Niranjala J. Tillakaratne - Publications

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University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 

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2020 Pham BN, Luo J, Anand H, Kola O, Salcedo PL, Nguyen C, Gaunt S, Zhong H, Garfinkel A, Tillakaratne N, Edgerton VR. Redundancy and multi-functionality among spinal locomotor networks. Journal of Neurophysiology. PMID 32966757 DOI: 10.1152/jn.00338.2020  0.92
2016 Gerasimenko Y, Sayenko D, Gad P, Liu CT, Tillakaratne NJ, Roy RR, Kozlovskaya I, Edgerton VR. Feed-Forwardness of Spinal Networks in Posture and Locomotion. The Neuroscientist : a Review Journal Bringing Neurobiology, Neurology and Psychiatry. 1073858416683681. PMID 28403746 DOI: 10.1177/1073858416683681  0.92
2015 Duru PO, Tillakaratne NJ, Kim JA, Zhong H, Stauber SM, Pham TT, Xiao MS, Edgerton VR, Roy RR. Spinal neuronal activation during locomotor-like activity enabled by epidural stimulation and 5-hydroxytryptamine agonists in spinal rats. Journal of Neuroscience Research. 93: 1229-39. PMID 25789848 DOI: 10.1002/jnr.23579  0.92
2014 Tillakaratne NJ, Duru P, Fujino H, Zhong H, Xiao MS, Edgerton VR, Roy RR. Identification of interneurons activated at different inclines during treadmill locomotion in adult rats. Journal of Neuroscience Research. 92: 1714-22. PMID 24975393 DOI: 10.1002/jnr.23437  0.92
2013 Shah PK, Garcia-Alias G, Choe J, Gad P, Gerasimenko Y, Tillakaratne N, Zhong H, Roy RR, Edgerton VR. Use of quadrupedal step training to re-engage spinal interneuronal networks and improve locomotor function after spinal cord injury. Brain : a Journal of Neurology. 136: 3362-77. PMID 24103912 DOI: 10.1093/Brain/Awt265  0.92
2012 Joseph MS, Tillakaratne NJ, de Leon RD. Treadmill training stimulates brain-derived neurotrophic factor mRNA expression in motor neurons of the lumbar spinal cord in spinally transected rats. Neuroscience. 224: 135-44. PMID 22917619 DOI: 10.1016/j.neuroscience.2012.08.024  0.92
2012 Joseph MS, Ying Z, Zhuang Y, Zhong H, Wu A, Bhatia HS, Cruz R, Tillakaratne NJ, Roy RR, Edgerton VR, Gomez-Pinilla F. Effects of diet and/or exercise in enhancing spinal cord sensorimotor learning. Plos One. 7: e41288. PMID 22911773 DOI: 10.1371/Journal.Pone.0041288  0.92
2011 Joseph MS, Bilousova T, Zdunowski S, Wu ZP, Middleton B, Boudzinskaia M, Wong B, Ali N, Zhong H, Yong J, Washburn L, Escande-Beillard N, Dang H, Edgerton VR, Tillakaratne NJ, et al. Transgenic mice with enhanced neuronal major histocompatibility complex class I expression recover locomotor function better after spinal cord injury. Journal of Neuroscience Research. 89: 365-72. PMID 21259323 DOI: 10.1002/Jnr.22557  0.92
2010 Tillakaratne NJ, Guu JJ, de Leon RD, Bigbee AJ, London NJ, Zhong H, Ziegler MD, Joynes RL, Roy RR, Edgerton VR. Functional recovery of stepping in rats after a complete neonatal spinal cord transection is not due to regrowth across the lesion site. Neuroscience. 166: 23-33. PMID 20006680 DOI: 10.1016/J.Neuroscience.2009.12.010  0.92
2009 Jindrich DL, Joseph MS, Otoshi CK, Wei RY, Zhong H, Roy RR, Tillakaratne NJ, Edgerton VR. Spinal learning in the adult mouse using the Horridge paradigm. Journal of Neuroscience Methods. 182: 250-4. PMID 19520117 DOI: 10.1016/J.Jneumeth.2009.06.001  0.92
