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  1. Corticosterone reduction produced by adrenalectomy (ADX) induces apoptosis in dentate gyrus (DG) of the hippocampus, an effect related to an increase in the expression of the pro-apoptotic gene bax. However it ha...

    Authors: Javier A Bravo, Claudio S Parra, Sandor Arancibia, Sergio Andrés, Paola Morales, Mario Herrera-Marschitz, Luisa Herrera, Hernán E Lara and Jenny L Fiedler

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2006 7:40

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  2. Cognitive impairment is a common feature in multiple sclerosis (MS) patients and occurs in 60% of all cases. Unfortunately, neurological examination does not always agree with the neuropsychological evaluation...

    Authors: Javier J Gonzalez-Rosa, Manuel Vazquez-Marrufo, Encarnacion Vaquero, Pablo Duque, Monica Borges, Miguel A Gamero, Carlos M Gomez and Guillermo Izquierdo

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2006 7:39

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  3. Short-term habituation of the startle response represents an elementary form of learning in mammals. The underlying mechanism is located within the primary startle pathway, presumably at sensory synapses on gi...

    Authors: Nadine S Simons-Weidenmaier, Maruschka Weber, Claudia F Plappert, Peter KD Pilz and Susanne Schmid

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2006 7:38

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  4. Superoxide mediated oxidative stress is a key neuropathologic mechanism in acute central nervous system injuries. We have analyzed the neuroprotective efficacy of the transient overexpression of antioxidant en...

    Authors: Hugo Peluffo, Laia Acarin, Anna Arís, Pau González, Antoni Villaverde, Bernardo Castellano and Berta González

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2006 7:35

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  5. Prenatal cocaine exposure produces attentional deficits which to persist through early childhood. Given the role of norepinephrine (NE) in attentional processes, we examined the forebrain NE systems from prena...

    Authors: Rosemarie M Booze, David R Wallace, Janelle M Silvers, Barbara J Strupp, Diane M Snow and Charles F Mactutus

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2006 7:33

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  6. Previous work from this laboratory has shown that the administration of the convulsant drug 3-mercaptopropionic acid (MP), a GAD inhibitor, modifies not only GABA synthesis but also binding of the antagonist [3H]...

    Authors: Patricia G Schneider and Georgina Rodríguez de Lores Arnaiz

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2006 7:32

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  7. Caenorhabditis elegans actively crawls down thermal gradients until it reaches the temperature of its prior cultivation, exhibiting what is called cryophilic movement. Implicit in the worm's performance of cryoph...

    Authors: Samuel H Chung, Damon A Clark, Christopher V Gabel, Eric Mazur and Aravinthan DT Samuel

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2006 7:30

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  8. The cause of neuronal death in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) is uncertain but mitochondrial dysfunction may play an important role. Ketones promote mitochondrial energy production and membrane stabilizat...

    Authors: Zhong Zhao, Dale J Lange, Andrei Voustianiouk, Donal MacGrogan, Lap Ho, Jason Suh, Nelson Humala, Meenakshisundaram Thiyagarajan, Jun Wang and Giulio M Pasinetti

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2006 7:29

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  9. Several clinical studies suggested that antipsychotic-based medications could ameliorate cognitive functions impaired in certain schizophrenic patients. Accordingly, we investigated the effects of various dopa...

    Authors: Stéphane Bastianetto, Marc Danik, Françoise Mennicken, Sylvain Williams and Rémi Quirion

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2006 7:28

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  10. The mental gland pheromone of male Plethodon salamanders contains two main protein components: a 22 kDa protein named Plethodon Receptivity Factor (PRF) and a 7 kDa protein named Plethodon Modulating Factor (P...

    Authors: Celeste R Wirsig-Wiechmann, Lynne D Houck, Jessica M Wood, Pamela W Feldhoff and Richard C Feldhoff

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2006 7:26

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  11. Results of the Women's Health Initiative Memory Study (WHIMS) raised concerns regarding the timing and formulation of hormone interventions. Conjugated equine estrogens (CEE), used as the estrogen therapy in t...

    Authors: Liqin Zhao and Roberta Diaz Brinton

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2006 7:24

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  12. It is well known that both semantic and syntactic information play a role in pronoun resolution in sentences. However, it is unclear what the relative contribution of these sources of information is for the es...

    Authors: Monique JA Lamers, Bernadette M Jansma, Anke Hammer and Thomas F Münte

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2006 7:23

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  13. It has been estimated that more than 50% of patients with Neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1) have neurobehavioral impairments which include attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder, visual/spatial learning disabil...

