Naunyn-Schmiedebergs Archiv für Pharmakologie

, Volume 267, Issue 2, pp 181–184 | Cite as

Inhibition by parasympathetic nerve stimulation of the release of the adrenergic transmitter

  • K. Löffelholz
  • E. Muscholl
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Isolated rabbit atria were perfused with Tyrode solution containing (+)-amphetamine. Electrical stimulation of the right postganglionic sympathetic fibres caused an output of noradrenaline which was significantly decreased by simultaneous stimulation of the vagus nerves.


Perfused Rabbit Atria Sympathetic Nerve Stimulation Release of Noradrenaline Parasympathetic Nerve Stimulation 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • K. Löffelholz
    • 1
  • E. Muscholl
    • 1
  1. 1.Pharmakologisches Institut der Universität MainzDeutschland

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