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  • endocrine signal
  • The gastrointestinal tract also harbors an extensive endocrine signaling system, and many gastrointestinal functions are under dual neuronal and endocrine control (Furness et al. (scholarpedia.org)
  • neuron
  • Once an approach based on the perspective and connectivity is chosen, the models are developed at microscopic (ion and neuron), mesoscopic (functional or population), or macroscopic (system) levels. (wikipedia.org)
  • ganglia
  • The Stomatogastric Nervous System (STNS) is a commonly studied neural network composed of several ganglia in arthropods that controls the motion of the gut and foregut. (wikipedia.org)
  • The system is composed of the stomatogastric ganglion (STG), oesophageal ganglion and the paired commissural ganglia. (wikipedia.org)
  • immune system
  • In the late-1990s I, as director of the UW MS Center, collaborated with Dr. Keith Sullivan in developing a research plan to treat patients with MS by 1) harvesting and cryopreserving their blood stem cells, 2) suppressing their immune system using irradiation, chemotherapy, and immunotherapy. (washington.edu)
  • function
  • ANS is counted as one of the main neurohormonal systems that regulate cardiovascular function, including smooth muscle tone. (wikipedia.org)