Colonic Delivery of H2S Donors for Studying Cardiovascular Effects of H2S in Rats

  • Marcin UfnalEmail author
  • Tomasz Hutsch
Part of the Methods in Molecular Biology book series (MIMB, volume 2007)


There is evidence that H2S produced in the colon may contribute to the control of the circulatory system. This chapter describes a technique of cardiovascular measurements in anesthetized rats subjected to intracolonic administration of H2S donor. The intracolonic administration is performed via polyurethane catheter inserted per rectum into the colon.

Key words

Hydrogen sulfide Colon i.c. Cardiovascular diseases Gut Bacteria 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Laboratory of Centre for Preclinical Research, Department of Experimental Physiology and PathophysiologyMedical University of WarsawWarsawPoland

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