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Peter Sargent, PhD

TitleProfessor
SchoolUCSF School of Dentistry
DepartmentCell and Tissue Biology
Address513 Parnassus Avenue
San Francisco CA 94117
Phone415-476-6156
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    Amherst CollegeAB1969
    Harvard UniversityPhD1975Neurobiology
    UC San Franciscopostdoctoral1978Physiology/School of Medicine
    Stanford Universitypostdoctoral1979Neurobiology/School of Medicine

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    Nicotinic Synaptic Mechanisms in Chick Ciliary Ganglion
    NIH/NIMH R01MH068690Apr 1, 2007 - Mar 31, 2012
    Role: Principal Investigator
    PRE &POSTSYNAPTIC NICOTINIC ACHRS--STRUCTURE &FUNCTION
    NIH/NIMH R01MH054251Sep 30, 1996 - Apr 30, 2001
    Role: Principal Investigator
    NEURONAL NICOTINIC ACETYLCHOLINE RECEPTORS
    NIH/NINDS R01NS024207Mar 1, 1986 - Dec 31, 2001
    Role: Principal Investigator
    SYNAPSE FORMATION AND GROWTH IN AN AUTONOMIC GANGLION
    NIH/NINDS R01NS024157Mar 1, 1986 - Feb 28, 1989
    Role: Principal Investigator
    NEURONAL NICOTINIC ACETYLCHOLINE RECEPTORS
    NIH/NINDS R01NS022491Sep 1, 1985 - Feb 28, 1986
    Role: Principal Investigator
    POSTSYNAPTIC PROTEINS AT THE NEUROMUSCULAR JUNCTION
    NIH/NINDS R01NS013521Jul 1, 1977 - Jun 30, 2000
    Role: Principal Investigator

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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. PMID: 22016525; PMCID: 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. PMID: 19321771; PMCID: 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. PMID: 19056631.
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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 07; 25(36):8173-87. PMID: 16148225.
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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. PMID: 14656290.
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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. PMID: 12012425.
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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. PMID: 12037212.
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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. PMID: 9600934; PMCID: 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 01; 17(19):7210-9. PMID: 9295367.
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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 01; 16(5):1720-9. PMID: 8774440.
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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. PMID: 8852939.
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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. PMID: 8613719.
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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. PMID: 7472457.
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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. PMID: 7663990.
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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. PMID: 9343578.
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    16. Sargent PB. The diversity of neuronal nicotinic acetylcholine receptors. Annu Rev Neurosci. 1993; 16:403-43. PMID: 7681637.
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    17. Streichert LC, Sargent P. The role of acetylcholinesterase in denervation supersensitivity in the frog cardiac ganglion. J Physiol. 1992 Jan; 445:249-60. PMID: 1501134; PMCID: PMC1179980.
    18. Sargent P, 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. PMID: 1941098.
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    19. Streichert LC, Sargent P. 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. PMID: 2077105.
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    20. Sargent P, 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. PMID: 2784494.
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    21. Streichert LC, Sargent P. Bouton ultrastructure and synaptic growth in a frog autonomic ganglion. J Comp Neurol. 1989 Mar 01; 281(1):159-68. PMID: 2925900.
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    22. Sargent P, 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. PMID: 2645388.
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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. PMID: 3272191.
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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. PMID: 3612251.
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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. PMID: 3612250.
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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. PMID: 2446548.
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    27. Ratnam M, Sargent P, 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 06; 25(9):2621-32. PMID: 2424498.
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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 06; 25(9):2633-43. PMID: 3718969.
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    29. Heathcote RD, Sargent PB. Loss of supernumerary axons during neuronal morphogenesis. J Neurosci. 1985 Jul; 5(7):1940-6. PMID: 4020426.
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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. PMID: 6468754.
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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. PMID: 6363425; PMCID: 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. PMID: 6358464; PMCID: PMC1193909.
    33. Lindstrom J, Tzartos S, Gullick W, Hochschwender S, Swanson L, Sargent P, Jacob M, Montal M. Use of monoclonal antibodies to study acetylcholine receptors from electric organs, muscle, and brain and the autoimmune response to receptor in myasthenia gravis. Cold Spring Harb Symp Quant Biol. 1983; 48 Pt 1:89-99. PMID: 6586364.
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    34. 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. PMID: 6161853.
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    35. 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. PMID: 479308; PMCID: PMC2110475.
    36. Dennis MJ, Sargent P. Loss of extrasynaptic acetylcholine sensitivity upon reinnervation of parasympathetic ganglion cells. J Physiol. 1979 Apr; 289:263-75. PMID: 313439; PMCID: PMC1281369.
    37. 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. PMID: 212557; PMCID: PMC1282684.
    38. Sargent P, Dennis MJ. Formation of synapses between parasympathetic neurones deprived of preganglionic innervation. Nature. 1977 Aug 04; 268(5619):456-8. PMID: 197420.
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    39. Sargent P, 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. PMID: 15048.
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    40. Sargent P. Synthesis of acetylcholine by excitatory motoneurons in central nervous system of the leech. J Neurophysiol. 1977 Mar; 40(2):453-60. PMID: 15049.
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    41. 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. PMID: 4333037; PMCID: PMC427564.
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