Anis Contractor, Ph.D. - Publications

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Physiology Northwestern University, Evanston, IL 

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2019 Tunc-Ozcan E, Peng CY, Zhu Y, Dunlop SR, Contractor A, Kessler JA. Activating newborn neurons suppresses depression and anxiety-like behaviors. Nature Communications. 10: 3768. PMID 31434877 DOI: 10.1038/s41467-019-11641-8  1
2019 Nomura T, Hawkins NA, Kearney JA, George AL, Contractor A. Potentiating α subunit containing perisomatic GABA receptors protects against seizures in a mouse model of Dravet syndrome. The Journal of Physiology. PMID 31045243 DOI: 10.1113/JP277651  1
2018 Remmers CL, Contractor A. Development of GABAergic Inputs Is Not Altered in Early Maturation of Adult Born Dentate Granule Neurons in Fragile X Mice. Eneuro. 5. PMID 30627633 DOI: 10.1523/ENEURO.0137-18.2018  1
2018 Ou-Yang MH, Kurz JE, Nomura T, Popovic J, Rajapaksha TW, Dong H, Contractor A, Chetkovich DM, Tourtellotte WG, Vassar R. Axonal organization defects in the hippocampus of adult conditional BACE1 knockout mice. Science Translational Medicine. 10. PMID 30232227 DOI: 10.1126/scitranslmed.aao5620  1
2018 He Q, Arroyo ED, Smukowski SN, Xu J, Piochon C, Savas JN, Portera-Cailliau C, Contractor A. Critical period inhibition of NKCC1 rectifies synapse plasticity in the somatosensory cortex and restores adult tactile response maps in fragile X mice. Molecular Psychiatry. PMID 29703945 DOI: 10.1038/s41380-018-0048-y  1
2018 Banala S, Arvin MC, Bannon NM, Jin XT, Macklin JJ, Wang Y, Peng C, Zhao G, Marshall JJ, Gee KR, Wokosin DL, Kim VJ, McIntosh JM, Contractor A, Lester HA, et al. Photoactivatable drugs for nicotinic optopharmacology. Nature Methods. PMID 29578537 DOI: 10.1038/nmeth.4637  1
2018 Marshall JJ, Xu J, Contractor A. Kainate receptors inhibit glutamate release via mobilization of endocannabinoids in striatal direct pathway Spiny Projection Neurons (dSPNs). The Journal of Neuroscience : the Official Journal of the Society For Neuroscience. PMID 29540547 DOI: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.1788-17.2018  1
2017 Pyronneau A, He Q, Hwang JY, Porch M, Contractor A, Zukin RS. Aberrant Rac1-cofilin signaling mediates defects in dendritic spines, synaptic function, and sensory perception in fragile X syndrome. Science Signaling. 10. PMID 29114038 DOI: 10.1126/scisignal.aan0852  1
2017 Nomura T, Musial TF, Marshall JJ, Zhu Y, Remmers CL, Xu J, Nicholson DA, Contractor A. Delayed Maturation of Fast-Spiking Interneurons is Rectified by Activation of the TrkB Receptor in the Mouse Model of Fragile X Syndrome. The Journal of Neuroscience : the Official Journal of the Society For Neuroscience. PMID 29038238 DOI: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.2893-16.2017  1
2017 Xu J, Marshall JJ, Fernandes HB, Nomura T, Copits BA, Procissi D, Mori S, Wang L, Zhu Y, Swanson GT, Contractor A. Complete Disruption of the Kainate Receptor Gene Family Results in Corticostriatal Dysfunction in Mice. Cell Reports. 18: 1848-1857. PMID 28228252 DOI: 10.1016/j.celrep.2017.01.073  1
2016 Straub C, Noam Y, Nomura T, Yamasaki M, Yan D, Fernandes HB, Zhang P, Howe JR, Watanabe M, Contractor A, Tomita S. Distinct Subunit Domains Govern Synaptic Stability and Specificity of the Kainate Receptor. Cell Reports. PMID 27346345 DOI: 10.1016/j.celrep.2016.05.093  1
2016 Koranda JL, Krok AC, Xu J, Contractor A, McGehee DS, Beeler JA, Zhuang X. Chronic Nicotine Mitigates Aberrant Inhibitory Motor Learning Induced by Motor Experience under Dopamine Deficiency. The Journal of Neuroscience : the Official Journal of the Society For Neuroscience. 36: 5228-40. PMID 27170121 DOI: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.2754-15.2016  1
