- Brain connexins in demyelinating diseases: therapeutic potential of glial targetsMaria Luisa Cotrina
Division of Glia Disease and Therapeutics, Center for Translational Neuromedicine, University of Rochester Medical School, Rochester, NY 14640, USA
Brain Res 1487:61-8. 2012..This article is part of a Special Issue entitled Electrical Synapses...
- Adhesive properties of connexin hemichannelsM L Cotrina
Department of Neurosurgery, Division of Glial Disease and Therapeutics, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, New York 14642, USA
Glia 56:1791-8. 2008..Our data confirm that connexin hemichannels can establish adhesive interactions without the need for functional gap junctions, and support the concept that connexins act as adhesion molecules independently of channel formation...
- Physiological and pathological functions of P2X7 receptor in the spinal cordMaria Luisa Cotrina
Division of Glial Disease and Therapeutics, Center for Translational Neuromedicine, University of Rochester Medical Center, 601 Elmwood Avenue, Rochester, NY, 14642, USA
Purinergic Signal 5:223-32. 2009..We will discuss the mechanisms for P2X7R actions and the potential that manipulating the P2X7R signaling pathway may have for therapeutic intervention in pathological events, specifically in the spinal cord...