Select Recent Publications:

  1. Zhang, Q., et al. Fusion-related release of glutamate from astrocytes. (2004) J Biol Chem. 279, 12724-12733.

  2. Zhang, Q., Fukuda, M., Van Bockstaele, E.J., Pascual, O., Haydon, P.G. (2004) Synaptotagmin IV regulates glial glutamate release. PNAS. 101, 9441-9446.

  3. Shcherbakova, O. G., Hurt, C. M., Xiang, Y., Dell'Acqua, M. L., Zhang, Q., Tsien, R. W., Kobilka, B.K. (2007) Organization of beta-adrenoceptor signaling compartments by sympathetic innervation of cardiac myocytes. J Cell Biol. 176, 521-533.

  4. Zhang, Q., Cao, Y.Q., Tsien, R.W. Quantum dots provide an optical signal specific to full collapse fusion of synaptic vesicles. PNAS. 104, 17843-17848.

  5. Zhang, Q., Li, Y.L., Tsien, R.W. (2009) Dynamics of dual fusion modes revealed by single quantum dot imaging. Science 323, 1448-1453.

  6. Huang, W., Li, S., Hu, Y., Yu, H., Luo, F., Zhang, Q., Zhu, F. (2010) Implication of the env Gene of the human endogenous retrovirus W family in the expression of BDNF and DRD3 and development of recent-onset schizophrenia. Schizophr Bull. (doi: 10.1093, early online publication, Jan 25, 2010).