Adenosine Triphosphate: ‘Pre-transmitter’, Co-transmitter or Modulator at the Skeletal Muscle?
Burnstock (1982) has summarized evidence suggesting that adenosine triphosphate (ATP) acts as a co-transmitter or neuromodulator in a variety of tissues. This paper concerns ATP and the neuromuscular junction of skeletal muscle and also the embryonic muscle cell, represented by cultured myotubps.
KeywordsAdenosine Choline Catecholamine Acetylcholine Adenine
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