SCOTT HOOPER

Summary

Affiliation: Ohio University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Motor neuron activity is often insufficient to predict motor response
    S L Hooper
    Department of Biological Sciences, Irvine Hall, Ohio University, Athens, OH 45701, USA
    Curr Opin Neurobiol 10:676-82. 2000
  2. doi request reprint Neural control of unloaded leg posture and of leg swing in stick insect, cockroach, and mouse differs from that in larger animals
    Scott L Hooper
    Department of Biological Sciences, Ohio University, Athens, Ohio 45701, USA
    J Neurosci 29:4109-19. 2009
  3. pmc Slow conductances could underlie intrinsic phase-maintaining properties of isolated lobster (Panulirus interruptus) pyloric neurons
    Scott L Hooper
    Neuroscience Program, Department of Biological Sciences, Ohio University, Athens, Ohio 45701, USA
    J Neurosci 29:1834-45. 2009
  4. pmc Invertebrate muscles: thin and thick filament structure; molecular basis of contraction and its regulation, catch and asynchronous muscle
    Scott L Hooper
    Neuroscience Program, Department of Biological Sciences, Ohio University, Athens, OH 45701, United States
    Prog Neurobiol 86:72-127. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Slow temporal filtering may largely explain the transformation of stick insect (Carausius morosus) extensor motor neuron activity into muscle movement
    Scott L Hooper
    Department of Biological Sciences, Irvine Hall, Ohio University, Athens, OH 45701, USA
    J Neurophysiol 98:1718-32. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Different motor neuron spike patterns produce contractions with very similar rises in graded slow muscles
    Scott L Hooper
    Department of Biological Sciences, Irvine Hall, Ohio University, Athens, OH 45701, USA
    J Neurophysiol 97:1428-44. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Natural neural output that produces highly variable locomotory movements
    Scott L Hooper
    Department of Biological Sciences, Ohio University, Athens, OH 45701, USA
    J Neurophysiol 96:2072-88. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Movement control: dedicated or distributed?
    Scott L Hooper
    Department of Biological Sciences, Ohio University, Athens 45701, USA
    Curr Biol 15:R878-80. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Invertebrate muscles: muscle specific genes and proteins
    Scott L Hooper
    Neuroscience Program, Department of Biological Sciences, Irvine Hall, Ohio University, Athens, Ohio 45701, USA
    Physiol Rev 85:1001-60. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Behavioral plasticity: modulation occurs across time
    Scott L Hooper
    Neuroscience Program, Department of Biological Sciences, Irvine Hall, Ohio University, Athens, Ohio 45701, USA
    Curr Biol 14:R190-1. 2004

