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neurohypophysis

[¦nu̇r·ō·hī′päf·ə·səs]
(neuroscience)
The neural portion or posterior lobe of the hypophysis.
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Central nervous system effects of the neurohypophyseal hormones and related peptides.
To prevent excessive water influx, the skin of Xenopus laevis shows low water permeability and does not respond to neurohypophyseal peptides (Bentley, 1998, 2002).
It works through the interconnection of the sympathoadrenal and neurohypophyseal systems, which in turn are responsible for catecholamine secretion, cytokines activation and vasopressin release, respectively.
Murphy, "Autophagy is a prosurvival mechanism in cells expressing an autosomal dominant familial neurohypophyseal diabetes insipidus mutant vasopressin transgene," The FASEB Journal, vol.
Torres, "Regulation of lymphokine production by arginine vasopressin and oxytocin: modulation of lymphocyte function by neurohypophyseal hormones," Journal of Immunology, vol.
"Neurohypophyseal hormone receptors in the rat thymus, spleen, and lymphocytes." Endocrinology, 1990; 126:2703-2711.
Together with AVP and neurophysin 11, copeptin, the stable C-terminal part of the AVP precursor, is stored in neurohypophyseal vesicles until secretion upon osmotic and haemodynamic stimuli (1).
The oxytocin present in the neurohypophyseal extract of bovine demonstrated no interference with the antidiuretic effect of Vasopressin.
Hormones from the posterior lobe of the pituitary gland (Neurohypophyseal hormones).