Paolo Follesa - Publications

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University of Cagliari 

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2019 Pisu MG, Boero G, Garau A, Casula C, Cisci S, Biggio F, Concas A, Follesa P, Maciocco E, Porcu P, Serra M. Are preconceptional stressful experiences crucial elements for the aetiology of autism spectrum disorder? Insights from an animal model. Neuropharmacology. 157: 107686. PMID 31247268 DOI: 10.1016/j.neuropharm.2019.107686  0.96
2018 Boero G, Pisu MG, Biggio F, Muredda L, Carta G, Banni S, Paci E, Follesa P, Concas A, Porcu P, Serra M. Impaired glucocorticoid-mediated HPA axis negative feedback induced by juvenile social isolation in male rats. Neuropharmacology. 133: 242-253. PMID 29407214 DOI: 10.1016/j.neuropharm.2018.01.045  0.96
2017 Mercante B, Enrico P, Floris G, Quartu M, Boi M, Pina Serra M, Follesa P, Deriu F. Trigeminal nerve stimulation induces Fos immunoreactivity in selected brain regions, increases hippocampal cell proliferation and reduces seizure severity in rats. Neuroscience. PMID 28807787 DOI: 10.1016/j.neuroscience.2017.08.012  0.36
2016 Floris G, Zhang L, Follesa P, Sun T. Regulatory Role of Circular RNAs and Neurological Disorders. Molecular Neurobiology. PMID 27558238 DOI: 10.1007/s12035-016-0055-4  0.36
2015 Follesa P, Floris G, Asuni GP, Ibba A, Tocco MG, Zicca L, Mercante B, Deriu F, Gorini G. Chronic Intermittent Ethanol Regulates Hippocampal GABA(A) Receptor Delta Subunit Gene Expression. Frontiers in Cellular Neuroscience. 9: 445. PMID 26617492 DOI: 10.3389/fncel.2015.00445  1
2015 Pilurzi G, Mercante B, Ginatempo F, Follesa P, Tolu E, Deriu F. Transcutaneous trigeminal nerve stimulation induces a long-term depression-like plasticity of the human blink reflex. Experimental Brain Research. PMID 26514812 DOI: 10.1007/s00221-015-4477-4  1
2015 Mercante B, Pilurzi G, Ginatempo F, Manca A, Follesa P, Tolu E, Deriu F. Trigeminal nerve stimulation modulates brainstem more than cortical excitability in healthy humans. Experimental Brain Research. 233: 3301-11. PMID 26259748 DOI: 10.1007/s00221-015-4398-2  0.8
2015 Mercante B, Pilurzi G, Ginatempo F, Manca A, Follesa P, Tolu E, Deriu F. Trigeminal nerve stimulation modulates brainstem more than cortical excitability in healthy humans Experimental Brain Research. DOI: 10.1007/s00221-015-4398-2  1
2014 Russo E, Follesa P, Citraro R, Camastra C, Donato A, Isola D, Constanti A, De Sarro G, Donato G. The mTOR signaling pathway and neuronal stem/progenitor cell proliferation in the hippocampus are altered during the development of absence epilepsy in a genetic animal model. Neurological Sciences : Official Journal of the Italian Neurological Society and of the Italian Society of Clinical Neurophysiology. 35: 1793-9. PMID 24889758 DOI: 10.1007/s10072-014-1842-1  1
2014 Talani G, Licheri V, Masala N, Follesa P, Mostallino MC, Biggio G, Sanna E. Increased voluntary ethanol consumption and changes in hippocampal synaptic plasticity in isolated C57BL/6J mice. Neurochemical Research. 39: 997-1004. PMID 24343529 DOI: 10.1007/s11064-013-1216-8  1
2012 Banni S, Carta G, Murru E, Cordeddu L, Giordano E, Marrosu F, Puligheddu M, Floris G, Asuni GP, Cappai AL, Deriu S, Follesa P. Vagus nerve stimulation reduces body weight and fat mass in rats. Plos One. 7: e44813. PMID 23028630 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0044813  1
2011 Sanna E, Talani G, Obili N, Mascia MP, Mostallino MC, Secci PP, Pisu MG, Biggio F, Utzeri C, Olla P, Biggio G, Follesa P. Voluntary Ethanol Consumption Induced by Social Isolation Reverses the Increase of α(4)/δ GABA(A) Receptor Gene Expression and Function in the Hippocampus of C57BL/6J Mice. Frontiers in Neuroscience. 5: 15. PMID 21347217 DOI: 10.3389/fnins.2011.00015  1
