Michael Schaefer

Summary

Affiliation: Otto-von-Guericke University
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Neuroeconomics: in search of the neural representation of brands
    Michael Schaefer
    Department of Neurology, Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg, Magdeburg, Germany
    Prog Brain Res 178:241-52. 2009
  2. pmc Combining a semantic differential with fMRI to investigate brands as cultural symbols
    Michael Schaefer
    Department of Neurology, Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg, Magdeburg, Germany
    Soc Cogn Affect Neurosci 5:274-81. 2010
  3. pmc Alien hand syndrome: neural correlates of movements without conscious will
    Michael Schaefer
    Department of Neurology, Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg, Magdeburg, Germany
    PLoS ONE 5:e15010. 2010
  4. pmc Rough primes and rough conversations: evidence for a modality-specific basis to mental metaphors
    Michael Schaefer
    Department of Neurology, Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg, 39120 Magdeburg, Germany and Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    Soc Cogn Affect Neurosci 9:1653-9. 2014
  5. pmc Mirror-like brain responses to observed touch and personality dimensions
    Michael Schaefer
    Department of Neurology, Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg Magdeburg, Germany
    Front Hum Neurosci 7:227. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Waking up the alien hand: rubber hand illusion interacts with alien hand syndrome
    Michael Schaefer
    Department of Neurology, Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg, Magdeburg, Germany
    Neurocase 19:371-6. 2013
  7. pmc Communicative versus strategic rationality: Habermas theory of communicative action and the social brain
    Michael Schaefer
    Department of Neurology, Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg, Magdeburg, Germany
    PLoS ONE 8:e65111. 2013
  8. pmc Referral of touch and ownership between the hands and the role of the somatosensory cortices
    Michael Schaefer
    Department of Neurology, Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg, Magdeburg, Germany
    PLoS ONE 8:e52768. 2013
  9. pmc Close to you: embodied simulation for peripersonal space in primary somatosensory cortex
    Michael Schaefer
    Department of Neurology, Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg, Magdeburg, Germany
    PLoS ONE 7:e42308. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Touch and personality: extraversion predicts somatosensory brain response
    Michael Schaefer
    Department of Neurology, Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg, 39120 Magdeburg, Germany
    Neuroimage 62:432-8. 2012

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Publications57

  1. doi request reprint Neuroeconomics: in search of the neural representation of brands
    Michael Schaefer
    Department of Neurology, Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg, Magdeburg, Germany
    Prog Brain Res 178:241-52. 2009
    ..Thus, along with advanced cultural theories, neuroeconomics may provide important contributions to the understanding of brand-related or economic behavior...
  2. pmc Combining a semantic differential with fMRI to investigate brands as cultural symbols
    Michael Schaefer
    Department of Neurology, Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg, Magdeburg, Germany
    Soc Cogn Affect Neurosci 5:274-81. 2010
    ..We discuss the results as a different engagement of the prefrontal cortex when perceiving brands as cultural symbols...
  3. pmc Alien hand syndrome: neural correlates of movements without conscious will
    Michael Schaefer
    Department of Neurology, Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg, Magdeburg, Germany
    PLoS ONE 5:e15010. 2010
    ..This study aimed to examine neural correlates of this rare neurological disorder in a patient with corticobasal degeneration and alien hand syndrome of the left hand...
  4. pmc Rough primes and rough conversations: evidence for a modality-specific basis to mental metaphors
    Michael Schaefer
    Department of Neurology, Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg, 39120 Magdeburg, Germany and Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    Soc Cogn Affect Neurosci 9:1653-9. 2014
    ..Since this priming was based on somatosensory brain areas, our results provide support for the theory that sensorimotor grounding is intrinsic to cognitive processes. ..
  5. pmc Mirror-like brain responses to observed touch and personality dimensions
    Michael Schaefer
    Department of Neurology, Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg Magdeburg, Germany
    Front Hum Neurosci 7:227. 2013
    ..We conclude that vicarious brain responses to seen touch seem to interact with personality traits...
