Targeting Trends Newsletter 12q1

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Newsletter Highlights

  • 2011 SfN Poster Award (page 2)
  • Antibodies for blocking fluorescence (page 5)
  • Teaser Winners (page 5)
  • Anti-mGluR2 and Tag-Targeted Toxins (page 7)
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Motivation’s modulation of attention through the mesolimbic-corticopetal cholinergic circuitry – read article (continued on page 6)

Contributed by Megan St. Peters and Martin Sarter
Depts of Psychology at Ferrum College, Ferrum, VA and University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

Product information related to cover article: 192-IgG-SAP (Cat. #IT-01), Mouse IgG-SAP (Cat. #IT-18)

Poster of the Year awarded by ATS at SFN 2011 (read abstracts)

Upcoming Events

  • American Association for Cancer Research / March 30-April 4, 2012 / Chicago, IL / Booth #745
  • Experimental Biology / April 21-25, 2012 / San Diego, CA / Booth #315

Honorable Mentions for ATS Poster of the Year at SFN 2011

Recent Scientific References (read online)

  • Abbott SB, Stornetta RL, Coates MB, Guyenet PG. (2011) Phox2b-expressing neurons of the parafacial region regulate breathing rate, inspiration, and expiration in conscious rats. J Neurosci 31(45):16410-16422. (Cat. #IT-03)
  • Botly LC, De Rosa E. (2011) Impaired Visual Search in Rats Reveals Cholinergic Contributions to Feature Binding in Visuospatial Attention. Cereb Cortex Epub. (Cat. #IT-01, Cat. #IT-18)
  • Cai L, Gibbs RB, Johnson DA. (2012) Recognition of novel objects and their location in rats with selective cholinergic lesion of the medial septum. Neurosci Lett 506(2):261-265. (Cat. #IT-01, Cat. #IT-18)
  • Fuller P, Sherman D, Pedersen NP, Saper CB, Lu J. (2011) Reassessment of the structural basis of the ascending arousal system. J Comp Neurol 519(5):933-956. (Cat. #IT-01, Cat. #IT-18)
  • Hayashida K, Peters CM, Gutierrez S, Eisenach JC. (2012) Depletion of Endogenous Noradrenaline Does Not Prevent Spinal Cord Plasticity Following Peripheral Nerve Injury. J Pain 13(1):49-57. (Cat. #IT-03)
  • Huckstepp RT, Dale N. (2011) Redefining the components of central CO2 chemosensitivity – towards a better understanding of mechanism. J Physiol 589(Pt 23):5561-5579. (Cat. #IT-03)
  • Janiesch PC, Kruger HS, Poschel B, Hanganu-Opatz IL. (2011) Cholinergic Control in Developing Prefrontal-Hippocampal Networks. J Neurosci 31(49):17955-17970. (Cat. #IT-01, Cat. #IT-18)
  • Khan AM KKL, Sanchez-Watts, Ponzio TA, Kuzmiski JB, Bains JS, Watts AG. (2011) MAP kinases couple hindbrain-derived catecholamine signals to hypothalamic adrenocortical control mechanisms during glycemia-related challenges. J Neurosci 31(50):18479-18491. (Cat. #IT-03, Cat. #IT-18)
  • Liu XY, Liu ZC, Sun YG, Ross M, Kim S, Tsai FF, Li QF, Jeffry J, Kim JY, Loh HH, Chen ZF. (2011) Unidirectional Cross-Activation of GRPR by MOR1D Uncouples Itch and Analgesia Induced by Opioids. Cell 147(2):447-458. (Cat. #IT-40, Cat. #IT-21)
  • Ritter S, Li AJ, Wang Q, Dinh TT. (2011) Minireview: The value of looking backward: the essential role of the hindbrain in counterregulatory responses to glucose deficit. Endocrinology 152(11):4019-4032. (Cat. #IT-03)
  • Taxini CL, Takakura AC, Gargaglioni LH, Moreira TS. (2011) Control of the central chemoreflex by A5 noradrenergic neurons in rats. Neuroscience 199:177-186. (Cat. #IT-03)

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