Behavior of the Habenulo-Pineal Complex in Deep Hypothermia (Cold, Hypoxia, Hypercapnia)

  • R. Miline
  • J. Milin
  • M. Matavulj
  • M. Vukovic
  • D. Vujaskovic


Judging by our previous results, the habenula and the pineal gland represent a morphophysiological unity in the form of habenulo-pineal complex, a biological antagonist to the hypothalamo-hypophysial complex (9, 12, 13). According to our data, the pineal gland is a senso-neuroendocrine organ (8) which is highly activated in the defense processes of the organism (10, 11).


Pineal Gland Succinic Dehydrogenase Isocitrate Dehydrogenase Deep Hypothermia Osmic Acid 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • R. Miline
    • 1
  • J. Milin
    • 1
  • M. Matavulj
    • 1
  • M. Vukovic
    • 1
  • D. Vujaskovic
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Histology and EmbryologyFaculty of MedicineNovi SadYugoslavia

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