  6. doi request reprint Waking up the alien hand: rubber hand illusion interacts with alien hand syndrome
    Michael Schaefer
    Department of Neurology, Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg, Magdeburg, Germany
    Neurocase 19:371-6. 2013
    ..The results demonstrate that the alien hand syndrome can be affected by experimentally induced bodily illusions, which are based on the manipulation of touch and proprioceptive information. ..
  7. pmc Communicative versus strategic rationality: Habermas theory of communicative action and the social brain
    Michael Schaefer
    Department of Neurology, Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg, Magdeburg, Germany
    PLoS ONE 8:e65111. 2013
    ..Thus, the results demonstrate experimental support for the assumptions of the theory of communicative action...
  8. pmc Referral of touch and ownership between the hands and the role of the somatosensory cortices
    Michael Schaefer
    Department of Neurology, Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg, Magdeburg, Germany
    PLoS ONE 8:e52768. 2013
    ..The results suggest that the transfer of tactile information across the body midline could be mediated by neurons with bilateral tactile receptive fields (most likely BA2)...
  9. pmc Close to you: embodied simulation for peripersonal space in primary somatosensory cortex
    Michael Schaefer
    Department of Neurology, Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg, Magdeburg, Germany
    PLoS ONE 7:e42308. 2012
    ..Thus, we presented touch on a hand and close to the hand either in first-person-perspective or in third-person-perspective...
  10. doi request reprint Touch and personality: extraversion predicts somatosensory brain response
    Michael Schaefer
    Department of Neurology, Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg, 39120 Magdeburg, Germany
    Neuroimage 62:432-8. 2012
    ..We conclude that personality seems to depend on primary cortex activity. Furthermore, our results provide further evidence for an inter-hemispheric asymmetry of the social brain...
  11. doi request reprint Striatal response to favorite brands as a function of neuroticism and extraversion
    Michael Schaefer
    Department of Neurology, Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg, 39120 Magdeburg, Germany
    Brain Res 1425:83-9. 2011
    ..We discuss the results with recent studies on the neuronal substrates of reward related processing of cultural objects and the role of personality in brand loyalty...
  12. doi request reprint Embodied empathy for tactile events: Interindividual differences and vicarious somatosensory responses during touch observation
    Michael Schaefer
    Department of Neurology, Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg, 39120 Magdeburg, Germany
    Neuroimage 60:952-7. 2012
    ..This link demonstrates that vicarious somatosensory responses for simple touch are influenced by the observer's personality traits, therefore suggesting a role for personality traits in a putative mirror neuron system...
  13. ncbi request reprint Favorite brands as cultural objects modulate reward circuit
    Michael Schaefer
    Department of Neurology II, Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg, Magdeburg, Germany
    Neuroreport 18:141-5. 2007
    ..Moreover, social stimuli may function as secondary inducers of reward mechanisms...
  14. doi request reprint Effects of different viewing perspectives on somatosensory activations during observation of touch
    Michael Schaefer
    Human Cortical Physiology Section and Stroke Neurorehabilitation Clinic, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Hum Brain Mapp 30:2722-30. 2009
    ..Moreover, somatosensory responses differed depending on the perspective of the observed touch. We discuss the results in terms of a possible mirror neuron system for observed and experienced touch...
  15. ncbi request reprint Morphing the body: illusory feeling of an elongated arm affects somatosensory homunculus
    Michael Schaefer
    Department of Neurology II, Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg, 39120 Magdeburg, Germany
    Neuroimage 36:700-5. 2007
    ..We discuss the results as possible top-down modulations of SI by higher order somatosensory areas...
  16. doi request reprint Observing the touched body magnified alters somatosensory homunculus
    Michael Schaefer
    Department of Neurology II, Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg, Magdeburg, Germany
    Neuroreport 19:901-5. 2008
    ..We discuss the results as dynamic interactions between vision and touch in SI via back projections from multimodal cortical areas...
  17. ncbi request reprint Verbal memory encoding in patients with left-sided hippocampal sclerosis
    Michael Schaefer
    Human Cortical Physiology Section, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
    Neuroreport 17:1219-23. 2006
    ..The temporal lobe epilepsy group showed enhanced activation in left fusiform gyrus. We discuss these results in terms of different strategy use by the groups...
