One of the two major classes of cholinergic receptors. Nicotinic receptors were originally distinguished by their preference for NICOTINE over MUSCARINE. They are generally divided into muscle-type and neuronal-type (previously ganglionic) based on pharmacology, and subunit composition of the receptors.
Drugs that bind to and activate nicotinic cholinergic receptors (RECEPTORS, NICOTINIC). Nicotinic agonists act at postganglionic nicotinic receptors, at neuroeffector junctions in the peripheral nervous system, and at nicotinic receptors in the central nervous system. Agents that function as neuromuscular depolarizing blocking agents are included here because they activate nicotinic receptors, although they are used clinically to block nicotinic transmission.
alpha7 Nicotinic Acetylcholine Receptor
Ovoid body resting on the CRIBRIFORM PLATE of the ethmoid bone where the OLFACTORY NERVE terminates. The olfactory bulb contains several types of nerve cells including the mitral cells, on whose DENDRITES the olfactory nerve synapses, forming the olfactory glomeruli. The accessory olfactory bulb, which receives the projection from the VOMERONASAL ORGAN via the vomeronasal nerve, is also included here.
Olfactory Receptor Neurons
Neurons in the OLFACTORY EPITHELIUM with proteins (RECEPTORS, ODORANT) that bind, and thus detect, odorants. These neurons send their DENDRITES to the surface of the epithelium with the odorant receptors residing in the apical non-motile cilia. Their unmyelinated AXONS synapse in the OLFACTORY BULB of the BRAIN.
Populations of thin, motile processes found covering the surface of ciliates (CILIOPHORA) or the free surface of the cells making up ciliated EPITHELIUM. Each cilium arises from a basic granule in the superficial layer of CYTOPLASM. The movement of cilia propels ciliates through the liquid in which they live. The movement of cilia on a ciliated epithelium serves to propel a surface layer of mucus or fluid. (King & Stansfield, A Dictionary of Genetics, 4th ed)
Photoreceptor Connecting Cilium
Specialized cells that detect and transduce light. They are classified into two types based on their light reception structure, the ciliary photoreceptors and the rhabdomeric photoreceptors with MICROVILLI. Ciliary photoreceptor cells use OPSINS that activate a PHOSPHODIESTERASE phosphodiesterase cascade. Rhabdomeric photoreceptor cells use opsins that activate a PHOSPHOLIPASE C cascade.
Photoreceptor Cells, Vertebrate
Photoreceptor Cells, Invertebrate
Retinal Cone Photoreceptor Cells
Photosensitive afferent neurons located primarily within the FOVEA CENTRALIS of the MACULA LUTEA. There are three major types of cone cells (red, blue, and green) whose photopigments have different spectral sensitivity curves. Retinal cone cells operate in daylight vision (at photopic intensities) providing color recognition and central visual acuity.
Ciliary Motility Disorders
Biological Science Disciplines
All of the divisions of the natural sciences dealing with the various aspects of the phenomena of life and vital processes. The concept includes anatomy and physiology, biochemistry and biophysics, and the biology of animals, plants, and microorganisms. It should be differentiated from BIOLOGY, one of its subdivisions, concerned specifically with the origin and life processes of living organisms.
A bibliographic database that includes MEDLINE as its primary subset. It is produced by the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI), part of the NATIONAL LIBRARY OF MEDICINE. PubMed, which is searchable through NLM's Web site, also includes access to additional citations to selected life sciences journals not in MEDLINE, and links to other resources such as the full-text of articles at participating publishers' Web sites, NCBI's molecular biology databases, and PubMed Central.
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Measurable biological (physiological, biochemical, and anatomical features), behavioral (psychometric pattern) or cognitive markers that are found more often in individuals with a disease than in the general population. Because many endophenotypes are present before the disease onset and in individuals with heritable risk for disease such as unaffected family members, they can be used to help diagnose and search for causative genes.
Clusters of neuronal cell bodies in invertebrates. Invertebrate ganglia may also contain neuronal processes and non-neuronal supporting cells. Many invertebrate ganglia are favorable subjects for research because they have small numbers of functional neuronal types which can be identified from one animal to another.
The measurement of magnetic fields over the head generated by electric currents in the brain. As in any electrical conductor, electric fields in the brain are accompanied by orthogonal magnetic fields. The measurement of these fields provides information about the localization of brain activity which is complementary to that provided by ELECTROENCEPHALOGRAPHY. Magnetoencephalography may be used alone or together with electroencephalography, for measurement of spontaneous or evoked activity, and for research or clinical purposes.
Agents that control agitated psychotic behavior, alleviate acute psychotic states, reduce psychotic symptoms, and exert a quieting effect. They are used in SCHIZOPHRENIA; senile dementia; transient psychosis following surgery; or MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION; etc. These drugs are often referred to as neuroleptics alluding to the tendency to produce neurological side effects, but not all antipsychotics are likely to produce such effects. Many of these drugs may also be effective against nausea, emesis, and pruritus.
Involvement of pallidotegmental neurons in methamphetamine- and MK-801-induced impairment of prepulse inhibition of the acoustic startle reflex in mice: reversal by GABAB receptor agonist baclofen. (1/258)(+info)
Antipsychotic-like properties of 5-alpha-reductase inhibitors. (2/258)(+info)
Improvement of prepulse inhibition and executive function by the COMT inhibitor tolcapone depends on COMT Val158Met polymorphism. (3/258)(+info)
Sensorimotor gating of schizophrenia patients depends on Catechol O-methyltransferase Val158Met polymorphism. (4/258)(+info)
Genetic influences on hippocampal structure and function in recombinant inbred mice. (5/258)(+info)
Proline affects brain function in 22q11DS children with the low activity COMT 158 allele. (6/258)(+info)
Prepulse inhibition in fragile X syndrome: feasibility, reliability, and implications for treatment. (7/258)(+info)
The neural networks underlying auditory sensory gating. (8/258)(+info)
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an Operations, Administration, and Maintenance (OAM) mechanism for connectivity check and connection verification. This is achieved by providing a simplified mechanism with large portions of negotiation aspects eliminated, resulting in a faster and simpler provisioning. Because of this simplified mechanism, due to a misconfiguration, an SBFDInitiator could send S-BFD control packets to a target that does not exist or that is outside the S-BFD administrative domain. As explained in Section 7.3.1, an SBFDInitiator can be a persistent initiator or a when needed one. When an S-BFD persistent SBFDInitiator is used, it SHOULD be controlled that S-BFD control packet do not propagate for an extended period of time outside of the administrative domain that uses it. Further, operational measures SHOULD be taken to identify if S-BFD packets are not responded to for an extended period of time, and remediate the situation. These potential concerns are largely mitigated by dynamic advertisement ...
Association between Ser311Cys polymorphism in the dopamine D2 receptor gene and schizophrenia risk: a meta-analysis in Asian...
Numerous studies have evaluated the association between Ser311Cys (rs1801028, C|G) polymorphism of the dopamine D2 receptor (DRD2) gene and schizophrenia risk. However, the specific association is still controversial. We examined whether DRD2 Ser311Cys polymorphism confers schizophrenia risk in Asian populations. Sixteen studies were retrieved reporting on a total of 2268 schizophrenia patients and 2423 healthy controls. Meta-analysis of the results showed significant associations between Ser311Cys polymorphism and schizophrenia risk in the comparisons of G versus C (odds ratio (OR) = 1.47, 95% confidence interval (CI) = 1.18-1.83, P = 0.0006) and CG+GG versus CC (OR = 1.45, 95%CI = 1.16- 1.82, P = 0.001). In a subgroup analysis by nationality, we found a significant association between Ser311Cys polymorphism and schizophrenia risk in the comparisons of G versus C and CG+GG versus CC genotype in the Japanese population (OR = 1.75, 95%CI = 1.30-2.35, P = 0.0002; OR = 1.72, 95%CI = 1.27-2.33, P = 0.0004;
Largest international study of its kind finds new schizophrenia risk genes
Canadian and international scientists have uncovered six new schizophrenia risk genes in the largest study of its kind. The results of the international Psychiatric Genomics Consortium CNV working group are published in the Nov. 21 advance online edition of Nature Genetics, and further support the important role genes play in susceptibility to schizophrenia, and may be helpful in early diagnosis.
Rare Genetic Variations Linked to Increased Schizophrenia Risk
Several regions of the genome where mutations increase schizophrenia risk between four- and 60-fold have been identified by researchers.
Rare Genetic Glitches May Raise Schizophrenia Risk | National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Rare deletions and duplications in a persons genetic makeup may significantly increase the risk for developing schizophrenia, according to a new study. Most of the mutations are so unusual that researchers spotted them only in one person or a single family.
Genes Help Identify & Predict Schizophrenia Risk - MPR
Candidate genes, pathways and mechanisms for schizophrenia may be identified earlier than ever in a new testing method developed over the last decade.
Acute Stress Elevates Schizophrenia Risk in Pregnant Women: Study
Pregant women subjected to traumatising stress are more likely to give birth to children who develop schizophrenia, according to a study published Thursday.
Multiple genes cause schizophrenia risk, research s... | MHT
A range of genes functioning in pathways related to the transmission of signals in the brain and immunity contribute to the risk for developing schizophren
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Associations between hemispheric asymmetry and schizophrenia-related risk genes in people with schizophrenia and people at a...
Associations between hemispheric asymmetry and schizophrenia-related risk genes in people with schizophrenia and people at a genetic high risk of schizophrenia
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Cognitive analysis of schizophrenia risk genes that function as epigenetic regulators of gene expression -ORCA
Cognitive analysis of schizophrenia risk genes that function as epigenetic regulators of gene expression. American Journal of Medical Genetics Part B: Neuropsychiatric Genetics 171 (8) , pp. 1170-1179. 10.1002/ajmg.b.32503 ...
No proof of linkage between schizophrenia-related disorders including schizophrenia and chromosome 2q21 region | SpringerLink
We examined linkage between schizophrenia and schizophrenia-related disorders and five genetic markers on chromosome 2 in fourteen families ascertained through affected probands in St. Louis and...
Schizophrenia Daily News Blog: Schizophrenia Risk Rises When Child Has ADHD Plus Relative With Disorder
http://www.medpagetoday.com/Psychiatry/ADHD-ADD/tb/4655. Posted by: flooby at December 21, 2006 05:29 PM. Prescribing Ritalin (Amphetamine) for ADHD may be the cause of later Schizophrenia.. Posted by: Matt at December 22, 2006 04:53 AM. Matt makes a great point. My affected, younger daughter was very much planned for and wanted. No smoking, drugs, alcohol, or caffeine and ate all organic, healthy foods. Things stayed that way after birth. I took a leave of absence from work to be with her, breast fed... all that stuff. She didnt even watch TV. We had one dinky TV down in the basement which the family watched one show a week on as a family. Anyway, she was so intelligent and articulate but had symptoms since possibly birth. But she started looking like she was having absence seizures but the EEGs were negative. Then she was diagnosed with ADHD - the attention deficit part - not the hyperactive part - and was given Adderall... and thats when she ended up in the hospital and we were plunged into ...
Women Have More Gene Copy Number Variations Than Men, But This Doesnt Increase Schizophrenia Risk as Expected | Brain &...
Women more frequently than men have a type of gene mutation linked to schizophrenia and other neuropsychiatric illnesses, but that doesnt translate into increased risk for the condition.
Maternal Antibodies to Gluten Linked to Schizophrenia Risk in Children
Babies born to women with sensitivity to gluten appear to be at increased risk for certain psychiatric disorders later in life, according to research by scientists at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden and Johns Hopkins Childrens Center in Baltimore. The teams findings, published ahead of print on April 25 in The American Journal of Psychiatry, add to a growing body of evidence that many adult diseases may take root before and shortly after birth. Lifestyle and genes are not the only
Genome-wide Significant Linkage of Schizophrenia-Related Neuroanatomical Trait to 12q24
The insula and medial prefrontal cortex (mPFC) share functional, histological, transcriptional, and developmental characteristics, and they serve higher cognitive functions of theoretical relevance to schizophrenia and related disorders. Meta-analyses and multivariate analysis of structural magnetic …
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Smokers could be more prone to schizophrenia, study finds
Smoking alters the impact of a schizophrenia risk gene. Scientists from the universities of Zurich and Cologne demonstrate that healthy people who carry this risk gene and smoke process acoustic stimuli in a similarly deficient ...
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Reduction in Phencyclidine Induced Sensorimotor Gating Deficits in the by Victoria Lutgen, Krista Qualmann et al.
