Publicaciones de libre acceso



EEG 40 Hz coherence decreases in REM sleep and ketamine model of psychosis. Castro-ZaballaS, Cavelli M, GonzalezJ, Nardi AE, Machado S, ScorzaC, Torterolo P (2019).  Frontiers in Psychiatry 9:766.


 Parasomnias: puesta a punto.  CancliniMR, CanzaniMB, LunaMJ, RoyolMJ, RusiñolMC, VegaM, TorteroloP (2018). An Facultad Med (Univ Repúb Urug); 5(1):29-43.


 Ibogaine acute administration in rats promotes wakefulness, long-lasting REM sleep suppression and a distinctive motor profile. GonzálezJ, PrietoJP, RodríguezP, CavelliM, Benedetto L, Mondino A, PazosM, SeoaneG, CarreraI, ScorzaC, Torterolo P (2018). Frontiers in Pharmacology,9:374. 


 Selective serotonin 5-HT2A receptor antagonists and inverse agonists specifically promote slow wave (N3) sleep in man.  Monti JM, Torterolo P, Spence DW, Pandi-Perumal S (2017). Sleep and Vigilance. DOI 10.1007/s41782-017-0024-7


Relationship between sleep-wakefulness states and nursing behavior in postpartum rats. Benedetto L, Rivas M, Pereira M, Ferreira A, Torterolo P (2017).  Archives Italiennes de Biologie, 155: (3):99-109.


Absence of EEG gamma coherence in a local activated neocortical state: a conserved trait of REM sleep.  Cavelli M, Castro-Zaballa S, Mondino A, Gonzalez J, Falconi A, Torterolo P  (2017).Translational Brain Rhytmicity, 2 (1) 1-13.


The Effects of Benzodiazepine and Nonbenzodiazepine Agents, Ramelteon, Low-dose Doxepin, Suvorexant, and Selective Serotonin 5-HT2A Receptor Antagonists and Inverse Agonists on Sleep and Wakefulness. Jaime M. Monti, Pablo Torterolo and Seithikurippu R. Pandi-Perumal. Clinical Medicine Insights: Therapeutics 2016:8 29-36.


Subchronical treatment with Fluoxetine modifies the activity of the MCHergic and hypocretinergic systems. Evidences from peptide CSF concentration and gene expression. Calegare BF, Costa A, Fernandes L, Dias AL, Torterolo P, Almeida VD. Sleep Sci. 2016 Apr-Jun;9(2):89-93.


Melanin-Concentrating Hormone (MCH): Role in REM Sleep and Depression. Torterolo P, Scorza C, Lagos P, Urbanavicius J, Benedetto L, Pascovich C, López-Hill X, Chase MH, Monti JM. Front Neurosci. 2015 Dec 17;9:475.


The hypocretins (orexins) mediate the "phasic" components of REM sleep: A new hypothesis. Torterolo P, Chase MH. Sleep Sci. 2014 Mar;7(1):19-29.


Yerba Mate: efectos sobre la vigilia y el sueño. Torterolo P, Falconi A, Benedetto L, Rodriguez-Haralambides A, Rufo C, Bracesco N (2014).

Anales de Facultad de Medicina, 1(1): 24-7.


Hypocretinergic and non-hypocretinergic projections from the hypothalamus to the REM sleep executive area of the pons. Torterolo P, Sampogna S, Chase MH. Brain Res. 2013 Jan 23;1491:68-77.


Waking-promoting action of Yerba Mate (Ilex paraguariensis).Falconi A, Gutierrez M, Benedetto L, Abin-Carriquiri J, Bracesco N, Torterolo P.  Sleep Science, 2013;6(1):9-15. loads/2014/05/1-AO-Waking-promoting-action-of-Yerba-Mate-rev.pdf


The role of mesopontine NGF in sleep and wakefulness. Ramos OV, Torterolo P, Lim V, Chase MH, Sampogna S, Yamuy J. Brain Res. 2011 Sep 21;1413:9-23.


A restricted parabrachial pontine region is active during non-rapid eye movement sleep. Torterolo P, Sampogna S, Chase MH. Neuroscience. 2011 Sep 8;190:184-93.


Melanin-concentrating hormone: a new sleep factor? Torterolo P, Lagos P, Monti JM. Front Neurol. 2011 Mar 18;2:14.


Projection neurons from the central nucleus of the amygdala to the nucleus pontis oralis. Fung SJ, Xi M, Zhang J, Torterolo P, Sampogna S, Morales FR, Chase MH. J Neurosci Res. 2011 Mar;89(3):429-36.


[New concepts in relation to generating and maintaining arousal]. Torterolo P, Vanini G. Rev Neurol. 2010 Jun 16;50(12):747-58.


Hormona concentradora de melanina (MCH): neuropéptido hipotalámico que facilita la generación del sueño. Torterolo P, Castro S, Falconi A, Lagos P. Revista Mexicana de Neurociencias 2010, 11 (1): 46-51.


MCH-containing neurons in the hypothalamus of the cat: searching for a role in the control of sleep and wakefulness. Torterolo P, Sampogna S, Morales FR, Chase MH. Brain Res. 2006 Nov 13;1119(1):101-14.


Importancia de las hipocretinas en la patogenia de la narcolepsia (breve revisión). Torterolo P,Vanini G. Revista Médica del Uruguay, 2003, 19: 27-33.


Hipocretinas: neuropéptidos que regulan la actividad motora y el sueño. Torterolo P. Actas de Fisiología 2002, 8:71-88.