David Morton

Professor

  • 1552 Citations
  • 23 h-Index
1983 …2019

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  • 1552 Citations
  • 23 h-Index
  • 53 Article
  • 3 Review article
  • 2 Chapter
  • 1 Short survey
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2019

Deletion of a specific exon in the voltage-gated calcium channel gene cacophony disrupts locomotion in Drosophila larvae

Lembke, K. M., Law, A. D., Ahrar, J. & Morton, D., Jan 1 2019, In : Journal of Experimental Biology. 222, 1, jeb191106.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations
2017
7 Scopus citations
1 Scopus citations

Restoration of motor defects caused by loss of drosophila TDP-43 by expression of the voltage-gated calcium channel, cacophony, in central neurons

Lembke, K. M., Scudder, C. & Morton, D., Sep 27 2017, In : Journal of Neuroscience. 37, 39, p. 9486-9497 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Scopus citations
2016

Multifaceted biological insights from a draft genome sequence of the tobacco hornworm moth, Manduca sexta

Kanost, M. R., Arrese, E. L., Cao, X., Chen, Y. R., Chellapilla, S., Goldsmith, M. R., Grosse-Wilde, E., Heckel, D. G., Herndon, N., Jiang, H., Papanicolaou, A., Qu, J., Soulages, J. L., Vogel, H., Walters, J., Waterhouse, R. M., Ahn, S. J., Almeida, F. C., An, C., Aqrawi, P. & 94 others, Bretschneider, A., Bryant, W. B., Bucks, S., Chao, H., Chevignon, G., Christen, J. M., Clarke, D. F., Dittmer, N. T., Ferguson, L. C. F., Garavelou, S., Gordon, K. H. J., Gunaratna, R. T., Han, Y., Hauser, F., He, Y., Heidel-Fischer, H., Hirsh, A., Hu, Y., Jiang, H., Kalra, D., Klinner, C., König, C., Kovar, C., Kroll, A. R., Kuwar, S. S., Lee, S. L., Lehman, R., Li, K., Li, Z., Liang, H., Lovelace, S., Lu, Z., Mansfield, J. H., McCulloch, K. J., Mathew, T., Morton, B., Muzny, D. M., Neunemann, D., Ongeri, F., Pauchet, Y., Pu, L. L., Pyrousis, I., Rao, X. J., Redding, A., Roesel, C., Sanchez-Gracia, A., Schaack, S., Shukla, A., Tetreau, G., Wang, Y., Xiong, G. H., Traut, W., Walsh, T. K., Worley, K. C., Wu, D., Wu, W., Wu, Y. Q., Zhang, X., Zou, Z., Zucker, H., Briscoe, A. D., Burmester, T., Clem, R. J., Feyereisen, R., Grimmelikhuijzen, C. J. P., Hamodrakas, S. J., Hansson, B. S., Huguet, E., Jermiin, L. S., Lan, Q., Lehman, H. K., Lorenzen, M., Merzendorfer, H., Michalopoulos, I., Morton, D. B., Muthukrishnan, S., Oakeshott, J. G., Palmer, W., Park, Y., Passarelli, A. L., Rozas, J., Schwartz, L. M., Smith, W., Southgate, A., Vilcinskas, A., Vogt, R., Wang, P., Werren, J., Yu, X. Q., Zhou, J. J., Brown, S. J., Scherer, S. E., Richards, S. & Blissard, G. W., Sep 1 2016, In : Insect Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. 76, p. 118-147 30 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

69 Scopus citations
2015

Role for Rab10 in methamphetamine-induced behavior

Vanderwerf, S. M., Buck, D. C., Wilmarth, P. A., Sears, L. M., David, L. L., Morton, D. B. & Neve, K. A., Aug 20 2015, In : PloS one. 10, 8, e0136167.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Scopus citations
2014

Motor neuron expression of the voltage-gated calcium channel cacophony restores locomotion defects in a Drosophila, TDP-43 loss of function model of ALS

Chang, J. C., Hazelett, D. J., Stewart, J. A. & Morton, D. B., Oct 10 2014, In : Brain research. 1584, p. 39-51 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

21 Scopus citations
2013

Phosphodiesterase-8A binds to and regulates Raf-1 kinase

Brown, K. M., Day, J. P., Huston, E., Zimmermann, B., Hampel, K., Christian, F., Romano, D., Terhzaz, S., Lee, L. C. Y., Willis, M. J., Morton, D. B., Beavo, J. A., Shimizu-Albergine, M., Davies, S. A., Kolch, W., Houslay, M. D. & Baillie, G. S., Apr 16 2013, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 110, 16, p. E1533-E1542

