List of Publications
Qian X, Droste SK, Lightman SL, Reul JM, Linthorst AC (2012) Circadian and ultradian rhythms of free glucocorticoid hormone are highly synchronized between the blood, the subcutaneous tissue, and the brain. Endocrinology. 153(9):4346-53
Qian X, Droste SK, Gutièrrez-Mecinas M, Collins A, Kersanté F, Reul JM, Linthorst AC (2011) A Rapid Release of Corticosteroid-Binding Globulin from the Liver Restrains the Glucocorticoid Hormone Response to Acute Stress. Endocrinology. 2011 Oct;152(10):3738-48
Papadopoulos A, Chandramohan Y, Collins A, Droste SK, Nutt DJ, Reul JM (2011) GABAergic control of novelty stress-responsive epigenetic and gene expression mechanisms in the rat dentate gyrus. Eur Neuropsychopharmacol. 21(4):316-24
Spiga F, Knight DM, Droste SK, Conway-Campbell B, Kershaw Y, Macsweeney CP,Thomson FJ, Craighead M, Peeters BW, Lightman SL (2010) Differential effect of glucocorticoid receptor antagonists on glucocorticoid receptor nuclear translocation and DNA binding. J Psychopharmacol. 2011 Feb;25(2):211-21
Droste SK, Collins A, Lightman SL, Linthorst AC, Reul JM (2009) Distinct, time-dependent effects of voluntary exercise on circadian and ultradian rhythms and stress responses of free corticosterone in the rat hippocampus. Endocrinology 150(9):4170-9
Collins A, Hill LE, Chandramohan Y, Whitcomb D, Droste SK, Reul JM (2009) Exercise improves cognitive responses to psychological stress through enhancement of epigenetic mechanisms and gene expression in the dentate gyrus. PLoS One 4(1):e4330
Droste SK, de Groote L, Lightman SL, Reul JM, Linthorst AC (2009) The ultradian and circadian rhythms of free corticosterone in the brain are not affected by gender: an in vivo microdialysis study in Wistar rats. J Neuroendocrinol. 21(2):132-40
Hill LE, Droste SK, Nutt DJ, Linthorst ACE Reul JMHM (2008) Voluntary exercise alters GABAA receptor subunit and glutamic acid decarboxylase-67 gene expression in the rat forebrain. J Psychopharmacol.
Chandramohan Y, Droste SK, Arthur JS, Reul JMHM (2008) The forced swimming-induced behavioural immobility response involves histone H3 phospho-acetylation and c-Fos induction in dentate gyrus granule neurons via activation of the N-methyl-D-aspartate/extracellular signal-regulated kinase/mitogen- and stress-activated kinase signalling pathway. Eur J Neurosci. 27(10):2701-13
Droste SK, de Groote L, Atkinson HC, Lightman SL, Reul JMHM, Linthorst ACE (2008) Corticosterone levels in the brain show a distinct ultradian rhythm but a delayed response to forced swim stress. Endocrinology 149(7):3244-53.
Droste SK, Chandramohan Y, Hill LE, Linthorst AC, Reul JM (2007) Voluntary exercise impacts on the rat hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenocortical axis mainly at the adrenal level.
Chandramohan Y, Droste SK, Reul JMHM (2007) Novelty stress induces phospho-acetylation of histone H3 in rat dentate gyrus granule neurons through coincident signalling via the N-methyl-D-aspartate receptor and the glucocorticoid receptor: relevance for c-fos induction. J Neurochem 101(3):815-28.
Droste SK, Schweizer MC, Ulbricht S, Reul JMHM (2006) Long-term voluntary exercise and the mouse hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenocortical axis: impact of concurrent treatment with the antidepressant tianeptine J Neuroendo 18(12):915-25
Bilang-Bleuel A, Ulbricht S, Chandramohan Y, De Carli S, Droste SK, Reul JMHM (2005) Psychological stress increases histone H3 phosphorylation in adult dentate gyrus granule neurons: involvement in a glucocorticoid receptor-dependent behavioural response. Eur J Neurosc 22:1691-700
Reul JMHM and Droste SK (2005) The Hypothalamic-Pituitary-Adrenal Axis as a Dynamically Organized System: Lessons from Exercising Mice. In Steckler T et al. eds. pp 95-112, Elsevier Science
Binder E, Droste SK, Ohl F, Reul JMHM (2004) Regular voluntary exercise reduces anxiety-related behaviour and impulsiveness in mice. Behav Br Res 155(2):197-206
Muller MB, Zimmermann S, Sillaber I, Hagemeyer TP, Deussing JM, Timpl P, Kormann MS, Droste SK, Kuhn R, Reul JMHM, Holsboer F, Wurst W (2003) Limbic corticotropin-releasing hormone receptor 1 mediates anxiety-related behaviour and hormonal adaptation to stress. Nature Neurosci 6:1100-1107
Droste SK, Gesing A, Ulbricht S, Muller MB, Linthorst ACE and Reul JMHM (2003)
Effects of long-term voluntary exercise on the mouse hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenocortical axis. Endocrinology 144:3012-3023
Lancel M, Droste SK, Sommer S, Reul JMHM (2003) Influence of regular voluntary exercise on spontaneous and social stress-affected sleep in mice. Eur J Neurosci 17:2171-2179
Simko M, Droste S, Kriehuber R, Weiss DG (2001) Stimulation of phagocytosis and free radical production in murine macrophages by 50 Hz electromagnetic fields. Eur J Cell Biol 80:562-6
Gesing A, Bilang-Bleuel A, Droste SK, Linthorst ACE, Holsboer F, Reul JMHM (2001) Psychological stress increases hippocampal mineralocorticoid receptor levels: involvement of corticotropin-releasing hormone. J Neurosci 21: 4822-4829
Reul JMHM, Bilang-Bleuel A, Droste S, Linthorst ACE, Holsboer F, Gesing A (2000) New mode of the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenocortical axis regulation: significance for stress-related disorders. Z Rheumatol 59: Suppl 2 2/22-2/25
Reul JMHM., Gesing A, Droste S, Stec ISM, Weber A, Bachmann C, Bilang-Bleuel A, Holsboer F, Linthorst ACE (2000) The brain mineralocorticoid receptor: greedy for ligand, mysterious in function. Eur J Pharmacol 405:235-249
Droste S, Weiss DG, Simkó M (1999) Influence on phagocytosis, intracellular transport, TPA-stimulation and free radical production in mouse bone marrow-derived macrophages after exposure to electromagnetic fields. Eur. J. Cell Biol. Suppl. 49, 275