Regulation of cerebral microcirculation--update.

  title={Regulation of cerebral microcirculation--update.},
  author={Minoru Tomita and Norio Suzuki and Edith Hamel and David William Busija and Martin Lauritzen},
  journal={The Keio journal of medicine},
  volume={49 1},
The present symposium during Brain 99 was convened to explore the current aspects of the neural (extrinsic and intrinsic) and chemical control of the microvasculature in the brain with specific relevance to stimuli and rapid flow responses. N. Suzuki demonstrated the presence of neurokinin-1 receptors along the axons of vasoactive intestinal polypeptide-containing cerebrovascular parasympathetic nerves. Since the receptors were activated by substance P, calcitonin gene-related peptide and… CONTINUE READING