LIN Staff

PD Dr. Dirk Montag

Head of Working Group

Combinatorial NeuroImaging

Leibniz Institute for Neurobiology
Brenneckestr. 6
39118 Magdeburg
Phone: +49 391 6263 94241
ORCID: 0000-0002-4964-1330

  • Publications


    Ilic K, Lin X, Malci A, Stojanović M, Puljko B, Rožman M, Vukelić Ž, Heffer M, Montag D, Schnaar RL, Kalanj-Bognar S, Herrera-Molina R, Mlinac-Jerkovic K. 2021. Plasma membrane calcium ATPase-neuroplastin complexes are selectively stabilized in GM1-containing lipid rafts. International Journal of Molecular Sciences. 22(24):Article 13590.

    Montag D. 2021. Retrograde amnesia - a question of disturbed Calcium levels?. Frontiers in Cellular Neuroscience. 15:Article 746198.

    Lin X, Liang Y, Herrera-Molina R, Montag D. 2021. Neuroplastin in Neuropsychiatric Diseases. Genes. 12(10):Article 1507.

    Lin X, Brunk MGK, Yuanxiang P, Curran AW, Zhang E, Stöber F, Goldschmidt J, Gundelfinger ED, Vollmer M, Happel MFK, Herrera-Molina R, Montag D. 2021. Neuroplastin expression is essential for hearing and hair cell PMCA expression. Brain Structure and Function. 226(5):1533-1551.

    Koch N, Koch D, Krueger S, Tröger J, Sabanov V, Ahmed T, McMillan LE, Wolf D, Montag D, Kessels MM, Balschun D, Qualmann B. 2020. Syndapin I Loss-of-Function in Mice Leads to Schizophrenia-Like Symptoms. Cerebral Cortex. 30(8):4306-4324.

    Annamneedi A, Caliskan G, Müller S, Montag D, Budinger E, Angenstein F, Fejtova A, Tischmeyer W, Gundelfinger ED, Stork O. 2018. Ablation of the presynaptic organizer Bassoon in excitatory neurons retards dentate gyrus maturation and enhances learning performance. Brain Structure and Function. 223(7):3423-3445.

    Brocka M, Helbing C, Vincenz D, Scherf T, Montag D, Goldschmidt J, Angenstein F, Lippert M. 2018. Contributions of dopaminergic and non-dopaminergic neurons to VTA-stimulation induced neurovascular responses in brain reward circuits. NeuroImage. 177:88-97.

    Lang D, Schott BH, van Ham M, Morton L, Kulikovskaja L, Herrera-Molina R, Pielot R, Klawonn F, Montag D, Jänsch L, Gundelfinger ED, Smalla KH, Dunay IR. 2018. Chronic Toxoplasma infection is associated with distinct alterations in the synaptic protein composition. Journal of Neuroinflammation. 15(1):Article 216.

    Korthals M, Langnaese K, Smalla KH, Kähne T, Herrera-Molina R, Handschuh J, Lehmann AC, Mamula D, Naumann M, Seidenbecher C, Zuschratter W, Tedford K, Gundelfinger ED, Montag D, Fischer KD, Thomas U. 2017. A complex of Neuroplastin and Plasma Membrane Ca2+ ATPase controls T cell activation. Scientific Reports. 7(1):Article 8358.

    Herrera-Molina R, Mlinac-Jerkovic K, Ilic K, Stöber F, Vemula SK, Sandoval M, Milosevic NJ, Simic G, Smalla KH, Goldschmidt J, Bognar SK, Montag D. 2017. Neuroplastin deletion in glutamatergic neurons impairs selective brain functions and calcium regulation: Implication for cognitive deterioration. Scientific Reports. 7(1):Article 7273.

    Altmüller F, Pothula S, Annamneedi A, Nakhei-Rad S, Montenegro-Venegas C, Pina-Fernández E, Marini C, Santos M, Schanze D, Montag D, Ahmadian MR, Stork O, Zenker M, Fejtova A. 2017. Aberrant neuronal activity-induced signaling and gene expression in a mouse model of RASopathy. PLoS Genetics. 13(3):Article e1006684.

    Bhattacharya S, Herrera-Molina R, Sabanov V, Ahmed T, Iscru E, Stöber F, Richter K, Fischer KD, Angenstein F, Goldschmidt J, Beesley PW, Balschun D, Smalla KH, Gundelfinger ED, Montag D. 2017. Genetically induced retrograde amnesia of associative memories after neuroplastin ablation. Biological Psychiatry. 81(2):124-135.

