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Antiproliferative Effect of Oxytocin through Specific Oxytocin Receptors in Human Neuroblastoma and Astrocytoma Cell Lines

  • Paola Cassoni
  • Anna Sapino
  • Anna Stella
  • Gianni Bussolati
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 449)

Abstract

Oxytocin receptors (OTR) have been characterized and localized in different areas of the central nervous system where they probably regulate different OT-dependent behavioural, reproductive and ingestive effects. Moreover, OTR have been described in normal glial cells (astrocytes) from rat hypothalami in culture1.

Keywords

Breast Cancer Cell Line Neuroblastoma Cell Line Oxytocin Receptor Nervous Tumor Astrocytoma Cell Line 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1998

Authors and Affiliations

  • Paola Cassoni
    • 1
  • Anna Sapino
    • 1
  • Anna Stella
    • 1
  • Gianni Bussolati
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Biological Sciences and OncologyUniversity of TorinoTorinoItaly

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