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Roles of Vasopressin and Oxytocin in Memory Processing, Volume 50 (Advances in Pharmacology)

by Barbara McEwen

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Published by Academic Press .
Written in English


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Number of Pages640
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Open LibraryOL7325315M
ISBN 100120329514
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Perhaps in rat pups, oxytocin and/or vasopressin potentiates the release of norepinephrine to modulate social memory as oxytocin does in adult rats (Dluzen et al. ). Normal rat pups learn to associate a non-social odour (such as lemon scent) with the odour of their mom and will subsequently show a preference for the lemon-scent even in the Cited by:   Vasopressin- and oxytocin-related neuropeptides are key regulators of animal physiology, including water balance and reproduction. Although these neuropeptides also modulate social behavior and cognition in mammals, the mechanism for influencing behavioral plasticity and the evolutionary origin of these effects are not well understood. Here, we present a functional vasopressin- and oxytocin Cited by:

  Vasopressin’s primary function is in the retirement of the water in the body and the constriction of the blood release normally occurs following stimulation of osmoreceptors, usually due to increased plasma acts on V2 receptors at the distal kidney tubule and the collecting duct by causing insertion of aquaporin channels, thus increasing their permeability to water. Arginine vasopressin (AVP), oxytocin, angiotensin II, insulin, growth factors, serotonin (5- HT), melanin concentrating hormone, histamine, bombesin and gastrin-releasing peptide (GRP), glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1), cholecystokinin (CCK), dopamine, corticotropin releasing factor (CRF) have modulatory effects on learning and memory.

A "difference between" reference site. Oxytocin (Pitocin): It is released in the blood when the hypothalamic neurons are stimulated by widening of uterus at the time of uterus at the time of delivery or sucking of the breast by the child. It stimulates contraction of uterine muscles during the birth of the young one and contraction of myoepithelial cells of the mammary glands to initiate. Vasopressin and Oxytocin: From Genes to Clinical Applications (Volume ) (Progress in Brain Research (Volume )): Medicine & Health Science Books @ hor: D. Poulain.


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Roles of Vasopressin and Oxytocin in Memory Processing, Volume 50 (Advances in Pharmacology) by Barbara McEwen Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Roles of Vasopressin and Oxytocin in Memory Processing reviews research progress in a subfield of Behavioral Pharmacology concerned with vasopressin’s (VP’s) and oxytocin (OT’s) roles in memory processing (MP). As hormones, VP is well-known for its pressor and antidiuretic action, and OT for its contribution to parturition and nursing.

Expansion of Vasopressin⧸Oxytocin Memory Research II: Brain Structures and Transmitter Systems Involved in the Influence of Vasopressin and Oxytocin on Memory Processing. Reviews the research in a subfield of Behavioral Pharmacology concerned with vasopressin's (VP's) and oxytocin (OT's) roles in memory processing (MP).

As hormones, VP is well-known for its pressor and antidiuretic action, and OT for its contribution to parturition and nursing. THE ROLES OF VASOPRESSIN AND OXYTOCIN IN MEMORY PROCESSING By Barbara B. McEwen Professor Emeritus Department of Psychology Southern Connecticut State University New Haven, Connecticut ADVANCES IN PHARMACOLOGY VOLUME 50 ELSEVIER ACADEMIC PRESS AMSTERDAM • BOSTON • HEIDELBERG • LONDON NEW YORK • OXFORD • PARIS • SAN DIEGO.

Vasopressin inactivation: Role of insulin-regulated aminopeptidase Don T. Li, Estifanos N. Habtemichael and Jonathan S. Bogan 6. Molecular aspects of aquaporins Suchun Li, Chunling Li and Weidong Wang 7. The vasotocinergic system and its role in the regulation of stress in birds Wayne J.

Kuenzel, Seong W. Kang and Alexander Jurkevich 8. Title:The Role of Neurohypophyseal Hormones Vasopressin and Oxytocin in Neuropsychiatric Disorders VOLUME: 18 ISSUE: 4 Author(s):Michele Iovino, Tullio Messana, Giovanni De Pergola, Emanuela Iovino, Franca Dicuonzo, Edoardo Guastamacchia, Vito Angelo Giagulli and Vincenzo Triggiani* Affiliation:Interdisciplinary Department of Medicine-Section of Internal Medicine, Geriatrics, Cited by: 8.

