Effects of cyproheptadine on pituitary-adrenalcortex axis in rats and its mechanism

@inproceedings{Zheng2003EffectsOC,
  title={Effects of cyproheptadine on pituitary-adrenalcortex axis in rats and its mechanism},
  author={Li Zheng},
  year={2003}
}
AIM To study the effects of cyproheptadine (Cyp) on endocrine functions and pituitary adrenalcortex axid in rats and its mechanism METHODS Radioimmunoassay(RIA)was used to measure the serum levels of ACTH and cortisone Ultramicrostructure of the ACTH cells and adrenalcortex and the calmodulin(CaM) mRNA expression of the pituitary and adrenalcortex were observed by electron microscope and the quantity PCR technique RESULTS Cyp 2 3 and 4 6 mg·kg -1 ·d -1 , ig for 14 d had significantly reduced… CONTINUE READING

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