2009

Transmitters and Modulators in Health and Disease

New Frontiers in Neuroscience

ISBN: 978-4-431-99038-3 (Print) 978-4-431-99039-0 (Online)

Table of contents (19 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages I-XXII

  2. Neuropeptides and Behavior

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-17

      Evolution of neuropeptide concepts illustrated by MIF-1 and MSH

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      Pages 19-30

      Increased leptin supply to hypothalamus by gene therapy confers life-long benefits on energy homeostasis, disease cluster of metabolic syndrome- diabetes type 1 and 2, dyslipidemia and cardiovascular ailments- and bone remodeling

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      Pages 31-39

      Feeding regulation in the brain: Involvement of Neuropeptide W

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      Pages 41-48

      Feeding regulation in the brain: Role of galanin-like peptide (GALP)

  3. Neuropeptides, Bioamines, and Clinical Implications

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 49-49

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      Pages 51-82

      Neuropeptide Y and its Role in Anxiety-related Disorders

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      Pages 83-88

      The search for a fetal origin for autism: Evidence of aberrant brain development in a rat model of autism produced by prenatal exposure to valproate

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      Pages 89-99

      Sexually dimorphism and social brain circuit: Its implication to Autism

  4. Functional Mapping of Sensory and Motor Brain Activity

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 101-101

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      Pages 103-114

      Stimulating Music: Combining Melodic Intonation Therapy with Transcranial DC Stimulation to Facilitate Speech Recovery after Stroke

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      Pages 115-123

      Serotonin release acts on 5-HT2 receptors in the dorsomedial medulla oblongata to elicit airway dilation in mice

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      Pages 125-136

      Breathing is to live, to smell and to feel

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      Pages 137-152

      Role of the medial frontal wall for readiness of motor execution

  5. Poster Presentations

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 153-153

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      Pages 155-159

      Ryanodine receptor type 1 / calcium release channel in the endoplasmic reticulum as the target of nitric oxide to cause the intracellular calcium signaling

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      Pages 161-173

      Decreased sensitivity to negative facial emotions and limbic lesions in patients with myotonic dystrophy type 1

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      Pages 175-178

      Generation of Rac1 conditional mutant mice by Cre/loxP system

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      Pages 179-182

      Orexin modulates neuronal activities of mesencephalic trigeminal sensory neurons in rats

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      Pages 183-189

      Investigation of the anxiolytic effects of Kampo formulation, Kamishoyosan, used for treating menopausal psychotic syndromes in women

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      Pages 191-197

      Activation of Microglia Induced Learning and Memory Deficits

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      Pages 199-205

      Increased behavioral activity with regular circadian rhythm in PACAP specific receptor (PAC1) transgenic mice

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      Pages 207-210

      Expression and localization of pituitary adenylate cyclase-activating polypeptide (PACAP) specific receptor (PAC1R) after traumatic brain injury in mice

  6. Back Matter

    Pages 211-212