In vitro determination of the mechanism of the uterine stimulatory effect of Newbouldia laevis

@article{Bafor2010InVD,
  title={In vitro determination of the mechanism of the uterine stimulatory effect of Newbouldia laevis},
  author={Enitome Evi Bafor and U. Sanni and Zuleikha A. M. Nworgu},
  journal={Pharmaceutical Biology},
  year={2010},
  volume={48},
  pages={808 - 815}
}
The uterine stimulatory effect of the ethanol leaf extract of Newbouldia laevis (Beauv.) Seemann ex Bureau (Bignoniaceae) was evaluated in the presence of some antagonists in vitro in an attempt to elucidate the mechanism of action of the extract. The extract was tested in the presence and absence of phentolamine (4.09 and 40.91 nM), diphenhydramine (4.45 and 44.47 nM), atropine (1.18 and 11.91 nM), and verapamil (2.03 and 20.35 nM). The effect of the antagonists on the extract and on oxytocin… 
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