M Oz

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Affiliation: National Institutes of Health
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Direct noncompetitive inhibition of 5-HT(3) receptor-mediated responses by forskolin and steroids
    Murat Oz
    National Institute on Drug Abuse, Cellular Neurobiology Section, National Insititues of Health, 5500 Nathan Shock Drive, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    Arch Biochem Biophys 404:293-301. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Direct activation by dopamine of recombinant human 5-HT1A receptors: comparison with human 5-HT2C and 5-HT3 receptors
    Murat Oz
    Cellular Neurobiology Branch, National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institutes of Health, DHHS, Intramural Research Program, Baltimore, Maryland 21224, USA
    Synapse 50:303-13. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint Cocaine inhibits cromakalim-activated K+ currents in follicle-enclosed Xenopus oocytes
    Murat Oz
    Cellular Neurobiology Branch, Intramural Research Program, National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institutes of Health, DHHS, Baltimore, Maryland 21224, USA
    Naunyn Schmiedebergs Arch Pharmacol 369:252-9. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint The endogenous cannabinoid anandamide inhibits cromakalim-activated K+ currents in follicle-enclosed Xenopus oocytes
    Murat Oz
    National Institute on Drug Abuse Intramural Research Program Integrative Neuroscience Section, 333 Cassell Dr, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    J Pharmacol Exp Ther 323:547-54. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Differential effects of endogenous and synthetic cannabinoids on alpha7-nicotinic acetylcholine receptor-mediated responses in Xenopus Oocytes
    Murat Oz
    National Institute on Drug Abuse Intramural Research Program, Cellular Neurobiology Branch, 5500 Nathan Shock Dr, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    J Pharmacol Exp Ther 310:1152-60. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Presynaptic angiotensin II AT1 receptors enhance inhibitory and excitatory synaptic neurotransmission to motoneurons and other ventral horn neurons in neonatal rat spinal cord
    Murat Oz
    National Institute on Drug Abuse, Cellular Neurobiology Branch, National Institutes of Health, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    J Neurophysiol 94:1405-12. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Differential effects of endogenous and synthetic cannabinoids on voltage-dependent calcium fluxes in rabbit T-tubule membranes: comparison with fatty acids
    Murat Oz
    National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institutes of Health, DHHS, Intramural Research Program, Cellular Neurobiology Branch, 5500 Nathan Shock Drive, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    Eur J Pharmacol 502:47-58. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Effects of saturated long-chain N-acylethanolamines on voltage-dependent Ca2+ fluxes in rabbit T-tubule membranes
    Murat Oz
    National Institute on Drug Abuse, Cellular Neurobiology Section, 5500 Nathan Shock Drive, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    Arch Biochem Biophys 434:344-51. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Additive effects of endogenous cannabinoid anandamide and ethanol on alpha7-nicotinic acetylcholine receptor-mediated responses in Xenopus Oocytes
    Murat Oz
    National Institute on Drug Abuse Intramural Research Program, Cellular Neurobiology Branch, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    J Pharmacol Exp Ther 313:1272-80. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Cholecystokinin B-type receptors mediate a G-protein-dependent depolarizing action of sulphated cholecystokinin ocatapeptide (CCK-8s) on rodent neonatal spinal ventral horn neurons
    Murat Oz
    Integrative Neuroscience Section National Institute of Drug Abuse, National Institutes of Health Department of Health and Human Services, Intramural Research Program, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    J Neurophysiol 98:1108-14. 2007

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  1. ncbi request reprint Direct noncompetitive inhibition of 5-HT(3) receptor-mediated responses by forskolin and steroids
    Murat Oz
    National Institute on Drug Abuse, Cellular Neurobiology Section, National Insititues of Health, 5500 Nathan Shock Drive, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    Arch Biochem Biophys 404:293-301. 2002
    ..These results indicate that both forskolin and 17-beta-estradiol inhibit the function of the 5-HT(3) receptor in a noncompetitive manner and that this inhibition is independent of cAMP levels...
