Jessica A Mong

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Affiliation: The Rockefeller University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Gonadal steroids reduce the density of axospinous synapses in the developing rat arcuate nucleus: an electron microscopy analysis
    J A Mong
    Department of Physiology and Program in Neuroscience, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    J Comp Neurol 432:259-67. 2001
  2. ncbi request reprint GABA mediates steroid-induced astrocyte differentiation in the neonatal rat hypothalamus
    J A Mong
    Department of Physiology, University of Maryland, Baltimore School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Neuroendocrinol 14:45-55. 2002
  3. ncbi request reprint Perspective: micoarrays and differential display PCR-tools for studying transcript levels of genes in neuroendocrine systems
    Jessica A Mong
    Laboratory of Neurobiology and Behavior, Rockefeller University, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Endocrinology 143:2002-6. 2002
  4. ncbi request reprint Ontogeny of sexually dimorphic astrocytes in the neonatal rat arcuate
    Jessica A Mong
    Department of Physiology and Program in Neuroscience, University of Maryland, Baltimore School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Brain Res Dev Brain Res 139:151-8. 2002
  5. ncbi request reprint Glutamate AMPA/kainate receptors, not GABA(A) receptors, mediate estradiol-induced sex differences in the hypothalamus
    Brigitte J Todd
    Department of Physiology, University of Maryland, Baltimore School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    Dev Neurobiol 67:304-15. 2007
  6. pmc Estradiol regulation of lipocalin-type prostaglandin D synthase promoter activity: evidence for direct and indirect mechanisms
    Nino Devidze
    Laboratory of Neurobiology and Behavior, Rockefeller University, 1230 York Ave, New York, NY 10021, United States
    Neurosci Lett 474:17-21. 2010
  7. doi request reprint Gene expression in neuroendocrine cells during the critical period for sexual differentiation of the brain
    Khatuna Gagnidze
    Laboratory of Neurobiology and Behavior, Rockefeller University, New York, NY, USA
    Prog Brain Res 186:97-111. 2010
  8. pmc Methamphetamine facilitates female sexual behavior and enhances neuronal activation in the medial amygdala and ventromedial nucleus of the hypothalamus
    Mary K Holder
    Program in Neuroscience, University of Maryland Baltimore School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 35:197-208. 2010
  9. ncbi request reprint Steroid modulation of astrocytes in the neonatal brain: implications for adult reproductive function
    Margaret M McCarthy
    Department of Physiology, University of Maryland, Baltimore, Maryland 21201 1559, USA
    Biol Reprod 67:691-8. 2002
  10. pmc Estradiol suppresses recovery of REM sleep following sleep deprivation in ovariectomized female rats
    Michael D Schwartz
    Department of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics, University of Maryland School of Medicine, 655 W Baltimore St, Baltimore MD 21201, USA
    Physiol Behav 104:962-71. 2011

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Publications23

  1. ncbi request reprint Gonadal steroids reduce the density of axospinous synapses in the developing rat arcuate nucleus: an electron microscopy analysis
    J A Mong
    Department of Physiology and Program in Neuroscience, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    J Comp Neurol 432:259-67. 2001
    ..1999), and here confirm that these changes include an altered synaptic pattern that is strikingly similar to that observed in the adult (Matsumoto and Arai, 1980)...
  2. ncbi request reprint GABA mediates steroid-induced astrocyte differentiation in the neonatal rat hypothalamus
    J A Mong
    Department of Physiology, University of Maryland, Baltimore School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Neuroendocrinol 14:45-55. 2002
    ..Given that GABA is made only in neurones and that its synthesis is increased by oestradiol, we conclude that it acts as a diffusible factor inducing the differentiation of neighbouring astrocytes...
  3. ncbi request reprint Perspective: micoarrays and differential display PCR-tools for studying transcript levels of genes in neuroendocrine systems
    Jessica A Mong
    Laboratory of Neurobiology and Behavior, Rockefeller University, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Endocrinology 143:2002-6. 2002
    ..With properly designed and well-executed experiments, these methods are powerful tools in the assessment of differentially expressed genes yielding results both expected and unanticipated...
