Tomiyo Kusaka

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To present fundamental data, spontaneous smiles and spontaneous laughs (smiles accompanied by vocal sounds) were cross-sectionally observed in 10 newborn infants and longitudinally observed in six infants. Unilateral spontaneous smiles were more common than bilateral smiles in neonates, but by 2 months almost all spontaneous smiles were bilateral. All(More)
The present study was undertaken to characterize simultaneously [3H]nociceptin binding to opioid receptor-like 1 (ORL1) receptors in the rat brain and spinal cord. Specific binding of [3H]nociceptin to crude membranes from the rat brain and spinal cord at 25 degrees C was saturable, reversible and of high affinity, and it also exhibited a pharmacological(More)
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