Role of the central nervous system neuropeptides in body fluid homeostasis

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Abstract

Several peptides are produced by central nervous system neurons; many of these are involved in the control of body fluid homeostasis. The presence of neuropeptides in the median eminence and circumventricular organs, in the neurosecretory hypothalamic cell groups and in the baroreceptor centres are briefly summarized.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)428-431
Number of pages4
JournalJournal de Physiologie
Volume79
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - Dec 1 1984

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  • Physiology

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