Amphetamine and Metabolic Rate

B. Jonathan Bieley bieley at Reed.Edu
Fri Apr 16 16:44:20 EST 1993

	I am looking for some references regarding the effects of  
different metabolic rates on animals response to amphetamine. I am looking  
for both interspecific references, and pharmacological references  
discussing amphetamine response as a function of metabolic rate. 
	I am trying to scale an amphetamine dosage in the literature from  
mice to rats (for further study), and want to take metabolic rate into  
account in a precise way. Since I am unsure on the pharmacological  
relation I cannot predict exactly how to scale the dosage, nor am I sure  
if there are baseline differences in response based on basal metabolic  
rate (such the interspecific difference between mice and rats).

Jon Bieley
Department of Psychology
Reed College
bieley at reed.edu

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