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23; P= 0.023) are more difficult to interpret. However, it can be readily appreciated that in the fasted animal, exogenous CCK (given systemically i.v. at approximate physiological doses) amplifies the inhibition of gastric-DMN firing rate in response to antral distension. That is, at physiological doses, exogenous, systemic CCK does not modulate the ��fasted�� gastric accommodation reflex to resemble the reflex elicited in the ��fed�� state (n= 19 gastric-DMN units (paired observations); 8 animals). It is known that distension of the antrum activates mechanoreceptors in the wall of the stomach that ultimately lead, through the vago-vagal circuit, to the inhibition of the gastric-DMN neurones (McCann & Rogers, 1992; Rogers et al. 2005). In the previous sections, we demonstrated that systemic CCK8 can also lead to attenuation of the responsiveness of gastric-DMN neurones. These CNS effects may be limited to CCK8 acting directly on the same vagal afferents that are activated by the antrum (Moran & Schwartz, 1994; Baptista et al. 2005; Rogers et al. 2005); some of the effects of CCK8 may also be attributable to the direct activation of CCKA receptors in the dorsal vagal complex (Holmes et al. 2009). Therefore, lorglumide, an antagonist at the CCKA receptor, was used to determine the site of action of systemic CCK8 on the vago-vagal circuit involved in the gastric accommodation reflex. Previous studies have shown that 5�C10 mg kg?1 systemic lorglumide will block peripheral, but not central, effects of CCK (Sartor & Verberne, 2010). Conversely, application of 30�C40 nmol of lorglumide into the 4V will block central, but not peripheral effects of CCK (Viard et al. 2007). We employed both routes of lorglumide administration to evaluate the probable site of action of systemic CCK to effect a reduction in spontaneous gastric-DMN activity. Figure 7 represents the data of peripheral versus central antagonism of the effects of systemic CCK8 on gastric-DMN spontaneous activity. The bar graph (Fig. 7A) represents averaged maximal effects of CCK8 to inhibit spontaneous gastric-DMN firing rate with and without lorglumide administered either centrally (4V) or peripherally (i.v.). Clearly, application of lorglumide to the 4V floor has no effect on the attenuation of the spontaneous activity of the gastric-DMN neurones evoked by systemic CCK8. In contrast, i.v.-administered lorglumide reduced the attenuating effect of CCK8 on the spontaneous activity of the gastric-DMN neurones by approximately 80% (F3,16= 112; P