Sonja M Wojcik

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Affiliation: Max Planck Institute for Experimental Medicine
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. pmc Genetic markers of a Munc13 protein family member, BAIAP3, are gender specifically associated with anxiety and benzodiazepine abuse in mice and humans
    Sonja M Wojcik
    Max Planck Institute of Experimental Medicine, Department of Molecular Neurobiology, Gottingen, Germany
    Mol Med 19:135-48. 2013
  2. ncbi request reprint A shared vesicular carrier allows synaptic corelease of GABA and glycine
    Sonja M Wojcik
    Department of Molecular Neurobiology, Max Planck Institute of Experimental Medicine, D 37075 Gottingen, Germany
    Neuron 50:575-87. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Regulation of membrane fusion in synaptic excitation-secretion coupling: speed and accuracy matter
    Sonja M Wojcik
    Max Planck Institut fur experimentelle Medizin, Abteilung Molekulare Neurobiologie, Hermann Rein Strasse 3, D 37075 Gottingen, Deutschland
    Neuron 55:11-24. 2007
  4. doi request reprint Analysis of neurotransmitter release mechanisms by photolysis of caged Ca²⁺ in an autaptic neuron culture system
    Andrea Burgalossi
    Department of Molecular Neurobiology, Max Planck Institute of Experimental Medicine, Gottingen, Germany
    Nat Protoc 7:1351-65. 2012
  5. ncbi request reprint Synaptic and vesicular co-localization of the glutamate transporters VGLUT1 and VGLUT2 in the mouse hippocampus
    Etienne Herzog
    Max Planck Institut fur experimentelle Medizin, Abteilung Molekulare Neurobiologie, Gottingen, Germany
    J Neurochem 99:1011-8. 2006
  6. pmc Identification of a Munc13-sensitive step in chromaffin cell large dense-core vesicle exocytosis
    Kwun Nok M Man
    Department of Molecular Neurobiology, Max Planck Institute of Experimental Medicine, Gottingen, Germany
    elife 4:. 2015
  7. doi request reprint Genetic ablation of VIAAT in glycinergic neurons causes a severe respiratory phenotype and perinatal death
    Jamilur Rahman
    Institute for Neurophysiology and Cellular Biophysics, Georg August University Gottingen, Humboldtallee 23, 37073, Gottingen, Germany
    Brain Struct Funct 220:2835-49. 2015
  8. pmc Tryptophan-rich basic protein (WRB) mediates insertion of the tail-anchored protein otoferlin and is required for hair cell exocytosis and hearing
    Christian Vogl
    Institute for Auditory Neuroscience and InnerEarLab, University Medical Center Gottingen, Gottingen, Germany
    EMBO J 35:2536-2552. 2016
  9. pmc Disruption of adaptor protein 2μ (AP-2μ) in cochlear hair cells impairs vesicle reloading of synaptic release sites and hearing
    Sangyong Jung
    Institute for Auditory Neuroscience and InnerEarLab, University Medical Center Gottingen, Gottingen, Germany Collaborative Research Center 889, University of Gottingen, Gottingen, Germany Synaptic Nanophysiology Group, Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry, Gottingen, Germany
    EMBO J 34:2686-702. 2015
  10. pmc Expression of constitutively active erythropoietin receptor in pyramidal neurons of cortex and hippocampus boosts higher cognitive functions in mice
    Derya Sargin
    Division of Clinical Neuroscience, Max Planck Institute of Experimental Medicine, Gottingen, Germany
    BMC Biol 9:27. 2011

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  1. pmc Genetic markers of a Munc13 protein family member, BAIAP3, are gender specifically associated with anxiety and benzodiazepine abuse in mice and humans
    Sonja M Wojcik
    Max Planck Institute of Experimental Medicine, Department of Molecular Neurobiology, Gottingen, Germany
    Mol Med 19:135-48. 2013
    ..Thus, Baiap3/BAIAP3 is gender specifically associated with anxiety and benzodiazepine use disorder, and the analysis of Baiap3/BAIAP3-related functions may help elucidate mechanisms underlying the development of both disorders...
  2. ncbi request reprint A shared vesicular carrier allows synaptic corelease of GABA and glycine
    Sonja M Wojcik
    Department of Molecular Neurobiology, Max Planck Institute of Experimental Medicine, D 37075 Gottingen, Germany
    Neuron 50:575-87. 2006
    ..Since GABA and glycine compete for vesicular uptake, these data point to a close association of Viaat with GABA-synthesizing enzymes as a key factor in specifying GABAergic neuronal phenotypes...
