TRAF3IP2 mediates TWEAK/TWEAKR-induced pro-fibrotic responses in cultured cardiac fibroblasts and the heart

Das NA, Carpenter AJ, Yoshida T, Kumar SA, Gautam S, Mostany R, Izadpanah R, Kumar A, Mummidi S, Siebenlist U, Chandrasekar B.

Journal of Molecular and Cellular Cardiology 2018, 121:107-123. PMID: 29981796


Stable density and dynamics of dendritic spines of cortical neurons across the estrous cycle while expressing differential levels of sensory-evoked plasticity

Alexander BH, Barnes HM, Trimmer E, Davidson AM, Ogola BO, Lindsey SH, Mostany R

Frontiers in Molecular Neuroscience 2018, doi: 10.3389/fnmol.2018.00083. PMID: 29615867      Read full text


Marked bias towards spontaneous synaptic inhibition distinguishes non-adapting from adapting layer 5 pyramidal neurons in the barrel cortex

Popescu IR, Le KQ, Palenzuela R, Voglewede R, Mostany R

Scientific Reports 2017, 7:14959. PMID: 29097689       Read full text         Publisher Correction


Re-endothelialization of rat lung scaffolds through passive, gravity-driven seeding of segment-specific pulmonary endothelial cells

Scarritt ME, Pashos NC, Motherwell JM, Eagle ZR, Burkett BJ, Gregory AN, Mostany R, Weiss DJ, Alvarez DF, Bunnell BA

Journal of Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine 2017, DOI: 10.1002/term.2382. PMID: 27943597       Read full text


Analysis of cardiovascular responses to the H2S donors Na2S and NaHS in the rat

Yoo D, Jupiter RC, Pankey EA, Reddy VG, Edward JA, Swan KW, Peak TC, Mostany R, Kadowitz PJ

American Journal of Physiology. Heart and Circulatory Physiology 2015, 309(4):H605-H614. PMID: 26071540       Read full text


Layer 4 pyramidal neurons exhibit robust dendritic spine plasticity in vivo after input deprivation

Miquelajauregui A, Kribakaran S, Mostany R, Badaloni A, Consalez GG, Portera-Cailliau C

Journal of Neuroscience 2015, 35(18):7287-7294. PMID: 25948276         Read full text


Two-photon excitation microscopy and its applications in neuroscience

Mostany R, Miquelajauregui A, Shtrahman M, Portera-Cailliau C

Methods in Molecular Biology 2015, 1251:25-42. PMID: 25391792


Intravital two-photon excitation microscopy in neuroscience: General concepts and applications

Gonçalves JT, Mostany R

Advances in Intravital Microscopy 2014, pp 1-23. Book Chapter

Weigert, R (ed.). Springer Publishing, New York, . ISBN 978-94-017-9361-2_1


Altered synaptic dynamics during normal brain aging

Mostany R, Anstey JE, Crump KL, Maco B, Knott G, Portera-Cailliau C

Journal of Neuroscience 2013, 33(9):4094-4104. PMID: 23447617


Chronic in vivo imaging shows no evidence of dendritic plasticity or functional remapping in the contralesional cortex after stroke

Johnston DG, Denizet M, Mostany R, Portera-Cailliau C

Cerebral Cortex 2013, 23(4):751-762. PMID: 22499800; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3657384

Feature Article


Chronic treatment with the opioid antagonist naltrexone favours the coupling of spinal cord μ-opioid receptors to Gαz protein subunits

Valdizán EM, Díaz A, Pilar-Cuéllar F, Lantero A, Mostany R, Villar AV, Laorden ML, Hurlé MA

Neuropharmacology 2012, 62(2): 757-764. PMID: 21903117


New strategies in the development of antidepressants: towards the modulation of neuroplasticity pathways

Vidal R, Pilar-Cuéllar F, Dos-Anjos S, Linge R, Treceño B, Vargas VI, Rodríguez-Gaztelumendi A, Mostany R, Castro E, Díaz A, Valdizán EM, Pazos A

Current Pharmaceutical Design 2011, 17(5): 521-533. PMID: 21375480


Absence of large scale dendritic plasticity in layer 5 pyramidal neurons in peri-infarct cortex

