Accumulation of caffeine and its metabolites in rat fetal brain and liver

C. Galli, P. F. Spano, K. Szyszka

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Abstract

Levels of radioactive caffeine and metabolites, after intra muscular injection of 1-methyl14C caffeine to pregnant rats, have been measured in maternal and fetal brains and livers at various time intervals. Caffeine and metabolites diffuse into fetal tissues and accumulate in fetal brain.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)217-221
Number of pages5
JournalPharmacological Research Communications
Volume7
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1975

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pharmacology

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