Michelle D. Amaral

University of Alabama, Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, United States 
Synapses, BDNF, Hippocampus
"Michelle Amaral"
Mean distance: 14.93 (cluster 6)


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Lucas Pozzo-Miller grad student 2003-2008 UAB
 (TRP-ing down a TRK: A new role for transient receptor potential channels as novel mediators of brain -derived neurotrophic factor actions at both sides of the excitatory synapse.)
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Leuner K, Li W, Amaral MD, et al. (2013) Hyperforin modulates dendritic spine morphology in hippocampal pyramidal neurons by activating Ca(2+) -permeable TRPC6 channels. Hippocampus. 23: 40-52
Amaral MD, Pozzo-Miller L. (2012) Intracellular Ca2+ stores and Ca2+ influx are both required for BDNF to rapidly increase quantal vesicular transmitter release. Neural Plasticity. 2012: 203536
Li Y, Calfa G, Inoue T, et al. (2010) Activity-dependent release of endogenous BDNF from mossy fibers evokes a TRPC3 current and Ca2+ elevations in CA3 pyramidal neurons. Journal of Neurophysiology. 103: 2846-56
Amaral MD, Pozzo-Miller L. (2009) The dynamics of excitatory synapse formation on dendritic spines. Cellscience. 5: 19-25
Amaral MD, Pozzo-Miller L. (2007) BDNF induces calcium elevations associated with IBDNF, a nonselective cationic current mediated by TRPC channels. Journal of Neurophysiology. 98: 2476-82
Amaral MD, Pozzo-Miller L. (2007) TRPC3 channels are necessary for brain-derived neurotrophic factor to activate a nonselective cationic current and to induce dendritic spine formation. The Journal of Neuroscience : the Official Journal of the Society For Neuroscience. 27: 5179-89
Amaral MD, Chapleau CA, Pozzo-Miller L. (2007) Transient receptor potential channels as novel effectors of brain-derived neurotrophic factor signaling: potential implications for Rett syndrome. Pharmacology & Therapeutics. 113: 394-409
Amaral MD, Pozzo-Miller L. (2005) On the role of neurotrophins in dendritic calcium signaling implications for hippocampal transsynaptic plasticity Synaptic Plasticity and Transsynaptic Signaling. 185-200
Olsen ML, Schade S, Lyons SA, et al. (2003) Expression of voltage-gated chloride channels in human glioma cells. The Journal of Neuroscience : the Official Journal of the Society For Neuroscience. 23: 5572-82
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