Stimulus-Secretion Coupling in Neuroendocrine Systems by Detlev GantenStimulus-Secretion Coupling in Neuroendocrine Systems by Detlev Ganten

Stimulus-Secretion Coupling in Neuroendocrine Systems

byDetlev GantenEditorBrian Pickering, I.M. Cooke

Paperback | December 6, 2011

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The role of electrical signalling in the control of endocrine secretions by the brain has been clear for many years. Recently, the influences of hormones on synthetic events in neuroendocrine cells have raised new questions concerning the peptides released from such neurons. This volume concentrates on the relation between these two fields and asks how electrical action potentials facilitate secretion of substances from nerve cells which control endocrine events. While stimulus-secretion coupling has been studied extensively in other physiological contexts, this is the first treatment of the phenomenon in an exclusively neuroendocrine setting.
Title:Stimulus-Secretion Coupling in Neuroendocrine SystemsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:256 pages, 24.4 × 17 × 0.07 inPublished:December 6, 2011Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

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ISBN - 13:9783642734977

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Table of Contents

Cellular Reorganization in Neuroendocrine Secretion.- Stimulus-Secretion Coupling in the Oxytocin System.- Coupling of Electrical Activity and Hormone Release in Mammalian Neurosecretory Neurons.- The Bag Cell Neuroendocrine System of Aplysia.- Electrophysiological Characteristics of Peptidergic Nerve Terminals Correlated with Secretion.- Changes in Information Content with Physiological History in Peptidergic Secretory Systems.- Insect Neuropeptides.- Stimulus-Secretion Coupling in the Pancreatic B Cell.