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The effect of disturbance of acetylcholine metabolism on cathode threshold parabiosis curves and on the functional stability of the nerve trunk

  • V. I. Alatyrev
  • L. N. Zefirov
Physiology
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Summary

In disturbance of acetylcholine synthesis caused by preliminary excision of the pancreas or by treating the nerve with 2-methylnaphthoquinone (a cholinesterase inhibitor) there is an accelerated development of nerve parabiosis under the effect of direct current cathode. The minimal intensity of direct current, maintaining a nonconductivity state, decreases in these conditions more rapidly and reaches lower values than in cases of control preparations. As a result of this the curve of threshold cathodic parabiosis proves to be displaced to the axis of ordinates and to the axis of abscissae. The occuring changes testify to a reduction of the nerve resistance to the action of alteration and decrease of restorative, compensatory processes.

Keywords

Public Health Acetylcholine Direct Current Cholinesterase Minimal Intensity 
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© Consultants Bureau 1964

Authors and Affiliations

  • V. I. Alatyrev
    • 1
  • L. N. Zefirov
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Normal PhysiologyKazan' Medical InstituteKazanUSSR

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