[The role of ATP-receptor in controlling the urinary bladder and urethral function in rats].


BACKGROUND The detrusor contraction involves an atropine resistant, nonadrenergic noncholinergic (NANC), component. Since adenosine triphosphate (ATP) has been proposed as a NANC transmitter, the role of ATP-receptors in the lower urinary tract was examined. MATERIALS AND METHODS The isovolumetric bladder contractions and the urethral pressure were… (More)


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