Striatal dopamine autoreceptors uninfluenced by chronic administration of antidepressants.


Dopamine (DA) receptor sensitivity to apomorphine (APO) was assessed in the rat nigrostriatal system following chronic antidepressant treatment. Imipramine (IMI), iprindole (IPR) or vehicle was administered to rats for 10 days (10 mg/kg i.p., b.i.d.). Two and a half days after the last injection 3,4-dihydroxyphenylacetic acid (DOPAC) levels were measured in… (More)



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