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Effects of elevated calcium on motor and exploratory activities of rats
(Brazilian Journal of Medical and Biological Research, 2002-04-01) [Artigo]
The effects of serum and brain calcium concentration on rat behavior were tested by maintaining animals on either distilled water (N = 60) or water containing 1% calcium gluconate (N = 60) for 3 days. Animals that were ...
Behavioural alterations provoked by prolonged calcitonin administration in rats
(Revista Brasileira de Toxicologia, 2003-07-01) [Artigo]
Present work investigated the effect of prolonged administration of salmon calcitonin, a hormone secreted by parafollicular cells from thyroid, on behavioural parameters of rats. Animals received calcitonin sc, 100 mUI/100 ...
Permethrin chronic exposure alters motor coordination in rats: Effect of calcium supplementation and amlodipine
(Environmental Toxicology and Pharmacology, 2014-03-01) [Artigo]
Recently was observed that pyrethroids decrease motor coordination and that calcium channels can be important targets for this effect. To contribute with this observation, this work studied the motor coordination and ...
Behavioral effects of acute exposure to the insecticide fipronil
(Pesticide Biochemistry and Physiology, 2011-03-01) [Artigo]
The effects of fipronil (Frontline (R) Top Spot) were investigated in 40 days old rats utilizing open field (OF), hole-board (HB) and elevated plus-maze (EPM) apparatus. Rats (N=15) received topical application of fipronil ...
Cadmium and exposure to stress increase aggressive behavior
(Environmental Toxicology and Pharmacology, 2011-07-01) [Artigo]
Environmental toxicants and stress influence the health and behavior of people from different parts of the world. In the present study, aggressive behavior was evaluated in rats exposed to cadmium (Cd) for four weeks and ...