Publications

2019

Montell C.  2019.  Coordinated movement: watching proprioception unfold. Curr Biol. 29:R202-R205.
Rimal S., Sang J., Poudel S., Thakur D., Montell C., Lee Y..  2019.  Mechanism of acetic acid gustatory repulsion in Drosophila. Cell Rep. 26:1432-1442.e4.
Ni JD, Gurav AS, Liu W, Ogunmowo TH, Hackbart H, Elsheikh A, Verdegaal AA, Montell C.  2019.  Differential regulation of the sleep homeostat by circadian and arousal inputs. Elife. 8:e40487

2018

Lee Y, Poudel S, Kim Y, Thakur D, Montell C.  2018.  Calcium taste avoidance in Drosophila. Neuron. 97:67-74.
Montell C.  2018.  pHirst sour taste channels pHound? Science. 359:991-992.
Hofherr A, Seger C, Fitzpatrick F, Busch T, Michel E, Luan J,..... etc, Montell C, Watnick T, Köttgen M.  2018.  The mitochondrial transporter SLC25A25 links ciliary TRPP2 signaling and cellular metabolism.. PLoS Biol. 16:e2005651.
Liu J, Sokabe T, Montell C.  2018.  A Temperature Gradient Assay to Determine Thermal Preferences of Drosophila Larvae.. J Vis Exp. (136)

2017

Ni JD, Baik LS, Holmes TC, Montell C.  2017.  A rhodopsin in the brain functions in circadian photoentrainment in Drosophila. Nature. 545:340-344.
Leung NY, Montell C.  2017.  Unconventional roles of opsins. Annu Rev Cell Dev Biol. 33:241-264.
Luo J, Shen WL, Montell C.  2017.  TRPA1 mediates sensation of the rate of temperature change in Drosophila larvae. Nat Neurosci. 20:34-41.

2016

Sokabe T, Chen H-C, Luo J, Montell C.  2016.  A switch in thermal preference in Drosophila larvae depends on multiple rhodopsins. Cell Rep. 17:336-344.
Hofmann L, Tsybovsky Y, Alexander NS, Babino D, Leung NY, Montell C, Banerjee S, von Lintig J, Palczewski K.  2016.  Structural insights into the Drosophila melanogaster retinol dehydrogenase, a member of the short-chain dehydrogenase/reductase family. Biochemistry. 55:6545-6557.
Zhang YV, Aikin TJ, Li Z, Montell C.  2016.  The basis of food texture sensation in Drosophila. Neuron. 91:863-77.
Huang J, Liu W, Qi Y-X, Luo J, Montell C.  2016.  Neuromodulation of courtship drive through tyramine-responsive neurons in the Drosophila brain. Curr Biol. 26:2246-56.

2015

Shim J, Lee Y, Jeong YT, Kim Y, Lee MG, Montell C, Moon SJ.  2015.  The full repertoire of Drosophila gustatory receptors for detecting an aversive compound. Nat Commun. 6:8867.
Akitake B, Ren Q, Boiko N, Ni J, Sokabe T, Stockand JD, Eaton BA, Montell C.  2015.  Coordination and fine motor control depend on Drosophila TRPγ. Nat Commun. 6:7288.
Liu C, Montell C.  2015.  Forcing open TRP channels: Mechanical gating as a unifying activation mechanism. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 460:22-25.
Walker MT, Rupp A, Elsaesser R, Güler AD, Sheng W, Weng S, Berson DM, Hattar S, Montell C.  2015.  RdgB2 is required for dim-light input into intrinsically photosensitive retinal ganglion cells. Mol Biol Cell. 26:3671-8.
Lee Y, Moon SJ, Wang Y, Montell C.  2015.  A Drosophila gustatory receptor required for strychnine sensation. Chem Senses. 40:525-33.
Chen Z, Chen H-C, Montell C.  2015.  TRP and rhodopsin transport depends on dual XPORT ER chaperones encoded by an operon. Cell Rep. 13:573-84.