    Arias HR, Ravazzini F, Targowska-Duda KM, Kaczor AA, Feuerbach D, Boffi JC, Draczkowski P, Montag D, Brown BM, Elgoyhen AB, Jozwiak K, Puia G. 2016. Positive allosteric modulators of α7 nicotinic acetylcholine receptors affect neither the function of other ligand- and voltage-gated ion channels and acetylcholinesterase, nor β-amyloid content. International Journal of Biochemistry and Cell Biology. 76:19-30.

    Möhle L, Israel N, Paarmann K, Krohn M, Pietkiewicz S, Müller A, Lavrik IN, Buguliskis JS, Schott BH, Schlüter D, Gundelfinger ED, Montag D, Seifert U, Pahnke J, Dunay IR. 2016. Chronic Toxoplasma gondii infection enhances β-amyloid phagocytosis and clearance by recruited monocytes. Acta neuropathologica communications. 4:25.

    Spilker C, Nullmeier S, Grochowska KM, Schumacher A, Butnaru I, Macharadze T, Gomes GM, YuanXiang P, Bayraktar G, Rodenstein C, Geiseler C, Kolodziej A, Lopez-Rojas J, Montag D, Angenstein F, Bär J, D’Hanis W, Roskoden T, Mikhaylova M, Budinger E, Ohl FW, Stork O, Zenclussen AC, Karpova A, Schwegler H, Kreutz MR. 2016. A Jacob/Nsmf Gene Knockout Results in Hippocampal Dysplasia and Impaired BDNF Signaling in Dendritogenesis. PLoS Genetics. 12(3):Article e1005907.

    Kuhn PH, Colombo AV, Schusser B, Dreymueller D, Wetzel S, Schepers U, Herber J, Ludwig A, Kremmer E, Montag D, Müller U, Schweizer M, Saftig P, Bräse S, Lichtenthaler SF. 2016. Systematic substrate identification indicates a central role for the metalloprotease ADAM10 in axon targeting and synapse function. eLife. 5(JANUARY2016):Article e12748.

    Bhattacharya S, Maelicke A, Montag D. 2015. Nasal application of the galantamine pro-drug memogain slows down plaque deposition and ameliorates behavior in 5X familial Alzheimer's disease mice. Journal of Alzheimer's Disease. 46(1):123-136.

    Bhattacharya S, Montag D. 2015. Acetylcholinesterase inhibitor modifications: A promising strategy to delay the progression of Alzheimer’s disease. Neural Regeneration Research. 10(1):43-45.

    Herrera Molina R, Sarto-Jackson I, Montenegro-Venegas C, Heine M, Smalla KH, Seidenbecher CI, Beesley PW, Gundelfinger ED, Montag D. 2014. Structure of excitatory synapses and GABAA receptor localization at inhibitory synapses are regulated by neuroplastin-65. Journal of Biological Chemistry. 289(13):8973-8988.

    Bhattacharya S, Haertel C, Maelicke A, Montag D. 2014. Galantamine slows down plaque formation and behavioral decline in the 5XFAD mouse model of Alzheimer's disease. PLoS ONE. 9(2):Article e89454.

    Jüttner R, Montag D, Craveiro RB, Babich A, Vetter P, Rathjen FG. 2013. Impaired presynaptic function and elimination of synapses at premature stages during postnatal development of the cerebellum in the absence of CALEB (CSPG5/neuroglycan C). European Journal of Neuroscience. 38(9):3270-3280.

    Vogel H, Montag D, Kanzleiter T, Jonas W, Matzke D, Scherneck S, Chadt A, Töle J, Kluge R, Joost HG, Schürmann A. 2013. An Interval of the Obesity QTL Nob3.38 within a QTL Hotspot on Chromosome 1 Modulates Behavioral Phenotypes. PLoS ONE. 8(1):e53025.

    Legate KR, Montag D, Böttcher RT, Takahashi S, Fässler R. 2012. Comparative phenotypic analysis of the two major splice isoforms of phosphatidylinositol phosphate kinase type Iγ in vivo. Journal of Cell Science. 125(Pt 23):5636-5646.

