Adenosine Triphosphate: ‘Pre-transmitter’, Co-transmitter or Modulator at the Skeletal Muscle?

  • Edith Heilbronn
  • Johan Häggblad
Part of the Wenner-Gren Center International Symposium Series book series (WGS)

Abstract

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.

Keywords

Adenosine Choline Catecholamine Acetylcholine Adenine 

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  • Edith Heilbronn
  • Johan Häggblad

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