Institute of Molecular Psychiatry

  • Director: Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Andreas Zimmer
  • University of Bonn
  • Venusberg-Campus 1, Bldg. 76
  • 53127 Bonn

Publications 2010

Drews E, Racz I, Lacava AD, Barth A, Bilkei-Gorzo A, Wienker TF, Zimmer A. (2010). Quantitative trait loci contributing to physiological and behavioral ethanol responses after acute and chronic treatment. Int. J. Neuropsychopharmacol., 13(2):155-69.

Petrosino S, Cristino L, Karsak M, Gaffal E, Ueda N, Tüting T, Bisogno T, De Filippis D, D’Amico A, Saturnino C, Orlando P, Zimmer A, Iuvone T, Di Marzo V. (2010). Protective role of palmitoylethanolamide in contact allergic dermatitis. Allergy, 65:698-711.

Murikinati S, Jüttler E, Keinert T, Ridder DA, Muhammad S, Waibler Z, Ledent C, Zimmer A, Kalinke U, Schwaninger M. (2010). Activation of cannabinoid 2 receptors protects against cerebral ischemia by inhibiting neurophil recruitment. FASEB J., 24(3):788-98.

Rosemann M, Ivashkevich A, Favor J, Dalke C, Hölter SM, Becker L, Rácz I, Bolle I, Klempt M, Rathkolb B, Kalaydjiev S, Adler T, Aguilar A, Hans W, Horsch M, Rozman J, Calzada-Wack J2, Kunder S, Gailus-Durner V, Fuchs H, Naton B, Schulz H, Beckers J, Busch DH, Burbach JPH, Smidt MP, Quintanilla-Martinez L, Esposito I, Klopstock T, Klingenspor M, Ollert M, Wolf E, Wurst W, Zimmer A, Hrabé de Angelis M, Atkinson M, Heinzmann U, Graw J. (2010). Microphthalmia, Parkinsonism and Enhanced Nociception in Pitx3416insG Mice. Mamm. Genome, 21(1-2):13-27.

Touriño C, Zimmer A, Valverde O. (2010). THC prevents MDMA-induced neurotoxicity in mice. PLoS ONE, 5(2): e9143.

Lim S, Janzer A, Becker A, Zimmer A, Schüle R, Buettner R, Kirfel J. (2010). Lysine-Specific Demethylase 1 (LSD1) is highly expressed in ER-negative breast cancers and a biomarker predicting aggressive biology. Carcinogenesis, 31: 512-520.

Patsch C, Peitz M, Otte DM, Kesseler D, Jungverdorben J, Wunderlich FT, Brüstle O, Zimmer A, Edenhofer F. (2010). Engineering cell-permeant FLP recombinase for tightly controlled inducible and reversible overexpression in embryonic stem cells. Stem Cells, 28(5):894-902.

Frisch P, Bilkei-Gorzó A, Rácz I, Zimmer A. (2010). Modulation of the CRH-system by Substance P / NKA in an animal model of depression. Behav. Brain. Res., 213(1): 103-108.

Agudo J, Martin M, Roca C, Molas M, Bura AS, Zimmer A, Bosch F, Maldonado R. (2010). Deficiency of CB2 cannabinoid receptor in mice improves insulin sensitivity but increases food intake and obesity with age. Diabetologia, 53(12):2629-40.

Becker A, Bilkei-Gorzo A, Michel K, Zimmer A. (2010) Exposure of mice to long-light: a new animal model to study depression. Eur Neuropsychopharmacol, 20(11):802-12.

Cluny NL, Vemuri VK, Chambers AP, Limebeer CL, Bedard H, Wood JT, Lutz B, Zimmer A, Parker LA, Makriyannis A, Sharkey KA. (2010). A novel peripherally restricted cannabinoid receptor antagonist, AM6545, reduces food intake and body weight, but does not cause malaise, in rodents. Br. J. Pharmacol., 161(3):629-42.

Tiyerili V, Zimmer S, Jung S, Wassmann K, Naehle CP, Lütjohann D, Zimmer A, Nickenig G, Wassmann S. (2010). CB(1) receptor inhibition leads to decreased vascular AT1 receptor expression, inhibition of oxidative stress and improved endothelial function. Basic Res Cardiol., 105(4):465-77.

Teixeira-Clerc F, Belot M-P, Manin S, Deveaux V, Zimmer A, Tordjmann T, Mallat A, Lotersztajn S. (2010). Beneficial paracrine effects of cannabinoid receptor 2 on liver injury and regeneration. Hepatology, 52(3):1046-59.

