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Central Serotonin Mechanisms and Cardiovascular Control in the Rat

  • J. F. Smits

Abstract

The participation of 5-hydroxytryptamine (5-HT, serotonin) in central cardiovascular control is less well investigated than that of noradrenaline. 5-HT (0.001–10 μg) was injected stereotaxically into the diencephalon of pentobarbital (50 mg/kg, i.p.) anaesthetized male Wistar rats.

Keywords

Circadian Rhythm Vertebral Artery Raphe Nucleus Dorsal Raphe Median Raphe 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1978

Authors and Affiliations

  • J. F. Smits
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of PharmacologyRijksuniversiteit LimburgMaastrichtThe Netherlands

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