Physiological and Biochemical Dissection of Mechanisms Underlying Puberty

  • S. R. Ojeda
  • H. F. Urbanski
  • C. E. Ahmed
  • L. Rogers
  • D. Gonzalez


The last few years have witnessed the emergence of a more comprehensive understanding of the mechanisms underlying the onset of mammalian puberty. At present, several groups utilizing different animal models are actively engaged in studying various aspects of the pubertal process, more noticeably the luteinizing hormone-releasing hormone (LHRH)-gonadotropin component of the reproductive axis.


Luteinizing Hormone Granulosa Cell Vasoactive Intestinal Peptide Luteinizing Hormone Secretion Luteinizing Hormone Release 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • S. R. Ojeda
    • 1
  • H. F. Urbanski
    • 1
  • C. E. Ahmed
    • 1
  • L. Rogers
    • 1
  • D. Gonzalez
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of PhysiologyUniversity of Texas Health Science Center at DallasDallasUSA

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