Yael Abreu-Villaça

Summary

Country: Brazil

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Nicotine and ethanol interact during adolescence: effects on the central cholinergic systems
    Anderson Ribeiro-Carvalho
    Laboratorio de Neurofisiologia, Departamento de Ciencias Fisiologicas, Instituto de Biologia Roberto Alcantara Gomes, Centro Biomedico, Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, 20550 170, Brazil
    Brain Res 1232:48-60. 2008
  2. doi request reprint Developmental aspects of the cholinergic system
    Yael Abreu-Villaça
    Laboratorio de Neurofisiologia, Departamento de Ciencias Fisiologicas, Instituto de Biologia Roberto Alcantara Gomes, Centro Biomedico, Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro, Av Prof Manoel de Abreu 444, 5 andar, Vila Isabel, Rio de Janeiro, RJ 20550 170, Brazil
    Behav Brain Res 221:367-78. 2011
  3. doi request reprint Combined exposure to tobacco smoke and ethanol during adolescence leads to short- and long-term modulation of anxiety-like behavior
    Yael Abreu-Villaça
    Laboratorio de Neurofisiologia, Departamento de Ciencias Fisiologicas, Instituto de Biologia Roberto Alcantara Gomes, Centro Biomedico, Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro UERJ, Av Prof Manuel de Abreu 444, 5 andar, Vila Isabel, Rio de Janeiro, RJ 20550 170, Brazil Electronic address
    Drug Alcohol Depend 133:52-60. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Combined exposure to tobacco smoke and ethanol in adolescent mice elicits memory and learning deficits both during exposure and withdrawal
    Yael Abreu-Villaça
    Laboratorio de Neurofisiologia, Departamento de Ciencias Fisiologicas, Instituto de Biologia Roberto Alcantara Gomes, Centro Biomedico, Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, 20550 170, Brazil
    Nicotine Tob Res 15:1211-21. 2013
  5. ncbi request reprint The effect of corpus callosum agenesis on neocortical thickness and neuronal density of BALB/cCF mice
    Y Abreu-Villaça
    Laboratório de Neurofisiologia e Avaliação Neurocomportamental, Instituto de Biologia Roberto Alcantara Gomes, Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Brain Res Bull 58:411-6. 2002
  6. doi request reprint Exposure to tobacco smoke containing either high or low levels of nicotine during adolescence: differential effects on choline uptake in the cerebral cortex and hippocampus
    Yael Abreu-Villaça
    Laboratorio de Neurofisiologia, Departamento de Ciencias Fisiologicas, Instituto de Biologia Roberto Alcantara Gomes, Centro Biomedico, Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro, Av Prof Manoel de Abreu 444, 5 degrees andar, Vila Isabel, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, 20550 170, Brazil
    Nicotine Tob Res 12:776-80. 2010
  7. ncbi request reprint Combined exposure to nicotine and ethanol in adolescent mice differentially affects memory and learning during exposure and withdrawal
    Yael Abreu-Villaça
    Departamento de Ciencias Fisiologicas, Instituto de Biologia Roberto Alcantara Gomes, Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro, Av Prof Manuel de Abreu 444, 5 andar, Vila Isabel, Rio de Janeiro, RJ 20550 170, Brazil
    Behav Brain Res 181:136-46. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Combined exposure to nicotine and ethanol in adolescent mice differentially affects anxiety levels during exposure, short-term, and long-term withdrawal
    Yael Abreu-Villaça
    Laboratorio de Neurofisiologia, Departamento de Ciencias Fisiologicas, Instituto de Biologia Roberto Alcantara Gomes, Centro Biomedico, Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Neuropsychopharmacology 33:599-610. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Individual differences in novelty-seeking behavior but not in anxiety response to a new environment can predict nicotine consumption in adolescent C57BL/6 mice
    Yael Abreu-Villaça
