• R.T. Peixoto, L. Chantranupong, R. Hakim, J. Levasseur, T. Merchant, K. Gorman, B. Budnik and B.L. Sabatini (2019) Abnormal striatal development underlies the early onset of behavioral deficits in Shank3B-/- mice. Cell Reports Vol: 29, Issue: 7, Page: 2016-2027.e4

  • P. Zhang, H.Lu*, R.T. Peixoto*, M.K. Pines*, Y. Ge, S. Oku, T.J. Siddiqui, Y. Xie, W. Wu, S. Archer-Hartmann, K. Yoshida, K.F. Tanaka, A.R. Aricescu, P. Azadi, M.D. Gordon, B.L. Sabatini, R.O.L. Wong, and A.M. Craig (2018) Heparan Sulfate Organizes Neuronal Synapses Through Neurexin Partnerships.  Cell  174(6):1450 *equal contribution

  • R.T. Peixoto, W. Wang, D. Croney, Y. Kozorovitskiy, B.L. Sabatini (2016) Early hyperactivity and precocious maturation of corticostriatal circuits in Shank3B-/- mice. Nature Neuroscience 19(5):716-24

  • Y. Kozorovitskiy, R. Peixoto, W. Wang, A. Saunders, B.L. Sabatini (2015) Neuromodulation of excitatory synaptogenesis in striatal development. eLife 10.7554/eLife.10111

  • J.A. Murphy, I.S. Stein, C.G. Lau, R.T. Peixoto, T.K. Aman, N. Kaneko, K. Aromolaran, J.L. Saulnier, G.K. Popescu, B.L. Sabatini, J.W. Hell, R.S. Zukin (2014) Phosphorylation of Ser1166 on GluN2B by PKA is critical to synaptic NMDA receptor function and Ca2+ signaling in spines. Journal of Neuroscience 34(3):869-79

  • H. Kwon, Y. Kozorovitskiy, W.J. Oh, R.T. Peixoto, N. Akhtar, J.L. Saulnier, C. Gu, B.L. Sabatini (2012) Neuroligin-1 dependent competition regulates cortical synaptogenesis and synapse number. Nature Neuroscience 15(12):1667-74

  • R.T. Peixoto, P.A. Kunz, H. Kwon, A.M. Mabb, B.L. Sabatini, B.D. Philpot and M.D. Ehlers (2012) Trans-synaptic signaling by activity dependent cleavage of Neuroligin-1. Neuron 76(2):396-409. 

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