Nela Pivac

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Country: Croatia

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Ethnic differences in the serotonin transporter polymorphism (5-HTTLPR) in several European populations
    Tatyana Noskova
    Institute of Biochemistry and Genetics, Ufa Scientific Centre, RAS, 71 Octyabrya Avenue, Ufa, 450054, Russia
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 32:1735-9. 2008
  2. doi request reprint The association between brain-derived neurotrophic factor Val66Met variants and psychotic symptoms in posttraumatic stress disorder
    Nela Pivac
    Laboratory for Molecular Neuropsychiatry, Division of Molecular Medicine, Rudjer Boskovic Institute, Zagreb, Croatia
    World J Biol Psychiatry 13:306-11. 2012
  3. pmc Ethnic differences in brain-derived neurotrophic factor Val66Met polymorphism in Croatian and Korean healthy participants
    Nela Pivac
    Laboratory for Molecular Neuropsychiatry, Division of Molecular Medicine, Rudjer Boskovic Institute, 10002 Zagreb, Croatia
    Croat Med J 50:43-8. 2009
  4. ncbi request reprint Federation of European Pharmacological Societies-fourth annual meeting. Part I. 14-17 July 2004, Porto, Portugal
    Nela Pivac
    Rudjer Boskovic Institute, PO Box 1016, Bijenicka 54, HR 10000, Zagreb, Croatia
    IDrugs 7:829-32. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint The lack of association between monoamine oxidase (MAO) intron 13 polymorphism and platelet MAO-B activity among men
    Nela Pivac
    Division of Molecular Medicine, Rudjer Boskovic Institute, PO Box 180, HR 10002 Zagreb, Croatia
    Life Sci 79:45-9. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Platelet serotonin in combat related posttraumatic stress disorder with psychotic symptoms
    Nela Pivac
    Ruder Boskovic Institute, PO Box 180, HR 10002 Zagreb, Croatia
    J Affect Disord 93:223-7. 2006
  7. pmc Pharmacotherapy of treatment-resistant combat-related posttraumatic stress disorder with psychotic features
    Nela Pivac
    Division of Molecular Medicine, Rudjer Boskovic Institute, Zagreb, Croatia
    Croat Med J 47:440-51. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint COLLEGIUM INTERNATIONALE NEURO-PSYCHOPHARMACOLOGICUM (C.I.N.P.) 24th CONGRESS (Paris, France, 20-24 June 2004)
    Nela Pivac
    Rudjer Boskovic Institute, POBox 180, HR 10002 Zagreb, Croatia
    Psychiatr Danub 16:171-7. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Monoamine oxidase (MAO) intron 13 polymorphism and platelet MAO-B activity in combat-related posttraumatic stress disorder
    Nela Pivac
    Rudjer Boskovic Institute, Division of Molecular Medicine, PO Box 180, HR 10002 Zagreb, Croatia
    J Affect Disord 103:131-8. 2007
  10. doi request reprint The lack of genotype-phenotype relationship between platelet serotonin concentration and serotonin transporter gene promoter polymorphism in healthy subjects
    Nela Pivac
    Division of Molecular Medicine, Rudjer Boskovic Institute, POBox 180, HR 10002 Zagreb, Croatia
    Neurosci Lett 462:45-8. 2009

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  1. doi request reprint Ethnic differences in the serotonin transporter polymorphism (5-HTTLPR) in several European populations
    Tatyana Noskova
    Institute of Biochemistry and Genetics, Ufa Scientific Centre, RAS, 71 Octyabrya Avenue, Ufa, 450054, Russia
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 32:1735-9. 2008
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  2. doi request reprint The association between brain-derived neurotrophic factor Val66Met variants and psychotic symptoms in posttraumatic stress disorder
    Nela Pivac
    Laboratory for Molecular Neuropsychiatry, Division of Molecular Medicine, Rudjer Boskovic Institute, Zagreb, Croatia
    World J Biol Psychiatry 13:306-11. 2012
    ..This study intended to assess whether the Met allele is overrepresented in unrelated Caucasian male veterans with psychotic PTSD compared to veteran controls...
