Prostaglandins and temperature regulation in the rhesus monkey.

@article{Barney1981ProstaglandinsAT,
  title={Prostaglandins and temperature regulation in the rhesus monkey.},
  author={Christopher Barney and Reynaldo S. Elizondo},
  journal={Journal of applied physiology: respiratory, environmental and exercise physiology},
  year={1981},
  volume={50 6},
  pages={1248-54}
}
The role of prostaglandins in nonfebrile temperature regulation in the rhesus monkey (Macaca mulatta) was investigated, Indomethacin, a potent inhibitor of prostaglandin synthesis, produced only a slight (less than 0.8 degrees C) fall in core temperature when administered intravenously (2-4 mg/kg) to warm-, cold-, and nonacclimated afebrile rhesus monkeys… CONTINUE READING