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  1. Serotonin is a neurotransmitter that has been linked to a wide variety of behaviors including feeding and body-weight regulation, social hierarchies, aggression and suicidality, obsessive compulsive disorder, ...

    Authors: Janet Best, William Duncan, Farrah Sadre-Marandi, Parastoo Hashemi, H. Frederik Nijhout and Michael Reed

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2020 21:40

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  2. ADHD is one of the most common psychiatric disorders in children and adolescents. Altered functional connectivity has been associated with ADHD symptoms. This study aimed to investigate abnormal changes in the...

    Authors: Huayu Zhang, Yue Zhao, Weifang Cao, Dong Cui, Qing Jiao, Weizhao Lu, Hongyu Li and Jianfeng Qiu

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2020 21:39

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  3. Glucose fluctuation promotes neuronal apoptosis, which plays a central role in diabetic encephalopathy (DE). Nerve growth factor (NGF), and its interaction with high-affinity (TrkA) and low-affinity (p75NTR) r...

    Authors: Ting Yan, Zhihui Zhang and Danqing Li

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2020 21:38

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  4. Although previous studies have shown that intra-network abnormalities in brain functional networks are correlated with clinical/cognitive impairment in multiple sclerosis (MS), there is little information rega...

    Authors: Lin Wu, Muhua Huang, Fuqing Zhou, Xianjun Zeng and Honghan Gong

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2020 21:37

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  5. Frontotemporal dementia (FTD) is the second leading cause of early onset dementia following Alzheimer’s disease. It involves atrophy of the frontal and temporal regions of the brain affecting language, memory,...

    Authors: Lalitha Venkataraman, Ping He, Galam Khan, Brent T. Harris and Michael R. Sierks

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2020 21:36

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  6. The inter-scanner reproducibility of brain volumetry is important in multi-site neuroimaging studies, where the reliability of automated brain segmentation (ABS) tools plays an important role. This study aimed...

    Authors: Sirui Liu, Bo Hou, Yiwei Zhang, Tianye Lin, Xiaoyuan Fan, Hui You and Feng Feng

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2020 21:35

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  7. When planning nerve conduction studies using animal models, the sciatic nerve is often used and the upper extremity nerves are not preferred due to the size of laboratory animals. This study aimed to present t...

    Authors: Basak Mansiz-Kaplan, Secil Pervane-Vural, Koray Gursoy and Baris Nacir

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2020 21:34

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  8. Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is a progressive neuro-degenerative disease with a major manifestation of dementia. MicroRNAs were reported to regulate the transcript expression in patients with Alzheimer’s disease (...

    Authors: Jin Miao, Jin Jing, Yixiang Shao and Huaichang Sun

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2020 21:33

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  9. Recent research has revealed that the community of microorganisms inhabiting the gut affects brain development, function and behaviour. In particular, disruption of the gut microbiome during critical developme...

    Authors: Katerina V. A. Johnson and Philip W. J. Burnet

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2020 21:32

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  10. Parkinson’s disease (PD) is a disease of the central nervous system that progressively affects the motor system. Epidemiological studies have provided evidence that exposure to agriculture-related occupations ...

    Authors: Rodney C. P. Go, Michael J. Corley, G. Webster Ross, Helen Petrovitch, Kamal H. Masaki, Alika K. Maunakea, Qimei He and Maarit I. Tiirikainen

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2020 21:31

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  11. One of the most basic human traits is language. Linguistic ability, and disability, have been shown to have a strong genetic component in family and twin studies, but molecular genetic studies of language phen...

    Authors: Ron Nudel, Camilla A. J. Christiani, Jessica Ohland, Md Jamal Uddin, Nicoline Hemager, Ditte Ellersgaard, Katrine S. Spang, Birgitte K. Burton, Aja N. Greve, Ditte L. Gantriis, Jonas Bybjerg-Grauholm, Jens Richardt M. Jepsen, Anne A. E. Thorup, Ole Mors, Thomas Werge and Merete Nordentoft

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2020 21:30

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  12. Hypoxia inhibits the uptake of glutamate (a major neurotransmitter in the brain closely related to cognitive function) into brain cells, and the initial response of cells to cortical hypoxia depends on glutama...