  3. pmc Ethnic differences in brain-derived neurotrophic factor Val66Met polymorphism in Croatian and Korean healthy participants
    Nela Pivac
    Laboratory for Molecular Neuropsychiatry, Division of Molecular Medicine, Rudjer Boskovic Institute, 10002 Zagreb, Croatia
    Croat Med J 50:43-8. 2009
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  4. ncbi request reprint Federation of European Pharmacological Societies-fourth annual meeting. Part I. 14-17 July 2004, Porto, Portugal
    Nela Pivac
    Rudjer Boskovic Institute, PO Box 1016, Bijenicka 54, HR 10000, Zagreb, Croatia
    IDrugs 7:829-32. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint The lack of association between monoamine oxidase (MAO) intron 13 polymorphism and platelet MAO-B activity among men
    Nela Pivac
    Division of Molecular Medicine, Rudjer Boskovic Institute, PO Box 180, HR 10002 Zagreb, Croatia
    Life Sci 79:45-9. 2006
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  6. ncbi request reprint Platelet serotonin in combat related posttraumatic stress disorder with psychotic symptoms
    Nela Pivac
    Ruder Boskovic Institute, PO Box 180, HR 10002 Zagreb, Croatia
    J Affect Disord 93:223-7. 2006
    ..Platelet serotonin (5-hydroxytryptamine, 5-HT) was used as a peripheral 5-HT marker to identify particular symptoms in PTSD...
  7. pmc Pharmacotherapy of treatment-resistant combat-related posttraumatic stress disorder with psychotic features
    Nela Pivac
    Division of Molecular Medicine, Rudjer Boskovic Institute, Zagreb, Croatia
    Croat Med J 47:440-51. 2006
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  8. ncbi request reprint COLLEGIUM INTERNATIONALE NEURO-PSYCHOPHARMACOLOGICUM (C.I.N.P.) 24th CONGRESS (Paris, France, 20-24 June 2004)
    Nela Pivac
    Rudjer Boskovic Institute, POBox 180, HR 10002 Zagreb, Croatia
    Psychiatr Danub 16:171-7. 2004
    ..The sponsorship by the pharmaceutical industries was visible only in the selected sponsored symposia...
  9. ncbi request reprint Monoamine oxidase (MAO) intron 13 polymorphism and platelet MAO-B activity in combat-related posttraumatic stress disorder
    Nela Pivac
    Rudjer Boskovic Institute, Division of Molecular Medicine, PO Box 180, HR 10002 Zagreb, Croatia
    J Affect Disord 103:131-8. 2007
    ..Platelet monoamine oxidase (MAO-B) has been associated with susceptibility to various psychiatric disorders, personality traits and behaviors...
  10. doi request reprint The lack of genotype-phenotype relationship between platelet serotonin concentration and serotonin transporter gene promoter polymorphism in healthy subjects
    Nela Pivac
    Division of Molecular Medicine, Rudjer Boskovic Institute, POBox 180, HR 10002 Zagreb, Croatia
    Neurosci Lett 462:45-8. 2009
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  11. doi request reprint Brain derived neurotrophic factor Val66Met polymorphism and psychotic symptoms in Alzheimer's disease
    Nela Pivac
    Division of Molecular Medicine, Rudjer Boskovic Institute, Croatia
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 35:356-62. 2011
    ..The aim of the study was to evaluate the association between BDNF Val66Met variants and AD, as well as onset of AD or presence of psychotic symptoms in AD...
  12. doi request reprint Platelet serotonin concentration and monoamine oxidase type B activity in female patients in early, middle and late phase of Alzheimer's disease
    Dorotea Muck-Seler
    Division of Molecular Medicine, Ruder Boskovic Institute, HR 10000 Zagreb, Croatia
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 33:1226-31. 2009
    ..Lower platelet 5-HT concentration and MAO-B activity in the late phase of AD suggested that these markers might indicate severity and/or clinical progress of AD...
