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Serotonergic mechanisms on breathing modulation in the rat locus coeruleus
(Pflugers Archiv: European Journal of Physiology, 2010-02-01) [Artigo]
The locus coeruleus (LC) is a noradrenergic nucleus that plays an important role in the ventilatory response to hypercapnia. This nucleus is densely innervated by serotonergic fibers and contains high density of serotonin ...
Locus coeruleus noradrenergic neurons and CO2 drive to breathing
(Pflugers Archiv: European Journal of Physiology, 2008-03-01) [Artigo]
The Locus coeruleus (LC) has been suggested as a CO2 chemoreceptor site in mammals. In the present study, we assessed the role of LC noradrenergic neurons in the cardiorespiratory and thermal responses to hypercapnia. To ...