  2. ncbi request reprint Direct activation by dopamine of recombinant human 5-HT1A receptors: comparison with human 5-HT2C and 5-HT3 receptors
    Murat Oz
    Cellular Neurobiology Branch, National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institutes of Health, DHHS, Intramural Research Program, Baltimore, Maryland 21224, USA
    Synapse 50:303-13. 2003
    ..These results suggest that although DA activates different subtypes of human 5-HT receptors directly, the potency and efficacy of the binding site varies significantly among different receptors...
  3. ncbi request reprint Cocaine inhibits cromakalim-activated K+ currents in follicle-enclosed Xenopus oocytes
    Murat Oz
    Cellular Neurobiology Branch, Intramural Research Program, National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institutes of Health, DHHS, Baltimore, Maryland 21224, USA
    Naunyn Schmiedebergs Arch Pharmacol 369:252-9. 2004
    ..These results demonstrate that cromakalim-activated K+ currents in follicular cells of Xenopus oocytes are modulated by cocaine...
  4. ncbi request reprint The endogenous cannabinoid anandamide inhibits cromakalim-activated K+ currents in follicle-enclosed Xenopus oocytes
    Murat Oz
    National Institute on Drug Abuse Intramural Research Program Integrative Neuroscience Section, 333 Cassell Dr, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    J Pharmacol Exp Ther 323:547-54. 2007
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  5. ncbi request reprint Differential effects of endogenous and synthetic cannabinoids on alpha7-nicotinic acetylcholine receptor-mediated responses in Xenopus Oocytes
    Murat Oz
    National Institute on Drug Abuse Intramural Research Program, Cellular Neurobiology Branch, 5500 Nathan Shock Dr, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    J Pharmacol Exp Ther 310:1152-60. 2004
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Presynaptic angiotensin II AT1 receptors enhance inhibitory and excitatory synaptic neurotransmission to motoneurons and other ventral horn neurons in neonatal rat spinal cord
    Murat Oz
    National Institute on Drug Abuse, Cellular Neurobiology Branch, National Institutes of Health, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    J Neurophysiol 94:1405-12. 2005
    ..Collectively, these observations support the existence of a wide pre- and postsynaptic distribution of ANG II AT1 receptors in neonatal ventral spinal cord that are capable of influencing both inhibitory and excitatory neurotransmission...
  7. ncbi request reprint Differential effects of endogenous and synthetic cannabinoids on voltage-dependent calcium fluxes in rabbit T-tubule membranes: comparison with fatty acids
    Murat Oz
    National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institutes of Health, DHHS, Intramural Research Program, Cellular Neurobiology Branch, 5500 Nathan Shock Drive, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    Eur J Pharmacol 502:47-58. 2004
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Effects of saturated long-chain N-acylethanolamines on voltage-dependent Ca2+ fluxes in rabbit T-tubule membranes
    Murat Oz
    National Institute on Drug Abuse, Cellular Neurobiology Section, 5500 Nathan Shock Drive, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    Arch Biochem Biophys 434:344-51. 2005
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Additive effects of endogenous cannabinoid anandamide and ethanol on alpha7-nicotinic acetylcholine receptor-mediated responses in Xenopus Oocytes
    Murat Oz
    National Institute on Drug Abuse Intramural Research Program, Cellular Neurobiology Branch, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    J Pharmacol Exp Ther 313:1272-80. 2005
    ..These data indicate that endocannabinoids and ethanol potentiate each other's inhibitory effects on alpha(7)-nACh receptor function through distinct regions of the receptor...
  10. ncbi request reprint Cholecystokinin B-type receptors mediate a G-protein-dependent depolarizing action of sulphated cholecystokinin ocatapeptide (CCK-8s) on rodent neonatal spinal ventral horn neurons
    Murat Oz
    Integrative Neuroscience Section National Institute of Drug Abuse, National Institutes of Health Department of Health and Human Services, Intramural Research Program, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    J Neurophysiol 98:1108-14. 2007
    ..These observations imply functional postsynaptic G-protein-coupled CCK B receptors are prevalent in neonatal rodent spinal cord...
