Search for dissertations about: "swim"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 32 swedish dissertations containing the word swim.

  1. 1. Four Irish legendary figures in At Swim-Two-Birds : a study of Flann O'Briens use of Finn, Suibhne, the Pooka and the Good Fairy

    Author : Eva Wäppling; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; English language; Engelska språket;

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  2. 2. Behavioural ecology of Indo-Pacific bottlenose and humpback dolphins

    Author : Eva Stensland; Per Berggren; Anders Angerbjörn; Elisabeth Slooten; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Behaviour; ecology; dolphins; Zanzibar; abundance; distribution; tourism; mixed-species groups; interspecific association; social interaction; swim-with-dolphin; Terrestrial; freshwater and marine ecology; Terrestisk; limnisk och marin ekologi;

    Abstract : Dolphins in East Africa face various threats, such as direct hunt, bycatch and habitat degradation. It is therefore important to undertake research that can facilitate necessary conservation and management actions to minimize these threats. READ MORE

  3. 3. Hippocampal galanin and acetylcholine in spatial learning

    Author : Pär A. Schött; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; hippocampus; galanin; acetylcholine; memory and learning; swim maze; microinjections; HPLC;

    Abstract : The aim of the present thesis was to study how the neuropeptide galanin affects the neurochemistry and functional activity of the cholinergic septohippocampal projection, which plays a pivotal role in learning and memory. This cholinergic system is strongly impaired in Alzheimer's disease and in age-related dementias. READ MORE

  4. 4. Brain galanin sytems and their role in depression-like behaviour

    Author : Eugenia Kuteeva; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; 5-HT1A receptor; depression-like behaviour; forced swim test; galanin; galanin-overexpressing; galanin receptor; noradrenaline; serotonin; transgenic mouse;

    Abstract : The aim of the present thesis was to investigate the role of the neuropeptide galanin and galanin receptor subtypes in behavioural functions with a particular focus on depression-like behaviour. In agreement with its wide distribution in the central nervous system, galanin has been implicated in various functions, including regulation of reproduction, endocrine functions, antinociception, attention, learning and memory as well as regulation of mood. READ MORE

  5. 5. Galanin receptor subtypes in rodent models of mood disorders

    Author : Tara Wardi-Le Maitre; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; 5-HT1A receptor; galanin; galanin receptor 2 overexpressing mice; locus coeruleus; dorsal raphe; depression-like behavior; forced swim test;

    Abstract : Major depressive disorder (MDD) is a serious mental illness, with a complex etiology. It is a multifactorial disorder caused by a combination of genetic, environmental and epigenetic factors. Exposure to stressful life events seems to be a common, contributing cause of morbidity. READ MORE