Gene Symbol: Map2
Description: microtubule-associated protein 2
Alias: MAP2R, Mtap2, microtubule-associated protein 2, MAP-2, microtubule-associated protein 2C
Species: rat
Products:     Map2

Top Publications

  1. Harada A, Teng J, Takei Y, Oguchi K, Hirokawa N. MAP2 is required for dendrite elongation, PKA anchoring in dendrites, and proper PKA signal transduction. J Cell Biol. 2002;158:541-9 pubmed
    Microtubule-associated protein 2 (MAP2) is a major component of cross-bridges between microtubules in dendrites, and is known to stabilize microtubules...
  2. Arscott W, LaBauve A, May V, Wesley U. Suppression of neuroblastoma growth by dipeptidyl peptidase IV: relevance of chemokine regulation and caspase activation. Oncogene. 2009;28:479-91 pubmed publisher
    ..expression in NB cells led to their differentiation in association with increased expression of the neural marker MAP2 and decreased expression of chemokines, including stromal-derived factor 1 (SDF1) and its receptor CXCR4...
  3. Björkblom B, Ostman N, Hongisto V, Komarovski V, Filén J, Nyman T, et al. Constitutively active cytoplasmic c-Jun N-terminal kinase 1 is a dominant regulator of dendritic architecture: role of microtubule-associated protein 2 as an effector. J Neurosci. 2005;25:6350-61 pubmed
    ..for candidate mediators, we identify the dendrite-specific high-molecular-weight microtubule-associated protein 2 (MAP2) as a JNK substrate in the brain...
  4. Teng J, Takei Y, Harada A, Nakata T, Chen J, Hirokawa N. Synergistic effects of MAP2 and MAP1B knockout in neuronal migration, dendritic outgrowth, and microtubule organization. J Cell Biol. 2001;155:65-76 pubmed
    MAP1B and MAP2 are major members of neuronal microtubule-associated proteins (MAPs). To gain insights into the function of MAP2 in vivo, we generated MAP2-deficient (map2(-/-)) mice...
  5. Ferhat L, Ben Ari Y, Khrestchatisky M. Complete sequence of rat MAP2d, a novel MAP2 isoform. C R Acad Sci III. 1994;317:304-9 pubmed
    b>MAP2 proteins are among the major microtubule-associated proteins in the vertebrate nervous system...
  6. Mikl M, Vendra G, Kiebler M. Independent localization of MAP2, CaMKII? and ?-actin RNAs in low copy numbers. EMBO Rep. 2011;12:1077-84 pubmed publisher
    ..Here, we provide new evidence that microtubule-associated protein 2 (MAP2), calcium/calmodulin-dependent protein kinase II (CaMKII?) and ?-actin RNAs localize to dendrites in distinct RNPs, ..
  7. Kuvbachieva A, Bestel A, Tissir F, Maloum I, Guimiot F, Ramoz N, et al. Identification of a novel brain-specific and Reelin-regulated gene that encodes a protein colocalized with synapsin. Eur J Neurosci. 2004;20:603-10 pubmed
    ..When expressed as a GFP fusion protein in transfected non-neuronal cells and primary neurons, this protein localizes, respectively, to the nuclear membrane or axonal outgrowths, indicating a function in axonal traffic or signalling. ..
  8. Fujimori K, Takauji R, Tamamaki N. Differential localization of high- and low-molecular-weight variants of microtubule-associated protein 2 in the developing rat telencephalon. J Comp Neurol. 2002;449:330-42 pubmed
    Microtubule-associated protein 2 (MAP2) occurs in developing mammalian neuronal tissue as both high- and low-molecular-weight forms with temporally regulated expression...
  9. Jacobs S, Ruusuvuori E, Sipilä S, Haapanen A, Damkier H, Kurth I, et al. Mice with targeted Slc4a10 gene disruption have small brain ventricles and show reduced neuronal excitability. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2008;105:311-6 pubmed publisher
    ..Hence, Slc4a10 is a promising pharmacological target for the therapy of epilepsy or elevated intracranial pressure. ..

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  1. Gingras H, Cases O, Krasilnikova M, Bérubé G, Nepveu A. Biochemical characterization of the mammalian Cux2 protein. Gene. 2005;344:273-85 pubmed
    ..Cux2 is able, like Cux1, to perform the CCAAT-displacement activity. However, Cux2 is unlikely to execute transcriptional regulatory functions that require stable interaction with DNA. ..
