Advances in Neuropharmacology

Edited by

  • Giacinto Bagetta, University of Calabria, Arcavata di Rende, Italy
  • M. Tiziana Corasaniti
  • T. Sakurada
  • S. Sakurada

This volume provides a broad overview of important new advances in the field of Neuropharmacology. In 20 chapters, a selection of international contributors discuss topics including endocannabinoid function, pain, stress, astrocytes etc, and new possibilities for treatments of neurological diseases with neuropharmacological approaches.
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Audience

Neurpharmacologists

 

Book information

  • Published: July 2009
  • Imprint: ACADEMIC PRESS
  • ISBN: 978-0-12-374893-5


Table of Contents

Hajime Mushiake, Kazuhiro Sakamoto, Naohiro Saito, Toshiro Inui, Kazuyuki Aihara, Jun Tanji: Involvement of the prefrontal cortex in dynamical representations in problem solving situations Robert Nisticò, Sheila L Dargan, Stephen M Fitzjohn, Graham L Collingridge and Zuner A Bortolotto:GLUK1 receptor antagonists and hippocampal mossy fibre functionIchiro Sora, Yoshiyuki Kasahara, Kazutaka Ikeda, F. Scott Hall, George R. Uhl: Monoamine transporter as a target molecule for psychostimulantsDaniele Piomelli and Giuseppe Astarita: Targeted lipidomics as a tool to investigate endocannabinoid functionSilvana Gaetani, Pasqua Dipasquale, Adele Romano, Laura Righetti, Tommaso Cassano, Daniele Piomelli and Vincenzo Cuomo: The endocannabinoid system as a target for novel anxiolytic and antidepressant drugsGiovanni Biggio: GABAA Receptor Function and Gene Expression during Pregnancy and Post PartumMachiko Matsumoto, Mitsuhiro Yoshioka, Hiroko Togashi: Early postnatal stress and neural circuits underlying emotional regulationNaoko Takino, Eiko Sakurai, Kazuhiko Yanai: Roles of histaminergic neurotransmission on methamphetamine-induced locomotor sensitizationPatrizia Campolongo, Viviana Trezza, Vincenzo Cuomo: Developmental exposure to cannabinoids causes subtle and enduring neurofunctional alterationsMasabumi Minami: Neuronal mechanisms for pain-induced aversion: Behavioral studies using a conditioned place aversion testLucia Negri, Elisa Giannini, Roberta Lattanzi, and Pietro Melchiorri: Bv8/Prokineticins and their receptors: A new pronociceptive systemKazuhide Inoue, Schuichi Koizumi, Ayako Kataoka, Hidetoshi Tozaki-Saitoh, Makoto Tsuda: P2Y6-evoked microglial phagocytosis Takehiko Maeda, Shiroh Kishioka: PPAR and painNorikazu Kiguchi, Takehiko Maeda, Yuka Kobayashi, Fumihiro Saika, Shiroh Kishioka: Involvement of inflammatory mediators in neuropathic pain caused by vincristine Koichi Tan-No, Hiroaki Takahashi, Osamu Nakagawasai, Fukie Niijima, Shinobu Sakurada, Georgy Bakalkin, Lars Terenius, Takeshi Tadano: Intrathecal N-ethylmaleimide, a cysteine protease inhibitor, produces nociceptive behavior through inhibition of dynorphin degradationTakaaki Komatsu, Sou Katsuyama, Kengo Sanai, Shinobu Sakurada, Tsukasa Sakurada: Mechanism of allodynia in mice evoked by intrathecal morphine-3-glucuronideTsukasa Sakurada, Hikari Kuwahata, Takaaki Komatsu, Soh Katsuyama, Giacinto Bagetta, Luigi A. Morrone, Maria T. Corasaniti, Shinobu Sakurada: Intraplantar injection of bergamot essential oil and linalool into the mouse hindpaw: Effects on capsaicin-induced nociceptive response in mice Hirokazu Mizoguchi, Chizuko Watanabe, Akihiko Yonezawa, Shinobu Sakurada: Aspect for gene-based therapy against neuropathic pain Julie Marchaland, Corrado Cali, Paola Spagnuolo and Paola Bezzi: Regulated exocytosis from astrocytes: physiological and pathological aspectsMarco Milanese, Simona Zappettini, Tiziana Bonifacino, Francesca Parodi, Cesare Usai, Giambattista Bonanno: Glutamate release from astrocytic gliosomes under physiological and pathological conditionsJin-ichi Inokuchi: Neurotrophic and neuroprotective actions of an enhancer of ganglioside biosynthesisElisa Landucci, Francesca Boscia, Rolando Berlinguer Palmini, Lucio Annunziato, Guido Mannaioni, Flavio Moroni & Domenico E. Pellegrini-Giampietro: Involvement of endocannabinoid signalling in the neuroprotective effects of mGlu1 receptor antagonists in models of cerebral ischemiaIlenia Sarnico, Annamaria Lanzillotta, Marina Benarese, Manuela Alghisi, Pierfranco Spano and Marina Pizzi: NF-kappaB factors in the regulation of neuronal vulnerabilityNorifumi Shioda, Feng Han, Kohji Fukunaga: Role of Akt and ERK signaling in the neurogenesis following brain ischemia Rossella Russo, Luigi A Morrone, Carlo Nucci, Cristina Tassorelli, Domenicantonio Rotiroti, M. Tiziana Corasaniti and Giacinto Bagetta: Identification of novel pharmacological targets to minimize excitotoxic retinal damageFlavio Moroni: Differential role of PARP1 and PARP2 in post-ischemic brain damage.Diana Amantea, M.C. Marrone, Robert G. Nisticò, Mauro Federici, Giacinto Bagetta, Giorgio Bernardi and Nicola B. Mercuri: Oxidative stress in stroke pathophysiology: validation of hydrogen peroxide metabolism as a pharmacological target to afford neuroprotection