Publications of the group of Prof. Dr. Herbert Zimmermann

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Melatonin receptor deficiency decreases and temporally shifts ecto-5'-nucleotidase mRNA levels in mouse prosencephalon.

Homola, M; Pfeffer, M; Robson, SC; Fischer, C; Zimmermann, H; Korf, HW

Cell & Tissue Research

365 (1), 147-56

2016 July


α,β-Methylene-ADP derivatives and analogs: development of potent and selective ecto-5'-nucleotidase (CD73) inhibitors.

Bhattarai, S; Freundlieb, M; Pippel, J; Meyer, A; Abdelrahman, A; Fiene, A; Lee, S; Zimmermann, H; Yegutkin, G; Sträter, N; El-Tayeb, A; Müller, CE

Journal of Medical Chemistry

58 (15), 6248-63

2015 October


Expression of ectonucleotidases in the prosencephalon of melatonin-proficient C3H and melatonin-deficient C57Bl mice: spatial distribution and time-dependent changes.

Homola, M; Pfeffer, M; Fischer, C; Zimmermann, H; Robson, RC; Korf, HW

Cell & Tissue Research

362, 163-76

2015 October


NTPDase2 and the P2Y1 receptor are not required for mammalian eye formation.

Gampe, K; Haverkamp, S; Robson, SC; Gachet, C, Hüser; L, Acker-Palmer, A; Zimmermann, H

Purinergic Signal.

11 (1), 155-60

2015 March


NTPDase2 and purinergic signaling control progenitor cell proliferation in neurogenic niches of the adult mouse brain.

Gampe, K; Stefani, J; Brendel, P; Pötzsch, A, Enikolopov, G, Enjyoji, K, Acker-Palmer, A, Robson, SC, Zimmermann, H

Stem Cells

33 (1), pp. 253-264

2015 January 1

Polyoxometalates - Potent and selective ecto-nucleotidase inhibitors.

Lee, SY; Fiene, A; Li, W; Hanck, T; Brylev, KA; Fedorov, VE; Lecka, J; Haider, A; Pietzsch, HJ; Zimmermann, H; Sévigny, J; Kortz, U; Stephan, H; Müller, CE

Biochemical Pharmacology

93 (2), 171-81

2014 November


A new, sensitive ecto-5'-nucleotidase assay for compound screening.

Freundlieb, M; Zimmermann, H; Müller, CE

Analytical Biochemistry.

446, pp. 53-58

2014 February 1


P2X7 receptors at adult neural progenitor cells of the mouse subventricular zone.

Messemer, N; Kunert, C; Grohmann, M; Sobottka, H; Nieber, K; Zimmermann, H; Franke, H; Nörenberg, W; Straub, I; Schaefer, M; Riedel, T; Illes, P; Rubini, P.


73C, pp. 122-137

2013 October


The medial habenula contains a specific nonstellate subtype of astrocyte expressing the ectonucleotidase NTPDase2.

Gampe, K; Hammer, K; Kittel, A; Zimmermann, H


1(4), pp. 354-365

2012 August


Virtual screening identifies novel sulfonamide inhibitors of ecto-5'-nucleotidase.

Ripphausen, P; Freundlieb, M; Brunschweiger, A; Zimmermann, H; Müller, CE; Bajorath, J

Journal of Medicinal Chemistry

55, pp. 6576-6581



SV31 is a Zn2+-binding synaptic vesicle protein.

Barth, J; Zimmermann, H; Volknandt, W

Journal of Neurochemistry

118, 558-70

2011 August


Tissue-nonspecific alkaline phosphatase promotes axonal growth of hippocampal neurons.

Díez-Zaera, M; Díaz-Hernández, JI; Hernández-Álvarez, H; Zimmermann, H; Díaz-Hernández, M; Miras-Portugal, MT

Molecular Biology of the Cell

22(7), pp. 1014-1024

2011 April 1


EGF induces CREB and ERK activation at the wall of the mouse lateral ventricles.

Gampe, K; Brill, MS; Momma, S; Götz, M; Zimmermann

Brain Research

1376, pp. 31-41

2011 February 28


Knockdown of tissue nonspecific alkaline phosphatase impairs neural stem cell proliferation and differentiation.

Kermer, V; Ritter, M; Albuquerque, B; Leib, C; Stanke, M; Zimmermann, H

Neuroscience Letters

485(3), pp. 208-211

2010 November 26


Nucleotides and epidermal growth factor induce parallel cytoskeletal rearrangments and migration in cultured adult murine neural stem cells.

Grimm, I; Ullsperger, SN; Zimmermann, H

Acta Physiologica

199(2), pp. 181-191

2010 June


Development of potent and selective inhibitors of ecto-5'-nucleotidase based on an anthraquinone scaffold.

Baqi, Y; Lee, SY; Iqbal, J; Ripphausen, P; Lehr, A; Scheiff, AB; Zimmermann, H; Bajorath, J; Müller, CE

Journal of Medicinal Chemistry

53(5), pp. 2076-86



The proteome of the presynaptic active zone: from docked vesicles to adhesion molecules and maxi-channels.

Morciano, M; Beckhaus, T; Karas, M; Zimmermann; H, Volknandt

Journal of Neurochemistry

108(3), pp. 662-675

2009 February


Coordinate pathways for nucleotide and EGF signaling in cultured adult neural progenitor cells.

Grimm, Y; Messemer, N; Stanke, N; Gachet, C; Zimmermann, H

Journal of Cell Science

122(14), pp. 2524-2533

2009 July 15


Structure-activity relationships of anthraquinone derivatives derived from bromaminic acid as inhibitors of ectonucleoside triphosphate diphosphohydrolases (E-NTPDases).

Baqui, Y; Weyler, S; Iqbal, J; Zimmermann, H; Müller, CE

Purinergic Signalling

5(1), pp. 91-106

2008 June 5


Purinergic receptor activation inhibits osmotic glial cell swelling in the diabetic rat retina.

Wurm, A; Iandiev, I; Hollborn, M; Wiedemann, P; Reichenbach, A; Zimmermann, H; Bringmann, A; Pannicke, T

Experimental Eye Research

87(4), pp. 385-393

2008 October

Capillary electrophoresis-based nanoscale assays for monitoring ecto-5`-nucleotidase activity and inhibition in preparations of recombinant enzyme and melanoma cell membranes.

Iqbal, J; Jirovsky, D; Lee, SJ; Zimmermann, H; Müller, CE

Analytical Biochemistry

373(1), pp. 129–140

2008 February 1


Distribution of ectonucleotidases in the rodent brain revisited.

