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Regulation of the Sympathetic Nervous System by Circulating Vasopressin

  • R. Kvetňanský
  • D. Ježová
  • Z. Opršalová
  • O. Földes
  • N. Michajlovskij
  • M. Dobrakovová
  • B. Lichardus
  • G. B. Makara
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 274)

Abstract

Neural regulation of the sympathoadrenal system (SAS) is not yet fully understood. It has been shown that various areas within the brain interact with sympathetic preganglionic neurons in the thoracic cord (1,2). Secretion of epinephrine (EPI) or norepinephrine (NE) into the blood of rats was found to be changed after electrical stimulation of certain areas in the medulla oblongata (3), the pons, and the midbrain (4), as well as in different parts of the hypothalamus (5,6). Plasma catecholamines were shown to be modulated also by the action of brain catecholamines (7).

Keywords

Plasma Renin Activity Diabetes Insipidus Immobilization Stress Sympathetic System Plasma Catecholamine Level 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • R. Kvetňanský
    • 1
  • D. Ježová
    • 1
  • Z. Opršalová
    • 1
  • O. Földes
    • 1
  • N. Michajlovskij
    • 1
  • M. Dobrakovová
    • 1
  • B. Lichardus
    • 1
  • G. B. Makara
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Institute of Experimental Endocrinology, Centre of Physiological SciencesSlovak Academy of SciencesBratislavaCzechoslovakia
  2. 2.Institute of Experimental MedicineHungarian Academy of SciencesBudapestHungary

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