Stimulatory effect of bombesin on phosphoinositide metabolism in the rat pineal gland

@article{Novotn1997StimulatoryEO,
  title={Stimulatory effect of bombesin on phosphoinositide metabolism in the rat pineal gland},
  author={R. Novotn{\'a} and I. Novotn{\'y}},
  journal={Neuroscience Letters},
  year={1997},
  volume={234},
  pages={119-122}
}
The pineal gland is under complex peptidergic nervous control originating from hypothalamic nuclei. The daily rhythm of bombesin-like peptide in the hypothalamus suggests that this neuropeptide, similarly as other neuropeptides, might be involved in modulation of the physiological activity of the pineal gland. In our experiments we studied the mechanism of signal transduction of bombesin in the isolated pineal glands of rats. The phosphoinositide signalling system was examined by measuring 32P… Expand
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