Localization of Anti-ACTH, Anti-MSH, and Anti-α-Endorphin Reactive Sites in the Fish Pituitary

  • Ernest Follénius
  • Maurice P. Dubois
Part of the Biochemical Endocrinology book series (BIOEND)


Studies of the relationships among ACTH, MSH, and lipotropin under way for several years have recently yielded important conclusions. More and more arguments are accumulating in favor of common pathways for the synthesis of a whole family of hormonal peptides including ACTH, MSH, β-lipotropin (β-LPH) and the endorphins.


Coho Salmon Intermediate Lobe Melanocyte Stimulate Hormone Ectopic ACTH Syndrome Pacific Hake 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ernest Follénius
    • 1
  • Maurice P. Dubois
    • 2
  1. 1.Laboratoire de Cytologie Animale and E.R.A. 492 du C.N.R.S.Université Louis PasteurStrasbourgFrance
  2. 2.Station “Physiologie de la Reproduction” de l’I.N.R.A.NouzillyFrance

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