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  • Washburn, S Dingledine, +36 authors J J Kriegstein
  • 1998
Differential dependence on GluR2 expression of three characteristic features of AMPA receptors. conditioning enhances short-latency auditory responses of lateral amygdaloid neurons: parallel recordings in the freely behaving rat. and morphological properties of rat basolateral amygdaloid neurons in vitro. recordings from morphologically identified neurons(More)
We have examined the isolated postsynaptic density (PSD) fraction for the presence of a G protein. First, we found specific binding of guanosine 5'-[gamma-[35S]thio]triphosphate to the PSD. Second, pertussis toxin-activated ADP-ribosylation of the isolated PSD fraction resulted in the appearance of a G protein with an apparent molecular mass of 41 kDa, and(More)
The effect of dopamine depletion or pharmacological blockade of dopamine receptors on striatal and accumbens dopamine D2 mRNA and receptor levels was assessed by in situ hybridization histochemistry and receptor autoradiography. The time course of pharmacological blockade with haloperidol demonstrates a complex mode of regulation of dopamine D2 mRNA and(More)
Isolation of adult animals represents a form of psychological stress from which the animals cannot escape. In order to assess the effect of this stressor on neurochemical substrates in the brain, we assessed behavior and measured tyrosine hydroxylase and proenkephalin mRNA levels in selected brain areas by in situ hybridization histochemistry. Tyrosine(More)
The effect of N-methyl-D-aspartate (NMDA) receptor blockade on the expression of preproenkephalin (PPE), preprotachykinin (PPT) and preprodynorphin (PPD) mRNAs in the caudate-putamen and nucleus accumbens was assessed with the non-competitive NMDA receptor antagonist MK-801. Administration of MK-801 once daily for 7 consecutive days increased the abundance(More)
We injected rats three times at 3 h intervals (from 0900 h to 1500 h) with the N-methyl-D-aspartate (NMDA) receptor antagonist MK-801 at 0.1 or 0.5 mg/kg of body weight. Three hours after the last injection, animals were sacrificed and the brains were processed for in situ hybridization histochemistry. Preproenkephalin (PPE) mRNA levels were significantly(More)
We assessed the effects of cold and isolation stress on arginine vasopressin (AVP) mRNA in the paraventricular (PVN) and supraoptic (SON) nuclei of the hypothalamus. Vasopressin mRNA levels were determined by in situ hybridization histochemistry at the cellular level. In posterior magnocellular neurons of the PVN isolation stress for 7 or 14 days increased(More)
Nutrition is complex-and seemingly getting more complicated. Most consumers are familiar with "essential nutrients," e.g., vitamins and minerals, and more recently protein and important amino acids. These essential nutrients have nutrient reference values, referred to as dietary reference intakes (DRIs) developed by consensus committees of scientific(More)
Blockade of NMDA (N-methyl-D-aspartate) receptors for 5 h with MK 801 resulted in elevated levels of proenkephalin mRNA (up to 40% above vehicle-injected controls) in medial and anterior aspects of the caudate-putamen (mCPU and aCPU) and the nucleus accumbens (NAc). Increases were dose-dependent, with maximal effect at 0.1 mg/kg (body weight). These results(More)