Cameron B. Gundersen, Ph.D.


Professor, Molecular & Medical Pharmacology

Member, Brain Research Institute

Neuroscience GPB Home Area

Contact Information

Lab Number: (310) 825-6639
Work Phone Number: 310-825-3423

Office Address:

63-170C CHS
Los Angeles, CA 90095


Cordeiro, ML Gundersen, CB Umbach, JA   Convergent effects of lithium and valproate on the expression of proteins associated with large dense core vesicles in NGF-differentiated PC12 cells Neuropsychopharmacology : official publication of the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology. , 2004; 29(1): 39-44.
Kohan, SA Gundersen, CB   Protein synthesis is required for the transition to Ca(2+)-dependent regulated secretion in progesterone-matured Xenopus oocytes Journal of experimental zoology. Part A, Comparative experimental biology. , 2003; 300(2): 113-25.
Cordeiro, ML Gundersen, CB Umbach, JA   Dietary lithium induces regional increases of mRNA encoding cysteine string protein in rat brain Journal of neuroscience research. , 2003; 73(6): 865-9.
Cordeiro, ML Gundersen, CB Umbach, JA   Lithium ions modulate the expression of VMAT2 in rat brain Brain research. , 2002; 953(1-2): 189-94.
Mischel,PS, Umbach, JA, Eskandari,S, Smith, SG, Gundersen, CB, Zampighi, GA   Nerve growth factor signals via pre-existing TrkA receptor monomers, Biophysical Journal, 2002; 83: .
Gundersen, CB, Kohan, SA, ChenQ, Iagnemma,J, Umbach, JA   Protein kinase C eta triggers cortical granule exocytosis in Xenopus oocytes, Journal of Cell Science, 2002; 115: 1313-1320.
Saitoe, M Schwarz, TL Umbach, JA Gundersen, CB Kidokoro, Y   Absence of junctional glutamate receptor clusters in Drosophila mutants lacking spontaneous transmitter release Science. , 2001; 293(5529): 514-7.
Gundersen, CB Aguado, F Sou, S Mastrogiacomo, A Coppola, T Kornblum, HI Umbach, JA   Cysteine string proteins are associated with cortical granules of Xenopus laevis oocytes Cell and tissue research. , 2001; 303(2): 211-9.
Cordeiro, ML Umbach, JA Gundersen, CB   Lithium ions Up-regulate mRNAs encoding dense-core vesicle proteins in nerve growth factor-differentiated PC12 cells Journal of neurochemistry. , 2000; 75(6): 2622-5.
Cordeiro, ML Umbach, JA Gundersen, CB   Lithium ions enhance cysteine string protein gene expression in vivo and in vitro Journal of neurochemistry. , 2000; 74(6): 2365-72.
Poage, RE Meriney, SD Gundersen, CB Umbach, JA   Antibodies against cysteine string proteins inhibit evoked neurotransmitter release at Xenopus neuromuscular junctions Journal of neurophysiology. , 1999; 82(1): 50-9.
Mastrogiacomo,A, Kornblum,HI, Umbach,JA & Gundersen, CB   A Xenopus cysteine string protein with a cysteine residue in the J-domain, Biochim. Biophys. Acta, 1998; 1401: 239-241.
Whitelegge, JP Gundersen, CB Faull, KF   Electrospray-ionization mass spectrometry of intact intrinsic membrane proteins Protein science : a publication of the Protein Society. , 1998; 7(6): 1423-30.
Umbach, JA Saitoe, M Kidokoro, Y Gundersen, CB   Attenuated influx of calcium ions at nerve endings of csp and shibire mutant Drosophila The Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience. , 1998; 18(9): 3233-40.
Umbach, JA Gundersen, CB   Evidence that cysteine string proteins regulate an early step in the Ca2+-dependent secretion of neurotransmitter at Drosophila neuromuscular junctions The Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience. , 1997; 17(19): 7203-9.
Coppola, T Gundersen, C   Widespread expression of human cysteine string proteins FEBS letters. , 1996; 391(3): 269-72.
Kohan, SA Pescatori, M Brecha, NC Mastrogiacomo, A Umbach, JA Gundersen, CB   Cysteine string protein immunoreactivity in the nervous system and adrenal gland of rat The Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience. , 1995; 15(9): 6230-8.
Gundersen, CB Mastrogiacomo, A Umbach, JA   Cysteine-string proteins as templates for membrane fusion: models of synaptic vesicle exocytosis Journal of theoretical biology. , 1995; 172(3): 269-77.
Mastrogiacomo, A Gundersen, CB   The nucleotide and deduced amino acid sequence of a rat cysteine string protein Brain research. Molecular brain research. , 1995; 28(1): 12-8.
Umbach, JA Zinsmaier, KE Eberle, KK Buchner, E Benzer, S Gundersen, CB   Presynaptic dysfunction in Drosophila csp mutants Neuron. , 1994; 13(4): 899-907.
Gundersen, CB Mastrogiacomo, A Faull, K Umbach, JA   Extensive lipidation of a Torpedo cysteine string protein The Journal of biological chemistry. , 1994; 269(30): 19197-9.
Mastrogiacomo, A Parsons, SM Zampighi, GA Jenden, DJ Umbach, JA Gundersen, CB   Cysteine string proteins: a potential link between synaptic vesicles and presynaptic Ca2+ channels Science. , 1994; 263(5149): 981-2.
Gundersen, C.B. and J.A. Umbach   Suppression cloning of the cDNA for a candidate subunit of a presynaptic calcium channel, Neuron, 1992; 9: 527-537.