Baroreceptors in the Adrenal Gland

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Science  26 Jan 1968:
Vol. 159, Issue 3813, pp. 434-435
DOI: 10.1126/science.159.3813.434


Afferent activity from dissected filaments of nerves to the adrenal gland was recorded. Firing rates of single fibers followed changes in systemic blood pressure. Chemically and mechanically induced changes in blood pressure were reflected by an appropriate directional change in unit activity.