Hypothalamic Hormones Regulating Pituitary (and Other) Functions: Their Physiology and Biochemistry as Well as Recent Studies with Their Synthetic Analogues

  • A. V. Schally
  • A. Arimura
  • D. H. Coy
  • A. J. Kastin
  • C. A. Meyers
  • T. W. Redding
  • K. Chihara
  • W. Y. Huang
  • R. C. C. Chang
  • E. Pedroza
  • J. Vilchez-Martinez
Part of the Published Nobel Symposia book series (NOFS, volume 42)


It is well established now that the hypothalamic releasing and inhibitory hormones produced in the neuronal cell bodies regulate the secretory activity of the anterior pituitary gland. The discovery of several of these hormones and their isolation, structural identification and synthesis furnished the evidence for the theory of neurohumoral control of the pituitary gland put forward by Harris (1) and others.


Growth Hormone LUTEINIZING Hormone Follicle Stimulate Hormone Corticotropin Release Factor Thyrotropin Release Hormone 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. V. Schally
    • 1
  • A. Arimura
    • 1
  • D. H. Coy
    • 1
  • A. J. Kastin
    • 1
  • C. A. Meyers
    • 1
  • T. W. Redding
    • 1
  • K. Chihara
    • 1
  • W. Y. Huang
    • 1
  • R. C. C. Chang
    • 1
  • E. Pedroza
    • 1
  • J. Vilchez-Martinez
    • 1
  1. 1.Veterans Administration and Tulane University School of MedicineNew OrleansUSA

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