Ali Sayadi

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Serotoninergic neurons play a critical role in the sleep mechanism. This is supported by a lot of converging experiments and has provided the basis for a great deal of research. A critical analysis is first developed, supported by more recent data which are not in complete agreement with the theory that raphe nuclei are actively implied in slow wave sleep.(More)
A minute amount of serotonin injected in the nodose ganglion circulation area develops abrupt myosis and general electrocortical synchronization activity in "encéphale isolé" Cat preparation. This hypnogenic effect of serotonin can still be reproduced after transection of vago-aortic nerves caudally to the nodose ganglia. The same injections become(More)
BACKGROUND High-grade astrocytoma (Grade 4) or glioblastoma multiforme (GBM) are deadly brain tumors. New therapies attempt to increase lifetime and quality of life in patients with malignant astrocytoma. O6-methylguanine-DNA methyltransferase (MGMT) enzyme expression may be effective in prognosis and response to treatment of these patients. The aim of this(More)
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