Venton Lab Publications:

Refereed Publications (from Venton lab at UVA)

59.) P. Puthongkham, B.J. Venton.  Carbon nanohorn-modified carbon fiber microelectrodes for dopamine detection.  Electroanalysis. 2018. In press. 


58.) M. Shin, J.M. Copeland, B.J. Venton.  Drosophila melanogaster as a model system for neurotransmitter measurements.  ACS Chemical Neuroscience. 2018.  In press. 


57.) P. Pyakurel, M. Shin, B.J. Venton.  Nicotinic acetylcholine receptor (nAChR) mediated dopamine release in larval Drosophila melanogaster. Neurochemistry International.  2018. 114 (2018) 33-41. PMC5835409


56.) S.T. Lee and B.J. Venton.  Regional variations of spontaneous, transient adenosine release in brain slices. ACS Chemical Neuroscience.  2018, 9, 505–513.

55.) C. Yang, B.J. Venton. High performance, low cost carbon nanotube yarn based 3D printed electrodes compatible with a conventional screen printed electrode system. 2017 IEEE International Symposium on Medical Measurements and Applications (MeMeA): IEEE Xplore. 2017. p. 100-105. PMC5589149


54.) C. Yang, Y. Wang, C.B. Jacobs, I. Ivanov, B.J. Venton.  O2 plasma etching and antistatic gun surface modifications for CNT yarn microelectrode improve sensitivity and antifouling properties. Analytical Chemistry. 2017. 89 (10), 5605–5611. PMC5575992


53.) C. Yang, E. Trikantzopoulos, C.B. Jacobs, B.J. Venton. Evaluation of carbon nanotube fiber microelectrodes for neurotransmitter detection: Correlation of electrochemical performance and surface properties. Analytica Chimica Acta. 2017, 965, 1-8. PMC5380235.


52.) M.D. Nguyen, Y. Wang, M. Ganesana, B.J. Venton. Transient Adenosine Release Is Modulated by NMDA and GABAB Receptors.  ACS Chemical Neuroscience, 2017, 8(2), 376–385.  PMC5558448


51.) R.P. Borman, Y. Wang, M.D. Nguyen, M. Ganesana, S.T. Lee, B.J. Venton. Automated algorithm for detection of transient adenosine release. ACS Chemical Neuroscience, 2017, 8 (2), 386–393. PMC5312768


50.) M. Ganesana, S.T. Lee, Y. Wang, B.J. Venton. Analytical techniques in neuroscience: Recent advances in imaging, separation, and electrochemical methods. Analytical Chemistry. 2017, 89(1), 314-341. PMC5260807


49.) E. Trikantzopoulos, C. Yang, M. Ganesana, Y. Wang, B.J. Venton.  Novel carbon-fiber microelectrode batch fabrication using a 3D-printed mold and polyimide resin.  Analyst. 2016, 141, 5256-5260. PMC5019535

48.) Y. Wang, B.J. Venton.  Correlation of transient adenosine release and oxygen changes in the caudateputamen. Journal of Neurochemistry


47.) P. Pyakurel, E. Privman Champaloux, B.J. Venton. Fast-scan cyclic voltammetry (FSCV) detection of endogenous octopamine in Drosophila melanogaster ventral nerve cord.

ACS Chemical Neuroscience.


46.) C. Yang, E. Trikantzopoulos, M.D. Nguyen, C.B. Jacobs, Y. Wang, M. Mahjouri-Samani, I.N. Ivanov, B.J. Venton. Laser Treated Carbon Nanotube Yarn Microelectrodes for Rapid and Sensitive Detection of Dopamine in Vivo.  ACS Sensors.  2016 1 (5), 508-515. 


45.) M.E. Denno, E. Privman, R.P. Borman, D.C. Wolin, B.J. Venton.  Quantification of Histamine and Carcinine in Drosophila melanogaster Tissues. ACS Chem. Neurosci. 2016.  7 (3), 407–414. PMC4798850.


44.) C. Yang, C B. Jacobs, M. Ganesana, M.D. Nguyen, A.G. Zestos, I.N. Ivanov, A.A. Puretzky, C.M. Rouleau, D.B. Geohegan, B.J. Venton Carbon nanotubes grown on metal microelectrodes for the detection of dopamine.  Analytical Chemistry.  2016 88 (1), 645-652. PMC4718531

43.) A.G. Zestos, C. Yang, C.B Jacobs, D.L. Hensley, and B.J. Venton.  Carbon nanospikes grown on metal wires as microelectrode sensors for dopamine.  Analyst.  2015, 140, 7283-7290. PMC4618699


42.) M.D. Nguyen, A.E. Ross, M. Ryals, S.T. Lee, B.J. Venton.  Clearance of rapid adenosine release is regulated by nucleoside transporters and metabolism.  Pharmacology Research and Perspectives. 2015 3(6), e00189.

