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Schattling B, Steinbach K, Thies E, Kruse M, Menigoz A, Ufer F, Flockerzi V, Brück W, Pongs O, Vennekens R, Kneussel M, Freichel M, Merkler D, Friese MA. TRPM4 cation channel mediates axonal and neuronal degeneration in experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis and multiple sclerosis. Nat Med. 2012 Dec;18(12):1805-11. doi: 10.1038/nm.3015. PMID: 23160238 

Becherer U, Medart MR, Schirra C, Krause E, Stevens D, Rettig J. Regulated exocytosis in chromaffin cells and cytotoxic T lymphocytes: how similar are they? Cell Calcium. 2012 Sep-Oct;52(3-4):303-12. doi: 10.1016/j.ceca.2012.04.002. PMID: 22560267

Pasche M, Matti U, Hof D, Rettig J, Becherer U. Docking of LDCVs is modulated by lower intracellular [Ca2+] than priming. PLoS One. 2012;7(5):e36416. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0036416. PMID: 22590540 

Vardanyan V, Pongs O. Coupling of voltage-sensors to the channel pore: a comparative view. Front Pharmacol. 2012 Jul 27;3:145. doi: 10.3389/fphar.2012.00145. eCollection 2012. PMID: 22866036

Cui J, Gropeanu RA, Stevens DR, Rettig J, del Campo A. New photolabile BAPTA-based Ca2+ cages with improved photorelease. J Am Chem Soc. 2012 May 9;134(18):7733-40. doi: 10.1021/ja2115184. PMID: 22519848

Lang S, Benedix J, Fedeles SV, Schorr S, Schirra C, Schäuble N, Jalal C, Greiner M, Haßdenteufel S, Tatzelt J, Kreutzer B, Edelmann L, Krause E, Rettig J, Somlo S, Zimmermann R, Dudek J. Differential effects of Sec61a-, Sec62- and Sec63-depletion on transport of polypeptides into the endoplasmic reticulum of mammalian cells. J Cell Sci. 2012 Apr 15;125(Pt 8):1958-69. doi: 10.1242/jcs.096727. PMID: 22375059

Pattu V, Qu B, Schwarz EC, Strauss B, Weins L, Bhat SS, Halimani M, Marshall M, Rettig J, Hoth M. SNARE protein expression and localization in human cytotoxic T lymphocytes. Eur J Immunol. 2012 Feb;42(2):470-5. doi: 10.1002/eji.201141915. PMID: 22120889


Quintana A, Pasche M, Junker C, Al-Ansary D, Rieger H, Kummerow C, Nuñez L, Villalobos C, Meraner P, Becherer U, Rettig J, Niemeyer BA, Hoth M. Calcium microdomains at the immunological synapse: how ORAI channels, mitochondria and calcium pumps generate local calcium signals for efficient T-cell activation. EMBO J. 2011 Aug 16;30(19):3895-912. doi: 10.1038/emboj.2011.289. PMID: 21847095

Pattu V, Qu B, Marshall M, Becherer U, Junker C, Matti U, Schwarz EC, Krause E, Hoth M, Rettig J. Syntaxin7 Is required for lytic granule release from cytotoxic T lymphocytes. Traffic. 2011 Jul;12(7):890-901. doi: 10.1111/j.1600-0854.2011.01193.x. PMID: 21438968

Qu B, Pattu V, Junker C, Schwarz EC, Bhat SS, Kummerow C, Marshall M, Matti U, Neumann F, Pfreundschuh M, Becherer U, Rieger H, Rettig J, Hoth M. Docking of lytic granules at the immunological synapse in human CTL requires Vti1b-dependent pairing with CD3 endosomes. J Immunol. 2011 Jun 15;186(12):6894-904. doi: 10.4049/jimmunol.1003471. PMID: 21562157

Stevens DR, Schirra C, Becherer U, Rettig J. Vesicle pools: lessons from adrenal chromaffin cells. Front Synaptic Neurosci. 2011 Feb 1;3:2. doi: 10.3389/fnsyn.2011.00002. eCollection 2011. PMID: 21423410


Barak B, Williams A, Bielopolski N, Gottfried I, Okun E, Brown MA, Matti U, Rettig J, Stuenkel EL, Ashery U. Tomosyn expression pattern in the mouse hippocampus suggests both presynaptic and postsynaptic functions. Front Neuroanat. 2010 Dec 20;4:149. doi: 10.3389/fnana.2010.00149. eCollection 2010. PMID: 21191478

Busse M, Kraegeloh A, Stevens D, Cavelius C, Rettig J, Arzt E, Strauss DJ. Modeling the effects of nanoparticles on neuronal cells: from ionic channels to network dynamics. Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc. 2010;2010:3816-9. doi: 10.1109/IEMBS.2010.5627595. PMID: 21097058

