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Experientia

, Volume 41, Issue 1, pp 125–127 | Cite as

Intraocular 6-hydroxydopamine prevents the persistent estrus induced by continuous light

  • K. Shimizu
  • M. Hokano
Short Communications Neurology, Behavior

Summary

Following the intraocular injection of 6-hydroxydopamine, which can destroy the retinal dopaminergic neurons, female rats showed a normal estrous cycle in LD 12∶12 but not a persistent estrus in continuous light.

Key words

6-Hydroxydopamine intraocular administration continuous light persistent estrus female rat 

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© Birkhäuser Verlag 1985

Authors and Affiliations

  • K. Shimizu
    • 1
  • M. Hokano
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of AnatomyTokyo Medical CollegeTokyoJapan

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