Biosynthesis of Vasopressin

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Part of the Current Topics in Neuroendocrinology book series (CT NEUROENDOCRI, volume 4)


Since the first reports by van Dyke and co-workers (reviewed in Acher 1979) on the isolation of a protein complex then called the “van Dyke protein” and later identified as being composed of the hormone vasopressin and its corresponding carrier protein, known as neurophysin numerous publications have appeared dealing with the synthesis of vasopressin in the hypothalamus and its axonal transport to the neurohypophysis (reviewed in Sachs 1969; Valtin et al. 1974; Breslow 1979; Acher 1979; Brownstein et al. 1980; Pickering 1983).


Tryptic Peptide Mapping Vasopressin Gene Hypothalamic mRNA Vasopressin Precursor Bovine Neurophysin 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institut für Physiologische Chemie. Abteilung ZellbiochemieUniversität HamburgHamburg 20Deutschland

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