Servettaz A, Kavian N, Nicco C, Deveaux V, Chéreau C, Wang A, Zimmer A, Lotersztajn S, Weill B, Batteux F. (2010). Targeting the cannabinoid pathway limits the development of fibrosis and autoimmunity in a mouse model of systemic sclerosis. Am J Pathol. 177(1):187-96.

Helyes Z, Elekes K, Sándor K, Szitter I, Kereskai L, Pintér E, Kemény A, Szolcsányi J, McLaughlin L, Vasiliou S, Kipar A, Zimmer A, Hunt SP, Stewart JP, Quinn JP. (2010). Involvement of preprotachykinin A gene-encoded peptides and the neurokinin 1 receptor in endotoxin-induced murine airway inflammation. Neuropeptides, 44 (2010) 399-406.

Bilkei-Gorzo A, Berner J, Zimmermann J, Wickström R, Racz I, Zimmer A. (2010). Increased morphine analgesia and reduced side effects in mice lacking the tac1 gene. Br J Pharmacol., 160(6): 1443-1452.

Bilkei-Gorzo A, Drews E, Albayram O, Piyanova A, Gaffal E, Tueting T, Michel K, Mauer D, Maier W, Zimmer A. (2010). Early onset of aging-like changes is restricted to cognitive abilities and skin structure in Cnr1-/- mice. Neurobiol Aging, doi:10.1016/j.neurobiolaging.

Rietschel M, Mattheisen M, Frank J, Treutlein J, Degenhardt F, Breuer R, Steffens M, Mier D, Esslinger C, Walter H, Kirsch P, Erk S, Schnell K, Herms S, Wichmann HE, Schreiber S, Jöckel KH, Strohmaier J, Roeske D, Haenisch B, Gross M, Hoefels S, Lucae S, Binder EB, Wienker TF, Schulze TG, Schmäl C, Zimmer A, Juraeva D, Brors B, Bettecken T, Meyer-Lindenberg A, Müller-Myhsok B, Maier W, Nöthen MM, Cichon S. (2010). Genome-Wide Association-, Replication-, and Neuroimaging Study Implicates HOMER1 in the Etiology of Major Depression. Biol. Psychiatry, 68(6):578-85.

Drews E, Zimmer A. (2010). Modulation of alcohol and nicotine responses through the endogenous opioid system. Prog. Neurobiol., 90(1): 1-15.

Braun A, Engel T, Aguilar-Pimentel JA, Zimmer A, Jakob T, Behrendt H, Mempel M. (2010). Beneficial effects of cannabinoids (CB) in a murine model of allergen-induced airway inflammation: Role of CB(1)/CB(2) receptors. Immunobiology, 412(2):134-40.

Spanagel R, Bartsch D, Brors B, Dahmen N, Deussing J, Eils R, Ende G, Gallinat J, Gebicke-Haerter P, Heinz A, Kiefer F, Jäger W, Mann K, Matthäus F, Nöthen M, Rietschel M, Sartorius A, Schütz G, Sommer WH, Sprengel R, Walter H, Wichmann E, Wienker T, Wurst W, Zimmer A. (2010). An integrated genome research network for studying the genetics of alcohol addiction. Addict Biol. 15(4):369-79. doi: 10.1111/j.1369-1600.2010.00276.x.

Beer-Hammer S, Zebedin E, von Holleben M, Alferink J, Reis B, Dresing P, Degrandi D, Scheu S, Hirsch E, Sexl V, Pfeffer K, Nürnberg B, Piekorz RP. (2010). The catalytic PI3K isoforms p110{gamma} and p110{delta} contribute to B cell development and maintenance, transformation, and proliferation. J Leukoc Biol., available online

Onur OA, Kukolja J, Bauer A, Patin A, Otte DM, Jeung H, Jon Shah N, Maier W, Fink GR, Hurlemann R. (2010). The N-methyl-D-aspartate receptor co-agonist D-cycloserine facilitates declarative learning and hippocampal activity in humans, Biol Psychiatry, 67(12):1205-11

Fuchs A, Ringer C, Bilkei-Gorzo A, Weihe E, Roeper J, Schütz B. (2010). Downregulation of the potassium chloride cotransporter KCC2 in vulnerable motoneurons in the SOD1-G93A mouse model of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. J Neuropathol Exp Neurol., 69(10):1057-70.

Shvarev Y, Berner J, Bilkei-Gorzo A, Lagercrantz H, Wickström R. (2010). Acute morphine effects on respiratory activity in mice with target deletion of the tachykinin 1 gene (Tac1-/-). Adv Exp Med Biol., 669:129-32.