, Volume 32, Issue 12, pp 1554–1556 | Cite as

Effects of three synthetic peptides analogous to neurohypophyseal hormones on the excitability of giant neurones ofAchatina fulica Férussac

  • H. Takeuchi
  • A. Sakai
  • A. Mori


Deamino-dicarba-(d-d-)oxytocin andd-d-Arg-vasotocin at 10−4 kg/l showed an excitatory effect on the periodically oxcillating neurone (PON) ofAchatina fulica Férussac.d-d-Arg-vasopressin had no effect.


Peptide Oxytocin Synthetic Peptide Excitatory Effect Giant Neurone 
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© Birkhäuser Verlag 1976

Authors and Affiliations

  • H. Takeuchi
    • 1
  • A. Sakai
    • 1
  • A. Mori
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute for NeurobiologyOkayama University Medical SchoolOkayama(Japan)

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