Fachgebiet Neurobiologie


  • Schmukler BE, Hsu A. Alves J, Trudel M, Rust MB, Hubner CA, Rivera A, Alper SL (2013). N-ethylmaleimide actuvates a CI-independent component of K flux in mouse erythrocytes. Blood Cells Mol Dis, in press
  • Goodson M, Rust MB, Witke W, Bannerman D, Mott R, Ponting CP, Flint J (2012). Cofilin-1: a Modulator of Anxiety in Mice. PLoS Genetics, 8 (10): e1002970.
  • Kullmann JA, Neumeyer A, Wickertsheim I, Deitmer JW, Witke W, Friauf E, Rust MB (2012). Purkinje cell loss and motor coordination defects in profilin1 mutant mice. Neuroscience, Neuroscience 223: 355-364.
  • Görlich A, Zimmermann AM, Schober D, Böttcher RT, Sassoé-Pognetto M, Friauf E, Witke W, Rust MB (2012). Preserved morphology and physiology of excitatory synapses in profilin1 deficient mice. PLoS ONE 7 (1):330068.
  • Kullmann JA, Neumeyer A, Gurniak CB, Friauf E, Witke W, Rust MB (2012). Profilin1 is required for glial cell adhesion and radial migration of cerebellar granule neurons. EMBO Rep 13 (1):75-8.
  • Rehklau K, Gurniak CB, Conrad M, Friauf E, Ott M, Rust MB (2012). ADF/cofilin proteins translocate to mitochondrai during apoptosis but are not generally required for cell death signaling. Cell Death Differ 19 (6): 958-967.
  • Görlich A, Wolf M, Zimmermann AM, Gurniak CB, Al Banchaabouchi M, Sassoè-Pognetto M, Witke W, Friauf E, Rust MB (2011). N-cofilin can compensate for the loss of ADF in excitatory synapases. PLoS ONE 6 (10): e26789.
  • Friauf E, Rust MB, Schulenborg T, Hirtz JJ (2011). Chloride Cotransporters, Chloride Homeostasis, And Synaptic Inhibition In The Developing Auditory System. Hear Res 279 (1-2):96-110.
  • Rust MB, Gurniak CB, Renner M, Vara H, Morando L, Görlich A, Sassoè-Pognetto M, Banchaabouchi MA, Giustetto M, Triller A, Choquet D, Witke W (2010). Learning, AMPA receptor mobility and synaptic plasticity depend on n-cofilin-mediated actin dynamics. EMBO J 29 (11): 1889-1902.
  • Herde MK, Friauf E, Rust MB (2010). Developmental expression of the actin depolymerizing factor ADF in the inner ear and spiral ganglia. J Comp Neurol 518 (10):1724-1741.
  • Rust MB, Alper SL, Rudhard Y, Shmukler BE, Vicente R, Brugnara C, Trudel M, Jentsch TJ, Hübner CA (2007). Disruption of erythroid KCl-cotransporters alters erythrocyte volume and partially rescues erythrocyte. dehydration in SAD mice. J Clin Invest 117 (6): 1708-1717.
  • Rust MB, Faulhaber J, Budack M, Pfeffer C, Maritzen T, Didié M, Beck FX, Boettger T, Schubert R, Ehmke H, Jentsch TJ, Hübner CA (2006). Neurogenic mechanisms contribute to hypertension in mice with disruption of the K-Cl-cotransporter KCC3. Circ Res 98 (4): 549-556.
  • Huber SM, Duranton C, Henke G, van de Sand C, Heussler V, Shumilina E, Sandu CD, Tanneur V, Brand V, Kasinathan RS, Lang KS, Kremsner PG, Hübner CA, Rust MB, Dedek K, Jentsch TJ, Lang F (2004). Plasmodium induces swelling-activated ClC-2 anion channels in the host erythrocyte. J Biol Chem 279 (40): 41444-41452.
  • Boettger T, Rust MB, Maier H, Seidenbecher T, Schweizer M, Keating DJ, Faulhaber J, Ehmke H, Pfeffer C, Scheel O, Lemcke B, Horst J, Leuwer R, Pape HC, Völkl H, Hübner CA, Jentsch TJ (2003). Loss of K-Cl co-transporter KCC3 causes deafness, neurodegeneration and reduced seizure threshold. EMBO J 22 (20): 5422-5434.
  • Boettger T, Hübner CA, Maier H, Rust MB, Beck FX, Jentsch TJ (2002). Deafness and renal tubular acidosis in mice lacking the K-Cl co-transporter KCC4. Nature 416 (6883): 874-878.




  • Rust MB, Kullmann JA, Witke W (2012). Role of the actin-binding protein profilin1 in radial migration and glial cell adhesion of granule neurons in the cerebellum. Cell Adh Migr. 6 (1): 1-5.
  • Hübner CA & Rust MB (2007). Molecular physiology of cation-chloride-cotransporters. In: Chloride movement across cellular membranes.
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