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Zhao, X.F., Kohen, R., Parent, R., Duan, Y., Fisher, G.L., Korn, M.J., Ji, L., Wan, G., Jin, J., Püschel, A.W., Dolan, D.F., Parent, J.M., Corfas, G., Murphy, G.G., Giger, R.J. (2018). PlexinA2 Forward Signaling through Rap1 GTPases Regulates Dentate Gyrus Development and Schizophrenia-like Behaviors. Cell Reports. 22(2): 456-70.

Lin, J.P., Mironova, Y.A., Shrager, P., Giger, R.J. (2017). LRP1 regulates peroxisome biogenesis and cholesterol homeostasis in oligodendrocytes and is required for proper CNS myelin development and repair. eLife 2017;6:e30498 DOI: 10.7554/eLife.30498.

Mironova, Y.A., Lenk, G.M., Lin, J.P., Lee, S.J., Twiss, J.L., Vaccari, I., Bolino, A., Havton, L.A., Min, S.H., Abrams, C.S., Shrager, P., Meisler, M.H., Giger, R.J. (2016). PI(3,5)P2 biosynthesis regulates oligodendrocyte differentiation by intrinsic and extrinsic mechanism. Elife. 2016 Mar 23;5. pii: e13023. doi: 10.7554/eLife.13023

Baldwin, K.T., Carbajal, K.S., Segal, B.M., and Giger, R.J. (2015) Neuroinflammation triggered by β-glucan/dectin-1 signaling enables CNS axon regeneration. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 112(8):2581-6

Duan, Y., Wang, S.-H., Song, J., Mironova, Y., Ming, G.L., Kolodkin, A.L., Giger, R.J. (2014) Semaphorin 5A inhibits synaptogenesis in early postnatal- and adult-born hippocampal dentate granule cells. eLife, 04390.

Mironova, Y.A. and Giger, R.J. (2013). Where no synapses go: gatekeepers of circuit remodeling and synaptic strength. Trends Neurosci. 36(6):363-73

Dickendesher, T.L., Baldwin, K.T., Mironova, Y.A., Koriyama, Y., Raiker, S.J., Askew, K.L., Wood, A., Geoffroy C.G., Zheng, B., Liepmann, C.D., Katagiri, Y., Benowitz, L.I., Geller, H.M., Giger, R.J. (2012) NgR1 and NgR3 are receptors for chondroitin sulfate proteoglycans. Nature Neurosci. 15(5):703-12