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Functional Anatomy of the Neuroendocrine Hypothalamus

Functional Anatomy of the Neuroendocrine Hypothalamus

Derek J. Chadwick (Editor) , Joan Marsh (Editor)

ISBN: 978-0-470-51429-0

Apr 2008

310 pages

Select type: E-Book



Using a multidisciplinary approach, it combines anatomical, cellular and physiological studies by preeminent experts. Features important insights into the function of the hypothalamus.
Partial table of contents:

Peptidergic Neurotransmitters in the Endocrine Hypothalamus (M. Palkovits).

Co-Localization of Neuroactive Substances in the Endocrine Hypothalamus (P. Sawchenko, et al.).

Intrahypothalamic Neurohormonal Interactions in the Control of Growth Hormone Secretion (J. Epelbaum).

What Can We Learn from Sampling Hypophysial Portal Blood?

(I. Clarke).

Regulation of Gene Expression in the Hypothalamus: Hybridization Histochemical Studies (W. Young).

Feedback Regulation of Thyrotropin-Releasing Hormone Gene Expression by Thyroid Hormone in the Hypothalamic Paraventricular Nucleus (R. Lechan & I. Kakucska).

Neural Control of the Synthesis and Release of Luteinizing Hormone-Releasing Hormone (C. Barraclough).