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D that volatile solvents such as benzene, a main constituent of gasoline fuel, seems to interact with the synthesis and catabolism of catecholamines and serotonin in the brain, which might explain the neurotoxic effects of these solvents [53]. In this regard, deficiencies of serotonin or other monoamine neurotransmitters such as dopamine and norepinephrine are linked with depression [54,55]. In re
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Up as compared with the corresponding values of the control. Data presented in tables 3 show that the rats exposed to the two types of vapours encountered a significant decrease in the norepinephrine, dopamine and serotonin contents of the hippocampus as compared with the control group. On other hand, no significant changes were found in norepinephrine and serotonin between the leaded or the unlea
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Ive behaviour in male rats.Parameter GROUP Tooth chattering Control Leaded gasoline Unleaded gasoline 1.2 ?0.33 3.7 ?0.63 a* 4 ?0.87 a* Number of aggression events Threat posture 1.1 ?0.31 3.9 ?0.43 a** 3.6 ?0.87 a* Leaping and biting 0.9 ?0.35 3.7 ?0.58 a** 3.4 ?0.70 a* Boxing position 0.8 ?0.25 2.7 ?0.47 a* 3.2 ?0.74 a**Values are expressed as means ?SE a: significantly different from the contro
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Ial indicate that Na+, K+-ATPase activity and total protein content in the leaded or unleaded gasoline groups were lower than those of the control group. The inhibition of the plasma membrane Na+, K+-ATPase might have been attributed to a direct effect of the solvents and alcohols in the gasoline on the membrane causing dissolving the its bilayers. The most outstanding are toluene (highly lipophyl
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Terbalance the tendency of two other major neurotransmitters in the brain dopamine and noradrenaline to encourage overarousal, fear, anger, tension, aggression, violence, obsessive-compulsive actions, overeating, anxiety and sleep disturbances [60].Page 8 of(page number not for citation purposes)BMC Physiology 2009, 9:http://www.biomedcentral.com/1472-6793/9/ConclusionThe present results revealed
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Sible to interpret these results in the light of the effects of gasoline constituents. Another study demonstrated that lead exposure enhances predatory aggression in the cat and provide experimental support for a causal relationship between lead exposure and aggressive behaviour in humans [56]. This was concomitant with deficiency in serotonin that plays an important role to counteract the aggress