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Neuroendocrine Cells

"Neuroendocrine Cells" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

Specialized NEURONS that produce hormones, such as NEUROPEPTIDES or BIOGENIC AMINES. They generally are in the NERVOUS SYSTEM, such as HYPOTHALAMUS, but can be found in other organs or systems. These neurons contain dense neurosecretory granules and PROPROTEIN CONVERTASES allowing the rapidly release of NEUROHORMONES into the blood circulation upon stimulation.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Neuroendocrine Cells" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Neuroendocrine Cells" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 18 publications over 9 distinct years, with a maximum of 4 publications in 2017 and 2019
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