Keith Sillar - Publications

Affiliations: 
University of St. Andrews, Saint Andrews, Scotland, United Kingdom 
Area:
Spinal cord, locomotion

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2018 Picton LD, Sillar KT, Zhang HY. Control of Xenopus Tadpole Locomotion via Selective Expression of Ih in Excitatory Interneurons. Current Biology : Cb. 28: 3911-3923.e2. PMID 30503615 DOI: 10.1016/j.cub.2018.10.048  1
2017 Zhang HY, Picton L, Li WC, Sillar KT. Corrigendum: Mechanisms underlying the activity-dependent regulation of locomotor network performance by the Na+ pump. Scientific Reports. 7: 46909. PMID 29269940 DOI: 10.1038/srep46909  0.52
2017 Currie SP, Sillar KT. Developmental changes in spinal neuronal properties, motor network configuration and neuromodulation at free-swimming stages of Xenopus frog tadpoles. Journal of Neurophysiology. jn.00219.2017. PMID 29142093 DOI: 10.1152/jn.00219.2017  1
2017 Picton LD, Zhang H, Sillar KT. Sodium pump regulation of locomotor control circuits. Journal of Neurophysiology. jn.00066.2017. PMID 28539392 DOI: 10.1152/jn.00066.2017  1
2017 Picton LD, Nascimento F, Broadhead MJ, Sillar KT, Miles GB. Sodium Pumps Mediate Activity-Dependent Changes in Mammalian Motor Networks. The Journal of Neuroscience : the Official Journal of the Society For Neuroscience. 37: 906-921. PMID 28123025 DOI: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.2005-16.2017  1
2016 Picton LD, Nascimento F, Broadhead MJ, Sillar KT, Miles GB. Sodium pumps mediate activity-dependent changes in mammalian motor networks. The Journal of Neuroscience : the Official Journal of the Society For Neuroscience. PMID 27980114 DOI: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.2005-16.2016  1
2016 Picton LD, Sillar KT. Mechanisms underlying the endogenous dopaminergic inhibition of spinal locomotor circuit function in Xenopus tadpoles. Scientific Reports. 6: 35749. PMID 27760989 DOI: 10.1038/srep35749  1
2016 Currie SP, Doherty GH, Sillar KT. Deep-brain photoreception links luminance detection to motor output in Xenopus frog tadpoles. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. PMID 27166423 DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1515516113  1
2016 Currie SP, Combes D, Scott NW, Simmers J, Sillar KT. A behaviourally-related developmental switch in nitrergic modulation of locomotor rhythmogenesis in larval Xenopus tadpoles. Journal of Neurophysiology. jn.00283.2015. PMID 26763775 DOI: 10.1152/jn.00283.2015  1
2015 Zhang HY, Picton L, Li WC, Sillar KT. Mechanisms underlying the activity-dependent regulation of locomotor network performance by the Na(+) pump. Scientific Reports. 5: 16188. PMID 26541477 DOI: 10.1038/srep16188  1
2014 Sillar KT, Combes D, Simmers J. Neuromodulation in developing motor microcircuits. Current Opinion in Neurobiology. 29: 73-81. PMID 24967995 DOI: 10.1016/j.conb.2014.05.009  1
2014 Foster JD, Dunford C, Sillar KT, Miles GB. Nitric oxide-mediated modulation of the murine locomotor network. Journal of Neurophysiology. 111: 659-74. PMID 24259545 DOI: 10.1152/jn.00378.2013  1
2012 Combes D, Sillar KT, Simmers J. A switch in aminergic modulation of locomotor CPG output during amphibian metamorphosis. Frontiers in Bioscience (Scholar Edition). 4: 1364-74. PMID 22652878  1
2012 Zhang HY, Sillar KT. Short-term memory of motor network performance via activity-dependent potentiation of Na+/K+ pump function. Current Biology : Cb. 22: 526-31. PMID 22405867 DOI: 10.1016/j.cub.2012.01.058  1
