Ameneh Rezayof

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Affiliation: University of Tehran
Country: Iran

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Morphine-induced anxiolytic-like effect in morphine-sensitized mice: involvement of ventral hippocampal nicotinic acetylcholine receptors
    Ameneh Rezayof
    Department of Animal Biology, School of Biology and Center of Excellence in Phylogeny of Living Organisms, College of Science, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran
    Pharmacol Biochem Behav 103:460-6. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Effect of co-injection of arachydonilcyclopropylamide and ethanol on conditioned place preference in rats
    Ameneh Rezayof
    Department of Animal Biology, School of Biology and Center of Excellence in Phylogeny of Living Organisms, College of Science, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran
    Physiol Behav 107:301-8. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint Morphine-induced place preference: involvement of cholinergic receptors of the ventral tegmental area
    Ameneh Rezayof
    School of Biology, University College of Science, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran
    Eur J Pharmacol 562:92-102. 2007
  4. doi request reprint Functional interaction between morphine and central amygdala cannabinoid CB1 receptors in the acquisition and expression of conditioned place preference
    Ameneh Rezayof
    Department of Animal Biology, School of Biology, College of Science, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran
    Behav Brain Res 220:1-8. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Involvement of dopaminergic and glutamatergic systems of the basolateral amygdala in amnesia induced by the stimulation of dorsal hippocampal cannabinoid receptors
    A Rezayof
    Department of Animal Biology, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran
    Neuroscience 175:118-26. 2011
  6. doi request reprint Inhibition of dorsal hippocampal nitric oxide synthesis potentiates ethanol-induced state-dependent memory in mice
    Ameneh Rezayof
    Department of Animal Biology, School of Biology, College of Science, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran
    Behav Brain Res 209:189-95. 2010
  7. doi request reprint Effects of morphine on rat behaviour in the elevated plus maze: the role of central amygdala dopamine receptors
    Ameneh Rezayof
    Department of Animal Biology, School of Biology, College of Science, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran
    Behav Brain Res 202:171-8. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Nicotine improves ethanol-induced memory impairment: the role of dorsal hippocampal NMDA receptors
    Ameneh Rezayof
    Department of Animal Biology, School of Biology, College of Science, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran
    Life Sci 86:260-6. 2010
  9. ncbi request reprint Morphine-induced place preference: involvement of the central amygdala NMDA receptors
    Ameneh Rezayof
    School of Biology, University College of Science, University of Tehran, P O Box 14155 6455, Tehran, Iran
    Brain Res 1133:34-41. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Ethanol state-dependent memory: involvement of dorsal hippocampal muscarinic and nicotinic receptors
    Ameneh Rezayof
    Department of Animal Biology, School of Biology, College of Science, University of Tehran, P O Box 14155 6455, Tehran, Iran
    Neurobiol Learn Mem 89:441-7. 2008

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  1. doi request reprint Morphine-induced anxiolytic-like effect in morphine-sensitized mice: involvement of ventral hippocampal nicotinic acetylcholine receptors
    Ameneh Rezayof
    Department of Animal Biology, School of Biology and Center of Excellence in Phylogeny of Living Organisms, College of Science, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran
    Pharmacol Biochem Behav 103:460-6. 2013
    ..In conclusion, it seems that morphine sensitization affects the anxiety-like behavior in the EPM and the cholinergic system in the ventral hippocampus, via nicotinic receptors, may play an important role in this effect...
  2. doi request reprint Effect of co-injection of arachydonilcyclopropylamide and ethanol on conditioned place preference in rats
    Ameneh Rezayof
    Department of Animal Biology, School of Biology and Center of Excellence in Phylogeny of Living Organisms, College of Science, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran
    Physiol Behav 107:301-8. 2012
    ..None of the treatments, except intra-VH injection of ACPA, had an effect on locomotor activity. In conclusion, there may be a functional interaction between endocannabinoid system and ethanol in mediating reward or aversion...
