Lack of influence of the phase of estrus cycle or treatment with steroid contraceptive drugs on cholinergic parameters in mouse and rat brain

H. Ladinsky, S. Consolo, S. Bianchi, G. Peri, S. Garattini

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Abstract

Acetylcholine and choline levels were found not to fluctuate with the phase of the estrus cycle in the cerebral hemispheres, diencephalon and mesencephalon in the rat and mouse. Choline acetyltransferase activity was not altered in these brain areas in the mouse while in the rat there was a small but significant decrease in the cerebral hemispheres during proestrus (p

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)232-239
Number of pages8
JournalPharmacology
Volume14
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 1976

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pharmacology

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