Frazier, C. J., Pati, D., Hiller, H., Nguyen, D., Wang, L., Smith, J. A, MacFadyen K., de Kloet, A.D., Krause, E. G. (2013) Acute hypernatremia exerts an inhibitory oxytocinergic tone that is associated with the anxiolytic mood in male rats. Endocrinology, 154(7), 2457-2467

de Kloet A.D., Pioquinto D.J., Nguyen D., Wang L., Smith J.A., Hiller H., Sumners C. (2014) Obesity induces neuroinflammation mediated by altered expression of the renin-angiotensin system in mouse forebrain nuclei. Physiology and Behavior 136, 31-38

Smith J.A., Wang L., Hiller H., Taylor C.T., de Kloet A.D., Krause E.G. (2014) Acute hypernatremia promotes anxiolysis and attenuates stress-induced activation of the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis in male mice. Physiology and Behavior 136, 91-96

de Kloet A.D., Wang L, Ludin J.A., Smith J.A., Pioquinto D.J., Hiller H, Steckelings U.M., Scheuer D.A., Sumners C, Krause E.G. (2014) Reporter mouse strain provides a novel look at angiotensin type-2 receptor distribution in central nervous system. Brain Structure and Function 221(2):891-912

Smith J.A., Wang L., Pati D., de Kloet A.D., Frazier C.J., Krause E.G. Hydromineral homeostasis and beyond: neuropeptides as mediators of anxiety and stress-responsiveness. Frontiers in Systems Neuroscience 9:46

Wang L, de Kloet AD, Pati D, Hiller H, Smith JA, Pioquinto DJ, Ludin JA, Oh SP, Katovich MJ, Frazier CJ, Raizada MK, Krause EG (2016) Increasing brain angiotensin converting enzyme 2 activity decreases anxiety-like behavior in male mice by activating central Mas receptors. Neuropharmacology 105:114-23
de Kloet AD, Pitra S, Wang L, Hiller H, Pioquinto DJ, Smith JA, Sumners C, Stern JE, Krause EG (2016) Angiotensin type-2 receptors influence the activity of vasopressin neurons in the paraventricular nucleus of the hypothalamus in male mice. Endocrinology 157:3167-80

Wang L, Hiller H, Smith JA, de Kloet AD, Krause EG (2016) Angiotensin type 1a receptors in the paraventricular nucleus of the hypothalamus control cardiovascular reactivity and anxiety-like behavior in male mice. Physiological Genomics 48(9):667-76

Peris J, Macfadyen K, Smith JA, de Kloet AD, Wang L, Krause EG (2016) Oxytocin receptors are expressed on dopamine and glutamate neurons in the mouse ventral tegmental area that project to nucleus accumbens and other mesolimbic targets. Journal of Comparative Neurology 525(5):1094–1108
de Kloet AD, Wang L, Pitra S, Hiller H, Smith JA, Tan Y, Nguyen D, Cahill KM, Sumners C, Stern JE, Krause EG (2017) A unique ‘angiotensin sensitive’ neuronal population coordinates neuroendocrine, cardiovascular and behavioral responses to stress. Journal of Neuroscience, 37(13):3478-3490

Published Abstracts/Poster Presentations
Smith J.A., de Kloet A.D., Krause E.G., Blood-borne angiotensin II acts in the subfornical organ to promote anxiety-like behavior and initiate HPA responses to psychological stress. University of Cincinnati Undergraduate Poster Presentation, 2010.
de Kloet A.D., Smeltzer M.D., Smith J.A., Seeley R.J., Herman J.P., Sumners C., Woods S.C., Krause E.G. The role of the PVN angiotensin type 1a receptor in the regulation of energy balance. The Gordon Conference on Angiotensin, Ventura CA, 2012.
Smith J.A., Pati D., de Kloet A.D., Hiller H., MacFadyen K., Frazier C.J., Krause E.G. Acute osmotic dehydration stimulates oxytocin neurons, attenuates activation of the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal-axis, and decreases anxiety-like behavior. The Society for Neuroscience Abstracts, 2012.
de Kloet A.D., Smith J.A., Nguyen D., Krause E.G., Sumners C. The effect of obesity on microglia activation, inflammation and the renin angiotensin system in specific brain nuclei. The Society for Neuroscience Abstracts, 2012.
de Kloet A.D., Nguyen D., Pioquinto D.J., Smith J.A., Wang L., Krause E.G., Sumners C. Diet-induced obesity is associated with angiotensin-dependent microglial activation, astrogliosis and inflammation in the hypothalamus. The Society for Neuroscience Abstracts, 2013.