Li, X., Karadsheh, M., Jenkins, P., and Stitzel, J.A. Genetic correlation between alcohol and nicotine consumption in mice. Submitted.

Butt,C.M., King,N.M., Stitzel, J.A., Collins,A.C. Interaction of the Nicotinic Cholinergic System with Ethanol Withdrawal. J. Pharmacol. Exp. Ther. In Press.

Cui, C, Booker, T.K., Allen, R.S., Grady, S.R., Whiteaker, P., Marks, M.J., Salminen, O., Tritto, T., Butt, C.M., Allen, W.R., Stitzel, J.A., McIntosh, J.M., Boulter, J., Collins, A.C., Heinemann, S.F. The (3 nicotinic receptor subunit: A component of a-Conotoxin MII binding nAChRs which modulate dopamine and related behaviors. J Neurosci 23: 11045-11053, 2003

Saragoza, P.A., Modir, J.G., French, K., Goel, N., Nowak, M., and Stitzel, J.A., Identification of an alternatively processed nAChR a7 subunit RNA in mouse brain. Molec Brain Res 117: 15-26, 2003.


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Kim, H., Flanagin, B.A, Qin, C., Macdonald, R.L., and Stitzel, J.A. The Mouse Chrna4 A529T Polymorphism Alters the Ratio of High to Low Affinity a4ß2 nAChRs. Neuropharmacol 45: 345–354, 2003.

Butt, C.M., Hutton, S.R., Stitzel, J.A., Balogh, S.A., Owens, J.C., and Collins, A.C. A Naturally Occurring Polymorphism in the a4 Nicotinic Receptor Gene (Chrna4) Modulates Enhancement of Nicotinic Receptor Function by Ethanol. Alcholism: Clin Exp Res. 27:733-742,2003

Dobelis, P.A., Marks, M.J., Whiteaker, P.A., Balogh S.A. Collins, A.C., and Stitzel, J.A. A Polymorphism in the Mouse Neuronal a4 Nicotinic Receptor Subunit Results in an Alteration in Receptor Function. Molec. Pharmacol 62:334–342, 2002

Tritto, T., Stitzel, J.A., Marks, M.J., and Collins, A.C. Variability in Response to Nicotine in the LSxSS RI Strains: Potential Role of Polymorphisms in a4 and a6 Nicotinic Receptor Subunit Genes. Pharmacogenetics 12: 197-208. 2002

Adams, C.A., Stitzel, J.A., Collins, A.C. and Freedman, R. a7 Nicotinic Receptor Expression and the Anatomical Organization of Hippocampal Interneurons. Brain Research 922: 180-190, 2001.

Stitzel, J.A., Dobelis, P., Jimenez, M.A., and Collins, A.C. LS and SS Mice Differ in Nicotine-Stimulated 86+Rb Efflux and nAChR Alpha 4 Subunit cDNA Sequence. Pharmacogenetics 11:331-339, 2001Tritto, T., Marley, R.J., Bastidas, D., Stitzel, J.A., and Collins, A.C. Potential Regulation of Nicotine and Alcohol Actions by a4-Containing Nicotinic Receptors. Alcohol 24: 69-78. 2001.

Marks, M.J., Stitzel, J.A., Grady, S.R., Picciotto, M.R., Changeux, J.-P., and Collins, A.C. Nicotinic-Agonist Stimulated 86+Rb Efflux and [3H]Epibatidine Binding in Brain Regions of Mice Differing in b2 Genotype. Neuropharmacology 39:2632-2645. 2000.

Stitzel, J.A. Lu, Y., Jimenez, M., Tritto, T., and Collins, A.C. Genetic and Pharmacological Strategies Identify a Behavioural Function of Brain Nicotinic Receptors. Behav Brain Res. 113: 57-64. 2000

Stitzel J.A., Leonard, S.S., and Collins, A.C. Genetic Regulation of Nicotine-Related Behaviors and Brain Nicotinic Receptors. In: F. Clemente, C. Gotti, and D. Fornasari (eds.). Handbook of Experimental Pharmacology: Neuronal Nicotinic Receptors. Springer-Verlag. Milan, Italy. pp 563-585. 2000.

