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  • Mariton D. Santos, Manickavasagom Alkondon, +4 authors Edson X. Albuquerque
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Molecular pharmacology
  • 2002 (First Publication: 1 May 2002)
  • In this study, the patch-clamp technique was used to determine the effects of galantamine, a cholinesterase inhibitor and a nicotinic allosteric potentiating ligand (APL) used for treatment ofContinue Reading
  • Manickavasagom Alkondon, Edna F. R. Pereira, Luis E. F. Almeida, William R. Randall, Edson X. Albuquerque
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Neuropharmacology
  • 2000 (First Publication: 1 December 2000)
  • Behavioral effects of cigarette smoking are attributed to the interactions of nicotine with brain nicotinic acetylcholine receptors (nAChRs). However, the mechanisms by which nAChR function inContinue Reading
  • Manickavasagom Alkondon, Edna F. R. Pereira, Edson X. Albuquerque
  • Biology
  • Brain Research
  • 1998 (First Publication: 1 November 1998)
  • Abstract This study demonstrates for the first time that α7 nicotinic receptors (nAChRs) mediate fast synaptic transmission in conventional hippocampal slices. In the presence of antagonists ofContinue Reading
  • Edson X. Albuquerque, Edna F. R. Pereira, Maria F. M Braga, Manickavasagom Alkondon
  • Medicine, Biology
  • Journal of Physiology-Paris
  • 1998 (First Publication: 1 June 1998)
  • The alpha 7-nicotinic receptor (nAChR)-selective agonist choline and nAChR-subtype-selective antagonists led to the discovery that activation of both alpha 7 and alpha 4 beta 2 nAChRs located in CA1Continue Reading