Petra M Hermann

Summary

Affiliation: University of Calgary
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. pmc Evidence for inflammation-mediated memory dysfunction in gastropods: putative PLA2 and COX inhibitors abolish long-term memory failure induced by systemic immune challenges
    Petra M Hermann
    Department of Biological Sciences, Faculty of Science, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB T2N 1N4, Canada
    BMC Neurosci 14:83. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Evidence for age-dependent mating strategies in the simultaneous hermaphrodite snail, Lymnaea stagnalis (L.)
    Petra M Hermann
    Department of Biological Sciences, Faculty of Science, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, T2N 1N4 Canada
    J Exp Biol 212:3164-73. 2009
  3. pmc Failure of delayed nonsynaptic neuronal plasticity underlies age-associated long-term associative memory impairment
    Shawn N Watson
    Department of Biological Sciences, Faculty of Science, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB T2N 1 N4, Canada
    BMC Neurosci 13:103. 2012
  4. doi request reprint RGD-dependent mechanisms in the endoneurial phagocyte response and axonal regeneration in the nervous system of the snail Lymnaea stagnalis
    Petra M Hermann
    Department of Biological Sciences, Faculty of Science, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada, T2N 1N4
    J Exp Biol 211:491-501. 2008
  5. doi request reprint Phospholipase A₂: the key to reversing long-term memory impairment in a gastropod model of aging
    Shawn N Watson
    Department of Biological Sciences, Faculty of Science, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Neurobiol Aging 34:610-20. 2013
  6. ncbi request reprint Impairment of long-term associative memory in aging snails (Lymnaea stagnalis)
    Petra M Hermann
    Department of Biological Sciences, Faculty of Science, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Behav Neurosci 121:1400-14. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Epidermal growth factor-dependent enhancement of axonal regeneration in the pond snail Lymnaea stagnalis: role of phagocyte survival
    Petra M Hermann
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    J Comp Neurol 492:383-400. 2005
  8. pmc Oxidative-stress induced increase in circulating fatty acids does not contribute to phospholipase A2-dependent appetitive long-term memory failure in the pond snail Lymnaea stagnalis
    Emily Beaulieu
    Department of Biological Sciences, Faculty of Science, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta T2N 1N4, Canada
    BMC Neurosci 15:56. 2014
  9. ncbi request reprint Diminishing glutathione availability and age-associated decline in neuronal excitability
    Shawn N Watson
    Department of Biological Sciences, Faculty of Science, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Neurobiol Aging 35:1074-85. 2014
  10. ncbi request reprint Attenuation of knee joint inflammation by peripherally administered endomorphin-1
    Jason J McDougall
    Department of Physiology and Biophysics, McCaig Centre for Joint Injury and Arthritis Research, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB T2N 4N1 Canada
    J Mol Neurosci 22:125-37. 2004

Detail Information

Publications11

  1. pmc Evidence for inflammation-mediated memory dysfunction in gastropods: putative PLA2 and COX inhibitors abolish long-term memory failure induced by systemic immune challenges
    Petra M Hermann
    Department of Biological Sciences, Faculty of Science, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB T2N 1N4, Canada
    BMC Neurosci 14:83. 2013
    ..This study investigated the effect of biologically realistic challenges of L. stagnalis host defense response system on LTM function and potential involvement of PLA2, COX and LOX therein...
  2. doi request reprint Evidence for age-dependent mating strategies in the simultaneous hermaphrodite snail, Lymnaea stagnalis (L.)
    Petra M Hermann
    Department of Biological Sciences, Faculty of Science, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, T2N 1N4 Canada
    J Exp Biol 212:3164-73. 2009
    ..Together, our results indicate the existence of an age- and not size-dependent mating system in Lymnaea...
  3. pmc Failure of delayed nonsynaptic neuronal plasticity underlies age-associated long-term associative memory impairment
    Shawn N Watson
    Department of Biological Sciences, Faculty of Science, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB T2N 1 N4, Canada
    BMC Neurosci 13:103. 2012
    ....
  4. doi request reprint RGD-dependent mechanisms in the endoneurial phagocyte response and axonal regeneration in the nervous system of the snail Lymnaea stagnalis
    Petra M Hermann
    Department of Biological Sciences, Faculty of Science, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada, T2N 1N4
    J Exp Biol 211:491-501. 2008
    ..Collectively, these results emphasize the significance of RGD-dependent mechanisms in the regenerative response of the Lymnaea nervous system and implicate regulation of the cellular immune response as one of the factors in this context...
  5. doi request reprint Phospholipase A₂: the key to reversing long-term memory impairment in a gastropod model of aging
    Shawn N Watson
    Department of Biological Sciences, Faculty of Science, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Neurobiol Aging 34:610-20. 2013
    ..This supports the view that these processes suspend rather than irreversibly extinguish the aging nervous system's intrinsic capacity for plasticity...
  6. ncbi request reprint Impairment of long-term associative memory in aging snails (Lymnaea stagnalis)
    Petra M Hermann
    Department of Biological Sciences, Faculty of Science, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Behav Neurosci 121:1400-14. 2007
    ..Together, these results present the Lymnaea feeding system as a powerful paradigm for investigations of cellular and molecular foundations of biological aging in the brain...
  7. ncbi request reprint Epidermal growth factor-dependent enhancement of axonal regeneration in the pond snail Lymnaea stagnalis: role of phagocyte survival
    Petra M Hermann
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    J Comp Neurol 492:383-400. 2005
    ..Thus, we add a novel perspective to the ongoing discussion on the functional significance of the EGF signaling system in the injury responses of the nervous system...
  8. pmc Oxidative-stress induced increase in circulating fatty acids does not contribute to phospholipase A2-dependent appetitive long-term memory failure in the pond snail Lymnaea stagnalis
    Emily Beaulieu
    Department of Biological Sciences, Faculty of Science, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta T2N 1N4, Canada
    BMC Neurosci 15:56. 2014
    ..In the present study, we investigate the effects of experimentally induced oxidative stress and the role of elevated levels of circulating FFAs on LTM function using a non-aversive appetitive classical conditioning paradigm...
  9. ncbi request reprint Diminishing glutathione availability and age-associated decline in neuronal excitability
    Shawn N Watson
    Department of Biological Sciences, Faculty of Science, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Neurobiol Aging 35:1074-85. 2014
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Attenuation of knee joint inflammation by peripherally administered endomorphin-1
    Jason J McDougall
    Department of Physiology and Biophysics, McCaig Centre for Joint Injury and Arthritis Research, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB T2N 4N1 Canada
    J Mol Neurosci 22:125-37. 2004
    ..These anti-inflammatory effects are mediated by micro-opioid receptors located on capsaicin-sensitive afferent nerves...
  11. ncbi request reprint Rapid neuromodulatory actions of integrin ligands
    Willem C Wildering
    Department of Physiology and Biophysics, Neuroscience Research Group, Faculty of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, T2N 4N1 Canada
    J Neurosci 22:2419-26. 2002
    ..These findings indicate that ECM-integrin interactions play a dynamic role in regulating the physiological status of mature neurons, a process that may contribute to synaptic plasticity, neural regeneration, and neuropathology...