Inhibition of Ang II-Induced Drinking by Dermorphin Given into the SFO or into the Lateral Ventricle of Intact or of SFO Lesioned Rats

  • M. Perfumi
  • G. de Caro
  • M. Massi
  • F. Venturi
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Dermorphin is an opioid heptapeptide found in the skin of South American frogs of the Phyllomedusa genus1,2. Afterwards, dermorphin-like immunoreactivity has been detected in the central nervous system of rats, pigs and frogs3.


Lateral Ventricle Water Deprivation Guide Cannula Lesion Animal Subfornical Organ 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Perfumi
    • 1
  • G. de Caro
    • 1
  • M. Massi
    • 1
  • F. Venturi
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of PharmacologyUniversity of CamerinoCamerino (MC)Italy

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