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Central nitric oxide synthase inhibition restores behaviorally mediated lipopolysaccharide induced fever in near-term rats

Citation

Begg, DP and Mathai, ML and McKinley, MJ and Frappell, P and Kent, S, Central nitric oxide synthase inhibition restores behaviorally mediated lipopolysaccharide induced fever in near-term rats, Physiology and Behavior: An International Journal, 94, (4) pp. 630-634. ISSN 0031-9384 (2008) [Refereed Article]

DOI: doi:10.1016/j.physbeh.2008.03.022

Abstract

It has recently been established that the febrile response to bacterial endotoxin attenuated late in pregnancy is partially restored by central inhibition of nitric oxide synthase (NOS). To determine if this restoration of the febrile response also extends to warm-seeking behaviou