Publications

Original Articles:

 

2020

PIEZO2 In Sensory Neurons and Urothelial Cells Coordinates Urination

Marshall, Kara L., Stowers L., et al. “PIEZO2 In Sensory Neurons and Urothelial Cells Coordinates Urination.” Nature News, Nature Publishing Group, 14 Oct. 2020, www.nature.com/articles/s41586-020-2830-7. link

Representation of Olfactory Information in Organized Active Neural Ensembles in the Hypothalamus

Carvalho VMA, Nakahara TS, Souza MAA, Cardozo LM, Trintinalia GZ, Pissinato LG, Venancio JO, Stowers L, Papes F. Representation of Olfactory Information in Organized Active Neural Ensembles in the Hypothalamus. Cell Rep. 2020 Aug 25;32(8):108061. doi: 10.1016/j.celrep.2020.108061. PMID: 32846119 pdf

2019

Choosing to urinate. Circuits and mechanisms underlying voluntary urination

Mukhopadhyay S, Stowers L. Choosing to urinate. Circuits and mechanisms underlying voluntary urination. Curr Opin Neurobiol. 2019 Dec 22;60:129-135. doi: 10.1016/j.conb.2019.11.004. [Epub ahead of print] Review. PMID: 31875530 link

Animal Behavior: Honesty Can Kill

Koblesky, N., and Stowers, L. Animal Behavior: Honesty Can Kill.

Current Biology; (2019) 29:R259-R261. link

2018

 

Social Behavior: How the Brain Thinks Like a Mom

Mukhopadhyay, S., and Stowers, L. Social Behavior: How the Brain Thinks Like a Mom. Current Biology; (2018) 28, PR746-R749. link

Voluntary urination control by brainstem neurons that relax the urethral sphincter

Keller JA, Chen J, Simpson S, Wang EHJ, Lilascharoen V, George O, Lim BK, Stowers L (2018). Voluntary urination control by brainstem neurons that relax the urethral sphincter. Nature Neuroscience 21:1229–38  Link

2015

Cyclic Regulation of Sensory Perception by a Female Hormone Alters Behavior

Dey S, Chamero P, Pru JK, Chien MS, Ibarra-Soria X, Spencer KR, Logan DW, Matsunami H, Peluso JJ, Stowers L (2015). Cyclic Regulation of Sensory Perception by a Female Hormone Alters Behavior. Cell 161:1334-44. pdf

2014

Murine Pheromone Proteins Constitute a Context-Dependent Combinatorial Code Governing Multiple Social Behaviors

Kaur AW, Ackels T, Kuo T-H, Cichy A, Dey S, Hays C, Kateri M, Logan DW, Marton TF, Spehr M, Stowers L (2014). Murine Pheromone Proteins Constitute a Context-Dependent Combinatorial Code Governing Multiple Social Behaviors. Cell 157:676-688.  pdf

2013

Live Cell Calcium Imaging of Dissociated Vomeronasal Neurons

Kaur AW, Dey S, Stowers L (2013). Live Cell Calcium Imaging of Dissociated Vomeronasal Neurons. Methods Mol Biol 1068:189-200. link

Synchronous Evolution of an Odor Biosynthesis Pathway and Behavioral Response

Li Q, Korzan WJ, Ferrero DM, Chang RB, Roy DS, Buchi M, Lemon JK, Kaur AW, Stowers L, Fendt M, Liberles SD (2013). Synchronous Evolution of an Odor Biosynthesis Pathway and Behavioral Response. Curr Biol 23:11-20.  pdf

2012

Learned Recognition of Maternal Signature Odors Mediates the First Suckling Episode in Mice

Logan DW, Brunet LJ, Webb WR, Cutforth T, Ngai J, Stowers L (2012) Learned Recognition of Maternal Signature Odors Mediates the First Suckling Episode in Mice. Curr Biol 22:1998-2007. pdf

2011


Analysis of male pheromones that accelerate female reproductive organ development

Flanagan KA, Webb W, Stowers L (2011) Analysis of male pheromones that accelerate female reproductive organ development. PLoS One 6(2):e16660. pdf

2010

The vomeronasal organ mediates interspecies defensive behaviors through detection of protein pheromone homologs

Papes F, Logan DW, and Stowers L (2010) The vomeronasal organ mediates interspecies defensive behaviors through detection of protein pheromone homologs. Cell 141:692-703.   (Cover article, see also Preview Cell 141:568-570, Science 328:960) pdf

2009

Impaired maturation of dendritic spines without disorganization of cortical cell layers in mice lacking NRG1ErbB signaling in the CNS

Barros CS, Calbrese B, Chamero P, Roberts AJ, Korzus EJ, Lloyd KC, Stowers L, Mayford M, Halpain S, and Müller U (2009) Impaired maturation of dendritic spines without disorganization of cortical cell layers in mice lacking NRG1ErbB signaling in the CNS. PNAS 106:4507-4512. pdf

2008

Species specificity in major urinary proteins by parallel evolution

Logan DW, Marton TF, and Stowers L (2008) Species specificity in major urinary proteins by parallel evolution. PLoS ONE 3:e3280. pdf

2007

Identification of protein pheromones that promote aggressive behavior

Chamero P, Marton TF, Logan DW, Flanagan K, Cruz J, Saghatelian A, Cravatt BF, and Stowers L (2007) Identification of protein pheromones that promote aggressive behavior. Nature 450:899-902. pdf

2003

Functional Expression of Murine V2R Pheromone Receptors Involves Selective Association with the M10 and M1 Families of MHC Class Ib Molecules

Loconto J, Papes F, Chang E, Stowers L, Jones EP, Takada T, Kumanovics A, Fischer Lindahl K, Dulac C (2003) Functional Expression of Murine V2R Pheromone Receptors Involves Selective Association with the M10 and M1 Families of MHC Class Ib Molecules. Cell 112:607-618. pdf

2002

Loss of Sex Discrimination and Male-Male Aggression in Mice Deficient for TRP2

Stowers L, Holy TE, Meister M, Dulac C, Koentges G (2002) Loss of Sex Discrimination and Male-Male Aggression in Mice Deficient for TRP2. Science 295:1493-1500. pdf