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The Oxygen Barrier in the Carotid Body of Cat and Rabbit

  • H. Acker
  • D. W. Lübbers
  • H. Weigelt
  • D. Bingmann
  • D. Schäfer
  • E. Seidl
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 37 A)

Abstract

After a careful preparation of the carotid body of the cat the surface Po2 has been measured by means of a Pt needle electrode with a Pt diameter of 3/u fixed within Araldite to increase the outer diameter to 700/u. We found that the surface Po2 almost reached the arterial Po2.

Keywords

Carotid Body Careful Preparation Glomus Cell Oxygen Barrier Chemoreceptor Activity 
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References

  1. 1).
    Acker, H., Lubbers, D.W., Purves, M.J.: O2-Transfer in der Binde-gewebskapsel des Glomus caroticum der Katze und seine funktionelle Bedeutung. Pflügers Arch. 316, R 30 (1970).Google Scholar
  2. 2).
    Acker, H., Lubbers, D.W.: Eine sauerstoffdurchlässige Zone in der Wand der Arteria. Experentia 27, 394–395 (1971).CrossRefGoogle Scholar

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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1973

Authors and Affiliations

  • H. Acker
    • 1
    • 2
  • D. W. Lübbers
    • 1
    • 2
  • H. Weigelt
    • 1
    • 2
  • D. Bingmann
    • 1
    • 2
  • D. Schäfer
    • 1
    • 2
  • E. Seidl
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Max-Planck-Institut für SystemphysiologieDortmundGermany
  2. 2.Physiologisches InstitutUniversität MünsterGermany

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