Target influences on transmitter choice by sympathetic neurons developing in the anterior chamber of the eye.

@article{Stevens1990TargetIO,
  title={Target influences on transmitter choice by sympathetic neurons developing in the anterior chamber of the eye.},
  author={Liesel Stevens and Story C. Landis},
  journal={Developmental biology},
  year={1990},
  volume={137 1},
  pages={
          109-24
        }
}
In contrast to the majority of sympathetic neurons which are noradrenergic, the sympathetic neurons which innervate sweat glands are cholinergic. Previous studies have demonstrated that during development the sweat gland innervation initially contains catecholamines which are lost as cholinergic function appears. The neurotransmitter phenotype of sweat gland neurons further differs from the majority in that they contain vasoactive intestinal peptide (VIP) rather than neuropeptide Y (NPY). In… CONTINUE READING

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