Blood-Brain Barrier for Adrenaline

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Science  01 May 1959:
Vol. 129, Issue 3357, pp. 1226-1227
DOI: 10.1126/science.129.3357.1226


The concentration of tritiumlabeled adrenaline was determined in various areas of cat brain after intravenous infusion. It did not exceed that expected from the blood content of the tissue except in the hypothalamus, where small but significant amounts of H3-adrenaline were found.