The resistance of the cardiac muscarinic receptor to chronic ethanol ingestion in the rat.

@article{Posner1984TheRO,
  title={The resistance of the cardiac muscarinic receptor to chronic ethanol ingestion in the rat.},
  author={Phil Posner and Stephen P. Baker and K N Prestwich and Robert G. Carpentier},
  journal={Substance and alcohol actions/misuse},
  year={1984},
  volume={5 4},
  pages={185-92}
}
The chronic consumption of alcohol has been correlated with the development of cardiomyopathy and dysrhythmias. These disorders may be secondary to changes in the outflow of the autonomic nervous system. This study looked at the changes in cardiac cell responsiveness to carbamylcholine (CBL) and the concentration of muscarinic receptors. The studies were… CONTINUE READING