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

30 Scopus citations
2012
38 Scopus citations
2011

Behavioral responses to hypoxia and hyperoxia in Drosophila larvae molecular and neuronal sensors

Morton, D. B., Jan 1 2011, In : Fly. 5, 2, p. 119-125 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Scopus citations

Drosophila gustatory preference behaviors require the atypical soluble guanylyl cyclases

Vermehren-Schmaedick, A., Scudder, C., Timmermans, W. & Morton, D. B., Jul 1 2011, In : Journal of Comparative Physiology A: Neuroethology, Sensory, Neural, and Behavioral Physiology. 197, 7, p. 717-727 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Scopus citations

Response properties of visual neurons in the turtle nucleus isthmi

Saha, D., Morton, D., Ariel, M. & Wessel, R., Jan 1 2011, In : Journal of Comparative Physiology A: Neuroethology, Sensory, Neural, and Behavioral Physiology. 197, 2, p. 153-165 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Scopus citations
2010

Behavioral responses to hypoxia in drosophila larvae are mediated by atypical soluble guanylyl cyclases

Vermehren-Schmaedick, A., Ainsley, J. A., Johnson, W. A., Davies, S. A. & Morton, D. B., Sep 1 2010, In : Genetics. 186, 1, p. 183-196 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

37 Scopus citations

Infertility and male mating behavior deficits associated with Pde1c in Drosophila melanogaster

Morton, D. B., Clemens-Grisham, R., Hazelett, D. J. & Vermehren-Schmaedick, A., Sep 1 2010, In : Genetics. 186, 1, p. 159-165 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Scopus citations
2009

Neurons Detect Increases and Decreases in Oxygen Levels Using Distinct Guanylate Cyclases

Zimmer, M., Gray, J. M., Pokala, N., Chang, A. J., Karow, D. S., Marletta, M. A., Hudson, M. L., Morton, D. B., Chronis, N. & Bargmann, C. I., Mar 26 2009, In : Neuron. 61, 6, p. 865-879 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

159 Scopus citations
2008

Synaptic transmission in neurons that express the Drosophila atypical soluble guanylyl cyclases, Gyc-89Da and Gyc-89Db, is necessary for the successful completion of larval and adult ecdysis

Morton, D. B., Stewart, J. A., Langlais, K. K., Clemens-Grisham, R. A. & Vermehren, A., May 1 2008, In : Journal of Experimental Biology. 211, 10, p. 1645-1656 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

14 Scopus citations
2005

Comparison of the properties of the five soluble guanylyl cyclase subunits in Drosophila melanogaster

Morton, D. B., Langlais, K. K., Stewart, J. A. & Vermehren, A., Apr 19 2005, In : Journal of Insect Science. 5, p. 1-10 10 p., 12.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
14 Scopus citations
2004

Atypical soluble guanylyl cyclases in Drosophila can function as molecular oxygen sensors

Morton, D. B., Dec 3 2004, In : Journal of Biological Chemistry. 279, 49, p. 50651-50653 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

42 Scopus citations

Preliminary characterization of two atypical soluble guanylyl cyclases in the central and peripheral nervous system of Drosophila melanogaster

Langlais, K. K., Stewart, J. A. & Morton, D. B., Jun 1 2004, In : Journal of Experimental Biology. 207, 13, p. 2323-2338 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

19 Scopus citations
2003

MsGC-II, a receptor guanylyl cyclase isolated from the CNS of Manduca sexta that is inhibited by calcium

Morton, D. B. & Nighorn, A., Jan 1 2003, In : Journal of Neurochemistry. 84, 2, p. 363-372 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

13 Scopus citations

MsGC-β3 forms active homodimers and inactive heterodimers with NO-sensitive soluble guanylyl cyclase subunits

Morton, D. B. & Anderson, E. J., Mar 1 2003, In : Journal of Experimental Biology. 206, 6, p. 937-947 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

17 Scopus citations
2002

Nicotinic-acetylcholine receptors are functionally coupled to the nitric oxide/cGMP-pathway in insect neurons

Zayas, R. M., Qazi, S., Morton, D. B. & Trimmer, B. A., Oct 1 2002, In : Journal of Neurochemistry. 83, 2, p. 421-431 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

36 Scopus citations
2001

The novel guanylyl cyclase MsGC-I is strongly expressed in higher-order neuropils in the brain of Manduca sexta

Nighorn, A., Simpson, P. J. & Morton, D. B., Feb 15 2001, In : Journal of Experimental Biology. 204, 2, p. 305-314 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

