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Volume: 13 Issue: 5, May 2012

Editorial [Hot Topic: α7-Nicotinic Receptor (α7-nAChR): One Target Different Diseases (Guest Editors: Patrizia Russo, Alfredo Cesario and Alessio Cardinale)]

Volume:13   Issue: 5
Pp: 573-573
Patrizia Russo, Alfredo Cesario and Alessio Cardinale
DOI: 10.2174/138945012800398991
Published on: 24 April, 2012

α7-Nicotinic Acetylcholine Receptors: An Old Actor for New Different Roles

Volume:13   Issue: 5
Pp: 574-578
Patrizia Russo and Antoine Taly
DOI: 10.2174/138945012800398874
Published on: 24 April, 2012

Novel Approaches to Study the Involvement of α7-nAChR in Human Diseases

Volume:13   Issue: 5
Pp: 579-586
Eleonora Palma, Luca Conti, Cristina Roseti and Cristina Limatola
DOI: 10.2174/138945012800398838
Published on: 24 April, 2012

The Sea Urchin, Paracentrotus lividus, as a Model to Investigate the Onset of Molecules Immunologically Related to the α-7 Subunit of Nicotinic Receptors During Embryonic and Larval Development

Volume:13   Issue: 5
Pp: 587-593
Maria Grazia Aluigi, Alberto Diaspro, Paola Ramoino, Patrizia Russo and Carla Falugi
DOI: 10.2174/138945012800399017
Published on: 24 April, 2012

Development of Radioligands for the Imaging of α7 Nicotinic Acetylcholine Receptors with Positron Emission Tomography

Volume:13   Issue: 5
Pp: 594-601
Peter Brust, Dan Peters and Winnie Deuther-Conrad
DOI: 10.2174/138945012800398955
Published on: 24 April, 2012

α7-Nicotinic Receptors and Cognition

Volume:13   Issue: 5
Pp: 602-606
Edward D. Levin
DOI: 10.2174/138945012800398937
Published on: 24 April, 2012

Stress and the α7 Nicotinic Acetylcholine Receptor

Volume:13   Issue: 5
Pp: 607-612
Richard G. Hunter
DOI: 10.2174/138945012800398982
Published on: 24 April, 2012

α7 Nicotinic Acetylcholine Receptors in Alzheimer’s Disease: Neuroprotective, Neurotrophic or Both?

Volume:13   Issue: 5
Pp: 613-622
Caterina M. Hernandez and Kelly T. Dineley
DOI: 10.2174/138945012800398973
Published on: 24 April, 2012

α7 Nicotinic Acetylcholine Receptor Mediated Neuroprotection in Parkinson’s Disease

Volume:13   Issue: 5
Pp: 623-630
Jun Kawamata, Syuuichirou Suzuki and Shun Shimohama
DOI: 10.2174/138945012800399026
Published on: 24 April, 2012

Traumatic Brain Injury: Central and Peripheral Role of α7 Nicotinic Acetylcholine Receptors

Volume:13   Issue: 5
Pp: 631-636
Matthew L. Kelso and Julie H. Oestreich
DOI: 10.2174/138945012800398964
Published on: 24 April, 2012

Genetic Variations in CHRNA7 or CHRFAM7 and Susceptibility to Dementia

Volume:13   Issue: 5
Pp: 636-643
Monica Neri, Stefano Bonassi and Patrizia Russo
DOI: 10.2174/138945012800398928
Published on: 24 April, 2012

The Yin and Yang of Non-Neuronal α7-Nicotinic Receptors in Inflammation and Autoimmunity

Volume:13   Issue: 5
Pp: 644-655
Perla Filippini, Alfredo Cesario, Massimo Fini, Franco Locatelli and Sergio Rutella
DOI: 10.2174/138945012800399008
Published on: 24 April, 2012

Role of α7-Nicotinic Acetylcholine Receptor in Normal and Cancer Stem Cells

Volume:13   Issue: 5
Pp: 656-665
Waka Lin, Naoya Hirata and Yuko Sekino and Yasunari Kanda
DOI: 10.2174/1389450111209050656
Published on: 24 April, 2012

α7 nAChR in Airway Respiratory Epithelial Cells

Volume:13   Issue: 5
Pp: 666-670
Candida Nastrucci and Patrizia Russo
DOI: 10.2174/138945012800398865
Published on: 24 April, 2012

α7 Nicotinic Acetylcholine Receptor Subunit in Angiogenesis and Epithelial to Mesenchymal Transition

Volume:13   Issue: 5
Pp: 671-679
Smitha Pillai and Srikumar Chellappan
DOI: 10.2174/138945012800398847
Published on: 24 April, 2012

Regulatory Role of the α7nAChR in Cancer

Volume:13   Issue: 5
Pp: 680-687
Hildegard M. Schuller
DOI: 10.2174/138945012800398883
Published on: 24 April, 2012

Is α7-nAChR a Possible Target for Lung Cancer and Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma Treatment?

Volume:13   Issue: 5
Pp: 688-694
Alfredo Cesario, Patrizia Russo, Candida Nastrucci and Pierluigi Granone
DOI: 10.2174/138945012800398900
Published on: 24 April, 2012

α7 Nicotinic Acetylcholine Receptors: A Therapeutic Target in the Structure Era

Volume:13   Issue: 5
Pp: 695-706
Antoine Taly and Sebastien Charon
DOI: 10.2174/138945012800398919
Published on: 24 April, 2012

The α7 Nicotinic Acetylcholine Receptor Complex: One, Two or Multiple Drug Targets?

Volume:13   Issue: 5
Pp: 707-720
Morten S. Thomsen and Jens D. Mikkelsen
DOI: 10.2174/138945012800399035
Published on: 24 April, 2012

A New “Era” for the α7-nAChR

Volume:13   Issue: 5
Pp: 721-725
Patrizia Russo, Alessio Cardinale and Hildegard Shuller
DOI: 10.2174/138945012800398946
Published on: 24 April, 2012

Concluding Notes of Special Issue “α-7 Nicotinic Receptor (α7-nAChR): One Target Different Diseases”

Volume:13   Issue: 5
Pp: 726-727
Patrizia Russo, Alfredo Cesario and Massimo Fini
DOI: 10.2174/138945012800398892
Published on: 24 April, 2012