John W. Moore

1. Beams, J. W., J. L. Young, III, & J. W. Moore. (1946). The production of high centrifugal fields. J. Applied Physics. 17: 886-890.

2. Moore, John W. (1949). A simple stable D.C. amplifier for measurement of bioelectric potentials. The Rev. Scient. Instruments 20: 698-699.

3. Moore, John W. (1949). Electric current transients through the human body. J. Applied Physiol. 2: 355-362.

4. Nachman, H. M., G. W. James, III, J. W. Moore & E. I. Evans. (1950). A comparative study of red cell volumes in human subjects with radioactive phosphorus tagged red cells and T-1824 dye. J. Clin. Investigation 19: 258-264.

5. Moore, J. W. (1950). Rectangular wave generator for biological studies. Electronics. 23: 188-190.

6. Fischer, Ernst, J. W. Moore, Helen V. Skowlund, Kathleen W. Ryland & N. Jane Copenhaver. (1950). Potassium permeability and the capacity for potassium storage of normal and atrophied muscle, investigated with the radioactive isotope, K42. Arch. Physical. Med. 31: 429-441.

7. Meryman, Harold T. & J. W. Moore. (1953). The detection and measurement of freezing in tissue. J. Applied Physiol. 6: 12-21.

8. Shirer, H. W. & J. W. Moore. (1953). An automatic recording impedance bridge. Nav. Med. Res. Inst. Res. Report 11: 775-784.

9. Moore, J. W. & K. S. Cole. (1955). Membrane potentials of the squid giant axon in vivo. Fed Proc. 14: 267-276.

10. Moore, J. W. (1956). A sensitive and stable direct current recorder amplifier. Nav. Med. Res. Inst. Memo Report 14: 361-367.< P>

11. Whitcomb, E. R., S. L. Friess & J. W. Moore. (1958). Action of certain anticholinesterases on the spike potential of the desheathed sciatic nerve of the bullfrog. J. Cell and Comp. Physiol. 52: 275-300.

12. Moore, J. W. (1959). Excitation of the squid axon membrane is isosmotic potassium chloride. Nature 183: 265-266.

13. Moore, J. W. & J. del Castillo. (1959). An electronic electrode. Inst. Radio Engrs. Nat'l. Conv. Rec. 7: Part 9, 47-50.

14. Moore, J. W. (1959). Guest Editorial; Special issue on biomedical electronics. Proc. IRE 47: 1815.

15. Moore, J. W. (1959). Electronic control of some active bioelectric membranes. Proc. IRE 47: 1869-1880.

16. del Castillo, J. & J. W. Moore (1959). On increasing the velocity of a nerve impulse. J. Physiol. 148: 665-670.

17. Moore, J. W. & K. S. Cole. (1960). Resting and action potentials of the squid giant axon in vivo. J. Gen. Physiol. 43: 961-970.

18. Cole, K. S. & J. W. Moore. (1960). Liquid junction and membrane potentials of the squid giant axon. J. Gen. Physiol. 43: 971-980.

19. Cole, K. S. & J. W. Moore. (1960). Ionic current measurements in the squid giant axon membrane. J. Gen. Physiol. 44: 123-167.

20. Cole, K. S. & J. W. Moore. (1960). Potassium ion current in the squid giant axon: Dynamic Characteristic. Biophys. J. 1: 1-14.< P>

21. Taylor, R. E., J. W. Moore & K. S. Cole. (1960). Analysis of certain errors in squid axon voltage clamp measurements. Biophys. J. 1: 161-202.< P>

22. Moore, J. W. (1963). Operational Amplifiers. In: Physical Techniques in Biological Research 6: 77-97. Academic Press.

23. Moore, J. W. & K. S. Cole. (1963). Voltage Clamp Techniques. In: Physical Techniques in Biological Research 6: 263-321.

24. Moore, J. W. & W. J. Adelman, Jr. (1961). Electronic measurement of the intracellular concentration and net flux of sodium in the squid axon. J. Gen. Physiol. 45: 77-92.

