Lars Kunz

Summary

Affiliation: University of Munich
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. pmc FSH regulates acetycholine production by ovarian granulosa cells
    Artur Mayerhofer
    Anatomisches Institut der Universität München, Deutschland
    Reprod Biol Endocrinol 4:37. 2006
  2. pmc Dopamine receptor repertoire of human granulosa cells
    Veronica Rey-Ares
    Anatomisches Institut, Ludwig Maximilians Universität LMU, Munchen, Germany
    Reprod Biol Endocrinol 5:40. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Ca2+-activated, large conductance K+ channel in the ovary: identification, characterization, and functional involvement in steroidogenesis
    Lars Kunz
    Anatomical Institute, University of Munich, D 80802 Munich, Germany
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 87:5566-74. 2002
  4. ncbi request reprint Voltage-dependent K+ channel acts as sex steroid sensor in endocrine cells of the human ovary
    Lars Kunz
    Anatomical Institute, University of Munich, Biedersteiner Str 29, Munich, Germany
    J Cell Physiol 206:167-74. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint The adenosine 5'-triphosphate-sensitive potassium channel in endocrine cells of the human ovary: role in membrane potential generation and steroidogenesis
    Lars Kunz
    Anatomical Institute, University of Munich, Biedersteiner Str 29, D 80802 Munich, Germany
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 91:1950-5. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint A non-neuronal cholinergic system of the ovarian follicle
    Artur Mayerhofer
    Anatomisches Institut der Universität München, Biedersteiner Strasse 29, 80802 Munchen, Germany
    Ann Anat 187:521-8. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint The expression and biological role of the non-neuronal cholinergic system in the ovary
    Artur Mayerhofer
    Anatomisches Institut der Universität München, Biedersteiner Strasse 29, D 80802 München, Germany
    Life Sci 72:2039-45. 2003
  8. pmc Identification and characterization of Ca2+-activated K+ channels in granulosa cells of the human ovary
    Matthias H Traut
    Institute for Cell Biology, University of Munich, Munich, Germany
    Reprod Biol Endocrinol 7:28. 2009
  9. pmc Human tryptase cleaves pro-nerve growth factor (pro-NGF): hints of local, mast cell-dependent regulation of NGF/pro-NGF action
    Katrin Spinnler
    Institute for Cell Biology and Anatomy, Ludwig Maximilians University, Biedersteiner Strasse 29, D 80802 Munich, Germany
    J Biol Chem 286:31707-13. 2011
  10. ncbi request reprint Enterochromaffin cells of the human gut: sensors for spices and odorants
    Thomas Braun
    Institute of Anatomy, Ludwig Maximilian University Munich, Munich, Germany
    Gastroenterology 132:1890-901. 2007

