DOPA Potentiation by a hypothalamic factor, MSH release-inhibiting hormone (MIF)

N. P. Plotnikoff, Abba J. Kastin, Michael S. Anderson, Andrew V. Schally

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Abstract

The present study in mice has demonstrated that MIF greatly potentiates the behavioral effects of DOPA. The potentiation by MIF was found to be independent of MSH since MIF was found to potentiate DOPA effects in hypophysectomized mice.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1279-1283
Number of pages5
JournalLife Sciences
Volume10
Issue number22 PART 1
DOIs
StatePublished - Nov 15 1971
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)
  • Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics(all)

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