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Publications:  Prof Maurice Elphick

Yañez-Guerra LA, Zhong X, Moghul I, Butts T, Zampronio CG, Jones AM, Mirabeau O, Elphick MR(2020). Echinoderms provide missing link in the evolution of PrRP/sNPF-type neuropeptide signalling. eLife vol. 9,
Odekunle EA, Elphick MR(2020). Comparative and Evolutionary Physiology of Vasopressin/ Oxytocin-Type Neuropeptide Signaling in Invertebrates. Frontiers in Endocrinology vol. 11,
Yanez-Guerra L, Elphick M(2020). Evolution and comparative physiology of luqin-type neuropeptide signalling. Frontiers in Neuroscience
Sobrido-Cameán D, Yáñez-Guerra LA, Robledo D, López-Varela E, Rodicio MC, Elphick MR, Anadón R, Barreiro-Iglesias A(2019). Cholecystokinin in the central nervous system of the sea lamprey Petromyzon marinus: precursor identification and neuroanatomical relationships with other neuronal signalling systems. Brain Structure and Function
Mita M, Elphick M, Katayama H(2019). Effect of chimeric relaxin-like gonad-stimulating peptides on oocyte maturation and ovulation in the starfish Asterias rubens and Aphelasterias japonica. General and Comparative Endocrinology
Peacey L, Elphick MR, Jones CE(2019). Roles of copper in neurokinin B and gonadotropin-releasing hormone structure and function and the endocrinology of reproduction. General and Comparative Endocrinology113342-113342.
Satake H, Larhammar D, Elphick MR(2019). Editorial: Endocrine and Neuroendocrine Systems of Invertebrate Deuterostomes. Frontiers in Endocrinology vol. 10,
Sobrido-Cameán D, Yáñez-Guerra LA, Lamanna F, Conde-Fernández C, Kaessmann H, Elphick MR, Anadón R, Rodicio MC et al.(2019). Galanin in an Agnathan: Precursor Identification and Localisation of Expression in the Brain of the Sea Lamprey Petromyzon marinus. Frontiers in Neuroanatomy vol. 13,
ODEKUNLE EA, SEMMENS DC, Martynyuk N, Tinoco AB, Garewal AK, Patel RR, BLOWES LM, Zandawala M et al.(2019). Ancient role of vasopressin/oxytocin-type neuropeptides as regulators of feeding revealed in an echinoderm. BMC Biology vol. 17, (1) Article 60,
Chen M, Talarovicova A, Zheng Y, Storey KB, Elphick MR(2019). Neuropeptide precursors and neuropeptides in the sea cucumber Apostichopus japonicus: a genomic, transcriptomic and proteomic analysis. Scientific Reports vol. 9, (1) Article 8829,
Philippe H, Poustka AJ, Chiodin M, Hoff KJ, Dessimoz C, Tomiczek B, Schiffer PH, Müller S et al.(2019). Mitigating Anticipated Effects of Systematic Errors Supports Sister-Group Relationship between Xenacoelomorpha and Ambulacraria. Current Biology vol. 29, (11) 1818-1826.e6.
Byrne M, Mazzone F, Elphick MR, Thorndyke MC, Cisternas P(2019). Expression of the neuropeptide SALMFamide-1 during regeneration of the seastar radial nerve cord following arm autotomy. Proc Biol Sci vol. 286, (1901) 20182701-20182701.
