Some Novel Actions of Nicotine in Nucleus Basalis Lesioned Rats and in Hippocampal Slices

@inproceedings{SjakShie1991SomeNA,
  title={Some Novel Actions of Nicotine in Nucleus Basalis Lesioned Rats and in Hippocampal Slices},
  author={Nelida N. Sjak-Shie and Edwin M. Meyer and Bruce E. Hunter},
  year={1991}
}
Most pharmacological approaches for treating Alzheimer’s disease either acutely ameliorate the cognitive and memory-related deficits observed in the disease, or block the neuropathologies underlying it. Nonetheless, an increasing number of drugs appear to have dual functions: short-term behavior actions mediated by classical transmitter receptors along with longer term cytoprotective effects. Such chemicals include those acting on cholinergic (Koike, 1988 and Janson, 1989), glutamatergic (Gallo… CONTINUE READING

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