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In the unilateral 6-hydroxydopamine (6-OHDA)-lesioned rat model of Parkinson's disease, controversy exists concerning the use of apomorphine- or D-amphetamine-induced rotations as reliable indicators of nigrostriatal dopamine depletion. Our objective was to evaluate which, if either, drug-induced behavior is more predictive of the extent of nigrostriatal(More)
The present study has examined the involvement of sensory neurotransmitters in activating neurones in the trigeminal nucleus caudalis following stimulation of the trigeminovascular system in anaesthetised guinea-pigs. Electrical stimulation of the right trigeminal ganglion produced a unilateral expression of Fos-like immunoreactivity (Fos-LI) in the(More)
Dietary trans-fatty acids (t-FA) during pregnancy have adverse effects on growth and development. To determine the effect of dietary t-FA during just the first half of pregnancy, rats were given a diet containing 8 % hydrogenated peanut oil and 2 % olive oil (PO) and compared to rats given a diet containing 10 % olive oil (OO). After 12 days all rats were(More)
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