Structure and Function of the Epiphysis Cerebri

Structure and Function of the Epiphysis Cerebri

1st Edition - January 1, 1965
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  • Editors: J. Ariens Kappers, J.P. Schade
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080861340

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Table of Contents

  • Progress in Brain Research

    List of Contributors

    Other volumes in this series

    Inside Front Cover

    Preface

    I. Development, light microscopic anatomy and cytology, innervation and vascularization

    Chapter 1: Survey of the Development and Comparative Morphology of the Pineal Organ

    Summary

    Discussion

    Chapter 2: Histological Structure and Cytology of the Pineal Complex in Fishes, Amphibians and Reptiles

    Summary

    DISCUSSION

    Chapter 3: Histological Structure and Cytology of the Pineal Organ in Birds and Mammals

    Mammalian Pineal Organ

    Avian Pineal Organ

    Summary

    Discussion

    Chapter 4: Survey of the Innervation of the Epiphysis Cerebri and the Accessory Pineal Organs of Vertebrates

    Introduction

    Fishes

    Amphibians

    Reptiles

    Birds

    Nomenclature of the Nervous Connections of the Epiphysis and of the Accessory Pineal Organs with the Epithalamus in Submammalian Vertebrates

    Mammals

    Summary

    Discussion

    Chapter 5: Histologische und Histochemische Untersuchungen an der Epiphyse von Haien*

    Material und Methoden

    Zusammenfassung

    Summary

    Histological and Histochemical Investigations of the Epiphysis of Selachians

    Dank

    Diskussion

    Chapter 6: On the Ontogeny of the Pineal- and Parapineal Organs in Teleost Fishes*

    On The Morphology of the Pineal Area of the Embryo

    On the Morphology of the Pineal Area of the Adult Fish

    Summary

    Discussion

    Chapter 7: Die Gefässversorgung der Epiphyse und Paraphyse bei Reptilien*

    Zusammenfassung

    Summary

    The Vascular Supply of the Epiphysis and Paraphysis in Reptilia

    Diskussion

    Chapter 8: The Histologic Structure of the Human Pineal Body

    Summary

    Discussion

    Chapter 9: Modifications Histologiques de l’Epiphyse Humaine pendant l’Enfance, l’Age Adulte et le Vieillissement*

    Résultats

    Résumé

    Summary

    Histological Modifications of Human Pineal Gland During Childhood, Adult Life and Aging

    Discussion

    II. Electron microscopical structure

    Chapter 10: Vergleichende Elektronenmikroskopische Studien am Pinealorgan*

    Material und Methodik

    Befunde

    Diskussion

    Zusammenfassung

    Summary

    Comparative Electron Microscopical Studies of the Pineal Organ

    Discussion

    Chapter 11: Elektronenmikroskopische Untersuchungen am Pinealorgan der Regenbogenforelle (Salmo irideus)

    Zusammenfassung

    Diskussion

    Chapter 12: Ultrastructure and Development of Amphibian Pineal Organs

    Introduction

    Materials and Methods

    The Pineal System of the Frog

    Pineal Development in the Newt

    Conclusions

    Summary

    Discussion

    Chapter 13: Further Light and Electron Microscopy of the Pineal Eye, with a Note on Thermoregulatory Aspects

    Introduction

    The Macroscopic Appearance of the Third Eye

    Ultrastructural Data

    Summary

    Discussion

    Chapter 14: Licht- und Elektronenmikroskopische Beobachtungen über die Struktur der Epiphysis Cerebri des Kaninchens

    Einleitung

    Material und Methode

    Untersuchungsergebnisse

    Diskussion Der Ergebnisse

    Zusammenfassung

    Summary

    Light and Electron - Microscopical Data on the Structure of the Epiphysis Cerebri of the Rabbit

    Diskussion

    Chapter 15: Weitere Untersuchungen zur Feinstruktur der Epiphysis Cerebri Normaler und Vorbehandelter Ratten*

    Untersuchungsgut und Methodik

    Beschreibung und Besprechung Der Befunde

    Zusammenfassung

    Summary

    Further Observations on the Fine Structure of the Normal and Pretreated Epiphysis Cerebri of the Rat

    Diskussion

    Chapter 16: The Epiphyseal Cell: an Electron-microscopic Study of its Intercellular Relationships and Intracellular Morphology in the Pineal Body of the Albino Rat

    Introduction

    Material and Methods

    I. Epiphyseal Histology

    II. The Epiphyseal Cell

    Discussion

    III. Biochemistry and cytochemistry

    Chapter 17: Ultrastructure and Pharmacological Studies of Nerve Endings in the Pineal Organ

    Methods and Observations

    Discussion

    Summary

    Discussion

    Chapter 18: Localization of Neuronal and Parenchymal Monoamines under Normal and Experimental Conditions in the Mammalian Pineal Gland

