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Effects of nociceptin (13-17) in pain modulation at supraspinal level in mice.
(Neurosci Lett, 2002-10-11)
This work was designed to observe the effects of nociceptin(13-17), one of the main metabolites of nociceptin (also termed orphanin FQ), in pain modulation at supraspinal level in mice. Intracerebroventricular (i.c.v.) ...
Patient detection of a drug dispensing error by use of physician-provided drug samples.
Differential mechanisms of morphine antinociceptive tolerance revealed in (beta)arrestin-2 knock-out mice.
(J Neurosci, 2002-12-01)
Morphine induces antinociception by activating mu opioid receptors (muORs) in spinal and supraspinal regions of the CNS. (Beta)arrestin-2 (beta)arr2), a G-protein-coupled receptor-regulating protein, regulates the muOR in ...
ARFGAP1 promotes the formation of COPI vesicles, suggesting function as a component of the coat.
(J Cell Biol, 2002-10-14)
The role of GTPase-activating protein (GAP) that deactivates ADP-ribosylation factor 1 (ARF1) during the formation of coat protein I (COPI) vesicles has been unclear. GAP is originally thought to antagonize vesicle formation ...
Defective lymphocyte chemotaxis in beta-arrestin2- and GRK6-deficient mice.
(Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A, 2002-05-28)
Lymphocyte chemotaxis is a complex process by which cells move within tissues and across barriers such as vascular endothelium and is usually stimulated by chemokines such as stromal cell-derived factor-1 (CXCL12) acting ...
The role of β-arrestins in the termination and transduction of G-protein-coupled receptor signals
(Journal of Cell Science, 2002-02-01)
β-arrestins are versatile adapter proteins that form complexes with most G-protein-coupled receptors (GPCRs) following agonist binding and phosphorylation of receptors by G-protein-coupled receptor kinases (GRKs). They play ...
Regulation of G protein-coupled receptor signaling by scaffold proteins.
(Circ Res, 2002-10-18)
The actions of many hormones and neurotransmitters are mediated through stimulation of G protein-coupled receptors. A primary mechanism by which these receptors exert effects inside the cell is by association with heterotrimeric ...
BOLD signal compartmentalization based on the apparent diffusion coefficient.
(Magn Reson Imaging, 2002-09)
Functional MRI (fMRI) can detect blood oxygenation level dependent (BOLD) hemodynamic responses secondary to neuronal activity. The most commonly used method for detecting fMRI signals is the gradient-echo echo-planar imaging ...
Effects of nocistatin and nocistatin (10-17) on nociceptin in antagonizing endomorphin-1 and endomorphin-2 analgesia in mice
(Yaoxue Xuebao, 2002-11-01)
AIM: To investigate the effects of nocistatin and nocistatin (10-17) on nociceptin in antagonizing endomorphin-1 or endomorphin-2 analgesia in mice. METHODS: Nocistatin and nocistatin (10-17) were synthesized by solid-phase ...