The Ontogeny of Angiotensin Dipsogenesis in the Rat

  • Alan N. Epstein
Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (NSSA, volume 105)


The invention of a benign method2 for verified injection of chemical agents into the anterior cerebral ventricles of the unanesthetized rat pup of any age has allowed us to describe the ontogeny of the dipsogenic effect of intracerebroventricular (ICV) angiotensin.


Adult Response Ingestive Behavior Chemical Injection Orexigenic Effect Prevent Weight Loss 
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  1. 1.
    Ellis, S., Axt, K. and Epstein, A.N. The arousal of ingestive behaviors by chemical injection into the brain of the suckling rat. J. Neurosci. (1984) 4: 945–955.PubMedGoogle Scholar
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    Misantone, L., Ellis, S.B. and Epstein, A.N. Development of angiotensin-induced drinking in the rat. Brain Res. (1980) 186: 195–202.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar

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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1986

Authors and Affiliations

  • Alan N. Epstein
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  1. 1.Department of BiologyUniversity of PennsylvaniaPhiladelphiaUSA

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