Wenner P. Homeostatic synaptic plasticity in developing spinal networks driven by excitatory GABAergic currents. Neuropharmacology. 2013 May 29. doi:pii: S0028-3908(13)00227-X. 10.1016/j.neuropharm.2013.04.058. [Epub ahead of print]  PubMed PMID: 23727439; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3796029.

Wenner P. Mechanisms of GABAergic homeostatic plasticity. Neural Plast. 2011;2011:489470. doi: 10.1155/2011/489470. Epub 2011 Aug 17. Review. PubMed PMID: 21876819; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3159121.

Gonzalez-Islas C, Garcia-Bereguiain MA, Wenner P. Tonic and transient endocannabinoid regulation of AMPAergic miniature postsynaptic currents and homeostatic plasticity in embryonic motor networks. J Neurosci. 2012 Sep 26;32(39):13597-607. PubMed PMID: 23015449; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3470113.

Pallas SL, Wenner P, Gonzalez-Islas C, Fagiolini M, Razak KA, Kim G, Sanes D,  Roerig B. Developmental plasticity of inhibitory circuitry. J Neurosci. 2006 Oct  11;26(41):10358-61. Review. PubMed PMID: 17035517.

Fedirchuk B, Wenner P, Whelan PJ, Ho S, Tabak J, O’Donovan MJ. Spontaneous network activity transiently depresses synaptic transmission in the embryonic chick spinal cord. J Neurosci. 1999 Mar 15;19(6):2102-12. PubMed PMID: 10066263.

Gonzalez-Islas C, Wenner P. Spontaneous network activity in the embryonic spinal cord regulates AMPAergic and GABAergic synaptic strength. Neuron. 2006 Feb 16;49(4):563-75. PubMed PMID: 16476665.

Wilhelm JC, Rich MM, Wenner P. Compensatory changes in cellular excitability,  not synaptic scaling, contribute to homeostatic recovery of embryonic network activity. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2009 Apr 21;106(16):6760-5. doi: 10.1073/pnas.0813058106. Epub 2009 Apr 3. PubMed PMID: 19346492; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2672480.

Gonzalez-Islas C, Chub N, Garcia-Bereguiain MA, Wenner P. GABAergic synaptic scaling in embryonic motoneurons is mediated by a shift in the chloride reversal  potential. J Neurosci. 2010 Sep 29;30(39):13016-20. doi: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.1659-10.2010. PubMed PMID: 20881119; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2950003.

Garcia-Bereguiain MA, Gonzalez-Islas C, Lindsly C, Butler E, Hill AW, Wenner P. In vivo synaptic scaling is mediated by GluA2-lacking AMPA receptors in the embryonic spinal cord. J Neurosci. 2013 Apr 17;33(16):6791-9. doi: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.4025-12.2013. PubMed PMID: 23595738; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3661002.

O’Donovan MJ, Chub N, Wenner P. Mechanisms of spontaneous activity in developing spinal networks. J Neurobiol. 1998 Oct;37(1):131-45. Review. PubMed PMID: 9777737.

Wenner P. The effects of endocannabinoid signaling on network activity in developing and motor circuits. Ann N Y Acad Sci. 2013 Mar;1279:135-42. doi: 10.1111/nyas.12068. Review. PubMed PMID: 23531011.

Wilhelm JC, Wenner P. GABAA transmission is a critical step in the process of triggering homeostatic increases in quantal amplitude. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A.  2008 Aug 12;105(32):11412-7. doi: 10.1073/pnas.0806037105. Epub 2008 Aug 4. PubMed PMID: 18678897; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2516260.

Wenner P, Matise MP, Joyner A, O’Donovan MJ. Physiological and molecular characterization of interneurons in the developing spinal cord. Ann N Y Acad Sci. 1998 Nov 16;860:425-7. PubMed PMID: 9928329.

Ritter A, Wenner P, Ho S, Whelan PJ, O’Donovan MJ. Activity patterns and synaptic organization of ventrally located interneurons in the embryonic chick spinal cord. J Neurosci. 1999 May 1;19(9):3457-71. PubMed PMID: 10212306.

Wenner P, O’Donovan MJ. Identification of an interneuronal population that mediates recurrent inhibition of motoneurons in the developing chick spinal cord. J Neurosci. 1999 Sep 1;19(17):7557-67. PubMed PMID: 10460262.

