Effect of stimulation of midbrain raphe on serotonin (5-HT) level and turnover in different areas of rat brain

W. Gumulka, R. Samanin, S. Garattini, L. Valzelli

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Abstract

Stimulation of the nucleus medianus of the midbrain raphe in rats caused an increase of 5-HT turnover in the forebrain without changes in the 5-HT turnover of the posterior part of the brain and of the spinal cord.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)380-384
Number of pages5
JournalEuropean Journal of Pharmacology
Volume8
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - Dec 1969

Keywords

  • 5-hydroxyindolacetic acid
  • 5-Hydroxytryptamine
  • 5HT turnover
  • Midbrain raphe stimulation
  • Serotoninergic neurons

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cellular and Molecular Neuroscience
  • Pharmacology

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