Contraction and Evacuation of the Gall Bladder in the Rabbit Following the Intravenous Injection of Cholecystokinin, 1938
Scope and Contents
Warning: graphic surgical content on live rabbits.
A silent black and white and color film that details the reaction of the gall bladder of a rabbit to an injection of cholecystokinin (a peptide hormone), three subjects shown before and after injection. Two subjects shown to react favorably, gall bladder evacuates and contracts; a third subject did not react favorably, no contraction seen. Reasons for different reactions not given.
Film by D. N. Danforth, H. Doubilet, and A. C. Ivy, Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
- Danforth, David N. (David Newton), 1912-1990 (Person)
- Doubilet, H. (Henry), 1903- (Person)
- Ivy, A. C. (Andrew Conway), 1893-1978 (Person)
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1 Reels : 10:39 minutes, black & white and color, silent, acetate base ; 16mm, 275 ft.
Language of Materials
From the Collection: English
Immediate Source of Acquisition
See accession record 2018-18-051.
Date determined from date codes (1937 and 1938) on the film stock and confirmed by David Danforth's position as an Assistant in the Department of Physiology during 1937-38, when he finished his PhD in physiology.
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