O’Donovan MJ, Wenner P, Chub N, Tabak J, Rinzel J. Mechanisms of spontaneous  activity in the developing spinal cord and their relevance to locomotion. Ann N Y Acad Sci. 1998 Nov 16;860:130-41. Review. PubMed PMID: 9928307.

Rich MM, Wenner P. Sensing and expressing homeostatic synaptic plasticity. Trends Neurosci. 2007 Mar;30(3):119-25. Epub 2007 Jan 30. Review. PubMed PMID: 17267052.

Tsau Y, Wenner P, O’Donovan MJ, Cohen LB, Loew LM, Wuskell JP. Dye screening  and signal-to-noise ratio for retrogradely transported voltage-sensitive dyes. J  Neurosci Methods. 1996 Dec 28;70(2):121-9. PubMed PMID: 9007751.

Xu H, Clement A, Wright TM, Wenner P. Developmental reorganization of the output of a GABAergic interneuronal circuit. J Neurophysiol. 2007 Apr;97(4):2769-79. Epub 2007 Jan 24. PubMed PMID: 17251359.

Wenner P, Frank E. Peripheral target specification of synaptic connectivity of muscle spindle sensory neurons with spinal motoneurons. J Neurosci. 1995 Dec;15(12):8191-8. PubMed PMID: 8613753.

Gonzalez-Islas C, Chub N, Wenner P. NKCC1 and AE3 appear to accumulate chloride in embryonic motoneurons. J Neurophysiol. 2009 Feb;101(2):507-18. doi: 10.1152/jn.90986.2008. Epub 2008 Nov 26. PubMed PMID: 19036864; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2657071.

Wenner P, O’Donovan MJ, Matise MP. Topographical and physiological characterization of interneurons that express engrailed-1 in the embryonic chick spinal cord. J Neurophysiol. 2000 Nov;84(5):2651-7. PubMed PMID: 11068006.

Xu H, Whelan PJ, Wenner P. Development of an inhibitory interneuronal circuit in the embryonic spinal cord. J Neurophysiol. 2005 May;93(5):2922-33. Epub 2004 Dec 1. PubMed PMID: 15574794.

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O’Donovan MJ, Bonnot A, Mentis GZ, Arai Y, Chub N, Shneider NA, Wenner P. Imaging the spatiotemporal organization of neural activity in the developing spinal cord. Dev Neurobiol. 2008 May;68(6):788-803. doi: 10.1002/dneu.20620. Review. PubMed PMID: 18383543.

Wenner P. Motor development: activity matters after all. Curr Biol. 2012 Jan  24;22(2):R47-8. doi: 10.1016/j.cub.2011.12.008. PubMed PMID: 22280904.

Oppenheim RW, Prevette D, Houenou LJ, Pincon-Raymond M, Dimitriadou V, Donevan A, O’Donovan M, Wenner P, Mckemy DD, Allen PD. Neuromuscular development  in the avian paralytic mutant crooked neck dwarf (cn/cn): further evidence for the role of neuromuscular activity in motoneuron survival. J Comp Neurol. 1997 May 12;381(3):353-72. PubMed PMID: 9133573.

Wenner P, Tsau Y, Cohen LB, O’Donovan MJ, Dan Y. Voltage-sensitive dye recording using retrogradely transported dye in the chicken spinal cord: staining and signal characteristics. J Neurosci Methods. 1996 Dec 28;70(2):111-20. PubMed  PMID: 9007750.

Carr PA, Wenner P. Calcitonin gene-related peptide: distribution and effects  on spontaneous rhythmic activity in embryonic chick spinal cord. Brain Res Dev Brain Res. 1998 Mar 12;106(1-2):47-55. PubMed PMID: 9554950.

O’Donovan MJ, Bonnot A, Wenner P, Mentis GZ. Calcium imaging of network function in the developing spinal cord. Cell Calcium. 2005 May;37(5):443-50. Review. PubMed PMID: 15820392.

Frank E, Wenner P. Environmental specification of neuronal connectivity. Neuron. 1993 May;10(5):779-85. Review. PubMed PMID: 8494643.

Ben-Ari Y, Woodin MA, Sernagor E, Cancedda L, Vinay L, Rivera C, Legendre P,  Luhmann HJ, Bordey A, Wenner P, Fukuda A, van den Pol AN, Gaiarsa JL, Cherubini E. Refuting the challenges of the developmental shift of polarity of GABA actions: GABA more exciting than ever! Front Cell Neurosci. 2012;6:35. doi: 10.3389/fncel.2012.00035. eCollection 2012. PubMed PMID: 22973192; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3428604.