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Accumulation of 3H-Lysine in Limbic and Brainstem Structures

  • D. H. Ford
  • R. K. Rhines

Abstract

The current literature is filled with numerous references concerning the effect of stimulation or lesion placement in limbic or brainstem regions on the function of the neuroendocrine system. Both anatomical and physiological evidence (Colvin et al. 1968, Hayward 1970, Innes and Michal 1970, Kawakami et al. 1968, Mietkiewski and Miskowiak 1969, Komisaruk et al. 1967, Shimada and Gorbman 1970, Terasawa and Timiras 1968, Martini 1969) suggest a functional interrelationship between these two components of the CNS which in turn may influence the hypothalamic release of factors regulating the anterior pituitary gland. With our interests in protein synthesis in the CNS (Ford 1967, Ford and Rhines 1969a, b, Ford and Rhines 1970a, b), particularly in relation to accumulation of amino acids in different types of neurons, we thought it would be of interest to compare amino acid accumulations in neurons and brain regions associated with limbic, neurosecretory and brainstem areas as compared to other regions of the CNS.

Keywords

Premotor Cortex Preoptic Area Ventral Horn Supraoptic Nucleus Label Amino Acid 
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© Akadémiai Kiadó, Budapest, Hungary 1973

Authors and Affiliations

  • D. H. Ford
    • 1
  • R. K. Rhines
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Anatomy Downstate Medical CenterState University of New YorkBrooklynUSA

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