Relationship Between Inhibitory Effect of Endogenous Opioid via Mu-Receptors and Muscarinic Autoinhibition in Acetylcholine Release From Myenteric Plexus of Guinea Pig Ileum

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Author(s)

    • Nishiwaki Hideyuki NISHIWAKI Hideyuki
    • Department of Veterinary Pharmacology, College of Agriculture, Research Institute for Advanced Science and Technology, Osaka Prefecture University|Kawanishi Pharma Research Institute, Nippon Boehringer Ingelheim Co., Ltd.
    • Saitoh Noriko SAITOH Noriko
    • Department of Veterinary Pharmacology, College of Agriculture, Research Institute for Advanced Science and Technology, Osaka Prefecture University
    • TAKEUCHI Tadayoshi
    • Department of Veterinary Pharmacology, College of Agriculture, Research Institute for Advanced Science and Technology, Osaka Prefecture University
    • HATA Fumiaki
    • Department of Veterinary Pharmacology, College of Agriculture, Research Institute for Advanced Science and Technology, Osaka Prefecture University

Abstract

Relationship between activation of opioid receptors and muscarinic autoinhibition in acetylcholine (ACh) release from the myenteric plexus was studied in longitudinal muscle myenteric plexus (LMMP) preparations of guinea pig ileum. A mu-receptor agonist, [D-Ala<SUP>2</SUP>, <I>N</I>-Me-Phe<SUP>4</SUP>, Gly<SUP>5</SUP>-ol] enkephalin (DAMGO), at a concentration of 1 μM inhibited the ACh release evoked by electrical field stimulation (EFS) at 1 Hz but not at 10 Hz. After the muscarinic autoreceptors were blocked with atropine (1 μM), DAMGO inhibited EFS-evoked ACh release also at 10 Hz. After the autoreceptors were potently activated with muscarine (200 μM), the inhibitory effect of DAMGO at 1 Hz was abolished. A kappa-receptor agonist, U-50, 488, at 1 μM inhibited the EFS-evoked ACh release both at 1 and 10 Hz. U-50, 488 inhibited ACh release regardless of the presence of atropine or muscarine. A delta-agonist, enkephalin [D-PEN<SUP>2.5</SUP>] (PDPDE), did not show any significant effect. On the other hand, a selective mu-receptor antagonist, cyprodime, increased ACh release evoked by EFS at 1 Hz, but not at 10 Hz. After the autoreceptors were blocked, cyprodime increased EFS-evoked ACh release also at 10 Hz. The selective kappa-receptor antagonist, nor-binaltorphimine, did not affect ACh release in the absence or presence of atropine. The results suggest that endogenous opioid(s) inhibits ACh release by activating mu-, but not kappa- and delta-receptors in the LMMP of guinea pig ileum and that the inhibitory effect of endogenous opioid(s) in the ACh release is important when muscarinic autoinhibition mechanism does not fully work.

Journal

  • The Japanese Journal of Pharmacology

    The Japanese Journal of Pharmacology 77(4), 279-286, 1998-08-01

    The Japanese Pharmacological Society

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Cited by:  1

Codes

  • NII Article ID (NAID)
    10008193397
  • NII NACSIS-CAT ID (NCID)
    AA00691188
  • Text Lang
    ENG
  • Article Type
    Journal Article
  • ISSN
    00215198
  • NDL Article ID
    4547527
  • NDL Source Classification
    ZS51(科学技術--薬学)
  • NDL Call No.
    Z53-D199
  • Data Source
    CJP  CJPref  NDL  J-STAGE 
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