[Effects of systemic administration of muscimol (gamma-aminobutyric acid agonist) on the corticotropic adenohypophysis].

Abstract

A short and moderate increase in plasma ACTH and corticosterone levels was observed after i.v. injection of the GABA-agonist, muscimol as a bolus of 0.5 mg . kg-1. Doses lower than 0.3 mg . kg-1 were ineffective. 6 hrs. after i.v. injection of 1 ml of an undiluted immune serum raised against oCRF41, resting hormone levels were markedly diminished, stress… (More)

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