Behavioral and pharmacological effects of centrally administered aminooxyacetic acid in rats.


In the present experiment unilateral intrastriatal injections of aminooxyacetic acid (1, 2.5, 5 mumol) to freely moving animals and pentobarbital-anesthetized rats produced contralateral jerks and dose-dependent mortality, but no barrel rotation. At 10-12 days there were no significant differences in exploratory activity, passive avoidance behavior, and… (More)