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Wang, C.Z. and Johnson, K.M. The role of caspase-3 activation in phencyclidine-induced neuronal death in postnatal rats. Neuropsychopharmacology 32: 1178-1194, 2007.
Iso, Y., Grajkowska, E., Wroblewski, J., Davis, J., Goedders, N. E. Johnson, K.M., Sankaer, S., Roth, B.L., Tuecckmantel, W., and Kozikowski, A.P. Synthesis and structure-activity relationships of 3-[(2-methyl-1,3-thiazol-4-yl)ethynyl]pyridine (MTEP) analogues as potent, non-competitive metabotropic glutamate receptor subtype 5 (mGluR5) antagonists; search for cocaine medications. J. Med. Chem. 49:1080-1100, 2006.
Kozikowski, A.P., Zhao, L. Zhang, A., Wang, Cheng Z., Flippen-Anderson, J. and Johnson, K. M. Structural remodeling of cocaine - design and synthesis of novel trisubstituted cyclopropanes: serotonin-selective reuptake inhibitors. ChemMedChem 1: 58-65, 2006.
Wang, C., Fridley, J., and Johnson, K.M. The role of NMDA receptor upregulation in phencyclidine-induced cortical apoptosis in organotypic culture. Biochemical Pharmacology 69: 1373–1383, 2005.
Wang, C.Z. and Johnson, K. M. Differential effects of acute and subchronic administration on phencyclidine-induced neurodegeneration in the perinatal rat. J Neuroscience Res 81: 284-292, 2005.
He R, Kurome T, Giberson KM, Johnson KM, Kozikowski AP. Further structure-activity relationship studies of piperidine-based monoamine transporter inhibitors: effects of piperidine ring stereochemistry on potency. Identification of norepinephrine transporter selective ligands and broad-spectrum transporter inhibitors. J Med Chem.48: 7970-7979, 2005.
Ahmed, A. E., Campbell, G.B., Harirah, H.M., Jacob, S. and Johnson, K.M. Fetal origin of adverse pregnancy outcome: the water disinfectant byproduct chloroacetonitrile induces oxidative stress and apoptosis in mouse fetal brain. Brain Res Dev Brain Res. 159: 1-11, 2005.
Zhou, J., Kla¨ß, T., Johnson, K.M., Giberson, K.M. and Kozikowski, A.P. Discovery of novel conformationally constrained tropane-based biaryl and arylacetylene ligands as potent and selective norepinephrine transporter inhibitors and potential antidepressants. Bioorg Med Chem Lett. 15:2461-2465, 2005.