distalis

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  • It is an extension of the pars distalis up and around infundibulum.
  • ACTH produced by the pars distalis is subject to negative feedback in a normal horse, so high cortisol levels reduce ACTH production by the pituitary, subsequently reducing cortisol levels.
  • ACTH is also produced by corticotropes in the pars distalis of the equine pituitary.
  • The anterior pituitary is divided into anatomical regions known as the pars tuberalis, pars intermedia, and pars distalis.
  • The majority of ACTH produced in normal horses comes from corticotrope cells in the pars distalis, with only 2% thought to come from melanotropes in the pars intermedia.
  • The pituitary gland consists of three parts: the pars nervosa, the pars intermedia, and the pars distalis.
  • The anterior wall of Rathke's pouch proliferates, filling most of the pouch to form pars distalis and pars tuberalis.
  • The anterior wall of Rathke's pouch proliferates, filling most of the pouch to form the pars distalis and the pars tuberalis.
  • In a normal horse, dexamethasone administration results in negative feedback to the pituitary, resulting in decreased ACTH production from the pars distalis and, therefore, decreased synthesis of cortisol at the level of the adrenal gland.
  • Unlike the human and canine forms of Cushing's disease, which most commonly affect the pars distalis region of the pituitary gland, equine Cushing's disease is a result of adenoma formation in the pars intermedia.
  • In some organisms, the proliferating anterior wall does not fully occupy Rathke's pouch, leaving a remnant (Rathke's cleft) between the pars distalis and pars intermedia.
  • Thyrotropin-releasing hormone (TRH) receptors are present in both the melanotropes of the pars intermedia and the corticotropes in the pars distalis.
  • Notable members - some of them economically significant pests - are for example Anaphothrips susanensis, Megalurothrips distalis, Sciothrips caramomi, Scirtothrips dorsalis (chili thrips), Sorghothrips jonnaphilus, T. hawaiiensis, T. palmi (melon thrips) and T. tabaci (onion thrips).

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