  13. doi request reprint Suicide attempt, smoking, comorbid depression, and platelet serotonin in alcohol dependence
    Korona Nenadic-Sviglin
    Center for Alcoholism and other Addictions, Psychiatric Hospital Vrapce, Zagreb, Croatia
    Alcohol 45:209-16. 2011
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  14. ncbi request reprint Risperidone in psychotic combat-related posttraumatic stress disorder: an open trial
    Dragica Kozaric-Kovacic
    National Centre for Psychotrauma, Department of Psychiatry, Dubrava University Hospital, Zagreb, Croatia
    J Clin Psychiatry 66:922-7. 2005
    ..We hypothesized that war veterans with psychotic PTSD, resistant to prior antidepressant treatment, would respond well to 6 weeks of treatment with the atypical antipsychotic risperidone, given as a monotherapy...
  15. ncbi request reprint Platelet 5-HT concentration and comorbid depression in war veterans with and without posttraumatic stress disorder
    Dorotea Muck-Seler
    Laboratory for Molecular Neuropharmacology, Rudjer Boskovic Institute, P O Box 180, HR 10002, Zagreb, Croatia
    J Affect Disord 75:171-9. 2003
    ..The present study focused on platelet serotonin (5-HT) concentration and symptoms of comorbid depression in war veterans with or without PTSD...
  16. doi request reprint Genotype-independent decrease in plasma dopamine beta-hydroxylase activity in Alzheimer's disease
    Maja Mustapic
    Division of Molecular Medicine, Rudjer Boskovic Institute, Bijenicka 54, HR 10000 Zagreb, Croatia
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 44:94-9. 2013
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  17. ncbi request reprint Platelet serotonin and monoamine oxidase in Alzheimer's disease with psychotic features
    Ninoslav Mimica
    Department of Psychiatry, Psychiatric Hospital Vrapce, Zagreb, Croatia
    Coll Antropol 32:119-22. 2008
    ..Our data suggest that platelet MAO-B activity, but not platelet 5-HT concentration, could differentiate between psychotic and non-psychotic subtypes of AD...
  18. doi request reprint Brain-derived neurotrophic factor Val66Met polymorphism and alcohol-related phenotypes
    Gordana Nedic
    Division of Molecular Medicine, Rudjer Boskovic Institute, Bijenicka 54, HR 10000 Zagreb, Croatia
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 40:193-8. 2013
    ..In conclusion, these data do not support the view that BDNF Val66Met polymorphism correlates with the specific alcohol related phenotypes in ethnically homogenous medication-free Caucasian subjects with alcohol dependence...
  19. doi request reprint Association study of a functional catechol-O-methyltransferase (COMT) Val108/158Met polymorphism and suicide attempts in patients with alcohol dependence
    Gordana Nedic
    Division of Molecular Medicine, Rudjer Boskovic Institute, Zagreb, Croatia
    Int J Neuropsychopharmacol 14:377-88. 2011
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  20. doi request reprint Alzheimer's disease and type 2 diabetes: the association study of polymorphisms in tumor necrosis factor-alpha and apolipoprotein E genes
    Maja Mustapic
    Rudjer Boskovic Institute, Zagreb, Croatia
    Metab Brain Dis 27:507-12. 2012
    ..Our data confirm the association between the ApoE4 allele and AD, and point out the E2 allele of ApoE gene as the possible risk factor for T2D...
  21. doi request reprint Association study of a functional catechol-O-methyltransferase polymorphism and smoking in healthy Caucasian subjects
    Gordana Nedic
    Division of Molecular Medicine, Rudjer Boskovic Institute, Bijenicka 54, PO Box 180, HR 10002 Zagreb, Croatia
    Neurosci Lett 473:216-9. 2010
    ..These results suggest that carriers of the high activity COMT variant are more prone to develop a higher level of nicotine dependence, or that they release more dopamine than carriers of Met/Met or Met/Val genotypes...
  22. doi request reprint The effect of lamotrigine on platelet monoamine oxidase type B activity in patients with bipolar depression
    Dorotea Muck-Seler
    Division of Molecular Medicine, Rudjer Boskovic Institute, POBox 180, HR 10002 Zagreb, Croatia
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 32:1195-8. 2008
    ..These findings provide in vivo insight of lamotrigine effect on platelet MAO-B activity in patients with bipolar depression. Its in vivo MAO-B inhibiting effect might have contributed in part to its antidepressant activity...
