The world's first wiki where authorship really matters (Nature Genetics, 2008). Due credit and reputation for authors. Imagine a global collaborative knowledge base for original thoughts. Search thousands of articles and collaborate with scientists around the globe.

wikigene or wiki gene protein drug chemical gene disease author authorship tracking collaborative publishing evolutionary knowledge reputation system wiki2.0 global collaboration genes proteins drugs chemicals diseases compound
Hoffmann, R. A wiki for the life sciences where authorship matters. Nature Genetics (2008)

Mariangela Serra

Department of Experimental Biology

Center of Excellence for the Neurobiology of Dependence

University of Cagliari




Name/email consistency: high



  • Department of Experimental Biology, Center of Excellence for the Neurobiology of Dependence, University of Cagliari, Cagliari, Italy. 2003 - 2008
  • Department of Experimental Biology, University of Cagliari, Cagliari, Italy. 2000 - 2006


  1. Changes in neuroactive steroid content during social isolation stress modulate GABAA receptor plasticity and function. Serra, M., Pisu, M.G., Mostallino, M.C., Sanna, E., Biggio, G. Brain. Res. Rev (2008) [Pubmed]
  2. Social isolation stress and neuroactive steroids. Serra, M., Sanna, E., Mostallino, M.C., Biggio, G. Eur. Neuropsychopharmacol (2007) [Pubmed]
  3. Social isolation-induced increase in alpha and delta subunit gene expression is associated with a greater efficacy of ethanol on steroidogenesis and GABA receptor function. Serra, M., Mostallino, M.C., Talani, G., Pisu, M.G., Carta, M., Mura, M.L., Floris, I., Maciocco, E., Sanna, E., Biggio, G. J. Neurochem. (2006) [Pubmed]
  4. Social isolation-induced changes in the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis in the rat. Serra, M., Pisu, M.G., Floris, I., Biggio, G. Stress (2005) [Pubmed]
  5. Social isolation increases the response of peripheral benzodiazepine receptors in the rat. Serra, M., Pisu, M.G., Floris, I., Floris, S., Cannas, E., Mossa, A., Trapani, G., Latrofa, A., Purdy, R.H., Biggio, G. Neurochem. Int. (2004) [Pubmed]
  6. Social isolation-induced increase in the sensitivity of rats to the steroidogenic effect of ethanol. Serra, M., Pisu, M.G., Floris, I., Cara, V., Purdy, R.H., Biggio, G. J. Neurochem. (2003) [Pubmed]
  7. Prevention of the stress-induced increase in the concentration of neuroactive steroids in rat brain by long-term administration of mirtazapine but not of fluoxetine. Serra, M., Pisul, M.G., Dazzi, L., Purdy, R.H., Biggio, G. J. Psychopharmacol. (Oxford) (2002) [Pubmed]
  8. Opposite effects of short- versus long-term administration of fluoxetine on the concentrations of neuroactive steroids in rat plasma and brain. Serra, M., Pisu, M.G., Muggironi, M., Parodo, V., Papi, G., Sari, R., Dazzi, L., Spiga, F., Purdy, R.H., Biggio, G. Psychopharmacology (Berl.) (2001) [Pubmed]
  9. Social isolation-induced decreases in both the abundance of neuroactive steroids and GABA(A) receptor function in rat brain. Serra, M., Pisu, M.G., Littera, M., Papi, G., Sanna, E., Tuveri, F., Usala, L., Purdy, R.H., Biggio, G. J. Neurochem. (2000) [Pubmed]
WikiGenes - Universities