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  • Serge Rivest
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Nature Reviews Immunology
  • 2009 (First Publication: 1 June 2009)
  • Microglial cells are the main innate immune cells of the complex cellular structure of the brain. These cells respond quickly to pathogens and injury, accumulate in regions of degeneration andContinue Reading
  • Ji Zhang, Xiang Qun Shi, Stefania Echeverry, Jeffrey S. Mogil, Yves de Koninck, Serge Rivest
  • Biology, Medicine
  • The Journal of Neuroscience
  • 2007 (First Publication: 7 November 2007)
  • Neuropathic pain resulting from damage to or dysfunction of peripheral nerves is not well understood and difficult to treat. Although CNS hyperexcitability is a critical component, recent findingsContinue Reading
  • Nathalie Laflamme, Rossella E Nappi, Guy Drolet, Christiane Labrie, Serge Rivest
  • Medicine, Biology
  • Journal of neurobiology
  • 1998 (First Publication: 5 September 1998)
  • The recent cloning of a second estrogen receptor (ER) provided a new tool to investigate and clarify how estrogens are capable of communicating with the brain and influence gene expression and neuralContinue Reading
  • Vincent Boissonneault, Isabelle Plante, Serge Rivest, Patrick Provost
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Journal of Biological Chemistry
  • 2009 (First Publication: 23 January 2009)
  • MicroRNAs (miRNAs) are key regulatory RNAs known to repress mRNA translation through recognition of specific binding sites located mainly in their 3′-untranslated region (UTR). Loss of specific miRNAContinue Reading
  • Luc Vallières, Serge Rivest
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Journal of neurochemistry
  • 1997 (First Publication: 18 November 2002)
  • Interleukin-6 (IL-6) is a pleiotropic cytokine believed to play key roles in the neuroimmune interactions. This molecule may act on the nervous system by interacting with its specific receptorContinue Reading