Rationale: Aspects of schizophrenia, including deficits in sensorimotor gating, have been linked to glutamate dysfunction and/or oxidative stress in the prefrontal cortex. System xc −, a cystine-glutamate antiporter, is a poorly understood mechanism that contributes to both cellular antioxidant capacity and glutamate homeostasis. Objectives: Our goal was to determine whether increased system xc − activity within the prefrontal cortex would normalize a rodent measure of sensorimotor gating. Methods: In situ hybridization was used to map messenger RNA (mRNA) expression of xCT, the active subunit of system xc −, in the prefrontal cortex. Prepulse inhibition was used to measure sensorimotor gating; deficits in prepulse inhibition were produced using phencyclidine (0.3-3 mg/kg, sc). N-Acetylcysteine (10-100 μM) and the system xc − inhibitor (S)-4-carboxyphenylglycine (CPG, 0.5 μM) were used to increase and decrease system xc − activity, respectively. The uptake of 14C-cystine into tissue punches
Galantamine and donepezil attenuate pharmacologically induced deficits in prepulse inhibition in rats<...
TY - JOUR. T1 - Galantamine and donepezil attenuate pharmacologically induced deficits in prepulse inhibition in rats. AU - Hohnadel, Elizabeth. AU - Bouchard, Kristy. AU - Terry, Alvin V.. N1 - Funding Information: This work was supported in part by the American Foundation for Pharmaceutical Educations Pre-doctoral Fellowship program and by the National Institute of Mental Health (MH 066233 to AVT). Copyright: Copyright 2008 Elsevier B.V., All rights reserved.. PY - 2007/2. Y1 - 2007/2. N2 - Acetylcholinesterase inhibitors (AChEIs) are currently being evaluated as adjunctive therapy for the cognitive dysfunction of schizophrenia. This core symptom of schizophrenia has often been attributed to impaired attention and abnormal sensory motor gating, features that are also found in Huntingtons Disease, autism, and several other psychiatric and neurological disorders. The ability to improve prepulse inhibition (PPI) of the acoustic startle response may predict the efficacy of compounds as cognitive ...
Does genetic BDNF deficiency in rats interact with neurotransmitter control of prepulse inhibition? Implications for...
Several studies have suggested a role of BDNF in the development of schizophrenia. For example, post-mortem studies have shown significantly reduced levels of BDNF protein expression in the brain of schizophrenia patients. We investigated the relationship between reduced levels of BDNF in the brain and the regulation of prepulse inhibition (PPI), a behavioral endophenotype of schizophrenia. We used BDNF heterozygous mutant rats which display a 50% decrease of mature BDNF protein levels. Previously, we observed normal baseline PPI and responses to the dopamine D1/D2 receptor agonist, apomorphine, in these rats. Here, we focused on the effects of the NMDA receptor antagonist, MK-801, its interaction with mGluR2/3 and mGluR5 receptors, and the PPI response to serotonergic drugs. MK-801 administration caused a dose-dependent reduction of PPI and increase of startle amplitudes. Baseline PPI and the effect of 0.02-0.1mg/kg of MK-801 were not significantly altered in male or female BDNF heterozygous rats,
Largest Study of its Kind Finds Rare Genetic Variations Linked to Schizophrenia
Genetic variations that increase schizophrenia risk are rare, making it difficult to study their role. To overcome this, the Psychiatric Genomics Consortium, an international team led by Jonathan Sebat, PhD, at University of California San Diego School of Medicine, analyzed the genomes of more than 41,000 people in the largest study of its kind to date. Their study, published November 21 in Nature Genetics, reveals regions of the genome where mutations increase schizophrenia risk.
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5G: Identifying schizophrenia risk alleles - rare variants - 5 | Coursera
Video created by University of Minnesota for the course Introduction to Human Behavioral Genetics. Now that we have a foundation in basic biometric and molecular genetics we can begin to look in depth at genetic research for behavioral ...
A Gene Implicated In Schizophrenia Risk Is Also Associated With Risk for Cannabis Dependence
A paper by Shizhong Han and colleagues in the current issue of Biological Psychiatryimplicates a new gene in the risk for cannabis dependence.
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Background:. Pakistan was placed on the grey list by the FATF in June last year for failing to curb anti-terror financing. It has been scrambling in recent months to avoid being added to a list of countries deemed non-compliant with anti-money laundering and terrorist financing regulations by the Paris-based FATF, a measure that officials here fear could further hurt its economy.. About FATF:. What is it? The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) is an inter-governmental body established in 1989 on the initiative of the G7. It is a policy-making body which works to generate the necessary political will to bring about national legislative and regulatory reforms in various areas. The FATF Secretariat is housed at the OECD headquarters in Paris.. Objectives: The objectives of the FATF are to set standards and promote effective implementation of legal, regulatory and operational measures for combating money laundering, terrorist financing and other related threats to the integrity of the ...
A computational model for the modulation of the prepulse inhibition of the acoustic startle reflex | SpringerLink
The acoustic startle reflex (ASR), a defensive response, is a contraction of the skeletal and facial muscles in response to an abrupt, intense (> 80 db) auditory stimulus, which has been extensively...
Schizophrenia: Which cell types are involved?
A study that compares hundreds of schizophrenia-related genes with gene maps of brain cell types locates the few cell types behind the diseases biology.
Frontiers | GLAST Deficiency in Mice Exacerbates Gap Detection Deficits in a Model of Salicylate-Induced Tinnitus | Frontiers...
Gap detection or gap pre-pulse inhibition of the acoustic startle (GPIAS) has been successfully used in rat and guinea pig models of tinnitus, yet this system has proven to have low efficacy in CBA mice, with low basal GPIAS and subtle tinnitus like effects. Here, we tested five mouse strains (CBA, BalbC, CD-1, C57BL/6 and sv129) for pre-pulse inhibition and gap detection with varying interstimulus intervals (ISI) and found the that mice from a CBA genetic background had the poorest capacities of suppressing the startle response in presence of a pre-pulse or a gap. CD-1 mice displayed variable responses throughout all ISI. Interestingly, C57BL/6, sv129 and BalbC showed efficient suppression with either pre-pulses or gaps with shorter ISI. The glutamate aspartate transporter (GLAST) is expressed in support cells from the cochlea and buffers the excess of glutamate. We hypothesized that loss of GLAST function could sensitize the ear to tinnitus-inducing agents, such as salicylate. Using shorter ISI to
Frontiers | Mouse Model of Neurological Complications Resulting from Encephalitic Alphavirus Infection | Microbiology
Long-term neurological complications, termed sequelae, can result from viral encephalitis, which are not well understood. In human survivors, alphavirus encephalitis can cause severe neurobehavioral changes, in the most extreme cases, a schizophrenic-like syndrome. In the present study, we aimed to adapt an animal model of alphavirus infection survival to study the development of these long-term neurological complications. Upon low-dose infection of wild-type C57B/6 mice, asymptomatic and symptomatic groups were established and compared to mock-infected mice to measure general health and baseline neurological function, including the acoustic startle response and prepulse inhibition paradigm. Prepulse inhibition is a robust operational measure of sensorimotor gating, a fundamental form of information processing. Deficits in prepulse inhibition manifest as the inability to filter out extraneous sensory stimuli. Sensory gating is disrupted in schizophrenia and other mental disorders, as well as
Reduced prepulse inhibition in adolescents at risk for psychosis: a 2-year follow-up study - Journal of Psychiatry &...
Background: Reduced prepulse inhibition (PPI) of the auditory startle reflex is a hallmark feature of attention-processing deficits in patients with schizophrenia and other psychotic disorders. Recent evidence suggests that these deficits may also be present before the onset of psychosis in individuals at ultra-high risk (UHR) and become progressively worse as psychosis develops. We conducted a longitudinal follow-up study to observe the development of PPI over time in UHR adolescents and healthy controls. Methods: Two-year follow-up data of PPI measures were compared between UHR adolescents and a matched control group of typically developing individuals. Results: We included 42 UHR adolescents and 32 matched controls in our study. Compared with controls, UHR individuals showed reduced PPI at both assessments. Clinical improvement in UHR individuals was associated with an increase in PPI parameters. Limitations: A developmental increase in startle magnitude partially confined the interpretation ...
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Thinking Outside the Cleft to Understand Synaptic Activity: Contributi by Richard Bridges, Victoria Lutgen et al.
System xc− represents an intriguing target in attempts to understand the pathological states of the central nervous system. Also called a cystine-glutamate antiporter, system xc− typically functions by exchanging one molecule of extracellular cystine for one molecule of intracellular glutamate. Nonvesicular glutamate released during cystine-glutamate exchange activates extrasynaptic glutamate receptors in a manner that shapes synaptic activity and plasticity. These findings contribute to the intriguing possibility that extracellular glutamate is regulated by a complex network of release and reuptake mechanisms, many of which are unique to glutamate and rarely depicted in models of excitatory signaling. Because system xc− is often expressed on non-neuronal cells, the study of cystine-glutamate exchange may advance the emerging viewpoint that glia are active contributors to information processing in the brain. It is noteworthy that system xc− is at the interface between excitatory signaling and
Human Developmental Biology Resource (HDBR) » Genome-Wide Significant Schizophrenia Risk Variation on Chromosome 10q24 Is...
Mans Finger Length Could Point to Schizophrenia Risk
The length of a mans index and ring fingers have recently been linked from everything to promiscuity and how nice he is to women . The idea is that finger lengths change depending on exposure... Health News Summaries. | Newser
Epistatic and Independent Effects on Schizophrenia-Related Phenotypes Following Co-disruption of the Risk Factors Neuregulin-1 ...
Few studies have addressed likely gene × gene (ie, epistatic) interactions in mediating risk for schizophrenia. Using a preclinical genetic approach, we investigated whether simultaneous disruption of the risk factors Neuregulin-1 (NRG1) and Disrupted-in-schizophrenia 1 (DISC1) would produce a disea …
Genetic study provides first-ever insight into biological origin of schizophrenia | Broad Institute
A landmark study, based on genetic analysis of nearly 65,000 people, has revealed that a persons risk of schizophrenia is increased if they inherit specific variants in a gene related to synaptic pruning - the elimination of connections between neurons. The findings represent the first time that the origin of this devastating psychiatric disease has been causally linked to specific gene variants and a biological process. They also help explain decades-old observations: synaptic pruning is particularly active during adolescence, which is the typical period of onset for schizophrenia symptoms, and brains of schizophrenic patients tend to show fewer connections between neurons. The gene, called complement component 4 (C4), plays a well-known role in the immune system but has now been shown to also play a key role in brain development and schizophrenia risk. The insight may allow future therapeutic strategies to be directed at the disorders roots, rather than just its symptoms.. The study, which ...
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PHENOTYPE: Mice homozygous for one knock-out allele exhibit increased marble burying, increased startle response, and decreased prepulse inhibition. [provided by MGI curators ...
Taming Suspect Gene Reverses Schizophrenia-like Abnormalities in Mice
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Hey Divij! I have the same epigastric dull, heavy pain for 2 months! 2 weeks after treatment I feel some improvement, so I think your symptoms might improve as well with time. Your therapy is a little bit strange for me, it usually contains 2 antibiotics and a PPI at the same time and last 10-14 day ...
The impact of genome-wide supported schizophrenia risk variants in the neurogranin gene on brain structure and function<...
TY - JOUR. T1 - The impact of genome-wide supported schizophrenia risk variants in the neurogranin gene on brain structure and function. AU - Walton, Esther. AU - Geisler, Daniel. AU - Hass, Johanna. AU - Liu, Jingyu. AU - Turner, Jessica. AU - Yendiki, Anastasia. AU - Smolka, Michael N. AU - Ho, Beng-Choon. AU - Manoach, Dara S. AU - Gollub, Randy L. AU - Roessner, Veit. AU - Calhoun, Vince D. AU - Ehrlich, Stefan. PY - 2013. Y1 - 2013. N2 - The neural mechanisms underlying genetic risk for schizophrenia, a highly heritable psychiatric condition, are still under investigation. New schizophrenia risk genes discovered through genome-wide association studies (GWAS), such as neurogranin (NRGN), can be used to identify these mechanisms. In this study we examined the association of two common NRGN risk single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) with functional and structural brain-based intermediate phenotypes for schizophrenia. We obtained structural, functional MRI and genotype data of 92 schizophrenia ...
The role of system Xc<sup>−</sup> in methamphetamine-induced dopaminergic neurotoxicity...
TY - JOUR. T1 - The role of system Xc− in methamphetamine-induced dopaminergic neurotoxicity in mice. AU - Dang, Duy Khanh. AU - Shin, Eun Joo. AU - Tran, Hai Quyen. AU - Kim, Dae Joong. AU - Jeong, Ji Hoon. AU - Jang, Choon Gon. AU - Nah, Seung Yeol. AU - Sato, Hideyo. AU - Nabeshima, Toshitaka. AU - Yoneda, Yukio. AU - Kim, Hyoung Chun. PY - 2017/9. Y1 - 2017/9. N2 - The cystine/glutamate antiporter (system Xc−, Sxc) transports cystine into cell in exchange for glutamate. Since xCT is a specific subunit of Sxc, we employed xCT knockout mice and investigated whether this antiporter affected methamphetamine (MA)-induced dopaminergic neurotoxicity. MA treatment significantly increased striatal oxidative burdens in wild type mice. xCT inhibitor [i.e., S-4-carboxy-phenylglycine (CPG), sulfasalazine] or an xCT knockout significantly protected against these oxidative burdens. MA-induced increases in Iba-1 expression and Iba-1-labeled microglial immunoreactivity (Iba-1-IR) were significantly ...
