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*Franco, L. O., *Carvalho, M. J., *Costa, J., Ferreira, P. A., Guedes, J. R., Sousa, R., Edfawy, M., Seabra, C. M., Cardoso, A. L., & Peça, J. (2020). Social subordination induced by early life adversity rewires inhibitory control of the prefrontal cortex via enhanced Npy1r signaling. Neuropsychopharmacology45(9), 1438–1447. doi.org/10.1038/s41386-020-0727-7
 
Edfawy, M., *Guedes, J. R., *Pereira, M. I., Laranjo, M., Carvalho, M. J., Gao, X., Ferreira, P. A., Caldeira, G., Franco, L. O., Wang, D., Cardoso, A. L., Feng, G., Carvalho, A. L., & Peça, J. (2019). Abnormal mGluR-mediated synaptic plasticity and autism-like behaviours in Gprasp2 mutant mice. Nature communications10(1), 1431. doi.org/10.1038/s41467-019-09382-9
 
Li, Y., Lopez-Huerta, V. G., Adiconis, X., Levandowski, K., Choi, S., Simmons, S. K., Arias-Garcia, M. A., Guo, B., Yao, A. Y., Blosser, T. R., Wimmer, R. D., Aida, T., Atamian, A., Naik, T., Sun, X., Bi, D., Malhotra, D., Hession, C. C., Shema, R., Gomes, M., Li T., Hwang E., Krol A., Kowalczyk M., Peça J., Pan G., Halassa M.M., Levin J.Z., Fu Z., Feng, G. (2020). Distinct subnetworks of the thalamic reticular nucleus. Nature583(7818), 819–824. doi.org/10.1038/s41586-020-2504-5
 

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Costa, J., Martins, S., Ferreira, P. A., Cardoso, A., Guedes, J. R., Peça, J., & Cardoso, A. L. (2021). The old guard: Age-related changes in microglia and their consequences. Mechanisms of ageing and development, 197, 111512. doi.org/10.1016/j.mad.2021.111512
 
 
Sequeira, D. B., Oliveira, A. R., Seabra, C. M., Palma, P. J., Ramos, C., Figueiredo, M. H., Santos, A. C., Cardoso, A. L., Peça, J., & Santos, J. M. (2021). Regeneration of pulp-dentin complex using human stem cells of the apical papilla: in vivo interaction with two bioactive materials. Clinical oral investigations25(9), 5317–5329. doi.org/10.1007/s00784-021-03840-9
 
Lemos F., Prins C., Carpi-Santos R., Waclawiak I., Santos S., Bernardes E., Peça J., Martinez A., Benjamim C., Luisetto R, Mello-Coelho V., Chammas R., Oliveira F. (2021). Galectin-3 in the Gut-liver axis Regulates Autistic-like Behaviors by Mechanism Associated with Cerebral Shank-3+ cell Niches in BALB/c Mice. Preprint, doi.org/10.21203/rs.3.rs-141155/v1
 
Ribeiro, L. F., Catarino, T., Carvalho, M., Cortes, L., Santos, S. D., Opazo, P. O., Ribeiro, L. R., Oliveiros, B., Choquet, D., Esteban, J. A., Peça, J., & Carvalho, A. L. (2021). Ligand-independent activity of the ghrelin receptor modulates AMPA receptor trafficking and supports memory formation. Science signaling14(670), eabb1953. https://doi.org/10.1126/scisignal.abb1953
 
Caldeira G.L., Inácio A.S., Beltrão N., Barreto C.A.V., Rodrigues M.V.Rondão T., Macedo R., Gouveia R.P., Edfawy M., Guedes J., Cruz B., Louros S.R., Moreira I.S., Peça J.Carvalho A.L.
 
Li, Y., Lopez-Huerta, V. G., Adiconis, X., Levandowski, K., Choi, S., Simmons, S. K., Arias-Garcia, M. A., Guo, B., Yao, A. Y., Blosser, T. R., Wimmer, R. D., Aida, T., Atamian, A., Naik, T., Sun, X., Bi, D., Malhotra, D., Hession, C. C., Shema, R., Gomes, M., Li T., Hwang E., Krol A., Kowalczyk M., Peça J., Pan G., Halassa M.M., Levin J.Z., Fu Z., Feng, G. (2020). Distinct subnetworks of the thalamic reticular nucleus. Nature583(7818), 819–824. doi.org/10.1038/s41586-020-2504-5
 
*Franco, L. O., *Carvalho, M. J., *Costa, J., Ferreira, P. A., Guedes, J. R., Sousa, R., Edfawy, M., Seabra, C. M., Cardoso, A. L., & Peça, J. (2020). Social subordination induced by early life adversity rewires inhibitory control of the prefrontal cortex via enhanced Npy1r signaling. Neuropsychopharmacology45(9), 1438–1447. doi.org/10.1038/s41386-020-0727-7
 
