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  1. Content type: Research article

    Accurately assessing promising therapeutic interventions for human diseases depends, in part, on the reproducibility of preclinical disease models. With the development of transgenic mice, the rapid adaptation...

    Authors: Peggy Rentsch, Sandy Stayte, Gary P. Morris and Bryce Vissel

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2019 20:5

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    Following the publication of the original article [1], it was highlighted that an old version of the text for abstract P252 was published, thereby causing the text to no longer correspond with Fig. 1.

    Authors: James Bennett and Thomas Nowotny

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2019 20:4

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    The original article was published in BMC Neuroscience 2018 19:65

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    Transcranial ultrasonic stimulation is a novel noninvasive tool for neuromodulation, and has high spatial resolution and deep penetration. Although it can increase excitation of neurons, its effects on neuron ...

    Authors: Kun Cui, Shuai Zhang, Jinyao Sun, Xueying Zhang, Chong Ding and Guizhi Xu

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2019 20:3

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    Peripheral diabetic neuropathy can be painful and its symptoms include hyperalgesia, allodynia and spontaneous pain. Hydrogen sulfide (H2S) is involved in diabetes-induced hyperalgesia and allodynia. However, the...

    Authors: José Eduardo Roa-Coria, Jorge Baruch Pineda-Farias, Paulino Barragán-Iglesias, Geovanna Nallely Quiñonez-Bastidas, Ángel Zúñiga-Romero, Juan Carlos Huerta-Cruz, Juan Gerardo Reyes-García, Francisco Javier Flores-Murrieta, Vinicio Granados-Soto and Héctor Isaac Rocha-González

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2019 20:1

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    To prevent and control dementia, many scholars have focused on the transition stage between normal ageing and dementia, mild cognitive impairment (MCI) which is a key interventional target for dementia. Studie...

    Authors: Ying Xu, Zhijie Qiu, Jingfang Zhu, Jiao Liu, Jingsong Wu, Jing Tao and Lidian Chen

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2019 20:2

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    Cobalt chloride (CoCl2) induces chemical hypoxia through activation of hypoxia-inducible factor-1 alpha (HIF-1α). Mammalian target of rapamycin (mTOR) is a multifaceted protein capable of regulating cell growth, ...

    Authors: Mary A. Zimmerman, Christan D. Biggers and P. Andy Li

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2018 19:82

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    Acute subdural hemorrhage (ASDH) is a severe consequence of traumatic brain injury. The occurrence of subdural blood increases the lethality of these patients independent of the amount of blood or elevated int...

    Authors: Tobias J. Krämer, Wasim Sakas, Daniel Jussen, Harald Krenzlin, Oliver Kempski and Beat Alessandri

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2018 19:81

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    Development of anxiety- and depression-like states under chronic social defeat stress in mice has been shown by many experimental studies. In this article, the differentially expressed Slc25* family genes encodin...

    Authors: Vladimir N. Babenko, Dmitry A. Smagin, Anna G. Galyamina, Irina L. Kovalenko and Natalia N. Kudryavtseva

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2018 19:79

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    Low-intensity pulsed ultrasound stimulation (LIPUS) has been proven to be a noninvasive method with high spatial resolution and deep penetration. Previous studies have qualitatively demonstrated that the elect...

    Authors: Yi Yuan, Xingran Wang, Jiaqing Yan and Xiaoli Li

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2018 19:78

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    The treatment of Parkinson’s disease is often complicated by levodopa-induced dyskinesia (LID). Nicotinic acetylcholine receptor agonists can alleviate LID in animal models but may be less effective in conditi...

    Authors: Sakari Leino, Samuel Kohtala, Tomi Rantamäki, Sini K. Koski, Saara Rannanpää and Outi Salminen

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2018 19:77

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    Global cerebral ischemia triggers neurodegeneration in the hippocampal CA1 region, but the mechanism of neuronal death remains elusive. The epsilon isoform of protein kinase C (PKCε) has recently been identifi...

    Authors: Varun Kumar, Yi-Chinn Weng, Yu-Chieh Wu, Yu-Ting Huang and Wen-Hai Chou

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2018 19:76

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    Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a complex condition and remains a prominent public and medical health issue in individuals of all ages. A rapid increase in extracellular glutamate occurs after TBI, leading to ...

