synaptosomes


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synaptosomes

discrete units of pre- and postsynaptic membranes.
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Isolation of synaptosomes was performed as previously described [13].
The effect of spider toxin PhTx3-4, [omega]-conotoxins MVIIA and MVIIC on glutamate uptake and on capsaicin-induced glutamate release and [Ca2+]i in spinal cord synaptosomes.
The aim of the present study is to further investigate the alstonine mechanism of action by analyzing its effects on D2R binding in relevant brain areas (through quantitative autoradiography) and dopamine uptake by striatal synaptosomes.
Formation of phospholipid hydroperoxides and its inhibition by alpha-tocopherol in rat brain synaptosomes induced by peroxynitrite.
In studies on forced swimming method in mice, it has been shown that beta-amyrin palmitate caused a release of [3H]norepinephrine in mouse brain synaptosomes, suggesting that the compound might activate noradrenergic activity and this activity is responsible for the antidepressant effect [126].
Synaptic proteins and SNARE complexes are localized in lipid rafts from rat brain synaptosomes.
In vitro neuroprotective effects including inhibition of presynaptic glutamate release [19, 20], attenuation of post-synaptic glutamate activity at NMDA and AMPA-receptors [19, 21], calcium accumulation inhibition in synaptosomes [22], and nitric-oxide induced cytotoxicity inhibition [23].
ATPase activity induced by in vitro direct administration of morphine to isolated striatal synaptosomes [47].
In rat striatal synaptosomes METH-stimulated DAT T53 phosphorylation was rapid, occurring within 60 sec.
Effect of taurine on neurotransmitter release from insect synaptosomes.