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Khorovodov A. P., Shirokov A. A., Novolokin N. A., Terskov A. V., Lauberts E. A., Mamedova A. T., Shushunova N. A., Agranovich I. M., Ulanova M. V., Bodrova A. A., Semyachkina-Glushkovskaya O. V. Development of Fluorescent Glioma in Rats under Pharmacological Modulation of Beta2-Adrenergic Receptor. Izvestiya of Saratov University. Chemistry. Biology. Ecology, 2018, vol. 18, iss. 4, pp. 446-450. DOI:

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Development of Fluorescent Glioma in Rats under Pharmacological Modulation of Beta2-Adrenergic Receptor


This study shows the role of adrenergic mechanisms in the development of fluorescent glioma in rats and the impairment of the blood-brain barrier (BBB) permeability. The results demonstrate that the progression of glioma was accompanied by a gradual increase in the BBB permeability and an increased expression of vascular beta2-adrenoreceptors (B2-AR). The pharmacological blockade of B2-AR reduced the degree of BBB disruption, the migration of cancer cells and increased the survival of animals. Our data support the idea that blockade of B2-AP may be a new therapeutic strategy for the treatment of glioma and the prevention of metastases.


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