Selected publications (Dirk Isbrandt)

Cardiac arrhythmia induced by genetic silencing of 'funny' (f) channels is rescued by GIRK4 inactivation.
Mesirca P, Alig J, Torrente AG, Müller JC, Marger L, Rollin A, Marquilly C, Vincent A, Dubel S, Bidaud I, Fernandez A, Seniuk A, Engeland B, Singh J, Miquerol L, Ehmke H, Eschenhagen T, Nargeot J, Wickman K, Isbrandt D, Mangoni ME.
Nat Commun. 2014 Aug 21;5:4664. doi: 10.1038/ncomms5664. PDF

Postnatal Disruption of the Disintegrin/Metalloproteinase ADAM10 in Brain Causes Epileptic Seizures, Learning Deficits, Altered Spine Morphology, and Defective Synaptic Functions.
Prox J, Bernreuther C, Altmeppen H, Grendel J, Glatzel M, D'Hooge R, Stroobants S, Ahmed T, Balschun D, Willem M, Lammich S, Isbrandt D, Schweizer M, Horré K, De Strooper B, Saftig P.
J Neurosci. 2013 Aug 7;33(32):12915-12928.

L-arginine:glycine amidinotransferase deficiency protects from metabolic syndrome.
Choe CU, Nabuurs C, Stockebrand MC, Neu A, Nunes P, Morellini F, Sauter K, Schillemeit S, Hermans-Borgmeyer I, Marescau B, Heerschap A, Isbrandt D.
Hum Mol Genet. 2012 Oct 9. PDF

Control of heart rate by cAMP sensitivity of HCN channels.
Alig J, Marger L, Mesirca P, Ehmke H, Mangoni ME, Isbrandt D.
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2009 Jul 21;106(29):12189-94.
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C-terminal HERG (LQT2) mutations disrupt IKr channel regulation through 14-3-3epsilon.
Choe CU, Schulze-Bahr E, Neu A, Xu J, Zhu ZI, Sauter K, Bähring R, Priori S, Guicheney P, Mönnig G, Neapolitano C, Heidemann J, Clancy CE, Pongs O, Isbrandt D.
Hum Mol Genet. 2006 Oct 1;15(19):2888-902.
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Conditional transgenic suppression of M channels in mouse brain reveals functions in neuronal excitability, resonance and behavior.
Peters HC, Hu H, Pongs O, Storm JF, Isbrandt D.
Nat Neurosci. 2005 Jan;8(1):51-60.
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Severely altered guanidino compound levels, disturbed body weight homeostasis and impaired fertility in a mouse model of guanidinoacetate N-methyltransferase (GAMT) deficiency.
Schmidt A, Marescau B, Boehm EA, Renema WK, Peco R, Das A, Steinfeld R, Chan S, Wallis J, Davidoff M, Ullrich K, Waldschütz R, Heerschap A, De Deyn PP, Neubauer S, Isbrandt D.
Hum Mol Genet. 2004 May 1;13(9):905-21.
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Pacemaker channel dysfunction in a patient with sinus node disease.
Schulze-Bahr E, Neu A, Friederich P, Kaupp UB, Breithardt G, Pongs O, Isbrandt D.
J Clin Invest. 2003 May;111(10):1537-45.
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Activation of GABA(A) receptors by guanidinoacetate: a novel pathophysiological mechanism.
Neu A, Neuhoff H, Trube G, Fehr S, Ullrich K, Roeper J, Isbrandt D.
Neurobiol Dis. 2002 Nov;11(2):298-307.
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Conserved Kv4 N-terminal domain critical for effects of Kv channel-interacting protein 2.2 on channel expression and gating.
Bähring R, Dannenberg J, Peters HC, Leicher T, Pongs O, Isbrandt D.
J Biol Chem. 2001 Jun 29;276(26):23888-94.
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