25. Adelman, W. J., Jr. & J. W. Moore. (1961). Action of external divalent ion reduction on sodium movement in the squid axon. J. Gen. Physiol. 45: 93-103.

26. Moore, J. W. (1961). A self-balancing current meter and recorder. Proc. IRE. 49: 1578-1579.

27. Moore, J. W. (1962). Photoelectric curve follower for projected photographic images. Rev. Scient. Instrum. 33: 253-254.

28. Moore, J. W. & Gebhart. (1962). Stabilized wide-band potentiometric preamplifiers. Proc. IRE 50: 1928-1941.

29. Julian, F. J., J. W. Moore & D. E. Goldman. (1962). Membrane potentials of the lobster giant axon obtained by use of the sucrose-gap technique. J. Gen. Physiol. 45: 1195-1216.

30. Julian, F. J., J. W. Moore & D. E. Goldman. (1962). Current-voltage relations in the lobster giant axon membrane under voltage clamp conditions. J. Gen. Physiol. 45: 1217-1238.

31. Narahashi, T., J. W. Moore & W. R. Scott. (1964). Tetrodotoxin blockage of sodium conductance increase in lobster giant axons. J. Gen. Physiol. 47: 965-974.

32. Moore, J. W., T. Narahashi & W. Ulbricht. (1964). Sodium conductance shift in an axon internally perfused with a sucrose and low-potassium solution. J. Physiol. 172: 163-173.

33. Moore, J. W. (1964). An active bridge circuit for nerve membrane impedance measurements. Eng. in Med. & Biol., Proc. 17th Ann. Conf. 6: 36.

34. Moore, J. W., W. Ulbricht & M. Takata. (1964). Effect of ethanol on the sodium and potassium conductances of the squid axon membrane. J. Gen. Physiol. 48: 279-295.

35. Pickard, W. F., J. Y. Lettvin, J. W. Moore, M. Takata, J. Pooler, & T. Bernstein. (1964). Caesium ions do not pass the membrane of the giant axon. Proc. Nat. Acad Sci. 52: 1177-1183.

36. Moore, J. W. (1965). Voltage clamp studies on internally perfused axons. J. Gen. Physiol. 48: 11-17.

37.Takata, M., J. W. Moore, C. Y. Kao & F. A. Fuhrman. (1966). Blockage of sodium conductance increase in lobster giant axon by Tarichatoxin (tetrodotoxin). J. Gen. Physiol. 49: 977-988.

38. Moore, J. W. (1966). The effects of ethanol on ionic conductances in the squid axon membrane. Psychosomatic Medicine 28: 450-457.

39. Moore, J. W., N. Anderson, M. Blaustein, M. Takata, J. Y. Lettvin, W. F. Pickard, T. Bernstein & J. Pooler. (1966). Alkali cation selectivity of squid axon membrane. Ann. N. Y. Acad. Sci. 137: Art. 2, 818-829.

40. Narahashi, T., N. C. Anderson & J. W. Moore. (1966). Tetrodotoxin does not block excitation from inside the nerve membrane. Science 153: 765-767.

41. Takata, M., W. F. Pickard, J. Y. Lettvin & J. W. Moore. (1966). Ionic conductance changes in lobster axon membrane when lathanum is substituted for calcium. J. Gen. Physiol. 50: 461-471.

42. Moore, J. W., T. Narahashi, & T. I. Shaw. (1967). An upper limit to the number of sodium channels in nerve membrane? J. Physiol. 188: 99-107.

43. Moore, J. W., M. Blaustein, N. C. Anderson & T. Narahashi. (1967). Basis of Tetrodotoxin's selectivity in blockage of squid axons. J. Gen. Physiol. 40: 1401-1411.

44. Narahashi, T., N. C. Anderson & J. W. Moore. (1967). Comparison of tetrodotoxin and procaine in internally perfused squid giant axons. J. Gen. Physiol. 50: 1413-1428.

45. Narahashi, T., J. W. Moore & R. N. Poston. (1967). Tetrodotoxin Derivatives: Chemical structure and blockage of nerve membrane conductance. Science 156: 976-979.

