Published Works

  1. Ehrlich I, Malinow R. Postsynaptic density 95 controls AMPA receptor incorporation during long-term potentiation and experience-driven synaptic plasticity. J Neurosci. 24:916-27 (2004). PDF

  2. Seidenman, K., Steinberg JP, Huganir R, Malinow R., Glutamate receptor subunit 2 Serine 880 phosphorylation modulates synaptic transmission and mediates plasticity in CA1 pyramidal cells. J Neurosci. 23(27):9220-8 (2003). PDF

  3. Takahashi, T., Svoboda, K. & Malinow, R. Experience strengthening transmission by driving AMPA receptors into synapses. Science 299, 1585-8 (2003). PDF

  4. Kolleker, A. et al. Glutamatergic plasticity by synaptic delivery of GluR-B(long)-containing AMPA receptors. Neuron 40, 1199-212 (2003).

  5. Kamenetz, F. et al. APP processing and synaptic function. Neuron 37, 925-37 (2003). PDF

  6. Esteban, J. A. et al. PKA phosphorylation of AMPA receptor subunits controls synaptic trafficking underlying plasticity. Nat Neurosci 6, 136-43 (2003). PDF

  7. Zhu, J. J., Qin, Y., Zhao, M., Van Aelst, L. & Malinow, R. Ras and Rap control AMPA receptor trafficking during synaptic plasticity. Cell 110, 443-55. (2002). PDF

  8. Zhu, J. J. & Malinow, R. Acute versus chronic NMDA receptor blockade and synaptic AMPA receptor delivery. Nat Neurosci 5, 513-4. (2002). PDF

  9. Poncer, J. C., Esteban, J. A. & Malinow, R. Multiple mechanisms for the potentiation of AMPA receptor-mediated transmission by alpha-Ca2+/calmodulin-dependent protein kinase II. J Neurosci 22, 4406-11. (2002). PDF

  10. Piccini, A. & Malinow, R. Critical postsynaptic density 95/disc large/zonula occludens-1 interactions by glutamate receptor 1 (GluR1) and GluR2 required at different subcellular sites. J Neurosci 22, 5387-92. (2002). PDF

  11. Barria, A. & Malinow, R. Subunit-specific NMDA receptor trafficking to synapses. Neuron 35, 345-53. (2002). PDF

  12. Shi, S., Hayashi, Y., Esteban, J. A. & Malinow, R. Subunit-specific rules governing ampa receptor trafficking to synapses in hippocampal pyramidal neurons. Cell 105, 331-43. (2001). PDF

  13. Poncer, J. C. & Malinow, R. Postsynaptic conversion of silent synapses during LTP affects synaptic gain and transmission dynamics. Nat Neurosci 4, 989-96. (2001). PDF

  14. Piccini, A. & Malinow, R. Transient oxygen-glucose deprivation induces rapid morphological changes in rat hippocampal dendrites. Neuropharmacology 41, 724-9. (2001).

  15. Zhu, J. J., Esteban, J. A., Hayashi, Y. & Malinow, R. Postnatal synaptic potentiation: delivery of GluR4-containing AMPA receptors by spontaneous activity. Nat Neurosci 3, 1098-106 (2000). PDF

  16. Hayashi, Y. et al. Driving AMPA receptors into synapses by LTP and CaMKII: requirement for GluR1 and PDZ domain interaction. Science 287, 2262-7 (2000). PDF

  17. Shi, S. H. et al. Rapid Spine Delivery and Redistribution of AMPA Receptors after Synaptic NMDA Receptor Activation. Science 284, 1811-6 (1999). PDF

  18. Petralia, R. S. et al. Selective acquisition of AMPA receptors over postnatal development suggests a molecular basis for silent synapses. Nat Neurosci 2, 31-6 (1999). PDF

  19. Maletic-Savatic, M., Malinow, R. & Svoboda, K. Rapid dendritic morphogenesis in CA1 hippocampal dendrites induced by synaptic activity. Science 283, 1923-7 (1999). PDF

  20. Mainen, Z. F., Malinow, R. & Svoboda, K. Synaptic calcium transients in single spines indicate that NMDA receptors are not saturated. Nature 399, 151-5 (1999).

  21. Maletic-Savatic, M. & Malinow, R. Calcium-evoked dendritic exocytosis in cultured hippocampal neurons. Part I: trans-Golgi network-derived organelles undergo regulated exocytosis. J Neurosci 18, 6803-13 (1998). PDF

  22. Maletic-Savatic, M., Koothan, T. & Malinow, R. Calcium-evoked dendritic exocytosis in cultured hippocampal neurons. Part II: mediation by calcium/calmodulin-dependent protein kinase II. J Neurosci 18, 6814-21 (1998). PDF

  23. Mainen, Z. F., Jia, Z., Roder, J. & Malinow, R. Use-dependent AMPA receptor block in mice lacking GluR2 suggests postsynaptic site for LTP expression. Nat Neurosci 1, 579-86 (1998). PDF

  24. Hinds, H. L., Tonegawa, S. & Malinow, R. CA1 long-term potentiation is diminished but present in hippocampal slices from alpha-CaMKII mutant mice. Learn Mem 5, 344-54. (1998).

  25. Haas, K., Cline, H. & Malinow, R. No change in NMDA receptor-mediated response rise-time during development: evidence against transmitter spillover. Neuropharmacology 37, 1393-8 (1998).


  1. Malinow, R. AMPA receptor trafficking and long-term potentiation. Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 358, 707-14 (2003). PDF

  2. Malinow, R. & Malenka, R. C. AMPA receptor trafficking and synaptic plasticity. Annu Rev Neurosci 25, 103-26 (2002). PDF

  3. Malinow, R., Mainen, Z. F. & Hayashi, Y. LTP mechanisms: from silence to four-lane traffic. Curr Opin Neurobiol 10, 352-7 (2000). PDF

  4. Malinow, R. et al. Introduction of green fluorescent protein into hippocampal neurons through viral infection (eds. Yuste, R., Lanni & Konnerth, A.) (Cold Spring Harbor Press, Cold Spring Harbor, 1999). PDF

  5. Mainen, Z. F. et al. Two-photon imaging in living brain slices. Methods 18, 231-9, 181 (1999).

  6. Malinow, R. Silencing the controversy in LTP? Neuron 21, 1226-7 (1998) PDF