Brain Messengers and the Pituitary by Eugenio Muller

By Eugenio Muller

mind Messengers and the Pituitary discusses the numerous advances in neurotransmission and in realizing the body structure and pathophysiology of neuroendocrine regulate.
This ebook is equipped into seven chapters and starts off with a dialogue at the major biochemical and electrophysiological mechanisms underlying synaptic communique and the cotransmission and receptor plasticity. the next chapters describe the topographical localization and serve as of classical neurotransmitter and neuropeptide neurons. This ebook then offers the proof on pituitary functionality regulate via the mind via particular hypophysiotropic regulatory hormones in terms of the secretion of adrenocorticotropic hormone and pro-opiomelanocortin-derived peptides, progress hormone, gonadotropins, prolactin, and thyroid-stimulating hormone. A bankruptcy makes a speciality of the neuroendocrine results of increasingly more neuropeptides. this article additional offers with the position of pituitary gland because the objective of crucial apprehensive system-derived and peripheral hormonal affects. The concluding chapters investigate the experimental proof linking mind neurotransmitters to the secretion of hypothalamic hormones and to anterior pituitary hormones or to neuroendocrine suggestions law. those chapters additionally discover the proof for neurotransmitter-neuropeptide disorder as an etiology for particular neuroendocrine issues and the potential for the neuropharmacologic method of the analysis and remedy.
Clinical neuroendocrinologists and researchers and scholars in neuroendocrinology, neurobiology, neuropharmacology, neurophysiology, and psychiatry will locate this ebook invaluable.

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