Jan 23, 1976

Vascular and brain dopamine beta-hydroxylase activity in young spontaneously hypertensive rats

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T NagatsuM Sano

Abstract

Dopamine beta-hydroxylase activity was higher in mesenteric vessels, adrenal glands, and serum of 3-week-old spontaneously hypertensive rats but lower in the locus coeruleus than it was in the control Wistar-Kyoto rats. The results support the concept that the nervous system is an important regulator of blood pressure.

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Rats, Inbred SHR
Blood Vessel
Entire Nervous System
Brain
Organum Vasculosum Laminae Terminalis
Mesentery
Substantia Nigra Structure
Structure of Locus Ceruleus
Dopamine-beta-monooxygenase
Nervous System Structure

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