Junji Omichi

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The effect of chlorogenic acid on the sleep-wakefulness cycle in rats was investigated in comparison with those of caffeic acid (the metabolite of chlorogenic acid) and dihydrocaffeic acid (the metabolite of caffeic acid). A significant prolongation of sleep latency was observed with chlorogenic acid and caffeic acid at a dose of 500 and 200 mg/kg,(More)
New sleep disturbance model in rats is useful for estimating the characteristics of some hypnotics. The present study was undertaken to investigate the utility of a sleep disturbance model by placing rats on a grid suspended over water using three kinds of hypnotics, that is, short-acting benzodiazepine (triazolam), intermediate-acting benzodiazepine(More)
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