Wallace B Thoreson, PhD

  • 4225 Citations
  • 38 h-Index
1986 …2020

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Research Output

2020

Simultaneous Release of Multiple Vesicles from Rods Involves Synaptic Ribbons and Syntaxin 3B

Hays, C. L., Grassmeyer, J. J., Wen, X., Janz, R., Heidelberger, R. & Thoreson, W. B., Feb 25 2020, In : Biophysical journal. 118, 4, p. 967-979 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations
2019

Ca2+ sensor synaptotagmin-1 mediates exocytosis in mammalian photoreceptors

Grassmeyer, J. J., Cahill, A. L., Hays, C. L., Barta, C., Quadros, R. M., Gurumurthy, C. B. & Thoreson, W. B., Jun 2019, In : eLife. 8, e45946.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
3 Scopus citations
Open Access

Diverse cell types, circuits, and mechanisms for color vision in the vertebrate retina

Thoreson, W. B. & Dacey, D. M., Jul 2019, In : Physiological Reviews. 99, 3, p. 1527-1573 47 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Scopus citations

Voltage- and calcium-gated ion channels of neurons in the vertebrate retina

Van Hook, M. J., Nawy, S. & Thoreson, W. B., Sep 2019, In : Progress in Retinal and Eye Research. 72, 100760.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

7 Scopus citations
2018

Elevated pressure increases Ca2+ influx through AMPA receptors in select populations of retinal ganglion cells

Wen, X., Cahill, A. L., Barta, C., Thoreson, W. B. & Nawy, S. A., Jun 13 2018, In : Frontiers in Cellular Neuroscience. 12, 162.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations

Endocytosis sustains release at photoreceptor ribbon synapses by restoring fusion competence

Wen, X., Van Hook, M. J., Grassmeyer, J. J., Wiesman, A. I., Rich, G. M., Cork, K. M. & Thoreson, W. B., Apr 1 2018, In : Journal of General Physiology. 150, 4, p. 591-611 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations
2017

A presynaptic group III mGluR recruits Gβγ/SNARE interactions to inhibit synaptic transmission by cone photoreceptors in the vertebrate retina

Van Hook, M. J., Babai, N., Zurawski, Z., Yim, Y. Y., Hamm, H. E. & Thoreson, W. B., Apr 26 2017, In : Journal of Neuroscience. 37, 17, p. 4618-4634 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Scopus citations

A surprisingly big role for big K+ channels in retinal horizontal cells

Thoreson, W. B., Jul 1 2017, In : Journal of Physiology. 595, 13, p. 4125-4126 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

Easi-CRISPR: A robust method for one-step generation of mice carrying conditional and insertion alleles using long ssDNA donors and CRISPR ribonucleoproteins

Quadros, R. M., Miura, H., Harms, D. W., Akatsuka, H., Sato, T., Aida, T., Redder, R., Richardson, G. P., Inagaki, Y., Sakai, D., Buckley, S. M., Seshacharyulu, P., Batra, S. K., Behlke, M. A., Zeiner, S. A., Jacobi, A. M., Izu, Y., Thoreson, W. B., Urness, L. D., Mansour, S. L. & 2 others, Ohtsuka, M. & Gurumurthy, C. B., May 17 2017, In : Genome biology. 18, 1, 92.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

103 Scopus citations

Kiss-and-run is a significant contributor to synaptic exocytosis and endocytosis in photoreceptors

Wen, X., Saltzgaber, G. W. & Thoreson, W. B., Sep 20 2017, In : Frontiers in Cellular Neuroscience. 11, 286.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Scopus citations

Synaptic ribbon active zones in cone photoreceptors operate independently from one another

Grassmeyer, J. J. & Thoreson, W. B., Jul 11 2017, In : Frontiers in Cellular Neuroscience. 11, 198.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Scopus citations

Two Pools of Vesicles Associated with Synaptic Ribbons Are Molecularly Prepared for Release

Datta, P., Gilliam, J., Thoreson, W. B., Janz, R. & Heidelberger, R., Nov 21 2017, In : Biophysical journal. 113, 10, p. 2281-2298 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations
2016

Kinetics of inhibitory feedback from horizontal cells to photoreceptors: Implications for an ephaptic mechanism

Warren, T. J., Van Hook, M. J., Tranchina, D. & Thoreson, W. B., Sep 28 2016, In : Journal of Neuroscience. 36, 39, p. 10075-10088 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Scopus citations

