Involvement of CCK in the paraventricular nucleus of the hypothalamus in the CNS regulation of colonic motility.


The effects of cholecystokinin octapeptide (CCK(8)), the CCK-A receptor antagonist, MK-329, and the CCK-B receptor antagonist, L-365, 260, microinfused into the paraventricular nucleus of hypothalamus (PVN) on colonic motor function was investigated in awake rats, chronically implanted with a microinjection cannula into the PVN and a catheter into the… (More)