    Authors: Young-Sung Kim, Young Ju Won, Byung Gun Lim, Too Jae Min, Yeon-Hwa Kim and Il Ok Lee

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2020 21:29

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  13. Precise regulation of neural precursor cell (NPC) proliferation and differentiation is essential to ensure proper brain development and function. The HCFC1 gene encodes a transcriptional co-factor that regulates ...

    Authors: Victoria L. Castro, Joel F. Reyes, Nayeli G. Reyes-Nava, David Paz and Anita M. Quintana

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2020 21:27

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  14. Previous studies suggest that persistent exposure to social stress in mammals may be associated with multiple physiological effects. Here, we examine the effects of social stress in rats, i.e. repeated social ...

    Authors: Dhaksshaginy Rajalingam, Ingeborg Nymoen, Daniel Pitz Jacobsen, Mina Baarnes Eriksen, Erik Dissen, Morten Birkeland Nielsen, Ståle Valvatne Einarsen and Johannes Gjerstad

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2020 21:25

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  15. Cerebral stroke occurs following ischemic and hemorrhagic lesions in the brain. Survival and recovery of stroke patients depend on the severity of the initial injury but also the therapeutic approaches applied...

    Authors: Ewen Tu, Qiong Chen, Li Tan and Yan Wang

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2020 21:24

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  16. Alexithymia is a personality trait characterized by difficulties identifying and describing feelings, an externally oriented style of thinking, and a reduced inclination to imagination. Previous research has s...

    Authors: Nicole Rosenberg, Klas Ihme, Vladimir Lichev, Julia Sacher, Michael Rufer, Hans Jörgen Grabe, Harald Kugel, André Pampel, Jöran Lepsien, Anette Kersting, Arno Villringer and Thomas Suslow

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2020 21:23

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  17. Polynitroxylated PEGylated hemoglobin (PNPH, aka SanFlow) possesses superoxide dismutase/catalase mimetic activities that may directly protect the brain from oxidative stress. Stabilization of PNPH with bound ...

    Authors: Soichiro Seno, Jun Wang, Suyi Cao, Manda Saraswati, Sharon Park, Jan Simoni, Li Ma, Bohdan Soltys, Carleton J. C. Hsia, Raymond C. Koehler and Courtney L. Robertson

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2020 21:22

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  18. Transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) is a non-invasive brain modulation technique that has been proved to exert beneficial effects in the acute phase of stroke. To explore the underlying mechanism, w...

    Authors: Ke-Ying Zhang, Gang Rui, Jun-Ping Zhang, Ling Guo, Guang-Zhou An, Jia-Jin Lin, Wei He and Gui-Rong Ding

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2020 21:21

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  19. Mental fatigue is usually caused by long-term cognitive activities, mainly manifested as drowsiness, difficulty in concentrating, decreased alertness, disordered thinking, slow reaction, lethargy, reduced work...

    Authors: Gang Li, Shan Huang, Wanxiu Xu, Weidong Jiao, Yonghua Jiang, Zhao Gao and Jianhua Zhang

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2020 21:20

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  20. Empathy refers to the ability to recognise and share emotions with others. Several research groups have recognised observational fear in mice as a useful behavioural model for assessing their ability to empath...

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

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2020 21:19

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  21. Neonatal hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy (HIE) represents as a major cause of neonatal morbidity and mortality. However, the underlying molecular mechanisms in brain damage are still not fully elucidated. This...

    Authors: Ya Jiang, Xue Bai, Ting-Ting Li, Mohammed AL-Hawwas, Yuan Jin, Yu Zou, Yue Hu, Lin-Yi Liu, Ying Zhang, Qing Liu, Hao Yang, Jun Ma, Ting-Hua Wang, Jia Liu and Liu-Lin Xiong

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2020 21:18

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  22. Vasomotor regulation of dermal blood vessels, which are critical in the function of the skin in thermoregulatory control, involves both neural and non-neural mechanisms. Whereas the role of sympathetic nerves ...

