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Hormonal Receptor Plasticity in the Brain as Shown by In Vitro Quantitative Autoradiography

  • William H. Rostène
  • Denis Hervé
  • Patrick Kitabgi
  • Jocelyne Magre
  • Alain Sarrieau
Part of the Biochemical Endocrinology book series (BIOEND)

Abstract

Binding of neuroactive substances to specific receptor sites initiates sophisticated events which result in specific pharmacological, behavioral and physiological responses. The complex organization and the tissular heterogeneity of most of the endocrine organs have led to the development of new methodologies for the precise localization of these binding sites. Together with constant progress obtained for the biochemical characterization of those binding sites by conventional binding assays (mainly carried out on membrane preparations), recent autoradiographic techniques provide us with new interpretations about the numerous interactions underlying brain functions.

Keywords

Substantia Nigra Vasoactive Intestinal Peptide Raphe Nucleus Median Raphe Quantitative Autoradiography 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • William H. Rostène
    • 1
  • Denis Hervé
    • 2
  • Patrick Kitabgi
    • 3
  • Jocelyne Magre
    • 1
  • Alain Sarrieau
    • 1
  1. 1.INSERM U. 55Hôpital Saint-AntoineParis Cedex 12France
  2. 2.INSERM U. 114Collège de FranceParis Cédex 05;France
  3. 3.Centre de Biochimie CNRSUniversité de NiceNice CédexFrance

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