Molecular changes in the adrenal medulla and brain following glucoprivation

Ann K. Goodchild, Phillip Wisinski-Bokiniec, Sarah F. Hassan, Paul Haynes, Lindsay M. Parker, Roshana Vander Wall, M. Moghaddam, Mehdi Mirzaei

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    Glucoprivation or hypoglycaemia evokes a complex array of counterregulatory responses which include autonomic, neuroendocrine and behavioural changes in order to maintain blood glucose levels. Catecholaminergic neurons of the rostral ventrolateral medulla activate adrenal adrenergic chromaffin cells to secrete adrenaline which mobilises glucose. Our aim was to determine the molecular changes and their timecourse in the adrenal medulla and brainstem regions in order to understand the cellular mechanisms altered in response to glucoprivation.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)45-46
    Number of pages2
    JournalAutonomic Neuroscience: Basic and Clinical
    Publication statusPublished - 2015
    EventMeeting of the International Society for Autonomic Neuroscience (ISAN) (9th : 2015) - Stresa, Italy
    Duration: 26 Sep 201529 Sep 2015


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