The Interaction of Adenosine with Isolated Myenteric Nerve Varicosities

  • M. A. Cook


Adenosine and related compounds are presynaptic inhibitors of acetylcholine release from nerve endings in the myenteric plexus (1,2,3). This inhibition is probably mediated by specific cell-surface receptors (4) and the possibility that they mediate physiological neuro-modulation at nerves in the plexus has been suggested (5).


Adenosine Deaminase Gastrointestinal Motility Myenteric Plexus Acetylcholine Release Scatchard Plot 
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