Selected Publications Group Feigenspan


Babai N, Sendelbeck A, Regus-Leidig H, Fuchs M, Mertins J, Reim K, Brose N, Feigenspan A, Brandstätter JH (2016) Functional roles of Complexin3 and Complexin4 at mouse photoreceptor ribbon synapses. J Neurosci. [in press].

Feigenspan A, Babai N (2015) Functional properties of spontaneous excitatory currents and encoding of light/dark transitions in horizontal cells of the mouse retina. Eur J Neurosci doi: 10.1111/ejn.13016. [Epub ahead of print].

Regus-Leidig H, Atorf J, Feigenspan A, Kremers J, Maw MA, Brandstätter JH (2014) Photoreceptor degeneration in two mouse models for congenital stationary night blindness type 2. PLoS ONE 21;9(1):e86769.

Knop G, Feigenspan A, Weiler R, Dedek K (2011) Inputs underlying the ON-OFF light responses of type 2 wide-field amacrine cells in TH::GFP mice. J Neurosci 31(13): 4780-4791.

Rüther K, Feigenspan A, Pirngruber J, Leitges M, Baehr W, Strauss O (2010) PKCα is essential for the proper activation and termination of rod bipolar cell response. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 51: 6051-6058.

Feigenspan A, Dedek K, Schlich K, Weiler R, Thanos S (2009) Expression and biophysical characterization of voltage-gated sodium channels in axons and growth cones of the regenerating optic nerve. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 51: 1789-1799.

Feigenspan A, Trümpler J, Dirks P, Weiler R (2009) Ether-à-gogo related gene (erg1) potassium channels shape the OFF response of horizontal cells in the mammalian retina. Eur J Physiol 458: 359-377.

Rose K, Schröer U, Volk GF, Schlatt S, König S, Feigenspan A, Thanos S (2008) Axonal regeneration in the organotypically cultured monkey retina: biological aspects, dependence on substrates and age-related proteomic profiling. Restor Neurol Neurosci 26(4-5):249-66.

Schubert T, Weiler R, Feigenspan A (2006) Regulation of intracellular calcium by different pathways in horizontal cells of the mouse retina. J Neurophysiol 96: 1278-1292.

Shelley J, Dedek K, Schubert T, Feigenspan A, Schultz K, Hombach S, Willecke K, Weiler R (2006) Horizontal cell receptive fields are reduced in connexin57-deficient mice. Eur J Neurosci 23(12): 3176-3186.

Haverkamp S, Michalakis S, Claes E, Seeliger M, Humphries P, Biel M, Feigenspan A (2006) Synaptic plasticity in CNG−/− mice: cone bipolar cells react upon the missing cone input and form ectopic synapses with rods. J Neurosci 26(19): 5248-5255.

Feigenspan A, Bormann J (2005) Structure and Function of GABAC Receptors. Biophysical Aspects of Ligand-Gated Ion Channel Superfamilies. Arias H. (ed.), Research Signpost.

Xiao J, Cai Y, Yen J, Steffen M, Baxter DA, Feigenspan A, Marshak DW (2004) Voltage-clamp analysis and computational model of dopaminergic neurons from mouse retina. Vis Neurosci 21: 835-849.

Feigenspan A, Weiler R (2004) Electrophysiological properties of mouse horizontal cell GABAA receptors. J Neurophysiol 92: 2789-2801.

Feigenspan A, Janssen-Bienhold U, Hormuzdi S, Monyer H, Degen J, Söhl G, Willecke K, Ammermüller A, Weiler R (2004) Expression of connexin36 in cone pedicles and OFF-cone bipolar cells of the mouse retina. J Neurosci 24: 3325-3334.

Ghosh KK, Haverkamp S, Bujani S, Feigenspan A, Wässle H (2004) Types of bipolar cells in the mouse retina. J Comp Neurol 469: 70-82.

Steffen M, Amini B, Seay C, Feigenspan A, Cai Y, Baxter D, Marshak D (2003) Spontaneous activity of dopaminergic neurons in the retina: a computer model. Biophys J 85: 2158-2169.

Gustincich S, Feigenspan A, Raviola E (2001) Analysis of Gene Expression in Genetically Labeled Single Cells. Cellular and Molecular Methods in Neuroscience Research (Adalberto Merighi and Giorgio Carmignoto, Editors), Springer.

Bormann J, Feigenspan A (2001) GABAC receptors: Structure, Function, and Pharmacology. Handbook of Experimental Pharmacology, Möhler H. (ed), Chapter 10, pp. 271-296, Springer.

Güldenagel M, Ammermüller J, Feigenspan A, Willecke K, Weiler R (2001) Visual transmission deficits in mice with targeted disruption of the gap junction gene connexin 36. J Neurosci 21: 6036-6044.

Feigenspan A, Teubner B, Willecke K, Weiler R (2001) Expression of neuronal connexin36 in AII amacrine cells of the mammalian retina. J Neurosci 21: 230-239.

Feigenspan A, Gustincich S, Raviola E (2000) Electrophysiology of dopaminergic amacrine cell GABAA receptors. J Neurophysiol 84: 1697-1707.

Gustincich S, Feigenspan A, Raviola E (1999) Composition of the GABAA Receptors of Retinal Dopaminergic Neurons. J Neurosci 19: 7812-7822.

Feigenspan A, Bormann J (1998) GABA-gated Cl channels in the rat retina. Progress in Retinal and Eye Research, Vol 17, No. 1, 99-126.

Feigenspan A, Gustincich S, Bean BP, Raviola E (1998) Spontaneous activity of solitary dopaminergic amacrine cells. J Neurosci 18: 6776-6789.

Gustincich S, Feigenspan A, Wu DK, Koopman L, Raviola E (1997) Control of dopamine release in the retina: a transgenic approach to neural networks. Neuron 18: 1-20.

Sassoè-Pognetto M, Feigenspan A, Bormann J, Wässle H (1996) Synaptic organization of an organotypic slice culture of the mammalian retina. Visual Neurosci 13: 759-771.

Bormann J, Feigenspan A (1995) GABAC receptors. Trends Neurosci 18: 515-519.

Feigenspan A, Bormann J (1994) Facilitation of GABAergic signaling in the retina by receptors stimulating adenylatecyclase. Proc Natl Acad Sci, USA91: 10893-10897.

Feigenspan A, Bormann J (1994) Differential pharmacology of GABAA and GABAC receptors on rat retinal bipolar cells. Eur J Pharmacol 288: 97-104.

Feigenspan A, Bormann J (1994) Modulation of GABAC receptors in rat retinal bipolar cells by protein kinase C. J Physiol 481: 325-330.

Feigenspan A, Wässle H, Bormann J (1993) Pharmacology of GABA receptor Cl channels in rat retinal bipolar cells. Nature 361: 159-163.

Feigenspan A, Bormann J, Wässle H (1993) Organotypic slice culture of the mammalian retina. Visual Neurosci 10: 203-217.