, Volume 40, Issue 8, pp 862–863 | Cite as

Beta1-adrenoceptor mediated salivary gland enlargement in the rat

  • J. Ekström
  • L. Malmberg
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In the rat, prolonged activation of β1-adrenoceptors causes a gain in salivary gland weight, whereas prolonged blockade of these receptors causes a reduction in weight.


Salivary Gland Prolonged Activation Gland Weight Gland Enlargement Salivary Gland Enlargement 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. Ekström
    • 1
  • L. Malmberg
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Physiology and BiophysicsUniversity of LundLund(Sweden)

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