2014

Liman ER, Zhang YV, Montell C.  2014.  Peripheral coding of taste. Neuron. 81:984-1000.
Li Z, Ni JD, Huang J, Montell C.  2014.  Requirement for Drosophila SNMP1 for rapid activation and termination of pheromone-induced activity. PLoS Genet. 10(9):e1004600.
Venkatachalam K, Luo J, Montell C.  2014.  Evolutionarily conserved, multitasking TRP channels: lessons from worms and flies. Handb Exp Pharmacol. 223:937-62.
Liu S, Lamaze A, Liu Q, Tabuchi M, Yang Y, Fowler M, Bharadwaj R, Zhang J, Bedont J, Blackshaw S et al..  2014.  WIDE AWAKE mediates the circadian timing of sleep onset. Neuron. 82:151-66.

2013

Zhang YV, Raghuwanshi RP, Shen WL, Montell C.  2013.  Food experience-induced taste desensitization modulated by the Drosophila TRPL channel. Nat Neurosci. 16:1468-76.
Jeong YT, Shim J, Oh SR, Yoon HI, Kim CH, Moon SJ, Montell C.  2013.  An odorant-binding protein required for suppression of sweet taste by bitter chemicals. Neuron. 79:725-37.
Zhang YV, Ni J, Montell C.  2013.  The molecular basis for attractive salt-taste coding in Drosophila. Science. 340:1334-8.
Venkatachalam K, Wong C-O, Montell C.  2013.  Feast or famine: role of TRPML in preventing cellular amino acid starvation. Autophagy. 9:98-100.
Fowler MA, Montell C.  2013.  Drosophila TRP channels and animal behavior. Life Sci. 92:394-403.
Montell C.  2013.  Gustatory receptors: not just for good taste. Curr Biol. 23:R929-32.
Stefan CP, Zhang N, Sokabe T, Rivetta A, Slayman CL, Montell C, Cunningham KW.  2013.  Activation of an essential calcium signaling pathway in Saccharomyces cerevisiae by Kch1 and Kch2, putative low-affinity potassium transporters. Eukaryot Cell. 12:204-14.

2012

Lee Y, Kang MJ, Shim J, Cheong CU, Moon SJ, Montell C.  2012.  Gustatory receptors required for avoiding the insecticide L-canavanine. J Neurosci. 32:1429-35.
Wong C-O, Li R, Montell C, Venkatachalam K.  2012.  Drosophila TRPML is required for TORC1 activation. Curr Biol. 22:1616-21.
Montell C.  2012.  Drosophila visual transduction. Trends Neurosci. 35:356-63.
Wang X, Wang T, Ni JD, von Lintig J, Montell C.  2012.  The Drosophila visual cycle and de novo chromophore synthesis depends on rdhB. J Neurosci. 32:3485-91.

2011

Shen WL, Kwon Y, Adegbola AA, Luo J, Chess A, Montell C.  2011.  Function of rhodopsin in temperature discrimination in Drosophila. Science. 331:1333-6.
Köttgen M, Hofherr A, Li W, Chu K, Cook S, Montell C, Watnick T.  2011.  Drosophila sperm swim backwards in the female reproductive tract and are activated via TRPP2 ion channels. PLoS One. :e20031.
Montell C.  2011.  The history of TRP channels, a commentary and reflection. Pflugers Arch. 461:499-506.