  18. doi request reprint My third arm: shifts in topography of the somatosensory homunculus predict feeling of an artificial supernumerary arm
    Michael Schaefer
    Department of Neurology II, Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg, Magdeburg, Germany
    Hum Brain Mapp 30:1413-20. 2009
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  19. ncbi request reprint Reliability and validity of neuroelectric source imaging in primary somatosensory cortex of human upper limb amputees
    Michael Schaefer
    Department of Clinical and Cognitive Neuroscience at the University of Heidelberg, Central Institute of Mental Health, Mannheim, Germany
    Brain Topogr 15:95-106. 2002
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  20. ncbi request reprint Homo- and heteromeric assembly of TRPV channel subunits
    Nicole Hellwig
    Institut fur Pharmakologie, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Campus Benjamin Franklin, Thielallee 67 73, 14195 Berlin, Germany
    J Cell Sci 118:917-28. 2005
    ..The relative contribution of intramolecularly linked interaction modules presumably controls the overall affinity and the specificity of TRPV channel assembly...
  21. ncbi request reprint Characterization of p87PIKAP, a novel regulatory subunit of phosphoinositide 3-kinase gamma that is highly expressed in heart and interacts with PDE3B
    Philipp Voigt
    Institut fur Pharmakologie, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Campus Benjamin Franklin, Thielallee 67 73, 14195 Berlin, Germany
    J Biol Chem 281:9977-86. 2006
    ....
  22. doi request reprint Heterodimerization of hypothalamic G-protein-coupled receptors involved in weight regulation
    Anne Rediger
    Institute of Experimental Pediatric Endocrinology, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Germany
    Obes Facts 2:80-6. 2009
    ..So far, homodimerization was shown for a few of these receptors. Heterodimerization of unrelated receptors may have profound functional consequence but heterodimerization of GPCRs involved in weight regulation was not reported yet...
  23. pmc Mycobacteria attenuate nociceptive responses by formyl peptide receptor triggered opioid peptide release from neutrophils
    Heike L Rittner
    Klinik für Anaesthesiologie mit Schwerpunkt Operative Intensivmedizin, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Campus Benjamin Franklin, Berlin, Germany
    PLoS Pathog 5:e1000362. 2009
    ..Future therapeutic strategies may aim at selective FPR agonists to boost endogenous analgesia...
  24. ncbi request reprint Dynamic modulation of the primary somatosensory cortex during seeing and feeling a touched hand
    Michael Schaefer
    Human Cortical Physiology Section, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Neuroimage 29:587-92. 2006
    ..Thus, only if the seen touch is attributed to the own body, SI seems to be modulated...
  25. ncbi request reprint Task-relevant modulation of primary somatosensory cortex suggests a prefrontal-cortical sensory gating system
    Michael Schaefer
    Human Cortical Physiology Section, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Neuroimage 27:130-5. 2005
    ..Thus, we conclude that SI maps undergo dynamic modulation depending on motor tasks with different cognitive demands. The results suggest that this short-term plasticity may be regulated by a prefrontal-cortical sensory gating system...
  26. ncbi request reprint Short-term plasticity of the primary somatosensory cortex during tool use
    Michael Schaefer
    Human Cortical Physiology Section, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Neuroreport 15:1293-7. 2004
    ..Our data suggest that somatosensory cortical maps are part of the neural network representing the modified schema of the hand in which the tool was incorporated...
  27. ncbi request reprint Localization of the human female breast in primary somatosensory cortex
    Yvonne Rothemund
    Department of Clinical and Cognitive Neuroscience at the University of Heidelberg, Central Institute of Mental Health, J5, 68159, Mannheim, Germany
    Exp Brain Res 164:357-64. 2005
    ..Despite an extensive body of research on the topography of the primary somatosensory cortex (S1) little is known about the representation of the trunk...
  28. ncbi request reprint Fooling your feelings: artificially induced referred sensations are linked to a modulation of the primary somatosensory cortex
    Michael Schaefer
    Human Cortical Physiology Section, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Neuroimage 29:67-73. 2006
    ..Since the amount of the referred sensation was significantly correlated with the modulation in SI, we argue that SI is involved in this kind of artificially induced referred sensation...
