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The muscarinic cholinergic agonist arecoline stimulates the rat hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis through a centrally-mediated corticotropin-releasing hormone-dependent mechanism
Several lines of experimental evidence suggest that acetylcholine and other cholinergic agonists are excitatory to the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis. To examine the site on the HPA axis that is stimulated by ...
Uterine estrogen and progesterone receptors in an estrogen- and progesterone-“Resistant” primate
The squirrel monkey, a New World primate, has elevated plasma estradiol and progesterone concentrations compared to those in the cynomolgus macaque, an Old World primate. We previously reported that uterine progesterone ...