Gianpietro Giorgi

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Male rats were treated with cocaine by utilizing two different experimental paradigms. One group of animals received a low dose (10 mg/kg, IP) of cocaine for 7 days. A second group received 40 mg/kg IP of cocaine for 3 days. In both experimental groups, half the animals were concomitantly treated with 0.25 mg/kg IP(More)
BACKGROUND Mutations in SCO2 cause cytochrome c oxidase deficiency (COX) and a fatal infantile cardioencephalomyopathy. SCO2 encodes a protein involved in COX copper metabolism; supplementation with copper salts rescues the defect in patients' cells. Bezafibrate (BZF), an approved hypolipidemic agent, ameliorates the COX deficiency in mice with mutations in(More)
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