Browsing by Author "Gallego, Xavier"

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  • Mercader Bigas, Josep Maria; Saus Martínez, Ester; Agüera, Zaida; Bayés, Mònica; Boni, Claudette; Carreras, Anna; Cellini, Elena; Cid Ibeas, Rafael de; Dierssen, Mara; Escaramís, Geòrgia; Fernández Aranda, Fernando; Forcano, Laura; Gallego, Xavier; González Ruiz, Juan Ramón; Gorwood, Philip; Hebebrand, Johannes; Hinney, Anke; Nacmias, Benedetta; Puig, Anna; Ribasés, Marta; Ricca, Valdo; Romo, Lucía; Sorbi, Sandro; Versini, Audrey; Gratacós Mayora, Mònica; Estivill, Xavier, 1955- (Oxford University Press, 2008)
    Eating disorders (EDs) are complex psychiatric diseases that include anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa, and have higher than 50% heritability. Previous studies have found association of BDNF and NTRK2 to ED, while animal ...
  • Gallego, Xavier; Murtra, Patricia; Zamalloa, Teresa; Canals, Josep Maria; Pineda, Joseba; Amador Arjona, Alejandro; Maldonado, Rafael, 1961-; Dierssen, Mara (Frontiers, 2010)
    Panic disorder is a highly prevalent neuropsychiatric disorder that shows co-occurrence with substance abuse. Here, we demonstrate that TrkC, the high-affinity receptor for neurotrophin-3, is a key molecule involved in ...
  • Viñals, Xavier; Molas Casacuberta, Susanna, 1985-; Gallego, Xavier; Fernández Montes, Rubén D.; Robledo, Patricia, 1958-; Dierssen, Mara; Maldonado, Rafael, 1961- (Elsevier, 2012)
    Recent studies have revealed that sequence variants in genes encoding the α3/α5/β4 nicotinic acetylcholine receptor subunits are associated with nicotine dependence. In this study, we evaluated two specific aspects of ...
  • Gallego, Xavier; Ruiz-Medina, Jessica; Valverde Granados, Olga; Molas Casacuberta, Susanna, 1985-; Robles, Noemí; Sabrià, Josefa; Crabbe, John C.; Dierssen, Mara (Elsevier, 2012)
    Abuse of alcohol and smoking are extensively co-morbid. Some studies suggest partial commonality of action of alcohol and nicotine mediated through nicotinic acetylcholine receptors (nAChRs). We tested mice with transgenic ...