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Overexpression of angiotensin-converting enzyme 2 attenuates tonically active glutamatergic input to the rostral ventrolateral medulla in hypertensive rats," The American Journal of Physiology--Heart and Circulatory Physiology, vol.
Theses neurons are tonically active under normal conditions.
Constitutive steroidogenesis in ovine large luteal cells may be mediated by tonically active protein kinase A.
Superior laryngeal and hypoglossal afferents tonically influence upper airway motor excitability in anesthetized rats.
One working hypothesis is that antidepressants address dysfunctional amygdala activity tonically by influencing the lower limbic regions, the neuroscientist said.