Elizabeth Cropper

Summary

Affiliation: Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Feeding neural networks in the mollusc Aplysia
    Elizabeth C Cropper
    Department of Physiology and Biophysics, Mt Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Neurosignals 13:70-86. 2004
  2. doi request reprint Neural analog of arousal: persistent conditional activation of a feeding modulator by serotonergic initiators of locomotion
    Jian Jing
    Department of Neuroscience, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York 10029, USA
    J Neurosci 28:12349-61. 2008
  3. pmc Variability of swallowing performance in intact, freely feeding aplysia
    Cecilia S Lum
    Department of Physiology and Biophysics, New York, NY 10029, USA
    J Neurophysiol 94:2427-46. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Inhibition of afferent transmission in the feeding circuitry of aplysia: persistence can be as important as size
    Colin G Evans
    Department of Physiology Biophysics, Mt Sinai Medical School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    J Neurophysiol 93:2940-9. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Afferent-induced changes in rhythmic motor programs in the feeding circuitry of aplysia
    Avniel N Shetreat-Klein
    Dept Physiology Biophysics, Box 1218, Mt Sinai Medical School, One Gustave L Levy Place, New York, NY 10029, USA
    J Neurophysiol 92:2312-22. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Regulation of afferent transmission in the feeding circuitry of Aplysia
    Elizabeth C Cropper
    Department of Physiology and Biophysics, Mt Sinai School of Medicine, One Gustave Levy Place, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Acta Biol Hung 55:211-20. 2004
  7. pmc Distinct mechanisms produce functionally complementary actions of neuropeptides that are structurally related but derived from different precursors
    Ferdinand S Vilim
    Department of Neuroscience, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York 10029, USA
    J Neurosci 30:131-47. 2010
  8. ncbi request reprint The construction of movement with behavior-specific and behavior-independent modules
    Jian Jing
    Department of Physiology and Biophysics, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York 10029 6574, USA
    J Neurosci 24:6315-25. 2004
  9. pmc Two distinct mechanisms mediate potentiating effects of depolarization on synaptic transmission
    Bjoern Ch Ludwar
    Department Neuroscience, Mt Sinai School of Medicine, Box 1065, One Gustave L Levy Place, New York, NY 10029, USA
    J Neurophysiol 102:1976-83. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint Regulation of spike initiation and propagation in an Aplysia sensory neuron: gating-in via central depolarization
    Colin G Evans
    Department of Physiology and Biophysics, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York 10029, USA
    J Neurosci 23:2920-31. 2003

Research Grants

  1. NEURAL BASIS OF BEHAVIORAL PLASTICITY IN A SIMPLE SYSTEM
    Elizabeth Cropper; Fiscal Year: 2007
  2. NEURAL BASIS OF BEHAVIORAL PLASTICITY IN A SIMPLE SYSTEM
    Elizabeth Cropper; Fiscal Year: 2006
  3. NEURAL BASIS OF COMPLEX BEHAVIORS
    Elizabeth Cropper; Fiscal Year: 2004
  4. NEURAL BASIS OF BEHAVIORAL PLASTICITY IN A SIMPLE SYSTEM
    Elizabeth Cropper; Fiscal Year: 2001
  5. NEURAL BASIS OF BEHAVIORAL PLASTICITY IN A SIMPLE SYSTEM
    Elizabeth C Cropper; Fiscal Year: 2010

