The ultrastructural characteristics and their functional significance of the arcuate nucleus and median eminence

@article{Changgeng1984TheUC,
  title={The ultrastructural characteristics and their functional significance of the arcuate nucleus and median eminence},
  author={Zhu Chang-geng and Deng De-zhong and Lu Jin-huo and Liu Qing-ying and Shi Hong-bo},
  journal={Acta Academiae Medicinae Wuhan},
  year={1984},
  volume={4},
  pages={1-7}
}
The ultrastructural characteristics of the arcuate nucleus and median eminence in rats have been studied by means of formaldehyde-osmium tetroxide fixation method. The observations showed that there are two kinds of neurons (dark and light) in the arcuate nucleus which might be responsible for producing both dopamine and releasing hormones. The tanycytes of… CONTINUE READING