25 January 2011
Vol 4, Issue 157

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Online Cover This week features a Research Article describing how the antidiuretic hormone arginine vasopressin (AVP) is also an autocrine signal, allowing the hypothalamic neurons that produce it to maintain their volume during hypotonic stress. The image shows the AVP neurons, which have their cell bodies in the hypothalamus and nerve terminals in the pituitary. [Image: Yana Hammond, Science Signaling]