Release of endothelin-like immunoreactivity in relation to neuropeptide Y and catecholamines during endotoxin shock and asphyxia in the pig.

The changes in endothelin-like immunoreactivity in plasma during various provocations in the pig were investigated and related to those of neuropeptide Y, noradrenaline and adrenaline. Release as revealed by overflow was determined in the spleen, kidney and femoral vascular bed (skeletal muscle) simultaneously by collecting local venous and arterial blood… CONTINUE READING