Vital imaging and ultrastructural analysis of individual axon terminals labeled by iontophoretic application of lipophilic dye.
Gan WB, Bishop DL, Turney SG, Lichtman JW.
J Neurosci Methods. 1999 Oct 30;93(1):13-20.
PMID: 10598860 | PDF

Activity-driven synapse elimination leads paradoxically to domination by inactive neurons.
Barber MJ, Lichtman JW.
J Neurosci. 1999 Nov 15;19(22):9975-85.
PMID: 10559405 | PDF

Rapid and reversible effects of activity on acetylcholine receptor density at the neuromuscular junction in vivo.
Akaaboune M, Culican SM, Turney SG, Lichtman JW.
Science. 1999 Oct 15;286(5439):503-7.
PMID: 10521340 | PDF

Can molecules explain long-term potentiation?
Sanes JR, Lichtman JW.
Nat Neurosci. 1999 Jul;2(7):597-604.
PMID: 10404178 | PDF

Alternatively spliced isoforms of nerve- and muscle-derived agrin: their roles at the neuromuscular junction.
Burgess RW, Nguyen QT, Son YJ, Lichtman JW, Sanes JR.
Neuron. 1999 May;23(1):33-44.
PMID: 10402191 | PDF

Axonal atrophy: the retraction reaction.
Bernstein M, Lichtman JW.
Curr Opin Neurobiol. 1999 Jun;9(3):364-70. Review.
PMID: 10395581 | PDF

Development of the vertebrate neuromuscular junction.
Sanes JR, Lichtman JW.
Annu Rev Neurosci. 1999;22:389-442.
PMID: 10202544 | PDF

Synaptic segregation at the developing neuromuscular junction.
Gan WB, Lichtman JW.
Science. 1998 Nov 20;282(5393):1508-11.

PMID: 9822385 | PDF
Development of the neuromuscular junction: genetic analysis in mice.
Sanes JR, Apel ED, Burgess RW, Emerson RB, Feng G, Gautam M, Glass D, Grady RM, Krejci E, Lichtman JW, Lu JT, Massoulié J, Miner JH, Moscoso LM, Nguyen Q, Nichol M, Noakes PG, Patton BL, Son YJ, Yancopoulos GD, Zhou H.
J Physiol Paris. 1998 Jun-Aug;92(3-4):167-72.
PMID: 9789802 | PDF

Synaptic competition during the reformation of a neuromuscular map.
Laskowski MB, Colman H, Nelson C, Lichtman JW.
J Neurosci. 1998 Sep 15;18(18):7328-35.
PMID: 9736653 | PDF

Axon withdrawal during synapse elimination at the neuromuscular junction is accompanied by disassembly of the postsynaptic specialization and withdrawal of Schwann cell processes. 
Culican SM, Nelson CC, Lichtman JW.
J Neurosci. 1998 Jul 1;18(13):4953-65.
PMID: 9634561 | PDF

Hyperinnervation of neuromuscular junctions caused by GDNF overexpression in muscle.
Nguyen QT, Parsadanian AS, Snider WD, Lichtman JW.
Science. 1998 Mar 13;279(5357):1725-9.
PMID: 9497292 | PDF

Alterations in synaptic strength preceding axon withdrawal.
Colman H, Nabekura J, Lichtman JW.
Science. 1997 Jan 17;275(5298):356-61.
PMID: 8994026 | PDF

Are neurotrophins synaptotrophins?
Snider WD, Lichtman JW.
Mol Cell Neurosci. 1996 Jun;7(6):433-42.
PMID: 8875427 | PDF

Mechanism of synapse disassembly at the developing neuromuscular junction.
Nguyen QT, Lichtman JW.
Curr Opin Neurobiol. 1996 Feb;6(1):104-12.
PMID: 8794054 | PDF

A quantitative fluorescence-imaging technique for studying acetylcholine receptor turnover at neuromuscular junctions in living animals.
Turney SG, Culican SM, Lichtman JW.
J Neurosci Methods. 1996 Feb;64(2):199-208.
PMID: 8699881 | PDF

Brief communication: some observations on enamel thickness and enamel prism packing in the Miocene hominoid Otavipithecus namibiensis.
Conroy GC, Lichtman JW, Martin LB.
Am J Phys Anthropol. 1995 Dec;98(4):595-600.
PMID: 8599388 | PDF

Long-term synapse loss induced by focal blockade of postsynaptic receptors.
Balice-Gordon RJ, Lichtman JW.
Nature. 1994 Dec 8;372(6506):519-24.
PMID: 7990923 | PDF

In vivo imaging shows loss of synaptic sites from neuromuscular junctions in a model of myasthenia gravis.
Rich MM, Colman H, Lichtman JW.
Neurology. 1994 Nov;44(11):2138-45.
PMID: 7969973 | PDF

Regenerating muscle fibers induce directional sprouting from nearby nerve terminals: studies in living mice.
van Mier P, Lichtman JW.
J Neurosci. 1994 Sep;14(9):5672-86.
PMID: 8083762 | PDF

Theoretical analysis of a rotating-disk partially confocal scanning microscope.
Conchello JA, Lichtman JW.
Appl Opt. 1994 Feb 1;33(4):585-96.
PMID: 20862053 | PDF

Gradual loss of synaptic cartels precedes axon withdrawal at developing neuromuscular junctions.
Balice-Gordon RJ, Chua CK, Nelson CC, Lichtman JW.
Neuron. 1993 Nov;11(5):801-15.
PMID: 8240805 | PDF

Interactions between nerve and muscle: synapse elimination at the developing neuromuscular junction.
Colman H, Lichtman JW.
Dev Biol. 1993 Mar;156(1):1-10.
PMID: 8449362 | PDF

In vivo observations of pre- and postsynaptic changes during the transition from multiple to single innervation at developing neuromuscular junctions.
Balice-Gordon RJ, Lichtman JW.
J Neurosci. 1993 Feb;13(2):834-55.
PMID: 8426240 | PDF

‘Cartellian’ competition at the neuromuscular junction.
Colman H, Lichtman JW.
Trends Neurosci. 1992 Jun;15(6):197-9.
PMID: 1378660 | PDF

Neurobiology. From cell line to brain.
Sanes JR, Lichtman JW.
Nature. 1992 Apr 16;356(6370):562-3.
PMID: 1560839 | PDF

Neuromuscular junctions shrink and expand as muscle fiber size is manipulated: in vivo observations in the androgen-sensitive bulbocavernosus muscle of mice.
Balice-Gordon RJ, Breedlove SM, Bernstein S, Lichtman JW.
J Neurosci. 1990 Aug;10(8):2660-71.
PMID: 2388082 | PDF

In vivo visualization of the growth of pre- and postsynaptic elements of neuromuscular junctions in the mouse.
Balice-Gordon RJ, Lichtman JW.
J Neurosci. 1990 Mar;10(3):894-908.
PMID: 2156964 | PDF

Understanding synaptic competition in theory and in practice.
Lichtman JW, Balice-Gordon RJ.
J Neurobiol. 1990 Jan;21(1):99-106.
PMID: 2181069 | PDF