Norepinephrine reduces ω-conotoxin-sensitive Ca2+ currents in renal afferent neurons in rats.

@article{Ditting2012NorepinephrineR,
  title={Norepinephrine reduces ω-conotoxin-sensitive Ca2+ currents in renal afferent neurons in rats.},
  author={Tilmann Ditting and Peter Linz and Wolfgang Freisinger and Sonja Heinlein and Peter W Reeh and Christian Fiedler and Kirsten Siegel and Karie E. Scrogin and Winfried Neuhuber and Roland Veelken},
  journal={American journal of physiology. Renal physiology},
  year={2012},
  volume={302 3},
  pages={F350-7}
}
Sympathetic efferent and peptidergic afferent renal nerves likely influence hypertensive and inflammatory kidney disease. Our recent investigation with confocal microscopy revealed that in the kidney sympathetic nerve endings are colocalized with afferent nerve fibers (Ditting T, Tiegs G, Rodionova K, Reeh PW, Neuhuber W, Freisinger W, Veelken R. Am J Physiol Renal Physiol 297: F1427-F1434, 2009; Veelken R, Vogel EM, Hilgers K, Amman K, Hartner A, Sass G, Neuhuber W, Tiegs G. J Am Soc Nephrol… CONTINUE READING