  29. ncbi request reprint Reproducibility and stability of neuromagnetic source imaging in primary somatosensory cortex
    Michael Schaefer
    Human Cortical Physiology Section, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Brain Topogr 17:47-53. 2004
    ..These results support the use of MEG recordings combined with MRI as an adequate method to define the organization of the human primary somatosensory cortex and provide a useful approach to the rapid detection of neuroplasticity...
  30. doi request reprint Ultraviolet light and photosensitising agents activate TRPA1 via generation of oxidative stress
    Kerstin Hill
    Molekulare Pharmakologie und Zellbiologie, Neurowissenschaftliches Forschungszentrum, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Thielallee 71, 14195 Berlin, Germany
    Cell Calcium 45:155-64. 2009
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  31. ncbi request reprint Reversible photobleaching of enhanced green fluorescent proteins
    Daniel Sinnecker
    Institut fur Pharmakologie, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Campus Benjamin Franklin, Thielallee 67 73, 14195 Berlin, Germany
    Biochemistry 44:7085-94. 2005
    ..These processes can cause significant artifacts in commonly applied imaging techniques, photobleach-based FRET determinations, and FRAP assays...
  32. doi request reprint Subcellular localization and dimerization of APLP1 are strikingly different from APP and APLP2
    Daniela Kaden
    Institut fur Chemie und Biochemie, Freie Universitat Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    J Cell Sci 122:368-77. 2009
    ..The current data suggest that this is due to the formation of heteromeric complexes, opening the way for novel therapeutic strategies targeting these complexes...
  33. pmc Novel APP/Aβ mutation K16N produces highly toxic heteromeric Aβ oligomers
    Daniela Kaden
    Institut fuer Chemie und Biochemie, Freie Universitaet, Berlin, Germany
    EMBO Mol Med 4:647-59. 2012
    ..Thus the mutation characterized here harbours a combination of risk factors that synergistically may contribute to the development of early onset Alzheimer disease...
  34. ncbi request reprint Thinking on luxury or pragmatic brand products: Brain responses to different categories of culturally based brands
    Michael Schaefer
    Department of Neurology II, Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg, 39120 Magdeburg, Germany
    Brain Res 1165:98-104. 2007
    ..We discuss the results as differential engagement of the prefrontal cortex depending on the attributed characteristic of a brand...
  35. ncbi request reprint Seeing the hand being touched modulates the primary somatosensory cortex
    Michael Schaefer
    Human Cortical Physiology Section, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Neuroreport 16:1101-5. 2005
    ..We discuss these cross-modal interactions with recent studies on visuotactile enhancement...
  36. doi request reprint A heterozygous mutation in the third transmembrane domain causes a dominant-negative effect on signalling capability of the MC4R
    Patrick Tarnow
    Department of Pediatric Endocrinology, Charite, Campus Virchow Klinikum Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    Obes Facts 1:155-62. 2008
    ..For most MC4R mutations a gene dosage effect seems to be the underlying mechanism. However, a dominant negative effect of a heterozygous MC4R mutation was recently identified, pointing to an additional mechanism of MC4R inactivation...
  37. ncbi request reprint Free fatty acids increase cytosolic free calcium and stimulate insulin secretion from beta-cells through activation of GPR40
    Susanne Schnell
    Abteilung Endokrinologie, Diabetes und Ernährungsmedizin, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Campus Benjamin Franklin, Hindenburgdamm 30, 12203 Berlin, Germany
    Mol Cell Endocrinol 263:173-80. 2007
    ....
  38. ncbi request reprint Viewing touch improves tactile sensory threshold
    Michael Schaefer
    Human Cortical Physiology Section, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Neuroreport 16:367-70. 2005
    ..This enhancement was specific for the index finger shown in the video. The results link the visuotactile enhancement of this study to the observation of touch rather than to the simple depiction of the body part...
  39. ncbi request reprint Reproducibility and stability of neuroelectric source imaging in primary somatosensory cortex
    Michael Schaefer
    Department of Clinical and Cognitive Neuroscience at the University of Heidelberg, Central Institute of Mental Health, Mannheim, Germany
    Brain Topogr 14:179-89. 2002
    ..BEM was not found to be superior to a 4-shell model. These data support the use of multi-electrode EEG recordings combined with MRI as an adequate method for the investigation of the functional organization of the somatosensory cortex...