Tran KK, Jayawardena BM, Elphick MR, Jones CE(2018). A gonadotropin-releasing hormone type neuropeptide with a high affinity binding site for copper(ii) and nickel(ii). Metallomics
Wood NJ, Mattiello T, Rowe ML, Ward L, Perillo M, Arnone MI, Elphick MR, Oliveri P(2018). Neuropeptidergic Systems in Pluteus Larvae of the Sea Urchin Strongylocentrotus purpuratus: Neurochemical Complexity in a "Simple" Nervous System. FRONTIERS IN ENDOCRINOLOGY vol. 9, Article ARTN 628,
Elphick MR, Mirabeau O, Larhammar D(2018). Correction: Evolution of neuropeptide signalling systems (doi:10.1242/jeb.151092). J Exp Biol vol. 221, (Pt 19)
Tinoco AB, Semmens DC, Patching EC, Gunner EF, Egertová M, Elphick MR(2018). Characterization of NGFFYamide signaling in starfish reveals roles in regulation of feeding behavior and locomotory systems. Frontiers in Endocrinology vol. 9, (SEP)
Cai W, Kim CH, Go HJ, Egertová M, Zampronio CG, Jones AM, Park NG, Elphick MR(2018). Biochemical, anatomical, and pharmacological characterization of Calcitonin-type neuropeptides in Starfish: Discovery of an ancient role as muscle relaxants. Frontiers in Neuroscience vol. 12, (JUN)
Yañez-Guerra LA, DELROISSE J, Barreiro-Iglesias A, Slade S, Scrivens J, ELPHICK MR(2018). Discovery and functional characterisation of a luqin-type neuropeptide signalling system in a deuterostome. Scientific Reports
Kim C-H, Go H-J, Oh HY, Park JB, Lee TK, Seo J-K, ELPHICK MR, Park NG(2018). Identification of a novel antimicrobial peptide from the sea star Patiria pectinifera. Developmental & Comparative Immunology
Kim C-H, Go H-J, Oh HY, ELPHICK MR, Park NG(2018). Identification of evolutionarily conserved residues required for the bioactivity of a pedal peptide/orcokinin-type neuropeptide. Peptides
Dylus D, Czarkwiani A, BLOWES L, ELPHICK MR, Oliveri P(2018). Developmental transcriptomics of the brittle star Amphiura filiformis reveals gene regulatory network rewiring in echinoderm larval skeleton evolution. Genome Biology vol. 19,
ELPHICK MR, Mirabeau O, Larhammar D(2018). Evolution of neuropeptide signalling systems. Journal of Experimental Biology
Gupta HS, Szulgit G, Elphick MR, Mo J(2018). Unlocking the secrets of mutable collagenous tissue. Biochemist vol. 40, (1) 8-11.
Li L, Su S, Perry CJ, Elphick MR, Chittka L, Søvik E(2018). Large-scale transcriptome changes in the process of long-term visual memory formation in the bumblebee, Bombus terrestris. Sci Rep vol. 8, (1) 534-534.
LIN M, EGERTOVA M, Zampronio C, Jones A, ELPHICK MR(2017). Functional characterization of a second pedal peptide/orcokinin-type neuropeptide signaling system in the starfish Asterias rubens. Journal of Comparative Neurology
Suwansa-Ard S, Chaiyamoon A, Talarovicova A, Tinikul R, Tinikul Y, Poomtong T, Elphick MR, Cummins SF et al.(2017). Transcriptomic discovery and comparative analysis of neuropeptide precursors in sea cucumbers (Holothuroidea). Peptides
Li L, MaBouDi HD, Egertová M, Elphick MR, Chittka L, Perry CJ(2017). A possible structural correlate of learning performance on a colour discrimination task in the brain of the bumblebee. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences vol. 284, (1864)
Tian S, Egertova M, Elphick MR(2017). Functional Characterization of Paralogous Gonadotropin-Releasing Hormone-Type and Corazonin-Type Neuropeptides in an Echinoderm. Frontiers in Endocrinology vol. 8, Article 259, 1-24.
Kim CH, Go HJ, Oh HY, Jo YH, Elphick MR, Park NG(2017). Transcriptomics reveals tissue/organ-specific differences in gene expression in the starfish Patiria pectinifera. Marine Genomics
Zandawala M, Moghul I, Yanez Guerra LA, Delroisse J, Abylkassimova N, Hugall AF, O'Hara TD, Elphick MR(2017). Discovery of novel representatives of bilaterian neuropeptide families and reconstruction of neuropeptide precursor evolution in ophiuroid echinoderms. Open Biology vol. 7, Article 170129, 1-20.
