Quantitative Pharmacology and the Theory of Humoral Transmission

  • A. J. Clark
Part of the Handbuch der Experimentellen Pharmakologie book series (HDBEP, volume 4)

Abstract

Introduction. The physiological importance of acetylcholine and adrenaline has caused these drugs to be the subject of very extensive research and, hence, there is a large amount of quantitative evidence regarding their mode of action. It is of interest to consider what light this evidence throws on the theory of the humoral transmission of the nervous impulse.

Keywords

Nicotine Cocaine Histamine Adrenaline Choline 

Preview

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

References

  1. 1.
    Beznak, A. B. L.: J. of Physiol. 82, 129 (1934).Google Scholar
  2. 2.
    Feldberg, W., and A. Vartiainen: J. of Physiol. 83, 103 (1934).Google Scholar
  3. 3.
    Loewi, O.: Proc. roy. Soc. B. 118, 299 (1935).CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  4. 4.
    Parker, G. H.: Quart. Rev. Biol. 10, 251 (1935).CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  5. 1.
    Rosenblueth, A., and D. McK. Rioch: Amer. J. Physiol. 106, 365 (1933).Google Scholar
  6. 2.
    Witanowski, W. R.: J. of Physiol. 62, 88 (1926).Google Scholar
  7. 3.
    Fryer, A. L., and E. Gellhorn: Amer. J. Physiol. 103, 392 (1933).Google Scholar
  8. 4.
    Rosenblueth, A.: Quart. Rev. Biol. 10, 334 (1935).CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  9. 5.
    Brown, G. L., and J. C. Ecoles: J. of Physiol. 82, 211, 242 (1934).Google Scholar
  10. 1.
    Brown, G. L.: J. of Physiol. 81, 228 (1934).Google Scholar
  11. 2.
    Brown, G. L., H. H. Dale and W. Feldberg: J. of Physiol. 87, 394 (1936).Google Scholar
  12. 3.
    Frédericq, H.: Arch. int. Physiol. 40, 236 (1935).Google Scholar
  13. 4.
    Beznak, M., and E. Farkas: Quart. J. exper. Physiol. 26, 265 (1937).Google Scholar
  14. 1.
    Rosenblueth, A., and R. S. Morison: Amer. J. Physiol. 109, 209 (1934).Google Scholar
  15. 2.
    Bacq, Z. M., and H. Frédericq: Arch. int. Physiol. 40, 297 (1935).CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  16. 1.
    Pantin, C. F. A.: Nature (Lond.) 135, 875 (1935).CrossRefGoogle Scholar

Copyright information

© Verlag von Julius Springer 1937

Authors and Affiliations

  • A. J. Clark
    • 1
  1. 1.EdinburghUK

Personalised recommendations