Journal of
Physiology and Pathophysiology

  • Abbreviation: J. Physiol. Pathophysiol.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-260X
  • DOI: 10.5897/JPAP
  • Start Year: 2010
  • Published Articles: 41

Table of Content: January 2017; 8(1)

January 2017

Oxytocin ameliorates the deleterious effect of pain in adult male rats

Oxytocin (OXT) is a neuropeptide with a peripheral role in reproduction, though it may have a central effect. The aim of the study is to verify its cental pathophysiological mechanisms on experimental rats. Rats were divided into control, OXT (which divided into intrathecal OXT and IV OXT subgroups), and antagonist group: OXT and l-glutamate Na+ subgroup with measuring of pain threshold, cardiovascular changes, and pain...

Author(s): Nessren M. Abd el-Rady, Omyma G. Ahmed, Ebtihal A. Abd El-Aziz, Ayman M.Osman and Amel Taha