2009 Khristy W, Ali NJ, Bravo AB, de Leon R, Roy RR, Zhong H, London NJ, Edgerton VR, Tillakaratne NJ. Changes in GABA(A) receptor subunit gamma 2 in extensor and flexor motoneurons and astrocytes after spinal cord transection and motor training. Brain Research. 1273: 9-17. PMID 19358834 DOI: 10.1016/J.Brainres.2009.03.060  0.92
2009 Otoshi CK, Walwyn WM, Tillakaratne NJ, Zhong H, Roy RR, Edgerton VR. Distribution and localization of 5-HT(1A) receptors in the rat lumbar spinal cord after transection and deafferentation. Journal of Neurotrauma. 26: 575-84. PMID 19260781 DOI: 10.1089/Neu.2008.0640  0.92
2008 Edgerton VR, Courtine G, Gerasimenko YP, Lavrov I, Ichiyama RM, Fong AJ, Cai LL, Otoshi CK, Tillakaratne NJ, Burdick JW, Roy RR. Training locomotor networks. Brain Research Reviews. 57: 241-54. PMID 18022244 DOI: 10.1016/J.Brainresrev.2007.09.002  0.92
2007 Bigbee AJ, Crown ED, Ferguson AR, Roy RR, Tillakaratne NJ, Grau JW, Edgerton VR. Two chronic motor training paradigms differentially influence acute instrumental learning in spinally transected rats. Behavioural Brain Research. 180: 95-101. PMID 17434606 DOI: 10.1016/J.Bbr.2007.02.029  0.92
2006 Hoang TX, Nieto JH, Dobkin BH, Tillakaratne NJ, Havton LA. Acute implantation of an avulsed lumbosacral ventral root into the rat conus medullaris promotes neuroprotection and graft reinnervation by autonomic and motor neurons. Neuroscience. 138: 1149-60. PMID 16446042 DOI: 10.1016/J.Neuroscience.2005.11.066  0.68
2006 Ahn SN, Guu JJ, Tobin AJ, Edgerton VR, Tillakaratne NJ. Use of c-fos to identify activity-dependent spinal neurons after stepping in intact adult rats. Spinal Cord. 44: 547-59. PMID 16344852 DOI: 10.1038/sj.sc.3101862  0.92
2004 Zanjani H, Lemaigre-Dubreuil Y, Tillakaratne NJ, Blokhin A, McMahon RP, Tobin AJ, Vogel MW, Mariani J. Cerebellar Purkinje cell loss in aging Hu-Bcl-2 transgenic mice. The Journal of Comparative Neurology. 475: 481-92. PMID 15236231 DOI: 10.1002/Cne.20196  0.92
2004 Edgerton VR, Tillakaratne NJ, Bigbee AJ, de Leon RD, Roy RR. Plasticity of the spinal neural circuitry after injury. Annual Review of Neuroscience. 27: 145-67. PMID 15217329 DOI: 10.1146/Annurev.Neuro.27.070203.144308  0.92
2003 Hoang TX, Nieto JH, Tillakaratne NJ, Havton LA. Autonomic and motor neuron death is progressive and parallel in a lumbosacral ventral root avulsion model of cauda equina injury. The Journal of Comparative Neurology. 467: 477-86. PMID 14624482 DOI: 10.1002/Cne.10928  0.68
2003 Mackie M, Hughes DI, Maxwell DJ, Tillakaratne NJ, Todd AJ. Distribution and colocalisation of glutamate decarboxylase isoforms in the rat spinal cord. Neuroscience. 119: 461-72. PMID 12770560 DOI: 10.1016/S0306-4522(03)00174-X  0.92
2003 Covalin A, Edgerton VR, Tillakaratne N, Judy J, Garfinkel A. A Nonlinear Quantitative Method for Assessing Locomotor Performance Annual International Conference of the Ieee Engineering in Medicine and Biology - Proceedings. 2: 1686-1689.  0.92
2002 Tillakaratne NJ, de Leon RD, Hoang TX, Roy RR, Edgerton VR, Tobin AJ. Use-dependent modulation of inhibitory capacity in the feline lumbar spinal cord. The Journal of Neuroscience : the Official Journal of the Society For Neuroscience. 22: 3130-43. PMID 11943816 DOI: 10.1523/Jneurosci.22-08-03130.2002  0.92
2001 Edgerton VR, Leon RD, Harkema SJ, Hodgson JA, London N, Reinkensmeyer DJ, Roy RR, Talmadge RJ, Tillakaratne NJ, Timoszyk W, Tobin A. Retraining the injured spinal cord. The Journal of Physiology. 533: 15-22. PMID 11351008 DOI: 10.1111/J.1469-7793.2001.0015B.X  0.92
