Effects of chronic exposure to cigarette smoke on amine levels and turnover in various hypothalamic catecholamine nerve terminal systems and on the secretion of pituitary hormones in the male rat.

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Male rats were exposed to the smoke from 2 cigarettes every morning for a total-period of 9 days. The next day they were decapitated immediately after the exposure to the smoke from 4 cigarettes (Kentucky reference IR-1 type) burned at 30-min intervals. Control animals were exposed to air alone or to nicotine-free cigarette smoke (Cambridge glass fibre… (More)

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@article{Andersson1985EffectsOC, title={Effects of chronic exposure to cigarette smoke on amine levels and turnover in various hypothalamic catecholamine nerve terminal systems and on the secretion of pituitary hormones in the male rat.}, author={Kurt Andersson and Peter Eneroth and Kjell Fuxe and Franco Mascagni and Luigi Francesco Agnati}, journal={Neuroendocrinology}, year={1985}, volume={41 6}, pages={462-6} }