Neuroendocrinology of Hormone-transmitter Interactions

Neuroendocrinology of Hormone-transmitter Interactions

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This book describes the crucial scientific interface between central neurotransmitter regulation and interacting hormonal pathways. It provides a review of the previously published literature on neuroendocrine mechanisms and brings the reader up-to-date with the latest developments in the field. Chapters cover the following areas: -- cellular interactions of neurotransmitters to induce specific release of a peptide hormone -- the role of opioids in the regulation of reproductive hormones and the possible implication of endorphins and enkephalins in developmental endocrinology -- immunohistochemical localization of vasoactive intestinal polypeptide as a tool to distinguish the possible role of the peripheral nervous system from that of central nervous control in stress and pathological situations -- developmental endocrinology and neurohormonal control of the ovarian cycle.... gracilis;GN VII, genu nervi facialis; ift, nucleus reticularis lateralis pars infratrigeminalis; ipd, nucleus interpeduncularis dorsalis; ipv, ... Only peripheral parts of the corpora mamillaria contain VIP-IR varicosities. ... VIP-IR varicosities are localized around functional cell types and blood vessels of the cat pineal gland, withanbsp;...

Title:Neuroendocrinology of Hormone-transmitter Interactions
Author:Hasan Parvez, Simone Parvez, Derek Gupta
Publisher:VSP - 1985-12-01


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