Skip to main content

Articles

Page 92 of 93

  1. Disrupting neural migration with bilateral focal freezing necrosis on postnatal day 1 (P1) results in the formation of 4-layered microgyria. This developmental injury triggers a pervasive neural reorganization...

    Authors: Ann M Peiffer, R Holly Fitch, Jennifer J Thomas, Alexandra N Yurkovic and Glenn D Rosen

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2003 4:12

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  2. G protein-coupled receptors (GPCRs) interact with heterotrimeric GTP-binding proteins (G proteins) to modulate acute changes in intracellular messenger levels and ion channel activity. In contrast, long-term c...

    Authors: Joyce H Hurley, Shengwen Zhang, Leighan S Bye, Mark S Marshall, Anna A DePaoli-Roach, Kunliang Guan, Aaron P Fox and Lei Yu

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2003 4:10

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  3. Changes in photoperiod and ambient temperature trigger seasonal adaptations in the physiology and behaviour of many species, including the Djungarian hamster. Exposure of the hamsters to a short photoperiod an...

    Authors: Svitlana Palchykova, Tom Deboer and Irene Tobler

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2003 4:9

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  4. It is well known that neurons of the peripheral nervous system have the capacity to regenerate a severed axon leading to functional recovery, whereas neurons of the central nervous system do not regenerate suc...

    Authors: Andreas B Schmitt, Sebastian Breuer, Jan Liman, Armin Buss, Christiane Schlangen, Katrin Pech, Elly M Hol, Gary A Brook, Johannes Noth and Franz-Werner Schwaiger

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2003 4:8

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  5. The importance of L1 expression in the matured brain is suggested by physiological and behavioral studies showing that L1 is related to hippocampal plasticity and fear conditioning. The distribution of L1 in m...

    Authors: Hana Munakata, Yukiko Nakamura, Kazumasa Matsumoto-Miyai, Kouichi Itoh, Hironobu Yamasaki and Sadao Shiosaka

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2003 4:7

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  6. Nuclear objects that have in common the property of being recognized by monoclonal antibodies specific for phosphoprotein epitopes and cytoplasmic intermediate filaments (in particular, SMI-31 and RT-97) have ...

    Authors: Shannon E Weigum, Dana M García, Timothy D Raabe, Nicholas Christodoulides and Joseph R Koke

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2003 4:6

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  7. Alteration of glutamate and γ-aminobutyrate system have been reported to be associated with neurodegenerative disorders and have been postulated to be involved in aluminum-induced neurotoxicity as well. Alumin...

    Authors: Prasunpriya Nayak and Ajay K Chatterjee

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2003 4:4

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  8. Using an indirect immunoperoxidase technique, we have studied the distribution of immunoreactive fibers and cell bodies containing neurokinin in the adult human brainstem with no prior history of neurological ...

    Authors: Rafael Coveñas, Francisco Martin, Magdalena Belda, Victor Smith, Pablo Salinas, Eva Rivada, Zaida Diaz-Cabiale, Jose Angel Narvaez, Pilar Marcos, Gerard Tramu and Salvador Gonzalez-Baron

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2003 4:3

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  9. Ears of Brn3c null mutants develop immature hair cells, identifiable only by certain molecular markers, and undergo apoptosis in neonates. This partial development of hair cells could lead to enough neurotroph...

    Authors: Mengqing Xiang, Adel Maklad, Ulla Pirvola and Bernd Fritzsch

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2003 4:2

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  10. We wanted to determine if changes in the expression of serotonin 2A receptor (5HT2A receptor) gene in the premammillary hypothalamus are associated with changes in reproductive neuroendocrine status. Thus, we com...

    Authors: Philippe Chemineau, Agnès Daveau, Jean Pelletier, Benoît Malpaux, Fred J Karsch and Catherine Viguié

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2003 4:1

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  11. Adenosine is known to act as a neuromodulator by suppressing synaptic transmission in the central and peripheral nervous system. Both the release of adenosine within the small intestine and the presence of ade...

    Authors: Martin Storr, Jutta Thammer, Ralf Dunkel, Volker Schusdziarra and Hans-Dieter Allescher

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2002 3:21

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  12. The cryptochrome 1 and 2 genes (cry1 and cry2) are necessary for the generation of circadian rhythms, as mice lacking both of these genes (cry1,2-/-) lack circadian rhythms. We studied sleep in cry1,2-/- mice und...

    Authors: Jonathan P Wisor, Bruce F O'Hara, Akira Terao, Chris P Selby, Thomas S Kilduff, Aziz Sancar, Dale M Edgar and Paul Franken

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2002 3:20

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  13. Several lines of evidence strongly suggest that agouti-related peptide (AGRP) plays a key role in the regulation of metabolic function but ablation of the AGRP gene has no apparent effect on metabolic function...

    Authors: Hideo Makimura, Tooru M Mizuno, Jason W Mastaitis, Reuven Agami and Charles V Mobbs

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2002 3:18

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  14. Rat oligonucleotide microarrays were used to detect changes in gene expression in the dorsal root ganglion (DRG) 3 days following sciatic nerve transection (axotomy). Two comparisons were made using two sets o...

