OSCAR RIDDLE, PH.D.
About twenty different physiological effects have already been found to follow the ablation of the anterior pituitary, or to appear in response to supplements of this tissue or its extracts when injected into intact animals. Some of those who have described such effects have wisely refrained from the conclusion that a particular effect necessarily represents a direct and specific response to an anterior lobe hormone. During the years ahead of us the number of truly direct and specific effects, as well as of others of quite secondary and non-specific nature, may be expected to multiply.
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RIDDLE O. DIFFERENTIATING SOME FUNCTIONS OF THE ANTERIOR PITUITARY HORMONES1. Ann Intern Med. ;7:23–32. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-7-1-23
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