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Spike-Timing Precision and Neuronal Synchrony are Enhanced by an Interaction between Synaptic Inhibition and Membrane Oscillations in the Amygdala. Ryan SJ*, Ehrlich DE*, Jasnow AM*, Daftary SS, Madsen TE, and Rainnie DG. PLoS ONE (In Press) 2012 (PDF)
Synergistic Activation of Dopamine D1 and TrkB Receptors Mediate Gain Control of Synaptic Plasticity in the Basolateral Amygdala. Li C-C, Dabrowska J, Hazra R, and Rainnie DG PloS ONE 6(10) epub. 2010 (PDF)
Expression and distribution of Kv4 potassium channel subunits and potassium channel interacting proteins (KChIPs) in subpopulations of interneurons in the basolateral amygdala. Dabrowska J and Rainnie DG Neuroscience 171(3): 721 -733. 2010 (PDF)
Distribution of D(1) and D (5) dopamine receptors in the primate and rat basolateral amygdala. E.C Muly, M. Senyuz, Z.U. Khan, J-D. Guo, R. Hazra, and D.G. Rainnie. Brain Struct Funct. 213(4-5):375-93, 2009. (PDF)
Distinct Subtypes of Cholecystokinin (CCK)-Containing Interneurons of the Basolateral Amygdala Identified Using a CCK Promoter-Specific Lentivirus A. M. Jasnow, K. J. Ressler, S. E. Hammack, J. P. Chhatwal, and D. G. Rainnie.J.Neurophysiol. 101 (3):1494-1506, 2009. (PDF)
Immunohistochemical characterization of parvalbumin-containing interneurons in the monkey basolateral amygdala F. Mascagni, E. C. Muly, D. G. Rainnie, and A. J. McDonald.Neuroscience 158 (4):1541-1550, 2009. (PDF)
Subcellular Distribution of the Rho-GEF Lfc in Primate Prefrontal Cortex: Effect of Neuronal Activation E. Chris Muly,. Angus C. Nairn, Paul Greengard and Donald G. Rainnie. J Comp. Neurol. 508:927-939, 2008. (PDF)
Group II metabotropic glutamate receptors in the extended amygdala: Correlation of physiological response and subcellular distribution. Muly E.C., Mania I., Guo J. and D.G. Rainnie. J. Comp. Neurol.   505: 682-700, 2007. (PDF)
Dopamine D1 receptors co-distribute with N-methyl-d-aspartic acid type-1 subunits and modulate synaptically-evoked N-methyl-d-aspartic acid currents in rat basolateral amygdala. V. M. Pickel, E. E. Colago, I. Mania, A. I. Molosh, and D. G. Rainnie. Neuroscience 142 (3):671-690, 2006. (PDF)
Physiological and morphological characterization of parvalbumin-containing interneurons of the rat basolateral amygdala. D. G. Rainnie, I. Mania, F. Mascagni, and A. J. McDonald. J Comp Neurol. 498 (1):142-161, 2006. (PDF)
Identification of cell-type specific promoters within the brain using lentiviral vectors. J.P. Chhatwal, S.E. Hammack, A Jasnow, D.G. Rainnie, and K. J. Ressler. Gene Therapy 1-9, 2007.
