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Binding of Noradrenaline to Smooth Muscle Cells in the Spleen

Nature volume 212, pages 524525 (29 October 1966) | Download Citation

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NORADRENALINE infused close arterially into the cat spleen at a rate of 0.625 µg/min, equivalent to the physiological rate of release of this transmitter when stimulating the splenic nerves at 10 impulses/sec, is mainly bound to nerve endings within the spleen1,2.

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  1. Institute of Physiology, University of Glasgow.

    • J. S. GILLESPIE
    •  & D. N. H. HAMILTON

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