Pituitary Gland, Anterior
"Pituitary Gland, Anterior" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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The anterior glandular lobe of the pituitary gland, also known as the adenohypophysis. It secretes the ADENOHYPOPHYSEAL HORMONES that regulate vital functions such as GROWTH; METABOLISM; and REPRODUCTION.
|Pituitary Gland, Anterior
- Pituitary Gland, Anterior
- Anterior Pituitary Glands
- Pituitary Glands, Anterior
- Lobus Anterior
- Anterior, Lobus
- Anteriors, Lobus
- Lobus Anteriors
- Anterior Lobe of Pituitary
- Pituitary Anterior Lobe
- Anterior Pituitary Gland
- Pars Distalis of Pituitary
- Pituitary Pars Distalis
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Pituitary Gland, Anterior" by people in Profiles.
Piroli GG, Pietranera L, Grillo CA, De Nicola AF. Dehydroepiandrosterone regulation of prolactin gene expression in the anterior pituitary does not depend on galanin induction. Neuro Endocrinol Lett. 2002 Aug; 23(4):321-4.
Ivins KJ, Molinoff PB. Receptors for monoamines on cultured cells. Am J Hypertens. 1990 Jun; 3(6 Pt 2):43S-46S.
Lin C, McGonigle P, Molinoff PB. Characterization of D-2 dopamine receptors in a tumor of the rat anterior pituitary gland. J Pharmacol Exp Ther. 1987 Sep; 242(3):950-6.
Morgan DG, Randall JS, Telford NA, Gordon MN, Sinha YN, Finch CE, Randall PK. Genotypic influences on pituitary responsiveness to haloperidol in mice. Psychoneuroendocrinology. 1987; 12(3):211-8.
Joffe RT, Post RM, Ballenger JC, Rebar R, Gold PW. The effects of lithium on neuroendocrine function in affectively ill patients. Acta Psychiatr Scand. 1986 May; 73(5):524-8.
Joffe RT, Post RM, Ballenger JC, Rebar R, Rakita R, Gold PW. Neuroendocrine effects of the dopamine agonist piribedil in depressed patients. Clin Neuropharmacol. 1986; 9(5):448-55.
Nakagawa F, Schulte BA, Sens MA, Kochibe N, Spicer SS. Lectin cytochemistry of cell types in human and canine pituitary. Histochemistry. 1986; 85(1):57-66.
Schulte BA, Seal US, Plotka ED, Verme LJ, Ozoga JJ, Parsons JA. Characterization of seasonal changes in prolactin and growth hormone cells in the hypophyses of white-tailed deer (Odocoileus borealis) by ultrastructural and immunocytochemical techniques. Am J Anat. 1981 Mar; 160(3):277-84.
Schulte BA, Seal US, Plotka ED, Verme LJ, Ozoga JJ, Parsons JA. Seasonal changes in prolactin and growth hormone cells in the hypophyses of white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus borealis) studied by light microscopic immunocytochemistry and radioimmunoassay. Am J Anat. 1980 Dec; 159(4):369-77.