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Behavioural and pharmacological characterization of the mouth movements induced by muscarinic agonists in the rat.

Abstract:

Pilocarpine administered in doses of 1.25-10.0 mg/kg (IP) produced a variety of mouth movements in the rat. The most frequent of these movements was a chewing behaviour, which increased up to a mean frequency of over 40 per min at the highest doses. Tongue protrusion and gaping also showed dose-dependent increases. Yawning tended to increase in some doses, though these increases were not significant, and yawning was relatively infrequent. Pre-treatment with scopolamine reduced these responses...

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10.1007/bf00178508

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Salamone, JD More by this author
Lalies, MD More by this author
Channell, SL More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Experimental Psychology
Journal:
Psychopharmacology
Volume:
88
Issue:
4
Pages:
467-471
Publication date:
1986
DOI:
EISSN:
1432-2072
ISSN:
0033-3158
URN:
uuid:51f96486-8fb4-40af-bc25-5163077a2e6c
Source identifiers:
10406
Local pid:
pubs:10406

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