TITLE

BLOOD PRESSURE RESPONSE TO l-NOREPINEPHRINE IN RATS TREATED WITH INHIBITORS OF PROTEIN SYNTHESIS*

AUTHOR(S)
Freed, S. Charles; Proctor, John
PUB. DATE
October 1968
SOURCE
Angiology;Oct1968, Vol. 19 Issue 9, p549
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Normal pressor responses to graded doses of l-norepinephrine are present in rats made hypotensive after 2 days of treatment with inhibitors of protein synthesis, dactinomycin D or acetoxycycloheximide. Only after 24 days of treatment with the inhibitors is there a significant reduction in contractile response. Apparently, interference with labile vasoactive factors, rather than the relatively stable contractile proteins of arterial muscle is responsible for the depressor effect.
ACCESSION #
16370519

 

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