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  • Nicola Simola, Sandro Fenu, Giulia Costa, Annalisa Pinna, Micaela Morelli
  • Medicine, Psychology
  • Neuropharmacology
  • 2012 (First Publication: 1 August 2012)
  • Significant evidence suggests that ultrasonic vocalizations (USVs) may index the emotional state in rats, and 50-kHz USVs have been proposed as a tool to investigate the rewarding properties ofExpand
  • Nicola Simola, Sandro Fenu, Pier Giovanni Baraldi, Mojgan Aghazadeh Tabrizi, Micaela Morelli
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Experimental Neurology
  • 2004 (First Publication: 1 September 2004)
  • Acute administration of the acetylcholinesterase inhibitor tacrine to rats induces tremulous jaw movements which can be used as a valuable model of parkinsonian tremor. In the present study, theExpand
  • Nicola Simola, Lucia Frau, Antonio Plumitallo, Micaela Morelli
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • The international journal of…
  • 2014 (First Publication: 1 March 2014)
  • Several studies suggest that 50-kHz ultrasonic vocalizations (USVs) may indicate a positive affective state in rats, and these vocalizations are increasingly being used to investigate the propertiesExpand
  • E. Tronci, N. Simola, +4 authors M. Morelli
  • Chemistry, Medicine
  • European journal of pharmacology
  • 2007 (First Publication: 1 July 2007)
  • Antagonism of adenosine A2A receptor function has been proposed as an effective therapy in the treatment of Parkinson's disease. Thus, the study of new adenosine receptor antagonists is of greatExpand
  • Nicola Simola, Sean T. Ma, Timothy J Schallert
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • The international journal of…
  • 2010 (First Publication: 1 February 2010)
  • To further characterize caffeine-mediated psychopharmacological effects, the present study investigated whether acute caffeine (3, 10, 30, 50 mg/kg i.p.) exerted any influence on the emission andExpand
  • Nicola Simola, Micaela Morelli
  • Medicine, Psychology
  • European Neuropsychopharmacology
  • 2015 (First Publication: 1 March 2015)
  • Ultrasonic vocalizations (USVs) of 50kHz are thought to indicate positive affective states in rats, and are increasingly being used to investigate the motivational properties of drugs of abuse.Expand
  • Nicola Simola, Sandro Fenu, Pier Giovanni Baraldi, Mojgan Aghazadeh Tabrizi, Micaela Morelli
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Journal of the Neurological Sciences
  • 2005 (First Publication: 1 October 2006)
  • Preclinical evidence strongly indicate that adenosine A(2A) receptor antagonists represent a promising class of drugs for the treatment of motor deficits associated to Parkinson's disease. TheExpand