Hippocampal noradrenaline release in awake, freely moving rats is regulated by alpha-2 adrenoceptors but not by adenosine receptors.

  • Amy J Carter
  • Published 1997 in
    The Journal of pharmacology and experimental…


In this study, the ability of the nonselective adenosine receptor antagonist caffeine to influence the concentration of noradrenaline in the central nervous system was investigated, and its effects compared with those of alpha-2 adrenoceptor modulation. The technique of microdialysis in association with microbore high-performance liquid chromatography and… (More)


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