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Volume 23 Issue 3, 2011

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Foreword

Foreword

Luigi Marras


Editorial

Editorial

Giuseppe Di Giovanni


Keynote Presentation

Pathophysiological Role of Extrasynaptic GABAA Receptors in Typical Absence Epilepsy

Giuseppe Di Giovanni, Adam C. Errington, Vincenzo Crunelli


Review Article

The emerging role of the inwardly rectifying K+ channels in autism spectrum disorders and epilepsy

Maria Cristina D’Adamo, Francesca Moro, Paola Imbrici, Dianda Martino, Mauro Roscini, Filippo Maria Santorelli, Federico Sicca, Musro Pessia

Neuronal oxidative injury in the development of the epileptic disease: a potential target for novel therapeutic approaches

Roberto Di Maio

The enteric nervous system: New developments and emerging concepts

Rosa Serio, Maria Garzia Zizzo, Mariangela Mastropaolo

Role of acetaldehyde in alcohol addiction: current evidence and future perspectives

Carla Cannizzaro, Fulvio Plescia, Silvana Cacace

Lateral Habenula Contribution in Nicotine Addiction: Focus on Dopamine, GABA and Serotonin Interactions

Massimo Pierucci, Alessandro Pitruzzella, Mario Valentino, Christian Zammit, Richard Muscat, Arcangelo Benigno, Giuseppe Di Giovanni

Two-photon microscopy- sequential imaging studies in vivo

Mario Valentino, Christian Zammit, Giuseppe Di Giovanni, Massimo Pierucci, Richard Muscat

Vulnerability of white matter to ischemia varies during development

Christian Zammit, Richard Muscat, Giuseppe Di Giovanni, Massimo Pierucci, Mario Valentino

The potential role of dietary polyphenols in Parkinson’s disease

Mario Caruana, Neville Vassallo

Understanding the Pathogenesis of Neuroinflammation using Magnetic Resonance Imaging

Sonia Waiczies, Helmar Waiczies

Sources of extracellular glutamate in developing white matter

Robert Fern


Effects of nicotine administration on amyloid precursor protein metabolism, neural cell genesis and acquisition of spatial memory

Charles Scerri

The glucagon-like Peptide-2

Flava Mulé


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