  3. ncbi request reprint Morphine-induced place preference: involvement of cholinergic receptors of the ventral tegmental area
    Ameneh Rezayof
    School of Biology, University College of Science, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran
    Eur J Pharmacol 562:92-102. 2007
    ..We conclude that muscarinic and nicotinic acetylcholine receptors in the ventral tegmental area may critically mediate the rewarding effects of morphine...
  4. doi request reprint Functional interaction between morphine and central amygdala cannabinoid CB1 receptors in the acquisition and expression of conditioned place preference
    Ameneh Rezayof
    Department of Animal Biology, School of Biology, College of Science, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran
    Behav Brain Res 220:1-8. 2011
    ..These observations provide evidence that cannabinoid CB1 receptors of the CeA are involved in mediating reward and these receptors are also implicated in the acquisition and expression of morphine-induced CPP...
  5. doi request reprint Involvement of dopaminergic and glutamatergic systems of the basolateral amygdala in amnesia induced by the stimulation of dorsal hippocampal cannabinoid receptors
    A Rezayof
    Department of Animal Biology, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran
    Neuroscience 175:118-26. 2011
    ..Taken together, these findings support the existence of a functional interaction between dorsal hippocampal and basolateral amygdaloid neural circuits during processing cannabinoid-induced amnesia...
  6. doi request reprint Inhibition of dorsal hippocampal nitric oxide synthesis potentiates ethanol-induced state-dependent memory in mice
    Ameneh Rezayof
    Department of Animal Biology, School of Biology, College of Science, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran
    Behav Brain Res 209:189-95. 2010
    ..The ensemble of these observations suggests that ETOH-induced state-dependent memory can be modulated through the dorsal hippocampal nitric oxide system...
  7. doi request reprint Effects of morphine on rat behaviour in the elevated plus maze: the role of central amygdala dopamine receptors
    Ameneh Rezayof
    Department of Animal Biology, School of Biology, College of Science, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran
    Behav Brain Res 202:171-8. 2009
    ..In conclusion, these findings suggest that the central amygdala dopaminergic mechanisms, probably via D(1)/D(2) receptors, may be involved in the modulation of morphine-induced anxiolytic-like behaviour in rat...
  8. doi request reprint Nicotine improves ethanol-induced memory impairment: the role of dorsal hippocampal NMDA receptors
    Ameneh Rezayof
    Department of Animal Biology, School of Biology, College of Science, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran
    Life Sci 86:260-6. 2010
    ..The current study was undertaken to determine the role of dorsal hippocampal N-methyl-d-aspartate (NMDA) receptors in nicotine's effect on impairment of memory by ethanol...
  9. ncbi request reprint Morphine-induced place preference: involvement of the central amygdala NMDA receptors
    Ameneh Rezayof
    School of Biology, University College of Science, University of Tehran, P O Box 14155 6455, Tehran, Iran
    Brain Res 1133:34-41. 2007
    ..These results suggest that the NMDA receptor mechanisms in the central amygdala may be involved in the acquisition and expression of morphine-induced place preference...
  10. ncbi request reprint Ethanol state-dependent memory: involvement of dorsal hippocampal muscarinic and nicotinic receptors
    Ameneh Rezayof
    Department of Animal Biology, School of Biology, College of Science, University of Tehran, P O Box 14155 6455, Tehran, Iran
    Neurobiol Learn Mem 89:441-7. 2008
    ..These findings implicate the involvement of a dorsal hippocampal cholinergic mechanism in ethanol state-dependent memory and also it can be concluded that there may be a cross-state dependency between ethanol and acetylcholine...
  11. doi request reprint Modulation of ethanol state-dependent learning by dorsal hippocampal NMDA receptors in mice
    Ameneh Rezayof
    Department of Animal Biology, School of Biology, College of Science, University of Tehran, P O Box 4155 6455, Tehran, Iran
    Alcohol 42:667-74. 2008
    ..25, 0.5, and 1 microg/mouse) alone did not affect memory retention. It may be concluded that dorsal hippocampal NMDA receptors are involved in mediating ethanol state-dependent learning...
