Electroacupuncture Improves Baroreflex and γ-Aminobutyric Acid Type B Receptor-Mediated Responses in the Nucleus Tractus Solitarii of Hypertensive Rats
Effect of the GABAA receptor antagonist bicuculline and agonist muscimol on MAP and HR in the sham, 2K1C, 2K1C + EA, and 2K1C + SEA rats. MAP (a) and HR (b) changes evoked by microinjection of bicuculline (10 pmol in 50 nL) into the NTS. MAP (c) and HR (d) changes evoked by microinjection of muscimol (100 pmol in 50 nL) into the NTS. Values are means ± SE ( or 5 rats in each group). vs. saline control in each group.