Absence of luteinizing hormone-releasing hormone(LH-RH) from catecholaminergic neurons

J. S. Kizer, A. Arimura, A. V. Schally, M. J. Brownsteinf

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Abstract

6 Hydroxy dopamine was administered into the 3rd ventricle of adult male rats. After 2 successive 250 μg doses of 6 OH dopamine, the levels of norepinephrine and dopamine in the median eminence and arcuate nucleus fell to 15-20% of the control value. The amount of luteinizing hormone releasing hormone (LH RH) in these same hypothalamic areas, however, was unchanged. LH RH containing cells are distinct from catecholaminergic neurons.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)523-525
Number of pages3
JournalEndocrinology
Volume96
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Feb 1975
Externally publishedYes

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