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Research Departments >Functional and Systems Neurobiology department > Synaptic Plasticity and Astrocyte-Neuron Interations> Publications

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  • Navarrete M, Cuartero MI, Palenzuela R, Draffin J, Konomi A, Serra I, Colié S, Castaño-Castaño S, Hasan MT, Nebreda AR, Esteban JA. 2019.Astrocytic p38α MAPK drives NMDA receptor-dependent long-term depression and modulates long-term memory. Nature Communications. doi: 10.1038/s41467-019-10830-9
    Corresponding authors

  • Sánchez-Puelles C, Arroyo A, Diez I, Erramuzpe A, Jimenez-Marin, A, Cortés J, Martínez-Hernández J, Luján R, Navarrete M, Andrew A, Venero C, Morales M, Esteban JA, Knafo S. 2019. PTEN controls synaptic performance in the cortico-amygdala circuit, influencing social behaviour in autism with macrocephaly. Cerebral Cortex. doi: 10.1093/cercor/bhz103

  • Mederos S*, Hernández-Vivanco A*, Ramírez-Franco J, Martín-Fernández M, Navarrete M, Yang A, Boyden ES, Perea G. 2019. Melanopsin for precise optogenetic activation of astrocyte-neuron networks. Glia. doi: 10.1002/glia.23580.

  • Briz CG, Navarrete M, Esteban JA, Nieto M (2016) In utero electroporation approaches to study the excitability of neuronal subpopulations and single-cell connectivity. JOVE Science Education Database. Issue 120; doi: 10.3791/55139.

  • Pallas-Bazarra N, Jurado-Arjona J, Navarrete M, Esteban JA, Hernández F, Ávila J, Llorens-Martín M. 2016 Novel function of Tau in regulating the effects of external stimuli on adult hippocampal neurogenesis. EMBO J, pii: e201593518.

  • Rodríguez-Tornos FM, Briz CG, Weiss LA, Sebastián-Serrano A, Ares S, Navarrete M, Galazo M, Frangeu L, Jabaudon D, Esteban JA, Nieto M. 2016 Cux1 enables inter-hemispheric connections of layer II-III neurons by regulating 1 Kv1-dependent firing. Neuron, 89:494-506.

  • Gómez-Gonzalo M*, Navarrete M*, Perea G*, Covelo A*, Martín-Fernández M, Shigemoto R, Luján R, Araque A. 2015 Endocannabinoids induce lateral long-term potentiation of transmitter release by stimulation of gliotransmission. Cereb Cortex, pii: bhu231.
    * Equal contribution.

  • Perez-Alvarez A*, Navarrete M*, Covelo A, Martín ED, Araque A. 2014 Structural and functional plasticity of astrocyte process and dendritic spine interactions. J Neurosci, 34:12738 –12744.
    * Equal contribution.

  • Navarrete M, Díez A, Araque A. 2014. Astrocytes in endocannabinoid signaling. Phil. Trans. R. Soc. Lond. B, 369:20130599.

  • Navarrete M, Araque A. 2014. The Cajal school and the physiological role of astrocytes: away of thinking. Frontiers in Neuroanatomy, 8:33.

  • Navarrete M, Perea G, Maglio L, Pastor J, García de Sola R, Araque A. 2013 Astrocyte Calcium Signal and Gliotransmission in Human Brain Tissue. Cereb Cortex, 23:1240-1246.

  • Navarrete M, Perea G, Fernandez de Sevilla D, Gómez-Gonzalo M, Núñez A, Martín ED and Araque A. 2012 Astrocytes mediate in vivo cholinergic-induced synaptic plasticity. PLoS Biology, 10:e1001259.
    Research highlights in: Nat Rev Neurosci, 2012 13:221-221.
    Comment in: PLoS Biol. 2012 10:e1001263.

  • Araque A and Navarrete M. 2011 Electrically driven insulation in the central nervous system. Science, 333:1587-1588.
    Contribution as perspective article

  • Navarrete M and Araque. A. 2011 Basal Synaptic Transmission: Astrocytes Rule! Cell, 146:675-677.
    Contribution as perspective article

  • Porto-Pazos AB, Veiguela N, Mesejo P, Navarrete M, Alvarellos A, Ibáñez O, Munteanu CR, Pazos A and Araque A. 2011 Artificial astrocytes improve neural network performance. PLoS ONE, 6:e19109.

  • Navarrete M and Araque A. 2010 Endocannabinoids potentiate hippocampal synaptic transmission through stimulation of astrocytes. Neuron, 68:113-126.
    Comment in: Nat Rev Neurosci. 2010 11:788-788.

  • Araque A and Navarrete M. 2010 Glial cells in neuronal network function. Phil. Trans. R. Soc. Lond. B., 365:2375-2381.

  • Perea G, Navarrete M and Araque A. 2009 Tripartite synapses: Astrocytes process and control synaptic information. Trends in Neurosci. 32, 421-431.

  • Navarrete M and Araque A. 2008 Endocannabinoids mediate neuron-astrocyte Communication. Neuron, 57:883-893.

  • Rangel C, Navarrete M, Corchado JC, Espinosa-García J. 2006 Potential energy surface, kinetics, and dynamics study of the Cl + CH4 → HCl + CH3 reaction. J Chem Phys, 124:124306.

  • Navarrete M, Rangel C, Corchado JC and Espinosa-García J. 2005 Trapping of the OH radical by α-Tocopherol. A theoretical study. J Phys Chem A, 109:4777-4784.

  • Navarrete M, Rangel C, Espinosa-García J and Corchado JC. 2005 Theoretical Study of the Antioxidant Activity of Vitamin E. Reactions of α-Tocopherol with the Hydroperoxy Radical. J Chem Theory Comput, 1:337-344.

  • Rangel C, Navarrete M and Espinosa-García J. 2005 Potential energy surface for the F(2P3/2, 2P1/2) + CH4 hydrogen abstraction reaction. Kinetics and dynamics study. J Phys Chem A, 109:1441-1448.

  • Espinosa-García J, Rangel C, Navarrete M and Corchado JC. 2004 New hybrid method for reactive systems from integrating molecular orbital or molecular mechanics methods with analytical energy surfaces. J Chem Phys, 121:5098-5108.

  • Rangel C, Navarrete M, Corchado JC and Espinosa-García J. 2004 Mechanism and Kinetics of the n-propyl bromide and OH reaction using integrated ab initio methods and variational transition-state theory. J Mol Struct-Theochem, 679:207-224.

Other publications

  • Araque A, Navarrete M (2013) El ayer y hoy de los astrocitos. Mente y Cerebro 60: 86-91.

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