    Authors: Michael Costigan, Katia Befort, Laurie Karchewski, Robert S Griffin, Donatella D'Urso, Andrew Allchorne, Joanne Sitarski, James W Mannion, Richard E Pratt and Clifford J Woolf

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2002 3:16

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  15. Huntington's disease (HD) pathogenesis is due to an expanded polyglutamine tract in huntingtin, but the specificity of neuronal loss compared with other polyglutamine disorders also implies a role for the prot...

    Authors: Hiroki Takano and James F Gusella

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2002 3:15

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  16. Current efforts to study the genetic underpinnings of higher brain functions have been lacking appropriate phenotypes to describe cognition. One of the problems is that many cognitive concepts for which there ...

    Authors: John Fossella, Tobias Sommer, Jin Fan, Yanhong Wu, James M Swanson, Donald W Pfaff and Michael I Posner

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2002 3:14

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  17. Oxidative stress has shown to contribute in the mechanisms underlying apoptotic cell death occuring in AIDS-dementia complex. Here we investigated the role of peroxynitrite in apoptosis occurring in astroglial...

    Authors: Carolina Muscoli, Daniela Salvemini, Donatella Paolino, Michelangelo Iannone, Ernesto Palma, Antonio Cufari, Domenicantonio Rotiroti, Carlo Federico Perno, Stefano Aquaro and Vincenzo Mollace

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2002 3:13

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  18. Neurons in the dorsal spinal cord play important roles in nociception and pain. These neurons receive input from peripheral sensory neurons and then transmit the signals to the brain, as well as receive and in...

    Authors: Hong Sun, Jian Xu, Kimberly B Della Penna, Robert J Benz, Fumi Kinose, Daniel J Holder, Kenneth S Koblan, David L Gerhold and Hao Wang

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2002 3:11

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  19. Starting from Benzer's initiative, the approach of forward genetics has been widely used to isolate mutations affecting learning and memory. For this aim, mainly the odor-shock conditioning was employed. We ha...

    Authors: Nikolai G Kamyshev, Konstantin G Iliadi, Julia V Bragina, Elena A Kamysheva, Elena V Tokmatcheva, Thomas Preat and Elena V Savvateeva-Popova

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2002 3:9

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  20. This work examines the central nervous system distribution of virus-labeled neurons from the rat urinary bladder and the prostate simultaneously within the same tissue sections. Two immunohistochemically disti...

    Authors: Irving Nadelhaft, Alejandro J Miranda-Sousa and Pedro L Vera

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2002 3:8

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  21. The jellyfish green fluorescent protein (GFP) can be inserted into the middle of another protein to produce a functional, fluorescent fusion protein. Finding permissive sites for insertion, however, can be dif...

    Authors: Douglas L Sheridan, Catherine H Berlot, Antoine Robert, Fiona M Inglis, Klara B Jakobsdottir, James R Howe and Thomas E Hughes

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2002 3:7

    Content type: Methodology article

    Published on:

  22. Previously, we reported effects of the cry b mutation on circadian rhythms in period and timeless gene expression within isolated peripheral Drosophila tissues. We relied on...

    Authors: Joel D Levine, Pablo Funes, Harold B Dowse and Jeffrey C Hall

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2002 3:5

    Content type: Methodology article

    Published on:

  23. Previous studies have demonstrated that centrally administered natriuretic peptides and pituitary adenylate cyclase-activating polypeptide-38 (PACAP-38) have hyperthermic properties. Isatin (indole-2, 3-dione)...

    Authors: Imre Pataki, Ágnes Adamik, Vivette Glover, Gábor Tóth and Gyula Telegdy

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2002 3:2

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  24. Circadian clocks are biological oscillators that regulate molecular, physiological, and behavioral rhythms in a wide variety of organisms. While behavioral rhythms are typically monitored over many cycles, a s...

    Authors: Joel D Levine, Pablo Funes, Harold B Dowse and Jeffrey C Hall

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2002 3:1

    Content type: Methodology article

    Published on:

  25. In learning and memory tasks, requiring visual spatial memory (VSM), males exhibit higher performance levels compared to females (a difference attributed to sex steroid hormonal influences). Based upon the res...

    Authors: Trent D Lund and Edwin D Lephart

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2001 2:21

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  26. In learning and memory tasks, requiring visual spatial memory (VSM), males exhibit superior performance to females (a difference attributed to the hormonal influence of estrogen). This study examined the influ...

    Authors: Trent D Lund, Timothy W West, Lilyan Y Tian, Lihong H Bu, Daniel L Simmons, Kenneth DR Setchell, Herman Adlercreutz and Edwin D Lephart

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2001 2:20

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  27. Recently a hyperthermic rat hippocampal slice model system has been used to investigate febrile seizure pathophysiology. Our previous data indicates that heating immature rat hippocampal slices from 34 to 41°C...

    Authors: Jie Wu, Sam P Javedan, Kevin Ellsworth, Kris Smith and Robert S Fisher

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2001 2:18

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  28. 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

    Published on:

  29. 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

    Published on:

  30. 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

    Published on:

  31. 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

    Published on:

  32. 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

    Published on:

  33. 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

    Published on:

Featured videos

View featured videos from across the BMC-series journals