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Experientia

, Volume 36, Issue 1, pp 79–80 | Cite as

Effects of aluminium hydroxide on restraint-induced and restraint delay-induced gastric ulceration in rats

  • G. B. Glavin
Specialia

Summary

Rats given aluminium hydroxide after cold-restraint stress but before the ‘post-stress delay’ period, ulcerated significantly less severely and less frequently than rats given the drug before cold-restraint stress or those given water at either time period. Both aluminium hydroxide treated groups exhibited less ulceration than non-drug groups. These data suggest profound parasympathetic and hence, gastric acid, involvement in restraint delay-induced ulceration in rats.

Keywords

Aluminium Treated Group Hydroxide Gastric Acid Gastric Ulceration 

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Copyright information

© Birkhäuser Verlag 1980

Authors and Affiliations

  • G. B. Glavin
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of PsychologyBrock UniversitySt. CatharinesCanada

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