Liu Y, Schirra C, Edelmann L, Matti U, Rhee J, Hof D,  Bruns D, Brose N, Rieger H, Stevens DR, Rettig J. Two distinct secretory vesicle-priming steps in adrenal chromaffin cells. J Cell Biol. 2010 Sep 20;190(6):1067-77. doi: 10.1083/jcb.201001164. PMID: 20855507

Guzman RE, Schwarz YN, Rettig J, Bruns D. SNARE force synchronizes synaptic vesicle fusion and controls the kinetics of quantal synaptic transmission. J Neurosci. 2010 Aug 4;30(31):10272-81. doi: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.1551-10.2010. PMID: 20685972

Feinshreiber L, Singer-Lahat D, Friedrich R, Matti U, Sheinin A, Yizhar O, Nachman R, Chikvashvili D, Rettig J, Ashery U, Lotan I. Non-conducting function of the Kv2.1 channel enables it to recruit vesicles for release in neuroendocrine and nerve cells. J Cell Sci. 2010 Jun 1;123(Pt 11):1940-7. doi: 10.1242/jcs.063719. PMID: 20484665


Breyhan H, Wirths O, Duan K, Marcello A, Rettig J, Bayer TA. APP/PS1KI bigenic mice develop early synaptic deficits and hippocampus atrophy. Acta Neuropathol. 2009 Jun;117(6):677-85. doi: 10.1007/s00401-009-0539-7. PMID: 19387667

Stevens DR, Rettig J. The Ca(2+)-dependent activator protein for secretion CAPS: do I dock or do I prime? Mol Neurobiol. 2009 Feb;39(1):62-72. doi: 10.1007/s12035-009-8052-5. PMID: 19160073


Zeniou-Meyer M, Liu Y, Béglé A, Olanish M, Hanauer A, Becherer U, Rettig J, Bader MF, Vitale N. The Coffin-Lowry syndrome-associated protein RSK2 is implicated in calcium-regulated exocytosis through the regulation of PLD1. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2008 Jun 17;105(24):8434-9. doi: 10.1073/pnas.0710676105. Erratum in: Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2009 May 19;106(20):8398. Olanish, Mary [corrected to Olanich, Mary E]. PMID: 18550821

Liu Y, Schirra C, Stevens DR, Matti U, Speidel D, Hof D, Bruns D, Brose N, Rettig J. CAPS facilitates filling of the rapidly releasable pool of large dense-core vesicles. J Neurosci. 2008 May 21;28(21):5594-601. doi: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.5672-07.2008. PMID: 18495893Bayer TA, Breyhan H, Duan K, Rettig J, Wirths O. Intraneuronal beta-amyloid is a major risk factor--novel evidence from the APP/PS1KI mouse model. Neurodegener Dis. 2008;5(3-4):140-2. doi: 10.1159/000113684. PMID: 18322372


Quintana A, Schwindling C, Wenning AS, Becherer U, Rettig J, Schwarz EC, Hoth M. T cell activation requires mitochondrial translocation to the immunological synapse. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2007 Sep 4;104(36):14418-23. PMID: 17726106

Yizhar O, Lipstein N, Gladycheva SE, Matti U, Ernst SA, Rettig J, Stuenkel EL, Ashery U. Multiple functional domains are involved in tomosyn regulation of exocytosis. J Neurochem. 2007 Oct;103(2):604-16. PMID: 17666050

Becherer U, Pasche M, Nofal S, Hof D, Matti U, Rettig J. Quantifying exocytosis by combination of membrane capacitance measurements and total internal reflection fluorescence microscopy in chromaffin cells. PLoS One. 2007 Jun 6;2(6):e505. PMID: 17551585

Nofal S, Becherer U, Hof D, Matti U, Rettig J. Primed vesicles can be distinguished from docked vesicles by analyzing their mobility. J Neurosci. 2007 Feb 7;27(6):1386-95. PMID: 17287513 


Han J, Mark MD, Li X, Xie M, Waka S, Rettig J, Herlitze S. RGS2 determines short-term synaptic plasticity in hippocampal neurons by regulating Gi/o-mediated inhibition of presynaptic Ca2+ channels. Neuron. 2006 Sep 7;51(5):575-86. PMID: 16950156

Becherer U, Rettig J (2006). Vesicle pools, docking, priming, and release. Cell Tissue Res. 2006 Nov;326(2):393-407. PMID: 16819626

Nagy G, Kim JH, Pang ZP, Matti U, Rettig J, Südhof TC, Sørensen JB. Different effects on fast exocytosis induced by synaptotagmin 1 and 2 isoforms and abundance but not by phosphorylation. J Neurosci. 2006 Jan 11;26(2):632-43. PMID: 16407561 


