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Gerstner Lab Publications

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 Representative publications:

  • Gerstner, G.E. and L.J. Goldberg. Species-specific morphology of masticatory jaw movements. Behaviour 128:229-253, 1994. 
  • Gerstner, G.E. and L.J. Goldberg. Short duration time constant associated with chewing in the guinea pig. Behaviour 132:497-517, 1995.
  • Gerstner, G.E. and V. Fazio. Evidence of a universal perceptual unit in mammals. Ethology 101:89-100, 1995.
  • Gerstner, G.E. Temporal integrations and rhythms: that's what language and animal behavior are made of. J. Cont. Leg. Iss. 6:329-359, 1995.
  • Gerstner, G.E. Haloperidol affects guinea pig chewing burst durations. Brain, Behav. Evol. 48:94-102, 1996.
  • Gerstner, G.E. Intermittency in mastication and apomorphine-induced gnawing. Physiol. Behav. 65:569-574, 1998.
  • Gerstner, G.E., F. Marchi and H. Haerian. Relationship between anteroposterior maxillomandibular morphology and masticatory jaw movement patterns. Amer. J. Orthod. Dentofacial Orthop. 115:258-266, 1999.
  • Gerstner, G.E. and L.J. Goldberg. The process of mastication. In: (Y. Nakamura, ed.) Neurobiology of mastication: from molecular to systems approach. pp. 3-21,1999.
  • Krosniunas, E.H. and G.E. Gerstner. A model of cardiovascular O2 transport during activity in a poikilothermic vertebrate: The link between resting and maximal aerobic metabolism. Resp. Physiol. Neurobiol. 134:93-113, 2003.
  • Lee, J., K. Adachi, N. Gionhaku, S. Fujita, T. Uchida, G.E. Gerstner, and N. Koshikawa. Evidence that angiotensin II enhances apomorphine-induced jaw movements via AT1 receptors in the ventrolateral striatum: studies by magnet-sensing system in freely moving rats. Methods Find Exp. Clin. Pharmacol. 26:195-199, 2004.
  • Carvalho, T.C. and Gerstner, G.E. Licking rate adaptations to increased mandibular weight in the adult rat. Physiol. Behav. 82(2-3):331-337, 2004.
  • Gerstner, G.E. Neuroethology. In: (M. Bekoff, ed.) Encyclopedia of Animal Behavior. Greenwood Press:Westport, CT. pp. 806-809, 2004.
  • Krosniunas, E. H. and G. E. Gerstner. A quantitative model of vertebrate resting metabolic rate: balancing energetics and oxygen transport during activity. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology 137/z (3) Suppl. 853, 2004.
  • Krosniunas, E. H. and G. E. Gerstner. Why vertebrates allocate 10% of their total aerobic capacity to resting metabolic rate: a quantitative model balancing energetics and O2 transport during activity in system design. Gordon Conference, 2004.
  • Krosniunas, E. H., G. E. Gerstner. Resting metabolic rate determines the size of blood flow responses required during activity: why aerobic factorial scope is around ten in vertebrates. SICB, 2005.
  • Gerstner, G.E. and Heller, K.  Animal Models in Health Research. In: (M. Bekoff, ed.) Encyclopedia of Animal Human Relationships. Vol. 4. Greenwood Press: Westport, CT. pp. 1256-1258, 2007.
  • Springstead, C., G. E. Gerstner, D. Clauw, R. Gracely. Neuroendocrine response to pain suggests differing etiology of temporomandibular disorder and other chronic pain disorders. Dental Research Symposium, 2007.
  • Gerstner, G.E. and Najors, S. Bonding: Behavior of Animals Influence Human-Animal Interactions. In: (M. Bekoff, ed.) Encyclopedia of Animal Human Relationships. Vol. 1. Greenwood Press: Westport, CT. pp. 145-152, 2007.
  • Gerstner, G.E. Chewing rate allometry among mammalian species. J. Mammal. 89:1020-1030, 2008.
  • Gerstner, G.E. Chewing rate allometry requires natural selection. Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology, 2009.
  • Gerstner, G.E., Gracely, R.H., Harris, R.E., Clauw, D.J. Evidence of central pain augmentation in temporomandibular disorders. IADR, 2009.
  • Sundgren, P.C., Ichesco, E, Gracely, R.H., Harris, R.E., Clauw, D.J., Gerstner, G.E. Elevated glutamine concentrations in posterior insula prior and after pain stimulation of facial structures in patients with temporomandibular disorders (TMD) demonstrated by 1H proton SVS MR Spectroscopy. American Society of Neuroradiology, 2009
  • Gerstner, G.E., M. Cooper, P. Helvie. Chewing rates among domestic dog breeds. J Exp Biol. (In Press)
  • Crane, B., Rothman, E., Gerstner, G.E. Effect of Procrustean landmark registration on cyclical kinematic data. J Biomechanics. (In review)
  • Gerstner, G.E., E. Ichesco, Schmidt-Wilcke, T. Changes in regional gray and white matter volume in patients with myofascial-type temporomandibular disorders—a voxel based morphometry study. J Orofac Pain. (submitted)
  • Deebajah, A., Overgaard, A., Sundgren, P.C., Ichesco, E., Gracely, R.H., Harris, R.E., Clauw, D.J., Gerstner, G.E., Pain stimulation to facial structures evokes elevated insular glutamine concentrations in patients with temporomandibular disorders (TMD) as demonstrated by 1H proton SVS MR spectroscopy. European Society of NeuroRadiology, 2009
  • Gerstner, G.E., Cardinal, M.D., ML Zelditch, M.L. Impact of chronic mandibular loading on craniomandibular size and shape in the laboratory rat. SICB, 2010.
  • Gerstner, G.E., Ichesco, E., Deebajah, A.D., Gracely, R.C., Quintero, A. Clauw, D.J. Sundgren, P.C. Posterior insular glutamate and glutamine in myosfascial temporomandibular disorders. AADR, 2010.
  • Schmidt-Wilke, T., Ichesco, E., Clauw, D.J., Gerstner, G.E. Similarities in the altered brain morphology in patients suffering from persistent idiopathic facial pain (PIPF) and temporomandibular (joint) disorder (TMD)—evidence from voxel-based morphometry (VBM). IASP., 2010