Calcium-mediated metabolic stimulation of neuroendocrine structures by intraventricular endothelin-1 in conscious rats

@article{Gross1993CalciummediatedMS,
  title={Calcium-mediated metabolic stimulation of neuroendocrine structures by intraventricular endothelin-1 in conscious rats},
  author={Paul M. Gross and Dan S. Wainman and Ben H. Chew and Francisco J. Espinosa and Donald F. Weaver},
  journal={Brain Research},
  year={1993},
  volume={606},
  pages={135-142}
}
We examined the hypothesis that the vascular- and brain-derived peptide, endothelin-1 (ET), would affect cerebral neuroendocrine structures when administered via the peripheral circulation or via a lateral cerebral ventricle (i.c.v.). ET was infused intravenously (14 nmol/min) or injected i.c.v. (9 pmol) in conscious rats in which local cerebral glucose metabolism was assessed by the quantitative autoradiographic [14C]deoxyglucose technique. Whereas intravenously infused ET was previously… Expand
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