PMID: 108716Mar 14, 1979

Effect of caffeine on the memory of the mouse

Psychopharmacology
J A IzquierdoG Rabiller

Abstract

Albino mice were injected i.p. with caffeine (27.9 mg/kg) 10 min pre-trial. The mice had no trial retention (300-s period) after 24 h. This result suggests that caffeine, at this dose, would upset some mechanism involved in memory processes. No correlation is observed between serotonin (5-HT) increase and caffeine's effect on retention.

References

Feb 1, 1978·Behavioral Biology·H P Alpern, S J Jackson
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Citations

Jul 22, 1999·European Journal of Pharmacology·M E AngelucciC Da Cunha
Sep 8, 2004·Brain & Development·Mieko HiroseK Iinuma
Sep 24, 2009·Journal of Neuroscience Methods·Monique GodinhoR H Silva
Apr 3, 2007·Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications·Myoung-Eun HanSae-Ock Oh
Nov 9, 2002·Brazilian Journal of Medical and Biological Research = Revista Brasileira De Pesquisas Médicas E Biológicas·M E AngelucciC Da Cunha

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