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A list of Citizendium articles, and planned articles, about Vasopressin.
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  • Diabetes insipidus [r]: Disease caused by a deficiency in the secretion of vasopressin, or by the failure of the kidney to respond to vasopressin. [e]
  • Oxytocin [r]: A mammalian hormone that is secreted into the bloodstream from the posterior pituitary gland, and which is also released into the brain where it has effects on social behaviors. [e]
  • Supraoptic nucleus [r]: An aggregation in the hypothalamus of magnocellular neurosecretory neurones that project to the posterior pituitary gland, and which secrete the hormones oxytocin and vasopressin [e]
  • Posterior pituitary gland [r]: Add brief definition or description
  • Neuroendocrinology [r]: The study of the interactions between the nervous system and the endocrine system. [e]
  • Hypothalamus [r]: A part of the mammalian brain located below the thalamus, forming the major portion of the ventral region of the diencephalon. [e]
  • Vincent du Vigneaud [r]: (1901 - 1978); awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1955 "for his work on biochemically important sulphur compounds, especially for the first synthesis of a polypeptide hormone". [e]