Vasopressin antagonists are indicated for the treatment of clinically significant hypervolemic and euvolemic hyponatremia. Tolvaptan is a selective vasopressin V 2-receptor antagonist used in hypervolemic and euvolemic hyponatremia, including patients with heart failure, cirrhosis, and syndrome of inappropriate antidiuretic hormone (SIADH).

Oral treatment should be initiated in hospital due to need for dose titration with close monitoring of serum sodium and volume status. Oxytocin and vasopressin are pituitary neuropeptides that have been shown to affect social processes in mammals.

There is growing interest in these molecules and their receptors as potential precipitants of, and/or treatments for, social deficits in neurodevelopmental disorders, including autism spectrum disorder. Numerous behavioral-genetic studies suggest that there is an association between Cited by:   The neuropeptides oxytocin (OXT) and arginine vasopressin (AVP) have had key roles throughout mammalian evolution in the regulation of complex social cognition and Cited by: Vasopressin has emerged in recent years as a very important immunoregulatory peptide of the hypothalamus.

Vasopressin is capable of maintaining immune. Among these was the discovery that the nonapeptides-a family of homologous peptides that includes oxytocin and vasopressin-play a significant role in mediating a variety of affiliative : Naomi Ondrasek. The Roles of Vasopressin and Oxytocin in Memory Processing reviews research progress in a subfield of Behavioral Pharmacology concerned with vasopressin's (VP's) and oxytocin (OT's) roles in memory processing (MP).

As hormones, VP is well-known for its pressor and antidiuretic action, and OT for its contribution to parturition and nursing. Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Roles of Vasopressin and Oxytocin in Memory Processing, Volume 50 (Advances in Pharmacology) at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users.5/5(1).

Vasopressin, also called antidiuretic hormone (ADH), arginine vasopressin (AVP) or argipressin, is a hormone synthesized as a peptide prohormone in neurons in the hypothalamus, and is converted to then travels down the axon of that cell, which terminates in the posterior pituitary, and is released from vesicles into the circulation in response to extracellular fluid hypertonicity Pronunciation: /ˌveɪzoʊˈprɛsɪn/.

In humans and other mammalian species, oxytocin and vasopressin mediate a range of peripheral and central physiological functions that are important for osmoregulation, reproduction, complex social behaviours, memory and learning. The origin of the oxytocin/vasopressin signalling system is thought to date back more than million by: This monograph provides a comprehensive overview of recent advances in the field of vasopressin and oxytocin.

In the summer ofscientists from over 20 countries congregated in Montreal for the World Congress of Neurohypophysial Hormones, a conference that united the fields of vasopressin, neurohypophysis and oxytocin in a single joint meeting that gave rise to the present book.

Oxytocin and vasopressin work throughout the body, but especially so within the amygdala and hippocampus. These centers of the brain deal with emotion and attachment, and oxytocin and vasopressin are believed to be transmitters of these neural networks and emotions. During stimulation, researchers noted higher levels of oxytocin.

The Role of the Oxytocin/Arginine Vasopressin System in Animal Models of Autism Spectrum Disorder k Downloads; Part of the Advances in Anatomy, Embryology and Cell Biology book series (ADVSANAT, volume ) Abstract.

The nonapeptides oxytocin (OXT) and arginine vasopressin (AVP) are two key mediators in regulating various aspects of Cited by: 7.

Recent results show that vasopressin also has a direct regulatory effect on cytokines. During acute illness vasopressin will rise along with corticotrophin releasing hormone. In this case corticotrophin releasing hormone regulates the inflammatory process, and vasopressin supports this by: 2.

Start studying Vasopressin/oxytocin. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. (sexual lordosis, maternal, affiliation), anxiolytic, learning and memory (downregulates HPA activity) oxytocin function in brain.

natriuresis (upregulate glomerular filtration rate) model for loss of vasopressin. Vasopressin and oxytocin strongly modulate autonomic fear responses, through mechanisms that are still unclear. We describe how these neuropeptides excite distinct neuronal populations in the central amygdala, which provides the major output of the amygdaloid complex to the autonomic nervous system.

We identified these two neuronal populations as part of an inhibitory .However arginine vasopressin (AVP) and oxytocin (OT) can modulate the actions of CRF and at times may be important mediators of stress-induced ACTH secretion. The relative contributions of CRF, AVP, and OT to the control of ACTH secretion vary with different types of by: Peptide hormones, like oxytocin or vasopressin, are well known to influence social behaviour in various mammalian species.

While oxytocin is thought to be prosocial and enhance cooperation.