PMID: 7919May 1, 1976

The effect of adrenergic blocking and stimulating agents on arginine vasotocin release in birds

Acta Physiologica Polonica
J Niezgoda

Abstract

The effect of adrenergic blocking and stimulating agents on arginine vasotocin (AVT) release from the neurohpophysis following osmotic stimuli was studied in hens. It was found that alpha - adrenergic blocking drug - regitine inhibits the release of AVT after the intravenous injection of hypertonic solution of NaCl. The alpha - adrenergic stimulating drug - vasoxine as well as beta - adrenergic blocking drug - propranolol and beta - stimulating drug isoprenalinsulphate had no effect on the release of AVT.

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