Experientia

, Volume 41, Issue 8, pp 1054–1055 | Cite as

Quantitative immunofluorescence of tyrosine hydroxylase in the adrenal medulla of spontaneously hypertensive rats

  • I. Nagatsu
  • M. Ito
  • Y. Kawakami
  • N. Karasawa
  • H. Takahashi
  • K. Fujita
  • T. Nagatsu
Article

Summary

The amount of tyrosine hydroxylase protein in the adrenal medulla, which was estimated by a quantitative immunofluorescence method, was higher in spontaneously hypertensive rats than in normotensive control Wistar-Kyoto rats at 4 and 16 weeks of age before and after the development of hypertension.

Key words

Quantitative immunofluorescence tyrosine hydroxylase adrenal medulla SHR 

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© Birkhäuser Verlag 1985

Authors and Affiliations

  • I. Nagatsu
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
  • M. Ito
    • 1
    • 2
  • Y. Kawakami
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
  • N. Karasawa
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
  • H. Takahashi
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
  • K. Fujita
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
  • T. Nagatsu
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Anatomy, School of MedicineFujita-Gakuen Health UniversityToyoake, Aichi(Japan)
  2. 2.Institute for Comprehensive Medical Science, School of MedicineFujita-Gakuen Health UniversityToyoake, Aichi(Japan)
  3. 3.Laboratory of Cell Physiology, Department of Life Chemistry, Graduate School at NagatsutaTokyo Institute of TechnologyYokohama(Japan)

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