On Mon, 03 Sep 2001 16:35:12 GMT, Richard Norman
<rsnorman at mediaone.net> wrote:
>>Kal (who, with great bravado, presented the premise that neurons were
>>specialized endocrine cells at his comprehensives many decades ago. It
>>may have served to distract the committee from his other
>>Sorry, this is a NEUROscience group. The simple fact is that
>endocrine cells are specialized neurons! The neurohypophysis and
>adrenal medulla started the trend and they went downhill from there.
Sure and that's why I used the audacious ploy; most of my department
committee consisted of endocrinologists rather than neuroscientists.
As I said, it distracted them.