutamate-Induced Electrical and Calcium Signals in the Moss Physcomitrella patens. Plant Cell Physiol. 2020 Aug 18;pcaa109. doi: 10.1093/pcp/pcaa109.

Sugisawa E, Takayama Y, Takemura N, Kondo T, Hatakeyama S, Kumagai Y, Sunagawa M, Tominaga M, Maruyama K. RNA Sensing by Gut Piezo1 Is Essential for Systemic Serotonin Synthesis. Cell. 2020 Jun 29;S0092-8674(20)30754-6. doi: 10.1016/j.cell.2020.06.022.

Özugur S, Kunz L, Straka H. Relationship Between Oxygen Consumption and Neuronal Activity in a Defined Neural Circuit. BMC Biol. 2020 Jul 3;18(1):76. doi: 10.1186/s12915-020-00811-6.

Valdés-Baizabal C, Carbajal GV, Pérez-González D, Malmierca MS. Dopamine Modulates Subcortical Responses to Surprising Sounds. PLoS Biol. 2020 Jun 19;18(6):e3000744.

Toft-Bertelsen TL, Larsen BR, Christensen SK, Khandelia H, Waagepetersen HS, MacAulay N. Clearance of Activity-Evoked K + Transients and Associated Glia Cell Swelling Occur Independently of AQP4: A Study With an Isoform-Selective AQP4 Inhibitor. Glia. 2020 Jun 7. doi: 10.1002/glia.23851.

Schröder S, Steinmetz NA, Krumin M, Pachitariu M, Rizzi M, Lagnado L, Harris KD, Carandini M. Arousal Modulates Retinal Output. Neuron. 2020 May 13:S0896-6273(20)30318-4.

David Pérez-Gonzáleza, Gloria G. Parrasab, Camilo J. Morado-Díazab, Cristian Aedoab, Guillermo V. Carbajalab, Manuel S. Malmierca. Deviance detection in physiologically identified cell types in the rat auditory cortex. Hearing Research. 21 May 2020.

Debasmita T, Alice M, Federica C, Alessandro R, Pamela G, Federica F, Lucia B, Diego A, Juárez-Hernández Leon J, Carlo M, Laura C, Mario S, Wilhelmus Micha MM, Benjamin D, Maria P, Manuela B. Increased transcription of transglutaminase 1 mediates neuronal death in in vitro models of neuronal stress and Aβ1-42-mediated toxicity. Neurobiol Dis. 2020 Mar 25:104849. doi: 10.1016/j.nbd.2020.104849.

Steinmetz NA, Zatka-Haas P, Carandini M, Harris KD. Distributed coding of choice, action and engagement across the mouse brain. Nature. 2019 Nov 27. doi: 10.1038/s41586-019-1787-x.

Stringer C, Pachitariu M, Steinmetz N, Reddy CB, Carandini M, Harris KD. Spontaneous behaviors drive multidimensional, brainwide activity. Science. 2019 Apr 19;364(6437):255. doi: 10.1126/science.aav7893. Epub 2019 Apr 18.

Okun M, Steinmetz NA, Lak A, Dervinis M, Harris KD. Distinct Structure of Cortical Population Activity on Fast and Infraslow Timescales. Cereb Cortex. 2019 May 1;29(5):2196-2210. doi: 10.1093/cercor/bhz023.

Ignatova II, Saari P, Frolov RV. Latency of phototransduction limits transfer of higher-frequency signals in cockroach photoreceptors. J Neurophysiol. 2019 Nov 13. doi: 10.1152/jn.00365.2019.

Liu S, Wang S, Zou L, Li J, Song C, Chen J, Hu Q, Liu L, Huang P, Xiong W. TMC1 is an essential component of a leak channel that modulates tonotopy and excitability of auditory hair cells in mice. Elife. 2019 Oct 29;8. pii: e47441. doi: 10.7554/eLife.47441.

Zavaritskaya O, Dudem S, Ma D, Kaneez RE, Albrecht S, Tsvetkov D, Kassmann M, Thornbury K, Mladenov M, Kammermeier C, Sergeant G, Mullins N, Wouappi O, Wurm H, Kannt A, Gollasch M, Hollywood MA, Schubert R. Vasodilation of rat skeletal muscle arteries by the novel BK channel opener GoSlo is mediated by the simultaneous activation of BK and Kv7 channels. Br J Pharmacol. 2019 Oct 28. doi: 10.1111/bph.14910.