2009 Mostallino MC, Sanna E, Concas A, Biggio G, Follesa P. Plasticity and function of extrasynaptic GABA(A) receptors during pregnancy and after delivery. Psychoneuroendocrinology. 34: S74-83. PMID 19608348 DOI: 10.1016/j.psyneuen.2009.06.013  1
2009 Biggio G, Cristina Mostallino M, Follesa P, Concas A, Sanna E. GABA(A) receptor function and gene expression during pregnancy and postpartum. International Review of Neurobiology. 85: 73-94. PMID 19607962 DOI: 10.1016/S0074-7742(09)85006-X  1
2009 Biggio F, Gorini G, Utzeri C, Olla P, Marrosu F, Mocchetti I, Follesa P. Chronic vagus nerve stimulation induces neuronal plasticity in the rat hippocampus. The International Journal of Neuropsychopharmacology / Official Scientific Journal of the Collegium Internationale Neuropsychopharmacologicum (Cinp). 12: 1209-21. PMID 19309534 DOI: 10.1017/S1461145709000200  1
2007 Follesa P, Biggio F, Gorini G, Caria S, Talani G, Dazzi L, Puligheddu M, Marrosu F, Biggio G. Vagus nerve stimulation increases norepinephrine concentration and the gene expression of BDNF and bFGF in the rat brain. Brain Research. 1179: 28-34. PMID 17920573 DOI: 10.1016/j.brainres.2007.08.045  1
2007 Sassoè-Pognetto M, Follesa P, Panzanelli P, Perazzini AZ, Porcu P, Sogliano C, Cherchi C, Concas A. Fluctuations in brain concentrations of neurosteroids are not associated to changes in gephyrin levels. Brain Research. 1169: 1-8. PMID 17698049 DOI: 10.1016/j.brainres.2007.06.057  1
2007 Biggio G, Concas A, Follesa P, Sanna E, Serra M. Stress, ethanol, and neuroactive steroids. Pharmacology & Therapeutics. 116: 140-71. PMID 17555824 DOI: 10.1016/j.pharmthera.2007.04.005  1
2007 Biggio F, Gorini G, Caria S, Murru L, Sanna E, Follesa P. Flumazenil selectively prevents the increase in alpha(4)-subunit gene expression and an associated change in GABA(A) receptor function induced by ethanol withdrawal. Journal of Neurochemistry. 102: 657-66. PMID 17403139 DOI: 10.1111/j.1471-4159.2007.04512.x  1
2006 Biggio F, Gorini G, Caria S, Murru L, Mostallino MC, Sanna E, Follesa P. Plastic neuronal changes in GABA(A) receptor gene expression induced by progesterone metabolites: in vitro molecular and functional studies. Pharmacology, Biochemistry, and Behavior. 84: 545-54. PMID 16914187 DOI: 10.1016/j.pbb.2006.07.002  1
2006 Follesa P, Biggio F, Talani G, Murru L, Serra M, Sanna E, Biggio G. Neurosteroids, GABAA receptors, and ethanol dependence. Psychopharmacology. 186: 267-80. PMID 16163526 DOI: 10.1007/s00213-005-0126-0  1
2006 Sanna E, Follesa P, Biggio G. The neurobiology of GABA receptors Psychopharmacogenetics. 421-442. DOI: 10.1007/0-387-34577-2_15  1
2005 Follesa P, Mostallino MC, Biggio F, Gorini G, Caria S, Busonero F, Murru L, Mura ML, Sanna E, Biggio G. Distinct patterns of expression and regulation of GABA receptors containing the delta subunit in cerebellar granule and hippocampal neurons. Journal of Neurochemistry. 94: 659-71. PMID 16000147 DOI: 10.1111/j.1471-4159.2005.03303.x  1
2005 Quartu M, Serra MP, Manca A, Mascia F, Follesa P, Del Fiacco M. Neurturin, persephin, and artemin in the human pre- and full-term newborn and adult hippocampus and fascia dentata. Brain Research. 1041: 157-66. PMID 15829225 DOI: 10.1016/j.brainres.2005.02.007  1
2004 Follesa P, Biggio F, Caria S, Gorini G, Biggio G. Modulation of GABA(A) receptor gene expression by allopregnanolone and ethanol. European Journal of Pharmacology. 500: 413-25. PMID 15464049 DOI: 10.1016/j.ejphar.2004.07.041  1