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Publications26

  1. ncbi request reprint Motor neuron activity is often insufficient to predict motor response
    S L Hooper
    Department of Biological Sciences, Irvine Hall, Ohio University, Athens, OH 45701, USA
    Curr Opin Neurobiol 10:676-82. 2000
    ..These advances include a theoretical analysis of the neuromuscular transform and a deeper understanding of the functional effects of non-linear contractile responses, slow muscle relaxation, and neuromodulation...
  2. doi request reprint Neural control of unloaded leg posture and of leg swing in stick insect, cockroach, and mouse differs from that in larger animals
    Scott L Hooper
    Department of Biological Sciences, Ohio University, Athens, Ohio 45701, USA
    J Neurosci 29:4109-19. 2009
    ..Limb size may thus be as great a determinant as phylogenetic position of unloaded limb motor control strategy...
  3. pmc Slow conductances could underlie intrinsic phase-maintaining properties of isolated lobster (Panulirus interruptus) pyloric neurons
    Scott L Hooper
    Neuroscience Program, Department of Biological Sciences, Ohio University, Athens, Ohio 45701, USA
    J Neurosci 29:1834-45. 2009
    ..These data suggest that slow conductances or similar slow processes such as changes in intracellular Ca(2+) concentration could underlie phase maintenance in pyloric network neurons...
  4. pmc Invertebrate muscles: thin and thick filament structure; molecular basis of contraction and its regulation, catch and asynchronous muscle
    Scott L Hooper
    Neuroscience Program, Department of Biological Sciences, Ohio University, Athens, OH 45701, United States
    Prog Neurobiol 86:72-127. 2008
    ..The molecular basis of the stretch activation underlying asynchronous muscle activity, however, remains unresolved...
  5. ncbi request reprint Slow temporal filtering may largely explain the transformation of stick insect (Carausius morosus) extensor motor neuron activity into muscle movement
    Scott L Hooper
    Department of Biological Sciences, Irvine Hall, Ohio University, Athens, OH 45701, USA
    J Neurophysiol 98:1718-32. 2007
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Different motor neuron spike patterns produce contractions with very similar rises in graded slow muscles
    Scott L Hooper
    Department of Biological Sciences, Irvine Hall, Ohio University, Athens, OH 45701, USA
    J Neurophysiol 97:1428-44. 2007
    ..Although alternative explanations are possible, the simplest interpretation of these data is that extensor motor neuron firing during leg swing is not tightly controlled...
  7. ncbi request reprint Natural neural output that produces highly variable locomotory movements
    Scott L Hooper
    Department of Biological Sciences, Ohio University, Athens, OH 45701, USA
    J Neurophysiol 96:2072-88. 2006
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Movement control: dedicated or distributed?
    Scott L Hooper
    Department of Biological Sciences, Ohio University, Athens 45701, USA
    Curr Biol 15:R878-80. 2005
    ..Neural networks in which 'commands' spread 'horizontally' across multiple neurons have been believed to mediate motor pattern variation. A recent study shows that dedicated 'vertical' neural pathways can also underlie these variations...
  9. ncbi request reprint Invertebrate muscles: muscle specific genes and proteins
    Scott L Hooper
    Neuroscience Program, Department of Biological Sciences, Irvine Hall, Ohio University, Athens, Ohio 45701, USA
    Physiol Rev 85:1001-60. 2005
    ..Fully achieving these goals, however, will require examination of a much broader range of species than has been heretofore performed...
  10. ncbi request reprint Behavioral plasticity: modulation occurs across time
    Scott L Hooper
    Neuroscience Program, Department of Biological Sciences, Irvine Hall, Ohio University, Athens, Ohio 45701, USA
    Curr Biol 14:R190-1. 2004
    ..Some neurons modulate their own networks. This 'intrinsic' modulatory feedback implies that a network's history could partially determine its present activity...
  11. ncbi request reprint Crustacean motor pattern generator networks
    Scott L Hooper
    Neuroscience Program, Department of Biological Sciences, Irvine Hall, Ohio University, Athens, Ohio 45701, USA
    Neurosignals 13:50-69. 2004
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  12. ncbi request reprint A computational role for slow conductances: single-neuron models that measure duration
    Scott L Hooper
    Neuroscience Program, Department of Biological Sciences, Ohio University, Athens, Ohio 45701 USA
    Nat Neurosci 5:552-6. 2002
    ..These data, and the widespread presence of slow conductances in nervous systems, suggest that slow conductances might play a major role in duration measurement...
  13. ncbi request reprint Combinatorial and cross-fiber averaging transform muscle electrical responses with a large stochastic component into deterministic contractions
    Neil J Hoover
    Neuroscience Program, Department of Biological Sciences, Irvine Hall, Ohio University, Athens, Ohio 45701, USA
    J Neurosci 22:1895-904. 2002
    ..The data reported here provide further support that bursting presynaptic activity could make such synapses functionally deterministic as well...
  14. ncbi request reprint Quantification of gastric mill network effects on a movement related parameter of pyloric network output in the lobster
    Jeff B Thuma
    Neuroscience Program, Department of Biological Sciences, Ohio University, Athens, Ohio 45701, USA
