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Bittman, E.L., Costello, M.K., Brewer, J.M. 2007 Circadian organization of tau mutant hamsters: aftereffects and splitting. J Biol Rhythms. 22(5):425-31.

Guo, H., Brewer, J.M., Lehman, M.N., Bittman E.L. 2006 Suprachiasmatic regulation of circadian rhythms of gene expression in hamster peripheral organs: effects of transplanting the pacemaker. J Neurosci. 26(24):6406-12.

Guo, H., Brewer, J.M., Champhekar, A., Harris, R.B.S., and Bittman, E.L., 2005. Differential Control of Peripheral Circadian Rhythms by Suprachiasmatic-dependent Neural Signals. Proc Natl. Acad. Sci. 102: 3111-6.

Cheng, M.Y., Bittman, E.L., Hattar, S.S., Leslie, F., Yau, K-W, and Zhou, Q-Y, 2005. Regulation of prokineticin 2 expression by light and the circadian clock. BMC Neurocience 17: 6-17.

Tetel M.J., Ungar, T.C., Hassan, B., and Bittman, E.L., 2004. Photoperiodic regulation of androgen receptor and steroid receptor coactivator-1 in Siberian hamster brain. Brain Research, Molecular Brain Research, 131: 79-87.

Tong, Y, Guo, H., Brewer, J.M., Lee, H, Lehman, M.N., and Bittman, E.L., 2004. Oscillating expression of haPer1 and haBmal1 in peripheral organs of Syrian hamsters. J. Biol. Rhythms, 19: 113-125.

Bittman, E.L., Doherty, L., Huang L., and Paroskie, A., 2003. Period gene expression in mouse endocrine tissues. Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol 285: R561-569.

Bittman, E.,L., Ehrlich, D.A., Ogdahl, J.L., and Jetton, A.E., 2003. Photoperiod and testosterone regulate androgen receptor immunostaining in the Siberian hamster brain. Biol. Reprod. 69: 876-884.

Huang, L., and Bittman, E.L. (2002). Olfactory bulb cells generated in adult male golden hamsters are specifically activated by exposure to estrous females. Hormones and Behavior, 41: 343-50.

Song, C.K., Bartness, T.J., Petersen, S.L., and Bittman, E.L. 2000. Co-expression of melatonin (MEL1a) receptor and arginine vasopressin mRNAs in the Siberian hamster suprachiasmatic nucleus. J. Neuroendocrinol.  12: 627-634. 

de la Iglesia, H.O., Blaustein, J.D., and Bittman, E.L. 1999. Estrogen receptor-immunoreactive neurons project to the suprachiasmatic nucleus of the female Syrian hamster. J. Neuroendocrinol.  11: 481-490.  Abstract

Bittman, E.L., Tubbiola, M.L., Foltz, G., and Hegarty, C.M. 1999. Effects of photoperiod and androgen on pro-opiomelanocortin gene expression in the arcuate nucleus of golden hamsters. Endocrinol.  140: 197-206. 

Meyer-Bernstein, E.L., Jetton, A.E., Matsumoto, S.-I., Markuns, J.F., Lehman, M.N., and Bittman, E.L. 1999. Effects of suprachiasmatic transplants on circadian rhythms of neuroendocrine function in golden hamsters. Endocrinol.  140: 207-218.

Huang, L., DeVries, G.J., and Bittman, E.L. 1998. Photoperiod regulates neuronal bromodeoxyuridine labeling in the brain of a seasonally breeding mammal. J. Neurobiol.  36: 410-420 .   

Vernadakis, A.J, Bemis, W.E., and Bittman, E.L. 1998. Localization and partial characterization of melatonin receptors in amphioxus, hagfish, lamprey and skate. Gen. Comp. Endocrinol. 110: 67-78. 

Powers, J.B., Jetton, A.E., Mangels, R.A., and Bittman, E.L. 1997. Effects of photoperiod duration and melatonin signal characteristics on the reproductive systems of male Syrian hamsters. J. Neuroendocrinol.  9: 451-466. 

Matsumoto, S., Basil, J., Jetton, A., Lehman, M.N., and Bittman, E.L. 1996. Control of phase and period of circadian rhythms restored by suprachiasmatic grafts. J. Biol Rhythms  11: 145-162.9. 

Bittman, E.L., Jetton, A.E., Villalba, C., and De Vries, G.J. 1996. Effects of photoperiod and androgen on pituitary function and neuropeptide staining in Siberian hamsters. Amer. J. Physiol.  271: R64-72.

Maywood, E.S., Bittman, E.L., and Hastings, M.H. 1996. Lesions of the melatonin- and androgen-responsive tissues of the dorsomedial nucleus of the hypothalamus block the gonadal response of male Syrian hamsters to programmed infusions of melatonin. Biol. Reprod. 54: 470-477.

Maywood E.S., Bittman, E.L., Ebling, F.J.P., Barrett, P., Morgan, P., and Hastings, M.H. 1995. Regional distribution of iodomelatonin binding sites within the suprachiasmatic nucleus of the Syrian hamster and the Siberian hamster. J. Neuroendocrinol.  7: 215-225.

de la Iglesia, H.O., Blaustein, J.D., and Bittman, E.L. 1995. The suprachiasmatic area in the female hamster projects to neurons containing estrogen receptors and GnRH. NeuroReport  6: 1715-1722.

Tubbiola, M.L., and Bittman, E.L. 1995. Short days increase sensitivity to methadone inhibition of male copulatory behavior. Physiol. Behav. 58: 647-651.

Bittman, E.L., Thomas, E.M., and Zucker, I. 1994. Melatonin binding sites in sciurid and hystricomorph rodents: studies on ground squirrels and guinea pigs. Brain Res. 648: 73-79.

Tubbiola, M.L., and Bittman, E.L. 1994. Steroidal and photoperiodic regulation of opiate binding in male golden hamsters. J. Neuroendocrinol.  6: 317-322.

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