Catecholamines of supposed inhibitory hypophysiotrophic function suppress action potentials in prolactin cells

@article{Taraskevich1978CatecholaminesOS,
  title={Catecholamines of supposed inhibitory hypophysiotrophic function suppress action potentials in prolactin cells},
  author={P. S. Taraskevich and W. W. Douglas},
  journal={Nature},
  year={1978},
  volume={276},
  pages={832-834}
}
THE anterior lobe of the pituitary gland has a uniquely important function in the endocrine system, for its six different endocrine cell types constitute the major endocrine link between the brain and the rest of the body. The brain is known to control this remarkable composite gland through specialised neurones lodged in the hypothalamus that elaborate and release hypophysiotrophic factors; these are carried by the hypophysial portal blood vessels to act on their respective target cells… CONTINUE READING
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