    Authors: Tao Zhang, Jiahui Niu, Yaxian Wang, Junying Yan, Wen Hu and Daguo Mi

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2020 21:15

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    The Correction to this article has been published in BMC Neuroscience 2020 21:17

  23. Patients positive for anti-glutamic acid decarboxylase 65 (GAD65) antibodies have attracted increasing attention. Their clinical manifestations are highly heterogeneous and can be comorbid with tumors. Current...

    Authors: Tao-Ran Li, Yu-Di Zhang, Qun Wang, Xiao-Qiu Shao, Zhi-Mei Li and Rui-Juan Lv

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2020 21:13

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  24. Medium spiny neurons (MSNs) comprise the main body (95% in mouse) of the dorsal striatum neurons and represent dopaminoceptive GABAergic neurons. The cAMP (cyclic Adenosine MonoPhosphate)—mediated cascade of e...

    Authors: Vladimir N. Babenko, Anna G. Galyamina, Igor B. Rogozin, Dmitry A. Smagin and Natalia N. Kudryavtseva

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2020 21:12

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  25. Pyridoxine (PDX; vitamin B6), is an essential vitamin. PDX deficiency induces various symptoms, and when PDX is misused it acts as a neurotoxicant, inducing severe sensory neuropathy.

    Authors: Sumin Yun, Woosuk Kim, Min Soo Kang, Tae Hyeong Kim, Yoonhwan Kim, Jin-Ok Ahn, Jung Hoon Choi, In Koo Hwang and Jin-Young Chung

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2020 21:11

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  26. Following the publication of this article [1], it has been noted by the authors that an image of the same cell nuclei has been used in error twice, in Fig. 8, parts A and B. These images are redundant in this ...

    Authors: Claudie Hooper, Ricardo Sainz-Fuertes, Steven Lynham, Abdul Hye, Richard Killick, Alice Warley, Cecilia Bolondi, Jennifer Pocock and Simon Lovestone

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2020 21:10

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    The original article was published in BMC Neuroscience 2012 13:144

  27. Neuromyelitis optica (NMO) is a demyelinating disease primarily affecting the optic nerves and spinal cord. It is distinguished from other demyelinating conditions by the presence of AQP4-IgG and serum aquapor...

    Authors: Etedal Ahmed AbuElbasher Ibrahim, Fatima Gammer and Alsadig Gassoum

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2020 21:9

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  28. There has been much discussion recently about the occurrence of neuropsychological complications during the perioperative period. Diabetes is known to be one of the metabolic risk factors. Although the number ...

    Authors: Momoka Nishimura, Yuki Nomura, Moritoki Egi, Norihiko Obata, Makoto Tsunoda and Satoshi Mizobuchi

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2020 21:8

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  29. It is a crucial task of brain science researches to explore functional connective maps of Biological Neural Networks (BNN). The maps help to deeply study the dominant relationship between the structures of the...

    Authors: Mei-jia Zhu, Chao-yi Dong, Xiao-yan Chen, Jing-wen Ren and Xiao-yi Zhao

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2020 21:7

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  30. Synaptic degeneration and accumulation of amyloid β-peptides (Aβ) are hallmarks of the Alzheimer diseased brain. Aβ is synaptotoxic and produced by sequential cleavage of the amyloid precursor protein (APP) by...

    Authors: Jolanta L. Lundgren, Lina Vandermeulen, Anna Sandebring-Matton, Saheeb Ahmed, Bengt Winblad, Monica Di Luca, Lars O. Tjernberg, Elena Marcello and Susanne Frykman

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2020 21:6

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  31. Opioids are the most effective drugs commonly prescribed to treat pain. Due to their addictive nature, opioid pain relievers are now second to marijuana, ahead of cocaine with respect to dependence. Ours and o...