Langer, D; Hammer, K; Koszalka, P; Schrader, J; Robson, SC; Zimmermann, H

Cell and Tissue Research

334(2), pp. 199-217

2008 October 9


The ectonucleotidases alkaline phosphatase and nucleoside triphosphate diphosphohydrolase 2 are associated with subsets of progenitor cell populations in the mouse embryonic, postnatal and adult neurogenic zones.

Langer, D; Ikehara, Y; Takebayashi, H; Hawkes, R; Zimmermann, H


150(1), pp. 863-879

2007 June 5


Ectonucleotidases in Müller glial cells of the rodent retina: Involvement in inhibition of osmotic cell swelling.

Iandiev, I; Wurm, A; Pannicke, T; Wiedemann, P; Reichenbach, A; Robson, SC; Zimmermann, H; Bringmann, A

Purinergic Signalling

3(4), pp. 423–433

2007 August 8


Cloning, purification, and identification of the liver canalicular ecto-ATPase as NTPDase8.

Fausther, M; Lecka, J; Kukulski, F; Lévesque, SA; Pelletier, J; Zimmermann, H; Dranoff, JA; Sévigny, J

American Journal of Physiology - Gastrointestinal and Liver Physiology

292(3), pp. G785-G795

2007 March


Identification and characterization of SV31, a novel synaptic vesicle membrane protein and potential transporter.

Burré, J; Zimmermann, H; Volknandt, W

Journal of Neurochemistry

103(1), pp. 276-287

2007 October


Immunoisolation and subfractionation of synaptic vesicle proteins.

Burré, J; Zimmermann, H; Volknandt, W

Analytical Biochemistry

362(1), pp. 172-181

2007 October


Analysis of the synaptic vesicle proteome using three gel-based protein separation techniques.

Burré, J; Beckhaus, T; Schägger, H; Corvey, C; Hofmann, S; Karas, M; Zimmermann, H; Volknandt, W


6(23), pp. 6250-62

2006 December 23


Polyoxometalates - a new class of potent ecto-nucleoside triphosphate diphosphohydrolase (NTPDase) inhibitors.

Iqbal, J; Zimmermann, H; Röllich, A; Stephan, H; Müller, CE

Bioorganic & Medicinal Chemistry Letters

16(23), pp. 5943-5947

2006 December 1


Uracil nucleotides stimulate human neural precursor cell proliferation and dopaminergic differentiation: Involvement of MEK-ERK signalling.

Milosevic, J; Brandt, A; Roemuss, U; Arnold, A; Wegner, F; Schwarz, SC; Storch, A; Zimmermann, H; Schwarz, J

Journal of Neurochemistry

99(3), pp. 913-923

2006 November


Synaptic vesicle proteins under conditions of rest and activation: Analysis by 2-D difference gel electrophoresis.

Burré, J; Beckhaus, T; Corvey, C; Karas, M; Zimmermann, H; Volknandt, W


27(17), pp. 3488-3496

2006 September


Ecto-5’-nucleotidase (cd73)-dependent and -independent generation of adenosine participates in the mediation of tubuloglomerular feedback in vivo.

Huang, DY; Vallon, V; Zimmermann, H; Koszalka, P; Schrader J; Osswald, H

American Journal of Physiology - Renal Physiology

291(2), pp. F282-F288

2006 August


Adenosine produced via the CD73/ecto-5'-nucleotidase pathway has no impact on erythropoietin production but is associated with reduced kidney weight.

Ozüyaman, B; Ding, Z; Buchheiser, A; Koszalka, P; Braun, N; Gödecke, A; Decking, UK; Zimmermann, H; Schrader, J

Pflügers Archiv - European Journal of Physiology

452(3), pp. 324-331

2006 June


Extracellular nucleotide signaling in adult neural stem cells: synergism with growth factor-mediated cellular proliferation.

Mishra, SK; Braun, N; Shukla, V; Füllgrabe, M; Schomerus, C; Korf, H-W; Gachet, C; Ikehara, Y; Sévigny, J; Robson, SC; Zimmermann, H


133(4), pp. 675-684

2006 February 15


Immunoisolation of two synaptic vesicle pools from synaptosomes: a proteomics analysis.

Morciano, M; Burré, J; Corvey, C; Karas, M; Zimmermann, H; Volknandt, W

Journal of Neurochemistry

95(6), pp. 1732–1745

2005 December


A capillary electrophoresis method for the characterization of ecto-nucleoside triphosphate diphosphohydrolases (NTPDases) and the analysis of inhibitors by in-capillary enzymatic microreaction.

Iqbal, J; Vollmayer, P; Braun, N; Zimmermann, H; Müller, CE

Purinergic Signalling

1(4), pp. 349–358

2005 December


Cloning and characterization of the ecto-nucleotidase NTPDase3 from rat brain: predicted secondary structure and relation to other members of the E-NTPDase family and actin.

Vorhoff, T; Zimmermann, H; Pelletier, J; Sévigny, J; Braun, N

Purinergic Signalling

1(3), pp. 259-270

2005 September


Functional expression of the ecto-ATPase NTPDase2 and of nucleotide receptors by neuronal progenitor cells in the adult murine hippocampus.

Shukla, V; Zimmermann, H; Wang, L; Kettenmann, H; Raab, S; Hammer, K; Sévigny, J; Robson, SC; Braun, N

Journal of Neuroscience Research

80(5), pp. 600-610

2005 June 1


Expression of nucleoside triphosphate diphosphohydrolase-1 (NTPDase1) and NTPDase2 in murine kidney: Relevance to regulation of P2 receptor signaling.

Kishore, BK; Isaac, J; Fausther, M; Tripp, SR; Shi, H; Gill, PS; Braun, N, Zimmermann, H; Sevigny, S; Robson, SC

American Journal of Physiology - Renal Physiology

288(5), pp. F1032-F1043

2005 May 1


C-terminal splicing of NTPDase2 provides distinctive catalytic properties, cellular distribution and enzyme regulation.

Wang, CJ; Vlajkovic, SM; Braun, N; Zimmermann, H; Robson, SC; Sévigny, J; Söllner, C; Thoren, PR

Biochemical Journal

385(3), pp. 729-736

2005 May 1


Localization of SNARE proteins and secretory organelle proteins in astrocytes in vitro and in situ.

Wilhelm, A; Volknandt, W; Langer, D; Nolte, C; Kettenmann, H; Zimmermann, H

Neuroscience Research

48(3), pp. 249-257

2004 March


Association of the ecto-ATPase NTPDase2 with glial cells of the peripheral nervous system.

Braun, N; Sévigny, J; Robson, SC; Hammer, K; Hanani, M; Zimmermann, H


45(2), pp. 124-132

2004 January


Hydrolysis of diadenosine polyphosphates by nucleotide pyrophosphatases/phosphodiesterases.

