Selected publications: Synaptic plasticity

Recent reviews: 

    • Homeostatic role of heterosynaptic plasticity: Models and experiments. 
      Chistiakova M, Bannon NM, Chen JY, Bazhenov M, Volgushev M. 
      Frontiers in Comp Neuroscience 2015 9:89 
      doi: 10.3389/fncom.2015.00089. PMID: 26217218 Review. 
    • Heterosynaptic plasticity in the neocortex. 
      Chistiakova M, Volgushev M. 
      Experimental Brain Research 2009, 199: 377-390 
      doi: 10.1007/s00221-009-1859-5


My favorite: 

    • Adenosine shifts plasticity regimes between associative and homeostatic by modulating heterosynaptic changes. 
      Bannon NM, Chistiakova M, Chen JY, Bazhenov M, Volgushev M. 
      The Journal of Neuroscience 2016 pii: 2984-16. 
      doi: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.2984-16.2016. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 28028196 
    • Partial Breakdown of Input Specificity of STDP at Individual Synapses Promotes New Learning. 
      Volgushev M, Chen JY, Ilin V, Goz R, Chistiakova M, Bazhenov M. 
      The Journal of Neuroscience 2016 36:8842-8455. 
      doi: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.0552-16.2016. PMID: 27559167 
    • Retrograde signalling with nitric oxide at neocortical synapses. 
      Volgushev M, Balaban P, Chistiakova M, Eysel UT. 
      European Journal of Neuroscience, 2000 12:4255-4267
    • Heterosynaptic plasticity induced by intracellular tetanization in layer 2/3 pyramidal neurons in rat auditory cortex. 
      Lee CM, Stoelzel C, Chistiakova M, Volgushev M. 
      Journal of Physiology 2012, 590.10: 2253-2271 
      doi: 10.1113/jphysiol.2012.228247
    • Relations between long-term synaptic modifications and paired-pulse interactions in the rat neocortex. 
      Volgushev M, Voronin LL, Chistiakova M, Singer W. 
      European Journal of Neuroscience 1997 9:1656-1665


  • Heterosynaptic Plasticity: Multiple Mechanisms and Multiple Roles. 
    Chistiakova M, Bannon NM, Bazhenov M, Volgushev M 
    Neuroscientist 2014, 20:483-498 
    doi: 10.1177/1073858414529829 
  • Heterosynaptic plasticity prevents runaway synaptic dynamics. 
    Chen JY, Lonjers P, Lee C, Chistiakova M, Volgushev M, Bazhenov M. 
    The Journal of Neuroscience 2013, 33:15915-15929 
    doi: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.5088-12.2013 
  • Dependence of calcium influx in neocortical cells on temporal structure of depolarization, number of spikes, and blockade of NMDA receptors. 
    Balaban P, Chistiakova M, Malyshev A, Volgushev M. 
    J. Neuroscience Research, 2004 76:481-487 
  • NMDA receptor blockade prevents LTD, but not LTP induction by intracellular tetanization. 
    Chistiakova M, Balaban P, Eysel UT, Volgushev M. 
    NeuroReport, 1999 10:3869-3874
  • Interaction between intracellular tetanization and pairing-induced long-term synaptic plasticity in the rat visual cortex. 
    Volgushev M, Mittmann T, Chistiakova M, Balaban P, Eysel UT. 
    Neuroscience, 1999 93:1227-1232
  • Involvement of silent synapses in the induction of long-term potentiation and long-term depression in neocortical and hippocampal neurons. 
    Voronin LL, Volgushev M, Chistiakova M, Kuhnt U, Singer W. 
    Neuroscience 1996 74:323-330
  • Neurophysiological analysis of long-term potentiation in mammalian brain. 
    Voronin L, Byzov A, Kleschevnikov A, Kozhemyakin M, Kuhnt U, Volgushev M. 
    Behavioural Brain Research 1995, 66:45-52 
  • Induction of LTP and LTD in visual cortex neurones by intracellular tetanization. 
    Volgushev M, Voronin LL, Chistiakova M, Singer W. 
    NeuroReport 1994, 5:2069-2072