2000 Tillakaratne NJ, Mouria M, Ziv NB, Roy RR, Edgerton VR, Tobin AJ. Increased expression of glutamate decarboxylase (GAD(67)) in feline lumbar spinal cord after complete thoracic spinal cord transection. Journal of Neuroscience Research. 60: 219-30. PMID 10740227 DOI: 10.1002/(SICI)1097-4547(20000415)60:2<219::AID-JNR11>3.0.CO;2-F  0.92
1998 Banerjee PK, Tillakaratne NJ, Brailowsky S, Olsen RW, Tobin AJ, Snead OC. Alterations in GABAA receptor alpha 1 and alpha 4 subunit mRNA levels in thalamic relay nuclei following absence-like seizures in rats. Experimental Neurology. 154: 213-23. PMID 9875282 DOI: 10.1006/exnr.1998.6928  0.92
1998 Banerjee PK, Olsen RW, Tillakaratne NJ, Brailowsky S, Tobin AJ, Snead OC. Absence seizures decrease steroid modulation of t-[35S]butylbicyclophosphorothionate binding in thalamic relay nuclei. The Journal of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics. 287: 766-72. PMID 9808708  0.92
1997 Mahmoudi M, Kang MH, Tillakaratne N, Tobin AJ, Olsen RW. Chronic intermittent ethanol treatment in rats increases GABA(A) receptor alpha4-subunit expression: possible relevance to alcohol dependence. Journal of Neurochemistry. 68: 2485-92. PMID 9166743 DOI: 10.1046/j.1471-4159.1997.68062485.x  0.92
1997 Edgerton VR, de Leon RD, Tillakaratne N, Recktenwald MR, Hodgson JA, Roy RR. Use-dependent plasticity in spinal stepping and standing. Advances in Neurology. 72: 233-47. PMID 8993702  0.92
1997 Edgerton VR, Roy RR, De Leon R, Tillakaratne N, Hodgson JA. Does motor learning occur in the spinal cord? Neuroscientist. 3: 287-294.  0.92
1995 Tillakaratne NJ, Medina-Kauwe L, Gibson KM. gamma-Aminobutyric acid (GABA) metabolism in mammalian neural and nonneural tissues. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology. Part a, Physiology. 112: 247-63. PMID 7584821 DOI: 10.1016/0300-9629(95)00099-2  0.92
1994 Medina-Kauwe LK, Tillakaratne NJ, Wu JY, Tobin AJ. A rat brain cDNA encodes enzymatically active GABA transaminase and provides a molecular probe for GABA-catabolizing cells. Journal of Neurochemistry. 62: 1267-75. PMID 8133261 DOI: 10.1046/J.1471-4159.1994.62041267.X  0.92
1994 Esclapez M, Tillakaratne NJ, Kaufman DL, Tobin AJ, Houser CR. Comparative localization of two forms of glutamic acid decarboxylase and their mRNAs in rat brain supports the concept of functional differences between the forms. The Journal of Neuroscience : the Official Journal of the Society For Neuroscience. 14: 1834-55. PMID 8126575 DOI: 10.1523/Jneurosci.14-03-01834.1994  0.92
1994 Hendrickson AE, Tillakaratne NJ, Mehra RD, Esclapez M, Erickson A, Vician L, Tobin AJ. Differential localization of two glutamic acid decarboxylases (GAD65 and GAD67) in adult monkey visual cortex. The Journal of Comparative Neurology. 343: 566-81. PMID 8034788 DOI: 10.1002/Cne.903430407  0.92
1994 Segovia J, Lawless GM, Tillakaratne NJ, Brenner M, Tobin AJ. Cyclic AMP decreases the expression of a neuronal marker (GAD67) and increases the expression of an astroglial marker (GFAP) in C6 cells. Journal of Neurochemistry. 63: 1218-25. PMID 7931275 DOI: 10.1046/J.1471-4159.1994.63041218.X  0.92
1993 Esclapez M, Tillakaratne NJ, Tobin AJ, Houser CR. Comparative localization of mRNAs encoding two forms of glutamic acid decarboxylase with nonradioactive in situ hybridization methods. The Journal of Comparative Neurology. 331: 339-62. PMID 8514913 DOI: 10.1002/Cne.903310305  0.92
