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- Engelmann, Mario; Wolf, G.; Putzke, J; Bloom, F. E.; Raber, J.; Landgraf, R.; Spina, M. G.; Horn, T. F. W.
- Amino acids 2004 v.26 no.1 pp. 37-43
- blood; blood flow; citrulline; hypothalamus; in situ hybridization; messenger RNA; microdialysis; neuronal nitric oxide synthase; neurons; nitric oxide; nitrites; oxytocin; rats; secretion; swimming; vasopressin
- ... Neurons of the hypothalamo-neurohypophyseal system (HNS) are known to contain high amounts of neuronal nitric oxide (NO) synthase (nNOS). NO produced by those neurons is commonly supposed to be involved as modulator in the release of the two nonapeptides vasopressin (AVP) and oxytocin into the blood stream. Previous studies showed that forced swimming fails to increase the release of AVP into the ...