On the involvement of endogenous μ- and δ-opiate receptor agonists in the antiarrhythmic effect of adaptation

L. N. Maslov, A. V. Krylatov, Yu B. Lishmanov

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Abstract

Rats adapted to stress showed a decreased severity and incidence of cardiac arrhythmias induced by epinephrine, and these effects of adaptation were abolished by naloxone. It is suggested that stress adaptation mitigates arrhythmia by activating the endogenous opioid system and stimulating the μ-opiate receptors.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)20-21
Number of pages2
JournalBulletin of Experimental Biology and Medicine
Volume121
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1996

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Keywords

  • Adaptation
  • Arrhythmia
  • Opiate receptors
  • Stress

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)

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