Localization of growth hormone‐release‐inhibiting hormone (somatostatin) in the rat brain

Georges Pelletier, Rachel Leclerc, Donald Dube, Fernand Labrie, Romano Puviani, Akira Arimura, Andrew V. Schally

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Utilizing an immunoperoxidase technique at the light microscope level, growth hormone‐release‐inhibiting hormone (somatostatin) was localized in the external zone of the median eminence, the subcommissural organ, the organum vasculosum of the lamina terminal is and the pineal gland. No positive reaction was detected in any other brain area.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)397-401
Number of pages5
JournalAmerican Journal of Anatomy
Issue number3
StatePublished - Mar 1975
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Anatomy


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