Changes in length and volume of smooth muscle cells of the hypertrophied rat urinary bladder.


Rat urinary bladders were denervated by bilateral excision of the pelvic ganglion. After 10 days the hypertrophied bladders were removed, filled with 0.75 ml Krebs solution, fixated and embedded for electron microscopy. Normal bladders filled with the same volume were used as controls. Tangential and transverse sections of longitudinal muscle bundles were… (More)


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