Recent publications:

Schnaar, R.L., Gerardy-Schahn, R., and Hildebrandt, H. (2014) “Sialic acids in the brain: gangliosides and polysialic acid in nervous system development, stability, disease, and regeneration,” Physiol. Rev. 94, 461-518. View Abstract    Full Text Link
Kiwamoto, T., Brummet, M.E., Wu, F., Motari, M.G., Smith, D.F., Schnaar, R.L., Zhu, Z., and Bochner, B.S. (2014) “Mice deficient in the St3gal3 gene product α2,3 sialyltransferase (ST3Gal-III) exhibit enhanced allergic eosinophilic airway inflammation," J. Allergy Clin. Immunol., 133, 240-247. View Abstract
Vajn, K., Viljetić, B., Degmečić, I.V., Schnaar, R.L., and Heffer, M. (2013) “Differential distribution of major brain gangliosides in the adult mouse central nervous system,” PLos One e75720. View Abstract
Mountney, A., Zahner, M.R., Sturgill, E.R., Riley, C.J., Aston, J.W., Odega, M., Schramm, L.P., Hurtado, A. and Schnaar, R.L. (2013) “Sialidase, chondroitinase ABC and combination therapy after spinal cord contusion injury,” J. Neurotrauma, 30, 181-190. View Abstract
Benedict, A.L., Mountney, A., Hurtado, A., Bryan, K.E., Schnaar, R.L., Dinkova-Kostova, A.T., and Talalay, P. (2012) “Neuroprotective effects of sulforaphane after contusive spinal cord injury,” J. Neurotrauma 29, 2576-2586. View Abstract
Sturgill, E.R., Aoki, K., Lopez, P.H., Colacurcio, D., Vajn, K., Lorenzini, I., Majić, S., Yang, W.H., Heffer, M., Tiemeyer, M., Marth, J.D., and Schnaar, R.L. (2012) Biosynthesis of major brain gangliosides GD1a and GT1b. Glycobiology 22, 1289-1301. View Abstract
Webb, T.J., Li, X., Giuntoli, R.L. 2nd, Lopez, P.H., Heuser, C., Schnaar, R.L., Tsuji, M., Kurts, C., Oelke, M., and Schneck, J.P (2012) Molecular identification of GD3 as a suppressor of the innate immune response in ovarian cancer. Cancer Res. 72, 3744-3752.  View Abstract
Mlinac, K., Jovanov Milošević, N., Heffer, M., Smalla, K.H., Schnaar, R.L., and Kalanj Bognar, S. (2012) “Neuroplastin expression in the hippocampus of mice lacking complex gangliosides,” J. Mol. Neurosci. 48, 161-166.  View Abstract
Essaka, D.C., Prendergast, J., Keithley, R.B., Palcic, M.M., Hindsgaul, O., Schnaar, R.L., and Dovichi, N.J. (2012) “Metabolic Cytometry: Capillary Electrophoresis with Two-Color Fluorescence Detection for the Simultaneous Study of Two Glycosphingolipid Metabolic Pathways in Single Primary Neurons,” Anal. Chem. 84, 2799-2804. View Abstract
Essaka, D.C., Prendergast, J., Keithley, R.B., Hindsgaul, O., Palcic, M.M., Schnaar, R.L., and Dovichi, N.J. (2012) “Single cell ganglioside catabolism in primary cerebellar neurons and glia,” Neurochem. Res. 37, 1308-1314. View Abstract
Lopez, P.H.H., Ahmad A.S., Mehta N.M., Toner M., Rowland, E.A., Zhang, J., Doré, S. and Schnaar, R.L. (2011) “Myelin-associated glycoprotein protects neurons from excitotoxicity,” J. Neurochem 116:900-908. View Abstract
Zhang, G., Lehmann, H.C., Manoharan, S., Hashmi. M., Shim, S., Ming, G.L., Schnaar, R.L., Lopez, P.H., Bogdanova, N., and Sheikh, K.A. (2011) “Anti-ganglioside antibody-mediated activation of RhoA induces inhibition of neurite outgrowth,” J. Neurosci. 31:1664-1675. View Abstract
