Dario Pediconi

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This study tested the effects of 8 days of subchronic administration of 3,4-methylene dioxymethamphetamine (MDMA) (5 mg/kg b.w.) on preprotachykinin A mRNA levels in discrete rat brain regions. In situ hybridization examined preprotachykinin A mRNA levels in the core and shell of the nucleus accumbens, the islands of Calleja, the olfactory tubercle, the(More)
Stem cell factor (SCF) is a growth factor, essential for haemopoiesis, mast cell development and melanogenesis. In the hematopoietic microenvironment (HM), SCF is produced either as a membrane-bound (-) or soluble (+) forms. Skin expression of SCF stimulates melanocyte migration, proliferation, differentiation, and survival. We report for the first time, a(More)
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