  4. ncbi request reprint Ontogeny of sexually dimorphic astrocytes in the neonatal rat arcuate
    Jessica A Mong
    Department of Physiology and Program in Neuroscience, University of Maryland, Baltimore School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Brain Res Dev Brain Res 139:151-8. 2002
    ..The male versus female difference in astrocyte morphology may contribute to the sexually dimorphic regulation of neuroendrocrine secretions from the pituitary in the adult...
  5. ncbi request reprint Glutamate AMPA/kainate receptors, not GABA(A) receptors, mediate estradiol-induced sex differences in the hypothalamus
    Brigitte J Todd
    Department of Physiology, University of Maryland, Baltimore School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    Dev Neurobiol 67:304-15. 2007
    ..Antagonizing AMPA/kainate receptors with NBQX prevented the estradiol-induced increase in spinophilin in females but did not affect spinophilin level in males...
  6. pmc Estradiol regulation of lipocalin-type prostaglandin D synthase promoter activity: evidence for direct and indirect mechanisms
    Nino Devidze
    Laboratory of Neurobiology and Behavior, Rockefeller University, 1230 York Ave, New York, NY 10021, United States
    Neurosci Lett 474:17-21. 2010
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  7. doi request reprint Gene expression in neuroendocrine cells during the critical period for sexual differentiation of the brain
    Khatuna Gagnidze
    Laboratory of Neurobiology and Behavior, Rockefeller University, New York, NY, USA
    Prog Brain Res 186:97-111. 2010
    ..Thus such high-throughput screening may be a useful initial step in the identification of estrogen-responsive genes involved in the sexual differentiation of brain...
  8. pmc Methamphetamine facilitates female sexual behavior and enhances neuronal activation in the medial amygdala and ventromedial nucleus of the hypothalamus
    Mary K Holder
    Program in Neuroscience, University of Maryland Baltimore School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 35:197-208. 2010
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  9. ncbi request reprint Steroid modulation of astrocytes in the neonatal brain: implications for adult reproductive function
    Margaret M McCarthy
    Department of Physiology, University of Maryland, Baltimore, Maryland 21201 1559, USA
    Biol Reprod 67:691-8. 2002
    ..Speculation about and evidence in support of the functional significance of this dimorphism to adult reproductive functioning is the topic of this review...
  10. pmc Estradiol suppresses recovery of REM sleep following sleep deprivation in ovariectomized female rats
    Michael D Schwartz
    Department of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics, University of Maryland School of Medicine, 655 W Baltimore St, Baltimore MD 21201, USA
    Physiol Behav 104:962-71. 2011
    ..These results demonstrate that E2 powerfully and specifically suppresses spontaneous and recovery REM sleep in the dark phase, and suggest that ovarian steroids may consolidate circadian sleep-wake rhythms...
  11. pmc Reduction of lipocalin-type prostaglandin D synthase in the preoptic area of female mice mimics estradiol effects on arousal and sex behavior
    Jessica A Mong
    Laboratory of Neurobiology and Behavior, The Rockefeller University, 1230 York Avenue, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 100:15206-11. 2003
    ..Thus, reducing L-PGDS in the VLPO of oil-treated females mimicked the effect of E2 on activity and arousal and represents a unique molecular pathway through which E2 may modulate these functions...
  12. pmc Methamphetamine enhances paced mating behaviors and neuroplasticity in the medial amygdala of female rats
    Mary K Holder
    Program in Neuroscience, University of Maryland, Baltimore, School of Medicine Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Horm Behav 58:519-25. 2010
    ..Taken together, these findings suggest that METH increases female sexual motivation and behavior in the rat potentially via changes in the neural substrate that require repeated exposure to the drug...
  13. pmc Sleep alterations in an environmental neurotoxin-induced model of parkinsonism
    Kimberly A McDowell
    Program in Neuroscience, University of Maryland, School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Exp Neurol 226:84-9. 2010
    ..Further characterization of this early, non-motor symptom, may provide potential therapeutic interventions in the treatment of PD...
