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ISSNİ0172ñ780X Copyrightİ©İ1998 NeuroendocrinologyİLetters

NEL Vol. 18 No. 1
Original Article

1998; 18:33-40
pii: NEL180197A06

 

Caffeine effect on the secretion of immunoreactive parathyroid hormone by different brain areas of sheep - An in vitro studie

by Georg Buhler, Svetia Balabanova, Julian Rosenthal

Section Pharmacotherapy, University of Ulm, Ulm, Germany

Received: November 5, 1996

Abstract

The effect of caffeine on the secretion of immunoreactive parathyroid hormone (PTH) (35-84 amino acids) by sheep brain tissue (cortex, brain stem, cerebellum and basal ganglia) in vitro was investigated
Application of caffeine resulted in an increase of PTH levels in incubation media. The highest increase was observed in basal ganglia and brain stem, followed by cortex and cerebellum The PTH increase may be related, at least at part, to many caffeine effects.

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