Michael Ferns - Publications

McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada 
Neuroscience Biology

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2014 Rudell JC, Borges LS, Rudell JB, Beck KA, Ferns MJ. Determinants in the β and δ subunit cytoplasmic loop regulate Golgi trafficking and surface expression of the muscle acetylcholine receptor Journal of Biological Chemistry. 289: 203-214. PMID 24240098 DOI: 10.1074/jbc.M113.502328  0.64
2013 Rudell JB, Ferns MJ. Regulation of muscle acetylcholine receptor turnover by β subunit tyrosine phosphorylation. Developmental Neurobiology. 73: 399-410. PMID 23325468 DOI: 10.1002/dneu.22070  0.64
2012 Maselli RA, Arredondo J, Ferns MJ, Wollmann RL. Synaptic basal lamina-associated congenital myasthenic syndromes. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences. 1275: 36-48. PMID 23278576 DOI: 10.1111/j.1749-6632.2012.06807.x  0.64
2012 Richman DP, Nishi K, Ferns MJ, Schnier J, Pytel P, Maselli RA, Agius MA. Animal models of antimuscle-specific kinase myasthenia. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences. 1274: 140-7. PMID 23252909 DOI: 10.1111/j.1749-6632.2012.06782.x  0.64
2012 Maselli RA, Fernandez JM, Arredondo J, Navarro C, Ngo M, Beeson D, Cagney O, Williams DC, Wollmann RL, Yarov-Yarovoy V, Ferns MJ. LG2 agrin mutation causing severe congenital myasthenic syndrome mimics functional characteristics of non-neural (z-) agrin. Human Genetics. 131: 1123-35. PMID 22205389 DOI: 10.1007/s00439-011-1132-4  0.64
2012 Richman DP, Nishi K, Morell SW, Chang JM, Ferns MJ, Wollmann RL, Maselli RA, Schnier J, Agius MA. Acute severe animal model of anti-muscle-specific kinase myasthenia: combined postsynaptic and presynaptic changes. Archives of Neurology. 69: 453-60. PMID 22158720 DOI: 10.1001/archneurol.2011.2200  0.64
2009 Lee Y, Rudell J, Ferns M. Rapsyn interacts with the muscle acetylcholine receptor via α-helical domains in the α, β, and ε subunit intracellular loops Neuroscience. 163: 222-232. PMID 19482062 DOI: 10.1016/j.neuroscience.2009.05.057  0.64
2008 Borges LS, Yechikhov S, Lee YI, Rudell JB, Friese MB, Burden SJ, Ferns MJ. Identification of a motif in the acetylcholine receptor beta subunit whose phosphorylation regulates rapsyn association and postsynaptic receptor localization. The Journal of Neuroscience : the Official Journal of the Society For Neuroscience. 28: 11468-76. PMID 18987183 DOI: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.2508-08.2008  0.64
2008 Lee Y, Rudell J, Yechikhov S, Taylor R, Swope S, Ferns M. Rapsyn carboxyl terminal domains mediate muscle specific kinase-induced phosphorylation of the muscle acetylcholine receptor. Neuroscience. 153: 997-1007. PMID 18436384 DOI: 10.1016/j.neuroscience.2008.03.009  0.64
2007 Gingras J, Rassadi S, Cooper E, Ferns M. Synaptic transmission is impaired at neuronal autonomic synapses in agrin-null mice. Developmental Neurobiology. 67: 521-34. PMID 17443806 DOI: 10.1002/dneu.20304  0.64
2006 Kumar P, Ferns MJ, Meizel S. Identification of agrinSN isoform and muscle-specific receptor tyrosine kinase (MuSK) [corrected] in sperm. Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications. 342: 522-8. PMID 16487930 DOI: 10.1016/j.bbrc.2006.01.161  0.64
2005 Gingras J, Spicer J, Altares M, Zhu Q, Kuchel GA, Ferns M. Agrin becomes concentrated at neuroeffector junctions in developing rodent urinary bladder. Cell and Tissue Research. 320: 115-25. PMID 15711988 DOI: 10.1007/s00441-004-1045-9  0.64
2003 Moransard M, Borges LS, Willmann R, Marangi PA, Brenner HR, Ferns MJ, Fuhrer C. Agrin regulates rapsyn interaction with surface acetylcholine receptors, and this underlies cytoskeletal anchoring and clustering. The Journal of Biological Chemistry. 278: 7350-9. PMID 12486121 DOI: 10.1074/jbc.M210865200  0.64
2002 Gingras J, Rassadi S, Cooper E, Ferns M. Agrin plays an organizing role in the formation of sympathetic synapses. The Journal of Cell Biology. 158: 1109-18. PMID 12221070 DOI: 10.1083/jcb.200203012  0.64
2002 Borges LS, Lee Y, Ferns M. Dual role for calcium in agrin signaling and acetylcholine receptor clustering. Journal of Neurobiology. 50: 69-79. PMID 11748634 DOI: 10.1002/neu.10020  0.64