Lin M, Egertová M, Zampronio CG, Jones AM, Elphick MR(2017). Pedal peptide/orcokinin-type neuropeptide signaling in a deuterostome: The anatomy and pharmacology of starfish myorelaxant peptide in Asterias rubens. Journal of Comparative Neurology
Blowes LM, Egertova M, Liu Y, Davis GR, Terrill NJ, Gupta HS, ELPHICK MR(2017). Body wall structure in the starfish Asterias rubens. Journal of Anatomy Article JOA12646,
ELPHICK MR, Tian S, Zandawala M(2017). The evolution and nomenclature of GnRH-type and corazonin-type neuropeptide signaling systems. General and Comparative Endocrinology
Smith MK, Wang T, Suwansa-Ard S, Motti CA, Elizur A, Zhao M, Rowe ML, Hall MR et al.(2017). The neuropeptidome of the Crown-of-Thorns Starfish, Acanthaster planci. J Proteomics
ELPHICK MR, Semmens(2017). The evolution of neuropeptide signalling: insights from echinoderms. Briefings in Functional Genomics
Mayorova TD, Tian S, Cai W, Semmens DC, Odekunle EA, Zandawala M, Badi Y, Rowe ML et al.(2016). Localization of Neuropeptide Gene Expression in Larvae of an Echinoderm, the Starfish Asterias rubens. Front Neurosci vol. 10, 553-553.
Lin M, Mita M, Egertová M, Zampronio CG, Jones AM, Elphick MR(2016). Cellular localization of relaxin-like gonad-stimulating peptide expression in Asterias rubens: New insights into neurohormonal control of spawning in starfish. J Comp Neurol
Mo J, Prévost SF, Blowes LM, Egertová M, Terrill NJ, Wang W, Elphick MR, Gupta HS(2016). Interfibrillar stiffening of echinoderm mutable collagenous tissue demonstrated at the nanoscale. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A
Tian S, Zandawala M, Beets I, Baytemur E, Slade SE, Scrivens JH, ELPHICK MR(2016). Urbilaterian origin of paralogous GnRH and corazonin neuropeptide signalling pathways. Scientific Reports vol. 6, Article 28788,
Guggenhuber S, Alpar A, Chen R, Schmitz N, Wickert M, Mattheus T, Harasta AE, Purrio M et al.(2016). Cannabinoid receptor-interacting protein Crip1a modulates CB1 receptor signaling in mouse hippocampus. Brain Structure and Function vol. 221, (4) 2061-2074.
Kim CH, Kim EJ, Go HJ, Oh HY, Lin M, Elphick MR, Park NG(2016). Identification of a novel starfish neuropeptide that acts as a muscle relaxant. Journal of Neurochemistry vol. 137, (1) 33-45.
Semmens DC, Mirabeau O, Moghul I, Pancholi MR, Wurm Y, Elphick MR(2016). Transcriptomic identification of Starfish Neuropeptide precursors yields new insights into neuropeptide evolution. Open Biology vol. 6, (2)
Jones CE, Zandawala M, Semmens DC, Anderson S, Hanson GR, Janies DA, Elphick MR(2016). Identification of a neuropeptide precursor protein that gives rise to a "cocktail" of peptides that bind Cu(II) and generate metal-linked dimers. Biochimica et Biophysica Acta - General Subjects vol. 1860, (1) 57-66.
D'Aniello S, Delroisse J, Valero-Gracia A, Lowe EK, Byrne M, Cannon JT, Halanych KM, Elphick MR et al.(2015). Opsin evolution in the Ambulacraria. Marine Genomics vol. 24, 177-183.
