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Peripheral ganglia supplying the genital smooth musculature in the female pig: an experimental study.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  11554508     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The aim of the present study was to locate the sensory and autonomic ganglia innervating the female genital musculature in pigs. The retrograde neuronal tracers horseradish peroxidase (HRP) or fast blue (FB) were injected into the left retractor clitoridis muscle (RCM), which was treated as a typical model of the genital smooth musculature. Labelled cells were found in ipsilateral dorsal root ganglia S1-S4, in bilateral sympathetic paravertebral ganglia from L5-L6 or L6-L7 to S3 and in the left and right caudal mesenteric ganglion. In two of the five animals treated, presumably preganglionic parasympathetic cells were labelled in the ipsilateral intermediate grey substance of the segments S1-S2.
R Panu; L B Minelli; M Botti; F Gazza; F Acone; G Palmieri
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of anatomy     Volume:  199     ISSN:  0021-8782     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Anat.     Publication Date:  2001 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2001-09-13     Completed Date:  2001-09-27     Revised Date:  2009-11-18    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0137162     Medline TA:  J Anat     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  317-22     Citation Subset:  IM    
Institute of Normal Anatomy of Domestic Animals, University of Parma, Italy.
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MeSH Terms
Amidines / diagnostic use
Fluorescent Dyes / diagnostic use
Ganglia / anatomy & histology*
Ganglia, Spinal / anatomy & histology
Ganglia, Sympathetic / anatomy & histology
Genitalia, Female / innervation*
Horseradish Peroxidase / diagnostic use
Muscle, Smooth / innervation*
Swine / anatomy & histology*
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Amidines; 0/Fluorescent Dyes; 0/diamidino compound 253/50; EC 1.11.1.-/Horseradish Peroxidase

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