Intracellular Studies of Carotid Body Cells: Effects of Temperature, “Natural” Stimuli and Chemical Substances
The carotid body consists of clusters of small cells which have received several names such as epithelioid, glomus, chemoreceptor, etc., in addition to a network of nerve fibers and capillaries. The glomus cells, more recently, have been designated as type I and are surrounded by another type of cell which has been designated as sustentacular, capsular, satellite or type II.
KeywordsNerve Ending Carotid Body Input Resistance Bathing Medium Glomus Cell
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