Francesca Spiga
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The significance of glucocorticoid pulsatility
SL Lightman, CC Wiles, HC Atkinson, DE Henley, GM Russell, ...
European journal of pharmacology 583 (2-3), 255-262, 2008
HPA axis‐rhythms
F Spiga, JJ Walker, JR Terry, SL Lightman
Comprehensive Physiology 4 (3), 1273-1298, 2011
Differential effects of exposure to low-light or high-light open-field on anxiety-related behaviors: relationship to c-Fos expression in serotonergic and non-serotonergic …
JA Bouwknecht, F Spiga, DR Staub, MW Hale, A Shekhar, CA Lowry
Brain research bulletin 72 (1), 32-43, 2007
The origin of glucocorticoid hormone oscillations
JJ Walker, F Spiga, E Waite, Z Zhao, Y Kershaw, JR Terry, SL Lightman
PLoS Biol 10 (6), e1001341, 2012
Clozapine, but not haloperidol, increases brain concentrations of neuroactive steroids in the rat
ML Barbaccia, D Affricano, RH Purdy, E Maciocco, F Spiga, G Biggio
Neuropsychopharmacology 25 (4), 489-497, 2001
Urocortin 2 increases c-Fos expression in topographically organized subpopulations of serotonergic neurons in the rat dorsal raphe nucleus
DR Staub, F Spiga, CA Lowry
Brain research 1044 (2), 176-189, 2005
Role of glucocorticoid negative feedback in the regulation of HPA axis pulsatility
JK Gjerstad, SL Lightman, F Spiga
Stress 21 (5), 403-416, 2018
ACTH-dependent ultradian rhythm of corticosterone secretion
F Spiga, EJ Waite, Y Liu, YM Kershaw, G Aguilera, SL Lightman
Endocrinology 152 (4), 1448-1457, 2011
Injections of urocortin 1 into the basolateral amygdala induce anxiety-like behavior and c-Fos expression in brainstem serotonergic neurons
F Spiga, SL Lightman, A Shekhar, CA Lowry
Neuroscience 138 (4), 1265-1276, 2006
Exposure to high-and low-light conditions in an open-field test of anxiety increases c-Fos expression in specific subdivisions of the rat basolateral amygdaloid complex
MW Hale, JA Bouwknecht, F Spiga, A Shekhar, CA Lowry
Brain research bulletin 71 (1-3), 174-182, 2006
Opposite effects of short-versus long-term administration of fluoxetine on the concentrations of neuroactive steroids in rat plasma and brain
M Serra, GM Pisu, M Muggironi, V Parodo, G Papi, R Sari, L Dazzi, ...
Psychopharmacology 158 (1), 48-54, 2001
Effect of the glucocorticoid receptor antagonist Org 34850 on basal and stress‐induced corticosterone secretion
F Spiga, LR Harrison, SA Wood, HC Atkinson, CP MacSweeney, ...
Journal of neuroendocrinology 19 (11), 891-900, 2007
Inhibition of stress‐or anxiogenic‐drug‐induced increases in dopamine release in the rat prefrontal cortex by long‐term treatment with antidepressant drugs
L Dazzi, F Spiga, L Pira, S Ladu, G Vacca, A Rivano, JD Jentsch, G Biggio
Journal of neurochemistry 76 (4), 1212-1220, 2001
Constant light disrupts the circadian rhythm of steroidogenic proteins in the rat adrenal gland
SY Park, JJ Walker, NW Johnson, Z Zhao, SL Lightman, F Spiga
Molecular and cellular endocrinology 371 (1-2), 114-123, 2013
Dynamic pituitary-adrenal interactions in response to cardiac surgery
B Gibbison, F Spiga, JJ Walker, GM Russell, K Stevenson, Y Kershaw, ...
Critical care medicine 43 (4), 791, 2015
Blockade of the V1b receptor reduces ACTH, but not corticosterone secretion induced by stress without affecting basal hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis activity
F Spiga, LR Harrison, S Wood, DM Knight, CP MacSweeney, F Thomson, ...
Journal of endocrinology 200 (3), 273, 2009
Temporal effect of adrenocorticotrophic hormone on adrenal glucocorticoid steroidogenesis: Involvement of the transducer of regulated cyclic AMP‐response element‐binding …
F Spiga, Y Liu, G Aguilera, SL Lightman
Journal of neuroendocrinology 23 (2), 136-142, 2011
Rapid intra-adrenal feedback regulation of glucocorticoid synthesis
JJ Walker, F Spiga, R Gupta, Z Zhao, SL Lightman, JR Terry
Journal of the Royal Society Interface 12 (102), 20140875, 2015
Chronic treatment with imipramine or mirtazapine antagonizes stress‐and FG7142‐induced increase in cortical norepinephrine output in freely moving rats
L Dazzi, S Ladu, F Spiga, G Vacca, A Rivano, L Pira, G Biggio
Synapse 43 (1), 70-77, 2002
60 YEARS OF NEUROENDOCRINOLOGY: Glucocorticoid dynamics: insights from mathematical, experimental and clinical studies
F Spiga, JJ Walker, R Gupta, JR Terry, SL Lightman
Journal of Endocrinology 226 (2), T55-T66, 2015
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