    Laboratorio de Neurofisiologia, Departamento de Ciencias Fisiologicas, IBRAG, Centro Biomedico, Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro UERJ, Av Manoel de Abreu 444, 5 andar, Vila Isabel, Rio de Janeiro, RJ 20 550 170, Brazil
    Behav Brain Res 167:175-82. 2006
  10. pmc Methamidophos exposure during the early postnatal period of mice: immediate and late-emergent effects on the cholinergic and serotonergic systems and behavior
    Carla S Lima
    Departamento de Ciencias Fisiologicas, Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Toxicol Sci 134:125-39. 2013

Collaborators

  • Claudio C Filgueiras
  • Armando Meyer
  • S L Schmidt
  • T E Krahe
  • Alex C Manhães
  • Anderson Ribeiro-Carvalho
  • Carla S Lima
  • Patrícia C Lisboa
  • André L Nunes-Freitas
  • Fernanda Nunes
  • Elaine de Oliveira
  • Mabel Carneiro Fraga
  • Egberto Gaspar de Moura
  • Juliana Oliveira Silva
  • Danielle Paes-Branco
  • André Luis Nunes-Freitas
  • Mabel C Fraga
  • Egberto G Moura
  • Magna C F Passos
  • Andreia Oliveira-da-Silva
  • Natália da Silva Lima
  • Sylvio Claudio-Neto
  • Ana C Dutra-Tavares
  • Regina C Kubrusly
  • Ana Carolina Dutra-Tavares
  • Elaine Oliveira
  • Maurício Dos S Pereira
  • Isabela Teixeira Bonomo
  • Carla Soares Lima
  • Kélvia Ferreira-Rosa
  • José Firmino Nogueira-Neto
  • Natalia S Lima
  • Cíntia R Pinheiro
  • Ana Paula Santos-Silva
  • Fernanda B Vieira
  • Fabiana Cristina-Rodrigues
  • Monique C S Guthierrez

Detail Information

Publications26

  1. doi request reprint Nicotine and ethanol interact during adolescence: effects on the central cholinergic systems
    Anderson Ribeiro-Carvalho
    Laboratorio de Neurofisiologia, Departamento de Ciencias Fisiologicas, Instituto de Biologia Roberto Alcantara Gomes, Centro Biomedico, Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, 20550 170, Brazil
    Brain Res 1232:48-60. 2008
    ..These results indicate that the central cholinergic system is a site at which nicotine and ethanol interact. This interaction might underlie the association between tobacco and alcohol consumption during adolescence...
  2. doi request reprint Developmental aspects of the cholinergic system
    Yael Abreu-Villaça
    Laboratorio de Neurofisiologia, Departamento de Ciencias Fisiologicas, Instituto de Biologia Roberto Alcantara Gomes, Centro Biomedico, Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro, Av Prof Manoel de Abreu 444, 5 andar, Vila Isabel, Rio de Janeiro, RJ 20550 170, Brazil
    Behav Brain Res 221:367-78. 2011
    ..Studies using immunohistochemistry and genetically altered mice also provided valuable information...
  3. doi request reprint Combined exposure to tobacco smoke and ethanol during adolescence leads to short- and long-term modulation of anxiety-like behavior
    Yael Abreu-Villaça
    Laboratorio de Neurofisiologia, Departamento de Ciencias Fisiologicas, Instituto de Biologia Roberto Alcantara Gomes, Centro Biomedico, Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro UERJ, Av Prof Manuel de Abreu 444, 5 andar, Vila Isabel, Rio de Janeiro, RJ 20550 170, Brazil Electronic address
    Drug Alcohol Depend 133:52-60. 2013
    ..Since anxiety is considered a relevant factor for both smoking and drinking due to its motivating force for a continued consumption, anxiety alterations shared by these two drugs could explain their co-use and co-abuse...
  4. doi request reprint Combined exposure to tobacco smoke and ethanol in adolescent mice elicits memory and learning deficits both during exposure and withdrawal
    Yael Abreu-Villaça
    Laboratorio de Neurofisiologia, Departamento de Ciencias Fisiologicas, Instituto de Biologia Roberto Alcantara Gomes, Centro Biomedico, Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, 20550 170, Brazil
    Nicotine Tob Res 15:1211-21. 2013
    ..In the present work, we assessed the effects of tobacco smoke and/or ethanol exposure during adolescence on memory/learning...
