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Interaction between alcohol and nitric oxide on ACTH release in the rat.

Authors
  • Seo, Dong Ook
  • Rivier, Catherine
Type
Published Article
Journal
Alcoholism, clinical and experimental research
Publication Date
Jun 01, 2003
Volume
27
Issue
6
Pages
989–996
Identifiers
PMID: 12824821
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Acute alcohol injection increases NO levels in blood and the HP axis, and these responses seem to facilitate the ACTH response to alcohol. Reciprocally, prolonged (5 days) exposure to ethanol vapors blunts the HP axis response to centrally administered NO.

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