  3. ncbi request reprint Regulation of membrane fusion in synaptic excitation-secretion coupling: speed and accuracy matter
    Sonja M Wojcik
    Max Planck Institut fur experimentelle Medizin, Abteilung Molekulare Neurobiologie, Hermann Rein Strasse 3, D 37075 Gottingen, Deutschland
    Neuron 55:11-24. 2007
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  4. doi request reprint Analysis of neurotransmitter release mechanisms by photolysis of caged Ca²⁺ in an autaptic neuron culture system
    Andrea Burgalossi
    Department of Molecular Neurobiology, Max Planck Institute of Experimental Medicine, Gottingen, Germany
    Nat Protoc 7:1351-65. 2012
    ..The protocol takes three weeks to complete and provides unprecedented insights into the mechanisms of transmitter release...
  5. ncbi request reprint Synaptic and vesicular co-localization of the glutamate transporters VGLUT1 and VGLUT2 in the mouse hippocampus
    Etienne Herzog
    Max Planck Institut fur experimentelle Medizin, Abteilung Molekulare Neurobiologie, Gottingen, Germany
    J Neurochem 99:1011-8. 2006
    ..As the number of transporter molecules per vesicle affects quantal size, the developmental window where VGLUT1 and VGLUT2 are co-expressed may allow for greater plasticity in the control of quantal release...
  6. pmc Identification of a Munc13-sensitive step in chromaffin cell large dense-core vesicle exocytosis
    Kwun Nok M Man
    Department of Molecular Neurobiology, Max Planck Institute of Experimental Medicine, Gottingen, Germany
    elife 4:. 2015
    ..Our data demonstrate that the molecular steps of SV and LDCV priming are very similar while SV and LDCV docking mechanisms are distinct. ..
  7. doi request reprint Genetic ablation of VIAAT in glycinergic neurons causes a severe respiratory phenotype and perinatal death
    Jamilur Rahman
    Institute for Neurophysiology and Cellular Biophysics, Georg August University Gottingen, Humboldtallee 23, 37073, Gottingen, Germany
    Brain Struct Funct 220:2835-49. 2015
    ....
  8. pmc Tryptophan-rich basic protein (WRB) mediates insertion of the tail-anchored protein otoferlin and is required for hair cell exocytosis and hearing
    Christian Vogl
    Institute for Auditory Neuroscience and InnerEarLab, University Medical Center Gottingen, Gottingen, Germany
    EMBO J 35:2536-2552. 2016
    ..We conclude that the TRC40 pathway is critical for hearing and propose that otoferlin is an essential substrate of this pathway in hair cells...
  9. pmc Disruption of adaptor protein 2μ (AP-2μ) in cochlear hair cells impairs vesicle reloading of synaptic release sites and hearing
    Sangyong Jung
    Institute for Auditory Neuroscience and InnerEarLab, University Medical Center Gottingen, Gottingen, Germany Collaborative Research Center 889, University of Gottingen, Gottingen, Germany Synaptic Nanophysiology Group, Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry, Gottingen, Germany
    EMBO J 34:2686-702. 2015
    ..We propose that binding of AP-2 to otoferlin facilitates replenishment of release sites, for example, via speeding AZ clearance of exocytosed material, in addition to a role of AP-2 in synaptic vesicle reformation...
  10. pmc Expression of constitutively active erythropoietin receptor in pyramidal neurons of cortex and hippocampus boosts higher cognitive functions in mice
    Derya Sargin
    Division of Clinical Neuroscience, Max Planck Institute of Experimental Medicine, Gottingen, Germany
    BMC Biol 9:27. 2011
    ..However, the critical EPO targets in brain are unknown, and separation of direct and indirect effects has remained difficult, given the role of EPO in hematopoiesis and brain oxygen supply...
  11. ncbi request reprint Interaction between the vesicular glutamate transporter type 1 and endophilin A1, a protein essential for endocytosis
    Jacqueline Vinatier
    INSERM U513, Neurobiology and Psychiatry, Faculte de Medecine, Creteil, France
    J Neurochem 97:1111-25. 2006
    ..Overall, the discovery of endophilin as a partner for VGLUT1 in nerve terminals strongly suggests the existence of functional differences between VGLUT1 and -2 terminals in their abilities to replenish vesicle pools...
  12. ncbi request reprint Identification of the minimal protein domain required for priming activity of Munc13-1
    David R Stevens
    Physiologisches Institut, Universitat des Saarlandes, Kirrberger Str 8, D 66421 Homburg Saar, Germany
    Curr Biol 15:2243-8. 2005
    ..Priming by Munc13-1 appears to require its interaction with Syntaxin 1 because point mutants that do not bind Syntaxin 1 do not prime chromaffin granules...