2004 Follesa P, Biggio F, Mancuso L, Cabras S, Caria S, Gorini G, Manca A, Orru A, Biggio G. Ethanol withdrawal-induced up-regulation of the alpha2 subunit of the GABAA receptor and its prevention by diazepam or gamma-hydroxybutyric acid. Brain Research. Molecular Brain Research. 120: 130-7. PMID 14741402 DOI: 10.1016/j.molbrainres.2003.10.011  1
2003 Sanna E, Mostallino MC, Busonero F, Talani G, Tranquilli S, Mameli M, Spiga S, Follesa P, Biggio G. Changes in GABA(A) receptor gene expression associated with selective alterations in receptor function and pharmacology after ethanol withdrawal. The Journal of Neuroscience : the Official Journal of the Society For Neuroscience. 23: 11711-24. PMID 14684873  1
2003 Biggio G, Dazzi L, Biggio F, Mancuso L, Talani G, Busonero F, Mostallino MC, Sanna E, Follesa P. Molecular mechanisms of tolerance to and withdrawal of GABA(A) receptor modulators. European Neuropsychopharmacology : the Journal of the European College of Neuropsychopharmacology. 13: 411-23. PMID 14636957 DOI: 10.1016/j.euroneuro.2003.08.002  1
2003 Quartu M, Serra MP, Manca A, Follesa P, Ambu R, Del Fiacco M. High affinity neurotrophin receptors in the human pre-term newborn, infant, and adult cerebellum. International Journal of Developmental Neuroscience : the Official Journal of the International Society For Developmental Neuroscience. 21: 309-20. PMID 12927579 DOI: 10.1016/S0736-5748(03)00086-8  1
2003 Follesa P, Mancuso L, Biggio F, Mostallino MC, Manca A, Mascia MP, Busonero F, Talani G, Sanna E, Biggio G. Gamma-hydroxybutyric acid and diazepam antagonize a rapid increase in GABA(A) receptors alpha(4) subunit mRNA abundance induced by ethanol withdrawal in cerebellar granule cells. Molecular Pharmacology. 63: 896-907. PMID 12644591 DOI: 10.1124/mol.63.4.896  1
2003 Quartu M, Serra MP, Manca A, Follesa P, Lai ML, Del Fiacco M. Neurotrophin-like immunoreactivity in the human pre-term newborn, infant, and adult cerebellum. International Journal of Developmental Neuroscience : the Official Journal of the International Society For Developmental Neuroscience. 21: 23-33. PMID 12565693 DOI: 10.1016/S0736-5748(02)00110-7  1
2002 Mascia MP, Biggio F, Mancuso L, Cabras S, Cocco PL, Gorini G, Manca A, Marra C, Purdy RH, Follesa P, Biggio G. Changes in GABA(A) receptor gene expression induced by withdrawal of, but not by long-term exposure to, ganaxolone in cultured rat cerebellar granule cells. The Journal of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics. 303: 1014-20. PMID 12438522 DOI: 10.1124/jpet.102.040063  1
2002 Follesa P, Porcu P, Sogliano C, Cinus M, Biggio F, Mancuso L, Mostallino MC, Paoletti AM, Purdy RH, Biggio G, Concas A. Changes in GABAA receptor gamma 2 subunit gene expression induced by long-term administration of oral contraceptives in rats. Neuropharmacology. 42: 325-36. PMID 11897111 DOI: 10.1016/S0028-3908(01)00187-3  1
2002 Serra MP, Quartu M, Lai ML, Follesa P, Del Fiacco M. Expression of glial cell line-derived neurotrophic factor mRNA in the human newborn and adult hippocampal formation. Brain Research. 928: 160-4. PMID 11844483 DOI: 10.1016/S0006-8993(01)03347-9  1
2002 Pina Serra M, Quartu M, Ambu R, Follesa P, Del Fiacco M. Immunohistochemical localization of GDNF in the human hippocampal formation from prenatal life to adulthood. Brain Research. 928: 138-46. PMID 11844480 DOI: 10.1016/S0006-8993(01)03377-7  1
2002 Follesa P, Mancuso L, Biggio F, Cagetti E, Franco M, Trapani G, Biggio G. Changes in GABA(A) receptor gene expression induced by withdrawal of, but not by long-term exposure to, zaleplon or zolpidem. Neuropharmacology. 42: 191-8. PMID 11804615 DOI: 10.1016/S0028-3908(01)00167-8  1
