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Cheng, H.-Y.M., Pitcher, G.M., Laviolette, S.R., Whishaw, I.Q., Tong, K.I., Kockeritz, L.K., Goncalves, J., Sarosi, I., Wada, T., Joze, N.A., Woodgett, J.R., Ikura, M., van der Kooy, D., Salter, M.W., and Penninger, J.M. Identification of DREAM as a critical transcriptional repressor for pain modulation. Cell, 108 (2002) 31-44.


Hitoshi, S., Alexson, T., Tropepe, V., Coles, B.L.K., Donviel, D., Elia, A.J., Nye, J.S., Conlon, R.W., Mak, T.W., Bernstein, A. and van der Kooy, D. Notch pathway molecules are essential for the maintenance, but not the generation, of mammalian neural stem cells. Genes and Development, 16 (2002) 846-858.


Hitoshi, S., Tropepe V., Ekker, M. and van der Kooy, D. Neural stem cell lineages are regionally specified, but not committed, within distinct compartments of the developing brain. Development, 129 (2002) 233-244.


Laviolette S.R., Alexson, T.O., and van der Kooy, D. Lesions of the tegmental pedunculopontine nucleus block the rewarding effects and reveal the aversive effects of nicotine in the ventral tegmental area. Journal of Neuroscience, 22 (2002) 8653-8660.


Laviolette, S.R., Nader, K. and van der Kooy, D. Motivational state determines the functional role of the mesolimbic dopamine system in the mediation of opiate reward processes. Behavioral Brain Research, 129 (2002) 17-29.


Martens, D.J., Seaberg, R.M. and van der Kooy, D. In vivo infusions exogenous growth factors into the fourth ventricle of the adult mouse brain increase the proliferation of neural progenitors around the fourth ventricle and the central canal of the spinal cord. European Journal of Neuroscience, 16 (2002) 1045-1057.


Morshead, C.M., Benveniste, P., Iscove, N.N. and van der Kooy, D. Hematopoietic competence is a rare property of neural stem cells and may depend on cell transformation and genetic mutation. Nature Medicine, 8 (2002) 268-273.


Morshead, C.M., van der Kooy, D. and Iscove, N.N.. Hematopoietic potential of neural stem cells. Nature Medicine, 8 (2002) 536-537.


Nuttley, W.M., Atkinson-Leadbeater, K.P. and van der Kooy, D. Serotonin mediates food-odor associative learning in the nematode Caenorhabditis elegans. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 99 (2002) 12449-12454.


Seaberg, R.M. and van der Kooy, D. Adult rodent neurogenic regions: the ventricular subependyma contains neural stem cells but the dentate gyrus contains restricted progenitors. Journal of Neuroscience, 22 (2002) 1784-1793.

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