Xiu Liu

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Affiliation: University of Pittsburgh
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Cue-induced reinstatement of nicotine-seeking behavior in rats: effect of bupropion, persistence over repeated tests, and its dependence on training dose
    Xiu Liu
    Department of Psychology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 196:365-75. 2008
  2. pmc Reinforcement enhancing effect of nicotine and its attenuation by nicotinic antagonists in rats
    Xiu Liu
    Department of Psychology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 194:463-73. 2007
  3. pmc Reinstatement of nicotine-seeking behavior by drug-associated stimuli after extinction in rats
    Xiu Liu
    Department of Psychology, University of Pittsburgh, 3131 Sennott Square, 210 South Bouquet Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 184:417-25. 2006
  4. pmc Mecamylamine attenuates cue-induced reinstatement of nicotine-seeking behavior in rats
    Xiu Liu
    Department of Psychology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    Neuropsychopharmacology 32:710-8. 2007
  5. pmc The role of nicotine in smoking: a dual-reinforcement model
    Anthony R Caggiula
    Department of Psychology, 3131 Sennott Square, 210 South Bouquet Street, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    Nebr Symp Motiv 55:91-109. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint Operant responding for conditioned and unconditioned reinforcers in rats is differentially enhanced by the primary reinforcing and reinforcement-enhancing effects of nicotine
    Nadia Chaudhri
    Department of Neuroscience, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 189:27-36. 2006
  7. pmc Self-administered and noncontingent nicotine enhance reinforced operant responding in rats: impact of nicotine dose and reinforcement schedule
    Nadia Chaudhri
    Department of Neuroscience, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 190:353-62. 2007
  8. pmc Conditioned reinforcement in rats established with self-administered nicotine and enhanced by noncontingent nicotine
    Matthew I Palmatier
    Department of Psychology, University of Pittsburgh, 3137 Sennott Square, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 195:235-43. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Dissociating the primary reinforcing and reinforcement-enhancing effects of nicotine using a rat self-administration paradigm with concurrently available drug and environmental reinforcers
    Matthew I Palmatier
    Department of Psychology, University of Pittsburgh, 3137 Sennott Square, 210 S Bouquet St, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 184:391-400. 2006
  10. pmc Metabotropic glutamate 5 receptor (mGluR5) antagonists decrease nicotine seeking, but do not affect the reinforcement enhancing effects of nicotine
    Matthew I Palmatier
    Department of Psychology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Neuropsychopharmacology 33:2139-47. 2008

