Mode of Action of Neurotransmitters on Depolarized Smooth Muscle
That neurotransmitters could evoke tension changes of depolarized, electrically inexcitable smooth muscle was observed by Evans, Schild, and Thesleff (1958), an example of what was subsequently termed pharmaco-mechanical coupling by Somlyo and Somlyo (1968).
KeywordsMembrane Potential Papaverine Hydrochloride Transient Contraction Rabbit Uterus Steady State Tension
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