L M Kow

Summary

Affiliation: The Rockefeller University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Hormonal induction of lordosis and ear wiggling in rat pups: gender and age differences
    L M Kow
    Laboratory of Neurobiology and Behavior, The Rockefeller University, 1230 York Avenue, Box 336, New York, NY 10021 6399, USA
    Endocrine 32:287-96. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Acute estradiol application increases inward and decreases outward whole-cell currents of neurons in rat hypothalamic ventromedial nucleus
    L M Kow
    Laboratory of Neurobiology and Behavior, The Rockefeller University, 1230 York Avenue, Box 336, New York, NY 10021 6399, USA
    Brain Res 1116:1-11. 2006
  3. doi request reprint Presynaptic actions of opioid receptor agonists in ventromedial hypothalamic neurons in estrogen- and oil-treated female mice
    N Devidze
    Laboratory of Neurobiology and Behavior, The Rockefeller University, 1230 York Avenue, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Neuroscience 152:942-9. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint Potentiation of the excitatory action of NMDA in ventrolateral periaqueductal gray by the mu-opioid receptor agonist, DAMGO
    L M Kow
    The Rockefeller University, Laboratory of Neurobiology and Behavior, 1230 York Avenue, Box 336, New York, NY 10021 6399, USA
    Brain Res 935:87-102. 2002
  5. ncbi request reprint Acute estrogen potentiates excitatory responses of neurons in rat hypothalamic ventromedial nucleus
    L M Kow
    Lab of Neurobiology and Behavior, The Rockefeller University, New York, NY 10021 6399, USA
    Brain Res 1043:124-31. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Voltage-dependent calcium channels in ventromedial hypothalamic neurones of postnatal rats: modulation by oestradiol and phenylephrine
    A W Lee
    Laboratory of Neurobiology and Behavior, The Rockefeller University, New York, NY 10021, USA
    J Neuroendocrinol 20:188-98. 2008
  7. doi request reprint Reverse engineering the lordosis behavior circuit
    D W Pfaff
    The Rockefeller University, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Horm Behav 54:347-54. 2008
  8. pmc Sex and estrogenic effects on coexpression of mRNAs in single ventromedial hypothalamic neurons
    N Devidze
    Laboratory of Neurobiology and Behavior, The Rockefeller University, 1230 York Avenue, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 102:14446-51. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Presynaptic and postsynaptic relations of mu-opioid receptors to gamma-aminobutyric acid-immunoreactive and medullary-projecting periaqueductal gray neurons
    K G Commons
    Laboratory of Neurobiology and Behavior, The Rockefeller University, New York, New York 10021, USA
    J Comp Neurol 419:532-42. 2000
  10. ncbi request reprint Electrophysiological analyses of serotonergic actions on neurons in hypothalamic ventromedial nucleus in vitro: receptor subtypes involved and implications for regulation of feeding and lordosis behaviors
    L M Kow
    Rockefeller University, New York, NY 10021 6399
    Chin J Physiol 35:105-21. 1992