Christensen AB, Herman JL, Elphick MR, Kober KM, Janies D, Linchangco G, Semmens DC, Bailly X et al.(2015). Phylogeny of echinoderm hemoglobins. PLoS ONE vol. 10, (8)
D'Aniello S, Delroisse J, Valero-Gracia A, Lowe EK, Byrne M, Cannon JT, Halanych KM, Elphick MR et al.(2015). Opsin evolution in the Ambulacraria. Marine Genomics
Semmens DC, Beets I, Rowe ML, Blowes LM, Oliveri P, Elphick MR(2015). Discovery of sea urchin NGFFFamide receptor unites a bilaterian neuropeptide family. Open Biology vol. 5, (4)
Smith TH, Blume LC, Straiker A, Cox JO, David BG, Secor McVoy JR, Sayers KW, Poklis JL et al.(2015). Cannabinoid receptor-interacting protein 1a modulates CB<inf>1</inf> receptor signaling and regulation. Molecular Pharmacology vol. 87, (4) 747-765.
Elphick MR, Semmens DC, Blowes LM, Levine J, Lowe CJ, Arnone MI, Clark MS(2015). Reconstructing SALMFamide Neuropeptide Precursor Evolution in the Phylum Echinodermata: Ophiuroid and Crinoid Sequence Data Provide New Insights. Front Endocrinol (Lausanne) vol. 6,
Jones CE, Otara CB, Younan ND, Viles JH, Elphick MR(2014). Bioactivity and structural properties of chimeric analogs of the starfish SALMFamide neuropeptides S1 and S2. Biochim Biophys Acta vol. 1844, (10) 1842-1850.
Elphick MR(2014). SALMFamide salmagundi: the biology of a neuropeptide family in echinoderms. Gen Comp Endocrinol vol. 205, 23-35.
Rowe ML, Achhala S, Elphick MR(2014). Neuropeptides and polypeptide hormones in echinoderms: new insights from analysis of the transcriptome of the sea cucumber Apostichopus japonicus. Gen Comp Endocrinol vol. 197, 43-55.
Otara CB, Jones CE, Younan ND, Viles JH, Elphick MR(2014). Structural analysis of the starfish SALMFamide neuropeptides S1 and S2: the N-terminal region of S2 facilitates self-association. Biochim Biophys Acta vol. 1844, (2) 358-365.
Bedse G, Romano A, Cianci S, Lavecchia AM, Lorenzo P, Elphick MR, Laferla FM, Vendemiale G et al.(2014). Altered expression of the CB1 cannabinoid receptor in the triple transgenic mouse model of Alzheimer's disease. J Alzheimers Dis vol. 40, (3) 701-712.
Elphick MR, Mirabeau O(2014). The Evolution and Variety of RFamide-Type Neuropeptides: Insights from Deuterostomian Invertebrates. Front Endocrinol (Lausanne) vol. 5,
Semmens DC, Dane RE, Pancholi MR, Slade SE, Scrivens JH, Elphick MR(2013). Discovery of a novel neurophysin-associated neuropeptide that triggers cardiac stomach contraction and retraction in starfish. J Exp Biol vol. 216, (Pt 21) 4047-4053.
Elphick MR(2013). From gonadotropin-inhibitory hormone to SIFamides: are echinoderm SALMFamides the "missing link" in a bilaterian family of neuropeptides that regulate reproductive processes?. Gen Comp Endocrinol vol. 193, 229-233.
ELPHICK MR, Achhala S, Martynyuk N(2013). The evolution and diversity of SALMFamide neuropeptides. PLoS One vol. 8, (3)
Elphick MR(2012). The evolution and comparative neurobiology of endocannabinoid signalling. Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci vol. 367, (1607) 3201-3215.
Rowe ML, Elphick MR(2012). The neuropeptide transcriptome of a model echinoderm, the sea urchin Strongylocentrotus purpuratus. Gen Comp Endocrinol vol. 179, (3) 331-344.
