Benny Hochner, Ph.D. - Publications

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Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Israel 

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2016 Richter JN, Hochner B, Kuba MJ. Pull or Push? Octopuses Solve a Puzzle Problem. Plos One. 11: e0152048. PMID 27003439 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0152048  1
2015 Shomrat T, Turchetti-Maia AL, Stern-Mentch N, Basil JA, Hochner B. The vertical lobe of cephalopods: an attractive brain structure for understanding the evolution of advanced learning and memory systems. Journal of Comparative Physiology. a, Neuroethology, Sensory, Neural, and Behavioral Physiology. 201: 947-56. PMID 26113381 DOI: 10.1007/s00359-015-1023-6  1
2015 Hanassy S, Botvinnik A, Flash T, Hochner B. Stereotypical reaching movements of the octopus involve both bend propagation and arm elongation. Bioinspiration & Biomimetics. 10: 035001. PMID 25970857 DOI: 10.1088/1748-3190/10/3/035001  1
2015 Levy G, Flash T, Hochner B. Arm coordination in octopus crawling involves unique motor control strategies. Current Biology : Cb. 25: 1195-200. PMID 25891406 DOI: 10.1016/j.cub.2015.02.064  1
2015 Richter JN, Hochner B, Kuba MJ. Octopus arm movements under constrained conditions: adaptation, modification and plasticity of motor primitives. The Journal of Experimental Biology. 218: 1069-76. PMID 25687436 DOI: 10.1242/jeb.115915  1
2014 Nesher N, Levy G, Grasso FW, Hochner B. Self-recognition mechanism between skin and suckers prevents octopus arms from interfering with each other. Current Biology : Cb. 24: 1271-5. PMID 24835454 DOI: 10.1016/j.cub.2014.04.024  1
2014 Nesher N, Zlotkin E, Hochner B. The sea anemone toxin AdE-1 modifies both sodium and potassium currents of rat cardiomyocytes. The Biochemical Journal. 461: 51-9. PMID 24749540 DOI: 10.1042/BJ20131454  1
2014 Hochner B, Shomrat T. The neurophysiological basis of learning and memory in an advanced invertebrate: The octopus Cephalopod Cognition. 72-93. DOI: 10.1017/CBO9781139058964.007  1
2013 Hochner B. How nervous systems evolve in relation to their embodiment: what we can learn from octopuses and other molluscs. Brain, Behavior and Evolution. 82: 19-30. PMID 23979453 DOI: 10.1159/000353419  1
2013 Zelman I, Titon M, Yekutieli Y, Hanassy S, Hochner B, Flash T. Kinematic decomposition and classification of octopus arm movements. Frontiers in Computational Neuroscience. 7: 60. PMID 23745113 DOI: 10.3389/fncom.2013.00060  1
2013 Nesher N, Shapira E, Sher D, Moran Y, Tsveyer L, Turchetti-Maia AL, Horowitz M, Hochner B, Zlotkin E. AdE-1, a new inotropic Na(+) channel toxin from Aiptasia diaphana, is similar to, yet distinct from, known anemone Na(+) channel toxins. The Biochemical Journal. 451: 81-90. PMID 23356888 DOI: 10.1042/BJ20121623  1
2013 Hochner B, Shomrat T. The Neurophysiological Basis of Learning and Memory in Advanced Invertebrates. The Octopus and the Cuttlefish Handbook of Behavioral Neuroscience. 22: 303-317. DOI: 10.1016/B978-0-12-415823-8.00024-1  1
2012 Hochner B. An embodied view of octopus neurobiology. Current Biology : Cb. 22: R887-92. PMID 23098601 DOI: 10.1016/j.cub.2012.09.001  1
2012 Calisti M, Arienti A, Renda F, Levy G, Hochner B, Mazzolai B, Dario P, Laschi C. Design and development of a soft robot with crawling and grasping capabilities Proceedings - Ieee International Conference On Robotics and Automation. 4950-4955. DOI: 10.1109/ICRA.2012.6224671  1
2011 Shomrat T, Graindorge N, Bellanger C, Fiorito G, Loewenstein Y, Hochner B. Alternative sites of synaptic plasticity in two homologous "fan-out fan-in" learning and memory networks. Current Biology : Cb. 21: 1773-82. PMID 22018541 DOI: 10.1016/j.cub.2011.09.011  1
2011 Calisti M, Giorelli M, Levy G, Mazzolai B, Hochner B, Laschi C, Dario P. An octopus-bioinspired solution to movement and manipulation for soft robots. Bioinspiration & Biomimetics. 6: 036002. PMID 21670493 DOI: 10.1088/1748-3182/6/3/036002  1