46. Moore, J. W., T. Narahashi, & N. C. Anderson. (1967). TTX: Comments on effects on squid axons. Science 157: 220-221.

47. Moore, J. W. & T. Narahashi. (1967). Tetrodotoxin's highly selective blockage of an ionic channel. Fed. proc. 26: 1655-1663.

48. Moore, J. W. (1968). Specifications for nerve membrane models. Special Issue of the IEEE 56: 895-905.

49. Narahashi, T. & J. W. Moore. (1968). A single or dual channel in nerve membranes? Letters to the Editor, J. Gen. Physiol. 52: 553-555.

50. Narahashi, T. & J. W. Moore. (1968). Neuroactive agents and nerve membrane conductances. J. Gen. Physiol. 51: 93s-101s.

51. Frazier, D. T., T. Narahashi & J. W. Moore. (1969). Hemicholinium-3: Non-cholinergic effects on squid axons. Science 163: 820-821.

52. Narahashi, T., J. W. Moore & B. I. Shapiro. (1969). Condylactis toxin: Interaction with nerve membrane ionic conductances. Science 163: 680-681.

53. Narahashi, T., J. W. Moore & R. N. Poston. (1969). Anesthetic blocking of nerve membrane conductances by internal and external applications. J. Neurobiol. 1: 3-22.

54. Narahashi, T., J. W. Moore & D. T. Frazier. (1969). Dependence of tetrodotoxin blockage of nerve membrane conductance on external pH. J. Pharmacol. & Exper. Ther. 169: 224-228.< P>

55. Gage, P. W. & J. W. Moore. (1969). Synaptic current at the squid giant synapse. Science 166: 510-512.

56. Moore, J. W. (1969). Electrophysiology. In: Future Goals of Engineering in Biology and Medicines. Ed by J. F. Dickson, III & J. H. U. Brown. Academic Press, N.Y. pp. 51-56.

57. Moore, J. W. (1971). Voltage Clamp Methods. In: Biophysics and Physiology of Excitable Membranes. Ed., W. J. Adelman, Van Nostrand Reinhold Co. pp. 143-167.

58. Moore, J. W. & E. M. Harris. (1972). Voltage Clamp Data Processing. In: Perspectives in Membrane Biophysics. Ed., D. Agin. Gordon & Breach Science Publ., Ltd. pp. 169-185.

59. Narahashi, T., D. T. Frazier & J. W. Moore. (1972). Comparison of tertiary and quaternary amine local anesthetic in their ability to depress membrane ionic conductances. J. Neurobiol. 3: 267-276.

60. Joyner, R. W. & J. W. Moore. (1973). Computer controlled voltage clamp experiments. Ann. Biomed. Eng. 1: 368-380.

61. Moore, J. W. & F. Ramo'n. (1974). On numerical integration of the Hodgkin and Huxley equations for a membrane action potential. J. Theor. Biol. 45: 249-273.

62. Moore, J. W., F. Ramo'n & R. Joyner. (1975). Axon voltage-clamp simulations. I. Methods and tests. Biophys. J. 15: 11-24. P>

63. Moore, J. W., F. Ramo'n & R. W. Joyner. (1975). Axon voltage-clamp simulations. II. Double sucrose-gap. Biophys. J. 15: 25-36.

64. Joyner, R. W., J. W. Moore & F. Ramo'n. (1975). Axon voltage-clamp simulations. III. Postsynaptic region. Biophys. J. 15: 37-54.< P>

65. Ramo'n, F., N. Anderson, R. W. Joyner & J. W. Moore. (1975). Axon Voltage-clamp simulations. IV. A multicellular preparation. Biophys. J. 15: 55-69.

66. Ramo'n, F., R. W. Joyner & J. W. Moore. (1975). Propagation of action potentials in inhomogeneous axon regions. Fed. Proc. 34: 1357-1363. In: Membranes, Ions and Impulses, ed. J. W. Moore. Plenum Press (1975), pp. 85-100.

67. Joyner, R. W., F. Ramo'n & J. W. Moore. (1975). Simulation of action potential propagation in an inhomogeneous sheet of coupled excitable cells. Circ. Res. 36: 654-661.

