Publications


Zucker, R. S. Field potentials generated by dendritic spikes and synaptic potentials. Science 165:409-413, 1969. pdf
Zucker, R. S., Kennedy, D. and Selverston, A.I. Neuronal circuit mediating escape responses in crayfish. Science 173:645-650, 1971. pdf
Zucker, R. S.  Crayfish escape behavior and central synapses.  I. Neural circuit exciting lateral giant fiber.  J. Neurophysiol. 35:599-620, 1973. pdf
Zucker, R. S. Crayfish escape behavior and central synapses. II. Physiological mechanisms underlying behavioral habituation. J. Neurophysiol. 35:621-637, 1972. pdf
Zucker, R. S.  Crayfish escape behavior and central synapses.  III. Electrical junctions and dendrite spikes in fast flexor motoneurons.  J. Neurophysiol. 35:638-651, 1972. pdf

Zucker, R. S.  Theoretical implications of the size principle of motoneurone recruitment.  J. Theoret. Biol. 38:587-596, 1973. pdf
Zucker, R. S.  The joint peri-stimulus-time scatter diagram is an index of the operational significance of a synapse.  Brain Res. 53:458-464, 1973. pdf
Zucker, R. S. Changes in the statistics of transmitter release during facilitation. J. Physiol. 229:787-810, 1973. pdf
Zucker, R. S.  Crayfish neuromuscular facilitation activated by constant presynaptic action potentials and depolarizing pulses.  J. Physiol. 241:69-80, 1974. pdf
Zucker, R. S.  Characteristics of crayfish neuromuscular facilitation and their calcium dependence.  J. Physiol. 241:91-110, 1974. pdf
Zucker, R. S.  Excitability changes in crayfish motor neurone terminals.  J. Physiol. 241:111-126, 1974. pdf
Steinhardt, R., R. Zucker and G. Schatten (with an Appendix by R. Zucker). Intracellular calcium release at fertilization in the sea urchin egg. Develop. Biol. 58:185-196, 1977. pdf
Zucker, R. S.  Synaptic plasticity at crayfish neuromuscular junctions.  In G. Hoyle, ed. Identified Neurons and Behavior of Arthro­pods.  New York: Plenum Press, pp. 49-65, 1977. pdf
Zucker, R. S. and J. Bruner.  Long-lasting depression and the depletion hypothesis at crayfish neuromuscular junctions.  J. Comp. Physiol. 121:223-240, 1977. pdf
Zucker, R. S.  Command neurons:  A more precise definition reveals gaps in our evidence and limits to our models.  Behav. Brain Sciences 1:35-36, 1978. pdf
Zucker, R. S., R. A. Steinhardt and M. M. Winkler.  Intracellular calcium release and the mechanisms of parthenogenetic activation of the sea urchin egg.  Develop. Biol. 65:285-295, 1978. pdf
Zucker, R. S. and R. A. Steinhardt.  Prevention of the cortical reaction in fertilized sea urchin eggs by injection of calcium-chelating ligands.  Biochim. Biophys. Acta 541:459-466, 1978. pdf
Steinhardt, R. A., S. S. Shen and R. S. Zucker.  Direct evidence for ionic messengers in the two phases of metabolic derepression at fertilization in the sea urchin egg.  In E. R. Dirksen, D. Prescott and C. F. Fox, eds.  Cell Reproduction.  New York: Academic Press, pp. 415-424, 1978. pdf
Zucker, R. S. and L. O. Lara-Estrella. Is synaptic facilitation caused by presynaptic spike broadening? Nature 278:57-59, 1979. pdf
Zucker, R. S. and S. J. Smith.  Effect of TEA on light emission from aequorin-injected Aplysia central neurons.  Brain Res. 169:91-102, 1979. pdf
Zucker, R. S. and R. A. Steinhardt.  Calcium activation of the cortical reaction in sea urchin eggs.  Nature 279:820, 1979. pdf
Smith, S. J. and R. S. Zucker. Aequorin response facilitation and intracellular calcium accumulation in molluscan neurones. J. Physiol. 300:167-196, 1980. pdf

Zucker, R. S.  Tetraethylammonium contains an impurity which alkalizes cytoplasm and reduces calcium buffering in neurons.  Brain Res. 208:473-478, 1981.  pdf
Zucker, R. S.  Cytoplasmic alkalization reduces calcium buffering in molluscan central neurons.  Brain Res. 225:155-170, 1981.  pdf
Charlton, M. P., S. J. Smith and R. S. Zucker. Role of presynaptic calcium ions and channels in synaptic facilitation and depression at the squid giant synapse. J. Physiol. 323:173-193, 1982. pdf