2011 Zullo L, Hochner B. A new perspective on the organization of an invertebrate brain. Communicative & Integrative Biology. 4: 26-9. PMID 21509172 DOI: 10.4161/cib.4.1.13804  1
2011 Gutnick T, Byrne RA, Hochner B, Kuba M. Octopus vulgaris uses visual information to determine the location of its arm. Current Biology : Cb. 21: 460-2. PMID 21396818 DOI: 10.1016/j.cub.2011.01.052  1
2011 Li T, Nakajima K, Kuba M, Gutnick T, Hochner B, Pfeifer R. From the octopus to soft robot control: An octopus inspired behaviour control architecture for soft robots Vie Et Milieu. 61: 211-217.  1
2011 Feinstein N, Nesher N, Hochner B. Functional morphology of the neuromuscular system of the Octopus vulgaris arm Vie Et Milieu. 61: 219-229.  1
2010 Shomrat T, Feinstein N, Klein M, Hochner B. Serotonin is a facilitatory neuromodulator of synaptic transmission and "reinforces" long-term potentiation induction in the vertical lobe of Octopus vulgaris. Neuroscience. 169: 52-64. PMID 20433903 DOI: 10.1016/j.neuroscience.2010.04.050  1
2010 Hochner B. Functional and comparative assessments of the octopus learning and memory system. Frontiers in Bioscience (Scholar Edition). 2: 764-71. PMID 20036982  1
2010 Yekutieli Y, Flash T, Hochner B. Biomechanics: Hydroskeletal Encyclopedia of Neuroscience. 189-200. DOI: 10.1016/B978-008045046-9.01948-3  1
2009 Zullo L, Sumbre G, Agnisola C, Flash T, Hochner B. Nonsomatotopic organization of the higher motor centers in octopus. Current Biology : Cb. 19: 1632-6. PMID 19765993 DOI: 10.1016/j.cub.2009.07.067  1
2009 Zelman I, Galun M, Akselrod-Ballin A, Yekutieli Y, Hochner B, Flash T. Nearly automatic motion capture system for tracking octopus arm movements in 3D space. Journal of Neuroscience Methods. 182: 97-109. PMID 19505502 DOI: 10.1016/j.jneumeth.2009.05.022  1
2008 Hochner B. Octopuses. Current Biology : Cb. 18: R897-8. PMID 18957229 DOI: 10.1016/j.cub.2008.07.057  1
2008 Shomrat T, Zarrella I, Fiorito G, Hochner B. The octopus vertical lobe modulates short-term learning rate and uses LTP to acquire long-term memory. Current Biology : Cb. 18: 337-42. PMID 18328706 DOI: 10.1016/j.cub.2008.01.056  1
2007 Yekutieli Y, Mitelman R, Hochner B, Flash T. Analyzing octopus movements using three-dimensional reconstruction. Journal of Neurophysiology. 98: 1775-90. PMID 17625060 DOI: 10.1152/jn.00739.2006  1
2007 Farchi N, Ofek K, Podoly E, Dong H, Xiang YY, Diamant S, Livnah O, Li J, Hochner B, Lu WY, Soreq H. Peripheral site acetylcholinesterase blockade induces RACK1-associated neuronal remodeling. Neuro-Degenerative Diseases. 4: 171-84. PMID 17596712 DOI: 10.1159/000101842  1
2007 Farchi N, Shoham S, Hochner B, Soreq H. Impaired hippocampal plasticity and errors in cognitive performance in mice with maladaptive AChE splice site selection. The European Journal of Neuroscience. 25: 87-98. PMID 17241270 DOI: 10.1111/j.1460-9568.2006.05249.x  1
2006 Gutfreund Y, Matzner H, Flash T, Hochner B. Patterns of motor activity in the isolated nerve cord of the octopus arm. The Biological Bulletin. 211: 212-22. PMID 17179381 DOI: 10.2307/4134544  1
2006 Hochner B, Shomrat T, Fiorito G. The octopus: a model for a comparative analysis of the evolution of learning and memory mechanisms. The Biological Bulletin. 210: 308-17. PMID 16801504 DOI: 10.2307/4134567  1
2006 Sumbre G, Fiorito G, Flash T, Hochner B. Octopuses use a human-like strategy to control precise point-to-point arm movements. Current Biology : Cb. 16: 767-72. PMID 16631583 DOI: 10.1016/j.cub.2006.02.069  1
2006 Kuba MJ, Zullo L, Byrne RA, Hochner B. Visual habituation in the common octopus (Octopus vulgaris) Acta Universitatis Carolinae, Geologica. 49: 141-144.  1
2005 Flash T, Hochner B. Motor primitives in vertebrates and invertebrates. Current Opinion in Neurobiology. 15: 660-6. PMID 16275056 DOI: 10.1016/j.conb.2005.10.011  1
2005 Yekutieli Y, Sagiv-Zohar R, Aharonov R, Engel Y, Hochner B, Flash T. Dynamic model of the octopus arm. I. Biomechanics of the octopus reaching movement. Journal of Neurophysiology. 94: 1443-58. PMID 15829594 DOI: 10.1152/jn.00684.2004  1
