Project 3 Publications

Martín-Montañez E, Acevedo MJ, López-Téllez JF, Duncan RS, Mateos AG, Pavía J, Koulen P, Khan ZU. Regulator of  G-protein signaling 14  protein modulates Ca²+  influx  through Cav1 channels. Neuroreport. 2010 Nov 17;21(16):1034-9. doi:10.1097/WNR.0b013e32833f7b7b. PubMed PMID: 20842066; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3181207.

Garg P, Duncan RS, Kaja S, Zabaneh A, Chapman KD, Koulen P. Lauroylethanolamide and linoleoylethanolamide improve functional outcome in  a   rodent model for  stroke. Neurosci Lett. 2011 Apr 4;492(3):134-8. doi: 10.1016/j.neulet.2011.01.073. PubMed PMID:21296126; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3057422.

Kaja S, Duncan RS, Longoria S, Hilgenberg JD, Payne AJ, Desai NM, Parikh RA, Burroughs SL, Gregg EV, Goad DL, Koulen P. Novel mechanism of  increased Ca2+ release following oxidative stress in neuronal cells involves type 2  inositol-1,4,5-trisphosphate receptors. Neuroscience. 2011 Feb 23;175:281-91. doi:10.1016/j.neuroscience.2010.11.010.  PubMed PMID: 21075175; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3038464.

Burroughs SL, Duncan RS, Rayudu P, Kandula P, Payne AJ, Clark JL, Koulen P, Kaja S. Plate reader-based assays for  measuring cell viability, neuroprotection and calcium in  primary neuronal cultures. J Neurosci Methods. 2012 Jan 15;203(1):141-5. doi:10.1016/j.jneumeth.2011.09.007. PubMed PMID: 21968036; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3221776.

Kaja S, Mafe OA, Parikh RA, Kandula P, Reddy CA, Gregg EV, Xin H, Mitchell P, Grillo MA, Koulen P. Distribution and function of polycystin-2 in  mouse retinal ganglion cells. Neuroscience. 2012 Jan 27;202:99-107. doi: 10.1016/j.neuroscience.2011.11.047. PubMed PMID: 22155264; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3268838.

Payne AJ, Gerdes BC, Kaja S, Koulen P. Insert sequence length determines transfection efficiency and gene expression levels in bicistronic mammalian expression vectors. Int J Biochem Mol Biol. 2013 Dec 15;4(4):201-8. PubMed PMID: 24380024; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3867706.

Faure L, Nagarajan S, Hwang H, Montgomery CL, Khan BR, John G, Koulen P, Blancaflor EB, Chapman KD. Synthesis of phenoxyacyl-ethanolamides and  their effects  on fatty  acid amide hydrolase activity. J Biol Chem. 2014 Mar 28;289(13):9340-51. doi:10.1074/jbc.M113.533315. PubMed PMID: 24558037; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3979395.

Kaja S, Naumchuk Y, Grillo SL, Borden PK, Koulen P. Differential up-regulation of Vesl-1/Homer 1 protein isoforms associated with decline in  visual performance  in  a  preclinical glaucoma model. Vision Res. 2014 Jan;94:16-23. doi: 10.1016/j.visres.2013.10.018. PubMed PMID: 24219919; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3890355.

Kaja S, Payne AJ, Naumchuk Y, Levy D, Zaidi DH, Altman AM, Nawazish S, Ghuman JK, Gerdes BC, Moore MA, Koulen P. Plate reader-based cell viability assays for  glioprotection using primary rat optic nerve head astrocytes. Exp Eye Res. 2015 Sep;138:159-66. doi: 10.1016/j.exer.2015.05.023. PubMed PMID: 26048476; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4553084.

Kaja S, Payne AJ, Patel KR, Naumchuk Y, Koulen P. Differential subcellular Ca2+ signaling in a  highly specialized subpopulation of astrocytes. Exp Neurol. 2015 Mar;265:59-68. doi:10.1016/j.expneurol.2014.12.014. PubMed PMID: 25542978; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4346429.

Kaja S, Payne AJ, Singh T, Ghuman JK, Sieck EG, Koulen P. An optimized lactate dehydrogenase release assay fo rscreening of drug candidates in  neuroscience. J Pharmacol Toxicol Methods. 2015 May-Jun;73:1-6. doi: 10.1016/j.vascn.2015.02.001. PubMed PMID: 25681780; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4458191.

Payne AJ, Kaja S, Koulen P. Regulation of   ryanodine receptor- mediated calcium signaling by  presenilins. Receptors Clin Investig. 2015;2(1):e449. PubMed PMID: 25646163; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4311261.

Montgomery CL, Keereetaweep J, Johnson HM, Grillo SL, Chapman KD, Koulen P. Changes in  Retinal N-Acylethanolamines and  their Oxylipin Derivatives During  the  Development of  Visual Impairment in  a  Mouse Model for Glaucoma. Lipids. 2016 Jul;51(7):857-66. doi: 10.1007/s11745-016-4161-x. PubMed PMID:27221132; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4911801.

Means JC, Gerdes BC, Kaja S, Sumien N, Payne AJ, Stark DA, Borden PK, Price JL, Koulen P. Caspase-3-Dependent Proteolytic Cleavage of Tau Causes Neurofibrillary Tangles and Results in Cognitive Impairment During Normal  Aging. Neurochem Res. 2016 Sep;41(9):2278-88. doi: 10.1007/s11064-016-1942-9. PubMed PMID: 27220334; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4965284.

Richter F, Koulen P, Kaja S. N-Palmitoylethanolamine Prevents the Run-down of     Amplitudes in  Cortical Spreading Depression Possibly Implicating Proinflammatory Cytokine  Release. Sci Rep. 2016 Mar 23;6:23481. doi: 10.1038/srep23481. PubMed PMID: 27004851; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4804239.

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