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  1. One mechanism that directs the action of the second messengers, cAMP and diacylglycerol, is the compartmentalization of protein kinase A (PKA) and protein kinase C (PKC). A-kinase anchoring proteins (AKAPs) ca...

    Authors: Guy A Perkins, Lin Wang, Lily Jun-shen Huang, Kenneth Humphries, Virginia J Yao, Maryann Martone, Thomas J Deerinck, David M Barraclough, Jonathan D Violin, Donelson Smith, Alexandra Newton, John D Scott, Susan S Taylor and Mark H Ellisman

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2001 2:17

    Content type: Research article

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  2. Current efforts to study the genetics of higher functions have been lacking appropriate phenotypes to describe cognition. One of the problems is that many cognitive concepts for which there is a single word (e...

    Authors: Jin Fan, Yanhong Wu, John A Fossella and Michael I Posner

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2001 2:14

    Content type: Research article

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  3. Predictions from conduction velocity data for primate retinal ganglion cell axons indicate that the conduction time to the lateral geniculate nucleus for stimulation of peripheral retina should be no longer th...

    Authors: Jennifer H Darrien, Katrina Herd, Lisa-Jo Starling, Jay R Rosenberg and James D Morrison

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2001 2:13

    Content type: Research article

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  4. BMP-5 is expressed in the nervous system throughout development and into adulthood. However its effects on neural tissues are not well defined. BMP-5 is a member of the 60A subgroup of BMPs, other members of w...

    Authors: Hiroko N Beck, Karen Drahushuk, David B Jacoby, Dennis Higgins and Pamela J Lein

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2001 2:12

    Content type: Research article

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  5. Alterations in arginine vasopressin regulation and secretion have been proposed as one possible biochemical abnormality in patients with obsessive-compulsive disorder. In golden hamsters, arginine vasopressin ...

    Authors: Craig F Ferris, Mads F Rasmussen, Tara Messenger and Gary Koppel

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2001 2:10

    Content type: Research article

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  6. Axons within the mature mammalian central nervous system fail to regenerate following injury, usually resulting in long-lasting motor and sensory deficits. Studies involving transplantation of adult neurons in...

    Authors: David B Pettigrew, Kristina P Shockley and Keith A Crutcher

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2001 2:8

    Content type: Research article

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  7. Taste receptor cells are responsible for transducing chemical stimuli into electrical signals that lead to the sense of taste. An important second messenger in taste transduction is IP3, which is involved in both...

    Authors: Tod R Clapp, Leslie M Stone, Robert F Margolskee and Sue C Kinnamon

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2001 2:6

    Content type: Research article

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  8. A previous report showed that the open field behavior of rats sensitized to the dopamine agonist quinpirole satisfies 5 performance criteria for compulsive checking behavior. In an effort to extend the paralle...

    Authors: Henry Szechtman, Michael J Eckert, Wai S Tse, Jonathan T Boersma, Carlo A Bonura, Jessica Z McClelland, Kirsten E Culver and David Eilam

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2001 2:4

    Content type: Research article

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  9. Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection continues to increase at alarming rates in drug abusers, especially in women. Drugs of abuse can cause long-lasting damage to the brain and HIV infection frequently...

    Authors: Jadwiga Turchan, Caroline Anderson, Kurt F Hauser, Qinmiao Sun, Jiayou Zhang, Ying Liu, Phyllis M Wise, Inna Kruman, William Maragos, Mark P Mattson, Rosemarie Booze and Avindra Nath

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2001 2:3

    Content type: Research article

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  10. Chemical methods of transfection that have proven successful with cell lines often do not work with primary cultures of neurons. Recent data, however, suggest that linear polymers of the cation polyethyleneimi...

    Authors: Craig Horbinski, Michal K Stachowiak, Dennis Higgins and Sarah G Finnegan

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2001 2:2

    Content type: Methodology article

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  11. The fly visual system is a highly ordered brain structure with well-established physiological and behavioral functions. A large number of interneurons in the posterior part of the third visual neuropil, the lo...

    Authors: Tilmann M Brotz, Eckart D Gundelfinger and Alexander Borst

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2001 2:1

    Content type: Research article

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