Identification of paraneurons by labelling with quinacrine (Atebrin).

  title={Identification of paraneurons by labelling with quinacrine (Atebrin).},
  author={Peter De Boeck},
  journal={Archivum histologicum Japonicum = Nihon soshikigaku kiroku},
  volume={43 1},
  • Peter De Boeck
  • Published 1980 in
    Archivum histologicum Japonicum = Nihon…
Quinacrine (Atebrin), an antimalarial drug that binds to adenine nucleotides, was used to label paraneurons. The drug was dissolved in physiological saline and intraperitoneally injected (rats, mice, guinea pigs) in concentrations of 120 or 200 mg/kg body weight. The animals were killed three days later and paraneurons were studied in the fluorescence… CONTINUE READING