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In general, these models However, in recent years, these two general approaches have have been very useful in motivating investigations of the given way to neural circuitry-based models that reflect a molecular underpinnings and biochemical functions of the fuller appreciation of the fact that neurotransmitters act in neurotransmitter systems of interest, and in spurring the an anatomically constrained fashion to produce specific bio- development of novel psychopharmacologic agents that in- chemical effects at the cellular level, and that the localization fluence these systems. However, in extreme cases, these of function(s) is a consequence of the flow of information models tended to view individual psychiatric disorders as processing through the neural circuits within a given brain the consequences solely of the postulated disturbance in the region and those linking that region to other brain areas. In addition to this limited conceptual perspec- the coordinated activity of distributed ensembles of neu- tive, neurotransmitter-based models sometimes seemed to rons. Specifically, this chapter: (a) networks of neurons. Other models of psychopathology have emphasized the considers the convergent lines of evidence that suggest that critical role of localized disturbances in individual brain re- the neural circuitry involving the dorsal prefrontal cortex is disturbed in this disorder, (b) reviews the normal organiza- tion of this circuitry as revealed through studies in animals, (c) assesses the evidence regarding the integrity of this circui- David A. Lewis: University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania try in schizophrenia, and (d) discusses new opportunities 730 Neuropsychopharmacology: The Fifth Generation of Progress for neural circuitry-based studies of the pathophysiology of for the initial findings (13–16). For schizophrenia, the disorder was recognized by the average age of first hospitalization for patients with schizo- presence of a constellation of clinical features and a particu- phrenia is in the early or mid-twenties for men and women, lar longitudinal course, whereas the identification of AD respectively (21,22), psychotic symptoms may appear was based on clinicopathological correlations. Indeed, the months or even years prior to hospitalization (22–24). In observation of neurofibrillary tangles and neuritic plaques addition, deterioration in other areas, such as scholastic per- in the cerebral cortex of the victims of AD provided the formance and sociability, precedes the onset of the overt foundation for the rich array of anatomic, biochemical, and symptoms of schizophrenia by some time (5,23,24), and molecular genetic studies in the past two decades that have may represent strong predictors of the subsequent appear- produced the wealth of current knowledge regarding the ance of the disorder.
The metabotropic receptors may arachidonic acid metabolism (33) buy quibron-t 400mg on line. In addition purchase quibron-t 400 mg mastercard, intracellular also increase intracellular calcium by mobilizing calcium calcium can activate calcium-dependent isoforms of nitric from stores in the endoplasmic reticulum cheap quibron-t 400 mg with amex. Studies with an- oxide synthase to produce nitric oxide (34) order 400 mg quibron-t overnight delivery. The nitric oxide tagonists of the metabotropic receptor show that, depending then combines with the superoxide produced as the by- on their subunit specificity, some, but not all, drugs of this product of cyclooxygenase, xanthine oxidase, or other class are neuroprotective in models of focal ischemia (40, sources to form the highly reactive species peroxynitrite, 41). Therefore, EAA-me- In addition to the direct downstream effects of enzymes diated elevation of intracellular calcium concentrations acti- that are activated by elevation of intracellular calcium, a vates both cyclooxygenase and nitric oxide synthase, which number of complex interactions and positive feedback loops then synergistically contribute to ischemic brain injury augment the contribution of EAAs to ischemic brain injury. For example, free arachidonic acid can potentiate NMDA- Extracellular EAAs may activate other receptors besides evoked currents in neurons (42) and inhibit reuptake of the NMDA channel. EAA receptors can be categorized as glutamate by astrocytes (43). In addition, platelet-activating ionotropic or metabotropic receptors. Ionotropic receptors factor, a phospholipase A2 metabolite, can stimulate the are coupled directly to membrane ion channels, whereas release of glutamate (44). Acidotic conditions favor the re- metabotropic receptors are coupled to G proteins and mod- lease of free iron, which can then participate in the metabo- ulate intracellular second messengers such as inositol tri- lism of peroxide into the hydroxyl radical (Fenton reaction) phosphate, calcium, and cyclic nucleotides. In addition, glutamate can interfere with the function genes have been identified that encode subunits of these of the cystine transporter. The subunits combine in a variety of confirma- porter results in decreased intracellular concentrations of tions to yield receptors with specific pharmacologic and glutathione and diminished intracellular endogenous anti- electrophysiologic characteristics (37). Glutamate release into synaptic cleft, where it inter- ceptors depolarize membranes by facilitating an influx of acts with EAA receptors, is primarily mediated by the release positively charged ions. The NMDA receptor facilitates an of glutamate from the synaptic pool. Thus, a large compo- influx of both sodium and calcium, whereas the non- nent of excessive neuronal excitation may be the result of NMDA receptors (AMPA and kainate receptors) primarily synaptic release of EAAs. Neuronal depolarization of pre- facilitate an influx of sodium. However, some of the kainate synaptic neurons in turn depends on activation of non- and AMPA receptors are comprised of subunits that allow NMDA receptor-gated channels and other depolarizing calcium permeability (38). This may be relevant to ischemic neurotransmitter receptors. The excitatory action of depo- injury because in neurons after cerebral ischemia, glutamate larizing neurotransmitter receptors is countered by hyperpo- receptor 2 (GR2), a subunit necessary for non-NMDA re- larizing receptor-gated ion channels, such as the GABA ( - FIGURE 92. A simplified neuronal circuit diagram illustrating the ion channels that determine the syn- aptic release of glutamate and intraneuronal Ca2 concentrations in response to ischemia. Chapter 92: Molecular Pathophysiology of Stroke 1321 aminobutyric acid) receptor. Propagation of the action po- progressively less effective; however, such agents are effective tential induced by depolarization of the neuronal cell body up to 2 hours after the onset of middle cerebral artery occlu- requires voltage-dependent sodium channels. In the clinical trials, most patients were release of glutamate itself depends on P- and Q-type voltage- enrolled 6 to 12 hours after the onset of ischemia, long after dependent calcium channels. Glutamate release into the the time that these drugs were effectively administered in synaptic cleft can bind to the NMDA receptor and open animal studies. As a result, calcium enters the cell Whatever the reason for the failure of these anti-excito- driven by its concentration gradient. However, intraneu- toxic drugs in human trials, it has become clear that it may ronal calcium may increase by other mechanisms. Post- be more practical to select treatment approaches that target synaptic voltage-dependent calcium channels may allow cal- mechanisms that are active at longer intervals after ischemia. Also, Na may enter the cell via the NMDA recep- tor-gated channel and depolarize the neuron.