The Influence of Neurohypophysial Polypeptides on Adenohypophysial Function

  • W. Doepfner
Part of the Handbuch der experimentellen Pharmakologie / Handbook of Experimental Pharmacology book series (HEP, volume 23)


The possibility that neural control of the adenohypophysis might be Immorally transmitted to the pars distalis was suggested relatively early. On the basis of his own very elegant investigations and a critical appraisal of all the known facts and literature references, Harris (1948) in a brilliant review expressed his conviction that: “The pars distalis of the pituitary may, in general terms, be described as a gland under nervous control, but lacking a nerve supply.”


Growth Hormone Diabetes Insipidus Growth Hormone Secretion Median Eminence Posterior Lobe 
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