Antidepressant-like effects in various mice strains in the forced swimming test

  title={Antidepressant-like effects in various mice strains in the forced swimming test},
  author={Denis Joseph Paul David and Caroline E. Renard and Pascale Jolliet and Martine Hasc{\"o}et and Michel S Bourin},
Rationale. Strain differences in mice have been reported in response to drugs in the mouse forced swimming test (FST), even if few antidepressants were examined. Objectives. The aim of the present study was to investigate the influence of genetic factors, using five antidepressants (imipramine, desipramine, citalopram, paroxetine and bupropion) in the mouse FST, in outbred strains (Swiss, NMRI) and inbred strains (DBA/2, C57BL/6J Rj). Moreover, whole brain levels of dopamine (DA… CONTINUE READING
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