Spinal cord excitatory amino acids and cardiovascular autonomic responses.

@article{West1994SpinalCE,
  title={Spinal cord excitatory amino acids and cardiovascular autonomic responses.},
  author={Malcolm J. West and W T Huang},
  journal={The American journal of physiology},
  year={1994},
  volume={267 3 Pt 2},
  pages={H865-73}
}
The excitatory amino acid subtype receptor agonists, N-methyl-D-aspartate (NMDA) and (RS)-alpha-amino-3-hydroxy-5-methyl-4-isoxazolepropionic acid (AMPA, a non-NMDA agonist), produce specific dose-related heart rate and vasoconstrictor responses when given by injection into the upper thoracic or lumbar intrathecal space of the conscious rabbit. The… CONTINUE READING