Xiu Liu

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Publications

  1. doi request reprint Enhanced motivation for food reward induced by stress and attenuation by corticotrophin-releasing factor receptor antagonism in rats: implications for overeating and obesity
    Xiu Liu
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, University of Mississippi Medical Center, 2500 North State Street, Jackson, MS, 39216, USA
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 232:2049-60. 2015
  2. pmc Positive allosteric modulation of α4β2 nicotinic acetylcholine receptors as a new approach to smoking reduction: evidence from a rat model of nicotine self-administration
    Xiu Liu
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, University of Mississippi Medical Center, 2500 North State Street, Jackson, MS, 39216, USA
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 230:203-13. 2013
  3. pmc Effects of caffeine on persistence and reinstatement of nicotine-seeking behavior in rats: interaction with nicotine-associated cues
    Xiu Liu
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, University of Mississippi Medical Center, 2500 North State Street, Jackson, MS, 39216, USA
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 220:541-50. 2012
  4. pmc Activation of the opioid μ1, but not δ or κ, receptors is required for nicotine reinforcement in a rat model of drug self-administration
    Xiu Liu
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, MS 39216, USA
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 35:146-53. 2011
  5. pmc Effects of dopamine antagonists on drug cue-induced reinstatement of nicotine-seeking behavior in rats
    Xiu Liu
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, Mississippi 39216, USA
    Behav Pharmacol 21:153-60. 2010
  6. pmc Naltrexone attenuation of conditioned but not primary reinforcement of nicotine in rats
    Xiu Liu
    Division of Neurobiology and Behavior Research, Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, University of Mississippi Medical Center, 2500 N State St, Jackson, MS 39216, USA
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 202:589-98. 2009

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Publications6

  1. doi request reprint Enhanced motivation for food reward induced by stress and attenuation by corticotrophin-releasing factor receptor antagonism in rats: implications for overeating and obesity
    Xiu Liu
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, University of Mississippi Medical Center, 2500 North State Street, Jackson, MS, 39216, USA
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 232:2049-60. 2015
    ..Overeating beyond individuals' homeostatic needs critically contributes to obesity. The neurobehavioral mechanisms underlying the motivation to consume excessive foods with high calories are not fully understood...
  2. pmc Positive allosteric modulation of α4β2 nicotinic acetylcholine receptors as a new approach to smoking reduction: evidence from a rat model of nicotine self-administration
    Xiu Liu
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, University of Mississippi Medical Center, 2500 North State Street, Jackson, MS, 39216, USA
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 230:203-13. 2013
    ..4β2 PAMs are hypothesized to reduce nicotine self-administration in subjects engaged in routine nicotine consumption. The present study tested this hypothesis using a rat model of nicotine self-administration...
  3. pmc Effects of caffeine on persistence and reinstatement of nicotine-seeking behavior in rats: interaction with nicotine-associated cues
    Xiu Liu
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, University of Mississippi Medical Center, 2500 North State Street, Jackson, MS, 39216, USA
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 220:541-50. 2012
    ..Caffeine and nicotine are the most commonly co-used psychostimulants. However, it is still unclear whether caffeine exposure enhances nicotine-seeking behavior...
  4. pmc Activation of the opioid μ1, but not δ or κ, receptors is required for nicotine reinforcement in a rat model of drug self-administration
    Xiu Liu
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, MS 39216, USA
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 35:146-53. 2011
    ....
  5. pmc Effects of dopamine antagonists on drug cue-induced reinstatement of nicotine-seeking behavior in rats
    Xiu Liu
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, Mississippi 39216, USA
    Behav Pharmacol 21:153-60. 2010
    ....
  6. pmc Naltrexone attenuation of conditioned but not primary reinforcement of nicotine in rats
    Xiu Liu
    Division of Neurobiology and Behavior Research, Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, University of Mississippi Medical Center, 2500 N State St, Jackson, MS 39216, USA
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 202:589-98. 2009
    ..However, less is known about its role in the motivational effects of nicotine and nicotine-associated environmental cues...