Robin A.J. Lester - Publications

Affiliations: 
University of Alabama, Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, United States 
Area:
nicotinic acetylcholine receptors, drug addiction, synaptic transmission
Website:
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2011 Penton RE, Quick MW, Lester RA. 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. PMID 21325526 DOI: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.4362-10.2011  1
2009 Penton RE, Lester RA. Cellular events in nicotine addiction. Seminars in Cell & Developmental Biology. 20: 418-31. PMID 19560047 DOI: 10.1016/j.semcdb.2009.01.001  1
2009 Fonck C, Nashmi R, Salas R, Zhou C, Huang Q, De Biasi M, Lester RA, Lester HA. Demonstration of functional alpha4-containing nicotinic receptors in the medial habenula. Neuropharmacology. 56: 247-53. PMID 18789953 DOI: 10.1016/j.neuropharm.2008.08.021  0.64
2005 Cho CH, Song W, Leitzell K, Teo E, Meleth AD, Quick MW, Lester RA. 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. PMID 15814802 DOI: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.5389-03.2005  1
2003 Parker JC, Sarkar D, Quick MW, Lester RA. Interactions of atropine with heterologously expressed and native alpha 3 subunit-containing nicotinic acetylcholine receptors. British Journal of Pharmacology. 138: 801-10. PMID 12642381 DOI: 10.1038/sj.bjp.0705124  1
2002 Quick MW, Lester RA. Desensitization of neuronal nicotinic receptors. Journal of Neurobiology. 53: 457-78. PMID 12436413 DOI: 10.1002/neu.10109  1
2000 Hicks JH, Dani JA, Lester RA. Regulation of the sensitivity of acetylcholine receptors to nicotine in rat habenula neurons. The Journal of Physiology. 529: 579-97. PMID 11118491 DOI: 10.1111/j.1469-7793.2000.00579.x  0.56
2000 Sheffield EB, Quick MW, Lester RA. Nicotinic acetylcholine receptor subunit mRNA expression and channel function in medial habenula neurons. Neuropharmacology. 39: 2591-603. PMID 11044729 DOI: 10.1016/S0028-3908(00)00138-6  1
2000 Narahashi T, Fenster CP, Quick MW, Lester RA, Marszalec W, Aistrup GL, Sattelle DB, Martin BR, Levin ED. 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. PMID 11006350  1
1999 Quick MW, Ceballos RM, Kasten M, McIntosh JM, Lester RA. Alpha3beta4 subunit-containing nicotinic receptors dominate function in rat medial habenula neurons. Neuropharmacology. 38: 769-83. PMID 10465681 DOI: 10.1016/S0028-3908(99)00024-6  1
1999 Fenster CP, Hicks JH, Beckman ML, Covernton PJ, Quick MW, Lester RA. Desensitization of nicotinic receptors in the central nervous system. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences. 868: 620-3. PMID 10414343 DOI: 10.1111/j.1749-6632.1999.tb11335.x  1
1999 Fenster CP, Whitworth TL, Sheffield EB, Quick MW, Lester RA. Upregulation of surface alpha4beta2 nicotinic receptors is initiated by receptor desensitization after chronic exposure to nicotine. The Journal of Neuroscience : the Official Journal of the Society For Neuroscience. 19: 4804-14. PMID 10366615  1
1999 Fenster CP, Beckman ML, Parker JC, Sheffield EB, Whitworth TL, Quick MW, Lester RA. Regulation of alpha4beta2 nicotinic receptor desensitization by calcium and protein kinase C. Molecular Pharmacology. 55: 432-43. PMID 10051526  1
1997 Fenster CP, Rains MF, Noerager B, Quick MW, Lester RA. Influence of subunit composition on desensitization of neuronal acetylcholine receptors at low concentrations of nicotine. The Journal of Neuroscience : the Official Journal of the Society For Neuroscience. 17: 5747-59. PMID 9221773  1
