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Hasan MT. et al.  Fear Memory Engram and its Plasticity in the Hypothalamic Oxytocin System.  Neuron, DOI: 10.1016/j.neuron. 2019.04.029 (2019)

Acton D, Ren X, Di Costanzo S, Dalet A, Bourane S,  Bertocchi I, Eva C, Goulding M.  Spinal NPY1R+ Neurons form an Essential Excitatory Pathway for Mechanical Itch.  Cell Reports, Volume 28, Issue 3, 16 July 2019, Pages 625-639.e6


Longo A. et al.  Conditional inactivation of Npy1r gene induces mice behavioural inflexibility and orbitofrontal cortex hyperactivity that are reversed by escitalopram . Neuropharmacology 2018 May 1;133:12-22. doi: 10.1016/j.neuropharm.2018.01.018. Epub 2018 Jan 17.


Rosario Statello et al.  Reduced NPY Y1 receptor hippocampal expression and signs of decreased vagal modulation of heart rate in mice.  PHYSIOLOGY & BEHAVIOR, vol. 172, p. 31-39, ISSN: 0031-9384, doi: 10.1016/j.physbeh.2016.07.017 (2017)


Mele P, Zammaretti F, Longo A, Panzica G, Oberto A, Eva C. (2016)  Sex-dependent regulation of hypothalamic neuropeptide Y-Y1 receptor gene expression in leptin treated obese (ob/ob) or lean mice.  Brain Res. 1649:102-9.

Bo E, Farinetti A, Marraudino M, Sterchele D, Eva C, Gotti S, Panzica G. (2016)  Adult exposure to tributyltin affects hypothalamic neuropeptide Y, Y1 receptor distribution, and circulating leptin in mice.  Andrology. 4(4):723-34.

Obenhaus HA, Rozov A, Bertocchi I, Tang W, Kirsch J, Betz H, Sprengel R. (2016).  Causal Interrogation of Neuronal Networks and Behavior through Virally transduced Ivermectin Receptors.  Front Mol Neurosci, 9:75


Longo A, Oberto A, Mele P, Mattiello L, Pisu MG, Palanza P, Serra M, Eva C. (2015)  NPY-Y1 coexpressed with NPY-Y5 receptors modulate anxiety but not mild social stress response in mice.  Genes Brain Behav. 14(7):534-42. doi: 10.1111/gbb.12232. Epub 2015 Aug 18.


Fontana R, Della Torre S, Meda C, Longo A, Eva C, Maggi A (2014).  Estrogen replacement therapy regulation of energy metabolism in female mouse hypothalamus.  Endocrinology, 155:2213-2221

Longo A, Mele P, Bertocchi I, Oberto A, Bachmann A, Bartolomucci A, Palanza P, Sprengel R, Eva C (2014).  Conditional inactivation of Neuropeptide Y-Y1 receptors unravels the role of Y1 and Y5 receptors co-expressing neurons in anxiety.  Biol Psych 76,840–849


Hasan MT. et al.   Role of motor cortex NMDA receptors in learning-dependent synaptic plasticity of behaving mice.   Nature Communications (2013). Article number: 2258 doi: 10.1038/ncomms3258 ISSN: 2041-1723