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MK-801 and dextrorphan, selective non-competitive antagonists at N-methyl-D-aspartate (NMDA) receptors, were used to evaluate the effect of NMDA receptor blockade on sexual and motor behaviors in female rats. Ovariectomized rats were treated with estradiol benzoate (EB) for 48 or 72 h followed by progesterone (P) 3.5-4 h before testing the animals for(More)
The present investigation examined the neural sites and mechanisms of opiate inhibition of female sexual behavior. Systemic administration of morphine (10 mg/kg) significantly reduced ovarian steroid-induced estrous behavior in female rats. This behavioral inhibition was prevented when the opiate receptor antagonist naloxone (5 mg/kg) was administered 30(More)
In vivo microdialysis was used to detect norepinephrine (NE) release in the ventromedial hypothalamus of estradiol (E2)- or E2 plus progesterone (P)-treated female rats injected with 1.0 IU of oxytocin (OXY). Dialysates were collected before and after OXY administration on 3 consecutive days and analyzed for NE content by high performance liquid(More)
In this report, we describe the work done in a project that explored the human information processing aspects of a personal memex (a memex to organize personal information). In the project, we considered the use of the personal memex, focusing on information recall, by three populations: people with Mild Cognitive Impairment, those diagnosed with Macular(More)
In this paper, we discuss re-finding personal information from a human information processing perspective. We describe the design of a prototype that explored the human information processing aspects of a personal memex (a memex to organize personal information). In the project, we considered the use of the personal memex, focusing on information recall, by(More)
Modulation of lordosis behavior by stimulation of noradrenergic receptor subtypes was examined in ovariectomized, estradiol benzoate (10 micrograms)-primed guinea pigs. In the first experiment, subcutaneous administration of the alpha-2-noradrenergic agonist, UK-14,304 (0.01, 0.5, or 1.0 mg/kg, Pfizer Central Research), produced a significant increase in(More)
This experiment examined whether the imidazoline idazoxan (which binds to alpha-noradrenergic receptors and to imidazoline-preferring sites) interferes with hormone-dependent or hormone-independent lordosis responses. Ovariectomized (ovx) Strain 2 female guinea pigs which were sexually receptive after receiving estradiol benzoate (EB; 3 micrograms/d for 3(More)
Steroid-dependent lordosis behavior in ovariectomized (OVX) guinea pigs is attenuated by alpha 1- and/or alpha 2-noradrenergic (NE) receptor antagonists. Correlated with the decrease in lordosis after alpha 1-NE receptor blockade by prazosin is a decrease in 'cytosol' progestin receptors in the ventromedial hypothalamic nucleus (VMN). We examined whether a(More)
Ovariectomized guinea pigs were given free estradiol (E) at hr 0 and 28, and progesterone (P) at hr 39. Experiment 1: The alpha-1 noradrenergic antagonist prazosin, but not the alpha-2 noradrenergic antagonist idazoxan, prevented display of lordosis behavior when administered systemically 30 min prior to E injections at either hr 0 or 28, or 30 min prior to(More)