Mimi Halpern

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Affiliation: State University of New York
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Structure and function of the vomeronasal system: an update
    Mimi Halpern
    Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Box 5, 450 Clarkson Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11203, USA
    Prog Neurobiol 70:245-318. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint Firing properties of accessory olfactory bulb mitral/tufted cells in response to urine delivered to the vomeronasal organ of gray short-tailed opossums
    Jing Ji Zhang
    Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, 450 Clarkson Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11203, USA
    Chem Senses 32:355-60. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Suprasternal gland secretion of male short-tailed opossum induces IP3 generation in the vomeronasal organ
    Dalton Wang
    Department of Biochemistry, State University of New York, Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY 11203, USA
    Biochim Biophys Acta 1770:725-32. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Modification of odor investigation and discrimination in female opossums (Monodelphis domestica) following the ablation of the accessory olfactory bulbs
    Ido Zuri
    Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, State University of New York Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY 11203 2098, USA
    Behav Neurosci 119:612-21. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Calbindin D28k, parvalbumin, and calretinin immunoreactivity in the main and accessory olfactory bulbs of the gray short-tailed opossum, Monodelphis domestica
    Changping Jia
    Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, State University of New York Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, New York 11203, USA
    J Morphol 259:271-80. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Female snake sex pheromone induces membrane responses in vomeronasal sensory neurons of male snakes
    Guang Zhe Huang
    Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, Downstate Medical Center, 450 Clarkson Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11203, USA
    Chem Senses 31:521-9. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Calbindin D28K immunoreactive neurons in vomeronasal organ and their projections to the accessory olfactory bulb in the rat
    Changping Jia
    Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, State University of New York Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY 11203, USA
    Brain Res 977:261-9. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Conspecific odor investigation by gray short-tailed opossums (Monodelphis domestica)
    Ido Zuri
    Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, State University of New York Downstate Medical Center, 450 Clarkson Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11203 2098, USA
    Physiol Behav 80:225-32. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint Differential effects of lesions of the vomeronasal and olfactory nerves on garter snake (Thamnophis sirtalis) responses to airborne chemical stimuli
    Ido Zuri
    Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, University of New York Health Science Center, Brooklyn 11203 2098, USA
    Behav Neurosci 117:169-83. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint Molecular cloning and characterization of protein phosphatase 2C of vomeronasal sensory epithelium of garter snakes
    Dalton Wang
    Department of Biochemistry, SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY 11203, USA
    Arch Biochem Biophys 408:184-91. 2002

