Adrenalectomy decreases nerve growth factor in young adult rat hippocampus.

  • Luigi Aloe
  • Published 1989 in
    Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences…


The effect of adrenalectomy on the level of nerve growth factor (NGF) in the hippocampus and on the distribution of choline acetyltransferase immunoreactivity in forebrain cholinergic neurons of developing rats was studied. Biological and immunohistochemical determinations indicated that in 40-day-old rats, adrenalectomy reduced the NGF level in the… (More)

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