Subfornical Organ

Known as: Organum Subfornicales, Organ, Subfornical, Organum subfornicale 
A structure, situated close to the intraventricular foramen, which induces DRINKING BEHAVIOR after stimulation with ANGIOTENSIN II.
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Review
2003
Review
2003
The brain's three sensory circumventricular organs, the subfornical organ, organum vasculosum of the lamina terminalis and the… (More)
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2000
2000
The constancy of plasma osmolality demands that salt and water concentration within the extracellular fluid be constantly… (More)
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Review
1998
Review
1998
Angiotensin (ANG) II is a powerful and phylogenetically widespread stimulus to thirst and sodium appetite. When it is injected… (More)
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1997
Highly Cited
1997
Membrane water transport is critically involved in brain volume homeostasis and in the pathogenesis of brain edema. The cDNA… (More)
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1997
Highly Cited
1997
Estrogen plays a profound role in regulating the structure and function of many neuronal systems in the adult rat brain. The… (More)
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Review
1993
Review
1993
Circumventricular organs (CVOs), small structures bordering the ventricular spaces in the midline of the brain, have common… (More)
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Highly Cited
1982
Highly Cited
1982
The connections of the subfornical organ (SFO) were investigated by using the HRP technique. Injections into the SFO labeled… (More)
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Highly Cited
1981
Highly Cited
1981
The efferent projections of the subfornical organ (SFO) of rats were traced using the autoradiographic method of following… (More)
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Highly Cited
1979
Highly Cited
1979
The subfornical organ, a circumventricular structure of the central nervous system, has efferent neural projections to sites… (More)
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Highly Cited
1973
Highly Cited
1973
Angiotensin II applied directly to the subfornical organ in a dose as small as 0.1 nanogram elicited short-latency drinking… (More)
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