2002 Del Fiacco M, Quartu M, Serra MP, Follesa P, Lai ML, Bachis A. Topographical localization of glial cell line-derived neurotrophic factor in the human brain stem: an immunohistochemical study of prenatal, neonatal and adult brains. Journal of Chemical Neuroanatomy. 23: 29-48. PMID 11756008 DOI: 10.1016/S0891-0618(01)00139-9  1
2001 Follesa P, Concas A, Porcu P, Sanna E, Serra M, Mostallino MC, Purdy RH, Biggio G. Role of allopregnanolone in regulation of GABA(A) receptor plasticity during long-term exposure to and withdrawal from progesterone. Brain Research. Brain Research Reviews. 37: 81-90. PMID 11744076 DOI: 10.1016/S0165-0173(01)00125-4  1
2001 Biggio G, Follesa P, Sanna E, Purdy RH, Concas A. GABAA-receptor plasticity during long-term exposure to and withdrawal from progesterone. International Review of Neurobiology. 46: 207-41. PMID 11599301  1
2001 Follesa P, Cagetti E, Mancuso L, Biggio F, Manca A, Maciocco E, Massa F, Desole MS, Carta M, Busonero F, Sanna E, Biggio G. Increase in expression of the GABA(A) receptor alpha(4) subunit gene induced by withdrawal of, but not by long-term treatment with, benzodiazepine full or partial agonists. Brain Research. Molecular Brain Research. 92: 138-48. PMID 11483250 DOI: 10.1016/S0169-328X(01)00164-4  1
2000 Follesa P, Cagetti E, Porta S, Espositoto G, Biggio G. Pivagabine-induced increases in the abundance of CRF mRNA in the cerebral cortex and hypothalamus of rats. Brain Research. Molecular Brain Research. 84: 52-7. PMID 11113531 DOI: 10.1016/S0169-328X(00)00209-6  1
2000 Follesa P, Serra M, Cagetti E, Pisu MG, Porta S, Floris S, Massa F, Sanna E, Biggio G. Allopregnanolone synthesis in cerebellar granule cells: roles in regulation of GABA(A) receptor expression and function during progesterone treatment and withdrawal. Molecular Pharmacology. 57: 1262-70. PMID 10825399  1
1999 Concas A, Follesa P, Barbaccia ML, Purdy RH, Biggio G. Physiological modulation of GABA(A) receptor plasticity by progesterone metabolites. European Journal of Pharmacology. 375: 225-35. PMID 10443579 DOI: 10.1016/S0014-2999(99)00232-0  1
1999 Follesa P, Tarantino A, Floris S, Mallei A, Porta S, Tuligi G, Cagetti E, Caddeo M, Mura A, Serra M, Biggio G. Changes in the gene expression of GABAA receptor subunit mRNAs in the septum of rats subjected to pentylenetetrazol-induced kindling. Brain Research. Molecular Brain Research. 70: 1-8. PMID 10381537 DOI: 10.1016/S0169-328X(99)00118-7  1
1999 Follesa P, Mallei A, Floris S, Mostallino MC, Sanna E, Biggio G. Increased abundance of GABAA receptor subunit mRNAs in the brain of Long-Evans Cinnamon rats, an animal model of Wilson's disease. Brain Research. Molecular Brain Research. 63: 268-75. PMID 9878778 DOI: 10.1016/S0169-328X(98)00290-3  1
1998 Concas A, Mostallino MC, Porcu P, Follesa P, Barbaccia ML, Trabucchi M, Purdy RH, Grisenti P, Biggio G. Role of brain allopregnanolone in the plasticity of gamma-aminobutyric acid type A receptor in rat brain during pregnancy and after delivery. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 95: 13284-9. PMID 9789080 DOI: 10.1073/pnas.95.22.13284  1
1998 Follesa P, Floris S, Tuligi G, Mostallino MC, Concas A, Biggio G. Molecular and functional adaptation of the GABA(A) receptor complex during pregnancy and after delivery in the rat brain. The European Journal of Neuroscience. 10: 2905-12. PMID 9758160 DOI: 10.1111/j.1460-9568.1998.00300.x  1
1998 Brandoli C, Sanna A, De Bernardi MA, Follesa P, Brooker G, Mocchetti I. Brain-derived neurotrophic factor and basic fibroblast growth factor downregulate NMDA receptor function in cerebellar granule cells. The Journal of Neuroscience : the Official Journal of the Society For Neuroscience. 18: 7953-61. PMID 9742162  1
