Selected journal publications

Trapping of Syntaxin1a in Presynaptic Nanoclusters by a Clinically Relevant General Anesthetic
Bademosi, Adekunle T. , Steeves, James, Karunanithi, Shanker, Zalucki, Oressia H, Gormal, Rachel S, Liu, Shu, Lauwers, Elsa, Verstreken, Patrik, Anggono, Victor, Meunier, Frederic A and van Swinderen, Bruno (2018). Cell reports22 2: 427-440. doi:10.1016/j.celrep.2017.12.054

Amyloid-β and tau complexity - towards improved biomarkers and targeted therapies. Polanco, Juan Carlos, Li, Chuanzhou, Bodea, Liviu-Gabriel, Martinez-Marmol, Ramon, Meunier, Frederic A and Götz, Jürgen (2017). Nature reviews. Neurology14 1: 22-40. doi:10.1038/nrneurol.2017.162

Visualizing endocytic recycling and trafficking in live neurons by subdiffractional tracking of internalized molecules
Joensuu, Merja, Martinez-Marmol, Ramon, Padmanabhan, Pranesh, Glass, Nick R., Durisic, Nela, Pelekanos, Matthew, Mollazade, Mahdie, Balistreri, Giuseppe, Amor, Rumelo, Cooper-White, Justin J., Goodhill, Geoffrey J. and Meunier, Frederic A. (2017) Nature Protocols12 12:2590-2622. doi:10.1038/nprot.2017.116

The SAC1 domain in synaptojanin is required for autophagosome maturation at presynaptic terminals
Vanhauwaert, Roeland, Kuenen, Sabine, Masius, Roy, Bademosi, Adekunle, Manetsberger, Julia, Schoovaerts, Nils, Bounti, Laura, Gontcharenko, Serguei, Swerts, Jef, Vilain, Sven, Picillo, Marina, Barone, Paolo, Munshi, Shashini T., de Vrij, Femke M. S., Kushner, Steven A., Gounko, Natalia V., Mandemakers, Wim, Bonifati, Vincenzo, Meunier, Frederic A., Soukup, Sandra‐Fausia and Verstreken, Patrik (2017)EMBO Journal36 10: 1392-1411. doi:10.15252/embj.201695773

In vivo single-molecule imaging of syntaxin1A reveals polyphosphoinositide- and activity-dependent trapping in presynaptic nanoclusters
Bademosi, Adekunle T., Lauwers, Elsa, Padmanabhan, Pranesh, Odierna, Lorenzo, Chai, Ye Jin, Papadopulos, Andreas, Goodhill, Geoffrey J., Verstreken, Patrik, Van Swinderen, Bruno and Meunier, Frederic A. (2017) Nature Communications8 . doi:10.1038/ncomms13660

Subdiffractional tracking of internalized molecules reveals heterogeneous motion states of synaptic vesicles
Joensuu, Merja, Padmanabhan, Pranesh, Durisic, Nela, Bademosi, Adekunle T. D., Cooper-Williams, Elizabeth, Morrow, Isabel C., Harper, Callista B., Jung, WooRam, Parton, Robert G., Goodhill, Geoffrey J., Papadopulos, Andreas and Meunier, Frederic A. (2016)  Journal of Cell Biology215 2: 277-292. doi:10.1083/jcb.201604001

Flux of signalling endosomes undergoing axonal retrograde transport is encoded by presynaptic activity and TrkB
Wang, Tong, Martin, Sally, Nguyen, Tam H., Harper, Callista B., Gormal, Rachel S., Martinez-Marmol, Ramon, Karunanithi, Shanker, Coulson, Elizabeth J., Glass, Nick R., Cooper-White, Justin J., Van Swinderen, Bruno and Meunier, Frederic A. (2016)  Nature Communications7 . doi:10.1038/ncomms12976

The Munc18-1 domain 3a hinge-loop controls syntaxin-1A nanodomain assembly and engagement with the SNARE complex during secretory vesicle priming
Kasula, Ravikiran, Chai, Ye Jin, Bademosi, Adekunle T., Harper, Callista B., Gormal, Rachel S., Morrow, Isabel C., Hosy, Eric, Collins, Brett M., Choquet, Daniel, Papadopulos, Andreas and Meunier, Frederic A. (2016)  The Journal of Cell Biology214 7: 847-858. doi:10.1083/jcb.201508118

