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Table 1 Regulation of organ perfusion—the principle categories of physical and biological signals able to act at arterioles and terminal arterioles

From: Regulation of blood flow and volume exchange across the microcirculation

• Myogenic reaction (Bayliss Reflex)
• Neurovegetative control
• Humoral- and tissue-generated mediators
• Local metabolic regulation
• Autacoids and shear stress (nitric oxide)