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Opacka-Juffry J. (2008) Serotonin as a Neurotransmitter in Health and Illness - invited review. Br. J. Neurosci. Nursing 4, 6, 272-277
Castane A., Wells L., Soria G., Hourani S., Ledent C., Kitchen I., Opacka-Juffry J., Maldonado R. and Valverde O. (2008) Behavioural and biochemical responses to morphine associated with its motivational properties are altered in adenosine A2A receptor knockout mice. Br. J. Pharmacol., 155:757-66
Leventopoulos M., D. Rüedi-Bettschen, C. R. Pryce, I. Knüsel, P. Feldon and J. Opacka–Juffry (2007) Long-term effects of early life deprivation on brain glia in Fischer rats. Brain Res., 1142: 119-126.
Idiculla J., Shirazi N., Opacka-Juffry J. and Ganapathi (2004) Diabetic amyotrophy: a brief review. Natl. Med. J. India, 17: 200-202.
Stanley S.A., K.G. Murphy, G.A. Bewick, W.M. Kong, J.Opacka-Juffry, J.V. Gardiner, M. Ghatei, C.J. Small and S.R. Bloom (2004) Regulation of pituitary cocaine- and apmhetamine-regulated transcript (CART) by CRF and glucocorticoids. Am. J. Physiol. (Endocrinology and Metabolism) 287: 583-90.
Hume S.P., E. Hirani, J. Opacka-Juffry, R. Myers, C. Townsend, V.W. Pike and P. Grasby (2001) Effect of 5-HT on binding of [11C] WAY 100635 to 5-HT1A receptor in rat brain, assessed using in vivo microdialysis and PET after fenfluramine. Synapse 41: 150-159.
Hirani, E., J. Gillies, A. Karasawa, J. Shimada, H. Kase, J. Opacka-Juffry, S. Osman, S.K. Luthra, S.P. Hume and D. J. Brooks (2001) Evaluation of [4-O-methyl-11C]KW-6002 as a potential PET ligand for mapping central adenosine A2A receptors in rats. Synapse 42: 164-176.
Hirani, E., J. Opacka-Juffry, R. Gunn, I. Khan, T. Sharp and S.P. Hume (2000) Pindolol occupancy of 5-HT1A receptors measured in vivo using small animal positron tomography with carbon-11 labelled WAY 100635 Synapse, 36: 330-341.
Taheri, S., M. Mahmoodi, J. Opacka-Juffry, M.A. Ghatei, S.R. Bloom (1999), Distribution and quantification of immunoreactive orexin A in rat tissues, FEBS Lett., 457: 157-61.
Opacka-Juffry J., E. Hirani, G.R. Dawson, S.K. Luthra and S.P. Hume (1999) Evaluation of [methyl-3H]L655,708 and [ethyl-3H]RY80 as putative PET ligands for central GABAA receptors containing alfa-5 subunit, Nucl. Med. Biol., 26: 743-748.
Sullivan, A.M., J. Opacka-Juffry, J. Pohl and S.B. Blunt (1999) Neuroprotective effects of growth/differentiation factor 5 depend on the site of administration, Brain Res., 818: 176-179.
Opacka-Juffry, J., A.W. Wilson and S.B. Blunt (1998) Effects of pergolide treatment on in vivo hydroxyl radical production during 6-hydroxydopamine infusion in rat striatum, Brain Res., 810: 27-33.
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Fricker, R.A., E.M. Torres, S.P. Hume, R. Myers, J. Opacka-Juffry, S. Ashworth and S.B. Dunnett (1997) The effects of donor stage on the survival and function of embryonic striatal grafts: II. Correlation between positron emission tomography and reaching behaviour. Neuroscience 79, 711-721.
Sullivan, A.M., J. Opacka-Juffry, G. Hotten, J. Pohl and S.B. Blunt (1997) Growth/differentiation factor5 protects nigrostriatal dopaminergic neurones in rat model of Parkinson's disease. Neurosci. Letters 233, 73-76.
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Opacka-Juffry, J. S. Ashworth, S.P. Hume, D.J. Brooks and S.B. Blunt (1995) GDNF protects against 6-OHDA nigrostriatal lesion. Neuroreport 7, 348-352.
Torres, E.M., R.A. Fricker, S.P. Hume, R. Myers, J. Opacka-Juffry, S. Ashworth, D.J. Brooks and S.B. Dunnett (1995) Assessment of striatal graft viability in the rat in vivo using a small diameter PET scanner. Neuroreport 6: 2017-2021.
Hume, S.P., J. Opacka-Juffry, R. Myers, R.G. Ahier, S. Ashworth, D.J. Brooks and A.A. Lammertsma (1995) Effects of L-DOPA and 6-OHDA lesioning on [11C]raclopride binding in rat striatum, quantified using PET. Synapse 21, 45-53.
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