First Advisor

David T. Clark

Date of Publication

1982

Document Type

Thesis

Degree Name

Master of Science (M.S.) in Biology

Department

Biology

Language

English

Subjects

Thyrotropin releasing factor, Rats -- Physiology, Pituitary gland

DOI

10.15760/etd.3133

Physical Description

1 online resource (70 p.)

Abstract

The use of static in vitro pituitary cultures has been indispensible for examining the regulation of anterior pituitary hormone secretion. While the static cultures have shown the effects of various chemical stimulators of hormone secretion, the dynamics of such secretion has not been assessed before in vitro. The in vitro superfusion method, which partially stimulates in vivo physiologic conditions, allows for the observation of the dynamics of pituitary hormone secretion.

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