Publications

Fester L, Zhou L, Butow A, Huber C, von Lossow R, Prange-Kiel J, Jarry H, Rune GM (2009) Cholesterol-promoted synaptogenesis requires the conversion of cholesterol to estradiol in the hippocampus. Hippocampus, e-pub ahead of print

Prange-Kiel J, Jarry H, Schoen M, Kohlmann P, Lohse C, Zhou L, Rune GM (2008) Gonadotropin-releasing hormone regulates spine density via its regulatory role on hippocampal estrogen synthesis. JCB 180:417-426

von Schassen C, Fester L, Prange-Kiel J, Lohse C, Huber C, Böttner M, Rune GM (2006) Oestrogen synthesis in the hippocampus: Role in axon outgrowth. J Neuro-endocrinol 18:847-856.

Rune GM, Lohse C, Prange-Kiel J, Fester L, Frotscher M. (2006) Synaptic plasticity in the hippocampus: Effects of estrogen from the gonads or hippocampus. Neurochem Res, 31:145-155.

Fester L, Ribeiro-Gouveia V, Prange-Kiel J, von Schassen C, Böttner M, Jarry H, Rune GM. (2006) Proliferation and apoptosis of hippocampal granule cells require local oestrogen synthesis. J Neurochem, 97:1136-1144.

Prange-Kiel J, Fester L, Zhou L, Lauke H, Carretero J, Rune GM. (2006) Inhibition of hippocampal estrogen synthesis causes region-specific downregulation of synaptic protein expression in hippocampal neurons. Hippocampus 24:464-471.

MacLusky NJ, Hajszan T, Prange-Kiel J, Leranth C. (2006) Androgen modulation of hippocampal synaptic plasticity. Neuroscience, 138:957-965.

Prange-Kiel J, Rune GM. (2006) Direct and indirect effects of estrogen in the hippocampus.  Neuroscience, 138:765-772.

Parducz A, Hajszan T, MacLusky NJ, Hoyk Z, Csakvari E, Kurunczi A, Prange-Kiel J, Leranth C. (2006) Synaptic remodelling induced by gonadal hormones. Neuronal plasticity as a mediator of neuroendocrine and behavioural responses to steroids. Neurscience, 138:977-985.

Kretz O, Fester L, Wehrenberg U, Zhou L, Brauckmann S, Zhao S, Prange-Kiel J, Naumann T, Jarry H, Frotscher M, Rune GM. (2004) Hippocampal synapses depend on hippocampal estrogen synthesis. J Neurosci 4:5913-5921.

Leranth C, Prange-Kiel J, Frick KM, Horvath TL. (2004) Low CA1 spine synapse density is further reduced by castration in male non-human primates. Cereb Cortex 14:503-510.

Frick KM, Fernandez SM, Bennett JC, Prange-Kiel J, MacLusky NJ, Leranth C. (2004) Behavioral training interferes with the ability of gonadal hormones to increase CA1 spine synapse density in ovariectomized female rats. Eur J Neurosci 19:3026-3032.

Prange-Kiel J, Rune GM, Leranth C. (2004) Median raphe mediates estrogenic effects to the hippocampus in female rats. Eur J Neurosci 19:309-317.

Prange-Kiel J, Wehrenberg U, Jarry H, Rune GM. (2003) Para/autocrine regulation of estrogen receptors in hippocampal neurons. Hippocampus 13:226-234.

Rune GM, Wehrenberg U, Prange-Kiel J, Zhou L, Adelmann G, Frotscher M. (2002) Estrogen up-regulates estrogen receptor alpha and synaptophysin in slice cultures of rat hippocampus. Neuroscience 113:167-175.

Prange-Kiel J, Kreutzkamm C, Wehrenberg U, Rune GM. (2001) Role of tumor necrosis factor in preovulatory follicles of swine. Biol Reprod 65:928-935.

Prange-Kiel J, Rune GM, Zwirner M, Wallwiener D, Kiesel L. (2001) Regulation of estrogen receptor alpha and progesterone receptor (isoform A and B) expression in cultured human endometrial cells. Exp Clin Endocrinol Diabetes 109:231-237.

Wehrenberg U, Prange-Kiel J, Rune GM (2001) Steroidogenic factor-1 (SF-1) expression in marmoset and rat hippocampus: co-localization with StAR and aromatase. J Neurochem 76: 1879-1886.

Prange-Kiel J, Rune GM, Wallwiener D, Kiesel L. (2000) Inhibition of proliferation and differentiation by RU 486 in human endometrial stromal and epithelial cells in vitro. Exp Clin Endocrinol Diabetes 108:275-281