Schneider M, Elphick MR(2012). Neuropharmacology of cannabinoids. Encyclopedia of Addictive Behaviours, Editors: Miller, PM, Academic Press
Elphick MR(2012). The protein precursors of peptides that affect the mechanics of connective tissue and/or muscle in the echinoderm Apostichopus japonicus. PLoS One vol. 7, (8)
Stauffer B, Wallis KT, Wilson SP, Egertova M, Elphick MR, Lewis DL, Hardy LR(2011). CRIP1a switches cannabinoid receptor agonist/antagonist-mediated protection from glutamate excitotoxicity. NEUROSCI LETT vol. 503, (3) 224-228.
Pertwee RG, Howlett AC, Abood ME, Alexander SPH, Di Marzo V, Elphick MR, Greasley PJ, Hansen HS et al.(2010). International Union of Basic and Clinical Pharmacology. LXXIX. Cannabinoid Receptors and Their Ligands: Beyond CB1 and CB2. PHARMACOL REV vol. 62, (4) 588-631.
Elphick MR(2010). NG peptides: a novel family of neurophysin-associated neuropeptides. Gene vol. 458, (1-2) 20-26.
Rowe ML, Elphick MR(2010). Discovery of a second SALMFamide gene in the sea urchin Strongylocentrotus purpuratus reveals that L-type and F-type SALMFamide neuropeptides coexist in an echinoderm species. MAR GENOM vol. 3, (2) 91-97.
Blair RE, Deshpande LS, Sombati S, Elphick MR, Martin BR, DeLorenzo RJ(2009). Prolonged exposure to WIN55,212-2 causes downregulation of the CB1 receptor and the development of tolerance to its anticonvulsant effects in the hippocampal neuronal culture model of acquired epilepsy. NEUROPHARMACOLOGY vol. 57, (3) 208-218.
Guasti L, Richardson D, Jhaveri M, Eldeeb K, Barrett D, Elphick MR, Alexander SPH, Kendall D et al.(2009). Minocycline treatment inhibits microglial activation and alters spinal levels of endocannabinoids in a rat model of neuropathic pain. Mol Pain vol. 5,
Chan LF, Webb TR, Chung T-T, Meimaridou E, Cooray SN, Guasti L, Chapple JP, Egertová M et al.(2009). MRAP and MRAP2 are bidirectional regulators of the melanocortin receptor family. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A vol. 106, (15) 6146-6151.
Hardt TA, Elphick M, Lewis DL, Selley DE(2009). Cannabinoid Receptor Interacting Protein (CRIP1a) attenuates CB1 signalling. FASEB JOURNAL vol. 23,
Elphick MR, Rowe ML(2009). NGFFFamide and echinotocin: structurally unrelated myoactive neuropeptides derived from neurophysin-containing precursors in sea urchins. J Exp Biol vol. 212, (Pt 8) 1067-1077.
Lever IJ, Robinson M, Cibelli M, Paule C, Santha P, Yee L, Hunt SP, Cravatt BF et al.(2009). Localization of the Endocannabinoid-Degrading Enzyme Fatty Acid Amide Hydrolase in Rat Dorsal Root Ganglion Cells and Its Regulation after Peripheral Nerve Injury. J NEUROSCI vol. 29, (12) 3766-3780.
Cooray SN, Almiro Do Vale I, Leung K-Y, Webb TR, Chapple JP, Egertová M, Cheetham ME, Elphick MR et al.(2008). The melanocortin 2 receptor accessory protein exists as a homodimer and is essential for the function of the melanocortin 2 receptor in the mouse y1 cell line. Endocrinology vol. 149, (4) 1935-1941.
Egertová M, Simon GM, Cravatt BF, Elphick MR(2008). Localization of N-acyl phosphatidylethanolamine phospholipase D (NAPE-PLD) expression in mouse brain: A new perspective on N-acylethanolamines as neural signaling molecules. J Comp Neurol vol. 506, (4) 604-615.