2011 Miles GB, Sillar KT. Neuromodulation of vertebrate locomotor control networks. Physiology (Bethesda, Md.). 26: 393-411. PMID 22170958 DOI: 10.1152/physiol.00013.2011  1
2011 Zhang HY, Issberner J, Sillar KT. Development of a spinal locomotor rheostat. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 108: 11674-9. PMID 21709216 DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1018512108  1
2010 Robertson RM, Björnfors ER, Sillar KT. Long-lasting effects of chemical hypoxia on spinal cord function in tadpoles. Neuroreport. 21: 943-7. PMID 20697300 DOI: 10.1097/WNR.0b013e32833e332d  1
2009 Robertson RM, Sillar KT. The nitric oxide/cGMP pathway tunes the thermosensitivity of swimming motor patterns in Xenopus laevis tadpoles. The Journal of Neuroscience : the Official Journal of the Society For Neuroscience. 29: 13945-51. PMID 19890004 DOI: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.3841-09.2009  1
2009 Kyriakatos A, Molinari M, Mahmood R, Grillner S, Sillar KT, El Manira A. Nitric oxide potentiation of locomotor activity in the spinal cord of the lamprey. The Journal of Neuroscience : the Official Journal of the Society For Neuroscience. 29: 13283-91. PMID 19846716 DOI: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.3069-09.2009  1
2009 Sillar KT. Escape behaviour: reciprocal inhibition ensures effective escape trajectory. Current Biology : Cb. 19: R697-9. PMID 19706281 DOI: 10.1016/j.cub.2009.07.015  1
2009 Zhang HY, Li WC, Heitler WJ, Sillar KT. Electrical coupling synchronises spinal motoneuron activity during swimming in hatchling Xenopus tadpoles. The Journal of Physiology. 587: 4455-66. PMID 19635820 DOI: 10.1113/jphysiol.2009.173468  1
2009 Sillar KT, Robertson RM. Thermal activation of escape swimming in post-hatching Xenopus laevis frog larvae. The Journal of Experimental Biology. 212: 2356-64. PMID 19617428 DOI: 10.1242/jeb.029892  1
2009 Sillar KT. Mauthner cells. Current Biology : Cb. 19: R353-5. PMID 19439253 DOI: 10.1016/j.cub.2009.02.025  1
2008 Chapman RJ, Issberner JP, Sillar KT. Group I mGluRs increase locomotor network excitability in Xenopus tadpoles via presynaptic inhibition of glycinergic neurotransmission. The European Journal of Neuroscience. 28: 903-13. PMID 18691329 DOI: 10.1111/j.1460-9568.2008.06391.x  1
2008 Sillar KT, Combes D, Ramanathan S, Molinari M, Simmers J. Neuromodulation and developmental plasticity in the locomotor system of anuran amphibians during metamorphosis. Brain Research Reviews. 57: 94-102. PMID 17900702 DOI: 10.1016/j.brainresrev.2007.07.018  1
2008 Deniau G, Sillar KT, O'Hagan D. Synthesis of fluorinated analogues of the neurosteroid GABAA receptor antagonist, 17-PA Journal of Fluorine Chemistry. 129: 881-887. DOI: 10.1016/j.jfluchem.2008.03.004  1
2007 Deniau G, Slawin AM, Lebl T, Chorki F, Issberner JP, van Mourik T, Heygate JM, Lambert JJ, Etherington LA, Sillar KT, O'Hagan D. Synthesis, conformation and biological evaluation of the enantiomers of 3-fluoro-gamma-aminobutyric acid ((R)- and (S)-3F-GABA): an analogue of the neurotransmitter GABA. Chembiochem : a European Journal of Chemical Biology. 8: 2265-74. PMID 17990263 DOI: 10.1002/cbic.200700371  1
2007 Alpert MH, Zhang H, Molinari M, Heitler WJ, Sillar KT. Nitric oxide modulation of the electrically excitable skin of Xenopus laevis frog tadpoles. The Journal of Experimental Biology. 210: 3910-8. PMID 17981858 DOI: 10.1242/jeb.009662  1
