S Janusonis

Summary

Affiliation: Yale University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Subdivisions of the dorsal raphe nucleus projecting to the lateral geniculate nucleus and primary visual cortex in the Mongolian gerbil
    Skirmantas Janusonis
    Neuroscience and Behavior Program, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA 01003, USA
    Neuroreport 14:459-62. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint Diurnal variation of c-Fos expression in subdivisions of the dorsal raphe nucleus of the Mongolian gerbil (Meriones unguiculatus)
    S Janusonis
    Neuroscience and Behavior Program, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Massachusetts 01003, USA
    J Comp Neurol 440:31-42. 2001
  3. pmc Statistical distribution of blood serotonin as a predictor of early autistic brain abnormalities
    Skirmantas Janusonis
    Department of Neurobiology, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520 8001, USA
    Theor Biol Med Model 2:27. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Serotonergic paradoxes of autism replicated in a simple mathematical model
    Skirmantas Janusonis
    Department of Neurobiology, Yale University School of Medicine, P O Box 208001, New Haven, CT 06520 8001, USA
    Med Hypotheses 64:742-50. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Retinal afferents to the dorsal raphe nucleus in rats and Mongolian gerbils
    K V Fite
    Neuroscience and Behavior Program, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Massachusetts 01003, USA
    J Comp Neurol 414:469-84. 1999
  6. ncbi request reprint Topographic organization of serotonergic dorsal raphe neurons projecting to the superior colliculus in the Mongolian gerbil (Meriones unguiculatus)
    S Janusonis
    Neuroscience and Behavior Program, University of Massachusetts, Amherst 01003, USA
    J Comp Neurol 413:342-55. 1999
  7. ncbi request reprint Retinal projection to the dorsal raphe nucleus in the Chilean degus (Octodon degus)
    K V Fite
    Neuroscience and Behavior Program, Tobin Hall, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA 01003, USA
    Brain Res 895:139-45. 2001
  8. ncbi request reprint NMDAR1-like immunoreactive fibers appear in the ipsilateral optic tract during optic nerve regeneration in Rana pipiens
    S Janusonis
    Neuroscience and Behavior Program, University of Massachusetts Amherst, 01003, USA
    Neurosci Lett 236:1-4. 1997
  9. ncbi request reprint Retinal ganglion cells projecting to the dorsal raphe and lateral geniculate complex in Mongolian gerbils
    Katherine V Fite
    Neuroscience and Behavior Program, Tobin Hall, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA 01003, USA
    Brain Res 973:146-50. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint Optic afferents to the parabrachial nucleus
    Katherine V Fite
    Neuroscience and Behavior Program, Tobin Hall, University of Massachusetts, Amherst 01003, USA
    Brain Res 943:9-14. 2002

