Ning Tong

Xue-Mei Feng1
Cristoforo Scavone1
Hai-Jian Sun1
1Xue-Mei Feng
1Cristoforo Scavone
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The phospholipid mediator platelet-activating factor (PAF), an endogenous modulator of glutamatergic neurotransmission, can also be secreted by brain mononuclear phagocytes during HIV-1 infection. Platelet-activating factor can induce neuronal apoptosis by NMDA receptor-dependent and independent mechanisms. We now demonstrate that acute administration of(More)
A central mechanism participates in sympathetic overdrive during insulin resistance (IR). Nitric oxide synthase (NOS) and nitric oxide (NO) modulate sympathetic nerve activity (SNA) in the paraventricular nucleus (PVN), which influences the autonomic regulation of cardiovascular responses. The aim of this study was to explore whether the NO system in the(More)
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