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Maria Luisa Barbaccia

Department of Neuroscience

University of Rome Tor Vergata Medical School

Via Montpellier 1

00133 Rome



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  • Department of Neuroscience, University of Rome Tor Vergata Medical School, Via Montpellier 1, 00133 Rome, Italy. 2000 - 2007


  1. Cognitive impairment and increased brain neurosteroids in adult rats perinatally exposed to low millimolar blood alcohol concentrations. Barbaccia, M.L., Scaccianoce, S., Del Bianco, P., Campolongo, P., Trezza, V., Tattoli, M., Cuomo, V., Steardo, L. Psychoneuroendocrinology (2007) [Pubmed]
  2. Endogenous gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA)(A) receptor active neurosteroids and the sedative/hypnotic action of gamma-hydroxybutyric acid (GHB): a study in GHB-S (sensitive) and GHB-R (resistant) rat lines. Barbaccia, M.L., Carai, M.A., Colombo, G., Lobina, C., Purdy, R.H., Gessa, G.L. Neuropharmacology (2005) [Pubmed]
  3. Neurosteroidogenesis: relevance to neurosteroid actions in brain and modulation by psychotropic drugs. Barbaccia, M.L. Crit. Rev. Neurobiol (2004) [Pubmed]
  4. GABA(B) receptor-mediated increase of neurosteroids by gamma-hydroxybutyric acid. Barbaccia, M.L., Colombo, G., Affricano, D., Carai, M.A., Vacca, G., Melis, S., Purdy, R.H., Gessa, G.L. Neuropharmacology (2002) [Pubmed]
  5. Clozapine, but not haloperidol, increases brain concentrations of neuroactive steroids in the rat. Barbaccia, M.L., Affricano, D., Purdy, R.H., Maciocco, E., Spiga, F., Biggio, G. Neuropsychopharmacology (2001) [Pubmed]
  6. Plasma 5alpha-androstane-3alpha,17betadiol, an endogenous steroid that positively modulates GABA(A) receptor function, and anxiety: a study in menopausal women. Barbaccia, M.L., Lello, S., Sidiropoulou, T., Cocco, T., Sorge, R.P., Cocchiarale, A., Piermarini, V., Sabato, A.F., Trabucchi, M., Romanini, C. Psychoneuroendocrinology (2000) [Pubmed]
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