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Stephanie   Constantin

Stephanie Constantin


Ph.D. in Life Sciences, University of Tours, France, 2004

Current position

Scientist (Contractor), Cellular and Developmental Neurobiology Section, NINDS, NIH, Bethesda, MD

Publications (since 2008)

  1. Constantin, S., Iremonger, K. J. and Herbison, A. E. (2013). In vivo recordings of GnRH neuron firing reveal heterogeneity and dependence upon GABAA receptor signaling. J Neurosci 33(22): 9394-9401.
  2. Herde, M. K., Iremonger, K. J., Constantin, S. and Herbison, A. E. (2013). GnRH neurons elaborate a long-range projection with shared axonal and dendritic functions. J Neurosci 33(31): 12689-12697.
  3. Constantin, S., Jasoni, C., Romano, N., Lee, K. and Herbison, A. E. (2012). Understanding calcium homeostasis in postnatal gonadotropin-releasing hormone neurons using cell-specific Pericam transgenics. Cell Calcium 51(3-4): 267-276.
  4. Constantin, S., Piet, R., Iremonger, K., Hwa Yeo, S., Clarkson, J., Porteous, R. and Herbison, A. E. (2012). GnRH neuron firing and response to GABA in vitro depend on acute brain slice thickness and orientation. Endocrinology 153(8): 3758-3769.
  5. Constantin, S. (2011). Physiology of the gonadotrophin-releasing hormone (GnRH) neurone: studies from embryonic GnRH neurones. J Neuroendocrinol 23(6): 542-553.
  6. Constantin, S., Jasoni, C. L., Wadas, B. and Herbison, A. E. (2010). Gamma-aminobutyric acid and glutamate differentially regulate intracellular calcium concentrations in mouse gonadotropin-releasing hormone neurons. Endocrinology 151(1): 262-270.
  7. Constantin, S., Klenke, U. and Wray, S. (2010). The calcium oscillator of GnRH-1 neurons is developmentally regulated. Endocrinology 151(8): 3863-3873.
  8. Iremonger, K. J., Constantin, S., Liu, X. and Herbison, A. E. (2010). Glutamate regulation of GnRH neuron excitability. Brain Res 1364: 35-43.
  9. Jasoni, C. L., Romano, N., Constantin, S., Lee, K. and Herbison, A. E. (2010). Calcium dynamics in gonadotropin-releasing hormone neurons. Front Neuroendocrinol 31(3): 259-269.
  10. Klenke, U., Constantin, S. and Wray, S. (2010). Neuropeptide Y directly inhibits neuronal activity in a subpopulation of gonadotropin-releasing hormone-1 neurons via Y1 receptors. Endocrinology 151(6): 2736-2746.
  11. Constantin, S., Caligioni, C. S., Stojilkovic, S. and Wray, S. (2009). Kisspeptin-10 facilitates a plasma membrane-driven calcium oscillator in gonadotropin-releasing hormone-1 neurons. Endocrinology 150(3): 1400-1412.
  12. Constantin, S., Caraty, A., Wray, S. and Duittoz, A. H. (2009). Development of gonadotropin-releasing hormone-1 secretion in mouse nasal explants. Endocrinology 150(7): 3221-3227.
  13. Constantin, S. and Wray, S. (2008). Gonadotropin-releasing hormone-1 neuronal activity is independent of hyperpolarization-activated cyclic nucleotide-modulated channels but is sensitive to protein kinase a-dependent phosphorylation. Endocrinology 149(7): 3500-3511.
  14. Constantin, S. and Wray, S. (2008). Gonadotropin-releasing hormone-1 neuronal activity is independent of cyclic nucleotide-gated channels. Endocrinology 149(1): 279-290.
Protocols by Stephanie Constantin
  1. Transpharyngeal Exposure of GnRH Neurons