2010

Montell C.  2010.  Preventing a Perm with TRPV3. Cell. 141:218-20.
Elsaesser R, Kalra D, Li R, Montell C.  2010.  Light-induced translocation of Drosophila visual Arrestin2 depends on Rac2. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 107:4740-5.
Wang X, Wang T, Jiao Y, von Lintig J, Montell C.  2010.  Requirement for an enzymatic visual cycle in Drosophila. Curr Biol. 20:93-102.
Waldo GL, Ricks TK, Hicks SN, Cheever ML, Kawano T, Tsuboi K, Wang X, Montell C, Kozasa T, Sondek J et al..  2010.  Kinetic scaffolding mediated by a phospholipase C-beta and Gq signaling complex. Science. 330:974-80.
Kwon Y, Kim SHoon, Ronderos DS, Lee Y, Akitake B, Woodward OM, Guggino WB, Smith DP, Montell C.  2010.  Drosophila TRPA1 channel is required to avoid the naturally occurring insect repellent citronellal. Curr Biol. 20:1672-8.
Lee Y, Kim SH, Montell C.  2010.  Avoiding DEET through insect gustatory receptors. Neuron. 67:555-61.
Venkatachalam K, Wasserman D, Wang X, Li R, Mills E, Elsaesser R, Li H-S, Montell C.  2010.  Dependence on a retinophilin/myosin complex for stability of PKC and INAD and termination of phototransduction. J Neurosci. 30:11337-45.
Hofmann T, Chubanov V, Chen X, Dietz AS, Gudermann T, Montell C.  2010.  Drosophila TRPM channel is essential for the control of extracellular magnesium levels. PLoS One. 5:e10519.
Kim SHoon, Lee Y, Akitake B, Woodward OM, Guggino WB, Montell C.  2010.  Drosophila TRPA1 channel mediates chemical avoidance in gustatory receptor neurons. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 107:8440-5.

2009

Moon SJ, Lee Y, Jiao Y, Montell C.  2009.  A Drosophila gustatory receptor essential for aversive taste and inhibiting male-to-male courtship. Curr Biol. 19:1623-7.
Montell C.  2009.  A taste of the Drosophila gustatory receptors. Curr Opin Neurobiol. 19:345-53.
Lee Y, Moon SJ, Montell C.  2009.  Multiple gustatory receptors required for the caffeine response in Drosophila. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 106:4495-500.

2008

Venkatachalam K, A Long A, Elsaesser R, Nikolaeva D, Broadie K, Montell C.  2008.  Motor deficit in a Drosophila model of mucolipidosis type IV due to defective clearance of apoptotic cells. Cell. 135:838-51.
Jiao Y, Moon SJ, Wang X, Ren Q, Montell C.  2008.  Gr64f is required in combination with other gustatory receptors for sugar detection in Drosophila. Curr Biol. 18:1797-801.
Kwon Y, Shim H-S, Wang X, Montell C.  2008.  Control of thermotactic behavior via coupling of a TRP channel to a phospholipase C signaling cascade. Nat Neurosci. 11:871-3.
Montell C.  2008.  In search of the holy grail for Drosophila TRP. Neuron. 58:825-7.
Montell C.  2008.  TRP channels: it's not the heat, it's the humidity. Curr Biol. 18:R123-6.
Liu Z, Wang X, Yu YI, Li X, Wang T, Jiang H, Ren Q, Jiao Y, Sawa A, Moran T et al..  2008.  A Drosophila model for LRRK2-linked parkinsonism. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 105:2693-8.
Wang T, Wang X, Xie Q, Montell C.  2008.  The SOCS box protein STOPS is required for phototransduction through its effects on phospholipase C. Neuron. 57:56-68.

2007

Kwon Y, Hofmann T, Montell C.  2007.  Integration of phosphoinositide- and calmodulin-mediated regulation of TRPC6. Mol Cell. 25:491-503.
Venkatachalam K, Montell C.  2007.  TRP channels. Annu Rev Biochem. 76:387-417.
Wang T, Montell C.  2007.  Phototransduction and retinal degeneration in Drosophila. Pflugers Arch. 454:821-47.
Wang T, Jiao Y, Montell C.  2007.  Dissection of the pathway required for generation of vitamin A and for Drosophila phototransduction. J Cell Biol. 177:305-16.
Liu CH, Wang T, Postma M, Obukhov AG, Montell C, Hardie RC.  2007.  In vivo identification and manipulation of the Ca2+ selectivity filter in the Drosophila transient receptor potential channel. J Neurosci. 27:604-15.
Montell C, Caterina MJ.  2007.  Thermoregulation: channels that are cool to the core. Curr Biol. 17:R885-7.
Jiao Y, Moon SJ, Montell C.  2007.  A Drosophila gustatory receptor required for the responses to sucrose, glucose, and maltose identified by mRNA tagging. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 104:14110-5.