1992 Tillakaratne NJ, Erlander MG, Collard MW, Greif KF, Tobin AJ. Glutamate decarboxylases in nonneural cells of rat testis and oviduct: differential expression of GAD65 and GAD67. Journal of Neurochemistry. 58: 618-27. PMID 1729406 DOI: 10.1111/J.1471-4159.1992.Tb09763.X  0.92
1992 Bu DF, Erlander MG, Hitz BC, Tillakaratne NJ, Kaufman DL, Wagner-McPherson CB, Evans GA, Tobin AJ. Two human glutamate decarboxylases, 65-kDa GAD and 67-kDa GAD, are each encoded by a single gene. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 89: 2115-9. PMID 1549570  0.92
1992 Greif KF, Tillakaratne NJ, Erlander MG, Feldblum S, Tobin AJ. Transient increase in expression of a glutamate decarboxylase (GAD) mRNA during the postnatal development of the rat striatum. Developmental Biology. 153: 158-64. PMID 1516745 DOI: 10.1016/0012-1606(92)90100-U  0.92
1992 Kasckow JW, Tillakaratne NJ, Kim H, Strecker GJ, Tobin AJ, Olsen RW. Expression of GABAA receptor polypeptides in clonal rat cell lines. Brain Research. 581: 143-7. PMID 1379867 DOI: 10.1016/0006-8993(92)90353-B  0.92
1991 Erlander MG, Tillakaratne NJ, Feldblum S, Patel N, Tobin AJ. Two genes encode distinct glutamate decarboxylases. Neuron. 7: 91-100. PMID 2069816 DOI: 10.1016/0896-6273(91)90077-D  0.92
1991 Khrestchatisky M, MacLennan AJ, Tillakaratne NJ, Chiang MY, Tobin AJ. Sequence and regional distribution of the mRNA encoding the alpha 2 polypeptide of rat gamma-aminobutyric acidA receptors. Journal of Neurochemistry. 56: 1717-22. PMID 1849552 DOI: 10.1111/J.1471-4159.1991.Tb02072.X  0.92
1991 Greif KF, Erlander MG, Tillakaratne NJ, Tobin AJ. Postnatal expression of glutamate decarboxylases in developing rat cerebellum. Neurochemical Research. 16: 235-42. PMID 1780026 DOI: 10.1007/BF00966086  0.92
1991 Tobin AJ, Khrestchatisky M, MacLennan AJ, Chiang MY, Tillakaratne NJ, Xu WT, Jackson MB, Brecha N, Sternini C, Olsen RW. Structural, developmental and functional heterogeneity of rat GABAA receptors. Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology. 287: 365-74. PMID 1662009 DOI: 10.1007/978-1-4684-5907-4_31  0.92
1991 MacLennan AJ, Brecha N, Khrestchatisky M, Sternini C, Tillakaratne NJ, Chiang MY, Anderson K, Lai M, Tobin AJ. Independent cellular and ontogenetic expression of mRNAs encoding three alpha polypeptides of the rat GABAA receptor. Neuroscience. 43: 369-80. PMID 1656319 DOI: 10.1016/0306-4522(91)90301-4  0.92
1990 John Maclennan A, Frantz GD, Weatherwax RC, Tillakaratne NJ, Tobin AJ. Expression of mRNAs that encode D2 dopamine receptor subtypes: Anatomical, developmental, and pharmacological studies. Molecular and Cellular Neurosciences. 1: 151-60. PMID 19912766 DOI: 10.1016/1044-7431(90)90020-5  0.92
1990 Segovia J, Tillakaratne NJ, Whelan K, Tobin AJ, Gale K. Parallel increases in striatal glutamic acid decarboxylase activity and mRNA levels in rats with lesions of the nigrostriatal pathway. Brain Research. 529: 345-8. PMID 2126483 DOI: 10.1016/0006-8993(90)90849-7  0.92
1987 Kim YS, Thomas JW, Tillakaratne NJ, Montpied P, Suzdak PD, Banner C, Ginns E, Tobin AJ, Paul SM. Glutamic acid decarboxylase mRNA in rat brain: regional distribution and effects of intrastriatal kainic acid. Brain Research. 427: 77-82. PMID 2448011 DOI: 10.1016/0169-328X(87)90047-7  0.92
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