Detecting and influencing baroreceptor activity in the vagal nerve of the rat

Mortimer Gierthmuehlen, Oscar Cota, Thomas Stieglitz, Josef Zentner & Dennis Plachta
Objective: Electrical stimulation of afferent vagal nerve fibers originating from the aortic pressure sensors can trigger the baroreflex and reduce blood pressure in rats. Since the vagal nerve is a very heterogeneous nerve that innervates multiple organs, a selective localization and stimulation of[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]