, Volume 37, Issue 2, pp 150–151 | Cite as

Reflex motility of the stomach evoked by electrical stimulation of the hepatic vagus nerve

  • T. Sakaguchi
  • Y. Miyaoka


Electrical stimulation of the cranial end of the cut hepatic branch of the vagus nerve produced an increase in the motility of the empty stomach in the rat, whereas systemic injection of insulin produced a gradual increase in the motility.


Electrical Stimulation Gradual Increase Vagus Nerve Systemic Injection Empty Stomach 
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© Birkhäuser Verlag 1981

Authors and Affiliations

  • T. Sakaguchi
    • 1
  • Y. Miyaoka
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of PhysiologyNiigata University School of MedicineNiigata City(Japan)

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