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Laboratory of Molecular and Cellular Neurobiology (LMCN)


Torres-Salazar D, Gonzalez-Suarez AD, Amara SG (2016) Transport and channel functions in EAATs: the missing link. Channels (Austin). 10(2):86-7. PMID: 26683197

Wheeler DS, Underhill SM, Stolz DB, Murdoch GH, Thiels E, Romero G Amara SG (2015) Amphetamine activates Rho GTPase signaling to mediate dopamine transporter internalization and acute behavioral effects of amphetamine. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA. 112(51): E7138-47. PMID: 26553986

Torres-Salazar D, Jiang J, Divito CB, Garcia-Olivares J and Amara SG (2015) A Mutation in Transmembrane Domain 7 (TM7) of Excitatory Amino Acid Transporters Disrupts the Substrate-dependent Gating of the Intrinsic Anion Conductance and Drives the Channel into a Constitutively Open State. J Biol Chem. 290 (38): 22977-90. PMID: 26203187

Underhill SM, Wheeler DS, Amara SG (2015) Differential regulation of two isoforms of the glial glutamate transporter EAAT2 by DLG1 and CAMKII. J Neurosci. 35(13):5260-70. PMID: 25834051

Watts SD, Torres-Salazar D, Divito CB, Amara SG (2014) Cysteine Transport through Excitatory Amino Acid Transporter 3 (EAAT3). PLoS One; 9(10):e109245. PMID: 25275463

Underhill SM, Wheeler DS, Li M, Watts SD, Ingram SL, Amara SG (2014) Amphetamine modulates excitatory neurotransmission through endocytosis of the glutamate transporter EAAT3 in dopamine neurons. Neuron; 83(2):404-16. Doi: 10.1016/j.neuron.2014.05.043. PMID: 25033183 PMCID: PMC4159050

Divito CB, Underhill SM (2014) Excitatory amino acid transporters: Roles in glutamatergic neurotransmission. Neurochem Int; Doi: 10.1016/j.neuint.2013.12.008. PMID: 24418112 PMCID: PMC4058416

Garcia-Olivares J, Torres-Salazar D, Owens WA, Baust T, Siderovski DP, Amara SG, Zhu J, Daws LC, Torres GE (2013) Inhibition of Dopamine transporters activity by G protein Bγ subunits PLoS One; 8(3):e59788. PMID: 23555781

Hong, W.C., and Amara ,S.G. (2013) Differential targeting of the dopamine transporter to recycling or degradative pathways during amphetamine- or PKC-regulated endocytosis in dopamine neurons. FASEB J; 27:2995-3007. PMID: 20688912