Barros-Viegas, A. T., Carmona, V., Ferreiro, E., Guedes, J., Cardoso, A. M., Cunha, P., Pereira de Almeida, L., Resende de Oliveira, C., Pedro de Magalhães, J., Peça, J., & Cardoso, A. L. (2020). miRNA-31 Improves Cognition and Abolishes Amyloid-β Pathology by Targeting APP and BACE1 in an Animal Model of Alzheimer’s Disease. Molecular therapy. Nucleic acids19, 1219–1236. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.omtn.2020.01.010
 
 
Edfawy, M., *Guedes, J. R., *Pereira, M. I., Laranjo, M., Carvalho, M. J., Gao, X., Ferreira, P. A., Caldeira, G., Franco, L. O., Wang, D., Cardoso, A. L., Feng, G., Carvalho, A. L., & Peça, J. (2019). Abnormal mGluR-mediated synaptic plasticity and autism-like behaviours in Gprasp2 mutant mice. Nature communications10(1), 1431. doi.org/10.1038/s41467-019-09382-9
 
Lima Caldeira, G., Peça, J., & Carvalho, A. L. (2019). New insights on synaptic dysfunction in neuropsychiatric disorders. Current opinion in neurobiology57, 62–70. 
 
Sequeira, D. B., Seabra, C. M., Palma, P. J., Cardoso, A. L., Peça, J., & Santos, J. M. (2018). Effects of a New Bioceramic Material on Human Apical Papilla Cells. Journal of functional biomaterials9(4), 74. doi.org/10.3390/jfb9040074
 
Santos, T., Ferreira, R., Quartin, E., Boto, C., Saraiva, C., Bragança, J., Peça, J., Rodrigues, C., Ferreira, L., & Bernardino, L. (2017). Blue light potentiates neurogenesis induced by retinoic acid-loaded responsive nanoparticles. Acta biomaterialia59, 293–302. 
 
*Ting, J. T., *Peça, J., & Feng, G. (2012). Functional consequences of mutations in postsynaptic scaffolding proteins and relevance to psychiatric disorders. Annual review of neuroscience35, 49–71. doi.org/10.1146/annurev-neuro-062111-150442
 
Peça, J., & Feng, G. (2012). Cellular and synaptic network defects in autism. Current opinion in neurobiology22(5), 866–872. doi.org/10.1016/j.conb.2012.02.015
 
Peça, J., Ting, J., & Feng, G. (2011). SnapShot: Autism and the synapse. Cell147(3), 706–706.e1. doi.org/10.1016/j.cell.2011.10.015
 
Peça, J., & Feng, G. (2011). Neuroscience: When lights take the circuits out. Nature477(7363), 165–166. doi.org/10.1038/477165a
 
*Peça, J., *Feliciano, C., Ting, J. T., Wang, W., Wells, M. F., Venkatraman, T. N., Lascola, C. D., Fu, Z., & Feng, G. (2011). Shank3 mutant mice display autistic-like behaviours and striatal dysfunction. Nature472(7344), 437–442. doi.org/10.1038/nature09965 
 
Arenkiel, B. R., & Peca, J. (2009). Using light to reinstate respiratory plasticity. Journal of neurophysiology101(4), 1695–1698. doi.org/10.1152/jn.00009.2009
 
 
Welch, J. M., Lu, J., Rodriguiz, R. M., Trotta, N. C., Peca, J., Ding, J. D., Feliciano, C., Chen, M., Adams, J. P., Luo, J., Dudek, S. M., Weinberg, R. J., Calakos, N., Wetsel, W. C., & Feng, G. (2007). Cortico-striatal synaptic defects and OCD-like behaviours in Sapap3-mutant mice. Nature, 448(7156), 894–900.doi.org/10.1038/nature06104
 
 
*Wang, H., *Peca, J., *Matsuzaki, M., Matsuzaki, K., Noguchi, J., Qiu, L., Wang, D., Zhang, F., Boyden, E., Deisseroth, K., Kasai, H., Hall, W. C., Feng, G., & Augustine, G. J. (2007). High-speed mapping of synaptic connectivity using photostimulation in Channelrhodopsin-2 transgenic mice. PNAS104(19), 8143–8148. doi.org/10.1073/pnas.0700384104
 
Arenkiel, B. R., Peca, J., Davison, I. G., Feliciano, C., Deisseroth, K., Augustine, G. J., Ehlers, M. D., & Feng, G. (2007). In vivo light-induced activation of neural circuitry in transgenic mice expressing channelrhodopsin-2. Neuron54(2), 205–218. 
 
 
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