Munc18-1 is a molecular chaperone for α-synuclein, controlling its self-replicating aggregation
Chai, Ye Jin, Sierecki, Emma, Tomatis, Vanesa M., Gormal, Rachel S., Giles, Nichole, Morrow, Isabel C., Xia, Di, Götz, Jürgen, Parton, Robert G., Collins, Brett M., Gambin, Yann and Meunier, Frédéric A. (2016) The Journal of Cell Biology214 6: 705-718. doi:10.1083/jcb.201512016

Profiling of free fatty acids using stable isotope tagging uncovers a role for saturated fatty acids in neuroexocytosis
Narayana, Vinod K., Tomatis, Vanesa M., Wang, Tong, Kvaskoff, David and Meunier, Frederic A. (2015) Chemistry and Biology22 11: 1552-1561. doi:10.1016/j.chembiol.2015.09.010

Small molecules demonstrate the role of dynamin as a bi-directional regulator of the exocytosis fusion pore and vesicle release
Jackson, J., Papadopulos, A., Meunier, F. A., McCluskey, A., Robinson, P. J. and Keating, D. J. (2015)  Molecular Psychiatry20 7: 810-819. doi:10.1038/mp.2015.56

Control of autophagosome axonal retrograde flux by presynaptic activity unveiled using botulinum neurotoxin type A
Wang, Tong, Martin, Sally, Papadopulos, Andreas, Harper, Callista B., Mavlyutov, Timur A., Niranjan, Dhevahi, Glass, Nick R., Cooper-White, Justin J., Sibarita, Jean-Baptiste, Choquet, Daniel, Davletov, Bazbek and Meunier, Frederic A. (2015) Journal of Neuroscience35 15: 6179-6194. doi:10.1523/JNEUROSCI.3757-14.2015

Activity-driven relaxation of the cortical actomyosin II network synchronizes Munc18-1-dependent neurosecretory vesicle docking
Papadopulos, Andreas, Gomez, Guillermo A., Martin, Sally, Jackson, Jade, Gormal, Rachel S., Keating, Damien J., Yap, Alpha S. and Meunier, Frederic A. (2015) Nature Communications6 6297: 1-11. doi:10.1038/ncomms7297

An acto-myosin II constricting ring initiates the fission of activity-dependent bulk endosomes in neurosecretory cells
Gormal, Rachel S, Nguyen, Tam H, Martin, Sally, Papadopulos, Andreas and Meunier, Frederic A (2015)  Journal of Neuroscience35 4: 1380-1389. doi:10.1523/JNEUROSCI.3228-14.2015

Increased polyubiquitination and proteasomal degradation of a Munc18-1 disease-linked mutant causes temperature-sensitive defect in exocytosis
Martin, Sally, Papadopulos, Andreas, Tomatis, Vanesa M., Sierecki, Emma, Malintan, Nancy T., Gormal, Rachel S., Giles, Nichole, Johnston, Wayne A., Alexandrov, Kirill, Gambin, Yann, Collins, Brett M. and Meunier, Frederic A. (2014) Cell Reports9 1: 206-218. doi:10.1016/j.celrep.2014.08.059

PI3K delta inhibition reduces TNF secretion and neuroinflammation in a mouse cerebral stroke model
Low, Pei Ching, Manzanero, Silvia, Mohannak, Nika, Narayana, Vinod K., Nguyen, Tam H., Kvaskoff, David, Brennan, Faith H., Ruitenberg, Marc J., Gelderblom, Mathias, Magnus, Tim, Kim, Hyun Ah, Broughton, Brad R. S., Sobey, Christopher G., Vanhaesebroeck, Bart, Stow, Jennifer L., Arumugam, Thiruma V. and Meunier, Frédéric A. (2014) Nature Communications5 3450: 1-12. doi:10.1038/ncomms4450

Myosin VI small insert isoform maintains exocytosis by tethering secretory granules to the cortical actin
Tomatis, Vanesa M., Papadopulos, Andreas, Malintan, Nancy T., Martin, Sally, Wallis, Tristan, Gormal, Rachel S., Kendrick-Jones, John, Buss, Folma and Meunier, Frederic A. (2013) Journal of Cell Biology200 3: 301-320. doi:10.1083/jcb.201204092

