دوره 6، شماره 3 - ( Summer 2015 -- 1394 )                   جلد 6 شماره 3 صفحات 155-162 | برگشت به فهرست نسخه ها


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Amiri S, Jafarian Z, Vafaei A A, Rashidy-Pour A, Motaghed larijani Z, Samaei S A. Glucocorticoids Interact with Cholinergic System in Impairing Memory Reconsolidation of an Inhibitory Avoidance Task in Mice. BCN. 2015; 6 (3) :155-162
URL: http://bcn.iums.ac.ir/article-1-544-fa.html
Glucocorticoids Interact with Cholinergic System in Impairing Memory Reconsolidation of an Inhibitory Avoidance Task in Mice. مجله علوم اعصاب پایه و بالینی. 1394; 6 (3) :155-162

URL: http://bcn.iums.ac.ir/article-1-544-fa.html


چکیده:  
Introduction: Recent studies suggest that glucocorticoids modulate memory reconsolidation. Moreover, cholinergic system is involved in memory reconsolidation. Since glucocorticoids interact with brain cholinergic system in modulating memory processing, we investigated whether glucocorticoid influences on the reconsolidation of emotionally arousing training depend on the cholinergic system. 
Methods: Mice were trained (1mA, 3s footshock) in an inhibitory avoidance task. Forty-eight hours after training, memory reactivation was occurred (Test 1), and different treatments were given. Two (Test 2), five (Test 3), and seven days (Test 4) after memory reactivation (Test 1), animals were retested for fear memory retention. 
Results: In the first experiment, we observed that administration of corticosterone (CORT, 0.3, 1 and 3 mg/kg) following memory reactivation impaired subsequent expression of memory in a dose-dependent manner. In the second experiment, we found that CORT-induced impairment of memory reconsolidation was reversed by the muscarinic receptor antagonist atropine (0.5 and 2 mg/kg). In the third experiment, the nicotinic receptor antagonist mecaylamine (0.5 or 2 mg/kg) was not able to block the corticosterone response. 
Discussion: These findings indicate that glucocorticoids impair memory reconsolidation by a muscarinic cholinergic mechanism.
نوع مطالعه: Original | موضوع مقاله: Cognitive Neuroscience
دریافت: ۱۳۹۳/۸/۱۱ | پذیرش: ۱۳۹۴/۱/۲۹ | انتشار: ۱۳۹۴/۴/۱۰

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