Browsing by Author "Burokas, Aurelijus, 1982-"

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  • Mancino, Samantha, 1987-; Burokas, Aurelijus, 1982-; Gutiérrez Cuesta, Javier; Gutiérrez Martos, Miriam; Martín García, Elena, 1975-; Pucci, Mariangela; Falconi, Anastasia; D'Addario, Claudio; Maccarrone, Mauro; Maldonado, Rafael, 1961- (Nature Publishing Group, 2015)
    An increasing perspective conceptualizes obesity and overeating as disorders related to addictive-like processes that could share common neurobiological mechanisms. In the present study, we aimed at validating an animal ...
  • Burokas, Aurelijus, 1982-; Martín García, Elena, 1975-; Espinosa-Carrasco, José; Erb, Ionas; McDonald, Jerome; Notredame, Cedric; Dierssen, Mara; Maldonado, Rafael, 1961- (Wiley-Blackwell, 2018)
    A major problem in treating obesity is the high rate of relapse to abnormal food-taking habits after maintaining an energy balanced diet. Alterations of eating behavior such as compulsive-like behavior and lack of self-control ...
  • Martín García, Elena, 1975-; Fernández Castillo, Noelia; Burokas, Aurelijus, 1982-; Gutiérrez Cuesta, Javier; Sánchez-Mora, Cristina; Casas, Miguel; Ribasés, Marta; Cormand, Bru; Maldonado, Rafael, 1961- (Wiley, 2015)
    Frustration represents a particular aspect of the addictive process that is related to loss of control when the expected reward is not obtained. We aim to study the consequences of frustrated expected reward on gene ...
  • Arnoriaga Rodríguez, María; Mayneris Perxachs, Jordi; Burokas, Aurelijus, 1982-; Pérez Brocal, Vicente; Moya, Andrés; Portero Otín, Manuel; Ricart, Wifredo; Maldonado, Rafael, 1961-; Fernández Real, Jose M. (BioMed Central, 2020)
    Background: The chaperone ClpB, a bacterial protein, is a conformational antigen-mimetic of α-melanocyte-stimulating hormone (α-MSH) implicated in body weight regulation in mice. We here investigated the potential associations ...
  • Burokas, Aurelijus, 1982- (Universitat Pompeu Fabra, 2013-11-15)
    The rapid increase of obesity has encouraged the study of the aetiology of eating disorders. Besides genetic, social and metabolic factors, obesity is caused by over-eating and has high rate of relapse to abnormal food-taking ...
  • Burokas, Aurelijus, 1982-; Gutiérrez Cuesta, Javier; Martín García, Elena, 1975-; Maldonado, Rafael, 1961- (Wiley-Blackwell, 2012)
    One aspect of the addictive process that has not been thoroughly investigated is the consequence of the frustrated state occurring when the drug is not available. The present study aimed to validate a novel operant model ...
  • Llorente Berzal, Alvaro; Puighermanal Puigvert, Emma, 1983-; Burokas, Aurelijus, 1982-; Ozaita Mintegui, Andrés, 1969-; Maldonado, Rafael, 1961-; Viveros, Maria Paz (Public Library of Science (PLoS), 2013)
    Ecstasy is a drug that is usually consumed by young people at the weekends and frequently, in combination with cannabis. In the present study we have investigated the long-term effects of administering increasing doses of ...
  • Espinosa-Carrasco, José; Burokas, Aurelijus, 1982-; Fructuoso, Marta; Erb, Ionas; Martín García, Elena, 1975-; Gutiérrez Martos, Miriam; Notredame, Cedric; Maldonado, Rafael, 1961-; Dierssen, Mara (Wiley-Blackwell, 2018)
    Obesity represents an important risk factor contributing to the global burden of disease. The current obesogenic environment with easy access to calorie-dense foods is fueling this obesity epidemic. However, how these foods ...