Substance P-like Immunoreactive Nerves in the Anterior Segment of the Eye

  • R. A. Stone
  • A. M. Laties
  • A. McGlinn
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The cholinergic and adrenergic components of the autonomic nervous system regulate important physiologic processes in the anterior segment of the eye. Not only do they control pupil size [l]; they also appear to influence blood flow [2], aqueous humor secretion [3] and aqueous humor outflow [4, 5].


Vasoactive Intestinal Peptide Anterior Segment Trabecular Meshwork Ciliary Muscle Adrenergic Innervation 
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  • R. A. Stone
    • 1
  • A. M. Laties
    • 1
  • A. McGlinn
    • 1
  1. 1.USA

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