Effect of l-DOPA on motor behavior in a rat with a unilateral striatal neoplasm

D. Griffith*, R. Narotzky, David G McLone

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Abstract

After administration of l-DOPA to a rat with a unilateral striatal neoplasm of the nucleus caudatus-putamen, postural asymmetries and rotating behavior were observed. These observations are discussed in relation to the activity of catecholamines within the central nervous system.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)269-271
Number of pages3
JournalActa Neuropathologica
Volume22
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Sep 1 1972

Keywords

  • Catecholamines
  • Motor Behavior
  • Neoplasm, Striatal
  • Rat
  • l-DOPA

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Neuroscience(all)
  • Pathology and Forensic Medicine
  • Clinical Neurology

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