Vollmayer, P; Clair, T; Goding, JW; Sano, K; Servos, J; Zimmermann, H

European Journal of Biochemistry

270(14), pp. 2971-2987

2003 July


ATP inhibits NMDA receptors after heterologous expression and in cultured hippocampal neurons and attenuates NMDA-mediated neurotoxicity.

Ortinau, S; Laube, B; Zimmermann, H

The Journal of Neuroscience

23(12), pp. 4996-5003

2003 June 15


Expression of the ecto-ATPase NTPDase2 in the germinal zones of the developing and adult rat brain.

Braun, N; Sévigny, J; Mishra, SK; Robson, SC; Barth, SW; Gerstberger, R; Hammer, K; Zimmermann H

European Journal of Neuroscience

17(7), pp. 1355-1364

2003 April


Determination of native oligomeric state and substrate specificity of rat NTPDase1 and NTPDase2 after heterologous expression in Xenopus oocytes.

Failer, BU; Aschrafi, A; Schmalzing, G; Zimmermann H

European Journal of Biochemistry

270(8), pp. 1802-1809

2003 April


Expression and allocation of proteins of the exo-endocytotic machinery in U373 glioma cells.

Volknandt, W; Küster, F; Wilhelm, A; Obermüller, E; Steinmann, A; Zhang, L; Zimmermann, H

Cellular and Molecular Neurobiology

22(2), pp. 153-169

2002 April


Adenine nucleotide analogues locked in a northern methanocarba conformation: Enhanced stability and potency as P2Y1 receptor agonists.

Ravi, RG; Kim, HS; Servos, J; Zimmermann, H; Lee K; Maddileti, S; Boyer, JL; Harden, TK; Jacobsen, KA

Journal of Medical Chemistry

45(10), pp. 2090-2100

2002 May 9


Multiple ecto-nucleotidases in PC12 cells: Identification and cellular distribution after heterologous expression.

Vollmayer, P; Koch M; Braun N; Heine P; Servos J; Israr E; Kegel B; Zimmermann H

Journal of Neurochemistry

78(5), pp. 1019-1028

2001 September


The C-terminal cysteine-rich region dictates specific catalytic properties in chimeras of the ectonucleotidases NTPDase1 and NTPDase2.

Heine, P; Braun, N; Sévigny, J; Robson, SC; Servos, J; Zimmermann, H

European Journal of Biochemistry

268(2), pp. 364-373

2001 January


Inhibition of ecto-apyrase and ecto-ATPase by pyridoxal phosphate-related compounds.

Hoffmann, C; Heine, P; Pradel, G; Kim, Y-C; Jacobson, KA; Zimmermann, H

Drug Development Research

51(3), pp. 153-158

2000 November


Assignment of ecto-nucleoside triphosphate diphosphohydrolase-1/cd39 expression to microglia and vasculature of the brain.

Braun, N; Sévigny, J; Robson SC; Enjyoji, K; Guckelberger, O; Hammer, K; Di Virgilio, F; Zimmermann, H

European Journal of Neuroscience

12(12), pp. 4357-4366

2000 December


A comparison of synaptic protein localization in hippocampal mossy fiber terminals and neurosecretory endings of the neurohypophysis using the cryo-immunogold technique.

Zhang, L; Volknandt, W; Gundelfinger, ED; Zimmermann, H

European Journal of Neurocytology

29(1), pp. 19-30

2000 January


Sequencing, functional expression and characterization of rat NTPDase6, a nucleoside diphosphatase and novel member of the ecto-nucleoside triphosphate diphosphohydrolase family.

Braun, N; Fengler, S; Ebeling, C; Servos, J; Zimmermann, H

Biochemical Journal

351(3), pp. 639-647

2000 November 1


Chronic hypoxia enhances adenosine release in rat PC12 cells by altering adenosine metabolism and transport.

Kobayashi, S; Zimmermann, H; Millhorn, DE

Journal of Neurochemistry

74(2), pp. 621-632

2000 February


Immunologically distinct isoforms of ecto-5´-nucleotidase in nerve terminals of different areas of the rat hippocampus.

Cunha, RA; Brendel, P; Zimmermann, H; Ribeiro, JA

Journal of Neurochemistry

74(1), pp. 334-338

2000 January


Endoytic vacuoles formed following a short pulse of K+-stimulation contain a plethora of presynaptic proteins.

Marxen, M; Volknandt, W; Zimmermann, H


94(3), pp. 985-996

1999 October


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Original articles before 1998

Zimmermann, H., Altner, H. (1970). Zur Charakterisierung neuronaler und gliöser Zellelemente im Epithel des Saccus vasculosus von Knochenfischen. Z. Zellforsch. 111, 106-126.

Zimmermann, H. (1972). Ultrastrukturelle und cytochemische Untersuchungen am Saccus vasculosus von Knochenfischen unter besonderer Berücksichtigung der Innervation. Z. Zellforsch. 126, 240-260.

Zimmermann, H. (1972). Neuronal and neuroglial contacts in the epithelium of the saccus vasculosus of Perca fluviatilis (Teleostei): a fine structural cytochemical study. Prog. Brain Res. 38, 271-277.

Zimmermann, H., Whittaker, V.P. (1974). Effect of electrical stimulation on the yield and composition of synaptic vesicles from the cholinergic synapses of the electric organ of Torpedo: a combined biochemical, electrophysiological and morphological study. J. Neurochem., 22, 435-450.

Zimmermann, H., Whittaker, V.P. (1974). Different recovery rates of electrophysiological, biochemical and morphological parameters in the cholinergic synapses of the Torpedo electric organ after sustained stimulation. J. Neurochem., 22, 1109-1114.

Dowdall, M.J., Zimmermann, H. (1974). Evidence for heterogeneous pools of acetylcholine in isolated cholinergic synaptic vesicles. Brain Res. 71, 160-166.

Zimmermann, H., Denston, C.R. (1976). Adenosine triphosphate in cholinergic vesicles isolated from the electric organ of Electrophorus electricus. Brain Res. 111, 365-376.

Zimmermann, H., Denston, C.R. (1977). Recycling of synaptic vesicles in the cholinergic synapses of the Torpedo electric organ during induced transmitter release. Neuroscience 2, 695-714.

Zimmermann, H., Denston, C.R. (1977). Separation of vesicles of different functional states from the cholinergic synapses of the Torpedo electric organ. Neuroscience 2, 715-730.

Zimmermann, H., Dowdall, M.J. (1977). Vesicular storage and release of a false cholinergic transmitter (acetylpyrrolcholine) in the Torpedo electric organ. Neuroscience 2, 731-739.

