Over the past few years the number of substances shown to be present in vascular nerve fibres has increased dramatically. To early descriptions of efferent perivascular sympathetic fibres containing noradrenaline, afferent systems and other transmitter substances have been added. While purines have been suggested as transmitters in certain circumstances, it is the peptides which have received the greatest attention, particularly VIP, NPY, CGRP and substance P [1–4].
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- Development of the Substance-P-Like Immunoreactive Innervation of the Mesenteric Vascular Bed in Normotensive and Hypertensive Rats
T. M. Scott
- Springer New York
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