Abstracts from Society for Neuroscience (SFN) Symposium October 23-28, 1999 – Miami, Florida

271.1 Inhibition of mustard oil-induced thermal hyperalgesia in an operant escape task by substance P-saporin.

R.G. WILEY*, D.A. LAPPI and C.J. VIERCK Univ. of Florida Brain Inst. and Adv. Targeting Systems, San Diego.

Pain modulation: anatomy and physiology–substance P and NK-1 (POSTER)

272.8 Depletion of IB4-binding sensory neurons results in elevated nociceptive thresholds.

L. VULCHANOVA*, L.S. STONE, T. OLSON, M.S. RIEDL, R. ELDE and C.N. HONDA Univ. of Minnesota, Minneapolis.

Pain modulation: anatomy and physiology–nociceptors (POSTER)

300.15 NGF-mediated alteration of NF-kappa B binding activity after partial immuno-lesions to rat cholinergic basal forebrain neurons.

Z. GU*, T. TOLIVER-KINSKY, J. GLASGOW, L. CHIN and J.R. PEREZ-POLO Univ. of Texas Med. Br., Galveston.

Neurotrophic factors: receptors and cellular mechanisms III (POSTER)

358.5 Lesions of basal forebrain cholinergic neurons eliminate the modulatory effects of benzodiazepine receptor ligands on behavioral and cardiovascular reactions in an anxiogenic paradigm.

J.R. STOWELL*, G.G. BERNTSON and M. SARTER Ohio State Univ.

Cognition: higher functions–lesion/patient studies (POSTER)

474.6 Abolition of cyanide-induced sympathoexcitation by selective lesion of bulbospinal catecholaminergic neurons.

A.M. SCHREIHOFER* and P.G. GUYENET Univ. of Virginia.

Cardiovascular regulation: central control III (POSTER)

554.6 Effects of cortical cholinergic deafferentation upon processing capacity as assessed by an olfactory span task in rats.

M. SARTER*, J. TURCHI and K. GONZALEZ Ohio State Univ.

Learning and memory: pharmacology–acetylcholine I (POSTER)

559.2 Selective cholinergic lesions of the horizontal limb of the diagonal band of Broca affect odor perception in rats.

P. GARCIA, C. LINSTER, M.E. HASSELMO and M.G. BAXTER* Boston Univ. and Harvard Univ.

Learning and memory: systems and functions–cholinergic modulation (POSTER)

559.4 Selective lesions of the nucleus basalis magnocellularis in rats do not affect simple association learning.

A.E. BUTT, T.D. BOWMAN, J.S. NOVOTNEY, J.L. ROGERS, and A. TANABI Department of Psychology, Indiana State University, Terre Haute IN 47809

Learning and memory: systems and functions–cholinergic modulation (POSTER)

559.5 Lack of effect of intraventricular OX7-saporin on working memory in the rat.

C.C. WRENN*, D.A. LAPPI and R.G. WILEY Vanderbilt Univ. and Adv. Targeting Systems, Carlsbad, CA.

Learning and memory: systems and functions–cholinergic modulation (POSTER)

559.6 A developmental role of the cholinergic basal forebrain: behavioural and neurochemical effects of neonatal 192 IgG-saporin lesions.

L. RICCERI*, G. CALAMANDREI and J. BERGER-SWEENEY (SPON: Intl. Behavioural and Neural Genetics Soc.). Inst. Superiore di Sanit‡, Rome and Wellesley Col.

Learning and memory: systems and functions–cholinergic modulation (POSTER)

559.9 GABAergic septohippocampal neurons are not necessary for spatial memory.

A. SECOR, R. NOCERA and K.C.H. PANG* Bowling Green State Univ.

Learning and memory: systems and functions–cholinergic modulation (POSTER)

561.15 Selective immunolesion of substance P receptor expressing interneurons in the hippocampus.

Z. BORHEGYI, R.G. WILEY, D.A. LAPPI, J. MORRELL* and G. BUZSAKI Rutgers Univ., Newark, VA Med. Ctr., Nashville and Adv. Targeting Systems, San Diego.

Limbic system and hypothalamus: electrophysiology II (POSTER)

643.7 Increased susceptibility to flurothyl-induced generalized seizures after immunolesions to cholinergic neurons in the basal forebrain.

D.C. SILVEIRA*, G.L. HOLMES, S.C. SCHACHTER, C. GEULA and D.L. SCHOMER Children’s Hosp. and Beth Israel Deaconess Med. Ctr., Harvard Med. Sch.

Epilepsy: basic mechanisms V (POSTER)

731.2 CTB-saporin induced demyelinating myelopathy in the rat.

G. JANNI*, D.A. LAPPI, P.T. OHARA and L. JASMIN Georgetown Univ., Adv. Targeting Systems, San Diego and UCSF.

Neurotoxicity: exogenous toxins II (POSTER)

754.4 Cholinergic deafferentation of the hippocampus or cortex produces differential modulation of attentional processing.

J.J. WAITE* UCSD and VA Med. Ctr., San Diego.

Neural basis of behavior: cognition–attention: rodent models of attention (POSTER)

803.6 Hippocampal Trk-A receptors are compartmentalized within axonal transport vesicle sites and present in select astrocytes.

M.L. BARKER-GIBB*, S. EINHEBER and T.A. MILNER Weill Med. Col. of Cornell Univ. and NYU Med. Ctr.

Neurotrophic factors: receptors and cellular mechanisms VII (POSTER)

814.2 Molecular Neurosurgery: The Use of Targeted Cytotoxins in Neuroscience.

R. G. WILEY Vanderbilt Univ

Exciting New Advances in Pain Research and Treatment Using Receptor Internalization (SYMPOSIUM)

814.3 Selective Targeting of Pain Regulatory Pathways.

W. J. MARTIN Univ. of California, San Francisco

Exciting New Advances in Pain Research and Treatment Using Receptor Internalization (SYMPOSIUM)

814.5 Receptor Internalization as a Selective Portal of Entry Into Cells.

P. MANTYH Univ. of Minnesota

Exciting New Advances in Pain Research and Treatment Using Receptor Internalization (SYMPOSIUM)

847.3 Cholinergic basal forebrain lesion results in reduced activity of neuronal NO synthase in hippocampal and neocortical areas of the rat brain.

M. HARTLAGE-RUEBSAMEN, W.R. LIPPE* and R. SCHLIEBS Paul Flechsig Inst. for Brain Res., Leipzig, Germany and V. Merrill Bloedel Hearing Res. Ctr., Seattle.

Degenerative disease: Alzheimer’s–neuropharmacology and neurotransmitters I (POSTER)