Meglič A, Ilić M, Pirih P, Škorjanc A, Wehling MF, Kreft M, Belušič G. Horsefly object-directed polarotaxis is mediated by a stochastically distributed ommatidial subtype in the ventral retina. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2019 Oct 7. pii: 201910807. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1910807116.

Hoffmann S, Trost L, Voigt C, Leitner S, Lemazina A, Sagunsky H, Abels M, Kollmansperger S, Maat AT, Gahr M. Duets recorded in the wild reveal that interindividually coordinated motor control enables cooperative behavior. Nat Commun. 2019 Jun 12;10(1):2577. doi: 10.1038/s41467-019-10593-3.

Bothe MS, Luksch H, Straka H, Kohl T. Neuronal Substrates for Infrared Contrast Enhancement and Motion Detection in Rattlesnakes. Curr Biol. 2019 May 8. pii: S0960-9822(19)30433-6. doi: 10.1016/j.cub.2019.04.035.

Pluta SR, Telian GI, Naka A, Adesnik H. Superficial layers suppress the deep layers to fine tune cortical coding. 2019 Jan 16. pii: 1459-18. doi: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.1459-18.2018.

Ilić M, Meglič A, Kreft M, Belušič G. The Fly Sensitizing Pigment Enhances UV Spectral Sensitivity While Preventing Polarization-Induced Artifacts. Front Cell Neurosci. 2018 Feb 7;12:34. doi: 10.3389/fncel.2018.00034.

Pirih P, Ilić M3, Rudolf J, Arikawa K, Stavenga DG, Belušič G. The giant butterfly-moth Paysandisia archon has spectrally rich apposition eyes with unique light-dependent photoreceptor dynamics. J Comp Physiol A Neuroethol Sens Neural Behav Physiol. 2018 Jul;204(7):639-651. doi: 10.1007/s00359-018-1267-z.

Larsen BR, Stoica A, MacAulay N. Developmental maturation of activity-induced K+ and pH transients and the associated extracellular space dynamics in the rat hippocampus. J Physiol. 2018 Oct 25. doi: 10.1113/JP276768.

Gutermuth T, Herbell S, Lassig R, Brosché M, Romeis T, Feijó JA, Hedrich R, Konrad KR. Tip-localized Ca2+ -permeable channels control pollen tube growth via kinase-dependent R- and S-type anion channel regulation. New Phytol. 2018 Mar 9. doi: 10.1111/nph.15067.

Johnson JM, Thuerich J, Petutschnig EK, Altschmied L, Meichsner D, Sherameti I, Dindas J, Mrozinska A, Paetz C, Scholz SS, Furch AC, Lipka V, Hedrich R, Schneider B, Svatos A, Oelmueller R (2018). A poly(A) ribonuclease controls the cellotriose-based interaction between Piriformospora indica and its host Arabidopsis. Plant Physiol. 2018 Jan 25. pii: pp.01423.2017. doi: 10.1104/pp.17.01423.

Vega FE, Simpkins A, Miranda J, Harnly JM, Infante F, Castillo A, Wakarchuk D, Cossé A (2017). A Potential Repellent Against the Coffee Berry Borer (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae). Journal of Insect Science, Volume 17, Issue 6, 1 November 2017, 122,

Parras GG, Nieto-Diego J, Carbajal GV, Valdés-Baizabal C, Escera C, Malmierca MS (2017). Neurons along the auditory pathway exhibit a hierarchical organization of prediction error. Nat Commun. 2017 Dec 15;8(1):2148. doi: 10.1038/s41467-017-02038-6.

Sibarov DA, Bruneau N, Antonov SM, Szepetowski P, Burnashev N, Giniatullin R (2017). Functional Properties of Human NMDA Receptors Associated with Epilepsy-Related Mutations of GluN2A Subunit. Front Cell Neurosci. 2017 May 29;11:155. doi: 10.3389/fncel.2017.00155. eCollection 2017.

