Somatostatin pp 149-156 | Cite as

Regulation of Hypothalamic Somatostatin Secretion

  • Richard Robbins
Part of the Serono Symposia, USA book series (SERONOSYMP)


The secretion of somatostatin (SS) from nerve terminals of hypothalamic neurons can be measured in several different experimental models. Direct measurement of peptide release by radioimmunoassay is generally held to be the most reliable method.


Growth Hormone Median Eminence Hypothalamic Cell Gamma Hydroxybutyric Acid Calcium Dependent Release 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Richard Robbins
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  1. 1.Section of Neuroendocrinology Departments of Medicine and OB/GYNYale University School of MedicineUSA

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