Paranoid Schizophrenia Risks, Symptoms, and Treatments
Schizophrenia is a type of mental disorder that commonly appears in early adulthood or early adolescence, but it can still emerge at any point during an individuals life.
GSE123560 Schizophrenia-related microdeletion causes progressive brain ventricle enlargement through microRNA-dependent...
Contributors : Tae-Yeon Eom ; Seung B Han ; Jieun Kim ; Jay Blundon ; Yong-Dong Wang ; Jing Yu ; Matthew Eicholtz ; Derek C Rose ; Kara Anderson ; Damian B Kaminski ; Stanislav S ZakharenkoSeries Type : Non-coding RNA profiling by arrayOrganism : Mus musculusProgressive ventricular enlargement is one of the most reproducible and recognizable structural abnormalities in schizophrenia, and is associ...
FCA set to cave in on PPI claims deadline - Money Marketing
This issue, if you look at it properly has not been created by consumers, it has been created by the firms that shouldnt have sold the product to unsuspecting people in the first place! Like it or not consumers do not have time to investigate what they had that may have been miss-sold however long ago let alone remember what they previously had now they have moved on to mortgage, loan or credit card number 6, 7, 8 or 9 over the last 10 years! Enter the claims management companies who have jumped on the bandwagon to help consumers regain what is rightfully theirs whilst taking a nice healthy slice of the pie in the process. If the banks and product providers want this over and done with, then they should have to go through their records on what THEY have miss-sold and just give it back to the consumer. There is nothing about this that is fair on people who have genuinely through no fault of their own been sold a product that they didnt need in the first place, yet they are the ones who are ...
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Increased Expression of System xc− in Glioblastoma Confers an Altered Metabolic State and Temozolomide Resistance | Molecular...
It has been suggested that system xc− may be a promising cancer target, as it may sensitize tumors to conventional chemo/radiation-based therapies by lowering glutathione levels (25). One of the causes of postoperative radiation and chemotherapy treatment failure in patients with glioblastoma multiforme is an increase in glutathione levels that may decrease chemotherapy-associated oxidative stress and play a role in glutathione-mediated cellular detoxification pathways. In this work, we have expanded on the role system xc− plays in temozolomide resistance in human glioma and have identified a novel mechanism that may contribute to glioma progression, via metabolic alteration. Inhibitors of system xc−, such as sulfasalazine, have been put forward as possible effective therapeutic options. Sulfasalazine has been shown to deplete glutathione levels by inhibiting the uptake of cystine, which lowers levels of intracellular cysteine, the rate-limiting precursor for glutathione synthesis ...
2012 International Meeting for Autism Research: A Rat Model of Sensory Integration Impairment for Therapeutic Drug Development:...
Background: Pre-pulse inhibition (PPI) is a process in which the motor response to a startling stimulus is inhibited by a less intense stimulus immediately preceding it. Diminished PPI represents one of the many sensory integration impairments observed in patients with schizophrenia and autism. Objectives: The objective of our project is to explore potential neuropharmacological mechanisms of clozapine-mediated PPI improvement. Methods: In the current study 36 female Sprague-Dawley rats were used to study mixed-modal PPI with an acoustic prepulse and a tactile (air-puff) startling stimulus. Animals were chronically administered via osmotic minipump the NMDA glutamate receptor antagonist, dizocilpine (0.15 mg/kg/day), the H1 histamine receptor antagonist, pyrilamine (50 mg/kg/day), the combination of the two drugs or the saline vehicle (N=9/group). Following the completion of these psychopharmacological studies, we performed postmortem radioligand assays on histological sections to determine ...
Blast-Induced Tinnitus: A Combined Behavioral, Memri, And Electrophysiology Study by Jessica Pengyun Ouyang
ABSTRACT BLAST-INDUCED TINNITUS: A COMBINED BEHAVIORAL, MEMRE, AND ELECTROPHYSIOLOGY STUDY by JESSICA OUYANG May 2014 Advisor: Drs. Steve Cala & Jinsheng Zhang Major: Physiology Degree: Doctor of Philosophy Tinnitus and hearing loss are the frequent auditory-related co-morbidities of blast trauma. The etiology of blast-induced tinnitus is also muddled by brain mechanisms associated with emotional and cognitive problems such as anxiety, memory loss, and depression. We set out to develop a realistic and ecologically valid model to address changes of cognitive status and psychological state that are associated with blast- induced tinnitus. In this study, 19 adult rats were randomly divided into the sham group (n=6) and the blast group (n=13). Blast exposure (14 psi) was conducted via a shock wave tube to expose the left ears of the rats in the blast group, and a sham exposure was conducted to the rats in the sham group. Blast-induced tinnitus was evaluated with gap detection and pre-pulse inhibition (PPI)
Brain cell signal network genes linked to schizophrenia risk in families | UW News
Tsuang pointed out that several hallucinogenic drugs, such as ketamine and phencyclidine (PCP, or angel dust), block N-methyl-D-aspartate receptors and can produce symptoms similar to schizophrenia. These are the strongest evidence implicating these receptors in schizophrenia. The drugs sometimes induce psychosis and terrifying sensory detachment. Reports of such effects in recreational drug users fingered faulty NMDA receptor networks as suspects in schizophrenia.. In all five of their study families, Tsuangs team detected rare protein-altering variants in one of three genes involved with the N-methyl-D-aspartate receptor network. One of the genes, GRM5, is directly linked with glutamate signaling. In the other two genes, the links are indirect and connected through other proteins synthesized in brain cells. One of these proteins, PPEF2, appears to affect the levels of certain brain nerve-cell signaling mediators, and the other altered protein, LRP1B, may compete with a normal protein for a ...
Dutch Study: Schizophrenia Risk Higher in Mixed Neighbourhoods - American Renaissance
Wim Veling, M.D., Ezra Susser, M.D., Dr.Ph., Jim van Os, M.D., Ph.D., Johan P. Mackenbach, M.D., Ph.D., Jean-Paul Selten, M.D., Ph.D., and Hans W. Hoek, M.D., Ph.D.. Objective: A high incidence of psychotic disorders has been reported in immigrant ethnic groups in Western Europe. Some studies suggest that ethnic density may influence the incidence of schizophrenia. The authors investigated whether this increased incidence among immigrants depends on the ethnic density of the neighborhoods in which they live. Method: This was a prospective first-contact incidence study of psychotic disorders in The Hague, by ethnicity and neighborhood of residence. Over a 7-year period, individuals who made contact with a physician for a suspected psychotic disorder underwent diagnostic interviews and received DSM-IV diagnoses. A comprehensive municipal registration system provided the denominator for incidence rates. Data were sufficient to examine incidence rates in native Dutch and in first- and ...
Phencyclidine-Induced Deficits in Prepulse Inhibition of Startle are Blocked by Prazosin, an Alpha-1 Noradrenergic Antagonist |...
Several important results were obtained from the present studies. First, in accordance with many previous reports, PCP was found repeatedly to disrupt PPI (Bakshi and Geyer, 1995; Bakshi et al., 1994; Mansbach and Geyer, 1989; Swerdlow et al., 1996; Wiley, 1994; Varty and Higgins, 1994; Johansson et al., 1994b). Second, the selective alpha-1 noradrenergic antagonist prazosin prevented the PCP-induced deficit in PPI. This effect was produced by multiple prazosin doses, was observed over multiple prepulse intensities and was replicated in a second separate experiment. Finally, selective antagonists for eitheralpha-2 (RX821002), muscarinic M1 (pirenzepine) or GABA-A (pitrazepin) receptors had no effect on the disruption of PPI produced by PCP. Taken together, these results indicate strongly that the impairment of sensorimotor gating induced by PCP involves the presumably indirect activation of alpha-1 adrenergic receptors, but probably not alpha-2, M1 or GABA-A receptors.. To the best of our ...
Evolution of energy spectrum from laser-accelerated protons with a 100 fs intense prepulse<...
TY - JOUR. T1 - Evolution of energy spectrum from laser-accelerated protons with a 100 fs intense prepulse. AU - Glinec, Y.. AU - Genoud, G.. AU - Lundh, O.. AU - Persson, A.. AU - Wahlström, C. G.. PY - 2008/11/1. Y1 - 2008/11/1. N2 - A parametric study is reported where a femtosecond prepulse is used to change the target properties before the interaction with a multi-terawatt laser pulse which accelerates protons from a foil target. The proton spectrum as function of the prepulse delay and intensity, up to 1.5 ns and up to 3×1016 W/cm2, respectively, shows a global decrease of the maximum proton energy with delay and intensity. However, under appropriate conditions, it is found that the maximum proton energy increases by more than 10% and that the spectral shape changes.. AB - A parametric study is reported where a femtosecond prepulse is used to change the target properties before the interaction with a multi-terawatt laser pulse which accelerates protons from a foil target. The proton ...
Some of the symptoms of schizophrenia such as hallucinations and delusions cannot be assessed easily in animals. For other abnormalities such as cognitive dysfunction and affective symptoms, some proxy measures have been developed to test animals. For example, prepulse inhibition and latent inhibition are commonly used to detect attention-related deficits, whereas PST and TST can indicate a depression-related phenotype. Recently reported DISC1 transgenics or mutants exhibit some abnormalities consistent with a schizophrenia phenotype (Table 1). For example, strain 31L has a predominant mood disorder-like phenotype with reduced Pde4b activity, whereas the 100P strain shows profound deficits in prepulse inhibition and latent inhibition (Clapcote et al., 2007). However, neither 129 mice with spontaneous Disc1 truncation (Koike et al., 2006, Ishizuka et al., 2007) nor DN-DISC1 mice using an ectopic (Hikida et al., 2007) or inducible promoter (Pletnikov et al., 2008) display significant changes in ...
Mouse genetic models for prepulse inhibition: an early review. - PubMed - NCBI
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The Mermaids Tale: Thoughts on the latest schizophrenia genetics report
Why does this system misfire only about 1% of the time? One possible answer is that the C4 activity prunes synapse connections away normally in a random kind of way, but occasionally, by chance, prunes too much, leading to schizophrenia. The disease would in that sense be purely due to random bad luck, rather than interacting with other mechanisms or factors. The higher the copy number the more likely the bad luck but too weakly for selection to care. However, that reason for the disease seems unlikely, for several reasons. First, mapping has identified about 100 or so genome regions statistically associate with schizophrenia risk, suggesting that the disease is not just bad luck. Secondly, schizophrenia is familial: close relatives seem to be at elevated risk, 10-fold in very close relatives and almost 50-fold in identical twins. This should not happen if the pathogenetic process is purely random, even though since haplotypes are inherited in close family members there could be a slight ...
EXTREME ULTRAVIOLET LIGHT GENERATION SYSTEM - Patent application
0090] Although a case where each of the pre-pulse laser beam P and the main pulse laser beam M has a circular cross-section and each of the droplet DL and the diffused target has a circular cross-section has been described so far, this disclosure is not limited thereto. When the cross-section is not circular, the relationship between the spot size of a given laser beam and the size of a droplet may be defined two-dimensionally in terms of the area. For example, an area (mathematical) of a region (two-dimensional plane) where the beam intensity distribution along the cross-section of the pre-pulse laser beam P has substantial uniformity may exceed the area (mathematical) of the maximum cross-section of the droplet DL. Further, the minimum area of the region where the beam intensity distribution along the cross-section of the pre-pulse laser beam P has substantial uniformity may be equal to or larger than the sum of the area of the maximum cross-section of the droplet DL and the variation in the ...
Large-Scale Schizophrenia Exome Sequencing Study Identifies New Risk Genes | GenomeWeb
A study presented at ASHG Tuesday showed that newly identified schizophrenia risk genes appear to have some overlap with genes involved in autism spectrum disorder.
KALRN - Antibodies - The Human Protein Atlas
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Retinitis pigmentosa GTPase regulator
"Entrez Gene: RPGR retinitis pigmentosa GTPase regulator". Khanna H (October 2015). "Photoreceptor Sensory Cilium: Traversing ... the Ciliary Gate". Cells. 4 (4): 674-86. doi:10.3390/cells4040674. PMC 4695852. PMID 26501325. Churchill JD, Bowne SJ, Sullivan ...
The sensory gating effect upon N100 with paired clicks is reduced in those with schizophrenia. In individuals with tinnitus, ... With paired clicks, the second N100 is reduced due to sensory gating. The difference between many consonants is their voice ... Chan, P. -Y. S.; Davenport, P. W. (2008). "Respiratory-related evoked potential measures of respiratory sensory gating". ... However, it is now known that sensory input is processed by the occipital cortex by 56 ms and this is communicated to the ...
