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Cameron Gundersen, Ph.D.

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63-170C CHS
Los Angeles, CA 90095

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(310) 825-6639
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Professor, Molecular & Medical Pharmacology
Member, ACCESS Program: Dept. of Molecular & Medical Pharmacology, Brain Research Institute, Neuroscience IDP


Mischel,PS, Umbach, JA, Eskandari,S, Smith, SG, Gundersen, CB, Zampighi, GA Nerve growth factor signals via pre-existing TrkA receptor monomers. Biophysical Journal 2002; 83: .
Gundersen, CB, Kohan, SA, ChenQ, Iagnemma,J, Umbach, JA Protein kinase C eta triggers cortical granule exocytosis in Xenopus oocytes. Journal of Cell Science 2002; 115: 1313-1320.
Mastrogiacomo,A, Kornblum,HI, Umbach,JA & Gundersen, CB A Xenopus cysteine string protein with a cysteine residue in the J-domain. Biochim. Biophys. Acta 1998; 1401: 239-241.
Gundersen, C.B. and J.A. Umbach Suppression cloning of the cDNA for a candidate subunit of a presynaptic calcium channel. Neuron 1992; 9: 527-537.
Cordeiro, ML Gundersen, CB Umbach, JA Convergent effects of lithium and valproate on the expression of proteins associated with large dense core vesicles in NGF-differentiated PC12 cells. Neuropsychopharmacology : official publication of the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology. . 2004; 29(1): 39-44.
Kohan, SA Gundersen, CB Protein synthesis is required for the transition to Ca(2+)-dependent regulated secretion in progesterone-matured Xenopus oocytes. Journal of experimental zoology. Part A, Comparative experimental biology. . 2003; 300(2): 113-25.
Cordeiro, ML Gundersen, CB Umbach, JA Dietary lithium induces regional increases of mRNA encoding cysteine string protein in rat brain. Journal of neuroscience research. . 2003; 73(6): 865-9.
Cordeiro, ML Gundersen, CB Umbach, JA Lithium ions modulate the expression of VMAT2 in rat brain. Brain research. . 2002; 953(1-2): 189-94.
Saitoe, M Schwarz, TL Umbach, JA Gundersen, CB Kidokoro, Y Absence of junctional glutamate receptor clusters in Drosophila mutants lacking spontaneous transmitter release. Science. . 2001; 293(5529): 514-7.
Gundersen, CB Aguado, F Sou, S Mastrogiacomo, A Coppola, T Kornblum, HI Umbach, JA Cysteine string proteins are associated with cortical granules of Xenopus laevis oocytes. Cell and tissue research. . 2001; 303(2): 211-9.
Cordeiro, ML Umbach, JA Gundersen, CB Lithium ions Up-regulate mRNAs encoding dense-core vesicle proteins in nerve growth factor-differentiated PC12 cells. Journal of neurochemistry. . 2000; 75(6): 2622-5.
Cordeiro, ML Umbach, JA Gundersen, CB Lithium ions enhance cysteine string protein gene expression in vivo and in vitro. Journal of neurochemistry. . 2000; 74(6): 2365-72.
Poage, RE Meriney, SD Gundersen, CB Umbach, JA Antibodies against cysteine string proteins inhibit evoked neurotransmitter release at Xenopus neuromuscular junctions. Journal of neurophysiology. . 1999; 82(1): 50-9.
Whitelegge, JP Gundersen, CB Faull, KF Electrospray-ionization mass spectrometry of intact intrinsic membrane proteins. Protein science : a publication of the Protein Society. . 1998; 7(6): 1423-30.
Umbach, JA Saitoe, M Kidokoro, Y Gundersen, CB Attenuated influx of calcium ions at nerve endings of csp and shibire mutant Drosophila. The Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience. . 1998; 18(9): 3233-40.
Umbach, JA Gundersen, CB Evidence that cysteine string proteins regulate an early step in the Ca2+-dependent secretion of neurotransmitter at Drosophila neuromuscular junctions. The Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience. . 1997; 17(19): 7203-9.
Coppola, T Gundersen, C Widespread expression of human cysteine string proteins. FEBS letters. . 1996; 391(3): 269-72.
Kohan, SA Pescatori, M Brecha, NC Mastrogiacomo, A Umbach, JA Gundersen, CB Cysteine string protein immunoreactivity in the nervous system and adrenal gland of rat. The Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience. . 1995; 15(9): 6230-8.
Gundersen, CB Mastrogiacomo, A Umbach, JA Cysteine-string proteins as templates for membrane fusion: models of synaptic vesicle exocytosis. Journal of theoretical biology. . 1995; 172(3): 269-77.
Mastrogiacomo, A Gundersen, CB The nucleotide and deduced amino acid sequence of a rat cysteine string protein. Brain research. Molecular brain research. . 1995; 28(1): 12-8.
Umbach, JA Zinsmaier, KE Eberle, KK Buchner, E Benzer, S Gundersen, CB Presynaptic dysfunction in Drosophila csp mutants. Neuron. . 1994; 13(4): 899-907.
Gundersen, CB Mastrogiacomo, A Faull, K Umbach, JA Extensive lipidation of a Torpedo cysteine string protein. The Journal of biological chemistry. . 1994; 269(30): 19197-9.
Mastrogiacomo, A Parsons, SM Zampighi, GA Jenden, DJ Umbach, JA Gundersen, CB Cysteine string proteins: a potential link between synaptic vesicles and presynaptic Ca2+ channels. Science. . 1994; 263(5149): 981-2.