Veröffentlichungen/Publications

Begutachtete Zeitschriftenartikel und Buchbeiträge / Peer-Reviewed Papers

Nixdorf-Bergweiler BE and Bischof H-J. 2007. A stereotaxic atlas of the brain of the zebra finch, Taeniopygia guttata, with special emphasis on telencephalic visual and song system nuclei in transverse and sagittal sections. Bethesda (MD): National Library of Medicine (US), National Center for Biotechnology Information. Available from: NCBI Bookshelf

Kreck G and Nixdorf-Bergweiler BE. 2005. Evidence for a cortical-basal ganglia projection pathway in female zebra finches. NeuroReport 16(1):21-24.

Nixdorf-Bergweiler BE and von Bohlen und Halbach V. 2005. Neuronal number in song nucleus LMAN remains high in female zebra finches throughout development and in adulthood. Acta Zoologica Sinica 51(2):257-267.

Ahnert-Hilger G, Höltje M, Große G, Pickert G, Mucke C, Nixdorf-Bergweiler BE, Boquet P, Hofmann F, and Just I. 2004. Differential effects of Rho GTPases on axonal and dendritic development in hippocampal neurons. Journal of Neurochemistry 90(1):9-18.

Nixdorf-Bergweiler BE and von Bohlen und Halbach V. 2004. Major sex differences in the development of myelination are prominent in song system nucleus HVC but not lMAN. Animal Biology 54(1):27-43.

Nixdorf-Bergweiler BE. 2001. Lateral magnocellular nucleus of the anterior neostriatum (LMAN) in the zebra finch: Neuronal connectivity and the emergence of sex differences in cell morphology. Microscopy Research and Technique 54:335-353.

Nixdorf-Bergweiler BE. 1998. Enlargement of neuronal somata in the LMAN coincides with the onset of sensorimotor learning for song. Neurobiology of Learning & Memory 69:258-273.

Nixdorf-Bergweiler BE. 1997. Nucleolar size and shape is sexually dimorphic in neurons of the lateral magnocellular nucleus of the anterior neostriatum (LMAN) in birds. Cytogenetics and Cell Genetics 76:77-86.

Nixdorf-Bergweiler BE. 1996. Divergent and parallel development in volume sizes of telencephalic song nuclei in male and female zebra finches. Journal of Comparative Neurology 375:445-456.

Nixdorf-Bergweiler BE. 1996. Development of sex differences in the lateral magnocellular nucleus of the anterior neostriatum of the zebra finch. Italian Journal of Anatomy and Embryology 101 (Suppl.1):35-36.

Nixdorf-Bergweiler BE, Wallhäusser-Franke E, and DeVoogd TJ. 1995. Regressive development in neuronal structure during song learning in birds. Journal of Neurobiolgy 27:204-215.

Wallhäusser-Franke E, Nixdorf-Bergweiler BE, and DeVoogd TJ. 1995. Song isolation is associated with maintaining high spine frequencies on zebra finch lMAN neurons. Neurobiology of Learning & Memory 64:25-35

Nixdorf-Bergweiler BE, Lips MB, and Heinemann U. 1995. Electrophysiological and morphological evidence for a new projection of LMAN-neurones towards area X. NeuroReport 6:1729-1732.

Nixdorf-Bergweiler BE, Albrecht D, and Heinemann U. 1994. Developmental changes in the number, size, and orientation of GFAP-positive cells in the CA1 region of rat hippocampus. Glia 12:180-195.

Heinemann U, Albrecht D, Beck H, Ficker E, vHaebler D, Nixdorf B, and Stabel J. 1993. Potassium homeostasis and epileptogenesis in the immature hippocampus. In: Epileptogenic and Excitotoxic Mechanisms. Avanzini A, Fariello R, Heinemann U, and Mutani R (Eds), John Libbey & Company Ltd, pp. 99-106.

Nixdorf BE. 1990. Synaptic remodelling of perforated synapses during development and maturation in a visual projection area in birds. Synapse 6:230-236.

