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Introduction to Autonomic Nervous System Pharmacology

Dr Rahul Kunkulol

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Introduction to Autonomic Nervous System Pharmacology

  1. 1. DR RAHUL ASSO.PROF
  2. 2. The Human Nervous System
  3. 3. What Is It ? Regulation of blood pressure Control of visceral smooth muscle (eyes, bladder, bowel) Control of endocrine and exocrine glands Control of metabolic energy (glycolysis, neoglucogenesis etc) ANS Controls Distribution of blood flow & tissue perfusion The component of the Nervous System that functions below the conscious level, controlling several key physiological processes
  4. 4. Neurotransmitters Neurotransmitters Present In Peripheral Nervous System Acetylcholine Norepinephrine Epinephrine Neurotransmitters are endogenous chemicals which transmit signals from a neuron to a target cell across a synapse Definition
  5. 5. Sympathetic Para- sympathetic Cholinergic Adrenergic ANS Neurotransmitter Type Of System Nicotinic & Muscarinic α1 α2 β1 β2 β3 Receptors
  6. 6. Neurohumoral transmission Recognition Release Storage Synthesis Metabolism 5 Steps

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