Role of the Carotid Chemoreceptors in the Adjustment of Arterial Blood Pressure to Hypoxia
Excitation of the arterial chemoreceptors has been shown to cause reflex vasoconstriction (Daly and Scott, 1962) modified secondarily by vagal inflation reflexes and baroreflexes (Korner, 1965; Daly and Robinson, 1968; Crocker et al., 1968). The following experiments dealt with the chemoreflex regulation of blood pressure under hypoxia in the rabbit.
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