Mechanisms, pools, and sites of spontaneous vesicle release at synapses of rod and cone photoreceptors

Cork, K. M., Van Hook, M. J. & Thoreson, W. B., Aug 1 2016, In : European Journal of Neuroscience. 44, 3, p. 2015-2027 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Scopus citations
9 Scopus citations

Physiology of photoreceptor synapses and other ribbon synapses

Thoreson, W. B., Jan 1 2016, The Curated Reference Collection in Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Psychology. Elsevier Science Ltd., p. 444-450 7 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Retinal Dystrophy and Optic Nerve Pathology in the Mouse Model of Mucolipidosis IV

Grishchuk, Y., Stember, K. G., Matsunaga, A., Olivares, A. M., Cruz, N. M., King, V. E., Humphrey, D. M., Wang, S. L., Muzikansky, A., Betensky, R. A., Thoreson, W. B., Haider, N. & Slaugenhaupt, S. A., Jan 1 2016, In : American Journal of Pathology. 186, 1, p. 199-209 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Scopus citations

Sources of protons and a role for bicarbonate in inhibitory feedback from horizontal cells to cones in Ambystoma tigrinum retina

Warren, T. J., Van Hook, M. J., Supuran, C. T. & Thoreson, W. B., Nov 15 2016, In : Journal of Physiology. 594, 22, p. 6661-6677 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

18 Scopus citations

The vertebrate retina

Thoreson, W. B., Jan 1 2016, Neuroimmune Pharmacology. Springer International Publishing, p. 55-68 14 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Very long-chain fatty acids support synaptic structure and function in the mammalian retina

Hopiavuori, B. R., Bennett, L. D., Brush, R. S., Van Hook, M. J., Thoreson, W. B. & Anderson, R. E., Jan 1 2016, In : OCL - Oilseeds and fats, Crops and Lipids. 23, 1, D113.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

4 Scopus citations
2015
10 Scopus citations

Direct differentiation of adult ocular progenitors into striatal dopaminergic neurons

Ahmad, I., Zhao, X., Parameswaran, S., Destache, C. J., Rodriguez-Sierra, J., Thoreson, W. B., Ahmad, H., Sorrentino, J. & Balasubramanian, S., 2015, In : International Journal of Stem Cells. 8, 1, p. 106-114 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations
1 Scopus citations

Naturally occurring deletion mutants of the Pig-Specific, Intestinal crypt epithelial cell protein CLCA4b without Apparent Phenotype

Plog, S., Klymiuk, N., Binder, S., Van Hook, M. J., Thoreson, W. B., Gruber, A. D. & Mundhenk, L., Oct 16 2015, In : PloS one. 10, 10, e0140050.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations

Unconventional Transmission at Conventional Synapses of an Inhibitory Interneuron

Van Hook, M. J. & Thoreson, W. B., Aug 5 2015, In : Neuron. 87, 3, p. 463-465 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalShort survey

11 Scopus citations
2014

Calmodulin enhances ribbon replenishment and shapes filtering of synaptic transmission by cone photoreceptors

van Hook, M. J., Parmelee, C. M., Chen, M., Cork, K. M., Curto, C. & Thoreson, W. B., 2014, In : Journal of General Physiology. 144, 5, p. 357-378 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

15 Scopus citations

Endogenous calcium buffering at photoreceptor synaptic terminals in salamander retina

Van Hook, M. J. & Thoreson, W. B., Nov 1 2014, In : Synapse. 68, 11, p. 518-528 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Scopus citations

Examination of VLC-PUFA-deficient photoreceptor terminals

Bennett, L. D., Hopiavuori, B. R., Brush, R. S., Chan, M., Van Hook, M. J., Thoreson, W. B. & Anderson, R. E., Apr 24 2014, In : Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science. 55, 7, p. 4063-4072 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

14 Scopus citations

Intracellular calcium stores drive slow non-ribbon vesicle release from rod photoreceptors

Chen, M., Križaj, D. & Thoreson, W. B., Feb 3 2014, In : Frontiers in Cellular Neuroscience. 8, FEB, 20.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

18 Scopus citations

Molecular mechanisms of photoreceptor synaptic transmission

Van Hook, M. J. & Thoreson, W. B., Feb 1 2014, Vertebrate Photoreceptors: Functional Molecular Bases. Springer Japan, p. 167-198 32 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Rapid kinetics of endocytosis at rod photoreceptor synapses depends upon endocytic load and calcium