41.) E. Privman, B.J. Venton.  Comparison of dopamine kinetics in the larval Drosophila ventral nerve cord and protocerebrum with improved optogenetic stimulation. Journal of Neurochemistry.  2015, 135, 695-704.  PMC4636934


40.) C. Yang, M.E. Denno, P. Pyakurel, B.J. Venton.  Recent trends in carbon nanomaterial-based electrochemical sensors for biomolecules: A review.  Analytica Chimica Acta. 2015, 887, 17-37. PMC4557208


39.) N. Xiao and B.J. Venton.  Characterization of dopamine releasable and reserve pools in Drosophila larvae using ATP/P2X2 mediated stimulation. Journal of Neurochemistry.  2015, 134, 445-454. PMC4496298.


38.) H.R. Rees, S.E. Anderson, E. Privman, H.H. Bau, B.J. Venton. Carbon nanopipette electrodes for dopamine detection in Drosophila. Analytical Chemistry.  2015  87 (7), 3849-55. PMC4400659.


37.) M.E. Denno, E. Privman, B.J. Venton.  Analysis of neurotransmitter tissue content of Drosophila melanogaster in different life stages. ACS Chemical Neuroscience.  2015. 6 (1), 117-23.  PMC4304510.


36.) M.D. Nguyen, B.J. Venton. Fast-scan cyclic voltammetry for the characterization of rapid adenosine release. Computational and Structural Biology Journal. 2015, 13, 47-54.


35.) A.E. Ross, B.J. Venton. Adenosine transiently modulates stimulated dopamine release in the caudate putamen via A1 receptors. Journal of Neurochemistry, 2015 132 (1) 51-60. PMC4270927.  

34.) A.G. Zestos, C.B. Jacobs, E. Trikantzopoulos, B.J. Venton.  Polyethyleneimine carbon nanotube fiber electrodes for enhanced detection of neurotransmitters. Analytical Chemistry.  2014. 86 (17), 8568-75.  PMC4151793

33.) A.E. Ross, B.J. Venton.  Sawhorse waveform voltammetry for the selective detection of adenosine, ATP, and hydrogen peroxide.  Analytical Chemistry.  2014. 86 (15), 7486-7493. 

32.) N.Xiao, E. Privman, B.J. Venton. Optogenetic control of serotonin and dopamine release in Drosophila larvae. ACS Chemical Neuroscience.  2014. 5(8), 666-673. PMC4140588 
31.) C.B. Jacobs, I.N. Ivanov, M.D. Nguyen, A.G. Zestos, B.J. Venton.  High temporal resolution measurements of dopamine with carbon nanotube yarn microelectrodes. Analytical Chemistry.  2014, 86 (12), 5721-5727. PMC4063327

30.) A.E. Ross, M.D. Nguyen, E. Privman,  B.J. Venton. Mechanical stimulation evokes rapid increases in adenosine concentration in the prefrontal cortex, Journal of Neurochemistry. 2014. 130 (1), 50-60.  PMC4065624
29.) M. Ngyuen, S.L. Lee, A.E. Ross, M. Ryals, V.I. Choudhry, B.J. Venton.  Characterization of spontaneous, transient adenosine release in the caudate-putamen and prefrontal cortex. PLOS One. 2014. 9(1): e87165.
28.) T.L. Vickrey, N. Xiao, B.J. Venton.  Kinetics of the dopamine transporter in Drosophila larva.  ACS Chemical Neuroscience. 2013, 4, 832-837.  PMC3656763
27.) H. Fang, M.L. Pajski, A.E. Ross, B.J. Venton.  Quantitation of dopamine, serotonin and adenosine content in a tissue punch from a brain slice using capillary electrophoresis with fast-scan cyclic voltammetry detection.  Analytical Methods, 2013, 5, 2704-2711. PMC3686531. 
26.) A.G. Zestos, M.D. Nguyen, B.L. Poe, C.B. Jacobs, and B.J. Venton.  Epoxy insulated carbon fiber and carbon nanotube fiber microelectrodes.  Sensors and Actuators B, 2013, 182, 652–658.

25.) M.L. Pajski and B.J. Venton.  The Mechanism of Electrically Stimulated Adenosine Release Varies by Brain Region. Purinergic Signaling, 2012.in press.  

24.) K.M. Glanowska, B.J. Venton, S.M. Moenter.  Fast Scan Cyclic Voltammetry (FSCV) as a novel method for detection of real time gonadotropin-releasing hormone (GnRH) release in mouse brain slices. Journal of Neuroscience, 2012. 32 (42), 14664-14669. 

23.) N. Xiao and B.J. Venton.  Rapid, sensitive detection of neurotransmitters at microelectrodes modified with self-assembled SWCNT forests.  Analytical Chemistry, 2012, in press.   


22.) A.E. Ross and B.J. Venton.  Nafion-CNT coated carbon-fiber microelectrodes for enhanced detection of adenosine.  Analyst, 2012, 137 (13), 3045 – 3051. PMC3392196.


21.) T.L. Vickrey and B.J. Venton.  Drosophila have functioning D2 autoreceptors.  ACS Chemical Neuroscience, 2011, 2, 723-729.  PMC: 330532.

