Dr. Qing-Rong Liu, Ph.D. - National Institutes of Health

Dr. Qing-Rong Liu

Ph.D.

National Institutes of Health

Blatimore, MD | United States

Main Specialties: Neurology

Additional Specialties: Neuroscience

ORCID logohttps://orcid.org/0000-0001-8477-6452

Dr. Qing-Rong Liu, Ph.D. - National Institutes of Health

Dr. Qing-Rong Liu

Ph.D.

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Primary Affiliation: National Institutes of Health - Blatimore, MD , United States

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Education

Nov 1985 - Jan 1991
Baylor College of Medicine
Ph.D.
Pharmacology
Jul 1981 - Jul 1984
Peking University
MS
Genetics
Feb 1977 - Jul 1980
Peking University
BS
Biochemistry

Experience

Oct 2014 - Apr 2015
TrimGen Corporation
R&D Director
Genetic Diagnostics
Aug 2009 - Oct 2014
National Institute on Drug Abuse
Staff Scientist
Behavioral Neuroscience
Nov 1993 - Nov 1995
University of Houston
Assistant Professor
Biochemical and Biophysical Sciences
Feb 1993 - Nov 1993
Sanofi
Senior Molecular Neurobiologist
Neurobiology
Feb 1991 - Feb 1993
Hoffmann-La Roche Inc
PostDoc
Roche Institute of Molecular Biology
Aug 1984 - Jul 1985
Xiamen University
Lecturer
Biology
Jul 1980 - Jul 1981
Institute of Oceanology Chinese Academy of Sciences
Research Associate
Chemistry
Jul 2016
NIA-NIH

Laboratory of Clinical Investigation
Oct 2014
William Paterson University of New Jersey

Biology

Publications

76Publications

338Reads

343Profile Views

2352PubMed Central Citations

Expression of functional cannabinoid CB receptor in VTA dopamine neurons in rats.

Addict Biol 2017 May 1;22(3):752-765. Epub 2016 Feb 1.

Neuropsychopharmacology Section, Molecular Targets and Medications Discovery Branch, National Institute on Drug Abuse, Intramural Research Program, Baltimore, MD, 21224, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/adb.12367DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4969232PMC
May 2017
4 Reads
14 Citations

Human CB1 Receptor Isoforms, present in Hepatocytes and β-cells, are Involved in Regulating Metabolism.

Sci Rep 2016 09 19;6:33302. Epub 2016 Sep 19.

Laboratory of Clinical Investigation, National Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/srep33302DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5027555PMC
September 2016
20 Reads
12 Citations
5.080 Impact Factor

Fluorescence Activated Cell Sorting (FACS) and Gene Expression Analysis of Fos-expressing Neurons from Fresh and Frozen Rat Brain Tissue.

J Vis Exp 2016 Aug 27(114). Epub 2016 Aug 27.

Behavioral Neuroscience Research Branch, Intramural Research Program, NIDA, NIH, DHHS;

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3791/54358DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5091963PMC
August 2016
33 Reads
3 Citations

Time-Dependent Protection of CB2 Receptor Agonist in Stroke.

PLoS One 2015 17;10(7):e0132487. Epub 2015 Jul 17.

Center for Neuropsychiatric Research, National Health Research Institutes, Zhunan, Taiwan; Neural Protective and Regeneration Section, National Institute on Drug Abuse, NIH, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4505877PMC
May 2016
1 Read
3 Citations
3.234 Impact Factor

Frequency of circulating topoisomerase-I-specific CD4 T cells predicts presence and progression of interstitial lung disease in scleroderma.

Arthritis Res Ther 2016 05 4;18(1):99. Epub 2016 May 4.

Department of Medicine, Division of Rheumatology, University of California, San Francisco, 513 Parnassus Avenue, Med Sci, S-847, San Francisco, CA, 94143, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13075-016-0993-2DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4857293PMC
May 2016
14 Reads
3.753 Impact Factor

Reciprocal Inhibitory Interactions Between the Reward-Related Effects of Leptin and Cocaine.

Neuropsychopharmacology 2016 Mar 5;41(4):1024-33. Epub 2015 Aug 5.