    Authors: Wenbo Wu, Siyi Xu, Jialin Wang, Kuiming Zhang, Mingkun Zhang, Yang Cao, Hongqing Ren, Deyou Zheng and Chunlong Zhong

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2018 19:75

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    Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is a primary cause of dementia in ageing population affecting more than 35 million people around the globe. It is a chronic neurodegenerative disease caused by defected folding and agg...

    Authors: Sidra Khalid, Muhammad Ammar Zahid, Hussain Ali, Yeong S. Kim and Salman Khan

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2018 19:74

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    The plasma membrane Na+/Ca2+-exchanger (NCX) has recently been shown to regulate Ca2+-dependent N-methyl-d-aspartate receptor (NMDAR) desensitization, suggesting a tight interaction of NCXs and NMDARs in lipid na...

    Authors: Dmitry A. Sibarov, Ekaterina E. Poguzhelskaya and Sergei M. Antonov

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2018 19:73

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    Neurological disorders suggest that the excitotoxicity involves a drastic increase in intracellular Ca2+ concentrations and the formation of reactive oxygen species. The presence of these free radicals may also a...

    Authors: Armando Valenzuela Peraza, David Calderón Guzmán, Norma Osnaya Brizuela, Maribel Ortiz Herrera, Hugo Juárez Olguín, Miroslava Lindoro Silva, Belén Juárez Tapia and Gerardo Barragán Mejía

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2018 19:71

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    Glycine receptors (GlyRs) are involved in the development of spinal pain sensitization. The GlyRα3 subunit has recently emerged as a key factor in inflammatory pain pathways in the spinal cord dorsal horn (DH)...

    Authors: Hung-Chen Wang, Kuang-I Cheng, Pei-Ru Chen, Kuang-Yi Tseng, Aij-Lie Kwan and Lin-Li Chang

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2018 19:72

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  17. Content type: Research article

    FoxP transcription factors play crucial roles for the development and function of vertebrate brains. In humans the neurally expressed FOXPs, FOXP1, FOXP2, and FOXP4 are implicated in cognition, including langu...

    Authors: Adriana Schatton, Julia Agoro, Janis Mardink, Gérard Leboulle and Constance Scharff

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2018 19:69

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    The proteasome system plays an important role in synaptic plasticity. Induction and maintenance of long term potentiation is directly dependent on selective targeting of proteins for proteasomal degradation. T...

    Authors: Julia Adelöf, My Andersson, Michelle Porritt, Anne Petersen, Madeleine Zetterberg, John Wiseman and Malin Hernebring

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2018 19:70

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  19. Content type: Research article

    The clinical significance of anti-neuronal antibodies in patients with psychiatric disorders, but without encephalitis, remains unknown. In patients admitted to acute psychiatric inpatient care we aimed to ide...

    Authors: Morten B. Schou, Sverre Georg Sæther, Ole Kristian Drange, Karoline Krane-Gartiser, Solveig K. Reitan, Arne E. Vaaler and Daniel Kondziella

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2018 19:68

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  20. Content type: Research article

    Tinnitus is the perception of sound in the absence of any external acoustic stimulation. Transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) has shown promising though heterogeneous therapeutic outcomes for tinnitu...

    Authors: Tifei Yuan, Ali Yadollahpour, Julio Salgado-Ramírez, Daniel Robles-Camarillo and Rocío Ortega-Palacios

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2018 19:66

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  21. Content type: Research article

    Social behavior and interactions pervasively shape and influence our lives and relationships. Competition, in particular, has become a core topic in social neuroscience since it stresses the relevance and sali...

    Authors: Michela Balconi and Maria Elide Vanutelli

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2018 19:63

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  22. Content type: Research article

    Epidemiological surveys and studies with animal models have established a relationship between maternal stress and affective disorders in their offspring. However, whether maternal depression before pregnancy ...

    Authors: Sheng Wei, Zifa Li, Meng Ren, Jieqiong Wang, Jie Gao, Yinghui Guo, Kaiyong Xu, Fang Li, Dehao Zhu, Hao Zhang, Rongju Lv and Mingqi Qiao

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2018 19:61

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  23. Content type: Research article

    Pulsed transcranial ultrasound stimulation (pTUS) can modulate the neuronal activity of motor cortex and elicit muscle contractions. Cortico-muscular coupling (CMC) can serve as a tool to identify interaction ...