2007 Issberner JP, Sillar KT. The contribution of the NMDA receptor glycine site to rhythm generation during fictive swimming in Xenopus laevis tadpoles. The European Journal of Neuroscience. 26: 2556-64. PMID 17970719 DOI: 10.1111/j.1460-9568.2007.05892.x  1
2007 Chapman RJ, Sillar KT. Modulation of a spinal locomotor network by metabotropic glutamate receptors. The European Journal of Neuroscience. 26: 2257-68. PMID 17894819 DOI: 10.1111/j.1460-9568.2007.05817.x  1
2006 Rauscent A, Le Ray D, Cabirol-Pol MJ, Sillar KT, Simmers J, Combes D. Development and neuromodulation of spinal locomotor networks in the metamorphosing frog. Journal of Physiology, Paris. 100: 317-27. PMID 17629683 DOI: 10.1016/j.jphysparis.2007.05.009  1
2006 Ramanathan S, Combes D, Molinari M, Simmers J, Sillar KT. Developmental and regional expression of NADPH-diaphorase/nitric oxide synthase in spinal cord neurons correlates with the emergence of limb motor networks in metamorphosing Xenopus laevis. The European Journal of Neuroscience. 24: 1907-22. PMID 17067294 DOI: 10.1111/j.1460-9568.2006.05057.x  1
2004 Merrywest SD, McLean DL, Buchanan JT, Sillar KT. Evolutionary divergence in developmental strategies and neuromodulatory control systems of two amphibian locomotor networks. Integrative and Comparative Biology. 44: 47-56. PMID 21680485 DOI: 10.1093/icb/44.1.47  1
2004 McLean DL, Sillar KT. Metamodulation of a spinal locomotor network by nitric oxide. The Journal of Neuroscience : the Official Journal of the Society For Neuroscience. 24: 9561-71. PMID 15509743 DOI: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.1817-04.2004  1
2004 Combes D, Merrywest SD, Simmers J, Sillar KT. Developmental segregation of spinal networks driving axial- and hindlimb-based locomotion in metamorphosing Xenopus laevis. The Journal of Physiology. 559: 17-24. PMID 15235079 DOI: 10.1113/jphysiol.2004.069542  1
2004 McLean DL, Sillar KT. Divergent actions of serotonin receptor activation during fictive swimming in frog embryos. Journal of Comparative Physiology. a, Neuroethology, Sensory, Neural, and Behavioral Physiology. 190: 391-402. PMID 14991304 DOI: 10.1007/s00359-004-0504-9  1
2003 McLean DL, Sillar KT. Spinal and supraspinal functions of noradrenaline in the frog embryo: consequences for motor behaviour. The Journal of Physiology. 551: 575-87. PMID 12909679 DOI: 10.1113/jphysiol.2003.045229  1
2003 Belelli D, Muntoni AL, Merrywest SD, Gentet LJ, Casula A, Callachan H, Madau P, Gemmell DK, Hamilton NM, Lambert JJ, Sillar KT, Peters JA. The in vitro and in vivo enantioselectivity of etomidate implicates the GABAA receptor in general anaesthesia. Neuropharmacology. 45: 57-71. PMID 12814659 DOI: 10.1016/S0028-3908(03)00144-8  1
2003 Merrywest SD, McDearmid JR, Kjaerulff O, Kiehn O, Sillar KT. Mechanisms underlying the noradrenergic modulation of longitudinal coordination during swimming in Xenopus laevis tadpoles. The European Journal of Neuroscience. 17: 1013-22. PMID 12653977 DOI: 10.1046/j.1460-9568.2003.02526.x  1
2002 Sillar KT, McLean DL, Fischer H, Merrywest SD. Fast inhibitory synapses: targets for neuromodulation and development of vertebrate motor behaviour. Brain Research. Brain Research Reviews. 40: 130-40. PMID 12589912 DOI: 10.1016/S0165-0173(02)00196-0  1
