This list contains references from the content that can be linked to their source. For a full set of references and notes please see the PDF or HTML where available.
JA Bueller , M Aftab , S Sen , D Gomez-Hassan , (2006). BDNF Val66Met allele is associated with reduced hippocampal volume in healthy subjects. Biological Psychiatry 59, 812–815.
Z-Y Chen , D Jing , KG Bath , A Ieraci , (2006). Genetic variant BDNF (Val66Met) polymorphism alters anxiety-related behavior. Science 314, 140–143.
F De La Vega (2007). Selecting single-nucleotide polymorphisms for association studies with SNP browser software. Methods in Molecular Biology 376, 177–193.
DJF de Quervain , K Henke , A Aerni , D Coluccia , (2003). A functional genetic variation of the 5-HT2a receptor affects human memory. Nature Neuroscience 6, 1141–1142.
E Dempster , T Toulopoulou , C McDonald , E Bramon , (2005). Association between BDNF val66met genotype and episodic memory. American Journal of Medical Genetics, Part B: Neuropsychiatric Genetics 134B, 73–75.
MF Egan , M Kojima , JH Callicott , TE Goldberg , (2003). The BDNF val66met polymorphism affects activity-Dependent secretion of BDNF and human memory and hippocampal function. Cell 112, 257–269.
F Faul , E Erdfelder , A-G Lang , A Buchner (2007). G*power 3: a flexible statistical power analysis program for the social, behavioral, and biomedical sciences. Behavior Research Methods 39, 175–191.
TE Goldberg , J Iudicello , C Russo , B Elvevåg , (2008). BDNF Val66Met polymorphism significantly affects d' in verbal recognition memory at short and long delays. Biological Psychology 77, 20–24.
SE Harris , H Fox , AF Wright , C Hayward , (2006). The brain-derived neurotrophic factor Val66Met polymorphism is associated with age-related change in reasoning skills. Molecular Psychiatry 11, 505–513.
C Herry , S Ciocchi , V Senn , L Demmou , (2008). Switching on and off fear by distinct neuronal circuits. Nature 454, 600–606.
E Huang , L Reichardt (2001). Neurotrophins: roles in neuronal development and function. Annual Review of Neuroscience 24, 677–736.
ER Kandel (2001). The molecular biology of memory storage: a dialogue between genes and synapses. Science 294, 1030–1038.
B Lu , PT Pang , NH Woo (2005). The yin and yang of neurotrophin action. Nature Reviews Neuroscience 6, 603–614.
K Martinowich , H Manji , B Lu (2007). New insights into BDNF function in depression and anxiety. Nature Neuroscience 10, 1089–1093.
GE McClearn , B Johansson , S Berg , NL Pedersen , (1997). Substantial genetic influence on cognitive abilities in twins 80 or more years old. Science 276, 1560–1563.
C Montag , M Reuter , B Newport , C Elger , (2008). The BDNF Val66Met polymorphism affects amygdala activity in response to emotional stimuli: evidence from a genetic imaging study. NeuroImage 42, 1554–1559.
PT Pang , HK Teng , E Zaitsev , NT Woo , (2004). Cleavage of proBDNF by tPA/Plasmin is essential for long-term hippocampal plasticity. Science 306, 487–491.
A Papassotiropoulos , DA Stephan , MJ Huentelman , FJ Hoerndli , (2006). Common kibra alleles are associated with human memory performance. Science 314, 475–478.
L Pezawas , A Meyer-Lindenberg , AL Goldman , BA Verchinski , (2008). Evidence of biologic epistasis between BDNF and SLC6A4 and implications for depression. Molecular Psychiatry 13, 709–716.
L Pezawas , BA Verchinski , VS Mattay , JH Callicott , (2004). The brain-derived neurotrophic factor val66met polymorphism and variation in human cortical morphology. Journal of Neuroscience 24, 10099–10102.
P Pruunsild , A Kazantseva , T Aid , K Palm , (2007). Dissecting the human BDNF locus: bidirectional transcription, complex splicing, and multiple promoters. Genomics 90, 397–406.
FW Sabb , AC Burggren , RG Higier , J Fox , (2009). Challenges in phenotype definition in the whole-genome era: multivariate models of memory and intelligence. Neuroscience 164, 88–107.
AJ Stern , AA Savostyanova , A Goldman , AS Barnett , (2008). Impact of the brain-derived neurotrophic factor Val66Met polymorphism on levels of hippocampal N-acetyl-aspartate assessed by magnetic resonance spectroscopic imaging at 3 tesla. Biological Psychiatry 64, 856–862.
J Strauss , L Barr , J George , M Ryan , (2004). BDNF and COMT polymorphisms. Neuromolecular Medicine 5, 181–192.
PR Szeszko , R Lipsky , C Mentschel , D Robinson , (2005). Brain-derived neurotrophic factor Val66met polymorphism and volume of the hippocampal formation. Molecular Psychiatry 10, 631–636.
YL Tan , DF Zhou , LY Cao , YZ Zou , (2005). Effect of the BDNF Val66Met genotype on episodic memory in schizophrenia. Schizophrenia Research 77, 355–356.
NH Woo , HK Teng , C-J Siao , C Chiaruttini , (2005). Activation of p75NTR by proBDNF facilitates hippocampal long-term depression. Nature Neuroscience 8, 1069–1077.