Publication ListAcetylcholine and Choline


Anesthetized Animals:

  • Parikh, V., et al. Interactions between Abeta oligomers and presynaptic cholinergic signaling: Age-dependent effects on attentional capacities. Behav. Brain Res. 2014, 274(30-42.

  • Yegla, B. and Parikh, V. Effects of sustained proNGF blockade on attentional capacities in aged rats with compromised cholinergic system. Neurosci., 2014, 261(118-32.

  • Parikh, V., et al. Diminished trkA receptor signaling reveals cholinergic-attentional vulnerability of aging. Eur. J. Neurosci., 2013, 37(2):278-93.

  • Parikh, V., et al. The presynaptic choline transporter imposes limits on sustained cortical acetylcholine release and attention. J. Neurosci., 2013, 33(6):2326-37.

  • Howe, W.M., et al. Enhancement of attentional performance by selective stimulation of alpha4beta2(*) nAChRs: underlying cholinergic mechanisms. Neuropsychopharmacol., 2010, 35(6):1391-401.

  • Parikh, V., et al. Prefrontal beta2 subunit-containing and alpha7 nicotinic acetylcholine receptors differentially control glutamatergic and cholinergic signaling. J. Neurosci., 2010, 30(9):3518-30.


Awake-Behaving Animals:

  • Howe, W.M., et al. Acetylcholine Release in Prefrontal Cortex Promotes Gamma Oscillations and Theta-Gamma Coupling during Cue Detection.J. Neurosci. 2017, 37(12):3215-3230.

  • Gritton, al. Cortical cholinergic signaling controls the detection of cues.  Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA. 2016;113(8):E1089-97.

  • Bortz, DM., et al. Positive allosteric modulators of the α7 nicotinic acetylcholine receptor potentiate glutamate release in the prefrontal cortex of freely-moving rats. Neuropharmacol., 2016;111:78-91.

  • Howe, W.M., et al. Prefrontal cholinergic mechanisms instigating shifts from monitoring for cues to cue-guided performance: converging electrochemical and fMRI evidence from rats and humans. J. Neurosci., 2013, 33(20):8742-52.

  • Mattinson, C.E., et al. Tonic and phasic release of glutamate and acetylcholine neurotransmission in sub-regions of the rat prefrontal cortex using enzyme-based microelectrode arrays. J. Neurosci. Methods, 2011, 202(2):199-208.

  • Zhang, H., et al. Spatiotemporal coupling between hippocampal acetylcholine release and theta oscillations in vivo. J. Neurosci., 2010, 30(40):13431-40.

  • Zhang, H., et al. Acquiring local field potential information from amperometric neurochemical recordings. J. Neurosci. Methods, 2009, 179(2):191-200.