2002 McLean DL, Sillar KT. Nitric oxide selectively tunes inhibitory synapses to modulate vertebrate locomotion. The Journal of Neuroscience : the Official Journal of the Society For Neuroscience. 22: 4175-84. PMID 12019335  1
2002 Merrywest SD, Fischer H, Sillar KT. Alpha-adrenoreceptor activation modulates swimming via glycinergic and GABAergic inhibitory pathways in Xenopus laevis tadpoles. The European Journal of Neuroscience. 15: 375-83. PMID 11849303 DOI: 10.1046/j.0953-816x.2001.01865.x  1
2001 McLean DL, Sillar KT. Spatiotemporal pattern of nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide phosphate-diaphorase reactivity in the developing central nervous system of premetamorphic Xenopus laevis tadpoles. The Journal of Comparative Neurology. 437: 350-62. PMID 11494261 DOI: 10.1002/cne.1288  1
2001 Fischer H, Merrywest SD, Sillar KT. Adrenoreceptor-mediated modulation of the spinal locomotor pattern during swimming in Xenopus laevis tadpoles. The European Journal of Neuroscience. 13: 977-86. PMID 11264670 DOI: 10.1046/j.1460-9568.2001.01468.x  1
2001 McLean DL, McDearmid JR, Sillar KT. Induction of a non-rhythmic motor pattern by nitric oxide in hatchling Rana temporaria embryos. The Journal of Experimental Biology. 204: 1307-17. PMID 11249840  1
2000 McLean DL, Merrywest SD, Sillar KT. The development of neuromodulatory systems and the maturation of motor patterns in amphibian tadpoles. Brain Research Bulletin. 53: 595-603. PMID 11165795 DOI: 10.1016/S0361-9230(00)00393-2  1
2000 McLean DL, Sillar KT. The distribution of NADPH-diaphorase-labelled interneurons and the role of nitric oxide in the swimming system of Xenopus laevis larvae. The Journal of Experimental Biology. 203: 705-13. PMID 10648212  1
1999 Reith CA, Sillar KT. Development and role of GABA(A) receptor-mediated synaptic potentials during swimming in postembryonic Xenopus laevis tadpoles. Journal of Neurophysiology. 82: 3175-87. PMID 10601451  1
1999 Kiehn O, Sillar KT, Kjaerulff O, McDearmid JR. Effects of noradrenaline on locomotor rhythm-generating networks in the isolated neonatal rat spinal cord. Journal of Neurophysiology. 82: 741-6. PMID 10444672  1
1998 Sillar KT, Reith CA, McDearmid JR. Development and aminergic neuromodulation of a spinal locomotor network controlling swimming in Xenopus larvae. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences. 860: 318-32. PMID 9928322 DOI: 10.1111/j.1749-6632.1998.tb09059.x  1
1997 Reith CA, Sillar KT. Pre- and postsynaptic modulation of spinal GABAergic neurotransmission by the neurosteroid, 5 beta-pregnan-3 alpha-ol-20-one. Brain Research. 770: 202-12. PMID 9372220 DOI: 10.1016/S0006-8993(97)00809-3  1
1997 McDearmid JR, Scrymgeour-Wedderburn JF, Sillar KT. Aminergic modulation of glycine release in a spinal network controlling swimming in Xenopus laevis. The Journal of Physiology. 503: 111-7. PMID 9288679 DOI: 10.1111/j.1469-7793.1997.111bi.x  1
1997 Scrymgeour-Wedderburn JF, Reith CA, Sillar KT. Voltage oscillations in Xenopus spinal cord neurons: developmental onset and dependence on co-activation of NMDA and 5HT receptors. The European Journal of Neuroscience. 9: 1473-82. PMID 9240404 DOI: 10.1111/j.1460-9568.1997.tb01501.x  1
1996 Sillar KT. The development of central pattern generators for vertebrate locomotion Advances in Psychology. 115: 205-221. DOI: 10.1016/S0166-4115(96)80060-4  1