  5. ncbi request reprint The effect of corpus callosum agenesis on neocortical thickness and neuronal density of BALB/cCF mice
    Y Abreu-Villaça
    Laboratório de Neurofisiologia e Avaliação Neurocomportamental, Instituto de Biologia Roberto Alcantara Gomes, Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Brain Res Bull 58:411-6. 2002
    ..Altogether the present data indicate that the input provided by callosal axons is necessary for a normal development of the neocortex...
  6. doi request reprint Exposure to tobacco smoke containing either high or low levels of nicotine during adolescence: differential effects on choline uptake in the cerebral cortex and hippocampus
    Yael Abreu-Villaça
    Laboratorio de Neurofisiologia, Departamento de Ciencias Fisiologicas, Instituto de Biologia Roberto Alcantara Gomes, Centro Biomedico, Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro, Av Prof Manoel de Abreu 444, 5 degrees andar, Vila Isabel, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, 20550 170, Brazil
    Nicotine Tob Res 12:776-80. 2010
    ..Here, we investigated the effects of tobacco smoke generated from cigarettes containing either high or low levels of nicotine on the cholinergic system...
  7. ncbi request reprint Combined exposure to nicotine and ethanol in adolescent mice differentially affects memory and learning during exposure and withdrawal
    Yael Abreu-Villaça
    Departamento de Ciencias Fisiologicas, Instituto de Biologia Roberto Alcantara Gomes, Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro, Av Prof Manuel de Abreu 444, 5 andar, Vila Isabel, Rio de Janeiro, RJ 20550 170, Brazil
    Behav Brain Res 181:136-46. 2007
    ..However, negative effects of the combined exposure fail to persist during withdrawal. In fact, the combined exposure elicits a sex-dependent late onset beneficial effect on memory/learning during withdrawal...
  8. ncbi request reprint Combined exposure to nicotine and ethanol in adolescent mice differentially affects anxiety levels during exposure, short-term, and long-term withdrawal
    Yael Abreu-Villaça
    Laboratorio de Neurofisiologia, Departamento de Ciencias Fisiologicas, Instituto de Biologia Roberto Alcantara Gomes, Centro Biomedico, Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Neuropsychopharmacology 33:599-610. 2008
    ..Additionally, increased anxiety during long-term smoking and drinking withdrawal may facilitate relapse to drug use...
  9. ncbi request reprint Individual differences in novelty-seeking behavior but not in anxiety response to a new environment can predict nicotine consumption in adolescent C57BL/6 mice
    Yael Abreu-Villaça
    Laboratorio de Neurofisiologia, Departamento de Ciencias Fisiologicas, IBRAG, Centro Biomedico, Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro UERJ, Av Manoel de Abreu 444, 5 andar, Vila Isabel, Rio de Janeiro, RJ 20 550 170, Brazil
    Behav Brain Res 167:175-82. 2006
    ....
  10. pmc Methamidophos exposure during the early postnatal period of mice: immediate and late-emergent effects on the cholinergic and serotonergic systems and behavior
    Carla S Lima
    Departamento de Ciencias Fisiologicas, Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Toxicol Sci 134:125-39. 2013
    ..These outcomes, together with the behavioral effects, indicate that this OP is deleterious to the developing brain and that alterations are indeed identified long after the end of exposure. ..
  11. doi request reprint Increased apoptosis and reduced neuronal and glial densities in the hippocampus due to nicotine and ethanol exposure in adolescent mice
    Andreia Oliveira-da-Silva
    Laboratorio de Neurofisiologia, Departamento de Ciencias Fisiologicas, Instituto de Biologia Roberto Alcantara Gomes, Centro Biomedico, Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro, Av Prof Manoel de Abreu 444, 5 andar, Vila Isabel, Rio de Janeiro, RJ 20550 170, Brazil
    Int J Dev Neurosci 27:539-48. 2009
    ..This ability of nicotine and ethanol co-exposure to lessen the adverse effects of nicotine and ethanol may contribute to adolescents co-use and co-abuse of tobacco and alcoholic beverages...