  12. doi request reprint The amygdala modulates morphine-induced state-dependent memory retrieval via muscarinic acetylcholine receptors
    A Rezayof
    Department of Animal Biology, School of Biology, College of Science, University of Tehran, Enghelab Avenue, PO Box 4155 6455, Tehran, Iran
    Neuroscience 160:255-63. 2009
    ..In view of the known actions of the drugs used, the present data point to the involvement of amygdala muscarinic acetylcholine receptors in morphine-induced state-dependent memory retrieval...
  13. ncbi request reprint Nicotinic acetylcholine receptors of the ventral tegmental area are involved in mediating morphine-state-dependent learning
    Ameneh Rezayof
    Department of Animal Bioliogy, School of Biology, College of Science, University of Tehran, P O Box 4155 6455, Tehran, Iran
    Neurobiol Learn Mem 90:255-60. 2008
    ..5 and 1microg/rat, intra-VTA) reversed the effect of nicotine on morphine response. The results indicate that nACh receptors in the VTA participate in the modulation of morphine-induced recovery of memory, on the test day...
  14. ncbi request reprint Dorsal hippocampal muscarinic and nicotinic receptors are involved in mediating morphine reward
    Ameneh Rezayof
    Department of Biology, Faculty of Science, Tehran University, Tehran, Iran
    Behav Brain Res 166:281-90. 2006
    ..It may be concluded that the muscarinic and nicotinic receptors of the hippocampal CA1 regions play an important role in morphine reward...
  15. doi request reprint Modulation of morphine state-dependent learning by muscarinic cholinergic receptors of the ventral tegmental area
    Niloufar Darbandi
    Department of Animal Biology, School of Biology, College of Science, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran
    Physiol Behav 94:604-10. 2008
    ..It may be concluded that the muscarinic acetylcholine receptors of the VTA play an important role in morphine-induced recovery of memory, on the test day...
  16. ncbi request reprint GABA(A) receptors of hippocampal CA1 regions are involved in the acquisition and expression of morphine-induced place preference
    Ameneh Rezayof
    School of Biology, University College of Science, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran
    Eur Neuropsychopharmacol 17:24-31. 2007
    ..Our data indicated that the GABA(A) receptors of the hippocampal CA1 regions may play an important role in the acquisition and expression of morphine-induced place preference...
  17. doi request reprint Involvement of dorsal hippocampal nicotinic receptors in the effect of morphine on memory retrieval in passive avoidance task
    Lotfollah Khajehpour
    Department of Animal Biology, School of Biology, College of Science, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran
    Eur J Pharmacol 584:343-51. 2008
    ..These results suggest that nicotinic acetylcholine receptors of the hippocampal CA1 regions may play an important role in morphine-induced amnesia and morphine state-dependent memory...
  18. ncbi request reprint Repeated pre-exposure to morphine into the ventral pallidum enhances morphine-induced place preference: involvement of dopaminergic and opioidergic mechanisms
    Mohammad Reza Zarrindast
    Department of Pharmacology and Iranian National Center for Addiction Studies, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Behav Brain Res 181:35-41. 2007
    ..It is concluded that repeated intra-VP injections of morphine induces behavioral sensitization, which may be due to the opioidrgic and/or dopaminergic mechanism(s)...
  19. ncbi request reprint N-Methyl-D-aspartate receptors in the ventral tegmental area are involved in retrieval of inhibitory avoidance memory by nicotine
    Shamseddin Ahmadi
    Department of Animal Biology, School of Biology, University College of Science, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran
    Neurobiol Learn Mem 88:352-8. 2007
    ..Our data indicate that NMDA receptors in the VTA are involved in the reversing effect of nicotine on morphine induced state-dependency...