Department of Health and Human Services, Behavioral Neuroscience Branch, Intramural Research Program, National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institutes of Health, Baltimore, MD, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/npp.2015.230DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4748427PMC
March 2016
5 Citations
7.050 Impact Factor

Incubation of methamphetamine craving is associated with selective increases in expression of Bdnf and trkb, glutamate receptors, and epigenetic enzymes in cue-activated fos-expressing dorsal striatal neurons.

J Neurosci 2015 May;35(21):8232-44

Behavioral Neuroscience Research Branch, Intramural Research Program, National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Baltimore, Maryland 21224,

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1523/JNEUROSCI.1022-15.2015DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4444544PMC
May 2015
29 Reads
36 Citations
6.344 Impact Factor

Context-induced reinstatement of methamphetamine seeking is associated with unique molecular alterations in Fos-expressing dorsolateral striatum neurons.

J Neurosci 2015 Apr;35(14):5625-39

Behavioral Neuroscience Branch, National Institute on Drug Abuse Intramural Research Program, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Baltimore, Maryland 21224, and

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1523/JNEUROSCI.4997-14.2015DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4388923PMC
April 2015
8 Reads
17 Citations
6.344 Impact Factor

Species differences in cannabinoid receptor 2 and receptor responses to cocaine self-administration in mice and rats.

Neuropsychopharmacology 2015 Mar 6;40(4):1037-51. Epub 2014 Nov 6.

Neurobiology of Relapse Section, Behavioral Neuroscience Research Branch, Intramural Research Program, National Institute on Drug Abuse, Baltimore, MD, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/npp.2014.297DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4330519PMC
March 2015
7 Reads
14 Citations
7.050 Impact Factor

Human transporter database: comprehensive knowledge and discovery tools in the human transporter genes.

PLoS One 2014 18;9(2):e88883. Epub 2014 Feb 18.

Center for Bioinformatics, State Key Laboratory of Protein and Plant Gene Research, College of Life Sciences, Peking University, Beijing, China.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3928311PMC
December 2014
1 Read
6 Citations
3.234 Impact Factor

Cannabinoid CB2 receptors modulate midbrain dopamine neuronal activity and dopamine-related behavior in mice.

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 2014 Nov 3;111(46):E5007-15. Epub 2014 Nov 3.

Intramural Research Program, National Institute on Drug Abuse, Baltimore, MD 21224;

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1413210111DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4246322PMC
November 2014
5 Reads
48 Citations
9.810 Impact Factor

Association of time-dependent changes in mu opioid receptor mRNA, but not BDNF, TrkB, or MeCP2 mRNA and protein expression in the rat nucleus accumbens with incubation of heroin craving.

Psychopharmacology (Berl) 2012 Dec 12;224(4):559-71. Epub 2012 Jul 12.

Behavioral Neuroscience Branch, IRP/NIDA/NIH/DHHS, 251 Bayview Boulevard, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00213-012-2784-zDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3593041PMC
December 2012
4 Reads
16 Citations
3.880 Impact Factor

Blockade of β-cell K(ATP) channels by the endocannabinoid, 2-arachidonoylglycerol.

Biochem Biophys Res Commun 2012 Jun 15;423(1):13-8. Epub 2012 May 15.

Cellular Neurobiology Branch, Electrophysiology Research Section, National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institutes of Health, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bbrc.2012.05.042DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3417811PMC
June 2012
4 Reads
3 Citations
2.300 Impact Factor

CNS effects of CB2 cannabinoid receptors: beyond neuro-immuno-cannabinoid activity.

J Psychopharmacol 2012 Jan 29;26(1):92-103. Epub 2011 Mar 29.

Department of Biology, William Paterson University, Wayne, NJ 07470, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0269881111400652DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3388033PMC
January 2012
3 Reads
32 Citations
3.593 Impact Factor

Running is the neurogenic and neurotrophic stimulus in environmental enrichment.

Learn Mem 2011 30;18(9):605-9. Epub 2011 Aug 30.

