Wang D, He X, Zhao Z, Feng Q, Lin R, Sun Y, Ding T, Xu FCA, Luo MCA, Zhan CCA (2015) Whole-brain mapping of the direct inputs and axonal projections of pro-opiomelanocortin (POMC) and agouti-related peptide (AgRP) neurons. Front. Neuroanat. |DOI 10.3389/fnana.2015.00040
Guo Q, Wang D,He X,Feng Q, Lin R, Xu F, Fu L, Luo MCA (2015)Whole-brain mapping of inputs to projection neurons and cholinergic interneurons in the dorsal striatum. PLOS One DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0123381.
Zhou J, Jia C, Feng Q, Bao J, Luo MCA (2015) Prospective coding ofdorsal raphe rewardsignals by the orbitofrontal cortex. J Neurosci 35:2717-2730.
Liu Z*, Zhou J*, Li Y, Hu F, Wang D, Lu Y, Ma M, FengQ, Zhang J, ZengJ, Bao, KimJ, ChenZ, MestikawySE, Luo MCA (2014) Dorsal raphe neurons signal reward through 5-HT and glutamate. Neuron81:1360–1374. (Faculty1000 Prime)
Han Y, Shi Y-F, Xi W, Zhou R, Tan Z-B, Wang H, Li X-M, Chen Z, Feng G, Luo M, Huang Z-L, Duan SCA, Yu Y-QCA(2014) Selective Activation of Cholinergic Basal Forebrain Neurons Induces Immediate Sleep-wake Transitions.Current Biology24:693–698
Wang S, Tan Y, Zhang J, Luo MCA (2013) Pharmacogenetic activation of midbrain dopamine neurons produces hyperactivity. Neurosci Bulletin 29:517-524.
Zhan CCA, Zhou J, Feng Q, Zhang J, Lin S, Bao J, Wu P, Luo MCA (2013) Acute and long-term suppression of feeding behavior by POMC neurons in the brainstem and hypothalamus, respectively.J Neurosci33:3624 –3632. (Faculty1000 Prime)
Hu F, Ren J, Zhang J, Zhong W, Luo MCA (2012) Atrial natriuretic peptide blocks synaptic transmission by activating Phosphodiesterase 2Aand eliminating basal PKA activity in presynaptic terminals. PNAS 109: 17681–17686.(Faculty1000 Prime)
Ma M, Luo MCA (2012) Optogenetic activation of basal forebrain cholinergic neurons modulates neuronal excitability and sensory responses in the main olfactory bulb. J Neurosci32:10105-10116. (TWIJ feature article).
Luo MCA (2011) Long-range intracortical excitation shapes olfactory processing. Neuron 72:1-3. (Invited preview).
Gong R*, Ding C*, Hu J*, Lu Y, Liu F, Mann E, Xu F, Cohen MB and Luo MCA(2011) Role for the membrane receptor guanylyl cyclase-C in attention deficiency and hyperactive behavior. Science 333:1642-1646.
Zhao S, Ting JT, Atallah HE, Qiu L, Tan J, Gloss B, Augustine GJ, Deisseroth K, Luo M, Graybiel AM, Feng GCA(2011) Cell type–specific channelrhodopsin-2 transgenic mice for optogenetic dissection of neural circuitry function. Nature Methods 8:745-752.
Ren J, Qin C, Hu F, Tan J, Qiu L, Zhao S, Feng G, Luo MCA (2011) Habenula "cholinergic" neurons co-release glutamate and acetylcholine and activate postsynaptic neurons via distinct transmission modes. Neuron 69:445-452. (featured with cover; Faculty1000 Prime)
Zhan C, Luo MCA (2010) Diverse patterns of odor representation by neurons in the anterior piriform cortex of awake mice. J Neurosci 30:16662–16672.
Han J, Luo MCA (2010) Loss of CO2 sensing by the olfactory system of CNGA3 knockout mice. Curr Zoology 56: 793−799.
Gao L, Hu J, Zhong C, Luo MCA (2010) Integration of CO2 and odorant signals in the mouse olfactory bulb. Neuroscience 170:881–892.
Tan J, Savigner A, Ma M, and Luo MCA (2010) Odor information processing by the olfactory bulb analyzed in gene-targeted mice. Neuron 65:912-926. (featured with video abstract)
Luo MCA, Sun L, and Hu J (2009) Neural detection of gases—carbon dioxide, oxygen—in vertebrates and invertebrates. Curr Opinion Neurobiol19：354-361.
Sun L, Wan H, Hu J, Han J, Matsunami H, and Luo MCA (2009) Guanylyl cyclase-D in the olfactory CO2neurons is activated by bicarbonate. PNAS 106:2041-2046.
Qin C, Luo MCA(2009) Neurochemical phenotypes of the afferent and efferent projections of the mouse medial habenula. Neuroscience161:827-37
Fan S, Luo MCA (2009) The organization of feedback projections in a pathway important for processing pheromonal signals. Neuroscience161:489-500
Yan Z, Tan J, Qin C, Lu Y, Ding C, and Luo MCA (2008) Precise circuitry links bilaterally symmetric olfactory maps. Neuron 58:613–624. (featured with a preview)
Bian X, Yanagawa Y, Chen WR, and Luo MCA (2008) Cortical-like functional organization of the pheromone-processing circuits in the medial amygdala. J Neurophysiol 99:77-86.
Luo MCA (2008) The Necklace Olfactory System in Mammals. J Neurogenetics22:229-238.
Hu J*, Zhong C*, Ding C, Chi Q, Walz A, Mombaerts P, Matsunami H, and Luo MCA (2007) Detection of near-atmospheric concentrations of CO2 by an olfactory subsystem. Science 317:953-957.
Grosmaitre X, Santarelli LC, Tan J, Luo M, and Ma MCA (2007) Dual functions of mammalian olfactory sensory neurons as odor detectors and mechanical sensors. Nature Neurosci 10: 348-354.
Luo, MCAand Katz LC (2004) Encoding pheromones by the mammalian vomeronasal system. Curr Opinion Neurobiol 14:428-34.
Luo, MCA, Fee, MS, and Katz, LC (2003) Encoding pheromonal signals in the accessory olfactory bulb of behaving mice. Science 299:1196-1201 (full article with cover and News and Views; Faculty 1000 recommendation).
Luo, M and Perkel, DJ (2002) Intrinsic properties and synaptic input for neurons within an avian motor thalamic nucleus during the phase crucial for song learning. J Neurophysiol 88:1903-1914.
Luo, MCA and Katz, LC (2001) Response correlation maps of neurons in the mammalian olfactory bulb. Neuron 32:1165-1179.
Luo, M, Ding, L, and Perkel, DJ (2001) An avian basal ganglia pathway essential for vocal learning forms closed topographic loops. J Neurosci 21:6836-45.
Luo, M, and Perkel, DJ (1999) A GABAergic, strongly inhibitory projection to a thalamic nucleus in the zebra finch song system. J Neurosci 19:6700-11.
Luo, M, and Perkel, DJ (1999) Long-range GABAergic projection in a circuit essential for vocal learning. J Comp Neurol403: 68-84.