DeForest Jr. Mellon, B.Sc., Ph.D. - Publications

Affiliations: 
Biology University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA 
Area:
Olfactory system, near field receptors
Website:
http://virginia.edu/Biology/Mellon

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Year Citation  Score
2015 Pravin S, Mellon D, Berger EJ, Reidenbach MA. Effects of sensilla morphology on mechanosensory sensitivity in the crayfish. Bioinspiration & Biomimetics. 10: 036006. PMID 25909394 DOI: 10.1088/1748-3190/10/3/036006  1
2014 Mellon D, Pravin S, Reidenbach MA. A nose too far: regional differences in olfactory receptor neuron efficacy along the crayfish antennule. The Biological Bulletin. 227: 40-50. PMID 25216501 DOI: 10.1086/Bblv227N1P40  1
2013 Nelson JM, Mellon D, Reidenbach MA. Effects of antennule morphology and flicking kinematics on flow and odor sampling by the freshwater crayfish, Procambarus clarkii. Chemical Senses. 38: 729-41. PMID 23978687 DOI: 10.1093/Chemse/Bjt041  1
2012 Pravin S, Mellon D, Reidenbach MA. Micro-scale fluid and odorant transport to antennules of the crayfish, Procambarus clarkii. Journal of Comparative Physiology. a, Neuroethology, Sensory, Neural, and Behavioral Physiology. 198: 669-81. PMID 22669432 DOI: 10.1007/S00359-012-0738-X  1
2012 Mellon D, Hamid OA. Identified antennular near-field receptors trigger reflex flicking in the crayfish. The Journal of Experimental Biology. 215: 1559-66. PMID 22496293 DOI: 10.1242/jeb.065805  1
2012 Mellon D, Reidenbach MA. Fluid mechanical problems in crustacean active chemoreception Frontiers in Sensing: From Biology to Engineering. 2147483647: 159-170. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-211-99749-9_11  1
2011 Mellon D. Not-so-simple setae. The Journal of Experimental Biology. 214: 871; author reply 87. PMID 21307075 DOI: 10.1242/jeb.053280  1
2011 Schmidt M, Mellon D. Neuronal processing of chemical information in crustaceans Chemical Communication in Crustaceans. 123-147. DOI: 10.1007/978-0-387-77101-4_7  1
2008 Mellon D, Christison-Lagay K. A mechanism for neuronal coincidence revealed in the crayfish antennule. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 105: 14626-31. PMID 18794524 DOI: 10.1073/Pnas.0804385105  1
2007 Humphrey JA, Mellon D. Analytical and numerical investigation of the flow past the lateral antennular flagellum of the crayfish Procambarus clarkii. The Journal of Experimental Biology. 210: 2969-78. PMID 17704072 DOI: 10.1242/jeb.005942  1
2007 Mellon D, Humphrey JA. Directional asymmetry in responses of local interneurons in the crayfish deutocerebrum to hydrodynamic stimulation of the lateral antennular flagellum. The Journal of Experimental Biology. 210: 2961-8. PMID 17704071 DOI: 10.1242/jeb.003624  1
2007 Mellon d. Combining dissimilar senses: central processing of hydrodynamic and chemosensory inputs in aquatic crustaceans. The Biological Bulletin. 213: 1-11. PMID 17679714  1
2005 Mellon D. Integration of hydrodynamic and odorant inputs by local interneurons of the crayfish deutocerebrum. The Journal of Experimental Biology. 208: 3711-20. PMID 16169948 DOI: 10.1242/jeb.01827  1
2003 McKinzie ME, Benton JL, Beltz BS, Mellon D. Parasol cells of the hemiellipsoid body in the crayfish Procambarus clarkii: dendritic branching patterns and functional implications. The Journal of Comparative Neurology. 462: 168-79. PMID 12794741 DOI: 10.1002/cne.10716  1
2003 Mellon D. Dendritic initiation and propagation of spikes and spike bursts in a multimodal sensory interneuron: the crustacean parasol cell. Journal of Neurophysiology. 90: 2465-77. PMID 12789014 DOI: 10.1152/jn.00310.2003  1
2003 Mellon D. Active dendritic properties constrain input-output relationships in neurons of the central olfactory pathway in the crayfish forebrain. Microscopy Research and Technique. 60: 278-90. PMID 12539158 DOI: 10.1002/jemt.10267  1
2000 Mellon D. Convergence of multimodal sensory input onto higher-level neurons of the crayfish olfactory pathway. Journal of Neurophysiology. 84: 3043-55. PMID 11110831  1
2000 Mellon D, Tewari MK. Heteromorphic antennules protect the olfactory midbrain from atrophy following chronic antennular ablation in freshwater crayfish. The Journal of Experimental Zoology. 286: 90-6. PMID 10607371 DOI: 10.1002/(SICI)1097-010X(20000101)286:1<90::AID-JEZ8>3.0.CO;2-G  1