1995 Lester RA, Dani JA. Acetylcholine receptor desensitization induced by nicotine in rat medial habenula neurons. Journal of Neurophysiology. 74: 195-206. PMID 7472323  0.4
1994 Lester RA, Dani JA. Time-dependent changes in central nicotinic acetylcholine channel kinetics in excised patches. Neuropharmacology. 33: 27-34. PMID 7514279 DOI: 10.1016/0028-3908(94)90093-0  0.4
1993 Lester RA, Tong G, Jahr CE. Interactions between the glycine and glutamate binding sites of the NMDA receptor. The Journal of Neuroscience : the Official Journal of the Society For Neuroscience. 13: 1088-96. PMID 8095067  1
1992 Clements JD, Lester RA, Tong G, Jahr CE, Westbrook GL. The time course of glutamate in the synaptic cleft. Science (New York, N.Y.). 258: 1498-501. PMID 1359647  1
1992 Jahr CE, Lester RA. Synaptic excitation mediated by glutamate-gated ion channels. Current Opinion in Neurobiology. 2: 270-4. PMID 1353697 DOI: 10.1016/0959-4388(92)90114-Z  1
1992 Lester RA, Jahr CE. NMDA channel behavior depends on agonist affinity. The Journal of Neuroscience : the Official Journal of the Society For Neuroscience. 12: 635-43. PMID 1346806  1
1990 Lester RA, Clements JD, Westbrook GL, Jahr CE. Channel kinetics determine the time course of NMDA receptor-mediated synaptic currents. Nature. 346: 565-7. PMID 1974037 DOI: 10.1038/346565a0  1
1990 Lester RA, Jahr CE. Quisqualate receptor-mediated depression of calcium currents in hippocampal neurons. Neuron. 4: 741-9. PMID 1971515 DOI: 10.1016/0896-6273(90)90200-Y  1
1989 Collingridge GL, Davies SN, Lester RA, Reymann KG. Learning by handshake? Nature. 339: 588. PMID 2733789 DOI: 10.1038/339588a0  1
1989 Lester RA, Quarum ML, Parker JD, Weber E, Jahr CE. Interaction of 6-cyano-7-nitroquinoxaline-2,3-dione with the N-methyl-D-aspartate receptor-associated glycine binding site. Molecular Pharmacology. 35: 565-70. PMID 2566902  1
1989 Davies SN, Lester RA, Reymann KG, Collingridge GL. Temporally distinct pre- and post-synaptic mechanisms maintain long-term potentiation. Nature. 338: 500-3. PMID 2564640 DOI: 10.1038/338500a0  1
1989 Collingridge GL, Lester RA. Excitatory amino acid receptors in the vertebrate central nervous system. Pharmacological Reviews. 41: 143-210. PMID 2558391  1
1988 Davies SN, Alford ST, Coan EJ, Lester RA, Collingridge GL. Ketamine blocks an NMDA receptor-mediated component of synaptic transmission in rat hippocampus in a voltage-dependent manner. Neuroscience Letters. 92: 213-7. PMID 2903476 DOI: 10.1016/0304-3940(88)90063-8  1
1988 Collingridge GL, Herron CE, Lester RA. Frequency-dependent N-methyl-D-aspartate receptor-mediated synaptic transmission in rat hippocampus. The Journal of Physiology. 399: 301-12. PMID 2900333  1
1988 Collingridge GL, Herron CE, Lester RA. Synaptic activation of N-methyl-D-aspartate receptors in the Schaffer collateral-commissural pathway of rat hippocampus. The Journal of Physiology. 399: 283-300. PMID 2900332  1
1986 Herron CE, Lester RA, Coan EJ, Collingridge GL. Frequency-dependent involvement of NMDA receptors in the hippocampus: a novel synaptic mechanism. Nature. 322: 265-8. PMID 2874493 DOI: 10.1038/322265a0  1
1985 Herron CE, Lester RA, Coan EJ, Collingridge GL. Intracellular demonstration of an N-methyl-D-aspartate receptor mediated component of synaptic transmission in the rat hippocampus. Neuroscience Letters. 60: 19-23. PMID 2997672 DOI: 10.1016/0304-3940(85)90375-1  1
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