Niehaus JL, Liu Y, Wallis KT, Egertová M, Bhartur SG, Mukhopadhyay S, Shi S, He H et al.(2007). CB1 cannabinoid receptor activity is modulated by the cannabinoid receptor interacting protein CRIP 1a. Mol Pharmacol vol. 72, (6) 1557-1566.
Elphick MR(2007). BfCBR: A cannabinoid receptor ortholog in the cephalochordate Branchiostoma floridae (Amphioxus). GENE vol. 399, (1) 65-71.
Yun SS, Thorndyke MC, Elphick MR(2007). Identification of novel SALMFamide neuropeptides in the starfish Marthasterias glacialis. COMP BIOCHEM PHYS A vol. 147, (2) 536-542.
Egertova M, Elphick MR(2007). Localization of CiCBR in the invertebrate chordate Ciona intestinalis: Evidence of an ancient role for cannabinoid receptors as axonal regulators of neuronal signalling. J COMP NEUROL vol. 502, (4) 660-672.
Ott SR, Aonuma H, Newland PL, Elphick MR(2007). Nitric oxide synthase in crayfish walking leg ganglia: Segmental differences in chemo-tactile centers argue against a generic role in sensory integration. J COMP NEUROL vol. 501, (3) 381-399.
Ott SR, Philippides A, Elphick MR, O'Shea M(2007). Enhanced fidelity of diffusive nitric oxide signalling by the spatial segregation of source and target neurones in the memory centre of an insect brain. Eur J Neurosci vol. 25, (1) 181-190.
Burke RD, Angerer LM, Elphick MR, Humphrey GW, Yaguchi S, Kiyama T, Liang S, Mu X et al.(2006). A genomic view of the sea urchin nervous system. DEV BIOL vol. 300, (1) 434-460.
Sodergren E, Weinstock GM, Davidson EH, Cameron RA, Gibbs RA, Weinstock GM, Angerer RC, Angerer LM et al.(2006). Research article - The genome of the sea urchin Strongylocentrotus purpuratus. SCIENCE vol. 314, (5801) 941-952.
Sodergren E, Weinstock GM, Davidson EH, Cameron RA, Gibbs RA, Angerer RC, Angerer LM, Arnone MI et al.(2006). The genome of the sea urchin Strongylocentrotus purpuratus. Science vol. 314, (5801) 941-952.
Monory K, Massa F, Egertova M, Eder M, Blaudzun H, Westenbroek R, Kelsch W, Jacob W et al.(2006). The endocannabinoid system controls key epileptogenic circuits in the hippocampus. NEURON vol. 51, (4) 455-466.
Elphick MR, Thorndyke MC(2005). Molecular characterisation of SALMFamide neuropeptides in sea urchins. J Exp Biol vol. 208, (Pt 22) 4273-4282.
Elphick MR(2005). Neuropeptide structure and function in echinoderms. COMP BIOCHEM PHYS A vol. 141, (3) S160-S161.
Otara CB, Jones CE, Melarange R, Viles JH, Elphick MR(2005). Tertiary structure and activity of SALMFamide neuropeptides. COMP BIOCHEM PHYS A vol. 141, (3) S161-S161.
Kurylas AE, Ott SR, Schachtner J, ELPHICK MR, Williams L, Homberg U(2005). Localization of nitric oxide synthase in the central complex and surrounding midbrain neuropils of the locust Schistocerca gregaria. J. Comp. Neurol vol. 484, (2) 206-223.
Elphick MR, Egertová M(2005). The phylogenetic distribution and evolutionary origins of endocannabinoid signalling. Handb Exp Pharmacol (168) 283-297.
Egertová M, Michael GJ, Cravatt BF, Elphick MR(2004). Fatty acid amide hydrolase in brain ventricular epithelium: mutually exclusive patterns of expression in mouse and rat. J Chem Neuroanat vol. 28, (3) 171-181.
Ott SR, Delago A, Elphick MR(2004). An evolutionarily conserved mechanism for sensitization of soluble guanylyl cyclase reveals extensive nitric oxide-mediated upregulation of cyclic GMP in insect brain. Eur J Neurosci vol. 20, (5) 1231-1244.
