Recent Publications from the Biederer Lab


Research Publications Cell Biology  Neuroscience Physiology


Salzberg Y, Coleman AJ, Celestrin K, Cohen-Berkman M, Biederer T, Henis-Korenblit S, Bulow HE. 2017. Reduced Insulin/Insulin-Like Growth Factor Receptor Signaling Mitigates Defective Dendrite Morphogenesis in Mutants of the ER Stress Sensor IRE-1. 2017. PLoS Genet. 13: e1006579.  Abstract in PubMed

Park KA, Ribic A, Laage Gaupp FM, Coman D, Huang Y, Dulla CG, Hyder F, Biederer T. 2016. Excitatory synaptic drive and feedforward inhibition in the hippocampal CA3 circuit are regulated by SynCAM 1. J Neurosci. 36: 7464-7475.  Abstract in PubMed

Cijsouw T, Biederer T. 2016. How a piggyback synapse listens in to tune excitatory terminals. Neuron 90: 1143-1145.  books

Perez de Arce K, Schrod N, Metzbower SW, Allgeyer E, Kong GK, Tang AH, Krupp AJ, Stein V, Liu X, Bewersdorf J, Blanpied TA, Lucić V, Biederer T. 2015. Topographic mapping of the synaptic cleft into adhesive nanodomains. Neuron 88: 1165-1172.  books

Guo X, Wang SB, Xu H, Ribic A, Mohns EJ, Zhou Y, Zhu X, Biederer T, Crair MC, Chen B. 2015. Nat Comm. 6: 8005.  books

Cheadle L, Biederer T. 2014. Activity-dependent regulation of dendritic complexity by semaphorin 3A through Farp1. J Neurosci. 34: 7999-8009. books

Ribic A, Liu X, Crair MC, Biederer T. 2014. Structural organization and function of mouse photoreceptor ribbon synapses involve the immunoglobulin protein synaptic cell adhesion molecule 1. J Comp Neurol. 522: 900-920. books

Biederer T. 2013. Synaptic uSIRPation: the active neuron reigns over presynaptic partners. Nat Neurosci. 16: 1361-1362. books

Giza JI, Jung Y, Jeffrey RA, Neugebauer NM, Picciotto MR, Biederer T. 2013. The synaptic adhesion molecule SynCAM 1 contributes to cocaine effects on synapse structure and psychostimulant behavior. Neuropsychopharmacology 38: 628-638.  books

Cheadle L, Biederer T. 2012. The novel synaptogenic protein Farp1 links postsynaptic cytoskeletal dynamics and transsynaptic organization. J Cell Biol. 199: 985-1001.  books

Wilke SA, Hall BJ, Antonios JK, Denardo LA, Otto S, Yuan B, Chen F, Robbins EM, Tiglio K, Williams ME, Qiu Z, Biederer T, Ghosh A. 2012. NeuroD2 regulates the development of hippocampal mossy fiber synapses. Neural Dev. 7: 9.  books

Missler M, Sudhof TC, Biederer T. 2012. Synaptic Adhesion Molecules. In: Sudhof TC, Sheng M, Sabatini B, Editors-in-Chief, Synapses, Cold Spring Harbor Press, 2012.

Missler M, Südhof TC, Biederer T. 2012. Synaptic cell adhesion. Cold Spring Harb Perspect Biol. 4: a005694.  books

Fogel AI, Stagi M, Perez de Arce K, Biederer T. 2011. Lateral assembly of the immunoglobulin protein SynCAM 1 controls its adhesive function and instructs synapse formation. EMBO J. 30: 4728-4738.  books

Sandau US, Mungenast AE, Alderman Z, Sardi SP, Fogel AI, Taylor B, Parent AS, Biederer T, Corfas G, Ojeda SR. 2011. SynCAM1, a synaptic adhesion molecule, is expressed in astrocytes and contributes to erbB4 receptor-mediated control of female sexual development. Endocrinology 152: 2364-2376.  books

Sandau US, Mungenast AE, McCarthy J, Biederer T, Corfas G, Ojeda SR. 2011. Endocrinology 152: 2353-2363.  books

Robbins EM, Krupp AJ, Perez de Arce K, Ghosh AK, Fogel AI, Boucard A, Südhof TC, Stein V, Biederer T. 2010. SynCAM 1 adhesion dynamically regulates synapse number and impacts plasticity and learning. Neuron 68: 894-906. books

Fogel AI, Li Y, Giza J, Wang Q, Lam TT, Modis Y, Biederer T. 2010. N-glycosylation at the SynCAM (synaptic cell adhesion molecule) immunoglobulin interface modulates synaptic adhesion. J Biol Chem. 285: 34864-34874.  books

Stagi M, Fogel AI, Biederer T. 201. SynCAM 1 participates in axo-dendritic contact assembly and shapes neuronal growth cones. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 107: 7568-7573.  books

Biederer T, Stagi M. 2008. Signaling by synaptogenic molecules. Curr Opin Neurol. 18: 261-269.  books

Fogel AI, Akins MR, Krupp AJ, Stagi M, Stein V, Biederer T. 2007. SynCAMs organize synapses through heterophilic adhesion. J Neurosci. 27: 12516-12530.  books

Biederer T, Scheiffele P. 2007. Mixed-culture assays for analyzing neuronal synapse formation. Nat Protoc. 2: 670-676. books

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