  23. ncbi request reprint Platelet serotonin and plasma prolactin and cortisol in healthy, depressed and schizophrenic women
    Dorotea Muck-Seler
    Laboratory for Molecular Neuropharmacology, Division of Molecular Medicine, Rudjer Boskovic Institute, P O Box 180, HR 10002 Zagreb, Croatia
    Psychiatry Res 127:217-26. 2004
    ..Our data, although obtained on peripheral biochemical markers, indicate that depression and schizophrenia are characterized by disturbed 5-HT transmission and dysregulated HPA axis activity...
  24. ncbi request reprint Long-term sertraline treatment and peripheral biochemical markers in female depressed patients
    Nela Pivac
    Laboratory for Molecular Neuropharmacology, Division of Molecular Medicine, Ruder Boskovic Institute, P O Box 180, HR 10002 Zagreb, Croatia
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 27:759-65. 2003
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  25. ncbi request reprint Dopamine beta-hydroxylase (DBH) activity and -1021C/T polymorphism of DBH gene in combat-related post-traumatic stress disorder
    Maja Mustapic
    Division of Molecular Medicine, Rudjer Boskovic Institute, Zagreb, Croatia
    Am J Med Genet B Neuropsychiatr Genet 144:1087-9. 2007
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  26. ncbi request reprint Platelet serotonin concentration and suicidal behavior in combat related posttraumatic stress disorder
    Zrnka Kovacic
    Department of Psychopharmacology, Croatian Institute for Brain Research, School of Medicine, University of Zagreb, Psychiatric Hospital Vrapce, University Department of General and Forensic Psychiatry and Clinical Psychophysiology, Zagreb, Croatia
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 32:544-51. 2008
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  27. ncbi request reprint Platelet serotonergic markers in posttraumatic stress disorder
    Nela Pivac
    Laboratory for Molecular Neuropharmacology, Division of Molecular Medicine, Ruder Boskovic Institute, PO Box 180, Zagreb HR 10002, Croatia
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 26:1193-8. 2002
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  28. ncbi request reprint Platelet serotonin concentration in alcoholic subjects
    Nela Pivac
    Division of Molecular Medicine, Ruder Boskovic Institute, POBox 180, HR 10002 Zagreb, Croatia
    Life Sci 76:521-31. 2004
    ..Among male alcoholics the presence of comorbid PTSD partly normalized the decreased platelet 5-HT values. The results of the present study support the hypothesis that alterations in 5-HT system might be related to alcoholism...
  29. ncbi request reprint Serum lipid levels in patients with Alzheimer's disease
    Paola Presecki
    Sveti Ivan Psychiatric Hospital, Jankomir, Zagreb, Croatia
    Coll Antropol 35:115-20. 2011
    ..Further studies are needed to confirm the relationship between lipid levels and cognition, and to validate the lipid profile as a biological marker for the progress of AD...
  30. doi request reprint Lack of association between brain-derived neurotrophic factor Val66Met polymorphism and body mass index change over time in healthy adults
    Matea Nikolac Perkovic
    Division of Molecular Medicine, Rudjer Boskovic Institute, Bijenicka 54, HR 10000 Zagreb, Croatia
    Neurosci Lett 545:127-31. 2013
    ..These results did not confirm the major role of BDNF Val66Met in the regulation of BMI changes in adult and old healthy subjects...
  31. doi request reprint The lack of association between components of metabolic syndrome and treatment resistance in depression
    Marina Sagud
    School of Medicine, University of Zagreb and Clinical Hospital Center Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 230:15-21. 2013
    ..Although a number of studies investigated the link between major depressive disorder (MDD) and metabolic syndrome (MetS), the association between MetS and treatment-resistant depression (TRD) is still not clear...