  12. doi request reprint Exposure to nicotine and ethanol in adolescent mice: effects on depressive-like behavior during exposure and withdrawal
    Anderson Ribeiro-Carvalho
    Laboratorio de Neurofisiologia, Depto Ciências Fisiológicas, Instituto de Biologia Roberto Alcantara Gomes, Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro 20550 170, Brazil
    Behav Brain Res 221:282-9. 2011
    ....
  13. doi request reprint Maternal prolactin inhibition at the end of lactation affects learning/memory and anxiety-like behaviors but not novelty-seeking in adult rat progeny
    Mabel C Fraga
    Laboratório de Fisiologia Endócrina, Departamento de Ciencias Fisiologicas, Instituto de Biologia Roberto Alcantara Gomes, Centro Biomedico, Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Pharmacol Biochem Behav 100:165-73. 2011
    ....
  14. doi request reprint Exposure to methamidophos at adulthood adversely affects serotonergic biomarkers in the mouse brain
    Carla S Lima
    Laboratorio de Neurofisiologia, Departamento de Ciencias Fisiologicas, Instituto de Biologia Roberto Alcantara Gomes, Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro, Av Prof Manoel de Abreu 444, 5 andar Vila Isabel, Rio de Janeiro, RJ 20550 170, Brazil
    Neurotoxicology 32:718-24. 2011
    ..These data suggest a mechanism of action of this pesticide that might explain the increased depressive-like behavior in adult mice...
  15. doi request reprint Anxiety-like behavior during nicotine withdrawal predict subsequent nicotine consumption in adolescent C57BL/6 mice
    Alex C Manhães
    Departamento de Ciencias Fisiologicas, Instituto de Biologia Roberto Alcantara Gomes, Centro Biomedico, Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro, Av Prof Manoel de Abreu 444, 5 andar, Vila Isabel, Rio de Janeiro 20550 170, RJ, Brazil
    Behav Brain Res 193:216-24. 2008
    ..Specifically, our results suggest that the anxiety-like behavior during nicotine withdrawal is associated with subsequent nicotine self-administration...
  16. doi request reprint Exposure to methamidophos at adulthood elicits depressive-like behavior in mice
    Carla S Lima
    Laboratorio de Neurofisiologia, Departamento de Ciencias Fisiologicas, Instituto de Biologia Roberto Alcantara Gomes, Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro, Av Prof Manoel de Abreu 444, 5 andar Vila Isabel, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, 20550 170, Brazil
    Neurotoxicology 30:471-8. 2009
    ..There were no correlations between acetylcholinesterase activity and behavioral measures. Our results indicate that methamidophos at doses below the threshold for systemic toxicity induces depressive-like behavior in adult mice...
  17. doi request reprint Nicotine exposure during the third trimester equivalent of human gestation: time course of effects on the central cholinergic system of rats
    André Luis Nunes-Freitas
    Laboratorio de Neurofisiologia, Departamento de Ciencias Fisiologicas, Instituto de Biologia Roberto Alcantara Gomes, Centro Biomedico, Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro 20550 170, Brazil
    Toxicol Sci 123:144-54. 2011
    ..In addition, detrimental effects are observable even long after the exposure has been interrupted...
  18. ncbi request reprint Neonatal transection of the corpus callosum affects rotational side preference in adult Swiss mice
    Alex C Manhães
    Departamento de Ciencias Fisiologicas, Instituto de Biologia Roberto Alcantara Gomes, Centro Biomedico, Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro, Avenida Professor Manuel de Abreu 444, 5 andar, DCF IBRAG, Vila Isabel, Rio de Janeiro, RJ 20550 170, Brazil
    Neurosci Lett 415:159-63. 2007
    ..Our results give further support to the hypothesis that the normal development of the CC is related to the establishment of brain asymmetries in general and behavioral lateralization in particular...
  19. ncbi request reprint Early callosal absence disrupts the establishment of normal neocortical structure in Swiss mice
    Anderson Ribeiro-Carvalho
    Laboratorio de Neurofisiologia, Departamento de Ciencias Fisiologicas, Instituto de Biologia Roberto Alcantara Gomes, Centro Biomedico, Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro, Av Manuel de Abreu 444, 5 andar, Vila Isabel, RJ 20550 170, Brazil
    Int J Dev Neurosci 24:15-21. 2006
    ..Altogether, the present data indicate that the input provided by callosal axons is necessary for the normal development of the neocortex...