Evidence for a perisomatic innervation of parvalbumin-containing interneurons by individual pyramidal cells in the basolateral amygdala. Alexander J. McDonald, Franco Mascagni, Irakli Maniab, Donald G. Rainnie. Brain Research 1035 (2005) 32–40. (PDF)
Corticotrophin Releasing Factor-Induced Synaptic Plasticity in the Amygdala Translates Stress into Emotional Disorders. Donald G. Rainnie, Richard Bergeron, Tammy J. Sajdyk, Madhvi Patil, Donald R. Gehlert, and Anantha Shekhar. The Journal of Neuroscience, April 7, 2004 • 24(14):3471–3479 • 3471 (PDF)
Subtypes of substance P receptor immunoreactive interneurons in the rat basolateral amygdala Liat Levita , Irakli Mania, Donald Gordon Rainnie. Brain Research 981 (2003) 41–51 (PDF)
Inhibitory and Excitatory Circuitries in Amygdala Nuclei. A Synoposis of Session II Donald G. Rainnie, Session Chair. Annals New York Academy of Sciences. 59-66. (PDF)
Serotonergic Modulation of Neurotransmission in the Rat
Basolateral Amygdala
Donald G. Rainnie. The American Physiological Society. 1999 (PDF)
Neurotransmission in the rat amygdala related to fear and anxiety. Michael Davis, Don Rainnie and Martin Cassell. TINS, Vol. 17, No.5, 1994 (PDF)
Activation of Postsynaptic Metabotropic Glutamate Receptors by Trans-ACPD Hyperpolarizes Neurons of the Basolateral Amygdala. Donald G. Rainnie, Keith H. Holmes, and Patricia Shinnick-Gallagher. The Journal of Neuroscience, November 1994, 14(11): 7208-7220 (PDF)
Intracellular recordings from morphologically identified neurons of the basolateral amygdala. D. G. Rainnie, E.K. Asprodini, and P. Shinnick-Gallagher. J. Neurophyiol. 69(4) (1993) 1350-1362 (PDF)
Trans-ACPD and L-APB presynaptically inhibit excitatory glutamatergic transmission in the basolateral amygdala (BLA). Donald G. Rainnie and Patricia Shinnick-Gallagher. Neuroscience Letters 139 (1992) 87 91 (PDF)
In vivo kindling does not alter afterhyperpolarizations (AHPs) following action potential firing in vitro in basolateral amygdala neurons. E.K. Asprodini, D.G. Rainnie, A.C. Anderson and P. Shinnick-Gallagher. Brain Research. 588 (1992) 329-334 (PDF)
Differential Actions of Corticotropin Releasing Factor on Basolateral and Central Amygdaloid Neurones, in Vitro. Donald G. Rainnie, Bart Jan H. Fernhout and Patricia Shinnick-Gallagher. The Journal of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics. Vol 263 (1992) 846-848. (PDF)
Kindling-Induced Long-Lasting Changes in Synaptic Transmission in the Basolateral Amygdala. Donald G. Rainnie, Eftihia K. Asprodini and Patricia Shinnick-Gallagher. Journal of Neurophysiology. Vol 67. Feb 1992. (PDF)
Epileptogenesis Reduces the Sensitivity of Presynaptic GABAB Receptors on Glutamatergic Afferents in the
E.K. Asprodini, D.G. Rainnie, P. Shinnick-Gallagher. Journal of Pharmacology and Experimental Theraputics. 262 (3) 1992. 1011-1021 (PDF)
Excitatory Transmission in the Basolateral Amygdala Donald G. Rainnie, Eftihia K. Asprodini, and Patricia Shinnick-Gallagher. Journal of Neurophysiology. Vol. 66. No.3. September 1991. (PDF)
Inhibitory Transmission in the Basolateral Amygdala. Donald G. Rainnie, Eftihia K. Asprodini, and Patricia Shinnick-Gallagher. Journal of Neurophysiology. Vol. 66, No. 3, September 1991 (PDF)
Presynaptic Muscarinic M2 Receptors Modulate Glutamatergic Transmission in the Bed Nucleus of the Stria Terminalis. Guo J-D, Hazra R, Dabrowska J, Muly E. C, Wess J, and D.G. Rainnie. Neuropharmacology 62(4): 1671 - 1683. 2012 (PDF)
Neuroanatomical evidence for reciprocal regulation of the corticotrophin-releasing factor and oxytocin systems in the hypothalamus and the bed nucleus of the stria terminalis of the rat:  Implications for balancing stress and affect. Dabrowska J, Hazra R, Ahern TH, Guo J-D, McDonald AJ, Mascagni F, Muller JF, Young LJ, and Rainnie DG.Neuropsychoendocrinology 36: 1312 – 1326. 2011 (PDF)
