Abigail Humphrey

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Western diets are high in fat and sucrose and can influence behavior and gut microbiota. There is growing evidence that altering the microbiome can influence the brain and behavior. This study was designed to determine whether diet-induced changes in the gut microbiota could contribute to alterations in anxiety, memory or cognitive flexibility.(More)
1. Ussing chambers were used to study the effects of the specific N-type Ca2+ channel antagonist, omega-conotoxin GVIA, on neurally evoked secretion across isolated submucosa/mucosa preparations from the small intestine of the guinea-pig. 2. Cholinergic and non-cholinergic neurones were stimulated with 10 microM dimethylphenylpiperazinium (DMPP).(More)
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