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Synaptic Physiology Section - Division of Intramural Research


Scimemi, A and Diamond, JS
The number and organization of Ca2+ channels in the active zone shapes neurotransmitter release from Schaffer collateral synapses, J. Neurosci., 2012, vol. 32, pp. 18157-18176. Full Text/Abstract


Oesch, NW and Diamond, JS
Ribbon synapses compute temporal contrast and encode luminance in retinal rod bipolar cells, Nat. Neurosci., 2011, vol. 14, pp. 1555-1561. Full Text/Abstract

Diamond, JS
Grilled RIBEYE stakes a claim for synaptic ribbons, Nat. Neurosci., 2011, vol. 14, pp. 1097-1098. Full Text/Abstract

Diamond, JS
Calcium-permeable AMPA receptors in the retina, Front. Mol. Neurosci., 2011, vol. 4, pp. 27. Full Text/Abstract

Poleg-Polsky, A and Diamond, JS
Imperfect space clamp permits electrotonic interactions between inhibitory and excitatory synaptic conductances, distorting voltage clamp recordings, PLoS ONE, 2011, vol. 6, pp. e19463. Full Text/Abstract

Grimes, WN, Seal, RP, Oesch, N, Edwards, RH and Diamond, JS
Genetic targeting and physiological features of VGLUT3+ amacrine cells, Vis. Neurosci., 2011, vol. 28, pp. 381-392. Full Text/Abstract

Thomas, CG, Tian, H and Diamond, JS
The relative roles of diffusion and uptake in clearing synaptically released glutamate change during early postnatal development, J. Neurosci., 2011, vol. 31, pp. 4743-4754. Full Text/Abstract

Oesch, NW, Kothmann, WW and Diamond, JS
Illuminating Synapses and Circuitry in the Retina, Curr. Opin. Neurobiol., 2011, vol. 21, pp. 238-244. Full Text/Abstract


Raz-Prag, D, Grimes, WN, Fariss, RN, Vijayasarathy, C, Campos, MM, Bush, RA, Diamond, JS and Sieving, PA
Probing potassium channel function in vivo by intracellular delivery of antibodies in a rat model of retinal neurodegeneration., PNAS, 2010, vol. 107, pp. 12710-12715. Full Text/Abstract

Chavez, AE, Grimes, WN and Diamond, JS
Mechanisms Underlying Lateral GABAergic Feedback onto Rod Bipolar Cells in Rat Retina, J. Neurosci., 2010, vol. 30, pp. 2223-2234. Full Text/Abstract

Grimes, WN, Zhang, J, Graydon, CW, Kachar, B and Diamond, JS
Retinal parallel processors: More than 100 independent microcircuits operate within a single interneuron, Neuron, 2010, vol. 65, pp. 873-885. Full Text/Abstract


Scimemi, A, Tian, H and Diamond, JS
Neuronal transporters regulate glutamate clearance, NMDA receptor activation, and synaptic plasticity in the hippocampus, J. Neurosci., 2009, vol. 29, pp. 14581-14595. Full Text/Abstract

Kalbaugh, TL, Zhang, J and Diamond, JS
Coagonist release modulates NMDA receptor subtype contributions at synaptic inputs to retinal ganglion cells, J. Neurosci., 2009, vol. 29, pp. 1469-1479. Full Text/Abstract

Zhang, J and Diamond, JS
Subunit- and Pathway-Specific Localization of NMDA Receptors and Scaffolding Proteins at Ganglion Cell Synapses in Rat Retina, J. Neurosci., 2009, vol. 29, pp. 4274-4286. Full Text/Abstract

Grimes, WN, Li, W, Chavez, AE and Diamond, JS
BK channels modulate pre- and postsynaptic signaling at reciprocal synapses in retina., Nat. Neurosci., 2009, vol. 12, pp. 585-592. Full Text/Abstract

Oesch, NW and Diamond, JS
A night vision neuron gets a day job, Nat. Neurosci., 2009, vol. 12, pp. 1209-1211. Full Text/Abstract


Chavez, AE and Diamond, JS
Diverse mechanisms underlie glycinergic feedback transmission onto rod bipolar cells in rat retina, J. Neurosci., 2008, vol. 28, pp. 7919-7928. Full Text/Abstract