2006

Wang T, Montell C.  2006.  A phosphoinositide synthase required for a sustained light response. J Neurosci. 26:12816-25.
Montell C.  2006.  An exciting release on TRPM7. Neuron. 52:395-7.
Moon SJ, Köttgen M, Jiao Y, Xu H, Montell C.  2006.  A taste receptor required for the caffeine response in vivo. Curr Biol. 16:1812-7.
Venkatachalam K, Hofmann T, Montell C.  2006.  Lysosomal localization of TRPML3 depends on TRPML2 and the mucolipidosis-associated protein TRPML1. J Biol Chem. 281:17517-27.
Montell C.  2006.  A mint of mutations in TRPM8 leads to cool results. Nat Neurosci. 9:466-8.

2005

Montell C.  2005.  Drosophila TRP channels. Pflugers Arch. 451:19-28.
Wang T, Montell C.  2005.  Rhodopsin formation in Drosophila is dependent on the PINTA retinoid-binding protein. J Neurosci. 25:5187-94.
Montell C.  2005.  The TRP superfamily of cation channels. Sci STKE. 2005:re3.
Caterina MJ, Montell C.  2005.  Take a TRP to beat the heat. Genes Dev. 19:415-8.
Harrison SMW, Rudolph JL, Spencer ML, Wes PD, Montell C, Andres DA, Harrison DA.  2005.  Activated RIC, a small GTPase, genetically interacts with the Ras pathway and calmodulin during Drosophila development. Dev Dyn. 232:817-26.
Wang T, Xu H, Oberwinkler J, Gu Y, Hardie RC, Montell C.  2005.  Light activation, adaptation, and cell survival functions of the Na+/Ca2+ exchanger CalX. Neuron. 45:367-78.
Montell C.  2005.  The latest waves in calcium signaling. Cell. 122:157-63.
Bae B-I, Xu H, Igarashi S, Fujimuro M, Agrawal N, Taya Y, S Hayward D, Moran TH, Montell C, Ross CA et al..  2005.  p53 mediates cellular dysfunction and behavioral abnormalities in Huntington's disease. Neuron. 47:29-41.
Montell C.  2005.  TRP channels in Drosophila photoreceptor cells. J Physiol. 567:45-51.

2004

Montell C.  2004.  Exciting trips for TRPs. Nat Cell Biol. 6:690-2.
Lee S-J, Xu H, Montell C.  2004.  Rhodopsin kinase activity modulates the amplitude of the visual response in Drosophila. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 101:11874-9.
Montell C, Devreotes P.  2004.  From protein dynamics to animal behavior: new insights into complex cell regulatory mechanisms. Curr Opin Cell Biol. 16:115-8.
Montell C.  2004.  Molecular genetics of Drosophila TRP channels. Novartis Found Symp. 258:3-12;discussion12-7,98-102,263-6.
Xu H, Lee S-J, Suzuki E, Dugan KD, Stoddard A, Li H-S, Chodosh LA, Montell C.  2004.  A lysosomal tetraspanin associated with retinal degeneration identified via a genome-wide screen. EMBO J. 23:811-22.

2003

Lee S-J, Xu H, Kang L-W, L Amzel M, Montell C.  2003.  Light adaptation through phosphoinositide-regulated translocation of Drosophila visual arrestin. Neuron. 39:121-32.
Hofmann T, Chubanov V, Gudermann T, Montell C.  2003.  TRPM5 is a voltage-modulated and Ca(2+)-activated monovalent selective cation channel. Curr Biol. 13:1153-8.
Montell C.  2003.  Thermosensation: hot findings make TRPNs very cool. Curr Biol. 13:R476-8.
Montell C.  2003.  The venerable inveterate invertebrate TRP channels. Cell Calcium. 33:409-17.
Watnick TJ, Jin Y, Matunis E, Kernan MJ, Montell C.  2003.  A flagellar polycystin-2 homolog required for male fertility in Drosophila. Curr Biol. 13:2179-84.
Clapham DE, Montell C, Schultz G, Julius D.  2003.  International Union of Pharmacology. XLIII. Compendium of voltage-gated ion channels: transient receptor potential channels. Pharmacol Rev. 55:591-6.
Montell C.  2003.  Mg2+ homeostasis: the Mg2+nificent TRPM chanzymes. Curr Biol. 13:R799-801.

