Maria Bykhovskaia

Chair, Neuroscience Department
Ph.D., 1992; Russian Academy of Sciences, St. Petersburg

Academic Department(s)

Research Area

Research Interest
Synaptic vesicle cycling and plasticity

Selected Publications
Adar is essential for optimal presynaptic function. Maldonado C, Alicea D, Gonzalez M, Bykhovskaia M, Marie B. Mol Cell Neurosci. 2013 Jan;52:173-80.

Adhesion energy can regulate vesicle fusion and stabilize partially fused states. Long R, Hui CY, Jagota A, Bykhovskaia M. J R Soc Interface. 2012 Jul 7;9(72):1555-67

Synapsin regulation of vesicle organization and functional pools. Bykhovskaia M. Semin Cell Dev Biol. 2011 Jun;22(4):387-92
Synapsin regulates vesicle organization and activity-dependent recycling at Drosophila motor boutons. Akbergenova Y, Bykhovskaia M. Neuroscience. 2010 Oct 13;170(2):441-52.
Cooperative regulation of neurotransmitter release by Rab3a and synapsin II. Coleman WL, Bykhovskaia M. Mol Cell Neurosci. 2010 Jun;44(2):190-200
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