Detail Information

Publications14

  1. doi request reprint Hormonal induction of lordosis and ear wiggling in rat pups: gender and age differences
    L M Kow
    Laboratory of Neurobiology and Behavior, The Rockefeller University, 1230 York Avenue, Box 336, New York, NY 10021 6399, USA
    Endocrine 32:287-96. 2007
    ..These results show that ERs and their signaling systems in the VMN of rat pups are functional at least after D11 but only in females, and that the gender differences appeared to be due to differences in the molecular biology of ERalpha...
  2. ncbi request reprint Acute estradiol application increases inward and decreases outward whole-cell currents of neurons in rat hypothalamic ventromedial nucleus
    L M Kow
    Laboratory of Neurobiology and Behavior, The Rockefeller University, 1230 York Avenue, Box 336, New York, NY 10021 6399, USA
    Brain Res 1116:1-11. 2006
    ..Since both effects will lead to an increase in neuronal excitability, they may explain our previous observation that E2 potentiates the excitation of VMN neurons...
  3. doi request reprint Presynaptic actions of opioid receptor agonists in ventromedial hypothalamic neurons in estrogen- and oil-treated female mice
    N Devidze
    Laboratory of Neurobiology and Behavior, The Rockefeller University, 1230 York Avenue, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Neuroscience 152:942-9. 2008
    ..Our findings indicate that opioids suppress excitatory synaptic transmissions in VMH neurons primarily through mu-receptors and could thereby decrease sexual arousal in mice...
  4. ncbi request reprint Potentiation of the excitatory action of NMDA in ventrolateral periaqueductal gray by the mu-opioid receptor agonist, DAMGO
    L M Kow
    The Rockefeller University, Laboratory of Neurobiology and Behavior, 1230 York Avenue, Box 336, New York, NY 10021 6399, USA
    Brain Res 935:87-102. 2002
    ..These observations may help understanding behaviorally important mechanisms linked to acute and chronic opioid functions in the vlPAG...
  5. ncbi request reprint Acute estrogen potentiates excitatory responses of neurons in rat hypothalamic ventromedial nucleus
    L M Kow
    Lab of Neurobiology and Behavior, The Rockefeller University, New York, NY 10021 6399, USA
    Brain Res 1043:124-31. 2005
    ..These data are consistent with the notion that increasing electrical excitation of VMN neurons can be a mechanism by which acute E exposure facilitates the lordosis-inducing genomic actions of estrogens...
  6. ncbi request reprint Voltage-dependent calcium channels in ventromedial hypothalamic neurones of postnatal rats: modulation by oestradiol and phenylephrine
    A W Lee
    Laboratory of Neurobiology and Behavior, The Rockefeller University, New York, NY 10021, USA
    J Neuroendocrinol 20:188-98. 2008
    ..In this way, oestradiol may increase excitatory responses to arousing adrenergic inputs to VMN neurones governing oestradiol-dependent reproductive behaviour...
  7. doi request reprint Reverse engineering the lordosis behavior circuit
    D W Pfaff
    The Rockefeller University, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Horm Behav 54:347-54. 2008
    ..These novel hypotheses may generalize to brain functions beyond female reproductive behavior. In this way, the reverse-engineering perspective can further develop our conceptual frameworks for behavioral and systems neuroscience...
  8. pmc Sex and estrogenic effects on coexpression of mRNAs in single ventromedial hypothalamic neurons
    N Devidze
    Laboratory of Neurobiology and Behavior, The Rockefeller University, 1230 York Avenue, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 102:14446-51. 2005
    ..These findings and this methodology establish the basis for systematic linkage of the brain's hormone-sensitive signaling pathways to biophysical and behavioral mechanisms in a well studied mammalian system...
  9. ncbi request reprint Presynaptic and postsynaptic relations of mu-opioid receptors to gamma-aminobutyric acid-immunoreactive and medullary-projecting periaqueductal gray neurons
    K G Commons
    Laboratory of Neurobiology and Behavior, The Rockefeller University, New York, New York 10021, USA
    J Comp Neurol 419:532-42. 2000
    ..In addition, MOR at presynaptic sites could affect both GABAergic neurons and output neurons. Thus, the disinhibitory model represents only partially the potential mechanisms by which MOR ligands can modulate output of the PAG...
  10. ncbi request reprint Electrophysiological analyses of serotonergic actions on neurons in hypothalamic ventromedial nucleus in vitro: receptor subtypes involved and implications for regulation of feeding and lordosis behaviors
    L M Kow
    Rockefeller University, New York, NY 10021 6399
    Chin J Physiol 35:105-21. 1992
    ..Finally, with the coexistence in VMN neurons of two receptor subtypes that can mediate 5-HT effects on both feeding and lordosis, the VMN can serve as a substrate for 5-HT to coordinate these two behaviors...
  11. ncbi request reprint Mapping of neural and signal transduction pathways for lordosis in the search for estrogen actions on the central nervous system
    L M Kow
    The Rockefeller University, Laboratory of Neurobiology and Behavior, New York, NY 10021 6399, USA
    Behav Brain Res 92:169-80. 1998
    ..Thus, further investigation on this specific signal transduction pathway should be helpful in elucidating the action of estrogen on the brain...
  12. ncbi request reprint Female oxytocin gene-knockout mice, in a semi-natural environment, display exaggerated aggressive behavior
    A K Ragnauth
    Laboratory of Neurobiology and Behavior, The Rockefeller University, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Genes Brain Behav 4:229-39. 2005
    ..Future studies of mouse group behavior should include examining female groupings in addition to the more usual all-male groups...
  13. pmc Early membrane estrogenic effects required for full expression of slower genomic actions in a nerve cell line
    N Vasudevan
    Laboratory of Neurobiology and Behavior, The Rockefeller University, 1230 York Avenue, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 98:12267-71. 2001
    ..Surprisingly, the actions of both pulses were blocked by a classical estrogen receptor (ER) antagonist. Thus, two different modes of steroid hormone action can synergize...
  14. doi request reprint Arousal-related reticular neurons during reduced oxygen tension: resilience and recovery of electrical activity
    J Zhou
    Laboratory of Neurobiology and Behavior, The Rockefeller University, New York, N Y 10065, USA
    Dev Neurosci 31:255-8. 2009
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