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A Kinin-Like Forming Enzyme in Saliva Presenting a Potent Oxytocic Activity

  • G. Siqueira
  • W. Dias da Silva
  • W. T. Beraldo
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 8)

Abstract

In a previous paper an esterase presenting kinin-like forming activity and oxytocic action was described in rat urine. The oxytocic action appears to be independent of the presence of a substrate in the uterus (Beraldo, Araujo and Mares Guia, 1966).

Keywords

Maximal Activity Parotid Gland Sodium Chloride Solution Organ Bath Single Zone 
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References

  1. Beraldo, W.T.; R. L. Araujo; and M. Mares-Guia. Am. J. Physiol. (1966), 211, 975.PubMedGoogle Scholar

Copyright information

© Plenum Press, New York 1970

Authors and Affiliations

  • G. Siqueira
    • 1
  • W. Dias da Silva
    • 1
  • W. T. Beraldo
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Physiology, Institute of Biological SciencesUFMG.Belo HorizonteBrazil

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