  32. ncbi request reprint Comorbid depression and platelet serotonin in hemodialysis patients
    Ivan Barisic
    Department of Urology, Dialysis Center, University Hospital Center Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia
    Nephron Clin Pract 96:c10-4. 2004
    ..Comorbid depression often occurs in chronic renal failure patients on hemodialysis (HD). Reduced serotonin (5-HT) function is implicated in the pathophysiology of depression...
  33. ncbi request reprint Thyroid activity in patients with major depression
    Tamara Stipcevic
    Department of Molecular Medicine, Institute Ruder Boskovic, Zagreb, Croatia
    Coll Antropol 32:973-6. 2008
    ..Future research should identify different behavioral endophenotypes characteristic for depression, which would greatly facilitate delineating the biological phenomena associated with this psychiatric illness...
  34. ncbi request reprint Quetiapine treatment in an open trial in combat-related post-traumatic stress disorder with psychotic features
    Dragica Kozaric-Kovacic
    University Hospital Dubrava, Department of Psychiatry, Referral Centre for the Stress related Disorders of the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare, Regional Centre for Psychotrauma, Zagreb, Croatia
    Int J Neuropsychopharmacol 10:253-61. 2007
    ..Our present and previous data suggest that treatment-resistant psychotic PTSD patients may improve after taking atypical antipsychotics...
  35. doi request reprint Platelet monoamine oxidase activity in children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder
    Gordana Nedic
    Division of Molecular Medicine, Rudjer Boskovic Institute, Zagreb, Croatia
    Psychiatry Res 175:252-5. 2010
    ..In line with hypotheses of lower platelet MAO activity in different types of psychopathology, children with different subtypes of ADHD had significantly lower platelet MAO-B activity than control children...
  36. ncbi request reprint Association study of a functional catechol-o-methyltransferase polymorphism and cognitive function in patients with dementia
    Gordana Nedic
    Rudjer Boskovic Institute, Division of Molecular Medicine, Zagreb, Croatia
    Coll Antropol 35:79-84. 2011
    ..Further study on larger sample of patients is needed to clarify the role of COMT polymorphism in cognitive functions...
  37. ncbi request reprint Quetiapine augmentation in treatment-resistant depression: a naturalistic study
    Marina Sagud
    Department of Psychiatry, Clinical Hospital Centre Zagreb, Kispaticeva 12, Zagreb, Croatia
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 187:511-4. 2006
    ..Treatment-resistant depression (TRD) is a common clinical problem, often complicated with suicidal ideations and greater lifetime functional impairment, and represents a considerable challenge to management and treatment...
  38. ncbi request reprint The effects of paroxetine and tianeptine on peripheral biochemical markers in major depression
    Dorotea Muck-Seler
    Ruder Boskovic Institute, Division of Molecular Medicine, PO Box 180, HR 10002 Zagreb, Croatia
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 26:1235-43. 2002
    ..The results suggest that pretreatment platelet 5-HT levels, but not other peripheral biochemical markers, might predict therapeutic outcome at least in paroxetine-treated patients...
  39. doi request reprint Platelet serotonin concentration and monoamine oxidase activity in hypothyroid patients
    Tamara Stipcevic
    Division of Molecular Medicine, Rudjer Boskovic Institute, Zagreb, Croatia
    Horm Res 71:207-12. 2009
    ..The aim of the study was to determine platelet biochemical markers (5-HT concentration and monoamine oxidase B, MAO-B, activity) in hypothyroid patients...
  40. doi request reprint Platelet serotonin concentration in children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder
    Vesna Hercigonja Novkovic
    Polyclinic Kocijan Hercigonja, Zagreb, Croatia
    Neuropsychobiology 59:17-22. 2009
    ..Peripheral indices of central 5-HT function were shown in recent studies to be lower, unaltered, or increased in ADHD...
  41. ncbi request reprint Olanzapine versus fluphenazine in an open trial in patients with psychotic combat-related post-traumatic stress disorder
    Nela Pivac
    Division of Molecular Medicine, Rudjer Boskovic Institute, PO Box 180, 10002 Zagreb, Croatia
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 175:451-6. 2004
    ..Combat-related post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is often complicated with other psychiatric comorbidities, and is refractory to treatment...
