Date of Award
Master of Science in Psychology
The purpose of this thesis was to determine the neuronal circuitry mediating U50,488-induced locomotion in preweanling rats. To this end, preweanling rats received bilateral electrolytic lesions of the ventromedial thalamus or superior colliculus and, two days later, the same rats received a challenge injection of U50,488. It was predicted that bilateral lesions of the ventromedial thalamus or superior colliculus would attenuate the U50,488-induced locomotor activity of 18-day-old rats.
Zavala, Arturo Rubin, "The effects of lesions to the superior colliculus and ventromedial thalamus on [kappa]-opioid-mediated locomotor activity in the preweanling rat" (2003). Theses Digitization Project. 2404.