Vasoactive intestinal polypeptide (VIP) provokes vaginal lubrication in normal women.

@article{Ottesen1987VasoactiveIP,
  title={Vasoactive intestinal polypeptide (VIP) provokes vaginal lubrication in normal women.},
  author={B. V. Ottesen and B Pedersen and Jakob Langgaard Nielsen and Dorthe Dalgaard and Gunnar Wagner and Jan Fahrenkrug},
  journal={Peptides},
  year={1987},
  volume={8 5},
  pages={797-800}
}
The human vagina is known to be heavily innervated by vasoactive intestinal polypeptide (VIP) immunoreactive nerve fibres. In the present study we have examined the effect of VIP (900 pmol x kg-1 x h-1, IV during 30 min) on vaginal lubrication and blood flow in fourteen normal non-pregnant women. Vaginal blood flow was measured by the heat clearance… CONTINUE READING