Cyclo (His-Pro) modulation of body temperature at hot ambient temperature in the desert rat (Mastomys natalensis).

Cyclo(His-Pro) (CHP) has been shown to facilitate cold-induced hypothermia in the desert rat Mastomys natalensis. In the present study, we examined the role of endogenous CHP in hyperthermia induced by hot ambient temperature (40 degrees C) in the above rodent species. The results of these studies show that housing rodents at 40 degrees C resulted in a… CONTINUE READING