A transcriptomic analysis of type I-III neurons in the bed nucleus of the stria terminalis. Hazra R, Guo J-D, Ryan SJ, Jasnow AM and Rainnie DG Molecular and Cellular Neuroscience 46(4): 699 – 709. 2011 (PDF)
A novel transgenic mouse for gene-targeting within cells that express corticotropin-releasing factor. Martin EI, Ressler KJ, Jasnow AM, Dabrowska J, Hazra R, Rainnie DG, Nemeroff CB, and MJ Owens. Biol. Psychiatry 67(12); 1212-1216, 2010 (PDF)
Presynaptic 5-HT1B receptor-mediated serotonergic inhibition of glutamate transmission in the bed nucleus of the stria terminalis. J-D Guo, and D.G. Rainnie. Neuroscience 165:1390-1401, 2010 (PDF)
The response of neurons in the bed nucleus of the stria terminalis to serotonin: implications for anxiety. Hammack SE, Guo JD, Hazra R, Dabrowska J, Myers KM, Rainnie DG. Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 33:1309-1320, 2009 (PDF)
Bi-directional modulation of BNST neurons by 5-HT: Molecular expression and functional properties of excitatory 5-HT receptor subtypes. J-D Guo, S. E. Hammack, R. Hazra, L. Levita, and D.G. Rainnie. Neuroscience 164(4):1776-1793, 2009. (PDF)
Differential expression of intrinsic membrane currents in defined cell types of the anterolateral bed nucleus of the stria terminalis. Hammack, S.E., Mania, I., Rainnie, D.G. J. Neuophysiol. 98 (2) 638-656, 2007. (PDF)
5-Hydroxytryptamine1A-Like Receptor Activation in the Bed Nucleus of the Stria Terminalis: Electrophysiological and Behavioral Studies. L. Levita, S.E. Hammack, I. Mania, X.-Y. Li, M. Davis, and D.G. Rainnie. Neuroscience 128 (2004) 583–596. (PDF)
Neurons of the Bed Nucleus of the Stria Terminalis (BNST) Electrophysiological Properties and Their Response to Serotonin. Donald. G. Rainnie. Annals New York Academy of Sciences. (1999) 695-699. (PDF)
Construction of cell-type specific promoter lentiviruses for optically guiding electrophysiological recordings and for targeted gene delivery Jasnow,A.M, Rainnie,D.G, Maguschak,K.A, Chhatwal,J.P, and Ressler,K.J. Meth. Mol. Biol. 15:199-213, 2009.
Adenosine-Mediated Presynaptic Modulation of Glutamatergic Transmission in the Laterodorsal Tegmentum Elda Arrigoni, Donald G. Rainnie, Robert W. McCarley, and Robert W. Greene. The Journal of Neuroscience, February 1, 2001, 21(3):1076–1085 (PDF)
Adenosine, Prolonged Wakefulness, and A1-Activated NF-KB DNA Binding in the Basal Forebrain of the Rat. R. Basheer, D.G. Rainnie, T.Porkka-Heiskanen, V. Ramesh, and R.W. McCarley. Neuroscience Vol. 104, No. 3, pp. 731-739, 2001 (PDF)
Presynaptic Nicotinic Receptors Facilitate Monoaminergic Transmission. Xiangyang Li, Donald G. Rainnie, Robert W. McCarley, and Robert W. Greene. The Journal of Neuroscience, March 1, 1998, 18(5):1904–1912 (PDF)
Microdialysis Perfusion of 8-Hydroxy-2-(Di-n-Propylamino)Tetralin (8-OH-DPAT) in the Dorsal Raphe Nucleus Decreases Serotonin Release and Increases Rapid Eye Movement Sleep in the Freely Moving Cat. Chiara M. Portas, Mahesh Thakkar, Donald Rainnie, and Robert W. McCarley. The Journal of Neuroscience, April 15, 1996, 16(8):2820-2828 (PDF)
NMDA-Dependent Modulation of CA1 Local Circuit Inhibition. Heinz C. R. Grunze, Donald G. Rainnie, Michael E. Hasselmo, Eddie Barkai, Elizabeth F. Hearn, Robert W. McCarley, and Robert W. Greene. The Journal of Neuroscience, March 15, 1996, 76(6):2034-2043 (PDF)
Adenosine Inhibition of Mesopontine Cholinergic Neurons: Implications for EEG Arousal Donald G.Rainnie, Heinz CG.RG.Grunze, Robert WG.McCarley, and Robert WG.Greene. Science. 4 February 1994, Volume 263, pp. 689-692 (PDF)


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