Arginine vasotocin enhances influx of testosterone in the newt brain

Frank L. Moore, R. Thomas Zoeller, Sandra P. Spielvogel, Michael J. Baum, Suk Jin Han, David Crews, Richard Tokarz

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Abstract

Using a new method to assess the movement of steroid hormones through the blood-brain barrier, we found evidence that the influx of testosterone was increased in castrated, androgen-treated newts (Taricha granulosa) by intraperitoneal injections of homologous pituitary preparations or arginine-8 vasotocin.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)115-117
Number of pages3
JournalComparative Biochemistry and Physiology -- Part A: Physiology
Volume70
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1981
Externally publishedYes

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  • Molecular Biology
  • Biochemistry

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Moore, F. L., Zoeller, R. T., Spielvogel, S. P., Baum, M. J., Han, S. J., Crews, D., & Tokarz, R. (1981). Arginine vasotocin enhances influx of testosterone in the newt brain. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology -- Part A: Physiology, 70(1), 115-117. https://doi.org/10.1016/0300-9629(81)90406-0