Collection of PowerPoint lectures on ANS pharmacology

The following set of lectures has been created by Dr. Edwin Jackson and were published in the Division for Cardiovascular Pharmacology, a branch of the American Society for Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics (ASPET).

Why study autonomic pharmacology?

Outline of slides:

Parasympathetic Ganglionic Synapse, Parasympathetic Organ Synapse, Sympathetic Ganglionic Synapse, Sympathetic Ganglionic Synapse, How do drugs influence the ANS?, Classification of drugs affecting the ANS, Parasympathetic nervous system.

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Anatomy of peripheral nervous system

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Mechanism of neurotransmission in the autonomic nervous system

Outline of slides:

General Features of Peripheral Autonomic Neurotransmission, summary of adrenergic neurotransmission,Summary of Catecholamine Biosynthesis, summary of cholinergic neutotransmission, Types of Postsynaptic Synergism, Mechanisms of Neuromodulation

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Actions of autonomic nerves: Adrenergic and cholinergic receptors

Outline

Adrenergic Receptors: Receptors Activated by EPI/NE, Adrenergic Receptors: Signal Transduction, Signal Transduction by α 1, Signal Transduction by α 2, Receptors Activated by Ach Muscarinic Receptors

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Actions of autonomic nerves: Adrenergic and cholinergic responses

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