Zimmermann, H., Whittaker, V.P. (1977). Morphological and biochemical heterogeneity of cholinergic synaptic vesicles. Nature, Lond. 267, 633-635.

Dowdall, M.J., Zimmermann, H. (1977). The isolation of pure cholinergic nerve terminal sacs (T-sacs) from the electric organ of juvenile Torpedo. Neuroscience 2, 405-421.

Suszkiw, J.B., Zimmermann, H., Whittaker, V.P. (1978). Vesicular storage and release of acetylcholine in Torpedo electroplaque synapses. J. Neurochem. 30, 1269-1280.

Zimmermann, H. (1978). Turnover of adenine nucleotides in cholinergic synaptic vesicles of the Torpedo electric organ. Neuroscience 3, 827-836.

Zimmermann, H. (1979). Vesicular heterogeneity and turnover of ACh and ATP in cholinergic synaptic vesicles. Prog. Brain Res. 49, 141-151.

Zimmermann, H., Dowdall, M.J., Lane, D.A. (1979). Purine salvage at the cholinergic nerve endings of the Torpedo electric organ: the central role of adenosine. Neuroscience 4, 979-993.

Zimmermann, H., Bokor, J.T. (1979). ATP recycles independently of ACh in cholinergic synaptic vesicles. Neurosci. Lett. 13, 319-324.

Schmidt, R., Zimmermann, H., Whittaker, V.P. (1980). Metal ion in content of cholinergic synaptic vesicles isolated from the electric organ of Torpedo: effect of stimulation induced trans­mitter release. Neuroscience 5, 625-638.

Giompres, P.E., Zimmermann, H., Whittaker, V.P. (1981). Purification of small dense vesicles from stimulated Torpedo electric tissue by glass bead column chromatography. Neuroscience 6, 765-774.

Giompres, P.E., Zimmermann, H., Whittaker, V.P. (1981). Changes in biochemical and biophysical parameters of cholinergic synaptic vesicles on transmitter release during a subsequent period of rest. Neuroscience 6, 775-785.

Zimmermann , H., Keller, F., Grondal, E.J.M. (1984). ATP at the cholinergic synapse: co-storage, co-release and co-recycling. Develop. Neurosci. 17, 87-96.

Grondal, E.J.M., Zimmermann, H. (1986). Ecto-nucleotidase activities associated with cholinergic synaptosomes isolated from Torpedo electric organ. J. Neurochem. 47, 871-881.

Volknandt, W., Zimmermann, H. (1986). Acetylcholine, ATP and proteoglycan are common to synaptic vesicles isolated from the electric organs of electric eel and electric catfish as well as from rat diaphragm. J. Neurochem. 47, 1449-1462.

Janetzko, A., Zimmermann, H., Volknandt, W. (1987) The electrmotor system of the electric catfish (Malapterurus electricus): a finestructural analysis. Cell Tiss. Res. 247, 613-624.

Grondal, E.J.M., Zimmermann, H. (1987). Purification, characterization and cellular localization of 5'-nucleotidase from Torpedo electric organ. Biochem. J. 245, 805-810.

Volknandt, W., Naito, S., Ueda, T., Zimmermann, H. (1987). Synapsin I is associated with cholinergic nerve terminals in the electric organs of Torpedo, Electrophorus and Malapterurus and copurifies with Torpedo synaptic vesicles. J. Neurochem. 49, 342-347.

Grondal, E.J.M., Janetzko, A., Zimmermann, H. (1988). Monospecific antiserum against 5'-nucleotidase from Torpedo electric organ: immunocytochemical distribution of the enzyme and its association with Schwann cell membranes. Neuroscience 24, 351-363.

Kuhn, D.M., Volknandt, W., Stadler, H., Zimmermann, H. (1988). Cholinergic synaptic vesicle specific proteoglycan: Stability in isolated vesicles and in synaptosomes during induced transmitter release. J. Neurochem. 50, 11-16.

Janetzko, A. Zimmermann, H., Volknandt, W. (1989) Intraneuronal distribution of a synaptic vesicle membrane protein: Antibody binding sites at axonal membrane compartments and trans-Golgi network and accumulation at nodes of Ranvier. Neuroscience 32, 65-77.

Gramzow, M., Schröder, H., Fritsche, U., Kurelec, B., Robitzki, A., Zimmermann, H., Friese, K., Kreuter, M.K., Müller, W.E.G. (1989) Role of phospholipase A2 in the stimulation of cell proliferation by homologous lectin. Cell 59, 939-948.

Zimmermann, H., Vogt, M. (1989) Membrane proteins of synaptic vesicles and cytoskeletal specializations at the node of Ranvier in electric ray and rat. Cell Tissue Res. 258, 617-629.

Zimmermann, H., Volknandt, W., Henkel, A., Bonzelius, F., Janetzko, A., Kanaseki, T. (1989) The synaptic vesicle membrane: origin, axonal distribution, protein components, exocytosis and recycling. Cell Biol. Int. Reports 13, 993-1006.

Bonzelius F., Zimmermann H (1990) Recycled synaptic vesicles contain vesicle but not plasma membrane marker, newly synthesized acetylcholine, and a sample of extracellular medium. J. Neurochem. 55, 1266-1273.

Volknandt, W., Schläfer, M., Bonzelius, F., Zimmermann, H. (1990) Svp25, a synaptic vesicle membrane glycoprotein from Torpedo electric organ that binds calcium and forms a homo-oligomeric complex. The EMBO Journal 9, 2465-2470.

Vogel, M., Zimmermann, H., Kowalewski, H.J., Janetzko, A., Margolis, R.U., Wollny H.-E. (1991) Association of the HNK1-epitope with 5'-nucleotidase from Torpedo marmorata (electric ray) electric organ. Biochem. J. 278, 199-202.

Volknandt, W., Vogel, M., Pevsner, J., Misumi, Y., Ikehara, Y., Zimmermann, H. (1991) 5'-nucleotidase from the electric ray electric lobe. Primary structure and relation to mammalian and procaryotic enzymes. Biochem. J. 202, 855-861.

Pintor, J., Kowalewski, H.J., Torres, M., Miras-Portugal, M.T., Zimmermann, H. (1992) Synaptic vesicle storage of diadenosine polyphosphates in the Torpedo electric organ. Neurosci. Res. Commun. 10, 9-15.

Vogel, M., Kowalewski, H.J., Zimmermann, H., Hooper, N.M., Turner, A.J. (1992) Soluble low Km 5'nucleotidase from electric ray electric organ and bovine cerebral cortex is derived from the GPI-anchored ectoenzyme by phospholipase C cleavage. Biochem. J. 284, 621-624.

