Qing Song Liu

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Repeated cocaine exposure in vivo facilitates LTP induction in midbrain dopamine neurons
    Qing Song Liu
    Division of Neurobiology, Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, Helen Wills Neuroscience Institute, University of California, Berkeley, California 94720, USA
    Nature 437:1027-31. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint BDNF-dependent synaptic sensitization in midbrain dopamine neurons after cocaine withdrawal
    Lu Pu
    Division of Neurobiology, Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, Helen Wills Neuroscience Institute, University of California, Berkeley, California 94720, USA
    Nat Neurosci 9:605-7. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Potentiation of alpha7-containing nicotinic acetylcholine receptors by select albumins
    William G Conroy
    Neurobiology Section, Division of Biological Sciences, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, California 92093, USA
    Mol Pharmacol 63:419-28. 2003
  4. ncbi request reprint Nicotinic regulation of CREB activation in hippocampal neurons by glutamatergic and nonglutamatergic pathways
    Mei Hu
    Neurobiology Section, Division of Biology, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, 92093 0357, USA
    Mol Cell Neurosci 21:616-25. 2002
  5. pmc Astrocyte-mediated activation of neuronal kainate receptors
    Qing Song Liu
    Department of Cell Biology and Anatomy, New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY 10595, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 101:3172-7. 2004
  6. doi request reprint Endocannabinoid signaling mediates cocaine-induced inhibitory synaptic plasticity in midbrain dopamine neurons
    Bin Pan
    Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53226, USA
    J Neurosci 28:1385-97. 2008

Detail Information

Publications6

  1. pmc Repeated cocaine exposure in vivo facilitates LTP induction in midbrain dopamine neurons
    Qing Song Liu
    Division of Neurobiology, Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, Helen Wills Neuroscience Institute, University of California, Berkeley, California 94720, USA
    Nature 437:1027-31. 2005
    ..This cocaine-induced enhancement of synaptic plasticity in the VTA may be important for the formation of drug-associated memory...
  2. ncbi request reprint BDNF-dependent synaptic sensitization in midbrain dopamine neurons after cocaine withdrawal
    Lu Pu
    Division of Neurobiology, Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, Helen Wills Neuroscience Institute, University of California, Berkeley, California 94720, USA
    Nat Neurosci 9:605-7. 2006
    ..The elevated BDNF expression in the VTA after cocaine withdrawal may prime these synapses for potentiation by cue-associated activity, triggering drug craving and relapse...
  3. ncbi request reprint Potentiation of alpha7-containing nicotinic acetylcholine receptors by select albumins
    William G Conroy
    Neurobiology Section, Division of Biological Sciences, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, California 92093, USA
    Mol Pharmacol 63:419-28. 2003
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  4. ncbi request reprint Nicotinic regulation of CREB activation in hippocampal neurons by glutamatergic and nonglutamatergic pathways
    Mei Hu
    Neurobiology Section, Division of Biology, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, 92093 0357, USA
    Mol Cell Neurosci 21:616-25. 2002
    ..The low levels of sustained nicotinic stimulation required for transcriptional effects are consistent with those likely to be achievable either by the normal septal cholinergic innervation of the hippocampus or by repeated tobacco usage...
  5. pmc Astrocyte-mediated activation of neuronal kainate receptors
    Qing Song Liu
    Department of Cell Biology and Anatomy, New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY 10595, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 101:3172-7. 2004
    ..By modulating the activity of interneurons, astrocytes may play a critical role in circuit function of hippocampus...
  6. doi request reprint Endocannabinoid signaling mediates cocaine-induced inhibitory synaptic plasticity in midbrain dopamine neurons
    Bin Pan
    Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53226, USA
    J Neurosci 28:1385-97. 2008
    ..Together, these results suggest that repeated cocaine exposure reduces the strength of GABAergic inhibition in dopamine neurons by inducing I-LTD-like modification in vivo...