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Glycine receptors in the central nervous system - development, distribution and relation to actions of alcohol


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Title: Glycine receptors in the central nervous system - development, distribution and relation to actions of alcohol
Authors: Jonsson, Susanne
E-mail: susanne.jonsson@neuro.gu.se
Issue Date: 14-Nov-2012
University: University of Gothenburg. Sahlgrenska Academy
Institution: Institute of Neuroscience and Physiology. Department of Psychiatry and Neurochemistry
Parts of work: I. Jonsson S, Kerekes N, Hyytiä P, Ericson M, Söderpalm B.Glycine receptor expression in the forebrain of male AA/ANA rats. Brain Res. 2009 Dec 11;1305 Suppl:S27-36::19781529::

II. Jonsson S, Morud J, Pickering C, Adermark L, Ericson M, Söderpalm B. Changes in glycine receptor subunit expression in forebrain regions of the Wistar rat over development. Brain Res. 2012 Mar 29;1446:12-21::22330726::

III.Jonsson S, Ericson M, Söderpalm B. (2012) The effects of long-term ethanol consumption on the expression of neurotransmitter receptor genes in the rat nucleus accumbens

IV. Jonsson S, Adermark L, Stomberg R, Morud J, Ericson M and Söderpalm B (2012) Glycine receptors are involved in mesolimbic dopamine release induced by drugs of abuse
Date of Defence: 2012-11-30
Disputation: Fredagen den 30 november 2012, kl 9.00, Hörsal Ivan Östholm, Medicinaregatan 13A, Göteborg
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy (Medicine)
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Keywords: glycine receptor
nucleus accumbens
alcohol
gene expression
dopamine
Abstract: The widespread consumption of alcohol and the great socioeconomic impact of alcohol abuse and addiction have contributed to the extensive investigations of this substance. Despite great efforts there is still uncertainty concerning how alcohol exerts its effects and the mechanisms behind the transition from consumption to addiction. However, substantial evidence proposes involvement of the mesolimbic dopamine system in the rewarding and reinforcing effects of the drug. Alcohol is known to affect... more
ISBN: 978-91-628-8589-2
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/29707
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