Repeated Injections of Nicergoline Increase the Nerve Growth Factor Level in the Aged Rat Brain

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Abstract

We studied whether nicergoline, clinically active in chronic cerebrovascular insufficiency, influences nerve growth factor (NGF) levels in the rat brain. In young Fischer rats, repeated intraperitoneal injections of nicergoline (0.3 and 1.0 mg/kg body weight) did not show any effects on frontal NGF contents determined by a highly sensitive enzyme immunoassay. In aged rats, 22-month-old, however, repeated injections of nicergoline (1.0 mg/kg body weight) induced a significant increase in the NGF level in the frontal region.

Journal

  • The Japanese Journal of Pharmacology

    The Japanese Journal of Pharmacology 76(3), 321-323, 1998-03

    The Japanese Pharmacological Society

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  • NII Article ID (NAID)
    10008192155
  • NII NACSIS-CAT ID (NCID)
    AA00691188
  • Text Lang
    ENG
  • Article Type
    SHO
  • ISSN
    00215198
  • NDL Article ID
    4440454
  • NDL Source Classification
    ZS51(科学技術--薬学)
  • NDL Call No.
    Z53-D199
  • Data Source
    CJP  NDL  J-STAGE 
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