  42. pmc Prostate cancer in elderly Croatian men: 5-HT genetic polymorphisms and the influence of androgen deprivation therapy on osteopenia--a pilot study
    Daria Pasalic
    Department of Chemistry, Biochemistry, and Clinical Chemistry, School of Medicine, University of Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia
    Genet Test Mol Biomarkers 16:598-604. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the relationship between body mass index, biochemical parameters, and 5-hydroxytryptamine (5-HT) genetic polymorphisms and prostate dysfunction in an elderly general male population...
  43. ncbi request reprint Effects of sertraline treatment on plasma cortisol, prolactin and thyroid hormones in female depressed patients
    Marina Sagud
    University Hospital Center Zagreb, Department of Psychiatry, Zagreb, Croatia
    Neuropsychobiology 45:139-43. 2002
    ..The data show different and time-dependent effects of sertraline treatment on plasma cortisol, PRL and thyroid hormones in female depressed patients...
  44. ncbi request reprint Gene expression in visceral and subcutaneous adipose tissue in overweight women
    Mirko Korsic
    Department of Endocrinology and Metabolic Disorders, University Hospital Center Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia
    Front Biosci (Elite Ed) 4:2834-44. 2012
    ..The data from this preliminary study suggest enrichment of inflammation and oxidative stress related pathways in VAT, while insulin homeostasis pathways as well as pathways pertaining to several growth factors are enriched in SAT...
  45. ncbi request reprint Are there differences in serum cholesterol and cortisol concentrations between violent and non-violent schizophrenic male suicide attempters?
    Darko Marcinko
    Department of Psychiatry, Clinical Hospital Center Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia
    Coll Antropol 29:153-7. 2005
    ..The hypothesis of an association of violent suicidal attempts and peripheral biological markers (cholesterol and cortisol) was supported by our findings...
  46. ncbi request reprint Serum cholesterol concentration and structured individual psychoanalytic psychotherapy in suicidal and non-suicidal male patients suffering from borderline personality disorder
    Darko Marcinko
    University of Zagreb, Zagreb University Hospital Center, Department of Psychiatry, Zagreb, Croatia
    Coll Antropol 35:219-23. 2011
    ..These results emphasized the role of this type of psychotherapy in preventing suicidal behavior in BPD patients...
  47. doi request reprint Changes in plasma and IgG N-glycome during childhood and adolescence
    Maja Pucic
    Genos Ltd, Glycobiology Laboratory, Zagreb, Croatia
    Glycobiology 22:975-82. 2012
    ..These important observations should be accounted for when glycan-based diagnostic tests or therapeutics are being developed or evaluated...
  48. doi request reprint Acute immunomodulatory effects of iron polyisomaltosate in rats
    Marija Poljak-Blazi
    Division of Molecular Medicine, Laboratory for Oxidative Stress, Rudjer Boskovic Institute, Zagreb, Croatia
    Immunobiology 214:121-8. 2009
    ..Iron polyisomaltosate presumably activated reactive oxygen species resulting in the stimulation of the acute phase reactants in the liver...
  49. doi request reprint The association between the catechol-O-methyltransferase Val108/158Met polymorphism and hyperactive-impulsive and inattentive symptoms in youth
    Matea Nikolac Perkovic
    Division of Molecular Medicine, Rudjer Boskovic Institute, PO Box 180, HR 10002, Zagreb, Croatia
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 230:69-76. 2013
    ..This disorder is highly heritable, multifactorial, polygenic, and associated primarily with dysfunctions of dopaminergic, noradrenergic, and serotonergic systems...
  50. pmc The involvement of noradrenergic mechanisms in the suppressive effects of diazepam on the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis activity in female rats
    Dubravka Svob Strac
    Division of Molecular Medicine, Ruđer Bošković Institute, Zagreb, Croatia
    Croat Med J 53:214-23. 2012
    ..To elucidate the involvement of noradrenergic system in the mechanism by which diazepam suppresses basal hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis activity...
