The effect of strychnin in cardiectomized frogs with destroyed lymph hearts; a demonstration

@article{Meltzer1912TheEO,
  title={The effect of strychnin in cardiectomized frogs with destroyed lymph hearts; a demonstration},
  author={S. J. Meltzer},
  journal={Proceedings of the Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine},
  year={1912},
  volume={10},
  pages={23 - 24}
}
  • S. Meltzer
  • Published 1 December 1912
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Proceedings of the Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine
In several communications we have reported that the injection of solutions of strychnin, morphin or acid fuchsin in cardiectomized frogs is liable to bring on convulsions of these animals. The lymph hearts continue to beat for a while after the cardiectomy. But since the lymph hearts assist the circulation only by emptying their contents into veins, it seemed to be evident that the removal of the blood heart eliminates also the circulatory function of the lymph hearts. I have therefore assumed… 
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