Stitzel, J.A., Jimenez, M., Marks, M.J., Tritto, T. and Collins, A.C. Potential Role of the a4 and a6 Nicotinic Receptor Subunits in Regulating Nicotine-Induced Seizures. J. Pharmacol. Exp. Ther. 293: 67-74. 2000.

Marks, M.J., Whiteaker, P., Calcaterra, J., Stitzel, J.A., Bullock, A.E., Grady, S.R. Picciotto, M.R., Changeux, J.-P., and Collins, A.C. Two Pharmacologically Distinct Components of Nicotinic Receptor Mediated Rubidium Efflux in Mouse Brain Require the b2 Subunit. J. Pharmacol. Exp. Ther. 289:1090-1103. 1999.

Stitzel, J.A., Blanchette, J.M., and Collins, A.C. Sensitivity to the Seizure-Inducing Effects of Nicotine is Associated with Strain-Specific Variants of the a5 and a7 Nicotinic Receptor Subunit Genes. J. Pharmacol. Exp. Ther. 284: 1104-1111. 1998.

Stitzel, J.A., Farnham, D.A., and Collins, A.C. Linkage of Strain-Specific Nicotinic Receptor a7 Subunit Restriction Fragment Length Polymorphisms with Levels of a-Bungarotoxin Binding in Brain. Molecular Brain Research 43: 30-40. 1996.

Stitzel, J.A., Farnham, D.A., and Collins, A.C. Chronic Corticosterone Treatment Elicits Dose Dependent Changes in Mouse Brain a-Bungarotoxin Binding. Neuroscience 72: 791-799. 1996.

Stitzel, J.A., Robinson, S.F., Marks, M.J., and Collins, A.C. Differences in Response to Nicotine are Determined by Genetic Factors. In: The Effects of Nicotine on Biological Systems II. Adlkofer, I.,Clarke, P.B.S., and Quik, M. (eds.) Birkhauser Verlag, Boston. 1994.

Marks, M.J., Stitzel, J.A. and Collins, A.C. Genetic Influences on Nicotine Responses. Pharmacol., Biochem. and Behav. 33: 667-678; 1989. Pauly, J.R., Stitzel, J.A., Marks, M.J. and Collins, A.C. An Autoradiographic Analysis of Cholinergic Receptors in Mouse Brain. Brain Research Bulletin. 22: 453-459; 1989.

Stitzel, J.A., Campbell, S.M., Collins, A.C. and Marks, M.J. Sulfhydryl Modification of Two Nicotinic Binding Sites in Mouse Brain. Journal of Neurochemistry. 50: 920-928; 1988.

Marks, M.J., Stitzel, J.A. and Collins, A.C. Influence of Kinetics of Nicotine Administration on Tolerance Development and Receptor Levels. Pharmacol., Biochem. and Behav. 27: 505-512; 1987.

Marks, M.J., Stitzel, J.A. and Collins, A.C. Dose-Response Analysis of Nicotine Tolerance and Receptor Changes in Two Inbred Mouse Strains. J. Pharmacol. Exp. Ther. 239: 358-364; 1986.

Marks, M.J., Stitzel, J.A., Romm, E., Wehner, J.M. and Collins, A.C. Nicotinic Binding Sites in Rat and Mouse Brain: Comparison of Acetylcholine, Nicotine, and a-Bungarotoxin. Mol. Pharmacol. 30: 427-436; 1986.

Marks, M.J., Stitzel, J.A. and Collins, A.C. Time Course Study of the Effects of Chronic Nicotine Infusion on Drug Response and Brain Receptors. J. Pharmacol. Exp. Ther. 235: 619-628; 1986.


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