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ea0016s23.2 | Towards a better understanding of hypothalamic–pituitary disorders | ECE2008

Atypical G-protein coupled receptor expression in pituitary tumors

Denef Carl

Although the notion of paracrine and autocrine signalling was already suggested more than 100 years ago, its full recognition dates from the last 30 years. Paracrine communication and autocrine loops have been shown to operate in all hormonal cell types and in folliculo-stellate cells and other non-hormonal cells during fetal and postnatal development and adulthood. More than 100 compounds have been identified that have, or may have, paracrine or autocrine actions, including t...