  20. ncbi request reprint The influence of central administration of dopaminergic and cholinergic agents on morphine-induced amnesia in morphine-sensitized mice
    Mohammad Reza Zarrindast
    Department of Pharmacology, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    J Psychopharmacol 20:59-66. 2006
    ..The results suggest that morphine sensitization affects the impairment of memory formation and thus it is postulated that central dopaminergic and cholinergic systems may play an important role in this effect...
  21. ncbi request reprint Involvement of dopamine receptors of the dorsal hippocampus on the acquisition and expression of morphine-induced place preference in rats
    Ameneh Rezayof
    Department of Biology, Faculty of Science, Tehran University, Tehran, Iran
    J Psychopharmacol 17:415-23. 2003
    ..Sulpiride, but not other drugs, increased locomotion when used before testing. It is concluded that dorsal hippocampal dopamine receptors may play an active role in morphine reward...
  22. ncbi request reprint Influence of nitric oxide on morphine-induced amnesia and interactions with dopaminergic receptor agents
    Ameneh Rezayof
    School of Biology, University College of Science, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran
    Physiol Behav 88:124-31. 2006
    ..It may be concluded that the morphine-induced impairment of memory formation can be prevented by nitric oxide donor and, in this effect, dopaminergic mechanism is involved...
  23. doi request reprint Dorsal hippocampal cannabinoid CB1 receptors mediate the interactive effects of nicotine and ethanol on passive avoidance learning in mice
    Sakineh Alijanpour
    Department of Animal Biology, School of Biology, College of Science, University of Tehran, Iran
    Addict Biol 18:241-51. 2013
    ..These findings show that the cannabinoid CB1 receptors of dorsal hippocampus are important in the combined effect of ethanol and nicotine on passive avoidance learning...
  24. ncbi request reprint Influence of intracerebroventricular administration of dopaminergic drugs on morphine state-dependent memory in the step-down passive avoidance test
    Mohammad Reza Zarrindast
    Department of Pharmacology, School of Medicine and Iranian National Center for Addiction Studies, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Neurobiol Learn Mem 86:286-92. 2006
    ..In conclusion, the morphine-induced recovery of memory, on the test day, seems to be induced, at least in part, through dopamine receptors...
  25. doi request reprint Activation of dopamine D1 receptors in the medial septum improves scopolamine-induced amnesia in the dorsal hippocampus
    Mohammad Reza Zarrindast
    Department of Neuroscience, School of Advanced Medical Technologies, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Behav Brain Res 229:68-73. 2012
    ..These results suggest that dopamine D1 receptors in the MS via projection neurons to the hippocampus affect impairment of memory consolidation induced by intra-CA injections of scopolamine...
  26. ncbi request reprint Dorsal hippocampal dopamine receptors are involved in mediating ethanol state-dependent memory
    Ameneh Rezayof
    School of Biology, University College of Science, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran
    Life Sci 80:285-92. 2007
    ..These findings implicate the involvement of a dorsal hippocampal dopaminergic mechanism in EtOH state-dependent memory and also it can be concluded that there may be a cross-state dependency between EtOH and dopamine...
  27. ncbi request reprint GABA(A) receptors in the basolateral amygdala are involved in mediating morphine reward
    Mohammad Reza Zarrindast
    Department of Biology, Faculty of Science, Tehran University, Tehran, Iran
    Brain Res 1006:49-58. 2004
    ..It can be concluded that GABA(A) receptors in the amygdala are involved in morphine reward...
  28. ncbi request reprint Involvement of NMDA receptors in morphine state-dependent learning in mice
    Mohammad Reza Zarrindast
    Department of Pharmacology, School of Medicine Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Int J Neurosci 116:731-43. 2006
    ..5, 1, and 2 microg/mouse, i.c.v.) with morphine (5 mg/kg, s.c.) increased and decreased morphine state-dependent learning, respectively. The results suggest that NMDA receptors are involved in morphine state-dependent learning in mice...