2001 Gingras J, Ferns M. Expression and localization of agrin during sympathetic synapse formation in vitro. Journal of Neurobiology. 48: 228-42. PMID 11466709 DOI: 10.1002/neu.1053  0.64
2001 Ferns M, Carbonetto S. Challenging the neurocentric view of neuromuscular synapse formation Neuron. 30: 311-314. PMID 11394994 DOI: 10.1016/S0896-6273(01)00311-7  0.64
2001 Borges LS, Ferns M. Agrin-induced phosphorylation of the acetylcholine receptor regulates cytoskeletal anchoring and clustering. The Journal of Cell Biology. 153: 1-12. PMID 11285269 DOI: 10.1083/jcb.153.1.1  0.64
2000 Grow WA, Ferns M, Gordon H. A mechanism for acetylcholine receptor clustering distinct from agrin signaling Developmental Neuroscience. 21: 435-443.  0.64
1999 Grow WA, Ferns M, Gordon H. Agrin-independent activation of the agrin signal transduction pathway Journal of Neurobiology. 40: 356-365. PMID 10440735 DOI: 10.1002/(SICI)1097-4695(19990905)40:3<356::AID-NEU7>3.0.CO;2-F  0.64
1998 Jacobson C, Montanaro F, Lindenbaum M, Carbonetto S, Ferns M. α-Dystroglycan functions in acetylcholine receptor aggregation but is not a coreceptor for agrin-MuSK signaling Journal of Neuroscience. 18: 6340-6348. PMID 9698325  0.64
1998 Gramolini AO, Burton EA, Tinsley JM, Ferns MJ, Cartaud A, Cartaud J, Davies KE, Lunde JA, Jasmin BJ. Muscle and neural isoforms of agrin increase utrophin expression in cultured myotubes via a transcriptional regulatory mechanism. The Journal of Biological Chemistry. 273: 736-43. PMID 9422725 DOI: 10.1074/jbc.273.2.736  0.64
1996 Wang ZZ, Fuhrer C, Shtrom S, Sugiyama JE, Ferns MJ, Hall ZW. The nicotinic acetylcholine receptor at the neuromuscular junction: assembly and tyrosine phosphorylation. Cold Spring Harbor Symposia On Quantitative Biology. 61: 363-71. PMID 9246465  0.64
1996 Bowen DC, Sugiyama J, Ferns M, Hall ZW. Neural agrin activates a high-affinity receptor in C2 muscle cells that is unresponsive to muscle agrin. The Journal of Neuroscience : the Official Journal of the Society For Neuroscience. 16: 3791-7. PMID 8656273  0.64
1996 Ferns M, Deiner M, Hall Z. Agrin-induced acetylcholine receptor clustering in mammalian muscle requires tyrosine phosphorylation. The Journal of Cell Biology. 132: 937-44. PMID 8603924 DOI: 10.1083/jcb.132.5.937  0.64
1995 Ferns MJ, Hollyday M. Chick wing innervation. III. Formation of axon collaterals in developing peripheral nerves. The Journal of Comparative Neurology. 357: 272-80. PMID 7665729 DOI: 10.1002/cne.903570207  0.64
1993 Ferns MJ, Hollyday M. Motor innervation of dorsoventrally reversed wings in chick/quail chimeric embryos. The Journal of Neuroscience : the Official Journal of the Society For Neuroscience. 13: 2463-76. PMID 8501518  0.64
1993 Ferns MJ, Campanelli JT, Hoch W, Scheller RH, Hall Z. The ability of agrin to cluster AChRs depends on alternative splicing and on cell surface proteoglycans. Neuron. 11: 491-502. PMID 8398142 DOI: 10.1016/0896-6273(93)90153-I  0.64
1993 Hoch W, Ferns M, Campanelli JT, Hall ZW, Scheller RH. Developmental regulation of highly active alternatively spliced forms of agrin. Neuron. 11: 479-90. PMID 8398141 DOI: 10.1016/0896-6273(93)90152-H  0.64
1992 Campanelli JT, Ferns M, Hoch W, Rupp F, von Zastrow M, Hall Z, Scheller RH. Agrin: a synaptic basal lamina protein that regulates development of the neuromuscular junction. Cold Spring Harbor Symposia On Quantitative Biology. 57: 461-72. PMID 1339682  0.64
1992 Ferns MJ, Hall ZW. How many agrins does it take to make a synapse? Cell. 70: 1-3. PMID 1320460 DOI: 10.1016/0092-8674(92)90525-H  0.64
1992 Ferns M, Hoch W, Campanelli JT, Rupp F, Hall ZW, Scheller RH. RNA splicing regulates agrin-mediated acetylcholine receptor clustering activity on cultured myotubes. Neuron. 8: 1079-86. PMID 1319184 DOI: 10.1016/0896-6273(92)90129-2  0.64
1989 Lamb AH, Ferns MJ, Klose K. Peripheral competition in the control of sensory neuron numbers in Xenopus frogs reared with a single bilaterally innervated hindlimb Developmental Brain Research. 45: 149-153. PMID 2917408 DOI: 10.1016/0165-3806(89)90016-3  0.64
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