Guo, J.P., Brummet, M.E., Myers, A.C., Na, H.J., Rowland, E., Schnaar, R.L., Zheng, T., Zhu, Z., and Bochner, B.S. (2011) “Characterization of expression of glycan ligands for Siglec-F in normal mouse lungs,” Am. J. Respir. Cell Mol. Biol. 44:238-243.  View Abstract
Dada, O.O., Essaka D.C., Hindsgaul, O., Palcic, M.M., Prendergast, J., Schnaar, R.L., and Dovichi, N.J. (2011) “Nine orders of magnitude dynamic range: Picomolar to millimolar concentration measurement in capillary electrophoresis with laser induced fluorescence detection employing cascaded avalanche photodiode photon counters,” Anal. Chem. 83, 2748-2753. View Abstract
Shirure,V.S., Henson, K.A., Schnaar, R.L., Nimrichter, L., and Burdick, M.M. (2011) “Gangliosides expressed on breast cancer cells are E-selectin ligands,” Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun. 406:423-429.  View Abstract
Viljetić B., Degmecić I.V., Krajina V., Bogdanović T., Mojsović-Cuić A., Dikić D., Vajn K., Schnaar R.L., and Heffer M. (2011) “Distribution of major brain gangliosides in olfactory tract of frogs,” Coll. Antropol. 35:121-126.  View Abstract
Mountney, A., Zahner, M.R., Lorenzini, I., Odega, M., Schramm, L.P. and Schnaar, R.L. (2010) “Sialidase enhances recovery from spinal cord contusion injury,” Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 107:11561-6. View Abstract
Lopez P.H., Zhang G., Zhang J., Lehmann H.C., Griffin J.W., Schnaar R.L., and Sheikh K.A. (2010) “Passive transfer of IgG anti-GM1 antibodies impairs peripheral nerve repair,” J. Neurosci. 30:9533-41. View Abstract
Mehta, N.R., Nguyen, T., Bullen, J.W. Jr., Griffin, J.W., and Schnaar, R.L. (2010) “Myelin-associated glycoprotein (MAG) protects neurons from acute toxicity using a ganglioside-dependent mechanism,” ACS Chem. Neurosci. 1:215-222. View Abstract
Schnaar, R.L. (2010) “Brain gangliosides in axon-myelin stability and axon regeneration,” FEBS Lett. 584:1741-1747. View Abstract
Nguyen T., Mehta N.R., Conant K., Kim K.J., Jones M., Calabresi P.A., Melli G., Hoke A., Schnaar R.L., Ming G.L., Song H., Keswani S.C., and Griffin J.W. (2009) "Axonal protective effects of the myelin-associated glycoprotein," J. Neurosci. 29:630-7. View Abstract
Lopez P.H. and Schnaar R.L. (2009) "Gangliosides in cell recognition and membrane protein regulation," Curr. Opin. Struct. Biol. 19:549-557. View Abstract
Hudson, S.A., Bovin, N., Schnaar, R.L., Crocker, P.R. and Bochner, B.S. (2009) “Eosinophil-selective binding and pro-apoptotic effect of a synthetic Siglec-8 ligand, polymeric 6’-sulfated sialyl Lewis X in vitro,” J. Pharmacol. Exp. Ther. Epub ahead of print. View Abstract
Thomas, S.N., Schnaar R.L., and Konstantopoulos K. (2009) "Podocalyxin-like protein is an E-/L-selectin ligand on colon carcinoma cells: Comparative biochemical properties of selectin ligands in host and tumor cells," Am. J. Physiol. Cell Physiol. Epub ahead of print. View Abstract
Schnaar R.L., and Lopez P.H. (2009) "Myelin-associated glycoprotein and its axonal receptors," J. Neurosci. Res. Epub ahead of print. View Abstract

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