  29. doi request reprint Role of the medial septum cholinoceptors in anxiogenic-like effects of nicotine
    Mohammad Reza Zarrindast
    Department of Neuroscience, School of Advanced Technologies in Medicine, Tehran, Iran
    Physiol Behav 119:103-9. 2013
    ..Our results suggested that, nicotine-induced anxiogenic-like behaviors may be mediated via the activation of cholinoceptors and possibly other receptor mechanism(s) in the medial septum...
  30. doi request reprint Histaminergic system of the lateral septum in the modulation of anxiety-like behaviour in rats
    Mohammad Reza Zarrindast
    Department of Pharmacology and Iranian National Center for Addiction Studies, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Eur J Pharmacol 583:108-14. 2008
    ..The results may indicate that the histaminergic system of lateral septum modulate anxiety-like behaviour through histamine H1 and H2 receptors...
  31. ncbi request reprint Histaminergic receptors of medial septum and conditioned place preference: D1 dopamine receptor mechanism
    Mohammad Reza Zarrindast
    Department of Pharmacology and Iranian National Center for Addiction Studies, School of Medicine, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, PO Box 13145 784, Tehran, Iran
    Brain Res 1109:108-16. 2006
    ..The results suggest that histaminergic receptors of the medial septum may be involved in CPP and thus it is postulated that dopamine D1 receptors may play an important role in this effect...
  32. doi request reprint β1-noradrenergic system of the central amygdala is involved in state-dependent memory induced by a cannabinoid agonist, WIN55,212-2, in rat
    Maryam Ghiasvand
    Institute for Cognitive Science Studies, Tehran, Iran
    Behav Brain Res 225:1-6. 2011
    ....
  33. doi request reprint Withdrawal from repeated administration of morphine alters histamine-induced anxiogenic effects produced by intra-ventral hippocampal microinjection
    Mohammad Reza Zarrindast
    Department of Pharmacology, School of Medicine and Iranian National Center for Addiction Studies, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    J Psychopharmacol 24:881-9. 2010
    ..It can be concluded that the histamine system is involved in anxiety-like behavior, and repeated injections of morphine followed by five days free of the drugs interact with histamine receptor mechanism...
  34. ncbi request reprint The influence of NMDA receptor agonist and antagonist on morphine state-dependent memory of passive avoidance in mice
    Majid Jafari-Sabet
    Department of Pharmacology, School of Medicine, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, P O Box 13145 784, Tehran, Iran
    Life Sci 78:157-63. 2005
    ..Conversely, DL-AP5 (1, 3.2 and 10 microg/mouse, i.c.v.) inhibited morphine-induced memory recall. It is concluded that NMDA receptors may be involved, at least in part, in morphine state-dependent learning in mice...
  35. ncbi request reprint Repeated administration of dopaminergic agents in the nucleus accumbens and morphine-induced place preference
    Mohammad Reza Zarrindast
    Department of Pharmacology and Iranian National Center for Addiction Studies, School of Medicine, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, PO Box 13145 784, Tehran, Iran
    Behav Brain Res 169:248-55. 2006
    ..It is concluded that repeated injections of dopamine receptors agents followed by 5 days free of the drugs in the NAc can affect morphine reward...
  36. ncbi request reprint Morphine-induced sensitization in mice: changes in locomotor activity by prior scheduled exposure to GABAA receptor agents
    Mohammad Reza Zarrindast
    Department of Pharmacology and Iranian National Center for Addiction Studies, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Behav Pharmacol 18:303-10. 2007
    ..The magnitude of this response was, however, variable. The results indicate that GABAA receptors might be involved in the acquisition of morphine-induced sensitization...