21 Scopus citations
2000
8 Scopus citations

Neurons involved in nitric oxide-mediated cGMP signaling in the tobacco hornworm, Manduca sexta

Zayas, R. M., Qazi, S., Morton, D. B. & Trimmer, B. A., Apr 17 2000, In : Journal of Comparative Neurology. 419, 4, p. 422-438 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

28 Scopus citations
1999
44 Scopus citations

Identification of a novel guanylyl cyclase that is related to receptor guanylyl cyclases, but lacks extracellular and transmembrane domains

Simpson, P. J., Nighorn, A. & Morton, D. B., Feb 12 1999, In : Journal of Biological Chemistry. 274, 7, p. 4440-4446 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

28 Scopus citations

Soluble guanylyl cyclases in Caenorhabditis elegans: NO is not the answer [1]

Morton, D. B., Hudson, M. L., Waters, E. & O'Shea, M., Aug 12 1999, In : Current Biology. 9, 15, p. R546-R547

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

34 Scopus citations
1998

Norepinephrine increases cyclic GMP levels in cerebellar cells from neuronal nitric oxide synthase knockout mice

Morton, D. B. & Bredt, D. S., Jul 1 1998, In : Journal of Neurochemistry. 71, 1, p. 440-443 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

16 Scopus citations

The nitric oxide-cGMP pathway may mediate communication between sensory afferents and projection neurons in the antennal lobe of Manduca sexta

Nighorn, A., Gibson, N. J., Rivers, D. M., Hildebrand, J. G. & Morton, D. B., Sep 15 1998, In : Journal of Neuroscience. 18, 18, p. 7244-7255 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

104 Scopus citations
1997
11 Scopus citations

Up- and downregulation of esr20, an ecdysteroid-regulated gene expressed in the tracheae of Manduca sexta

Mészáros, M. & Morton, D. B., Dec 1 1997, In : Archives of insect biochemistry and physiology. 34, 2, p. 159-174 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations
1996
9 Scopus citations

Expression of a developmentally regulated gene, Mng10, in identified neurosecretory cells in the CNS of Manduca sexta

Mészáros, M. & Morton, D. B., Jul 1 1996, In : Journal of Neurobiology. 30, 3, p. 349-358 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Scopus citations
15 Scopus citations

Insect physiology: The emerging story of ecdysis

Hesterlee, S. & Morton, D. B., Jan 1 1996, In : Current Biology. 6, 6, p. 648-650 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
24 Scopus citations
18 Scopus citations

Subtractive hybridization strategy using paramagnetic oligo(dT) beads and PCR

Mészáros, M. & Morton, D. B., Mar 1 1996, In : BioTechniques. 20, 3, p. 413-419 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Scopus citations
1995
17 Scopus citations
9 Scopus citations

Remodeling of the insect nervous system

Levine, R. B., Morton, D. B. & Restifo, L. L., Feb 1995, In : Current Opinion in Neurobiology. 5, 1, p. 28-35 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

103 Scopus citations
1994
11 Scopus citations

Spatiotemporal pattern of expression of tenascin‐like molecules in a developing insect olfactory system

Krull, C. E., Morton, D. B., Faissner, A., Schachner, M. & Tolbert, L. P., May 1994, In : Journal of Neurobiology. 25, 5, p. 515-534 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

35 Scopus citations
1992
42 Scopus citations
1991

Expression of an eclosion hormone gene in insect cells using baculovirus vectors

Eldridge, R., Horodyski, F. M., Morton, D. B., O'Reilly, D. R., Truman, J. W., Riddiford, L. M. & Miller, L. K., 1991, In : Insect Biochemistry. 21, 3, p. 341-351 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

41 Scopus citations
1988
22 Scopus citations
1986

Substrate phosphoprotein availability regulates eclosion hormone sensitivity in an insect CNS

Morton, D. B. & Truman, J. W., Dec 1 1986, In : Nature. 323, 6085, p. 264-267 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

23 Scopus citations
1985

Steroid regulation of the peptide-mediated increase in cyclic GMP in the nervous system of the hawkmoth, Manduca sexta

Morton, D. B. & Truman, J. W., Jul 1 1985, In : Journal of Comparative Physiology A. 157, 4, p. 423-432 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

48 Scopus citations

The action of formamidines on octopamine receptors in the locust

Davenport, A. P., Morton, D. B. & Evans, P. D., Aug 1985, In : Pesticide Biochemistry and Physiology. 24, 1, p. 45-52 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

20 Scopus citations