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The selective alpha7 nicotinic acetylcholine receptor agonist A-582941 activates immediate early genes in limbic regions of the forebrain: Differential effects in the juvenile and adult rat

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The selective alpha7 nicotinic acetylcholine receptor agonist A-582941 activates immediate early genes in limbic regions of the forebrain : Differential effects in the juvenile and adult rat. / Thomsen, M S; Mikkelsen, J D; Timmermann, D B; Peters, David Alberg; Hay-Schmidt, A; Martens, Harald Aagaard; Hansen, H H; Thomsen, Morten Skøtt.

I: Neuroscience, Bind 154, Nr. 2, 23.06.2008, s. 741-53.

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Thomsen, MS, Mikkelsen, JD, Timmermann, DB, Peters, DA, Hay-Schmidt, A, Martens, HA, Hansen, HH & Thomsen, MS 2008, 'The selective alpha7 nicotinic acetylcholine receptor agonist A-582941 activates immediate early genes in limbic regions of the forebrain: Differential effects in the juvenile and adult rat', Neuroscience, bind 154, nr. 2, s. 741-53. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.neuroscience.2008.03.083

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Thomsen, M. S., Mikkelsen, J. D., Timmermann, D. B., Peters, D. A., Hay-Schmidt, A., Martens, H. A., ... Thomsen, M. S. (2008). The selective alpha7 nicotinic acetylcholine receptor agonist A-582941 activates immediate early genes in limbic regions of the forebrain: Differential effects in the juvenile and adult rat. Neuroscience, 154(2), 741-53. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.neuroscience.2008.03.083

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Thomsen MS, Mikkelsen JD, Timmermann DB, Peters DA, Hay-Schmidt A, Martens HA o.a. The selective alpha7 nicotinic acetylcholine receptor agonist A-582941 activates immediate early genes in limbic regions of the forebrain: Differential effects in the juvenile and adult rat. Neuroscience. 2008 jun 23;154(2):741-53. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.neuroscience.2008.03.083

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Thomsen, M S ; Mikkelsen, J D ; Timmermann, D B ; Peters, David Alberg ; Hay-Schmidt, A ; Martens, Harald Aagaard ; Hansen, H H ; Thomsen, Morten Skøtt. / The selective alpha7 nicotinic acetylcholine receptor agonist A-582941 activates immediate early genes in limbic regions of the forebrain : Differential effects in the juvenile and adult rat. I: Neuroscience. 2008 ; Bind 154, Nr. 2. s. 741-53.

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title = "The selective alpha7 nicotinic acetylcholine receptor agonist A-582941 activates immediate early genes in limbic regions of the forebrain: Differential effects in the juvenile and adult rat",
abstract = "Due to the cognitive-enhancing properties of alpha7 nicotinic acetylcholine receptor (alpha7 nAChR) agonists, they have attracted interest for the treatment of cognitive disturbances in schizophrenia. Schizophrenia typically presents in late adolescence or early adulthood. It is therefore important to study whether alpha7 nAChR stimulation activates brain regions involved in cognition in juvenile as well as adult individuals. Here, we compared the effects of the novel and selective alpha7 nAChR agonist 2-methyl-5-(6-phenyl-pyridazin-3-yl)-octahydro-pyrrolo[3,4-c]pyrrole (A-582941) in the juvenile and adult rat forebrain using two markers, activity-regulated cytoskeleton-associated protein (Arc) and c-Fos, to map neuronal activity. Acute administration of A-582941 (1, 3, 10 mg/kg) induced a dose-dependent increase in Arc mRNA expression in the medial prefrontal cortex (mPFC) and the ventral/lateral orbitofrontal (VO/LO) cortex of juvenile, but not adult rats. This effect was mitigated by the alpha7 nAChR antagonist methyllycaconitine. A-582941 also increased c-Fos mRNA expression in the mPFC of juvenile, but not adult rats. Furthermore, A-582941 increased the number of Arc and c-Fos immunopositive cells in the mPFC, VO/LO, and shell of the nucleus accumbens, in both juvenile and adult rats. The A-582941-induced c-Fos protein expression was significantly greater in the mPFC and VO/LO of juvenile compared with adult rats. These data indicate that A-582941-induced alpha7 nAChR stimulation activates brain regions critically involved in working memory and attention. Furthermore, this effect is more pronounced in juvenile than adult rats, indicating that the juvenile forebrain is more responsive to alpha7 nAChR stimulation. This observation may be relevant in the treatment of juvenile-onset schizophrenia.",
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T1 - The selective alpha7 nicotinic acetylcholine receptor agonist A-582941 activates immediate early genes in limbic regions of the forebrain

T2 - Differential effects in the juvenile and adult rat

AU - Thomsen, M S

AU - Mikkelsen, J D

AU - Timmermann, D B

AU - Peters, David Alberg

AU - Hay-Schmidt, A

AU - Martens, Harald Aagaard

AU - Hansen, H H

AU - Thomsen, Morten Skøtt

PY - 2008/6/23

Y1 - 2008/6/23

N2 - Due to the cognitive-enhancing properties of alpha7 nicotinic acetylcholine receptor (alpha7 nAChR) agonists, they have attracted interest for the treatment of cognitive disturbances in schizophrenia. Schizophrenia typically presents in late adolescence or early adulthood. It is therefore important to study whether alpha7 nAChR stimulation activates brain regions involved in cognition in juvenile as well as adult individuals. Here, we compared the effects of the novel and selective alpha7 nAChR agonist 2-methyl-5-(6-phenyl-pyridazin-3-yl)-octahydro-pyrrolo[3,4-c]pyrrole (A-582941) in the juvenile and adult rat forebrain using two markers, activity-regulated cytoskeleton-associated protein (Arc) and c-Fos, to map neuronal activity. Acute administration of A-582941 (1, 3, 10 mg/kg) induced a dose-dependent increase in Arc mRNA expression in the medial prefrontal cortex (mPFC) and the ventral/lateral orbitofrontal (VO/LO) cortex of juvenile, but not adult rats. This effect was mitigated by the alpha7 nAChR antagonist methyllycaconitine. A-582941 also increased c-Fos mRNA expression in the mPFC of juvenile, but not adult rats. Furthermore, A-582941 increased the number of Arc and c-Fos immunopositive cells in the mPFC, VO/LO, and shell of the nucleus accumbens, in both juvenile and adult rats. The A-582941-induced c-Fos protein expression was significantly greater in the mPFC and VO/LO of juvenile compared with adult rats. These data indicate that A-582941-induced alpha7 nAChR stimulation activates brain regions critically involved in working memory and attention. Furthermore, this effect is more pronounced in juvenile than adult rats, indicating that the juvenile forebrain is more responsive to alpha7 nAChR stimulation. This observation may be relevant in the treatment of juvenile-onset schizophrenia.

AB - Due to the cognitive-enhancing properties of alpha7 nicotinic acetylcholine receptor (alpha7 nAChR) agonists, they have attracted interest for the treatment of cognitive disturbances in schizophrenia. Schizophrenia typically presents in late adolescence or early adulthood. It is therefore important to study whether alpha7 nAChR stimulation activates brain regions involved in cognition in juvenile as well as adult individuals. Here, we compared the effects of the novel and selective alpha7 nAChR agonist 2-methyl-5-(6-phenyl-pyridazin-3-yl)-octahydro-pyrrolo[3,4-c]pyrrole (A-582941) in the juvenile and adult rat forebrain using two markers, activity-regulated cytoskeleton-associated protein (Arc) and c-Fos, to map neuronal activity. Acute administration of A-582941 (1, 3, 10 mg/kg) induced a dose-dependent increase in Arc mRNA expression in the medial prefrontal cortex (mPFC) and the ventral/lateral orbitofrontal (VO/LO) cortex of juvenile, but not adult rats. This effect was mitigated by the alpha7 nAChR antagonist methyllycaconitine. A-582941 also increased c-Fos mRNA expression in the mPFC of juvenile, but not adult rats. Furthermore, A-582941 increased the number of Arc and c-Fos immunopositive cells in the mPFC, VO/LO, and shell of the nucleus accumbens, in both juvenile and adult rats. The A-582941-induced c-Fos protein expression was significantly greater in the mPFC and VO/LO of juvenile compared with adult rats. These data indicate that A-582941-induced alpha7 nAChR stimulation activates brain regions critically involved in working memory and attention. Furthermore, this effect is more pronounced in juvenile than adult rats, indicating that the juvenile forebrain is more responsive to alpha7 nAChR stimulation. This observation may be relevant in the treatment of juvenile-onset schizophrenia.

KW - Aging

KW - Animals

KW - Cytoskeletal Proteins

KW - Genes, Immediate-Early

KW - Genes, fos

KW - Immunohistochemistry

KW - In Situ Hybridization

KW - Limbic System

KW - Male

KW - Nerve Tissue Proteins

KW - Nicotinic Agonists

KW - Prefrontal Cortex

KW - Prosencephalon

KW - Pyridazines

KW - Pyrroles

KW - RNA, Messenger

KW - Rats

KW - Rats, Wistar

KW - Receptors, Nicotinic

KW - alpha7 Nicotinic Acetylcholine Receptor

U2 - 10.1016/j.neuroscience.2008.03.083

DO - 10.1016/j.neuroscience.2008.03.083

M3 - Journal article

C2 - 18495359

VL - 154

SP - 741

EP - 753

JO - Neuroscience

JF - Neuroscience

SN - 0306-4522

IS - 2

ER -

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