    Authors: Ruping Fan, Lisa M. Schrott, Stephen Snelling, John Felty, Derrel Graham, Patrick L. McGauly, Thomas Arnold and Nadejda L. Korneeva

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2020 21:4

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  32. It is difficult to set up a balanced higher-order full-factorial experiment that can capture multiple intricate interactions between cognitive and psycholinguistic factors underlying bilingual speech productio...

    Authors: Severin Schramm, Noriko Tanigawa, Lorena Tussis, Bernhard Meyer, Nico Sollmann and Sandro M. Krieg

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2020 21:3

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  33. The growing abuse of amphetamine-type stimulants leads to new challenges to human health. A possible addiction mechanism has been proposed by altered functional architecture of the nucleus accumbens (NAc) duri...

    Authors: Yun Wang, Kai-Juan Yan, Chen-Xiao Fan, Xiao-Nian Luo and Yuan Zhou

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2019 20:66

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  34. Histone deacetylase-3 (HDAC3) promotes neurodegeneration in various cell culture and in vivo models of neurodegeneration but the mechanism by which HDAC3 exerts neurotoxicity is not known. HDAC3 is known to be...

    Authors: Anto Sam Crosslee Louis Sam Titus, Dharmendra Sharma, Min Soo Kim and Santosh R. D’Mello

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2019 20:65

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  35. Infection is an important clinical complication facing stroke-patients and triples the risk of death within 30 days post-stroke via mechanisms which are poorly understood.

    Authors: Ping Wang, Jiaqi Zhang, Feifei Guo, Shuang Wang, Yi Zhang, Defeng Li, Haiyu Xu and Hongjun Yang

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2019 20:64

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  36. Sodium ion transportation plays a crucial role in the pathogenesis of hypoxic–ischemic brain injury. Amiodarone, a Vaughan-Williams class III antiarrhythmic drug, has been widely used to treat life-threatening...

    Authors: Masakazu Kotoda, Sohei Hishiyama, Tadahiko Ishiyama, Kazuha Mitsui and Takashi Matsukawa

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2019 20:62

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  37. Parkinson’s disease (PD) is characterised by dopaminergic cell loss within the substantia nigra pars compacta (SNc) that leads to reduced striatal dopamine content and resulting motor deficits. Identifying new...

    Authors: Edward J. R. Fletcher, Lawrence D. F. Moon and Susan Duty

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2019 20:61

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  38. Ketamine has been reported to cause neonatal neurotoxicity in a variety of developing animal models. Various studies have been conducted to study the mechanism of neurotoxicity for general anesthetic use durin...

    Authors: Zhanqiang Zhao, Bing Li, Yuqing Wu, Xujun Chen, Yan Guo, Yang Shen and He Huang

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2019 20:60

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  39. The aim was to examine the impact of lipopolysaccharide-induced systemic inflammation on expression of mRNA for cocaine- and amphetamine-regulated transcript (CART) and the thyrotropin receptor (TSHR) and its ...

    Authors: Jonathan R. Burgos, Britt-Marie Iresjö, Linda Olsson and Ulrika Smedh

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2019 20:59

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  40. The pharmacodynamic results of diazepam and ethanol administration are similar, in that each can mediate amnestic and sedative-hypnotic effects. Although each of these molecules effectively reduce the activity...

    Authors: Matthias Kreuzer, Paul S. García, Verena Brucklacher-Waldert, Rebecca Claassen, Gerhard Schneider, Bernd Antkowiak and Berthold Drexler

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2019 20:58

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  41. Mammalian Shc (Src homology and collagen) proteins comprise a family of four phosphotyrosine adaptor molecules which exhibit varied spatiotemporal expression and signaling functions. ShcD is the most recently ...

    Authors: Hannah N. Robeson, Hayley R. Lau, Laura A. New, Jasmin Lalonde, John N. Armstrong and Nina Jones

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2019 20:57

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