Neuroplasticity and Behavior Unit, Laboratory of Neurosciences, Intramural Research Program, National Institute on Aging, Baltimore, Maryland 21224, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1101/lm.2283011DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3166785PMC
December 2011
1 Read
82 Citations
3.660 Impact Factor

Addiction genetics and pleiotropic effects of common haplotypes that make polygenic contributions to vulnerability to substance dependence.

J Neurogenet 2009 19;23(3):272-82. Epub 2009 Jan 19.

Molecular Neurobiology Branch, NIH-IRP (NIDA), Baltimore, Maryland 21224, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/01677060802572929DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4898946PMC
December 2011
25 Reads
12 Citations
1.383 Impact Factor

Identification of novel GDNF isoforms and cis-antisense GDNFOS gene and their regulation in human middle temporal gyrus of Alzheimer disease.

J Biol Chem 2011 Dec 11;286(52):45093-102. Epub 2011 Nov 11.

Neural Protection and Regeneration Section, National Institute on Drug Abuse Intramural Research Program, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Social Services, Baltimore, Maryland21224, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1074/jbc.M111.310250DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3247946PMC
December 2011
1 Read
19 Citations
4.573 Impact Factor

Monoamine transporters: vulnerable and vital doorkeepers.

Prog Mol Biol Transl Sci 2011 ;98:1-46

Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School and Division of Alcohol and Drug Abuse, McLean Hospital, Belmont, Massachusetts, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-12-385506-0.00001-6DOI Listing
July 2011
1 Read
14 Citations
3.490 Impact Factor

Brain cannabinoid CB₂ receptors modulate cocaine's actions in mice.

Nat Neurosci 2011 Jul 24;14(9):1160-6. Epub 2011 Jul 24.

Intramural Research Program, National Institute on Drug Abuse, Baltimore, Maryland, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/nn.2874DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3164946PMC
July 2011
5 Reads
104 Citations
16.095 Impact Factor

Endogenous GDNF in ventral tegmental area and nucleus accumbens does not play a role in the incubation of heroin craving.

Addict Biol 2011 Apr 23;16(2):261-72. Epub 2010 Dec 23.

Intramural Research Program and National Institute on Drug Abuse, NIH, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1369-1600.2010.00281.xDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3059093PMC
April 2011
1 Read
24 Citations

Localization of prohibitin in the nuclear matrix and alteration of its expression during differentiation of human neuroblastoma SK-N-SH cells induced by retinoic acid.

Cell Mol Neurobiol 2011 Mar;31(2):203-11

The Key Laboratory of Ministry of Education for Cell Biology and Tumor Cell Engineering, School of Life Science, Xiamen University, China.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10571-010-9608-7DOI Listing
March 2011
4 Reads
7 Citations
2.510 Impact Factor

Localization and altered expression of nucleophosmin in the nuclear matrix during the differentiation of human hepatocarcinoma SMMC-7721 cells induced by HMBA.

Cancer Invest 2010 Dec 6;28(10):1004-12. Epub 2010 Aug 6.

The Key Laboratory of Ministry of Education for Cell Biology & Tumor Cell Engineering, School of Life Sciences, Xiamen University, Xiamen, PR China.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3109/07357900902918452DOI Listing
December 2010
2 Citations
2.060 Impact Factor

Localization of nucleophosmin in nuclear matrix and changes in its expression during the differentiation of human neuroblastoma induced by retinoic acid.

J Cell Biochem 2010 Sep;111(1):67-74

The Key Laboratory of Ministry of Education for Cell Biology and Tumor Cell Engineering, School of Life Science, Xiamen University, Xiamen 361005, PR China.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jcb.22663DOI Listing
September 2010
6 Reads
3.263 Impact Factor

A human-specific de novo protein-coding gene associated with human brain functions.

PLoS Comput Biol 2010 Mar 26;6(3):e1000734. Epub 2010 Mar 26.

Center for Bioinformatics, National Laboratory of Protein Engineering and Plant Genetic Engineering, College of Life Sciences, Peking University, Beijing, China.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pcbi.1000734DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2845654PMC
March 2010
1 Read
41 Citations

Nuclear matrix protein, prohibitin, was down-regulated and translocated from nucleus to cytoplasm during the differentiation of osteosarcoma MG-63 cells induced by ginsenoside Rg1, cinnamic acid, and tanshinone IIA (RCT).

