Volume 116, Issue 6 p. 2547-2548
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Expression of β3-adrenoceptor mRNA in rat brain

R.J. Summers

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R.J. Summers

Department of Pharmacology, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria 3052, Australia

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M. Papaioannou

M. Papaioannou

Department of Pharmacology, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria 3052, Australia

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S. Harris

S. Harris

Department of Pharmacology, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria 3052, Australia

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B.A. Evans

B.A. Evans

Department of Pharmacology, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria 3052, Australia

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First published: November 1995
Citations: 100

Abstract

The reverse transcription/polymerase chain reaction was used to demonstrate β3-adrenoceptor mRNA in rat brain regions. Levels were highest in hippocampus, cerebral cortex and striatum and lower in hypothalamus, brainstem and cerebellum.