Sensory-motor activities. At rest sensory input to the higher sensory areas of the cerebral cortex is gated through the ... This has also been linked to sensory gating changes between sleep and waking. In this occurs a zona incerta mediated inhibition ... Trageser, C.; Burke, A.; Masri, R.; Li, Y.; Sellers, L.; Keller, A. (Sep 2006). "State-dependent gating of sensory inputs by ... gating sensory input and synchronizing cortical and subcortical brain rhythms. Its dysfunction may play a role in central pain ...
Animal model of schizophrenia
... sensory gating, and antisaccade eye movement in schizotypy". International Journal of Psychophysiology. 114: 47-54. doi:10.1016 ... Paired click gating In Paired-click gating or P50 gating, a click which quickly follows a previous click produces a reduced ... This gating is reduced in schizophrenia patients relative to normal subjects. Social withdrawal One of the negative symptoms of ...
Schizophrenia and tobacco smoking
Another source of controversy is the relationship between smoking and sensory gating in schizophrenia. Nicotine may help ... improve auditory gating, the ability to screen out intrusive environmental sounds. This may help improve attention spans and ...
Akopian AN, Sivilotti L, Wood JN (January 1996). "A tetrodotoxin-resistant voltage-gated sodium channel expressed by sensory ... This contributes to the hyperexcitability of sensory neurons during pain. p11-null nociceptive sensory neurons in mice, created ... The specific location of Nav1.8 in sensory neurons of the DRG may make it a key therapeutic target for the development of new ... A gain-of-function mutation in Nav1.7 located in the DRG sensory neurons was found in 30% of patients. This gain-of-function ...
Abnormal sensory gating may be behind symptoms of schizophrenia such as sensory overload and difficulty concentrating. A link ... This response is recorded at the scalp and represents a pre-attentive process of sensory gating. Healthy infants as young as 1 ... The second sound is considered redundant, and so a typical control showing normal sensory gating will produce a reduced ... The P50 response is used to measure sensory gating, or the reduced neurophysiological response to redundant stimuli. Research ...
Among other functions, spindles facilitate somatosensory development, thalamocortical sensory gating, synaptic plasticity, and ... Spindles play an essential role in both sensory processing and long term memory consolidation because they are generated in the ... play an essential role in both sensory processing and long term memory consolidation. Until recently, it was believed that each ... they essentially moderate responsiveness to sensory stimuli during sleep. Recent research has revealed that spindles distort ...
2007). "Sensory Gating and Alpha-7 Nicotinic Receptor Gene Allelic Variants in Schizoaffective Disorder, Bipolar Type". Am. J. ... The nicotinic acetylcholine receptors (nAChRs) are members of a superfamily of ligand-gated ion channels that mediate fast ... products predicted by the largest open reading frames for each variant would lack the majority of the neurotransmitter-gated ...
"Allosteric alpha-7 nicotinic receptor modulation and P50 sensory gating in schizophrenia: a proof-of-mechanism study". ...
Management of schizophrenia
Serotonin regulates executive function, sensory gating, and social behavior - all of which are commonly impaired in ... "Short-Term Tropisetron Treatment and Cognitive and P50 Auditory Gating Deficits in Schizophrenia". The American Journal of ...
It is believed, however, that sensory neurons employ fast, mechanically gated cation channels, and that the depolarization that ... It is believed that rapid, mechanically gated cation channels are characteristic of all sensory neurons. The membrane ... Sensory receptor classification with respect to function suggest that different sensory modalities are governed by separate ... The existence of a distinct transduction process for all sensory neurons is highly unlikely. It has been hypothesized that the ...
Kisley, Michael A.; Cornwell, Zoe M. (2006). "Gamma and beta neural activity evoked during a sensory gating paradigm: Effects ... Beck placed electrodes directly on the surface of the brain to test for sensory stimulation. His observation of fluctuating ... sensory event-related potentials, (3) brain stem potentials, and (4) cognitive event-related potentials. The performance of the ... alpha activity in the contralateral sensory and motor cortical areas) that emerges when the hands and arms are idle; and the " ...
"Hyperpolarization-activated cyclic nucleotide-gated channels in olfactory sensory neurons regulate axon extension and ... Hyperpolarization-activated and cyclic nucleotide-gated (HCN) channels belong to the superfamily of voltage-gated K+ (Kv) and ... HCN channels have been shown to be important for activity-dependent mechanisms for olfactory sensory neuron growth. HCN1 and 2 ... Hyperpolarization-activated cyclic nucleotide-gated (HCN) channels are integral membrane proteins that serve as nonselective ...
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"Neuropeptide FF and FMRFamide potentiate acid-evoked currents from sensory neurons and proton-gated DEG/ENaC channels". Neuron ... Ji HL, Jovov B, Fu J, Bishop LR, Mebane HC, Fuller CM, Stanton BA, Benos DJ (2002). "Up-regulation of acid-gated Na(+) channels ... Price MP, Thompson RJ, Eshcol JO, Wemmie JA, Benson CJ (2005). "Stomatin modulates gating of acid-sensing ion channels". J. ... Waldmann R, Champigny G, Bassilana F, Heurteaux C, Lazdunski M (1997). "A proton-gated cation channel involved in acid-sensing ...
Excitatory amino acid transporter 2
Upregulation of EAAT2 (GLT-1) causes impairment of prepulse inhibition, a sensory gating deficit present in schizophrenics and ...
... which can mediate by the selective gating of certain information reentering sensory awareness. Streaming and building of ... Much of the experimental evidence for neural binding has traditionally revolved around sensory awareness. Sensory awareness is ... Much of sensory awareness has to do with the taking of a single piece of an object's makeup and then binding its total ... Since sensory awareness needs to be quick, the threshold for sodium and potassium in this area is quite low. Francis Crick and ...
Mechanisms of schizophrenia
Decreased inhibitory dopamine signals in the thalamus have been hypothesized to result in reduced sensory gating, and excessive ...
"Gamma and beta neural activity evoked during a sensory gating paradigm: Effects of auditory, somatosensory and cross-modal ... Displays during cross-modal sensory processing (perception that combines two different senses, such as sound and sight) ... Beck placed electrodes directly on the surface of the brain to test for sensory stimulation. His observation of fluctuating ... alpha activity in the contralateral sensory and motor cortical areas) that emerges when the hands and arms are idle; and the " ...
The most efficient way to gate sensory signals in reflex pathways is to control the firing level of interneurons. For example, ... The sensory information that is transmitted to the spinal cord is modulated by a complex network of excitatory and inhibitory ... Research on cat's spinal cord has shown that at the spinal cord level sensory afferents and descending motor pathways converge ... Human studies since the 1970s have documented how this integration of motor commands and sensory feedback signals is used to ...
P-type calcium channel
2.1 channel mutation R192Q enhances ATP-gated P2X3 receptor activity of mouse sensory ganglion neurons mediating trigeminal ... Voltage-gated P-type calcium channels consist of a main pore-forming α1 subunit (which is more specifically referred to as ... It acts to modify the P-type channel gating. ω-PnTx3-3, PnTx3-3, and phonetoxin IIA are all toxins from the spider Phonoetrica ... The ω-agatoxin IVA effects the gating mechanism of the P-type channel. When there is a strong depolarization to activate the ...
... resulting in excessive stimulation of glutamate-specialized neurons and loss of sensory gating. This view recognizes the ...
Alpha-7 nicotinic receptor
... robust in vivo efficacy in a rat auditory sensory gating model Analogues: improved hERG safety profile over PNU-282,987 SSR- ...
... this is thought to represent failure to gate sensory stimuli, and can be exacerbated by dopamine release agents. ... The segue into hallucination may begin with illusions where sensory perception is greatly distorted, but no novel sensory ... Dysfunction in sensory afferents, and abnormal cortical input may result in pre-existing expectations modulating sensory ... that are underlie sensory processing. Cortical inputs to thalamic neurons enable attentional modulation of sensory neurons. ...
Vision in toads
... gating an orienting response towards a sensory stimulus. The anuran striatum is homologous to a portion of the amniote basal ... neurons that respond selectively to specific features of a sensory stimulus. Results showed that there were no "worm-detectors ...
In both cases, psychotic symptoms are thought to arise from a "deficient gating of sensory and cognitive information" in the ...
... a lack of sensory gating and a decline in working memory. Both of these traits have a clear genetic component and can thus be ...
Recurrent thalamo-cortical resonance
The thalamus in this system acts as both the gate for sensory input to the cortex as well as the site for feedback from ... Contrary to the conscious state, however, it appears that sensory input may be blocked or gated from interfering with the ... changes how sensory information is gated through the thalamus. Thalamocortical networks consist of neurons in both the thalamus ... The thalamus gates information into thalamocortical loops based on the source of the signal. There are two major sources for TC ...
The complex also contributes to integrating modulatory and sensory inputs which feed its larger network with the capacity to ... voltage gated calcium channels become activated and calcium is able to flow into the cell which usually leads to the release of ... the pre-Bötzinger complex is also capable of integrating sensory information from changes in the biochemical environment, ...
... and other sensory neuropeptides can be released from the peripheral terminals of sensory nerve fibers in the skin, ... Mantyh CR, Gates TS, Zimmerman RP, Welton ML, Passaro EP, Vigna SR, Maggio JE, Kruger L, Mantyh PW (May 1988). "Receptor ... Substance P and other sensory neuropeptides can be released from the peripheral terminals of sensory nerve fibers in the skin, ... with an amidation at the C-terminus. Substance P is released from the terminals of specific sensory nerves. It is found in ...
Unstimulated (in the dark), cyclic-nucleotide gated channels in the outer segment are open because cyclic GMP (cGMP) is bound ... This system may have less noise relative to sensory transduction schema that increase rate of neural firing in response to ... This change in the cell's membrane potential causes voltage-gated calcium channels to close. This leads to a decrease in the ... resulting in the closure of cyclic nucleotide-gated Na+ ion channels located in the photoreceptor outer segment membrane. ...
Psychogenic non-epileptic seizure
One or more symptoms of altered voluntary motor or sensory function.. *Clinical findings provide evidence of incompatibility ... Gates and Rowan's Nonepileptic Seizures (3rd ed.). Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press. pp. 38-50.. ...
Thomas, Jeanette A.; Kastelein, Ronald A. (1990). Sensory Abilities of Cetaceans: Laboratory and Field Evidence. 196. New York ... They were kept in a tidal pool with a sea-gate at the Izu Mito Sea Paradise. Another, unsuccessful, attempt was made by the U.S ...
The muscle spindle has both sensory and motor components. *Sensory information conveyed by primary type Ia sensory fibers which ... These fibres send information by stretch-sensitive mechanically-gated ion-channels of the axons. ... The sensory endings of a primary (group Ia) afferent and a secondary (group II) afferent coil around the non-contractile ... Secondary type II sensory fibers (medium diameter) end adjacent to the central regions of the static bag and chain fibres. ...
Preparation of liquor for use in sensory tests), primarily intended for standardizing preparation for comparison and rating ... starting in front of family compound gates in the afternoons and extending late into the night, and is widely popular in Bamako ...
Alfred A. Tomatis
In his attempt to retrain his patients, he developed the Electronic Ear, a device which utilizes electronic gating, bone ... and sensory processing and motor-skill difficulties. It is also claimed to have helped adults fight depression, learn foreign ...
In a chemical synapse, electrical activity in the presynaptic neuron is converted (via the activation of voltage-gated calcium ... Sensory receptors. *Meissner's corpuscle. *Merkel nerve ending. *Pacinian corpuscle. *Ruffini ending. *Muscle spindle ...
Binds to the α2δ-1 subunit of voltage gated calcium ion channels in the spinal cord. May also modulate NMDA receptors and ... Some novel and investigational analgesics include subtype-selective voltage-gated sodium channel blockers such as funapide and ...
... resulting in the closing of Na+ cyclic nucleotide-gated ion channels (CNGs). Thus the cell is hyperpolarised. The amount of ... "Sensory Reception: Human Vision: Structure and function of the Human Eye" vol. 27, Encyclopædia Britannica, 1987 ...
Sometimes they are round (moon windows or a moon gate) or oval, hexagonal or octagonal, or in the shape of a vase or a piece of ...
Eleven (Stranger Things)
When placed in a sensory deprivation tank she can use remote viewing to access other dimensions, primarily for the purposes of ... Hopper is presumed dead in the explosion that closes the gate and Eleven is taken in by the Byers. While the Byers are packing ... The group realizes that she needs to close the gate to the Upside Down, and she and Hopper head to Hawkins Laboratory. There, ... In efforts to make contact, Eleven opens a gate between the Hawkins Laboratory and the Upside Down dimension and the creature ...
Lysergic acid diethylamide
Sensory. LSD causes an animated sensory experience of senses, emotions, memories, time, and awareness for 6 to 20 hours, ... Bill Gates implied in an interview with Playboy that he tried LSD during his youth. ... "The Bill Gates Interview". Playboy. July 1994. Archived from the original on July 7, 2014.. ... Some sensory effects may include an experience of radiant or more vibrant colors, objects and surfaces appearing to ripple, " ...
