Sandra Peña de Ortíz

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Lithium (Li+) is a drug used for the treatment of neuropsychiatric disorders, whereas Nuclear receptor-related factor 1 (Nurr1) has been implicated in normal and aberrant cognitive processes. Li+'s effects on cognition and Nurr1 expression were examined. Rats were exposed to Li+ in their diet for 4 weeks and only those reaching Li+ blood concentrations(More)
The nucleus accumbens (NAcc) has been shown to play a role in motor and spatial learning. Protein kinase C (PKC) has been implicated in the mechanisms of initiation and maintenance of long-term potentiation that is thought to be involved in the storage of long-term memory. In the present study, the importance of de novo synthesis of PKC-gamma within the(More)
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