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Experientia

, Volume 36, Issue 10, pp 1188–1189 | Cite as

The influence of 6-OHDA on hypothermia produced by intrahypothalamically-injected carbachol in the pigeon

  • H. Lahti
  • A. Pyörnilä
  • R. Hissa
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Summary

The involvement of the noradrenergic system in hypothermia induced by intrahypothalamically-injected carbachol (CCh) was studied by depleting hypothalamic noradrenaline (NA) with the catecholamine neurotoxin 6-hydroxydopamine (6-OHDA) and repeating the CCh injections after 6-OHDA treatment. The results suggest that noradrenergic neurons may be involved in hypothermia produced by CCh in the pigeon.

Keywords

Noradrenaline Catecholamine Carbachol Noradrenergic Neuron Noradrenergic System 
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© Birkhäuser Verlag 1980

Authors and Affiliations

  • H. Lahti
    • 1
  • A. Pyörnilä
    • 1
  • R. Hissa
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Zoology, Zoophysiological LaboratoryUniversity of OuluOulu 22(Finland)

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