Adaptation of signal transduction in brain

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Cell culture models were used to study the effects of long-term ethanol exposure on neuronal cells. Effects on phospholipase C and phospholipase D mediated signal transduction were investigated by assaying receptor-binding, G protein function, activities of lipases, formation of second messengers and c-fos mRNA. The signal transduction cascades displayed abnormal activities from 2 to 7 days of exposure which differed from the acute effects. Phosphatidylethanol formed by phospholipase D is an abnormal lipid that may harmfully affect nerve cell function.


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  • Medicinal Chemistry
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)19-28
Publication statusPublished - 1994
Publication categoryResearch

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The information about affiliations in this record was updated in December 2015. The record was previously connected to the following departments: Division of Clinical Chemistry and Pharmacology (013250300), Tumour Cell Biology (013017530), Clinical Chemistry, Malmö (013016000)