Intersex medical interventions
Nerve stimulation and sensory responses are now often performed during the surgery to confirm function of the sensory nerves.[ ... A comment from GATE on the Maltese Act on Gender Identity, Gender Expression and Sex Characteristics". Global Action for Trans ... with 9 undergoing extended vibratory sensory testing. The initial tests were performed on the inner thigh, labia majora, labia ...
sensory perception of taste. • signal transduction. • rhodopsin mediated signaling pathway. • protein heterotrimerization. • ... Huang CL, Jan YN, Jan LY (1997). "Binding of the G protein betagamma subunit to multiple regions of G protein-gated inward- ...
One of the first playgrounds in the United States was built in San Francisco's Golden Gate Park in 1887. In 1906 the ... sensory-stimulating activity.. Some children with disabilities or developmental differences do not interact with playgrounds in ...
The ribbon synapse is a special type of synapse found in sensory neurons such as photoreceptor cells, retinal bipolar cells, ... The arrival of an action potential opens voltage gated calcium channels near the SNARE/complexin complex. Calcium then binds to ... The neurotransmitters then diffuse across the cleft and bind to ligand gated ion channels and G-protein coupled receptors on ...
SCN5A: sodium channel, voltage-gated, type V, alpha (long QT syndrome 3) ... Neuropathy, hereditary motor and sensory, Okinawa type. *Night blindness. *Nonsyndromic deafness. *Ovarian cancer ...
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... with improved sensory perception and mobility, both functionally and morphologically: a case study". Cytotherapy. 7 (4): 368-73 ... Quantum logic gates. *Quantum machine. *Quantum machine learning. *Quantum metamaterial. *Quantum metrology ...
regulation of sensory perception of pain. • response to cAMP. • response to cocaine. • response to progesterone. • positive ... Viviani D, Charlet A, van den Burg E, Robinet C, Hurni N, Abatis M, Magara F, Stoop R (July 2011). "Oxytocin selectively gates ...
Sensory processing disorder
People with Sensory Processing Deficits have less sensory gating (electrophysiology) than typical subjects. ... Sensory craving/seeking.. Sensory-based motor disorder (SBMD). Sensory-based motor disorder shows motor output that is ... Sensory processing disorders are classified into three categories: sensory modulation disorder, sensory-based motor disorders ... Sensory processing model. In Miller's nosology "sensory integration dysfunction" was renamed into "Sensory processing ...
Congenital insensitivity to pain
Bennett DL, Clark AJ, Huang J, Waxman SG, Dib-Hajj SD (April 2019). "The Role of Voltage-Gated Sodium Channels in Pain ... since these disorders are characterized by dysfunction of the sensory system in general, this specific condition is not in ... this disorder can be in the voltage-gated sodium channel SCN9A (Nav1.7). Patients with such mutations are congenitally ...
Daredevils of Sassoun
Mher Junior captures them and nails two on each side of the gates of the city. Vergo, who is Mher's regent, still refuses to ... Though the language abounds in poetic pictures, the physical sensory details are often missing. This is because an oral tale is ...
Sensory neuronsEdit. Main article: Sensory neuron. In sensory neurons, an external signal such as pressure, temperature, light ... One type is generated by voltage-gated sodium channels, the other by voltage-gated calcium channels. Sodium-based action ... although raising Vm opens most gates in the voltage-sensitive sodium channel, it also closes the channel's "inactivation gate ... Thus, a voltage-gated ion channel tends to be open for some values of the membrane potential, and closed for others. In most ...
বিষ - অসমীয়া ৱিকিপিডিয়া
"The Gate Control Theory: Reaching for the Brain". Pain: psychological perspectives. প্ৰকাশক Mahwah, N.J: Lawrence Erlbaum ... "sensory-discriminative" (তীব্ৰতা, স্থান, মান আৰু সময় ব্যাপ্তিৰ অনুভৱ),. *"affective-motivational" (অপ্ৰীতিকৰ অনুভৱ আৰু ইয়াৰ ... "Pain is an unpleasant sensory and emotional experience associated with actual or potential tissue damage, or described in terms ... তেওঁলোকে কয় যে বিষৰ তীব্ৰতা (sensory discriminative মাত্ৰা) আৰু অপ্ৰীতিকৰ অনুভৱ (affective-motivational মাত্ৰা) কেৱল বিষৰ ...
Engel AK, Singer W (2001). "Temporal binding and the neural correlates of sensory awareness". Trends in Cognitive Sciences. 5 ( ... In particular, voltage-gated ion channels are critical in the generation of action potentials. The dynamics of these ion ... It is opposed to induced activity, i.e. brain activity that is induced by sensory stimuli or motor responses. The term ongoing ... Examples are the generation of rhythmic activity such as a heartbeat and the neural binding of sensory features in perception, ...
Sensory gating - Wikipedia
Sensory gating deficits and mental illness. Schizophrenia. A large interest in sensory gating research is directed ... Look up sensory gating in Wiktionary, the free dictionary.. Sensory gating describes neurological processes of filtering out ... One type of EEG measure used for sensory gating research is the event-related potential (ERP). EEG research on sensory gating ... Sensory overload. References. *^ a b c Cromwell, H.C. (2008). Sensory gating: A translational effort from basic to ...
State-dependent sensory gating in olfactory cortex. - PubMed - NCBI
State-dependent sensory gating in olfactory cortex.. Murakami M1, Kashiwadani H, Kirino Y, Mori K. ... Sensory systems show behavioral state-dependent gating of information flow that largely depends on the thalamus. Here we ... state-dependent gating of odor information in the olfactory cortex that works in synchrony with the gating of other sensory ... examined whether the state-dependent gating occurs in the central olfactory pathway that lacks a thalamic relay. In urethane- ...
Sensory gating impairment associated with schizophrenia persists into REM sleep. - PubMed - NCBI
Sensory gating impairment associated with schizophrenia persists into REM sleep.. Kisley MA1, Olincy A, Robbins E, Polk SD, ... Physiological measures of sensory gating are increasingly used to study biological factors associated with attentional ... The present study was designed to assess sensory gating during rapid eye movement (REM) sleep in patients with schizophrenia, a ... an appropriate state during which to assess P50 gating in order to disentangle the effects of state and trait on sensory gating ...
Schizophrenia, Sensory Gating, and Nicotinic Receptors
... altered expression and function of the alpha7-nicotinic cholinergic receptor may be responsible for the auditory sensory gating ... Schizophrenia, Sensory Gating, and Nicotinic Receptors Schizophr Bull. 1998;24(2):189-202. doi: 10.1093/oxfordjournals.schbul. ... Not only is this dysfunction consistent with difficulties in sensory gating, but it might also predispose patients to problems ... This finding, in conjunction with evidence for familial transmission of this sensory gating deficit, suggests a pathogenic role ...
Amygdalar gating of early sensory processing through interactions with locus coeruleus | Journal of Neuroscience
Amygdalar gating of early sensory processing through interactions with locus coeruleus. Cynthia D. Fast and John P. McGann ... Amygdalar gating of early sensory processing through interactions with locus coeruleus Message Subject (Your Name) has ... One function of this interaction appears to be sensory gating, because inactivating the central, basolateral, and lateral ... These findings show that amygdala and LC state actively determines which sensory signals are selected for processing in sensory ...
Cells | Free Full-Text | Photoreceptor Sensory Cilium: Traversing the Ciliary Gate
In the retina of the eye, photoreceptors develop unique sensory cilia. Not much was known about the mechanisms underlying the ... Khanna, H. Photoreceptor Sensory Cilium: Traversing the Ciliary Gate. Cells 2015, 4, 674-686. ... Khanna H. Photoreceptor Sensory Cilium: Traversing the Ciliary Gate. Cells. 2015; 4(4):674-686. ... "Photoreceptor Sensory Cilium: Traversing the Ciliary Gate." Cells 4, no. 4: 674-686. ...
A Diagnostic Model Incorporating P50 Sensory Gating and Neuropsychological Tests for Schizophrenia
... is the largest study to date using P50 sensory gating in subjects of Chinese ethnicity and the first to use P50 sensory gating ... Participants underwent P50 sensory gating experimental sessions and batteries of neuropsychological tests, including CPT, WCST ... In the present study, we aimed to construct a diagnostic model incorporating P50 sensory gating with other neuropsychological ... The final model included the following covariates: abnormal P50 gating (defined as P50 gating ratio ,0.4), three subscales ...
Spatiotemporal Gating of Sensory Inputs in Thalamus during Quiescent and Activated States | Journal of Neuroscience
Spatiotemporal Gating of Sensory Inputs in Thalamus during Quiescent and Activated States. Juan R. Aguilar and Manuel A. Castro ... Spatiotemporal Gating of Sensory Inputs in Thalamus during Quiescent and Activated States ... Spatiotemporal Gating of Sensory Inputs in Thalamus during Quiescent and Activated States ... Spatiotemporal Gating of Sensory Inputs in Thalamus during Quiescent and Activated States ...
Sexually dimorphic sensory gating drives behavioral differences in túngara frogs | Journal of Experimental Biology
Sexually dimorphic sensory gating drives behavioral differences in túngara frogs Message Subject (Your Name) has sent you a ... Sexually dimorphic sensory gating drives behavioral differences in túngara frogs. Kim L. Hoke, Michael J. Ryan, Walter ... Sexually dimorphic sensory gating drives behavioral differences in túngara frogs. Kim L. Hoke, Michael J. Ryan, Walter ... Sexually dimorphic sensory gating drives behavioral differences in túngara frogs. Kim L. Hoke, Michael J. Ryan, Walter ...
Sensory gating and sensorimotor gating in medication-free obsessive-compulsive disorder patients.
This is reflected in reports showing impaired sensorimotor and sensory gating in OCD patients, as measured with prepulse ... Sensory Gating / physiology*. Sex Characteristics. Young Adult. From MEDLINE®/PubMed®, a database of the U.S. National Library ... It was concluded that sensorimotor and sensory gating is not impaired in drug-free OCD patients, taking into account the ... This is reflected in reports showing impaired sensorimotor and sensory gating in OCD patients, as measured with prepulse ...
The Creativity Post | Creativity and Sensory Gating
... but some people seem to be more affected by this sensory input than others, or… ... In our everyday life we are constantly bombarded by sensory information, ... or sensory gating, as assessed by the P50 ERP.. When we considered sensory gating with respect to real-world creative ... Creativity and sensory gating indexed by the P50: Selective versus leaky sensory gating in divergent thinkers and creative ...
The Effect of Sertindole on Sensory Gating and Cognition in Schizophrenic Patients - Full Text View - ClinicalTrials.gov
Reelin has a preventive effect on phencyclidine-induced cognitive and sensory-motor gating deficits. | Sigma-Aldrich
Reelin has a preventive effect on phencyclidine-induced cognitive and sensory-motor gating deficits.. [Kazuhiro Ishii, Taku ... of mice significantly prevented the induction of cognitive and sensory-motor gating deficits induced by phencyclidine (PCP). ... showed that the prior Reelin injection had a preventive effect against induction of the cognitive and sensory-motor gating ...
Sensory Gating Endophenotype Based on Its Neural Oscillatory Pattern and Heritability Estimate
Most previous sensory gating studies have focused on the averaged P50 wave in response to the auditory stimuli 3;4. P50 gating ... Sensory gating has been considered as one of the leading endophenotypes of schizophrenia. However, the use of P50 gating as the ... Sensory gating is efficiently probed using a simple paired-click auditory evoked potential paradigm: the gating response is ... While we have used sensory gating to described both P50 and alpha-theta band gating, there is a lack of direct evidence to ...
"Mismatch negativity and P50 sensory gating in abstinent former cannabi" by Samantha J. Broyd, Lisa-Marie Greenwood et al.
... indicative of poorer sensory gating) were observed in ex-users compared to controls. Poorer P50 gating correlated with prior ... Impaired sensory gating and attenuated MMN amplitude tended to persist in ex-users after prolonged cessation of use, suggesting ... We recently reported attenuated mismatch negativity (MMN) and altered P50 sensory gating in chronic cannabis users. This study ... with prolonged duration of prior cannabis use may indicate persistent cannabis-related alterations to P50 sensory gating. ...
Sensory gating in the hippocampus and the medial prefrontal cortex - Nottingham ePrints
Sensory gating is a mechanism by which irrelevant sensory information is filtered in the brain, enabling efficient information ... Auditory evoked response, Sensory information processing, Auditory gating. Subjects:. W Medicine and related subjects (NLM ... The current study examined sensory gating using auditory conditioning-test paradigm in the dentate gyrus (DG) and the CA3 ... The auditory conditioning-test paradigm, an index of sensory gating, measures the reduction in the auditory-evoked response ( ...
Basal ganglia role in behavior: importance of sensory gating and its relevance to psychiatry. - Semantic Scholar
Evidence is presented in support of a basal ganglia role in sensory gating in the CNS and suggests a possible mechanism by ... The suggestion is that the basal ganglia, acting as an active sensory information gating station, maintain the normal flow of ... When this gating system is dysfunctional, unmodulated afferent information leads to inappropriate behavioral responses. ... this paper suggests that such disorders may to a certain extent represent a complex dysfunction of sensory filtering mechanisms ...
