Loredana Borrelli

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Fragile X syndrome (FXS), the leading cause of inherited intellectual disability, is caused by epigenetic silencing of the FMR1 gene, through expansion and methylation of a CGG triplet repeat (methylated full mutation). An antisense transcript (FMR1-AS1), starting from both promoter and intron 2 of the FMR1 gene, was demonstrated in transcriptionally active(More)
The adenylate cyclase present in membranes prepared from sea urchin eggs is sensitive to dopamine stimulation. The receptor sites coupled to sea urchin adenylate cyclase were characterized by means of specific agonists and antagonists. The D-1 dopamine agonist SKF-38393 was able to stimulate enzyme activity, while the two D-1 dopamine antagonists, SCH-23390(More)
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