J Cell Biochem 2009 Nov;108(4):926-34

The Key Laboratory of Ministry of Education for Cell Biology & Tumor Cell Engineering, School of Life Science, Xiamen University, Xiamen 361005, P.R. China.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jcb.22324DOI Listing
November 2009
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9 Citations
3.263 Impact Factor

Smoking and smoking cessation in disadvantaged women: assessing genetic contributions.

Drug Alcohol Depend 2009 Oct 12;104 Suppl 1:S58-63. Epub 2009 May 12.

Molecular Neurobiology Branch, NIH-IRP (NIDA), Baltimore, MD 21224, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2009.03.012DOI Listing
October 2009
2 Reads
7 Citations
3.423 Impact Factor

Genome-wide association for nicotine dependence and smoking cessation success in NIH research volunteers.

Mol Med 2009 Jan-Feb;15(1-2):21-7. Epub 2008 Oct 2.

Molecular Neurobiology Branch, National Institutes of Health-Intramural Research Program (National Institute on Drug Abuse), Baltimore, Maryland 21224, United States of America.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2119/molmed.2008.00096DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2581605PMC
February 2009
3 Reads
33 Citations
4.510 Impact Factor

OKCAM: an ontology-based, human-centered knowledgebase for cell adhesion molecules.

Nucleic Acids Res 2009 Jan 12;37(Database issue):D251-60. Epub 2008 Sep 12.

Molecular Neurobiology Branch, NIH-IRP (NIDA), Baltimore, MD 21224, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/nar/gkn568DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2686464PMC
January 2009
2 Reads
8 Citations
9.112 Impact Factor

Genome wide association for substance dependence: convergent results from epidemiologic and research volunteer samples.

BMC Med Genet 2008 Dec 18;9:113. Epub 2008 Dec 18.

Molecular Neurobiology Branch, NIH-IRP (NIDA), Suite 3510, 333 Cassell Drive Baltimore, Maryland 21224, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1471-2350-9-113DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2637238PMC
December 2008
1 Read
22 Citations
2.083 Impact Factor

Molecular genetics of addiction and related heritable phenotypes: genome-wide association approaches identify "connectivity constellation" and drug target genes with pleiotropic effects.

Ann N Y Acad Sci 2008 Oct;1141:318-81

Molecular Neurobiology Branch, National Institutes of Health (NIH), Intramural Research Program (IRP), National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), Baltimore, MD 21224, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1196/annals.1441.018DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3922196PMC
October 2008
3 Reads
51 Citations
4.313 Impact Factor

Trans-natural antisense transcripts including noncoding RNAs in 10 species: implications for expression regulation.

Nucleic Acids Res 2008 Sep 24;36(15):4833-44. Epub 2008 Jul 24.

Center for Bioinformatics, National Laboratory of Protein Engineering and Plant Genetic Engineering, College of Life Sciences, Peking University, Beijing, 100871, PR China.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/nar/gkn470DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2528163PMC
September 2008
2 Reads
25 Citations
9.112 Impact Factor

Anticancer effects of ginsenoside Rg1, cinnamic acid, and tanshinone IIA in osteosarcoma MG-63 cells: nuclear matrix downregulation and cytoplasmic trafficking of nucleophosmin.

Int J Biochem Cell Biol 2008 12;40(9):1918-29. Epub 2008 Feb 12.

Key Laboratory of Ministry of Education for Cell Biology & Tumor cell Engineering, School of Life Sciences, Xiamen University, Xiamen 361005, PR China.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.biocel.2008.01.031DOI Listing
September 2008
21 Reads
10 Citations
4.050 Impact Factor

Brain-derived neurotrophic factor and obesity in the WAGR syndrome.

N Engl J Med 2008 Aug;359(9):918-27

Unit on Growth and Obesity, Program in Developmental Endocrinology and Genetics, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892-1103, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1056/NEJMoa0801119DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2553704PMC
August 2008
7 Reads
77 Citations
55.873 Impact Factor

Molecular genetics of successful smoking cessation: convergent genome-wide association study results.

