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    Peter Sargent, PhD

    SchoolUCSF School of Dentistry
    DepartmentCell and Tissue Biology
    Address513 Parnassus Ave, Med Sci
    San Francisco CA 94122
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      TitleInterim Chair, Cell and Tissue Biology

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      Amherst CollegeAB1969
      Harvard UniversityPhDNeurobiology1975
      UC San FranciscopostdoctoralPhysiology/School of Medicine1978
      Stanford UniversitypostdoctoralNeurobiology/School of Medicine1979

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      1. Stanchev D, Sargent PB. a7-Containing and non-a7-containing nicotinic receptors respond differently to spillover of acetylcholine. J Neurosci. 2011 Oct 19; 31(42):14920-30.
        View in: PubMed PMC3342687
      2. Sargent PB. Nicotinic receptors concentrated in the subsynaptic membrane do not contribute significantly to synaptic currents at an embryonic synapse in the chicken ciliary ganglion. J Neurosci. 2009 Mar 25; 29(12):3749-59.
        View in: PubMed PMC2696354
      3. Ryder MI, Sargent P, Perry D. Evolution and revolution: the curriculum reform process at UCSF. J Dent Educ. 2008 Dec; 72(12):1516-30.
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      4. Sargent PB, Saviane C, Nielsen TA, DiGregorio DA, Silver RA. Rapid vesicular release, quantal variability, and spillover contribute to the precision and reliability of transmission at a glomerular synapse. J Neurosci. 2005 Sep 7; 25(36):8173-87.
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      5. Rogers M, Sargent PB. Rapid activation of presynaptic nicotinic acetylcholine receptors by nerve-released transmitter. Eur J Neurosci. 2003 Dec; 18(11):2946-56.
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      6. Nguyen D, Sargent PB. Synaptic vesicle recycling at two classes of release sites in giant nerve terminals of the embryonic chicken ciliary ganglion. J Comp Neurol. 2002 Jun 24; 448(2):128-37.
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      7. Dourado M, Sargent PB. Properties of nicotinic receptors underlying Renshaw cell excitation by alpha-motor neurons in neonatal rat spinal cord. J Neurophysiol. 2002 Jun; 87(6):3117-25.
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      8. Sheets MD, Amersdorfer P, Finnern R, Sargent P, Lindquist E, Schier R, Hemingsen G, Wong C, Gerhart JC, Marks JD, Lindqvist E. Efficient construction of a large nonimmune phage antibody library: the production of high-affinity human single-chain antibodies to protein antigens. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 1998 May 26; 95(11):6157-62.
        View in: PubMed PMC27609
      9. Ullian EM, McIntosh JM, Sargent PB. Rapid synaptic transmission in the avian ciliary ganglion is mediated by two distinct classes of nicotinic receptors. J Neurosci. 1997 Oct 1; 17(19):7210-9.
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      10. Horch HL, Sargent PB. Effects of denervation on acetylcholine receptor clusters on frog cardiac ganglion neurons as revealed by quantitative laser scanning confocal microscopy. J Neurosci. 1996 Mar 1; 16(5):1720-9.
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      11. Wilson Horch HL, Sargent PB. Synaptic and extrasynaptic distribution of two distinct populations of nicotinic acetylcholine receptor clusters in the frog cardiac ganglion. J Neurocytol. 1996 Jan; 25(1):67-77.
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      12. Horch HL, Sargent PB. Perisynaptic surface distribution of multiple classes of nicotinic acetylcholine receptors on neurons in the chicken ciliary ganglion. J Neurosci. 1995 Dec; 15(12):7778-95.
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      13. Ullian EM, Sargent PB. Pronounced cellular diversity and extrasynaptic location of nicotinic acetylcholine receptor subunit immunoreactivities in the chicken pretectum. J Neurosci. 1995 Nov; 15(11):7012-23.
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      14. Sargent PB, Garrett EN. The characterization of alpha-bungarotoxin receptors on the surface of parasympathetic neurons in the frog heart. Brain Res. 1995 May 22; 680(1-2):99-107.
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      15. Sargent PB. Double-label immunofluorescence with the laser scanning confocal microscope using cyanine dyes. Neuroimage. 1994 Nov; 1(4):288-95.
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      16. Sargent PB. The diversity of neuronal nicotinic acetylcholine receptors. Annu Rev Neurosci. 1993; 16:403-43.
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      17. Streichert LC, Sargent PB. The role of acetylcholinesterase in denervation supersensitivity in the frog cardiac ganglion. J Physiol. 1992 Jan; 445:249-60.
        View in: PubMed PMC1179980
      18. Sargent PB, Bryan GK, Streichert LC, Garrett EN. Denervation does not alter the number of neuronal bungarotoxin binding sites on autonomic neurons in the frog cardiac ganglion. J Neurosci. 1991 Nov; 11(11):3610-23.
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      19. Streichert LC, Sargent PB. Differential effects of denervation on acetylcholinesterase activity in parasympathetic and sympathetic ganglia of the frog, Rana pipiens. J Neurobiol. 1990 Sep; 21(6):938-49.
