MicroRNA expression profiling of lymphoblasts from bipolar disorder patients who died by suicide, pathway analysis and integration with postmortem brain findings - Squassina A, Niola P, Lopez JP, Cruceanu C, Pisanu C, Congiu D, Severino G, Ardau R, Chillotti C, Alda M, Turecki G, Del Zompo M.

Post-mortem brain studies suggest that miRNAs may be involved in suicide, but their role as peripheral biomarkers or targets of preventive pharmacological treatments in suicide has yet to be elucidated. We used nCounter miRNA Expression assay to measure mi...
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Publication date: Available online 15 May 2020Source: Journal of Psychiatric ResearchAuthor(s): Elena K. Iliachenko, Dragos C. Ragazan, Jonas Eberhard, Jonas Berge
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The increased density of the habenular neurons, high impulsivity, aggression and resistant fear memory in Disc1-Q31 L genetic mouse model of depression. Behav Brain Res. 2020 May 15;:112693 Authors: Lipina TV, Khrapova MV, Serykh A, Dubrovina NI, Petrova ES, Mikhnevich N, Starostina MV, Amstyslavskaja TG Abstract Mood disorders affect nearly 300 million humans worldwide, and it is a leading cause of death from suicide. In the last decade, the habenula has gained increased attention due to its major role to modulate emotional behavior and related psychopathologies, including depression and bipol...
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