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Temporal organization of neuroendocrine function in relation to the sleep-waking cycle in man.
Recent Studies of Hypothalamic Function, International Symposium, Calgary, S. Karger, New York 1973:26-38
Studies in man indicate that at least 4 hypothalamic-pituitary hormonal systems, ACTH (9002602) cortisol (50237), growth-hormone (9002726), prolactin (9002624) and the gonadotropins (9002679), have temporal patterns of secretion that are closely linked to the 24- hour sleep-waking activity in man. No simple principle or mechanism can explain these patterns, but rather each system has its own temporal organization and response to manipulations of the sleep- waking cycle.
NIOSH-Grant; Grants-other; Neuroendocrine-system; Endocrine-function; Biological-rhythms; Circadian-rhythms; Physiological-factors; Neurohormones; Endocrinology
Division of Neurology Montefiore Hosp and Med Center Division of Neurology Bronx, N Y 10467
9002-60-2; 50-23-7; 9002-72-6; 9002-62-4; 9002-67-9
Other Occupational Concerns; Grants-other
Recent Studies of Hypothalamic Function, International Symposium, Calgary, S. Karger, New York
Montefiore Hospital and Medical Center, New York, New York
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