Thyrotropin-releasing hormone in specific nuclei of rat brain

Michael J. Brownstein, Miklos Palkovits, Juan M. Saavedra, Rabim M. Bassiri, Robert D. Utiger

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Abstract

The regional distribution of thyrotropin-releasing hormone (TRH) in rat brain was studied. The greatest concentration of TRH was found in the median eminence. High concentrations were also found in several hypothalamic nuclei. Outside the hypothalamus, relatively large amounts of TRH were found in the septal and preoptic areas.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)267-269
Number of pages3
JournalScience
Volume185
Issue number4147
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 1974

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Brownstein, M. J., Palkovits, M., Saavedra, J. M., Bassiri, R. M., & Utiger, R. D. (1974). Thyrotropin-releasing hormone in specific nuclei of rat brain. Science, 185(4147), 267-269. https://doi.org/10.1126/science.185.4147.267