Christopher J Davis
Affiliation: Washington State University
Davis C, Clinton J, Taishi P, Bohnet S, Honn K, Krueger J. MicroRNA 132 alters sleep and varies with time in brain. J Appl Physiol (1985). 2011;111:665-72 pubmed publisher
..Results suggest that miRNAs play a regulatory role in sleep and provide a new tool for investigating sleep regulation. ..
Davis C, Clinton J, Krueger J. MicroRNA 138, let-7b, and 125a inhibitors differentially alter sleep and EEG delta-wave activity in rats. J Appl Physiol (1985). 2012;113:1756-62 pubmed publisher
Davis C, Dunbrasky D, Oonk M, Taishi P, Opp M, Krueger J. The neuron-specific interleukin-1 receptor accessory protein is required for homeostatic sleep and sleep responses to influenza viral challenge in mice. Brain Behav Immun. 2015;47:35-43 pubmed publisher
..Body temperature and locomotor activity responses after viral challenge were lower and mortality was higher in AcPbKO than in WT mice. We conclude that neuron-specific AcPb plays a critical role in host defenses and sleep homeostasis. ..
Davis C, Taishi P, Honn K, Koberstein J, Krueger J. P2X7 receptors in body temperature, locomotor activity, and brain mRNA and lncRNA responses to sleep deprivation. Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol. 2016;311:R1004-R1012 pubmed publisher
..Further, hypothalamic lncRNA expressions varied by strain, and with SD. Current data are consistent with a role for the P2X7R in thermoregulation and lncRNA involvement in purinergic signaling. ..