  14. doi request reprint Estradiol suppresses rapid eye movement sleep and activation of sleep-active neurons in the ventrolateral preoptic area
    Maria M Hadjimarkou
    Department of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics, University of Maryland, Baltimore, School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Eur J Neurosci 27:1780-92. 2008
    ..Thus, it seems that hormones in females play a major role in the regulation of sleep and arousal via activation of neurons in key sleep and arousal centers...
  15. pmc Estradiol differentially regulates lipocalin-type prostaglandin D synthase transcript levels in the rodent brain: Evidence from high-density oligonucleotide arrays and in situ hybridization
    Jessica A Mong
    Laboratory of Neurobiology and Behavior, The Rockefeller University, 1230 York Ave, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 100:318-23. 2003
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  16. doi request reprint Estrogenic regulation of gene and protein expression within the amygdala of female mice
    Aaron M Jasnow
    Laboratory of Neurobiology and Behavior, The Rockefeller University, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Endocrine 32:271-9. 2007
    ..However, CaMKII protein levels were not different, and CaMKIV protein levels increased 2 h post-EB treatment. These results indicate that estrogen regulates CaMK gene expression and protein levels within the amygdala...
  17. pmc Sleep, rhythms, and the endocrine brain: influence of sex and gonadal hormones
    Jessica A Mong
    Department of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics and Program in Neuroscience, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21201 1559, USA
    J Neurosci 31:16107-16. 2011
    ..This a summary of recent work illustrating how sex differences and gonadal hormones influence sleep and circadian rhythms that was presented at a Mini-Symposium at the 2011 annual meeting of the Society for Neuroscience...
  18. pmc Hormonal modulation of amino acid neurotransmitter metabolism in the arcuate nucleus of the adult female rat: a novel action of estradiol
    Tamara Blutstein
    Program in Neuroscience, University of Maryland School of Medicine, 655 West Baltimore Street, BRB 4 027, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    Endocrinology 150:3237-44. 2009
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  19. pmc Microparticle-based delivery of oxytocin receptor antisense DNA in the medial amygdala blocks social recognition in female mice
    Elena Choleris
    Laboratory of Neurobiology and Behavior, The Rockefeller University, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 104:4670-5. 2007
    ..Understanding the functional genomics of OT and OTR in social recognition should help elucidate the neurobiological bases of human disorders of social behavior (e.g., autism)...
  20. pmc Differential responses of hippocampal neurons and astrocytes to nicotine and hypoxia in the fetal guinea pig
    Tamara Blutstein
    Department of Pharmacology, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Neurotox Res 24:80-93. 2013
    ..Moreover, these effects most likely take place through distinct mechanisms...
  21. ncbi request reprint Hormonal and genetic influences underlying arousal as it drives sex and aggression in animal and human brains
    Jessica A Mong
    The Laboratory of Neurobiology and Behavior, The Rockefeller University, 1230 York Avenue, Box 275, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Neurobiol Aging 24:S83-8; discussion S91-2. 2003
    ..With respect to aggression, besides testosterone and its metabolites, serotonergic projections to the forebrain play an important role...
  22. pmc Gonadal steroid modulation of sleep and wakefulness in male and female rats is sexually differentiated and neonatally organized by steroid exposure
    Danielle M Cusmano
    Program in Neuroscience D M C, J A M and Department of Pharmacology D M C, M M H, J A M, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21201 and Department of Psychology M M H, University of Nicosia, 1700 Nicosia, Cyprus
    Endocrinology 155:204-14. 2014
    ..Together our data suggest that, like sex behavior, sex differences in sleep follow the classical organizational/activational effects of gonadal steroids. ..
  23. pmc Estradiol modulates recovery of REM sleep in a time-of-day-dependent manner
    Michael D Schwartz
    Center for Neuroscience, Biosciences Division, SRI International, 333 Ravenswood Ave, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA
    Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol 305:R271-80. 2013
    ..These strong temporally dependent effects suggest that EB consolidates circadian sleep-wake rhythms in female rats. ..