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Altered nitric oxide mechanism within the paraventricular nucleus contributes to the augmented carotid body chemoreflex in heart failure.
Francis, "Cross-talk between cytokines and renin-angiotensin in hypothalamic paraventricular nucleus in heart failure: role of nuclear factor-[kappa]B," Cardiovascular Research, vol.
Neuromedin U receptor 2 knockdown in the paraventricular nucleus modifies behavioral responses to obesogenic high-fatfood and leads to increased body weight.
Area postrema removal abolishes stimulatory effects of intra venous interleukin-1beta on hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis activity and c-fos mRNA in the hypothalamic paraventricular nucleus.
Increased numbers of corticotropin-releasing hormone expressing neurons in the hypothalamic paraventricular nucleus of depressed patients.
Neurons in the paraventricular nucleus of the hypothalamus that project to the sexually dimorphic lower lumbar spinal cord concentrate 3H-estradiol in the male rat.
Organization and regulation of paraventricular nucleus glutamate signaling systems: N-methyl-D-aspartate receptors.
Role of the paraventricular nucleus in renal excretory responses to acute volume expansion: role of nitric oxide.
Analysis of VP contacts showed very few VP/ORX contacts in both grass rats and lab rats, and in both cases those contacts seemed to come from neurons of the supraoptic nucleus (SON) and the paraventricular nucleus of the hypothalamus (PVN) rather than from the SCN (Figure 8).
Corticotropin-releasing hormone is a peptide containing 41 amino acids, distributed in the whole brain with dense localisation in the paraventricular nucleus of the hypothalamus and now considered to be a major mediator of the stress response[3].
This behavior is elicited by exposure to mild stress and chemical stimulation of paraventricular nucleus of the hypothalamus at levels that are known to activate the HPA axis.
More importantly, spontaneous physical activity increased with paraventricular nucleus injections of orexin (dose-related) and decreased with orexin receptor antagonist.