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European Light Microscopy Initiative

17th International ELMI Meeting

Booth 15

May 23-26, Dubrovnik, Croatia

 

Society for Neuroscience (SfN) 2017 Annual Meeting

Booth 2610

November 11-15, Washington DC, USA

 

Recent Publications

Dzhura I, Chepurny OG, Kelley GG, Leech CA, Roe MW, Dzhura E, Afshari P, Malik S, Rindler MJ, Xu X, Lu Y, Smrcka AV (2010)
Epac2-dependent mobilization of intracellular CA2+ by glucagon-like peptide-1 receptor agonist exendin-4 is disrupted in ϐ-cells of phospholipase C-ε knockout mice
J Physiol 588.24, pp 4871-4889
Equipment used: flash lamp system JML-C2

Umeda N, Ueno T, Pohlmeyer C, Nagano T, Inoue T (2010)
A Photocleavable Rapamycin Conjugate for Spatiotemporal Control of Small GTPase Activity
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2011, 133, 12-14
Equipment used: LED system UVILED

Klein C, Sachs WE, Henne U, Egami Y, Mai H, Ondrus V, Beifuss U (2010)
Application of Pressure-Sensitive Paint for Determination of Dynamic Surface Pressures on a 30 Hz Oscillating 2D profile in Transonic Flow
A. Dillmann et al. (Eds.): Numerical & Experimental Fluid Mechanics VII, NNFM 112, pp 323-330, Springer-Verlag
Equipment used: flash lamp system DLR-EP1

Kukley M, Nishiyama A, Dietrich D (2010)
The Fate of Synaptic Input to NG2 Glial Cells: Neurons Specifically Downregulate Transmitter Release onto Differentiating Oligodendroglial Cells
J Neuroscience, 30(24): 8320-8331
Equipment used: flash lamp system JML-C2


Cieluch E, Pietryga K, Sarewicz M, Osyczka A (2010)
Visualizing changes in electron distribution in coupled chains of cytochrome bc1 by modifying barrier for electron transfer between the FeS cluster and heme c1
Biochimia et Biophysica Acta 1797, 296-303
Equipment used: flash lamp system SP-20

Chepurny OG, Kelley GG, Dzhura I, Leech CA, Roe MW, Dzhura E, Li X, Schwede F, Genieser H-G, Holz GG (2010)
PKA-dependent potentiation of glucose-stimulated insulin secretion by Epac activator 8-pCPT-2'-O-Me-cAMP-AM in human islets of Langerhans
Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab 298: E622-E633
Equipment used: flash lamp system JML-C2


Bönigk W, Loogen A, Seifert R, Kashikar N, Klemm C, Krause E, Hagen V, Kremmer E, Strünker T, Kaupp UB (2009)
An Atypical CNG Channel Activated by a Single cGMP Molecule Controls Sperm Chemotaxis
Science Signaling, Vol. 2 Issue 94, ra68
Equipment used: flash lamp system DP-10

Pifferi S, Dibattista M, Sagheddu C, Boccaccio A, Al Qteishat A, Ghirardi F, Tirindelli R, Menini A (2009)
Calcium-activated chloride currents in olfactory sensory neurons from mice lacking bestrophin-2
J Physiol Vol. 587, No. 17, 4265–4279
Equipment used: flash lamp system JML-C2

Kochubey O, Han Y, Schneggenburger R (2009)
Developmental regulation of the intracellular Ca2+ sensitivity of vesicle fusion and Ca2+-secretion coupling at the rat calyx of Held
J Physiol Vol. 587, No. 12, 3009–3023
Equipment used: flash lamp system SP-20

Pickard JE, Ley K (2009)
Micro-PTV Measurement of the Fluid Shear Stress Acting on Adherent Leucocytes In Vivo
Biophysical Journal, Vol. 96, 4249-4259
Equipment used: flash lamp system DPS-2

Shaikh TR , Barnard D, Meng X, Wagenknecht T (2009)
Implementation of a flash-photolysis system for time-resolved cryo-electron microscopy
Journal of Structural Biology 165, 184–189
Equipment used: flash lamp system JML-C1

Cai H, Reim K, Varoqueaux F, Tapechum S, Hill K, Sørensen JB, Brose N, Chow RH (2008)
Complexin II plays a positive role in Ca2+ -triggered exocytosis by facilitating vesicle priming
PNAS, Vol. 105, No. 49, 19538-19543
Equipment used: flash lamp system XF-10


