Reserpine treatment increases viscosity of fluid in the epididymis of rats.


Reserpine treatment in rats induces morphological and functional disturbances in exocrine glands which resemble those produced by cystic fibrosis. The general feature is a decrease in fluid secretion with a rise in mucous concentration and altered electrolyte composition. Chronically reserpinized rats have therefore been used as an animal model for the… (More)


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