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For a complete list, see the link to Sam's complete publication record at the end of this page.

Matthias Lübbert , OliverGoral, ChristianKeine, ConnonThomas, DebbieGuerrero-Given, TravisPutzke, RachelSatterfield, NaomiKamasawa, Samuel M.Young Jr.
CaV2.1 α1 Subunit Expression Regulates Presynaptic CaV2.1 Abundance and Synaptic Strength at a Central Synapse



Wei Dong, Tamara Radulovic, R. Oliver Goral, Connon Thomas, Monica Suarez Montesinos, Debbie Guerrero-Given, Akari Hagiwara, Travis Putzke, Yamato Hida, Manabu Abe, Kenji Sakimura, Naomi Kamasawa, Toshihisa Ohtsuka, Samuel M. Young Jr.
CAST/ELKS Proteins Control Voltage-Gated Ca2+ Channel Density and Synaptic Release Probability at a Mammalian Central Synapse
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Matthias Lübbert, R Oliver Goral, Rachel Satterfield, Travis Putzke, Arn MJM van den Maagdenberg, Naomi Kamasawa, Samuel M Young Jr A novel region in the CaV2.1 α1 subunit C-terminus regulates fast synaptic vesicle fusion and vesicle docking at the mammalian presynaptic active zone
Elife. 2017 Aug 8;6. pii: e28412. doi: 10.7554/eLife.28412.



Montesinos, M.S., Richards, R., Young, S.M. Jr. (2016) Helper Dependent Adenoviral vectors and their use in neuroscience applications. High Resolution Imaging of Proteins in Tissues and Cells:Light and Electron Micrscopy Methods and Protocols: Editors Steven D. Schwartzbach, Omar Skalli, and Thomas Schikorski. Springer Press Vol 1474 pp73-92





Montesinos, M.S., Goff, K., Das, B., Guerro-Givens, D., Dong, W. Schmalzigagu, RPremont, R.T., Kamasawa, N., Young, S.M. Jr. (2015) Presynaptic deletion of GIT proteins  results in increased synaptic strength at a mammalian central synapse. Neuron  88, (5) 918-925





Chen, Z., Das B., Nakamura, Y., DiGregorio, D., Young, SM Jr. (2015)  Ca2+ Channel to Synaptic Vesicle Distance Accounts for the Readily Releasable Pool Kinetics at a Functionally Mature Auditory Synapse J Neurosci. 35(5):2083-2100




Full publication list from the Young Laboratory.