Experientia

, Volume 34, Issue 10, pp 1325–1327

GABA-mimetic action of etomidate

  • R. H. Evans
  • R. G. Hill
Specialia

Summary

A comparison of antagonism by bicuculline or strychnine of the effects of GABA or etomidate on rat isolated superior cervical ganglia, frog isolated hemisected spinal cords and rat central neurones in vivo indicates that etomidate has GABA-mimetic actions.

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© Birkhäuser Verlag 1978

Authors and Affiliations

  • R. H. Evans
    • 1
  • R. G. Hill
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Pharmacology, Medical SchoolUniversity of BristolBristol(England)

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