Secretagogue stimulation of neurosecretory cells elicits filopodial extensions uncovering new functional release sites
Papadopulos, Andreas, Martin, Sally, Tomatis, Vanesa M., Gormal, Rachel S. and Meunier, Frederic A. (2013) Secretagogue stimulation of neurosecretory cells elicits filopodial extensions uncovering new functional release sites.Journal of Neuroscience33 49: 19143-19153. doi:10.1523/JNEUROSCI.2634-13.2013

Targeting membrane trafficking in infection prophylaxis: dynamin inhibitors
Harper, Callista B., Popoff, Michel R., McCluskey, Adam, Robinson, Phillip J. and Meunier, Frederic A. (2013) Trends in Cell Biology23 2: 90-101. doi:10.1016/j.tcb.2012.10.007

Phosphatidylinositol(4,5)bisphosphate coordinates actin-mediated mobilization and translocation of secretory vesicles to the plasma membrane of chromaffin cells
Wen, Peter J., Osborne, Shona L., Zanin, Mark, Low, Pei Ching, Wang, Hai-Tao A., Schoenwaelder, Simone M., Jackson, Shaun P., Wedlich-Soldner, Roland, Vanhaesebroeck, Bart, Keating, Damien J. and Meunier, Frederic A. (2011)  Nature Communications2 1: 491.1-491.11. doi:10.1038/ncomms1500

Phosphoinositide 3-kinase δ regulates membrane fission of Golgi carriers for selective cytokine secretion
Low, Pei Ching, Misaki, Ryo, Schroder, Kate, Stanley, Amanda C., Sweet, Matthew J., Teasdale, Rohan D., Vanhaesebroeck, Bart, Meunier, Frédéric A., Taguchi, Tomohiko and Stow, Jennifer L. (2010)  Journal of Cell Biology190 6: 1053-1065. doi:10.1083/jcb.201001028

Inhibition of the PtdIns(5) kinase PIKfyve disrupts intracellular replication of Salmonella
Kerr, Markus C., Wang, Jack T. H., Castro, Natalie A., Hamilton, Nicholas A., Town, Liam, Brown, Darren L., Meunier, Frederic A., Brown, Nat F., Stow, Jennifer L. and Teasdale, Rohan D. (2010)  EMBO Journal29 8: 1331-1347. doi:10.1038/emboj.2010.28

Abrogating Munc18-1 SNARE complex interaction has limited impact on exocytosis in PC12 cells
Malintan, Nancy, Nguyen, Tam H, Han, Liping, Latham, Catherine F., Osborne, Shona L., Wen, Peter, Lim, Siew, Joo, Tiffany, Sugita, Shuzo, Collins, Brett M. and Meunier, Frederic A. (2009) The Journal of Biological Chemistry284 32: 21637-21646. doi:10.1074/jbc.M109.013508

p75 neurotrophin receptor mediates neuronal cell death by activating GIRK channels through phosphatidylinositol 4,5-bisphosphate
Coulson, E. J., May, L. M., Osborne, S. L., Reid, K., Underwood, C. K., Meunier, F. A., Bartlett, P. F. and Sah, P. (2008)  Journal of Neuroscience28 1: 315-324. doi:10.1523/JNEUROSCI.2699-07.2008

Identification of secretory granule phosphatidylinositol 4,5-bisphosphateinteracting proteins using an affinity pulldown strategy
Osborne, SL, Wallis, TP, Jimenez, JL, Gorman, JJ and Meunier, FA (2007) Molecular & Cellular Proteomics6 7: 1158-1169. doi:10.1074/mcp.M600430-MCP200

Engineering stable peptide toxins by means of backbone cyclization: Stabilization of the alpha-conotoxin MII
Clark, R. J., Fischer, H., Dempster, L., Daly, N. L., Rosengren, K. J., Nevin, S. T., Meunier, F. A., Adams, D. J. and Craik, D. J. (2005)  Proceedings of The National Academy of Sciences of The United States of America102 39: 13767-13772. doi:10.1073/pnas.0504613102

Getting muscles moving again after botulinum toxin: novel therapeutic challenges
Foran, PG, Davletov, B and Meunier, FA (2003) Trends In Molecular Medicine9 7: 291-299. doi:10.1016/S1471-4914(03)00113-8

Glycerotoxin from Glycera convoluta stimulates neurosecretion by up-regulating N-type Ca2+ channel activity
Meunier, Frédéric A., Feng, Zhong-Ping, Molgó, Jordi, Zamponi, Gerald W. and Schiavo, Giampietro (2002) The EMBO Journal21 24: 6733-6743. doi:10.1093/emboj/cdf677