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Selected Publications

Farhy-Tselnicker I, Boisvert MM, Liu H, Dowling C, Erikson GA, Blanco-Suarez E, Farhy C, Shokhirev M, Ecker JR, Allen NJ. Activity-Dependent Modulation of Synapse-Regulating Genes in Astrocytes. eLife. 2021;10:e70514.

DOI: 10.7554/eLife.70514.

Farhy-Tselnicker I and Allen NJ. Astrocytes, neurons, synapses: a tripartite view on cortical circuit development. Neural Dev. 2018 May 1;13(1):7. Review. PMID: 29712572.

Farhy-Tselnicker I, van Casteren ACM, Lee A, Chang VT, Aricescu AR, Allen NJ. Astrocyte-Secreted Glypican 4 Regulates Release of Neuronal Pentraxin 1 from Axons to Induce Functional Synapse Formation. Neuron. 2017 Oct 11;96(2):428-445.e13. PMID: 29024665.

see also: Hines PJ. Astrocytes Regulate Synaptogenesis. Science.  2017 Nov 10; 358(6364): 759-760.

and Condomitti G, de Wit J. Astrocytes Supply Presynaptic Terminals with a Sweet Incentive to Make Connections. Dev Cell. 2017 Nov 6; 43(3):261-263. PMID: 29112849.         

Farhy-Tselnicker I, Boisvert MM, Allen NJ. The role of neuronal versus astrocyte-derived heparan sulfate proteoglycans in brain development and injury. Biochem Soc Trans. 2014 Oct 1;42(5):1263-9. Review. PMID: 25233401.


Farhy-Tselnicker I, Tsemakhovich V, Rishal I, Kahanovitch U, Dessauer CW, Dascal N. Dual regulation of G proteins and the G-protein-activated K+ channels by lithium. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA. 2014 Apr 1;111(13):5018-23. PMID: 24639496.

Tselnicker I, Tsemakhovich VA, Dessauer CW, Dascal N. Stargazin modulates neuronal voltage-dependent Ca2+ channel CaV2.2 by a Gβγ-dependent mechanism. J Biol Chem. 2010 Apr 30; 285:20462-20471. PMID: 20435886.


Tselnicker I, Keren O, Hefetz A, Pick CG, Sarne Y. A single low dose of tetrahydrocannabinol induces long-term cognitive deficits. Neurosci Lett. 2007 Jan 10; 411(2):108-11. PMID: 17092651.

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