2005 Yekutieli Y, Sagiv-Zohar R, Hochner B, Flash T. Dynamic model of the octopus arm. II. Control of reaching movements. Journal of Neurophysiology. 94: 1459-68. PMID 15829593 DOI: 10.1152/jn.00685.2004  1
2005 Sumbre G, Fiorito G, Flash T, Hochner B. Neurobiology: motor control of flexible octopus arms. Nature. 433: 595-6. PMID 15703737 DOI: 10.1038/433595a  1
2005 Walker ID, Dawson DM, Flash T, Grasso FW, Hanlon RT, Hochner B, Kier WM, Pagano CC, Rahn CD, Zhang QM. Continuum robot arms inspired by cephalopods Proceedings of Spie - the International Society For Optical Engineering. 5804: 303-314. DOI: 10.1117/12.606201  1
2004 Dong H, Xiang YY, Farchi N, Ju W, Wu Y, Chen L, Wang Y, Hochner B, Yang B, Soreq H, Lu WY. Excessive expression of acetylcholinesterase impairs glutamatergic synaptogenesis in hippocampal neurons. The Journal of Neuroscience : the Official Journal of the Society For Neuroscience. 24: 8950-60. PMID 15483114 DOI: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.2106-04.2004  1
2004 Nijholt I, Farchi N, Kye M, Sklan EH, Shoham S, Verbeure B, Owen D, Hochner B, Spiess J, Soreq H, Blank T. Stress-induced alternative splicing of acetylcholinesterase results in enhanced fear memory and long-term potentiation. Molecular Psychiatry. 9: 174-83. PMID 14581933 DOI: 10.1038/sj.mp.4001446  1
2003 Hochner B, Brown ER, Langella M, Shomrat T, Fiorito G. A learning and memory area in the octopus brain manifests a vertebrate-like long-term potentiation. Journal of Neurophysiology. 90: 3547-54. PMID 12917390 DOI: 10.1152/jn.00645.2003  1
2003 Farchi N, Soreq H, Hochner B. Chronic acetylcholinesterase overexpression induces multilevelled aberrations in mouse neuromuscular physiology. The Journal of Physiology. 546: 165-73. PMID 12509486 DOI: 10.1113/jphysiol.2002.030841  1
2002 Yekutieli Y, Sumbre G, Flash T, Hochner B. How to move with no rigid skeleton? The octopus has the answers. Biologist (London, England). 49: 250-4. PMID 12486300  1
2002 Rokni D, Hochner B. Ionic currents underlying fast action potentials in the obliquely striated muscle cells of the octopus arm. Journal of Neurophysiology. 88: 3386-97. PMID 12466455 DOI: 10.1152/jn.00383.2002  1
2001 Sumbre G, Gutfreund Y, Fiorito G, Flash T, Hochner B. Control of octopus arm extension by a peripheral motor program. Science (New York, N.Y.). 293: 1845-8. PMID 11546877 DOI: 10.1126/science.1060976  1
2000 Matzner H, Gutfreund Y, Hochner B. Neuromuscular system of the flexible arm of the octopus: physiological characterization. Journal of Neurophysiology. 83: 1315-28. PMID 10712459  1
1998 Gutfreund Y, Flash T, Fiorito G, Hochner B. Patterns of arm muscle activation involved in octopus reaching movements. The Journal of Neuroscience : the Official Journal of the Society For Neuroscience. 18: 5976-87. PMID 9671683  0.52
1996 Gutfreund Y, Flash T, Yarom Y, Fiorito G, Segev I, Hochner B. Organization of octopus arm movements: a model system for studying the control of flexible arms. The Journal of Neuroscience : the Official Journal of the Society For Neuroscience. 16: 7297-307. PMID 8929436  1
1993 Adams SR, Bacskai BJ, Hochner B, Kaang BK, Kandel ER, Mahaut-Smith M, Tsien RY. Confocal imaging of cAMP signals in Aplysia neurons. The Japanese Journal of Physiology. 43: S91-3. PMID 8271521  1
1993 Bacskai BJ, Hochner B, Mahaut-Smith M, Adams SR, Kaang BK, Kandel ER, Tsien RY. Spatially resolved dynamics of cAMP and protein kinase A subunits in Aplysia sensory neurons. Science (New York, N.Y.). 260: 222-6. PMID 7682336  1
1992 Ghirardi M, Braha O, Hochner B, Montarolo PG, Kandel ER, Dale N. Roles of PKA and PKC in facilitation of evoked and spontaneous transmitter release at depressed and nondepressed synapses in Aplysia sensory neurons. Neuron. 9: 479-89. PMID 1355977 DOI: 10.1016/0896-6273(92)90185-G  1
1992 Hochner B, Kandel ER. Modulation of a transient K+ current in the pleural sensory neurons of Aplysia by serotonin and cAMP: implications for spike broadening. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 89: 11476-80. PMID 1333611  1