Stone T, Webb B, Adden A, Weddig NB, Honkanen A, Templin R, Wcislo W, Scimeca L, Warrant E, Heinze S (2017). An Anatomically Constrained Model for Path Integration in the Bee Brain. Curr Biol; doi: 10.1016/j.cub.2017.08.052.

Belušič G, Šporar K, Meglič A (2017). Extreme polarisation sensitivity in the retina of the corn borer moth Ostrinia. Journal of Experimental Biology, 220: 2047-2056; doi: 10.1242/jeb.153718.

Stoica A, Larsen BR, Assentoft M, Holm R, Holt LM, Vilhardt F, Vilsen B, Lykke-Hartmann K, Olsen ML, MacAulay N (2017). The α2β2 isoform combination dominates the astrocytic Na+/K+‐ATPase activity and is rendered nonfunctional by the α2. G301R familial hemiplegic migraine type 2‐associated mutation. Glia. 2017 Aug 8. doi: 10.1002/glia.23194.

BR Larsen, N MacAulay (2017). Activity‐dependent astrocyte swelling is mediated by pH‐regulating mechanisms. Glia. 2017 Oct;65(10):1668-1681. doi: 10.1002/glia.23187.

Sibarov DA, Bruneau N, Antonov SM, Szepetowski P, Burnashev N, Giniatullin R (2017) .Functional Properties of Human NMDA Receptors Associated with Epilepsy-Related Mutations of GluN2A Subunit. Front Cell Neurosci. 2017 May 29;11:155. doi: 10.3389/fncel.2017.00155.

J Rusanen, A Vähäkainu, M Weckström, K Arikawa (2017). Characterization of the first-order visual interneurons in the visual system of the bumblebee (Bombus terrestris). J Comp Physiol A Neuroethol Sens Neural Behav Physiol. 2017 Jul 24. doi: 10.1007/s00359-017-1201-9.

Jiménez Garduño AM, Juárez-Hernández LJ, Polanco MJ, Tosatto L, Michelatti D, Arosio D, Basso M, Pennuto M, Musio C (2017). Altered ionic currents and amelioration by IGF-1 and PACAP in motoneuron-derived cells modelling SBMA. Biophys Chem. 2017 May 10. pii: S0301-4622(17)30151-5. doi: 10.1016/j.bpc.2017.05.003.

Veit J, Hakim R, Jadi MP, Sejnowski TJ, Adesnik H (2017). Cortical gamma band synchronization through somatostatin interneurons. Nat Neurosci. 2017 Jul;20(7):951-959. doi: 10.1038/nn.4562.

Roncador A, Jimenez-Garduño AM, Pasquardini L, Giusti G, Cornella N, Lunelli L, Potrich C, Bartali R, Aversa L, Verucchi R, Serra MD, Caponi S, Iannotta S, Macchi P, Musio C (2017). Primary cortical neurons on PMCS TiO2 films towards bio-hybrid memristive device: A morpho-functional study. Biophys Chem. 2017 Apr 26. pii: S0301-4622(17)30119-9. doi: 10.1016/j.bpc.2017.04.010.

Larsen BR, Holm R, Vilsen B, MacAulay N (2016). Glutamate transporter activity promotes enhanced Na+ /K+ -ATPase-mediated extracellular K+ management during neuronal activity. J Physiol. 2016 Nov 15;594(22):6627-6641. doi: 10.1113/JP272531.

Oonincx DG, Volk N, Diehl JJ, van Loon JJ, Belušič G2 (2016). Photoreceptor spectral sensitivity of the compound eyes of black soldier fly (Hermetia illucens) informing the design of LED-based illumination to enhance indoor reproduction. J Insect Physiol. 2016 Dec;95:133-139. doi: 10.1016/j.jinsphys.2016.10.006.

Ilic, M., Pirih, P., and Belusic, G. (2016). Four photoreceptor classes in the open rhabdom eye of the red palm weevil, Rynchophorus ferrugineus Olivier. J Comp Physiol A Neuroethol Sens Neural Behav Physiol 202, 203-213.