    Schmeisser MJ, Ey E, Wegener S, Bockmann J, Stempel AV, Kuebler A, Janssen AL, Udvardi PT, Shiban E, Spilker C, Balschun D, Skryabin BV, Dieck ST, Smalla KH, Montag D, Leblond CS, Faure P, Torquet N, Le Sourd AM, Toro R, Grabrucker AM, Shoichet SA, Schmitz D, Kreutz MR, Bourgeron T, Gundelfinger ED, Boeckers TM. 2012. Autistic-like behaviours and hyperactivity in mice lacking ProSAP1/Shank2. Nature. 486(7402):256-260.

    Schmidt S, Hommel A, Gawlik V, Augustin R, Junicke N, Florian S, Richter M, Walther DJ, Montag D, Joost HG, Schürmann A. 2009. Essential role of glucose transporter GLUT3 for post-implantation embryonic development. Journal of Endocrinology. 200(1):23-33.

    Schmidt S, Richter M, Montag D, Sartorius T, Gawlik V, Hennige AM, Scherneck S, Himmelbauer H, Lutz SZ, Augustin R, Kluge R, Ruth P, Joost HG, Schürmann A. 2008. Neuronal functions, feeding behavior, and energy balance in Slc2a3 +/- mice. American Journal of Physiology - Endocrinology and Metabolism. 295(5):E1084-94.

    Schilling S, Zeitschel U, Hoffmann T, Heiser U, Francke M, Kehlen A, Holzer M, Hutter-Paier B, Prokesch M, Windisch M, Jagla W, Schlenzig D, Lindner C, Rudolph T, Reuter G, Cynis H, Montag D, Demuth HU, Rossner S. 2008. Glutaminyl cyclase inhibition attenuates pyroglutamate Aβ and Alzheimer's disease-like pathology. Nature Medicine. 14(10):1106-1111.

    Heyden A, Angenstein F, Sallaz M, Seidenbecher C, Montag D. 2008. Abnormal axonal guidance and brain anatomy in mouse mutants for the cell recognition molecules close homolog of L1 and NgCAM-related cell adhesion molecule. Neuroscience. 155(1):221-233.

    Dirks P, Thomas U, Montag D. 2006. The cytoplasmic domain of NrCAM binds to PDZ domains of synapse-associated proteins SAP90/PSD95 and SAP97. European Journal of Neuroscience. 24(1):25-31.

    Montag-Sallaz M, Montag D. 2006. Immediate early genes and sensory maps of olfactory and gustatory function. In Immediate Early Genes in Sensory Processing, Cognitive Performance and Neurological Disorders. Springer New York. pp. 57-72.

    Beglopoulos V, Montag-Sallaz M, Rohlmann A, Piechotta K, Ahmad M, Montag D, Missler M. 2005. Neurexophilin 3 is highly localized in cortical and cerebellar regions and is functionally important for sensorimotor gating and motor coordination. Molecular and Cellular Biology. 25(16):7278-7288.

    Montag-Sallaz M, Baarke A, Montag D. 2003. Aberrant neuronal connectivity in CHL1-deficient mice is associated with altered information processing-related immediate early gene expression. Journal of Neurobiology. 57(1):67-80.

    Montag-Sallaz M, Montag D, Schachner M. 2003. Altered processing of novel information in N-CAM-deficient mice. NeuroReport. 14(10):1343-1346.

    Montag-Sallaz M, Montag D. 2003. Learning-induced arg 3.1/arc mRNA expression in the mouse brain. Learning and Memory. 10(2):99-107.

    Montag-Sallaz M, Montag D. 2003. Severe cognitive and motor coordination deficits in tenascin-R-deficient mice. Genes, Brain and Behavior. 2(1):20-31.

    Montag-Sallaz M, Schachner M, Montag D. 2002. Misguided axonal projections, neural cell adhesion molecule 180 mRNA upregulation, and altered behavior in mice deficient for the close homolog of L1. Molecular and Cellular Biology. 22(22):7967-7981.

    Brakebusch C, Seidenbecher CI, Asztely F, Rauch U, Matthies H, Meyer H, Krug M, Böckers TM, Zhou X, Kreutz MR, Montag D, Gundelfinger ED, Fässler R. 2002. Brevican-deficient mice display impaired hippocampal CA1 long-term potentiation but show no obvious deficits in learning and memory. Molecular and Cellular Biology. 22(21):7417-7427.

    Montag D. 2001. Neurogenetik: Die Bedeutung der Gene für das Gehirn. Bioforum. 10:730-733.