Bendels MHK, Beed P, Leibold C, Schmitz D, Johenning FW (2008)
A novel control software that improves the experimental workflow of scanning photostimulation experiments
Journal of Neuroscience Methods 175, 44-57
Equipment used: Spot illumination module for the Olympus BX51; 1W UV laser DPSL-355/1000

Liu CH, Satoh AK, Postma M, Huang J, Ready DF, Hardie RC (2008)
Ca2+ -Dependent Metarhodopsin Inactivation Mediated by Calmodulin and NINAC Myosin III
Neuron 59, 778-789
Photoisomerization of rhodopsin, Equipment used: flash lamp system JML-C1

Savery MD, Damiano ER (2008)
The Endothelial Glycocalyx is Hydrodynamically Relevant in Arterioles throughout the Cardiac Cycle
Biophysical Journal, Vol. 95, 1439-1447
Equipment used: flash lamp system DPS-1

Karatekin E, Viet VS, Huet S, Fanget I, Cribier S, Henry J-P (2008)
A 20-nm Step toward the Cell Membrane Preceding Exocytosis may correspond to Docking of Tethered Granules
Biophysical Journal Vol. 94, 2891-2905
Equipment used: flash lamp system JML-C2

Hagenston AM, Fitzpatrick JS, Yeckel MF (2008)
MGluR-Mediated Calcium Waves that Invade the Soma Regulate Firing in Layer V Medial Prefrontal Cortical Pyramidal Neurons
Cerebral Cortex 18(2):407-423
Equipment used: Spot illumination module for the Olympus BX51


Tran VS, Huet S, Fanget I, Cribier S, Henry J-P, Karatekin E (2007)
Characterization of sequential exocytosis in a human neuroendocrine cell line using evanescent wave microscopy and "virtual trajectory" analysis
Eur Biophys J 37: 55-69
Equipment used: flash lamp system JML-C2

Weiskopf D, Schmitt EK, Klühr MH, Dertinger SK, Steinem C (2007)
Micro-BLMs on Highly Ordered Porous Silicon Substrates: Rupture Process and Lateral Mobility
Langmuir 23, 9134-9139
Equipment used for FRAP: Spot illumination module for the Zeiss Axiotech

Wölfel M, Lou X, Schneggenburger R (2007)
A Mechanism Intrinsic to the Vesicle Fusion Machinery Determines Fast and Slow Transmitter Release at a Large CNS Synapse
J Neuroscience 27(12), 3198-3210
Equipment used: flash lamp system SP-20

Wadel K, Neher E, Sakaba T (2007)
The Coupling beween Synaptic Vesicles and Ca2+ Channels Determines Fast Neurotransmitter Release
Neuron 53, 563-575
Equipment used: flash lamp system JML-C2 plus coupling to the laser

Hong M, Ross WN (2007)
Priming of intracellular calcium stores in rat CA1 pyramidal neurons
J Physiol 584.1: 75–87
Equipment used: Spot illumination module for the Olympus BX50 and UVILED

Jin Y, Kim SJ, Kim J, Worley PF, Linden DJ (2007)
Long-Term Depression of mGluR1 Signaling
Neuron 55, 277-287
Equipment used: Spot illumination module for the Olympus BX51

Boccaccio A, Menini A (2007)
Temporal Development of Cyclic Nucleotide-Gated and Ca2+-Activated Cl- Currents in Isolated Mouse Olfactory Sensory Neurons
J Neurophysiol 98: 153-160
Equipment used: flash lamp system JML-C2

Sobie EA, Kao JPY, Lederer WJ (2007)
Novel approach to real-time flash photolysis and confocal [Ca2+] imaging
Eur J Physiol 454:663-673
Equipment used: Spot illumination module for the Zeiss Axiovert200.

