Homocysteine thiolactone (HTL) elicits seizures in mice at a dose of 850 mg/kg (95-100% of animals) with an average latency time of 19.5 min. These seizures are reversed by both 5' N-ethylcarboximide adenosine (NECA) and flunitrazepam, with respective ED50 doses of 0.025 and 0.20 mg/kg. NECA was approximately four-fold more potent as an inhibitor of… (More)
Weekly treatments with doxorubicin encapsulated in long circulating, sterically stabilised liposomes (DOX-SL) reduced the incidence of metastases from primary mammary carcinoma from 24 of 47 untreated mice to 3 of 23 treated mice. Toxic side-effects were limited to minor, transient weight losses.
Women are more likely to develop depression during childbearing years with up to 20% of women suffering from depression during pregnancy and in the postpartum period. Increased prevalence of depression during the perinatal period has resulted in frequent selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) antidepressant treatment; however the effects of such… (More)