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Negro-Vilar, "Neonatal monosodium glutamate treatment alters the response of median eminence luteinizing hormone-releasing hormone nerve terminals to potassium and prostaglandin E2," Endocrinology, vol.
If the team's work is confirmed in future studies, he claimed that researchers might eventually use these findings as a basis to treat obesity by inhibiting hypothalamic neurogenesis, either by irradiating the median eminence or developing drugs that inhibit this process.
One signal to step up production in the median eminence, the team found, is a diet high in fat.
In mammals and birds, GnRH is released from nerve terminals in the median eminence into portal capillary vessels.
Circumventricular organs surrounding the third ventricle include the subfornical organ, sub-commissural organ, organum vasculosum of the lamina terminalis, pineal gland, posterior pituitary gland, and part of the median eminence.
myriamae, with which it shares the anterior margin of the carapace with a well developed median eminence (Fig.