Airway Protection—A Role for Vagal P2RY1 Receptors

Yalda Moayedi, Michael J. Pitman, Joriene C. de Nooij

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Recent events bring the importance of respiratory health to the forefront of our collective attention. In this issue of Cell, a new study by Prescott and Umans et al. reveals how a dedicated laryngeal sensory motor reflex circuit protects our airways from aspirated foods or liquids.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)509-511
Number of pages3
Issue number3
StatePublished - Apr 30 2020

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology


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