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Vagus nerve structure

Known as: Tenth Cranial Nerves, nerves x, Nerve X, Cranial 
The 10th cranial nerve. The vagus is a mixed nerve which contains somatic afferents (from skin in back of the ear and the external auditory meatus… Expand
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Review
2019
Review
2019
Summary Sensory functions of the vagus nerve are critical for conscious perceptions and for monitoring visceral functions in the… Expand
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Review
2012
Review
2012
The vagus nerve has an important role in regulation of metabolic homeostasis, and efferent vagus nerve-mediated cholinergic… Expand
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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
There is increasing, but largely indirect, evidence pointing to an effect of commensal gut microbiota on the central nervous… Expand
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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
A neural circuit that involves a specialized population of memory T cells regulates the immune response. Neural circuits regulate… Expand
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
Limitations of traditional magnetoencephalography (MEG) exclude some important patient groups from MEG examinations, such as… Expand
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Acetylcholine released by efferent vagus nerves inhibits macrophage activation. Here we show that the anti-inflammatory action of… Expand
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Excessive inflammation and tumour-necrosis factor (TNF) synthesis cause morbidity and mortality in diverse human diseases… Expand
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
BACKGROUND & AIMS Visceral sensory information is transmitted to the brain through the afferent vagus nerve. Ghrelin, a peptide… Expand
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Vertebrates achieve internal homeostasis during infection or injury by balancing the activities of proinflammatory and anti… Expand
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
PURPOSE To determine the long-term efficacy of vagus nerve stimulation (VNS) for refractory seizures. VNS is a new treatment for… Expand
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