  11. ncbi request reprint Receptor-independent actions of cannabinoids on cell membranes: focus on endocannabinoids
    Murat Oz
    National Institute on Drug Abuse, NIH DHHS, Intramural Research Program, Cellular Neurobiology Branch, 5500 Nathan Shock Drive, Baltimore MD, 21224, USA
    Pharmacol Ther 111:114-44. 2006
    ..This review focuses on the results of recent studies indicating that beyond their receptor-mediated effects, endocannabinoids alter the functions of ion channels and other integral membrane proteins directly...
  12. doi request reprint Methylene blue and Alzheimer's disease
    Murat Oz
    Integrative Neuroscience Section, Intramural Research Program, National Institute on Drug Abuse, NIH, DHHS, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    Biochem Pharmacol 78:927-32. 2009
    ..In this review article, actions of MB on neurotransmitter systems and multiple cellular and molecular targets are summarized with regard to their relevance to AD...
  13. ncbi request reprint The endogenous cannabinoid anandamide inhibits alpha7 nicotinic acetylcholine receptor-mediated responses in Xenopus oocytes
    Murat Oz
    National Institute on Drug Abuse National Institute of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Pharmacol Exp Ther 306:1003-10. 2003
    ..In conclusion, these results demonstrate that the endogenous cannabinoid anandamide inhibits the function of nACh alpha7 receptors expressed in Xenopus oocytes in a cannabinoid receptor-independent and noncompetitive manner...
  14. ncbi request reprint Direct inhibition of voltage-dependent Ca(2+) fluxes by ethanol and higher alcohols in rabbit T-tubule membranes
    M Oz
    Loeb Research Institute, Neuroscience, 725 Parkdale Ave, K1Y 4K9, Ottawa, ON, Canada
    Eur J Pharmacol 418:169-76. 2001
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  15. ncbi request reprint Effects of isoflurane on voltage-dependent calcium fluxes in rabbit T-tubule membranes: comparison with alcohols
    Murat Oz
    Cellular Neurobiology Section, National Institute on Drug Abuse, 5500 Nathan Shock Drive, Baltimore, Maryland 21224, USA
    Arch Biochem Biophys 398:275-83. 2002
    ..In conclusion, results indicate that isoflurane, independent of intracellular Ca(2+) levels, nonstereospecifically inhibits the function of voltage-dependent Ca(2+) channels and this effect is mediated through multiple binding sites...
  16. ncbi request reprint Comparison of the effects of xenon and halothane on voltage-dependent Ca(2+) fluxes in rabbit T-tubule membranes
    Murat Oz
    National Institute on Drug Abuse IRP, Cellular Neurobiology Section, 5500 Nathan Shock Drive, Baltimore MD 21224, USA
    Naunyn Schmiedebergs Arch Pharmacol 365:413-7. 2002
    ..In conclusion, results indicate that xenon and halothane differ in their effects on the function of voltage-dependent Ca(2+) channels and on the specific binding of [(3)H]Isradipine in skeletal muscle membranes...
  17. ncbi request reprint Receptor-independent effects of endocannabinoids on ion channels
    Murat Oz
    National Institute on Drug Abuse, NIH DHHS, Intramural Research Program, Cellular Neurobiology Branch, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    Curr Pharm Des 12:227-39. 2006
    ..This review focuses on the results of recent studies indicating that beyond their receptor-mediated effects, endocannabinoids alter the function of ion channels directly...
  18. ncbi request reprint Endogenous cannabinoid, anandamide, acts as a noncompetitive inhibitor on 5-HT3 receptor-mediated responses in Xenopus oocytes
    Murat Oz
    National Institute on Drug Abuse, Cellular Neurobiology Section, Baltimore, Maryland 21224, USA
    Synapse 46:150-6. 2002
    ..In conclusion, we demonstrated that the endogenous cannabinoid anandamide inhibits the function of 5-HT3 receptors expressed in Xenopus oocytes in a cannabinoid-receptor independent and noncompetitive manner...
