Morphological plasticity and rearrangement of cytoskeletons in pituicytes cultured from adult rat neurohypophysis

  title={Morphological plasticity and rearrangement of cytoskeletons in pituicytes cultured from adult rat neurohypophysis},
  author={S. Miyata and K. Furuya and S. Nakai and Hiromitsu Bun and T. Kiyohara},
  journal={Neuroscience Research},
  • S. Miyata, K. Furuya, +2 authors T. Kiyohara
  • Published 1999
  • Medicine, Biology
  • Neuroscience Research
  • The adult rat neurohypophysis reveals drastic morphological plasticity of neuron-glial organization during chronic physiological stimulation. Pituicytes are modified astrocytes in the neurohypophysis, and shape conversion of them largely contributes to the morphological plasticity. The present study aimed to investigate the receptor-mediated mechanism for shape conversion of the pituicyte morphology, particularly in relation with changes of cytoskeletal organization. The cultured pituicytes… CONTINUE READING
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