The effect of vasoactive intestinal peptide (VIP) on the testicular tissue histamine level of immobilized plus cold stressed rats

Tuncel N., Aydin Y., Kosar M., Tuncel M.

PEPTIDES, vol.18, no.6, pp.913-915, 1997 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 18 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 1997
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/s0196-9781(97)00134-4
  • Journal Name: PEPTIDES
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.913-915
  • Eskisehir Osmangazi University Affiliated: Yes


The effects of VIP on testicular tissue histamine level of stressed (immobilization and cold) rats were investigated. Sixteen Sprague-Dawley adult male rats were used and divided into three groups. Testicular tissue histamine was measured by HPLC. Stress caused a significant increase in the testicular tissue histamine level. VIP treatment decreased histamine to baseline. (C) 1997 Elsevier Science Inc.