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Dexmedetomidine induces conditioned place preference in rats: Involvement of opioid receptors
Dexmedetomidine (DEX) is an alpha-2 adrenergic agonist drug recently introduced to anesthesia practice. Certain agents used in anesthesia practice have been associated with abuse and addiction problems; however, few ...
Investigation of the role of alpha-2 adrenergic receptors on prepulse inhibition of acoustic startle reflex in rats
Objectives: Alpha-2 adrenergic receptors target several behavioral functions. These receptors may connect with the brain pathways mediating sensorimotor gating system that associate with psychoses, and the literature ...
Is It Possible To Understand The Brain By Only Neuroscience? New Expansions And Approaches From Neurological Sciences To Social Sciences In The Brain Century
Geçtiğimiz yüzyıl boyunca beyni anlamaya yönelik çalışmalar tıp alanında ve özellikle nöroanatomi, nöroloji ve beyin cerrahisi alanlarında yoğunlaşmıştı. Yüzyılın ikinci yarısından itibaren çok önemli bilimsel keşiflerle ...
Lesions of the paraventricular thalamic nucleus attenuates prepulse inhibition of the acoustic startle reflex
The paraventricular thalamic nucleus (PVT) is a midline nucleus with strong connections to cortical and subcortical brain regions such as the prefrontal cortex, amygdala, nucleus accumbens (NAc) and hippocampus and ...
Modeling Symptoms of Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder in a Rat Model of Fetal Alcohol Syndrome
Aims: Several studies indicate the similarity between the symptoms of fetal alcohol syndrome and attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). This study hypothesized that prenatal exposure to ethanol (EtOH) can be ...