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      Behavioral Study of 3- and 5-Halocytisine Derivatives in Zebrafish Using the Novel Tank Diving Test (NTT) (2024) 

      Farías-Cea, Amaury; Leal, Cristóbal; Hödar-Salazar, Martín; Esparza, Erica; Martínez-Duran, Luis; Fuentes, Irma; Iturriaga-Vásquez, Patricio (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2023)
      Anxiety is a serious mental disorder, and recent statistics have determined that 35.12% of the global population had an anxiety disorder during the COVID-19 pandemic. A mechanism associated with anxiolytic effects is related ...
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      Localization of BDNF and Calretinin in Olfactory Epithelium and Taste Buds of Zebrafish (Danio rerio) (2024) 

      Aragona, Marialuisa; Porcino, Caterina; Guerrera, Maria Cristina; Montalbano, Giuseppe; Laurà, Rosaria; Levanti, Maria; Abbate, Francesco; Cobo, Teresa; Capitelli, Gabriel; Calapai, Fabrizio; ... (MDPI, 2022)
      Brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF) is a member of the neurotrophin family and it is involved in several fundamental functions in the central and peripheral nervous systems, and in sensory organs. BDNF regulates the ...
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      Piezo 1 and Piezo 2 in the Chemosensory Organs of Zebrafish (Danio rerio) (2024) 

      Aragona, Marialuisa; Mhalhel, Kamel; Cometa, Marzio; Franco, Gianluca Antonio; Montalbano, Giuseppe; Guerrera, Maria Cristina; Levanti, Maria; Laurà, Rosaria; Abbate, Francesco; Vega, José A.; ... (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2024)
      The ion channels Piezo 1 and Piezo 2 have been identified as membrane mechano-proteins. Studying mechanosensitive channels in chemosensory organs could help in understanding the mechanisms by which these channels operate, ...
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      Potential Neuroprotective Role of Calretinin-N18 and Calbindin-D28k in the Retina of Adult Zebrafish Exposed to Different Wavelength Lights (2024) 

      Porcino, Caterina; Briglia, Marilena; Aragona, Marialuisa; Mhalhel, Kamel; Laurà, Rosaria; Levanti, Maria; Abbate, Francesco; Montalbano, Giuseppe; Germanà, Germana; Lauriano, Eugenia Rita; ... (MDPI, 2023)
      The incidence rates of light-induced retinopathies have increased significantly in the last decades because of continuous exposure to light from different electronic devices. Recent studies showed that exposure to blue ...