1991 Hochner B, Parnas H, Parnas I. Effects of intra-axonal injection of Ca2+ buffers on evoked release and on facilitation in the crayfish neuromuscular junction. Neuroscience Letters. 125: 215-8. PMID 1908959 DOI: 10.1016/0304-3940(91)90032-O  1
1991 Parnas I, Parnas H, Hochner B. Amount and time-course of release. The calcium hypothesis and the calcium-voltage hypothesis. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences. 635: 177-90. PMID 1683750  1
1990 Gilat E, Hochner B. Phorbol ester enhances synaptic transmission at crustacean neuromuscular junctions. Synapse (New York, N.Y.). 6: 91-100. PMID 2169073 DOI: 10.1002/syn.890060111  1
1990 Braha O, Dale N, Hochner B, Klein M, Abrams TW, Kandel ER. Second messengers involved in the two processes of presynaptic facilitation that contribute to sensitization and dishabituation in Aplysia sensory neurons. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 87: 2040-4. PMID 2155432  1
1990 Dash PK, Hochner B, Kandel ER. Injection of the cAMP-responsive element into the nucleus of Aplysia sensory neurons blocks long-term facilitation. Nature. 345: 718-21. PMID 2141668 DOI: 10.1038/345718a0  1
1989 Hochner B, Parnas H, Parnas I. Membrane depolarization evokes neurotransmitter release in the absence of calcium entry. Nature. 342: 433-5. PMID 2573839 DOI: 10.1038/342433a0  1
1987 Hochner B, Spira ME. Preservation of motoneuron electrotonic characteristics during postembryonic growth. The Journal of Neuroscience : the Official Journal of the Society For Neuroscience. 7: 261-70. PMID 3806197  1
1987 Spira ME, Zeldes D, Hochner B, Dormann A. The effects of microenvironment on the redifferentiation of regenerating neurones: neurite architecture, acetylcholine receptors and Ca2+ channel distribution. The Journal of Experimental Biology. 132: 111-31. PMID 2448413  1
1986 Hochner B, Klein M, Schacher S, Kandel ER. Action-potential duration and the modulation of transmitter release from the sensory neurons of Aplysia in presynaptic facilitation and behavioral sensitization. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 83: 8410-4. PMID 16593779  1
1986 Klein M, Hochner B, Kandel ER. Facilitatory transmitters and cAMP can modulate accommodation as well as transmitter release in Aplysia sensory neurons: Evidence for parallel processing in a single cell. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 83: 7994-8. PMID 16593772  1
1986 Hochner B, Spira ME. Two distinct propagating regenerative potentials in a single ethanol-treated axon. Brain Research. 398: 164-8. PMID 3801888 DOI: 10.1016/0006-8993(86)91262-X  1
1986 Hochner B, Klein M, Schacher S, Kandel ER. Additional component in the cellular mechanism of presynaptic facilitation contributes to behavioral dishabituation in Aplysia. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 83: 8794-8. PMID 2430300  1
1982 Aviv V, Hochner B, Spira ME. Ultrastructural changes of giant interneurons induced by in vivo application of calcium ionophore to the CNS of the cockroach Israel Journal of Medical Sciences. 18: 552-553.  1
1980 Hochner B, Spira ME. Axonal membrane properties are changed by alcohol Israel Journal of Medical Sciences. 16: 615.  1
1976 Spira ME, Klein M, Hochner B, Yarom Y, Castel M. Ultrastructural changes accompanying the disturbances of neuromuscular transmission caused by Pardachirus toxin. Neuroscience. 1: 117-24. PMID 187983 DOI: 10.1016/S0003-4975(10)63928-8  1
1976 Hochner B, Spira ME, Werman R. Penicillin decreases chloride conductance in crustacean muscle: a model for the epileptic neuron. Brain Research. 107: 85-103. PMID 178406 DOI: 10.1016/0006-8993(76)90097-4  1
1975 Klein M, Hochner B, Yarom Y. Electrophysiological and ultrastructural studies of the effects of Pardachirus toxin on the frog neuromuscular junction Israel Journal of Medical Sciences. 11: 855.  1
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