The role of the sympathetic nervous system in intestinal inflammation.

@article{Straub2006TheRO,
  title={The role of the sympathetic nervous system in intestinal inflammation.},
  author={Rainer H Straub and Reiner Wiest and Ulrike G. Strauch and Peter Haerle and Juergen Schoelmerich},
  journal={Gut},
  year={2006},
  volume={55 11},
  pages={1640-9}
}
The nervous system in the intestine controls motility, secretion, sensory perception, and immune function. Peptidergic neurones with neurotransmitters such as substance P and nerve growth factors have been the main focus of neuroimmunomodulation research in the gut. This review summarises the present knowledge concerning the role of the sympathetic nervous system (SNS) in modulating intestinal inflammation. The role of the SNS for gut inflammation is compared with its role in rheumatoid… CONTINUE READING

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