Larsen BR, Holm R, Vilsen B, MacAulay N. Glutamate transporter activity promotes enhanced Na+/K+‐ATPase‐mediated extracellular K+ management during neuronal activity. The Journal of Physiology, DOI: 10.1113/JP272531 (2016).

QX Zhang, XJ He, HC Wong, KS Kindt (2016). Functional calcium imaging in zebrafish lateral-line hair cells. Methods in Cell Biology, Available online 28 February 2016

Nieto-Diego, J., and Malmierca, M.S. (2016). Topographic Distribution of Stimulus-Specific Adaptation across Auditory Cortical Fields in the Anesthetized Rat. PLoS Biol 14, e1002397.

Yang, C.P., Fu, C.C., Sugino, K., Liu, Z., Ren, Q., Liu, L.Y., Yao, X., Lee, L.P., and Lee, T. (2016). Transcriptomes of lineage-specific Drosophila neuroblasts profiled by genetic targeting and robotic sorting. Development 143, 411-421.

Frolov, R., Immonen, E.V., and Weckstrom, M. (2016). Visual ecology and potassium conductances of insect photoreceptors. J Neurophysiol 115, 2147-2157.

Mason, R.P., Corbalan, J.J., Jacob, R.F., Dawoud, H., and Malinski, T. (2015). Atorvastatin enhanced nitric oxide release and reduced blood pressure, nitroxidative stress and rantes levels in hypertensive rats with diabetes. J Physiol Pharmacol 66, 65-72.

Wang, Y., Dindas, J., Rienmuller, F., Krebs, M., Waadt, R., Schumacher, K., Wu, W.H., Hedrich, R., and Roelfsema, M.R. (2015). Cytosolic Ca(2+) Signals Enhance the Vacuolar Ion Conductivity of Bulging Arabidopsis Root Hair Cells. Mol Plant 8, 1665-1674.

J., Toptunov, D., Yuryev, M., et al. (2014). Flat-floored air-lifted platform: a new method for combining behavior with microscopy or electrophysiology on awake freely moving rodents. J Vis Exp, e51869.

Mason PR, Jacob RF, Corbalan JJ, Kaliszan R, Malinski T. Amlodipine Increased Endothelial Nitric Oxide and Decreased Nitroxidative Stress Disproportionately to Blood Pressure Changes. Am J Hypertens 27(3):482-8 (2014).

Frolov, R., and Weckstrom, M. (2014). Developmental changes in biophysical properties of photoreceptors in the common water strider (Gerris lacustris): better performance at higher cost. J Neurophysiol 112, 913-922.

Frolov RV, Immonen EV, Weckström M. Performance of blue- and green-sensitive photoreceptors of the cricket Gryllus bimaculatus. J Comp Physiol A Neuroethol Sens Neural Behav Physiol. Jan 8. [Epub ahead of print] (2014).

Takekawa, T., Ota, K., Murayama, M., and Fukai, T. (2014). Spike detection from noisy neural data in linear-probe recordings. Eur J Neurosci 39, 1943-1950.

Ranade, S.S., Qiu, Z., Woo, S.H., Hur, S.S., Murthy, S.E., Cahalan, S.M., Xu, J., Mathur, J., Bandell, M., Coste, B., et al. (2014). Piezo1, a mechanically activated ion channel, is required for vascular development in mice. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 111, 10347-10352.

Mason, R.P., Jacob, R.F., Corbalan, J.J., Kaliszan, R., and Malinski, T. (2014). Amlodipine increased endothelial nitric oxide and decreased nitroxidative stress disproportionately to blood pressure changes. Am J Hypertens 27, 482-488.

Lassig, R., Gutermuth, T., Bey, T.D., Konrad, K.R., and Romeis, T. (2014). Pollen tube NAD(P)H oxidases act as a speed control to dampen growth rate oscillations during polarized cell growth. Plant J 78, 94-106.

Gutermuth T, Lassig R, Portes MT, Maierhofer T, Romeis T, Borst JW, Hedrich R, Feijó JA, Konrad KR. Pollen tube growth regulation by free anions depends on the interaction between the anion channel SLAH3 and calcium-dependent protein kinases CPK2 and CPK20. Plant Cell 11:4525-43 (2013).

