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Microelectrophoretic studies on neurones in the Clarke’s column

  • M. Randić
  • N. R. Myslinski
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Abstract

The response of mammalian central neurones to various drugs applied into their environment by microelectrophoresis has been widely studied (Curtis and Johnston, 1974; Krnjević, 1974). We have studied the chemical sensitivity of individual Clarke’s column neurones to putative acidic amino acid neuro­transmitters (l-glutamic and l-aspartic acids) and acetylcholine (ACh). This work was supplemented by pharmacological studies using L-glutamic acid diethylester and l-methionine-dl-sulphoximine as possible excitatory amino acid antagonists.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Randić
    • 1
  • N. R. Myslinski
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Biochemistry and PharmacologyTufts University School of MedicineBostonUSA

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