Portia A. McCoy, Ph.D.

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2008 Neurobiology University of Alabama, Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, United States 
Area:
GABA, glycine, epilepsie
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Lori L. McMahon grad student 2008 UAB
 (Intracellular signaling mechanisms underlying muscarinic dependent plasticity in visual cortex and the impact of cholinergic degeneration.)
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Wang X, McCoy PA, Rodriguiz RM, et al. (2011) Synaptic dysfunction and abnormal behaviors in mice lacking major isoforms of Shank3. Human Molecular Genetics. 20: 3093-108
McCoy PA, McMahon LL. (2010) Sympathetic sprouting in visual cortex stimulated by cholinergic denervation rescues expression of two forms of long-term depression at layer 2/3 synapses. Neuroscience. 168: 591-604
McCoy PA, Huang HS, Philpot BD. (2009) Advances in understanding visual cortex plasticity. Current Opinion in Neurobiology. 19: 298-304
McCoy P, Norton TT, McMahon LL. (2008) Layer 2/3 synapses in monocular and binocular regions of tree shrew visual cortex express mAChR-dependent long-term depression and long-term potentiation. Journal of Neurophysiology. 100: 336-45
Scheiderer CL, Smith CC, McCutchen E, et al. (2008) Coactivation of M(1) muscarinic and alpha1 adrenergic receptors stimulates extracellular signal-regulated protein kinase and induces long-term depression at CA3-CA1 synapses in rat hippocampus. The Journal of Neuroscience : the Official Journal of the Society For Neuroscience. 28: 5350-8
McCoy PA, McMahon LL. (2007) Muscarinic receptor dependent long-term depression in rat visual cortex is PKC independent but requires ERK1/2 activation and protein synthesis. Journal of Neurophysiology. 98: 1862-70
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