Proceedings of The Physiological Society

University of Leeds (2002) J Physiol 544P, S013


Effects of sympathetic impulse numbers on contributions of noradrenaline and ATP to vasoconstriction in rat tail and femoral arteries

Eamonn Bradley and Christopher D. Johnson

Department of Physiology, Medical Biology Centre, 97 Lisburn Road, Belfast BT9 7BL

In vitro studies reported that responses to sympathetic vasoconstrictor stimulation with single or a few electrical impulses are mainly mediated by ATP (Bao, 1993). When impulse numbers increase to

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