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Molecular Neuroscience

Prof Illana Gozes

  1. Content type: Research

    This study determined the effects of acute treatment with morphine on the expression of the Oprm1, Oprk1, and Oprd1 genes (which encode μ, κ, and δ receptors, respectively) in the striatum, hypothalamus, and peri...

    Authors: Wesley Soares Cruz, Lucas Assis Pereira, Luana Carvalho Cezar, Rosana Camarini, Luciano Freitas Felicio, Maria Martha Bernardi and Elizabeth Teodorov

    Citation: SpringerPlus 2015 4:355

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    A single GAG codon deletion in the gene encoding torsinA is linked to most cases of early-onset torsion dystonia. TorsinA is an ER-localized membrane-associated ATPase from the AAA+ superfamily with an unknown...

    Authors: Hui Li, Hui-Chuan Wu, Zhonghua Liu, Lucia F Zacchi, Jeffrey L Brodsky and Michal Zolkiewski

    Citation: SpringerPlus 2014 3:743

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    Brain ischemia leads to a decrease in pHo. We have shown previously in synaptosomes that the extracellular acidification induces depolarization of mitochondria followed by synthesis of superoxide anions and oxida...

    Authors: Tatyana G. Pekun, Sviatlana V. Hrynevich, Tatyana V. Waseem and Sergei V. Fedorovich

    Citation: SpringerPlus 2014 3:560

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  4. Content type: Short report

    We have previously demonstrated that mitogen-activated protein kinase phosphatase 1, Mkp1, is expressed in the developing and rat adult substantia nigra and striatum, where it promotes the growth of nigral dop...

    Authors: Louise M Collins, Aisling M Gavin, Sinead Walsh, Aideen M Sullivan, Sean L Wyatt, Gerard W O’Keeffe, Yvonne M Nolan and André Toulouse

    Citation: SpringerPlus 2014 3:205

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  5. Content type: Research

    We sought to elucidate the protein carbamoylation patterns associated with cyanate neuropathy relative to cyanide poisoning. We hypothesized that under a diet deficient in sulfur amino acids (SAA), the carbamo...

    Authors: Samuel Kimani, Victor Moterroso, Mike Lasarev, Sinei Kipruto, Fred Bukachi, Charles Maitai, Larry David and Desire Tshala-Katumbay

    Citation: SpringerPlus 2013 2:647

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  6. Content type: Research

    Rodent models of focal cerebral ischemia are important tools in experimental stroke research. Such models have proven instrumental for the understanding of injury mechanisms in cerebral stroke and helped to id...

    Authors: Jorge Garcia, Jon Dang, Pardes Habib, Cordian Beyer and Markus Kipp

    Citation: SpringerPlus 2013 2:414

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  7. Content type: Research

    Based on our theory, main triplets of amino acid residues have been discovered in cell-adhesion receptors (integrins) of marine sponges, which participate as homologies in the interface between two major immun...

    Authors: Alexander O Tarakanov and Kjell G Fuxe

    Citation: SpringerPlus 2013 2:128

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