Vasopressin and oxytocin release into CSF after sympathetic stimulation in rat.


Vasopressin and oxytocin are neurohormones of the posterior pituitary lobe released not only into the blood, but also into cerebrospinal fluid (CSF). Posterior pituitary lobe has central and peripheral noradrenergic innervation; peripheral origins from superior cervical ganglia (SCG) (Alper et al. 1980; Saavedra 1986). It is known, that sympathetic nervous… (More)