    Authors: Ping Xie, Sa Zhou, Xingran Wang, Yibo Wang and Yi Yuan

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2018 19:60

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  24. Content type: Research article

    Environmental uncertainty, such as food deprivation, may alter internal milieu of nervous system through various mechanisms. In combination with circumstances of stress or aging, high consumption of unsaturate...

    Authors: Noushin Nikray, Isaac Karimi, Zahraminoosh Siavashhaghighi, Lora A. Becker and Mohammad Mehdi Mofatteh

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2018 19:59

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  25. Content type: Research article

    Minocycline is a lipophilic tetracycline of increasing appeal in neuroscience as it inhibits microglial activation, a mechanism involved in numerous neuropsychiatric disorders. Own data point towards retinoid-...

    Authors: Vera Clemens, Francesca Regen, Nathalie Le Bret, Isabella Heuser and Julian Hellmann-Regen

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2018 19:58

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  26. Content type: Research article

    Low-intensity transcranial focused ultrasound (tFUS) has emerged as a new non-invasive modality of brain stimulation with the potential for high spatial selectivity and penetration depth. Anesthesia is typical...

    Authors: Wonhye Lee, Phillip Croce, Ryan W. Margolin, Amanda Cammalleri, Kyungho Yoon and Seung-Schik Yoo

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2018 19:57

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  27. Content type: Research article

    Transcranial focused ultrasound (tFUS) is a new non-invasive neuromodulation technique that uses mechanical energy to modulate neuronal excitability with high spatial precision. tFUS has been shown to be capab...

    Authors: Leo Ai, Priya Bansal, Jerel K. Mueller and Wynn Legon

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2018 19:56

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  28. Content type: Research article

    The long-term effects of psychotropic drugs are associated with the reversal of disease-related alterations through the reorganization and normalization of neuronal connections. Molecular factors that trigger ...

    Authors: Magdalena Zygmunt, Dżesika Hoinkis, Jacek Hajto, Marcin Piechota, Bożena Skupień-Rabian, Urszula Jankowska, Sylwia Kędracka-Krok, Jan Rodriguez Parkitna and Michał Korostyński

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2018 19:55

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  29. Content type: Research article

    Our published data have indicated that the omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acid eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) provides beneficial effects by attenuating neuronal damage induced by interleukin-1β (IL-1β), and up-re...

    Authors: YiLong Dong, KangJing Pu, WenJing Duan, HuiCheng Chen, LiXing Chen and YanMei Wang

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2018 19:52

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  30. Content type: Review

    Adipose tissue is a dynamic organ with different effects on the body. Many of these effects are mediated by leptin, a hormone strongly involved in regulation of feeding and energy metabolism. It has an importa...

    Authors: Laura Mora-Muñoz, Alejandro Guerrero-Naranjo, Elisa Angélica Rodríguez-Jimenez, Claudio Alberto Mastronardi and Alberto Velez-van-Meerbeke

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2018 19:51

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  31. Content type: Research article

    Current antiepileptic drugs are not able to prevent recurrent seizures in all patients. Orexins are excitatory hypothalamic neuropeptides that their receptors (Orx1R and Orx2R) are found almost in all major re...

    Authors: Saeedeh Asadi, Ali Roohbakhsh, Ali Shamsizadeh, Masoud Fereidoni, Elham Kordijaz and Ali Moghimi

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2018 19:49

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  32. Content type: Research article

    Spinal cord injury (SCI) is one of the leading causes of disability and chronic pain. In SCI-induced pathology, homeostasis of the nitric oxide (NO) metabolome is lost. Major NO metabolites such as S-nitrosogl...

    Authors: Mushfiquddin Khan, Tajinder S. Dhammu, Inderjit Singh and Avtar K. Singh

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2018 19:50

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    Intracranial Self-Stimulation (ICSS) of the medial forebrain bundle (MFB) is a deep brain stimulation procedure, which has a powerful enhancement effect on explicit and implicit memory. However, the downstream...

    Authors: Elisabet Kádár, Eva Vico Varela, Laura Aldavert-Vera, Gemma Huguet, Ignacio Morgado-Bernal and Pilar Segura-Torres

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2018 19:48

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  34. Content type: Research article

    The amino acid taurine (2-Aminoethanesulfonic acid) modulates inhibitory neurotransmitter receptors. This study aimed to determine if the dual action of taurine on GABAC-ρ1R relates to its structure. To address t...

