F Conti

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Affiliation: University of Ancona
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi GABA transporters in the mammalian cerebral cortex: localization, development and pathological implications
    Fiorenzo Conti
    Dipartimento di Neuroscienze, Sezione di Fisiologia, Universita Politecnica delle Marche, Via Tronto 10 A, Torrette di Ancona, I 60020 Ancona, Italy
    Brain Res Brain Res Rev 45:196-212. 2004
  2. ncbi Claude Bernard: primer of the second biomedical revolution
    F Conti
    Istituto di Fisiologia Umana, Universita di Ancona, Via Tronto 10 A, Torrette di Ancona, I 60020 Ancona, Italy
    Nat Rev Mol Cell Biol 2:703-8. 2001
  3. ncbi Neuronal, glial, and epithelial localization of gamma-aminobutyric acid transporter 2, a high-affinity gamma-aminobutyric acid plasma membrane transporter, in the cerebral cortex and neighboring structures
    F Conti
    Institute of Human Physiology, University of Ancona, Italy
    J Comp Neurol 409:482-94. 1999
  4. ncbi Neuronal and glial localization of NR1 and NR2A/B subunits of the NMDA receptor in the human cerebral cortex
    F Conti
    Institute of Human Physiology, University of Ancona, Italy
    Cereb Cortex 9:110-20. 1999
  5. ncbi Neuronal and glial localization of GAT-1, a high-affinity gamma-aminobutyric acid plasma membrane transporter, in human cerebral cortex: with a note on its distribution in monkey cortex
    F Conti
    Institute of Human Physiology, University of Ancona, Italy
    J Comp Neurol 396:51-63. 1998
  6. ncbi EAAC1, a high-affinity glutamate tranporter, is localized to astrocytes and gabaergic neurons besides pyramidal cells in the rat cerebral cortex
    F Conti
    Institute of Human Physiology, University of Ancona, Italy
    Cereb Cortex 8:108-16. 1998
  7. ncbi Localization of NMDA receptors in the cerebral cortex: a schematic overview
    F Conti
    Institute of Human Physiology, University of Ancona, Italy
    Braz J Med Biol Res 30:555-60. 1997
  8. ncbi Claude Bernard's Des Fonctions du Cerveau: an ante litteram manifesto of the neurosciences?
    Fiorenzo Conti
    Istituto di Fisiologia Umana, Universita di Ancona, Via Tronto 10 A, Torrette di Ancona, I 60020 Ancona, Italy
    Nat Rev Neurosci 3:979-85. 2002
  9. ncbi The glial glutamate transporter GLT-1 is localized both in the vicinity of and at distance from axon terminals in the rat cerebral cortex
    A Minelli
    Istituto di Fisiologia Umana, , Italy
    Neuroscience 108:51-9. 2001
  10. ncbi Localization of the Na(+)-coupled neutral amino acid transporter 2 in the cerebral cortex
    M Melone
    Department of Neuroscience Section of Physiology, Universita Politecnica delle Marche, Via Tronto 10 A, Torrette di Ancona, I 60020 Ancona, Italy
    Neuroscience 140:281-92. 2006

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  1. ncbi GABA transporters in the mammalian cerebral cortex: localization, development and pathological implications
    Fiorenzo Conti
    Dipartimento di Neuroscienze, Sezione di Fisiologia, Universita Politecnica delle Marche, Via Tronto 10 A, Torrette di Ancona, I 60020 Ancona, Italy
    Brain Res Brain Res Rev 45:196-212. 2004
    ....
  2. ncbi Claude Bernard: primer of the second biomedical revolution
    F Conti
    Istituto di Fisiologia Umana, Universita di Ancona, Via Tronto 10 A, Torrette di Ancona, I 60020 Ancona, Italy
    Nat Rev Mol Cell Biol 2:703-8. 2001
    ..What did Bernard do to earn universal renown? And are his teachings relevant to modern science?..
  3. ncbi Neuronal, glial, and epithelial localization of gamma-aminobutyric acid transporter 2, a high-affinity gamma-aminobutyric acid plasma membrane transporter, in the cerebral cortex and neighboring structures
    F Conti
    Institute of Human Physiology, University of Ancona, Italy
    J Comp Neurol 409:482-94. 1999
    ..The widespread cellular expression of GAT-2 suggests that it may have several functional roles in the overall regulation of GABA levels in the brain...
