Neuroanatomical analysis of peptidergic input in the spinal nucleus of bulbocavernosus.


The spinal nucleus of bulbocavernosus (SNB) is located in the anterior horn of the lower lumbar and upper sacral segments of the spinal cord and plays a significant role in the regulation of external sphincters and other muscles of the urogenital tract and rectum. The present study examined characteristic features of peptidergic input to this nucleus in rat… (More)