  37. ncbi request reprint Involvement of the ventral tegmental area (VTA) in morphine-induced memory retention in morphine-sensitized rats
    Mohammad Reza Zarrindast
    Department of Pharmacology and Iranian National Center for Addiction Studies, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, P O Box 13145 784, Tehran, Iran
    Behav Brain Res 163:100-6. 2005
    ..c.) or sulpiride (25, 50 and 100mg/kg, s.c.), during the sensitization. The results suggest that VTA has an important role in morphine-induced amnesia and morphine sensitization affects this process through opioid and dopamine receptors...
  38. doi request reprint Role of ventral hippocampal NMDA receptors in anxiolytic-like effect of morphine
    Tahmineh Motevasseli
    School of Medicine, Iran University of Medical Science, Tehran, Iran
    Physiol Behav 101:608-13. 2010
    ..The results suggest that VH-NMDA receptors participate in the mediation of morphine-induced anxiolytic-like behavior...
  39. doi request reprint Nicotine restores morphine-induced memory deficit through the D1 and D2 dopamine receptor mechanisms in the nucleus accumbens
    Ronak Azizbeigi
    Department of Physiology, Faculty of Specialized Veterinary Sciences, Science and Research Branch, Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Iran
    J Psychopharmacol 25:1126-33. 2011
    ..4 mg/kg). It can be concluded that the dopaminergic mechanism(s) in the NAc is a crosslink for the effect of morphine and nicotine on reinstatement of retrieval of IA memory impaired by post-training administration of morphine...
  40. doi request reprint Cannabinoid CB1 receptors of the rat central amygdala mediate anxiety-like behavior: interaction with the opioid system
    Mohammad Reza Zarrindast
    Department of Pharmacology, School of Medicine and Iranian National Center for Addiction Studies, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Behav Pharmacol 19:716-23. 2008
    ..In conclusion, the results may indicate an anxiolytic-like effect for cannabinoid CB1 receptors of the CeA and the existence of an interaction between the cannabinoid and the opioid systems in the modulation of anxiety...
  41. doi request reprint Role of the central amygdala GABA-A receptors in morphine state-dependent memory
    Yassaman Rassouli
    Institute for Cognitive Science Studies, Tehran, Iran
    Life Sci 86:887-93. 2010
    ..In the present experiments, the effects of bilateral microinjections of the GABA-A receptor agonist and/or antagonist into the central amygdala (CeA) on morphine state-dependent memory were examined...
  42. doi request reprint Modulation of ventral tegmental area dopamine receptors inhibit nicotine-induced anxiogenic-like behavior in the central amygdala
    Mohammad Reza Zarrindast
    Department of Neuroscience, School of Advanced Technologies in Medicine, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 41:11-7. 2013
    ..An understanding of these cellular processes will be crucial for the development of new intervention to combat nicotine effect...
  43. doi request reprint Involvement of opioidergic system of the ventral hippocampus, the nucleus accumbens or the central amygdala in anxiety-related behavior
    Mohammad Reza Zarrindast
    Department of Pharmacology, School of Medicine, Iranian National Center for Addiction Studies, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Life Sci 82:1175-81. 2008
    ....
  44. ncbi request reprint Effect of the GABAergic system on memory formation and state-dependent learning induced by morphine in rats
    Mohammad Reza Zarrindast
    Department of Pharmacology and Iranian National Center for Addiction Studies, School of Medicine, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, PO Box 13145 784, Tehran, Iran
    Pharmacology 76:93-100. 2006
    ..It is concluded that the GABA(A) receptor mechanisms may be involved in the memory formation and it is postulated that these receptors may play an important role in morphine state-dependent learning...
  45. ncbi request reprint Nicotine improves morphine-induced impairment of memory: possible involvement of N-methyl-D-aspartate receptors in the nucleus accumbens
    Shamseddin Ahmadi
    Department of Animal Biology, School of Biology, University College of Science, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran
    Dev Neurobiol 67:1118-27. 2007
    ..c.) of nicotine prevented the improving effect of nicotine on memory impaired by pretreatment morphine. The results suggest a possible role for NMDA receptors of the NAc in the improving effect of nicotine on the morphine-induced amnesia...
