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Vascular Resistance in the Isolated Gills of Octopus macropus and Nautilus pompilius
|Title:||Vascular Resistance in the Isolated Gills of Octopus macropus and Nautilus pompilius|
|Authors:||Redmond, James R.|
Bourne, George B.
|Issue Date:||Jul 1982|
|Publisher:||University of Hawai'i Press|
|Citation:||Redmond JR, Bourne GB. 1982. Vascular resistance in the isolated gills of Octopus macropus and Nautilus pompilius. Pac Sci 36(3): 297-303.|
|Abstract:||The gills of cephalopods represent a potential site of regulation of
vascular peripheral resistance. Measurements of pressure-flow relationships in
the isolated gills of Octopus macropus and Nautilus pompilius gave no evidence of
autoregulation. Perfusion with putative neurotransmitters showed 5-hydroxytryptamine,
and possibly dopamine, to reduce vascular resistance. Physiological
concentrations of acetylcholine and noradrenaline did not alter resistance to
|Appears in Collections:||Pacific Science Volume 36, Number 3, 1982|
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