  2. Marechal D, Delapierre D, Dresse A. Cloning and partial sequencing of a new rat brain specific cDNA. Arch Int Physiol Biochim. 1988;96:231-6 pubmed
    ..000 genes contained in Genebank and EMBL data bank. It seems therefore that we have isolated a new brain specific cDNA coding for a not yet described peptide. ..
  3. Reyna Neyra A, Camacho Arroyo I, Ferrera P, Arias C. Estradiol and progesterone modify microtubule associated protein 2 content in the rat hippocampus. Brain Res Bull. 2002;58:607-12 pubmed
    ..organization, we studied the effects of E(2) and P(4) in the expression of two cytoskeletal proteins: microtubule associated protein 2 (MAP2) and tau in the hippocampus and the frontal cortex of ovariectomized adult rats...
  4. Somenarain L, Jones L. A comparative study of MAP2 immunostaining in areas 9 and 17 in schizophrenia and Huntington chorea. J Psychiatr Res. 2010;44:694-9 pubmed publisher
    ..Using MAP2 immunohistochemistry and thionin staining eight matched triplets of Huntington, schizophrenia and control, in areas ..
  5. Cunha D, Roma L, Boschero A. Prolactin modulates the association and phosphorylation of SNARE and kinesin/MAP-2 proteins in neonatal pancreatic rat islets. Mol Cell Endocrinol. 2007;273:32-41 pubmed
  6. Kim S, Burette A, Chung H, Kwon S, Woo J, Lee H, et al. NGL family PSD-95-interacting adhesion molecules regulate excitatory synapse formation. Nat Neurosci. 2006;9:1294-301 pubmed
    ..NGL-2 knockdown reduced excitatory, but not inhibitory, synapse numbers and currents. These results suggest that NGL regulates the formation of excitatory synapses. ..
  7. Casoli T, Di Stefano G, Delfino A, Fattoretti P, Bertoni Freddari C. Vitamin E deficiency and aging effect on expression levels of GAP-43 and MAP-2 in selected areas of the brain. Ann N Y Acad Sci. 2004;1019:37-40 pubmed
    ..These results suggest that oxidative stress and aging negatively affect neuroplasticity, showing different characteristics at the dendritic and axonal levels. ..
  8. Burd I, Brown A, Gonzalez J, Chai J, Elovitz M. A mouse model of term chorioamnionitis: unraveling causes of adverse neurological outcomes. Reprod Sci. 2011;18:900-7 pubmed publisher
    ..and fetal brain inflammation, as demonstrated by significantly decreased microtubule-associated protein 2 (MAP2) mRNA expression and a decrease in immunocytochemical staining (a marker of neuronal cytoskeleton development; P &..
  9. Huang J, Furuya A, Furuichi T. Very-KIND, a KIND domain containing RasGEF, controls dendrite growth by linking Ras small GTPases and MAP2. J Cell Biol. 2007;179:539-52 pubmed
    ..two kinase non-catalytic C-lobe domains (KINDs), very-KIND (v-KIND), regulates microtubule-associated protein 2 (MAP2). v-KIND is expressed in developing mouse brain, predominantly in the cerebellar granule cells...
  10. Rrapo E, Zhu Y, Tian J, Hou H, Smith A, Fernandez F, et al. Green Tea-EGCG reduces GFAP associated neuronal loss in HIV-1 Tat transgenic mice. Am J Transl Res. 2009;1:72-9 pubmed
    ..microglia by Iba-1 staining and significant reduction in neuronal loss through apoptosis as demonstrated by MAP2 staining and Western blot analysis respectively...
  11. Papandrikopoulou A, Doll T, Tucker R, Garner C, Matus A. Embryonic MAP2 lacks the cross-linking sidearm sequences and dendritic targeting signal of adult MAP2. Nature. 1989;340:650-2 pubmed
    The most prominent microtubule-associated protein of the neuronal cytoskeleton is MAP2. In the brain it exists as a pair of high-molecular weight proteins, MAP2a and MAP2b, and a smaller form, MAP2c, which is particularly abundant in the ..
  12. Yoon K, Oh B, Kim D. Functional improvement and neuroplastic effects of anodal transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) delivered 1 day vs. 1 week after cerebral ischemia in rats. Brain Res. 2012;1452:61-72 pubmed publisher
    ..The degree of functional improvement was slightly greater when tDCS was applied 1 week rather than 1 day after ischemic injury. ..
