Cholecystokinin participates in the mediation of fever

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Cholecystokinin of the central nervous system participates in the pathogenesis of lipopolysaccharide- induced fever in rats, contributing mainly to the first phase rise of this fever. The mediatory role is connected to type- B receptors of cholecystokinin.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)671-673
Number of pages3
JournalPflügers Archiv European Journal of Physiology
Issue number5-6
Publication statusPublished - Oct 1 1994


  • L-365,260
  • cholecystokinin
  • fever
  • lipopolysaccharide
  • neuropeptides
  • thermoregulation

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Physiology
  • Clinical Biochemistry
  • Physiology (medical)

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