j receptors in respiration?

whats the function of j receptor in respiration?

Authored By sampath kumar on Thursday 2nd May 2013


Anne Parfitt-Rogers
Foundation Doctor
Posted over 7 years ago

J (juxtapulmonary) receptors are stimulated by pulmonary congestion such as in pulmonary embolism, cardiac failure, high altitude or chest trauma. They can also react to certain chemicals such as chlorine or alloxan and hyperinflated lungs. The reactio