Anjali M Rajadhyaksha
Affiliation: Harvard University
- Enhanced CREB and DARPP-32 phosphorylation in the nucleus accumbens and CREB, ERK, and GluR1 phosphorylation in the dorsal hippocampus is associated with cocaine-conditioned place preference behaviorThomas F Tropea
Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Neurology, New York Presbyterian Hospital, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, and University of New England, College of Osteopathic Medicine, Biddeford, Maine, USA
J Neurochem 106:1780-90. 2008..These data suggest that the formation of contextual drug reward associations involves recruitment of the DHC-NAc circuit with activation of the DARPP-32/CREB pathway in the NAc and the ERK/CREB pathway in the DHC...
- L-type Ca2+ channels mediate adaptation of extracellular signal-regulated kinase 1/2 phosphorylation in the ventral tegmental area after chronic amphetamine treatmentAnjali Rajadhyaksha
NMR Center, Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Charlestown, Massachusetts 02129, USA
J Neurosci 24:7464-76. 2004..2 in VTA dopaminergic neurons...
- Psychostimulants, L-type calcium channels, kinases, and phosphatasesAnjali M Rajadhyaksha
Labortory of Molecular and Developmental Neuroscience, and Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging, Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Charlestown, Massachusetts 02129, USA
Neuroscientist 11:494-502. 2005....
- NMDA receptors in the rat VTA: a critical site for social stress to intensify cocaine takingHerbert E Covington
Department of Psychology, Tufts University, Medford and Boston, MA, USA
Psychopharmacology (Berl) 197:203-16. 2008..Cocaine strengthens behaviors associated with its administration. The stress response by individuals that are defeated in a brief aggressive confrontation can also promote enduring behavioral consequences similar to those of stimulants...