1995 Sillar KT, Woolston AM, Wedderburn JF. Involvement of brainstem serotonergic interneurons in the development of a vertebrate spinal locomotor circuit. Proceedings. Biological Sciences / the Royal Society. 259: 65-70. PMID 7700876 DOI: 10.1098/rspb.1995.0010  1
1994 Sillar KT, Simmers AJ. Presynaptic inhibition of primary afferent transmitter release by 5-hydroxytryptamine at a mechanosensory synapse in the vertebrate spinal cord. The Journal of Neuroscience : the Official Journal of the Society For Neuroscience. 14: 2636-47. PMID 8182432  1
1994 Sillar KT. Synaptic specificity: development of locomotor rhythmicity. Current Opinion in Neurobiology. 4: 101-7. PMID 8173315 DOI: 10.1016/0959-4388(94)90038-8  1
1994 Sillar KT, Simmers AJ. 5HT induces NMDA receptor-mediated intrinsic oscillations in embryonic amphibian spinal neurons. Proceedings. Biological Sciences / the Royal Society. 255: 139-45. PMID 8165227 DOI: 10.1098/rspb.1994.0020  1
1994 Woolston AM, Wedderburn JF, Sillar KT. Descending serotonergic spinal projections and modulation of locomotor rhythmicity in Rana temporaria embryos. Proceedings. Biological Sciences / the Royal Society. 255: 73-9. PMID 8153139 DOI: 10.1098/rspb.1994.0011  1
1994 Wedderburn JF, Sillar KT. Modulation of rhythmic swimming activity in post-embryonic Xenopus laevis tadpoles by 5-hydroxytryptamine acting at 5HT1a receptors. Proceedings. Biological Sciences / the Royal Society. 257: 59-66. PMID 8090792 DOI: 10.1098/rspb.1994.0094  1
1994 Sillar KT, Simmers AJ. Electrical coupling and intrinsic neuronal oscillations in Rana temporaria spinal cord. European Journal of Morphology. 32: 293-8. PMID 7803182  1
1994 Sillar KT, Simmers AJ. Oscillatory membrane properties of spinal cord neurons that are active during fictive swimming in Rana temporaria embryos. European Journal of Morphology. 32: 185-92. PMID 7803165  1
1993 Sillar KT, Roberts A. Control of frequency during swimming in Xenopus embryos: a study on interneuronal recruitment in a spinal rhythm generator. The Journal of Physiology. 472: 557-72. PMID 8145161  1
1993 Tunstall MJ, Sillar KT. Physiological and developmental aspects of intersegmental coordination in Xenopus embryos and tadpoles Seminars in Neuroscience. 5: 29-40. DOI: 10.1016/S1044-5765(05)80022-3  1
1993 Scrymgeour-Wedderburn JF, Sillar KT. Serotonergic modulation of a spinal locomotor rhythm generator in Xenopus larvae: Activation of 5-HT(1a) receptors Journal of Physiology. 473: 189P.  1
1992 Sillar KT, Roberts A. Phase-dependent Modulation of a Cutaneous Sensory Pathway by Glycinergic Inhibition from the Locomotor Rhythm Generator in Xenopus Embryos. The European Journal of Neuroscience. 4: 1022-1034. PMID 12106408 DOI: 10.1111/j.1460-9568.1992.tb00129.x  1
1992 Sillar KT, Roberts A. The role of premotor interneurons in phase-dependent modulation of a cutaneous reflex during swimming in Xenopus laevis embryos. The Journal of Neuroscience : the Official Journal of the Society For Neuroscience. 12: 1647-57. PMID 1578259  1
1992 Elson RC, Sillar KT, Bush BM. Identified proprioceptive afferents and motor rhythm entrainment in the crayfish walking system. Journal of Neurophysiology. 67: 530-46. PMID 1578243  1
1992 Sillar KT, Wedderburn JF, Simmers AJ. Modulation of swimming rhythmicity by 5-hydroxytryptamine during post-embryonic development in Xenopus laevis. Proceedings. Biological Sciences / the Royal Society. 250: 107-14. PMID 1361984 DOI: 10.1098/rspb.1992.0137  1