2016 Nomura T, Oyamada Y, Fernandes HB, Remmers CL, Xu J, Meltzer HY, Contractor A. Subchronic phencyclidine treatment in adult mice increases GABAergic transmission and LTP threshold in the hippocampus. Neuropharmacology. 100: 90-7. PMID 25937215 DOI: 10.1016/j.neuropharm.2015.04.012  1
2016 Nomura T, Oyamada Y, Fernandes HB, Remmers CL, Xu J, Meltzer HY, Contractor A. Subchronic phencyclidine treatment in adult mice increases GABAergic transmission and LTP threshold in the hippocampus Neuropharmacology. 100: 90-97. DOI: 10.1016/j.neuropharm.2015.04.012  1
2015 Contractor A, Klyachko VA, Portera-Cailliau C. Altered Neuronal and Circuit Excitability in Fragile X Syndrome. Neuron. 87: 699-715. PMID 26291156 DOI: 10.1016/j.neuron.2015.06.017  1
2015 Fernandes HB, Riordan S, Nomura T, Remmers CL, Kraniotis S, Marshall JJ, Kukreja L, Vassar R, Contractor A. Epac2 Mediates cAMP-Dependent Potentiation of Neurotransmission in the Hippocampus. The Journal of Neuroscience : the Official Journal of the Society For Neuroscience. 35: 6544-53. PMID 25904804 DOI: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.0314-14.2015  1
2015 Mesic I, Guzman YF, Guedea AL, Jovasevic V, Corcoran KA, Leaderbrand K, Nishimori K, Contractor A, Radulovic J. Double Dissociation of the Roles of Metabotropic Glutamate Receptor 5 and Oxytocin Receptor in Discrete Social Behaviors. Neuropsychopharmacology : Official Publication of the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology. PMID 25824423 DOI: 10.1038/npp.2015.81  1
2014 Xu J, Antion MD, Nomura T, Kraniotis S, Zhu Y, Contractor A. Hippocampal metaplasticity is required for the formation of temporal associative memories. The Journal of Neuroscience : the Official Journal of the Society For Neuroscience. 34: 16762-73. PMID 25505329 DOI: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.2869-13.2014  1
2014 Burbridge TJ, Xu HP, Ackman JB, Ge X, Zhang Y, Ye MJ, Zhou ZJ, Xu J, Contractor A, Crair MC. Visual circuit development requires patterned activity mediated by retinal acetylcholine receptors. Neuron. 84: 1049-64. PMID 25466916 DOI: 10.1016/j.neuron.2014.10.051  1
2014 He Q, Nomura T, Xu J, Contractor A. The developmental switch in GABA polarity is delayed in fragile X mice. The Journal of Neuroscience : the Official Journal of the Society For Neuroscience. 34: 446-50. PMID 24403144 DOI: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.4447-13.2014  1
2013 Xu J, Zhu Y, Kraniotis S, He Q, Marshall JJ, Nomura T, Stauffer SR, Lindsley CW, Conn PJ, Contractor A. Potentiating mGluR5 function with a positive allosteric modulator enhances adaptive learning. Learning & Memory (Cold Spring Harbor, N.Y.). 20: 438-45. PMID 23869026 DOI: 10.1101/lm.031666.113  1
2013 Contractor A. Broadening roles for FMRP: big news for big potassium (BK) channels. Neuron. 77: 601-3. PMID 23439114 DOI: 10.1016/j.neuron.2013.02.001  1
2012 Till SM, Wijetunge LS, Seidel VG, Harlow E, Wright AK, Bagni C, Contractor A, Gillingwater TH, Kind PC. Altered maturation of the primary somatosensory cortex in a mouse model of fragile X syndrome. Human Molecular Genetics. 21: 2143-56. PMID 22328088 DOI: 10.1093/hmg/dds030  1
2012 Catches JS, Xu J, Contractor A. Genetic ablation of the GluK4 kainate receptor subunit causes anxiolytic and antidepressant-like behavior in mice. Behavioural Brain Research. 228: 406-14. PMID 22203159 DOI: 10.1016/j.bbr.2011.12.026  1
2011 Lancaster E, Martinez-Hernandez E, Titulaer MJ, Boulos M, Weaver S, Antoine JC, Liebers E, Kornblum C, Bien CG, Honnorat J, Wong S, Xu J, Contractor A, Balice-Gordon R, Dalmau J. Antibodies to metabotropic glutamate receptor 5 in the Ophelia syndrome. Neurology. 77: 1698-701. PMID 22013185 DOI: 10.1212/WNL.0b013e3182364a44  1