Mason PR, Jacob RF, Corbalan JJ, Szczesny D, Matysiak K, Malinski T. The favorable kinetics and balance of nebivolol-stimulated nitric oxide and peroxynitrite release in human endothelial cells. BMC Pharmacology and Toxicology 14:48 (2013).

Mason, R.P., Jacob, R.F., Corbalan, J.J., Szczesny, D., Matysiak, K., and Malinski, T. (2013). The favorable kinetics and balance of nebivolol-stimulated nitric oxide and peroxynitrite release in human endothelial cells. BMC Pharmacol Toxicol 14, 48.

Dawoud BH, Jiang L, Malinski T. Nitric Oxide/Peroxynitrite Redox Imbalance in Endothelial Cells Measured with Amperometric Nanosensors. American Journal of Analytical Chemistry4(10A):30-36 (2013).

Demidchik V. Characterisation of Root Plasma Membrane Ca2+-Permeable Cation Channels: Techniques and Basic Concepts. Plant Electrophysiology A. G. Volkov (ed.) pp 339-369 (2012).

Salmela I, Immonen E-V, Frolov R, Krause S, Krause Y, Vahasoyrinki M, Weckstrom M. Cellular elements for seeing in the dark: voltage-dependent conductances in cockroach photoreceptors. BMC Neurosci 13: 93 (2012).

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Yasuhiro Sugimoto, Keisuke Naniwa, Hitoshi Aonum, Koichi Osuka. Microinjection support system for small biological subjects. 2020. HardwareX.

Fei Pan, Shuxun Chen, Yang Jiao, Zhangyan Guan, Adnan Shakoor, Dong Sun. Automated High-Productivity Microinjection System for Adherent Cells. IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters. Volume: 5 , Issue: 2 , April 2020. 10.1109/LRA.2020.2965870

Peng Y, Mittermaier FX, Planert H, Schneider UC, Alle H, Geiger JRP. High-throughput microcircuit analysis of individual human brains through next-generation multineuron patch-clamp. Elife. 2019 Nov 19;8. pii: e48178. doi: 10.7554/eLife.48178.

Sasmal DK, Feng W, Roy S, Leung P, He Y, Cai C, Cao G, Lian H, Qin J, Hui E, Schreiber H, Adams EJ, Huang J. TCR-pMHC bond conformation controls TCR ligand discrimination. Cell Mol Immunol. 2019 Sep 17. doi: 10.1038/s41423-019-0273-6.

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Sawicka A, Babataheri A, Dogniaux S, Barakat AI, Gonzalez-Rodriguez D, Hivroz C, Husson J (2017). Micropipette Force Probe to quantify single-cell force generation: application to T cell activation. Mol Biol Cell. doi: 10.1091/mbc.E17-06-0385.

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Zong W, Wu R, Li M, Hu Y, Li Y, Li J, Rong H, Wu H, Xu Y, Lu Y, Jia H, Fan M, Zhou Z, Zhang Y, Wang A, Chen L, Cheng H (2017). Fast high-resolution miniature two-photon microscopy for brain imaging in freely behaving mice. Nat Methods. 2017 Jul;14(7):713-719. doi: 10.1038/nmeth.4305.

Zhuang S, Lin W, Zhong J, Zhang G, Li L, Qiu J, Gao H (2017). Visual Servoed Three-Dimensional Rotation Control in Zebrafish Larva Heart Microinjection System. IEEE Trans Biomed Eng. 2017 Apr 12. doi: 10.1109/TBME.2017.2688375.

Juarez-Hernandez, L.J., Cornella, N., Pasquardini, L., Battistoni, S., Vidalino, L., Vanzetti, L., Caponi, S., Dalla Serra, M., Iannotta, S., Pederzolli, C., et al. (2016). Bio-hybrid interfaces to study neuromorphic functionalities: New multidisciplinary evidences of cell viability on poly(anyline) (PANI), a semiconductor polymer with memristive properties. Biophys Chem 208, 40-47.

Belušič G, Ilić M, Meglič A, Pirih P (2016). A fast multispectral light synthesiser based on LEDs and a diffraction grating. Sci Rep. 2016 Aug 25;6:32012. doi: 10.1038/srep32012.

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