Journal of Molecular Neuroscience

, Volume 30, Issue 1–2, pp 67–68 | Cite as

Role of acetylcholine and muscarinic receptors in serotonin-induced bronchoconstriction in the mouse

  • Wolfgang Kummer
  • Silke Wiegand
  • Sibel Akinci
  • Alfred H. Schinkel
  • Jürgen Wess
  • Hermann Koepsell
  • Rainer Viktor Haberberger
  • Katrin Susanne Lips
Original Article

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Wolfgang Kummer
    • 1
  • Silke Wiegand
    • 1
  • Sibel Akinci
    • 1
  • Alfred H. Schinkel
    • 2
  • Jürgen Wess
    • 3
  • Hermann Koepsell
    • 4
  • Rainer Viktor Haberberger
    • 1
  • Katrin Susanne Lips
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute for Anatomy and Cell BiologyJLUGiessenGermany
  2. 2.Division of Experimental TherapyThe Netherlands Cancer InstituteAmsterdamThe Netherlands
  3. 3.Laboratory of Bioorganic ChemistryNIDDKBethesda
  4. 4.Institute for Anatomy and Cell BiologyJMUWürzburgGermany

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