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Aplysia neuron after axotomy

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Hai A, Shappir J, Spira ME. (2010)

Long-term, multisite, parallel, in-cell recording and stimulation by an array of extracellular microelectrodes.

J Neurophysiol. 104(1):559-68.


Hai A, Dormann A, Shappir J, Yitzchaik S, Bartic C, Borghs G, Langedijk JP, Spira ME. (2009)

Spine-shaped gold protrusions improve the adherence and electrical coupling of neurons with the surface of micro-electronic devices.

J R Soc Interface. 6(41):1153-65.

Khoutorsky A, Spira ME. (2009)

Activity-dependent calpain activation plays a critical role in synaptic facilitation and post-tetanic potentiation.

Learn Mem. 16(2):129-41.

(Cover: July, 2009 Issue)

Advanced School in Neuroelectronic Hybrids 2009

Advanced School for
Neuroelectronic Hybrids

Institute for Advanced Studies, Hebrew Univ.

March 15-19, 2009


Prager-Khoutorsky M, Spira ME. (2009)

Neurite retraction and regrowth regulated by membrane retrieval, membrane supply, and actin dynamics.

Brain Res. 1251:65-79.

Erez H, Spira ME (2008)

Local self-assembly mechanisms underlie the differential transofrmation of the proximal and distal cut axonal ends into functional and aberrant growth cones.

J Comp Neurol. 507(2).

Sahly I, Khoutorsky A, Erez H, Prager-Khoutorsky M, Spira ME. (2006).

On-line confocal imaging of the events leading to structural dedifferentiation of an axonal segment into a growth cone after axotomy.

J Comp Neurol. 494(5):705-20.

Khoutorsky A, Spira ME. (2005).

Calcium-activated proteases are critical for
refilling depleted vesicle stores in cultured
sensory-motor synapses of Aplysia.

Learn Mem. 12(4):414-22.

Erez H. & Spira M.E. "Regeneration" NeuroArt 2006, Barcelona Science Museum.

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