Tian JH, Wu ZX, Unzicker M, Lu L, Cai Q, Li C, Schirra C, Matti U, Stevens D, Deng C, Rettig J, Sheng ZH. The role of Snapin in neurosecretion: snapin knock-out mice exhibit impaired calcium-dependent exocytosis of large dense-core vesicles in chromaffin cells. J Neurosci. 2005 Nov 9;25(45):10546-55. PMID: 16280592

Stevens DR, Wu ZX, Matti U, Junge HJ, Schirra C, Becherer U, Wojcik SM, Brose N, Rettig J. Identification of the minimal protein domain required for priming activity of Munc13-1. Curr Biol. 2005 Dec 20;15(24):2243-8. PMID: 16271475

Borisovska M, Zhao Y, Tsytsyura Y, Glyvuk N, Takamori S, Matti U, Rettig J, Südhof T, Bruns D. v-SNAREs control exocytosis of vesicles from priming to fusion. EMBO J. 2005 Jun 15;24(12):2114-26. PMID: 15920476

Speidel D, Bruederle CE, Enk C, Voets T, Varoqueaux F, Reim K, Becherer U, Fornai F, Ruggieri S, Holighaus Y, Weihe E, Bruns D, Brose N, Rettig J. CAPS1 regulates catecholamine loading of large dense-core vesicles. Neuron. 2005 Apr 7;46(1):75-88. PMID: 15820695


Thakur P, Stevens DR, Sheng ZH, Rettig J. Effects of PKA-mediated phosphorylation of Snapin on synaptic transmission in cultured hippocampal neurons. J Neurosci. 2004 Jul 21;24(29):6476-81. PMID: 15269257

Yizhar O, Matti U, Melamed R, Hagalili Y, Bruns D, Rettig J, Ashery U. Tomosyn inhibits priming of large dense-core vesicles in a calcium-dependent manner. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2004 Feb 24;101(8):2578-83. PMID: 14983051

Nagy G, Reim K, Matti U, Brose N, Binz T, Rettig J, Neher E, Sørensen JB. Regulation of releasable vesicle pool sizes by protein kinase A-dependent phosphorylation of SNAP-25. Neuron. 2004 Feb 5;41(3):417-29. PMID: 14766180


Rosenmund C, Rettig J, Brose N. Molecular mechanisms of active zone function. Curr Opin Neurobiol. 2003 Oct;13(5):509-19. PMID: 14630212


Nagy G, Matti U, Nehring RB, Binz T, Rettig J, Neher E, Sørensen JB. Protein kinase C-dependent phosphorylation of synaptosome-associated protein of 25 kDa at Ser187 potentiates vesicle recruitment. J Neurosci. 2002 Nov 1;22(21):9278-86. PMID: 12417653

Rettig J, Neher E (2002). Emerging roles of presynaptic proteins in Ca++-triggered exocytosis. Science. 2002 Oct 25;298(5594):781-5. Review. Erratum in: Science 2002 Nov 15;298(5597):1336. PMID: 12399579

Sørensen JB, Matti U, Wei SH, Nehring RB, Voets T, Ashery U, Binz T, Neher E, Rettig J (2002). The SNARE protein SNAP-25 is linked to fast calcium triggering of exocytosis. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2002 Feb 5;99(3):1627-32. Erratum in: Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 2002 Apr 30;99(9):6449. PMID: 11830673 


Tobaben S, Thakur P, Fernández-Chacón R, Südhof TC, Rettig J, Stahl B. A trimeric protein complex functions as a synaptic chaperone machine. Neuron. 2001 Sep 27;31(6):987-99. PMID: 11580898

Voets T, Toonen RF, Brian EC, de Wit H, Moser T, Rettig J, Südhof TC, Neher E, Verhage M. Munc18-1 promotes large dense-core vesicle docking. Neuron. 2001 Aug 30;31(4):581-91. PMID: 11545717

Chheda MG, Ashery U, Thakur P, Rettig J, Sheng ZH. Phosphorylation of Snapin by PKA modulates its interaction with the SNARE complex. Nat Cell Biol. 2001 Apr;3(4):331-8. PMID: 11283605


Wittemann S, Mark MD, Rettig J, Herlitze S. Synaptic localization and presynaptic function of calcium channel beta 4-subunits in cultured hippocampal neurons. J Biol Chem. 2000 Dec 1;275(48):37807-14. PMID: 10931840

Ashery U, Varoqueaux F, Voets T, Betz A, Thakur P, Koch H, Neher E, Brose N, Rettig J. Munc13-1 acts as a priming factor for large dense-core vesicles in bovine chromaffin cells. EMBO J. 2000 Jul 17;19(14):3586-96. PMID: 10899113

