1A] expression in the diencephalic region observing that either nicotine dependence or withdrawal can modify it, causing reduction of its expression.
After nicotine withdrawal animals were evaluated for behavioural parameters (locomotor activity, abstinence signs, marble burying test), diencephalic serotonin metabolism and serotonin receptor-1A expression.
1999), the immobility time on forced swimming test (FST), the behaviour on marble burying test, the diencephalic content of serotonin (5-HT) and its metabolite 5-hydroxyindolacetic acid (5-HIAA) and expression of serotonin 1A receptor (5-[HT.
We stained labeled sections with cresyl violet acetate to identify the diencephalic, mesencephalic, and telencephalic brain regions, using the perch fish atlas (Cerda-Reverter et al.
The finding that the diencephalic region is a major target of pesticide toxic effects should not be surprising because polychlorinated biphenyls interfere with other hypothalamic activities, including the regulation of body temperature and the activities of the hypothalamic--pituitary--gonadal circuits, with severe consequences on reproductive and hormone-releasing activities (Bloomquist 2003; Cooper et al.
The effects of endosulfan were instead involved mainly with axonal deformations of interneurons in diencephalic areas such as NSC and preoptic area of the hypothalamus, an effect that tends to overlap cellular alterations and interstitial infiltration events induced by the pesticide carbofuran in teleosts (Ram et al.