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Title: Chicken Luteinizing Hormone-Releasing hormone-I and -II are located in distinct fiber terminals in the median eminence of the quail: a light and electron microscopic study
Authors: D'Hondt, Els ×
Billen, Johan
Berghman, Luc
Vandesande, Frans
Arckens, Lut #
Issue Date: 2001
Publisher: Societe royale zoologique de belgique
Series Title: Belgian journal of zoology vol:131 issue:2 pages:137-144
Abstract: Using highly specific antibodies directed towards the avian luteinizing hormone-releasing hormones-I and -II (cLHRH-I and -II), we were able to show the presence of both peptides in the median eminence of the quail. In order to examine in more detail the morphological organization of both gonadotropin-releasing hormone systems in the median eminence, the present paper describes the results from a light and ultrastructural immunocytochemical double labeling study. These results demonstrate the presence of cLHRH-I and cLHRH-II in distinct fiber systems in the median eminence of the quail. Moreover, close associations between cLHRH-I or -II- immunoreactive neurons and glial cells were observed, suggesting glial-neuronal interactions.
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ISSN: 0777-6276
Publication status: published
KU Leuven publication type: IT
Appears in Collections:Animal Physiology and Neurobiology Section - miscellaneous
Ecology, Evolution and Biodiversity Conservation Section
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