REDUCTION OF β‐ENDORPHIN CONTENT IN THE RAT PITUITARY AFTER DEHYDRATION AND ADRENALECTOMY

LIANG‐FU ‐F TSENG, MAUREEN A. O'ROURKE, CHOH HAO LI, HORACE H. LOH

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Abstract

Both dehydration and adrenalectomy of rats caused a significant reduction of immunoreactive β‐endorphin in the pituitary gland. β‐Endorphin in hypothalamus, however, was not altered in either dehydrated or adrenalectomized rats.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)213-215
Number of pages3
JournalInternational Journal of Peptide and Protein Research
Volume14
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Sep 1979

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Keywords

  • adrenalectomy
  • dehydration
  • hypothalamus
  • rat pituitary
  • β‐endorphin

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