Dariusz Mazurkiewicz

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5'-Nucleotidase activity was assayed in 105,000-g supernatants from rat brain by following conversion of [3H]AMP into adenosine. The effect of ATP on this process was complex and suggested the presence of at least two soluble 5'-nucleotidase activities: one inhibited by ATP and another activated by ATP. The relative proportions of these activities differed(More)
1. Synaptosomal membranes were isolated from rats made hypothyroid by treatment with propylthiouracil and a low iodine diet. 2. When assayed in the presence of 100 mM-Na+, inhibition of forskolin-stimulated adenylate cyclase by GTP was enhanced in membranes from hypothyroid animals. 3. Hypothyroidism also enhanced inhibition of adenylate cyclase by(More)
1. Rats (4 weeks old) were made hypothyroid by treatment with propylthiouracil and a low-iodine diet for a further period of 4 weeks. Synaptosomal membranes, myelin and 105,000 g soluble fractions were obtained from six regions of the brain. 2. Hypothyroidism resulted in 2-5-fold increases in membrane-bound 5'-nucleotidase activity in synaptosomal fractions(More)
1. Rats (4 weeks old) were made hypothyroid by treatment with propylthiouracil together with a low-iodine diet for a further period of 4 weeks. Synaptosomal membranes were obtained from six anatomical regions of the brain. 2. The abundances in these membranes of the G-protein alpha-subunits Gi1 alpha, Gi2 alpha and Go alpha were measured by quantitative(More)
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