  19. ncbi request reprint Angiotensin AT(1)-receptors depolarize neonatal spinal motoneurons and other ventral horn neurons via two different conductances
    Murat Oz
    National Institute on Drug Abuse, Intramural Research Program, Baltimore, Maryland 21224, USA
    J Neurophysiol 88:2857-63. 2002
    ..They also imply involvement of two distinct conductances that are differentially distributed among different cell types...
  20. ncbi request reprint A closed chamber method for performing biochemical experiments at accurate concentrations of volatile agents
    Murat Oz
    National Institute on Drug Abuse IRP, Cellular Neurobiology Section, NationalInstitutes of Health, 5500 Nathan Shock Drive, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    J Biochem Biophys Methods 55:95-100. 2003
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  21. ncbi request reprint Inhibition of cromakalim-activated K+ current by ethanol in follicle-enclosed Xenopus oocytes
    Murat Oz
    NIDA IRP Cellular Neurobiology Branch, 5500 Nathan Shock Drive, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    Naunyn Schmiedebergs Arch Pharmacol 367:80-5. 2003
    ..These results indicate that cromakalim-activated K+ currents in follicular cells of Xenopus oocytes were modulated by ethanol...
  22. pmc Cellular and molecular actions of Methylene Blue in the nervous system
    Murat Oz
    Integrative Neuroscience Section, Intramural Research Program, National Institute on Drug Abuse, NIH, DHHS, Baltimore, Maryland 21224, USA
    Med Res Rev 31:93-117. 2011
    ..In this review article, these physicochemical features and the actions of MB on multiple cellular and molecular targets are discussed with regard to their relevance to the nervous system...
  23. ncbi request reprint Electrophysiological evidence for vasopressin V(1) receptors on neonatal motoneurons, premotor and other ventral horn neurons
    M Oz
    National Institute on Drug Abuse, Intramural Research Program, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    J Neurophysiol 86:1202-10. 2001
    ..These observations provide support for a broad presynaptic and postsynaptic distribution of AVP V(1) type receptors and indicate that their activation can enhance the excitability of a majority of neurons in neonatal ventral spinal cord...
  24. ncbi request reprint The solubilizing detergents, Tween 80 and Triton X-100 non-competitively inhibit alpha 7-nicotinic acetylcholine receptor function in Xenopus oocytes
    Murat Oz
    National Institute on Drug Abuse, NIH DHHS, Intramural Research Program, Cellular Neurobiology Branch, Cellular Neurophysiology Section, 5500 Nathan Shock Drive, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    J Neurosci Methods 137:167-73. 2004
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  25. pmc Volatile anesthetics and endogenous cannabinoid anandamide have additive and independent inhibitory effects on alpha(7)-nicotinic acetylcholine receptor-mediated responses in Xenopus oocytes
    Shelley N Jackson
    National Institute on Drug Abuse, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    Eur J Pharmacol 582:42-51. 2008
    ..These data indicate that endocannabinoids and isoflurane have additive inhibitory effects on alpha(7)-nicotinic acetylcholine receptor function through allosteric binding sites located on the distinct regions of the receptor...
  26. pmc Species and strain differences in the expression of a novel glutamate-modulating cannabinoid receptor in the rodent hippocampus
    Alexander F Hoffman
    Neurophysiology Section, Cellular Neurobiology Branch, National Institute on Drug Abuse Intramural Research Program, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    Eur J Neurosci 22:2387-91. 2005
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  27. ncbi request reprint Antipsychotic clozapine inhibits the function of alpha7-nicotinic acetylcholine receptors
    Sachin K Singhal
    Laboratory of Molecular and Cellular Neurobiology, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, NIH DHHS, 12501 Washington Avenue, Bethesda, MD 20892 8205, USA
    Neuropharmacology 52:387-94. 2007
    ..In conclusion, these results demonstrate that clozapine inhibits the function of alpha(7)-nACh receptors expressed in Xenopus oocytes and in hippocampal neurons...
  28. pmc The endogenous cannabinoid, anandamide, inhibits dopamine transporter function by a receptor-independent mechanism
    Murat Oz
    Integrative Neuroscience Section, Intramural Research Program, National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institutes of Health, US Department of Health and Human Services, Baltimore, Maryland 21224, USA
    J Neurochem 112:1454-64. 2010
    ..These results demonstrate that AEA modulates DAT function via a cannabinoid receptor-independent mechanism and suggest that AEA may produces this effect, in part, by modulating DAT trafficking...