Klein C, Henne U, Sachs WE, Engler RH, Egami Y, Ondrus V, Beifuss U, Mai H (2007)
Application of Pressure-Sensitive Paint for Determination of Dynamic Surface Pressures on a Rotating 65° Delta Wing and an Oscillating 2D profile in Transonic Flow
Contribution to the 22nd International Congress on Instrumentation in Aerospace Simulation Facilities, Pacific Grove, California
Equipment used: flash lamp system DLR-EP1


Canepari M, Ogden D (2006)
Kinetic, pharmacological and activity-dependent separation of two Ca2+ signalling pathways mediated by type 1 metabotropic glutamate receptors in rat Purkinje neurones
J. Physiol. 573, 65-83
Equipment used: flash lamp system JML-C2

Höpflinger M C, Andruchova O, Andruchov O, Grassberger H, Galler S (2006)
Effect of pH on the rate of myosin head detachment in molluscan catch muscle: are myosin heads involved in the catch state?
J Experimental Biology 209, 668-676

Straub SV, Bonev AD, Wilkerson MK, Nelson MT (2006)
Dynamic inositol trisphosphate-mediated calcium signals within astrocytic endfeet underlie vasodilation of cerebral arterioles
J Gen Physiol. 128(6):659-69
Equipment used: flash lamp system JML-C2

Boccaccio A, Lagostena L, Hagen V, Menini A (2006)
Fast Adaptation in Mouse Olfactory Sensory Neurons Does Not Require the Activity of Phosphodiesterase
J. Gen. Physiol., Vol. 128, 171-184
To study odorant adaption using patch-clamp recording cyclic nucleotides and Ca2+ were photolytically released from their respective caged precursors using flash lamp system JML-C2.

Nishigaki T, Wood CD, Shiba K, Baba SA, Darszon A (2006)
Stroboscopic illumination using light-emitting diodes reduces Phototoxicity in Fluorescence cell imaging
BioTechniques 41: 191-197
Equipment used: FlashCube

Strünker T, Weyand I, Bönigk W, Van Q, Loogen A, Brown JE, Kashikar N, Hagen V, Krause E, Kaupp UB (2006)
A K+-selective cGMP-gated ion channel controls chemosensation of sperm
Nat Cell Biol. 2006 Oct;8(10):1149-54
To study chemotaxis of sperm cyclic-GMP and cAMP were photolytiacally released caged precursors using flash lamp system JML-C2.

Sperandio M, Pickard J, Unnikrishnan S, Acton ST, Ley K (2006)
Analysis of Leukocyte Rolling In Vivo and In Vitro
Methods In Enzymology, Vol. 416, 346-371

Klein C, Sachs WE, Henne U, Egami Y, Ondrus V, Beifuss U (2006)
Unsteady Pressure Sensitive Paint measurement on a rotating 65° delta
Notes on Numerical Fluid Mechanics and Multidisciplinary Design, Contribution to the 15th STAB/DGLR Symposium, Darmstadt
Equipment used: flash lamp system DLR-EP1


Adesnik H, Nicole RA & PM England (2005)
Photoinactivation of native AMPA receptors reveals their real-time trafficking.
Neuron 48, 977-985
In this study on AMPA receptors caged glutamate and the antagonist ANQX was photolytically released using the UV-laser UVILA and the spot illumination module for the Olympus BX-51.

Kang G, Chepurny OG, Rindler MJ, Collis L, Chepurny Z, Li W, Harbeck M, Roe MW, Holz GG (2005)
A cAMP and Ca2+ coincidence detector in support of Ca2+-induced Ca2+ release (CICR) in pancreatic ß cells
J Physiol. 2005 Jul 1;566(Pt 1):173-88
Caged-Ca and caged IP3 were photolysed Spot illumination module, [Ca2+] was measured using FURA2.

Andruchova O, Höpflinger M C, Andruchov O, Galler S (2005)
No effect of twichin phosphorylation on the rate of myosin head detachment in molluscan catch muscle: are myosin heads involved in the catch state?
Eur J Physiol 450: 326-334

Galler S, Höpflinger M C, Andruchova O, Andruchov O, Grassberger H (2005)
Effect of vanadate, phosphate and 2,3-butanedione monoxime (BDM) on skinned molluscan catch muscle
Eur J Physiol 449: 372-383

Kurtz R (2004)
Ca2+ Clearance in Visual Motion-Sensitive Neurons of the Fly Studied In Vivo by Sensory Stimulation and UV Photolysis of Caged Ca2+
J Neurophysiol 92, 458-467
Ca-imaging was combined with flash photolysis of caged-Ca2+ using flash lamps system, Spot illumination module and thin quartz ligh guides of 100 or 200µm respectively.

Zheng Jj, Lee S, Zhou ZJ (2004)
A Developmental Switch in the Excitability and Function of the Starburst Network in the Mammalian Retina
Neuron, Vol.44, 851-864
In this study patch-clamp recording and Ca-imaging were combined with flash photlysis of DM-nitrophen using Spot illumination module.

 
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