Norbert Hoefgen

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Cyclic nucleotide phosphodiesterase 10A (PDE10A) regulates the level of the second messengers cAMP and cGMP in particular in brain regions assumed to be associated with neurodegenerative and psychiatric diseases. A better understanding of the pathophysiological role of the expression of PDE10A could be obtained by quantitative imaging of the enzyme by(More)
Negative symptoms of schizophrenia are insufficiently treated by current antipsychotics. However, research is limited by the lack of validated models. Clinical data indicate that phencyclidine (PCP) abuse may induce symptoms resembling negative symptoms in humans. Based on that, Noda et al. proposed a model of PCP-induced increase of immobility in the(More)
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