Cork, K. M. & Thoreson, W. B., May 2014, In : Visual Neuroscience. 31, 3, p. 227-235 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations

Simultaneous recording of mouse retinal ganglion cells during epiretinal or subretinal stimulation

Sim, S. L., Szalewski, R. J., Johnson, L. J., Akah, L. E., Shoemaker, L. E., Thoreson, W. B. & Margalit, E., Aug 2014, In : Vision research. 101, p. 41-50 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Scopus citations

Swelling and eicosanoid metabolites differentially gate TRPV4 channels in retinal neurons and glia

Ryskamp, D. A., Jo, A. O., Frye, A. M., Vazquez-Chona, F., MaCaulay, N., Thoreson, W. B. & Križaj, D., Nov 19 2014, In : Journal of Neuroscience. 34, 47, p. 15689-15700 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

43 Scopus citations
2013

Lateral mobility of L-type calcium channels in synaptic terminals of retinal bipolar cells

Thoreson, W. B., Mercer, A. J., Cork, K. M. & Szalewski, R. J., Jan 7 2013, In : Molecular Vision. 19, p. 16-24 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Scopus citations
8 Scopus citations

Properties of ribbon and non-ribbon release from rod photoreceptors revealed by visualizing individual synaptic vesicles

Chen, M., Van Hook, M. J., Zenisek, D. & Thoreson, W. B., Jan 30 2013, In : Journal of Neuroscience. 33, 5, p. 2071-2086 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

35 Scopus citations
25 Scopus citations
2 Scopus citations
2012

A comparison of optical and electrophysiological methods for recording retinal ganglion cells during electrical stimulation

Luo, J., Boosalis, B. J., Thoreson, W. B. & Margalit, E., Mar 2012, In : Current Eye Research. 37, 3, p. 218-227 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations

CXCL12 enhances human neural progenitor cell survival through a CXCR7- and CXCR4-mediated endocytotic signaling pathway

Zhu, B., Xu, D., Deng, X., Chen, Q., Huang, Y., Peng, H., Li, Y., Jia, B., Thoreson, W. B., Ding, W., Ding, J., Zhao, L., Wang, Y., Wavrin, K. L., Duan, S. & Zheng, J., Nov 2012, In : STEM CELLS. 30, 11, p. 2571-2583 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

60 Scopus citations

Lateral interactions in the outer retina

Thoreson, W. B. & Mangel, S. C., Sep 2012, In : Progress in Retinal and Eye Research. 31, 5, p. 407-441 35 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

122 Scopus citations

Rapid synaptic vesicle endocytosis in cone photoreceptors of salamander retina

Van Hook, M. J. & Thoreson, W. B., Dec 12 2012, In : Journal of Neuroscience. 32, 50, p. 18112-18123 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

22 Scopus citations

Regulation of presynaptic strength by controlling Ca 2+ channel mobility: Effects of cholesterol depletion on release at the cone ribbon synapse

Mercer, A. J., Szalewski, R. J., Jackman, S. L., Van Hook, M. J. & Thoreson, W. B., Jun 15 2012, In : Journal of Neurophysiology. 107, 12, p. 3468-3478 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

16 Scopus citations
2011

Acute destruction of the synaptic ribbon reveals a role for the ribbon in vesicle priming

Snellman, J., Mehta, B., Babai, N., Bartoletti, T. M., Akmentin, W., Francis, A., Matthews, G., Thoreson, W. & Zenisek, D., Sep 2011, In : Nature Neuroscience. 14, 9, p. 1135-1143 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

86 Scopus citations

A positive feedback synapse from retinal horizontal cells to cone photoreceptors

Jackman, S. L., Babai, N., Chambers, J. J., Thoreson, W. B. & Kramer, R. H., May 2011, In : PLoS biology. 9, 5, e1001057.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

43 Scopus citations

Center/surround organization of retinal bipolar cells: High correlation of fundamental responses of center and surround to sinusoidal contrasts

Burkhardt, D. A., Bartoletti, T. M. & Thoreson, W. B., May 2011, In : Visual Neuroscience. 28, 3, p. 183-192 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations

Inner and outer retinal mechanisms engaged by epiretinal stimulation in normal and rd mice

Margalit, E., Babai, N., Luo, J. & Thoreson, W. B., Mar 2011, In : Visual Neuroscience. 28, 2, p. 145-154 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

28 Scopus citations