J E Brooman

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AF3 (AVPGVLRFamide) is an endogenous RFamide-like peptide isolated from the parasitic nematode Ascaris suum. It has a potent and long lasting excitatory effect in A. suum and Ascaridia galli. This is mediated by a mechanism independent of the nicotinic-like acetylcholine (ACh) receptor, which mediates excitatory transmission at the neuromuscular junction of(More)
In order to investigate whether the inhibitory effect of systemically administered cholecystokinin (CCK) on food intake is dependent on an interaction with central 5-hydroxytryptamine (5-HT) processes, we examined the effects of pretreating rats that were deprived of food for various periods of time (22 h in Experiments 1 and 3, 3 h in Experiment 2, and 1 h(More)
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