Collaborators

Detail Information

Publications13

  1. ncbi request reprint Feeding neural networks in the mollusc Aplysia
    Elizabeth C Cropper
    Department of Physiology and Biophysics, Mt Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Neurosignals 13:70-86. 2004
    ..Fundamentally different motor programs are, therefore, generated because CBI-2 activates some interneurons in a stereotypic manner and other interneurons in a variable manner...
  2. doi request reprint Neural analog of arousal: persistent conditional activation of a feeding modulator by serotonergic initiators of locomotion
    Jian Jing
    Department of Neuroscience, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York 10029, USA
    J Neurosci 28:12349-61. 2008
    ....
  3. pmc Variability of swallowing performance in intact, freely feeding aplysia
    Cecilia S Lum
    Department of Physiology and Biophysics, New York, NY 10029, USA
    J Neurophysiol 94:2427-46. 2005
    ..Even when the animal is swallowing a long, perfectly regular seaweed strip, remarkably, the length swallowed from cycle to cycle is extremely variable, as variable as the parameters of the activity of the CPG, motor neurons, and muscles...
  4. ncbi request reprint Inhibition of afferent transmission in the feeding circuitry of aplysia: persistence can be as important as size
    Colin G Evans
    Department of Physiology Biophysics, Mt Sinai Medical School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    J Neurophysiol 93:2940-9. 2005
    ..Our experiments are, however, unusual in that they relate specific characteristics of postsynaptic potentials to functional inhibition. In particular we demonstrate the potential importance of the IPSP time constant...
  5. ncbi request reprint Afferent-induced changes in rhythmic motor programs in the feeding circuitry of aplysia
    Avniel N Shetreat-Klein
    Dept Physiology Biophysics, Box 1218, Mt Sinai Medical School, One Gustave L Levy Place, New York, NY 10029, USA
    J Neurophysiol 92:2312-22. 2004
    ..These results add to the growing data that implicate B21 and B51 in bite to bite-swallow conversions and indicate that afferent activity is important during feeding in Aplysia...
  6. ncbi request reprint Regulation of afferent transmission in the feeding circuitry of Aplysia
    Elizabeth C Cropper
    Department of Physiology and Biophysics, Mt Sinai School of Medicine, One Gustave Levy Place, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Acta Biol Hung 55:211-20. 2004
    ..Sensori-motor transmission is, however, centrally regulated so that changes in the periphery alter motor programs in a phase-dependent manner...
  7. pmc Distinct mechanisms produce functionally complementary actions of neuropeptides that are structurally related but derived from different precursors
    Ferdinand S Vilim
    Department of Neuroscience, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York 10029, USA
    J Neurosci 30:131-47. 2010
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint The construction of movement with behavior-specific and behavior-independent modules
    Jian Jing
    Department of Physiology and Biophysics, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York 10029 6574, USA
    J Neurosci 24:6315-25. 2004
    ..Thus, both behavior-specific and behavior-independent modules are used to construct complex behaviors...
  9. pmc Two distinct mechanisms mediate potentiating effects of depolarization on synaptic transmission
    Bjoern Ch Ludwar
    Department Neuroscience, Mt Sinai School of Medicine, Box 1065, One Gustave L Levy Place, New York, NY 10029, USA
    J Neurophysiol 102:1976-83. 2009
    ..Afferent transmission to neurons receiving chemical synaptic input will be phase specific, whereas transmission to electrically coupled followers will be phase independent...
  10. ncbi request reprint Regulation of spike initiation and propagation in an Aplysia sensory neuron: gating-in via central depolarization
    Colin G Evans
    Department of Physiology and Biophysics, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York 10029, USA
    J Neurosci 23:2920-31. 2003
    ..Consequences of this control for compartmentalization in B21 are discussed, as are specific consequences for feeding behavior...
  11. pmc Selective spike propagation in the central processes of an invertebrate neuron
    Colin G Evans
    Dept of Neuroscience, Box 1065, Mt Sinai Medical School, One Gustave L Levy Place, New York, NY 10029, USA
    J Neurophysiol 100:2940-7. 2008
    ..These results imply that stimuli that coactivate the B21 neurons bilaterally are more apt to generate afferent activity that is transmitted to followers than stimuli that activate one cell...
  12. ncbi request reprint Frequency-dependent regulation of afferent transmission in the feeding circuitry of Aplysia
    Colin G Evans
    Department of Physiology and Biophysics, Mt Sinai School of Medicine, New York, 10029, USA
    J Neurophysiol 90:3967-77. 2003
    ..Although a cell may be ineffective when it fires at a low frequency, ineffectiveness is not necessarily a consequence of spike frequency per se. Instead it may be due to spike timing...
  13. ncbi request reprint Mechanoafferent neuron with an inexcitable somatic region: consequences for the regulation of spike propagation and afferent transmission
    Colin G Evans
    Department of Neuroscience, Mt Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York 10029, USA
    J Neurophysiol 97:3126-30. 2007
    ..A potential advantage of this arrangement is that somatic depolarization can be used to modify spike propagation from the input to the output processes without altering the encoding of peripherally generated activity...

Research Grants15

  1. NEURAL BASIS OF BEHAVIORAL PLASTICITY IN A SIMPLE SYSTEM
    Elizabeth Cropper; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Under more extreme conditions, very strong peripheral activation may induce functional sensori-motor transmission, but a disruption of ongoing activity is more likely to be beneficial under these circumstances. ..
  2. NEURAL BASIS OF BEHAVIORAL PLASTICITY IN A SIMPLE SYSTEM
    Elizabeth Cropper; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Data indicate that at least in some cases (e.g., in schizophrenia) these dysfunctions are specifically associated with defects in sensory gating. ..
  3. NEURAL BASIS OF COMPLEX BEHAVIORS
    Elizabeth Cropper; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Thus, this research is directly relevant to the mission of the NIMH. ..
  4. NEURAL BASIS OF BEHAVIORAL PLASTICITY IN A SIMPLE SYSTEM
    Elizabeth Cropper; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ....
  5. NEURAL BASIS OF BEHAVIORAL PLASTICITY IN A SIMPLE SYSTEM
    Elizabeth C Cropper; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Under more extreme conditions, very strong peripheral activation may induce functional sensori-motor transmission, but a disruption of ongoing activity is more likely to be beneficial under these circumstances. ..