2011 Contractor A, Mulle C, Swanson GT. Kainate receptors coming of age: milestones of two decades of research. Trends in Neurosciences. 34: 154-63. PMID 21256604 DOI: 10.1016/j.tins.2010.12.002  1
2011 Xu J, Cohen BN, Zhu Y, Dziewczapolski G, Panda S, Lester HA, Heinemann SF, Contractor A. Altered activity-rest patterns in mice with a human autosomal-dominant nocturnal frontal lobe epilepsy mutation in the β2 nicotinic receptor. Molecular Psychiatry. 16: 1048-61. PMID 20603624 DOI: 10.1038/mp.2010.78  1
2010 Antion MD, Christie LA, Bond AM, Dalva MB, Contractor A. Ephrin-B3 regulates glutamate receptor signaling at hippocampal synapses. Molecular and Cellular Neurosciences. 45: 378-88. PMID 20678574 DOI: 10.1016/j.mcn.2010.07.011  1
2010 Renner M, Lacor PN, Velasco PT, Xu J, Contractor A, Klein WL, Triller A. Deleterious effects of amyloid beta oligomers acting as an extracellular scaffold for mGluR5. Neuron. 66: 739-54. PMID 20547131 DOI: 10.1016/j.neuron.2010.04.029  1
2010 Christie LA, Russell TA, Xu J, Wood L, Shepherd GM, Contractor A. AMPA receptor desensitization mutation results in severe developmental phenotypes and early postnatal lethality. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 107: 9412-7. PMID 20439731 DOI: 10.1073/pnas.0908206107  1
2010 Harlow EG, Till SM, Russell TA, Wijetunge LS, Kind P, Contractor A. Critical period plasticity is disrupted in the barrel cortex of FMR1 knockout mice. Neuron. 65: 385-98. PMID 20159451 DOI: 10.1016/j.neuron.2010.01.024  1
2010 Contractor A. Long-Term Potentiation (LTP): Mossy Fiber cAMP-Dependent Presynaptic LTP Encyclopedia of Neuroscience. 551-554. DOI: 10.1016/B978-008045046-9.01206-7  1
2009 Contractor A. Transporters: a cure for synaptic depression. The Journal of Physiology. 587: 4561-2. PMID 19794007 DOI: 10.1113/jphysiol.2009.179895  1
2009 Fernandes HB, Catches JS, Petralia RS, Copits BA, Xu J, Russell TA, Swanson GT, Contractor A. High-affinity kainate receptor subunits are necessary for ionotropic but not metabotropic signaling. Neuron. 63: 818-29. PMID 19778510 DOI: 10.1016/j.neuron.2009.08.010  1
2009 Sun H, Swaim A, Herrera JE, Becker D, Becker L, Srivastava K, Thompson LE, Shero MR, Perez-Tamayo A, Suktitipat B, Mathias R, Contractor A, Faraday N, Morrell CN. Platelet kainate receptor signaling promotes thrombosis by stimulating cyclooxygenase activation. Circulation Research. 105: 595-603. PMID 19679838 DOI: 10.1161/CIRCRESAHA.109.198861  1
2009 Xu J, Zhu Y, Contractor A, Heinemann SF. mGluR5 has a critical role in inhibitory learning. The Journal of Neuroscience : the Official Journal of the Society For Neuroscience. 29: 3676-84. PMID 19321764 DOI: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.5716-08.2009  1
2006 Armstrong JN, Saganich MJ, Xu NJ, Henkemeyer M, Heinemann SF, Contractor A. B-ephrin reverse signaling is required for NMDA-independent long-term potentiation of mossy fibers in the hippocampus. The Journal of Neuroscience : the Official Journal of the Society For Neuroscience. 26: 3474-81. PMID 16571754 DOI: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.4338-05.2006  1
2005 Valluru L, Xu J, Zhu Y, Yan S, Contractor A, Swanson GT. Ligand binding is a critical requirement for plasma membrane expression of heteromeric kainate receptors. The Journal of Biological Chemistry. 280: 6085-93. PMID 15583001 DOI: 10.1074/jbc.M411549200  1
2004 Swanson GT, Contractor A. Recording in the cerebellar slice. Current Protocols in Neuroscience / Editorial Board, Jacqueline N. Crawley ... [Et Al.]. Unit 6.18. PMID 18428602 DOI: 10.1002/0471142301.ns0618s25  1
2004 Fisahn A, Contractor A, Traub RD, Buhl EH, Heinemann SF, McBain CJ. Distinct roles for the kainate receptor subunits GluR5 and GluR6 in kainate-induced hippocampal gamma oscillations. The Journal of Neuroscience : the Official Journal of the Society For Neuroscience. 24: 9658-68. PMID 15509753 DOI: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.2973-04.2004  1