Zucker, R. S.  Processes underlying one form of synaptic plasticity: facilitation.  In C. D. Woody, ed.  Conditioning: Representation of Involved Neural Functions.  New York: Plenum Press, pp. 249-264, 1982.  pdf
Zucker, R. S.  Stray light correction for microspectro­photometric determina­tion of intracellular ion concentration.  J. Neurosci. Meths. 5:389-394, 1982. pdf
Zucker, R. S. and L. O. Lara-Estrella.  Post-tetanic decay of evoked and spontaneous transmitter release and a residual-calcium model of synaptic facilitation at crayfish neuromuscular junctions.  J. Gen. Physiol. 81:355-372, 1983. pdf
Zucker, R. S. and N. Stockbridge.  Presynaptic calcium diffusion and the time courses of transmitter release and synaptic facilitation at the squid giant synapse.  J. Neurosci. 3:1263-1269, 1983. pdf
Zucker, R. S.  Synaptic facilitation and residual calcium.  In A. I. Selverston, ed.  Model Neural Networks and Behavior.  New York: Plenum, pp. 461-475, 1985. pdf
Kramer, R. H. and R. S. Zucker.  Calcium-dependent inward current in Aplysia bursting pacemaker neurones.  J. Physiol. 362:107-130, 1985.  pdf
Kramer, R. H. and R. S. Zucker.  Calcium-induced inactivation of calcium current causes the inter-burst hyperpolarization of Aplysia bursting neurones.  J. Physiol. 362:131-160, 1985.  pdf
Zucker, R. S.  Calcium diffusion models and transmitter release in neurons.  Fed. Proc. 44:2950-2952, 1985.  pdf
Fogelson, A. L. and R. S. Zucker. Presynaptic calcium diffusion from various arrays of single channels: implications for transmitter release and synaptic facilitation. Biophys. J. 48:1003-1017, 1985. pdf
Zucker, R. S. and R. H. Kramer.  The mechanism of bursting in Aplysia  pacemaker neurons. In R. Rahamimoff and B. Katz, eds.  Calcium, Neuronal Function and Transmitter Release.  Boston: Martinus Nijhoff, pp. 397-412, 1986. pdf
Zucker, R. S. and L. Landō. Mechanism of transmitter release: Voltage hypothesis and calcium hypothesis. Science 231:574-579, 1986. pdf
Zucker, R. S. and A. L. Fogelson.  Relationship between transmitter release and presynaptic calcium influx when calcium enters through discrete channels.  Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 83:3032-3036, 1986. pdf
Landō L., J. Giovannini and R. S. Zucker.  Cobalt blocks the decrease in MEPSP frequency on depolarization in calcium-free hypertonic media.  J. Neurobiol. 17:707-712, 1986. pdf
Tsien, R. and R. S. Zucker. Control of cytoplasmic calcium with photolabile 2-nitrobenzhydrol tetracarboxylate chelators. Biophys. J. 50:843-853, 1986. pdf
Zucker, R. S., L. Landō and A. L. Fogelson.  Can presynaptic depolarization release transmitter without calcium influx?  J. Physiol. (Paris) 81:237-245, 1986. pdf
Zucker, R. S.  Neurotransmitter release and its modulation.  In L. K. Kaczmarek and I. B. Levitan, eds.  Neuromodulation: The Biochemical Control of Neuronal Excitability.  New York: Oxford Univ. Press, pp. 243-263, 1987. pdf
Zucker, R. S.  The calcium hypothesis and modulation of transmitter release by hyperpolarizing pulses.  Biophys. J. 52:347-350, 1987. pdf
Zucker, R. S.  Frequency dependent changes in excitatory synaptic efficacy.  In M. A. Dichter, ed.  Mechanisms of Epileptogenesis:  From Membranes to Man.  New York: Plenum Press, pp. 153-167, 1988. pdf
Zucker, R. S.  Intrinsic electrophysiological regulation of firing patterns of bursting neurons in Aplysia.  In B.T. Pickering, J.B. Wakerley, and A.J.S. Summerlee, eds.  Neurosecretion. Cellular Aspects of the Production and Release of Neuropeptides.  New York: Plenum Press, pp. 227-234, 1988. pdf
Zucker, R. S. and P. Haydon. Membrane potential has no direct role in evoking neurotransmitter release. Nature 335:360-362, 1988 pdf
Malenka, R. C., J. A. Kauer, R. S. Zucker and R. A. Nicoll. Postsynaptic calcium is sufficient for potentiation of hippocampal synaptic transmission. Science 242:81-84, 1988. pdf
