Kittel lab


Dr. Robert J. Kittel

Institute of Physiology, University of Würzburg

Röntgenring 9, 97070 Würzburg

+49 931 31 86046

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Publications (selected list)

Scholz, N, Guan C, Nieberler M, Grotemeyer A, Maiellaro I, Gao S, Beck S, Pawlak M, Sauer M, Asan E, Rothemund S, Winkler J, Prömel S, Nagel G, Langenhan T, Kittel RJ (2017) Mechano-dependent signaling by Latrophilin/CIRL quenches cAMP in proprioceptive neurons. eLife 6:e28360.

Maiellaro I#, Lohse MJ, Kittel RJ#, Calebiro D# (2016). cAMP signals in Drosophila motor neurons are confined to single synaptic boutons. Cell Rep 17:1238–1246. #corresponding

Ehmann N, Sauer M#, Kittel RJ# (2015). Super-resolution microscopy of the synaptic active zone. Front Cell Neurosci 9:7. #corresponding author. Paul MM, Pauli M, Ehmann N, Hallermann S, Sauer M, Kittel RJ#, Heckmann M# (2015). Bruchpilot and Synaptotagmin collaborate to drive rapid glutamate release and active zone differentiation. Front Cell Neurosci 9:29. #corresponding author.

Scholz N*, Gehring J*, Guan C*, Ljaschenko D, Fischer R, Lakshmanan V, Kittel RJ#, Langenhan T# (2015). The adhesion GPCR latrophilin/CIRL shapes mechanosensation. Cell Rep 11:866–874. *equal contribution, #corresponding author.

Dawydow A, Gueta R, Ljaschenko D, Ullrich S, Hermann M, Ehmann N, Gao S, Fiala A, Langenhan T, Nagel G#, Kittel RJ# (2014). Channelrhodopsin-2-XXL, a powerful optogenetic tool for low light applications. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 111:13972–13977. #corresponding author.

Ehmann N*, van de Linde S*, Alon A, Ljaschenko D, Keung XZ, Holm T, Rings A, DiAntonio A, Hallermann S, Ashery U, Heckmann M, Sauer M#, Kittel RJ# (2014). Quantitative superresolution imaging of Bruchpilot distinguishes active zone states. Nat Commun 5:4650– 4661. *equal contribution, #corresponding author.

Ljaschenko D, Ehmann N, Kittel RJ (2013). Hebbian plasticity guides maturation of glutamate receptor fields in vivo. Cell Rep 3:1407–1413. Hallermann S#, Heckmann M, Kittel RJ# (2010). Mechanisms of short-term plasticity at neuromuscular active zones of Drosophila. HFSP J 4:72–84. #corresponding author.

Hallermann S*, Kittel RJ*, Wichmann C*, Weyhersmüller A, Fouquet W, Mertel S, Owald D, Eimer S, Depner H, Schwärzel M, Sigrist SJ#, Heckmann M# (2010). Naked dense bodies provoke depression. J Neurosci 30:14340–14345. *equal contribution.

Kittel RJ*, Wichmann C*, Rasse TM*, Fouquet W, Schmidt M, Schmid A, Wagh DA, Pawlu C, Kellner RR, Willig KI, Hell SW, Buchner E, Heckmann M#, Sigrist SJ# (2006). Bruchpilot promotes active zone assembly, Ca2+ channel clustering, and vesicle release. Science 312:1051–1054. *equal contribution.

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last update: 13/07/2020