Encyclopedia of Computational Neuroscience

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Baroreflex Models

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4614-7320-6_247-2



Blood pressure is controlled by several feedback mechanisms. The fastest one baroreceptor reflex (baroreflex) can be defined as the biological neural control system responsible for the short-term blood pressure regulation.

From modeling perspective the baroreflex feedback control system consists of three parts (Fig. 1):


Firing Rate Sympathetic Nerve Activity Nucleus Tractus Solitarius Arterial Baroreceptor Nucleus Tractus Solitarius Neuron 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Mathematical SciencesIndiana University – Purdue University IndianapolisIndianapolisUSA