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- Levitskaya, N. G.; Vilenskii, D. A.; Sebentsova, E. A.; Andreeva, L. A.; Kamensky, A. A.; Myasoedov, N. F.
- Biology bulletin of the Russian Academy of Sciences 2010 v.37 no.2 pp. 186-192
- animal behavior; antidepressants; anxiety; corticotropin; mental depression; rats; swimming
- ... The effects of the adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH(4-10)) analog, Semax (MEHFPGP), on the level of anxiety and depression in white rats have been studied in the normal state and against the back-ground of cholecystokinin-tetrapeptide (CCK-4) action. Semax was injected intranasally in doses of 50 and 500 μg/kg 15 min before the testing. CCK-4 was administered intraperitoneally in a dose of 400 μg ...