1998 Follesa P, Wrathall JR, Mocchetti I. 2,3-Dihydroxy-6-nitro-7-sulfamoyl-benzo(F)-quinoxaline (NBQX) increases fibroblast growth factor mRNA levels after contusive spinal cord injury. Brain Research. 782: 306-9. PMID 9519278 DOI: 10.1016/S0006-8993(97)01296-1  1
1998 Colangelo AM, Follesa P, Mocchetti I. Differential induction of nerve growth factor and basic fibroblast growth factor mRNA in neonatal and aged rat brain. Brain Research. Molecular Brain Research. 53: 218-25. PMID 9473677 DOI: 10.1016/S0169-328X(97)00296-9  1
1996 Hu XJ, Follesa P, Ticku MK. Chronic ethanol treatment produces a selective upregulation of the NMDA receptor subunit gene expression in mammalian cultured cortical neurons. Brain Research. Molecular Brain Research. 36: 211-8. PMID 8965641 DOI: 10.1016/0169-328X(95)00223-F  1
1996 Yu R, Follesa P, Ticku MK. Down-regulation of the GABA receptor subunits mRNA levels in mammalian cultured cortical neurons following chronic neurosteroid treatment. Brain Research. Molecular Brain Research. 41: 163-8. PMID 8883948 DOI: 10.1016/0169-328X(96)00087-3  1
1996 Sircar R, Follesa P, Ticku MK. Postnatal phencyclidine treatment differentially regulates N-methyl-D-aspartate receptor subunit mRNA expression in developing rat cerebral cortex. Brain Research. Molecular Brain Research. 40: 214-20. PMID 8872305 DOI: 10.1016/0169-328X(96)00051-4  1
1996 Follesa P, Ticku MK. Chronic ethanol-mediated up-regulation of the N-methyl-D-aspartate receptor polypeptide subunits in mouse cortical neurons in culture. The Journal of Biological Chemistry. 271: 13297-9. PMID 8663153 DOI: 10.1074/jbc.271.23.13297  1
1996 Follesa P, Ticku MK. NMDA receptor upregulation: molecular studies in cultured mouse cortical neurons after chronic antagonist exposure. The Journal of Neuroscience : the Official Journal of the Society For Neuroscience. 16: 2172-8. PMID 8601798  1
1995 Follesa P, Ticku MK. Chronic ethanol treatment differentially regulates NMDA receptor subunit mRNA expression in rat brain. Brain Research. Molecular Brain Research. 29: 99-106. PMID 7770006 DOI: 10.1016/0169-328X(94)00235-7  1
1995 Hayes VY, Isackson PJ, Fabrazzo M, Follesa P, Mocchetti I. Induction of nerve growth factor and basic fibroblast growth factor mRNA following clenbuterol: contrasting anatomical and cellular localization. Experimental Neurology. 132: 33-41. PMID 7720824 DOI: 10.1016/0014-4886(95)90056-X  1
1994 Follesa P, Wrathall JR, Mocchetti I. Increased basic fibroblast growth factor mRNA following contusive spinal cord injury. Brain Research. Molecular Brain Research. 22: 1-8. PMID 8015371 DOI: 10.1016/0169-328X(94)90026-4  1
1994 Follesa P, Gale K, Mocchetti I. Regional and temporal pattern of expression of nerve growth factor and basic fibroblast growth factor mRNA in rat brain following electroconvulsive shock. Experimental Neurology. 127: 37-44. PMID 7515352 DOI: 10.1006/exnr.1994.1077  1
1993 Sanna E, Serra M, Cossu A, Colombo G, Follesa P, Cuccheddu T, Concas A, Biggio G. Chronic ethanol intoxication induces differential effects on GABAA and NMDA receptor function in the rat brain. Alcoholism, Clinical and Experimental Research. 17: 115-23. PMID 8383922  1
1993 Follesa P, Mocchetti I. Regulation of basic fibroblast growth factor and nerve growth factor mRNA by beta-adrenergic receptor activation and adrenal steroids in rat central nervous system. Molecular Pharmacology. 43: 132-8. PMID 8381505  1
1992 Sanna E, Serra M, Cossu A, Colombo G, Follesa P, Biggio G. GABAA and NMDA receptor function during chronic administration of ethanol. Advances in Biochemical Psychopharmacology. 47: 317-24. PMID 1380758  1
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