GATING OF THE SENSORY NEURONAL VOLTAGE-GATED SODIUM CHANNEL NAv1.7: ANALYSIS OF THE ROLE OF D3 AND D4 / S4-S5 LINKERS IN...
GATING OF THE SENSORY NEURONAL VOLTAGE-GATED SODIUM CHANNEL NAv1.7: ANALYSIS OF THE ROLE OF D3 AND D4 / S4-S5 LINKERS IN ... GATING OF THE SENSORY NEURONAL VOLTAGE-GATED SODIUM CHANNEL NAv1.7: ANALYSIS OF THE ROLE OF D3 AND D4 / S4-S5 LINKERS IN ... Keywords: Ion channel ; Structure ; IEM ; PEPD ; Pain ; VGSCs ; Nav1.7 ; Gating ; Electrophysiology ; Sodium channel ; Voltage- ... VGSCs transition, or gate, between opened, closed, and inactivated states, in response to changes in transmembrane potential. ...
CBD May Improve Sensory Gating With Schizophrenia
... may be used to improve sensory gating impairment related to schizophrenia. ... According to their results, 1 mg/kg of WIN55212,2 proved to successfully reverse any sensory gating deficits in the ... "WIN55212,2 and cannabidiol (CBD) proved to successfully reverse any sensory gating deficits in the schizophrenic mice." ... The researchers were particularly interested whether treatment would improve sensory gating, which is essentially the brains ...
Characterization of voltage-gated ionic currents in a peripheral sensory neuron in larval Drosophila | BMC Research Notes |...
dbds also show a voltage-gated calcium current (I Ca ) and a voltage-gated sodium current (I Na ). This work provides a first ... We performed whole cell patch recordings from an identified peripheral sensory cell, the dorsal bipolar sensory neuron (dbd) ... Sensory neurons in the body wall of larval Drosophila in particular have been the subject of numerous anatomical studies, ... and measured voltage-gated ionic currents in 1st instar larvae. Voltage clamp analysis revealed that dbds have a TEA sensitive ...
Haploinsufficiency of autism spectrum disorder candidate gene NUAK1 impairs cortical development and behavior in mice | Nature...
6A). Taken together, our results indicate that NUAK1 heterozygosity induces a deficit in the PPI pointing to a sensory gating ... NUAK1 heterozygosity impairs novelty preference and sensory gating. We next performed a series of behavioral assays relevant to ... and a reduction in the PPI reflecting a defect of sensory gating. However, other behavioral alterations typical of ASD were ... g Sensorimotor gating assay and measurement of the startle response. The startle reflex intensity (h) and % inhibition of the ...
Frontiers | Decision Points: The Factors Influencing the Decision to Feed in the Medicinal Leech | Neuroscience
... it is no wonder that decisions about feeding depend on several sensory modalities and that the influences of these sensory ... it is no wonder that decisions about feeding depend on several sensory modalities and that the influences of these sensory ... In addition, this gating mechanism is not unique to mechanosensory inputs: similar examples of sensory gating have been found ... This pre-synaptic inhibition of sensory input functions as a form of sensory gating that diminishes the ability of ...
Remediation of schizophrenia sensory gating deficit with aripiprazole - AdisInsight
Sensory gating deficits in the attenuated psychosis syndrome. - CLAHRC
We examined whether P50 gating deficits could help to discriminate individuals with APS and also those who are particularly ... Sensory gating deficits in the attenuated psychosis syndrome. Shaikh M., Dutt A., Broome MR., Vozmediano AG., Ranlund S., Diez ... APS, EEG, ERP, P50, Psychosis, Sensory-gating, Acoustic Stimulation, Adolescent, Adult, Electroencephalography, Evoked ... We examined whether P50 gating deficits could help to discriminate individuals with APS and also those who are particularly ...
Sensory Gating, Anxiety, Seizures, and Pain - ppt video online download
11 Sensory gating in hippocampus: A model for schizophrenia ?. Neuronal Networks Laboratory Sensory gating in hippocampus: A ... Sensory gating: mechanism(s) by which irrelevant sensory information is filtered - enables efficient information processing ... Effects of PCP (1mg/kg i.p.) attenuates/abolishes sensory gating Basal [128 trials] T/C ratio = 32% 45mins after PCP T/C ... 1 Sensory Gating, Anxiety, Seizures, and Pain. Neuronal Networks Laboratory University of Nottingham Medical School Neuronal ...
Frontiers | Investigating Misophonia: A Review of the Empirical Literature, Clinical Implications, and a Research Agenda |...
The sensory gating response is the brains capacity to selectively regulate sensitivity to sensory stimuli (Yadon et al., 2009 ... 2013). P50 sensory gating is a trait marker of the bipolar spectrum. Eur. Neuropsychopharmacol. 23, 721-727. doi: 10.1016/j. ... Auditory Gating and Sensory Over Responsivity. Previous research has been conducted with children and adults who have ... Yadon, C. A., Bugg, J. M., Kisley, M. A., and Davalos, D. B. (2009). P50 sensory gating is related to performance on select ...
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- A large interest in sensory gating research is directed at improving deficits among people diagnosed with Schizophrenia. (wikipedia.org)
- People with schizophrenia often have deficits in gating the neuronal response of the P50 wave . (wikipedia.org)
-  Since people with schizophrenia can often have an overload of attended stimuli, the P50 wave may serve a critical role in illuminating sensory gating at a neurological level. (wikipedia.org)
- The P50 Auditory Gating deficit is one of the best established biological traits associated with schizophrenia. (wikipedia.org)
-  In order to alleviate the stress of not being able to gate sensory input, nicotine can correct sensory gating deficits for individuals with schizophrenia, but the effects only last about 30 minutes after nicotine intake. (wikipedia.org)
- People with schizophrenia often have deficits in gating the neuronal response of the P50 wave, which is why P50 is the most widespread method for diagnosing people with Schizophrenia. (wikipedia.org)
- Sensory gating impairment associated with schizophrenia persists into REM sleep. (nih.gov)
- The present study was designed to assess sensory gating during rapid eye movement (REM) sleep in patients with schizophrenia, a population bearing a genetic load for gating impairment. (nih.gov)
- A series of human and animal investigations has suggested that altered expression and function of the alpha7-nicotinic cholinergic receptor may be responsible for the auditory sensory gating deficit characterized in schizophrenia patients and their relatives as diminished suppression of an auditory-evoked response (P50) to repeated stimuli. (nih.gov)
- This finding, in conjunction with evidence for familial transmission of this sensory gating deficit, suggests a pathogenic role of the gene for the alpha7-nicotinic receptor in schizophrenia. (nih.gov)
- The auditory sensory gating deficit has been considered a leading endophenotype in schizophrenia. (pubmedcentralcanada.ca)
- However, the commonly used index of sensory gating, P50, has low heritability in families of people with schizophrenia, raising questions about its utility in genetic studies. (pubmedcentralcanada.ca)
- We explored single-trial based oscillatory gating responses in people with schizophrenia, their relatives, and community controls. (pubmedcentralcanada.ca)
- Gating of the alpha-theta frequency oscillatory signal in the paired-click paradigm is more strongly associated with schizophrenia and has significantly higher heritability compared to the traditional P50 gating. (pubmedcentralcanada.ca)
- This measure may be better suited for genetic studies of the gating deficit in schizophrenia. (pubmedcentralcanada.ca)
- 4 . P50 gating impairments have been observed in people with schizophrenia and their relatives in some (e.g., 5 - 8 ), but not all (e.g., 9 - 11 ) studies. (pubmedcentralcanada.ca)
- Although it is often considered an endophenotype for schizophrenia, the traditional P50 gating measure has a low heritability, which has been estimated at 0.10 in the families of people with schizophrenia 12 . (pubmedcentralcanada.ca)
- Schizophrenia is a disease associated with aberrant processing of sensory information. (pubmedcentralcanada.ca)
- Furthermore, cannabinoid receptor activation disrupted auditory gating which was prevented by CB1 receptor antagonism, suggesting the endocannabinoid system as a potential target for future clinical research in the treatment in schizophrenia. (nottingham.ac.uk)
- In summary, the research team offered the following conclusion: "Our results reinforce the role of the endocannabinoid system in the sensorimotor gating impairment related to schizophrenia, and point to cannabinoid drugs as potential therapeutic strategies. (medicaljane.com)
- This polymorphism is associated with impaired sensorimotor gating measured by prepulse inhibition--an established endophenotype of schizophrenia. (mpg.de)
- We therefore investigated whether TCF4 polymorphisms also affect another proposed endophenotype of schizophrenia, namely sensory gating assessed by P50 suppression of the auditory evoked potential. (mpg.de)
- Given that smoking is highly prevalent in schizophrenia and affects sensory gating, we also assessed smoking behavior, cotinine plasma concentrations, exhaled carbon monoxide, and the Fagerstrom Test (FTND). (mpg.de)
- Our finding suggests that sensory gating is modulated by an interaction of TCF4 genotype with smoking, and both factors may play a role in early information processing deficits also in schizophrenia. (mpg.de)
- Furthermore, although the finding of sensory gating impairments in schizophrenia is robust, there is a substantial amount of variability in both schizophrenia patients and healthy controls, leaving questions regarding the validity of this measure as an endophenotype for schizophrenia. (carleton.ca)
- In schizophrenia models, ABT-239 improved gating deficits in DBA/2 mice using prepulse inhibition of startle (1.0-3.0 mg/kg) and N40 (1.0-10.0 mg/kg). (aspetjournals.org)
- Brain disorders such as schizophrenia are associated with abnormal sensory gating of novel vs non-novel stimuli. (europa.eu)
- Flaws in sensory gating, the process by which the brain lowers its response to a repeated sound, are believed to be involved in the auditory hallucinations common to people with schizophrenia. (dana.org)
- Information from sensory receptors make their way to the brain through neurons and synapse at the thalamus. (wikipedia.org)
-  Other areas of the brain associated with sensory gating include the amygdala , striatum , medial prefrontal cortex , and midbrain dopamine cell region ( GABAergic neurons only). (wikipedia.org)
- To directly examine this relationship, we used optical imaging to observe odor-evoked activity in populations of olfactory bulb inhibitory interneurons and of synaptic terminals of olfactory sensory neurons (the olfactory system's primary sensory neurons, which provide the initial olfactory input to the brain) during pharmacological inactivation of amygdala and locus coeruleus (LC) in mice. (jneurosci.org)
- A dedicated neural system is one in which the neurons involved subserve a specific sensory or motor task, such as motor circuits involved in controlling the vocal apparatus or the sensory neurons that respond to pheromones, both of which have specific roles in social communication. (biologists.org)
- A multifunctional neural system is one in which the neurons contribute to a number of sensory or motor tasks, such as the motor systems controlling limb movements (walking, jumping, swimming and turning) or the visual system (social communication, protection from predators and localizing food). (biologists.org)
- The development, morphology and genetics of sensory neurons have been extensively studied in Drosophila . (biomedcentral.com)
- Sensory neurons in the body wall of larval Drosophila in particular have been the subject of numerous anatomical studies, however, little is known about the intrinsic electrical properties of larval sensory cells. (biomedcentral.com)
- Muscles, central neurons, and peripheral sensory cells all play important roles in coordinating locomotion. (biomedcentral.com)
- The dorsal bipolar dendrite sensory neurons (dbds) provide attractive targets for the study of sensory neuron physiology in larval Drosophila . (biomedcentral.com)
- In Caenorhabditis elegans , RIA interneurons receive input from sensory pathways and have reciprocal connections with head motor neurons. (eneuro.org)
- Together, these results suggest that RIA is part of a sensorimotor pathway that is dynamically regulated according to head orientation at two levels: the first is a gate that filters sensory representations in RIA, and the second is a switch that routes RIA synaptic output to dorsal or ventral head motor neurons. (eneuro.org)
- Voltage-gated sodium channels (VGSCs) in major sensory neurons play an integral role in transmitting pain signs towards the central anxious system. (neurokinin-receptor.info)
- Sensory neurons of the dorsal root ganglia (DRG) are the primary responders to stimuli inducing feelings of touch, pain, temperature, vibration, pressure and muscle tension. (bioportfolio.com)
- Clusters of neurons in the somatic peripheral nervous system which contain the cell bodies of sensory nerve axons. (bioportfolio.com)
- Specialized afferent neurons capable of transducing sensory stimuli into NERVE IMPULSES to be transmitted to the CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM. (bioportfolio.com)
- Second messenger, cAMP, causes the opening of cation-selective cyclic nucleotide-gated (CNG) channels and depolarization of the neuron (olfactory sensory neurons, OSNs). (uniprot.org)
- Using in vitro trigeminal sensory neurons of a mouse genetic model knockin for the CACNA1A R192Q mutation, we performed patch clamp recording and intracellular Ca 2+ imaging that showed how these knockin ganglion neurons generated P2X 3 receptor-mediated responses significantly larger than wt neurons. (biomedcentral.com)
- The present study used R192Q KI mice to investigate peripheral pain mechanisms at the level of trigeminal sensory neurons to explore whether they show evidence of enhanced pain transduction. (biomedcentral.com)
- Since Ca V 2.1 Ca 2+ channels normally are expressed by trigeminal sensory neurons and contribute by approximately 40% to voltage-gated Ca 2+ influx [ 17 ], we assessed whether the R192Q mutation might introduce a cascade of Ca 2+ -dependent signals controlling expression and function of the main pain receptors P2X 3 and TRPV1 [ 18 - 21 ]. (biomedcentral.com)
