NEUROSECRETORY-CELLS WITH SYNAPTOID PERIKARYA IN HELIX - A DEFINITIVE DESCRIPTION OF SECRETORY RELEASE FROM THE SOMATA OF ENDOCRINE NEURONS

1988-01-01
BAYRAKTAROGLU, E
WHITTLE, AC
GOLDING, DW
Neurosecretory cells in the molluses Helix have perikarya that show clear signs of adaptation for both the synthesis and the discharge of secretory material. They are characterized morphologically by juxtaposition with the neural lamella. Passage of hormone into the haemocoel is apparently facilitated in many cases by the extreme attenuation of areas of the lamella and perineurium adjacent to the perikarya and by other forms of histological differentiation. Presumptive sites of release are characterized by prominent aggregations of synaptoid vesicles and the discharge of the contents of secretory granules by exocytosis.

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E. BAYRAKTAROGLU, A. WHITTLE, and D. GOLDING, “NEUROSECRETORY-CELLS WITH SYNAPTOID PERIKARYA IN HELIX - A DEFINITIVE DESCRIPTION OF SECRETORY RELEASE FROM THE SOMATA OF ENDOCRINE NEURONS,” TISSUE & CELL, pp. 239–248, 1988, Accessed: 00, 2020. [Online]. Available: https://hdl.handle.net/11511/66275.