    Material and Methods

    Results

    Discussion

    Summary

    Chapter 19: Lipids in the Pineal Body of the Rat

    Summary

    Discussion

    Chapter 20: Observations on the Rat Pineal in Tissue Culture

    Methods

    Results

    Discussion

    Summary

    Chapter 21: Activités Enzymatiques Histochimiquement Décelables dans la Glande Pinéale, chez Quelques Artiodactyles

    Discussion

    Résumé

    Summary

    Enzymatic Activity, Demonstrable in the Pineal Gland of Some Artiodactyls

    Discussion

    IV. Physiology, pharmacology and endocrinology

    Chapter 22: Physiology of the Pineal Body

    Clinical Endocrinology of the Pineal

    Influence of the Pineal Gland on the Hypophyseo-Thyroidal System

    Pineal Gland and Adrenal Cortex

    Pineal Gland and Metabolism

    Neuroendocrinological Connections of the Pineal Gland

    Conclusion

    Summary

    Chapter 23: Pineal Regulation of Body Blanching in Amp hibian Larvaexs

    I. The Blanching Reaction

    II. Photoreception and the Blanching Reaction

    III. Hormonal Mechanism in the Blanching Reaction

    IV. Nature of the Blanching Hormone

    Discussion and Summary

    Discussion

    Chapter 24: Analysis of Antagonisms between Pineal Melatonin and other Agents which Act on the Amphibian Melanophore

    Introduction

    Antagonism Studies with Isolated Frog Skin

    Analysis of Melatonin Action on the Cultured Melanophore

    Summary

    Chapter 25: The Formation, Metabolism, and Physiologic Effects of Melatonin in Mammals

    Summary

    Discussion

    Chapter 26: Uptake of 131 I-labeled Triiodothyronine in the Pineal Body as Compared with the Cerebral Grey and Other Tissues of the Rat

    Introduction

    Materials and Methods

    Results

    Discussion

    Summary

    Chapter 27: Alterations of the Pineal Lipid Content in the Rat under Hormonal Influences

    Summary

    Chapter 28: Metabolic and Morphologic Studies on the Rat Pineal Organ During Puberty

    Addendum

    Discussion

    Chapter 29: Contribution à l’Etude du Mécanisme de l’Antagonisme Epiphyso-Hypophysaire

    Conclusion

    Résumé

    Summary

    Contribution to the Study of the Mechanism of the Epiphyso—Hypophyseal Antagonism

    Discussion

    Chapter 30: Influence de la Glande Pinéale sur la Sphère Génitale

    I. Effet Freinateur Sur La Sphère Génitale

    II. Antagonisme Épiphyso-Hypophysaire

    Conclusion

    Résumé

    Summary

    Influence of the Pineal Gland on the Genital Area

    Chapter 31: The Pineal Gland and the Control of Electrolyte Balance and of Gonadotropic Secretion: Functional and Morphological Observations

    Control of Electrolyte Balance

    Control of Gonadotropic Function

    Summary

    Chapter 32: Etude de la Sécrétion des Corticostéroïdes et de l’Hormone Adrénocorticotrope Hypophysaire chez le Rat Epiphysectomisé

    Partie Expérimentale

    Résultats

    Discussion Des Résultats et Conclusions

    Résumé

    Summary

    Study of the Secretion of Corticosteroids and ACTH in the Epiphysectomised Rat

    Chapter 33: Contribution à l’Etude du Comportement Corrélatif du Complexe Epithalamo-Epiphysaire et de la Zone Glomérulaire des Glandes Surrénales sous l’Influence de l’Obscurité

    Matériel et Méthodes

    Résultats

    Discussion

    Résumé

    Summary

    Study of the Correlated Reaction of the Epithalamo—Epiphyse al Complex and of the Glomerular zone of the Adrenals in Darkness

    Discussion*

    Chapter 34: Participation of the Epithalamo-Epiphyseal System in the Regulation of Water and Electrolytes Metabolism

    Summary

    Chapter 35: The Effect of Pinealectomy and of Lesions in the Subcommissural Body on the Rate of Aldosterone Secretion by Rat Adrenal Glands in Vitro

    Summary

    Discussion

    Chapter 36: Experimental Evidence for Pineal Participation in Homeostasis of Brain Composition

    Introduction

    Materials and Methods

    Results

    Discussion

    Summary

    Chapter 37: Zur pathologischen Anatomie tierischer Epiphysen

    Zusammenfassung

    Summary

    The Pathological Anatomy of the Epiphysis in Animals

    Diskussion

    General Discussion

    Author Index*

    Subject Index

Product details

  • No. of pages: 693
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Elsevier Science 1965
  • Published: January 1, 1965
  • Imprint: Elsevier Science
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080861340

About the Serial Editors

J. Ariens Kappers

Affiliations and Expertise

Central lnstitute for Brain Research, Amsterdam (The Netherlands)

J.P. Schade

Affiliations and Expertise

Central Institute for Brain Research, Amsterdam