Martin Wallner, Ph.D.

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UCLA Member, Brain Research Institute

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A selected list of publications:

Meera Pratap, Olsen Richard W, Otis Thomas S, Wallner Martin   Etomidate, propofol and the neurosteroid THDOC increase the GABA efficacy of recombinant alpha4beta3delta and alpha4beta3 GABA A receptors expressed in HEK cells Neuropharmacology, 2009; 56(1): 155-60.
Wallner M, Olsen R W   Physiology and pharmacology of alcohol: the imidazobenzodiazepine alcohol antagonist site on subtypes of GABAA receptors as an opportunity for drug development? Br. J. Pharmacol, 2008; 154(2): 288-98.
Santhakumar Vijayalakshmi, Wallner Martin, Otis Thomas S   Ethanol acts directly on extrasynaptic subtypes of GABAA receptors to increase tonic inhibition Alcohol, 2007; 41(3): 211-21.
Wallner Martin, Hanchar H Jacob, Olsen Richard W   Low dose acute alcohol effects on GABA A receptor subtypes Pharmacol. Ther, 2006; 112(2): 513-28.
Hanchar H Jacob, Chutsrinopkun Panida, Meera Pratap, Supavilai Porntip, Sieghart Werner, Wallner Martin, Olsen Richard W   Ethanol potently and competitively inhibits binding of the alcohol antagonist Ro15-4513 to alpha4/6beta3delta GABAA receptors Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A, 2006; 103(22): 8546-51.
Wallner M, Hanchar H J, Olsen R W   Low-dose alcohol actions on alpha4beta3delta GABAA receptors are reversed by the behavioral alcohol antagonist Ro15-4513 Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A, 2006; 103(22): 8540-5.
Hanchar H Jacob, Dodson Paul D, Olsen Richard W, Otis Thomas S, Wallner Martin   Alcohol-induced motor impairment caused by increased extrasynaptic GABA(A) receptor activity Nat. Neurosci, 2005; 8(3): 339-45.
Wallner M, Hanchar H J, Olsen R W   Ethanol enhances alpha 4 beta 3 delta and alpha 6 beta 3 delta gamma-aminobutyric acid type A receptors at low concentrations known to affect humans Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A, 2003; 100(25): 15218-23.
Meera P, Wallner M, Toro L   A neuronal beta subunit (KCNMB4) makes the large conductance, voltage- and Ca2+-activated K+ channel resistant to charybdotoxin and iberiotoxin Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A, 2000; 97(10): 5562-7.
Wallner M, Meera P, Toro L   Molecular basis of fast inactivation in voltage and Ca2+-activated K+ channels: a transmembrane beta-subunit homolog Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A, 1999; 96(7): 4137-42.
Meera P, Wallner M, Song M, Toro L   Large conductance voltage- and calcium-dependent K+ channel, a distinct member of voltage-dependent ion channels with seven N-terminal transmembrane segments (S0-S6), an extracellular N terminus, and an intracellular (S9-S10) C terminus Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A, 1997; 94(25): 14066-71.
Wallner M, Meera P, Toro L   Determinant for beta-subunit regulation in high-conductance voltage-activated and Ca(2+)-sensitive K+ channels: an additional transmembrane region at the N terminus Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A, 1996; 93(25): 14922-7.
Wallner M, Weigl L, Meera P, Lotan I   Modulation of the skeletal muscle sodium channel alpha-subunit by the beta 1-subunit FEBS Lett, 1993; 336(3): 535-9.

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