Central Organization of Chemoreceptor Input

  • J. Lipski
Conference paper


It has long been known that the reflex excitatory effects of stimulating the arterial chemoreceptors are exerted mainly on the respiratory and circulatory systems (1). As yet, the mechanism by which this chemoreceptor input is transformed into an increased activity of the respiratory and sympathetic outputs has not been elucidated.


Carotid Body Respiratory Neurone Carotid Sinus Nerve Preganglionic Sympathetic Neurone Inspiratory Neurone 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. Lipski
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of PhysiologyWarsaw Medical AcademyWarsaw 64Poland

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