Pituicyte

Known as: pituicytes 
A cell of the neural lobe of the hypophysis. It has long branching processes and resembles neuroglia. It secretes antidiuretic hormone.
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Review
2009
Review
2009
Pituicytes have long been suspected to play a role in the regulation of neurohypophysial hormone output. This role has been… (More)
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2009
2009
GFAP has long been adopted as the specific marker for pituicyte, a special type of astrocyte. GFAP and S100beta are two commonly… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
BACKGROUND Cytokines mediate the metabolic and physiologic responses to injury and infection. Anterior pituitary cells express… (More)
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Review
1998
Review
1998
The hypothalamo-hypophyseal system is supplied with two types of specialized glial cells that interact in neuroendocrine… (More)
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Review
1990
Review
1990
As the first known of the mammalian brain's neuropeptide systems, the magnocellular hypothalamo-neurohypophysial system has… (More)
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Review
1988
Review
1988
Once thought to be hormone-synthesizing cells, the pituicytes are now known to be the resident astroglia of the neurohypophysis… (More)
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Highly Cited
1985
Highly Cited
1985
The plasma protein apolipoprotein (apo) E is an important determinant of lipid transport and metabolism in mammals. In the… (More)
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1982
1982
The glial fibrillary acidic protein (GFAP) has been associated with glial filaments. Electron microscopic examination of rat… (More)
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1980
1980
The pars nervosa of the neurohypophysis from 12 patients undergoing hypophysectomy for palliative treatment of advanced carcinoma… (More)
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1970
1970
Electron microscopic localization of acid phosphatase (AcPase) was carried out on posterior pituitary glands from rats. An… (More)
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