1999 Mellon D, Wheeler CJ. Coherent oscillations in membrane potential synchronize impulse bursts in central olfactory neurons of the crayfish. Journal of Neurophysiology. 81: 1231-41. PMID 10085350  1
1999 Mellon D. Muscle restructuring in crustaceans: myofiber death, transfiguration and rebirth American Zoologist. 39: 527-540.  1
1998 Johansson KU, Mellon D. Nitric oxide as a putative messenger molecule in the crayfish olfactory midbrain. Brain Research. 807: 237-42. PMID 9757052 DOI: 10.1016/S0006-8993(98)00826-9  1
1997 Mellon DF, Alones VE. Response properties of higher level neurons in the central olfactory pathway of the crayfish Journal of Comparative Physiology - a Sensory, Neural, and Behavioral Physiology. 181: 205-216. DOI: 10.1007/s003590050107  1
1997 Mellon D. Physiological characterization of antennular flicking reflexes in the crayfish Journal of Comparative Physiology - a Sensory, Neural, and Behavioral Physiology. 180: 553-565. DOI: 10.1007/s003590050072  1
1996 Mellon D. Dynamic response properties of broad spectrum olfactory interneurons in the crayfishmidbrain Marine and Freshwater Behaviour and Physiology. 27: 111-126.  1
1995 Mellon D, Alones V. Identification of three classes of multiglomerular, broad-spectrum neurons in the crayfish olfactory midbrain by correlated patterns of electrical activity and dendritic arborization Journal of Comparative Physiology A. 177: 55-71. DOI: 10.1007/BF00243398  1
1993 Mellon D, Alones V. Cellular organization and growth-related plasticity of the crayfish olfactory midbrain. Microscopy Research and Technique. 24: 231-59. PMID 8431605 DOI: 10.1002/jemt.1070240304  1
1992 Mellon D, Alones V, Lawrence MD. Anatomy and fine structure of neurons in the deutocerebral projection pathway of the crayfish olfactory system. The Journal of Comparative Neurology. 321: 93-111. PMID 1377206 DOI: 10.1002/cne.903210109  1
1990 Mellon D, Munger SD. Nontopographic projection of olfactory sensory neurons in the crayfish brain. The Journal of Comparative Neurology. 296: 253-62. PMID 2358534 DOI: 10.1002/cne.902960205  1
1989 Mellon D, Tuten HR, Redick J. Distribution of radioactive leucine following uptake by olfactory sensory neurons in normal and heteromorphic crayfish antennules. The Journal of Comparative Neurology. 280: 645-62. PMID 2708572 DOI: 10.1002/cne.902800414  1
1988 Mellon D, Quigley MM. Disruption of muscle reorganization by lesions of the peripheral nerve in transforming claws of snapping shrimps. Journal of Neurobiology. 19: 532-51. PMID 3171575 DOI: 10.1002/neu.480190605  1
1987 Govind CK, Mellon D, Quigley MM. Muscle and muscle fiber type transformation in clawed crustaceans Integrative and Comparative Biology. 27: 1079-1098. DOI: 10.1093/icb/27.4.1079  1
1984 Quigley MM, Mellon D. Changes in myofibrillar gene expression during fiber-type transformation in the claw closer muscles of the snapping shrimp, Alpheus heterochelis. Developmental Biology. 106: 262-5. PMID 6489610 DOI: 10.1016/0012-1606(84)90081-2  1
1984 Mellon D. Electrical properties and transmitter output associated with growth and transformation in shrimp muscle fibers Journal of Comparative Physiology A. 155: 323-331. DOI: 10.1007/BF00610586  1
1983 Lnenicka GA, Mellon D. Changes in electrical properties and quantal current during growth of identified muscle fibres in the crayfish. The Journal of Physiology. 345: 261-84. PMID 6663501 DOI: 10.1113/jphysiol.1983.sp014977  1
1983 Lnenicka GA, Mellon D. Transmitter release during normal and altered growth of identified muscle fibres in the crayfish. The Journal of Physiology. 345: 285-96. PMID 6141287 DOI: 10.1113/jphysiol.1983.sp014978  1
1982 Phillips CE, Wilson JA, Mellon D. A comparative study by serial electron microscopy of neuromuscular junctions in the dimorphic claws of the snapping shrimp, Alpheus heterochelis. Journal of Neurobiology. 13: 495-505. PMID 6294238 DOI: 10.1002/neu.480130605  1
1981 Mellon D, Wilson JA, Phillips CE. Modification of motor neuron size and position in the central nervous system of adult snapping shrimps. Brain Research. 223: 134-40. PMID 7284795 DOI: 10.1016/0006-8993(81)90812-X  1
1981 Mellon D. Nerves and the transformation of claw type in snapping shrimps Trends in Neurosciences. 4: 245-248. DOI: 10.1016/0166-2236(81)90077-1  1
