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Talay, M., Richman, E.B., Snell, N.J., Hartmann, G.G., Fisher, J.D., Sorkaç, A., Santoyo, J.F., Chou-Freed, C., Nair, N., Johnson, M., Szymanski, J.R. and Barnea, G. Transsynaptic Mapping of Second-order Taste Neurons in Flies by trans-Tango. Neuron. 96, 783-795 (2017).

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Jagadish, S., Barnea, G., Clandinin, T.R. and Axel, R. Identifying functional connections of the inner photoreceptors in Drosophila using Tango-Trace. Neuron. 83, 630-644 (2014).

Tsai, L. and Barnea, G. A critical period defined by axon-targeting mechanisms in the murine olfactory bulb. Science. 344, 197-200 (2014).

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Colquitt, B., Allen, W.E., Barnea, G. and Lomvardas, S. Alteration of genic 5-hydroxymethylcytosine patterning in olfactory neurons correlates with changes in gene expression and cell identity. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA. 110, 14682-14687 (2013).

Lyons, D.B., Magklara, A., Allen, W., Goh, T., Evans, Z., Tsai, L., Barnea, G. and Lomvardas, S. An Epigenetic Trap Stabilizes Singular Olfactory Receptor Expression. Cell. 154, 325-336 (2013).

Clowney, E.J., Le Gross, M.A., Mosley, C.P., Clowney, F.G., Markenskoff-Papadimitriou, E.C., Myllys, M., Barnea, G., Larabell, C.A. and Lomvardas, S. Nuclear aggregation of olfactory receptor genes governs their monogenic expression. Cell. 151, 724-737 (2012).


Cao, L., Benz, E.G., Schrank, B.R., Rickenbacher, G.T., Gomez, A.C., Rodriguez, S., Levites, Y., Edwards, S.R., Golde, T., Hyman, B.T., Barnea, G. and Albers, M.W. Aβ alters the connectivity of olfactory neurons in the absence of amyloid plaques in vivo. Nat. Commun. 3:1009 (2012). 

Johnson, M.A., Tsai, L., Roy, D., Valenzuela, D.H., Mosley, C., Magklara, A., Lomvardas, L., Liberles, S.D. and Barnea, G. Neurons expressing trace amine-associated receptors project to discrete glomeruli and constitute an olfactory subsystem. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA. 109, 13410-13415 (2012).

Inagaki, H.K., Ben-Tabou de-Leon, S., Wong, A.M., Jagadish, S., Ishimoto, H., Barnea, G., Kitamoto, T., Axel, R. and Anderson, D.J. Visualizing neuromodulation in vivo: TANGO-Mapping of dopamine signaling reveals appetite control of sugar sensing. Cell. 148, 583–595 (2012).

Magklara, A., Yen, A., Coquitt, B.M., Clowney, E.J., Allen, W., Markenscoff-Papadimitriou, E., Evans, Z., Kheradpour, P., Mountoufaris, G., Carey, C., Barnea, G., Kellis, M. and Lomvardas, S. An epigenetic signature for monoallelic olfactory receptor expression. Cell. 145, 555–570 (2011).

Barnea, G., Strapps, W., Herrada, G., Berman, Y., Ong J., Kloss, B, Axel, R., and Lee, K.J. The genetic design of signaling cascades to record receptor activation. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA. 105, 64-69 (2008). http://dx.doi:http:/10.1073/pnas.0710487105

Lomvardas, S., Barnea, G., Pisapia, D., Mendelsohn, M., Kirkland, J., and Axel, R. Interchromosomal interactions and olfactory receptor choice. Cell. 126, 403-413 (2006).

Shykind, B.M., Rohani, S.C., O’Donnell, S., Nemes, A., Mendelsohn, M., Sun, Y., Axel, R., and Barnea, G. Gene switching and the stability of odorant receptor gene choice. Cell. 117, 801–815 (2004).

Barnea, G., O’Donnell, S., Mancia, F., Sun, X., Nemes, A., Mendelsohn, M., and Axel, R. Odorant receptors on axon termini in the brain. Science. 304, 1468 (2004). http://dx.doi:http://10.1126/science.1096146

Yu, C.R., Power, J., Barnea, G., O’Donnell, S., Brown, H.E.V., Osborne, J., Axel, R., and Gogos, G.A. Spontaneous neural activity is required for the establishment and maintenance of the olfactory sensory map. Neuron. 42, 553-566 (2004).

Peles, E., Nativ, M., Campbell, P.L., Sakurai, T., Martinez, R., Lev, S., Clary, D.O., Schilling, J., Barnea, G., Plowman, G.D., Grumet, M., and Schlessinger, J. The carbonic anhydrase domain of receptor tyrosine phosphatase β is a functional ligand for the axonal cell recognition molecule contactin. Cell. 82, 251-26 (1995).

Barnea, G., Grumet, M., Milev, P., Silvennoinen, O., Levy, J.B., Sap, J., and Schlessinger, J. Receptor tyrosine phosphatase β is expressed in the form of proteoglycan and binds to the extracellular matrix protein tenascin. J. Biol. Chem. 269, 14349-14352 (1994).

Barnea, G., Grumet, M., Sap, J., Margolis, R.U., and Schlessinger, J. Close similarity between receptor-linked tyrosine phosphatase and rat brain proteoglycan. Cell. 76, 205 (1994).

Canoll, P.D., Barnea, G., Levy, J.B., Sap, J., Ehrlich, M., Silvennoinen, O., Schlessinger, J., and Musacchio, J.M. The expression of a novel receptor-type tyrosine phosphatase suggests a role in morphogenesis and plasticity of the nervous system. Brain Res. Develop. Brain Res. 75, 293-298 (1993).

Levy, J.B., Canoll, P.D., Silvennoinen, O., Barnea, G., Morse, B., Honegger, A.M., Huang, J.T., Cannizzaro, L.A., Park, S.H., Druck, T., Huebner, K., Sap, J., Ehrlich, M., Musacchio, J.M., and Schlessinger, J. The cloning of a receptor-type protein tyrosine phosphatase expressed in the central nervous system. J. Biol. Chem. 268, 10573-10581 (1993).

LaForgia, S., Lasota, J., Latif, F., Boghosian-Sell, L., Kastury, K., Ohta, M., Druck, T., Atchison, L., Cannizzaro, L.A., Barnea G., Schlessinger, J., et al. Detailed genetic and physical map of the 3p chromosome region surrounding the familial renal cell carcinoma chromosome translocation, t(3;8)(p14.2;q24.1). Cancer Res. 53, 3118-3124 (1993).

Barnea, G., Silvennoinen, O., Shaanan, B., Honegger, A.M., Canoll, P.D., D'Eustachio, P.,Morse, B., Levy, J. B., LaForgia, S., Huebner, K., Musacchio, J.M., Sap, J., and Schlessinger, J. Identification of a carbonic anhydrase-like domain in the extracellular region of RPTPγ defines anew subfamily of receptor tyrosine phosphatases. Mol. Cell. Biol. 13, 1497-1506 (1993).


LaForgia, S., Morse, B., Levy, J., Barnea, G., Cannizzaro, L.A., Li, F., Nowell, P.C., Boghosian-Sell, L., Glick, J., Weston, A., Harris, C., Drabkin, H., Patterson, D., Croce, C. M., Schlessinger, J., and Huebner, K. Receptor protein-tyrosine phosphatase γ is a candidate tumor suppressor gene at human chromosome region 3p21. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA. 88, 5036-5040 (1991).


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