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Role of regulatory factors in pituitary tumour formation.

Abstract:

The molecular basis of pituitary tumorigenesis remains controversial, but there are two major theories which have been subject to most investigation: hormonal (usually hypothalamic factors) and/or growth factor overstimulation, or a molecular defect within the pituitary itself. It has been shown, for example, that excessive regulatory hormone stimulation can lead to an increased number of cells in the pituitary in various physiological or pathological states such as pregnancy (lactotrophs), u...

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Publisher copy:
10.1159/000079038
Journal:
Frontiers of hormone research More from this journal
Volume:
32
Pages:
63-95
Publication date:
2004-01-01
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EISSN:
1662-3762
ISSN:
0301-3073
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
pubs:138243
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uuid:8bb25525-b84b-4c44-ade9-6348c803d669
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pubs:138243
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138243
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2012-12-19

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