Nixdorf BE. 1990. Monocular deprivation alters the development of synaptic structure in the ectostriatum of the zebra finch. Synapse 5:224-232.

Nixdorf BE. 1989. Ultrastructural analysis of the development and maturation of synapses and subsynaptic structures in the ectostriatum of the zebra finch. Journal of Comparative Neurology 290:472-486.

Nixdorf BE, Davis SS, and DeVoogd TJ. 1989. Morphology of Golgi-impregnated neurons in hyperstriatum ventralis, pars caudalis in adult male and female canaries. Journal of Comparative Neurology 284:337-349.

Clower RP, Nixdorf BE, and DeVoogd TJ. 1989. Synaptic plasticity in the hypoglossal nucleus of female canaries: structural correlates of season, hemisphere, and testosterone treatment. Behavioral Neural Biology 52:63-77.

Nixdorf B and Bischof HJ. 1987. Ultrastructural effects of monocular deprivation in the neuropil of nucleus rotundus in the zebra finch: a quantitative electron microscopic study. Brain Research 405:326-336.

Nixdorf B and Bischof HJ. 1986. Posthatching development of synapses in the neuropil of nucleus rotundus of the zebra finch: a quantitative electron microscopic study. Journal of Comparative Neurology 250:133-139.

DeVoogd TJ, Nixdorf B, and Nottebohm F. 1985. Synaptogenesis and changes in synaptic morphology related to acquisition of a new behavior. Brain Research 329:304-308.

Nixdorf BE and Bischof HJ. 1982. Afferent connections of the ectostriatum and visual wulst in the zebra finch (Taeniopygia guttata castanotis Gould)--an HRP study. Brain Research 248:9-17.



Habilitationsschrift

Nixdorf-Bergweiler BE. 2001 Strukturelle Korrelate des Gesangslernens bei Vögeln: Eine entwicklungsbiologische cytomorphometrische Analyse unter besonderer Berücksichtigung telencephaler Zentren. Habilitationsschrift, Humboldt-University at Berlin, Germany.



Betreute Arbeiten / Students supervised

von Bohlen und Halbach V. 2005. Untersuchungen zu neuroanatomischen Veränderungen beim Gesangslernen des Zebrafinken Taeniopygia guttata. Dissertation, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin.

Steinfelder S. 2000. Analyse der Afferenzen und Efferenzen des Gesangskerns RA (robust nucleus of the archistriatum) in Taeniopygia guttata. Studienjahresarbeit, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin.

Becker D. 1999. Untersuchungen zum Sexualdimorphismus im Gesangssystem des Zebrafinken, unter besonderer Berücksichtigung neuroanatomischer Unterschiede. Wissenschaftliche Hausarbeit, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin.

Bindrich A. 1999. Untersuchungen am Balzgesang akustisch deprivierter Zebrafinken (Taeniopygia guttata). Wissenschaftliche Hausarbeit, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin.

Freyer C. 1998. Quantitative und morphometrische Untersuchungen an Nukleoli in den telencephalen Gesangskernen RA und LMAN des Zebrafinken (Taeniopygia guttata). Studienjahresarbeit, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin.

Kreck G. 1998. Vergleichende Untersuchungen zur neuronalen Verschaltung in der rekursiven Vorderhirnschleife des Gesangssystems weiblicher und männlicher Zebrafinken. Diplomarbeit, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin.

Ullrich T. 1996. Neuroanatomische Untersuchungen zum Gesangssystem bei Zebrafinken. Studienjahresarbeit, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin.

Hintz V. 1996. Veränderungen neuronaler Strukturen während der Gesangsprägung im Gehirn von Zebrafinken. Diplomarbeit, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin.

Lips MB. 1994. Elektrophysiologische und neuroanatomische Untersuchungen an in vitro Hirnschnittpräparaten des Zebrafinken. Diplomarbeit, Universität zu Köln.




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