  13. Chen L, Kelly M, Parker M, Bouyer P, Gill H, Felie J, et al. Expression and localization of Na-driven Cl-HCO(3)(-) exchanger (SLC4A8) in rodent CNS. Neuroscience. 2008;153:162-74 pubmed publisher
    ..Thus, NDCBE is in a position to contribute substantially to pH(i) regulation in multiple CNS neurons. ..
  14. Furutani R, Kibayashi K. Morphological alteration and reduction of MAP2-immunoreactivity in pyramidal neurons of cerebral cortex in a rat model of focal cortical compression. J Neurotrauma. 2012;29:1266-76 pubmed publisher the cerebral cortex, using Golgi-Cox staining and immunohistochemistry for microtubule-associated protein 2 (MAP2) in a rat model of focal cortical compression...
  15. Saraceno G, Ayala M, Badorrey M, Holubiec M, Romero J, Galeano P, et al. Effects of perinatal asphyxia on rat striatal cytoskeleton. Synapse. 2012;66:9-19 pubmed publisher
  16. Xiong M, Cheng G, Ma S, Yang Y, Shao X, Zhou W. Post-ischemic hypothermia promotes generation of neural cells and reduces apoptosis by Bcl-2 in the striatum of neonatal rat brain. Neurochem Int. 2011;58:625-33 pubmed publisher
    ..These observations are noteworthy regarding clinical hypothermia therapy following cerebral HI injury during the perinatal period. ..
  17. Yang S, Oh K, Park E, Chang H, Park J, Seong M, et al. USP47 and C terminus of Hsp70-interacting protein (CHIP) antagonistically regulate katanin-p60-mediated axonal growth. J Neurosci. 2013;33:12728-38 pubmed publisher
    ..These results indicate that USP47 plays a crucial role in the control of axonal growth during neuronal development by antagonizing CHIP-mediated katanin-p60 degradation. ..
  18. Zhong H, Sia G, Sato T, Gray N, Mao T, Khuchua Z, et al. Subcellular dynamics of type II PKA in neurons. Neuron. 2009;62:363-74 pubmed publisher
    ..This spatial distribution was imposed by the microtubule-binding protein MAP2, indicating that MAP2 is the dominant AKAP in neurons...
  19. Chakravarthy B, Rashid A, Brown L, Tessier L, Kelly J, Menard M. Association of Gap-43 (neuromodulin) with microtubule-associated protein MAP-2 in neuronal cells. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 2008;371:679-83 pubmed publisher
    ..Our studies suggest that this interaction may be developmentally regulated. ..
  20. Caceres A, Dotti C. Immunocytochemical localization of tubulin and the high molecular weight microtubule-associated protein 2 in Purkinje cell dendrites deprived of climbing fibers. Neuroscience. 1985;16:133-50 pubmed
    ..abstract truncated at 400 words) ..
  21. Jalava N, Lopez Picon F, Kukko Lukjanov T, Holopainen I. Changes in microtubule-associated protein-2 (MAP2) expression during development and after status epilepticus in the immature rat hippocampus. Int J Dev Neurosci. 2007;25:121-31 pubmed
    ..weight (MAP2a and b) and low-molecular weight (MAP2c and d) cytoskeletal microtubule-associated protein-2 (MAP2) isoforms with Western blotting, and the cellular localization of the high-molecular weight MAP2 isoforms with ..
  22. Yan J, Sun X, Wang H, Zhao H, Zhao X, Xu Y, et al. Chronic restraint stress alters the expression and distribution of phosphorylated tau and MAP2 in cortex and hippocampus of rat brain. Brain Res. 2010;1347:132-41 pubmed publisher
    ..effects of the emotional stressor, chronic restraint stress, on the expression levels and localization of tau and MAP2. We found that after chronic restraint stress, soluble hyperphosphorylated tau was greatly increased, whereas MAP2 ..
  23. Nishimura K, Ishii M, Kuraoka M, Kamimura K, Maeda N. Opposing functions of chondroitin sulfate and heparan sulfate during early neuronal polarization. Neuroscience. 2010;169:1535-47 pubmed publisher
    ..The axons of HSase-treated neurons extended steadily and showed almost no retraction. These results suggest that CS stabilizes and HS destabilizes the growth of axons in an opposing manner, contributing to early neuronal polarization. ..
