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Ontogeny of Purinergic Neurotransmission

  • Geoffrey Burnstock
  • Alexei Verkhratsky
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Abstract

Changes in the timing of expression of P1 and P2 purinoceptor subtypes occur during embryonic and postnatal development in both the peripheral and central nervous systems, as well as in the retina and inner ear. Purinergic signaling to embryonic stem cells is also considered.

Keywords

Dorsal Root Ganglion Neuron Contractile Response Purinergic Signalling Postnatal Development Mesencephalic Trigeminal Nucleus 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Autonomic Neuroscience CentreUniversity College Medical SchoolLondonUK
  2. 2.Faculty of Life SciencesUniversity of ManchesterManchesterUK

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