Selected Publications

1. Johan Pahlberg, Anurima Majumder, Nikolai O. Artemyev. Ex vivo functional evaluation of synaptic transmission from rods to rod bipolar cells in mice. In Methods in Molecular Biology, Vol. 1753: Mouse Retinal Phenotyping: Methods and Protocols (Tanimoto N, ed) New York, Springer Nature (2018): 203-216.


2. Johan Pahlberg, Rikard Frederiksen, Gabriel Pollock, Kiyoharu Miayagishima, Alapakkam P. Sampath, Carter Cornwall.

Voltage-sensitive conductances increase the sensitivity of rod photoresponses following pigment bleaching

J Physiol (2017) 595: 3459–3469. 


3. Anurima Majumder*, Johan Pahlberg*, Hakim Muradov, Kimberly K. Boyd, Alapakkam P. Sampath, Nikolai O. Artemyev.

Exchange of cone for rod phosphodiesterase 6 catalytic subunits in rod photoreceptors mimics in part features of light adaptation.

Journal of Neuroscience (2015) 35(24): 9225-35.


4. Jürgen Reingruber, Johan Pahlberg, Michael Woodruff, Alapakkam P. Sampath, Gordon L. Fain, David Holcman.

Detection of single photons by toad and mouse rods.

Proc Natl Acad Sci (2013) 110(48): 19378-19383. 


5. Anurima Majumder*, Johan Pahlberg*, Kimberly K. Boyd, Vasily Kerov, 

Saravanan Kolandaivelu, Visvanathan Ramamurthy, Alapakkam P. Sampath, Nikolai O. Artemyev. 

Transducin translocation contributes to rod survival and enhance synaptic transmission from rods to rod bipolar cells.

Proc Natl Acad Sci (2013) 110(30): 12468-12473.


6. Yan Cao*, Johan Pahlberg*, Ignacio Sarria, Naomi Kamasawa, Alapakkam P. Sampath,

Kirill A. Martemyanov. 

RGS7 and RGS11 provide the main GAP for the Gαo and set the sensitivity and time scale of rod ON bipolar light responses.

Proc Natl Acad Sci (2012) 09(20): 7905-10. 


7. Johan Pahlberg, Alapakkam Sampath. 

The mitigation of transduction and synaptic noise in sensory systems is key to setting detection threshold. 

Bioessays (2011) 33(6): 438-477.