2002

Nakamura M, Baldwin D, Hannaford S, Palka J, Montell C.  2002.  Defective proboscis extension response (DPR), a member of the Ig superfamily required for the gustatory response to salt. J Neurosci. 22:3463-72.
Montell C, Birnbaumer L, Flockerzi V.  2002.  The TRP channels, a remarkably functional family. Cell. 108:595-8.
Montell C, Birnbaumer L, Flockerzi V, Bindels RJ, Bruford EA, Caterina MJ, Clapham DE, Harteneck C, Heller S, Julius D et al..  2002.  A unified nomenclature for the superfamily of TRP cation channels. Mol Cell. 9:229-31.

2001

Xu XZ, Moebius F, Gill DL, Montell C.  2001.  Regulation of melastatin, a TRP-related protein, through interaction with a cytoplasmic isoform. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 98:10692-7.
Montell C.  2001.  An end in sight to a long TRP. Neuron. 30:3-5.
Ma HT, Venkatachalam K, Li HS, Montell C, Kurosaki T, Patterson RL, Gill DL.  2001.  Assessment of the role of the inositol 1,4,5-trisphosphate receptor in the activation of transient receptor potential channels and store-operated Ca2+ entry channels. J Biol Chem. 276:18888-96.

2000

Montell C.  2000.  A PDZ protein ushers in new links. Nat Genet. 26:6-7.
Xu XZ, Chien F, Butler A, Salkoff L, Montell C.  2000.  TRPgamma, a drosophila TRP-related subunit, forms a regulated cation channel with TRPL. Neuron. 26:647-57.
Montell C.  2000.  PLC fills a GAP in G-protein-coupled signalling. Nat Cell Biol. 2:E82-3.

1999

Li HS, Xu XZ, Montell C.  1999.  Activation of a TRPC3-dependent cation current through the neurotrophin BDNF. Neuron. 24:261-73.
Montell C.  1999.  Visual transduction in Drosophila. Annu Rev Cell Dev Biol. 15:231-68.
Wes PD, Xu XZ, Li HS, Chien F, Doberstein SK, Montell C.  1999.  Termination of phototransduction requires binding of the NINAC myosin III and the PDZ protein INAD. Nat Neurosci. 2:447-53.

1998

Li HS, Porter JA, Montell C.  1998.  Requirement for the NINAC kinase/myosin for stable termination of the visual cascade. J Neurosci. 18:9601-6.
Xu XZ, Wes PD, Chen H, Li HS, Yu M, Morgan S, Liu Y, Montell C.  1998.  Retinal targets for calmodulin include proteins implicated in synaptic transmission. J Biol Chem. 273:31297-307.
Montell C.  1998.  TRP trapped in fly signaling web. Curr Opin Neurobiol. 8:389-97.

1997

Montell C.  1997.  New light on TRP and TRPL. Mol Pharmacol. 52:755-63.
Xu XZ, Li HS, Guggino WB, Montell C.  1997.  Coassembly of TRP and TRPL produces a distinct store-operated conductance. Cell. 89:1155-64.
Arnon A, Cook B, Gillo B, Montell C, Selinger Z, Minke B.  1997.  Calmodulin regulation of light adaptation and store-operated dark current in Drosophila photoreceptors. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 94:5894-9.
Arnon A, Cook B, Montell C, Selinger Z, Minke B.  1997.  Calmodulin regulation of calcium stores in phototransduction of Drosophila. Science. 275:1119-21.