  24. Liang X, Fu J, Sun J, Jiao Y, Wang Y. [Expression of microtubule associated protein-2 mRNA after cerebral contusion]. Fa Yi Xue Za Zhi. 2010;26:246-9 pubmed
    ..The time-dependent changes of MAP-2 mRNA expression may be a new method for estimating the wound age of cerebral contusion in forensic practice. ..
  25. MacLean C, Marciniak S, Hall D, Edwardson J. Involvement of a phosphoprotein on the zymogen granule membrane in the control of regulated exocytosis in the exocrine pancreas. J Cell Sci. 1993;106 ( Pt 2):663-70 pubmed
    ..We propose that exocytosis in pancreatic acini is controlled at least in part through the phosphorylation/dephosphorylation of p45, with dephosphorylation acting as a trigger for exocytosis. ..
  26. Fukami S, Watanabe K, Iwata N, Haraoka J, Lu B, Gerard N, et al. Abeta-degrading endopeptidase, neprilysin, in mouse brain: synaptic and axonal localization inversely correlating with Abeta pathology. Neurosci Res. 2002;43:39-56 pubmed
  27. Farah C, Liazoghli D, Perreault S, Desjardins M, Guimont A, Anton A, et al. Interaction of microtubule-associated protein-2 and p63: a new link between microtubules and rough endoplasmic reticulum membranes in neurons. J Biol Chem. 2005;280:9439-49 pubmed
    ..In the present study, we investigated the role of the dendritic microtubule-associated protein-2 (MAP2) in the RER membrane positioning by comparing their distribution in brain subcellular fractions and in primary ..
  28. Bolognin S, Blanchard J, Wang X, Basurto Islas G, Tung Y, Kohlbrenner E, et al. An experimental rat model of sporadic Alzheimer's disease and rescue of cognitive impairment with a neurotrophic peptide. Acta Neuropathol. 2012;123:133-51 pubmed publisher
    ..6-treated I2NTF-CTF rats showed a significant increase in dendritic and synaptic density as reflected by increased expression of synapsin I, synaptophysin and MAP2, especially in the pyramidal neurons of CA1 and CA3 of the hippocampus.
  29. Gonzalez S, López Costa J, Labombarda F, Gonzalez Deniselle M, Guennoun R, Schumacher M, et al. Progesterone effects on neuronal ultrastructure and expression of microtubule-associated protein 2 (MAP2) in rats with acute spinal cord injury. Cell Mol Neurobiol. 2009;29:27-39 pubmed publisher study changes in nucleus and cytoplasm and immunohistochemistry for the microtubule-associated protein 2 (MAP2) for changes in cytoskeleton...
  30. Suh J, An S, Park J, Ryoo Z, Lee J, Oh Y, et al. Transcortical alterations in Na(+)-K+ ATPase and microtubule-associated proteins immunoreactivity in the rat cortical atrophy model induced by hypoxic ischemia. Neural Plast. 2002;9:135-46 pubmed
    ..In contrast, 2 to 7 days after ischemia, MAP1A and MAP2 immunoreactivity in the ipsi- and contralateral cortex significantly decreased, whereas in layer V, MAP1 ..
  31. Illenberger S, Drewes G, Trinczek B, Biernat J, Meyer H, Olmsted J, et al. Phosphorylation of microtubule-associated proteins MAP2 and MAP4 by the protein kinase p110mark. Phosphorylation sites and regulation of microtubule dynamics. J Biol Chem. 1996;271:10834-43 pubmed
    ..Here we show that p110mark phosphorylates analogous KXGS sites in the microtubule binding domains of the neuronal MAP2 and the ubiquitous MAP4...
  32. Allenet B, Escalier D, Garchon H. A putative human equivalent of the murine Xlr (X-linked, lymphocyte-regulated) protein. Mamm Genome. 1995;6:640-4 pubmed
    ..Characterization of the human XLR gene(s) should now be feasible with anti-Xlr antibodies and an expression cloning system. It should provide new insights into the evolution of mammalian X Chromosome (Chr). ..
  33. Matus A, Bernhardt R, Bodmer R, Alaimo D. Microtubule-associated protein 2 and tubulin are differently distributed in the dendrites of developing neurons. Neuroscience. 1986;17:371-89 pubmed
    ..tubulin became spread throughout the cytoplasm so that its distribution was then identical to microtubule associated protein 2. At the same time, multiple side branches began to emerge along the dendrites...
