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The Neurophysins and Small Cell Lung Cancer

  • William G. North
  • L. Herbert Maurer
  • Joseph F. O’Donnell
Part of the Cancer Treatment and Research book series (CTAR, volume 11)

Abstract

Neurophysins are single chain proteins of about 10,000 daltons in size that are normally produced by neurons in the hypothalamus. These proteins are rich in cysteine, glycine, and glutamic acid, and all of those so-far studied have an N-terminal alanine. Most of the neurons that produce neurophysins are located in the supraoptic and paraventricular nuclei of the anterior hypothalamus. Two other well-characterized products of these neurons are the hormones oxytocin and vasopressin (antidiuretic hormone, ADH).

Keywords

Small Cell Carcinoma Hypothalamic Neuron Neurosecretory Granule Neural Lobe Small Cell Tumor 
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  • William G. North
  • L. Herbert Maurer
  • Joseph F. O’Donnell

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