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8-OH-DPAT elicits feeding and not chewing: evidence from liquid diet studies and a diet choice test.

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There have been recent claims that the 5-HT1A agonist 8-hydroxy-2-(di-n-propylamino)tetralin (8-OH-DPAT) elicits chewing and eating of solid but not liquid foods. Therefore, the effects of 8-OH-DPAT and another 5-HT1A agonist gepirone on the consumption of a liquid chow diet, by free feeding male rats, were examined. Both drugs produced a dose-dependent increase in the consumption of liquid diet during a 2 h test. The doses of 8-OH-DPAT and gepirone which increased liquid diet intake in this ...

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10.1007/bf00174507

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Experimental Psychology
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Volume:
95
Issue:
2
Pages:
185-188
Publication date:
1988-01-01
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EISSN:
1432-2072
ISSN:
0033-3158
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English
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pubs:23548
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23548
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2012-12-19

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