  34. Fontaine Lenoir V, Chambraud B, Fellous A, David S, Duchossoy Y, Baulieu E, et al. Microtubule-associated protein 2 (MAP2) is a neurosteroid receptor. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2006;103:4711-6 pubmed
    ..and its chemically synthesized analog 3beta-methoxypregnenolone (MePREG) bind to microtubule-associated protein 2 (MAP2) and stimulate the polymerization of microtubules...
  35. Flynn M, Maizels E, Karlsson A, McAvoy T, Ahn J, Nairn A, et al. Luteinizing hormone receptor activation in ovarian granulosa cells promotes protein kinase A-dependent dephosphorylation of microtubule-associated protein 2D. Mol Endocrinol. 2008;22:1695-710 pubmed publisher
    ..Taken together, these results show that the phosphorylation status of the AKAP MAP2D is acutely regulated by LH receptor-mediated modulation of kinase and phosphatase activities via PKA. ..
  36. Ikegami K, Heier R, Taruishi M, Takagi H, Mukai M, Shimma S, et al. Loss of alpha-tubulin polyglutamylation in ROSA22 mice is associated with abnormal targeting of KIF1A and modulated synaptic function. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2007;104:3213-8 pubmed
    ..These data provide evidence for a role of polyglutamylation of alpha-tubulin in vivo, as a molecular traffic sign for targeting of KIF1 kinesin required for continuous synaptic transmission. ..
  37. Buddle M, Eberhardt E, Ciminello L, Levin T, Wing R, DiPasquale K, et al. Microtubule-associated protein 2 (MAP2) associates with the NMDA receptor and is spatially redistributed within rat hippocampal neurons after oxygen-glucose deprivation. Brain Res. 2003;978:38-50 pubmed
    b>MAP2 (microtubule-associated protein 2) is a cytoskeletal phosphoprotein that regulates the dynamic assembly characteristics of microtubules and appears to provide scaffolding for organelle distribution into the dendrites and for the ..
  38. Jovanov Milosevic N, Petanjek Z, Petrović D, Judas M, Kostovic I. Morphology, molecular phenotypes and distribution of neurons in developing human corpus callosum. Eur J Neurosci. 2010;32:1423-32 pubmed publisher 59?years] by means of acetylcholinesterase (AChE) histochemistry and immunohistochemistry for neuron markers (MAP2, NeuN, NPY, calretinin and calbindin)...
  39. Zhang W, Li H, Xing Z, Yuan H, Kindy M, Li Z. Expression of mRNAs for PPT, CGRP, NF-200, and MAP-2 in cocultures of dissociated DRG neurons and skeletal muscle cells in administration of NGF or NT-3. Folia Histochem Cytobiol. 2012;50:312-8 pubmed
    ..for preprotachykinin (PPT), calcitonin-gene related peptide (CGRP), neurofilament 200 (NF-200), and microtubule associated protein 2 (MAP-2) in dorsal root ganglion (DRG) sensory neurons...
  40. Monshausen M, Putz U, Rehbein M, Schweizer M, DesGroseillers L, Kuhl D, et al. Two rat brain staufen isoforms differentially bind RNA. J Neurochem. 2001;76:155-65 pubmed number of mRNAs is found in dendrites, including transcripts encoding the microtubule-associated protein 2 (MAP2). Recently, we identified a cis-acting dendritic targeting element (DTE) in MAP2 mRNAs...
  41. Brion J, Guilleminot J, Nunez J. Dendritic and axonal distribution of the microtubule-associated proteins MAP2 and tau in the cerebellum of the nervous mutant mouse. Brain Res Dev Brain Res. 1988;44:221-32 pubmed
    ..nervous mutant mouse has been studied with antibodies raised against the two major microtubule-associated proteins, MAP2 and tau. These proteins are specific markers of dendrites and axons, respectively...
  42. Mishra A, Knerr B, Paixão S, Kramer E, Klein R. The protein dendrite arborization and synapse maturation 1 (Dasm-1) is dispensable for dendrite arborization. Mol Cell Biol. 2008;28:2782-91 pubmed publisher
    ..These findings indicate that the dendrite arborization phenotype was caused by off-target effects and that Dasm-1 is dispensable for hippocampal dendrite arborization. ..