1996

Wes PD, Yu M, Montell C.  1996.  RIC, a calmodulin-binding Ras-like GTPase. EMBO J. 15:5839-48.

1995

Wes PD, Chevesich J, Jeromin A, Rosenberg C, Stetten G, Montell C.  1995.  TRPC1, a human homolog of a Drosophila store-operated channel. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 92:9652-6.
Porter JA, Minke B, Montell C.  1995.  Calmodulin binding to Drosophila NinaC required for termination of phototransduction. EMBO J. 14:4450-9.
Xiong WC, Montell C.  1995.  Defective glia induce neuronal apoptosis in the repo visual system of Drosophila. Neuron. 14:581-90.

1994

Nakamura M, Okano H, Blendy JA, Montell C.  1994.  Musashi, a neural RNA-binding protein required for Drosophila adult external sensory organ development. Neuron. 13:67-81.
Xiong WC, Okano H, Patel NH, Blendy JA, Montell C.  1994.  repo encodes a glial-specific homeo domain protein required in the Drosophila nervous system. Genes Dev. 8:981-94.

1993

Porter JA, Yu M, Doberstein SK, Pollard TD, Montell C.  1993.  Dependence of calmodulin localization in the retina on the NINAC unconventional myosin. Science. 262:1038-42.

1992

Okano H, Hayashi S, Tanimura T, Sawamoto K, Yoshikawa S, Watanabe J, Iwasaki M, Hirose S, Mikoshiba K, Montell C.  1992.  Regulation of Drosophila neural development by a putative secreted protein. Differentiation. 52:1-11.
Porter JA, Hicks JL, Williams DS, Montell C.  1992.  Differential localizations of and requirements for the two Drosophila ninaC kinase/myosins in photoreceptor cells. J Cell Biol. 116:683-93.

1988

Bloomquist BT, Shortridge RD, Schneuwly S, Perdew M, Montell C, Steller H, Rubin G, Pak WL.  1988.  Isolation of a putative phospholipase C gene of Drosophila, norpA, and its role in phototransduction. Cell. 54:723-33.

1987

Montell C, Jones K, Zuker C, Rubin G.  1987.  A second opsin gene expressed in the ultraviolet-sensitive R7 photoreceptor cells of Drosophila melanogaster. J Neurosci. 7:1558-66.
Zuker CS, Montell C, Jones K, Laverty T, Rubin GM.  1987.  A rhodopsin gene expressed in photoreceptor cell R7 of the Drosophila eye: homologies with other signal-transducing molecules. J Neurosci. 7:1550-7.

1985

Montell C, Jones K, Hafen E, Rubin G.  1985.  Rescue of the Drosophila phototransduction mutation trp by germline transformation. Science. 230:1040-3.

1984

Montell C, Fisher EF, Caruthers MH, Berk AJ.  1984.  Control of adenovirus E1B mRNA synthesis by a shift in the activities of RNA splice sites. Mol Cell Biol. 4:966-72.
Montell C, Courtois G, Eng C, Berk A.  1984.  Complete transformation by adenovirus 2 requires both E1A proteins. Cell. 36:951-61.
Montell C, Berk AJ.  1984.  Elimination of mRNA splicing by a point mutation outside the conserved GU at 5' splice sites. Nucleic Acids Res. 12:3821-7.

1983

Montell C, Fisher EF, Caruthers MH, Berk AJ.  1983.  Inhibition of RNA cleavage but not polyadenylation by a point mutation in mRNA 3' consensus sequence AAUAAA. Nature. 305:600-5.

1982

Gaynor RB, Tsukamoto A, Montell C, Berk AJ.  1982.  Enhanced expression of adenovirus transforming proteins. J Virol. 44:276-85.
Montell C, Fisher EF, Caruthers MH, Berk AJ.  1982.  Resolving the functions of overlapping viral genes by site-specific mutagenesis at a mRNA splice site. Nature. 295:380-4.