Effect of metrazol on brain norepinephrine: A possible factor in amnesia produced by the drug

Tibor Palfai, Perry Kurtz, Arthur Gutman

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Abstract

Metrazol-induced seizures reduced brain norepinephrine (NE) of mice trained in a passive avoidance paradigm. A reduction of NE was observed 5 but not 1440 min following injections. The implications of the results are discussed with respect to amnesia produced by metrazol.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)261-262
Number of pages2
JournalPharmacology, Biochemistry and Behavior
Volume2
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1974

Keywords

  • Amnesia
  • Metrazol
  • Norepinephrine

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Toxicology
  • Pharmacology
  • Clinical Biochemistry
  • Biological Psychiatry
  • Behavioral Neuroscience

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