  43. Derksen M, Ward N, Hartle K, Ivanco T. MAP2 and synaptophysin protein expression following motor learning suggests dynamic regulation and distinct alterations coinciding with synaptogenesis. Neurobiol Learn Mem. 2007;87:404-15 pubmed
    ..The motor cortices were examined for MAP2 and synaptophysin protein using Western blotting and immunohistochemistry...
  44. Gonzalez Billault C, Engelke M, Jimenez Mateos E, Wandosell F, Caceres A, Avila J. Participation of structural microtubule-associated proteins (MAPs) in the development of neuronal polarity. J Neurosci Res. 2002;67:713-9 pubmed
    ..In this report we have characterized the effect of the combined suppression of MAP1B and tau, and MAP1B and MAP2 on neuronal polarization in cultured hippocampal cells grown on a laminin-containing substrate...
  45. Tamakoshi K, Kawanaka K, Onishi H, Takamatsu Y, Ishida K. Motor Skills Training Improves Sensorimotor Dysfunction and Increases Microtubule-Associated Protein 2 mRNA Expression in Rats with Intracerebral Hemorrhage. J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis. 2016;25:2071-7 pubmed publisher
    ..At 14 and 29 days after the lesion, we analyzed the mRNA expression levels of microtubule-associated protein 2 (MAP2), brain-derived neurotrophic factor, and growth-associated protein 43 in the bilateral sensorimotor cortex (..
  46. Flynn M, Fiedler S, Karlsson A, Carr D, Maizels E, Hunzicker Dunn M. Dephosphorylation of MAP2D enhances its binding to vimentin in preovulatory ovarian granulosa cells. J Cell Sci. 2016;129:2983-96 pubmed publisher
    Preovulatory granulosa cells express the low-molecular-mass MAP2D variant of microtubule-associated protein 2 (MAP2)...
  47. Kindler S, Schulz B, Goedert M, Garner C. Molecular structure of microtubule-associated protein 2b and 2c from rat brain. J Biol Chem. 1990;265:19679-84 pubmed
    ..has been compared to the full length sequence from mouse and the partial sequence from human high molecular weight MAP2. This comparison has revealed that MAP2b is composed of several highly conserved domains flanked by domains with ..
  48. Ozer R, Halpain S. Phosphorylation-dependent localization of microtubule-associated protein MAP2c to the actin cytoskeleton. Mol Biol Cell. 2000;11:3573-87 pubmed
    Microtubule-associated protein 2 (MAP2) is a neuronal phosphoprotein that promotes net microtubule growth and actin cross-linking and bundling in vitro...
  49. Kindler S, Schwanke B, Schulz B, Garner C. Complete cDNA sequence encoding rat high and low molecular weight MAP2. Nucleic Acids Res. 1990;18:2822 pubmed
  50. Rodríguez Vázquez J, Camacho Arroyo I, Velazquez Moctezuma J. Differential impact of REM sleep deprivation on cytoskeletal proteins of brain regions involved in sleep regulation. Neuropsychobiology. 2012;65:161-7 pubmed publisher
    ..In this study, the effects of REMSD on the content of the cytoskeletal proteins MAP2 and TAU were analyzed. Adult female rats were submitted to selective REMSD by using the multiple platform technique...
  51. Bezgina E, Moshkov D, Echikov S, Savina T, Kalemenev S, Morenkov E, et al. [Morphofunctional features of microtubule ultrastructure and MAP2 protein phosphorylation in hippocampal neurons of rats with predisposition to audiogenic epilepsy]. Tsitologiia. 2003;45:1005-12 pubmed
    ..of microtubule (MT) ultrastructure are accompanied by functional changes in microtubule-associated protein MAP2 in the hippocampus of Krushinsky--Molodkina rats (KM), which are prone to autogenic seizures...
  52. Zivraj K, Rehbein M, Ölschläger Schütt J, Schob C, Falley K, Buck F, et al. The RNA-binding protein MARTA2 regulates dendritic targeting of MAP2 mRNAs in rat neurons. J Neurochem. 2013;124:670-84 pubmed publisher
    Dendritic targeting of mRNAs encoding the microtubule-associated protein 2 (MAP2) in neurons involves a cis-acting dendritic targeting element...
  53. Pellet J, Haefliger J, Staple J, Widmann C, Welker E, Hirling H, et al. Spatial, temporal and subcellular localization of islet-brain 1 (IB1), a homologue of JIP-1, in mouse brain. Eur J Neurosci. 2000;12:621-32 pubmed