  4. ncbi Neuronal and glial localization of NR1 and NR2A/B subunits of the NMDA receptor in the human cerebral cortex
    F Conti
    Institute of Human Physiology, University of Ancona, Italy
    Cereb Cortex 9:110-20. 1999
    ....
  5. ncbi Neuronal and glial localization of GAT-1, a high-affinity gamma-aminobutyric acid plasma membrane transporter, in human cerebral cortex: with a note on its distribution in monkey cortex
    F Conti
    Institute of Human Physiology, University of Ancona, Italy
    J Comp Neurol 396:51-63. 1998
    ..This localization of GAT-1 is compatible with a major role for this transporter in GABA uptake at GABAergic synapses and suggests that GAT-1 may contribute to determining GABA levels in the extracellular space...
  6. ncbi EAAC1, a high-affinity glutamate tranporter, is localized to astrocytes and gabaergic neurons besides pyramidal cells in the rat cerebral cortex
    F Conti
    Institute of Human Physiology, University of Ancona, Italy
    Cereb Cortex 8:108-16. 1998
    ....
  7. ncbi Localization of NMDA receptors in the cerebral cortex: a schematic overview
    F Conti
    Institute of Human Physiology, University of Ancona, Italy
    Braz J Med Biol Res 30:555-60. 1997
    ....
  8. ncbi Claude Bernard's Des Fonctions du Cerveau: an ante litteram manifesto of the neurosciences?
    Fiorenzo Conti
    Istituto di Fisiologia Umana, Universita di Ancona, Via Tronto 10 A, Torrette di Ancona, I 60020 Ancona, Italy
    Nat Rev Neurosci 3:979-85. 2002
  9. ncbi The glial glutamate transporter GLT-1 is localized both in the vicinity of and at distance from axon terminals in the rat cerebral cortex
    A Minelli
    Istituto di Fisiologia Umana, , Italy
    Neuroscience 108:51-9. 2001
    ....
  10. ncbi Localization of the Na(+)-coupled neutral amino acid transporter 2 in the cerebral cortex
    M Melone
    Department of Neuroscience Section of Physiology, Universita Politecnica delle Marche, Via Tronto 10 A, Torrette di Ancona, I 60020 Ancona, Italy
    Neuroscience 140:281-92. 2006
    ....
  11. ncbi Heterogeneity of glutamatergic and GABAergic release machinery in cerebral cortex
    L Bragina
    Department of Neuroscience, Universita Politecnica delle Marche, Via Tronto 10 A, Torrette di Ancona, I 60020, Ancona, Italy
    Neuroscience 146:1829-40. 2007
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  12. ncbi The expression of glutamate transporter GLT-1 in the rat cerebral cortex is down-regulated by the antipsychotic drug clozapine
    M Melone
    Istituto di Fisiologia Umana, , Via Tronto 10/A, Torrette di Ancona, 60020 Ancona, Italy
    Mol Psychiatry 6:380-6. 2001
    ..7 +/- 7.7 microM) output of glutamate that were 3.1 and 3.5, respectively, higher than in control rats. These findings indicate that clozapine may potentiate glutamatergic synaptic transmission by regulating glutamate transport...
  13. ncbi Postnatal development of the vesicular GABA transporter in rat cerebral cortex
    A Minelli
    Istituto di Fisiologia Umana, Universita di Ancona, Via Tronto 10 A, Torrette di Ancona, I 60020 Ancona, Italy
    Neuroscience 117:337-46. 2003
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  14. ncbi Glutamate immunoreactivity in rat cerebral cortex is reversibly abolished by 6-diazo-5-oxo-L-norleucine (DON), an inhibitor of phosphate-activated glutaminase
    F Conti
    Institute of Human Physiology, University of Ancona, Italy
    J Histochem Cytochem 42:717-26. 1994
    ..The results reported here suggest that Glu immunoreactivity demonstrated by the present procedure in neuron perikarya is mainly due to Glu produced via phosphate-activated glutaminase...
  15. ncbi Heterogeneity of axon terminals expressing VGLUT1 in the cerebral neocortex
    F Conti
    Department of Neuroscience, Section of Physiology, Universita Politecnica delle Marche, Via Tronto 10 A, Torrette di Ancona, 1 60020 Ancona, Italy
    Arch Ital Biol 143:127-32. 2005
    ..These findings suggest that in the cerebral cortex of adult rats axon terminals expressing VGLUT1 are heterogeneous...
