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Overexpression of Shati/Nat8l, an N-acetyltransferase, in the nucleus accumbens attenuates the response to methamphetamine via activation of group II mGluRs in mice.
A novel N-acetyltransferase, Shati/Nat8l, was identified in the nucleus accumbens (NAc) of mice with methamphetamine (METH) treatment. Previously we reported that suppression of Shati/Nat8l enhancedExpand
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Human atrial natriuretic peptide prevents the increase in pulmonary artery pressure associated with aortic unclamping during abdominal aortic aneurysmectomy.
OBJECTIVE To assess the effect of human atrial natriuretic peptide (HANP) on the pulmonary and systemic circulations during infrarenal abdominal aortic aneurysmectomy. DESIGN A prospective,Expand
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Preliminary study of the efficacy of radiofrequency lesions of stellate ganglion in chronic pain patients.
Dear Editor, The technique of stellate ganglion block (SGB) by means of local anesthetics has long been well known among pain specialists as an effective treatment for chronic facial or upper limbExpand
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Striatal N-Acetylaspartate Synthetase Shati/Nat8l Regulates Depression-Like Behaviors via mGluR3-Mediated Serotonergic Suppression in Mice
Abstract Background Several clinical studies have suggested that N-acetylaspartate and N-acetylaspartylglutamate levels in the human brain are associated with various psychiatric disorders, includingExpand
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Fundamental tests of pneumatic soft devices for pushing abdomen in stomach X-ray examination
This study aims at development of pneumatic soft devices for stomach X-ray examination. Generally stomach X-ray examination can be divided two procedures roughly. One is observation of condition ofExpand
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Induction of neuronal axon outgrowth by Shati/Nat8l by energy metabolism in mice cultured neurons
A novel N-acetyltransferase, Shati/Nat8l, was identified in the nucleus accumbens of mice repeatedly treated with methamphetamine (METH). Shati/Nat8l has been reported to inhibit the pharmacologicalExpand
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Overexpression of transmembrane protein 168 in the mouse nucleus accumbens induces anxiety and sensorimotor gating deficit
Transmembrane protein 168 (TMEM168) comprises 697 amino acid residues, including some putative transmembrane domains. It is reported that TMEM168 controls methamphetamine (METH) dependence in theExpand
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Both Milrinone and Colforsin Daropate Attenuate the Sustained Pial Arteriolar Constriction Seen After Unclamping of an Abdominal Aortic Cross-Clamp in Rabbits
We previously reported that unclamping of an abdominal aortic cross-clamp causes initial dilation of pial arteries followed by sustained constriction. Both milrinone and colforsin daropate have aExpand
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Involvement of the accumbal osteopontin-interacting transmembrane protein 168 in methamphetamine-induced place preference and hyperlocomotion in mice
Chronic exposure to methamphetamine causes adaptive changes in brain, which underlie dependence symptoms. We have found that the transmembrane protein 168 (TMEM168) is overexpressed in the nucleusExpand
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Periorbital pain associated with hemifacial spasms that responded to botulinum toxin treatment and microvascular decompression surgery: a case report.
Periorbital pain is unusual in patients with blepharospasms. We report a patient with hemifacial spasms who presented with severe ipsilateral periorbital aching pain. After treatment with botulinumExpand
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