  29. ncbi request reprint Functional tolerance and blockade of long-term depression at synapses in the nucleus accumbens after chronic cannabinoid exposure
    Alexander F Hoffman
    Cellular Neurobiology Branch, Section on Cellular Neurophysiology, National Institute on Drug Abuse Intramural Research Program, National Institutes of Health, United States Department of Health and Human Services, Baltimore, Maryland 21224, USA
    J Neurosci 23:4815-20. 2003
    ..These data demonstrate that long-term exposure to the active ingredient of marijuana blocks synaptic plasticity in the NAc and reduces the sensitivity of GABAergic and glutamatergic synapses to both cannabinoids and opioids...
  30. pmc Opposing actions of chronic Delta9-tetrahydrocannabinol and cannabinoid antagonists on hippocampal long-term potentiation
    Alexander F Hoffman
    United States Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health, National Institute on Drug Abuse, Intramural Research Program, Cellular Neurobiology Branch, Electrophysiology Research Unit, Baltimore, Maryland 21224, USA
    Learn Mem 14:63-74. 2007
    ..These data define consequences of repeated Delta(9)-THC exposure for synaptic plasticity in the hippocampus that may help explain memory impairments in humans following chronic marijuana use...
  31. ncbi request reprint Effects of extracellular sodium on mu-opioid receptors coupled to potassium channels coexpressed in Xenopus oocytes
    Murat Oz
    Cellular Neurobiology Research Branch, Intramural Research Program, National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institutes of Health, DH HS, 5500 Nathan Shock Drive, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    Pflugers Arch 445:716-20. 2003
    ..Thus sodium, long known for its effects on in vitro ligand binding at mu-opioid receptors, also affects overall transduction as revealed in the Xenopus oocyte model of a complete, living cell system...
  32. ncbi request reprint Delta9-tetrahydrocannabinol and endogenous cannabinoid anandamide directly potentiate the function of glycine receptors
    Nadia Hejazi
    Laboratory for Integrative Neuroscience, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, National Institutes of Health, 5625 Fishers Lane, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Mol Pharmacol 69:991-7. 2006
    ..The results indicate that THC and AEA, in pharmacologically relevant concentrations, directly potentiate the function of GlyRs through an allosteric mechanism...
  33. ncbi request reprint The endocannabinoid anandamide inhibits the function of alpha4beta2 nicotinic acetylcholine receptors
    Charles E Spivak
    National Institute on Drug Abuse, Intramural Research Program, Cellular Neurobiology Branch, Electrophysiology Unit, 5500 Nathan Shock Drive, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    Mol Pharmacol 72:1024-32. 2007
    ..These results indicate that AEA directly inhibits the function of alpha4beta2 nAChRs in a CB1 receptor-independent manner...
  34. ncbi request reprint Diffusion delays and unstirred layer effects at monolayer cultures of Chinese hamster ovary cells: radioligand binding, confocal microscopy, and mathematical simulations
    Charles E Spivak
    Cellular Neurobiology Branch, Intramural Research Program, National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    Cell Biochem Biophys 45:43-58. 2006
    ..Modeling shows that kinetic errors increase with receptor density, forward rate constant, and the thickness of the unstirred layer...
  35. pmc Decoy peptides that bind dynorphin noncovalently prevent NMDA receptor-mediated neurotoxicity
    Amina S Woods
    NIH NIDA IRP, Baltimore, Maryland 21224, USA
    J Proteome Res 5:1017-23. 2006
    ..Furthermore, they suggest that synthetic peptides that bind DYNp, thus preventing their interaction with NMDAR, may be novel therapeutic agents for the treatment of spinal cord injury...
