Journal article

Extracellular alpha-synuclein alters synaptic transmission in brain neurons by perforating the neuronal plasma membrane

Carla R Pacheco, Camila N Morales, Alejandra E Ramirez, Francisco J Munoz, Scarlet S Gallegos, Pablo A Caviedes, Luis G Aguayo, Carlos M Opazo

Journal of Neurochemistry | WILEY-BLACKWELL | Published : 2015


Awarded by Chilean Government

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Awarded by Spanish Ministerio de Economia y Competitividad

Awarded by La Marato de TV3

Funding Acknowledgements

We thank Lauren Aguayo for revising the manuscript and Braulio Munoz and Carolina Castillo for their technical assistance. C. R. Pacheco funded by Ph.D. fellowship from CONICYT and FEBS Scholarship. This work was supported by grant Anillo-PBCT ACT-04 from the Chilean Government (LGA, CO), FONDECYT grant No. 1100502 (LGA, CO), FONDECYT grant No. 1140473 (LGA) and Spanish Ministerio de Economia y Competitividad (FIS PI10/00587; ISCIII-RETIC RED HERACLES RD06/0009/002-FEDER), and La Marato de TV3 (No. 100310). The Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health acknowledges the strong support from the Victorian Government and in particular the funding from the Operational Infrastructure Support Grant.