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BACQ, Zénon

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Studies on conditions of activity in endocrine organs. xxvi. A hormone produced by sympathetic action on smooth muscle.

Amer. J. Physiol. 96, 392-412, 1931.

Cannon and Bacq suggested the name “sympathin” for a substance which they considered to be liberated into the blood stream following nerve stimulation and which acted in the same manner as sympathetic impulses. See also No. 1350.



Subjects: NEUROSCIENCE › NERVOUS SYSTEM › Chemical Mediation of Nervous Impulses