Mostany R, Portera-Cailliau C

Journal of Neuroscience 2011, 31(5):1734-1738. PMID: 21289182


Local hemodynamics dictate long-term dendritic plasticity in peri-infarct cortex

Mostany R, Chowdhury TG, Johnston DG, Portonovo SP, Carmichael ST, Portera-Cailliau C

Journal of Neuroscience 2010, 30(42): 14116-14126. PMID: 20962232

Selected as “This Week in the Journal” article in the Development/Plasticity/Repair section


Functional autoradiography and gene expression analysis applied to the characterization of the α2-adrenergic system in the chicken brain

Díez-Alarcia R, Mostany R, Fernández-López A

Journal of Chemical Neuroanatomy 2009, 38(4): 282-291. PMID: 19770035


Internally mediated developmental desynchronization of neocortical network activity

Golshani P, Gonçalves JT, Khoshkhoo S, Mostany R, Smirnakis S, Portera-Cailliau C

Journal of Neuroscience 2009, 29(35): 10890-10899. PMID: 19726647; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2771734


Long-term treatment with fluoxetine induces desensitization of 5-HT4 receptor dependent signaling and functionality in rat brain

Vidal R, Valdizán EM, Mostany R, Pazos A, Castro E

Journal of Neurochemistry 2009, 110(3): 1120-1127. PMID: 19522734


Long-term, high-resolution imaging in the mouse neocortex through a chronic cranial window

Holtmaat A, Bonhoeffer T, Chow D, Chuckowree J, De Paola V, Hofer SB, Hübener M, Keck T, Lee W-C.A, Knott G, Mrsic-Flogel TD, Mostany R, Nedivi E, Portera-Cailliau C, Svoboda K, Trachtenberg J, Wilbrecht L

Nature Protocols 2009, 4(8): 1128-1144. PMID: 19617885; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3072839


A craniotomy surgery procedure for chronic brain imaging

Mostany R, Portera-Cailliau C

Journal of Visualized Experiments 2008, 12: 680. PMID: 19066562; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2582844


A method for 2-photon imaging of blood flow in the neocortex through a cranial window

Mostany R, Portera-Cailliau C

Journal of Visualized Experiments 2008, 12: 678. PMID: 19066563; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2582841


A role for nuclear β-catenin in SNRI antidepressant-induced hippocampal cell proliferation

Mostany R, Valdizán EM, Pazos A

Neuropharmacology 2008, 55(1): 18-26. PMID: 18511088


Supersensitivity to μ-opioid receptor-mediated inhibition of the adenylyl cyclase pathway involves pertussis toxin-resistant Gα protein subunits

Mostany R, Díaz A, Valdizán EM, Rodríguez-Muñoz M, Garzón J, Hurlé MA

Neuropharmacology 2008, 54(6): 989-997. PMID: 18384820


Cannabinoid system in the budgerigar brain

Alonso-Ferrero ME, Paniagua MA, Mostany R, Pilar-Cuéllar F, Díez-Alarcia R, Pazos A, Fernández-López A

Brain Research 2006, 1087(1):105-13. PMID: 16626655


Differential effects on [35S]GTPγS binding using muscarinic agonists and antagonists in the gerbil brain

Pilar-Cuéllar F, Paniagua MA, Mostany R, Pérez CC, Fernández-López A

Journal of Chemical Neuroanatomy 2005, 30(2-3): 119-28. PMID: 16095872


Cell proliferation is reduced in the dentate gyrus of aged but not young Ts65Dn mice, a model of Down syndrome

Rueda N, Mostany R, Pazos A, Flórez J, Martínez-Cué C

Neuroscience Letters 2005, 380: 197-201. PMID: 15854777


Autoradiographic characterization of [35S]GTPγS binding stimulation mediated by 5-HT1B receptor in postmortem human brain

Mostany R, Pazos A, Castro ME

Neuropharmacology 2005, 48(1): 25-33. PMID: 15617724


Norepinephrine, epinephrine and MHPG levels in chick brain development

Revilla R, Díez-Alarcia R, Mostany R, Pérez CC, Fernández-López A

Neuropharmacology 2001, 41(4): 480-485. PMID: 11543768



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