    Authors: Lenin David Ochoa-de la Paz, Martin González-Andrade, Herminia Pasantes-Morales, Rodrigo Franco, Rubén Zamora-Alvarado, Edgar Zenteno, Hugo Quiroz-Mercado, Roberto Gonzales-Salinas and Rosario Gulias-Cañizo

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2018 19:47

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  35. Content type: Research article

    Alzheimer’s disease (AD), the most common cause of dementia, is characterized by the progressive deposition of amyloid-β (Aβ) peptides and neurofibrillary tangles. Mouse models of Aβ amyloidosis generated by k...

    Authors: Yasufumi Sakakibara, Michiko Sekiya, Takashi Saito, Takaomi C. Saido and Koichi M. Iijima

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2018 19:46

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  36. Content type: Research article

    Although amyloid beta (Aβ) imaging is widely used for diagnosing and monitoring Alzheimer’s disease in clinical fields, paralleling comparison between 18F-flutemetamol and 18F-florbetaben was rarely attempted in ...

    Authors: Hye Joo Son, Young Jin Jeong, Hyun Jin Yoon, Sang Yoon Lee, Go-Eun Choi, Ji-Ae Park, Min Hwan Kim, Kyo Chul Lee, Yong Jin Lee, Mun Ki Kim, Kook Cho and Do-Young Kang

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2018 19:45

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  37. Content type: Research article

    Given the reported inverse association between light and depressive mood, ambient light may also be associated with some of the brain regions in healthy subjects. The present study aims to investigate the effe...

    Authors: Hirofumi Hirakawa, Takeshi Terao, Koji Hatano, Kentaro Kohno and Nobuyoshi Ishii

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2018 19:44

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  38. Content type: Research article

    Light exposure induces oxidative stress, which contributes to ocular diseases of aging. Blue light provides a model for light-induced oxidative stress, lipid peroxidation and retinal degeneration in Drosophila me...

    Authors: Hana Hall, Jingqun Ma, Sudhanshu Shekhar, Walter D. Leon-Salas and Vikki M. Weake

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2018 19:43

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  39. Content type: Research article

    Striatal fast-spiking interneurons (FSI) are a subset of GABAergic cells that express calcium-binding protein parvalbumin (PV). They provide feed-forward inhibition to striatal projection neurons (SPNs), recei...

    Authors: Ernesto Alberto Rendón-Ochoa, Teresa Hernández-Flores, Victor Hugo Avilés-Rosas, Verónica Alejandra Cáceres-Chávez, Mariana Duhne, Antonio Laville, Dagoberto Tapia, Elvira Galarraga and José Bargas

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2018 19:42

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  40. Content type: Research article

    Many neuropsychiatric disorders develop in early life. Although the mechanisms involved have not been elucidated, it is possible that functional abnormalities of parvalbumin-positive interneurons (PV neurons) ...

    Authors: Hiroshi Ueno, Shunsuke Suemitsu, Shinji Murakami, Naoya Kitamura, Kenta Wani, Yosuke Matsumoto, Motoi Okamoto, Shozo Aoki and Takeshi Ishihara

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2018 19:41

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  41. Content type: Research article

    Visuospatial attention is executed by the frontoparietal cortical areas of the brain. Damage to these areas can result in visual neglect. We therefore aimed to assess a combination of the greyscales task and r...

    Authors: Katrin Giglhuber, Stefanie Maurer, Claus Zimmer, Bernhard Meyer and Sandro M. Krieg

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2018 19:40

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  42. Content type: Research article

    Tick-borne encephalitis (TBE) is the main tick-borne viral infection in Eurasia. Its manifestations range from inapparent infections and fevers with complete recovery to debilitating or fatal encephalitis. Th...

    Authors: Martin Palus, Yahya Sohrabi, Karl W. Broman, Hynek Strnad, Matyáš Šíma, Daniel Růžek, Valeriya Volkova, Martina Slapničková, Jarmila Vojtíšková, Lucie Mrázková, Jiří Salát and Marie Lipoldová

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2018 19:39

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  43. Content type: Research article

    Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is an important psychological disease that can develop following the physical experience or witnessing of traumatic events. The psychopathological response to traumatic st...

    Authors: Bombi Lee, Insop Shim, Hyejung Lee and Dae-Hyun Hahm

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2018 19:38

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