  51. pmc Human plasma glycome in attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder and autism spectrum disorders
    Nela Pivac
    Division of Molecular Medicine, Ruđer Bošković Institute, Bijenicka cesta 54, 10000 Zagreb, Croatia
    Mol Cell Proteomics 10:M110.004200. 2011
    ..The design of this study prevented any functional conclusions about the observed associations, but specific differences in glycosylation appears to be strongly associated with ADHD and warrants further studies in this direction...
  52. ncbi request reprint Pharmacology--Fourth Croatian Congress. 15-18 September 2004, Split, Croatia
    Nela Pivac
    Rudjer Boskovic Institute, PO Box 1016, Bijenicka 54, HR 10000, Zagreb, Croatia
    IDrugs 7:1000-4. 2004
  53. doi request reprint The association between galactosylation of immunoglobulin G and body mass index
    Matea Nikolac Perkovic
    Division of Molecular Medicine, Rudjer Boskovic Institute, Zagreb, Croatia
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 48:20-5. 2014
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  54. ncbi request reprint The effect of natural clinoptilolite on the serotonergic receptors in the brain of mice with mammary carcinoma
    Dorotea Muck-Seler
    Ruder Boskovic Institute, Laboratory for Molecular Neuropharmacology, Division of Molecular Medicine, PO Box 180, HR 10002 Zagreb, Croatia
    Life Sci 73:2059-69. 2003
    ..The mechanism of the indirect action of MZ on the brain serotonergic receptors might be achieved by the alterations in the electrolytes balance, and/or by the regulation of the immune system...
  55. pmc Acute treatment with fluvoxamine elevates rat brain serotonin synthesis in some terminal regions: an autoradiographic study
    Dorotea Muck-Seler
    Cone Neurosurgical Research Laboratory, Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery, Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital, McGill University, 3801 University Street, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Nucl Med Biol 39:1053-7. 2012
    ..A considerable body of evidence indicates the involvement of the neurotransmitter serotonin (5-HT) in the pathogenesis and treatment of depression...
  56. ncbi request reprint The influence of daylight exposure on platelet 5-HT levels in patients with major depression and schizophrenia
    Dulijano Ljubicic
    Psychiatric Clinic, Clinical Hospital Centre Rijeka, Rijeka, Croatia
    J Photochem Photobiol B 89:63-9. 2007
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  57. ncbi request reprint Platelet monoamine oxidase in alcoholism
    Nela Pivac
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 182:194-6. 2005
  58. ncbi request reprint Genetics of schizophrenia in the context of integrative psychiatry
    Marina Sagud
    University Psychiatric Clinic Rebro, Clinical Hospital Centre Zagreb, Kispaticeva 12, 10000 Zagreb, Croatia
    Psychiatr Danub 20:364-8. 2008
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  59. ncbi request reprint Platelet serotonin and serum cholesterol concentrations in suicidal and non-suicidal male patients with a first episode of psychosis
    Darko Marcinko
    Department of Psychiatry, Clinical Hospital Center Zagreb, Kispaticeva 12, 10000 Zagreb, Croatia
    Psychiatry Res 150:105-8. 2007
    ..Our results suggest that lower concentrations of serum cholesterol and platelet 5-HT in patients with a first episode of psychosis might be useful biological markers of suicidality...
  60. doi request reprint The effect of lamotrigine on platelet serotonin concentration in patients with bipolar depression
    Marina Sagud
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 197:683-5. 2008
  61. ncbi request reprint Platelet serotonin and serum lipids in psychotic mania
    Marina Sagud
    University Hospital Center Zagreb, Department of Psychiatry, Kispaticeva 12, 10 000 Zagreb, Croatia
    J Affect Disord 97:247-51. 2007
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  62. ncbi request reprint Effects of desipramine on regional serotonin synthesis in the rat brain: acute and chronic autoradiographic studies
    Nela Pivac
    Cone Neurosurgical Research Laboratory, Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery, Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital, McGill University, 3801 University St, Montreal, Que, Canada H3A 2B4
    Neurochem Int 43:611-9. 2003
    ..This suggests that the effect of desipramine on 5-HT synthesis rate is time-dependent and differs in the cell bodies and structures containing 5-HT nerve terminals...