Ott SR, Elphick MR(2003). New techniques for whole-mount NADPH-diaphorase histochemistry demonstrated in insect ganglia. J Histochem Cytochem vol. 51, (4) 523-532.
Melarange R, Elphick MR(2003). Comparative analysis of nitric oxide and SALMFamide neuropeptides as general muscle relaxants in starfish. J EXP BIOL vol. 206, (5) 893-899.
Elphick MR, Satou Y, Satoh N(2003). The invertebrate ancestry of endocannabinoid signalling: an orthologue of vertebrate cannabinoid receptors in the urochordate Ciona intestinalis. GENE vol. 302, (1-2) 95-101.
Egertova M, Cravatt BF, Elphick MR(2003). Comparative analysis of fatty acid amide hydrolase and CB1 cannabinoid receptor expression in the mouse brain: Evidence of a widespread role for fatty acid amide hydrolase in regulation of endocannabinoid signaling. NEUROSCIENCE vol. 119, (2) 481-496.
Bridges D, Rice ASC, Egertova M, Elphick MR, Winter J, Michael GJ (2003). Localisation of cannabinoid receptor 1 in rat dorsal root ganglion using in situ hybridisation and immunohistochemistry. NEUROSCIENCE. vol. 119, 803-812.
Ott SR, Elphick MR(2002). Nitric oxide synthase histochemistry in insect nervous systems: Methanol/formalin fixation reveals the neuroarchitecture of formaldehyde-sensitive NADPH diaphorase in the cockroach Periplaneta americana. J Comp Neurol vol. 448, (2) 165-185.
Elphick MR(2002). Evolution of cannabinoid receptors in vertebrates: Identification of a CB2 gene in the puffer fish Fugu rubripes. BIOL BULL vol. 202, (2) 104-107.
Elphick MR, Melarange R(2001). Neural control of muscle relaxation in echinoderms. Journal of Experimental Biology vol. 204, (5) 875-885.
Ott SR, Burrows M, Elphick MR (2001). The neuroanatomy of nitric oxide-cyclic GMP signaling in the locust: Functional implications for sensory systems. AMERICAN ZOOLOGIST. vol. 41, 321-331.
Elphick MR, Egertová M(2001). The neurobiology and evolution of cannabinoid signalling. Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci vol. 356, (1407) 381-408.
Elphick MR, Melarange R(2001). Neural control of muscle relaxation in echinoderms. J Exp Biol vol. 204, (Pt 5) 875-885.
Ott SR, Jones IW, Burrows M, Elphick MR(2000). Sensory afferents and motor neurons as targets for nitric oxide in the locust. Journal of Comparative Neurology vol. 422, (4) 521-532.
Egertová M, Elphick MR(2000). Localisation of cannabinoid receptors in the rat brain using antibodies to the intracellular C-terminal tail of CB. J Comp Neurol vol. 422, (2) 159-171.
Egertová M, Elphick MR(2000). Localisation of cannabinoid receptors in the rat brain using antibodies to the intracellular C-terminal tail of CB<inf>1</inf>. Journal of Comparative Neurology vol. 422, (2) 159-171.
Egertová M, Cravatt BF, Elphick MR(2000). Fatty acid amide hydrolase expression in rat choroid plexus: Possible role in regulation of the sleep-inducing action of oleamide. Neuroscience Letters vol. 282, (1-2) 13-16.
Farquhar-Smith WP, Egertová M, Bradbury EJ, McMahon SB, Rice ASC, Elphick MR(2000). Cannabinoid CB<inf>1</inf> receptor expression in rat spinal cord. Molecular and Cellular Neurosciences vol. 15, (6) 510-521.
Melarange R, Potton DJ, Thorndyke MC, Elphick MR(1999). SALMFamide neuropeptides cause relaxation and eversion of the cardiac stomach in starfish. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences vol. 266, (1430) 1785-1789.