Brose N, Rosenmund C, Rettig J. Regulation of transmitter release by Unc-13 and its homologues. Curr Opin Neurobiol. 2000 Jun;10(3):303-11. PMID: 10851170

Wei S, Xu T, Ashery U, Kollewe A, Matti U, Antonin W, Rettig J, Neher E. Exocytotic mechanism studied by truncated and zero layer mutants of the C-terminus of SNAP-25. EMBO J. 2000 Mar 15;19(6):1279-89. PMID: 10716928


Ashery U, Betz A, Xu T, Brose N, Rettig J. An efficient method for infection of adrenal chromaffin cells using the Semliki Forest virus gene expression system. Eur J Cell Biol. 1999 Aug;78(8):525-32. PMID: 10494858

Ashery U, Koch H, Scheuss V, Brose N, Rettig J. A presynaptic role for the ADP ribosylation factor (ARF)-specific GDP/GTP exchange factor msec7-1. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 1999 Feb 2;96(3):1094-9. PMID: 9927699

Betz A, Ashery U, Rickmann M, Augustin I, Neher E, Südhof TC, Rettig J, Brose N. Munc13-1 is a presynaptic phorbol ester receptor that enhances neurotransmitter release. Neuron. 1998 Jul;21(1):123-36. PMID: 9697857

Rettig J, Heinemann C, Ashery U, Sheng ZH, Yokoyama CT, Catterall WA, Neher E. Alteration of Ca2+ dependence of neurotransmitter release by disruption of Ca2+ channel/syntaxin interaction. J Neurosci. 1997 Sep 1;17(17):6647-56. PMID: 9254677

Rettig J, Sheng ZH, Kim DK, Hodson CD, Snutch TP, Catterall WA. Isoform-specific interaction of the alpha1A subunits of brain Ca2+ channels with the presynaptic proteins syntaxin and SNAP-25. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 1996 Jul 9;93(14):7363-8. PMID: 8692999

Sakurai T, Westenbroek RE, Rettig J, Hell J, Catterall WA. Biochemical properties and subcellular distribution of the BI and rbA isoforms of alpha 1A subunits of brain calcium channels. J Cell Biol. 1996 Jul;134(2):511-28. PMID: 8707834

Heinemann SH, Rettig J, Graack HR, Pongs O. Functional characterization of Kv channel beta-subunits from rat brain. J Physiol. 493, 625-633. PMID: 8799886

Sheng ZH, Rettig J, Cook T, Catterall WA. Calcium-dependent interaction of N-type calcium channels with the synaptic core-complex. Nature. 1996 Feb 1;379(6564):451-4. PMID: 8559250

Heinemann SH, Rettig J, Wunder F, Pongs O. Molecular and functional characterization of a rat brain Kv beta 3 potassium channel subunit. FEBS Lett. 1995 Dec 27;377(3):383-9. PMID: 8549760

Sheng ZH, Rettig J, Takahashi M, Catterall WA. Identification of a syntaxin-binding site on N-type calcium channels. Identification of a syntaxin-binding site on N-type calcium channels. PMID: 7993624

Rettig J, Heinemann SH, Wunder F, Lorra C, Parcej DN, Dolly JO, Pongs O. Inactivation properties of voltage-gated K+ channels altered by presence of beta-subunit. Nature. 1994 May 26;369(6478):289-94. PMID: 8183366

Dolly JO, Rettig J, Scott VE, Parcej DN, Wittka R, Sewing S, Pongs O. Oligomeric and subunit structures of neuronal voltage-sensitive K+ channels. Biochem Soc Trans. 1994 May;22(2):473-8. PMID: 7958349

Scott VE, Rettig J, Parcej DN, Keen JN, Findlay JB, Pongs O, Dolly JO. Primary structure of a beta subunit of alpha-dendrotoxin-sensitive K+ channels from bovine brain. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 1994 Mar 1;91(5):1637-41. PMID: 8127858

Heinemann S, Rettig J, Scott V, Parcej DN, Lorra C, Dolly J, Pongs O. The inactivation behaviour of voltage-gated K-channels may be determined by association of alpha- and beta-subunits. J Physiol Paris. 1994;88(3):173-80. PMID: 7833860

Rettig J, Wunder F, Stocker M, Lichtinghagen R, Mastiaux F, Beckh S, Kues W, Pedarzani P, Schröter KH, Ruppersberg JP, Veh R, Pongs O. Characterization of a Shaw-related potassium channel family in rat brain. EMBO J. 1992 Jul;11(7):2473-86. PMID: 1378392

Schröter KH, Ruppersberg JP, Wunder F, Rettig J, Stocker M, Pongs O. Cloning and functional expression of a TEA-sensitive A-type potassium channel from rat brain. FEBS Lett. 1991 Jan 28;278(2):211-6. PMID: 1840526

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