    J Neurophysiol 87:2372-84. 2002
    ..In addition to providing data necessary to predict pyloric movement, this work shows how pattern-based analysis can successfully quantify interactions between nonphase-locked networks...
  15. ncbi request reprint Lobster (Panulirus interruptus) pyloric muscles express the motor patterns of three neural networks, only one of which innervates the muscles
    Jeff B Thuma
    Neuroscience Program, Department of Biological Sciences, Ohio University, Athens, Ohio 45701, USA
    J Neurosci 23:8911-20. 2003
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  16. ncbi request reprint Follower neurons in lobster (Panulirus interruptus) pyloric network regulate pacemaker period in complementary ways
    Adam L Weaver
    Neuroscience Program, Department of Biological Sciences, Irvine Hall, Ohio University, Athens, Ohio 45701, USA
    J Neurophysiol 89:1327-38. 2003
    ..These data show that follower neurons in pacemaker networks can play central roles in controlling pacemaker period and suggest that in some cases specific functions can be assigned to individual network neurons...
  17. ncbi request reprint Quantification of cardiac sac network effects on a movement-related parameter of pyloric network output in the lobster
    Jeff B Thuma
    Neuroscience Program, Department of Biological Sciences, Irvine Hall, Ohio University, Athens, Ohio 45701, USA
    J Neurophysiol 89:745-53. 2003
    ..These data provide the quantitative description of cardiac sac effects on pyloric activity necessary to predict pyloric movement from pyloric neural output...
  18. doi request reprint Direct evidence that stomatogastric (Panulirus interruptus) muscle passive responses are not due to background actomyosin cross-bridges
    Jeffrey B Thuma
    Neuroscience Program, Department of Biological Sciences, Irvine Hall, Ohio University, Athens, OH 45701, USA
    J Comp Physiol A Neuroethol Sens Neural Behav Physiol 196:649-57. 2010
    ..Thiourea may therefore provide a convenient technique to measure muscle electrical responses to motor nerve input without the confounding difficulties caused by muscle contraction...
  19. doi request reprint Pyloric neuron morphology in the stomatogastric ganglion of the lobster, Panulirus interruptus
    Jeffrey B Thuma
    Department of Biological Sciences, Ohio University, Athens, Ohio, USA
    Brain Behav Evol 73:26-42. 2009
    ..These data are similar to those previously obtained in Brachyura and Astacidea. It thus appears that, despite their long evolutionary separation, neuron morphology in these three infraorders has not greatly diverged...
  20. doi request reprint Using complicated, wide dynamic range driving to develop models of single neurons in single recording sessions
    Kevin H Hobbs
    Department of Biological Sciences, Ohio University, Athens, OH 45701, USA
    J Neurophysiol 99:1871-83. 2008
    ..The method uses only standard experimental and computational techniques, could be easily extended to optimize conductance parameters other than g(max), and should be readily applicable to real neurons...
  21. ncbi request reprint Muscle anatomy is a primary determinant of muscle relaxation dynamics in the lobster (Panulirus interruptus) stomatogastric system
    Jeffrey B Thuma
    Department of Biological Sciences, Ohio University, 107 Irvine Hall, Athens, OH 45701, USA
    J Comp Physiol A Neuroethol Sens Neural Behav Physiol 193:1101-13. 2007
    ..The stomatogastric system may thus be an excellent model system for studying the mechanisms regulating muscle sarcomere number...
  22. ncbi request reprint Relating network synaptic connectivity and network activity in the lobster (Panulirus interruptus) pyloric network
    Adam L Weaver
    Neuroscience Program, Department of Biological Sciences, Irvine Hall, Ohio University, Athens, Ohio 45701, USA
    J Neurophysiol 90:2378-86. 2003
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  23. ncbi request reprint Motor control: the importance of stiffness
    Scott L Hooper
    Department of Biological Sciences, Ohio University, Athens, 45701, USA
    Curr Biol 16:R283-5. 2006
    ....
  24. doi request reprint High-resolution computed tomography of lobster (Panulirus interruptus) stomach
    Kevin H Hobbs
    Department of Biological Sciences, Irvine Hall, Ohio University, Athens, Ohio 45701, USA
    J Morphol 270:1029-41. 2009
    ..Notably absent are close-apposition, morphologically specialized joints such as hinge or ball-and-socket joints...
  25. ncbi request reprint Multiple routes to similar network output
    Scott L Hooper
    Nat Neurosci 7:1287-8. 2004
  26. ncbi request reprint Variation is the spice of life. Focus on "Cycle-to-cycle variability of neuromuscular activity in Aplysia feeding behavior"
    Scott L Hooper
    J Neurophysiol 92:40-1. 2004

Research Grants10

  1. Phase Maintenance: Neuron Properties to Muscle Response
    SCOTT HOOPER; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The research will be performed in a well known model system, the pyloric neuromuscular system, with a proven track record of discovering neurobiological principles of wide applicability, including to humans. ..
  2. PHASE MAINTENANCE, NEURON PROPERTIES TO MUSCLE RESPONSE
    SCOTT HOOPER; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..The experimental advantages of this preparation allow all the network's neurons to be individually characterized, and the system to be studied on all levels from membrane conductances to muscle contraction. ..