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Publications14

  1. pmc FSH regulates acetycholine production by ovarian granulosa cells
    Artur Mayerhofer
    Anatomisches Institut der Universität München, Deutschland
    Reprod Biol Endocrinol 4:37. 2006
    ..To gain further insights into the possible role of ACh in the ovary, we examined ChAT expression in the gland before and after birth, as well as in adults, and studied the regulation of ACh production by FSH...
  2. pmc Dopamine receptor repertoire of human granulosa cells
    Veronica Rey-Ares
    Anatomisches Institut, Ludwig Maximilians Universität LMU, Munchen, Germany
    Reprod Biol Endocrinol 5:40. 2007
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  3. ncbi request reprint Ca2+-activated, large conductance K+ channel in the ovary: identification, characterization, and functional involvement in steroidogenesis
    Lars Kunz
    Anatomical Institute, University of Munich, D 80802 Munich, Germany
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 87:5566-74. 2002
    ..We conclude that BK(Ca) channel activity in GCs is mediated by components of the intraovarian signaling system, thereby interlinking a systemic hormonal and a local neuroendocrine system in control of steroidogenesis...
  4. ncbi request reprint Voltage-dependent K+ channel acts as sex steroid sensor in endocrine cells of the human ovary
    Lars Kunz
    Anatomical Institute, University of Munich, Biedersteiner Str 29, Munich, Germany
    J Cell Physiol 206:167-74. 2006
    ..Our data might also be important for Kv4 channels in the brain and the cardiovascular system where rapid steroid effects are discussed in the context of prevention of cell death...
  5. ncbi request reprint The adenosine 5'-triphosphate-sensitive potassium channel in endocrine cells of the human ovary: role in membrane potential generation and steroidogenesis
    Lars Kunz
    Anatomical Institute, University of Munich, Biedersteiner Str 29, D 80802 Munich, Germany
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 91:1950-5. 2006
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint A non-neuronal cholinergic system of the ovarian follicle
    Artur Mayerhofer
    Anatomisches Institut der Universität München, Biedersteiner Strasse 29, 80802 Munchen, Germany
    Ann Anat 187:521-8. 2005
    ..The present data pinpoint ACh as an emerging, unique intraovarian signalling molecule...
  7. ncbi request reprint The expression and biological role of the non-neuronal cholinergic system in the ovary
    Artur Mayerhofer
    Anatomisches Institut der Universität München, Biedersteiner Strasse 29, D 80802 München, Germany
    Life Sci 72:2039-45. 2003
    ..We propose that an as yet unexplored intraovarian cholinergic system exists, which contributes to physiological ovarian tissue remodeling by stimulation of cell proliferation...
  8. pmc Identification and characterization of Ca2+-activated K+ channels in granulosa cells of the human ovary
    Matthias H Traut
    Institute for Cell Biology, University of Munich, Munich, Germany
    Reprod Biol Endocrinol 7:28. 2009
    ..g. acetylcholine) via raised intracellular Ca2+ levels. In this study, we aimed at characterizing 1. expression and functions of K(Ca) channels (including BK(Ca) beta-subunits), and 2. biophysical properties of BK(Ca) channels...
  9. pmc Human tryptase cleaves pro-nerve growth factor (pro-NGF): hints of local, mast cell-dependent regulation of NGF/pro-NGF action
    Katrin Spinnler
    Institute for Cell Biology and Anatomy, Ludwig Maximilians University, Biedersteiner Strasse 29, D 80802 Munich, Germany
    J Biol Chem 286:31707-13. 2011
    ..As NGF and pro-NGF have different affinities for their receptors, this indicates a novel way by which mast cells, via tryptase, can modify the microenvironment in human tissues with regard to neurotrophin actions...
  10. ncbi request reprint Enterochromaffin cells of the human gut: sensors for spices and odorants
    Thomas Braun
    Institute of Anatomy, Ludwig Maximilian University Munich, Munich, Germany
    Gastroenterology 132:1890-901. 2007
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  11. ncbi request reprint Insights into GABA receptor signalling in TM3 Leydig cells
    Richard F G Doepner
    Anatomisches Institut, Ludwig Maximilians University, Biedersteiner Strasse 29, DE 80202 Munich, Germany
    Neuroendocrinology 81:381-90. 2005
    ..Thus, GABA acts via an atypical novel signalling pathway in TM3 cells. Further details of this pathway remain to be elucidated...
  12. ncbi request reprint Molecular and physiological evidence for functional gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA)-C receptors in growth hormone-secreting cells
    Katia Gamel-Didelon
    Anatomisches Institut der Universität München, Germany
    J Biol Chem 278:20192-5. 2003
    ..Our results point at a role for GABA in pituitary GH cells and disclose an additional pathway to the one known via GABA-B receptors...
  13. ncbi request reprint Muscarinic receptors in human luteinized granulosa cells: activation blocks gap junctions and induces the transcription factor early growth response factor-1
    Stephanie Fritz
    Anatomisches Institut, Universitat Munchen, D 80802 Munich, Germany
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 87:1362-7. 2002
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  14. ncbi request reprint Two types of calcium channels in human ovarian endocrine cells: involvement in steroidogenesis
    Agnes Agoston
    Anatomisches Institut der Universität München, Biedersteiner Strasse 29, 80802 Munchen, Germany
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 89:4503-12. 2004
    ..Thus, our study provides evidence that human GCs in vivo and in vitro express T- and L-type Ca(2+) channels and that the Ca(v)3.2 (also called alpha(1H)) isoform is involved in a fundamental endocrine function of these cells...