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Physiology profile

Mr Robert Porteous

PositionScientific Officer
DepartmentDepartment of Physiology

Publications

Delmas, S., Porteous, R., Bergin, D. H., & Herbison, A. E. (2018). Altered aspects of anxiety-related behavior in kisspeptin receptor-deleted male mice. Scientific Reports, 8, 2794. doi: 10.1038/s41598-018-21042-4

Piet, R., Kalil, B., McLennan, T., Porteous, R., Czieselsky, K., & Herbison, A. E. (2018). Dominant neuropeptide co-transmission in kisspeptin-GABA regulation of GnRH neuron firing driving ovulation. Journal of Neuroscience, 0658-18, 0658-18. doi: 10.1523/jneurosci.0658-18.2018

Liu, X., Porteous, R., & Herbison, A. E. (2017). Dynamics of GnRH neuron ionotropic GABA and glutamate synaptic receptors are unchanged during estrogen positive and negative feedback in female mice. eNeuro, 4(5), e0259-17.2017. doi: 10.1523/eneuro.0259-17.2017

Iremonger, K. J., Porteous, R., & Herbison, A. E. (2017). Spike and neuropeptide-dependent mechanisms control GnRH neuron nerve terminal Ca2+ over diverse time scales. Journal of Neuroscience, 37(12), 3342-3351. doi: 10.1523/jneurosci.2925-16.2017

Clarkson, J., Han, S. Y., Piet, R., McLennan, T., Kane, G. M., Ng, J., Porteous, R. W., Kim, J. S., … Iremonger, K. J., & Herbison, A. E. (2017). Definition of the hypothalamic GnRH pulse generator in mice. PNAS, 114(47), E10216-E10223. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1713897114

Journal - Research Article

Delmas, S., Porteous, R., Bergin, D. H., & Herbison, A. E. (2018). Altered aspects of anxiety-related behavior in kisspeptin receptor-deleted male mice. Scientific Reports, 8, 2794. doi: 10.1038/s41598-018-21042-4

Piet, R., Kalil, B., McLennan, T., Porteous, R., Czieselsky, K., & Herbison, A. E. (2018). Dominant neuropeptide co-transmission in kisspeptin-GABA regulation of GnRH neuron firing driving ovulation. Journal of Neuroscience, 0658-18, 0658-18. doi: 10.1523/jneurosci.0658-18.2018

Liu, X., Porteous, R., & Herbison, A. E. (2017). Dynamics of GnRH neuron ionotropic GABA and glutamate synaptic receptors are unchanged during estrogen positive and negative feedback in female mice. eNeuro, 4(5), e0259-17.2017. doi: 10.1523/eneuro.0259-17.2017

Clarkson, J., Han, S. Y., Piet, R., McLennan, T., Kane, G. M., Ng, J., Porteous, R. W., Kim, J. S., … Iremonger, K. J., & Herbison, A. E. (2017). Definition of the hypothalamic GnRH pulse generator in mice. PNAS, 114(47), E10216-E10223. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1713897114

Iremonger, K. J., Porteous, R., & Herbison, A. E. (2017). Spike and neuropeptide-dependent mechanisms control GnRH neuron nerve terminal Ca2+ over diverse time scales. Journal of Neuroscience, 37(12), 3342-3351. doi: 10.1523/jneurosci.2925-16.2017

Czieselsky, K., Prescott, M., Porteous, R., Campos, P., Clarkson, J., Steyn, F. J., Campbell, R. E., & Herbison, A. E. (2016). Pulse and surge profiles of luteinizing hormone secretion in the mouse. Endocrinology, 157(12), 4794-4802. doi: 10.1210/en.2016-1351

Cheong, R. Y., Czieselsky, K., Porteous, R., & Herbison, A. E. (2015). Expression of ESR1 in glutamatergic and GABAergic neurons is essential for normal puberty onset, estrogen feedback, and fertility in female mice. Journal of Neuroscience, 35(43), 14533-14543. doi: 10.1523/jneurosci.1776-15.2015