68. Kim, Y. S., L. J. Mandel, M. Westerfield, G. M. Padilla & J. W. Moore. (1975). Effect of Gymnodinium breve toxin(s) on frog skin and the giant axon of the squid. Environ. Letters 9: 255-264.

69. Moore, J. W. & E. B. Cox. (1976). A kinetic model for the sodium conductance system in squid axon. Biophys. J. 16: 171-192.

70. Ramo'n, F., J. W. Moore, R. W. Joyner & M. Westerfield. (1976). Squid giant axons. A model for the neuron soma? Biophys. J. 16: 953-963.

71. Ramo'n, F., N. C. Anderson, R. W. Joyner & J. W. Moore. (1976). A model for propagation of action potentials in smooth muscle. J. Theor. Biol. 59: 382-408.

72. Gage, P. W., J. W. Moore & M. Westerfield. (1976). An octopus toxin, Maculotoxin, selectively blocks sodium current in squid giant axons. J. Physiol. 259: 427-443.

73. Westerfield, M., J. W. Moore, Y. S. Kim & G. M. Padilla. (1977). How Gymnodinium breve red tide toxin produces repetitive firing in squid axons. AJP/Cell Physiol. 1: C23-C29.

74. Padilla, G. M., Y. S. Kim, M. Westerfield, E. J. Rauckman & J. W. Moore. (1977). Pharmacological activities of purified toxins from Gymnodimiun breve and Prymnesium parvum. In: Marine Natural Products Chemistry, ed. by D. J. Faulkner and W. H. Fenical. Plenum Publ. Corp., N. Y. pp271-284.

75. Brill, M. H., S. G. Waxman, J. W. Moore & R. W. Joyner. (1977). Conduction velocity and spike configuration in myelinated fibers: Computed dependence on internode distance. J. Neurol. Neurosurg. Psychiatr. 40: 769-774.

76. Moore, J. W. (1978). On sodium conductance gates in nerve membranes. In: Physiology and pathobiology of axons. Ed. S. G. Waxman. Raven Press, pp. 145-153.

77. Moore, J. W., R. W. Joyner, M. H. Brill & S. G. Waxman. (1978). Simulations of conduction in uniform myelinated fibers: Relative sensitivity to changes in nodal and internodal parameters. Biophys. J. 21: 147-160.

78. Westerfield, M., R. W. Joyner & J. W. Moore. (1978). Temperature sensitive conduction failure at axon branch points. J. Neurophysiol. 41: 1-8.

79. Joyner, R. W., M. Westerfield, J. W. Moore & N. Stockbridge. (1978). A numerical method to model excitable cells. Biophys. J. 22: 155-170.

80. Ramo'n, F. & J. W. Moore. (1978). Ephaptic transmission in squid giant axons. Am. J. Physiol. 234(5): C162-169.

81. Ramo'n, F. & J. W. Moore. (1979). Propagation of action potentials in squid giant axons. The effect of membrane inhomogeneities. J. Gen. Physiol. 73: 595-603.

82. Arispe, N. & J. W. Moore. (1979). Nonlinear cable equations for axons. I. Computations and experiments with internal current injection. J. Gen. Physiol. 73: 725-735.

83. Moore, J. W. & N. J. Arispe. (1979). Nonlinear cable equations for axons. II. Computations and experiments with external current electrodes. J. Gen. Physiol. 37: 737-745.

84. Joyner, R. W., M. Westerfield & J. W. Moore. (1980). Effects of cellular geometry on current flow during a propagated action potential. Biophys. J. 31: 183-194.

85. Moore, J. W. & S. H. Young. (1981). Dynamics of potassium ion currents in axon membranes: A reexamination. Biophys. J. 36: 715-722.

86. Young, S. H. & J. W. Moore. (1981). Potassium ion currents in the crayfish giant axon: Dynamic Characteristics. Biophys. J. 36: 723-733.

