Regulation of Acetylcholine Synthesis and Release in the Isolated Heart
In the two decades following Loewi’s work (8,9) on the frog heart several research groups tried to use the isolated heart preparation from higher vertebrates for further investigations on synthesis, release and inactivation of acetylcholine (ACh). However the results were discouraging because the overflow of ACh during vagal stimulation was near, or below, the limit of the assay.
KeywordsNerve Stimulation Vagal Stimulation Cholinesterase Activity Lower Diagram Frog Heart
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