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Enkephalins Mediate Cholecystokinin-Induced Gallbladder Contraction in the Guinea Pig

  • R. F. Crochelt
  • E. Shaw
  • S. R. Peikin

Abstract

Enkephalinergic nerves are present in the gallbladder but their role is not known. We examined the effect of the σ agonist met-enkephalin (ME), the μ agonist morphine (MS), and the к agonist dynorphan (DYN) on circular muscle strips prepared from the guinea pig gallbladder.

Keywords

Dose Dependent Increase Gastrointestinal Motility Dose Dependent Inhibition Dependent Inhibition Gallbladder Contraction 
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© MTP Press Limited 1984

Authors and Affiliations

  • R. F. Crochelt
  • E. Shaw
  • S. R. Peikin

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