Transport of Neurohormones from the Corpora Cardiaca in Insects

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Science  19 Jul 1963:
Vol. 141, Issue 3577, pp. 264-266
DOI: 10.1126/science.141.3577.264-a


Evidence from electron microscope studies of aphid and cockroach nerves, and from the bioassay of extracts of the aortal nerves of cockroaches indicates that some neurohormones are distributed from the corpora cardiaca along nerve axons to their target organs.