- Although we observed unchanged activity of TRPV1 receptors in mutant mouse sensory neurons, we detected a significant increase in P2X 3 receptor activity that was characterized by combining electrophysiological and molecular biology techniques. (biomedcentral.com)
- In photoreceptors and olfactory neurons, CNG channels play an essential role in transducing sensory stimuli into electrical and chemical responses. (els.net)
- Pain initiated in the periphery or viscera is detected by a specialized subset of sensory neurons called nociceptors that convey the information to the CNS, where pain is generated. (jci.org)
- In this study, we used the patch-clamp technique to explore the action of ApppI on native ATP-gated P2X receptors in rat sensory neurons and rat and human P2X3, P2X2, and P2X7 receptors expressed in human embryonic kidney cells. (aspetjournals.org)
- It influences form, influences sensory and motor neurons in order to track the source of stimuli from outside the system, and regulates the information that comes to us through our senses. (goodtherapy.org)
- In studying the HSV-induced redistribution of sodium channels, we have uncovered a previously unknown pathway for the rapid and dynamic control of excitability in sensory neurons by internalization of sodium channels. (rupress.org)
- Reelin has a preventive effect on phencyclidine-induced cognitive and sensory-motor gating deficits. (sigmaaldrich.com)
- We previously reported the finding that prior transplantation of GABAergic neuron precursor cells into the medial prefrontal cortex (mPFC) of mice significantly prevented the induction of cognitive and sensory-motor gating deficits induced by phencyclidine (PCP). (sigmaaldrich.com)
- Behavioral analyses showed that the prior Reelin injection had a preventive effect against induction of the cognitive and sensory-motor gating deficits associated with PCP. (sigmaaldrich.com)
- The non-gating rats may model some inhibitory deficits observed in schizophrenic patients. (nottingham.ac.uk)
- WIN55212,2 and cannabidiol (CBD) proved to successfully reverse any sensory gating deficits in the schizophrenic mice. (medicaljane.com)
- According to their results , 1 mg/kg of WIN55212,2 proved to successfully reverse any sensory gating deficits in the schizophrenic mice. (medicaljane.com)
- Sensory gating deficits in the attenuated psychosis syndrome. (nihr.ac.uk)
- We examined whether P50 gating deficits could help to discriminate individuals with APS and also those who are particularly likely to make a transition to psychosis. (nihr.ac.uk)
- A number of agonists and positive allosteric modulators (PAMs) for α7 nAChR promoted beneficial effects in animal models with sensory gating and cognitive deficits. (eurekaselect.com)
- One prominent brain-based mechanism that has been proposed to account for a wide variety of deficits seen in this group is sensory gating, which refers to the ability to suppress extraneous sensory input in the environment. (carleton.ca)
- Additionally, as adults these animals have DA-related attentional and/or sensorimotor gating deficits. (biomedsearch.com)
- Sensory gating describes neurological processes of filtering out redundant or unnecessary stimuli in the brain from all possible environmental stimuli. (wikipedia.org)
- The cocktail party effect illustrates how the brain inhibits input from environmental stimuli, while still processing sensory input from the attended stimulus. (wikipedia.org)
-  Studies on rats show the brain stem, thalamus, and primary auditory cortex play a role in sensory gating for auditory stimuli. (wikipedia.org)
- Both S1 and S2 are commonly referred to auditory stimuli caused by the machines used to test sensory gating. (wikipedia.org)
- Affective state is increasingly understood to influence early neural processing of sensory stimuli, not just the behavioral response to those stimuli. (jneurosci.org)
- Reduced sensory gating is akin to reduced latent inhibition, or a reduced ability to screen or inhibit from conscious awareness stimuli previously experienced as irrelevant. (creativitypost.com)
- 2 . Sensory gating is efficiently probed using a simple paired-click auditory evoked potential paradigm: the gating response is reflected by a diminution of evoked potential response elicited by the second of a pair of identical auditory stimuli. (pubmedcentralcanada.ca)
- RIA simultaneously encodes both head orientation and sensory stimuli, which may allow it to integrate these two signals to detect the spatial distribution of stimuli across head sweeps and generate directional head responses. (eneuro.org)
- This gating mechanism may allow RIA to selectively attend to stimuli that are asymmetric across head sweeps. (eneuro.org)
- This study explores the relationships among anxiety, sensitivity to sensory stimuli, and picky eating (PE). (bioportfolio.com)
- The ability of the BRAIN to suppress neuronal responses to external sensory inputs, such as auditory and visual stimuli. (bioportfolio.com)
- Sensory filtering (or gating) allows humans to block out irrelevant, meaningless, or redundant stimuli. (bioportfolio.com)
- Sensory modulation refers to a complex central nervous system process   by which neural messages that convey information about the intensity, frequency, duration, complexity, and novelty of sensory stimuli are adjusted. (wikipedia.org)
- Patients with fibromyalgia syndrome (FMS) perceive stimuli differently and show altered cortical sensory representation maps following peripheral stimulation. (prohealth.com)
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- This is reflected in reports showing impaired sensorimotor and sensory gating in OCD patients, as measured with prepulse inhibition (PPI) of the startle reflex and P50 suppression paradigms. (biomedsearch.com)
- It was concluded that sensorimotor and sensory gating is not impaired in drug-free OCD patients, taking into account the menstrual cycle effects in women. (biomedsearch.com)
- Reduced blink reflex prepulse inhibition concurs with altered sensory gating in patients with FMS. (prohealth.com)
- Brake, A. J., Wagenbach, M. J. & Julius, D. New structural motif for ligand-gated ion channels defined by an ionotropic ATP receptor. (nature.com)
- The identity of noxious transducers has been partially catalogued and includes GPCRs and ligand-gated ion channels, including several members of the transient receptor potential (TRP) family (Figure 1 ). (jci.org)
- some rats demonstrated auditory gating while others failed to. (nottingham.ac.uk)
- In rats that demonstrated gating of N2, mPFC showed higher T/C ratios and shorter conditioning response latencies compared to DG and CA3. (nottingham.ac.uk)
- PCP disrupted auditory gating in all three areas with a significant increase in test response amplitudes in the gating rats. (nottingham.ac.uk)
- PCP had no effect on T/C ratios in the non-gating rats. (nottingham.ac.uk)
- Neither clozapine nor SR141716A had any effects on the non-gating rats. (nottingham.ac.uk)
- Single unit and population responses during inhibitory gating of striatal activity in freely moving rats. (semanticscholar.org)
- de Bruin, N.M.W.J., Ellenbroek, B.A., van Luijtelaar, E.L.J.M., Cools, A.R. and Stevens, K.E. Hippocampal and cortical sensory gating in rats: Effects of quinpirole microinjections in nucleus accumbens core and shell. (ucdenver.edu)
- The role of trigeminal sensory neuron P2X 3 receptors as important contributors to migraine pain has recently been discussed [ 13 - 16 ]. (biomedcentral.com)
- In addition, we are working to identify novel sensory receptors for modalities such as mechanosensation, temperature and nociception. (washington.edu)
- One function of this interaction appears to be sensory gating, because inactivating the central, basolateral, and lateral nuclei of the amygdala selectively strengthened the weakest olfactory inputs to the brain. (jneurosci.org)
- The main role of the thalamus is to relay sensory inputs to the neocortex according to the regulations dictated by behavioral state. (jneurosci.org)
- Moreover, during thalamic activation, the relay of high-frequency sensory inputs to the neocortex is allowed, which is normally impeded during quiescent states ( Castro-Alamancos, 2002b ). (jneurosci.org)
- This sex difference suggests that sensory inputs differentially regulate motor systems underlying social behaviors in males and females. (biologists.org)
- Unlike sensory encoding, this directional response is dependent on motor inputs to and synaptic output from RIA. (eneuro.org)
- Our movements often have immediate sensory consequences, including changes in visual, proprioceptive, and mechanosensory inputs. (eneuro.org)
- Spatial Integration of Somatosensory Inputs during Sensory-Motor Plasticity Phenomena Is Normal in Focal Hand Dystonia Surround inhibition is a system that sharpens sensation by creating an inhibitory zone around the central core of activation. (tripdatabase.com)
- Our observations are consistent with the idea that, in the awake animal, long-range inputs to L1 of the sensory cortex from various cortical and thalamic areas exert top-down control on sensory processing. (pnas.org)
- We hypothesize that a novel sensory stimulus is detected by the conjunction of the sensory activity it evokes in cortex with inputs from the neurotransmission systems. (europa.eu)
- We hypothesized that the sensory gating deficit may occur in a specific neuronal oscillatory frequency that reflects the underlying biological process of sensory gating. (pubmedcentralcanada.ca)
- Sufficient data have shown that neuronal assemblies have the intrinsic capacity to oscillate at different frequencies in response to sensory input 14 , which represent different stages of sensory information processing 14 - 16 . (pubmedcentralcanada.ca)
- Sensory ganglia may also have intrinsic interneurons and non-neuronal supporting cells. (bioportfolio.com)
- The gate control theory of pain proposed by Melzack and Wall in 1965 is revisited through two mechanisms of neuronal regulation: NMDA synaptic plasticity and intrinsic plasticity. (hindawi.com)
- We are interested in understanding the mechanism by which sensory information is coded by the peripheral nervous system, and how specific subclass specificity and neuronal circuit assembly occurs during development. (washington.edu)
- Modifying the sensory responses or motor pathways could have widespread effects on other behaviors utilizing the same neural systems, thus limiting the range of alterations possible for any one behavioral task. (biologists.org)
- Our findings underscore the fundamental role of neural mechanisms for integrating sensory input into ongoing behavior. (eneuro.org)
- But effective neural population codes depend on more than just sensory tuning. (bioportfolio.com)
- sensation processing at the neural level, sensory-related behavior, attention and emotion regulation, animal models of neuropathology, genetic studies, and studies related to clinical issues such as the utility, sensitivity/specificity, and discriminate validity of the diagnosis of SPD. (slideshare.net)
- The gate control theory of pain developed by Melzack and Wall in 1965 [ 1 ] proposes that tiny neural networks distributed along the dorsal horn of the spinal cord are responsible for relieving the pain in a specific body location when an intense tactile stimulation is applied at the same place. (hindawi.com)
- Reduced neural gating of respiratory sensations is associated with increased dyspnoea perception. (ufl.edu)
- Previous studies have shown a correlation between sensory gating and different cognitive functions, but there is not yet a solid evidence implying that the relationship between sensory gating and cognitive functions are modality-independent. (wikipedia.org)
- For three of the hypothesis-driven projects, task activation paradigms were acquired on subsets of ~200 volunteers which examined a range of sensory and cognitive processes (e.g., auditory sensory gating, auditory/visual multisensory integration, visual transverse patterning). (nih.gov)
-  After sensory information passes through these centers, it is then routed to brain regions responsible for emotions, memory, and higher level cognitive functions. (wikipedia.org)
- Sensory gating is mediated by a network in the brain which involves the auditory cortex (AC), prefrontal cortex and hippocampus . (wikipedia.org)
- Sensory gating is mediated by a network in the brain which involves the auditory cortex (AC), prefrontal cortex, hippocampus, as well as the olfactory cortex, which plays a part in sensory gating phenomenon. (wikipedia.org)
- Adams , C.E. and Stevens, K.E. Inhibition of nitric oxide synthase disrupts inhibitory gating of auditory responses in rat hippocampus. (ucdenver.edu)
- Adams , C.E., Stevens, K.E., Kem W.R. and Freedman, R. Inhibition of nitric oxide synthase prevents a 7 nicotinic receptor-mediated restoration of inhibitory auditory gating in rat hippocampus. (ucdenver.edu)
- Electroencephalography (EEG) and magnetoencephalographies (MEG) are used to measure brain responses and are common techniques for studying sensory gating. (wikipedia.org)
- This nonlinear summation of sensory responses was present during both quiescent and activated states. (jneurosci.org)
- This could be the result of the administration instructions of the current divergent thinking tests, on which a limited amount of time to provide responses may rely on successful sensory inhibition. (creativitypost.com)
- Gating of frequency-specific oscillatory responses, gating of the P50 wave, and their heritability estimates. (pubmedcentralcanada.ca)
- Given the limitation, we sought to refine the sensory gating paradigm by studying single trial oscillatory responses to an auditory stimulus, independent of any averaged waveforms. (pubmedcentralcanada.ca)
- Both PCP and WIN55,212- 2 disrupted gating of the single-unit responses in the CA3, DG and mPFC, effects which were prevented by the pre- administration of clozapine or SR141716A. (nottingham.ac.uk)
- Devices that help people with impaired sensory responses. (bioportfolio.com)
- also known as sensory integration dysfunction ) is a condition that exists when multisensory integration is not adequately processed in order to provide appropriate responses to the demands of the environment. (wikipedia.org)