Arch Gen Psychiatry 2008 Jun;65(6):683-93

Molecular Neurobiology Research Branch, National Institutes of Health-Intramural Research Program, National Institute on Drug Abuse, 333 Cassell Dr, Ste 3510, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1001/archpsyc.65.6.683DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2430596PMC
June 2008
4 Reads
118 Citations
14.480 Impact Factor

Genome-wide association for methamphetamine dependence: convergent results from 2 samples.

Arch Gen Psychiatry 2008 Mar;65(3):345-55

Molecular Neurobiology Branch, National Institutes of Health Intramural Program, Department of Health and Human Services, Baltimore, Maryland 21224, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1001/archpsyc.65.3.345DOI Listing
March 2008
2 Reads
59 Citations
14.480 Impact Factor

[Localization of prohibitin in nuclear matrix and its expressive alteration during the differentiation of human osteosarcoma MG-63 cells induced by HMBA].

Fen Zi Xi Bao Sheng Wu Xue Bao 2008 Feb;41(1):1-10

The Key Laboratory of China Education Ministry for Cell Biology and Tumor Cell Engineering, School of Life Sciences, Xiamen University, Xiamen 361005, China.

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February 2008
1 Citation

"Higher order" addiction molecular genetics: convergent data from genome-wide association in humans and mice.

Biochem Pharmacol 2008 Jan 25;75(1):98-111. Epub 2007 Jul 25.

Molecular Neurobiology Branch, NIH-IRP (NIDA), Suite 3510, 333 Cassell Drive Baltimore, MD 21224, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bcp.2007.06.042DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3282179PMC
January 2008
2 Reads
43 Citations
5.010 Impact Factor

Deletion of v7-3 (SLC6A15) transporter allows assessment of its roles in synaptosomal proline uptake, leucine uptake and behaviors.

Brain Res 2007 Dec 14;1183:10-20. Epub 2007 Sep 14.

Molecular Neurobiology Branch, NIDA, NIH, 333 Cassell Drive, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.brainres.2007.09.001DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2211565PMC
December 2007
1 Read
8 Citations
2.843 Impact Factor

Neurexin 3 polymorphisms are associated with alcohol dependence and altered expression of specific isoforms.

Hum Mol Genet 2007 Dec 4;16(23):2880-91. Epub 2007 Sep 4.

Molecular Neurobiology Branch, NIDA-IRP, NIH, DHSS, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/hmg/ddm247DOI Listing
December 2007
14 Reads
43 Citations
6.393 Impact Factor

Molecular genetics of nicotine dependence and abstinence: whole genome association using 520,000 SNPs.

BMC Genet 2007 Apr 3;8:10. Epub 2007 Apr 3.

Molecular Neurobiology Branch, NIH-IRP, NIDA, Baltimore, Maryland 21224, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1471-2156-8-10DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1853105PMC
April 2007
62 Citations
2.400 Impact Factor

NATsDB: Natural Antisense Transcripts DataBase.

Nucleic Acids Res 2007 Jan 1;35(Database issue):D156-61. Epub 2006 Nov 1.

Center for Bioinformatics, National Laboratory of Protein Engineering and Plant Genetic Engineering, College of Life Sciences, Peking University Beijing 100871, PR China.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/nar/gkl782DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1635336PMC
January 2007
2 Reads
33 Citations
9.112 Impact Factor

Addiction molecular genetics: 639,401 SNP whole genome association identifies many "cell adhesion" genes.

Am J Med Genet B Neuropsychiatr Genet 2006 Dec;141B(8):918-25

Molecular Neurobiology Branch, NIH-IRP, NIDA, Baltimore, Maryland 21224, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ajmg.b.30436DOI Listing
December 2006
66 Citations
3.420 Impact Factor

Genome-wide in silico identification and analysis of cis natural antisense transcripts (cis-NATs) in ten species.

Nucleic Acids Res 2006 18;34(12):3465-75. Epub 2006 Jul 18.

Center for Bioinformatics, National Laboratory of Protein Engineering and Plant Genetic Engineering, College of Life Sciences, Peking University Beijing, 100871, PR China.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/nar/gkl473DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1524920PMC
August 2006
4 Reads
79 Citations
9.112 Impact Factor

Increased body weight in mice lacking mu-opioid receptors.