Detail Information

Publications13

  1. ncbi request reprint Subdivisions of the dorsal raphe nucleus projecting to the lateral geniculate nucleus and primary visual cortex in the Mongolian gerbil
    Skirmantas Janusonis
    Neuroscience and Behavior Program, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA 01003, USA
    Neuroreport 14:459-62. 2003
    ..Since the DRN is involved in depression and other neuropsychiatric disorders, as well as is affected by many psychotropic substances, these data may help to develop new treatments and therapies targeting specific DRN subdivisions...
  2. ncbi request reprint Diurnal variation of c-Fos expression in subdivisions of the dorsal raphe nucleus of the Mongolian gerbil (Meriones unguiculatus)
    S Janusonis
    Neuroscience and Behavior Program, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Massachusetts 01003, USA
    J Comp Neurol 440:31-42. 2001
    ..These results suggest that DRN subdivisions may differ functionally with regard to the diurnal cycle, and that these differences may be reflected in the activity of nonserotonergic cells in the DRN...
  3. pmc Statistical distribution of blood serotonin as a predictor of early autistic brain abnormalities
    Skirmantas Janusonis
    Department of Neurobiology, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520 8001, USA
    Theor Biol Med Model 2:27. 2005
    ..The statistical distributions of the platelet 5-HT levels in normal and autistic groups have characteristic features and may contain information about the nature of this yet unidentified factor...
  4. ncbi request reprint Serotonergic paradoxes of autism replicated in a simple mathematical model
    Skirmantas Janusonis
    Department of Neurobiology, Yale University School of Medicine, P O Box 208001, New Haven, CT 06520 8001, USA
    Med Hypotheses 64:742-50. 2005
    ..While the failure of such a mechanism may lead to consistent abnormalities of synaptic transmission with no alteration of brain 5-HT levels, its effects on blood 5-HT levels may appear paradoxical...
  5. ncbi request reprint Retinal afferents to the dorsal raphe nucleus in rats and Mongolian gerbils
    K V Fite
    Neuroscience and Behavior Program, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Massachusetts 01003, USA
    J Comp Neurol 414:469-84. 1999
    ..Major differences observed in the extent and configuration of the retinal-DRN pathway may be related to the diurnal/crepuscular vs. nocturnal habits of these two species...
  6. ncbi request reprint Topographic organization of serotonergic dorsal raphe neurons projecting to the superior colliculus in the Mongolian gerbil (Meriones unguiculatus)
    S Janusonis
    Neuroscience and Behavior Program, University of Massachusetts, Amherst 01003, USA
    J Comp Neurol 413:342-55. 1999
    ..These results suggest that the lateral DRN and the ventromedial/interfascicular DRN may be anatomically, morphologically, and neurochemically unique subdivisions of the gerbil DRN...
  7. ncbi request reprint Retinal projection to the dorsal raphe nucleus in the Chilean degus (Octodon degus)
    K V Fite
    Neuroscience and Behavior Program, Tobin Hall, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA 01003, USA
    Brain Res 895:139-45. 2001
    ..The functional significance of the retinal-DRN pathway remains to be determined, although a variety of evidence indicates that light may directly affect the activity of neurons and serotonin levels in the DRN...
  8. ncbi request reprint NMDAR1-like immunoreactive fibers appear in the ipsilateral optic tract during optic nerve regeneration in Rana pipiens
    S Janusonis
    Neuroscience and Behavior Program, University of Massachusetts Amherst, 01003, USA
    Neurosci Lett 236:1-4. 1997
    ..These results suggest that NMDA receptors may be present on retinal ganglion cell axons and terminals that have been misrouted during regeneration...
  9. ncbi request reprint Retinal ganglion cells projecting to the dorsal raphe and lateral geniculate complex in Mongolian gerbils
    Katherine V Fite
    Neuroscience and Behavior Program, Tobin Hall, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA 01003, USA
    Brain Res 973:146-50. 2003
    ..DL RGC soma diameters fell primarily within the mid-to-upper size range of all three distributions. DL RGCs may provide information to both nuclei concerning comparable aspects of light and visual stimulation via collateralized axons...
  10. ncbi request reprint Optic afferents to the parabrachial nucleus
    Katherine V Fite
    Neuroscience and Behavior Program, Tobin Hall, University of Massachusetts, Amherst 01003, USA
    Brain Res 943:9-14. 2002
    ..This projection appears to be a continuation of the retinal pathway that innervates the dorsal raphe nucleus in these same species...
  11. pmc Origin of the blood hyperserotonemia of autism
    Skirmantas Janusonis
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Santa Barbara, CA 93106 9660, USA
    Theor Biol Med Model 5:10. 2008
    ..Its replicability suggests that many of the genes involved in autism affect a small number of biological networks. These networks may also play a role in the early development of the autistic brain...
  12. ncbi request reprint Early serotonergic projections to Cajal-Retzius cells: relevance for cortical development
    Skirmantas Janusonis
    Yale University School of Medicine, Department of Neurobiology, New Haven, Connecticut 06520 8001, USA
    J Neurosci 24:1652-9. 2004
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  13. ncbi request reprint Ontogeny of brain and blood serotonin levels in 5-HT receptor knockout mice: potential relevance to the neurobiology of autism
    Skirmantas Janusonis
    Department of Neurobiology, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    J Neurochem 99:1019-31. 2006
    ..The results are discussed in relation to the possible role of 5-HT in the ontogeny of autism...