Pamela Pappone

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Professor Emeritus


Neurobiology, Physiology and Behavior

Offices and Labs

Profile Introduction

Intracellular and intercellular signaling in fat cells


1979 PhD (Physiology and Biophysics) University of Washington
1972 BA (Biology) Reed College


Society of General Physiologists
American Physiological Society
Biophysical Society

Specialties / Focus

  • Cellular and Molecular Neurobiology

Teaching Interests

Cell physiology.


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  • Lee SC and PA Pappone. 1999. ATP can stimulate exocytosis in rat brown adipocytes without increased cytosolic Ca2+ or G-protein activation. Biophysical Journal. 76:2297-2306
  • Lee SC and PA Pappone. 1997. Effects of P2 purinergic receptor stimulation in brown adipocytes. American Journal of Physiology. 273:C679-C686
  • Wilson SM and PA Pappone. 1999. P2 receptor modulaton of voltage-gated potassium currents in brown adipocytes. Journal of General Physiology. 113:125-138
  • Wilson, S.M., S.C. Lee, S. Shook & P.A. Pappone. 2000. P2 purinergic and Æ’Ã’-adrenergic stimulation enhance voltage-gated K current inactivation in brown adipocytes. American Journal of Physiology, Cell Physiology, 279: C1847-C1858.
  • Wilson, S.M., M. Barsoum, B.W. Wilson & P.A. Pappone. 1999. Purine nucleotides modulate proliferation of brown fat preadipocytes. Cell Proliferation 32:131-140.
  • Leaver, E.V. and P.A. Pappone. 2002. ß-Adrenergic potentialtion of ER calcium release in brown fat cells. American Journal of Physiology, Cell Physiology 282:C1016-C1024. Editorial focus: Breitwieser, G.E. 2002. ß-Adrenergic receptors and Ca2+: