PUBLISHED in 2002
Vol. 23, Nos.5/6 Oct-Dec 2002

Guest Editorial
Memories and Traces.
Neurobiological personality research and conflict behavior

Marianne Hassler,
Department of Clinical and Physiological Psychology
and Center for Conflict Management, University of Tuebingen, GERMANY

Review Article
The neuroendocrine phenotype, cellular plasticity, and the search for genetic switches: Redefining the diffuse neuroendocrine system
Robert Day (1) and Michel Salzet (2)
1. Dépt de Pharmacologie, Institut de Pharmacologie de Sherbrooke, Université de Sherbrooke, Québec, CANADA
2. Laboratoire de Neuroimmunologie des Annélides, UMR CNRS 8017, SN3,IFR 118, Université des Sciences et Technologies de Lille, 59655 Villeneuve d'Ascq, FRANCE.

Letter to the editor
Is there a gender difference of somatostatin-receptor density in the human brain?
Robert Pichler (1), Wilhelmine Maschek (1), Carmen Crespillo (2),
Isabel Esteva (2), Federico Soriguer (2)
(1) Institute of Nuclear Medicine and Endocrinology, General Hospital Linz, Linz, AUSTRIA
(2) Complejo Hospitalario Carlos Haya, Mαlaga, SPAIN

Letter to the Editor
Late nocturnal sleep onset impairs a melatonin shower in young children

Jun Kohyama
Department of Pediatrcs, Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Tokyo, JAPAN

Clinical Study
A casuistic rationale for the treatment of spastic and myocloni in a childhood neurodegenerative disease:
Neuronal ceroid lipofuscinosis of the type Jansky-Bielschowsky

Dr. med. Ruediger Lorenz, Brunnenstr. 54 D-34537 Bad Wildungen, GERMANY

Preliminary Report
The effect of hormonal factors on the hearing organ in women, after surgical castration. Preliminary Report.

A.Reron (1), E. Reron (2), M. Modrzejewski (2) , P.Strek (2),
M. Trojnar-Podlesny (1)
1. Department of OB./GYN, Jagiellonian University, Cracow, POLAND
2. Department of Otolarygology, Jagiellonian University, Cracow, POLAND

Original Research Paper
Effect of Epitalon on interleukin-1ß signal transduction and the reaction of thymocyte blast transformation under stress

SHORT TITLE: 'Epitalon protects against stress'
Vladimir Kh. Khavinson 1, Elena A. Korneva 2, Vladimir V. Malinin 1, Elena G. Rybakina 2, Irina Yu. Pivanovich 2, Sergey N. Shanin 2
1. St. Petersburg Institute of Bioregulation and Gerontology of the North-Western Branch of the Russian Academy of Medical Sciences
2. Research Institute of Experimental Medicine of the Russian Academy of Medical Sciences, RUSSIA

Original Research Paper
Effect of superior cervical ganglionectomy on the ultrastructure of pinealocytes in the Djungarian hamster (Phodopus sungorus): Quantitative study
Michal Karasek, Anna Zielinska, Krystyna Marek, Jacek Swietoslawski
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Laboratory of Electron Microscopy, Chair of Pathomorphology, Medical University of Lodz, Lodz, POLAND

Original Research Paper
Mechanism of ghrelin-evoked glucagon secretion from the pancreas of diabetic rats
Ernest Adeghate (1), Hasan Parvez (2)
1. Dept. of Anatomy, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences,
United Arab Emirates University, Al Ain, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES
2. Neuroendocrinologie et Neuropharmacologie du Dévelopement,
Institut Alfred Ressard, Parc Chateau CNRS, 9119 Gif Sur Yvette, FRANCE

Original Research Paper
Cytoprotection by melatonin and growth hormone in early rat myoardial infarction as revealed by Feulgen DNA staining
Hugo E. Castagnino (1), Néstor Lago (2), José M. Centrella (1),
Silvana D. Calligaris (1), Silvia Farina (2), María Sarchi (3) and
Daniel P. Cardinali (1)
1. Departamento de Fisiologia, Facultad de Medicina
2. Departamento de Patologia, Facultad de Medicina
3. Departamento de Matematica, Facultad de Farmacia y Bioquímica, Universidad de Buenos Aires, ARGENTINA.

Original Research Paper PRESSRELEASE here
DDT in human milk and mental capacities in children at school age: An additional view on PISA 2000*
Günter Dörner & Andreas Plagemann
• Institute of Experimental Endocrinology,
Humboldt University Medical School (Charité), Berlin, GERMANY.

Original Research Paper
Removal of dental amalgam and other metal alloys supported by antioxidant therapy alleviates symptoms and improves quality of life in patients with amalgam-associated ill health
Ulf Lindh (1,2), Romuald Hudecek (2,3), Antero Danersund (2),
Sture Eriksson (2), Anders Lindvall (2)
1 Department of Oncology, Radiology and Clinical Immunology
Rudbeck Laboratory, Uppsala, SWEDEN
2 Centre for Metal Biology in Uppsala, Rudbeck Laboratory, Uppsala, SWEDEN
3 Biomedical Dental Centre, Uppsala, SWEDEN

Original Research Paper
Epitalon Influences Pineal Secretion in Stress-Exposed Rats in the Daytime
Dmitry A. Sibarov (1), Rimma I. Kovalenko (2), Vladimir V. Malinin (3), Vladimir Kh. Khavinson (3)
1. Acad. I.P. Pavlov Institute of Physiology, Russian Academy of Sciences.
2. St. Petersburg State University, Department of General Physiology.
3. St. Petersburg Institute of Bioregulation and Gerontology of the
North-Western Branch of the Russian Academy of Medical Sciences,
St. Petersburg, RUSSIA.

The relationship between the daily profile of chosen biochemical markers of bone metabolism and melatonin and other hormone secretion in rats under physiological conditions
Zofia Ostrowska, Beata Kos-Kudla, Bogdan Marek, Dariusz Kajdaniuk, & Nelly Ciesielska-Kopacz
• Department of Clinical Biochemistry,
• Department of Pathophysiology and Endocrinology,
• Department of Internal Diseases, Allergology and Clinical Immunology, Silesian Medical Academy, Zabrze, POLAND.

Original Article
Non-sprouting Angiogenesis in Neurohypophysis After Traumatic Injury of the Cerebral Cortex. Electron-Microscopic Studies

by Malgorzata Frontczak-Baniewicz & Michal Walski
• Laboratory of Cell Ultrastructure, Medical Research Centre,
Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw, POLAND.
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Original Article
Effects of Estradiol Benzoate on the Ultrastructure of the Pinealocyte in the Ovaiectomized Rat

Ilter Kus, Hakan Oner, Candan Ozogul, Ahmet Ayar, Oguz Aslan Ozen, Mustafa Sarsilmaz & Haluk Kelestimur
• Dept. of Anatomy, Faculty of Medicine; Firat University, Elazig; TURKEY
• Dept. of Histology and Embryology, Faculty of Medicine, Firat University, Elazig;
• Dept. of Histology and Embryology, Faculty of Medicine, Gazi University, Ankara,
• Dept. of Pharmacology, Faculty of Medicine, Firat University, Elazig;
• Dept. of Anatomy, Faculty of Medicine; Karaelmas University, Zonguldak;
• Dept. of Physiology, Faculty of Medicine; Firat University, Elazig; TURKEY
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PUBLISHED IN 2002 AUGUST, Vol.23, No.4

Original Research Paper
DEHYDROEPIANDROSTERONE REGULATION OF PROLACTIN GENE EXPRESSION IN THE ANTERIOR PITUITARY DOES NOT DEPEND ON GALANIN INDUCTION
Gerardo G. Piroli, Ph.D. a,b,c,d
Luciana Pietranera a,b
Claudia A. Grillo, Ph.D. a,b
Alejandro F. De Nicola, M.D., Ph.D. a,b
a. Laboratorio de Bioquímica Neuroendócrina, Instituto de Biología y Medicina Experimental, UBA-CONICET, Buenos Aires, ARGENTINA.
b. Departamento de Bioquímica Humana, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad de Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, ARGENTINA.
c. Corresponding author
d. Present address: Laboratory of Neuroendocrinology, The Rockefeller University, New York, USA

Original Research Paper
Presence of Isoquinoline Alkaloids in Molluscan Ganglia
Wei Zhu (1), Yuliang Ma (2), George B Stefano (1)
1 Neuroscience Research Institute, State University of New York,
College at Old Westbury, Old Westbury, NY 11568, USA
2 Skirball Institute of Biomolecular Medicine, New York University,
New York, NY 10016, USA.

Original Article
Neuroimmunotherapy of Untreatable Metastatic Solid Tumors with Subcutaneous Low-dose Interleukin-2, Melatonin and Naltrexone: Modulation of Interlaukin-2-Induced Antitumor Immunity by Blocking the Opioid System
Paolo Lissoni (1), Fabio Malugani (1), Ola Malysheva (2), Vladimir Kozlov (2), Moshe Laudon (3), Ario Conti (4) & Georges Maestroni (4)
1. Division of Radiation Oncology, S. Gerardo Hospital, Monza (Milan), ITALY.
2. Institute of Clinical Immunology, Russian Academy of Medical Sciences, Novosibirsk, RUSSIA.
3. Neurim Pharmaceuticals, Tel-Aviv, ISRAEL.
4. Centre for Experimental Pathology, Instituto Cantonale di Patologia, Locarno, SWITZERLAND.

Review Article
Multifaceted Purinergic Regulation of Stimulus-Secretion Coupling in the Neurohypophysis
Jean-Denis Troadec (1) & Sylvie Thirion (2)
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(1) Laboratory of Steroids and Nervous System, INSERM U488,
Kremlin Bicêtre, FRANCE.s
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(2) Laboratory of Physiology and Physiopathology, UMR CNRS 7079, University of Pierre and Marie Curie, Paris, FRANCE.

Review Article
Aspirin-Sensitive Asthma Due to Diffuse Neuroendocrine System Pathology

Helen V. Evsyukova
• Department of Hospital Therapy, The I.P.Pavlov Medical University, St.Petersburg, RUSSIA.

Letter to the Editor
Mating types in yeast, vomeronasal organ in rodents, homosexuality in humans: does a guiding thread exist?
Dr. Daniele Oliva, Palermo, ITALY.Letter to the Editor

Human body odour, genetic variability, and sexual orientation: A reply to D. Oliva
Bernhard Fink (1) and Nick Neave (2)
1. Ludwig-Boltzmann-Institute for Urban Ethology, University of Vienna, AUSTRIA
2. Human Cognitive Neuroscience Unit, Division of Psychology, Northumbria University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK

Case Report
Treatment of macular degeneration
Petr Soucek & Ilona Cihelková
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Department of Ophtamology, 3rd Medical Faculty, Charles University,
Prague, CZECH REPUBLIC

Original Research Paper
C-FOS gene expression induced in cells in specific hypothalamic structures by noxious mechanical stimulation and it's modification by exposure of the skin to extremely high frequency irradiation
Natalia S. Novikova *, Tatiana B. Kazakova *, Vernon J. Rogers **,
Elena A. Korneva*
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*Department of General Pathology and Pathophysiology, Institute of Experimental Medicine, Russian Academy of Medical Sciences;
St. Petersburg, RUSSIA.
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**Institute for Bio-Information Research, Wayne, Pennsylvania, USA.

Original Research Paper
Preferred Partner Characteristics in Homosexual Men
by Frank Muscarella

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Department of Psychology, Barry University, Miami Shores, Florida, USA.

Review Paper
Effects of Putative Male Pheromones on Female Ratings of Male Attractiveness: Influence of Oral Contraceptives and the Menstrual Cycle

Frances Thorne, Nick Neave, Andrew Scholey, Mark Moss, Bernhard Fink
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Human Cognitive Neuroscience Unit, Division of Psychology, University of Northumbria, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
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Ludwig-Boltzmann-Institute for Urban Ethology, University of Vienna, Austria

Original Article
Pineal-Regulating Tetrapeptide Epitalon Improves Eye Retina Condition in Retinitis Pigmentosa
Vladimir Khavinson, Michael Razumovsky, Svetlana Trofimova,
Roman Grigorian & Anna Razumovskaya
• St. Petersburg Institute of Bioregulation and Gerontology,
St. Petersburg, RUSSIA.

Original Article
Cyproterone acetate -ethinyl estradiol treatment alters urinary 6-sulfatoxymelatonin excretion in hyperandrogenic women
Rafael Luboshitzky, Paula Herer, Zila Shen-Orr
• Endocrine Institute, Haemek Medical Center, Afula
• B.Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Technion, Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa and
• Endocrine Laboratory, Rambam Medical Center, Haifa, ISRAEL.

Original Research Paper
• The problem of goitre with particular consideration of goitre resulting from iodine deficiency.
I. Classification, diagnostics, and treatment.

• The problem of goitre with particular consideration of goitre resulting from iodine deficiency.
II. Management of non-toxic nodular goitre and of thyroid nodules.

by Andrzej Lewinski
• Department of Thyroidology, Medical University of Lodz, POLAND.

Original Article
Inhibition of 2-nitropropane-induced cellular proliferation, DNA synthesis and histopathological changes by melatonin
by Gamal H. El-Sokkary
• Department of Zoology, Faculty of Science, Assiut University
Assiut, 71516, EGYPT.

Original Article
The effects of interleukin-6, leukemia inhibitory factor and interferon-gamma on STAT DNA binding and c-fos mRNA levels in cortical astrocytes and C6 glioma cells

Shirzad Jenab & and Vanya Quinones-Jenab
• Department of Psychology, Hunter College of City University of New York, 695 Park Avenue, New York, USA.

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Original Article PRESSRELEASE here
Treatment of Autism Spectrum Children with Thiamine Tetrahydrofurfuryl Disulfide: A Pilot Study
by Derrick Lonsdale, Raymond J. Shamberger & Tapan Audhya
• Preventive Medicine Group, Westlake OH, USA;
• King James Medical Laboratory, Inc. Westlake, OH USA;
• Vitamin Diagnostics, Inc, NJ, USA. >> up

Original Research Paper
Effect of Functional Pinealectomy on Hippocampal Lipid Peroxidation, Antioxidant Enzymes and N-Methyl-D-Aspartate Receptor Subunits A and 2B in Young and Old Rats
Namik Delibas, Nalan Tuzmen, Zafer Yonden & Iftan Altuntas
• Dept. of Biochemistry and Clinical Biochemistry,
Suleyman Demirel University, School of Medicine, Isparta, TURKEY

PUBLISHED IN 2002 JUNE Vol.23, No.3


Original Research Report
Plasma concentrations of 5-HT, 5-HIAA, norepinephrine, epinephrine and dopamine in ecstasy users.
Key words: ecstasy, MDMA, monoamines, sympathetic hyperactivity, stress, psychotic episodes
Hans Joerg Stuerenburg, K. Petersen, T.Bδumer T, M. Rosenkranz,
C. Buhmann & R. Thomasius
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Neurological Department and
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Department for Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University Hospital
Hamburg - Eppendorf, Martinistrasse 52, 20246 Hamburg, GERMANY.

Original Research Paper
Cellular Localization of a chromogranin B-like derived peptides in leeches
Michel Salzet
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Laboratoire de Neuroimmunologie des Annιlides,
Universitι des Sciences et Technologies de Lille.
59650 Villeneuve d'Ascq, FRANCE.

Invited Review
Effects of Morphine on Tumour Growth
[Running headline: Morphine and tumour growth]

Mads Rasmussen, Wei Zhu, Jan Tønnesen, Patrick Cadet,
Else Tønnesen & George B. Stefano
• Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, Aarhus University Hospital, 8000 Aarhus C, DENMARK.
• Neuroscience Research Institute, State University of New York/College at Old Westbury, Old Westbury, New York, 11568 USA

Invited Review
The role of stress in neurodegenerative diseases and mental disorders
by Tobias Esch, George B. Stefano, Gregory L. Fricchione, Herbert Benson
• The Mind/ Body Medical Institute, CareGroup and Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School,
Boston MA 02215, U.S.A.
• Kliniken Essen-Mitte, Department for Internal and Integrative Medicine, 45276 Essen, GERMANY.
• Neuroscience Research Institute,
State University of New York at Old Westbury, NY 11568, U.S.A.
• The Carter Center Mental Health Program, Atlanta GA 30307, U.S.A.

The Effect of Pyridoxine Administration on Melatonin Secretion in Normal Men
Rafael Luboshitzky, U. Ophir, Rachel Nave, Rachel Epstein, Zila Shen-Orr & Paula Herer
• Endocrine Institute, Haemek Medical Center, Afula, ISRAEL
• Endocrine Laboratory, Rambam Medical center, Haifa, ISRAEL
• Sleep Research Laboratory, Technion, Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, ISRAEL

Original Article
Hypoxia Altered the Testis Development in Neonatal Rats
by Jian-Xiang LIU and Ji-Zeng DU
• Division of Neurobiology and Physiology, College of Life Sciences, Zhejiang University, Yuquan Campus, Hangzhou 310027, People's Republic of CHINA.

Original Article
Early Prediction and Psycho-Immunologic Mediation of Minor Illness in Adulthood

by D.A. Bellingham-Young & E.N. Adamson-Macedo
• Department of Psychology, University of Wolverhampton, UNITED KINGDOM.
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Original Article
A New Neuroimmunotherapeutic Strategy of Subcutaneous Low-dose Interleukin-2 Plus the Long-acting Opioid Antagonist Naltrexone in Metastatic Cancer Patients Progressing on Interleukin-2 Alone

by Paolo Lissoni, Fabio Malugani, Veronica Bordin, Ario Conti, George Maestroni & Gabriele Tancini
• Division of Radiation Oncology, S. Gerardo Hospital, Monza, Milan, ITALY;
• Institute of Pathology, Locarno, SWITZERLAND.
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Original Article
Event Related P300 Potential in Niddm Patients Without Cognitive Impairment and Its Relationship with Previous Hypoglycemic Episodes

by Miguel N. Hissa, José Artur C. D’Almeida, Fernanda Cremasco & Veralice M. S. de Bruin
• Department of Clinical Medicine, Federal University of Ceará, Fortaleza, BRAZIL.
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Original Article
Comparative Neuroprotective Effects of Preischemic PACAP and VIP Administration in Permanent Occlusion of the Middle Cerebral Artery in Rats

by Andrea Tamás, Dóra Reglodi, Zalán Szántó, Balázs Borsiczky, József Németh & István Lengvári
• Deparment of Human Anatomy.
• Department of Experimental Surgery,
• Department of Pharmacology,
Pécs University Medical School, HUNGARY

Original Article
Circadian rhythm of melatonin in patients with colorectal carcinoma

by Beata Kos-Kudla, Zofia Ostrowska, Andrzej Kozlowski,
Bogdan Marek, Nelly Ciesielska-Kopacz, Marek Kudla,
Dariusz Kajdaniuk, Janusz Strzelczyk & Pawel Staszewicz
• Department of Pathophysiology and Endocrinology
• Department of Clinical Biochemistry,
• 2nd Department of General and Vascular Surgery,
• Department and Clinic of Internal and Allergic Diseases, Silesian Medical University, Zabrze, POLAND
• III Dept.& Clinic of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Silesian Medical University, Katowice, POLAND.
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Original Article
Circadian Rhythm of Melatonin in Postmenopausal Asthmatic Women with Hormone Replacement Therapy
by Beata Kos-Kudla, Zofia Ostrowska, Bogdan Marek,
Dariusz Kajdaniuk, Nelly Ciesielska-Kopacz, Marek Kudla,
Bogdan Mazur, Joanna Glogowska-Szelag & Maja Nasiek
• Department of Pathophysiology and Endocrinology
• Department of Clinical Biochemistry,
• Department and Clinic of Internal and Allergic Diseases,
Silesian Medical University, Zabrze, POLAND.
• Department of Biophysicz, Silesian Medical University, Katowice, POLAND.
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Morphine Down Regulates Human Vascular Tissue Estrogen Receptor Expression Determined by Real-Time RT-PCR
by Patrick Cadet, Kirk Mantione, Thomas V. Bilfinger,
George B. Stefano
• Neuroscience Research Institute, State University of New York at Old Westbury, NY 11568, USA.
• Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, State University of New York at Stony Brook, Stony Brook, NY, USA.

Invited Review
The scent of fear
Kerstin Ackerl, Michaela Atzmueller, Karl Grammer
• Ludwig-Boltzmann-Institute for Urban Ethology at the Institute of Anthropology/University of Vienna, AUSTRIA.

Original Article
Changes in the Effect of Testosterone on Hypothalamic Nitric Oxide Synthetasa During Sexual Maturation. Its Relationship with GnRH Release.

["Testosterone and Hypothalamic Nitric Oxide"]
by Roxana Reynoso (Biochemist), Claudia Mohn (MD, PhD),
Valeria Retory, (MD, PhD)*, Berta Szwarcfarb, (Biochemist),
Silvia Carbone (Biochemist), Dora Rondina (Biochemist) and
Jaime A. Moguilevsky (MD, PhD)*
• Departamento de FisiologΜa, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad de Buenos Aires. Buenos Aires, ARGENTINA.
* Established Investigator. National Research Council. Buenos Aires, ARGENTINA.
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Review Article
The blueprint for stress can be found in invertebrates

["Invertebrate Stress"]
by George B. Stefano, Patrick Cadet, Wei Zhu, Christos M. Rialas,
Kirk Mantione, Danielle Benz, Rudy Fuentes, Federico Casares,
Gregory L. Fricchione, Zoltan Fulop and Brian Slingsby
• Neuroscience Research Institute, State University of New York at Old Westbury, Old Westbury, New York 11568, USA.
• The Carter Center, 1 Copenhill, 453 Freedom Parkway, Atlanta, GA 30307, USA.
• Faculty of Science and Mathematics, Wagner College, Staten Island, NY 10305, USA.
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Letter to the Editor
Neuroimmunoendocrinology: Where is the Field for Study?
by Igor M. Kvetnoy
• Saint-Petersburg Institute of Bioregulation and Gerontology of the North-West Branch of the Russian Academy of Medical Sciences, 3 Dynamo Prospect, 197110, St.Petersburg, RUSSIA.

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Review Article
GASTROINTESTINAL MELATONIN:
CELLULAR IDENTIFICATION AND BIOLOGICAL ROLE

Igor M. Kvetnoy, Irina E. Ingel, Tatiana V. Kvetnaia,
Nadezhda K. Malinovskaya, Semen I. Rapoport, Nathan T. Raikhlin, Alexander V. Trofimov and Vadim V. Yuzhakov
• Saint-Petersburg Institute of Bioregulation and Gerontology of the North-West Branch of the Russian Academy of Medical Sciences,
Saint-Petersburg, RUSSIA,
• Medical Radiological Research Centre of the Russian Academy of Medical Sciences, Obninsk, RUSSIA,
• Laboratory of Chronomedicine and Clinical Problems of Gastroenterology of the Russian Academy of Medical Sciences, Moscow, RUSSIA,
• Blokhin's Oncological Research Centre of the Russian Academy of Medical Sciences, Moscow, RUSSIA.

Original Article
The Interaction of Serum Folate and Estradiol Levels in Alzheimer's Disease
by Eva Hogervorst & A. David Smith
• Oxford Project To Investigate Memory and Ageing,
University Department of Pharmacology, Oxford,
UNITED KINGDOM
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Original Article
Bright Light Therapy and/or Imipramine for Inpatients with Recurrent Non-seasonal Depression
by Jan Prasko, Jiri Horacek, Jan Klaschka, Jirina Kosova, Ivana Ondrackova & Jiri Sipek

• Psychiatric centre Prague, 3rd Medical faculty Charles University Prague,
• Centre of Neuropsychiatric Studies, Prague, CZECH REPUBLIC.
Head of the Psychiatric Centre Prague: Prof. MUDr. Cyril Höschl, DrSc.

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Original Article
Effects of Melatonin on Noncardiogenic Pulmonary Edema Secondary to Adnexial Ischemia-reperfusion in Guinea Pig
["Effects of melatonin on pulmonary edema"]
by Husnu Celik, Ahmet Ayar, Niyazi Tug, Mehmet Simsek, Ibrahim Ozercan, Gürkan Cikim & Ibrahim Bildirici
• Firat University, Faculty of Medicine, Departments of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Pharmacology, Pathology & Biochemistry, Elazig, TURKEY;
• Hacettepe University, Faculty of Medicine, Departments of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Ankara, TURKEY. >> up

Original Article
Effect of Hydrocortisone on The Activity of Some Lysosomal Enzymes in Mice

by Bozena Witek, Ewa Ochwanowska, Alina Slewa & Adam Kolataj
• Department of Genetics, Institute of Biology, Swietokrzyska Academy, POLAND;
• Institute of Genetics and Animal Breeding, Polish Academy of Sciences in Jastrzebiec, Wólka Kosowska near Warsaw, POLAND.

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Original Article
Myocardial Injury in Scorpion Envenomed Children: Significance of Assessment of Serum Troponin I and Interleukin-8
by Abdel-Raheim A. M. Meki, Zeinab M. M. Mohamed & Hassan M. Mohey El-Deen
• Biochemistry Department, Faculty of Medicine, Assuit University, Assiut, EGYPT;
• Pediatric Department, Faculty of Medicine, Assuit University, Assiut, EGYPT;
• Internal Medicine Department, Faculty of Medicine, Minia University, Minia, EGYPT. >> up

Original Article
Effect of Morphine on Thioglycollate-induced Peritonitis In Chickens
by Pawel Majewski, Magdalena Markowska, Hanna Laskowska, Maria Waloch & Krystyna Skwarlo-Sonta
• Department of Vertebrate Physiology, Faculty of Biology, Warsaw University, Warsaw, POLAND;
• Department of Medical Parasitology, National Institute of Hygiene, Warsaw, POLAND. >> up

Original Article
Alfa 1 Adrenergic Potentiation if Progesterone Accumulation Stimulated By Vasoactive Intestinal Peptide (VIP) And Pituitary Adenylate Cyclase - Activating Polypeptide (PACAP) In Cultured Rat Granulosa Cells

by Elzbieta Wasilewska-Dziubinska, Monika Borowiec, Magdalena Chmielowska, Ewa Wolinska-Witort & Boguslawa Baranowska
• Department of Clinical Neuroendocrinology, Medical Centre of Postgraduate Education, Warsaw, POLAND.

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Original Article
Effects if Leptin and Neuropeptide Y (NPY) on Hormones Release in Female Rats
by Monika Borowiec, Elzbieta Wasilewska-Dziubinska, Magdalena Chmielowska, Ewa Wolinska-Witort & Boguslawa Baranowska
- Department of Clinical Neuroendocrinology, Medical Centre of Postgraduate Education, Warsaw, POLAND.
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Season’s Appreciations 2001
by Franz Halberg, Germaine Cornélissen, Christopher Bingham,
Mary Sampson, George Katinas, Pavel Prikryl Sr., Pavel Prikryl Jr.,
Salvador Sanchez de la Peña, Clicerio Gonzalez, Franklin Barnwell,
Cristina Maggioni & Othild Schwartzkopff
• University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA;
• Masaryk University, Brno, CZECH REPUBLIC;
• Instituto Politecnico Nacional, Mexico City, MEXICO;
• Universita degli Studi di Milano, Milan, ITALY.
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PUBLISHED IN 2002 JANUARY, VOL. 23 No. 1