1980 Mellon D, Lnenicka G. Structure and electrical properties of eye muscles in cave- and surface-dwelling crayfishes. The Journal of Experimental Biology. 84: 187-99. PMID 7365416  1
1980 Mellon D, Treherne JE, Lane NJ, Harrison JB, Langley CK. Electrical interactions between the giant axons of a polychaete worm (Sabella penicillus L.). The Journal of Experimental Biology. 84: 119-36. PMID 6245163  1
1979 Mellon D, Stephens PJ. The motor organization of claw closer muscles in snapping shrimp Journal of Comparative Physiology □ A. 132: 109-115. DOI: 10.1007/BF00610714  1
1979 Stephens PJ, Mellon D. Modification of structure and synaptic physiology in transformed Shrimp muscle Journal of Comparative Physiology □ A. 132: 97-108. DOI: 10.1007/BF00610713  1
1979 Stephens PJ, Mellon D. Morphology and synaptic physiology of the main closer muscle in regenerating claws of Alpheus Journal of Comparative Physiology □ A. 134: 17-27. DOI: 10.1007/BF00610274  1
1978 Mellon D, Stephens PJ. Limb morphology and function are transformed by contralateral nerve section in snapping shrimps. Nature. 272: 246-8. PMID 628448 DOI: 10.1038/272246a0  1
1977 Mellon D. Retention of oculomotor reflexes in blind cave-dwelling crayfish. Brain Research. 134: 191-6. PMID 912419 DOI: 10.1016/0006-8993(77)90940-4  1
1977 Mellon D, Lorton ED. Reflex actions of the functional divisions in the crayfish oculomotor system Journal of Comparative Physiology ■ A. 121: 367-380. DOI: 10.1007/BF00613015  1
1977 Mellon D. The anatomy and motor nerve distribution of the eye muscles in the crayfish Journal of Comparative Physiology ■ A. 121: 349-366. DOI: 10.1007/BF00613014  1
1976 Mellon D, Tufty RH, Lorton ED. Analysis of spatial constancy of oculomotor neurons in the crayfish. Brain Research. 109: 587-94. PMID 1276936 DOI: 10.1016/0006-8993(76)90037-8  1
1975 Mellon D. Integrative and organizational aspects of synaptic function in molluscs. Progress in Neurobiology. 3: 163-89. PMID 240184 DOI: 10.1016/0301-0082(74)90006-9  1
1974 Mellon D, Kaars C. Role of regional cellular geometry in conduction of excitation along a sensory neuron. Journal of Neurophysiology. 37: 1228-38. PMID 4436697  1
1972 Mellon D. Electrophysiology of touch sensitive neurons in a mollusc Journal of Comparative Physiology. 79: 63-78. DOI: 10.1007/BF00693618  1
1970 Mellon D, Prior DJ. Components of a response programme involving inhibitory and excitatory reflexes in the surf clam. The Journal of Experimental Biology. 53: 711-25. PMID 5487173  1
1969 Gupta BL, Mellon D, Treherne JE. The organization of the central nervous connectives in Anodonta cygnea (Linnaeus) (Mollusca : Eulamellibranchia). Tissue & Cell. 1: 1-30. PMID 18631456  0.88
1969 Treherne JE, Mellon D, Carlson AD. The ionic basis of axonal conduction in the central nervous system of Anodonta cygnea (Mollusca: eulamellibranchia). The Journal of Experimental Biology. 50: 711-22. PMID 5793886  1
1968 Mellon D. Junctional physiology and motor nerve distribution in the fast adductor muscle of the scallop. Science (New York, N.Y.). 160: 1018-20. PMID 5647848  1
1967 Mellon D. Analysis of compound postsynaptic potentials in the central nervous system of the surf clam. The Journal of General Physiology. 50: 759-78. PMID 11526856  1
1965 Mellon D. Nerve pathways and reflex siphon withdrawal in the surf clam. The Journal of Experimental Biology. 43: 455-72. PMID 5863754  1
1964 KENNEDY D, MELLON D. SYNAPTIC ACTIVATION AND RECEPTIVE FIELDS IN CRAYFISH INTERNEURONS. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology. 13: 275-300. PMID 14246349 DOI: 10.1016/0010-406X(64)90025-8  1
1964 MELLON D, KENNEDY D. IMPULSE ORIGIN AND PROPAGATION IN A BIPOLAR SENSORY NEURON. The Journal of General Physiology. 47: 487-99. PMID 14104359 DOI: 10.1085/Jgp.47.3.487  1
1962 EVANS DR, MELLON D. Stimulation of a primary taste receptor by salts. The Journal of General Physiology. 45: 651-61. PMID 13890972 DOI: 10.1085/Jgp.45.4.651  1
1962 EVANS DR, MELLON D. Electrophysiological studies of a water receptor associated with the taste sensilla of the blow-fly. The Journal of General Physiology. 45: 487-500. PMID 13890971 DOI: 10.1085/Jgp.45.3.487  1
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