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Cellular Biology of the Neurosecretory Neuron

Handbook of Physiology, The Nervous System, Cellular Biology of Neurons

  1. Carol Ann Mason,
  2. Howard A. Bern

Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

DOI: 10.1002/cphy.cp010118

Comprehensive Physiology

Comprehensive Physiology

How to Cite

Mason, C. A. and Bern, H. A. 2011. Cellular Biology of the Neurosecretory Neuron. Comprehensive Physiology. 651–689.

Author Information

  1. Department of Zoology and Cancer Research Laboratory, University of California, Berkeley, California

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

Abstract

The sections in this article are:

  • 1
    Cytology of Neurosecretory Neurons
  • 2
    Neurosecretory Granules
  • 3
    Synthesis of Neurosecretion
  • 4
    Axonal Transport of Neurosecretory Material
    • 4.1
      Phenomenon of Transport
    • 4.2
      Rates of Transport
    • 4.3
      Effect of Electrical Activity on Transport
    • 4.4
      Mechanism of Transport
    • 4.5
      Modification of Neurosecretion During Transport
  • 5
    Release of Neurosecretory Material
  • 6
    Intraneuronal Carrier Proteins
  • 7
    Electrophysiology of Neurosecretory Neurons
  • 8
    Synaptology
  • 9
    Relations with Glial Elements
  • 10
    Regeneration of Neurosecretory Neurons
  • 11
    Addendum