RECENT PUBLICATIONS


Boudaba, C., Szabó, K. and Tasker, J.G. (1996) Physiological mapping of local inhibitory inputs to the hypothalamic paraventricular nucleus. Journal of Neuroscience 16: 7151-7160. [Abstract] [PDF]

Schrader, L.A. and Tasker, J.G. (1997) Presynaptic modulation by metabotropic glutamate receptors of excitatory and inhibitory synaptic inputs to hypothalamic magnocellular neurons. Journal of Neurophysiology 77: 527-536. [Abstract] [PDF]

Boudaba, C., Schrader, L.A. and Tasker, J.G. (1997) Physiological evidence for local excitatory synaptic circuits in the rat hypothalamus. Journal of Neurophysiology 77: 3396-3400. [Abstract] [PDF]

Schrader, L.A. and Tasker, J.G. (1997) Modulation of multiple potassium currents by metabotropic glutamate receptors in hypothalamic neuroendocrine cells. Journal of Neurophysiology 78: 3428-3437. [Abstract] [PDF]

Daftary, S.S., Boudaba, C., Szabó, K. and Tasker, J.G. (1998) Noradrenergic excitation of magnocellular neurons in the rat hypothalamic paraventricular nucleus via intranuclear glutamatergic circuits. Journal of Neuroscience 18:10619-10628. [Abstract] [PDF]

Tasker, J.G., Boudaba, C. and Schrader, L.A. (1998) Local glutamatergic and GABAergic synaptic circuits and metabotropic glutamate receptors in the hypothalamic paraventricular and supraoptic nuclei. In Vasopressin and Oxytocin: Molecular, Cellular, and Clinical Advances, H.H. Zing, C.W. Bourque and D.G. Bichet, Editors, Plenum Publishing, pp. 117-121.

Luther, J.L. and Tasker, J.G. (2000) Voltage-gated currents distinguish     parvocellular from magnocellular neurones in the hypothalamic paraventricular nucleus. Journal of Physiology 523: 193-209. [Abstract] [PDF]

Daftary, S.S., Boudaba, C. and Tasker, J.G. (2000) Noradrenergic regulation of parvocellular neurons in the rat hypothalamic paraventricular nucleus. Neuroscience 96: 743-751.

Fancsik, A., Linn, D.M. and Tasker, J.G. (2000) Neurosteroid modulation of GABA IPSCs is phosphorylation dependent. Journal of Neuroscience 20: 3067-3075. [Abstract] [PDF]

Luther, J.L. and Tasker, J.G. (2000) A slow transient outward current expressed in a subset of neurosecretory neurons of the rat hypothalamic paraventricular nucleus. Journal of Neurophysiology 84:1814-1825. [Abstract] [PDF]


Tasker, J. (2000) Coregulation of Ion Channels by Neurosteroids and Phosphorylation. Science's STKE: http://www.stke.org/cgi/content/full/OC_sigtrans;2000/59/pe1 (Perspective)


Luther, J. L. ,  Daftary, S.S., Boudaba, C., Gould, G. C., Halmos, K. Cs.  and Tasker, J. G. ( 2002 ) Neurosecretory and  non-neurosecretory parvocellular neurons of the hypothalamic paraventricular nucleus express distinct electrophysiological properties.  Journal of Neuroendocrinology 14: 929-932. [Abstract]

Herman, J.P, Tasker, J.G., Ziegler, D.R. and Cullinan, W.E. (2002) Paraventricular hypothalamic stress integration: Limbic connections with local circuit neurons. Pharmacology, Biochemistry and Behavior 71:457-468. (Review)

Tasker, J.G., Boudaba, C., Poulain, D.A  and Theodosis, D.T. (2002) Cell Biology of Oxytocin and Vasopressin Neurons, In Hormones, Brain and Behavior, D.W. Pfaff, A.P. Arnold, A.M. Etgen, S.E. Fahrbach and R.T. Rubin, Editors, Academic Press, Vol. 3, pp. 811-842. (Review)

Herman, J.P., Cullinan, W.E., Ziegler, D.R. and Tasker, J.G. (2002) Role of the paraventricular nucleus microenvironment in stress integration. European Journal of Neuroscience 16:381-385. (Review)

Di, S., Malcher-Lopes, R., Halmos, K.Cs. and Tasker, J.G. (2003) Non-genomic glucocorticoid inhibition via endocannabinoid release in the hypothalamus: a fast feedback mechanism Journal of Neuroscience 23:4850-4857. [Abstract]

Boudaba, C., Di, S. and Tasker, J.G. (2003) Presynaptic noradrenergic regulation of glutamate inputs to rat hypothalamic magnocellular neurons. Journal of Neuroendocrinology 15:803-810. [Abstract]

Boudaba, C., Linn, D.M., Halmos, K.C., and Tasker, J.G. (2003) Increased tonic activation of presynaptic metabotropic glutamate receptors in the supraoptic nucleus following chronic dehydration. Journal of Physiology (in press).
[Abstract]

Di, S.,  Boudaba, C. and Tasker , J. G.  Dehydration-induced synaptic plasticity in hypothalamic magnocellular neurons. (submitted)