Zucker, R. S. Short-term synaptic plasticity. Annu. Rev. Neurosci. 12:13-31, 1989. pdf
Zucker, R. S.  Models of calcium regulation in neurons. In J.H. Byrne and W.O. Berry, eds.  Neural Models of Plasticity.  Orlando, Fl.: Academic Press, pp. 403-422, 1989. pdf
Landō, L. and R. S. Zucker. "Caged calcium" in Aplysia pacemaker neurons. Characteristics of calcium-activated potassium and nonspecific cation currents. J. Gen. Physiol. 93:1017-1060, 1989. pdf
Delaney, K. D., R. S. Zucker and D. W. Tank. Calcium in motor nerve terminals associated with posttetanic potentiation. J. Neuroscience 9:3558-3567, 1989. pdf
Delaney, K. R. and R. S. Zucker.  Calcium released by photolysis of DM-nitrophen stimulates transmitter release at squid giant synapse.  J. Physiol. 426:473-498, 1990. pdf
Zucker, R. S.  The role of calcium in regulating neurotransmitter release in the squid giant synapse. In J. Feigenbaum and M. Hanani, eds. Presynaptic Regulation of Neurotransmitter Release.  Tel Aviv: Freund, pp. 153-195, 1991. pdf
Delaney, K., D. W. Tank and R. S. Zucker. Presynaptic calcium and serotonin-mediated enhancement of transmitter release at crayfish neuromuscular junction. J. Neuroscience 11:2631-2643, 1991. pdf
Zucker, R. S., K. R. Delaney, R. Mulkey and D. W. Tank.  Presynaptic calcium in transmitter release and post-tetanic potentiation.  Ann. N. Y. Acad. Sci. 635:191-207, 1991. pdf
Marrion, N. V., R. S. Zucker, S. J. Marsh and P. R. Adams. Modulation of M-current by intracellular calcium. Neuron 6:533-545, 1991. pdf
Mulkey, R. M. and R. S. Zucker. Action potentials must admit calcium to evoke transmitter release. Nature 350:153-155, 1991. pdf
Malenka, R. C., B. Lancaster and R. S. Zucker. Temporal limits on the rise in postsynaptic calcium required for the induction of long-term potentiation. Neuron 9:121-128, 1992 pdf
Zucker, R. S.  Effects of photolabile calcium chelators on fluorescent calcium indicators.  Cell Calcium 13:29-40, 1992. pdf
Zucker, R. S.  Calcium regulation of ion channels in neurons.  In M. Morad and Z. Agus, eds.  Intracellular Regulation of Ion Channels.  Berlin: Springer-Verlag, pp. 191-201, 1992. pdf
Yamada, W. M. and R. S. Zucker. Time course of transmitter release calculated from simulations of a calcium diffusion model. Biophys. J. 61:671-682, 1992. pdf
Mulkey, R. M. and R. S. Zucker.  Posttetanic potentiation at the crayfish neuromuscular junction is dependent on both intracellular calcium and sodium accumulation.  J. Neurosci.  12:4327-4336, 1992. pdf
Mulkey, R. M. and R. S. Zucker.  Monensin can transport calcium across cell membranes in a sodium independent fashion in the crayfish Procambarus clarkii.  Neurosci. Letts. 143:115-118, 1992. pdf
Zucker, R. S.  Posttetanic potentiation.  In L. R. Squire, ed.  Encyclopedia of Learning and Memory.  New York: Maxwell Macmillan International, pp. 527-532, 1992.  pdf
Mulkey, R. M. and R. S. Zucker. Calcium released from DM-nitrophen photolysis triggers transmitter release at the crayfish neuromuscular junction.  J. Physiol. 462: 243-260, 1993. pdf
Fryer, M. W. and R. S. Zucker. Ca2+-dependent inactivation of Ca2+ current in Aplysia neurons: kinetic studies using photolabile Ca2+ chelators. J. Physiol. 464:501-528, 1993. pdf
Zucker, R. S. The calcium concentration clamp: spikes and reversible pulses using the photolabile chelator DM-nitrophen. Cell Calcium 14:87-100, 1993. pdf
Peng, Y.-y. and R. S. Zucker. Release of LHRH is linearly related to the time integral of presynaptic Ca2+ elevation above a threshold level in bullfrog sympathetic ganglia. Neuron 10:465-473, 1993. pdf
Neher, E. and R. S. Zucker. Multiple calcium-dependent processes related to secretion in bovine chromaffin cell. Neuron 10:21-30, 1993. pdf
Zucker, R. S.  Calcium and transmitter release at nerve terminals.  Biochem. Soc. Trans. 21:395-401, 1993. pdf
Zucker, R. S.  Calcium and transmitter release.  J. Physiol. (Paris) 87:25-36, 1993.