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      20. Sargent PB, Pang DZ. Acetylcholine receptor-like molecules are found in both synaptic and extrasynaptic clusters on the surface of neurons in the frog cardiac ganglion. J Neurosci. 1989 Mar; 9(3):1062-72.
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      21. Streichert LC, Sargent PB. Bouton ultrastructure and synaptic growth in a frog autonomic ganglion. J Comp Neurol. 1989 Mar 1; 281(1):159-68.
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      22. Sargent PB, Pike SH, Nadel DB, Lindstrom JM. Nicotinic acetylcholine receptor-like molecules in the retina, retinotectal pathway, and optic tectum of the frog. J Neurosci. 1989 Feb; 9(2):565-73.
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      23. Sargent PB, Pang DZ. Denervation alters the size, number, and distribution of clusters of acetylcholine receptor-like molecules on frog cardiac ganglion neurons. Neuron. 1988 Nov; 1(9):877-86.
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      24. Heathcote RD, Sargent PB. Growth and morphogenesis of an autonomic ganglion. II. Establishment of neuron position. J Neurosci. 1987 Aug; 7(8):2502-9.
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      25. Heathcote RD, Sargent PB. Growth and morphogenesis of an autonomic ganglion. I. Matching neurons with target. J Neurosci. 1987 Aug; 7(8):2493-501.
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      26. Lindstrom J, Criado M, Ratnam M, Whiting P, Ralston S, Rivier J, Sarin V, Sargent P. Using monoclonal antibodies to determine the structures of acetylcholine receptors from electric organs, muscles, and neurons. Ann N Y Acad Sci. 1987; 505:208-25.
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      27. Ratnam M, Sargent PB, Sarin V, Fox JL, Nguyen DL, Rivier J, Criado M, Lindstrom J. Location of antigenic determinants on primary sequences of subunits of nicotinic acetylcholine receptor by peptide mapping. Biochemistry. 1986 May 6; 25(9):2621-32.
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      28. Ratnam M, Nguyen DL, Rivier J, Sargent PB, Lindstrom J. Transmembrane topography of nicotinic acetylcholine receptor: immunochemical tests contradict theoretical predictions based on hydrophobicity profiles. Biochemistry. 1986 May 6; 25(9):2633-43.
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      29. Heathcote RD, Sargent PB. Loss of supernumerary axons during neuronal morphogenesis. J Neurosci. 1985 Jul; 5(7):1940-6.
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      30. Heathcote RD, Sargent PB. The genesis and differentiation of neurons in a frog parasympathetic ganglion. Dev Biol. 1984 Sep; 105(1):102-14.
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      31. Sargent PB, Hedges BE, Tsavaler L, Clemmons L, Tzartos S, Lindstrom JM. Structure and transmembrane nature of the acetylcholine receptor in amphibian skeletal muscle as revealed by cross-reacting monoclonal antibodies. J Cell Biol. 1984 Feb; 98(2):609-18.
        View in: PubMed PMC2113085
      32. Sargent PB. The number of synaptic boutons terminating on Xenopus cardiac ganglion cells is directly correlated with cell size. J Physiol. 1983 Oct; 343:85-104.
        View in: PubMed PMC1193909
      33. Sargent PB, Dennis MJ. The influence of normal innervation upon abnormal synaptic connections between frog parasympathetic neurons. Dev Biol. 1981 Jan 15; 81(1):65-73.
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      34. Burden SJ, Sargent PB, McMahan UJ. Acetylcholine receptors in regenerating muscle accumulate at original synaptic sites in the absence of the nerve. J Cell Biol. 1979 Aug; 82(2):412-25.
        View in: PubMed PMC2110475
      35. Dennis MJ, Sargent PB. Loss of extrasynaptic acetylcholine sensitivity upon reinnervation of parasympathetic ganglion cells. J Physiol. 1979 Apr; 289:263-75.
        View in: PubMed PMC1281369
      36. Dennis MJ, Sargent PB. Multiple innervation of normal and re-innervated parasympathetic neurones in the frog cardiac ganglion. J Physiol. 1978 Aug; 281:63-75.
        View in: PubMed PMC1282684
      37. Sargent PB, Dennis MJ. Formation of synapses between parasympathetic neurones deprived of preganglionic innervation. Nature. 1977 Aug 4; 268(5619):456-8.
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      38. Sargent PB, Yau KW, Nicholls JG. Extrasynaptic receptors on cell bodies of neurons in central nervous system of the leech. J Neurophysiol. 1977 Mar; 40(2):446-52.
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      39. Sargent PB. Synthesis of acetylcholine by excitatory motoneurons in central nervous system of the leech. J Neurophysiol. 1977 Mar; 40(2):453-60.
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      40. Berg DK, Kelly RB, Sargent PB, Williamson P, Hall ZW. Binding of -bungarotoxin to acetylcholine receptors in mammalian muscle (snake venom-denervated muscle-neonatal muscle-rat diaphragm-SDS-polyacrylamide gel electrophoresis). Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 1972 Jan; 69(1):147-51.
        View in: PubMed PMC427564
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