1992 Sillar KT, Simmers AJ, Wedderburn JF. The post-embryonic development of cell properties and synaptic drive underlying locomotor rhythm generation in Xenopus larvae. Proceedings. Biological Sciences / the Royal Society. 249: 65-70. PMID 1359549 DOI: 10.1098/rspb.1992.0084  1
1992 Sillar KT, Woolston AM, Wedderburn JFS. Development and role of serotonergic innervation to the spinal cord in hatchling Rana temporaria and Xenopus laevis tadpoles Journal of Physiology. 446: 323P.  1
1991 Soffe SR, Sillar KT. Patterns of synaptic drive to ventrally located spinal neurones in Rana temporaria embryos during rhythmic and non-rhythmic motor responses. The Journal of Experimental Biology. 156: 101-18. PMID 2051128  1
1991 Sillar KT. Spinal pattern generation and sensory gating mechanisms. Current Opinion in Neurobiology. 1: 583-9. PMID 1822300 DOI: 10.1016/S0959-4388(05)80032-7  1
1991 Sillar KT, Wedderburn JF, Simmers AJ. The development of swimming rhythmicity in post-embryonic Xenopus laevis. Proceedings. Biological Sciences / the Royal Society. 246: 147-53. PMID 1685239 DOI: 10.1098/rspb.1991.0137  1
1991 Sillar KT, Roberts A. Segregation of NMDA and non-NMDA receptors at separate synaptic contacts: evidence from spontaneous EPSPs in Xenopus embryo spinal neurons. Brain Research. 545: 24-32. PMID 1650276 DOI: 10.1016/0006-8993(91)91265-3  1
1990 Roberts A, Sillar KT. Characterization and Function of Spinal Excitatory Interneurons with Commissural Projections in Xenopus laevis embryos. The European Journal of Neuroscience. 2: 1051-1062. PMID 12106066 DOI: 10.1111/j.1460-9568.1990.tb00017.x  1
1988 Sillar KT, Roberts A. A neuronal mechanism for sensory gating during locomotion in a vertebrate. Nature. 331: 262-5. PMID 3336439 DOI: 10.1038/331262a0  1
1988 Sillar KT, Roberts A. Unmyelinated cutaneous afferent neurons activate two types of excitatory amino acid receptor in the spinal cord of Xenopus laevis embryos. The Journal of Neuroscience : the Official Journal of the Society For Neuroscience. 8: 1350-60. PMID 2895802  1
1986 Skorupski P, Sillar KT. Phase-dependent reversal of reflexes mediated by the thoracocoxal muscle receptor organ in the crayfish, Pacifastacus leniusculus. Journal of Neurophysiology. 55: 689-95. PMID 3701401  1
1986 Sillar KT, Skorupski P. Central input to primary afferent neurons in crayfish, Pacifastacus leniusculus, is correlated with rhythmic motor output of thoracic ganglia. Journal of Neurophysiology. 55: 678-88. PMID 3701400  1
1986 Sillar KT, Skorupski P, Elson RC, Bush BMH. Two identified afferent neurones entrain a central locomotor rhythm generator Nature. 323: 440-443.  1
1985 Sillar KT, Heitler WJ. The neural basis of escape swimming behaviour in the squat lobster Galathea strigosa. III. Mechanisms for burst production Journal of Experimental Biology. 291-306.  1
1985 Sillar KT, Heitler WJ. The neural basis of escape swimming behaviour in the squat lobster Galathea strigosa. II. The motor programme and sensory feedback interactions Journal of Experimental Biology. 271-289.  1
1985 Sillar KT, Heitler WJ. The neural basis of escape swimming behaviour in the squat lobster Galathea strigosa. I. Absence of cord giant axons and anatomy of motor neurones involved in swimming Journal of Experimental Biology. 251-269.  1
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