Voltage-gated sodium channels2
-  Although sensory gating is largely automatic, it also occurs within the context of attentional processes. (wikipedia.org)
- Physiological measures of sensory gating are increasingly used to study biological factors associated with attentional dysfunction in psychiatric and neurologic patient populations. (nih.gov)
- This linkage of amygdalar and LC output to primary sensory signaling may have implications for affective disorders that include sensory dysfunctions like hypervigilance, attentional bias, and impaired sensory gating. (jneurosci.org)
- Sensory gating and attentional performance. (vt.edu)
- One possible mechanism of sex differences in behavior is a sexual dimorphism in the relay of sensory information to motor areas, but no studies have examined the role of such a relay in vertebrate sexually dimorphic behaviors. (biologists.org)
- Sensory gating is a mechanism by which irrelevant sensory information is filtered in the brain, enabling efficient information processing. (nottingham.ac.uk)
- Evidence is presented in support of a basal ganglia role in sensory gating in the CNS and suggests a possible mechanism by which basal ganglia dysfunction may result in complex behavioral disturbances. (semanticscholar.org)
- Could an Elevated Spindle Oscillatory Frequency in PTSD Indicate a Deficient Sensory-gating Mechanism Responsible for Preserving Sleep Continuity? (bootcampmilitaryfitnessinstitute.com)
- The elevated spindle oscillatory frequency in PTSD may indicate a deficient sensory-gating mechanism responsible for preserving sleep continuity. (bootcampmilitaryfitnessinstitute.com)
- Glycine at the Gate-from Model to Mechanism. (ucl.ac.uk)
- a) The gate control mechanism proposed by Melzack and Wall in 1965. (hindawi.com)
- That a gate control exists is no longer open to doubt but its functional role and its detailed mechanism remain open for speculation and for experiment" [ 2 ]. (hindawi.com)
- dbds also show a voltage-gated calcium current ( I Ca ) and a voltage-gated sodium current ( I Na ). (biomedcentral.com)
- A major source of thalamocortical synapses in L1 is the second-order sensory nucleus, also called the "posterior medial" (POm) nucleus ( 5 ), whose activity appears to be strongly modulated by arousal ( 6 ). (pnas.org)
- These sensory pathways include the optic tract ( vision ), the the brachium of the inferior colliculus ( audition ), and the medial lemniscus ( somatosensation ), which target, respectively, the dorsal lateral geniculate nucleus, the medial geniculate complex, and the ventral posterior complex of the thalamus. (scholarpedia.org)
- Topographic evolution of the pathophysiological process of AD based on the activation of a medial prefrontal generator (red dot) within auditory sensory gating network. (eurekalert.org)
-  Positron emission tomography (PET) studies have shown that an increased need to gate information is accompanied by increased engagement of the thalamus. (wikipedia.org)
- The pulvinar nuclei of the thalamus plays a major role in attention, and has a major role in filtering out unnecessary information in regards to sensory gating. (wikipedia.org)
- Sensory systems show behavioral state-dependent gating of information flow that largely depends on the thalamus. (nih.gov)
- The primary sensory signals of vision , audition and touch pass through thalamus en route to cortex. (scholarpedia.org)
- 1. Appendix A Part 1 3 Appendix A: Evidence For Sensory Processing Disorder INTRODUCTION In 1999, the KID Foundation formed the Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD) Scientific Work Group (SWG), a multidisciplinary collaboration of leading scientists from university-based research institutions, to stimulate cross-disciplinary research into sensory processing and sensory processing impairments, supported by the Wallace Research Foundation and the NIH. (slideshare.net)
- Visualization of synaptic output from olfactory sensory neuron terminals into the brain's olfactory bulb revealed that amygdalar inactivation preferentially strengthened the odor-evoked synaptic output of weakly activated populations of sensory afferents from the nose, thus demonstrating a change in sensory gating potentially mediated by local inhibition of OSN terminals. (jneurosci.org)
- Thus, an average person shows sensory inhibition, or sensory gating, as assessed by the P50 ERP. (creativitypost.com)
- Stevens, K.E., Kem, W.R. and Freedman, R. Selective a 7 nicotinic receptor stimulation normalizes chronic cocaine-induced loss of hippocampal sensory inhibition in C3H mice. (ucdenver.edu)
- The researchers were particularly interested whether treatment would improve sensory gating , which is essentially the brain's ability to block out unnecessary stimulation (e.g. constant humming from the air conditioner). (medicaljane.com)
- State-dependent sensory gating in olfactory cortex. (nih.gov)
- Here we examined whether the state-dependent gating occurs in the central olfactory pathway that lacks a thalamic relay. (nih.gov)
- These findings demonstrate a powerful state-dependent gating of odor information in the olfactory cortex that works in synchrony with the gating of other sensory systems. (nih.gov)
- We conclude that amygdalar activity influences olfactory processing as early as the primary sensory input to the brain by modulating norepinephrine release from the locus coeruleus into the olfactory bulb. (jneurosci.org)
- Cyclic nucleotide-gated (CNG) channels are crucial for visual and olfactory transductions 1 - 4 . (pubmedcentralcanada.ca)
Index of sensory1
- The auditory conditioning-test paradigm, an index of sensory gating, measures the reduction in the auditory-evoked response (AER) produced by a test stimulus following an initial conditioning stimulus. (nottingham.ac.uk)
Measures of sensory2
- In patients specifically, structural volumes for cortical regions associated with both sensory gating and auditory hallucinations were assessed, and were correlated with electrophysiological measures of sensory gating, as well as with state and trait measures of AVHs. (carleton.ca)
- Results also point to the influence of cortical volumes in regions associated with AVHs (and the state vs. the trait of such experiences) on electrophysiological measures of sensory gating function. (carleton.ca)
- We performed whole cell patch recordings from an identified peripheral sensory cell, the dorsal bipolar sensory neuron (dbd) and measured voltage-gated ionic currents in 1st instar larvae. (biomedcentral.com)
- This work provides a first characterization of voltage-activated ionic currents in an identified body-wall sensory neuron in larval Drosophila . (biomedcentral.com)
- Overall, we establish baseline physiology data for future studies aimed at understanding the ionic and genetic basis of sensory neuron function in fruit flies and other model organisms. (biomedcentral.com)
Photoreceptor Sensory Cilium1
- Khanna, H. Photoreceptor Sensory Cilium: Traversing the Ciliary Gate. (mdpi.com)
Dorsal root gan1
- Herpes simplex virus type 1 (HSV-1) * is a neurotropic virus that, in vivo, forms a latent infection in dorsal root ganglion (DRG) and other sensory ganglia and is the causative agent for the common cold sore. (rupress.org)
- The R192Q mutation of the CACNA1A gene, encoding for the α1 subunit of voltage-gated P/Q Ca 2+ channels (Ca v 2.1), is associated with familial hemiplegic migraine-1. (biomedcentral.com)
- Similarly to voltage‐gated K + channels, CNG channels are tetramers where each subunit contains six transmembrane domains, intracellular N ‐ and C ‐termini, positive charges in the fourth transmembrane domain (S4), and a P‐loop lining the pore of the channel. (els.net)
- The ligand-binding domains of cyclic nucleotide-gated (CNG) channels show sequence homology to corresponding region(s) of the Escherichia coli catabolite gene-activator protein (CAP) and to the regulatory subunit of cAMP-dependent or cGMP-dependent protein kinases. (aspetjournals.org)
- Furthermore Nuak1 +/− mice show a combination of abnormal behavioral traits ranging from defective spatial memory consolidation, defects in social novelty (but not social preference) and abnormal sensorimotor gating. (nature.com)
- Not only is this dysfunction consistent with difficulties in sensory gating, but it might also predispose patients to problems with learning efficiency and accuracy. (nih.gov)
- however, the neurophysiological basis of sensory gating dysfunction and its relationship to the state and trait of experiencing AVHs remain ill-understood. (carleton.ca)
- The links between the sensory and motor systems are probably restricted to a small number of contexts, so varying those links could influence one behavior while leaving others intact. (biologists.org)
- Basal ganglia role in behavior: importance of sensory gating and its relevance to psychiatry. (semanticscholar.org)
- Suppression of ERP component P50 was significantly impaired in the patient group during both waking and REM sleep, whereas the difference between groups for N100 gating was dependent on state. (nih.gov)
State and trait1
- These results suggest that REM sleep is an appropriate state during which to assess P50 gating in order to disentangle the effects of state and trait on sensory gating impairment in other clinical populations. (nih.gov)
-   Also referred to as gating or filtering, sensory gating prevents an overload of irrelevant information in the higher cortical centers of the brain. (wikipedia.org)
- Evidence of the gating can be seen in the P50 wave, occurring in the brain 50 ms after the click. (wikipedia.org)
- Individuals diagnosed with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) show patterns of restrictive and repetitive behaviors, reflecting a difficulty to inhibit excess sensory information in the brain. (wikipedia.org)
- Although sensory gating is largely automatic, it also occurs within the context of attention processing as the brain selectively seeks for goal-relevant information. (wikipedia.org)
- Fear- and stress-induced activity in the amygdala has been hypothesized to influence sensory brain regions through the amygdala's influence on neuromodulatory centers. (jneurosci.org)
- These findings show that amygdala and LC state actively determines which sensory signals are selected for processing in sensory brain regions. (jneurosci.org)
- The present study elucidates one circuit by which the amygdala, a critical structure for emotional learning, valence coding, and stress, can shape sensory input to the brain and early sensory processing through its connections to the locus coeruleus. (jneurosci.org)
- Here, besides dampening excitatory transmission in spinal interneurons, NECAB2 limited pronociceptive brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF) release from sensory afferents. (jci.org)
-  Dr. Catherine Lord, a leading autism expert and the director of the Center for Autism and the Developing Brain at New York-Presbyterian Hospital, argues that sensory issues are an important concern, but not a diagnosis in themselves. (wikipedia.org)
- With all of these questions, it is no wonder that decisions about feeding depend on several sensory modalities and that the influences of these sensory systems would be evident throughout the nervous system. (frontiersin.org)
- Only in the last decade have the genes involved in the direct gating of sensory modalities begun to be identified. (washington.edu)
- My lab is taking advantage of the recent identification of molecular markers (TRP channels) that define specific sensory modalities to help further our understanding of sensory perception. (washington.edu)
- Frequency-specific sensory gating may be less complex than the P50 response, and therefore closer to direct genetic effects and thus a more valid endophenotype. (pubmedcentralcanada.ca)
- Do COMT, BDNF and NRG-1 polymorphisms influence P50 sensory gating in psychosis? (lww.com)
- The study revealed basic electrophysiological gating mechanisms to regulate AVH experiences. (carleton.ca)
- Sensory processing issues represent a feature of a number of disorders, including anxiety problems, ADHD,  food intolerances, behavioral disorders, and particularly, autism spectrum disorders . (wikipedia.org)
- People with non-specific chronic low back pain (NSCLBP) and central sensitisation (CS) exhibit sensory processing alterations, somatosensory hypersensitivity and differences in the brain's emotional n. (bioportfolio.com)
- While it is often assumed that sensitivities in all sensory domains are similarly associated with sleep problems, our results suggest that hypersensitivity towards touch exhibits the strongest relationship with sleep disturbances when examining children autism. (springer.com)
- Hoxb8-dependent reinstatement of NECAB2 expression in Necab2-/- mice then demonstrated that spinal and DRG NECAB2 alone could control inflammation-induced sensory hypersensitivity. (jci.org)
- Trait anxiety and sensory processing profile characteristics in patients with non-specific chronic low back pain and central sensitisation - A pilot observational study. (bioportfolio.com)
- For the similarly-named personality trait distinct from the disorder, see Sensory processing sensitivity . (wikipedia.org)
- The three sensory pathways described above (especially vision) are perhaps the best studied, but other thalamic nuclei receive subcortical input, project to cortex, and are innervated by cortex. (scholarpedia.org)
- However, the specific projection patterns are in general not as straightforward as for the primary sensory pathways mentioned. (scholarpedia.org)
Found that sensory1
- We found that sensory encoding in RIA is gated according to head orientation. (eneuro.org)
- And sensory gating improves for schizophrenics after they load up on nicotine. (dana.org)
- Sensory gating can also occur in different forms through changes in both perception and sensation, affected by various factors such as "arousal, recent stimulus exposure, and selective attention. (wikipedia.org)
- The investigators will conduct a systematic study of the sensory perception of a diverse set of commonly used pediatric liquid medications and excipients in tandem with an equally complete. (bioportfolio.com)
- The theory is that the integration of both relevant and irrelevant sensory information can lead to higher creative cognition. (listverse.com)