Experientia

, Volume 35, Issue 10, pp 1286–1287 | Cite as

Brain adenylate cyclase activation in the jaundiced rat

  • G. Turner
  • E. N. Wardle
Specialia
  • 7 Downloads

Summary

Adenylate cyclase responses of brain cortex and neostriatum to noradrenaline and dopamine are increased in rats with jaundice in proportion to its severity. In comparing the situation with uraemia, the relevance of phenols has to be considered.

Keywords

Phenol Dopamine Noradrenaline Adenylate Cyclase Cyclase Activation 

References

  1. 1.
    G.A. Turner and E.N. Wardle, Clin. Sci. molec. Med.55, 271 (1978).Google Scholar
  2. 2.
    A.G. Gilman, Proc. nat. Acad. Sci.67, 305 (1970).PubMedGoogle Scholar
  3. 3.
    E.N. Wardle and K. Wilkinson, Clin. Nephrol.6, 361 (1976).PubMedGoogle Scholar
  4. 4.
    Editorial, Br. med. J.2, 143 (1977).Google Scholar
  5. 5.
    E.N. Wardle, Kid. Int.8, suppl. S 13 (1978).Google Scholar

Copyright information

© Birkhäuser Verlag 1979

Authors and Affiliations

  • G. Turner
    • 1
  • E. N. Wardle
    • 1
  1. 1.Departments of Clinical Biochemistry and MedicineRoyal Victoria InfirmaryNewcastle upon TyneEngland

Personalised recommendations