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A horseradish peroxidase study of vagal motoneurones with axons in cardiac and pulmonary branches of the cat and dog.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  6910717     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The location, within the brain stem, of vagal efferent neurones with axons in the cardiac and pulmonary branches of the cat, and the cardiac branch of the dog, have been defined. Horseradish peroxidase was applied to the cut central ends of these vagal branches and, after an appropriate time, sections of the brain stem were examined for labelled cell bodies. Labelled cell bodies were found ipsilaterally in the dorsal motor vagal nucleus, the nucleus ambiguus and in the reticular formation between these two nuclei. We suggest that the dual location for cell bodies of vagal axons may represent a separation of somata with myelinated and non-myelinated vagal axons to the nucleus ambiguus and the dorsal motor vagal nucleus respectively.
J A Bennett; C Kidd; A B Latif; P N McWilliam
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Quarterly journal of experimental physiology (Cambridge, England)     Volume:  66     ISSN:  0144-8757     ISO Abbreviation:  Q J Exp Physiol     Publication Date:  1981 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1981-09-15     Completed Date:  1981-09-15     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8206873     Medline TA:  Q J Exp Physiol     Country:  SCOTLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  145-54     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Brain Stem / anatomy & histology
Cats / anatomy & histology*
Dogs / anatomy & histology*
Heart / innervation*
Horseradish Peroxidase
Lung / innervation*
Medulla Oblongata / anatomy & histology
Motor Neurons
Neurons, Efferent
Vagus Nerve / anatomy & histology*
Reg. No./Substance:
EC 1.11.1.-/Horseradish Peroxidase

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