Schikorski, T., Braun, N., Zimmermann, H. (1992) Cytoarchitectural organization of the electric catfish (Malapterurus electricus) electromotor system. Cell and Tissue Res. 269, 481-493.

Zimmermann, H., Vogel, M., Laube,U. (1993) Hippocampal localization of 5'-nucleotidase as revealed by immunocytochemistry. Neuroscience 55, 105-112

Braun, N., Schikorski, T., Zimmermann, H. (1993) Cytoplasmic segregation and cytoskeletal organization in the electric catfish giant electromotoneuron with special emphasis to the axon hillock region. Neuroscience 52, 745-756.

Hohmann, J., Kowalewski, H., Vogel, M., Zimmermann, H. (1993) Isolation of a Ca2+ or Mg2+ -activated ATPase (ecto-ATPase) from bovine brain synaptic membranes. Biochim. Biophys. Acta, 1152, 146-154.

Vogel, M., Zimmermann, H., Singer, W. (1993) Transient association of the HNK-1 epitope with 5'-nucleotidase during development of the cat visual cortex. Eur. J. Neurosci., 5, 1423-1425.

Schikorski, T., Braun, N., Zimmermann, H. (1994) Immunocytochemical characterization of the synaptic innervation of a single spinal neuron, the electric catfish electromotoneuron. J. Comp. Neurol. 342: 1-11.

Schikorski, T. Braun, N., Zimmermann, H. (1994) Projection of brainstem neurons to the giant electromotoneurons in the cervical spinal cord of the electric catfish Malapterurus electricus. Brain, Behav. Evol. 43, 306-318

Wittich, B., Volknandt, W., Zimmermann, H. (1994) SV2 and o-rab3 remain associated with recycling synaptic vesicles. J. Neurochem. 63, 927-937.

Heilbronn, A., Krapohl, A., Zimmermann, H. (1995) 5'-Nucleotidase in PC12 cells as revealed by immunocytochemistry. Cell Tissue Res. 280, 123-131.

Hausinger, A., Volknandt, W., Zimmermann, H. (1995) Calcium-dependent endogenous proteolysis of the vesicle proteins synaptobrevin and synaptotagmin. NeuroReport 6, 637-641.

Hausinger, A., Volknandt, W., Zimmermann, H., Habermann, E. (1995) Inhibition by clostridial neurotoxins of calcium-independent [3H]noradrenaline outflow from freeze-thawd synaptosomes: Comparison with synaptobrevin hydrolysis. Toxicon 11, 1519-1530.

Heilbronn, A., Zimmermann, H. (1995) 5'-Nucleotidase activates and an inhibitory antibody prevents neuritic differentiation of PC12 cells. Eur. J. Neurosci. 7, 1172-1179.

Braun, N., Brendel, P., Zimmermann, H. (1995) Distribution of 5'-nucleotidase in the developing mouse retina. Develop. Brain Res. 88, 79-86.

Zimmermann, H. (1995) Accumulation of synaptic vesicle proteins and cyctoskeletal specializations at the peripheral node of Ranvier. Micr. Res. Techn., 34, 462-473.

Heilbronn, A., Maienschein, V., Carstensen, K., Gann, W., Zimmermann, H. (1995) Crucial role of ecto-5´-nucleotidase in differentiation and survival of developing neural cells. Neuroreport 7, 257-261.

Maienschein, V., Zimmermann, H. (1996) Immunocytochemical localization of ecto-5´-nucleotidase in cultures of cerebellar granule cells. Neuroscience 70, 429-438.

Herrmann, C., Volknandt, W., Wittich, B., Kellner, R., Zimmermann, H. (1996) The major vault protein (MVP100) is contained in cholinergic nerve terminals of the electric ray electric organ. J. Biol. Chem. 23, 13908-13915.

Kretzschmar, S., Volknandt, W., Zimmermann, H. (1996) Colocalization on the same synaptic vesicles of syntaxin and SNAP-25 with synaptic vesicle proteins: a reevaluation of functional models required? Neurosci. Res. 26, 141-148.

Marxen, M., Maienschein, V., Volknandt, W., Zimmermann, H. (1997) Immunocytochemical localization of synaptic proteins at vesicular organelles in PC12 cells. Neurochem. Res. 22, 941-950.

Kegel, B., Braun, N., Heine, P., Maliszewski, C.R., Zimmermann, H. (1997) An ecto-ATPase and an ecto-ATP diphosphohydrolase are expressed in brain. Neuropharmacology, 36, 1189-1200. [(181)

Braun, N., Lenz, C., Gillardon, F., Zimmermann, M., Zimmermann, H. (1997) Focal cerebral ischemia enhances glial expression of ecto-5´-nucleotidase. Brain. Res. 766, 213-226.

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Book Chapters, Reviews, News and Views

Altner, H., Zimmermann, H. (1972). The saccus vasculosus. In: The Structure and Function of Nervous Tissue. Ed. G.H. Bourne, Vol. V, 293-328.

Zimmermann, H. (1975). Dynamics of synaptic transmission in the cholinergic synapses of the electric organ of Torpedo. In: Cholinergic Mechanisms, P.G. Waser (ed.), Raven Press, New York, 169-176.

Whittaker, V.P., Zimmermann, H., Dowdall, M.J. (1975). The bio­chemistry of cholinergic synapses exemplified by the eletric organ of Torpedo. J. Neur. Transmission, Suppl. XII, 39-60.

Dowdall, M.J., Fox, G.F., Wächtler, K., Whittaker, V.P., Zimmermann, H. (1976). Recent studies on the comparative biochemistry of the cholinergic neuron. In: The Synapse, Cold Spring Habour Symp. Quant. Biol., XL, 65-81.

Zimmermann, H. (1976). Die chemische Sprache der Nervenzellen. Bild der Wissenschaft, 7, 46-53.

Zimmermann, H. (1976). Untersuchungen zum Mechanismus der cholinergen synaptischen Uebertragung im elektrischen Organ des Zitterrochens (Torpedo marmorata). Habilitationsschrift, Göttingen.

Whittaker, V.P., Zimmermann, H. (1976). The innervation of the electric organ of Torpedinidae: a model cholinergic system. Biochem. Biophys. Perspect. Marine Biol. III, 67-116.

Whittaker, V.P., Zimmermann, H. (1978). The vesicular hypothesis. Trends in Neurosciences, 1, 100.

Zimmermann, H. (1979). Vesicle recycling and transmitter release. Neuroscience, 4, 1773-1804.

