J F Brandstater

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The ability of 5-hydroxyl-L-tryptophan (5-HTP) or pentobarbital anesthesia to elevate rat serum GH levels is completely blocked by the simultaneous administration of the serotonin antagonist cyprophepatidine, as well as by the pineal gland principles melatonin and 5-methoxytryptamine (5-MT), and by the 0-methylated dopamine derivative (More)
The acute administration of lithium chloride significantly inhibits both prolactin and growth hormone secretion in the rat. In terms of known neuroendocrine relationships this finding indicates that lithium administration alters both dopamine (DA) and serotonin (5-HT) activity in the hypothalamus. The data suggest that DA activity is increased (inhibiting(More)
The induction of hyperprolactinaemia in the male rat following chronic oestrogen administration over 3 months was shown to result in a highly significant reduction in hypothalamic dopamine (DA) concentration as well as significant reductions in hypothalamic noradrenaline (NA) and serotonin (5-HT). Significant increases in hypothalamic DA synthesis were(More)
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