    Authors: Elizabeth A Donarum, Rebecca F Halperin, Dietrich A Stephan and Vinodh Narayanan

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2006 7:22

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  14. 10 Hz electroencephalographic (EEG) alpha rhythms correlate with memory performance. Alpha and memory decline in older people. We wished to test if alpha-like EEG activity contributes to memory formation. Flic...

    Authors: Jonathan Williams, Deepa Ramaswamy and Abderrahim Oulhaj

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2006 7:21

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  15. Repeated exposure to psychostimulants results in a progressive and long-lasting facilitation of the locomotor response that is thought to have implications for addiction. Psychostimulants and other drugs of ab...

    Authors: Emmanuel Valjent, Jean-Christophe Corvol, James M Trzaskos, Jean-Antoine Girault and Denis Hervé

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2006 7:20

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  16. ADAM11 is a member of the ADAM gene family and is mainly expressed in the nervous system. It is thought to be an adhesion molecule, since it has a disintegrin-like domain related to cell-cell or cell-matrix in...

    Authors: Eiki Takahashi, Koji Sagane, Tohru Oki, Kazuto Yamazaki, Takeshi Nagasu and Junro Kuromitsu

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2006 7:19

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  17. A new method has been used to obtain human sensory evoked-responses whose time-domain waveforms have been undetectable by previous methods. These newly discovered evoked-responses have durations that exceed th...

    Authors: Don L Jewett, Toryalai Hart, Linda J Larson-Prior, Bill Baird, Marram Olson, Michael Trumpis, Katherine Makayed and Payam Bavafa

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2006 7:18

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  18. Previous studies indicate that light information reaches the suprachiasmatic nucleus (SCN) through a subpopulation of retinal ganglion cells that contain both glutamate and pituitary adenylyl cyclase activatin...

    Authors: Stephan Michel, Jason Itri, Jung H Han, Kathryn Gniotczynski and Christopher S Colwell

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2006 7:15

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  19. It has recently been demonstrated that the fate of adult cells is not restricted to their tissues of origin. In particular, it has been shown that bone marrow stem cells can give rise to cells of different tis...

    Authors: Franca Scintu, Camilla Reali, Rita Pillai, Manuela Badiali, Maria Adele Sanna, Francesca Argiolu, Maria Serafina Ristaldi and Valeria Sogos

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2006 7:14

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  20. 3,4-Methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDMA; ecstasy) is known for its toxicological, psychopathological and abuse potential. Some environmental conditions, e.g. acoustic stimulation typical of the "rave scene" ca...

    Authors: Michelangelo Iannone, Stefania Bulotta, Donatella Paolino, Maria Cristina Zito, Santo Gratteri, Francesco S Costanzo and Domenicantonio Rotiroti

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2006 7:13

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  21. Differentiation of the brain during development leads to sexually dimorphic adult reproductive behavior and other neural sex dimorphisms. Genetic mechanisms independent of steroid hormones produced by the gona...

    Authors: Birger Scholz, Kim Kultima, Anna Mattsson, Jeanette Axelsson, Björn Brunström, Krister Halldin, Michael Stigson and Lennart Dencker

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2006 7:12

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  22. The present study was conducted to determine the location, the morphology and distribution of NADPH-diaphorase positive neurons in the cardiac nerve plexus of the atria of mice (ASn). This plexus lies over the...

    Authors: Laura Beatriz Mesiano Maifrino, Edson Aparecido Liberti, Patrícia Castelucci and Romeu Rodrigues De Souza

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2006 7:10

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  23. SNAP-25 is a synaptic protein known to be involved in exocytosis of synaptic vesicles in neurons and of large dense-core vesicles in neuroendocrine cells. Its role in exocytosis has been studied in SNAP-25 kno...

    Authors: Anne L Cahill, Bruce E Herring and Aaron P Fox

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2006 7:9

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  24. Inflammation around cell bodies of primary sensory neurons and retinal ganglion cells enhances expression of neuronal growth-associated genes and stimulates axonal regeneration. We have asked if inflammation w...

    Authors: MK Hossain-Ibrahim, K Rezajooi, JK MacNally, MRJ Mason, AR Lieberman and PN Anderson

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2006 7:8

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  25. Contrast enhancement within primary stimulus representations is a common feature of sensory systems that regulates the discrimination of similar stimuli. Whereas most sensory stimulus features can be mapped on...

    Authors: Thomas A Cleland and Praveen Sethupathy

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2006 7:7

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  26. Hepatoma-derived growth factor (HDGF) belongs to a polypeptide family containing five additional members called HDGF related proteins 1–4 (HRP-1 to -4) and Lens epithelial derived growth factor. Whereas some f...

