Regulation of release and function of neuropeptides in the heart.

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The mechanisms regulating the release of enkephalins and neuropeptide Y (NPY) from cardiac nerve fibers were studied in the isolated perfused guinea pig heart. Besides NPY, all peptides of the proenkephalin B family were found to be stored in the adrenergic nerve endings. Following electrical stimulation of the accelerans nerve, but not of the vagus nerve… (More)

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@article{Archelos1987RegulationOR, title={Regulation of release and function of neuropeptides in the heart.}, author={Joan J Archelos and Ji Zhou Xiang and Manfred Reinecke and R. E. Lang}, journal={Journal of cardiovascular pharmacology}, year={1987}, volume={10 Suppl 12}, pages={S45-50} }