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Effects of Intraventricular Injections of Bradykinin on Blood Glucose Levels in the Rabbit

  • S. A. Ribeiro
  • Glaci R. Da Silva
  • A. C. M. Camargo
  • A. P. Corrado
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 8)

Abstract

It has been shown that bradykinin and morphine produce some similar effects when injected into the cerebral ventricles of the rabbit. Thus, both substances deplete brain noradrenaline stores as well as increase the threshold of response to electrical stimulation of the dental pulp (Ribeiro, Corrado and Graeff, 1968; Graeff, Pelá and Rocha e Silva, 1969). Since the latter effect is completely blocked by reserpine, the observed analgesia was suggested to be due a possible mobilization of cerebral noradrenaline by both the alkaloid and the polypeptide (Alonso-Verri, Graeff and Corrado, 1967; Ribeiro, Corrado and Graeff, 1968).

Keywords

Blood Glucose Level Adrenal Medulla Dental Pulp Cerebral Ventricle Splanchnic Nerve 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1970

Authors and Affiliations

  • S. A. Ribeiro
    • 1
    • 2
  • Glaci R. Da Silva
    • 1
  • A. C. M. Camargo
    • 1
  • A. P. Corrado
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of PharmacologyFaculty of Medicine of Ribeirão PrêtoSão PauloBrazil
  2. 2.Department of Operative DentistryFaculty of Pharmacy and Dentistry of Ribeirão PrêtoBrazil

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