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Capsaicin Sensitive Afferent Neurons Involved in Neuroendocrine Regulations

  • F. Lembeck
  • R. Amann
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Abstract

Capsaicin sensitive neurons have been shown to mediate various autonomic and neuroendocrine reflex responses [1]. Destruction of afferent peptidergic C fibres by treatment of neonatal rats with capsaicin [2] was used to investigate the function of these neurons in (A) stress induced ACTH secretion and (B) in the regulation of adrenaline release by insulin induced hypoglycaemia.

Keywords

Cold Exposure Restraint Stress Insulin Induce Hypoglycaemia Capsaicin Treatment Hepatic Portal Vein 
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© Springer-Verlag New York Inc. 1987

Authors and Affiliations

  • F. Lembeck
    • 1
  • R. Amann
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Exp. and Clin. PharmacologyUniversity of GrazGrazAustria

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