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Pacemaker activity Effects of SNS: þ chronotropy, þ dromotropy, þ inotropy, þ lusitropy Effects of PNS: À chronotropy, À dromotropy, À inotropy 24 Rapid Review Physiology TABLE 1-9. , heart transplant), but ability to exercise will be dependent on circulating catecholamines only Congestive heart failure SMOOTH MUSCLE Around hollow organs (gastrointestinal tract, airways, ureters) Small diameter No Yes No, actin inserts into dense bodies instead of Z disks Autonomic nervous system All or none Calcium-calmodulin–induced activation of myosin light-chain kinase Sarcoplasmic reticulum and extracellular fluid No Muscarinic receptors widely distributed along the cell surface Long duration Rhythmic fluctuations (slow waves), which give rise to spike potentials Functional syncytium, conducted through gap junctions Yes Still able to maintain tone CREST syndrome, achalasia, Chagas disease CREST, Calcinosis cutis, Raynaud phenomenon, esophageal dysfunction, sclerodactyly, and telangiectasia.

The nigrostriatal pathway: transmits dopamine from the substantia nigra of the midbrain to the striatum and is important in the control of voluntary movement • The mesolimbic pathway: dopaminergic transmission between the midbrain and the limbic system. , smiling, frowning). • The tuberoinfundibular pathway: dopaminergic transmission from the hypothalamus to the pituitary, where dopamine inhibits prolactin secretion Pharmacology note: Dopamine agonists such as bromocriptine are used clinically to treat prolactinomas, the most common type of secreting pituitary tumor; they are also the mainstay of treatment of Parkinson disease.

This results in a higher concentration of intracellular Kþ than extracellular Kþ and contributes to the negative RMP of cells (because there are more fixed anions than intracellular Kþ at the equilibrium potential for Kþ). 5. Naþ,Kþ-ATPase (sodium) pump • This pump maintains the concentration gradient for Naþ and Kþ across cell membranes. • Without it, Naþ and Kþ have a tendency to leak through channels in the membrane, resulting in a net influx of extracellular sodium and efflux of intracellular potassium down their respective concentration gradients.

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