Excitatory amino acids in rostral ventrolateral medulla support blood pressure during water deprivation in rats.

@article{Brooks2004ExcitatoryAA,
  title={Excitatory amino acids in rostral ventrolateral medulla support blood pressure during water deprivation in rats.},
  author={Virginia Leah Brooks and Korrina L Freeman and Kathy A. Clow},
  journal={American journal of physiology. Heart and circulatory physiology},
  year={2004},
  volume={286 5},
  pages={H1642-8}
}
Water deprivation is associated with regional increases in sympathetic tone, but whether this is mediated by changes in brain stem regulation of sympathetic activity is unknown. Therefore, this study tested the hypothesis that water deprivation increases excitatory amino acid (EAA) drive of the rostral ventrolateral medulla (RVLM), by determining whether bilateral microinjection of kynurenate (Kyn; 2.7 nmol) into the RVLM decreases arterial pressure more in water-deprived than water-replete… CONTINUE READING

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