Distribution of c-Fos in guinea-pig brain following morphine withdrawal.


The distribution of the immediate-early gene and transcription factor protein, c-Fos, was examined in the brains of guinea-pigs following treatment with morphine, naloxone or naltrexone, or the induction of morphine withdrawal by these opioid antagonists. Guinea-pigs were given subcutaneous injections of morphine sulphate or tartrate three times per day in… (More)