2004 Contractor A, Heinemann SF. AMPA receptor cycling in the synapse. Science's Stke : Signal Transduction Knowledge Environment. 2004: tr7. PMID 15494562 DOI: 10.1126/stke.2552004tr7  1
2004 Ito K, Contractor A, Swanson GT. Attenuated plasticity of postsynaptic kainate receptors in hippocampal CA3 pyramidal neurons. The Journal of Neuroscience : the Official Journal of the Society For Neuroscience. 24: 6228-36. PMID 15240815 DOI: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.1302-04.2004  1
2004 Yan S, Sanders JM, Xu J, Zhu Y, Contractor A, Swanson GT. A C-terminal determinant of GluR6 kainate receptor trafficking. The Journal of Neuroscience : the Official Journal of the Society For Neuroscience. 24: 679-91. PMID 14736854 DOI: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.4985-03.2004  1
2003 Contractor A, Sailer AW, Darstein M, Maron C, Xu J, Swanson GT, Heinemann SF. Loss of kainate receptor-mediated heterosynaptic facilitation of mossy-fiber synapses in KA2-/- mice. The Journal of Neuroscience : the Official Journal of the Society For Neuroscience. 23: 422-9. PMID 12533602  1
2002 Contractor A, Heinemann SF. Glutamate receptor trafficking in synaptic plasticity. Science's Stke : Signal Transduction Knowledge Environment. 2002: re14. PMID 12407224 DOI: 10.1126/stke.2002.156.re14  1
2002 Swanson GT, Green T, Sakai R, Contractor A, Che W, Kamiya H, Heinemann SF. Differential activation of individual subunits in heteromeric kainate receptors. Neuron. 34: 589-98. PMID 12062042 DOI: 10.1016/S0896-6273(02)00676-1  1
2002 Contractor A, Rogers C, Maron C, Henkemeyer M, Swanson GT, Heinemann SF. Trans-synaptic Eph receptor-ephrin signaling in hippocampal mossy fiber LTP. Science (New York, N.Y.). 296: 1864-9. PMID 12052960 DOI: 10.1126/science.1069081  1
2002 Green T, Rogers CA, Contractor A, Heinemann SF. NMDA receptors formed by NR1 in Xenopus laevis oocytes do not contain the endogenous subunit XenU1. Molecular Pharmacology. 61: 326-33. PMID 11809857 DOI: 10.1124/mol.61.2.326  1
2001 Contractor A, Swanson G, Heinemann SF. Kainate receptors are involved in short- and long-term plasticity at mossy fiber synapses in the hippocampus. Neuron. 29: 209-16. PMID 11182092 DOI: 10.1016/S0896-6273(01)00191-X  1
2001 Sakai R, Swanson GT, Shimamoto K, Green T, Contractor A, Ghetti A, Tamura-Horikawa Y, Oiwa C, Kamiya H. Pharmacological properties of the potent epileptogenic amino acid dysiherbaine, a novel glutamate receptor agonist isolated from the marine sponge Dysidea herbacea. The Journal of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics. 296: 650-8. PMID 11160654  1
2001 Perez-Otano I, Schulteis CT, Contractor A, Lipton SA, Trimmer JS, Sucher NJ, Heinemann SF. Assembly with the NR1 subunit is required for surface expression of NR3A-containing NMDA receptors. The Journal of Neuroscience : the Official Journal of the Society For Neuroscience. 21: 1228-37. PMID 11160393  1
2000 Contractor A, Swanson GT, Sailer A, O'Gorman S, Heinemann SF. Identification of the kainate receptor subunits underlying modulation of excitatory synaptic transmission in the CA3 region of the hippocampus. The Journal of Neuroscience : the Official Journal of the Society For Neuroscience. 20: 8269-78. PMID 11069933  1
1998 Contractor A, Gereau RW, Green T, Heinemann SF. Direct effects of metabotropic glutamate receptor compounds on native and recombinant N-methyl-D-aspartate receptors. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 95: 8969-74. PMID 9671788 DOI: 10.1073/pnas.95.15.8969  1
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