  40. doi request reprint Signal amplification between Gbetagamma release and PI3Kgamma-mediated PI(3,4,5)P3 formation monitored by a fluorescent Gbetagamma biosensor protein and repetitive two component total internal reflection/fluorescence redistribution after photobleaching an
    Astrid Tannert
    Department of Molecular Pharmacology and Cell Biology, Neurowissenschaftliches Forschungszentrum, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    Biochemistry 47:11239-50. 2008
    ....
  41. pmc LI-cadherin cis-dimerizes in the plasma membrane Ca(2+) independently and forms highly dynamic trans-contacts
    Thilo Bartolmäs
    Institute for Transfusion Medicine, Charite, Berlin, Germany
    Cell Mol Life Sci 69:3851-62. 2012
    ..12 ± 0.01 μm(2)/s, revealing that, in contrast to classical and desmosomal cadherins, trans-contacts formed by LI-cadherin are highly dynamic...
  42. ncbi request reprint Fluorescence resonance energy transfer analysis reveals the existence of endothelin-A and endothelin-B receptor homodimers
    Bernd Gregan
    Institut fur Pharmakologie, Charite Campus Benjamin Franklin, Berlin, Germany
    J Cardiovasc Pharmacol 44:S30-3. 2004
    ..CFP/ ETA.YFP and ETB.CFP/ETB.YFP homodimers, respectively. The data demonstrate that endothelin-A and endothelin-B receptors exist as constitutive homodimers, which are not altered in the presence of agonists or antagonists...
  43. ncbi request reprint Dynamic shifts in the organization of primary somatosensory cortex induced by bimanual spatial coupling of motor activity
    Michael Schaefer
    Human Cortical Physiology Section, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, National Institutes of Health, Building 10, Room 5S 208, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Neuroimage 25:395-400. 2005
    ..Our data suggest that somatosensory cortical maps undergo fast and dynamic modulation as a result of a task-related influence of motor or premotor areas...
  44. pmc GxxxG motifs within the amyloid precursor protein transmembrane sequence are critical for the etiology of Abeta42
    Lisa Marie Munter
    Institut fur Chemie und Biochemie, Freie Universitat Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    EMBO J 26:1702-12. 2007
    ..The results demonstrate that dimerization of APP TMS is a risk factor for AD due to facilitating Abeta42 production...
  45. pmc Requirement of an intermediate gene expression for biphasic ERK1/2 activation in thrombin-stimulated vascular smooth muscle cells
    Alejandra Pérez Sastre
    Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Division of Molecular Pharmacology and Cell Biology, Thielallee 67 73, 14195 Berlin, Germany
    J Biol Chem 283:25871-8. 2008
    ..These data imply that the hormonal control of contractile protein expression relies on an intermediate HB-EGF expression to sustain the signaling strength within the Ras/Raf/MEK/ERK cascade...
  46. ncbi request reprint Neural correlates of culturally familiar brands of car manufacturers
    Michael Schaefer
    Human Cortical Physiology Section, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Neuroimage 31:861-5. 2006
    ..We discuss the results as self-relevant processing induced by the imagined use of cars of familiar brands and suggest that the prefrontal cortex plays a crucial role for processing culturally based brands...
  47. ncbi request reprint Assigning functional domains within the p101 regulatory subunit of phosphoinositide 3-kinase gamma
    Philipp Voigt
    Institut fur Pharmakologie, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Campus Benjamin Franklin, Thielallee 67 73, 14195 Berlin, Germany
    J Biol Chem 280:5121-7. 2005
    ..In addition to establishing a domain structure for p101, our results point to the existence of a previously unknown, p101-related regulatory subunit for PI3Kgamma...