    Authors: Heba M El-Tahir, Frank Dietz, Ralf Dringen, Kerstin Schwabe, Karen Strenge, Sørge Kelm, Mekky M Abouzied, Volkmar Gieselmann and Sebastian Franken

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2006 7:6

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  27. NF-κB binds to the κB motif to regulate transcription of genes involved in growth, immunity and inflammation, and plays a pivotal role in the production of pro-inflammatory cytokines after nerve injuries. The ...

    Authors: Lai-Chu Wu, Virginia M Goettl, Francesca Madiai, Kevin V Hackshaw and Syed-Rehan A Hussain

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2006 7:4

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  28. Carbenoxolone (CBX) is a widely used gap junctional blocker. Considering several reports indicating that transient gap junctional blockade could be a favourable intervention following injuries to central nervo...

    Authors: Yevgen Leshchenko, Sergei Likhodii, Wendy Yue, William M Burnham and Jose L Perez Velazquez

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2006 7:3

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  29. It was recently reported that epochs of non-REM sleep (NREMS) with low muscle tone represent a partial correlate of REM sleep (REMS). To further investigate this phenomenon, episodes of restricted night-time s...

    Authors: Gilberte Tinguely, Reto Huber, Alexander A Borbély and Peter Achermann

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2006 7:2

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  30. Autosomal recessive juvenile parkinsonism (AR-JP) is caused by mutations in the parkin gene which encodes an E3 ubiquitin-protein ligase. Parkin is thought to be critical for protecting dopaminergic neurons from ...

    Authors: Francisco A Perez, Wendy R Curtis and Richard D Palmiter

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2005 6:71

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  31. Although octopamine has long been known to have major roles as both transmitter and modulator in arthropods, it has only recently been shown to be functionally important in molluscs, playing a role as a neurot...

    Authors: Ágnes Vehovszky, Henriette Szabó and Christopher JH Elliott

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2005 6:70

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  32. Traumatic brain injury (TBI) initiates a complex sequence of destructive and neuroprotective cellular responses. The initial mechanical injury is followed by an extended time period of secondary brain damage. ...

    Authors: Christina von Gertten, Amilcar Flores Morales, Staffan Holmin, Tiit Mathiesen and Ann-Christin Sandberg Nordqvist

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2005 6:69

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  33. Tissue inhibitor of metalloproteinases-1 (TIMP-1) is a multifunctional secreted protein with pleiotropic actions, including the inhibition of matrix metalloproteinases (MMPs), cell death/survival and growth pr...

    Authors: Crystel Ogier, Rita Creidy, José Boucraut, Paul D Soloway, Michel Khrestchatisky and Santiago Rivera

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2005 6:68

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  34. The lateral premotor cortex plays a crucial role in visually guided limb movements. It is divided into two main regions, the dorsal (PMd) and ventral (PMv) areas, which are in turn subdivided into functionally...

    Authors: Driss Boussaoud, Judith Tanné-Gariépy, Thierry Wannier and Eric M Rouiller

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2005 6:67

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  35. The megencephaly mouse, mceph/mceph, is epileptic and displays a dramatically increased brain volume and neuronal count. The responsible mutation was recently revealed to be an eleven base pair deletion, leading ...

    Authors: Ann-Sophie Persson, Göran Klement, Malin Almgren, Kristoffer Sahlholm, Johanna Nilsson, Susanna Petersson, Peter Århem, Martin Schalling and Catharina Lavebratt

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2005 6:65

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  36. In the present study neurophysiological correlates related to mismatching information in lexical access were investigated with a fragment priming paradigm. Event-related brain potentials were recorded for writ...

    Authors: Claudia K Friedrich

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2005 6:64

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  37. Stromal cell-derived factor 1 (SDF-1 or CXCL12) is chemotaxic for CXCR4 expressing bone marrow-derived cells. It functions in brain embryonic development and in response to ischemic injury in helping guide neu...

    Authors: Jason T Miller, John H Bartley, Hereward JC Wimborne, Aisha L Walker, David C Hess, William D Hill and James E Carroll

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2005 6:63

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  38. The cortical activity underlying the perception of vowel identity has typically been addressed by manipulating the first and second formant frequency (F1 & F2) of the speech stimuli. These two values, originat...

    Authors: Hannu Tiitinen, Anna Mari Mäkelä, Ville Mäkinen, Patrick JC May and Paavo Alku

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2005 6:62

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