  46. ncbi request reprint NMDA receptors of dorsal hippocampus are involved in the acquisition, but not in the expression of morphine-induced place preference
    Mohammad Reza Zarrindast
    Department of Pharmacology and Iranian National Center for Addiction Studies, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Eur J Pharmacol 568:192-8. 2007
    ..None of the drugs influenced locomotion. It is concluded that NMDA receptor of the CA1 region of hippocampus are involved in the acquisition but not expression of morphine-induced place preference...
  47. doi request reprint Blockade of dorsal hippocampal dopamine receptors inhibits state-dependent learning induced by cannabinoid receptor agonist in mice
    Mohammad Reza Zarrindast
    School of Advanced Medical Technologies and Iranian National Center for Addiction Studies, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Neurosci Res 67:25-32. 2010
    ..2 and 0.3 microg/mouse) or sulpiride (0.125 microg/mouse) decreased memory retrieval. The results suggest that the dorsal hippocampal dopaminergic system participates in the modulation of WIN55,212-2-induced state-dependent learning...
  48. ncbi request reprint Involvement of dopamine D2 receptors of the central amygdala on the acquisition and expression of morphine-induced place preference in rat
    Ameneh Rezayof
    Department of Biology, Faculty of Science, Tehran University, Tehran, Iran
    Pharmacol Biochem Behav 74:187-97. 2002
    ..The injection of sulpiride (1 and 5 microg/rat) abolished the expression of morphine-induced CPP. It is concluded that the CeA DA D2-like receptors may play an active role in morphine reward...
  49. ncbi request reprint Inhibition of morphine-induced amnesia in morphine-sensitized mice: involvement of dorsal hippocampal GABAergic receptors
    Mohammad Reza Zarrindast
    Department of Pharmacology, School of Medicine, and Iranian National Center for Addiction Studies, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Neuropharmacology 54:569-76. 2008
    ..The results suggest that morphine sensitization reverses the impairment of memory induced by morphine and that GABAergic receptors of the dorsal hippocampus may play an important role in this effect...
  50. ncbi request reprint Role of the cholinergic system in the rat basolateral amygdala on morphine-induced conditioned place preference
    Mohammad Reza Zarrindast
    Department of Pharmacology and Iranian National Center for Addiction Studies, School of Medicine, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, P O Box 13145 784, Tehran, Iran
    Pharmacol Biochem Behav 82:1-10. 2005
    ..It is concluded that the muscarinic and nicotinic receptor mechanisms in the BLA may be involved in the acquisition of morphine-induced place preference...
  51. doi request reprint Cooperative interaction between the basolateral amygdala and ventral tegmental area modulates the consolidation of inhibitory avoidance memory
    Farzaneh Nazari-Serenjeh
    Department of Animal Biology, School of Biology, College of Science, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 40:54-61. 2013
    ....
  52. ncbi request reprint Involvement of GABA(B) receptors of the dorsal hippocampus on the acquisition and expression of morphine-induced place preference in rats
    Mohammad Reza Zarrindast
    Department of Pharmacology and Iranian National Center for Addiction Studies, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Physiol Behav 87:31-8. 2006
    ..c.)-induced place preference. Baclofen or phaclofen injections had no effects on locomotor activity on the testing sessions. It is concluded that the GABA(B) receptors in dorsal hippocampus may play an active role in morphine reward...
  53. ncbi request reprint Intra-dorsal hippocampal microinjections of lithium and scopolamine induce a cross state-dependent learning in mice
    Batool Ghorbanalizadeh-Khalifeh-Mahaleh
    Research Branch, Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Iran
    Arch Iran Med 11:629-38. 2008
    ..In the present study, the effects of intra-dorsal hippocampal (intra-CA1) injections of lithium and scopolamine on memory and cross state-dependent learning between the two drugs were investigated...
