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The in vitro Pharmacological Effects of Fagonia cretica Linn Ethanolic Extract on Isolated Rabbit Intestine

The purpose of this study was to examine the pharmacological effect(s) of the Fagonia cretica linn (Zygophyllaceae) ethanolic extract on isolated rabbit intestine and to determine the mechanism(s) underlying its activity using isolated rabbit intestine. The cumulative dose-response curves of Fagonia cretica extract and standard adrenaline were generated using different dosages ranging from (10-3 –…
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August 13, 2021 0

Adrenaline Hunters: Past, Present and Future at 1900

The Italian anatomist Eustachio characterised the adrenal gland in 1564, but its physiologic function was unknown for three centuries. Nobody knew what Addison’s disease was until 1855, when it was first reported. In 1894, Oliver and Schäfer discovered that adrenal extracts can raise blood pressure. As a result, in the late 1890s, a group of…
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May 28, 2021 0