The Regulatory Centers of Endocrine Glands in the Hypothalamus

  • Walter Hohlweg
Part of the Perspectives in Neuroendocrine Research book series (PNR, volume 1)

Abstract

In a speech to the Royal and Imperial Society of Physicians in Vienna in 1912 Bernhard Aschner closed with the following words:

Not only hypophysectomy, but even a mere wound in the base of the thalamencephalon leads to atrophy of the gonads in male and female dogs. The extent to which the hypothalamus can be regarded as a regulatory center for endocrine glands must therefore be decided after further research has been carried out.

Keywords

Estrogen Propionate Cortisol Testosterone Glucocorticoid 

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© Plenum Press, New York 1975

Authors and Affiliations

  • Walter Hohlweg
    • 1
  1. 1.Humboldt UniversitätBerlinDeutschland

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