  54. ncbi request reprint Involvement of dopamine D1 receptors of the central amygdala on the acquisition and expression of morphine-induced place preference in rat
    Mohammad Reza Zarrindast
    Department of Pharmacology, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, P O Box 13145 784, Tehran, Iran
    Brain Res 965:212-21. 2003
    ..The results indicate that the dopamine D1 receptors in the CeA may be involved in the acquisition and expression of morphine-induced place preference...
  55. doi request reprint The time profile of morphine effect on different phases of inhibitory avoidance memory in rat
    Mohammad Reza Zarrindast
    Department of Neuroscience, School of Advanced Technologies in Medicine, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Arch Iran Med 16:34-7. 2013
    ..Therefore, we investigated the time profile of morphine's amnesic effect on passive (inhibitory) avoidance learning and memory in male Wistar rats. ..
  56. doi request reprint Involvement of rat dopaminergic system of nucleus accumbens in nicotine-induced anxiogenic-like behaviors
    Mohammad Reza Zarrindast
    Department of Neuroscience, School of Advanced Medical Technologies, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Brain Res 1460:25-32. 2012
    ..These findings may suggest the involvement of dopamine transmission, through D₁ and D₂ receptors of NAc shell, in the anxiogenic-like effect of nicotine in the EPM task...
  57. doi request reprint Intradorsal hippocampal microinjection of lithium reverses morphine-induced impairment of memory in mice: interactions with dopamine receptor mechanism(s)
    Vahid Houghoghi
    Department of Pharmacology and Iranian National Center for Addiction Studies, School of Medicine, Medical Sciences, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran
    Behav Pharmacol 20:680-7. 2009
    ..In conclusion, it can be suggested that the dorsal hippocampal dopaminergic system is involved in the improving response of lithium on morphine-induced amnesia...
  58. doi request reprint Involvement of central amygdala NMDA receptor mechanism in morphine state-dependent memory retrieval
    Abolfazl Ardjmand
    Institute for Cognitive Science Studies, Tehran, Iran
    Neurosci Res 69:25-31. 2011
    ....
  59. doi request reprint Activation of cannabinoid CB1 receptors in the central amygdala impairs inhibitory avoidance memory consolidation via NMDA receptors
    Maryam Ghiasvand
    Institute for Cognitive Science Studies, Tehran, Iran
    Neurobiol Learn Mem 96:333-8. 2011
    ..01 μg/rat) prevented an NMDA response to the impaired effect of ACPA. These results suggest that amnesia induced by intra-CeA administration of ACPA is at least partly mediated through an NMDA receptor mechanism in the Ce-A...
  60. doi request reprint Nicotine-induced anxiogenic-like behaviours of rats in the elevated plus-maze: possible role of NMDA receptors of the central amygdala
    Mohammad Reza Zarrindast
    Department of Neuroscience, School of Advanced Medical Technologies and Department of Pharmacology, School of Medicine, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    J Psychopharmacol 26:555-63. 2012
    ..1 μ g/rat) in the EPM. The results may support the possible involvement of glutamate transmission, through NMDA receptors of central amygdala in the anxiogenic-like effect of nicotine in the EPM task...
  61. doi request reprint β-Adrenoceptors in the dorsal hippocampus are involved in ethanol-induced state-dependent retrieval in mice
    Mohammad Reza Zarrindast
    Department of Neuroscience, School of Advanced Technologies in Medicine, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Neurobiol Learn Mem 100:12-7. 2013
    ..In conclusion, the results support the existence of a functional involvement of β-adrenoceptors in the DH in ethanol-induced state-dependent retrieval...
  62. ncbi request reprint Morphine state-dependent learning: sensitization and interactions with dopamine receptors
    Mohammad Reza Zarrindast
    Department of Pharmacology, School of Medicine Tehran University of Medical Sciences, P O Box 13145 784, Tehran, Iran
    Eur J Pharmacol 497:197-204. 2004
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