Robin A.J. Lester

Affiliations: 
University of Alabama, Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, United States 
Area:
nicotinic acetylcholine receptors, drug addiction, synaptic transmission
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Xiaochuan Guo grad student 2004 UAB
Julie C. Parker grad student 2005 UAB
Cho H. Chang-Hoon grad student 1999-2005 UAB
Rachel E. Penton grad student 2003-2008 UAB
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Penton RE, Quick MW, Lester RA. (2011) Short- and long-lasting consequences of in vivo nicotine treatment on hippocampal excitability. The Journal of Neuroscience : the Official Journal of the Society For Neuroscience. 31: 2584-94
Penton RE, Lester RA. (2009) Cellular events in nicotine addiction. Seminars in Cell & Developmental Biology. 20: 418-31
Fonck C, Nashmi R, Salas R, et al. (2009) Demonstration of functional alpha4-containing nicotinic receptors in the medial habenula. Neuropharmacology. 56: 247-53
Cho CH, Song W, Leitzell K, et al. (2005) Rapid upregulation of alpha7 nicotinic acetylcholine receptors by tyrosine dephosphorylation. The Journal of Neuroscience : the Official Journal of the Society For Neuroscience. 25: 3712-23
Parker JC, Sarkar D, Quick MW, et al. (2003) Interactions of atropine with heterologously expressed and native alpha 3 subunit-containing nicotinic acetylcholine receptors. British Journal of Pharmacology. 138: 801-10
Quick MW, Lester RA. (2002) Desensitization of neuronal nicotinic receptors. Journal of Neurobiology. 53: 457-78
Hicks JH, Dani JA, Lester RA. (2000) Regulation of the sensitivity of acetylcholine receptors to nicotine in rat habenula neurons. The Journal of Physiology. 529: 579-97
Sheffield EB, Quick MW, Lester RA. (2000) Nicotinic acetylcholine receptor subunit mRNA expression and channel function in medial habenula neurons. Neuropharmacology. 39: 2591-603
Narahashi T, Fenster CP, Quick MW, et al. (2000) Symposium overview: mechanism of action of nicotine on neuronal acetylcholine receptors, from molecule to behavior. Toxicological Sciences : An Official Journal of the Society of Toxicology. 57: 193-202
Quick MW, Ceballos RM, Kasten M, et al. (1999) Alpha3beta4 subunit-containing nicotinic receptors dominate function in rat medial habenula neurons. Neuropharmacology. 38: 769-83
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