20.) M.J. Peairs, A.E. Ross, and B.J. Venton.  Comparison of Nafion- and overoxidizedpolypyrrole-carbon nanotube electrodes for neurotransmitter detection.  Anal. Methods, 2011, 3, 2379 - 2386 .

19.) C.B. Jacobs, T.L. Vickrey, B.J. Venton. Functional groups modulate the sensitivity and electron transfer kinetics of neurochemicals at carbon nanotube modified microelectrodes. Analyst. 2011, 136, 3557 – 3565.
18.) H. Fang, T.L. Vickrey, and B.J. Venton.  Analysis of biogenic amines in a single Drosophila larva brain by capillary electrophoresis with fast-scan cyclic voltammetry detection.  Analytical Chemistry. 2011, 83, 2258–2264. PMC3058613.
17.) M.L. Pajski, B.J. Venton. Adenosine release evoked by short electrical stimulations in striatal brain slices is primarily activity dependent.  ACS Chemical Neuroscience. 2010, 1, 775-787. PMC3016054
16.) S. Cechova, A.M. Elsobky, B.J. Venton.  Adenosine A1 receptors self-regulate adenosine release in the striatum: evidence of autoreceptor characteristics.  Neuroscience.  2010, 171, 1006-1015. PMC2991493
15.) Y. Xu and B.J. Venton.  Rapid determination of adenosine deaminase kinetics using fast-scan cyclic voltammetry.  Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics 2010, 12, 10027-10032.
14.) C.B. Jacobs, M.J. Peairs, and B.J. Venton.  Carbon nanotube based electrochemical sensors for biomolecules.  Analytica Chimica Acta. 2010, 662, 105-127.
13.) X. Borue, B. Condron, B.J. Venton.  Both synthesis and reuptake are critical for replenishing the releasable serotonin pool in Drosophila.  Journal of Neurochemistry.  2010, 113, 188-199.  PMC2860618.

12.) Y. Xu and B.J. Venton.  Microelectrode Sensing of Adenosine/Adenosine-5’-triphosphate with Fast-Scan Cyclic Voltammetry.  Electroanalysis. 2010, 22, 1167-1174. 
11.) T. L. Vickrey, B. Condron, B.J. Venton.  Detection of endogenous dopamine changes in Drosophila using fast-scan cyclic voltammetry.  Analytical Chemistry.  2009, 81, 9306–9313.
10.) G. Shambat, A. Deberardinis, P. Reinke, B.J. Venton, L. Pu, J. Bean, B. Chen, J. Tour.  Addition Reaction and Characterization of Chlorotris(triphenylphosphine)iridium(I) on Silicon(111) Surfaces.  Applied Surface Science.  2009, 255, 8533-8538.

9.) S.E. Cooper and B.J. Venton. Fast-scan cyclic voltammetry for the detection of tyramine and octopamine.  Analytical Bioanalytical Chemistry, 2009, 394, 329-336. 

8.) X. Borue, S.E. Cooper, J. Hirsh, B. Condron, B.J. Venton.  Quantitative evaluation of serotonin release and reuptake in Drosophila.  Journal Neuroscience Methods, 2009, 179, 300-308. 

7.) M.L. Huffman and B.J. Venton.  Carbon fiber microelectrodes for in vivo applications. 
Analyst, 2009, 134, 18-24.
6.) M.L. Huffman and B.J. Venton.  Electrochemical properties of different carbon-fiber microelectrodes using fast-scan cyclic voltammetry.  Electroanalysis. 2008, 20, 2422-2428.
5.) C. B. Jacobs, T.L. Vickrey, and B.J. Venton.  Measuring chemical events in neurotransmission.  In “Encyclopedia of Chemical Biology”, Wiley, 2008. 

4.) A.M. Strand and B.J. Venton.  Flame etching enhances the sensitivity of carbon-fiber microelectrodes.  Analytical Chemistry, 2008, 80, 3708–3715.

3.) S. Cechova and B.J. Venton. Transient adenosine efflux in the rat caudate-putamen.  Journal of Neurochemistry, 2008, 105, 1253-1263.

2.) B.E. Kumara Swamy and B.J. VentonCarbon nanotube-modified microelectrodes for simultaneous detection of dopamine and serotonin in vivo.  Analyst, 2007, 132, 876-894.
* this article was highlighted in Chemical Technology, 2007, 4, T66.

1.) B.E. Kumara Swamy and B.J. Venton.  Subsecond detection of physiological adenosine concentrations using fast-scan cyclic voltammetry. Analytical Chemistry2007, 79, 744-750.

Book chapters

M.G. Roper, C. Guillo, and B.J. Venton.  High speed electrophoretic separations.  In “Handbook of Capillary and Microchip Electrophoresis and Associated Microtechniques” CRC Press: New York. J.P. Landers, editor, 2008. 

For Prof. Venton's publications previous to University of Virginia, please see her CV.

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