    Biffiger K, Bartsch S, Montag D, Aguzzi A, Schachner M, Bartasch U. 2000. Severe hypomyelination of the murine CNS in the absence of myelin-associated glycoprotein and Fyn tyrosine kinase. Journal of Neuroscience. 20(19):7430-7437.

    Carenini S, Montag D, Schachner M, Martini R. 1999. Subtle roles of neural cell adhesion molecule and myelin-associated glycoprotein during schwann cell spiralling in P0-deficient mice. GLIA. 27(3):203-212.<203::AID-GLIA2>3.0.CO;2-7

    Weber P, Bartsch U, Rasband MN, Czaniera R, Lang Y, Bluethmann H, Margolis RU, Levinson SR, Shrager P, Montag D, Schachner M. 1999. Mice deficient for tenascin-R display alterations of the extracellular matrix and decreased axonal conduction velocities in the CNS. Journal of Neuroscience. 19(11):4245-4262.

    Montag-Sallaz M, Welzl H, Kuhl D, Montag D, Schachner M. 1999. Novelty-induced increased expression of immediate-early genes c-fos and arg 3.1 in the Mouse brain. Journal of Neurobiology. 38(2):234-246.<234::AID-NEU6>3.0.CO;2-G

    Hillenbrand R, Molthagen M, Montag D, Schachner M. 1999. The close homologue of the neural adhesion molecule L1 (CHL1): Patterns of expression and promotion of neurite outgrowth by heterophilic interactions. European Journal of Neuroscience. 11(3):813-826.

    Weber P, Bartsch U, Schachner M, Montag D. 1998. Na,K-ATPase subunit β1 knock-in prevents lethality of β2 deficiency in mice. Journal of Neuroscience. 18(22):9192-9203.

    Xiao ZC, Revest JM, Laeng P, Rougon G, Schachner M, Montag D. 1998. Defasciculation of neurites is mediated by tenascin-R and its neuronal receptor F3/11. Journal of Neuroscience Research. 52(4):390-404.<390::AID-JNR3>3.0.CO;2-4

    Weber P, Montag D, Schachner M, Bernhardt RR. 1998. Zebrafish tenascin-W, a new member of the tenascin family. Journal of Neurobiology. 35(1):1-16.<1::AID-NEU1>3.0.CO;2-9

    Carenini S, Montag D, Schachner M, Martini R. 1998. MAG-deficient schwann cells myelinate dorsal root ganglion neurons in culture. GLIA. 22(3):213-220.<213::AID-GLIA1>3.0.CO;2-6

    Xiao ZC, Bartsch U, Margolis RK, Rougon G, Montag D, Schachner M. 1997. Isolation of a tenascin-R binding protein from mouse brain membranes: A phosphacan-related chondroitin sulfate proteoglycan. Journal of Biological Chemistry. 272(51):32092-32101.

    Lahrtz F, Horstkorte R, Cremer H, Schachner M, Montag D. 1997. VASE-encoded peptide modifies NCAM-and L1-mediated neurite outgrowth. Journal of Neuroscience Research. 50(1):62-68.<62::AID-JNR7>3.0.CO;2-J

    Bartsch S, Montag D, Schachner M, Bartsch U. 1997. Increased number of unmyelinated axons in optic nerves of adult mice deficient in the myelin-associated glycoprotein (MAG). Brain Research. 762(1-2):231-234.

    Lassmann H, Bartsch U, Montag D, Schachner M. 1997. Dying-back oligodendrogliopathy: A late sequel of myelin-associated glycoprotein deficiency. GLIA. 19(2):104-110.<104::AID-GLIA2>3.0.CO;2-0

    Carenini S, Montag D, Cremer H, Schachner M, Martini R. 1997. Absence of the myelin-associated glycoprotein (MAG) and the neural cell adhesion molecule (N-CAM) interferes with the maintenance, but not with the formation of peripheral myelin. Cell and Tissue Research. 287(1):3-9.

    Guénard V, Montag D, Schachner M, Martini R. 1996. Onion bulb cells in mice deficient for myelin genes share molecular properties with immature, differentiated non-myelinating, and denervated Schwann cells. GLIA. 18(1):27-38.<27::AID-GLIA3>3.0.CO;2-0

    Holm J, Hillenbrand R, Steuber V, Bartsch U, Moos M, Lübbert H, Montag D, Schachner M. 1996. Structural features of a close homologue of L1 (CHL1) in the mouse: A new member of the L1 family of neural recognition molecules. European Journal of Neuroscience. 8(8):1613-1629.