  36. ncbi request reprint Effects of (+) and (-) enantiomers of calcium channel agonist, Bay K 8644, on mechanical and electrical responses of frog skeletal muscle
    M Oz
    Loeb Research Institute, Ottawa Hospital, ON, Canada
    Can J Physiol Pharmacol 78:649-55. 2000
    ..In conclusion, present results suggest that, in contrast with cardiac muscle fibers, (+) and (-) enantiomers of Bay K 8644 have similar inhibitory effects on the electrical and mechanical properties of frog skeletal muscle fibers...
  37. ncbi request reprint Effects of extracellular pH on the dynorphin A inhibition of N-methyl-D-aspartate receptors expressed in Xenopus oocytes
    Murat Oz
    Cellular Neurobiology Branch, NIDA, Intramural Research Program, NIH, DHHS, Baltimore, Maryland
    Synapse 52:84-8. 2004
    ..They further suggest that the efficacy of neuronally released Dyn A in inhibiting NMDA receptor function may be increased in response to nerve injury and other conditions associated with decreased extracellular pH...
  38. ncbi request reprint Alloxan reduces amplitude of ventricular myocyte shortening and intracellular Ca2+ without altering L-type Ca2+ current, sarcoplasmic reticulum Ca2+ content or myofilament sensitivity to Ca2+ in Wistar rats
    Khawla Abdulla Salem
    Department of Physiology, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, UAE University, P O Box 17666, Al Ain, UAE
    Mol Cell Biochem 340:115-23. 2010
    ..Alterations in sarcoplasmic reticulum Ca(2+) transport, myofilament sensitivity to Ca(2+), and L-type Ca(2+) current do not appear to underlie the negative inotropic effects of alloxan...
  39. pmc Real-time, spatially resolved analysis of serotonin transporter activity and regulation using the fluorescent substrate, ASP+
    Murat Oz
    Integrative Neuroscience Section, Intramural Research Program, National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institutes of Health, US Department of Health and Human Services, Baltimore, Maryland 21224, USA
    J Neurochem 114:1019-29. 2010
    ..Alterations in SERT binding and uptake can be quantified in the same cell and use of a within-cell design permits analysis of time-related alterations in SERT function...
  40. pmc Immortalization and characterization of a nociceptive dorsal root ganglion sensory neuronal line
    Weiran Chen
    Department of Neurology, School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Peripher Nerv Syst 12:121-30. 2007
    ..The immortalized DRG neuronal cell line 50B11 can be used for high-throughput drug screening for neuroprotective agents for axonal degeneration and antinociceptive drugs that block TRPV-1...
  41. ncbi request reprint Regulation of dopamine transporter function and cell surface expression by D3 dopamine receptors
    Agustin Zapata
    Integrative Neuroscience Section, National Institutes of Health National Institute on Drug Abuse Intramural Research Program Department of Health and Human Services, Baltimore, Maryland 21224, USA
    J Biol Chem 282:35842-54. 2007
    ..These results demonstrate that D3 receptors regulate dopamine transporter function and identify a novel mechanism by which D3 receptors regulate extracellular dopamine concentrations...
  42. doi request reprint Endogenous cannabinoid anandamide inhibits nicotinic acetylcholine receptor function in mouse thalamic synaptosomes
    Christopher Butt
    Neuroscience Discovery, Martek Biosciences, Boulder, Colorado, USA
    J Neurochem 105:1235-43. 2008
    ..Collectively, the results indicate that AEA inhibits the function of nAChRs in thalamic synaptosomes via a CB-independent mechanism and that the background activity of these receptors is affected by fatty acids and AEA...
  43. pmc Methylene blue prevents surgery-induced peritoneal adhesions but impairs the early phase of anastomotic wound healing
    Soykan Dinc
    Department of General Surgery, Ankara Oncology Training and Research Hospital, Turkey
    Can J Surg 49:321-8. 2006
    ..However, its effects on the wound healing process are unknown. In the present study, we investigated the effects of MB on the early and late phases of anastomotic wound healing and on adhesion formation...
  44. pmc Locally applied molgramostim improves wound healing at colonic anastomoses in rats after ligation of the common bile duct
    Mehmet A Gulcelik
    Department of General Surgery, Ankara Oncology Training and Research Hospital, Demetevler, Ankara
    Can J Surg 48:213-8. 2005
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