Document Detail


A hierarchical organization of blood pressure during natural behaviour in rat and the effects of central catecholamine neurons thereon.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  7449269     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
1. Changes in arterial pressure associated with a repertoire of natural behaviour patterns in the rat were examined. 2. A hierarchy of such changes was found. Eating and drinking were associated with higher pressures than grooming and exploration, which in turn were associated with higher pressures than resting. 3. Desynchronized sleep was associated with higher pressures than slow-wave sleep. 4. Lesions of the catecholamine neurons of the A2 region of the medulla did not disrupt the normal hierarchy but resulted in an exaggerated pressor response.
Authors:
J E LeDoux; L W Tucker; A Del Bo; G Harshfield; L Green; W T Talman; D J Reis
Related Documents :
1351859 - Increased total vascular capacity in conscious cirrhotic rats.
25275949 - Blood pressure measurement under standardized indoor condition may mask seasonal blood ...
21456479 - A study of intraabdominal pressure modification in "component separation" technique for...
13761139 - Effect of noradrenaline, bretylium and cocaine on the blood pressure response to tyrami...
22466809 - Pressure effects on the magnetic behaviour of copper (ii) compounds: magnetic ordering ...
25177169 - Effect of vestibulosympathetic reflex and baroreflex on expression of perk in the nucle...
14959969 - Accuracy of aneroid sphygmomanometer blood pressure recording compared with digital and...
6743469 - The relaxant action of hymecromone and lignocaine on induced spasm of the bile duct sph...
25261559 - Carbon dioxide in the critically ill: too much or too little of a good thing?
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Clinical science (London, England : 1979)     Volume:  59 Suppl 6     ISSN:  0143-5221     ISO Abbreviation:  Clin. Sci.     Publication Date:  1980 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1981-03-27     Completed Date:  1981-03-27     Revised Date:  2003-11-14    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7905731     Medline TA:  Clin Sci (Lond)     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  271s-273s     Citation Subset:  IM; S    
Export Citation:
APA/MLA Format     Download EndNote     Download BibTex
MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Animals
Behavior, Animal / physiology*
Blood Pressure*
Drinking Behavior / physiology
Exploratory Behavior / physiology
Feeding Behavior / physiology
Grooming / physiology
Heart Rate
Male
Medulla Oblongata / physiology
Rats
Sleep / physiology
Sympathetic Nervous System / physiology

From MEDLINE®/PubMed®, a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine


Previous Document:  The role of endogenous opiates in the area postrema pressor pathway.
Next Document:  Central and regional normetadrenaline in evaluation of neurogenic aspects of hypertension: aid to di...