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Mechanism of noradrenalin liberation from the rat brain under the influence of nicotine


Definite relationships were found between the noradrenalin concentration and Mg++-ATPase activity in the rat brain during the action of nicotine. It is suggested that Mg++-ATPase regulates the storage of noradrenalin in the tissue depots.

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Translated from Byulleten' Éksperimental'noi Biologii i Meditsiny, Vol. 80, No. 8, pp. 42–44, August, 1975.

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Semenov, E.V., Petrov, A.N. & Podosinovikova, M.P. Mechanism of noradrenalin liberation from the rat brain under the influence of nicotine. Neurosci Behav Physiol 7, 17–19 (1976).

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Key words

  • ATPase
  • noradrenalin
  • knicotine