Neuroreport 2006 Jun;17(9):941-4

Division of Psychobiology, Tokyo Institute of Psychiatry, Kamikitazawa, Tokyo, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/01.wnr.0000221829.87974.adDOI Listing
June 2006
3 Reads
9 Citations
1.644 Impact Factor

Molecular neurobiological methods in marijuana-cannabinoid research.

Methods Mol Med 2006 ;123:1-17

Molecular Neurobiology Branch, National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institutes of Health, Baltimore, MD, USA.

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May 2006
9 Reads
3 Citations

NrCAM in addiction vulnerability: positional cloning, drug-regulation, haplotype-specific expression, and altered drug reward in knockout mice.

Neuropsychopharmacology 2006 Mar;31(3):572-84

Molecular Neurobiology Branch, NIDA-IRP, NIH, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/sj.npp.1300855DOI Listing
March 2006
24 Citations
7.050 Impact Factor

Cannabinoid CB2 receptors: immunohistochemical localization in rat brain.

Brain Res 2006 Feb 9;1071(1):10-23. Epub 2006 Feb 9.

Molecular Neurobiology Branch, Intramural Research Program, National Institute on Drug Abuse, NIH, Baltimore, MD 20892, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.brainres.2005.11.035DOI Listing
February 2006
2 Reads
168 Citations
2.843 Impact Factor

Rodent BDNF genes, novel promoters, novel splice variants, and regulation by cocaine.

Brain Res 2006 Jan 22;1067(1):1-12. Epub 2005 Dec 22.

Molecular Neurobiology Branch, National Institute on Drug Abuse-Intramural Research Program (NIDA-IRP), NIH, Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), Box 5180, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.brainres.2005.10.004DOI Listing
January 2006
1 Read
111 Citations
2.843 Impact Factor

Pooled association genome scanning: validation and use to identify addiction vulnerability loci in two samples.

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 2005 Aug 9;102(33):11864-9. Epub 2005 Aug 9.

Molecular Neurobiology Branch, National Institute on Drug Abuse Intramural Research Program, National Institutes of Health, Box 5180, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1073/pnas.0500329102DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1183486PMC
August 2005
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49 Citations
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Families of protein phosphatase 1 modulators activated by protein kinases a and C: focus on brain.

Prog Nucleic Acid Res Mol Biol 2005 ;79:371-404

Molecular Neurobiology Branch, NIDA-IRP, National Institute of Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21224, USA.

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August 2005
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Human brain derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF) genes, splicing patterns, and assessments of associations with substance abuse and Parkinson's Disease.

Am J Med Genet B Neuropsychiatr Genet 2005 Apr;134B(1):93-103

Molecular Neurobiology Branch, National Institute on Drug Abuse-Intramural Research Program (NIDA-IRP), NIH, Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), Baltimore, Maryland, USA.

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April 2005
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GBPI, a novel gastrointestinal- and brain-specific PP1-inhibitory protein, is activated by PKC and inactivated by PKA.

Biochem J 2004 Jan;377(Pt 1):171-81

Molecular Neurobiology Branch, National Institute on Drug Abuse-Intramural Research Program, NIH, Department of Health and Human Services, Box 5180, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1223837PMC
January 2004
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9 Citations
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Effects of tachyplesin on proliferation and differentiation of human hepatocellular carcinoma SMMC-7721 cells.

World J Gastroenterol 2002 Dec;8(6):1053-8

Laboratory of Cell Biology, School of Life Sciences, Xiamen University, Fuijan Province, China.

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December 2002
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10 Citations
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Substance abuse vulnerability loci: converging genome scanning data.

Trends Genet 2002 Aug;18(8):420-5

Molecular Neurobiology Branch, NIDA-IRP, NIH, Box 5180, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA.

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August 2002
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18 Citations
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[Tachyplesin-induced differentiation of human hepatocarcinoma cell line SMMC-7721].

Ai Zheng 2002 May;21(5):480-3

Laboratory of Cell Biology, Key Laboratory of Ministry of Education for Cell Biology & Tumor Cell Engineering, School of Life Sciences, Xiamen University, Xiamen 361005, P. R. China.

