PMID: 7082806Apr 1, 1982Paper

Effect of adrenochrome on the neuronal membrane of the mollusk Helix pomatia

Biulleten' eksperimental'noĭ biologii i meditsiny
K I Gaĭer, V I Khichenko


The influence of adrenochrome on the electrical characteristics of Helix pomatia neurons was examined. Application of adrenochrome transformed neuronal regular rhythmic activity into bursting one. Anomalous rectification was seen. The voltage clamp technique showed that the action of adrenochrome lowered both inward and outward currents.


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