勢井, 宏義 Department of Physiology, The University of Tokushima School of Medicine 徳島大学 教育研究者総覧 KAKEN研究者をさがす
森田, 雄介 Department of Physiology, The University of Tokushima School of Medicine 徳島大学 教育研究者総覧
A large fluctuation in autonomic function is one of the most important charac-teristics of REM sleep. Arterial blood pressure (AP) increases during the transition from non-REM to REM sleep, showing phasic surges during REM sleep. REM-associated AP changes involve 1) a long-term recovery process after surgery, 2) circadian rhythm, 3)relationships with ambient temperature. REM-associated AP changes are mediated by sympathetic nerves, buffered by baroreflex, abolished in decerebrated cats, and related to hippocampal theta activity in rats. Furthermore, the midbrain dopaminergic system has been recently found to be involved in increases in REM-associated AP.
The journal of medical investigation : JMI
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