Aashish S Morani

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Affiliation: Victoria University of Wellington
Country: New Zealand

Publications

  1. pmc Effect of kappa-opioid receptor agonists U69593, U50488H, spiradoline and salvinorin A on cocaine-induced drug-seeking in rats
    Aashish S Morani
    School of Biological Sciences, Victoria University of Wellington, P O Box 600, Wellington, New Zealand
    Pharmacol Biochem Behav 94:244-9. 2009
  2. pmc The 2-methoxy methyl analogue of salvinorin A attenuates cocaine-induced drug seeking and sucrose reinforcements in rats
    Aashish S Morani
    School of Biological Science, Victoria University of Wellington, PO Box 600, Wellington, New Zealand
    Eur J Pharmacol 720:69-76. 2013
  3. pmc A single injection of a novel κ opioid receptor agonist salvinorin A attenuates the expression of cocaine-induced behavioral sensitization in rats
    Aashish S Morani
    School of Biological Science, Victoria University of Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand
    Behav Pharmacol 23:162-70. 2012

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Publications3

  1. pmc Effect of kappa-opioid receptor agonists U69593, U50488H, spiradoline and salvinorin A on cocaine-induced drug-seeking in rats
    Aashish S Morani
    School of Biological Sciences, Victoria University of Wellington, P O Box 600, Wellington, New Zealand
    Pharmacol Biochem Behav 94:244-9. 2009
    ..0mg/kg, I.P.) had no effect on operant responding to obtain sucrose reinforcement or on cocaine-induced hyperactivity. These findings show that Sal A, like other traditional KOPr agonists attenuates cocaine-induced drug-seeking behavior...
  2. pmc The 2-methoxy methyl analogue of salvinorin A attenuates cocaine-induced drug seeking and sucrose reinforcements in rats
    Aashish S Morani
    School of Biological Science, Victoria University of Wellington, PO Box 600, Wellington, New Zealand
    Eur J Pharmacol 720:69-76. 2013
    ..Future studies with Sal A analogues having affinities at other opioid receptors are warranted as they have the potential to identify compounds having effective anti-addiction properties. ..
  3. pmc A single injection of a novel κ opioid receptor agonist salvinorin A attenuates the expression of cocaine-induced behavioral sensitization in rats
    Aashish S Morani
    School of Biological Science, Victoria University of Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand
    Behav Pharmacol 23:162-70. 2012
    ..However, prodepressive effects were also produced and these effects may limit the therapeutic potential...