Lack of effect of neurotransmitters on cyclic AMP phosphodiesterase activity in an insect CNS

Experientia
D P Taylor, D E Roberts

Abstract

The inhibition of cyclic nucleotide phosphodiesterase from the nerve cord of Manduca sexta was studied using theophylline as a model compound. 11 putative neurotransmitters had no effect on enzyme activity.

Citations

Jan 1, 1977·Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology. C: Comparative Pharmacology·D J PrescottS Jewett
Feb 19, 1975·Biochimica Et Biophysica Acta·E E AlbinR W Newburgh
Jan 1, 1976·Journal of Insect Physiology·D P TaylorR W Newburgh

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