Sharif A Taha

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc A pause in nucleus accumbens neuron firing is required to initiate and maintain feeding
    Michael Krause
    Ernest Gallo Clinic and Research Center, Wheeler Center for the Neurobiology of Addiction, and Department of Neurology, University of California, San Francisco, Emeryville, California 94608, USA
    J Neurosci 30:4746-56. 2010
  2. ncbi request reprint Inhibitions of nucleus accumbens neurons encode a gating signal for reward-directed behavior
    Sharif A Taha
    Ernest Gallo Clinic and Research Center, University of California, San Francisco, Emeryville, California 94608, USA
    J Neurosci 26:217-22. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Endogenous opioids encode relative taste preference
    Sharif A Taha
    Ernest Gallo Clinic and Research Center, University of California, San Francisco, Emeryville, CA 94608, USA
    Eur J Neurosci 24:1220-6. 2006
  4. pmc Cue-evoked encoding of movement planning and execution in the rat nucleus accumbens
    Sharif A Taha
    Ernest Gallo Clinic and Research Center, Department of Neurology, University of California San Francisco, Emeryville, CA 94608, USA
    J Physiol 584:801-18. 2007
  5. pmc Inhibition of orexin-1/hypocretin-1 receptors inhibits yohimbine-induced reinstatement of ethanol and sucrose seeking in Long-Evans rats
    Jemma K Richards
    Ernest Gallo Clinic and Research Center, University of California San Francisco, 5858 Horton Street, Suite 200, Emeryville, CA 94608, USA
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 199:109-17. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Encoding of palatability and appetitive behaviors by distinct neuronal populations in the nucleus accumbens
    Sharif A Taha
    Department of Neurology, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143, USA
    J Neurosci 25:1193-202. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Orexin A in the VTA is critical for the induction of synaptic plasticity and behavioral sensitization to cocaine
    Stephanie L Borgland
    Ernest Gallo Clinic and Research Center, Department of Neurology, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94110, USA
    Neuron 49:589-601. 2006

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Publications7

  1. pmc A pause in nucleus accumbens neuron firing is required to initiate and maintain feeding
    Michael Krause
    Ernest Gallo Clinic and Research Center, Wheeler Center for the Neurobiology of Addiction, and Department of Neurology, University of California, San Francisco, Emeryville, California 94608, USA
    J Neurosci 30:4746-56. 2010
    ..These results directly support the hypothesis that a significant subpopulation of NAc neurons inhibit palatable food consumption and that a pause in their firing is required to initiate and maintain consumption...
  2. ncbi request reprint Inhibitions of nucleus accumbens neurons encode a gating signal for reward-directed behavior
    Sharif A Taha
    Ernest Gallo Clinic and Research Center, University of California, San Francisco, Emeryville, California 94608, USA
    J Neurosci 26:217-22. 2006
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint Endogenous opioids encode relative taste preference
    Sharif A Taha
    Ernest Gallo Clinic and Research Center, University of California, San Francisco, Emeryville, CA 94608, USA
    Eur J Neurosci 24:1220-6. 2006
    ..Our results indicate that endogenous opioid signaling contributes to the encoding of relative reward value...
  4. pmc Cue-evoked encoding of movement planning and execution in the rat nucleus accumbens
    Sharif A Taha
    Ernest Gallo Clinic and Research Center, Department of Neurology, University of California San Francisco, Emeryville, CA 94608, USA
    J Physiol 584:801-18. 2007
    ..These results are consistent with the hypothesis that a subpopulation of nucleus accumbens neurons contributes to the selection and execution of specific motivated behaviours...
  5. pmc Inhibition of orexin-1/hypocretin-1 receptors inhibits yohimbine-induced reinstatement of ethanol and sucrose seeking in Long-Evans rats
    Jemma K Richards
    Ernest Gallo Clinic and Research Center, University of California San Francisco, 5858 Horton Street, Suite 200, Emeryville, CA 94608, USA
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 199:109-17. 2008
    ..In the current study, we examined the role of orexin-1/hypocretin-1 receptors in operant self-administration of ethanol and sucrose and in yohimbine-induced reinstatement of ethanol and sucrose seeking...
  6. ncbi request reprint Encoding of palatability and appetitive behaviors by distinct neuronal populations in the nucleus accumbens
    Sharif A Taha
    Department of Neurology, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143, USA
    J Neurosci 25:1193-202. 2005
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Orexin A in the VTA is critical for the induction of synaptic plasticity and behavioral sensitization to cocaine
    Stephanie L Borgland
    Ernest Gallo Clinic and Research Center, Department of Neurology, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94110, USA
    Neuron 49:589-601. 2006
    ..These results provide in vitro and in vivo evidence for a critical role of orexin signaling in the VTA in neural plasticity relevant to addiction...