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May 2002
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KEPI, a PKC-dependent protein phosphatase 1 inhibitor regulated by morphine.

J Biol Chem 2002 Apr 25;277(15):13312-20. Epub 2002 Jan 25.

Molecular Neurobiology Branch, National Institute on Drug Abuse Intramural Research Program, 5500 Nathan Shock Drive, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA.

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April 2002
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Cloning of genes or cDNAs encoding neurotransmitter transporters and their localization by immunocytochemistry.

Authors:
N Nelson Q R Liu

Methods Enzymol 1998 ;296:52-64

Department of Biochemistry, Tel Aviv University, Israel.

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December 1998
2.090 Impact Factor

A developmental gene (Tolloid/BMP-1) is regulated in Aplysia neurons by treatments that induce long-term sensitization.

J Neurosci 1997 Jan;17(2):755-64

Department of Biochemical and Biophysical Sciences, University of Houston, Texas 77204, USA.

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January 1997
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Cloning of the human sodium lodide symporter.

Biochem Biophys Res Commun 1996 Sep;226(2):339-45

Department of Physiology, Ohio State University, Columbus 43210, USA.

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September 1996
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68 Citations
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Cloning and expression of a spinal cord- and brain-specific glycine transporter with novel structural features.

J Biol Chem 1993 Oct;268(30):22802-8

Roche Institute of Molecular Biology, Roche Research Center, Nutley, New Jersey 07110.

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October 1993
24 Citations
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Characterization of seven processed pseudogenes of nucleophosmin/B23 in the human genome.

Authors:
Q R Liu P K Chan

DNA Cell Biol 1993 Mar;12(2):149-56

Department of Pharmacology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030.

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March 1993
4 Citations
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A rat brain cDNA encoding the neurotransmitter transporter with an unusual structure.

FEBS Lett 1993 Jan;315(2):114-8

Roche Institute of Molecular Biology, Roche Research Center, Nutley, NJ 07110.

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January 1993
8 Citations
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Molecular characterization of four pharmacologically distinct gamma-aminobutyric acid transporters in mouse brain [corrected].

J Biol Chem 1993 Jan;268(3):2106-12

Roche Institute of Molecular Biology, Roche Research Center, Nutley, New Jersey 07110.

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January 1993
54 Citations
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Cloning and expression of a cDNA encoding the transporter of taurine and beta-alanine in mouse brain.

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 1992 Dec;89(24):12145-9

Roche Institute of Molecular Biology, Roche Research Center, Nutley, NJ 07110.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC50715PMC
December 1992
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30 Citations
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Expression of a mouse brain cDNA encoding novel gamma-aminobutyric acid transporter.

J Biol Chem 1992 Sep;267(25):17491-3

Roche Institute of Molecular Biology, Roche Research Center, Nutley, New Jersey 07110.

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September 1992
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22 Citations
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A family of genes encoding neurotransmitter transporters.

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 1992 Jul;89(14):6639-43

Roche Institute of Molecular Biology, Roche Research Center, Nutley, NJ 07110.

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July 1992
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9 Citations
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Cloning and expression of a glycine transporter from mouse brain.

FEBS Lett 1992 Jun;305(2):110-4

Roche Institute of Molecular Biology, Roche Research Center, Nutley, NJ 07110.

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June 1992
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11 Citations
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The major phosphorylation site of nucleophosmin (B23) is phosphorylated by a nuclear kinase II.

Biochem J 1990 Sep;270(2):549-52

Department of Pharmacology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030.

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September 1990
10 Citations
4.400 Impact Factor

Identification of a long stretch of homopurine.homopyrimidine sequence in a cluster of retroposons in the human genome.

Authors:
Q R Liu P K Chan

J Mol Biol 1990 Apr;212(3):453-9

Department of Pharmacology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030.

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April 1990
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4 Citations
4.333 Impact Factor

Characterization of the cDNA encoding human nucleophosmin and studies of its role in normal and abnormal growth.

Biochemistry 1989 Feb;28(3):1033-9

Protein Studies Program, Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation, Oklahoma City 73104.

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February 1989
60 Citations
3.020 Impact Factor

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