neurohypophysial hormones


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neu·ro·hy·po·phys·i·al hor·mones

hormones produced in the hypothalamus; for example, oxytocin, vasopressin.
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Thus, although results from in vivo studies are controversial, findings from in vitro studies are more consistent, indicating a general inhibitory effect of NO on neurohypophysial hormone secretion.
Arachidonic acid is the substrate forcyclooxygenase enzymes (COX-1 and COX2) to produce prostaglandins (PGs), also involved in the control of neurohypophysial hormone secretion.
"The clearance and antidiuretic potency of neurohypophysial hormones in man and their plasma binding and stability." J Physiol, 1969; 204:653-668.