Zimmermann, H. (1979). On the vesicle hypothesis. Trends in Neurosciences, 2, 282-285.

Zimmermann, H. (1980). Untersuchungen zum Mechanismus der cholinergen synaptischen Uebertragung: Das elektrische Organ des Zitterrochens als Modellsystem. Verh. Dtsch. Zool. Ges. 1980, 145-163.

Giompres, P., Zimmermann, H., Whittaker, V.P. (1980). New evidence in favour of the vesicle theory of transmitter release. INSERM Symposium No.13, Elsevier/North-Holland Biomedical Press 91-98.

Zimmermann, H. (1981). Mechanism(s) of secretion of chemical neurotransmitters: Chairman's overview. In: Neurotransmission 75 years. Second Nobel Conference. (Fredholm, Lagercrantz, Olsson, Stjärne, eds.) pp. 179-185, Academic Press, London.

Zimmermann, H., Stadler, H., Whittaker, V.P. (1981). Structure and function of cholinergic synaptic vesicles. In: Chemical Neuro­trans­mission 75 years. Second Nobel Conference. (Stjärne, L., Hedquist, P., Lagercarntz, H., Wennmalm, A., eds.) pp. 91-104, Academic Press, London, New York.

Giompres, P.E., Zimmermann, H., Whittaker, V.P. (1981). Bio­chemical and biophysical aspects of stimulation induced vesicle heterogeneity in cholinergic synaptic vesicles. In: Cholinergic Mechanisms. (Pepeu and Ladinsky eds.) pp. 261-272. Plenum Publishing Corp., New York, London.

Zimmermann, H. (1982). Recycling of synaptic vesicles and neuro­transmitter at the cholinergic electromotor synapse. In: Ciênc. Biol. (Portugal), 7, 13-25.

Zimmermann, H. (1982). Neurobiologie. Naturwiss. Rundschau, Heft 7, 1337-1340.

Lagercrantz, H., Klein, R., Zimmermann, H. (1982). Chemical neurotransmission - an introduction. In: Neurotransmitter Vesicles, Lagercrantz, H., Klein, R., Zimmermann, H., (eds). Academic Press, London, 1-27.

Zimmermann, H. (1982). Isolation of cholinergic nerve vesicles. In: Neurotransmitter Vesicles, Lagercrantz, H., Klein, R., Zimmermann, H., eds. Academic Press, London, 241-269.

Zimmermann, H. (1982). Biochemistry of the isolated cholinergic vesicles. In: Neurotransmitter Vesicles. Lagercrantz, H., Klein, R., Zimmermann, H., (eds). Academic Press, London, 271-304.

Zimmermann, H. (1982). Insights into the functional role of cholinergic vesicles. In: Neurotransmitter Vesicles, Lagercrantz, H., Klein, R., Zimmermann, H., (eds). Academic Press, London, 305-359.

Zimmermann, H. (1982). Coexistence of adenosine 5'-triphosphate and acetylcholine in the electromotor synapse. In: Co­Transmission, A.C. Cuello (ed.), The MacMillan Press, London and Basingstoke, 243-259.

Zimmermann, H. (1985). Die elektrischen Fische und die Neurobiologie: Ueber die Bedeutung einer naturgeschichtlichen Kuriositaet für die Entwicklung einer Wissenschaft. Funkt. Biol. Med., 4, 156-172.

Volknandt, W., Zimmermann, H. (1985). Is ATP a general molecular constituent of cholinergic synaptic vesicles? In: Molecular Basis of Nerve Activity, Changeux, Hucho, Maelicke(eds.), Walter de Gruyter & Co., Berlin, New York, S. 121-130.

Zimmermann, H., Grondal, E.J.M. (1985). Adenosine-5'-tri­phosphate at the cholinergic synapse: a co-transmitter? In: Molecular Basis of Nerve Activity, Changeux, Hucho, Maelicke (eds.), Walter de Gruyter & Co., Berlin, New York, S. 91-105.

Zimmermann, H., Grondal, E.J.M., Keller, F. (1985) Hydrolysis of ATP and formation of adenosine at the surface of cholinergic nerve endings. In: Purines: Pharmacology and Physiological Roles. Stone, T.W. (ed.) London, Macmillan, pp. 35-48.

Zimmermann, H., Grondal, E.J.M., Keller, F. (1986). Hydrolysis of ATP and formation of adenosine at the surface of cholinergic nerve endings. In: Cellular Biology of Ectoencymes, Kreutzberg, G., Reddington, M., Zimmermann, H. (eds.), Springer-Verlag, Berlin, Heidelberg, New York, Tokyo, pp. 35-48.

Zimmermann, H. (1987). Die cholinerge Nervenendigung. Zellulaere Funktion und molekulare Struktur. Naturwissenschaften 74, 326-335.

Zimmermann, H., Volknandt, W., Grondal, E.J.M. (1987). Molecular and functional characterization of cholinergic synaptic vesicles from electric organs of electric fish to rat diaphragm. In: Synaptic Transmitters and Receptors, Stanislav Tucek (ed.), Academia, Praha, pp. 47-50.

Volknandt, W., Zimmermann, H. (1987). Cholinergic synaptic vesicles isolated from motor nerve terminals from electric fishes to rat. Molecular composition and functional properties. In: Cellular and Molecular Biology of Hormone and Neurotransmitter Containing Secretory Vesicles. Ann. New York Acad. Sci. 493, 159-161.

Zimmermann, H. (1987). Synaptic vesicles. In: Membranes in Nerve, Muscle, and Synapse 2, Hotta, K., Tanaka, R. (eds.), Kitami Shobo Co., Ltd., Tokyo, pp. 232-261 (in japanese).

Volknandt, W., Zimmermann, H. (1987). Cholinergic synaptic vesicles from electric fishes to rat: Isolation and molecular properties. In: Cellular and Molecular Basis for Cholergic Function, Dowdall, M.J., Hawthorne, J.N. (eds.), Ellis Horwood Ltd., Chichester, England, and VCH, Weinheim, pp. 277-287.

Volknandt, W., Henkel, A., Zimmermann, H. (1988). Synaptic vesicle proteins. In: Cellular and Molecular Basis of Synaptic Transmission, H. Zimmermann (ed.), Springer-Verlag, Heidelberg, 337-350.

Grondal, E.J.M., Zimmermann, H. (1988). Extracellular metabolism of ATP at the cholinergic electromotor synapse: Characterization and location of ectonucleotidases. In: Cellular and Molecular Basis of Synaptic Transmission, H. Zimmermann (ed.), Springer Verlag, Heidelberg, 395-410.

