Afferent Discharges from Osmoreceptors in the Liver of the Guinea Pig

Science  19 Dec 1969:
Vol. 166, Issue 3912, pp. 1519-1520
DOI: 10.1126/science.166.3912.1519


Afferent activity from vagal nerve filament of guinea pig liver was recorded. Perfusion of liver by hypertonic solution caused an increase in firing rate. There may be osmoreceptors in the liver.