supraoptic


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supraoptic

/su·pra·op·tic/ (-op´tik) superior to the optic chiasm.
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An oxytocin receptor antagonist infused into the supraoptic nucleus attenuates intranuclear and peripheral release of oxytocin during suckling in conscious rats.
Effects of spinal cord injury on c-fos expression in hypothalamic paraventricular nucleus and supraoptic nucleus in rats.
The researchers removed a thin slice from a rat's hypothalamus that contained the SCN, the supraoptic nucleus and the OVLT all together.
The electrophysiologic study has shown that oxytocin is able to activate several neuronal population in different rat brain areas including the hypothalamic supraoptic nucleus, paraventricular nucleus, hippocampus and the dorsal motor nucleus of the vagus nerve [28].
THEODOSIS, "Neuron-glia interactions in the rat supraoptic nucleus", In Progress in Brain Research, Vol.
Components of after-hyperpolarization in magnocellular neurones of the rat supraoptic nucleus in vitro.
This occurs due to destruction or degeneration of the supraoptic and paraventricular nuclei of the posterior hypothalamus.
Quantitative mapping of glutamate presynaptic terminals in the supraoptic nucleus and surrounding hypothalamus.
Both of these hormones are produced in an area of the brain called the supraoptic nucleus.
The neurohypophysial nona-peptide oxytocin (OT) is biosynthesized in magnocellular neurons in the hypothalamic supraoptic and paraventricular nuclei (SON, PVN) (2).
In the magnocellular neurosecretory system (MNS), CNTF is exclusively expressed in astrocytes of the supraoptic nucleus (SON), which are predominately located in the ventral glial limitans (VGL), and perivascular cells of the neurohypophysis.