Zimmermann, H. (1988). Cholinergic synaptic vesicles. In: Handbook of Experimental Pharmacology, Vol.86: The Cholinergic Synapse, Whittaker, V.P. (ed.), Springer-Verlag, Heidelberg, 349-382.

Zimmermann, H. (1989) Neurobiologie. In: Trends der modernen Biologie in der Bundesrepublic Deutschland, 2. Aufl., U. Winkler (ed.), Wissenschaftliche Verlagsgesellschaft, Stuttgart, 71-79.

Zimmermann, H. (1990) Neurotranmitter release. FEBS Letters 268, 394-399.

Zimmermann, H. (1990) Das Membrankompartiment Transmitter-speichernder Vesikel: Molekularer Aufbau, Ursprung, axonale Verteilung und synaptische Dynamik. In: H. Pfannenstiel (ed.) Verhandl. Deutsche Zoolog. Gesellschaft, 83, 371-384.

Zimmermann, H. (1991) Cellular and molecular basis of synaptic transmission. In: V. Neuhoff and J. Friend (eds.) Recent Advances in Cell to Cell Signals in Plants and Animals. NATO ASI Series, Vol. H 51, Springer, Berlin, pp. 133-154.

Zimmermann, H. (1991) Cellular and molecular basis of transmitter release. In: N. Elsner and H. Penzlin (eds.) Synapse - Transmission Modulation. Thieme, Stuttgart, New York, pp. 97-110.

Zimmermann, H. (1992) 5'-nucleotidase: molecular structure and functional aspects. Biochem.J., 285: 345-365.

Zimmermann, H. (1993) Wie Nervenzellen miteinander sprechen. Die molekularen Grundlagen werden entschluesselt. Forschung Frankfurt 3, 1993, 4-15.

Zimmermann, H. (1994) Signalling via ATP in the nervous system. Trends in Neurosci., 17, 420-426.

Zimmermann, H., Braun, N., Nocken, F. (1995) Extracellular hydrolysis of ATP and formation of adenosine in the nervous system. in: L. Belardinelli and A. Pelleg (eds.) Adenosine and Adenine Nucleotides. Kluwer Academic Publishers, Boston, S. 179-187.

Zimmermann, H. (1996) Molekulare Funktionstraeger der Nervenzelle. In: Dudel, Menzel, Schmidt (Hersg.), Neurowissenschaft.

Zimmermann, H., Volknandt, W. Hausinger, A., Hermmann, Ch. (1996) Molecular properties and cellular distribution of cholinergic synaptic proteins. Prog. Brain Res. 109, 31-40.

Zimmermann, H. (1996) Biochemistry, localization and functional roles of ecto-nucleotidases in the nervous system. Prog. Neurobiol. 49, 589-618.

Zimmermann, H., Braun, N. (1996) Extracellular metabolism of nucleotides in the nervous system. J. Auton. Pharmacol. 16, 397-400.

Zimmermann, H. (1996) Extracellular purine metabolism. Drug. Dev. Res., 39:337-352.

Zimmermann, H. (1997) Extrazellulaere Nukleotide, eine neue Gruppe multifunktioneller Signalstoffe. Forschung Frankfurt, 2, 1997, 28-35.

Zimmermann, H., Heilbronn, A., Braun, N., Maienschein, V. (1997) Functional roles of ecto-5’-nucleotidase in the nervous system. In: Neurochemistry: Cellular, Molecular and Clinical Aspects (A.W. Teelken and J. Korf, eds.) Plenum, London, 701-706.

Zimmermann, H, Pearson, J. (1998) Extracellular metabolism of nucleotides and adenosine in the cardiovascular system. In: Burnstock, G., Dobson, J.G., Liang, B.T., Linden, J. (eds) Cardiovascular biology of purines. Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht,Boston,London, p. 342-358.

Zimmermann, H., Braun, N., Allgaier, C., Illes, P. (1998) Nukleotide, eine neue Klasse extrazellulaerer Signalstoffe im Nervensystem. Neuroforum, 1, 1998, 148-157.

Zimmermann, H., Braun, N., Kegel, B., Heine, P. (1998) New insights into molecular structure and function of ecto-nucleotidases in the nervous system. Neurochem. Int.,32, 421-425.

Zimmermann, H. (1998) In Stockholm geehrt und von den Nazis verjagt – Otto Loewi, Entdecker des „Vagusstoff“ und Pionier der chemischen synaptischen Uebertragunng. Neuroforum 1998/4, 283-284.

Braun, N., Zhu, Y., Krieglstein J, Culmsee C, Zimmermann H (1998b) Upregulation of enzymes invoved in the extracellular catabolism of nucleotides following cerebral ischemia. In: Krieglstein J (ed) Pharmacology of cerebral ischemia, Medpharm Scientific Publishers, Stuttgart, pp 51-60.

Zimmermann, H. (1999) Two novel families of ecto-nucleotidases: molecular structures, catalytic properties and a search for function. Trends Pharm. Sci., 20, 231-236.

Zimmermann, H., Braun, N. (1999) Ecto-nucleotidases - molecular structures, catalytic properties, and functional roles in the nervous system. Prog. Brain. Res. 120, 371-385.

Zimmermann, H. (1999) Nucleotides and cd39: Principal modulatory players in hemostasis and thrombosis. Nature Medicine, 5, 987-988.

Zimmermann, H., Braun, N., Heine, P., Kohring, K., Marxen, M., Sévigny, J., Robson, S.C. (2000) The molecular and functional properties of E-NTPDase1, E-NTPDase2 and ecto-5'-nucleotidase in nervous tissue. In: VanDuffel, L., Lemmens, R. (eds.) Ecto-ATPases and related ectonucleotidases. Shaker Publishing B.V., Maastricht, pp. 9-20.

Zimmermann H, Beaudoin AR, Bollen M, Goding JW, Guidotti G, Kirley TL, Robson SC, Sano K (2000) Proposed nomenclature for two novel nucleotide hydrolyzing enzyme families expressed on the cell surface. In: Vanduffel L, Lemmens R (eds) Ecto-ATPases and related ectonucleotidases, Shaker Publishing BV, Maastricht, pp 1-8.

Zimmermann, H. (2000) Extracellular hydrolysis of ATP and other nucleotides. Naunyn-Schmiedebergs Arch. Pharmacol. 362, 299-309.

Zimmermann, H. (2001) Ecto-nucleotidases. Handbook Exptl. Pharmacology, 151/I, 209- 250.

Zimmermann, H. (2001) Ectonucleotidases: Some recent developments and a note on nomenclature. Drug. Dev. Res., 52, 44-56.

Braun, N., Zimmermann, H. (2001) Microglial ecto-nucleotidases: Identification and functional roles. Drug. Dev. Res., 53, 208-217.