  48. ncbi request reprint Pain control by CXCR2 ligands through Ca2+-regulated release of opioid peptides from polymorphonuclear cells
    Heike L Rittner
    Klinik fur Anaesthesiologie und operative Intensivmedizin, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Campus Benjamin Franklin, Hindenburgdamm 30, D 12200 Berlin, Germany
    FASEB J 20:2627-9. 2006
    ..These findings demonstrate that, beyond cell recruitment, CXCR2 ligands induce Ca2+-regulated opioid release from PMN and thereby inhibit inflammatory pain in vivo...
  49. doi request reprint Belief in a just world is associated with activity in insula and somatosensory cortices as a response to the perception of norm violations
    Claudia Denke
    a Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    Soc Neurosci 9:514-21. 2014
    ..Thus, our results suggest a role for insula/somatosensory cortex for the belief in a just world. ..
  50. ncbi request reprint Lateralized irrelevant speech alters visuospatial selective attention mechanisms
    Michael Schaefer
    Human Cortical Physiology Section, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, National Institutes of Health, Bldg 10, Room 5N 234, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Biol Psychol 72:51-8. 2006
    ..The results suggest crossmodal links of speech and visuospatial attention mechanisms at a very early stage of human perception...
  51. ncbi request reprint TRPA1 is differentially modulated by the amphipathic molecules trinitrophenol and chlorpromazine
    Kerstin Hill
    Institut fur Pharmakologie, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Campus Benjamin Franklin, Thielallee 67 73, 14195 Berlin, Germany
    J Biol Chem 282:7145-53. 2007
    ..The variability in the shape of the I-V curve gives a first indication that native mechanically activated TRPA1 currents must not necessarily exhibit the same biophysical properties as ligand-activated TRPA1 currents...
  52. doi request reprint Surface expression of gpA33 is dependent on culture density and cell-cycle phase and is regulated by intracellular traffic rather than gene transcription
    Dietmar Frey
    Centrum für Tumormedizin, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    Cancer Biother Radiopharm 23:65-73. 2008
    ..However, intracellular traffic and recycling to the cell surface appear to play a major role in its function and to have an influence on its surface density superseding translational regulation...
  53. ncbi request reprint Endocytosis and intracellular trafficking of fatty acid esters of phenylaminopropanediol, the putative etiologic agents of the toxic oil syndrome (TOS)
    Jose B Gonzalez
    Institut fur Klinische Chemie und Pathobiochemie, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Campus Benjamin Franklin, Hindenburgdamm 30, 12200 Berlin, Germany
    Toxicol Lett 163:206-12. 2006
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  54. ncbi request reprint Monitoring of lung edema by microwave reflectometry during lung ischemia-reperfusion injury in vivo
    Kai Nowak
    Department of Surgery, Clinical Medical Faculty Mannheim, University of Heidelberg, Mannheim, Germany
    Eur Surg Res 38:18-26. 2006
    ..5 +/- 2.4%; PaO2: 173 +/- 30 mm Hg). DMC values reflected changes on the physiological and molecular level. In conclusion, lung edema monitoring by microwave reflectometry might become a tool for the thoracic surgeon...
  55. ncbi request reprint Mechanisms of arginine-vasopressin-induced Ca2+ oscillations in beta-cells (HIT-T15): a role for oscillating protein kinase C
    Michael Schaefer
    Institut fur Pharmakologie, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, 14195 Berlin, Germany
    Endocrinology 145:4635-44. 2004
    ....
  56. ncbi request reprint TRPV1 acts as proton channel to induce acidification in nociceptive neurons
    Nicole Hellwig
    Department of Pharmacology, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Campus Benjamin Franklin, Thielallee 67 73, 14195 Berlin, Germany
    J Biol Chem 279:34553-61. 2004
    ..In acidic media, the high relative proton permeability through TRPV1 defines a novel proton entry mechanism in nociceptive neurons...
  57. ncbi request reprint MC4R oligomerizes independently of extracellular cysteine residues
    Andrea Elsner
    Otto Heubner Centrum für Kinderheilkunde und Jugendmedizin, Pädiatrische Endokrinologie, Campus Virchow Klinikum, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Augustenburger Platz 1, 13353 Berlin, Germany
    Peptides 27:372-9. 2006
    ..Therefore for MC4R dimerization structures of the transmembrane-spanning helices are more likely to be involved...