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Neurosecretion: Cellular Aspects of the Production and Release of Neuropeptides

Neurosecretion: Cellular Aspects of the Production and Release of Neuropeptides

by B. T. Pickering


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780306429194
Publisher: Basic Books
Publication date: 01/01/1988
Pages: 282

Table of Contents

Molecular Biology and Biosynthesis of Neuropeptides.- Oxyin and Vasopressin: After the Genes, What Next?.- The Evolution of FMRFamide-Like Neuropeptide Genes.- Developmental and Molecular Studies of Neurons That Express FMRFamide-Related Genes in Insects.- The Role of RNA Splicing and Post-Translational Proteolytic Processing in the Biosynthesis of Neuropeptides.- Precursors of Urotensins and Their Co-Expression in the , Caudal Neurosecretory System.- In Situ Hybridization Study of Neurohypophysial Hormone mRNAS.- The Release of Enkephalin-Containing Peptides from the Adrenal Gland in Conscious Calves.- Localization of Neuropeptides.- Modern Microscopical Imaging Techniques for the Study of the Neuroendocrine System.- Combined Use of Lectin Hishemistry and Immunocyhemistry for the Study of Neurosecretoon.- Mapping and Analysis of Receptors for Neurohypophyseal Peptides Present in the Brain.- Somatostatin and Neuropeptide Y: Coexistence in the Hippocampus and Alterations in Alzheimer’s Disease.- Bioactive Peptides at the Neuromuscular Junction of Insects.- The Role of Head Activator in Cell Growth and Control Processes.- Cell Biology of Neuropeptide Secretion.- Release of Neuropeptides from Magnocellular Neurones: Does Anatomical Compartmentation Have a Functional Significance?.- Biosynthesis and Release of Multiple Peptides by the Caudodorsal Cells of Lymnaea Stagnalis.- Emerging Identity in Cytophysiology of Synaptic and Neurosecretory Terminals.- Isolated Neurohypophysial Nerve Endings, a Promising Tool to Study the Mechanism of Stimulus-Secretion Coupling.- Neuronal-Glial and Synaptic Plasticity in the Adult Oxyinergic System.- Electrical Activity of Peptidergic Neurones Sponsored by Upjohn Ltd.- Contributions of Electrophysiology to the Study of Neurosecretion.- Electrical Activity of Peptidergic Neurones and Its Relation to Hormone Release.- Rhythmic Patterns of Discharge from Preoptic Neurones: Relationship to LH Release in Conscious Rabbits.- Electrical Attributes of Neurosecretory Terminals and Their Relationship to Secretion.- Neuroanatomical and Electrophysiological Analysis of the Brain-Sinus Gland Neurosecretory System in a Crustacean.- Intrinsic and Synaptic Factors Regulating Mammalian Magnocellular Neurosecretory Neuron Activity.- Intrinsic Electrophysiological Regulation of Firing Patterns of Bursting Neurons in Aplysia.- The Neonatal Rat Supraoptic Neurone in Culture: Development of a Model for Control of Peptidergic Secretion.- Effects of Atrial Natriuretic Polypeptide and Angiotensin II on the Supraoptic Neurons in Vitro.- Poster Presentations.- Participants.

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