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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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2022 Oliver D, Ramachandran S, Philbrook A, Lambert CM, Nguyen KCQ, Hall DH, Francis M. Kinesin-3 mediated axonal delivery of presynaptic neurexin stabilizes dendritic spines and postsynaptic components. Plos Genetics. 18: e1010016. PMID 35089924 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1010016  0.381
2020 Breier A, Liffick E, Hummer T, Vohs J, Mehdiyoun N, Yang Z, Saykin AJ, McDonald B, Francis M. S32. ARE SELECTIVE ESTROGEN RECEPTOR BETA AGONISTS POTENTIAL THERAPEUTICS FOR SCHIZOPHRENIA? Schizophrenia Bulletin. 46: S43-S44. DOI: 10.1093/Schbul/Sbaa031.098  0.309
2019 Huang YC, Pirri JK, Rayes D, Gao S, Mulcahy B, Grant J, Saheki Y, Francis MM, Zhen M, Alkema MJ. Gain-of-function mutations in the UNC-2/CaV2α channel lead to excitation-dominant synaptic transmission in . Elife. 8. PMID 31364988 DOI: 10.7554/Elife.45905  0.346
2018 Philbrook A, Ramachandran S, Lambert CM, Oliver D, Florman J, Alkema MJ, Lemons M, Francis MM. Neurexin directs partner-specific synaptic connectivity in . Elife. 7. PMID 30039797 DOI: 10.7554/eLife.35692  0.335
2017 Barbagallo B, Philbrook A, Touroutine D, Banerjee N, Oliver D, Lambert CM, Francis MM. Excitatory neurons sculpt GABAergic neuronal connectivity in the C. elegans motor circuit. Development (Cambridge, England). PMID 28420711 DOI: 10.1242/Dev.141911  0.332
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  0.35
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  0.76
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  0.387
2013 Philbrook A, Barbagallo B, Francis MM. A tale of two receptors: Dual roles for ionotropic acetylcholine receptors in regulating motor neuron excitation and inhibition. Worm. 2: e25765. PMID 24778941 DOI: 10.4161/worm.25765  0.397
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  0.36
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  0.34
2012 Sullivan MN, Francis M, Pitts NL, Taylor MS, Earley S. Optical recording reveals novel properties of GSK1016790A-induced vanilloid transient receptor potential channel TRPV4 activity in primary human endothelial cells. Molecular Pharmacology. 82: 464-72. PMID 22689561 DOI: 10.1124/Mol.112.078584  0.304
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  0.698
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  0.754
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  0.772
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  0.647
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  0.759
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  0.811
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  0.77
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  0.748
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  0.756
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  0.311
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