Electrical Activity of an Intrinsically Denervated Jejunum of the Unanesthetized Rat
The enteric nerves and their respective mediators have been postulated to be involved in the intestinal intrinsic reflex (1), motility, modulation of intestinal blood flow, water and electrolyte transport, absorption of nutrients, and secretion from endocrine and paracrine cells (review see 2). Selective ablation of different portions of the enteric nervous sytem would facilitate characterization of the function and site of action of both endogenous substances and drugs.
KeywordsGastrointestinal Motility Myenteric Plexus Benzalkonium Chloride Myenteric Neuron Hypertrophic Pyloric Stenosi
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