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Serotonin 1A (5-HT1A) receptors are distributed throughout the brain with their highest concentrations in the frontal cortex, subthalamic nucleus and entopeduncular nucleus as well as the dorsal and median raphe nucleus. There is growing evidence that 5-HT1A receptor agonists have an antidepressant effect in individuals with major depressive disorders.(More)
OBJECTIVE Efficacy and duration of antibacterial activity of rifampicin-gelatin grafts against virulent organisms were evaluated in an animal model. MATERIALS AND METHODS Rifampicin-gelatin grafts were prepared with impregnation of Gelseal (Vascutek Ltd, Scotland) graft in 1 mg/mL rifampicin solution. Rifampicin-gelatin grafts (6 cm long; n = 24) and(More)
Cefoselis is a widely used β-lactam antibiotic, but occasionally induces seizures and convulsion in elder and renal failure patients. However, β-lactams are known not to pass through the blood-brain barrier (BBB). In this study, we examined the BBB penetration of cefoselis in normal and renal failure rats by means of brain microdialysis. Cefoselis was(More)
The onset and progression of type II diabetes is closely related to environmental factors, in particular dietary habit. Moreover, the environmental exposures very early in life can influence the risk for development of type II diabetes later in life. In this study, we investigated pathophysiological changes in the pups of maternal Spontaneously Diabetic(More)
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