Half-Lives and Actions of Intracerebrally Injected Isoquinolines

  • Christine L. Melchior
  • Richard A. Deitrich
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 126)


The chronic infusion of the tetrahydroisoquinclines (TIQs), tetrahydropapaveroline (THP) or salsolinol into the cerebral ventricle of the rat induces an increase in ethanol drinking (Myers and Melchior, 1977a,b). Although a dose-response relationship was not shown, a range of doses from 2.0 μg every 15 minutes to 0.4 ng every 30 minutes has proven efficacious (Melchior and Myers, 1977a,b).


Adenylate Cyclase INTRACEREBRALLY Inject Posterior Section Intraventricular Injection Sodium Metabisulfite 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Christine L. Melchior
    • 1
  • Richard A. Deitrich
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of PharmacologyUniversity of Colorado Medical CenterDenverUSA

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