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Publications17

  1. ncbi request reprint Structure and function of the vomeronasal system: an update
    Mimi Halpern
    Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Box 5, 450 Clarkson Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11203, USA
    Prog Neurobiol 70:245-318. 2003
    ..These latter observations are still controversial and require confirmation from independent laboratories...
  2. ncbi request reprint Firing properties of accessory olfactory bulb mitral/tufted cells in response to urine delivered to the vomeronasal organ of gray short-tailed opossums
    Jing Ji Zhang
    Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, 450 Clarkson Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11203, USA
    Chem Senses 32:355-60. 2007
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint Suprasternal gland secretion of male short-tailed opossum induces IP3 generation in the vomeronasal organ
    Dalton Wang
    Department of Biochemistry, State University of New York, Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY 11203, USA
    Biochim Biophys Acta 1770:725-32. 2007
    ..The extracellular signals are thus amplified...
  4. ncbi request reprint Modification of odor investigation and discrimination in female opossums (Monodelphis domestica) following the ablation of the accessory olfactory bulbs
    Ido Zuri
    Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, State University of New York Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY 11203 2098, USA
    Behav Neurosci 119:612-21. 2005
    ..These findings provide the first evidence for the importance of the vomeronasal system in the detection of chemosignals of known origin in opossums...
  5. ncbi request reprint Calbindin D28k, parvalbumin, and calretinin immunoreactivity in the main and accessory olfactory bulbs of the gray short-tailed opossum, Monodelphis domestica
    Changping Jia
    Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, State University of New York Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, New York 11203, USA
    J Morphol 259:271-80. 2004
    ..These varying patterns of neuronal immunostaining may be related to the different functions of the main and accessory olfactory bulbs and to the differing signal processing features...
  6. ncbi request reprint Female snake sex pheromone induces membrane responses in vomeronasal sensory neurons of male snakes
    Guang Zhe Huang
    Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, Downstate Medical Center, 450 Clarkson Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11203, USA
    Chem Senses 31:521-9. 2006
    ..An associated finding of the present study is that the female sex pheromone, which is insoluble in aqueous solutions, became soluble in the presence of Harderian gland homogenate...
  7. ncbi request reprint Calbindin D28K immunoreactive neurons in vomeronasal organ and their projections to the accessory olfactory bulb in the rat
    Changping Jia
    Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, State University of New York Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY 11203, USA
    Brain Res 977:261-9. 2003
    ..The distribution pattern of the CB-immunostained receptor neurons and their localized projection suggest the possibility that these neurons may express the same or functionally related pheromone receptor genes...
  8. ncbi request reprint Conspecific odor investigation by gray short-tailed opossums (Monodelphis domestica)
    Ido Zuri
    Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, State University of New York Downstate Medical Center, 450 Clarkson Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11203 2098, USA
    Physiol Behav 80:225-32. 2003
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Differential effects of lesions of the vomeronasal and olfactory nerves on garter snake (Thamnophis sirtalis) responses to airborne chemical stimuli
    Ido Zuri
    Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, University of New York Health Science Center, Brooklyn 11203 2098, USA
    Behav Neurosci 117:169-83. 2003
    ..This study demonstrates that the MOS is critical for the initiation of tongue-flick behavior in response to airborne odors and that discrimination of odors with biological significance requires a functional AOS...
  10. ncbi request reprint Molecular cloning and characterization of protein phosphatase 2C of vomeronasal sensory epithelium of garter snakes
    Dalton Wang
    Department of Biochemistry, SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY 11203, USA
    Arch Biochem Biophys 408:184-91. 2002
    ..This is the first report of the identification of a type 2C serine/threonine protein phosphatase in the VN system...
  11. ncbi request reprint Food preferences of captive gray short-tailed opossums (Monodelphis domestica)
    Yasmine Daniels
    Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY, USA
    Lab Anim (NY) 34:39-41. 2005
    ..The authors describe a study designed to determine food preferences of this species for the purpose of identifying suitable rewards to be used in behavioral studies...
  12. ncbi request reprint Neural substrates for processing chemosensory information in snakes
    Alino Martinez-Marcos
    Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, Health Science Center at Brooklyn, State University of New York, Brooklyn, NY 11203, USA
    Brain Res Bull 57:543-6. 2002
    ..Convergence of olfactory and vomeronasal information appears to occur at different levels in the telencephalon. A neural substrate for the chemosensory control of tongue-flicking behavior is provided...
  13. ncbi request reprint Calcium transients in the garter snake vomeronasal organ
    Angel R Cinelli
    Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, State University of New York Downstate Medical Center, 450 Clarkson Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11203, USA
    J Neurophysiol 87:1449-72. 2002
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  14. ncbi request reprint The "olfactostriatum" of snakes: a basal ganglia vomeronasal structure in tetrapods
    Alino Martinez-Marcos
    Departamento de Ciencias Médicas, Facultad de Medicina, Centro Regional de Investigación Biomédica, Universidad de Castilla La Mancha, Albacete, Spain
    Brain Res Bull 66:337-40. 2005
    ..Comparative data suggest that a similar structure is present in the basal ganglia of amphibians and mammals...
  15. ncbi request reprint Efferent connections of the "olfactostriatum": a specialized vomeronasal structure within the basal ganglia of snakes
    Alino Martinez-Marcos
    Departamento de Ciencias Médicas, Facultad de Medicina, Centro Regional de Investigación Biomédica, Universidad de Castilla La Mancha, 02006 Albacete, Spain
    J Chem Neuroanat 29:217-26. 2005
    ..Since this hypothalamic nucleus has been previously described as projecting to the hypoglossal nucleus, both, the medial amygdala and the olfactostriatum may mediate vomeronasal influence on tongue-flick behavior...
  16. ncbi request reprint Chemoarchitecture and afferent connections of the "olfactostriatum": a specialized vomeronasal structure within the basal ganglia of snakes
    Alino Martinez-Marcos
    Departamento de Ciencias Médicas, Facultad de Medicina, Centro Regional de Investigación Biomédica, Universidad de Castilla La Mancha, Avda Almansa s n, 02006 Albacete, Spain
    J Chem Neuroanat 29:49-69. 2005
    ..Comparative data suggest that a similar structure is present in the ventral striatum of amphibians and mammals...
  17. ncbi request reprint Efferent connections of the main olfactory bulb in the opossum (Monodelphis domestica): a characterization of the olfactory entorhinal cortex in a marsupial
    Alino Martinez-Marcos
    Departamento de Ciencias Médicas, Facultad de Medicina, Centro Regional de Investigaciones Biomédicas, Universidad de Castilla La Mancha, Avda Almansa 14, 02006 Albacete, Spain
    Neurosci Lett 395:51-6. 2006
    ..Collectively, these data contribute to our understanding of the organization of the hippocampal formation in marsupials...