Micturition pp 29-39 | Cite as

Neurotransmitters and Receptor Functions in the Human Lower Urinary Tract

  • K.-E. Andersson


Signal transmission between nerves, and between a nerve and an effector organ, occurs by means of chemical substances, “neurotransmitters”, secreted from the presynaptic or prejunctional neurons. According to common textbooks of physiology (e.g. [1]) more than 30 different chemical substances have been either proved or postulated to be synaptic transmitters.


Urinary Bladder Muscarinic Receptor Vasoactive Intestinal Polypeptide Human Bladder Bladder Smooth Muscle 
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