Diamond, JS
A light switch controlling Ca-permeable AMPA receptors in the retina, J. Physiol., 2007, vol. 582, pp. 3. Full Text/Abstract


Singer, JH and Diamond, JS
Vesicle depletion and synaptic depression at a mammalian ribbon synapse, J. Neurophysiol., 2006, vol. 95, pp. 3191-3198. Full Text/Abstract

Chavez, AE, Singer, JH and Diamond, JS
Fast neurotransmitter release triggered by Ca influx through AMPA-type glutamate receptors, Nature, 2006, vol. 443, pp. 705-708. Full Text/Abstract

Zhang, J and Diamond, JS
Distinct perisynaptic and synaptic localization of NMDA and AMPA receptors on ganglion cells in rat retina, J. Comp. Neurol., 2006, vol. 498, pp. 810-820. Full Text/Abstract

Diamond, JS
Astrocytes put down the broom and pick up the baton, Cell, 2006, vol. 125, pp. 639-641. Full Text/Abstract


Diamond, JS
Deriving the glutamate clearance time course from transporter currents in CA1 hippocampal astrocytes: transmitter uptake gets faster during development, J. Neurosci., 2005, vol. 25, pp. 2906-2916. Full Text/Abstract


Ullian EM, Barkis WB, Chen S, Diamond JS, Barres BA
Invulnerability of retinal ganglion cells to NMDA excitotoxicity, Mol. Cell. Neurosci., 2004, vol. 26, pp. 544-557. Full Text/Abstract

Singer, JH, Lassova, L, Vardi, N, and Diamond, JS
Coordinated multivesicular release at a mammalian ribbon synapse, Nat. Neurosci., 2004, vol. 7, pp. 826-833. Full Text/Abstract


Singer, JH and Diamond, JS
Sustained Ca2+ entry elicits transient postsynaptic currents at a retinal ribbon synapse, J. Neurosci., 2003, vol. 23, pp. 10923-10933. Full Text/Abstract

Mathews, CG and Diamond, JS
Neuronal glutamate uptake contributes to GABA synthesis and inhibitory synaptic strength, J. Neurosci., 2003, vol. 23, pp. 2040-2048. Full Text/Abstract


Chen S and Diamond JS
Synaptically released glutamate activates extrasynaptic NMDA receptors on cells in the ganglion cell layer of rat retina, J. Neurosci., 2002, vol. 22, pp. 2165-2173. Full Text/Abstract

Diamond, JS
A broad view of glutamate spillover, Nat. Neurosci., 2002, vol. 5, pp. 291-292. Full Text/Abstract


Diamond JS
Neuronal glutamate transporters limit activation of NMDA receptors by neurotransmitter spillover on CA1 pyramidal cells, J. Neurosci., 2001, vol. 21, pp. 8328-8338. Full Text/Abstract


Diamond JS, Jahr CE
Synaptically released glutamate does not overwhelm transporters on hippocampal astrocytes during high-frequency stimulation, J. Neurophysiol., 2000, vol. 83, pp. 2835-2843. Full Text/Abstract


Bergles DE, Diamond JS, Jahr CE
Clearance of glutamate inside the synapse and beyond, Curr Opin Neurobiol, 1999, vol. 9, pp. 293-298. Full Text/Abstract


Diamond JS, Bergles DE, Jahr CE
Glutamate release monitored with astrocyte transporter currents during LTP, Neuron, 1998, vol. 21, pp. 425-433. Full Text/Abstract


Diamond JS, Jahr CE
Transporters buffer synaptically released glutamate on a submillisecond time scale, J. Neurosci., 1997, vol. 17, pp. 4672-4687. Full Text/Abstract


Diamond JS, Jahr CE
Asynchronous release of synaptic vesicles determines the time course of the AMPA receptor-mediated EPSC, Neuron, 1995, vol. 15, pp. 1097-1107. Full Text/Abstract

Diamond JS, Copenhagen DR
The relationship between light-evoked synaptic excitation and spiking behaviour of salamander retinal ganglion cells, J Physiol (Lond), 1995, vol. 487, pp. 711-725.


Diamond JS, Copenhagen DR
The contribution of NMDA and non-NMDA receptors to the light-evoked input-output characteristics of retinal ganglion cells, Neuron, 1993, vol. 11, pp. 725-738. Full Text/Abstract

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