Braun, N., Zimmermann, H. (2001) ATP-Hydrolyse an der Zelloberflaeche: Neue Enzyme und funktionelle Zusammenhaenge. Biospektrum, 2.01, 115-116.

Reiser, G., Zimmermann, H. (2001) Astrocytic signaling in the nervous system. Proc. 4th Meet. German Neuroscience Society 2001, Vol. I (N. Elsner, G.W. Kreutzberg, eds) p. 627-631.

Stone, T.V., Zimmermann, H., Lopes, L.V.,and Schaddelee, M.P. (2001) Purines in Portugal. Trends Neurosci. 24, 629-630.

Zimmermann, H. (2004) Der lange Weg zum ATP als extrazellulaerem Signalstoff. Neuroforum 1.04, p. 145-150.

Robson, S.C., Sévigny, J. and Zimmermann, H. (2006) The E-NTPDase family of ectonucleotidases: Structure function relationships and pathophysiological significance, Puringeric Signalling, 2, 409-430.

Robson, S.C. and Zimmermann, H. (2006) Editorial. Purinergic Signalling, 2, 325-326.

Zimmermann, H. (2006) Nucleotide signaling in nervous system development. Pflugers Arch. Eur. J. Physiol., 452:573-588.

Zimmermann, H. (2006) Ecto-nucleotidases in the nervous system. Novartis Found Symp. 2006;276:113-28 Novartis Foundation Symposium 276, Purinergic signalling in neuron-glia interactions. John Wiley & Sons, Chicester, p.113-130.

Zimmermann, H., Mishra, S.K., Shukla, V., Langer, D., Gampe, K., Grimm, I., Delic, J., Braun, N. (2007) Ecto-nucleotidases, molecular properties and functional impact. An. R. Acad. Nac. Farm. 73, 537-566.

Zimmermann, H. (2008) Commentary: ATP and acetylcholine, equal brethren. Neurochem. Int. 52, 634–648.

Abbracchio M.P., Burnstock G., Verkhratsky A., Zimmermann H. (2009) The expanding field of purinergic signalling Trends Neurosci. 32, 1.

Abbracchio M.P., Burnstock G., Verkhratsky A., Zimmermann H. (2009) Purinergic Signalling in the nervous system: an overview. Trends Neurosci. 32, 19-29.

Neary, J.T. and Zimmermann, H. (2009) Trophic functions of nucleotides in the central nervous system. Trends Neurosi.32, 189-198.

Zimmermann, H. (2009) Prostatic acid phosphatase, a necglected ectonucleotidase. Purinergic Signalling 5, 273-275.

Cristalli, G. and Zimmermann, H. (2010) Third Joint Italian-German Purine Club Meeting: "Purinergic receptors: new frontiers for novel therapies". Purinergic Signalling 6, 47–48.

Zimmermann H. (2011) Purinergic signaling in neural development. Semin Cell Dev Biol., 22, 194–204.

Ciccarelli,R., Christa E. Müller, C.E. and Herbert Zimmermann, H. (2012) International Conference on Purinergic Drugs and Targets—4th Joint German–Italian Purine Club Meeting, Bonn, Germany, July 22–25, 2011. Purinergic Signalling 8, 105-106.

Zimmermann, H., Zebisch, M., Sträter, N. (2012) Cellular function and molecular structure of ecto-nucleotidases. Purinergic Signalling. Purinergic Signalling, 8,437–502.

Abbracchio MP, Boeynaems JM, Cattaneo M, Di Virgilio F, Illes P, Inoue K, Jacobson KA, Teresa Miras-Portugal M, Ralevic V, Robson SC, Verkhratsky A, Zimmermann H. (2013) Reply to: 'The discovery of a new class of synaptic transmitters in smooth muscle fifty years ago and amelioration of coronary artery thrombosis'. Acta Physiol (Oxf) 208, 139-140.

Ciccarelli, R., Zimmermann, H. (2014) 5th Joint Italian-German Purine Club Meeting “Fostering translational research on Purines by Italian-German joint efforts”. Purinergic Signalling 10, 367–368.

Müller CE, Schiedel AC, Zimmermann H. (2014) PURINES 2014: Nucleotides, nucleosides and nucleobases - international conference on signalling, drugs and targets.Purinergic Signal. 10, 651-656.

Sebastián-Serrano Á, de Diego-García L, Martínez-Frailes C, Ávila J, Zimmermann H, Millán JL, Miras-Portugal MT, Díaz-Hernández M. (2014) Tissue-nonspecific Alkaline Phosphatase Regulates Purinergic Transmission in the Central Nervous System During Development and Disease. Comput Struct Biotechnol J. 13, 95-100.

Zimmermann, H., Langer D. (2015) Tissue-nonspecific alkaline phosphatase in the developing brain and in adult neurogenesis. Subcellular Biochemistry 76, 61-84. In C. Fonta and L. Négyessy (eds.), Neuronal Tissue-Nonspecific Alkaline Phosphatase (TNAP), Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht 2015, DOI 10.1007/978-94-017-7197-9_4, p.

Zimmermann H (2016) Extracellular ATP and other nucleotides-ubiquitous triggers of intercellular messenger release. Purinergic Signal. 12(1), 25-57.

Zimmermann H, Fonnum F. (2016) Victor P. Whittaker (1919-2016). J Neurochem. 139(2), 333-335.

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Klein, R.C., Lagercrantz, H., Zimmermann, H. (eds.), Neurotransmitter Vesicles. Academic Press, London, New York, 1982.

Kreutzberg, G.W., Reddington, M., Zimmermann, H. (eds.), Cellular Biology of Ectoenzymes. Springer Verlag, Berlin, Heidelberg, New York, Tokyo, 1986.

Zimmermann, H. (ed.), Cellular and Molecular Basis of Synaptic Transmission. Springer Verlag, Heidelberg, 1988.

Zimmermann, H. Synaptic Transmission. Cellular and Molecular Basis. Thieme/Oxford University Press, 1993.

Illes, P., Zimmermann H. (eds.) (1999) Nucleotides and their Receptors in the Nervous System. Elesevier, Amsterdam, New York, Oxford, Tokyo.

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Special Issue, Editor

Elsner, N. and Zimmermann, H. (2003) The Neurosciences from Basic Research to Therapy. Proc. 29th Göttingen Neurobiology Conference and the 5th Meeting of the German Neuroscience Society 2003, Georg Thieme Verlag Stuttgart, Germany.

Robson, S.C. and Zimmermann, H. (2006) Special Issue on Ecto-Nucleotidases, Purinergic Signalling, Volume 2, No. 2.