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Publications18

  1. pmc Cue-induced reinstatement of nicotine-seeking behavior in rats: effect of bupropion, persistence over repeated tests, and its dependence on training dose
    Xiu Liu
    Department of Psychology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 196:365-75. 2008
    ..In addition, the issue of whether bupropion (an FDA-approved smoking cessation medication) interferes with the conditioned incentive of nicotine cues remains to be addressed...
  2. pmc Reinforcement enhancing effect of nicotine and its attenuation by nicotinic antagonists in rats
    Xiu Liu
    Department of Psychology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 194:463-73. 2007
    ..Recent studies have demonstrated that nicotine can enhance operant responding for other nonpharmacological reinforcing stimuli. However, the nature of the reinforcement-enhancing effect of nicotine remains largely unknown...
  3. pmc Reinstatement of nicotine-seeking behavior by drug-associated stimuli after extinction in rats
    Xiu Liu
    Department of Psychology, University of Pittsburgh, 3131 Sennott Square, 210 South Bouquet Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 184:417-25. 2006
    ..However, there is little investigation on the factors that contribute to the latter effect...
  4. pmc Mecamylamine attenuates cue-induced reinstatement of nicotine-seeking behavior in rats
    Xiu Liu
    Department of Psychology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    Neuropsychopharmacology 32:710-8. 2007
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  5. pmc The role of nicotine in smoking: a dual-reinforcement model
    Anthony R Caggiula
    Department of Psychology, 3131 Sennott Square, 210 South Bouquet Street, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    Nebr Symp Motiv 55:91-109. 2009
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  6. ncbi request reprint Operant responding for conditioned and unconditioned reinforcers in rats is differentially enhanced by the primary reinforcing and reinforcement-enhancing effects of nicotine
    Nadia Chaudhri
    Department of Neuroscience, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 189:27-36. 2006
    ....
  7. pmc Self-administered and noncontingent nicotine enhance reinforced operant responding in rats: impact of nicotine dose and reinforcement schedule
    Nadia Chaudhri
    Department of Neuroscience, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 190:353-62. 2007
    ....
  8. pmc Conditioned reinforcement in rats established with self-administered nicotine and enhanced by noncontingent nicotine
    Matthew I Palmatier
    Department of Psychology, University of Pittsburgh, 3137 Sennott Square, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 195:235-43. 2007
    ..We have proposed that the reinforcement derived from these conditional stimuli can be inflated by a nonassociative "reinforcement-enhancing" effect of nicotine...
  9. ncbi request reprint Dissociating the primary reinforcing and reinforcement-enhancing effects of nicotine using a rat self-administration paradigm with concurrently available drug and environmental reinforcers
    Matthew I Palmatier
    Department of Psychology, University of Pittsburgh, 3137 Sennott Square, 210 S Bouquet St, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 184:391-400. 2006
    ..It serves as a primary reinforcer by increasing the probability of behaviors that result in nicotine delivery. However, nicotine also potently enhances behaviors that result in the delivery of nonpharmacological reinforcers...
  10. pmc Metabotropic glutamate 5 receptor (mGluR5) antagonists decrease nicotine seeking, but do not affect the reinforcement enhancing effects of nicotine
    Matthew I Palmatier
    Department of Psychology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Neuropsychopharmacology 33:2139-47. 2008
    ..These findings are consistent with other studies suggesting that mGlu5 receptors mediate nicotine seeking, but do not alter the reinforcement enhancing effects of nicotine...
  11. pmc The role of nicotinic acetylcholine receptors in the primary reinforcing and reinforcement-enhancing effects of nicotine
    Matthew I Palmatier
    Department of Psychology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    Neuropsychopharmacology 32:1098-108. 2007
    ..The two reinforcement-related effects of nicotine are mediated by nAChRs but can be dissociated by acute and chronic profiles...
  12. pmc The reinforcement enhancing effects of nicotine depend on the incentive value of non-drug reinforcers and increase with repeated drug injections
    Matthew I Palmatier
    Department of Psychology, University of Pittsburgh, 3137 Sennott Square, 210 S Bouquet Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 89:52-9. 2007
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  13. ncbi request reprint Complex interactions between nicotine and nonpharmacological stimuli reveal multiple roles for nicotine in reinforcement
    Nadia Chaudhri
    Department of Neuroscience, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 184:353-66. 2006
    ..Although considerable progress has been made, we do not yet fully understand the behavioral and neurobiological basis of nicotine reinforcement, and without this knowledge, treatment strategies aimed at reducing smoking remain deficient...
  14. pmc Distinct patterns of neural activation associated with ethanol seeking: effects of naltrexone
    Christopher V Dayas
    Molecular and Integrative Neurosciences Department, The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, California 92037, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 61:979-89. 2007
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  15. ncbi request reprint Self-administration of 5-iodo-A-85380, a beta2-selective nicotinic receptor ligand, by operantly trained rats
    Xiu Liu
    Department of Psychiatry, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA 90048, USA
    Neuroreport 14:1503-5. 2003
    ..This finding suggests that interaction with beta2-containing nAChRs, without direct involvement of alpha7 receptors, can produce reinforcement and thereby can support self-administration behavior...
  16. ncbi request reprint Additive effect of stress and drug cues on reinstatement of ethanol seeking: exacerbation by history of dependence and role of concurrent activation of corticotropin-releasing factor and opioid mechanisms
    Xiu Liu
    Department of Neuropharmacology, The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, California 92037, USA
    J Neurosci 22:7856-61. 2002
    ..The results document that stress and drug-related environmental stimuli interact to augment the resumption of drug seeking after extinction and suggest that this effect results from concurrent activation of opioid and CRF transmission...
  17. ncbi request reprint Reversal of ethanol-seeking behavior by D1 and D2 antagonists in an animal model of relapse: differences in antagonist potency in previously ethanol-dependent versus nondependent rats
    Xiu Liu
    Department of Neuropharmacology, The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, California 92037, USA
    J Pharmacol Exp Ther 300:882-9. 2002
    ..The results also indicate that chronic ethanol exposure produces changes in D1 and D2 receptor function that lead to enhanced sensitivity to the behavioral effects of antagonists for these receptors...
  18. ncbi request reprint Stimulus conditioned to foot-shock stress reinstates alcohol-seeking behavior in an animal model of relapse
    Xiu Liu
    Department of Neuropharmacology, The Scripps Research Institute, 10550 North Torrey Pines Road, La Jolla, CA 92037, USA
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 168:184-91. 2003
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