    Schäfer M, Fruttiger M, Montag D, Schachner M, Martini R. 1996. Disruption of the gene for the myelin-associated glycoprotein improves axonal regrowth along myelin in C57BL/WId(s) mice. Neuron. 16(6):1107-1113.

    Dörries U, Taylor J, Xiao Z, Lochter A, Montag D, Schachner M. 1996. Distinct effects of recombinant tenascin-C domains on neuronal cell adhesion, growth cone guidance, and neuronal polarity. Journal of Neuroscience Research. 43(4):420-438.<420::AID-JNR4>3.3.CO;2-A

    Xiao ZC, Taylor J, Montag D, Rougon G, Schachner M. 1996. Distinct effects of recombinant tenascin-R domains in neuronal cell functions and identification of the domain interacting with the neuronal recognition molecule F3/11. European Journal of Neuroscience. 8(4):766-782.

    Bartsch U, Bandtlow CE, Schnell L, Bartsch S, Spillmann AA, Rubin BP, Hillenbrand R, Montag D, Schwab ME, Schachner M. 1995. Lack of evidence that myelin-associated glycoprotein is a major inhibitor of axonal regeneration in the CNS. Neuron. 15(6):1375-1381.

    Probstmeier R, Montag D, Schachner M. 1995. Galectin-3, a β-galactoside-binding animal lectin, binds to neural recognition molecules. Journal of Neurochemistry. 64(6):2465-2472.

    Bartsch U, Montag D, Bartsch S, Schachner M. 1995. Multiply myelinated axons in the optic nerve of mice deficient for the myelin-associated glycoprotein. GLIA. 14(2):115-122.

    Fruttiger M, Montag D, Schachner M, Martini R. 1995. Crucial role for the myelin-associated glycoprotein in the maintenance of axon-myelin integrity. European Journal of Neuroscience. 7(3):511-515.

    Hashemolhosseini S, Montag D, Kramer L, Henning U. 1994. Determinants of receptor specificity of coliphages of the T4 family. A chaperone alters the host range. Journal of Molecular Biology. 241(4):524-533.

    Montag D, Giese KP, Bartsch U, Martini R, Lang Y, Blüthmann H, Karthigasan J, Kirschner DA, Wintergerst ES, Nave KA, Zielasek J, Toyka KV, Lipp HP, Schachner M. 1994. Mice deficient for the myelin-associated glycoprotein show subtle abnormalities in myelin. Neuron. 13(1):229-246.

    Kohl A, Giese KP, Mohajeri MH, Montag D, Moos M, Schachner M. 1992. Analysis of promoter activity and 5' genomic structure of the neural cell adhesion molecule L1. Journal of Neuroscience Research. 32(2):167-177.

    Montag D, Hashemolhosseini S, Henning U. 1990. Receptor-recognizing proteins of T-even type bacteriophages. The receptor-recognizing area of proteins 37 of phages T4 TuIa and TuIb. Journal of Molecular Biology. 216(2):327-334.

    Milner RJ, Lai C, Nave KA, Montag D, Farber L, Sutcliffe JG. 1990. Organization of myelin protein genes: Myelin-associated glycoprotein. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences. 605(1):254-261.

    Montag D, Schwarz H, Henning U. 1989. A component of the side tail fiber of Escherichia coli bacteriophage lambda can functionally replace the receptor-recognizing part of a long tail fiber protein of the unrelated bacteriophage T4.Journal of Bacteriology. 171(8):4378-4384.

    Drexler K, Riede I, Montag D, Eschbach ML, Henning U. 1989. Receptor specificity of the Escherichia coli T-even type phage Ox2. Mutational alterations in host range mutants. Journal of Molecular Biology. 207(4):797-803.

    Montag D, Henning U. 1987. An open reading frame in the Escherichia coli bacteriophage λ genome encodes a protein that functions in assembly of the long tail fibers of bacteriophage T4. Journal of Bacteriology. 169(12):5884-5886.

    Montag D, Degen M, Henning U. 1987. Nucleotide sequence of gene t (lysis gene) of the E. coli phage T4. Nucleic Acids Research. 15(16):6736.

    Montag D, Riede I, Eschbach ML, Degen M, Henning U. 1987. Receptor-recognizing proteins of T-even type bacteriophages. Constant and hypervariable regions and an unusual case of evolution. Journal of Molecular Biology. 196(1):165-174.
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