Giulia Albertini

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Genetic deletion of xCT attenuates peripheral and central inflammation and mitigates LPS-induced sickness and depressive-like behavior in mice.

Glia 2018 09 25;66(9):1845-1861. Epub 2018 Apr 25.

Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Drug Analysis and Drug Information, Center for Neurosciences (C4N), Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussels, 1090, Belgium.

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September 2018

The Barnes Maze Task Reveals Specific Impairment of Spatial Learning Strategy in the Intrahippocampal Kainic Acid Model for Temporal Lobe Epilepsy.

Neurochem Res 2018 Aug 10. Epub 2018 Aug 10.

Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Drug Analysis and Drug Information, Research Group Experimental Pharmacology, Center for Neurosciences (C4N), Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB), Laarbeeklaan 103, 1090, Brussels, Belgium.

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August 2018

Inhibition of astroglial connexin43 hemichannels with TAT-Gap19 exerts anticonvulsant effects in rodents.

Glia 2018 Apr 23. Epub 2018 Apr 23.

Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Drug Analysis and Drug Information, Research group Experimental Pharmacology (EFAR), Center for Neurosciences (C4N), Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Laarbeeklaan 103, Brussels, 1090, Belgium.

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April 2018

6 Hz corneal kindling in mice triggers neurobehavioral comorbidities accompanied by relevant changes in c-Fos immunoreactivity throughout the brain.

Epilepsia 2018 01 20;59(1):67-78. Epub 2017 Nov 20.

Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Drug Analysis and Drug Information, Center for Neurosciences, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussels, Belgium.

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January 2018

Slc7a11 (xCT) protein expression is not altered in the depressed brain and system xc- deficiency does not affect depression-associated behaviour in the corticosterone mouse model.

World J Biol Psychiatry 2017 Sep 27:1-12. Epub 2017 Sep 27.

a Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Drug Analysis and Drug Information , Center for Neurosciences (C4N), Vrije Universiteit Brussel , Brussels , Belgium.

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September 2017

Zonisamide attenuates lactacystin-induced parkinsonism in mice without affecting system x.

Exp Neurol 2017 04 24;290:15-28. Epub 2016 Dec 24.

Department of Pharmaceutical Biotechnology and Molecular Biology, Center for Neurosciences, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussels, Belgium. Electronic address:

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April 2017

Caloric Restriction Protects against Lactacystin-Induced Degeneration of Dopamine Neurons Independent of the Ghrelin Receptor.

Int J Mol Sci 2017 Mar 4;18(3). Epub 2017 Mar 4.

Research Group Experimental Pharmacology (EFAR/FASC), Center for Neurosciences (C4N), Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB), Laarbeeklaan 103, 1090 Brussel, Belgium.

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March 2017

Absence of system x on immune cells invading the central nervous system alleviates experimental autoimmune encephalitis.

J Neuroinflammation 2017 01 13;14(1). Epub 2017 Jan 13.

Center for Neurosciences (C4N), Department of Pharmaceutical Biotechnology and Molecular Biology, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Laarbeeklaan 103, 1090, Brussels, Belgium.

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January 2017

Inhibition of Connexin43 Hemichannels Impairs Spatial Short-Term Memory without Affecting Spatial Working Memory.

Front Cell Neurosci 2016 20;10:288. Epub 2016 Dec 20.

Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Drug Analysis and Drug Information, Center for Neurosciences, Vrije Universiteit Brussel Brussels, Belgium.

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December 2016

Disruption of the HPA-axis through corticosterone-release pellets induces robust depressive-like behavior and reduced BDNF levels in mice.

Neurosci Lett 2016 07 18;626:119-25. Epub 2016 May 18.

Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Drug Analysis and Drug Information (FASC), Center for Neurosciences (C4N), Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussels, Belgium. Electronic address:

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July 2016

Comparative analysis of antibodies to xCT (Slc7a11): Forewarned is forearmed.

J Comp Neurol 2016 Apr 23;524(5):1015-32. Epub 2015 Oct 23.

Department of Pharmaceutical Biotechnology and Molecular Biology, Center for Neurosciences, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussels, 1090, Belgium.

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April 2016

In-depth behavioral characterization of the corticosterone mouse model and the critical involvement of housing conditions.

Physiol Behav 2016 Mar 18;156:199-207. Epub 2015 Dec 18.

Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry and Drug Analysis, Center for Neurosciences, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussels, Belgium. Electronic address:

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March 2016

Alterations in the motor cortical and striatal glutamatergic system and D-serine levels in the bilateral 6-hydroxydopamine rat model for Parkinson's disease.

Neurochem Int 2015 Sep 11;88:88-96. Epub 2015 Jul 11.

Department of Pharmaceutical Biotechnology and Molecular Biology, Center for Neurosciences, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Laarbeeklaan 103, B-1090 Brussels, Belgium. Electronic address:

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September 2015

Absence of system xc- in mice decreases anxiety and depressive-like behavior without affecting sensorimotor function or spatial vision.

Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 2015 Jun 23;59:49-58. Epub 2015 Jan 23.

Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry and Drug Analysis, Center for Neurosciences, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussels, Belgium. Electronic address:

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June 2015

Lack of effect of Theiler's murine encephalomyelitis virus infection on system xc⁻.

Neurosci Lett 2015 Apr 18;593:124-8. Epub 2015 Mar 18.

Department of Pharmaceutical Biotechnology and Molecular Biology, Center for Neurosciences (C4N), Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Laarbeeklaan 103, 1090 Brussels, Belgium. Electronic address:

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April 2015

Nigral proteasome inhibition in mice leads to motor and non-motor deficits and increased expression of Ser129 phosphorylated α-synuclein.

Front Behav Neurosci 2015 31;9:68. Epub 2015 Mar 31.

Department of Pharmaceutical Biotechnology and Molecular Biology, Center for Neurosciences, Vrije Universiteit Brussel Brussels, Belgium.

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April 2015

Altered vesicular glutamate transporter expression in human temporal lobe epilepsy with hippocampal sclerosis.

Neurosci Lett 2015 Mar 7;590:184-8. Epub 2015 Feb 7.

Department of Pharmaceutical Biotechnology and Molecular Biology, Center for Neurosciences, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussels, Belgium.

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March 2015