  16. ncbi Neuronal localization of the GABA transporter GAT-3 in human cerebral cortex: a procedural artifact?
    Marcello Melone
    Department of Neurosciences, Section of Physiology, Universita Politecnica delle Marche, Via Tronto 10 A, Torrette di Ancona, I 60020 Ancona, Italy
    J Chem Neuroanat 30:45-54. 2005
    ..Results show that in human cortex GAT-3 is expressed in astrocytic processes and in neurons and suggest that neuronal expression is related to the procedure used for collecting human samples...
  17. ncbi Postnatal development of high-affinity plasma membrane GABA transporters GAT-2 and GAT-3 in the rat cerebral cortex
    Andrea Minelli
    Istituto di Fisiologia Umana, Universita di Ancona, Via Tronto 10 A, Torrette di Ancona, I 60020 Ancona, Italy
    Brain Res Dev Brain Res 142:7-18. 2003
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  18. ncbi Localization of the glutamine transporter SNAT1 in rat cerebral cortex and neighboring structures, with a note on its localization in human cortex
    Marcello Melone
    Department of Neuroscience, Section of Human Physiology, Universita Politecnica delle Marche, 60020 Ancona, Italy
    Cereb Cortex 14:562-74. 2004
    ..SNAT1 ir was also in distal astrocytic processes, including end feet profiles, and in leptomeninges. These findings suggest that the major function of SNAT1 is not to replenish the transmitter pools of Glu and GABA...
  19. ncbi Transient focal ischemia triggers neuronal expression of GAT-3 in the rat perilesional cortex
    Marcello Melone
    Istituto di Fisiologia Umana, Universita Politecnica delle Marche, 60020 Ancona, Italy
    Neurobiol Dis 14:120-32. 2003
    ..These findings suggest that ischemia triggers a novel neuronal expression of GAT-3 that is greatest in the perilesional cortex and may contribute to the reported reduction in GABAergic inhibition...
  20. ncbi Postnatal development of the glutamate vesicular transporter VGLUT1 in rat cerebral cortex
    Andrea Minelli
    Istituto di Fisiologia Umana, Universita di Ancona, Via Tronto 10 A, Torrette di Ancona, I 60020, Ancona, Italy
    Brain Res Dev Brain Res 140:309-14. 2003
    ..Its spatial and temporal maturation patterns suggest that VGLUT1 may be the vesicular transporter in developing corticocortical connections...
  21. doi GAT-1 regulates both tonic and phasic GABA(A) receptor-mediated inhibition in the cerebral cortex
    Luca Bragina
    Dipartimento di Neuroscienze, Universita Politecnica delle Marche, Ancona, Italy
    J Neurochem 105:1781-93. 2008
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  22. ncbi GLT-1 down-regulation induced by clozapine in rat frontal cortex is associated with synaptophysin up-regulation
    Luca Bragina
    Dipartimento di Neuroscienze, Sezione di Fisiologia, Universita Politecnica delle Marche, Ancona, Italy
    J Neurochem 99:134-41. 2006
    ..These findings suggest that part of the effects of clozapine may be exerted via an action on the presynaptic machinery involved in neurotransmitter release...
  23. ncbi Clozapine reduces GLT-1 expression and glutamate uptake in astrocyte cultures
    Ainara Vallejo-Illarramendi
    Departamento de Neurociencias, Universidad del Pais Vasco, Leioa, Spain
    Glia 50:276-9. 2005
    ..A better understanding of the molecular events by which antipsychotics regulate Glu uptake can contribute to identify new targets for the treatment of schizophrenia...
  24. ncbi The glutamine commute: lost in the tube?
    Fiorenzo Conti
    Department of Neuroscience, Section of Physiology, Universita Politecnica delle Marche, 60020 Ancona, Italy
    Neurochem Int 48:459-64. 2006
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  25. ncbi GABAergic signaling at mossy fiber synapses in neonatal rat hippocampus
    Victoria F Safiulina
    Neuroscience Programme, International School for Advanced Studies, 34014 Trieste, Italy
    J Neurosci 26:597-608. 2006
    ..Low-threshold GABA-releasing fibers may undergo elimination, and this may occur when GABA shifts from the depolarizing to the hyperpolarizing direction...
  26. doi Italian neuroscientists are ready to start the debate
    Fiorenzo Conti
    Nature 451:627. 2008