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TitleAdjunct Associate Professor
InstitutionBaylor College of Medicine
DepartmentDepartment of Pediatrics
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    U01AA013497     (ALCANTARA, ADRIANA A)Sep 27, 2001 - Aug 31, 2008
    Ethanol Driven Neuroadaptation of Cholinergic Interneur
    Role: Principal Investigator

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    1. Alcantara AA, Lim HY, Floyd CE, Garces J, Mendenhall JM, Lyons CL, Berlanga ML. Cocaine- and morphine-induced synaptic plasticity in the nucleus accumbens. Synapse. 2011 Apr; 65(4):309-20. PMID: 20730804.
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    2. Bao H, Berlanga ML, Xue M, Hapip SM, Daniels RW, Mendenhall JM, Alcantara AA, Zhang B. The atypical cadherin flamingo regulates synaptogenesis and helps prevent axonal and synaptic degeneration in Drosophila. Mol Cell Neurosci. 2007 Apr; 34(4):662-78. PMID: 17321750.
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    3. Camp MC, Mayfield RD, McCracken M, McCracken L, Alcantara AA. Neuroadaptations of Cdk5 in cholinergic interneurons of the nucleus accumbens and prefrontal cortex of inbred alcohol-preferring rats following voluntary alcohol drinking. Alcohol Clin Exp Res. 2006 Aug; 30(8):1322-35. PMID: 16899035.
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    4. Berlanga ML, Simpson TK, Alcantara AA. Dopamine D5 receptor localization on cholinergic neurons of the rat forebrain and diencephalon: a potential neuroanatomical substrate involved in mediating dopaminergic influences on acetylcholine release. J Comp Neurol. 2005 Nov 07; 492(1):34-49. PMID: 16175554.
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    5. Herring BE, Mayfield RD, Camp MC, Alcantara AA. Ethanol-induced Fos immunoreactivity in the extended amygdala and hypothalamus of the rat brain: focus on cholinergic interneurons of the nucleus accumbens. Alcohol Clin Exp Res. 2004 Apr; 28(4):588-97. PMID: 15100610.
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    6. Alcantara AA, Chen V, Herring BE, Mendenhall JM, Berlanga ML. Localization of dopamine D2 receptors on cholinergic interneurons of the dorsal striatum and nucleus accumbens of the rat. Brain Res. 2003 Oct 03; 986(1-2):22-9. PMID: 12965226.
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    7. Berlanga ML, Olsen CM, Chen V, Ikegami A, Herring BE, Duvauchelle CL, Alcantara AA. Cholinergic interneurons of the nucleus accumbens and dorsal striatum are activated by the self-administration of cocaine. Neuroscience. 2003; 120(4):1149-56. PMID: 12927219.
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    8. Alcantara AA, Mrzljak L, Jakab RL, Levey AI, Hersch SM, Goldman-Rakic PS. Muscarinic m1 and m2 receptor proteins in local circuit and projection neurons of the primate striatum: anatomical evidence for cholinergic modulation of glutamatergic prefronto-striatal pathways. J Comp Neurol. 2001 Jun 11; 434(4):445-60. PMID: 11343292.
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    9. Alcantara AA, Srinivasan S, Reilein AR, Karr TL. Antibodies directed against microtubule proteins from Drosophila melanogaster cross react with similar proteins in the rat brain. Brain Res. 1995 Dec 01; 701(1-2):47-54. PMID: 8925298.
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    10. Anderson BJ, Li X, Alcantara AA, Isaacs KR, Black JE, Greenough WT. Glial hypertrophy is associated with synaptogenesis following motor-skill learning, but not with angiogenesis following exercise. Glia. 1994 May; 11(1):73-80. PMID: 7520887.
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    11. Alcantara AA, Greenough WT. Developmental regulation of Fos and Fos-related antigens in cerebral cortex, striatum, hippocampus, and cerebellum of the rat. J Comp Neurol. 1993 Aug 01; 334(1):75-85. PMID: 8408760.
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    12. Alcantara AA, Pfenninger KH, Greenough WT. 5B4-CAM expression parallels neurite outgrowth and synaptogenesis in the developing rat brain. J Comp Neurol. 1992 May 15; 319(3):337-48. PMID: 1602048.
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