87. Moore, J. W., Norman Stockbridge & Steven J. Schiff. (1982). On the squid axon membrane's response

88. Moore, J. W. & M. Westerfield. (1983). Action potential propagation and threshold parameters in inhomogeneous regions of squid axons. J. Physiol. 336: 285-300.

89. Moore, J. W., N. Stockbridge & M. Westerfield. (1983). On the site of impulse initiation in a neurone. J. Physiol. 336: 301-311.

90. Stockbridge, N. & J. W. Moore. (1984). Dynamics of intracellular calcium and its possible relationship to phasic transmitter release facilitation at the frog neuromuscular junction. J. Neurosci. 4: 803-811.

91. Moore, J. W., M. Hines & E. M. Harris. (1984). Compensation for resistance in series with excitable membranes. Biophys. J. 46: 507-514.

92. Moore, J. W. (1984). Comparison of voltage clamps with microelectrode and sucrose gap techniques. In: Voltage and Patch Clamping with Microelectrodes. Smith, T. G., H. Lecar, S. J. Redmon, & P. W. Gage, Eds. American Physiological Society, Bethesda, Md. pp 217-230.

93. Hayashi, Jon H., J. W. Moore & A. E. Stuart. (1985). Adaptation in the input/output relation of the synapse made by the barnacle's photoreceptor. J. Physiol. 368: 179-195.

94. Moore., J. W. & M. L. Hines. (1986). Some consequences of intracellular calcium binding on the phasic synaptic transmitter release. In: Calcium, Neuronal Function and Transmitter Release. R. Rahamimoff & B. Katz, Ed., Martin Nijhoff. pp. 115-140.< P>

95. Stuart, A. E., J. H. Hayashi, J. W. Moore & R. E. Davis. (1986). Currents in the synaptic terminals of barnacle photoreceptors. In: Calcium, Neuronal Function and Transmitter Release. R. Rahamimoff & B. Katz, Eds., Martin Nijhoff. pp. 443-455.

96. Moore, J.W. (1987) Computer simulations as a component of a Neuroscience research program. In: Computational Neuroscience. M. A. Arbib & S. A. George, Eds., Society for Neuroscience. pp 25-36

97. Lindgren, C. A. and J. W. Moore (1989) Identification of ionic currents at presynaptic nerve endings of the lizard J. Physiol. 414: 210-222

98. Dunlap, K.,G. G. Holz, C. A. Lindgren, & J. W. Moore. (1989) Calcium channels that regulate neurosecretion. Chap. 15 In: Secretion and its Control. C. Armstrong & G. Oxford Eds., The Rockefeller Univ. Press, N.Y.

99. Lindgren, C. A., & J. W. Moore (1991) Calcium current in motor nerve endings of the lizard. In: Calcium Entry and Action at the Presynaptic Nerve Terminal. E. F. Stanley, M. C. Nowycky, & D. J. Triggle Eds., Ann. N. Y. Acad. Sci. 635: 58-69.

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Membranes, Ions, and Impulses: J. W. Moore, Ed. Plenum Press, N. Y. 195p. 1976.
Reprinting of papers given at Colloquium of same name in honor of K. S. Cole and originally published in Federation Proceedings, Vol. 34, No. 5, April, 1975.

Neurons in Action: John W. Moore and Ann E. Stuart. Sinauer Assoc. , Sunderland, MA, 2000

Neurons in Action 2: John W. Moore and Ann E. Stuart. Sinauer Assoc. , Sunderland, MA, 2007


Moore, J. W. (1966). A deadly poison becomes a useful tool. E. Fischer Issue of the MCV Quarterly 2: 114-115.


Biological and Medical Electronics: By Ralph W. Stacy. Review of Scientific Instruments, 1960, Vol 31: 9: 1017.

Physical Techniques in Biological Research: William I. Nastuk. Rev. Scient. Instr., 1062, Vol. 33: 787.

Membranes, Ions, and Impulses: Kenneth Cole. Science, 1969, Vol. 163: 268.

The Pursuit of Nature: A. L. Hodgkin et al. Cambridge University Press. 1977.

Single-Channel Recording. B. Sakmann and E. Neher, Eds. Science 224: 50-51. 1984.