Jones IW, Elphick MR(1999). Dark-dependent soluble guanylyl cyclase activity in locust photoreceptor cells. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences vol. 266, (1417) 413-419.
Egertova M, Giang DK, Cravatt BF, Elphick MR(1998). A new perspective on cannabinoid signalling: Complementary localization of fatty acid amide hydrolase and the CB1 receptor in rat brain. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences vol. 265, (1410) 2081-2085.
Elphick MR, Jones IW(1998). Localization of soluble guanylyl cyclase α-subunit in identified insect neurons. Brain Research vol. 800, (1) 174-179.
Elphick MR(1998). An invertebrate G-protein coupled receptor is a chimeric cannabinoid/melanocortin receptor. Brain Research vol. 780, (1) 170-173.
Elphick MR, Melarange R(1998). Nitric oxide function in an echinoderm. Biological Bulletin vol. 194, (3) 260-266.
Elphick MR, Schleiffer R(1997). Comparative physiology of the L-arginine-nitric oxide pathway: An overview of a symposium at the 4th International Congress of Comparative Physiology and Biochemistry, 1995. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology - A Physiology vol. 118, (4) 921-923.
Elphick MR(1997). Localization of nitric oxide synthase using NADPH diaphorase histochemistry. Methods in molecular biology (Clifton, N.J.) vol. 72, 153-158.
Elphick MR, Williams L, O'Shea M(1996). New features of the locust optic lobe: Evidence of a role for nitric oxide in insect vision. Journal of Experimental Biology vol. 199, (11) 2395-2407.
Elphick M, Williams L, Shea M(1996). New features of the locust optic lobe: evidence of a role for nitric oxide in insect vision. J Exp Biol vol. 199, (Pt 11) 2395-2407.
Elphick MR, Newman SJ, Thorndyke MC(1995). Distribution and action of SALMFamide neuropeptides in the starfish Asterias rubens. J Exp Biol vol. 198, (Pt 12) 2519-2525.
Elphick MR, Newman SJ, Thorndyke MC(1995). Distribution and action of SLAMFamide neuropeptides in the starfish Asterias rubens. Journal of Experimental Biology vol. 198, (12) 2519-2525.
Elphick MR, Kemenes G, Staras K, O'Shea M(1995). Behavioral role for nitric oxide in chemosensory activation of feeding in a mollusc. Journal of Neuroscience vol. 15, (11) 7653-7664.
Elphick M, Rayne R, Riveros-Moreno V, Moncada S, Shea M(1995). Nitric oxide synthesis in locust olfactory interneurones. J Exp Biol vol. 198, (Pt 3) 821-829.
Newman SJ, Elphick MR, Thorndyke MC(1995). Tissue distribution of the SALMFamide neuropeptides S1 and S2 in the starfish Asterias rubens using novel monoclonal and polyclonal antibodies. II. Digestive system. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences vol. 261, (1361) 187-192.
Newman SJ, Elphick MR, Thorndyke MC(1995). Tissue distribution of the SALMFamide neuropeptides S1 and S2 in the starfish asterias rubens using novel monoclonal and polyclonal antibodies. I. Nervous and locomotory systems. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences vol. 261, (1360) 139-145.
Green IC, Cunningham JM, Delaney CA, Elphick MR, Mabley JG, Green MHL(1994). Effects of cytokines and nitric oxide donors on insulin secretion, cyclic GMP and DNA damage: Relation to nitric oxide production. Biochemical Society Transactions vol. 22, (1) 30-37.
Elphick MR, Green IC, O'Shea M(1993). Nitric oxide synthesis and action in an invertebrate brain. Brain Research vol. 619, (1-2) 344-346.
Andrews EB, Elphick MR, Thorndyke MC(1991). Pharmacologically active constituents of the accessory salivary and hypobranchial glands of Nucella lapillus. Journal of Molluscan Studies vol. 57, (1) 136-138.
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