Select Publications

Time course of astrocyte nuclear PKA activity measured using the excitation ratiometric probe ExRai-AKAR-NLS. From left to right: before treatment with 50 nM Norepinephrine; 5, 15, and 30 minutes after norepinephrine treatment.

Benton KC, Wheeler DS, Kurtoglu B, Ansari MBZ, Cibich DP, Gonzalez DA, Herbst MR, Khursheed S, Knorr RC, Lobner D, Maglasang JG, Rohr KE, Taylor A, Witt PJ, Gasser PJ (2022) Norepinephrine activates β1-adrenergic receptors localized to the inner nuclear membrane in cortical astrocytes. GLIA 70(9):1777-1794.

Andrews PW, Bosyj C, Brenton L, Green L, Gasser PJ, Lowry CA, Pickel VM (in press). All the brain’s a stage for serotonin: The forgotten story of serotonin diffusion across cell membranes. Proc Royal Soc B.

Gasser, P.J. (2021). Organic Cation Transporters in Brain Catecholamine Homeostasis. In: Daws, L.C. (eds) Organic Cation Transporters in the Central Nervous System. Handbook of Experimental Pharmacology, 266:187-197. Springer, Cham.

Benton, K.C., Lowry, C.A., Gasser, P.J. (2021). Organic Cation Transporters and Nongenomic Glucocorticoid Action. In: Daws, L.C. (ed) Organic Cation Transporters in the Central Nervous System. Handbook of Experimental Pharmacology, 266:241-251. Springer, Cham.

Wheeler DS, Ebben AL, Kurtoglu B, Lovell ME, Bohn AT, Jasek IA, Baker DA, Mantsch JR, Gasser PJ, Wheeler RA. (2017) Corticosterone regulates both naturally occurring and cocaine-induced dopamine signaling by selectively decreasing dopamine uptake. Eur. J. Neurosci. 46: 2638-2646.

Gasser PJ, Hurley MM, Chan J, Pickel VM. (2016) Organic Cation Transporter 3 (OCT3) is targeted to intracellular and surface membranes in select glial and neuronal cells within the lateral amygdaloid complex of both rats and mice. Brain Structure and Function 222(4): 1913-1928.

McReynolds JR, Taylor A, Ambrosius T, Derricks O, Vranjkovic O, Nino B, Kurtoglu B, Baker DA, Wheeler RA, Gasser PJ, Mantsch JR. (2016) Corticosterone potentiation of cocaine-induced reinstatement of conditioned place preference in mice is mediated by blockade of the organic cation transporter 3. Neuropsychopharm. 42(3):757-765.

Graf EN, Wheeler RA, Baker DA, Ebben AL, Hill JE, McReynolds JR, Robble MA, Vranjkovic O, Wheeler DS, Mantsch JR, Gasser PJ. (2013) Corticosterone acts in the nucleus accumbens to enhance dopamine signaling and promote cocaine use. J. Neurosci. 33: 11800-11810.