  20. doi request reprint Acute administration of vinpocetine, a phosphodiesterase type 1 inhibitor, ameliorates hyperactivity in a mice model of fetal alcohol spectrum disorder
    Fernanda Nunes
    Laboratorio de Neurofisiologia, Departamento de Ciencias Fisiologicas, Instituto de Biologia Roberto Alcantara Gomes, Centro Biomedico, Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro, Vila Isabel, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, 20550 170, Brazil
    Drug Alcohol Depend 119:81-7. 2011
    ....
  21. doi request reprint Early ethanol exposure in mice increases laterality of rotational side preference in the free-swimming test
    Claudio C Filgueiras
    Laboratorio de Neurofisiologia, Departamento de Ciencias Fisiologicas, Instituto de Biologia Roberto Alcantara Gomes, Centro Biomedico, Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Pharmacol Biochem Behav 93:148-54. 2009
    ..These data give support to the hypothesis that early ethanol exposure affects cerebral asymmetries and suggests that the FST is a useful tool to investigate the long-lasting effects of ethanol exposure during development...
  22. doi request reprint Anxiety-like, novelty-seeking and memory/learning behavioral traits in male Wistar rats submitted to early weaning
    Mabel Carneiro Fraga
    Laboratorio de Neurofisiologia, Departamento de Ciencias Fisiologicas, Instituto de Biologia Roberto Alcantara Gomes, Centro Biomedico, Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Laboratório de Fisiologia Endócrina, Departamento de Ciencias Fisiologicas, Instituto de Biologia Roberto Alcantara Gomes, Centro Biomedico, Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Physiol Behav 124:100-6. 2014
    ....
  23. ncbi request reprint Unilateral hemispherectomy at adulthood asymmetrically affects immobile behavior of male Swiss mice
    Claudio C Filgueiras
    Departamento de Ciencias Fisiologicas, Instituto de Biologia Roberto Alcantara Gomes, Centro Biomedico, Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro, Avenida Prof Manuel de Abreu 444, 5 andar, Vila Isabel, Rio de Janeiro, RJ 20 550 170, Brazil
    Behav Brain Res 172:33-8. 2006
    ..The higher immobility time in males that had their right hemisphere removed supports the hypothesis that the two hemispheres contribute differentially to the behavioral response to stress...
  24. doi request reprint Unilateral hemispherectomy at adulthood asymmetrically affects motor performance of male Swiss mice
    Danielle Paes-Branco
    Laboratorio de Neurofisiologia, Departamento de Ciencias Fisiologicas, Instituto Roberto Alcantara Gomes, Centro Biomedico, Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro, Avenida Professor Manoel de Abreu 444, 5 andar, Vila Isabel, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, 20550 170, Brazil
    Exp Brain Res 218:465-76. 2012
    ..The elevated body swing test revealed a similar impairment in the two hemispherectomized groups. Our data suggest a major role of the right hemisphere in controlling skilled limb movements in mice...
  25. doi request reprint Neonatal nicotine exposure causes insulin and leptin resistance and inhibits hypothalamic leptin signaling in adult rat offspring
    Elaine de Oliveira
    Department of Physiological Sciences, Roberto Alcantara Gomes Biology Institute, State University of Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil
    J Endocrinol 206:55-63. 2010
    ..Through the effects of NIC, perinatal maternal cigarette smoking may be responsible for the future development of some components of the metabolic syndrome in the offspring...
  26. doi request reprint Mood disorders hospitalizations, suicide attempts, and suicide mortality among agricultural workers and residents in an area with intensive use of pesticides in Brazil
    Armando Meyer
    Instituto de Estudos de Saúde Coletiva, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    J Toxicol Environ Health A 73:866-77. 2010
    ..These results suggest that pesticide exposure may indeed increase the risk of suicide frequency, especially among agricultural workers...