The secretion of the denervated adrenal medulla of the cat.

  title={The secretion of the denervated adrenal medulla of the cat.},
  author={Marthe Vogt},
  journal={British journal of pharmacology and chemotherapy},
  volume={7 2},
  • M. Vogt
  • Published 1 June 1952
  • Biology
  • British journal of pharmacology and chemotherapy
In 1917 Stewart and Rogoff tried to determine whether the chronically denervated adrenal medulla shows any secretory activity. They came to the conclusion that " no epinephrine is normally released except through nerves." In view of the recent development of sensitive methods for the detection of adrenaline and noradrenaline, and in view of the possible role played by noradrenaline in the maintenance of vascular tone, the problem was reinvestigated. 

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