Plasma catecholamine and corticosterone responses to predictable and unpredictable noise stress in rats

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Van der Gugten, J; Slangen, J L; de Boer, S.F.;
  • Subject: Norepinephrine | Rats, Inbred Strains | Stress, Physiological | Noise | Periodicity | Epinephrine | Animals | Rats | Corticosterone | Male

Plasma noradrenaline (NA), adrenaline (A) and corticosterone (CS) increases were determined in individual rats subjected to either 20 regularly or irregularly scheduled white-noise stimulations (4 min, 100 dBA). Blood was frequently sampled during the first and twentiet... View more
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