Andrew Boileau

Associate Professor
Department of Physiology and Pharmacology
Director of Neuroscience Research

Publications (since 2000)

  1.  Boileau, A. J., Pearce, R. A. & Czajkowski, C. (2008). A splice variant of a ligand-gated ion channel acts as an external modulator of receptor pharmacology and function. In review.

  2. Ericksen, S. S. & Boileau, A. J. (2007) Tandem Couture: Cys-Loop concatamer insights and caveats. Mol. Neurobiol. 35(1): 113-28.

  3. Venkatachalan, S. P., Bushman, J. D., Mercado, J. L., Sancar, F. Christopherson, K. R. & Boileau, A. J. (2006) Optimized expression vector for ion channel studies in Xenopus oocytes and mammalian cells using alfalfa mosaic virus. Pflügers Arch. Eur. J. Physiol. 454(1):155-63.

  4. Boileau, A. J., Pearce, R. A. & Czajkowski, C. (2005). Tandem subunits effectively constrain GABAA receptor stoichiometry and recapitulate receptor kinetics but are insensitive to GABAA receptor-associated protein. J. Neurosci. 25(49):11219-30.

  5. Boileau, A. J., Li, T.-B., Benkwitz, C., Czajkowski, C. & Pearce, R. A. (2003). Effects of gamma2S Subunit Incorporation on GABAA Receptor Macroscopic Kinetics. Neuropharmacology 44(8):1003-12.

  6. Boileau, A. J., Baur, R., Sharkey, L. M., Sigel, E. & Czajkowski, C. (2002). The relative amount of cRNA coding for gamma2 subunits affects stimulation by benzodiazepines in GABAA receptors expressed in Xenopus oocytes. Neuropharmacology 43(4): 695-700.

  7. Boileau, A. J., Newell, J. G. & Czajkowski, C. (2002). GABAA Receptor beta2 Y97 and L99 Line the GABA Binding Site: Insights into Mechanisms of Agonist and Antagonist Actions. J. Biol. Chem. 277(4): 2931-2937.


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