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Michael Francis, Ph.D. - Publications

Neurobiology University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA, United States 
ACh receptors, C. elegans NMJ, C. elegans electrophysiology

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2016 Francis MM, Freeman MR. Dendrites actively restrain axon outgrowth and regeneration. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. PMID 27147603 DOI: 10.1073/Pnas.1605215113  1
2015 He S, Philbrook A, McWhirter R, Gabel CV, Taub DG, Carter MH, Hanna IM, Francis MM, Miller DM. Transcriptional Control of Synaptic Remodeling through Regulated Expression of an Immunoglobulin Superfamily Protein. Current Biology : Cb. PMID 26387713 DOI: 10.1016/J.Cub.2015.08.022  1
2014 Bhattacharya R, Touroutine D, Barbagallo B, Climer J, Lambert CM, Clark CM, Alkema MJ, Francis MM. A conserved dopamine-cholecystokinin signaling pathway shapes context-dependent Caenorhabditis elegans behavior. Plos Genetics. 10: e1004584. PMID 25167143 DOI: 10.1371/Journal.Pgen.1004584  1
2014 Kowalski JR, Dube H, Touroutine D, Rush KM, Goodwin PR, Carozza M, Didier Z, Francis MM, Juo P. The Anaphase-Promoting Complex (APC) ubiquitin ligase regulates GABA transmission at the C. elegans neuromuscular junction. Molecular and Cellular Neurosciences. 58: 62-75. PMID 24321454 DOI: 10.1016/J.Mcn.2013.12.001  1
2013 Donnelly JL, Clark CM, Leifer AM, Pirri JK, Haburcak M, Francis MM, Samuel AD, Alkema MJ. Monoaminergic orchestration of motor programs in a complex C. elegans behavior. Plos Biology. 11: e1001529. PMID 23565061 DOI: 10.1371/Journal.Pbio.1001529  1
2013 Petrash HA, Philbrook A, Haburcak M, Barbagallo B, Francis MM. ACR-12 ionotropic acetylcholine receptor complexes regulate inhibitory motor neuron activity in Caenorhabditis elegans. The Journal of Neuroscience : the Official Journal of the Society For Neuroscience. 33: 5524-32. PMID 23536067 DOI: 10.1523/Jneurosci.4384-12.2013  1
2012 Jensen M, Hoerndli FJ, Brockie PJ, Wang R, Johnson E, Maxfield D, Francis MM, Madsen DM, Maricq AV. Wnt signaling regulates acetylcholine receptor translocation and synaptic plasticity in the adult nervous system. Cell. 149: 173-87. PMID 22464329 DOI: 10.1016/J.Cell.2011.12.038  1
2010 Barbagallo B, Prescott HA, Boyle P, Climer J, Francis MM. A dominant mutation in a neuronal acetylcholine receptor subunit leads to motor neuron degeneration in Caenorhabditis elegans. The Journal of Neuroscience : the Official Journal of the Society For Neuroscience. 30: 13932-42. PMID 20962215 DOI: 10.1523/Jneurosci.1515-10.2010  1
2008 Wang R, Walker CS, Brockie PJ, Francis MM, Mellem JE, Madsen DM, Maricq AV. Evolutionary conserved role for TARPs in the gating of glutamate receptors and tuning of synaptic function. Neuron. 59: 997-1008. PMID 18817737 DOI: 10.1016/J.Neuron.2008.07.023  1
2006 Francis MM, Maricq AV. Electrophysiological analysis of neuronal and muscle function in C. elegans. Methods in Molecular Biology (Clifton, N.J.). 351: 175-92. PMID 16988434 DOI: 10.1385/1-59745-151-7:175  1
2006 Walker CS, Brockie PJ, Madsen DM, Francis MM, Zheng Y, Koduri S, Mellem JE, Strutz-Seebohm N, Maricq AV. Reconstitution of invertebrate glutamate receptor function depends on stargazin-like proteins. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 103: 10781-6. PMID 16818877 DOI: 10.1073/Pnas.0604482103  1
2006 Walker CS, Francis MM, Brockie PJ, Madsen DM, Zheng Y, Maricq AV. Conserved SOL-1 proteins regulate ionotropic glutamate receptor desensitization. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 103: 10787-92. PMID 16818875 DOI: 10.1073/Pnas.0604520103  1
2006 Zheng Y, Brockie PJ, Mellem JE, Madsen DM, Walker CS, Francis MM, Maricq AV. SOL-1 is an auxiliary subunit that modulates the gating of GLR-1 glutamate receptors in Caenorhabditis elegans. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 103: 1100-5. PMID 16418277 DOI: 10.1073/Pnas.0504612103  1
2005 Francis MM, Evans SP, Jensen M, Madsen DM, Mancuso J, Norman KR, Maricq AV. The Ror receptor tyrosine kinase CAM-1 is required for ACR-16-mediated synaptic transmission at the C. elegans neuromuscular junction. Neuron. 46: 581-94. PMID 15944127 DOI: 10.1016/J.Neuron.2005.04.010  1
2005 Papke RL, Buhr JD, Francis MM, Choi KI, Thinschmidt JS, Horenstein NA. The effects of subunit composition on the inhibition of nicotinic receptors by the amphipathic blocker 2,2,6,6-tetramethylpiperidin-4-yl heptanoate. Molecular Pharmacology. 67: 1977-90. PMID 15761116 DOI: 10.1124/Mol.105.011676  1
2003 Francis MM, Mellem JE, Maricq AV. Bridging the gap between genes and behavior: recent advances in the electrophysiological analysis of neural function in Caenorhabditis elegans. Trends in Neurosciences. 26: 90-9. PMID 12536132 DOI: 10.1016/S0166-2236(02)00041-3  1
2001 Francis MM, Cheng EY, Weiland GA, Oswald RE. Specific activation of the alpha 7 nicotinic acetylcholine receptor by a quaternary analog of cocaine. Molecular Pharmacology. 60: 71-9. PMID 11408602  1
2000 Francis MM, Vazquez RW, Papke RL, Oswald RE. Subtype-selective inhibition of neuronal nicotinic acetylcholine receptors by cocaine is determined by the alpha4 and beta4 subunits. Molecular Pharmacology. 58: 109-19. PMID 10860932 DOI: 10.1124/mol.58.1.109  1
2000 Papke RL, Webster JC, Lippiello PM, Bencherif M, Francis MM. The activation and inhibition of human nicotinic acetylcholine receptor by RJR-2403 indicate a selectivity for the alpha4beta2 receptor subtype. Journal of Neurochemistry. 75: 204-16. PMID 10854263 DOI: 10.1046/j.1471-4159.2000.0750204.x  1
1999 Webster JC, Francis MM, Porter JK, Robinson G, Stokes C, Horenstein B, Papke RL. Antagonist activities of mecamylamine and nicotine show reciprocal dependence on beta subunit sequence in the second transmembrane domain. British Journal of Pharmacology. 127: 1337-48. PMID 10455283 DOI: 10.1038/sj.bjp.0702686  1
1998 Francis MM, Choi KI, Horenstein BA, Papke RL. Sensitivity to voltage-independent inhibition determined by pore-lining region of the acetylcholine receptor. Biophysical Journal. 74: 2306-17. PMID 9591658 DOI: 10.1016/S0006-3495(98)77940-8  1
1996 Francis MM, Papke RL. Muscle-type nicotinic acetylcholine receptor delta subunit determines sensitivity to noncompetitive inhibitors, while gamma subunit regulates divalent permeability. Neuropharmacology. 35: 1547-56. PMID 9025102 DOI: 10.1016/S0028-3908(96)00103-7  1
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