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An oxytocin receptor antagonist infused into the supraoptic nucleus attenuates intranuclear and peripheral release of oxytocin during suckling in conscious rats.
Dehydration and rehydration selectivety and reversibility alter glial fibrillary acidic protein immunoreactivity in the rat supraoptic nucleus and adjacent glial limitans.
In the series of images shown below, researchers injected microspheres labeled with red dye into the neighboring supraoptic nucleus and watched them migrate to the SCN, indicating that the two structures are connected in some fashion.