Cheong, R. Y., Porteous, R., Chambon, P., Ábrahám, I., & Herbison, A. E. (2014). Effects of neuron-specific estrogen receptor (ER) α and ERβ deletion on the acute estrogen negative feedback mechanism in adult female mice. Endocrinology, 155(4), 1418-1427. doi: 10.1210/en.2013-1943

Kirilov, M., Clarkson, J., Liu, X., Roa, J., Campos, P., Porteous, R., … Herbison, A. E. (2013). Dependence of fertility on kisspeptin—Gpr54 signalling at the GnRH neuron. Nature Communications, 4, 2492. doi: 10.1038/ncomms3492

Constantin, S., Piet, R., Iremonger, K., Yeo, S. H., Clarkson, J., Porteous, R., & Herbison, A. E. (2012). GnRH neuron firing and response to GABA in vitro depend on acute brain slice thickness and orientation. Endocrinology, 153(8), 3758-3769. doi: 10.1210/en.2012-1126

Cheong, R. Y., Kwakowsky, A., Barad, Z., Porteous, R., Herbison, A. E., & Ábrahám, I. M. (2012). Estradiol acts directly and indirectly on multiple signaling pathways to phosphorylate cAMP-response element binding protein in GnRH neurons. Endocrinology, 153(8), 3792-3803. doi: 10.1210/en.2012-1232

Liu, X., Porteous, R., d'Anglemont de Tassigny, X., Colledge, W. H., Millar, R., Petersen, S. L., & Herbison, A. E. (2011). Frequency-dependent recruitment of fast amino acid and slow neuropeptide neurotransmitter release controls gonadotropin-releasing hormone neuron excitability. Journal of Neuroscience, 31(7), 2421-2430. doi: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.5759-10.2011

Campbell, R. E., Ducret, E., Porteous, R., Liu, X., Herde, M. K., Wellerhaus, K., … Herbison, A. E. (2011). Gap junctions between neuronal inputs but not gonadotropin-releasing hormone neurons control estrous cycles in the mouse. Endocrinology, 152(6), 2290-2301. doi: 10.1210/en.2010-1311

Porteous, R., Petersen, S. L., Yeo, S. H., Bhattarai, J. P., Ciofi, P., d'Anglemont de Tassigny, X., … Herbison, A. E. (2011). Kisspeptin neurons co-express met-enkephalin and galanin in the rostral periventricular region of the female mouse hypothalamus. Journal of Comparative Neurology, 519(17), 3456-3469. doi: 10.1002/cne.22716

Lee, K., Porteous, R., Campbell, R. E., Lüscher, B., & Herbison, A. E. (2010). Knockdown of GABAA receptor signaling in GnRH neurons has minimal effects upon fertility. Endocrinology, 151(9), 4428-4436. doi: 10.1210/en.2010-0314

Jasoni, C. L., Porteous, R. W., & Herbison, A. E. (2009). Anatomical location of mature GnRH neurons corresponds with their birthdate in the developing mouse. Developmental Dynamics, 238(3), 524-531.

Rizwan, M. Z., Porteous, R., Herbison, A. E., & Anderson, G. M. (2009). Cells expressing RFamide-related peptide-1/3, the mammalian gonadotropin-inhibitory hormone orthologs, are not hypophysiotropic neuroendocrine neurons in the rat. Endocrinology, 150(3), 1413-1420. doi: 10.1210/en.2008-1287

Herbison, A. E., Porteous, R., Pape, J.-R., Mora, J. M., & Hurst, P. R. (2008). Gonadotropin-releasing hormone neuron requirements for puberty, ovulation, and fertility. Endocrinology, 149(2), 597-604. doi: 10.1210/en.2007-1139

Wintermantel, T. M., Campbell, R. E., Porteous, R., Bock, D., Gröne, H.-J., Todman, M. G., … Herbison, A. E. (2006). Definition of estrogen receptor pathway critical for estrogen positive feedback to gonadotropin-releasing hormone neurons and fertility. Neuron, 52, 271-280.

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