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Subcommissural Organ

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  2. Ectopic engrailed 1 expression in the dorsal midline causes cell death, abnormal differentiation of circumventricular organs and errors in axonal pathfinding. Louvi, A., Wassef, M. Development (2000) [Pubmed]
  3. The thrombospondin type 1 repeat (TSR) and neuronal differentiation: roles of SCO-spondin oligopeptides on neuronal cell types and cell lines. Meiniel, A., Meiniel, R., Gonçalves-Mendes, N., Creveaux, I., Didier, R., Dastugue, B. Int. Rev. Cytol. (2003) [Pubmed]
  4. SCO-spondin: a new member of the thrombospondin family secreted by the subcommissural organ is a candidate in the modulation of neuronal aggregation. Gobron, S., Monnerie, H., Meiniel, R., Creveaux, I., Lehmann, W., Lamalle, D., Dastugue, B., Meiniel, A. J. Cell. Sci. (1996) [Pubmed]
  5. Spontaneous congenital hydrocephalus in the mutant mouse hyh. Changes in the ventricular system and the subcommissural organ. Pérez-Fígares, J.M., Jiménez, A.J., Pérez-Martín, M., Fernández-Llebrez, P., Cifuentes, M., Riera, P., Rodríguez, S., Rodríguez, E.M. J. Neuropathol. Exp. Neurol. (1998) [Pubmed]
  6. The C-type natriuretic peptide precursor of snake brain contains highly specific inhibitors of the angiotensin-converting enzyme. Hayashi, M.A., Murbach, A.F., Ianzer, D., Portaro, F.C., Prezoto, B.C., Fernandes, B.L., Silveira, P.F., Silva, C.A., Pires, R.S., Britto, L.R., Dive, V., Camargo, A.C. J. Neurochem. (2003) [Pubmed]
  7. Transcription of SCO-spondin in the subcommissural organ: evidence for down-regulation mediated by serotonin. Richter, H.G., Tomé, M.M., Yulis, C.R., Vío, K.J., Jiménez, A.J., Pérez-Fígares, J.M., Rodríguez, E.M. Brain Res. Mol. Brain Res. (2004) [Pubmed]
  8. Morphologic consequences of serotonin neurotoxin administration: neuron-target cell interaction in the rat subcommissural organ. Møllgård, K., Lundberg, J.J., Wiklund, L., Lachenmayer, L., Baumgarten, H.G. Ann. N. Y. Acad. Sci. (1978) [Pubmed]
  9. Ontogenetical study of the chick embryo subcommissural organ by lectin-histofluorescence and electronmicroscopy. Bruel, M.T., Meiniel, R., Meiniel, A., David, D. J. Neural Transm. (1987) [Pubmed]
  10. Arginine vasotocin in the rabbit subcommissural organ. Rosenbloom, A.A., Fisher, D.A. Endocrinology (1975) [Pubmed]
  11. Releasing factors in the circumventricular organs in the rat brain. Kizer, J.S., Palkovits, M., Brownstein, M.J. Endocrinology (1976) [Pubmed]
  12. Subcommissural organ/Reissner's fiber complex: characterization of SCO-spondin, a glycoprotein with potent activity on neurite outgrowth. Gobron, S., Creveaux, I., Meiniel, R., Didier, R., Herbet, A., Bamdad, M., El Bitar, F., Dastugue, B., Meiniel, A. Glia (2000) [Pubmed]
  13. Immunohistochemical localization of atrial natriuretic factor and autoradiographic distribution of atrial natriuretic factor-binding sites in the brain of the cave salamander Hydromantes genei (Amphibia, Plethodontidae). Mathieu, M., Trabucchi, M., Vallarino, M., Perazzi, A., Serra, G., Spiga, S., Vaudry, H., Pedrazzi, A. J. Comp. Neurol. (2001) [Pubmed]
  14. Msx1 expression in the adult mouse brain: characterization of populations of beta-galactosidase-positive cells in the hippocampus and fimbria. Ramos, C., Martinez, A., Robert, B., Soriano, E. Neuroscience (2004) [Pubmed]
  15. Origin and influence of the serotoninergic innervation of the subcommissural organ in the rat. Léger, L., Degueurce, A., Lundberg, J.J., Pujol, J.F., Møllgård, K. Neuroscience (1983) [Pubmed]
  16. The subcommissural organ of the frog Rana perezi is innervated by nerve fibres containing GABA. Jiménez, A.J., Aller, M.I., Martín, R., Pérez-Martín, M., Pérez-Fígares, J.M., Fernández-López, A., Fernández-Llebrez, P. Cell Tissue Res. (2000) [Pubmed]
  17. Morphological evidence for the presence of two cell types in the ependyma of the subcommissural organ of the snake, Natrix maura. Fernández-Llebrez, P., Pérez-Fígares, J.M., Becerra, J., Pérez, J., Marín-Girón, F. Cell Tissue Res. (1984) [Pubmed]
  18. Msx1-deficient mice fail to form prosomere 1 derivatives, subcommissural organ, and posterior commissure and develop hydrocephalus. Fernández-Llebrez, P., Grondona, J.M., Pérez, J., López-Aranda, M.F., Estivill-Torrús, G., Llebrez-Zayas, P.F., Soriano, E., Ramos, C., Lallemand, Y., Bach, A., Robert, B. J. Neuropathol. Exp. Neurol. (2004) [Pubmed]
  19. The transcription factor Pax6 is required for development of the diencephalic dorsal midline secretory radial glia that form the subcommissural organ. Estivill-Torrús, G., Vitalis, T., Fernández-Llebrez, P., Price, D.J. Mech. Dev. (2001) [Pubmed]
  20. Dexamethasone in the last week of pregnancy attenuates hippocampal glucocorticoid receptor gene expression and elevates blood pressure in the adult offspring in the rat. Levitt, N.S., Lindsay, R.S., Holmes, M.C., Seckl, J.R. Neuroendocrinology (1996) [Pubmed]
  21. Mouse SCO-spondin, a gene of the thrombospondin type 1 repeat (TSR) superfamily expressed in the brain. Gonçalves-Mendes, N., Simon-Chazottes, D., Creveaux, I., Meiniel, A., Guénet, J.L., Meiniel, R. Gene (2003) [Pubmed]
  22. Studies on the presence of vasopressin, oxytocin and vasotocin in the pineal gland, subcommissural organ and fetal pituitary gland: failure to demonstrate vasotocin in mammals. Dogterom, J., Snijdewint, F.G., Pévet, P., Swaab, D.F. J. Endocrinol. (1980) [Pubmed]
  23. Subcellular distributions of calcitonin gene-related peptide (CGRP)-like immunoreactivity in the subcommissural organ of the golden hamster (Mesocricetus auratus). Tsai, M.H., Wu, C.H., Chen, W.P., Shieh, J.Y., Wen, C.Y. Neurosci. Res. (2003) [Pubmed]
  24. Fine structural and cytochemical studies on the hamster subcommissural organ. Lu, K.S., Chiang, H.N., Lin, H.S. Proc. Natl. Sci. Counc. Repub. China B (1987) [Pubmed]
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