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Electrophysiological Studies of Myenteric Neurons in Tissue Culture

  • Menachem Hanani
Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (volume 80)

Abstract

The enteric nervous system (ENS) has been the subject of many studies in recent years, and it is now evident that it is highly developed morphologically, pharmacologically and physiologically. Many kinds of neuron have been identified in the ENS with both the light- and the electron- microscope1,2, some 10 putative neurotransmitters have been found by various histochemical methods3,4,5, and up to 8 categories of cells were found by electrophysiological methods6–9.

Keywords

Synaptic Input Vasoactive Intestinal Polypeptide Enteric Nervous System Myenteric Plexus Enteric Neuron 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1984

Authors and Affiliations

  • Menachem Hanani
    • 1
  1. 1.Laboratory of Experimental SurgeryHadassah University HospitalJerusalemIsrael

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