School of Medicine

Wayne State University School of Medicine

Recent Publications - Neuro-Developmental Disorders & Substance Abuse

S. Radin, P. Ducheyne, A. Conti, and B. Rothman. The Effect of In Vitro Modeling Conditions on the Surface Reactions on Bioactive Glass. Journal of Biomedical Materials Research 37: (3) 363-375, 1997.

A.C. Conti, R. Raghupathi, A.D. Rink, J.Q. Trojanowski, T.K. McIntosh. Experimental Brain Injury Induces Regionally Distinct Apoptosis During the Acute and Post-Traumatic Period. Journal of Neuroscience 18(15):5663-72, 1998.

R. Raghupathi, A.C. Conti, D.I. Graham, S. Krajewski, J.C. Reed, M.S. Grady, J.Q. Trojanowski, T.K. McIntosh. Mild Traumatic Brain Injury Induces Apoptotic Cell Death in the Cortex that is Preceded by Decreases in Cellular Bcl-2 Immunoreactivity. Neuroscience 110(4):605-16, 2002

A.C. Conti, J.F. Cryan, A. Dalvi, I. Lucki, J.A. Blendy. cAMP Response Element Binding Protein is Essential for the Upregulation of Brain-Derived Neurotrophic Factor Transcription, but not the Behavioral or Endocrine Responses to Antidepressant Drugs. Journal of Neuroscience 22(8):3262-8, 2002

S.A. Mackler, Y.X. Homan, L. Korutla, A.C. Conti, J.A. Blendy. The Mouse Nac-1 Gene, Encoding a Cocaine-regulated BTB/POZ Protein is Regulated by AP1. Neuroscience 121(2):355-61, 2003

A.C. Conti, Y.C. Kuo, R.J. Valentino, J.A. Blendy. Inducible cAMP Early Repressor (ICER) Regulates Corticosterone Suppression After Tricyclic Antidepressant Treatment. Journal of Neuroscience 24(8):1967-75, 2004

T.L. Gur, A.C. Conti, J. Holden, A.J. Bechtcholt, T.E. Hill, I. Lucki, J.E. Malberg, J.A. Blendy. cAMP Response Element-Binding Protein Deficiency Allows for Increased Neurogenesis and a Rapid Onset of Antidepressant Response. Journal of Neuroscience 27(29):7860-68, 2007

S. Mackler, A. Pacchioni, R. Degnan, Y. Homan, A.C. Conti, P. Kalivas and J.A. Blendy. Requirement for the POZ/BTB Protein NAC1 in Acute but not Chronic Psychomotor Stimulant Response. Behavioural Brain Research. 187:48-55, 2008

A.C. Conti, J.W. Maas, Jr., L.M. Muglia, B.A.Dave, S.K. Vogt, T.T. Tran, E.J. Rayhel, L.J. Muglia. Distinct Regional and Subcellular Localization of Adenylyl Cyclases Type 1 and 8 in Mouse Brain. Neuroscience 146:713-29, 2007

K.L. Moulder, X. Jiang, C.Y. Chang, A.A. Taylor, A.M. Benz, A.C. Conti, L.J. Muglia, S. Mennerick. A specific role for Ca2+-dependent adenylyl cyclases in recovery from adaptive presynaptic silencing. Journal of Neuroscience 28(20):5159-68, 2008.

M. Zhang, C. Moon, G.C.-K. Chan, L. Yang, F. Zheng, A.C. Conti, L. Muglia, L.J. Muglia, D.R. Storm, H. Wang. Ca-stimulated type 8 adenylyl cyclase is required for rapid acquisition of novel spatial information and for working/episodic-like memory. Journal of Neuroscience, 28(18):4736-44, 2008.

A.C. Conti, C. Young, J.W. Olney, L.J. Muglia. Adenylyl Cyclase 1 and 8 Modulate Pro-Survival Pathways After Ethanol Exposure in the Neonatal Brain. Neurobiology of Disease. 33(1):111-8, 2008.

A.C. Conti, J.W. Maas, Jr., K.L. Moulder , X. Jiang, B.A. Dave, S. Mennerick, L.J. Muglia. Adenylyl Cyclases 1 and 8 Initiate a Presynaptic Homeostatic Response to Ethanol Treatment. PLoS ONE, 4(5): e5697, 2009.